Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 62 114
Rank change year-on-year -12 +52 +46
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 57 140 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.40% 4.52% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.78% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 86 27
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £38,666 £29,711 £49,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +17.50% -33.33% +50.00%

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 1,604 2,928 2,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 95.59% 94.54% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,946 1,799
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 26 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 48 (84.21%) Machine Learning
2 37 (64.91%) Python
3 27 (47.37%) PhD
4 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 21 (36.84%) Mathematics
4 21 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 20 (35.09%) R
5 20 (35.09%) Degree
6 18 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
6 18 (31.58%) Ruby
6 18 (31.58%) PHP
6 18 (31.58%) Finance
6 18 (31.58%) Algorithms
7 17 (29.82%) Predictive Modelling
8 16 (28.07%) Market Making
8 16 (28.07%) React
8 16 (28.07%) Bourne shell
8 16 (28.07%) GitHub
8 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
8 16 (28.07%) Summit
8 16 (28.07%) MATLAB
8 16 (28.07%) C#
8 16 (28.07%) C++
8 16 (28.07%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) J2EE
8 16 (28.07%) J2SE
8 16 (28.07%) Korn
8 16 (28.07%) Algorithmic Trading
8 16 (28.07%) Fintech
8 16 (28.07%) High-Frequency Trading

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 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (3.51%) Drupal
2 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.51%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) GitHub
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.51%) Loggly
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Big Data
1 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) BigQuery
3 2 (3.51%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Data Scientist
2 10 (17.54%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Python Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Data Scientist
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Scripter
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Product Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Product Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Graduate
6 2 (3.51%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
2 16 (28.07%) J2EE
2 16 (28.07%) J2SE
2 16 (28.07%) React
3 5 (8.77%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (8.77%) NumPy
4 4 (7.02%) pytest
5 3 (5.26%) Pandas
5 3 (5.26%) SciPy
6 2 (3.51%) Behat
6 2 (3.51%) Celery
6 2 (3.51%) Django
6 2 (3.51%) Flask
6 2 (3.51%) Node.js
6 2 (3.51%) Qt
6 2 (3.51%) Sphinx
6 2 (3.51%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (3.51%) Symfony
6 2 (3.51%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 16 (28.07%) Fintech
3 11 (19.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.26%) Arduino
4 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) Smart City
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Machine Learning
2 21 (36.84%) Mathematics
2 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 17 (29.82%) Predictive Modelling
4 16 (28.07%) Algorithmic Trading
4 16 (28.07%) Automated Trading
4 16 (28.07%) High-Frequency Trading
4 16 (28.07%) Market Making
5 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 13 (22.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (21.05%) Deep Learning
8 10 (17.54%) Bioinformatics
8 10 (17.54%) Biology
8 10 (17.54%) Informatics
8 10 (17.54%) Visualisation
9 9 (15.79%) Analytics
9 9 (15.79%) Data Analytics
10 8 (14.04%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (12.28%) Open Source
11 7 (12.28%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) Python
2 21 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 20 (35.09%) R
4 18 (31.58%) PHP
4 18 (31.58%) Ruby
5 16 (28.07%) Bourne shell
5 16 (28.07%) C#
5 16 (28.07%) C++
5 16 (28.07%) Java
5 16 (28.07%) Korn
5 16 (28.07%) MATLAB
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) PhD
2 20 (35.09%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Google
1 2 (3.51%) New Relic
1 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Tableau