Period
to 17 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 354 516 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.66% 20.94% 29.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 64.18% 67.27%
Number of salaries quoted 193 369 582
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £88,500 £66,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

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 472 804 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.22% 32.63% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 278 575 863
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,720 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.84% +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 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 175 (49.44%) Computer Science
2 160 (45.20%) Python
3 139 (39.27%) C++
4 135 (38.14%) Software Engineering
5 111 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (29.10%) Linux
7 99 (27.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 84 (23.73%) Java
9 81 (22.88%) Mathematics
9 81 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (20.62%) C
11 60 (16.95%) C#
12 58 (16.38%) Windows
13 48 (13.56%) SQL
13 48 (13.56%) Machine Learning
14 47 (13.28%) Algorithms
15 43 (12.15%) JavaScript
16 41 (11.58%) Test Automation
16 41 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
17 40 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
18 39 (11.02%) Smartphone
19 38 (10.73%) Artificial Intelligence
20 37 (10.45%) JIRA
21 34 (9.60%) Electronics
21 34 (9.60%) PhD
22 33 (9.32%) PHP
22 33 (9.32%) Finance
23 32 (9.04%) Data Science
24 31 (8.76%) Web Development
24 31 (8.76%) Git (software)

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 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.69%) nginx
2 6 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.41%) Apache
3 5 (1.41%) CMS
3 5 (1.41%) GeoServer
3 5 (1.41%) WordPress
4 2 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.39%) Summit
2 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.28%) Odoo
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.95%) GitHub
2 12 (3.39%) AWS
2 12 (3.39%) Azure
3 8 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.41%) Office 365
4 5 (1.41%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.28%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.80%) Wireless
2 12 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.11%) Internet
4 9 (2.54%) BGP
4 9 (2.54%) VPN
5 7 (1.98%) DWDM
5 7 (1.98%) SNMP
6 6 (1.69%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.41%) Firewall
8 4 (1.13%) LAN
8 4 (1.13%) WAN
9 3 (0.85%) 802.11
9 3 (0.85%) OSPF
9 3 (0.85%) VRRP
10 2 (0.56%) DAB
10 2 (0.56%) Network Security
11 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.28%) IPv4
11 1 (0.28%) IPv6
11 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.21%) MySQL
2 19 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.26%) ObjectStore
5 7 (1.98%) Big Data
6 6 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.41%) Power BI
8 3 (0.85%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) QGIS
10 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (10.45%) JIRA
2 31 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.54%) Selenium
6 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.69%) JUnit
6 6 (1.69%) Maven
6 6 (1.69%) Subversion
6 6 (1.69%) WiX
7 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.41%) Gerrit
7 5 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
7 5 (1.41%) GoCD
7 5 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.85%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.85%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.56%) GCC
9 2 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 34 (9.60%) Electronics
2 33 (9.32%) Finance
3 27 (7.63%) Automotive
4 24 (6.78%) Games
5 21 (5.93%) Marketing
6 15 (4.24%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.82%) Military
8 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.98%) Advertising
9 7 (1.98%) French Language
9 7 (1.98%) Italian Language
9 7 (1.98%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.41%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.56%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 127 (35.88%) Developer
2 44 (12.43%) Software Engineer
3 26 (7.34%) C++ Developer
4 24 (6.78%) Python Developer
5 21 (5.93%) Data Scientist
6 18 (5.08%) C# Developer
6 18 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 17 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.52%) Embedded Engineer
8 16 (4.52%) Software Developer
9 14 (3.95%) Architect
10 13 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (3.67%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (3.39%) Machine Learning Developer
11 12 (3.39%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (2.54%) Java Engineer
13 9 (2.54%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.47%) AngularJS
2 29 (8.19%) React
3 26 (7.34%) HTML
4 25 (7.06%) OpenGL
5 23 (6.50%) .NET
6 21 (5.93%) CSS
7 20 (5.65%) Web Services
8 18 (5.08%) HTML5
9 17 (4.80%) WPF
10 16 (4.52%) RESTful
11 15 (4.24%) Node.js
12 13 (3.67%) J2EE
12 13 (3.67%) LLVM
12 13 (3.67%) OpenGL ES
12 13 (3.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (3.67%) Vulkan
13 12 (3.39%) CSS3
13 12 (3.39%) J2SE
13 12 (3.39%) WCF
14 11 (3.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.28%) Algorithms
2 41 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (11.02%) Smartphone
4 29 (8.19%) Life Science
5 25 (7.06%) Animation
5 25 (7.06%) Photography
6 23 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (6.50%) Virtual Team
7 20 (5.65%) User Experience
8 16 (4.52%) Device Driver
9 15 (4.24%) Management Information System
10 12 (3.39%) Client/Server
11 11 (3.11%) Data Structures
11 11 (3.11%) Internet of Things
12 10 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (2.82%) Verilog
12 10 (2.82%) VHDL
13 9 (2.54%) Mobile Computing
14 8 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (2.26%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 103 (29.10%) Linux
2 58 (16.38%) Windows
3 25 (7.06%) Android
4 17 (4.80%) Unix
5 11 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (49.44%) Computer Science
2 135 (38.14%) Software Engineering
3 111 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (22.88%) Mathematics
4 81 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (13.56%) Machine Learning
6 41 (11.58%) Test Automation
7 40 (11.30%) Cybersecurity
8 38 (10.73%) Artificial Intelligence
9 32 (9.04%) Data Science
10 31 (8.76%) Web Development
11 30 (8.47%) Multithreading
12 29 (8.19%) Computer Architecture
12 29 (8.19%) Scrum
13 28 (7.91%) Physics
14 26 (7.34%) Biology
15 25 (7.06%) Bioinformatics
15 25 (7.06%) Open Source
16 23 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (6.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 160 (45.20%) Python
2 139 (39.27%) C++
3 84 (23.73%) Java
4 73 (20.62%) C
5 60 (16.95%) C#
6 48 (13.56%) SQL
7 43 (12.15%) JavaScript
8 33 (9.32%) PHP
9 24 (6.78%) Perl
10 23 (6.50%) Bash Shell
11 18 (5.08%) R
12 15 (4.24%) MATLAB
13 14 (3.95%) Assembly Language
14 13 (3.67%) Ruby
15 12 (3.39%) Bourne shell
15 12 (3.39%) Korn
16 7 (1.98%) VC++
17 6 (1.69%) Embedded C
18 5 (1.41%) Embedded C++
18 5 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 99 (27.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 34 (9.60%) PhD
3 20 (5.65%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.26%) CCNP
6 6 (1.69%) JNCIS
7 5 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.85%) CCNA
9 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.56%) PMP
9 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) CCSA
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCSA
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.11%) QA
2 9 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.41%) GDPR
3 5 (1.41%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.41%) ISO 26262
4 4 (1.13%) WAI
5 1 (0.28%) JTAG
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (5.93%) Firmware
2 20 (5.65%) Docker
3 5 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.41%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.39%) Ansible
2 6 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.85%) Terraform
4 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.56%) Puppet
4 2 (0.56%) QRadar
5 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (3.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.82%) Cisco
3 8 (2.26%) Oracle
4 6 (1.69%) Juniper
5 4 (1.13%) VMware
6 3 (0.85%) Aruba
6 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.85%) Citrix
6 3 (0.85%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.85%) Perforce
6 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.56%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.56%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.56%) Splunk
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe
8 1 (0.28%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec