Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 85 82
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 20 47 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.33% 2.77% 3.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.93% 10.24% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 92
Median annual salary £66,250 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.22% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,900 £85,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 183 459 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.28% 27.05% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 128 350 503
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,022 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,375 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Big Data in Cambridge

Big Data
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Big Data in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 14 (70.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (30.00%) R
5 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (30.00%) AWS
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) User Experience
7 4 (20.00%) Docker
7 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
7 4 (20.00%) GitLab
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) ES6
7 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (20.00%) React
7 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
7 4 (20.00%) Life Science
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Redux
7 4 (20.00%) Architectural Design
8 3 (15.00%) Power Platform

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 4 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (15.00%) Power Platform
3 2 (10.00%) Azure
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (15.00%) Power BI
2 3 (15.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) GitLab
4 3 (15.00%) CMake
4 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.00%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) React Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (10.00%) SaaS Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SaaS Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
2 4 (20.00%) React
2 4 (20.00%) Redux
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Django
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
4 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Life Science
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Architectural Design
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) High Availability
6 3 (15.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) R
5 4 (20.00%) ES6
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (10.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.00%) FIS
3 1 (5.00%) WorldPay