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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 53 57 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 91 82 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.74% 3.71% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.85% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 70 65
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
2325 2129 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.44% 96.20% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 1781 2470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 31 October 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 October 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 +7 82 £25,000 -7.17% 23
Peterborough -14 2 £26,750 +18.88%
Huntingdon - 1 £25,000 - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 96 (56.80%) Computer Science
2 92 (54.44%) Degree
3 79 (46.75%) Software Engineering
4 78 (46.15%) C#
5 50 (29.59%) C++
5 50 (29.59%) Java
5 50 (29.59%) SQL
5 50 (29.59%) .NET
6 46 (27.22%) HTML
7 35 (20.71%) CSS
8 33 (19.53%) Mathematics
9 31 (18.34%) ASP.NET
9 31 (18.34%) Linux
10 30 (17.75%) C
11 28 (16.57%) Finance
11 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
12 27 (15.98%) Windows
12 27 (15.98%) Physics
13 24 (14.20%) PHP
14 23 (13.61%) Visual Studio
14 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (13.02%) MVC
16 21 (12.43%) Internet
16 21 (12.43%) WCF
16 21 (12.43%) Web Development
17 20 (11.83%) Algorithms
17 20 (11.83%) OO
17 20 (11.83%) Perl
18 19 (11.24%) Web Application Development
19 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.59%) CMS
2 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.37%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.18%) Simulink
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) Internet
2 4 (2.37%) Wireless
3 3 (1.78%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (1.78%) DHCP
3 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.78%) DNS
4 2 (1.18%) LTE
5 1 (0.59%) 4G
5 1 (0.59%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.59%) TETRA
5 1 (0.59%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) 3G
5 1 (0.59%) OSPF
5 1 (0.59%) BGP
5 1 (0.59%) SS7
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.47%) MySQL
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.14%) MS Access
4 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.33%) NUnit
2 9 (5.33%) MSTest
2 9 (5.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (5.33%) Moq
3 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.96%) Maven
4 5 (2.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.59%) Hudson
5 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.59%) CMake
5 1 (0.59%) Ant
5 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (16.57%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.14%) Electronics
4 5 (2.96%) Marketing
5 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.78%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.59%) .NET
2 46 (27.22%) HTML
3 35 (20.71%) CSS
4 31 (18.34%) ASP.NET
5 21 (12.43%) WCF
6 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (10.06%) jQuery
8 16 (9.47%) WPF
8 16 (9.47%) .NET Framework
8 16 (9.47%) XML
9 13 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (7.10%) HTML5
10 12 (7.10%) LAMP
11 11 (6.51%) CSS3
12 10 (5.92%) STL
12 10 (5.92%) MFC
13 9 (5.33%) WinForms
13 9 (5.33%) Spring.NET
13 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (5.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 96 (56.80%) Computer Science
2 33 (19.53%) Mathematics
3 27 (15.98%) Physics
4 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (11.83%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.33%) Open Source
6 9 (5.33%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (4.73%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.73%) Statistics
8 5 (2.96%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.96%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.96%) User Experience
9 4 (2.37%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.59%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.59%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.34%) Linux
2 27 (15.98%) Windows
3 5 (2.96%) Android
3 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.59%) UNIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.75%) Software Engineering
2 22 (13.02%) MVC
3 21 (12.43%) Web Development
4 20 (11.83%) OO
5 19 (11.24%) Web Application Development
6 17 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.88%) Scrum
8 11 (6.51%) TDD
9 9 (5.33%) OOP
9 9 (5.33%) Kanban
9 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.33%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (5.33%) MVVM
10 8 (4.73%) Computer Architecture
11 7 (4.14%) Machine Learning
11 7 (4.14%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (4.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.55%) Multithreading
13 5 (2.96%) Software Testing
14 4 (2.37%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 78 (46.15%) C#
2 50 (29.59%) C++
2 50 (29.59%) Java
2 50 (29.59%) SQL
3 30 (17.75%) C
4 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.20%) PHP
6 20 (11.83%) Perl
7 17 (10.06%) Python
8 10 (5.92%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.33%) VB
10 7 (4.14%) VBA
11 6 (3.55%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.55%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.96%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.37%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.78%) Ruby
15 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.59%) F#
Qualifications
1 92 (54.44%) Degree
2 9 (5.33%) PhD
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) MCDST
4 1 (0.59%) MCITP
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (4.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle
2 4 (2.37%) Apple
3 3 (1.78%) Citrix
4 2 (1.18%) Avaya
4 2 (1.18%) VMware
4 2 (1.18%) Google
4 2 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (0.59%) Huawei
5 1 (0.59%) MKS
5 1 (0.59%) Perforce
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe
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