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

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 69 100
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 +2
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 119 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.82% 3.81% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.69% 14.87% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89 56 60
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +26.67%

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 713 565 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.91% 25.64% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 539 492 601
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,450 £27,500 £29,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 63 (52.94%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) Algorithms
3 51 (42.86%) Java
4 47 (39.50%) Computer Science
5 37 (31.09%) SQL
5 37 (31.09%) Machine Learning
6 36 (30.25%) Software Engineering
7 33 (27.73%) C#
8 32 (26.89%) Degree
9 31 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (26.05%) PhD
10 30 (25.21%) Mathematics
11 28 (23.53%) C
11 28 (23.53%) Data Structures
12 27 (22.69%) C++
12 27 (22.69%) Artificial Intelligence
12 27 (22.69%) NoSQL
13 26 (21.85%) JSON
14 24 (20.17%) Linux
14 24 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
15 23 (19.33%) Analytics
16 22 (18.49%) HBase
17 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (16.81%) MongoDB
18 19 (15.97%) Hadoop
18 19 (15.97%) Multithreading
18 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
19 18 (15.13%) Deep Learning
19 18 (15.13%) Docker

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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.68%) JBoss
4 2 (1.68%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Siemens NX
1 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (0.84%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (13.45%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.04%) SaaS
5 4 (3.36%) IaaS
5 4 (3.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) Internet
2 7 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) NoSQL
2 22 (18.49%) HBase
3 20 (16.81%) MongoDB
4 19 (15.97%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.68%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.84%) GIS
9 1 (0.84%) Impala
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.24%) Maven
3 10 (8.40%) NUnit
3 10 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
6 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (12.61%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (59.66%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) Software Developer
3 18 (15.13%) Data Scientist
3 18 (15.13%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.13%) Python Developer
4 15 (12.61%) C++ Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Software Test Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Cloud Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Data Visualisation Expert
6 10 (8.40%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.04%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Developer in Test
9 6 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) JSON
2 15 (12.61%) WPF
3 12 (10.08%) STL
4 9 (7.56%) TensorFlow
5 7 (5.88%) Web Services
6 6 (5.04%) .NET
6 6 (5.04%) Kafka
6 6 (5.04%) React
7 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.20%) Keras
7 5 (4.20%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (4.20%) WCF
7 5 (4.20%) XML
8 4 (3.36%) Apache Flex
8 4 (3.36%) CSS
8 4 (3.36%) Django
8 4 (3.36%) HTML
8 4 (3.36%) OpenCV
9 2 (1.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.54%) Algorithms
2 47 (39.50%) Computer Science
3 28 (23.53%) Data Structures
4 14 (11.76%) User Experience
5 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.04%) Internet of Things
7 5 (4.20%) Robotics
8 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.36%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.36%) Smart City
8 4 (3.36%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.68%) Life Science
11 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.84%) Kinect
11 1 (0.84%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Machine Learning
2 36 (30.25%) Software Engineering
3 31 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (25.21%) Mathematics
5 27 (22.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 23 (19.33%) Analytics
7 19 (15.97%) Multithreading
8 18 (15.13%) Deep Learning
9 16 (13.45%) Distributed Algorithms
9 16 (13.45%) OOP
9 16 (13.45%) Visualisation
10 15 (12.61%) Neural Network
10 15 (12.61%) OO
11 14 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
11 14 (11.76%) Statistics
12 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
12 13 (10.92%) Web Development
13 11 (9.24%) Capital Modelling
13 11 (9.24%) Financial Modelling
13 11 (9.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) Python
2 51 (42.86%) Java
3 37 (31.09%) SQL
4 33 (27.73%) C#
5 28 (23.53%) C
6 27 (22.69%) C++
7 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.56%) Ruby
9 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.36%) Scala
10 3 (2.52%) Perl
11 2 (1.68%) PHP
11 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.68%) VBScript
12 1 (0.84%) Cython
12 1 (0.84%) Go
12 1 (0.84%) Haskell
12 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (26.89%) Degree
2 31 (26.05%) PhD
3 11 (9.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.36%) CCNA
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (15.13%) Docker
2 6 (5.04%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
2 6 (5.04%) Ansible
3 5 (4.20%) Oozie
3 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) Mesos
4 1 (0.84%) Packer
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.04%) Google
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle
5 4 (3.36%) EMC
5 4 (3.36%) Huawei
5 4 (3.36%) NetApp
5 4 (3.36%) Samsung
5 4 (3.36%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.84%) Facebook
6 1 (0.84%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.84%) MapR