Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 417 985 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.64% 28.75% 33.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.04% 69.76% 71.10%
Number of salaries quoted 297 688 636
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +7.06% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,000 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +11.11%

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 587 1,412 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.87% 41.21% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 416 996 870
Cambridge median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 206 (49.40%) Computer Science
2 157 (37.65%) Python
3 145 (34.77%) Software Engineering
3 145 (34.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 125 (29.98%) Linux
5 120 (28.78%) C++
5 120 (28.78%) Mathematics
6 111 (26.62%) Java
7 110 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (24.94%) Machine Learning
9 76 (18.23%) Finance
10 74 (17.75%) C#
11 70 (16.79%) JavaScript
11 70 (16.79%) Algorithms
12 69 (16.55%) SQL
13 55 (13.19%) PhD
14 53 (12.71%) Artificial Intelligence
14 53 (12.71%) React
15 52 (12.47%) AngularJS
16 49 (11.75%) C
17 48 (11.51%) HTML
17 48 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (11.03%) Test Automation
19 44 (10.55%) Predictive Modelling
20 43 (10.31%) Algorithmic Trading
21 42 (10.07%) Windows
21 42 (10.07%) Scrum
21 42 (10.07%) Fintech
22 41 (9.83%) Market Making
22 41 (9.83%) High-Frequency Trading

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 (3.60%) OpenStack
2 14 (3.36%) WordPress
3 5 (1.20%) GeoServer
4 4 (0.96%) Drupal
4 4 (0.96%) nginx
5 3 (0.72%) SAS
6 2 (0.48%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.48%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 28 (6.71%) Summit
2 3 (0.72%) CiviCRM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.72%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) Odoo
4 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.19%) GitHub
3 13 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.80%) Wireless
2 18 (4.32%) Internet
3 6 (1.44%) HTTP
4 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.48%) Intranet
5 2 (0.48%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) DWDM
6 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (3.36%) Relational Database
2 11 (2.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.16%) Big Data
3 9 (2.16%) Data Mining
3 9 (2.16%) GIS
3 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.44%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (1.44%) MySQL
5 6 (1.44%) Power BI
6 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.96%) QlikView
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.72%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.48%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.80%) JIRA
3 17 (4.08%) Selenium
4 13 (3.12%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.40%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.40%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.92%) GCC
6 8 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.68%) Subversion
8 5 (1.20%) Gradle
8 5 (1.20%) Maven
9 4 (0.96%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.48%) QUnit
12 1 (0.24%) GitLab
12 1 (0.24%) Hudson
12 1 (0.24%) NUnit
12 1 (0.24%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.24%) PyCharm
12 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (18.23%) Finance
2 18 (4.32%) Automotive
3 15 (3.60%) Electronics
3 15 (3.60%) Marketing
4 14 (3.36%) Multimedia
5 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.68%) Banking
6 7 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.48%) French Language
8 2 (0.48%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.48%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (36.93%) Developer
2 63 (15.11%) Software Engineer
3 49 (11.75%) Graduate
4 44 (10.55%) Software Developer
5 36 (8.63%) Python Developer
5 36 (8.63%) Senior Developer
6 35 (8.39%) Machine Learning Developer
7 33 (7.91%) Embedded Engineer
8 29 (6.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 25 (6.00%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (5.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 21 (5.04%) Test Engineer
11 20 (4.80%) Consultant
12 19 (4.56%) Analyst
12 19 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (4.32%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
14 17 (4.08%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.36%) Assistant IT Manager
15 14 (3.36%) IT Assistant
15 14 (3.36%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.71%) React
2 52 (12.47%) AngularJS
3 48 (11.51%) HTML
4 39 (9.35%) CSS
5 30 (7.19%) J2EE
5 30 (7.19%) Ruby on Rails
6 29 (6.95%) .NET
7 28 (6.71%) HTML5
7 28 (6.71%) J2SE
7 28 (6.71%) RESTful
8 22 (5.28%) CSS3
9 19 (4.56%) WPF
10 18 (4.32%) Web Services
11 15 (3.60%) Spring Boot
11 15 (3.60%) Vue.js
12 14 (3.36%) Django
12 14 (3.36%) REST
13 13 (3.12%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (2.88%) WCF
15 11 (2.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (16.79%) Algorithms
2 42 (10.07%) Fintech
3 40 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (7.19%) User Experience
6 26 (6.24%) Life Science
7 18 (4.32%) Internet of Things
8 13 (3.12%) Animation
8 13 (3.12%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (3.12%) Photography
9 12 (2.88%) Device Driver
10 11 (2.64%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.40%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.44%) ASIC
12 6 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.44%) Verilog
13 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.20%) VHDL
14 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.96%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 125 (29.98%) Linux
2 42 (10.07%) Windows
3 32 (7.67%) Unix
4 31 (7.43%) Android
5 14 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (3.36%) Ubuntu
5 14 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.92%) VMS
7 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (49.40%) Computer Science
2 145 (34.77%) Software Engineering
3 120 (28.78%) Mathematics
4 110 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (24.94%) Machine Learning
6 53 (12.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 48 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (11.03%) Test Automation
9 44 (10.55%) Predictive Modelling
10 43 (10.31%) Algorithmic Trading
11 42 (10.07%) Scrum
12 41 (9.83%) Automated Trading
12 41 (9.83%) High-Frequency Trading
12 41 (9.83%) Market Making
13 39 (9.35%) Bioinformatics
13 39 (9.35%) Biology
13 39 (9.35%) Multithreading
14 32 (7.67%) Physics
15 31 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (6.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 157 (37.65%) Python
2 120 (28.78%) C++
3 111 (26.62%) Java
4 74 (17.75%) C#
5 70 (16.79%) JavaScript
6 69 (16.55%) SQL
7 49 (11.75%) C
8 41 (9.83%) Bash Shell
9 38 (9.11%) R
10 35 (8.39%) MATLAB
10 35 (8.39%) PHP
11 31 (7.43%) Ruby
12 28 (6.71%) Bourne shell
12 28 (6.71%) Korn
13 11 (2.64%) Perl
14 10 (2.40%) ES6
15 8 (1.92%) Embedded C++
15 8 (1.92%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.20%) ES7
16 5 (1.20%) ES8
Qualifications
1 145 (34.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 55 (13.19%) PhD
3 22 (5.28%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.44%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.96%) MBA
6 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) CISSP
7 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
8 1 (0.24%) CCNP
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.32%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (7.43%) Docker
2 18 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (3.36%) VirtualBox
4 10 (2.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (3.12%) Ansible
2 7 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.72%) Terraform
4 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 26 (6.24%) Oracle
2 15 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.40%) Adobe
4 7 (1.68%) Google
4 7 (1.68%) Sencha
5 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.96%) Cisco
6 4 (0.96%) Tableau
6 4 (0.96%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix
8 1 (0.24%) EMC
8 1 (0.24%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.24%) Perforce