The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 26 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 102 33 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.42% 2.36% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.72% 2.45% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 82 26 73
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £36,250 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
1170 1346 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.53% 96.28% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1176 1363
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 August 2016.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 100 (64.52%) Java
2 88 (56.77%) Computer Science
3 82 (52.90%) C++
4 80 (51.61%) C#
5 75 (48.39%) Degree
6 74 (47.74%) Mathematics
7 67 (43.23%) Linux
8 47 (30.32%) .NET
9 46 (29.68%) C
10 44 (28.39%) Software Engineering
11 42 (27.10%) Python
12 41 (26.45%) Physics
13 39 (25.16%) Algorithms
14 36 (23.23%) Windows
15 33 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (20.65%) OO
17 26 (16.77%) Unix
18 24 (15.48%) SQL
19 22 (14.19%) HTML
20 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET
21 20 (12.90%) SDLC
22 17 (10.97%) CSS
22 17 (10.97%) PhD
23 16 (10.32%) Telecoms
24 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
24 15 (9.68%) Relational Database
25 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
26 12 (7.74%) Open Source
26 12 (7.74%) CAD
27 11 (7.10%) OOP

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.16%) JBoss
2 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) Wireless
2 4 (2.58%) DNS
2 4 (2.58%) Firewall
3 2 (1.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.65%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.45%) MySQL
3 8 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (5.16%) GIS
4 2 (1.29%) MS Access
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.87%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) NUnit
4 1 (0.65%) QUnit
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.32%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.52%) Billing
3 6 (3.87%) Finance
4 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.94%) Electronics
5 3 (1.94%) French Language
5 3 (1.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.32%) .NET
2 22 (14.19%) HTML
3 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET
4 17 (10.97%) CSS
5 10 (6.45%) XML
6 8 (5.16%) CSS3
6 8 (5.16%) EJB
6 8 (5.16%) J2EE
6 8 (5.16%) jQuery
7 7 (4.52%) HTML5
8 6 (3.87%) SOAP
8 6 (3.87%) Spring
9 5 (3.23%) MFC
9 5 (3.23%) OpenGL
9 5 (3.23%) STL
9 5 (3.23%) XSLT
10 4 (2.58%) LAMP
10 4 (2.58%) WSDL
10 4 (2.58%) XSD
11 2 (1.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (56.77%) Computer Science
2 74 (47.74%) Mathematics
3 41 (26.45%) Physics
4 39 (25.16%) Algorithms
5 33 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.81%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.23%) User Experience
8 4 (2.58%) PKI
9 3 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.94%) Robotics
9 3 (1.94%) Verilog
9 3 (1.94%) VHDL
10 2 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 67 (43.23%) Linux
2 36 (23.23%) Windows
3 26 (16.77%) Unix
4 5 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.58%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.39%) Software Engineering
2 32 (20.65%) OO
3 20 (12.90%) SDLC
4 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
5 12 (7.74%) CAD
5 12 (7.74%) Open Source
6 11 (7.10%) OOP
7 9 (5.81%) Computer Vision
8 8 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.16%) Network Planning
8 8 (5.16%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (5.16%) Use Case
9 7 (4.52%) CRM
9 7 (4.52%) MVC
10 6 (3.87%) High Availability
10 6 (3.87%) Logistics
10 6 (3.87%) Multithreading
10 6 (3.87%) Release Management
10 6 (3.87%) TDD
10 6 (3.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 100 (64.52%) Java
2 82 (52.90%) C++
3 80 (51.61%) C#
4 46 (29.68%) C
5 42 (27.10%) Python
6 24 (15.48%) SQL
7 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.10%) Perl
9 9 (5.81%) PHP
9 9 (5.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.58%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.94%) Ruby
12 2 (1.29%) F#
12 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (48.39%) Degree
2 17 (10.97%) PhD
3 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.58%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) Firmware
3 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (2.58%) VMware
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.65%) Google
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.65%) Trillium
3 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
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