Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +55
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 119 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.00% 3.01% 3.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.22% 11.48% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 95 70 86
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £35,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 691 671 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.21% 26.20% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 510 552 523
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,125 £29,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 70 (58.82%) Python
2 60 (50.42%) Algorithms
3 54 (45.38%) Machine Learning
4 44 (36.97%) Java
5 36 (30.25%) Software Engineering
6 35 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 34 (28.57%) PhD
8 32 (26.89%) Multithreading
9 31 (26.05%) Mathematics
9 31 (26.05%) Hadoop
9 31 (26.05%) Neural Network
10 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (25.21%) C++
10 30 (25.21%) Bayesian Methods
11 29 (24.37%) Distributed Algorithms
11 29 (24.37%) C
11 29 (24.37%) SQL
12 27 (22.69%) Data Science
13 26 (21.85%) C#
14 24 (20.17%) Analytics
15 23 (19.33%) Computer Science
16 22 (18.49%) STL
17 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
17 21 (17.65%) Data Engineering
18 20 (16.81%) Natural Language Processing
19 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
20 17 (14.29%) Visualisation
20 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
20 17 (14.29%) MongoDB
21 16 (13.45%) Data Visualisation

Big Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) Apache
2 7 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.84%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.05%) Hadoop
2 17 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.20%) HBase
5 5 (4.20%) Power BI
5 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.36%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.36%) QlikView
7 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.52%) MySQL
7 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.68%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.68%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.84%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) NUnit
1 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.36%) Subversion
4 3 (2.52%) Maven
4 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Games
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Law
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (55.46%) Developer
2 24 (20.17%) Software Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Software Engineer
4 19 (15.97%) C++ Developer
5 16 (13.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 15 (12.61%) C++ Software Developer
7 13 (10.92%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) Java Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Cloud Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Data Scientist
10 9 (7.56%) Developer in Test
10 9 (7.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Machine Learning Researcher
11 7 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Python Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Systems Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) STL
2 20 (16.81%) Natural Language Processing
3 16 (13.45%) Web Services
4 14 (11.76%) TensorFlow
5 12 (10.08%) .NET
6 11 (9.24%) WPF
7 8 (6.72%) .NET Framework
7 8 (6.72%) jQuery
8 7 (5.88%) WCF
8 7 (5.88%) XML
9 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.04%) HTML
9 6 (5.04%) SOAP
10 5 (4.20%) Apache Flex
10 5 (4.20%) CSS
10 5 (4.20%) React
11 4 (3.36%) HTML5
11 4 (3.36%) JSON
11 4 (3.36%) REST
12 3 (2.52%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 60 (50.42%) Algorithms
2 23 (19.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.56%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.04%) Life Science
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (4.20%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.52%) User Experience
7 2 (1.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) Fintech
8 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Machine Learning
2 36 (30.25%) Software Engineering
3 35 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 32 (26.89%) Multithreading
5 31 (26.05%) Mathematics
5 31 (26.05%) Neural Network
6 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (25.21%) Bayesian Methods
7 29 (24.37%) Distributed Algorithms
8 27 (22.69%) Data Science
9 24 (20.17%) Analytics
10 21 (17.65%) Data Engineering
11 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.29%) Visualisation
12 16 (13.45%) Data Visualisation
13 15 (12.61%) Deep Learning
14 14 (11.76%) DevOps
14 14 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
15 13 (10.92%) Predictive Analysis
16 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (58.82%) Python
2 44 (36.97%) Java
3 30 (25.21%) C++
4 29 (24.37%) C
4 29 (24.37%) SQL
5 26 (21.85%) C#
6 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.36%) VBA
8 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.52%) R
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) Java 8
10 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
10 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) PhD
2 15 (12.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) GDPR
2 1 (0.84%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Docker
2 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Ansible
1 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.84%) Kibana
3 1 (0.84%) logstash
3 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Cloudera
3 5 (4.20%) Google
3 5 (4.20%) Samsung
3 5 (4.20%) Tableau
3 5 (4.20%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.52%) Cognos
4 3 (2.52%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.52%) SAP
4 3 (2.52%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.84%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.84%) Facebook
5 1 (0.84%) MapR
5 1 (0.84%) Splunk