Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 23 86
Rank change year-on-year -20 +63 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 201 203 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.11% 8.95% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 9.21% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 155 154 59
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £37,750 £34,250 £37,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,187 2,205 2,880
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 97.18% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,334 1,816 2,368
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.30% +8.91%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Cambridge

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Graduate in Cambridge

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Graduate job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 145 (72.14%) Software Engineering
2 138 (68.66%) Computer Science
3 131 (65.17%) C++
4 128 (63.68%) Degree
5 125 (62.19%) Mathematics
6 113 (56.22%) Java
7 104 (51.74%) Python
8 96 (47.76%) Physics
9 75 (37.31%) C
10 72 (35.82%) Linux
11 49 (24.38%) Multithreading
11 49 (24.38%) C#
12 48 (23.88%) Windows
12 48 (23.88%) Algorithms
13 42 (20.90%) Machine Learning
14 39 (19.40%) MATLAB
15 38 (18.91%) OO
16 36 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (14.43%) Artificial Intelligence
18 28 (13.93%) Computer Science Degree
19 25 (12.44%) Data Science
19 25 (12.44%) Project Management
20 24 (11.94%) Computer Vision
21 22 (10.95%) PhD
22 20 (9.95%) SDLC
23 19 (9.45%) Augmented Reality
23 19 (9.45%) Electronics
24 17 (8.46%) TDD
24 17 (8.46%) TCP/IP
24 17 (8.46%) JavaScript

Graduate Skill Set
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 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) GitHub
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.48%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.99%) Wireless
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.98%) MySQL
1 10 (4.98%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.48%) GIS
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (9.45%) Electronics
2 13 (6.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.99%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Finance
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.47%) Spring
2 11 (5.47%) .NET
2 11 (5.47%) HTML
2 11 (5.47%) jQuery
3 10 (4.98%) CSS
3 10 (4.98%) CSS3
3 10 (4.98%) HTML5
4 6 (2.99%) Torch
5 5 (2.49%) TensorFlow
6 4 (1.99%) Velocity
7 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.00%) Web Services
9 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.50%) Node.js
9 1 (0.50%) NumPy
9 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.50%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 138 (68.66%) Computer Science
2 48 (23.88%) Algorithms
3 19 (9.45%) Augmented Reality
4 14 (6.97%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.48%) Robotics
6 5 (2.49%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.49%) CUDA
6 5 (2.49%) GPGPU
7 4 (1.99%) Animation
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.00%) Life Science
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.50%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.50%) CCTV
10 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.50%) Fintech
10 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.82%) Linux
2 48 (23.88%) Windows
3 11 (5.47%) Android
4 10 (4.98%) Debian
5 5 (2.49%) Unix
6 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (72.14%) Software Engineering
2 125 (62.19%) Mathematics
3 96 (47.76%) Physics
4 49 (24.38%) Multithreading
5 42 (20.90%) Machine Learning
6 38 (18.91%) OO
7 36 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (14.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 25 (12.44%) Data Science
9 25 (12.44%) Project Management
10 24 (11.94%) Computer Vision
11 20 (9.95%) SDLC
12 17 (8.46%) Performance Optimisation
12 17 (8.46%) TDD
13 15 (7.46%) Bayesian Methods
13 15 (7.46%) OOD
13 15 (7.46%) Software Architecture
13 15 (7.46%) Statistics
14 14 (6.97%) Open Source
14 14 (6.97%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 131 (65.17%) C++
2 113 (56.22%) Java
3 104 (51.74%) Python
4 75 (37.31%) C
5 49 (24.38%) C#
6 39 (19.40%) MATLAB
7 17 (8.46%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.48%) Embedded C
9 6 (2.99%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.49%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.00%) SQL
12 1 (0.50%) PHP
12 1 (0.50%) R
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (63.68%) Degree
2 28 (13.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (10.95%) PhD
4 11 (5.47%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (3.48%) Dell
1 7 (3.48%) HP
2 3 (1.49%) Terracotta
3 2 (1.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.50%) Citrix
4 1 (0.50%) Intel
4 1 (0.50%) NVIDIA
4 1 (0.50%) QNX
4 1 (0.50%) VMware
4 1 (0.50%) Wind River