The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 71 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 52 48 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.84% 2.41% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.51% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 60
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,370 £34,100 £35,150
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-2.12% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1732 1913 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.70% 96.03% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1675 1697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Graduate
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 91 (70.54%) Computer Science
2 67 (51.94%) C#
3 64 (49.61%) Degree
4 55 (42.64%) Java
5 52 (40.31%) C++
6 51 (39.53%) C
7 49 (37.98%) Mathematics
8 43 (33.33%) SQL
9 40 (31.01%) HTML
10 39 (30.23%) .NET
10 39 (30.23%) Software Engineering
11 38 (29.46%) Internet
12 36 (27.91%) CSS
13 32 (24.81%) Windows
14 31 (24.03%) Perl
15 29 (22.48%) Web Development
16 28 (21.71%) ASP.NET
17 26 (20.16%) MVC
17 26 (20.16%) Scrum
17 26 (20.16%) PHP
17 26 (20.16%) WCF
18 25 (19.38%) WinForms
18 25 (19.38%) VB.NET
19 24 (18.60%) Physics
20 23 (17.83%) Web Application Development
21 22 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 22 (17.05%) Spring.NET
21 22 (17.05%) Razor View Engine
21 22 (17.05%) Castle Windsor
21 22 (17.05%) Ninject

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.55%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) Wireless
2 2 (1.55%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) MySQL
2 15 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) IDOL
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) NUnit
1 22 (17.05%) MSTest
1 22 (17.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 22 (17.05%) Moq
2 4 (3.10%) Subversion
2 4 (3.10%) Maven
2 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (6.98%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Games
3 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.33%) Front Office
3 3 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.01%) HTML
2 39 (30.23%) .NET
3 36 (27.91%) CSS
4 28 (21.71%) ASP.NET
5 26 (20.16%) WCF
6 25 (19.38%) WinForms
7 22 (17.05%) .NET Framework
7 22 (17.05%) WPF
7 22 (17.05%) Spring.NET
7 22 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (17.05%) Castle Windsor
7 22 (17.05%) Ninject
7 22 (17.05%) Razor View Engine
7 22 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 22 (17.05%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (6.20%) jQuery
9 4 (3.10%) HTML5
9 4 (3.10%) REST
9 4 (3.10%) CSS3
9 4 (3.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 91 (70.54%) Computer Science
2 49 (37.98%) Mathematics
3 24 (18.60%) Physics
4 22 (17.05%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (6.98%) VHDL
5 9 (6.98%) Verilog
6 8 (6.20%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.55%) Social Media
10 1 (0.78%) Life Science
10 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.81%) Windows
2 21 (16.28%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) Software Engineering
2 29 (22.48%) Web Development
3 26 (20.16%) MVC
3 26 (20.16%) Scrum
4 23 (17.83%) Web Application Development
5 22 (17.05%) Kanban
5 22 (17.05%) Dependency Injection
5 22 (17.05%) MVVM
5 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (17.05%) TDD
6 11 (8.53%) OO
7 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.43%) UML
9 5 (3.88%) Analytics
10 4 (3.10%) OO PHP
10 4 (3.10%) SOA
10 4 (3.10%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.33%) Time Management
11 3 (2.33%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.94%) C#
2 55 (42.64%) Java
3 52 (40.31%) C++
4 51 (39.53%) C
5 43 (33.33%) SQL
6 31 (24.03%) Perl
7 26 (20.16%) PHP
8 25 (19.38%) VB.NET
9 22 (17.05%) Python
9 22 (17.05%) VB
10 19 (14.73%) JavaScript
11 10 (7.75%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.10%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 64 (49.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) PhD
3 2 (1.55%) HNC
3 2 (1.55%) HND
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) IBM
1 14 (10.85%) Intel
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) HP
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k & Excellent Corporate Benefits & Ca
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £competitive graduate salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 30+ days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago