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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 71 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 47 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.78% 2.83% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.37% 12.39% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 15
Median salary £50,000 £56,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  

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

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 327 339 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.29% 22.83% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 269 272 346
Median salary £46,000 £43,641 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +9.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Big Data as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 47 (64.38%) Java
2 45 (61.64%) Computer Science
3 42 (57.53%) Software Engineering
4 40 (54.79%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (50.68%) NoSQL
6 34 (46.58%) Python
7 29 (39.73%) Degree
8 28 (38.36%) Algorithms
9 25 (34.25%) RESTful
9 25 (34.25%) OO
10 21 (28.77%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (27.40%) JSON
12 19 (26.03%) Web Services
13 18 (24.66%) OOP
13 18 (24.66%) Internet
13 18 (24.66%) Spring
13 18 (24.66%) Maven
13 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
13 18 (24.66%) HBase
13 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (24.66%) MongoDB
13 18 (24.66%) Data Structures
13 18 (24.66%) Docker
13 18 (24.66%) Internet of Things
13 18 (24.66%) Gradle
13 18 (24.66%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (21.92%) Linux
15 13 (17.81%) C#
15 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (16.44%) Analytics

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 18 (24.66%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (54.79%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (28.77%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.68%) NoSQL
2 18 (24.66%) HBase
2 18 (24.66%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.48%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) Lumira
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.37%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
1 18 (24.66%) Gradle
1 18 (24.66%) Maven
2 6 (8.22%) NUnit
2 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (68.49%) Developer
2 43 (58.90%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Graduate
3 18 (24.66%) Graduate Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Graduate Java Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Java Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) Software Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Test Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Python Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Developer in Test
10 5 (6.85%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) AWS Developer
11 4 (5.48%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) RESTful
2 20 (27.40%) JSON
3 19 (26.03%) Web Services
4 18 (24.66%) Spring
5 10 (13.70%) XML
6 7 (9.59%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (8.22%) WPF
8 5 (6.85%) .NET
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.85%) JMS
8 5 (6.85%) Middleware
8 5 (6.85%) SOAP
9 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.74%) D3.js
10 1 (1.37%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.37%) TensorFlow
10 1 (1.37%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 45 (61.64%) Computer Science
2 28 (38.36%) Algorithms
3 18 (24.66%) Data Structures
3 18 (24.66%) Internet of Things
4 5 (6.85%) Life Science
5 4 (5.48%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.37%) Online Games
7 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.25%) OO
3 18 (24.66%) OOP
4 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.44%) Analytics
5 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (10.96%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) Visualisation
8 7 (9.59%) Cross-Platform Development
8 7 (9.59%) Document Management
8 7 (9.59%) Machine Learning
8 7 (9.59%) Statistics
8 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.22%) Code Coverage
9 6 (8.22%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
9 6 (8.22%) MVVM
9 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) Java
2 34 (46.58%) Python
3 13 (17.81%) C#
4 10 (13.70%) C++
5 9 (12.33%) SQL
6 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.59%) Lua
7 7 (9.59%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) C
8 4 (5.48%) Scala
9 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.74%) Erlang
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) R
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) DBS Check
3 4 (5.48%) PhD
4 2 (2.74%) CISM
4 2 (2.74%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) TOWER Software
3 5 (6.85%) webMethods
4 2 (2.74%) Tableau
5 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.37%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Talend
5 1 (1.37%) Vertica
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k+ DoE
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Lennon Wright
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lennon Wright
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago