Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 32 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 +47 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 218 212 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.03% 8.36% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 8.63% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 155 122 63
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,125 £20,000
90th Percentile £37,750 £50,000 £40,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%

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 2,996 2,457 2,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.92% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,039 1,904 2,134
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,700 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 164 (75.23%) Mathematics
2 149 (68.35%) Computer Science
3 138 (63.30%) Software Engineering
4 133 (61.01%) Physics
5 122 (55.96%) C++
6 108 (49.54%) Python
7 105 (48.17%) Degree
8 99 (45.41%) Java
9 75 (34.40%) Linux
10 70 (32.11%) PhD
11 67 (30.73%) C
12 65 (29.82%) Artificial Intelligence
13 64 (29.36%) Machine Learning
14 58 (26.61%) Algorithms
15 47 (21.56%) C#
16 37 (16.97%) Multithreading
17 36 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (15.14%) Windows
19 31 (14.22%) MATLAB
20 30 (13.76%) Data Science
21 29 (13.30%) OO
21 29 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
22 27 (12.39%) Test Automation
23 25 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
24 23 (10.55%) JavaScript
25 22 (10.09%) TCP/IP
26 21 (9.63%) Computer Vision
26 21 (9.63%) Augmented Reality
27 19 (8.72%) .NET
28 17 (7.80%) Unix

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:

Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.92%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.92%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) GitHub
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.83%) Wireless
3 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.83%) MySQL
2 4 (1.83%) Power BI
3 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.46%) GIS
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) JIRA
2 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (3.67%) Electronics
2 4 (1.83%) Marketing
3 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Finance
5 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) .NET
2 13 (5.96%) HTML
3 12 (5.50%) jQuery
4 11 (5.05%) CSS
5 9 (4.13%) HTML5
5 9 (4.13%) Node.js
6 8 (3.67%) CSS3
7 6 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.75%) RESTful
7 6 (2.75%) Spring
7 6 (2.75%) Web Services
8 3 (1.38%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.92%) React
10 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.46%) Express
10 1 (0.46%) NumPy
10 1 (0.46%) Redux
10 1 (0.46%) SciPy
10 1 (0.46%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 149 (68.35%) Computer Science
2 58 (26.61%) Algorithms
3 21 (9.63%) Augmented Reality
4 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.59%) User Experience
6 5 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.46%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.40%) Linux
2 33 (15.14%) Windows
3 17 (7.80%) Unix
4 8 (3.67%) Android
5 3 (1.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (75.23%) Mathematics
2 138 (63.30%) Software Engineering
3 133 (61.01%) Physics
4 65 (29.82%) Artificial Intelligence
5 64 (29.36%) Machine Learning
6 37 (16.97%) Multithreading
7 36 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (13.76%) Data Science
9 29 (13.30%) OO
10 27 (12.39%) Test Automation
11 25 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (9.63%) Computer Vision
13 14 (6.42%) Project Management
14 12 (5.50%) Bug Management
14 12 (5.50%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (5.50%) Unit Testing
15 11 (5.05%) SDLC
15 11 (5.05%) Web Development
16 8 (3.67%) Chemistry
16 8 (3.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 122 (55.96%) C++
2 108 (49.54%) Python
3 99 (45.41%) Java
4 67 (30.73%) C
5 47 (21.56%) C#
6 31 (14.22%) MATLAB
7 23 (10.55%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.59%) PHP
9 3 (1.38%) SQL
10 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.46%) R
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (48.17%) Degree
2 70 (32.11%) PhD
3 29 (13.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (5.05%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 12 (5.50%) Oracle
2 10 (4.59%) WorldPay
3 4 (1.83%) Tableau
4 3 (1.38%) Terracotta
5 2 (0.92%) Adobe
5 2 (0.92%) Dell
5 2 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.46%) QNX
6 1 (0.46%) Wind River
6 1 (0.46%) Xamarin