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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 71 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.48% 2.93% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.08% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 34
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 22 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (70.37%) Degree
2 57 (52.78%) Software Engineering
3 55 (50.93%) Computer Science
4 49 (45.37%) C
5 45 (41.67%) C++
6 34 (31.48%) SQL
7 32 (29.63%) HTML
8 28 (25.93%) C#
9 27 (25.00%) CSS
10 25 (23.15%) OO
10 25 (23.15%) Java
11 23 (21.30%) Mechatronics
12 22 (20.37%) Python
13 21 (19.44%) OOD
14 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
14 20 (18.52%) Robotics
15 17 (15.74%) PHP
15 17 (15.74%) Linux
16 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 14 (12.96%) MySQL
18 13 (12.04%) Oracle
18 13 (12.04%) Electronics
19 12 (11.11%) .NET
19 12 (11.11%) jQuery
19 12 (11.11%) Mathematics
19 12 (11.11%) Web Application Development
20 11 (10.19%) Physics
20 11 (10.19%) Perl
21 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
21 10 (9.26%) MATLAB

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Intranet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (12.04%) Electronics
2 8 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.63%) HTML
2 27 (25.00%) CSS
3 12 (11.11%) .NET
3 12 (11.11%) jQuery
4 7 (6.48%) XML
5 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.56%) LAMP
5 6 (5.56%) HTML5
6 5 (4.63%) CSS3
7 4 (3.70%) XHTML
8 3 (2.78%) Spring
8 3 (2.78%) JDBC
8 3 (2.78%) JSP
8 3 (2.78%) SOAP
9 2 (1.85%) XSLT
9 2 (1.85%) WCF
9 2 (1.85%) WPF
10 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (50.93%) Computer Science
2 23 (21.30%) Mechatronics
3 20 (18.52%) Robotics
4 12 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 11 (10.19%) Physics
6 8 (7.41%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.78%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.93%) Open Source
10 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 25 (23.15%) OO
3 21 (19.44%) OOD
4 12 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 10 (9.26%) Web Development
6 6 (5.56%) Project Management
6 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.63%) TDD
7 5 (4.63%) MVC
8 4 (3.70%) Line Management
8 4 (3.70%) Coaching
9 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (2.78%) OOP
10 2 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.85%) Validation
10 2 (1.85%) Logistics
10 2 (1.85%) Release Management
10 2 (1.85%) Business Development
10 2 (1.85%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.37%) C
2 45 (41.67%) C++
3 34 (31.48%) SQL
4 28 (25.93%) C#
5 25 (23.15%) Java
6 22 (20.37%) Python
7 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 17 (15.74%) PHP
9 11 (10.19%) Perl
10 10 (9.26%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.85%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.93%) Go
13 1 (0.93%) Ruby
13 1 (0.93%) Erlang
13 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 76 (70.37%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.41%) MCSE
2 8 (7.41%) MCSA
2 8 (7.41%) MCDST
2 8 (7.41%) MCITP
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) Citrix
3 8 (7.41%) VMware
4 4 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Progress
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