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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 44 51 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 82 66 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.79% 4.43% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 4.61% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 67 54 55
Average salary £25,000 £26,934 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.17% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
1634 1433 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.50% 96.11% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1195 1789
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 94 (59.49%) Computer Science
2 89 (56.33%) Degree
3 79 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 71 (44.94%) C#
5 50 (31.65%) C++
5 50 (31.65%) Java
5 50 (31.65%) .NET
6 44 (27.85%) HTML
7 43 (27.22%) SQL
8 33 (20.89%) CSS
9 32 (20.25%) Mathematics
10 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET
10 31 (19.62%) Linux
11 30 (18.99%) C
12 28 (17.72%) Finance
13 27 (17.09%) JavaScript
13 27 (17.09%) Physics
14 25 (15.82%) Windows
15 23 (14.56%) Visual Studio
15 23 (14.56%) PHP
15 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (13.29%) Web Development
16 21 (13.29%) MVC
17 20 (12.66%) Perl
17 20 (12.66%) OO
17 20 (12.66%) Internet
17 20 (12.66%) Algorithms
18 19 (12.03%) Web Application Development
19 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (10.76%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.53%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.27%) Simulink
5 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.66%) Internet
2 4 (2.53%) Wireless
3 3 (1.90%) DNS
3 3 (1.90%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.27%) LTE
5 1 (0.63%) 4G
5 1 (0.63%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.63%) TETRA
5 1 (0.63%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.63%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) 3G
5 1 (0.63%) OSPF
5 1 (0.63%) BGP
5 1 (0.63%) SS7
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) MySQL
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (14.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.70%) NUnit
2 9 (5.70%) MSTest
2 9 (5.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (5.70%) Moq
3 5 (3.16%) Maven
3 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Ant
5 1 (0.63%) Hudson
5 1 (0.63%) CMake
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (17.72%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.43%) Electronics
4 5 (3.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.90%) Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.65%) .NET
2 44 (27.85%) HTML
3 33 (20.89%) CSS
4 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET
5 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (10.76%) jQuery
7 16 (10.13%) WCF
7 16 (10.13%) WPF
7 16 (10.13%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.23%) Razor View Engine
9 11 (6.96%) HTML5
9 11 (6.96%) XML
9 11 (6.96%) LAMP
10 10 (6.33%) STL
10 10 (6.33%) MFC
10 10 (6.33%) CSS3
11 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (5.70%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (5.70%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (5.70%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 94 (59.49%) Computer Science
2 32 (20.25%) Mathematics
3 27 (17.09%) Physics
4 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (12.66%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.70%) Open Source
6 9 (5.70%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
7 8 (5.06%) Statistics
8 5 (3.16%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (3.16%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.53%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.53%) User Experience
10 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.63%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.62%) Linux
2 25 (15.82%) Windows
3 4 (2.53%) Android
3 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.63%) UNIX
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (13.29%) MVC
2 21 (13.29%) Web Development
3 20 (12.66%) OO
4 19 (12.03%) Web Application Development
5 17 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.49%) Scrum
7 11 (6.96%) TDD
8 9 (5.70%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (5.70%) MVVM
8 9 (5.70%) OOP
8 9 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.70%) Kanban
9 8 (5.06%) Computer Architecture
10 7 (4.43%) Machine Learning
10 7 (4.43%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (4.43%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.80%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.16%) Software Testing
13 4 (2.53%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.94%) C#
2 50 (31.65%) C++
2 50 (31.65%) Java
3 43 (27.22%) SQL
4 30 (18.99%) C
5 27 (17.09%) JavaScript
6 23 (14.56%) PHP
7 20 (12.66%) Perl
8 17 (10.76%) Python
9 10 (6.33%) VB.NET
10 9 (5.70%) VB
11 6 (3.80%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.80%) Embedded C++
12 5 (3.16%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.90%) Ruby
15 2 (1.27%) VBA
16 1 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 89 (56.33%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) PhD
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCDST
4 1 (0.63%) MCITP
4 1 (0.63%) MCSE
4 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.53%) Oracle
2 4 (2.53%) Apple
3 3 (1.90%) Citrix
4 2 (1.27%) Avaya
4 2 (1.27%) Google
4 2 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) MKS
5 1 (0.63%) Perforce
5 1 (0.63%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Huawei
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