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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 373 382 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.59% 32.79% 31.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.82% 83.77% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 271 328 376
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £53,272
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 542 456 566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 40.09% 39.14% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 393 388 466
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,272 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 338 (43.95%) Python
2 336 (43.69%) Mathematics
3 321 (41.74%) Computer Science
4 317 (41.22%) Software Engineering
5 275 (35.76%) C++
6 251 (32.64%) Java
7 206 (26.79%) C
8 197 (25.62%) JavaScript
9 196 (25.49%) Linux
10 170 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
11 156 (20.29%) C#
12 152 (19.77%) Computer Science Degree
13 140 (18.21%) Wireless
14 133 (17.30%) Physics
15 132 (17.17%) Algorithms
16 126 (16.38%) Perl
17 124 (16.12%) Windows
18 118 (15.34%) Test Automation
19 112 (14.56%) HTML
20 107 (13.91%) .NET
21 103 (13.39%) Electronics
22 93 (12.09%) CSS
23 91 (11.83%) Numerate Degree
24 85 (11.05%) Telecoms
25 84 (10.92%) SQL
25 84 (10.92%) Web Development
26 79 (10.27%) HTML5
27 77 (10.01%) PhD
28 75 (9.75%) OO
29 74 (9.62%) 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 21 (2.73%) OpenStack
2 15 (1.95%) nginx
3 11 (1.43%) Apache
3 11 (1.43%) IIS
4 10 (1.30%) ColdFusion
4 10 (1.30%) Moodle
5 9 (1.17%) ArcGIS
5 9 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.91%) 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
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.39%) Jetty
11 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.39%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.30%) Camtasia
4 10 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.30%) 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 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (1.04%) SaaS
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.65%) Office 365
5 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (18.21%) Wireless
2 54 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
3 52 (6.76%) Internet
4 50 (6.50%) Bluetooth
5 36 (4.68%) Firewall
6 18 (2.34%) DVB
6 18 (2.34%) LTE
7 15 (1.95%) WLAN
8 11 (1.43%) ZigBee
9 8 (1.04%) HTTP
9 8 (1.04%) VoIP
10 7 (0.91%) LAN
10 7 (0.91%) WAN
11 6 (0.78%) 802.11
11 6 (0.78%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.78%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.65%) Network Security
12 5 (0.65%) OFDM
12 5 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 33 (4.29%) MySQL
4 22 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.60%) Big Data
6 13 (1.69%) GIS
6 13 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.91%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.78%) Text Mining
11 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.39%) KNIME
13 3 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 37 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 32 (4.16%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.21%) NUnit
4 17 (2.21%) Selenium
5 15 (1.95%) Grunt
6 14 (1.82%) Maven
6 14 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.69%) Gradle
7 13 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.43%) JIRA
8 11 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.30%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.91%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.52%) JUnit
12 3 (0.39%) Log4j
12 3 (0.39%) MSI
12 3 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 103 (13.39%) Electronics
2 85 (11.05%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.20%) Finance
4 21 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.47%) Aerospace
6 15 (1.95%) Marketing
7 14 (1.82%) French Language
8 12 (1.56%) Law
9 11 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.30%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.91%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.78%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.78%) Retail
13 5 (0.65%) Automotive
14 4 (0.52%) Banking
15 3 (0.39%) Games
15 3 (0.39%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.39%) Publishing
16 1 (0.13%) German Language
16 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 271 (35.24%) Developer
2 209 (27.18%) Software Engineer
3 122 (15.86%) Graduate
4 109 (14.17%) Embedded Engineer
5 89 (11.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 71 (9.23%) Software Developer
7 61 (7.93%) Java Developer
8 59 (7.67%) Graduate Developer
9 51 (6.63%) Test Engineer
10 49 (6.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 49 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 47 (6.11%) C++ Developer
12 42 (5.46%) Consultant
13 40 (5.20%) Java Engineer
13 40 (5.20%) Java Software Engineer
14 39 (5.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 39 (5.07%) Junior
15 36 (4.68%) C Software Engineer
15 36 (4.68%) Web Developer
16 35 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (14.56%) HTML
2 107 (13.91%) .NET
3 93 (12.09%) CSS
4 79 (10.27%) HTML5
5 69 (8.97%) Node.js
6 54 (7.02%) jQuery
7 50 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 49 (6.37%) ASP.NET
9 48 (6.24%) CSS3
10 43 (5.59%) Spring
11 38 (4.94%) Web Services
12 37 (4.81%) XML
13 29 (3.77%) RESTful
14 20 (2.60%) Hibernate
14 20 (2.60%) React
15 17 (2.21%) Angular 2
16 16 (2.08%) Apache Axis
16 16 (2.08%) POSIX
17 15 (1.95%) Backbone.js
18 14 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 321 (41.74%) Computer Science
2 132 (17.17%) Algorithms
3 58 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.85%) Internet of Things
5 39 (5.07%) Embedded Systems
6 30 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.86%) Grid Computing
7 22 (2.86%) Life Science
8 19 (2.47%) Augmented Reality
8 19 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.21%) Smartphone
10 16 (2.08%) 3D Printing
10 16 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 13 (1.69%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.56%) User Experience
14 11 (1.43%) ASIC
14 11 (1.43%) Smart Home
15 10 (1.30%) e-Learning
15 10 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 196 (25.49%) Linux
2 124 (16.12%) Windows
3 70 (9.10%) Android
4 41 (5.33%) Apple iOS
5 34 (4.42%) Unix
6 26 (3.38%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.30%) Debian
8 10 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (43.69%) Mathematics
2 317 (41.22%) Software Engineering
3 170 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (17.30%) Physics
5 118 (15.34%) Test Automation
6 84 (10.92%) Web Development
7 75 (9.75%) OO
8 73 (9.49%) Machine Learning
9 62 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 53 (6.89%) Test Scripting
11 47 (6.11%) Signal Processing
12 41 (5.33%) Configuration Management
12 41 (5.33%) Digital Signal Processing
12 41 (5.33%) SDLC
13 38 (4.94%) CAD
13 38 (4.94%) DevOps
14 37 (4.81%) Visualisation
15 30 (3.90%) Software Architecture
16 29 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 338 (43.95%) Python
2 275 (35.76%) C++
3 251 (32.64%) Java
4 206 (26.79%) C
5 197 (25.62%) JavaScript
6 156 (20.29%) C#
7 126 (16.38%) Perl
8 84 (10.92%) SQL
9 61 (7.93%) MATLAB
10 31 (4.03%) Ruby
11 30 (3.90%) Embedded C
12 29 (3.77%) PHP
13 24 (3.12%) Tcl
14 23 (2.99%) Assembly Language
15 17 (2.21%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.69%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.91%) Groovy
17 7 (0.91%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.52%) Embedded C++
19 3 (0.39%) Lua
Qualifications
1 152 (19.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 91 (11.83%) Numerate Degree
3 77 (10.01%) PhD
4 19 (2.47%) MCP
4 19 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.17%) Postgraduate
6 7 (0.91%) 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%) PMP
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.20%) 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 68 (8.84%) Firmware
2 26 (3.38%) Docker
3 22 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.95%) KVM
5 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.65%) LXC
6 5 (0.65%) XenApp
6 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.82%) Puppet
2 13 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.43%) Packer
5 10 (1.30%) Ansible
6 5 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.65%) SCCM
7 3 (0.39%) Terraform
8 1 (0.13%) Consul
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Graphite
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 74 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.03%) VMware
3 28 (3.64%) Oracle
4 15 (1.95%) Perforce
5 12 (1.56%) Citrix
6 11 (1.43%) Orchard
7 10 (1.30%) Brocade
8 9 (1.17%) 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%) Serena
10 4 (0.52%) WatchGuard
11 3 (0.39%) Veeam
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe
12 2 (0.26%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.13%) Lattice Semiconductor
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Starting Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48-58k + 30 Days holiday + Medical Ins + Dental Ins + Pension +More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Awesome Benefits + Prospects!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k (DoE) + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 55k per year + Full Benefits Package,Best Around!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago