The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 494 405 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.86% 24.44% 35.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.23% 69.59% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 366 351 546
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
648 582 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.55% 35.12% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 490 493 692
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
Cambridgeshire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region.

Degree Salary Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 392 (36.81%) Computer Science
2 310 (29.11%) Software Engineering
3 309 (29.01%) C++
4 296 (27.79%) Java
5 244 (22.91%) C#
6 220 (20.66%) Mathematics
7 197 (18.50%) Python
8 192 (18.03%) Linux
9 189 (17.75%) .NET
10 175 (16.43%) SQL
11 171 (16.06%) Windows
12 161 (15.12%) OO
13 142 (13.33%) C
14 140 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
15 133 (12.49%) Finance
16 129 (12.11%) HTML
17 122 (11.46%) JavaScript
18 116 (10.89%) Electronics
19 108 (10.14%) Microsoft
20 106 (9.95%) Scrum
21 98 (9.20%) CSS
22 96 (9.01%) Wireless
23 91 (8.54%) Marketing
24 90 (8.45%) QA
25 89 (8.36%) Physics
25 89 (8.36%) Oracle
26 82 (7.70%) PhD
27 81 (7.61%) Telecoms
28 77 (7.23%) Perl
29 76 (7.14%) SQL Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 14 (1.31%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.31%) Apache
3 11 (1.03%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.03%) Drupal
4 9 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.75%) IIS
6 7 (0.66%) ColdFusion
6 7 (0.66%) CMS
6 7 (0.66%) CloudStack
7 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.47%) SAS
9 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.38%) Confluence
9 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.38%) Node.js
9 4 (0.38%) Lync
9 4 (0.38%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.66%) MS Office
3 14 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.66%) Simulink
5 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.56%) InDesign
7 5 (0.47%) MS Project
7 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 3 (0.28%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.19%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.094%) SPSS
10 1 (0.094%) Maya
10 1 (0.094%) Blender
Business Applications
1 29 (2.72%) SunGard APT
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.31%) SaaS
3 10 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.19%) Route 53
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 96 (9.01%) Wireless
2 63 (5.92%) Internet
3 59 (5.54%) Firewall
4 37 (3.47%) LTE
5 29 (2.72%) VoLTE
5 29 (2.72%) SS7
6 28 (2.63%) VLAN
7 26 (2.44%) Bluetooth
8 25 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (1.78%) LAN
9 19 (1.78%) HTTP
10 17 (1.60%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.41%) VPN
11 15 (1.41%) 3GPP
12 13 (1.22%) SAN
12 13 (1.22%) Network Security
13 12 (1.13%) INAP
14 11 (1.03%) WAN
15 10 (0.94%) VoIP
16 9 (0.85%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.01%) MySQL
3 46 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.97%) Data Mining
4 21 (1.97%) Big Data
5 19 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.56%) Text Mining
10 6 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.38%) MS Access
13 3 (0.28%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.28%) SAP BI
13 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.16%) Subversion
4 20 (1.88%) Selenium
5 15 (1.41%) Maven
6 13 (1.22%) Bugzilla
6 13 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.66%) WinRunner
8 7 (0.66%) JIRA
9 6 (0.56%) Firebug
9 6 (0.56%) JUnit
10 5 (0.47%) Xcode
10 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.19%) NUnit
12 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.094%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.094%) Mercurial
General
1 133 (12.49%) Finance
2 116 (10.89%) Electronics
3 91 (8.54%) Marketing
4 81 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.63%) Advertising
7 27 (2.54%) Billing
8 26 (2.44%) Publishing
9 23 (2.16%) Banking
10 16 (1.50%) Military
11 13 (1.22%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.94%) Games
12 10 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.75%) Automotive
14 6 (0.56%) French Language
14 6 (0.56%) German Language
14 6 (0.56%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.47%) Legal
15 5 (0.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 298 (27.98%) Developer
2 242 (22.72%) Software Engineer
3 64 (6.01%) Test Engineer
4 62 (5.82%) Graduate
5 61 (5.73%) Support Engineer
6 55 (5.16%) Software Developer
7 53 (4.98%) Junior
8 52 (4.88%) Analyst
9 39 (3.66%) Administrator
10 38 (3.57%) Consultant
11 35 (3.29%) Tester
12 34 (3.19%) Software Test Engineer
13 33 (3.10%) C++ Software Engineer
13 33 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
14 32 (3.00%) Senior Developer
15 31 (2.91%) Junior Developer
15 31 (2.91%) C++ Developer
15 31 (2.91%) Graduate Developer
16 30 (2.82%) Quantitative Developer
17 29 (2.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (17.75%) .NET
2 129 (12.11%) HTML
3 98 (9.20%) CSS
4 58 (5.45%) jQuery
5 57 (5.35%) ASP.NET
6 54 (5.07%) XML
7 52 (4.88%) Web Services
8 35 (3.29%) HTML5
9 23 (2.16%) CSS3
10 22 (2.07%) JSON
11 19 (1.78%) STL
11 19 (1.78%) LAMP
11 19 (1.78%) WCF
12 18 (1.69%) Django
12 18 (1.69%) J2EE
13 17 (1.60%) XSLT
13 17 (1.60%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.50%) WPF
14 16 (1.50%) Spring
15 15 (1.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 392 (36.81%) Computer Science
2 220 (20.66%) Mathematics
3 89 (8.36%) Physics
4 45 (4.23%) Firmware
5 30 (2.82%) Statistics
6 29 (2.72%) Hedge funds
6 29 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (2.07%) Visualisation
9 21 (1.97%) Cryptography
10 20 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.60%) Open Source
13 13 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (1.13%) Social Media
14 12 (1.13%) Applied Mathematics
14 12 (1.13%) PKI
14 12 (1.13%) Chip and PIN
15 11 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
16 10 (0.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 192 (18.03%) Linux
2 171 (16.06%) Windows
3 72 (6.76%) UNIX
4 47 (4.41%) Android
5 44 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.82%) Solaris
7 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.28%) AIX
11 3 (0.28%) HPUX
11 3 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.19%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (29.11%) Software Engineering
2 161 (15.12%) OO
3 140 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (9.95%) Scrum
5 61 (5.73%) Test Automation
6 57 (5.35%) Web Development
7 55 (5.16%) Project Management
8 54 (5.07%) Multithreading
9 52 (4.88%) TDD
10 49 (4.60%) Analytics
11 46 (4.32%) OOP
12 42 (3.94%) Software Testing
13 41 (3.85%) Machine Learning
14 40 (3.76%) Manual Testing
15 39 (3.66%) Signal Processing
15 39 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (3.47%) Risk Management
16 37 (3.47%) Financial Modelling
17 33 (3.10%) E-Commerce
18 32 (3.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (29.01%) C++
2 296 (27.79%) Java
3 244 (22.91%) C#
4 197 (18.50%) Python
5 175 (16.43%) SQL
6 142 (13.33%) C
7 122 (11.46%) JavaScript
8 77 (7.23%) Perl
9 71 (6.67%) PHP
10 25 (2.35%) Embedded C
11 24 (2.25%) MATLAB
12 20 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 19 (1.78%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.69%) VB
15 16 (1.50%) Ruby
15 16 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.13%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.03%) Embedded C++
18 10 (0.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 82 (7.70%) PhD
2 26 (2.44%) ISEB
3 22 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.78%) Postgraduate
5 18 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.60%) CCNA
7 14 (1.31%) MCSE
8 13 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.66%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.47%) CISSP
13 4 (0.38%) MCSA
14 3 (0.28%) CISMP
14 3 (0.28%) CEH
15 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.19%) HNC
15 2 (0.19%) HND
15 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.45%) QA
2 11 (1.03%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.66%) SLA
4 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.28%) CDISC
5 3 (0.28%) JTAG
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.094%) GxP
7 1 (0.094%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.85%) KVM
5 3 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.22%) Puppet
2 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.94%) Nagios
4 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.38%) Opsview
5 4 (0.38%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (0.38%) WSUS
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
6 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.094%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.36%) Oracle
3 29 (2.72%) SunGard
4 27 (2.54%) VMware
5 25 (2.35%) Adobe
6 23 (2.16%) Cisco
7 21 (1.97%) Sun
8 16 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.41%) Google
10 14 (1.31%) NetApp
10 14 (1.31%) HP
11 11 (1.03%) SAP
11 11 (1.03%) JBoss
11 11 (1.03%) Perforce
12 9 (0.85%) Hitachi
13 8 (0.75%) Sybase
14 7 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.66%) Symantec
14 7 (0.66%) Citrix
14 7 (0.66%) SolidWorks
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