Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,061 706 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.82% 31.77% 27.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.39% 75.35% 76.64%
Number of salaries quoted 782 575 664
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 1,389 937 1,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 44.28% 42.17% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 754 821
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,125 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 542 (51.08%) Computer Science
2 515 (48.54%) Software Engineering
3 450 (42.41%) C++
4 360 (33.93%) Python
5 347 (32.70%) C
6 333 (31.39%) Mathematics
7 311 (29.31%) Linux
8 289 (27.24%) Java
9 258 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 189 (17.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 184 (17.34%) JavaScript
12 180 (16.97%) C#
13 176 (16.59%) OO
14 160 (15.08%) Physics
15 146 (13.76%) Windows
16 135 (12.72%) Wireless
17 131 (12.35%) Multithreading
18 129 (12.16%) Algorithms
19 120 (11.31%) Electronics
20 118 (11.12%) SQL
21 115 (10.84%) SDLC
22 112 (10.56%) HTML
23 105 (9.90%) Machine Learning
24 103 (9.71%) .NET
25 96 (9.05%) PhD
26 95 (8.95%) CSS
27 85 (8.01%) Scrum
28 84 (7.92%) Microsoft
29 82 (7.73%) Relational Database
30 81 (7.63%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (0.66%) IIS
3 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
3 6 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.47%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.38%) Apache
6 3 (0.28%) nginx
7 2 (0.19%) CMS
7 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.094%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.094%) Confluence
8 1 (0.094%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.094%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.094%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.094%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.094%) Maya
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.094%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.094%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 56 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.98%) GitHub
4 20 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.79%) SaaS
6 5 (0.47%) IaaS
6 5 (0.47%) PaaS
7 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.094%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.094%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.094%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.094%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.094%) Heroku
8 1 (0.094%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 135 (12.72%) Wireless
2 34 (3.20%) Internet
3 32 (3.02%) Bluetooth
4 25 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.13%) Firewall
7 8 (0.75%) WAN
8 6 (0.57%) VPN
8 6 (0.57%) WLAN
9 5 (0.47%) SNMP
9 5 (0.47%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.38%) LDAP
10 4 (0.38%) SSL
11 3 (0.28%) DNS
11 3 (0.28%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.19%) HTTP
12 2 (0.19%) LAN
12 2 (0.19%) Modbus
12 2 (0.19%) Skype
13 1 (0.094%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.73%) Relational Database
2 49 (4.62%) MySQL
3 40 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 35 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.11%) Big Data
6 26 (2.45%) GIS
7 16 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.66%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
11 7 (0.66%) HBase
12 4 (0.38%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.28%) Redis
14 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 56 (5.28%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.36%) Mercurial
4 21 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.89%) JIRA
6 14 (1.32%) NUnit
7 13 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.85%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.66%) GitLab
9 7 (0.66%) Maven
10 5 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.38%) LabVIEW
11 4 (0.38%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.28%) Selenium
12 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.19%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.19%) Subversion
13 2 (0.19%) TestComplete
General
1 120 (11.31%) Electronics
2 76 (7.16%) Finance
3 63 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 29 (2.73%) Marketing
5 22 (2.07%) Automotive
6 17 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.04%) Games
8 7 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (0.57%) Interactive Media
9 6 (0.57%) Japanese Language
9 6 (0.57%) Law
10 5 (0.47%) French Language
11 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.28%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.28%) Legal
11 3 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.19%) Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 361 (34.02%) Developer
2 360 (33.93%) Software Engineer
3 166 (15.65%) C++ Software Engineer
4 165 (15.55%) Graduate
5 142 (13.38%) Software Developer
6 127 (11.97%) Embedded Engineer
7 110 (10.37%) C Software Engineer
8 108 (10.18%) C++ Developer
9 90 (8.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 86 (8.11%) C++ Software Developer
11 84 (7.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 84 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
12 81 (7.63%) Graduate Developer
13 73 (6.88%) Java Engineer
14 70 (6.60%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 67 (6.31%) Senior Software Engineer
16 66 (6.22%) Java Software Engineer
17 62 (5.84%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
18 59 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
19 58 (5.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (10.56%) HTML
2 103 (9.71%) .NET
3 95 (8.95%) CSS
4 57 (5.37%) HTML5
5 53 (5.00%) WPF
6 52 (4.90%) Spring
7 51 (4.81%) ASP.NET
8 50 (4.71%) jQuery
9 42 (3.96%) React
10 39 (3.68%) AngularJS
11 28 (2.64%) Node.js
11 28 (2.64%) WCF
12 27 (2.54%) Hibernate
13 26 (2.45%) CSS3
14 25 (2.36%) Web Services
15 21 (1.98%) RESTful
16 19 (1.79%) TensorFlow
17 16 (1.51%) Apache Axis
17 16 (1.51%) Natural Language Processing
18 15 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 542 (51.08%) Computer Science
2 129 (12.16%) Algorithms
3 81 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.43%) Data Structures
5 36 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
6 30 (2.83%) Robotics
6 30 (2.83%) User Experience
7 27 (2.54%) Internet of Things
8 25 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (1.89%) Life Science
11 18 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 16 (1.51%) 3D Printing
12 16 (1.51%) Verilog
13 15 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.32%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.04%) Acoustics
16 10 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.94%) Smart Energy
16 10 (0.94%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 311 (29.31%) Linux
2 146 (13.76%) Windows
3 81 (7.63%) Android
4 43 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.68%) Unix
6 33 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
7 26 (2.45%) Debian
8 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.75%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.094%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (48.54%) Software Engineering
2 333 (31.39%) Mathematics
3 258 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (16.59%) OO
5 160 (15.08%) Physics
6 131 (12.35%) Multithreading
7 115 (10.84%) SDLC
8 105 (9.90%) Machine Learning
9 85 (8.01%) Scrum
10 80 (7.54%) Test Automation
11 76 (7.16%) Web Development
12 67 (6.31%) TDD
13 65 (6.13%) OOD
14 62 (5.84%) OOP
15 58 (5.47%) Android Development
16 56 (5.28%) Collaborative Working
17 51 (4.81%) Statistics
18 50 (4.71%) Signal Processing
18 50 (4.71%) Validation
19 49 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 450 (42.41%) C++
2 360 (33.93%) Python
3 347 (32.70%) C
4 289 (27.24%) Java
5 184 (17.34%) JavaScript
6 180 (16.97%) C#
7 118 (11.12%) SQL
8 75 (7.07%) Embedded C
9 66 (6.22%) Perl
10 35 (3.30%) PHP
11 32 (3.02%) Embedded C++
12 27 (2.54%) MATLAB
13 25 (2.36%) Objective-C
14 21 (1.98%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.89%) Ruby
16 19 (1.79%) Fortran
17 11 (1.04%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.04%) Assembly Language
18 9 (0.85%) Scala
18 9 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 189 (17.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 96 (9.05%) PhD
3 37 (3.49%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.13%) MCP
5 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.47%) HND
7 4 (0.38%) CCNA
7 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) ISEB
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.54%) QA
2 8 (0.75%) ISO 13485
3 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.19%) GDPR
4 2 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.094%) MISRA
System Software
1 54 (5.09%) Firmware
2 28 (2.64%) Docker
3 14 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.28%) iptables
6 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.094%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.094%) NFS
7 1 (0.094%) Samba
7 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) Ansible
2 6 (0.57%) Puppet
3 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.28%) Nagios
5 3 (0.28%) Terraform
6 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.094%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.094%) Consul
7 1 (0.094%) logstash
7 1 (0.094%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.094%) SCCM
7 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.094%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.45%) Dell
2 26 (2.45%) HP
3 24 (2.26%) Cisco
4 20 (1.89%) Symantec
5 18 (1.70%) VMware
6 15 (1.41%) Oracle
7 14 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.13%) IBM
8 12 (1.13%) Terracotta
9 10 (0.94%) Facebook
9 10 (0.94%) Google
9 10 (0.94%) Twitter
10 9 (0.85%) Intel
10 9 (0.85%) NVIDIA
10 9 (0.85%) WorldPay
11 8 (0.75%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.66%) Citrix
12 7 (0.66%) Wind River
13 6 (0.57%) Sony