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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 65 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 69 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.25% 1.89% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 1.98% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 49
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
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
2061 2368 2599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.03% 95.22% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1994 2296
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +18 54 £27,000 +8.00% 18
Peterborough - 6 £21,750 - 3
Chatteris - 2 £20,000 -
St Neots - 1 £20,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 97 (60.25%) Degree
2 73 (45.34%) Computer Science
3 70 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 60 (37.27%) SQL
5 58 (36.02%) C
6 47 (29.19%) C++
7 44 (27.33%) HTML
7 44 (27.33%) C#
8 39 (24.22%) CSS
9 36 (22.36%) Python
10 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
11 33 (20.50%) SQL Server
12 28 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 25 (15.53%) OO
14 24 (14.91%) PHP
14 24 (14.91%) MATLAB
15 23 (14.29%) Java
16 22 (13.66%) Linux
16 22 (13.66%) OOD
16 22 (13.66%) Electronics
17 21 (13.04%) .NET
17 21 (13.04%) MySQL
17 21 (13.04%) Oracle
17 21 (13.04%) Mechatronics
18 20 (12.42%) jQuery
19 18 (11.18%) Web Development
19 18 (11.18%) Robotics
19 18 (11.18%) Web Application Development
20 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (10.56%) Mathematics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.62%) Simulink
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Internet
2 3 (1.86%) Wireless
2 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.86%) Intranet
3 2 (1.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.04%) MySQL
3 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.73%) MS Access
7 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.66%) Electronics
2 10 (6.21%) Finance
3 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (27.33%) HTML
2 39 (24.22%) CSS
3 21 (13.04%) .NET
4 20 (12.42%) jQuery
5 14 (8.70%) XML
6 11 (6.83%) HTML5
6 11 (6.83%) CSS3
7 10 (6.21%) LAMP
7 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.59%) SOAP
8 9 (5.59%) WCF
9 7 (4.35%) Web Services
9 7 (4.35%) XHTML
10 5 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.11%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.86%) JDBC
11 3 (1.86%) JSP
11 3 (1.86%) WPF
12 2 (1.24%) Spring
12 2 (1.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (45.34%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.04%) Mechatronics
3 18 (11.18%) Robotics
4 17 (10.56%) Mathematics
4 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.59%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.97%) Physics
6 8 (4.97%) Statistics
7 5 (3.11%) iPhone
8 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.86%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.86%) User Experience
8 3 (1.86%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.62%) Photography
10 1 (0.62%) NHS
10 1 (0.62%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 15 (9.32%) Windows 8
2 15 (9.32%) Windows
3 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.53%) OO
3 22 (13.66%) OOD
4 18 (11.18%) Web Development
4 18 (11.18%) Web Application Development
5 11 (6.83%) Analytics
5 11 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.21%) Data Analysis
7 9 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.59%) TDD
7 9 (5.59%) MVC
8 6 (3.73%) Project Management
9 5 (3.11%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (2.48%) Line Management
10 4 (2.48%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.48%) Coaching
11 3 (1.86%) Critical Success Factor
11 3 (1.86%) Numerical Analysis
11 3 (1.86%) Computer Architecture
12 2 (1.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.27%) SQL
2 58 (36.02%) C
3 47 (29.19%) C++
4 44 (27.33%) C#
5 36 (22.36%) Python
6 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
7 24 (14.91%) MATLAB
7 24 (14.91%) PHP
8 23 (14.29%) Java
9 15 (9.32%) Perl
10 9 (5.59%) VBA
11 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.24%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.62%) Ruby
13 1 (0.62%) Erlang
13 1 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 97 (60.25%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.45%) MCDST
3 12 (7.45%) MCITP
3 12 (7.45%) MCSE
3 12 (7.45%) MCSA
4 1 (0.62%) PhD
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) Firmware
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.04%) Oracle
3 14 (8.70%) VMware
3 14 (8.70%) Citrix
4 8 (4.97%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (2.48%) Google
5 4 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.24%) Sophos
7 1 (0.62%) Progress
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
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