The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 100 109 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 11 2 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 0.14% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 0.35% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 52
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,650 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +7.14%
Postgraduate
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
613 576 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.75% 39.43% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 442 474 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £56,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in Cambridge

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) Cryptography
3 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (45.45%) Product Management
3 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 10 (45.45%) Line Management
3 10 (45.45%) Requirements Management
4 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
5 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 6 (27.27%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (22.73%) Text Mining
6 5 (22.73%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (18.18%) Life Science
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Puppet
7 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (18.18%) Big Data
7 4 (18.18%) Ansible
7 4 (18.18%) Informatics
7 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Text Mining
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Systems Architect
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) CSS3
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Cryptography
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
3 5 (22.73%) Applied Mathematics
3 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 4 (18.18%) Life Science
4 4 (18.18%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Product Management
2 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 10 (45.45%) Line Management
2 10 (45.45%) Requirements Management
3 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Information Management
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) SolidWorks