Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 855 695 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.53% 30.14% 30.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.45% 76.97% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 659 565 777
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £26,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 1164 903 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 42.92% 39.16% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 875 722 937
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £26,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 463 (54.15%) Software Engineering
2 449 (52.51%) Computer Science
3 341 (39.88%) C++
4 323 (37.78%) Python
5 312 (36.49%) Mathematics
6 303 (35.44%) Java
7 265 (30.99%) Linux
8 251 (29.36%) C
9 212 (24.80%) JavaScript
9 212 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
10 181 (21.17%) C#
11 180 (21.05%) OO
12 179 (20.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 171 (20.00%) Physics
14 158 (18.48%) Windows
15 150 (17.54%) Algorithms
16 134 (15.67%) HTML
17 129 (15.09%) Wireless
18 106 (12.40%) Test Automation
19 103 (12.05%) .NET
20 98 (11.46%) Electronics
21 97 (11.35%) SQL
21 97 (11.35%) CSS
22 95 (11.11%) Multithreading
23 92 (10.76%) Microsoft
24 91 (10.64%) Perl
25 87 (10.18%) Android
26 85 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
26 85 (9.94%) Web Development
27 82 (9.59%) SDLC

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 15 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (1.17%) nginx
4 8 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.58%) IIS
7 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.35%) Jetty
8 3 (0.35%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.12%) DNN
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) Pipeline Pilot
4 3 (0.35%) Simulink
5 1 (0.12%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.75%) GitHub
3 15 (1.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (15.09%) Wireless
2 34 (3.98%) Internet
3 24 (2.81%) Firewall
3 24 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (2.69%) Bluetooth
5 20 (2.34%) WLAN
6 11 (1.29%) VPN
7 9 (1.05%) SSL
7 9 (1.05%) WAN
8 7 (0.82%) LAN
9 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.58%) DNS
11 4 (0.47%) OFDM
12 3 (0.35%) DHCP
12 3 (0.35%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.35%) HTTP
12 3 (0.35%) VLAN
12 3 (0.35%) VoIP
13 2 (0.23%) SMS
13 2 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.02%) Relational Database
2 56 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.56%) MySQL
4 32 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.27%) Big Data
6 14 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 14 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.29%) GIS
8 10 (1.17%) HBase
9 8 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.70%) Text Mining
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.47%) Redis
13 3 (0.35%) KNIME
14 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 58 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.98%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.16%) Mercurial
5 19 (2.22%) NUnit
6 13 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.40%) ClearCase
7 12 (1.40%) JBehave
8 10 (1.17%) Maven
9 8 (0.94%) JIRA
9 8 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (0.82%) MSI
10 7 (0.82%) WiX
11 4 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.47%) GitLab
11 4 (0.47%) JUnit
11 4 (0.47%) Mockito
11 4 (0.47%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.35%) Buildbot
General
1 98 (11.46%) Electronics
2 74 (8.65%) Finance
3 62 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.51%) Marketing
5 25 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.40%) Automotive
7 10 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.82%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.58%) French Language
9 5 (0.58%) Games
9 5 (0.58%) Japanese Language
10 4 (0.47%) Retail
11 2 (0.23%) Advertising
11 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 316 (36.96%) Developer
2 312 (36.49%) Software Engineer
3 158 (18.48%) Graduate
4 152 (17.78%) C++ Software Engineer
5 123 (14.39%) Software Developer
6 99 (11.58%) C++ Developer
7 96 (11.23%) C Software Engineer
7 96 (11.23%) Graduate Developer
8 87 (10.18%) Embedded Engineer
9 75 (8.77%) C++ Software Developer
10 73 (8.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 73 (8.54%) Java Engineer
11 65 (7.60%) Java Software Engineer
12 64 (7.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 63 (7.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 60 (7.02%) Java Developer
15 52 (6.08%) Graduate Software Developer
15 52 (6.08%) Senior Software Engineer
16 50 (5.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 48 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (15.67%) HTML
2 103 (12.05%) .NET
3 97 (11.35%) CSS
4 71 (8.30%) HTML5
5 59 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 53 (6.20%) jQuery
7 52 (6.08%) ASP.NET
8 45 (5.26%) React
9 43 (5.03%) Spring
10 35 (4.09%) Node.js
11 33 (3.86%) Apache Axis
11 33 (3.86%) CSS3
12 24 (2.81%) XML
13 22 (2.57%) Web Services
14 20 (2.34%) Angular 2
15 19 (2.22%) Hibernate
15 19 (2.22%) MFC
16 18 (2.11%) JSON
16 18 (2.11%) WPF
17 16 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 449 (52.51%) Computer Science
2 150 (17.54%) Algorithms
3 85 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.50%) Data Structures
5 34 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.86%) 3D Printing
7 30 (3.51%) Internet of Things
8 29 (3.39%) User Experience
9 20 (2.34%) Life Science
10 15 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 14 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
12 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.40%) Smart Energy
13 11 (1.29%) Verilog
14 10 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.94%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.82%) Grid Computing
16 7 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 265 (30.99%) Linux
2 158 (18.48%) Windows
3 87 (10.18%) Android
4 47 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.56%) Unix
6 25 (2.92%) Debian
7 16 (1.87%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (1.29%) Mac OS
9 11 (1.29%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (54.15%) Software Engineering
2 312 (36.49%) Mathematics
3 212 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (21.05%) OO
5 171 (20.00%) Physics
6 106 (12.40%) Test Automation
7 95 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 85 (9.94%) Web Development
9 82 (9.59%) SDLC
10 79 (9.24%) TDD
11 75 (8.77%) Machine Learning
12 72 (8.42%) OOP
13 68 (7.95%) Scrum
14 67 (7.84%) Mentoring
15 53 (6.20%) Unit Testing
16 47 (5.50%) Configuration Management
17 46 (5.38%) CAD
18 42 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (4.91%) Validation
19 41 (4.80%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 341 (39.88%) C++
2 323 (37.78%) Python
3 303 (35.44%) Java
4 251 (29.36%) C
5 212 (24.80%) JavaScript
6 181 (21.17%) C#
7 97 (11.35%) SQL
8 91 (10.64%) Perl
9 47 (5.50%) PHP
10 43 (5.03%) MATLAB
11 41 (4.80%) Embedded C
12 30 (3.51%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.57%) Ruby
14 21 (2.46%) Fortran
15 13 (1.52%) Tcl
16 11 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.29%) Embedded C++
17 6 (0.70%) R
18 4 (0.47%) Julia
18 4 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 179 (20.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 61 (7.13%) Numerate Degree
3 49 (5.73%) PhD
4 35 (4.09%) MCP
4 35 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.05%) Postgraduate
6 8 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.12%) ACCA
8 1 (0.12%) CCNP
8 1 (0.12%) CISA
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.12%) MISRA
2 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (5.85%) Firmware
2 44 (5.15%) Docker
3 13 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) QEMU
7 1 (0.12%) Samba
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (2.11%) Ansible
2 8 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 92 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (2.57%) Perforce
3 17 (1.99%) Cisco
3 17 (1.99%) VMware
4 16 (1.87%) Oracle
5 15 (1.75%) Symantec
6 12 (1.40%) Citrix
7 11 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.29%) Terracotta
8 10 (1.17%) SAP
9 9 (1.05%) Tableau
9 9 (1.05%) WatchGuard
10 6 (0.70%) Dell
10 6 (0.70%) HP
10 6 (0.70%) Orchard
11 5 (0.58%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.47%) IBM
12 4 (0.47%) Intel
12 4 (0.47%) NVIDIA
12 4 (0.47%) Veeam