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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 50 45 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 76 73 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.32% 4.67% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 4.91% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 51
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (61.36%) Computer Science
2 74 (56.06%) C#
3 66 (50.00%) Degree
4 57 (43.18%) Software Engineering
5 55 (41.67%) .NET
6 42 (31.82%) C++
7 39 (29.55%) Java
8 38 (28.79%) ASP.NET
9 33 (25.00%) HTML
10 29 (21.97%) SQL
11 28 (21.21%) Windows
11 28 (21.21%) Mathematics
12 27 (20.45%) MVC
13 26 (19.70%) Physics
14 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (17.42%) Internet
15 23 (17.42%) CSS
16 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
17 21 (15.91%) WCF
17 21 (15.91%) WPF
17 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (15.91%) Linux
17 21 (15.91%) Finance
18 20 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (15.15%) Razor View Engine
18 20 (15.15%) Web Application Development
19 19 (14.39%) Web Development
19 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
20 18 (13.64%) Perl
20 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.03%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) Wireless
3 2 (1.52%) LTE
3 2 (1.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.76%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.76%) DHCP
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) MySQL
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.52%) MS Access
4 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.12%) NUnit
2 16 (12.12%) MSTest
2 16 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (12.12%) Moq
3 1 (0.76%) Hudson
3 1 (0.76%) CMake
3 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) Maven
3 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.27%) Electronics
3 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.67%) .NET
2 38 (28.79%) ASP.NET
3 33 (25.00%) HTML
4 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (17.42%) CSS
6 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 21 (15.91%) WCF
7 21 (15.91%) WPF
8 20 (15.15%) Razor View Engine
9 18 (13.64%) WinForms
10 16 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (12.12%) Unity DI Container
10 16 (12.12%) Spring.NET
10 16 (12.12%) Castle Windsor
10 16 (12.12%) Ninject
11 13 (9.85%) jQuery
12 10 (7.58%) XML
12 10 (7.58%) HTML5
13 9 (6.82%) CSS3
13 9 (6.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (61.36%) Computer Science
2 28 (21.21%) Mathematics
3 26 (19.70%) Physics
4 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (12.12%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (6.82%) Mobile App
7 8 (6.06%) Statistics
8 5 (3.79%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.27%) Firmware
10 3 (2.27%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.27%) Open Source
11 2 (1.52%) Social Media
11 2 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.76%) Biology
12 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 3 (2.27%) Android
3 3 (2.27%) UNIX
3 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) Software Engineering
2 27 (20.45%) MVC
3 20 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.15%) Web Application Development
4 19 (14.39%) Web Development
5 18 (13.64%) Scrum
6 17 (12.88%) TDD
7 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.12%) Kanban
7 16 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (12.12%) MVVM
8 13 (9.85%) OO
9 9 (6.82%) OOP
10 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.30%) Machine Learning
10 7 (5.30%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (5.30%) Computer Architecture
11 6 (4.55%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.03%) Algorithmic Trading
13 3 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (56.06%) C#
2 42 (31.82%) C++
3 39 (29.55%) Java
4 29 (21.97%) SQL
5 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.64%) Perl
7 17 (12.88%) VB.NET
7 17 (12.88%) C
8 16 (12.12%) VB
9 15 (11.36%) PHP
10 13 (9.85%) Python
11 5 (3.79%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.03%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.03%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.52%) Ruby
14 2 (1.52%) VBA
15 1 (0.76%) F#
15 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle
2 2 (1.52%) Citrix
2 2 (1.52%) Avaya
2 2 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (0.76%) MKS
3 1 (0.76%) Perforce
3 1 (0.76%) Huawei
3 1 (0.76%) IBM
3 1 (0.76%) Intel
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