Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 84 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 70 129 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.72% 3.78% 3.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.33% 17.57% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 99 62
Cambridge median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £80,000 £76,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 525 734 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.87% 21.49% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 410 554 505
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,600
90th Percentile £74,125 £65,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 47 (67.14%) Machine Learning
2 44 (62.86%) Java
3 37 (52.86%) Python
4 25 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (31.43%) Algorithms
6 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 21 (30.00%) Linux
6 21 (30.00%) C
7 17 (24.29%) Finance
8 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
8 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 15 (21.43%) Fintech
10 14 (20.00%) Analytics
10 14 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (20.00%) C++
11 13 (18.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 13 (18.57%) WebEx
12 12 (17.14%) Data Science
12 12 (17.14%) SQL
13 11 (15.71%) C#
13 11 (15.71%) TDD
13 11 (15.71%) Multithreading
13 11 (15.71%) Data Analytics
13 11 (15.71%) Distributed Algorithms
14 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
14 10 (14.29%) Apache Spark
14 10 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
14 10 (14.29%) Deep Learning
14 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.86%) Drupal
3 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.86%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.86%) Loggly
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) WebEx
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.14%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) InterBase
6 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.71%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.29%) Data Lake
7 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.86%) Redis
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.43%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.86%) JUnit
2 2 (2.86%) Maven
2 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.86%) Mockito
2 2 (2.86%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Technical Trainer
2 13 (18.57%) Trainer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Python Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Graduate
6 6 (8.57%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Graduate Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Head of Development
7 5 (7.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Database Team Leader
8 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Data Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Spring
1 9 (12.86%) TensorFlow
2 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.71%) Django
4 4 (5.71%) REST
5 3 (4.29%) Node.js
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Beam
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.86%) Apache NiFi
6 2 (2.86%) Behat
6 2 (2.86%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (2.86%) Keras
6 2 (2.86%) MyBatis
6 2 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.86%) PrimeFaces
6 2 (2.86%) pytest
6 2 (2.86%) React
6 2 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Algorithms
2 15 (21.43%) Fintech
3 6 (8.57%) Smart City
4 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Machine Learning
2 25 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
5 14 (20.00%) Analytics
5 14 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (17.14%) Data Science
7 11 (15.71%) Data Analytics
7 11 (15.71%) Distributed Algorithms
7 11 (15.71%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.71%) TDD
8 10 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
8 10 (14.29%) Deep Learning
8 10 (14.29%) Neural Network
9 8 (11.43%) OO
10 7 (10.00%) MVC
10 7 (10.00%) Predictive Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (8.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) Python
3 21 (30.00%) C
4 14 (20.00%) C++
5 12 (17.14%) SQL
6 11 (15.71%) C#
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.57%) Rust
8 6 (8.57%) Scala
9 3 (4.29%) Julia
9 3 (4.29%) PHP
10 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.86%) Ruby
10 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.71%) Terraform
3 2 (2.86%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.86%) Databricks
3 2 (2.86%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) New Relic
3 2 (2.86%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.86%) Tableau
4 1 (1.43%) Automation Anywhere