Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 71 121
Rank change year-on-year -9 +50 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 61 130 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.04% 4.11% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 4.35% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 24
Cambridge median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £65,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -31.03% +31.82%
10th Percentile £41,100 £31,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +30.00% -18.37% +23.74%

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 1,869 2,991 2,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.03% 94.65% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,431 2,253 1,723
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 44 (72.13%) Hadoop
2 42 (68.85%) Python
3 36 (59.02%) Machine Learning
4 31 (50.82%) Big Data
5 25 (40.98%) Algorithms
6 20 (32.79%) Deep Learning
6 20 (32.79%) TensorFlow
6 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (29.51%) PhD
8 18 (29.51%) Apache Spark
9 17 (27.87%) Bayesian Methods
10 16 (26.23%) Java
10 16 (26.23%) MongoDB
11 15 (24.59%) Neural Network
11 15 (24.59%) Analytics
11 15 (24.59%) Predictive Analysis
12 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
12 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
12 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (21.31%) Web Services
12 13 (21.31%) Apache
13 12 (19.67%) ETL
13 12 (19.67%) Hortonworks
13 12 (19.67%) Kafka
13 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.03%) SDLC
14 11 (18.03%) Degree
14 11 (18.03%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering

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 18 (29.51%) Apache Spark
2 13 (21.31%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (72.13%) Hadoop
2 31 (50.82%) Big Data
3 16 (26.23%) MongoDB
4 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (9.84%) Sqoop
7 5 (8.20%) Apache Hive
7 5 (8.20%) MySQL
7 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) HBase
8 1 (1.64%) Power BI
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) JMeter
1 5 (8.20%) Maven
1 5 (8.20%) Selenium
1 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (16.39%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Law
3 4 (6.56%) Games
3 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Data Scientist
2 11 (18.03%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Hadoop Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Machine Learning Researcher
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Development Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Graduate
4 5 (8.20%) Graduate Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Graduate Software Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) JavaScript Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Principal Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Software Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Software Development Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Data Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Research Scientist
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (3.28%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 1 (1.64%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) TensorFlow
2 13 (21.31%) Web Services
3 12 (19.67%) Kafka
4 10 (16.39%) SOAP
5 6 (9.84%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (8.20%) Apache Commons
6 5 (8.20%) CSS
6 5 (8.20%) HTML
6 5 (8.20%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) jQuery
6 5 (8.20%) NumPy
6 5 (8.20%) OSGi
6 5 (8.20%) Pandas
6 5 (8.20%) REST
6 5 (8.20%) Spring
6 5 (8.20%) WSDL
7 4 (6.56%) Keras
7 4 (6.56%) scikit-learn
7 4 (6.56%) SciPy
8 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Life Science
3 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Machine Learning
2 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Deep Learning
3 17 (27.87%) Bayesian Methods
4 15 (24.59%) Analytics
4 15 (24.59%) Neural Network
4 15 (24.59%) Predictive Analysis
5 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
5 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
6 12 (19.67%) ETL
7 11 (18.03%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (18.03%) SDLC
7 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.39%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.11%) Physics
10 7 (11.48%) Data Management
10 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
10 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) Python
2 16 (26.23%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Scala
5 8 (13.11%) R
6 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.56%) C++
9 3 (4.92%) C
10 2 (3.28%) C#
10 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) PhD
2 11 (18.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) HDFS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Oozie
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Hortonworks
2 10 (16.39%) CA
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Google
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos