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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 80 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 37 77 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 4.64% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 4.79% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 72 68
Average salary £29,500 £25,902 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.89% -0.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 65 (79.27%) Degree
2 44 (53.66%) SQL
3 39 (47.56%) Computer Science
4 30 (36.59%) Java
5 23 (28.05%) .NET
5 23 (28.05%) Mathematics
6 21 (25.61%) Linux
6 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
7 20 (24.39%) Windows
7 20 (24.39%) Physics
7 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
8 18 (21.95%) C#
9 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
10 16 (19.51%) HTML
10 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 16 (19.51%) DNS
11 15 (18.29%) CSS
11 15 (18.29%) OO
11 15 (18.29%) PKI
11 15 (18.29%) Server Building
12 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (15.85%) C++
14 12 (14.63%) Web Development
15 11 (13.41%) IIS
16 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
17 8 (9.76%) PhD
17 8 (9.76%) Oracle
17 8 (9.76%) REST
18 7 (8.54%) Mobile App

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (13.41%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) DNS
2 3 (3.66%) HTTP
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) DB2
4 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) NUnit
2 5 (6.10%) QUnit
2 5 (6.10%) Selenium
3 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) .NET
2 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.51%) HTML
4 15 (18.29%) CSS
5 8 (9.76%) REST
6 5 (6.10%) JSON
6 5 (6.10%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (4.88%) Django
7 4 (4.88%) J2EE
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.66%) HTML5
8 3 (3.66%) jQuery
8 3 (3.66%) LINQ
8 3 (3.66%) WinForms
9 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.44%) SOAP
9 2 (2.44%) Spring
9 2 (2.44%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.44%) Web Services
9 2 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (47.56%) Computer Science
2 23 (28.05%) Mathematics
3 20 (24.39%) Physics
4 15 (18.29%) PKI
5 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
6 6 (7.32%) Algorithms
7 5 (6.10%) Blog
7 5 (6.10%) User Experience
8 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.88%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
1 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
2 20 (24.39%) Windows
3 7 (8.54%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 15 (18.29%) OO
2 15 (18.29%) Server Building
3 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.63%) Web Development
5 7 (8.54%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (8.54%) MVC
6 6 (7.32%) ITIL
7 5 (6.10%) OOP
7 5 (6.10%) TDD
8 4 (4.88%) Open Source
8 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.66%) CRM
9 3 (3.66%) DevOps
9 3 (3.66%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.66%) Speech Recognition
9 3 (3.66%) Web Design
10 2 (2.44%) Scrum
10 2 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) C#
3 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) C++
5 6 (7.32%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.66%) C
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) Fortran
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (79.27%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) PhD
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCP
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Red Gate
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.66%) Facebook
4 3 (3.66%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) WorldPay
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