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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 47 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 75 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.24% 3.32% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 3.56% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 49 55
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1670 1544 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1362 1504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 July 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 75 (59.52%) Computer Science
2 69 (54.76%) C#
3 64 (50.79%) Degree
4 50 (39.68%) .NET
5 45 (35.71%) Java
6 44 (34.92%) C++
6 44 (34.92%) Software Engineering
7 38 (30.16%) ASP.NET
8 35 (27.78%) Mathematics
9 34 (26.98%) Windows
10 32 (25.40%) MVC
11 30 (23.81%) HTML
11 30 (23.81%) SQL
11 30 (23.81%) Scrum
12 29 (23.02%) Physics
13 28 (22.22%) VB.NET
14 27 (21.43%) WCF
14 27 (21.43%) .NET Framework
15 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (20.63%) WPF
15 26 (20.63%) WinForms
15 26 (20.63%) Internet
16 25 (19.84%) TDD
17 24 (19.05%) NUnit
17 24 (19.05%) VB
17 24 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
17 24 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
17 24 (19.05%) MSTest
17 24 (19.05%) MVVM
17 24 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (2.38%) Simulink
2 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) Wireless
2 2 (1.59%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.79%) LTE
3 1 (0.79%) 4G
3 1 (0.79%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) MySQL
3 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (19.05%) NUnit
1 24 (19.05%) MSTest
1 24 (19.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (19.05%) Moq
2 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.97%) Subversion
3 5 (3.97%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) CMake
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.17%) Electronics
3 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.68%) .NET
2 38 (30.16%) ASP.NET
3 30 (23.81%) HTML
4 27 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 27 (21.43%) WCF
5 26 (20.63%) WPF
5 26 (20.63%) WinForms
5 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (19.05%) Spring.NET
6 24 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
6 24 (19.05%) Ninject
6 24 (19.05%) Razor View Engine
6 24 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 24 (19.05%) Unity DI Container
7 21 (16.67%) CSS
8 14 (11.11%) jQuery
9 8 (6.35%) XML
10 7 (5.56%) HTML5
11 6 (4.76%) CSS3
12 5 (3.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (59.52%) Computer Science
2 35 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 29 (23.02%) Physics
4 24 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (6.35%) Statistics
6 3 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.59%) Firmware
7 2 (1.59%) VHDL
7 2 (1.59%) Verilog
7 2 (1.59%) Open Source
7 2 (1.59%) Social Media
7 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.79%) Life Science
8 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.79%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.98%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Linux
3 3 (2.38%) UNIX
4 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.92%) Software Engineering
2 32 (25.40%) MVC
3 30 (23.81%) Scrum
4 25 (19.84%) TDD
5 24 (19.05%) Kanban
5 24 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
5 24 (19.05%) MVVM
5 24 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 19 (15.08%) Web Development
6 19 (15.08%) OO
7 11 (8.73%) OOP
8 6 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 6 (4.76%) Machine Learning
8 6 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 6 (4.76%) OO PHP
9 4 (3.17%) Computer Architecture
9 4 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.76%) C#
2 45 (35.71%) Java
3 44 (34.92%) C++
4 30 (23.81%) SQL
5 28 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 24 (19.05%) VB
7 22 (17.46%) C
8 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 17 (13.49%) PHP
10 12 (9.52%) Perl
10 12 (9.52%) Python
11 5 (3.97%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.17%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.38%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.59%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.79%) Ruby
15 1 (0.79%) F#
15 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (50.79%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.38%) Intel
2 3 (2.38%) IBM
3 2 (1.59%) Citrix
3 2 (1.59%) Avaya
4 1 (0.79%) MKS
4 1 (0.79%) Perforce
4 1 (0.79%) Huawei
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