Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 25 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 +66 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 295 198 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.42% 8.73% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 8.96% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 195 160 65
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £37,000 £33,300 £36,900
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 194 (65.76%) Mathematics
2 190 (64.41%) Degree
2 190 (64.41%) Software Engineering
3 168 (56.95%) Java
3 168 (56.95%) Computer Science
4 165 (55.93%) Python
5 154 (52.20%) C++
6 140 (47.46%) Physics
7 99 (33.56%) Linux
8 94 (31.86%) C#
9 88 (29.83%) C
10 70 (23.73%) Algorithms
11 62 (21.02%) Machine Learning
12 60 (20.34%) OO
13 57 (19.32%) MATLAB
14 47 (15.93%) Windows
14 47 (15.93%) JavaScript
15 44 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (13.22%) TDD
16 39 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (12.54%) Augmented Reality
17 37 (12.54%) PhD
18 36 (12.20%) Computer Vision
18 36 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
19 35 (11.86%) Multithreading
20 34 (11.53%) Numerate Degree
21 31 (10.51%) Statistics
21 31 (10.51%) Project Management
22 29 (9.83%) OOP
22 29 (9.83%) HTML

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 6 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.37%) GitHub
2 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.73%) Firewall
2 10 (3.39%) Wireless
3 9 (3.05%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.03%) Internet
4 6 (2.03%) Network Security
5 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.81%) MySQL
2 23 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.05%) GIS
4 7 (2.37%) Big Data
5 5 (1.69%) HBase
5 5 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.34%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 23 (7.80%) Mercurial
2 5 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
3 1 (0.34%) Mockito
General
1 20 (6.78%) Electronics
2 10 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (3.05%) Marketing
3 9 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.36%) French Language
4 4 (1.36%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Finance
5 2 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.83%) CSS
1 29 (9.83%) HTML
2 23 (7.80%) CSS3
2 23 (7.80%) HTML5
2 23 (7.80%) jQuery
2 23 (7.80%) Spring
3 22 (7.46%) .NET
4 12 (4.07%) Apache Axis
5 10 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (3.05%) J2EE
7 5 (1.69%) JSON
7 5 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (1.69%) TensorFlow
7 5 (1.69%) Torch
7 5 (1.69%) Web Services
8 4 (1.36%) Velocity
9 3 (1.02%) Node.js
9 3 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 168 (56.95%) Computer Science
2 70 (23.73%) Algorithms
3 39 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (12.54%) Augmented Reality
5 20 (6.78%) Data Structures
6 12 (4.07%) 3D Printing
7 7 (2.37%) Robotics
7 7 (2.37%) User Experience
8 6 (2.03%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.69%) CUDA
9 5 (1.69%) GPGPU
10 4 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.36%) Animation
11 2 (0.68%) Life Science
12 1 (0.34%) CCTV
12 1 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.34%) Fintech
12 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.34%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 99 (33.56%) Linux
2 47 (15.93%) Windows
3 23 (7.80%) Android
3 23 (7.80%) Debian
4 9 (3.05%) Unix
5 3 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (65.76%) Mathematics
2 190 (64.41%) Software Engineering
3 140 (47.46%) Physics
4 62 (21.02%) Machine Learning
5 60 (20.34%) OO
6 44 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (13.22%) TDD
8 36 (12.20%) Computer Vision
9 35 (11.86%) Multithreading
10 31 (10.51%) Project Management
10 31 (10.51%) Statistics
11 29 (9.83%) OOP
12 26 (8.81%) Bayesian Methods
12 26 (8.81%) Web Development
13 23 (7.80%) Android Development
13 23 (7.80%) Logistics
13 23 (7.80%) Release Management
13 23 (7.80%) Validation
14 21 (7.12%) Artificial Intelligence
15 18 (6.10%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 168 (56.95%) Java
2 165 (55.93%) Python
3 154 (52.20%) C++
4 94 (31.86%) C#
5 88 (29.83%) C
6 57 (19.32%) MATLAB
7 47 (15.93%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.41%) Embedded C
9 9 (3.05%) Perl
9 9 (3.05%) Ruby
10 7 (2.37%) PHP
11 6 (2.03%) SQL
12 5 (1.69%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.36%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.36%) Tcl
14 2 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 190 (64.41%) Degree
2 37 (12.54%) PhD
3 36 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (11.53%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 5 (1.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (1.69%) Dell
1 5 (1.69%) HP
2 3 (1.02%) Intel
2 3 (1.02%) NVIDIA
3 2 (0.68%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.34%) Citrix
4 1 (0.34%) VMware