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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 87 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 23 76 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.66% 4.23% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 4.48% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 71 49
Average salary £27,750 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (74.32%) Degree
2 44 (59.46%) Software Engineering
3 39 (52.70%) Computer Science
4 34 (45.95%) C++
5 28 (37.84%) C
6 26 (35.14%) Java
7 23 (31.08%) OO
8 21 (28.38%) SQL
9 20 (27.03%) C#
9 20 (27.03%) HTML
10 17 (22.97%) CSS
11 16 (21.62%) Mechatronics
12 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
12 15 (20.27%) OOD
13 14 (18.92%) Python
13 14 (18.92%) Physics
14 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
14 13 (17.57%) Robotics
15 10 (13.51%) PHP
16 8 (10.81%) Electronics
16 8 (10.81%) Oracle
16 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
16 8 (10.81%) Linux
17 7 (9.46%) MySQL
17 7 (9.46%) Web Development
17 7 (9.46%) jQuery
17 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
18 6 (8.11%) HTML5
18 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (8.11%) MS Excel

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (2.70%) JBoss
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.35%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.81%) Electronics
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 17 (22.97%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) .NET
5 5 (6.76%) CSS3
6 4 (5.41%) Spring
7 3 (4.05%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) J2EE
7 3 (4.05%) EJB
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.70%) LAMP
9 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.35%) JSON
9 1 (1.35%) WCF
9 1 (1.35%) WPF
9 1 (1.35%) JDBC
9 1 (1.35%) JSP
9 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (52.70%) Computer Science
2 16 (21.62%) Mechatronics
3 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
4 14 (18.92%) Physics
5 13 (17.57%) Robotics
6 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
7 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.76%) Data Structures
8 4 (5.41%) GIS
9 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.35%) NHS
10 1 (1.35%) Remote Sensing
10 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Software Engineering
2 23 (31.08%) OO
3 15 (20.27%) OOD
4 7 (9.46%) Web Development
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) Project Management
7 4 (5.41%) MVC
7 4 (5.41%) OOP
7 4 (5.41%) TDD
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Validation
8 3 (4.05%) Use Case
8 3 (4.05%) Release Management
8 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.05%) Logistics
8 3 (4.05%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.70%) Numerical Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) C++
2 28 (37.84%) C
3 26 (35.14%) Java
4 21 (28.38%) SQL
5 20 (27.03%) C#
6 14 (18.92%) Python
7 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.51%) PHP
9 5 (6.76%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.41%) Perl
11 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.35%) Ruby
12 1 (1.35%) Erlang
12 1 (1.35%) Go
12 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) MCSE
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCDST
3 2 (2.70%) MCITP
3 2 (2.70%) MCSA
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) VMware
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Citrix
3 2 (2.70%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.35%) ESRI
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
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