The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 110 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 11 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.84% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 2.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.18%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
648 582 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.55% 35.12% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 490 493 692
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Postgraduate
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (33.33%) Product Management
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Text Mining
5 6 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
6 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
6 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 3 (14.29%) Life Science
8 3 (14.29%) Informatics
9 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Google Apps
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) 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%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.76%) GCC
2 1 (4.76%) SCons
2 1 (4.76%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C++ Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 7 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Life Science
5 3 (14.29%) Informatics
6 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
6 1 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Product Management
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) 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%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Google
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Salary: to £35k
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