Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 52 100
Rank change year-on-year -32 +48 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 106 114 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.46% 5.04% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.83% 19.59% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 85 67 46
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £34,875
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,500 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +18.75%

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 715 582 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.37% 25.71% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 560 474 695
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 61 (57.55%) Python
2 51 (48.11%) Java
2 51 (48.11%) Computer Science
3 45 (42.45%) Algorithms
4 41 (38.68%) Mathematics
5 38 (35.85%) Degree
6 37 (34.91%) Machine Learning
7 36 (33.96%) SQL
8 34 (32.08%) NoSQL
9 32 (30.19%) Software Engineering
10 31 (29.25%) PhD
10 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
11 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (26.42%) C#
13 25 (23.58%) Analytics
14 24 (22.64%) JSON
15 22 (20.75%) Linux
16 21 (19.81%) C++
16 21 (19.81%) Data Structures
17 20 (18.87%) C
17 20 (18.87%) OO
17 20 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (17.92%) HBase
18 19 (17.92%) Artificial Intelligence
19 18 (16.98%) MongoDB
20 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (16.04%) Physics
20 17 (16.04%) Finance
21 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
21 16 (15.09%) Statistics

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 (14.15%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (9.43%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.66%) SaaS
5 3 (2.83%) IaaS
5 3 (2.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Internet
2 7 (6.60%) Ethernet
2 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.08%) NoSQL
2 19 (17.92%) HBase
3 18 (16.98%) MongoDB
4 14 (13.21%) Hadoop
5 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.83%) MySQL
10 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.94%) GIS
11 1 (0.94%) Redis
11 1 (0.94%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.15%) Maven
3 11 (10.38%) NUnit
3 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.55%) JUnit
5 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.77%) ReSharper
7 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.83%) JIRA
9 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Games
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Data Scientist
3 16 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Python Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Big Data Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) C++ Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Cloud Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Developer in Test
7 7 (6.60%) Graduate
8 6 (5.66%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Data Visualisation Expert
9 5 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Graduate Java Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) JSON
2 16 (15.09%) WPF
3 8 (7.55%) REST
3 8 (7.55%) TensorFlow
4 6 (5.66%) .NET
4 6 (5.66%) Web Services
4 6 (5.66%) XML
5 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.72%) Kafka
5 5 (4.72%) Keras
5 5 (4.72%) React
5 5 (4.72%) Reactive Extensions
5 5 (4.72%) WCF
6 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Flex
6 4 (3.77%) Django
6 4 (3.77%) OpenCV
6 4 (3.77%) STL
7 3 (2.83%) LAMP
8 2 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (48.11%) Computer Science
2 45 (42.45%) Algorithms
3 21 (19.81%) Data Structures
4 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.43%) Internet of Things
5 8 (7.55%) Renewable Energy
5 8 (7.55%) Smart Energy
5 8 (7.55%) User Experience
6 5 (4.72%) Robotics
7 4 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.77%) Smart City
7 4 (3.77%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.83%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.89%) Life Science
10 1 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.94%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Mathematics
2 37 (34.91%) Machine Learning
3 32 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (23.58%) Analytics
6 20 (18.87%) OO
7 19 (17.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (16.04%) Physics
9 16 (15.09%) Statistics
10 14 (13.21%) OOP
10 14 (13.21%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.32%) Capital Modelling
11 12 (11.32%) Deep Learning
11 12 (11.32%) Financial Modelling
11 12 (11.32%) Mathematical Modelling
12 11 (10.38%) Code Coverage
12 11 (10.38%) Multithreading
12 11 (10.38%) MVVM
12 11 (10.38%) User Stories
12 11 (10.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) Python
2 51 (48.11%) Java
3 36 (33.96%) SQL
4 28 (26.42%) C#
5 21 (19.81%) C++
6 20 (18.87%) C
7 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.38%) Scala
9 9 (8.49%) Ruby
10 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.72%) Perl
11 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.83%) VBScript
12 2 (1.89%) R
13 1 (0.94%) Cython
13 1 (0.94%) Go
13 1 (0.94%) Haskell
13 1 (0.94%) Lua
13 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (35.85%) Degree
2 31 (29.25%) PhD
3 15 (14.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.83%) CCNA
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) Docker
2 5 (4.72%) Apache Flume
2 5 (4.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Oozie
1 5 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) Mesos
3 1 (0.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.66%) Google
4 4 (3.77%) Samsung
5 3 (2.83%) EMC
5 3 (2.83%) Huawei
5 3 (2.83%) NetApp
6 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle