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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 61 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 78 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.75% 2.36% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 2.47% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 54 48
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 £20,300 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £37,550
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
2014 2268 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.83% 95.41% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1924 2226
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 +10 60 £27,000 +8.00% 15
Peterborough - 7 £21,000 -
Chatteris - 2 £20,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £25,000 -
St Neots - 1 £20,500 - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 103 (60.23%) Degree
2 81 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 76 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 67 (39.18%) SQL
5 60 (35.09%) C
6 45 (26.32%) HTML
7 44 (25.73%) C#
7 44 (25.73%) C++
8 39 (22.81%) CSS
9 37 (21.64%) Python
10 34 (19.88%) JavaScript
11 33 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 29 (16.96%) Microsoft
13 27 (15.79%) Linux
14 25 (14.62%) PHP
15 23 (13.45%) MySQL
15 23 (13.45%) OO
15 23 (13.45%) MATLAB
16 22 (12.87%) .NET
16 22 (12.87%) Java
16 22 (12.87%) Web Application Development
17 21 (12.28%) Electronics
18 20 (11.70%) Oracle
18 20 (11.70%) OOD
18 20 (11.70%) Windows
18 20 (11.70%) jQuery
19 19 (11.11%) Perl
20 18 (10.53%) Visual Studio
21 17 (9.94%) XML
21 17 (9.94%) Mathematics

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.36%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (4.09%) SAS
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.58%) Simulink
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) Internet
2 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.92%) Wireless
3 3 (1.75%) Intranet
3 3 (1.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (1.17%) DNS
4 2 (1.17%) DHCP
4 2 (1.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) VoIP
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
5 1 (0.58%) OSPF
5 1 (0.58%) BGP
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.45%) MySQL
3 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.68%) MS Access
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.58%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.75%) Maven
4 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 21 (12.28%) Electronics
2 13 (7.60%) Finance
3 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.17%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.32%) HTML
2 39 (22.81%) CSS
3 22 (12.87%) .NET
4 20 (11.70%) jQuery
5 17 (9.94%) XML
6 12 (7.02%) LAMP
6 12 (7.02%) WCF
7 11 (6.43%) Web Services
7 11 (6.43%) SOAP
8 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.26%) XHTML
8 9 (5.26%) HTML5
8 9 (5.26%) CSS3
9 5 (2.92%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (2.92%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.34%) WPF
10 4 (2.34%) JSP
11 3 (1.75%) JDBC
12 2 (1.17%) MFC
12 2 (1.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.94%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.77%) Mechatronics
5 14 (8.19%) Robotics
6 7 (4.09%) Statistics
7 6 (3.51%) Physics
7 6 (3.51%) Open Source
7 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.92%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.92%) User Experience
9 4 (2.34%) iPhone
10 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.58%) NHS
12 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.79%) Linux
2 20 (11.70%) Windows
3 15 (8.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 23 (13.45%) OO
3 22 (12.87%) Web Application Development
4 20 (11.70%) OOD
5 17 (9.94%) Web Development
6 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.85%) Analytics
8 9 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 7 (4.09%) TDD
9 7 (4.09%) MVC
10 6 (3.51%) Project Management
11 5 (2.92%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.34%) Coaching
12 4 (2.34%) Multithreading
12 4 (2.34%) Line Management
13 3 (1.75%) Computer Architecture
13 3 (1.75%) Low Latency
13 3 (1.75%) CRM
13 3 (1.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.18%) SQL
2 60 (35.09%) C
3 44 (25.73%) C#
3 44 (25.73%) C++
4 37 (21.64%) Python
5 34 (19.88%) JavaScript
6 25 (14.62%) PHP
7 23 (13.45%) MATLAB
8 22 (12.87%) Java
9 19 (11.11%) Perl
10 10 (5.85%) VBA
11 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.17%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.17%) Ruby
12 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Erlang
13 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) Golang
13 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 103 (60.23%) Degree
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.02%) MCDST
3 12 (7.02%) MCITP
3 12 (7.02%) MCSE
3 12 (7.02%) MCSA
4 4 (2.34%) PhD
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.70%) Oracle
3 15 (8.77%) VMware
4 14 (8.19%) Citrix
5 7 (4.09%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (3.51%) Google
7 4 (2.34%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.17%) Apple
8 2 (1.17%) Sophos
8 2 (1.17%) HP
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe
9 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) Progress
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco
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