Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1034 702 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.05% 30.68% 30.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.70% 75.89% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 767 569 767
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 £25,969
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 1366 925 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 44.98% 40.43% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 732 921
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 541 (52.32%) Computer Science
2 503 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 418 (40.43%) C++
4 369 (35.69%) Python
5 362 (35.01%) Mathematics
6 331 (32.01%) Java
7 311 (30.08%) C
8 309 (29.88%) Linux
9 249 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
10 217 (20.99%) JavaScript
11 213 (20.60%) Computer Science Degree
12 199 (19.25%) C#
13 197 (19.05%) OO
14 185 (17.89%) Physics
15 167 (16.15%) Algorithms
16 166 (16.05%) Windows
17 135 (13.06%) HTML
18 133 (12.86%) Wireless
19 125 (12.09%) SQL
20 122 (11.80%) Multithreading
21 119 (11.51%) Electronics
22 113 (10.93%) Machine Learning
23 111 (10.74%) .NET
24 104 (10.06%) SDLC
25 103 (9.96%) CSS
26 102 (9.86%) Test Automation
27 101 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
28 94 (9.09%) Microsoft
29 91 (8.80%) Android
30 89 (8.61%) Web Development

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 18 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (0.77%) nginx
2 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
2 8 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (0.58%) IIS
5 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.29%) Apache
6 3 (0.29%) Jetty
6 3 (0.29%) MediaWiki
7 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.097%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.097%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.097%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.29%) Pipeline Pilot
6 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.097%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.097%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.93%) SaaS
4 19 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (1.84%) GitHub
5 3 (0.29%) IaaS
5 3 (0.29%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.097%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.097%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (12.86%) Wireless
2 38 (3.68%) Internet
3 24 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (2.03%) Bluetooth
5 20 (1.93%) Firewall
6 18 (1.74%) WLAN
7 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.97%) WAN
8 9 (0.87%) VPN
9 7 (0.68%) SSL
10 6 (0.58%) LAN
11 4 (0.39%) DNS
12 3 (0.29%) DHCP
12 3 (0.29%) LDAP
12 3 (0.29%) SNMP
13 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.19%) HTTP
13 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.19%) SMS
13 2 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.45%) Relational Database
2 54 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.45%) MySQL
4 39 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.68%) Big Data
6 17 (1.64%) GIS
6 17 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 13 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.97%) HBase
11 8 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.29%) KNIME
13 3 (0.29%) Redis
14 2 (0.19%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.19%) Text Mining
15 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.19%) Mercurial
4 31 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.93%) NUnit
6 17 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.26%) ClearCase
8 12 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.16%) JBehave
8 12 (1.16%) JIRA
9 10 (0.97%) Maven
10 7 (0.68%) MSI
10 7 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (0.68%) WiX
11 6 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.39%) GitLab
13 4 (0.39%) JUnit
13 4 (0.39%) Mockito
13 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (11.51%) Electronics
2 82 (7.93%) Finance
3 57 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.68%) Marketing
5 30 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.03%) Automotive
7 9 (0.87%) Games
7 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (0.58%) French Language
9 6 (0.58%) Japanese Language
10 4 (0.39%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.29%) Retail
12 2 (0.19%) Advertising
12 2 (0.19%) Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.097%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.097%) German Language
Job Titles
1 384 (37.14%) Developer
2 334 (32.30%) Software Engineer
3 182 (17.60%) Graduate
4 157 (15.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 143 (13.83%) Software Developer
6 115 (11.12%) C++ Developer
7 105 (10.15%) C Software Engineer
7 105 (10.15%) Embedded Engineer
8 103 (9.96%) Graduate Developer
9 85 (8.22%) C++ Software Developer
10 75 (7.25%) Java Engineer
11 73 (7.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 73 (7.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 67 (6.48%) Java Software Engineer
13 65 (6.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 65 (6.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 65 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
14 61 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
15 59 (5.71%) C# Developer
16 57 (5.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.06%) HTML
2 111 (10.74%) .NET
3 103 (9.96%) CSS
4 74 (7.16%) HTML5
5 57 (5.51%) jQuery
6 54 (5.22%) Spring
7 52 (5.03%) AngularJS
7 52 (5.03%) ASP.NET
8 47 (4.55%) React
9 38 (3.68%) WPF
10 36 (3.48%) CSS3
11 29 (2.80%) Apache Axis
12 28 (2.71%) Node.js
13 25 (2.42%) Web Services
14 24 (2.32%) Hibernate
15 20 (1.93%) WCF
15 20 (1.93%) XML
16 17 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
17 16 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (1.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 541 (52.32%) Computer Science
2 167 (16.15%) Algorithms
3 101 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.93%) Data Structures
5 33 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.00%) Internet of Things
6 31 (3.00%) User Experience
7 30 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
8 29 (2.80%) 3D Printing
9 26 (2.51%) Robotics
10 22 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (2.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 18 (1.74%) Life Science
13 15 (1.45%) Smart Energy
13 15 (1.45%) Verilog
14 14 (1.35%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.97%) Acoustics
16 10 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.97%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 309 (29.88%) Linux
2 166 (16.05%) Windows
3 91 (8.80%) Android
4 45 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 44 (4.26%) Unix
6 31 (3.00%) Debian
7 20 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (1.26%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 11 (1.06%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.097%) CentOS
14 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 362 (35.01%) Mathematics
3 249 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (19.05%) OO
5 185 (17.89%) Physics
6 122 (11.80%) Multithreading
7 113 (10.93%) Machine Learning
8 104 (10.06%) SDLC
9 102 (9.86%) Test Automation
10 89 (8.61%) Web Development
11 85 (8.22%) TDD
12 81 (7.83%) OOP
13 78 (7.54%) Scrum
14 72 (6.96%) Collaborative Working
15 59 (5.71%) Mentoring
16 51 (4.93%) Statistics
17 50 (4.84%) Unit Testing
18 49 (4.74%) CAD
18 49 (4.74%) Configuration Management
18 49 (4.74%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 418 (40.43%) C++
2 369 (35.69%) Python
3 331 (32.01%) Java
4 311 (30.08%) C
5 217 (20.99%) JavaScript
6 199 (19.25%) C#
7 125 (12.09%) SQL
8 88 (8.51%) Perl
9 61 (5.90%) Embedded C
10 43 (4.16%) PHP
11 36 (3.48%) MATLAB
12 31 (3.00%) Objective-C
13 23 (2.22%) Fortran
14 22 (2.13%) Embedded C++
15 21 (2.03%) Ruby
16 16 (1.55%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.97%) Scala
18 9 (0.87%) Tcl
19 8 (0.77%) R
20 7 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 213 (20.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 85 (8.22%) PhD
3 57 (5.51%) Numerate Degree
4 28 (2.71%) MCP
4 28 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.48%) HND
6 5 (0.48%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.29%) CCNA
8 3 (0.29%) CISSP
8 3 (0.29%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.097%) ACCA
9 1 (0.097%) CCNP
9 1 (0.097%) CISA
9 1 (0.097%) ISEB
9 1 (0.097%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.00%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) ISO 13485
2 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.097%) MISRA
System Software
1 60 (5.80%) Firmware
2 36 (3.48%) Docker
3 14 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.29%) iptables
4 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.097%) NFS
6 1 (0.097%) QEMU
6 1 (0.097%) Samba
6 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.45%) Ansible
2 7 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.48%) Puppet
4 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.097%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.097%) Nagios
5 1 (0.097%) SCCM
5 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 94 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.22%) Cisco
3 18 (1.74%) Oracle
3 18 (1.74%) Perforce
3 18 (1.74%) Symantec
3 18 (1.74%) VMware
4 13 (1.26%) Dell
4 13 (1.26%) HP
4 13 (1.26%) Terracotta
5 12 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.06%) Citrix
7 10 (0.97%) SAP
8 9 (0.87%) Tableau
9 8 (0.77%) IBM
10 7 (0.68%) Intel
10 7 (0.68%) NVIDIA
10 7 (0.68%) WatchGuard
11 6 (0.58%) Xilinx
12 5 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.48%) Huawei