Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 152 278 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.44% 21.01% 19.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.73% 66.51% 66.12%
Number of salaries quoted 130 173 333
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,250 £47,500 £45,139
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.23% +0.31%

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 209 418 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.60% 31.59% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 130 256 470
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,281 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 76 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 57 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 55 (36.18%) Linux
4 43 (28.29%) Python
5 41 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (26.97%) Mathematics
6 40 (26.32%) Law
7 39 (25.66%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (23.03%) C++
9 31 (20.39%) Windows
10 30 (19.74%) Physics
10 30 (19.74%) Machine Learning
10 30 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (17.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
13 23 (15.13%) Node.js
14 22 (14.47%) SQL
14 22 (14.47%) AWS
15 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
16 18 (11.84%) Artificial Intelligence
17 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
17 16 (10.53%) C
17 16 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (9.87%) User Experience
18 15 (9.87%) Redux
19 14 (9.21%) PhD
19 14 (9.21%) Visualisation
19 14 (9.21%) Git (software)
20 13 (8.55%) Data Visualisation
21 12 (7.89%) Electronics

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 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) Jupyter
3 3 (1.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.66%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.47%) AWS
2 11 (7.24%) Azure
3 8 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.61%) Office 365
5 6 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.95%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.63%) GCP
7 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) Firewall
1 6 (3.95%) LAN
1 6 (3.95%) RFID
1 6 (3.95%) WAN
2 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Network Security
2 2 (1.32%) RTP
3 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.66%) DHCP
3 1 (0.66%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.66%) MPLS
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.95%) MySQL
2 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.24%) webpack
3 9 (5.92%) JIRA
4 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.29%) Selenium
5 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.63%) NUnit
7 3 (1.97%) Subversion
8 2 (1.32%) Buildbot
8 2 (1.32%) Clang
8 2 (1.32%) CMake
8 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.32%) GCC
8 2 (1.32%) Gradle
8 2 (1.32%) Postman
8 2 (1.32%) Protractor
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 40 (26.32%) Law
2 12 (7.89%) Electronics
3 11 (7.24%) German Language
4 7 (4.61%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.29%) Automotive
5 5 (3.29%) Games
5 5 (3.29%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.63%) French Language
6 4 (2.63%) Humanities
6 4 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.32%) Advertising
8 2 (1.32%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (1.32%) Military
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) Finance
9 1 (0.66%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (24.34%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) Graduate
3 28 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Python Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Junior
6 11 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) C++ Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.61%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Graduate Software Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.13%) Node.js
2 15 (9.87%) Redux
3 8 (5.26%) CSS
3 8 (5.26%) HTML
4 7 (4.61%) Web Services
5 6 (3.95%) WPF
6 4 (2.63%) .NET
6 4 (2.63%) Akka
6 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.63%) HTML5
6 4 (2.63%) NancyFx
6 4 (2.63%) REST
6 4 (2.63%) WinForms
7 3 (1.97%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.97%) D3.js
7 3 (1.97%) jQuery
7 3 (1.97%) PyTorch
7 3 (1.97%) React
7 3 (1.97%) TensorFlow
8 2 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.87%) User Experience
3 10 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.58%) Verilog
4 9 (5.92%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (5.26%) STB
6 7 (4.61%) Animation
6 7 (4.61%) BBC
6 7 (4.61%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.29%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (3.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (3.29%) VLSI
9 4 (2.63%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.63%) Life Science
9 4 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.97%) SCADA
10 3 (1.97%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.18%) Linux
2 31 (20.39%) Windows
3 7 (4.61%) Unix
3 7 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.29%) Mac OS
4 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.97%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 57 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 41 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.97%) Mathematics
4 39 (25.66%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (19.74%) Machine Learning
5 30 (19.74%) Physics
6 18 (11.84%) Artificial Intelligence
7 16 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 14 (9.21%) Visualisation
9 13 (8.55%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.24%) Data-Driven Decision Making
11 11 (7.24%) DevOps
11 11 (7.24%) OO
12 10 (6.58%) Multithreading
12 10 (6.58%) Prototyping
13 9 (5.92%) Scrum
14 8 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.29%) Python
2 35 (23.03%) C++
3 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.47%) SQL
5 16 (10.53%) C
6 11 (7.24%) C#
7 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 10 (6.58%) Java
8 6 (3.95%) Perl
9 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.32%) Lua
11 2 (1.32%) R
12 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.66%) Rust
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (9.21%) PhD
3 6 (3.95%) A+ Certification
3 6 (3.95%) HNC
3 6 (3.95%) MCDST
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.95%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (3.29%) CCIE
4 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.29%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) SLA
2 6 (3.95%) QA
3 5 (3.29%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.97%) CDISC
4 3 (1.97%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.97%) IEC 62304
4 3 (1.97%) MISRA
4 3 (1.97%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.66%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.66%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.95%) Ansible
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.95%) Juniper
3 5 (3.29%) Cadence
4 4 (2.63%) Altera
4 4 (2.63%) Intel
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle
4 4 (2.63%) Perforce
4 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.97%) Google
6 2 (1.32%) Facebook
6 2 (1.32%) Instagram
7 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco
7 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.66%) Huawei
7 1 (0.66%) IBM