Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 806 742 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.74% 30.36% 30.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.08% 79.70% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 600 606 755
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 1134 931 1101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 41.85% 38.09% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 827 745 938
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,175
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 398 (49.38%) Computer Science
2 390 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 349 (43.30%) Python
4 332 (41.19%) Mathematics
5 310 (38.46%) C++
6 306 (37.97%) Java
7 232 (28.78%) JavaScript
7 232 (28.78%) C
8 218 (27.05%) Linux
9 191 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
10 187 (23.20%) C#
11 178 (22.08%) Computer Science Degree
12 143 (17.74%) Physics
13 142 (17.62%) Algorithms
14 141 (17.49%) Windows
15 139 (17.25%) HTML
16 133 (16.50%) Wireless
17 128 (15.88%) OO
18 119 (14.76%) Perl
18 119 (14.76%) Test Automation
19 115 (14.27%) .NET
20 102 (12.66%) CSS
21 98 (12.16%) SQL
22 95 (11.79%) Microsoft
23 93 (11.54%) Electronics
24 88 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
25 84 (10.42%) Numerate Degree
26 83 (10.30%) Android
27 81 (10.05%) Web Development
28 80 (9.93%) HTML5

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 (1.86%) nginx
2 11 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.12%) ArcGIS
4 9 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.74%) Apache
6 6 (0.74%) ColdFusion
6 6 (0.74%) IIS
6 6 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.50%) JBoss
8 4 (0.50%) Moodle
9 3 (0.37%) Jetty
9 3 (0.37%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.37%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.12%) DNN
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.50%) Simulink
5 4 (0.50%) Snagit
6 3 (0.37%) Pipeline Pilot
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.74%) SaaS
3 11 (1.36%) GitHub
4 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.62%) Office 365
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (16.50%) Wireless
2 55 (6.82%) Internet
3 46 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 38 (4.71%) Bluetooth
5 30 (3.72%) Firewall
6 21 (2.61%) WLAN
7 16 (1.99%) DVB
7 16 (1.99%) LTE
8 9 (1.12%) ZigBee
9 8 (0.99%) HTTP
9 8 (0.99%) VoIP
10 7 (0.87%) SSL
10 7 (0.87%) VPN
11 6 (0.74%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.74%) LAN
11 6 (0.74%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.74%) WAN
12 5 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.62%) OFDM
12 5 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.59%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.22%) MySQL
3 34 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 21 (2.61%) Big Data
5 14 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 13 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.36%) GIS
7 11 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.74%) HBase
10 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.74%) Text Mining
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.37%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 43 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 42 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 38 (4.71%) Visual Studio
4 21 (2.61%) Cucumber
4 21 (2.61%) Mercurial
5 18 (2.23%) NUnit
6 14 (1.74%) Selenium
7 13 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.49%) ClearCase
8 12 (1.49%) JBehave
8 12 (1.49%) Maven
8 12 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (1.24%) Grunt
9 10 (1.24%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.12%) JIRA
11 7 (0.87%) MSI
11 7 (0.87%) WiX
12 6 (0.74%) Gradle
12 6 (0.74%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.50%) Mockito
General
1 93 (11.54%) Electronics
2 79 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 61 (7.57%) Finance
4 28 (3.47%) Marketing
5 26 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.36%) Law
7 8 (0.99%) Retail
8 7 (0.87%) Automotive
9 6 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.62%) French Language
10 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.37%) Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 313 (38.83%) Developer
2 248 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 147 (18.24%) Graduate
4 107 (13.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 96 (11.91%) Embedded Engineer
6 91 (11.29%) Graduate Developer
7 81 (10.05%) Software Developer
8 74 (9.18%) C++ Developer
8 74 (9.18%) Java Developer
9 65 (8.06%) C Software Engineer
10 53 (6.58%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 53 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 53 (6.58%) Junior
11 50 (6.20%) C++ Software Developer
12 46 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 46 (5.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 45 (5.58%) Java Engineer
14 44 (5.46%) Graduate Software Developer
15 41 (5.09%) C# Developer
16 39 (4.84%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (17.25%) HTML
2 115 (14.27%) .NET
3 102 (12.66%) CSS
4 80 (9.93%) HTML5
5 63 (7.82%) jQuery
6 62 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 57 (7.07%) Node.js
8 50 (6.20%) ASP.NET
9 48 (5.96%) Spring
10 44 (5.46%) CSS3
11 37 (4.59%) XML
12 35 (4.34%) React
13 34 (4.22%) Web Services
14 30 (3.72%) Apache Axis
15 24 (2.98%) Hibernate
16 22 (2.73%) Angular 2
17 19 (2.36%) RESTful
18 16 (1.99%) MFC
19 15 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 398 (49.38%) Computer Science
2 142 (17.62%) Algorithms
3 88 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (6.20%) Internet of Things
5 35 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 30 (3.72%) 3D Printing
8 29 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (2.61%) User Experience
10 18 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 16 (1.99%) Grid Computing
11 16 (1.99%) Smartphone
12 15 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
13 14 (1.74%) Life Science
14 12 (1.49%) Smart Energy
15 11 (1.36%) Augmented Reality
15 11 (1.36%) Smart Home
15 11 (1.36%) Verilog
16 10 (1.24%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 218 (27.05%) Linux
2 141 (17.49%) Windows
3 83 (10.30%) Android
4 52 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 33 (4.09%) Unix
6 24 (2.98%) Windows Server
7 18 (2.23%) Debian
8 11 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 332 (41.19%) Mathematics
3 191 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (17.74%) Physics
5 128 (15.88%) OO
6 119 (14.76%) Test Automation
7 81 (10.05%) Web Development
8 65 (8.06%) Machine Learning
9 64 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 59 (7.32%) SDLC
11 56 (6.95%) Multithreading
12 54 (6.70%) TDD
13 52 (6.45%) Configuration Management
13 52 (6.45%) OOP
14 44 (5.46%) Test Scripting
15 42 (5.21%) Unit Testing
16 41 (5.09%) CAD
16 41 (5.09%) Scrum
17 39 (4.84%) Signal Processing
18 38 (4.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 349 (43.30%) Python
2 310 (38.46%) C++
3 306 (37.97%) Java
4 232 (28.78%) C
4 232 (28.78%) JavaScript
5 187 (23.20%) C#
6 119 (14.76%) Perl
7 98 (12.16%) SQL
8 66 (8.19%) MATLAB
9 43 (5.33%) PHP
10 34 (4.22%) Embedded C
11 27 (3.35%) Ruby
12 21 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.23%) Tcl
14 13 (1.61%) Assembly Language
14 13 (1.61%) Fortran
15 12 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.99%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.62%) Embedded C++
18 4 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 178 (22.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 84 (10.42%) Numerate Degree
3 56 (6.95%) PhD
4 34 (4.22%) MCP
4 34 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.12%) Postgraduate
6 8 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.37%) ISEB
7 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) ACCA
9 1 (0.12%) APMP
9 1 (0.12%) CCNP
9 1 (0.12%) CISA
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.22%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.25%) PMO
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 68 (8.44%) Firmware
2 37 (4.59%) Docker
3 18 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.24%) KVM
5 7 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.62%) XenApp
6 5 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.50%) LXC
8 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.12%) QEMU
10 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) Xen
10 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (2.11%) Ansible
2 13 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.49%) Puppet
4 9 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.87%) Packer
6 5 (0.62%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.62%) SCCM
7 2 (0.25%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Consul
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 95 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.23%) Oracle
3 22 (2.73%) Perforce
4 21 (2.61%) VMware
5 16 (1.99%) Citrix
6 13 (1.61%) Cisco
7 11 (1.36%) Orchard
7 11 (1.36%) SAP
8 8 (0.99%) Brocade
8 8 (0.99%) Tableau
9 7 (0.87%) Symantec
9 7 (0.87%) WatchGuard
10 5 (0.62%) Facebook
10 5 (0.62%) Terracotta
10 5 (0.62%) Twitter
11 4 (0.50%) CA
11 4 (0.50%) Riverbed
11 4 (0.50%) Vyatta
12 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.37%) Veeam