Period
to 21 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 100 57
Rank change year-on-year +50 -43 +73
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 130 71 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.10% 2.65% 4.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.87% 10.26% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 90 67 84
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,750 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -7.14% +10.53%

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 623 692 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.43% 25.82% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 460 562 504
Cambridge median annual salary £48,136 £45,000 £44,071
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.97% +2.11% +3.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,775 £28,575
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 84 (64.62%) Machine Learning
2 64 (49.23%) Python
3 62 (47.69%) Java
4 56 (43.08%) Algorithms
5 48 (36.92%) Artificial Intelligence
6 42 (32.31%) Software Engineering
7 40 (30.77%) Hadoop
8 39 (30.00%) Data Science
9 31 (23.85%) Multithreading
9 31 (23.85%) C++
10 30 (23.08%) C
10 30 (23.08%) Finance
10 30 (23.08%) Distributed Algorithms
11 29 (22.31%) Bayesian Methods
11 29 (22.31%) Neural Network
11 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (21.54%) PhD
13 27 (20.77%) Linux
13 27 (20.77%) C#
14 26 (20.00%) Analytics
14 26 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 25 (19.23%) SQL
16 23 (17.69%) Visualisation
16 23 (17.69%) Data Visualisation
17 21 (16.15%) Fintech
18 20 (15.38%) Web Services
18 20 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
19 19 (14.62%) DevOps
19 19 (14.62%) Degree
19 19 (14.62%) Computer Science

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 15 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 14 (10.77%) Apache
3 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (5.38%) RoboHelp
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) WebEx
2 5 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.77%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 16 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.62%) MySQL
6 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.08%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.08%) Power BI
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.31%) QlikView
9 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.54%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Maven
2 5 (3.85%) JMeter
2 5 (3.85%) Selenium
2 5 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.08%) NUnit
3 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.31%) Subversion
5 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Banking
2 7 (5.38%) Law
3 5 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (40.00%) Developer
2 21 (16.15%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.77%) Technical Trainer
3 14 (10.77%) Trainer
4 13 (10.00%) Author
4 13 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Machine Learning Researcher
4 13 (10.00%) Technical Author
5 12 (9.23%) C++ Developer
5 12 (9.23%) Graduate
5 12 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.46%) Data Scientist
7 9 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.38%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.38%) Natural Language Processing
1 20 (15.38%) Web Services
2 15 (11.54%) TensorFlow
3 14 (10.77%) SOAP
3 14 (10.77%) STL
4 9 (6.92%) .NET
4 9 (6.92%) REST
5 8 (6.15%) jQuery
6 7 (5.38%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.38%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.38%) HTML
6 7 (5.38%) HTML5
7 6 (4.62%) Apache Commons
7 6 (4.62%) CSS
7 6 (4.62%) Kafka
7 6 (4.62%) OSGi
7 6 (4.62%) React
7 6 (4.62%) Spring
7 6 (4.62%) WPF
7 6 (4.62%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (43.08%) Algorithms
2 21 (16.15%) Fintech
3 19 (14.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.08%) Life Science
7 2 (1.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (64.62%) Machine Learning
2 48 (36.92%) Artificial Intelligence
3 42 (32.31%) Software Engineering
4 39 (30.00%) Data Science
5 31 (23.85%) Multithreading
6 30 (23.08%) Distributed Algorithms
7 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (22.31%) Bayesian Methods
7 29 (22.31%) Neural Network
8 26 (20.00%) Analytics
8 26 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 23 (17.69%) Data Visualisation
9 23 (17.69%) Visualisation
10 19 (14.62%) DevOps
11 15 (11.54%) Deep Learning
11 15 (11.54%) Predictive Analysis
12 14 (10.77%) Data Engineering
12 14 (10.77%) Test Automation
13 13 (10.00%) Physics
14 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (49.23%) Python
2 62 (47.69%) Java
3 31 (23.85%) C++
4 30 (23.08%) C
5 27 (20.77%) C#
6 25 (19.23%) SQL
7 19 (14.62%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.08%) R
10 3 (2.31%) VBA
11 2 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.54%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.77%) Java 8
12 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) PhD
2 19 (14.62%) Degree
3 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.77%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) GCP
2 1 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Kibana
1 1 (0.77%) logstash
1 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) Google
3 6 (4.62%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) Tableau
4 5 (3.85%) Samsung
5 4 (3.08%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.08%) Hortonworks
5 4 (3.08%) TOWER Software
6 3 (2.31%) Cognos
7 2 (1.54%) Databricks
7 2 (1.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.77%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.77%) Splunk