Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 85 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 +42 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 75 99 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.42% 3.59% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 3.86% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 19
Cambridge median annual salary £63,750 £50,000 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% -23.66% +32.32%
10th Percentile £39,241 £31,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,500 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +16.16%

Data Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,045 2,567 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.38% 93.07% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 2,010 1,698
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Data Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Cambridge

Data Science
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Science in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Data Science in Cambridge

Data Science
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Science in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing Data Science 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 Data Science.

1 51 (68.00%) Python
2 49 (65.33%) Hadoop
3 37 (49.33%) Big Data
4 36 (48.00%) Machine Learning
5 27 (36.00%) Algorithms
6 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (30.67%) Mathematics
8 22 (29.33%) Analytics
8 22 (29.33%) Java
8 22 (29.33%) Apache Spark
9 21 (28.00%) Deep Learning
10 20 (26.67%) Neural Network
10 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
11 19 (25.33%) Bayesian Methods
12 18 (24.00%) PhD
13 17 (22.67%) SQL
13 17 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
14 16 (21.33%) TensorFlow
14 16 (21.33%) Physics
14 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (21.33%) MongoDB
15 15 (20.00%) Hortonworks
15 15 (20.00%) Predictive Analysis
16 14 (18.67%) Kafka
16 14 (18.67%) Web Services
16 14 (18.67%) Apache
16 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
17 13 (17.33%) Retail
17 13 (17.33%) ETL

Data Science
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 22 (29.33%) Apache Spark
2 14 (18.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (65.33%) Hadoop
2 37 (49.33%) Big Data
3 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
4 16 (21.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
6 9 (12.00%) Data Mining
6 9 (12.00%) Sqoop
7 8 (10.67%) Apache Hive
8 6 (8.00%) MySQL
8 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Maven
2 5 (6.67%) JMeter
2 5 (6.67%) Selenium
2 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (17.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Law
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Data Scientist
2 14 (18.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 13 (17.33%) Hadoop Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Principal Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Data Scientist
5 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Development Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Graduate
7 5 (6.67%) Graduate Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Graduate Software Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Research Scientist
7 5 (6.67%) Software Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Software Development Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Data Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) TensorFlow
2 14 (18.67%) Kafka
2 14 (18.67%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) SOAP
4 6 (8.00%) Apache Commons
4 6 (8.00%) CSS
4 6 (8.00%) HTML
4 6 (8.00%) HTML5
4 6 (8.00%) jQuery
4 6 (8.00%) OSGi
4 6 (8.00%) REST
4 6 (8.00%) Spring
4 6 (8.00%) WSDL
5 5 (6.67%) Keras
5 5 (6.67%) NumPy
5 5 (6.67%) Pandas
5 5 (6.67%) scikit-learn
5 5 (6.67%) SciPy
6 2 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Algorithms
2 20 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.33%) Life Science
6 2 (2.67%) CUDA
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) CentOS
2 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Machine Learning
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) Mathematics
4 22 (29.33%) Analytics
5 21 (28.00%) Deep Learning
6 20 (26.67%) Neural Network
7 19 (25.33%) Bayesian Methods
8 16 (21.33%) Physics
9 15 (20.00%) Predictive Analysis
10 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (17.33%) ETL
11 13 (17.33%) Statistics
12 12 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (16.00%) Data Management
13 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
13 11 (14.67%) SDLC
14 10 (13.33%) Scrum
14 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
15 8 (10.67%) MapReduce
15 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) Python
2 22 (29.33%) Java
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) C++
5 10 (13.33%) R
6 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.67%) Scala
7 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.00%) C
10 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.33%) C#
11 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) PhD
2 13 (17.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) HDFS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Oozie
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 13 (17.33%) CA
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) Google