The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 87 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 39 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.79% 2.49% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.64% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 41
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £34,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Graduate
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2085 2277 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.60% 94.48% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1878 2073
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -12 31 £27,500 +7.84% 9
Peterborough +11 6 £22,500 -25.00% 4
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 80 (66.67%) Degree
2 64 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 59 (49.17%) Computer Science
4 50 (41.67%) C++
5 45 (37.50%) C
6 41 (34.17%) SQL
7 34 (28.33%) Java
8 31 (25.83%) C#
9 30 (25.00%) OO
10 28 (23.33%) HTML
11 25 (20.83%) Python
12 24 (20.00%) CSS
13 22 (18.33%) OOD
14 20 (16.67%) Mechatronics
15 19 (15.83%) Mathematics
16 18 (15.00%) MATLAB
16 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
16 18 (15.00%) Electronics
17 17 (14.17%) Robotics
18 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (13.33%) Oracle
19 15 (12.50%) PHP
19 15 (12.50%) Linux
19 15 (12.50%) Physics
20 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
20 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
21 13 (10.83%) .NET
22 12 (10.00%) jQuery
23 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
24 10 (8.33%) MySQL

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.00%) SAS
4 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
1 2 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) MySQL
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (15.00%) Electronics
2 5 (4.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.33%) HTML
2 24 (20.00%) CSS
3 13 (10.83%) .NET
4 12 (10.00%) jQuery
5 7 (5.83%) HTML5
5 7 (5.83%) CSS3
6 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.17%) XML
8 4 (3.33%) Spring
9 3 (2.50%) EJB
9 3 (2.50%) J2EE
10 2 (1.67%) JDBC
10 2 (1.67%) JSP
10 2 (1.67%) SOAP
10 2 (1.67%) WCF
10 2 (1.67%) WPF
10 2 (1.67%) LAMP
11 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.83%) XSLT
11 1 (0.83%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 59 (49.17%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.67%) Mechatronics
3 19 (15.83%) Mathematics
4 17 (14.17%) Robotics
5 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (12.50%) Physics
7 10 (8.33%) Algorithms
8 7 (5.83%) Statistics
9 5 (4.17%) iPhone
10 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.50%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.67%) GIS
12 1 (0.83%) NHS
12 1 (0.83%) IPTV
12 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (5.83%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 30 (25.00%) OO
3 22 (18.33%) OOD
4 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.67%) Web Development
6 6 (5.00%) Analytics
6 6 (5.00%) OOP
7 5 (4.17%) MVC
7 5 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (4.17%) TDD
7 5 (4.17%) Web Application Development
8 4 (3.33%) Validation
8 4 (3.33%) Project Management
8 4 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.50%) Numerical Analysis
9 3 (2.50%) Use Case
9 3 (2.50%) Release Management
9 3 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.67%) C++
2 45 (37.50%) C
3 41 (34.17%) SQL
4 34 (28.33%) Java
5 31 (25.83%) C#
6 25 (20.83%) Python
7 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (15.00%) MATLAB
8 15 (12.50%) PHP
9 9 (7.50%) Perl
10 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.50%) VBA
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.67%) AWK
11 2 (1.67%) Lua
11 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.67%) sed
11 2 (1.67%) Tcl
12 1 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 80 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) MCSE
2 6 (5.00%) MCSA
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.00%) MCDST
2 6 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) PhD
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (13.33%) Oracle
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) Citrix
3 7 (5.83%) VMware
4 6 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.33%) Google
6 3 (2.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) Progress
7 1 (0.83%) Sophos
7 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
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