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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 107 94 119
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 9 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.49% 0.95% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 2.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,750 £41,153
% change year-on-year
+5.52% -0.97%
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
702 563 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.32% 35.75% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 495 475 705
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 7 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Information Retrieval
6 5 (23.81%) Product Management
6 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
6 5 (23.81%) Text Mining
6 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
6 5 (23.81%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
6 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (23.81%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 2 (9.52%) Big Data
9 2 (9.52%) Ansible
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.76%) MediaWiki
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Text Mining
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.76%) GCC
2 1 (4.76%) SCons
2 1 (4.76%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Principal Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) C++ Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 7 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
4 5 (23.81%) Applied Mathematics
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.52%) Life Science
5 2 (9.52%) Informatics
6 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 6 (28.57%) Information Retrieval
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
3 5 (23.81%) Product Management
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft