The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 49 50 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 70 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.70% 4.11% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 4.29% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 32
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -
Graduate
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1445 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.24% 95.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1264 1477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Cambridge

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 90 (59.60%) Degree
2 82 (54.30%) Computer Science
3 81 (53.64%) Software Engineering
4 56 (37.09%) C
5 53 (35.10%) SQL
6 50 (33.11%) HTML
7 42 (27.81%) C#
7 42 (27.81%) C++
8 41 (27.15%) CSS
9 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
10 32 (21.19%) Linux
10 32 (21.19%) Python
11 28 (18.54%) Java
11 28 (18.54%) .NET
12 26 (17.22%) PHP
13 24 (15.89%) SQL Server
14 23 (15.23%) Visual Studio
15 22 (14.57%) MySQL
15 22 (14.57%) Perl
15 22 (14.57%) Windows
15 22 (14.57%) Web Application Development
16 21 (13.91%) jQuery
16 21 (13.91%) OO
17 18 (11.92%) Web Development
17 18 (11.92%) Finance
17 18 (11.92%) SharePoint
17 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
18 16 (10.60%) OOD
19 15 (9.93%) Electronics
20 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) InfoPath
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) Simulink
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) Internet
2 7 (4.64%) Wireless
3 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.99%) Intranet
4 3 (1.99%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (1.99%) DHCP
4 3 (1.99%) DNS
5 2 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.66%) TETRA
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) VoIP
6 1 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) OSPF
6 1 (0.66%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.57%) MySQL
3 11 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.65%) Maven
3 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Electronics
3 7 (4.64%) Marketing
3 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.11%) HTML
2 41 (27.15%) CSS
3 28 (18.54%) .NET
4 21 (13.91%) jQuery
5 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.28%) XML
6 11 (7.28%) LAMP
6 11 (7.28%) HTML5
7 10 (6.62%) CSS3
8 9 (5.96%) XHTML
9 5 (3.31%) WCF
9 5 (3.31%) WPF
9 5 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.65%) MFC
10 4 (2.65%) STL
10 4 (2.65%) JSP
11 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.99%) SOAP
11 3 (1.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (54.30%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.61%) Mathematics
3 12 (7.95%) Robotics
3 12 (7.95%) Mechatronics
4 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.30%) Open Source
6 7 (4.64%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.64%) User Experience
6 7 (4.64%) Internet of Things
7 6 (3.97%) Physics
8 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.99%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.19%) Linux
2 22 (14.57%) Windows
3 13 (8.61%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.32%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (53.64%) Software Engineering
2 22 (14.57%) Web Application Development
3 21 (13.91%) OO
4 18 (11.92%) Web Development
5 16 (10.60%) OOD
6 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.62%) MVC
8 7 (4.64%) TDD
9 6 (3.97%) Project Management
9 6 (3.97%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.31%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.31%) Computer Architecture
11 4 (2.65%) Scrum
11 4 (2.65%) Coaching
11 4 (2.65%) Line Management
12 3 (1.99%) Low Latency
12 3 (1.99%) Analytics
12 3 (1.99%) CRM
13 2 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (1.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.09%) C
2 53 (35.10%) SQL
3 42 (27.81%) C#
3 42 (27.81%) C++
4 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
5 32 (21.19%) Python
6 28 (18.54%) Java
7 26 (17.22%) PHP
8 22 (14.57%) Perl
9 12 (7.95%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.99%) Ruby
10 3 (1.99%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.99%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) Erlang
12 1 (0.66%) Golang
12 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (59.60%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.95%) MCDST
3 12 (7.95%) MCITP
3 12 (7.95%) MCSE
3 12 (7.95%) MCSA
4 4 (2.65%) PhD
5 2 (1.32%) VCP4
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.95%) VMware
2 12 (7.95%) Citrix
3 11 (7.28%) Oracle
4 5 (3.31%) Google
5 4 (2.65%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.32%) HP
6 2 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.66%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.66%) Progress
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco
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