The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank 114 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Grid Computing 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
Grid Computing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
841 676 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.84% 43.22% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 601 565 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Grid Computing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Grid Computing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grid Computing across the Cambridge region.

Grid Computing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Grid Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Grid Computing also 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 that cited Grid Computing.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
1 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Postgraduate
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Information Retrieval
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) FastVal
5 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) SunGard

Grid Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Grid Computing also 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 that cited Grid Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SunGard APT
1 3 (23.08%) FastVal
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Text Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) GCC
1 1 (7.69%) SCons
1 1 (7.69%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
5 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Information Retrieval
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SunGard
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft