Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 85 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +38
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 121 78 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.52% 3.15% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.33% 12.04% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90 66 70
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,375 £32,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,500 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 741 648 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.53% 26.14% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 539 563 511
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,955 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,750
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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 71 (58.68%) Python
2 69 (57.02%) Algorithms
3 48 (39.67%) Java
4 45 (37.19%) Machine Learning
5 41 (33.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 36 (29.75%) PhD
7 34 (28.10%) Software Engineering
8 33 (27.27%) Neural Network
9 31 (25.62%) C
9 31 (25.62%) C++
9 31 (25.62%) Mathematics
9 31 (25.62%) Computer Science
10 30 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (23.97%) C#
11 29 (23.97%) Multithreading
12 27 (22.31%) Distributed Algorithms
13 26 (21.49%) STL
14 25 (20.66%) SQL
14 25 (20.66%) Degree
14 25 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (18.18%) Hadoop
15 22 (18.18%) Deep Learning
16 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
17 19 (15.70%) Bayesian Methods
18 18 (14.88%) Data Structures
18 18 (14.88%) MongoDB
19 17 (14.05%) Analytics
19 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
19 17 (14.05%) Data 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 14 (11.57%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.79%) Apache
3 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.66%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.31%) IaaS
4 4 (3.31%) PaaS
4 4 (3.31%) SaaS
5 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 18 (14.88%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.22%) HBase
4 15 (12.40%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.31%) Power BI
7 4 (3.31%) QlikView
8 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.65%) SAS EBI
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.65%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.83%) Impala
10 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.74%) NUnit
2 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.79%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.31%) Maven
5 4 (3.31%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.48%) Subversion
6 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Games
3 2 (1.65%) Law
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Automotive
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (61.98%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) C++ Developer
3 23 (19.01%) Software Developer
4 16 (13.22%) C++ Software Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Software Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Java Developer
7 12 (9.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Python Developer
9 9 (7.44%) Cloud Developer
9 9 (7.44%) Developer in Test
10 8 (6.61%) Data Scientist
11 7 (5.79%) Data Visualisation Expert
11 7 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) AWS Developer
13 5 (4.13%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.49%) STL
2 15 (12.40%) Natural Language Processing
2 15 (12.40%) WPF
3 12 (9.92%) TensorFlow
3 12 (9.92%) Web Services
4 11 (9.09%) JSON
5 8 (6.61%) .NET
6 6 (4.96%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.13%) Kafka
7 5 (4.13%) WCF
7 5 (4.13%) XML
8 4 (3.31%) Keras
8 4 (3.31%) OpenCV
9 3 (2.48%) Apache Flex
9 3 (2.48%) jQuery
9 3 (2.48%) React
9 3 (2.48%) RESTful
9 3 (2.48%) SOAP
10 2 (1.65%) CSS
10 2 (1.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (57.02%) Algorithms
2 31 (25.62%) Computer Science
3 18 (14.88%) Data Structures
4 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.44%) User Experience
6 7 (5.79%) Life Science
7 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.31%) Robotics
8 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (2.48%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.65%) NHS
11 1 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Linux
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) Machine Learning
2 41 (33.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 34 (28.10%) Software Engineering
4 33 (27.27%) Neural Network
5 31 (25.62%) Mathematics
6 30 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (23.97%) Multithreading
8 27 (22.31%) Distributed Algorithms
9 22 (18.18%) Deep Learning
10 19 (15.70%) Bayesian Methods
11 17 (14.05%) Analytics
11 17 (14.05%) Data Science
12 16 (13.22%) Data Engineering
13 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.57%) Financial Modelling
15 13 (10.74%) DevOps
15 13 (10.74%) MVVM
15 13 (10.74%) Statistics
15 13 (10.74%) Visualisation
16 12 (9.92%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.68%) Python
2 48 (39.67%) Java
3 31 (25.62%) C
3 31 (25.62%) C++
4 29 (23.97%) C#
5 25 (20.66%) SQL
6 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.48%) VBA
8 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) R
9 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (29.75%) PhD
2 25 (20.66%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) CCNA
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) GDPR
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Docker
2 5 (4.13%) Apache Flume
3 4 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 5 (4.13%) Ansible
3 4 (3.31%) Oozie
3 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Kibana
5 1 (0.83%) logstash
5 1 (0.83%) Mesos
5 1 (0.83%) Packer
5 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Cloudera
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle
2 5 (4.13%) Tableau
2 5 (4.13%) TOWER Software
3 4 (3.31%) EMC
3 4 (3.31%) Huawei
3 4 (3.31%) NetApp
3 4 (3.31%) WorldPay
4 3 (2.48%) Cognos
4 3 (2.48%) Google
4 3 (2.48%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.48%) Samsung
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) MapR
6 1 (0.83%) Splunk