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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 42 42 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 78 77 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.51% 5.22% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.41% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 39
Average salary £25,804 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.43% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (55.77%) Computer Science
2 84 (53.85%) Degree
3 78 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 59 (37.82%) C#
5 52 (33.33%) HTML
6 50 (32.05%) SQL
7 44 (28.21%) C
8 43 (27.56%) .NET
9 42 (26.92%) C++
10 41 (26.28%) CSS
11 40 (25.64%) Java
12 38 (24.36%) JavaScript
13 33 (21.15%) Linux
14 28 (17.95%) PHP
14 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
15 26 (16.67%) Finance
16 24 (15.38%) Perl
16 24 (15.38%) ASP.NET
16 24 (15.38%) Web Application Development
17 23 (14.74%) Python
17 23 (14.74%) Web Development
18 22 (14.10%) MySQL
18 22 (14.10%) Windows
19 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
19 20 (12.82%) jQuery
20 18 (11.54%) Internet
20 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (10.90%) MVC
21 17 (10.90%) Mathematics
21 17 (10.90%) Algorithms

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) Simulink
3 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) Internet
2 7 (4.49%) Wireless
3 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.92%) DNS
4 3 (1.92%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (1.92%) DHCP
5 2 (1.28%) LTE
6 1 (0.64%) 4G
6 1 (0.64%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.64%) Intranet
6 1 (0.64%) TETRA
6 1 (0.64%) 3G
6 1 (0.64%) OSPF
6 1 (0.64%) BGP
6 1 (0.64%) SS7
6 1 (0.64%) Firewall
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.10%) MySQL
2 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.28%) MS Access
6 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.21%) Maven
2 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.56%) NUnit
3 4 (2.56%) MSTest
3 4 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.56%) Moq
4 1 (0.64%) Hudson
4 1 (0.64%) CMake
4 1 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 26 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.41%) Electronics
4 7 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.33%) HTML
2 43 (27.56%) .NET
3 41 (26.28%) CSS
4 24 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 20 (12.82%) jQuery
6 13 (8.33%) CSS3
6 13 (8.33%) HTML5
7 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (7.69%) XML
7 12 (7.69%) LAMP
8 11 (7.05%) XHTML
8 11 (7.05%) WCF
8 11 (7.05%) WPF
9 9 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.77%) STL
9 9 (5.77%) MFC
10 8 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (3.21%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 87 (55.77%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.90%) Algorithms
3 17 (10.90%) Mathematics
4 13 (8.33%) Physics
5 8 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.49%) Open Source
6 7 (4.49%) Internet of Things
6 7 (4.49%) User Experience
7 5 (3.21%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.56%) Statistics
8 4 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.92%) Robotics
9 3 (1.92%) Mechatronics
10 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.15%) Linux
2 22 (14.10%) Windows
3 7 (4.49%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 23 (14.74%) Web Development
4 17 (10.90%) MVC
5 15 (9.62%) OO
6 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.77%) TDD
8 8 (5.13%) Scrum
9 7 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.85%) OOD
10 6 (3.85%) Computer Architecture
10 6 (3.85%) Multithreading
11 4 (2.56%) Kanban
11 4 (2.56%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (2.56%) MVVM
11 4 (2.56%) Machine Learning
11 4 (2.56%) Statistical Modelling
11 4 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (2.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.82%) C#
2 50 (32.05%) SQL
3 44 (28.21%) C
4 42 (26.92%) C++
5 40 (25.64%) Java
6 38 (24.36%) JavaScript
7 28 (17.95%) PHP
8 24 (15.38%) Perl
9 23 (14.74%) Python
10 7 (4.49%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.85%) Embedded C++
11 6 (3.85%) MATLAB
12 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.56%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.56%) VB
14 3 (1.92%) Ruby
15 2 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.85%) MCDST
3 6 (3.85%) MCITP
3 6 (3.85%) MCSE
3 6 (3.85%) MCSA
4 4 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.49%) Oracle
3 6 (3.85%) Citrix
3 6 (3.85%) VMware
4 5 (3.21%) Google
5 4 (2.56%) Apple
6 3 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) MKS
8 1 (0.64%) Perforce
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