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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 105 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 11 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.80% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.08% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 24
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -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
642 577 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.35% 38.39% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 429 467 681
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (95.45%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) Requirements Management
2 9 (40.91%) Cryptography
2 9 (40.91%) Data Protection
2 9 (40.91%) Information Security
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (40.91%) Product Management
2 9 (40.91%) Line Management
3 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 6 (27.27%) Applied Mathematics
4 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
5 5 (22.73%) Text Mining
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Life Science
7 3 (13.64%) Informatics
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Text Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
1 6 (27.27%) Principal Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
1 9 (40.91%) Cryptography
2 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 6 (27.27%) Applied Mathematics
3 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Life Science
4 3 (13.64%) Informatics
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security
1 9 (40.91%) Requirements Management
1 9 (40.91%) Data Protection
1 9 (40.91%) Product Management
1 9 (40.91%) Line Management
2 6 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) CAD
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) SolidWorks
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