The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 125 111 150
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 15 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 1.14% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 3.30% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,325 £42,000 £41,153
% change year-on-year
-3.98% +2.05%
Postgraduate
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
846 788 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.52% 34.68% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 604 645 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Postgraduate
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 9 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Postgraduate
East of England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Postgraduate also 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 that cited Postgraduate.

1 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) Mathematics
2 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
2 13 (44.83%) Visualisation
2 13 (44.83%) C++
3 11 (37.93%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) Perl
4 8 (27.59%) Grid Computing
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Information Retrieval
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) C
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) Product Management
7 5 (17.24%) Text Mining
7 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
7 5 (17.24%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (17.24%) Biology
7 5 (17.24%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
8 4 (13.79%) Java

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Postgraduate also 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 that cited Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) ATM
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) Text Mining
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.45%) GCC
2 1 (3.45%) SCons
2 1 (3.45%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Principal Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior C++ Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Mathematics
1 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
1 13 (44.83%) Visualisation
2 8 (27.59%) Grid Computing
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
4 5 (17.24%) Applied Mathematics
4 5 (17.24%) Biology
5 2 (6.90%) Informatics
5 2 (6.90%) Life Science
6 1 (3.45%) W3C
6 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Information Retrieval
2 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
3 5 (17.24%) Product Management
3 5 (17.24%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Document Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) C
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) TickIT
1 1 (3.45%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Google