The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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 Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 64 80 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 78 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.16% 2.57% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 2.75% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 73 54 63
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2353 2221 2704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.19% 93.44% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 1916 2357
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 76 £25,000 -7.40% 7
Peterborough +6 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 72 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 67 (54.03%) C#
3 63 (50.81%) Degree
4 48 (38.71%) .NET
5 45 (36.29%) Software Engineering
6 43 (34.68%) Java
7 42 (33.87%) C++
8 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET
9 32 (25.81%) HTML
9 32 (25.81%) Mathematics
10 31 (25.00%) Windows
11 30 (24.19%) SQL
11 30 (24.19%) MVC
12 28 (22.58%) Scrum
12 28 (22.58%) Physics
13 26 (20.97%) VB.NET
14 25 (20.16%) Internet
14 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
14 25 (20.16%) WCF
15 24 (19.35%) WPF
15 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (19.35%) WinForms
16 23 (18.55%) TDD
16 23 (18.55%) CSS
17 22 (17.74%) VB
17 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
17 22 (17.74%) NUnit
17 22 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
17 22 (17.74%) Inversion of Control
17 22 (17.74%) Spring.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) CMS
1 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Simulink
1 3 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
2 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) 4G
3 1 (0.81%) LTE
3 1 (0.81%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) MySQL
2 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) NUnit
1 22 (17.74%) MSTest
1 22 (17.74%) Rhino Mocks
1 22 (17.74%) Moq
2 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.03%) Maven
4 4 (3.23%) Subversion
4 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) Hudson
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) CMake
5 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.23%) Electronics
3 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (38.71%) .NET
2 36 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 32 (25.81%) HTML
4 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
4 25 (20.16%) WCF
5 24 (19.35%) WPF
5 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (19.35%) WinForms
6 23 (18.55%) CSS
7 22 (17.74%) Spring.NET
7 22 (17.74%) Castle Windsor
7 22 (17.74%) Ninject
7 22 (17.74%) Razor View Engine
7 22 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 22 (17.74%) Unity DI Container
8 13 (10.48%) jQuery
9 8 (6.45%) XML
9 8 (6.45%) HTML5
10 7 (5.65%) CSS3
10 7 (5.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 32 (25.81%) Mathematics
3 28 (22.58%) Physics
4 22 (17.74%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (6.45%) Statistics
6 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.61%) Firmware
7 2 (1.61%) VHDL
7 2 (1.61%) Verilog
7 2 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.61%) Open Source
7 2 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.81%) Photography
8 1 (0.81%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (15.32%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) UNIX
4 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) Software Engineering
2 30 (24.19%) MVC
3 28 (22.58%) Scrum
4 23 (18.55%) TDD
5 22 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
5 22 (17.74%) Kanban
5 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (17.74%) MVVM
5 22 (17.74%) Web Application Development
6 18 (14.52%) Web Development
7 17 (13.71%) OO
8 10 (8.06%) OOP
9 6 (4.84%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.84%) Machine Learning
9 6 (4.84%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (4.03%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.23%) Computer Architecture
12 3 (2.42%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.03%) C#
2 43 (34.68%) Java
3 42 (33.87%) C++
4 30 (24.19%) SQL
5 26 (20.97%) VB.NET
6 22 (17.74%) VB
6 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.13%) C
8 17 (13.71%) PHP
9 13 (10.48%) Perl
10 12 (9.68%) Python
11 4 (3.23%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.23%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.42%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.81%) F#
14 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (50.81%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.42%) IBM
2 3 (2.42%) Intel
3 2 (1.61%) Citrix
3 2 (1.61%) Avaya
4 1 (0.81%) Huawei
4 1 (0.81%) Perforce
4 1 (0.81%) MKS
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe
4 1 (0.81%) Apple
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