Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 688 784 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.23% 29.29% 30.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.99% 69.50% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 482 586 651
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 983 1,128 1,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.61% 42.14% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 689 812 802
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Degree.

1 284 (41.28%) Computer Science
2 234 (34.01%) Software Engineering
3 224 (32.56%) Mathematics
4 217 (31.54%) Python
5 202 (29.36%) Linux
6 190 (27.62%) C++
7 146 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (19.48%) Java
9 128 (18.60%) C
10 125 (18.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 116 (16.86%) JavaScript
12 111 (16.13%) Test Automation
13 99 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (13.08%) SQL
15 89 (12.94%) Machine Learning
16 86 (12.50%) Physics
17 84 (12.21%) C#
18 78 (11.34%) OO
19 72 (10.47%) Electronics
20 69 (10.03%) Windows
21 68 (9.88%) SDLC
22 67 (9.74%) Artificial Intelligence
23 62 (9.01%) PhD
24 61 (8.87%) Algorithms
25 59 (8.58%) HTML
25 59 (8.58%) .NET
26 57 (8.28%) CSS
27 55 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
28 53 (7.70%) Finance
29 51 (7.41%) Scrum

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.31%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.02%) Apache
3 5 (0.73%) NetWeaver
3 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.58%) SAS
5 3 (0.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Jetty
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (1.31%) Camtasia
2 9 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.58%) Weka
6 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.60%) GitHub
5 9 (1.31%) SaaS
6 8 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.40%) Wireless
2 35 (5.09%) Internet
3 17 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.33%) Firewall
5 12 (1.74%) WAN
6 8 (1.16%) SNMP
7 6 (0.87%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.29%) BGP
9 2 (0.29%) DNS
9 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.29%) ICMP
9 2 (0.29%) Network Security
9 2 (0.29%) SMS
9 2 (0.29%) SMTP
10 1 (0.15%) DHCP
10 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.15%) Junos
10 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.20%) MySQL
4 17 (2.47%) Big Data
5 12 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 7 (1.02%) Power BI
9 6 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.87%) GIS
9 6 (0.87%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.73%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.49%) JIRA
3 18 (2.62%) Selenium
4 17 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.18%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.03%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.74%) Subversion
8 10 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.45%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.31%) NUnit
10 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.02%) Maven
12 5 (0.73%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.73%) NCrunch
12 5 (0.73%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.73%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.58%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.58%) LabVIEW
14 3 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 72 (10.47%) Electronics
2 53 (7.70%) Finance
3 28 (4.07%) Retail
4 16 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.18%) Automotive
5 15 (2.18%) Law
5 15 (2.18%) Marketing
6 14 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.31%) German Language
8 9 (1.31%) Legal
9 6 (0.87%) Games
10 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 161 (23.40%) Software Engineer
2 145 (21.08%) Developer
3 106 (15.41%) Graduate
4 77 (11.19%) C++ Software Engineer
5 76 (11.05%) Software Developer
6 55 (7.99%) Test Engineer
7 48 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 47 (6.83%) Analyst
9 44 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
10 43 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
11 41 (5.96%) Consultant
12 40 (5.81%) Embedded Engineer
13 38 (5.52%) C++ Developer
14 36 (5.23%) C++ Software Developer
14 36 (5.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 34 (4.94%) C Software Engineer
15 34 (4.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 33 (4.80%) Senior Developer
17 31 (4.51%) Junior
18 29 (4.22%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.58%) .NET
1 59 (8.58%) HTML
2 57 (8.28%) CSS
3 38 (5.52%) Web Services
4 31 (4.51%) HTML5
5 23 (3.34%) jQuery
5 23 (3.34%) WPF
6 22 (3.20%) Spring
7 21 (3.05%) CSS3
8 18 (2.62%) TensorFlow
9 17 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 17 (2.47%) Django
9 17 (2.47%) RESTful
10 11 (1.60%) WCF
11 10 (1.45%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.45%) Reactive Extensions
11 10 (1.45%) scikit-learn
11 10 (1.45%) XML
12 9 (1.31%) WinForms
13 8 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 284 (41.28%) Computer Science
2 61 (8.87%) Algorithms
3 55 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.81%) User Experience
5 36 (5.23%) Life Science
6 30 (4.36%) Internet of Things
7 19 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.62%) Fintech
9 17 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.60%) Robotics
13 10 (1.45%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (1.16%) CUDA
15 8 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
16 7 (1.02%) Device Driver
17 6 (0.87%) Smart Energy
18 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 202 (29.36%) Linux
2 69 (10.03%) Windows
3 37 (5.38%) Unix
4 19 (2.76%) Android
4 19 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (1.45%) Debian
6 7 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (34.01%) Software Engineering
2 224 (32.56%) Mathematics
3 146 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 99 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
6 89 (12.94%) Machine Learning
7 86 (12.50%) Physics
8 78 (11.34%) OO
9 68 (9.88%) SDLC
10 67 (9.74%) Artificial Intelligence
11 51 (7.41%) Scrum
12 33 (4.80%) Analytics
12 33 (4.80%) Unit Testing
13 30 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (4.36%) Statistics
13 30 (4.36%) Validation
14 29 (4.22%) Software Testing
15 28 (4.07%) DevOps
16 27 (3.92%) TDD
17 26 (3.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 217 (31.54%) Python
2 190 (27.62%) C++
3 134 (19.48%) Java
4 128 (18.60%) C
5 116 (16.86%) JavaScript
6 90 (13.08%) SQL
7 84 (12.21%) C#
8 29 (4.22%) Perl
9 23 (3.34%) PHP
10 20 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.62%) Ruby
12 15 (2.18%) Embedded C
13 11 (1.60%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.45%) Assembly Language
14 10 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.45%) VB
15 8 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.16%) VBA
16 7 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.02%) VC++
Qualifications
1 125 (18.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 62 (9.01%) PhD
3 35 (5.09%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (2.18%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.87%) ISEB
6 5 (0.73%) CCNA
6 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (0.73%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.29%) AAT
7 2 (0.29%) ACCA
7 2 (0.29%) CIMA
7 2 (0.29%) CISA
7 2 (0.29%) CISM
7 2 (0.29%) CISSP
7 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.15%) GCIH
8 1 (0.15%) GIAC
8 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.34%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) SLA
3 5 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (0.73%) PMO
4 4 (0.58%) GDPR
5 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.29%) WAI
7 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.15%) GCP
7 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 27 (3.92%) Firmware
2 20 (2.91%) Docker
3 16 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.73%) LXC
5 2 (0.29%) KVM
5 2 (0.29%) Xen
6 1 (0.15%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.89%) Ansible
2 10 (1.45%) Puppet
3 9 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (5.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (2.91%) Oracle
3 16 (2.33%) Dell
3 16 (2.33%) HP
3 16 (2.33%) WorldPay
4 8 (1.16%) SAP
5 7 (1.02%) Cisco
6 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.87%) Tableau
7 5 (0.73%) CA
7 5 (0.73%) Google
7 5 (0.73%) TOWER Software
7 5 (0.73%) VMware
8 4 (0.58%) Sage
9 3 (0.44%) Adobe
9 3 (0.44%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.29%) Citrix
10 2 (0.29%) IBM
10 2 (0.29%) Sophos