Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 80 58
Rank change year-on-year +44 -22 +45
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 134 111 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.70% 3.47% 4.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.83% 15.14% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 85 88 56
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £73,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 587 733 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.34% 22.93% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 453 573 476
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,000 £64,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,773 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.16% +5.88% +3.66%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 102 (76.12%) Machine Learning
2 88 (65.67%) Java
3 63 (47.01%) Python
4 50 (37.31%) Artificial Intelligence
5 49 (36.57%) Algorithms
6 46 (34.33%) Linux
7 45 (33.58%) Hadoop
8 43 (32.09%) Finance
9 42 (31.34%) Fintech
10 37 (27.61%) Software Engineering
11 35 (26.12%) C
12 31 (23.13%) Data Science
13 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (20.90%) C++
14 28 (20.90%) WebEx
14 28 (20.90%) Visualisation
14 28 (20.90%) Data Visualisation
15 26 (19.40%) Multithreading
16 25 (18.66%) Distributed Algorithms
16 25 (18.66%) C#
17 20 (14.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 19 (14.18%) Neural Network
18 19 (14.18%) Bayesian Methods
19 18 (13.43%) Deep Learning
19 18 (13.43%) Analytics
20 17 (12.69%) Apache Spark
20 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
20 17 (12.69%) SQL
21 16 (11.94%) SOAP
21 16 (11.94%) Web Services

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 17 (12.69%) Apache Spark
2 10 (7.46%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (5.97%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.90%) WebEx
2 2 (1.49%) DNS
2 2 (1.49%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.58%) Hadoop
2 16 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.46%) MySQL
6 9 (6.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (4.48%) Data Lake
8 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.73%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (3.73%) SAP HANA
10 4 (2.99%) InterBase
11 2 (1.49%) Power BI
12 1 (0.75%) HBase
12 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) JMeter
1 5 (3.73%) Maven
1 5 (3.73%) Selenium
1 5 (3.73%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 43 (32.09%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Banking
3 7 (5.22%) Law
4 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (33.58%) Developer
2 28 (20.90%) Technical Trainer
2 28 (20.90%) Trainer
3 22 (16.42%) Graduate
4 21 (15.67%) Author
4 21 (15.67%) Technical Author
5 20 (14.93%) Java Developer
6 17 (12.69%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (12.69%) Graduate Java Developer
7 13 (9.70%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.46%) Machine Learning Researcher
10 8 (5.97%) Python Developer
10 8 (5.97%) Python Engineer
11 7 (5.22%) Programmer
12 6 (4.48%) Data Scientist
12 6 (4.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (4.48%) Head of Development
12 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) SOAP
1 16 (11.94%) Web Services
2 15 (11.19%) TensorFlow
3 11 (8.21%) REST
3 11 (8.21%) Spring
4 7 (5.22%) Kafka
4 7 (5.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (4.48%) React
5 6 (4.48%) Spring MVC
6 5 (3.73%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.73%) Apache Commons
6 5 (3.73%) CSS
6 5 (3.73%) Django
6 5 (3.73%) HTML
6 5 (3.73%) HTML5
6 5 (3.73%) jQuery
6 5 (3.73%) OSGi
6 5 (3.73%) WSDL
7 4 (2.99%) Pandas
7 4 (2.99%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 49 (36.57%) Algorithms
2 42 (31.34%) Fintech
3 6 (4.48%) Smart City
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (76.12%) Machine Learning
2 50 (37.31%) Artificial Intelligence
3 37 (27.61%) Software Engineering
4 31 (23.13%) Data Science
5 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.90%) Data Visualisation
6 28 (20.90%) Visualisation
7 26 (19.40%) Multithreading
8 25 (18.66%) Distributed Algorithms
9 19 (14.18%) Bayesian Methods
9 19 (14.18%) Neural Network
10 18 (13.43%) Analytics
10 18 (13.43%) Deep Learning
11 15 (11.19%) Predictive Analysis
12 12 (8.96%) Scrum
12 12 (8.96%) SDLC
13 11 (8.21%) MVC
14 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
14 10 (7.46%) DevOps
15 9 (6.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (65.67%) Java
2 63 (47.01%) Python
3 35 (26.12%) C
4 28 (20.90%) C++
5 25 (18.66%) C#
6 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.69%) SQL
7 7 (5.22%) Scala
8 6 (4.48%) Rust
9 5 (3.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.24%) Julia
10 3 (2.24%) R
11 2 (1.49%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.75%) Java 8
12 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) PhD
3 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) MPhil
5 1 (0.75%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) Databricks
3 5 (3.73%) Google
3 5 (3.73%) SAP
3 5 (3.73%) Tableau
4 2 (1.49%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.75%) Automation Anywhere