Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 349 1,112 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.44% 34.79% 31.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.99% 72.54% 74.69%
Number of salaries quoted 289 820 585
Cambridge median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,600
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 563 1,533 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 28.14% 47.97% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 450 1,144 768
Cambridge median annual salary £50,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.31% +5.88% +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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 172 (49.28%) Computer Science
2 120 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (31.52%) Python
4 100 (28.65%) Mathematics
5 96 (27.51%) Software Engineering
6 92 (26.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 90 (25.79%) Java
8 89 (25.50%) Linux
9 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
10 56 (16.05%) HTML
10 56 (16.05%) Scrum
11 51 (14.61%) SQL
12 48 (13.75%) Web Services
13 45 (12.89%) Test Automation
13 45 (12.89%) Machine Learning
14 44 (12.61%) DevOps
15 41 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (11.75%) C++
15 41 (11.75%) Finance
16 40 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
16 40 (11.46%) Docker
17 38 (10.89%) C
17 38 (10.89%) Internet
18 37 (10.60%) Windows
19 35 (10.03%) C#
20 34 (9.74%) CSS
21 33 (9.46%) Algorithms
22 31 (8.88%) Physics
23 30 (8.60%) Wireless
23 30 (8.60%) TDD

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 (4.30%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.72%) Apache
5 4 (1.15%) SAS
6 3 (0.86%) CMS
6 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.57%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.29%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (2.87%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) EPLAN
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.29%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.43%) GitHub
3 5 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.57%) npm
6 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.89%) Internet
2 30 (8.60%) Wireless
3 14 (4.01%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.72%) Ethernet
5 10 (2.87%) Firewall
6 5 (1.43%) WAN
7 4 (1.15%) DNS
8 3 (0.86%) BGP
8 3 (0.86%) DHCP
8 3 (0.86%) HTTP
9 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.57%) Network Security
9 2 (0.57%) SNMP
9 2 (0.57%) VPN
9 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.57%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.29%) DWDM
10 1 (0.29%) MPLS
10 1 (0.29%) SSH
10 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.44%) Big Data
2 10 (2.87%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.58%) MySQL
3 9 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.72%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.57%) Power BI
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.87%) Selenium
3 16 (4.58%) JIRA
4 12 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.87%) Maven
6 9 (2.58%) JMeter
6 9 (2.58%) SoapUI
6 9 (2.58%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.29%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.01%) Gradle
8 7 (2.01%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.72%) Subversion
10 4 (1.15%) Hudson
10 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.86%) JUnit
12 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.57%) gulp
12 2 (0.57%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 41 (11.75%) Finance
2 20 (5.73%) Electronics
2 20 (5.73%) Law
3 16 (4.58%) Automotive
4 13 (3.72%) Marketing
5 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.43%) Retail
8 4 (1.15%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Banking
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.29%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (30.66%) Developer
2 53 (15.19%) Software Engineer
3 41 (11.75%) Graduate
4 38 (10.89%) Software Developer
5 37 (10.60%) Java Developer
6 29 (8.31%) Test Engineer
7 26 (7.45%) Python Developer
8 22 (6.30%) Software Test Engineer
9 19 (5.44%) Java Engineer
9 19 (5.44%) Senior Test Engineer
10 18 (5.16%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.87%) Analyst
11 17 (4.87%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 16 (4.58%) Graduate Developer
12 16 (4.58%) Lead Developer
13 14 (4.01%) Embedded Engineer
14 13 (3.72%) Lead Software Developer
14 13 (3.72%) Network Engineer
15 12 (3.44%) Project Manager
15 12 (3.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.05%) HTML
2 48 (13.75%) Web Services
3 34 (9.74%) CSS
4 27 (7.74%) RESTful
5 22 (6.30%) WPF
6 18 (5.16%) HTML5
6 18 (5.16%) Spring
7 17 (4.87%) .NET
7 17 (4.87%) Reactive Extensions
8 16 (4.58%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.01%) CSS3
9 14 (4.01%) Django
10 13 (3.72%) Node.js
10 13 (3.72%) SOAP
11 11 (3.15%) React
11 11 (3.15%) REST
12 9 (2.58%) jQuery
13 8 (2.29%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.29%) Keras
14 7 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.46%) Algorithms
2 24 (6.88%) Internet of Things
3 22 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.02%) User Experience
5 20 (5.73%) Life Science
6 14 (4.01%) Reinsurance
7 13 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.15%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.58%) Fintech
9 9 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.29%) Cloud Native
10 8 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.29%) Device Driver
11 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (2.01%) LIMS
12 5 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.15%) Biotechnology
13 4 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.15%) Smart City
14 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.50%) Linux
2 37 (10.60%) Windows
3 16 (4.58%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (4.58%) Unix
4 5 (1.43%) Android
5 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (49.28%) Computer Science
2 120 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (28.65%) Mathematics
4 96 (27.51%) Software Engineering
5 56 (16.05%) Scrum
6 45 (12.89%) Machine Learning
6 45 (12.89%) Test Automation
7 44 (12.61%) DevOps
8 41 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 31 (8.88%) Physics
11 30 (8.60%) TDD
12 27 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.45%) OO
14 25 (7.16%) Project Management
15 23 (6.59%) Manual Testing
16 22 (6.30%) Software Testing
17 21 (6.02%) Multithreading
18 18 (5.16%) Statistics
19 17 (4.87%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.52%) Python
2 90 (25.79%) Java
3 60 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 51 (14.61%) SQL
5 41 (11.75%) C++
6 38 (10.89%) C
7 35 (10.03%) C#
8 15 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.58%) Perl
9 9 (2.58%) Ruby
10 8 (2.29%) Go
11 7 (2.01%) Java 8
12 6 (1.72%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.72%) PHP
13 5 (1.43%) R
14 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.86%) VBA
16 2 (0.57%) Scala
16 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (26.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (4.87%) PhD
3 15 (4.30%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (3.72%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (2.29%) A+ Certification
5 8 (2.29%) ACDT
5 8 (2.29%) ACHDS
5 8 (2.29%) ACTC
5 8 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (2.29%) MCDST
5 8 (2.29%) MCP
5 8 (2.29%) MCSA
5 8 (2.29%) MCSE
5 8 (2.29%) MCSM
5 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.72%) CCNA
6 6 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.43%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.88%) QA
2 9 (2.58%) SLA
3 5 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.86%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (11.46%) Docker
2 20 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.01%) Firmware
4 8 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (7.74%) Ansible
2 19 (5.44%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.87%) Terraform
4 8 (2.29%) Consul
4 8 (2.29%) Packer
5 3 (0.86%) Puppet
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.30%) VMware
3 13 (3.72%) Google
4 11 (3.15%) Adobe
4 11 (3.15%) Oracle
5 10 (2.87%) Cisco
6 8 (2.29%) Apple
7 5 (1.43%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.57%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.57%) NVIDIA
9 2 (0.57%) Sophos
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix
10 1 (0.29%) Juniper
10 1 (0.29%) NetApp
10 1 (0.29%) QNX
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.29%) SAP
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau