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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 371 385 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.32% 32.79% 31.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.70% 83.51% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 281 341 376
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 540 461 563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 39.76% 39.27% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 722 637 831
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £56,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Degree.

1 341 (44.06%) Python
2 334 (43.15%) Mathematics
3 328 (42.38%) Computer Science
4 318 (41.09%) Software Engineering
5 276 (35.66%) C++
6 259 (33.46%) Java
7 208 (26.87%) C
8 200 (25.84%) JavaScript
9 197 (25.45%) Linux
10 171 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
11 157 (20.28%) Computer Science Degree
12 156 (20.16%) C#
13 139 (17.96%) Wireless
14 133 (17.18%) Physics
14 133 (17.18%) Algorithms
15 127 (16.41%) Windows
16 126 (16.28%) Perl
17 119 (15.37%) Test Automation
18 113 (14.60%) HTML
19 106 (13.70%) .NET
20 101 (13.05%) Electronics
21 93 (12.02%) CSS
22 91 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
23 86 (11.11%) Web Development
24 84 (10.85%) SQL
25 83 (10.72%) Telecoms
26 79 (10.21%) HTML5
27 78 (10.08%) OO
28 74 (9.56%) PhD
28 74 (9.56%) Microsoft

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 19 (2.45%) OpenStack
2 16 (2.07%) nginx
3 11 (1.42%) Apache
3 11 (1.42%) IIS
4 10 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.29%) ColdFusion
4 10 (1.29%) Moodle
5 9 (1.16%) ArcGIS
6 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.52%) JBoss
11 3 (0.39%) Jetty
11 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.39%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.29%) Camtasia
4 10 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.29%) Snagit
5 4 (0.52%) Simulink
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.39%) OrCAD
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (1.16%) SaaS
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.65%) Office 365
5 3 (0.39%) GitHub
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (17.96%) Wireless
2 54 (6.98%) Internet
2 54 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 49 (6.33%) Bluetooth
4 35 (4.52%) Firewall
5 18 (2.33%) DVB
5 18 (2.33%) LTE
6 17 (2.20%) WLAN
7 11 (1.42%) ZigBee
8 8 (1.03%) HTTP
8 8 (1.03%) VoIP
9 7 (0.90%) LAN
9 7 (0.90%) WAN
10 6 (0.78%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.78%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.65%) 802.11
11 5 (0.65%) DNS
11 5 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.65%) Skype
11 5 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.78%) NoSQL
3 32 (4.13%) MySQL
4 22 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.71%) Big Data
6 13 (1.68%) GIS
6 13 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
8 7 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.78%) Text Mining
10 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.39%) KNIME
12 3 (0.39%) Redis
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 34 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 33 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.20%) NUnit
4 17 (2.20%) Selenium
5 15 (1.94%) Grunt
6 14 (1.81%) Maven
6 14 (1.81%) Mercurial
6 14 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.68%) Gradle
8 11 (1.42%) JIRA
8 11 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (1.29%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.90%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.52%) JUnit
11 4 (0.52%) MSI
11 4 (0.52%) WiX
12 3 (0.39%) FindBugs
General
1 101 (13.05%) Electronics
2 83 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.43%) Finance
4 21 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 16 (2.07%) Marketing
7 14 (1.81%) French Language
8 12 (1.55%) Law
9 10 (1.29%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.90%) Retail
10 7 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.78%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.65%) Automotive
13 4 (0.52%) Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Games
14 3 (0.39%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.39%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 281 (36.30%) Developer
2 209 (27.00%) Software Engineer
3 124 (16.02%) Graduate
4 108 (13.95%) Embedded Engineer
5 88 (11.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 71 (9.17%) Software Developer
7 66 (8.53%) Java Developer
8 63 (8.14%) Graduate Developer
9 52 (6.72%) C++ Developer
10 50 (6.46%) Test Engineer
11 49 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 49 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 42 (5.43%) Consultant
12 42 (5.43%) Junior
13 39 (5.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 39 (5.04%) Java Engineer
14 38 (4.91%) C Software Engineer
14 38 (4.91%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (4.78%) C++ Software Developer
15 37 (4.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (14.60%) HTML
2 106 (13.70%) .NET
3 93 (12.02%) CSS
4 79 (10.21%) HTML5
5 69 (8.91%) Node.js
6 54 (6.98%) jQuery
7 52 (6.72%) AngularJS
8 48 (6.20%) ASP.NET
8 48 (6.20%) CSS3
9 44 (5.68%) Spring
10 38 (4.91%) Web Services
10 38 (4.91%) XML
11 29 (3.75%) RESTful
12 21 (2.71%) React
13 20 (2.58%) Hibernate
14 18 (2.33%) Angular 2
14 18 (2.33%) Apache Axis
15 16 (2.07%) POSIX
16 15 (1.94%) Backbone.js
17 14 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 328 (42.38%) Computer Science
2 133 (17.18%) Algorithms
3 61 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (6.07%) Internet of Things
5 38 (4.91%) Embedded Systems
6 31 (4.01%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.84%) Grid Computing
8 21 (2.71%) Life Science
9 19 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.33%) 3D Printing
10 18 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
11 17 (2.20%) Smartphone
12 16 (2.07%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 13 (1.68%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.68%) User Experience
15 11 (1.42%) ASIC
15 11 (1.42%) Smart Home
16 10 (1.29%) e-Learning
16 10 (1.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 197 (25.45%) Linux
2 127 (16.41%) Windows
3 72 (9.30%) Android
4 43 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 34 (4.39%) Unix
6 26 (3.36%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.42%) Debian
9 10 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (43.15%) Mathematics
2 318 (41.09%) Software Engineering
3 171 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (17.18%) Physics
5 119 (15.37%) Test Automation
6 86 (11.11%) Web Development
7 78 (10.08%) OO
8 72 (9.30%) Machine Learning
9 64 (8.27%) Mentoring
10 53 (6.85%) Test Scripting
11 46 (5.94%) Signal Processing
12 41 (5.30%) SDLC
13 40 (5.17%) Configuration Management
13 40 (5.17%) Digital Signal Processing
14 38 (4.91%) CAD
14 38 (4.91%) DevOps
15 36 (4.65%) Visualisation
16 31 (4.01%) TDD
17 30 (3.88%) Software Architecture
17 30 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 341 (44.06%) Python
2 276 (35.66%) C++
3 259 (33.46%) Java
4 208 (26.87%) C
5 200 (25.84%) JavaScript
6 156 (20.16%) C#
7 126 (16.28%) Perl
8 84 (10.85%) SQL
9 63 (8.14%) MATLAB
10 31 (4.01%) Ruby
11 30 (3.88%) Embedded C
12 28 (3.62%) PHP
13 23 (2.97%) Tcl
14 22 (2.84%) Assembly Language
15 16 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.90%) Groovy
19 4 (0.52%) Embedded C++
20 3 (0.39%) Lua
Qualifications
1 157 (20.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 91 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
3 74 (9.56%) PhD
4 20 (2.58%) MCP
4 20 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.16%) Postgraduate
6 7 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.39%) APMP
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB
7 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.17%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (8.91%) Firmware
2 28 (3.62%) Docker
3 22 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.94%) KVM
5 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.65%) LXC
6 5 (0.65%) XenApp
6 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.81%) Puppet
2 13 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.42%) Ansible
4 11 (1.42%) Packer
5 5 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (0.65%) SCCM
6 3 (0.39%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) Consul
7 1 (0.13%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Graphite
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 74 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.88%) VMware
3 27 (3.49%) Oracle
4 17 (2.20%) Perforce
5 12 (1.55%) Citrix
6 11 (1.42%) Orchard
7 10 (1.29%) Brocade
8 9 (1.16%) Cisco
9 5 (0.65%) CA
9 5 (0.65%) Facebook
9 5 (0.65%) Riverbed
9 5 (0.65%) SAP
9 5 (0.65%) Twitter
9 5 (0.65%) Vyatta
10 4 (0.52%) WatchGuard
11 3 (0.39%) Serena
11 3 (0.39%) Veeam
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe
12 2 (0.26%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.13%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Circa £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Top Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum family healthcare, pension, life ins
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £33k DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + The Very Best+ Top Prospects!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent plus benefits incl. stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago