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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 54 98
Rank change year-on-year -38 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 30 59 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.22% 4.99% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.75% 19.93% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 14
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00%  

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 343 296 421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.37% 25.04% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 279 250 383
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 48 (62.34%) Java
1 48 (62.34%) Computer Science
2 41 (53.25%) NoSQL
3 40 (51.95%) Software Engineering
4 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (48.05%) Python
6 34 (44.16%) Algorithms
7 26 (33.77%) Git (software)
8 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (32.47%) OO
9 23 (29.87%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (29.87%) HBase
10 22 (28.57%) Docker
10 22 (28.57%) Data Structures
11 21 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (27.27%) RESTful
11 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (27.27%) MongoDB
11 21 (27.27%) Degree
11 21 (27.27%) JSON
11 21 (27.27%) OOP
12 17 (22.08%) C#
12 17 (22.08%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (20.78%) SQL
13 16 (20.78%) Maven
14 15 (19.48%) Unit Testing
14 15 (19.48%) Web Services
14 15 (19.48%) Internet
14 15 (19.48%) Internet of Things
15 14 (18.18%) Gradle

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 21 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 38 (49.35%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (29.87%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (53.25%) NoSQL
2 23 (29.87%) HBase
3 21 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.19%) MySQL
7 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.90%) Text Mining
8 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (2.60%) GIS
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.30%) OLAP
9 1 (1.30%) OLTP
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.78%) Maven
3 14 (18.18%) Gradle
4 9 (11.69%) NUnit
4 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 38 (49.35%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Software Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Graduate
4 15 (19.48%) Graduate Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Graduate Java Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Java Engineer
5 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Big Data Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Developer in Test
6 8 (10.39%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Python Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) AWS Developer
9 5 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Data Scientist
9 5 (6.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) JSON
1 21 (27.27%) RESTful
2 15 (19.48%) Web Services
3 14 (18.18%) Spring
4 9 (11.69%) WPF
5 6 (7.79%) .NET
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.79%) SOAP
6 5 (6.49%) JMS
6 5 (6.49%) Middleware
7 4 (5.19%) REST
7 4 (5.19%) XML
8 3 (3.90%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (1.30%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.30%) D3.js
9 1 (1.30%) Kafka
9 1 (1.30%) TensorFlow
9 1 (1.30%) Theano
9 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (62.34%) Computer Science
2 34 (44.16%) Algorithms
3 22 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 15 (19.48%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.49%) Life Science
6 4 (5.19%) Smart Energy
7 3 (3.90%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.30%) Online Games
8 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) OO
3 21 (27.27%) OOP
4 15 (19.48%) Unit Testing
5 14 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
7 11 (14.29%) Analytics
7 11 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.99%) Statistics
9 9 (11.69%) Code Coverage
9 9 (11.69%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (11.69%) MVVM
9 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.69%) User Stories
10 8 (10.39%) SDET
11 7 (9.09%) Capital Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) Java
2 37 (48.05%) Python
3 17 (22.08%) C#
4 16 (20.78%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) C++
5 7 (9.09%) Perl
5 7 (9.09%) Scala
6 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) C
9 3 (3.90%) Lua
10 2 (2.60%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.60%) R
11 1 (1.30%) Julia
11 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 17 (22.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (11.69%) PhD
4 5 (6.49%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Oozie
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) TOWER Software
2 5 (6.49%) webMethods
3 1 (1.30%) Tableau
3 1 (1.30%) Vertica
3 1 (1.30%) VMware
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