Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 458 844 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 20.43% 31.22% 30.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.97% 68.90% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 351 646 564
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +10.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

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 716 1,225 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.94% 45.32% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 540 926 719
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 182 (39.74%) Computer Science
2 157 (34.28%) Mathematics
3 133 (29.04%) Python
4 127 (27.73%) Software Engineering
5 113 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (23.58%) Linux
7 94 (20.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 91 (19.87%) Java
9 75 (16.38%) SQL
10 73 (15.94%) C++
10 73 (15.94%) JavaScript
11 65 (14.19%) Test Automation
12 59 (12.88%) Machine Learning
13 58 (12.66%) HTML
14 51 (11.14%) C
14 51 (11.14%) Web Services
15 50 (10.92%) Physics
15 50 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (10.70%) Windows
17 46 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
18 45 (9.83%) Scrum
19 44 (9.61%) C#
20 43 (9.39%) CSS
20 43 (9.39%) OO
21 39 (8.52%) Finance
22 36 (7.86%) DevOps
23 35 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (7.64%) Wireless
23 35 (7.64%) Internet
24 34 (7.42%) 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 (3.28%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.53%) Apache
3 7 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
4 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.22%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.31%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.44%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.75%) GitHub
3 7 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.64%) Internet
1 35 (7.64%) Wireless
2 21 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.06%) Firewall
4 12 (2.62%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.31%) WAN
6 3 (0.66%) BGP
6 3 (0.66%) DNS
6 3 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.66%) SNMP
7 2 (0.44%) DHCP
7 2 (0.44%) Network Security
7 2 (0.44%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.22%) HTTP
8 1 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.22%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.22%) Quagga
8 1 (0.22%) SMS
8 1 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.06%) Big Data
2 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.40%) MySQL
4 10 (2.18%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.66%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.44%) GIS
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.22%) Power BI
11 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.37%) Selenium
3 17 (3.71%) JIRA
4 15 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.97%) JMeter
5 9 (1.97%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.75%) Mercurial
6 8 (1.75%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.31%) Subversion
8 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.09%) Maven
9 3 (0.66%) Hudson
9 3 (0.66%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.44%) gulp
10 2 (0.44%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.44%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (8.52%) Finance
2 33 (7.21%) Electronics
3 22 (4.80%) Law
4 17 (3.71%) Automotive
4 17 (3.71%) Retail
5 14 (3.06%) Marketing
6 11 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.75%) Games
8 7 (1.53%) Legal
9 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.09%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.87%) German Language
11 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.44%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (21.18%) Developer
2 78 (17.03%) Graduate
3 66 (14.41%) Software Engineer
4 40 (8.73%) Analyst
4 40 (8.73%) Software Developer
5 39 (8.52%) Consultant
5 39 (8.52%) Test Engineer
6 30 (6.55%) Python Developer
7 27 (5.90%) Graduate Developer
8 21 (4.59%) Junior
9 20 (4.37%) Java Developer
9 20 (4.37%) Senior Test Engineer
9 20 (4.37%) Software Test Engineer
10 19 (4.15%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 18 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (3.28%) C++ Developer
12 15 (3.28%) Senior Software Test Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Implementation Consultant
13 14 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.66%) HTML
2 51 (11.14%) Web Services
3 43 (9.39%) CSS
4 31 (6.77%) RESTful
5 25 (5.46%) HTML5
6 24 (5.24%) .NET
7 18 (3.93%) CSS3
8 15 (3.28%) Django
8 15 (3.28%) WPF
9 14 (3.06%) Reactive Extensions
10 13 (2.84%) Node.js
10 13 (2.84%) Spring
11 12 (2.62%) jQuery
12 11 (2.40%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.40%) SOAP
13 9 (1.97%) REST
14 8 (1.75%) React
14 8 (1.75%) TensorFlow
15 7 (1.53%) Keras
15 7 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 182 (39.74%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.99%) Algorithms
4 30 (6.55%) User Experience
5 27 (5.90%) Life Science
6 22 (4.80%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.93%) Internet of Things
8 17 (3.71%) Fintech
9 14 (3.06%) Reinsurance
10 11 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.18%) Driving Licence
11 10 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.75%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.53%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.53%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.87%) LIMS
14 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 108 (23.58%) Linux
2 49 (10.70%) Windows
3 20 (4.37%) Unix
4 13 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (2.18%) Android
6 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.66%) Debian
8 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (34.28%) Mathematics
2 127 (27.73%) Software Engineering
3 113 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (14.19%) Test Automation
5 59 (12.88%) Machine Learning
6 50 (10.92%) Physics
6 50 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (10.04%) Artificial Intelligence
8 45 (9.83%) Scrum
9 43 (9.39%) OO
10 36 (7.86%) DevOps
11 34 (7.42%) TDD
12 30 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.90%) SDLC
14 25 (5.46%) Project Management
15 24 (5.24%) Manual Testing
16 21 (4.59%) Software Testing
17 20 (4.37%) Business Analysis
18 19 (4.15%) Server Management
19 18 (3.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 133 (29.04%) Python
2 91 (19.87%) Java
3 75 (16.38%) SQL
4 73 (15.94%) C++
4 73 (15.94%) JavaScript
5 51 (11.14%) C
6 44 (9.61%) C#
7 19 (4.15%) PHP
8 15 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.28%) Perl
8 15 (3.28%) Ruby
9 8 (1.75%) Go
9 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.87%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.87%) R
11 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 94 (20.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (6.33%) Numerate Degree
3 28 (6.11%) PhD
4 13 (2.84%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 8 (1.75%) ACDT
5 8 (1.75%) ACHDS
5 8 (1.75%) ACTC
5 8 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (1.75%) MCDST
5 8 (1.75%) MCP
5 8 (1.75%) MCSA
5 8 (1.75%) MCSE
5 8 (1.75%) MCSM
5 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.09%) CCNA
6 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.87%) CISSP
7 4 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.02%) QA
2 10 (2.18%) SLA
3 5 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.87%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 27 (5.90%) Docker
2 21 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.40%) Firmware
4 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (5.46%) Ansible
2 15 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.97%) Terraform
4 8 (1.75%) Consul
4 8 (1.75%) Packer
5 3 (0.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (4.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.49%) VMware
3 12 (2.62%) Google
4 9 (1.97%) WorldPay
5 8 (1.75%) Apple
5 8 (1.75%) Cisco
6 7 (1.53%) Adobe
6 7 (1.53%) Oracle
7 2 (0.44%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.44%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.44%) QNX
7 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.44%) Sophos
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix
8 1 (0.22%) Juniper
8 1 (0.22%) NetApp
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Wind River