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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 53 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 55 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.71% 2.72% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 2.86% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 40
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,120 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
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
1441 1712 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.17% 95.01% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1486 1676
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
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 24 April 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 83 (64.34%) Degree
2 64 (49.61%) Software Engineering
2 64 (49.61%) Computer Science
3 53 (41.09%) C
4 45 (34.88%) SQL
5 43 (33.33%) C++
5 43 (33.33%) HTML
6 36 (27.91%) C#
6 36 (27.91%) CSS
7 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 30 (23.26%) Python
9 25 (19.38%) Java
9 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 23 (17.83%) OO
11 22 (17.05%) PHP
11 22 (17.05%) Linux
12 21 (16.28%) Mechatronics
13 20 (15.50%) OOD
14 19 (14.73%) MySQL
15 18 (13.95%) .NET
15 18 (13.95%) Robotics
15 18 (13.95%) jQuery
15 18 (13.95%) Web Application Development
16 17 (13.18%) Perl
16 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
17 16 (12.40%) Visual Studio
17 16 (12.40%) Web Development
18 15 (11.63%) SharePoint
18 15 (11.63%) Electronics
19 14 (10.85%) Active Directory

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.33%) Wireless
3 3 (2.33%) Intranet
4 2 (1.55%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
5 1 (0.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.73%) MySQL
3 9 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Maven
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (11.63%) Electronics
2 10 (7.75%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.33%) HTML
2 36 (27.91%) CSS
3 18 (13.95%) .NET
3 18 (13.95%) jQuery
4 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.98%) LAMP
5 9 (6.98%) HTML5
5 9 (6.98%) XML
6 8 (6.20%) CSS3
7 7 (5.43%) XHTML
8 5 (3.88%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (3.88%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.33%) WCF
9 3 (2.33%) WPF
9 3 (2.33%) JDBC
9 3 (2.33%) JSP
9 3 (2.33%) SOAP
10 2 (1.55%) STL
10 2 (1.55%) XSLT
10 2 (1.55%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (49.61%) Computer Science
2 21 (16.28%) Mechatronics
3 18 (13.95%) Robotics
4 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.98%) Algorithms
5 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.20%) Physics
7 3 (2.33%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 3 (2.33%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.33%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.55%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.05%) Linux
2 14 (10.85%) Windows
3 13 (10.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) Software Engineering
2 23 (17.83%) OO
3 20 (15.50%) OOD
4 18 (13.95%) Web Application Development
5 16 (12.40%) Web Development
6 10 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.20%) TDD
7 8 (6.20%) MVC
8 6 (4.65%) Project Management
9 4 (3.10%) Line Management
9 4 (3.10%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.10%) Coaching
10 3 (2.33%) Critical Success Factor
10 3 (2.33%) Analytics
10 3 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (2.33%) Computer Architecture
11 2 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.55%) CRM
11 2 (1.55%) Business Development
12 1 (0.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.09%) C
2 45 (34.88%) SQL
3 43 (33.33%) C++
4 36 (27.91%) C#
5 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 30 (23.26%) Python
7 25 (19.38%) Java
8 22 (17.05%) PHP
9 17 (13.18%) Perl
10 11 (8.53%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.55%) Ruby
12 2 (1.55%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.78%) Erlang
13 1 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 83 (64.34%) Degree
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.30%) MCDST
3 12 (9.30%) MCITP
3 12 (9.30%) MCSE
3 12 (9.30%) MCSA
4 1 (0.78%) PhD
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) Citrix
3 12 (9.30%) VMware
4 4 (3.10%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) Progress
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