The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 53 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 125 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.12% 4.75% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.32% 4.87% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 35
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1341 1149 1424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.81% 97.37% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 963 1200
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 186 (80.17%) Mathematics
2 143 (61.64%) Physics
3 135 (58.19%) Computer Science
3 135 (58.19%) Java
4 134 (57.76%) Python
5 127 (54.74%) Software Engineering
6 123 (53.02%) Degree
7 120 (51.72%) C++
8 80 (34.48%) C#
9 67 (28.88%) Linux
10 64 (27.59%) Machine Learning
11 54 (23.28%) PhD
11 54 (23.28%) C
12 52 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (19.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 42 (18.10%) MATLAB
15 41 (17.67%) OO
16 40 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
17 33 (14.22%) .NET
18 32 (13.79%) Perl
19 31 (13.36%) Windows
19 31 (13.36%) Algorithms
20 29 (12.50%) Firewall
20 29 (12.50%) Statistics
21 27 (11.64%) JavaScript
22 24 (10.34%) Spring
23 23 (9.91%) OOP
23 23 (9.91%) Augmented Reality
24 19 (8.19%) Project Management
25 18 (7.76%) Bayesian Methods

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 2 (0.86%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.50%) Firewall
2 17 (7.33%) Internet
3 15 (6.47%) Wireless
4 13 (5.60%) Bluetooth
4 13 (5.60%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (5.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.47%) Big Data
1 15 (6.47%) NoSQL
2 13 (5.60%) MySQL
3 12 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.86%) GIS
5 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.43%) HBase
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.43%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Maven
2 14 (6.03%) Gradle
3 10 (4.31%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.29%) NUnit
5 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.86%) Moq
5 2 (0.86%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.86%) Subversion
5 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 11 (4.74%) Finance
2 10 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.45%) French Language
4 7 (3.02%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.16%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.86%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.22%) .NET
2 24 (10.34%) Spring
3 17 (7.33%) Web Services
4 14 (6.03%) Apache Axis
4 14 (6.03%) RESTful
5 13 (5.60%) HTML
5 13 (5.60%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (5.60%) POSIX
6 12 (5.17%) CSS
6 12 (5.17%) CSS3
6 12 (5.17%) HTML5
6 12 (5.17%) jQuery
7 11 (4.74%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.29%) JSON
9 2 (0.86%) Ajax
9 2 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.86%) LAMP
9 2 (0.86%) REST
9 2 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (58.19%) Computer Science
2 52 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (13.36%) Algorithms
4 23 (9.91%) Augmented Reality
5 17 (7.33%) Internet of Things
6 14 (6.03%) 3D Printing
6 14 (6.03%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.86%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.88%) Linux
2 31 (13.36%) Windows
3 13 (5.60%) Unix
4 10 (4.31%) Android
4 10 (4.31%) Debian
5 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (80.17%) Mathematics
2 143 (61.64%) Physics
3 127 (54.74%) Software Engineering
4 64 (27.59%) Machine Learning
5 41 (17.67%) OO
6 29 (12.50%) Statistics
7 23 (9.91%) OOP
8 19 (8.19%) Project Management
9 18 (7.76%) Bayesian Methods
10 17 (7.33%) Presales
11 15 (6.47%) CAD
12 14 (6.03%) 3D Modelling
12 14 (6.03%) CAE
12 14 (6.03%) Content Writing
13 13 (5.60%) Computer Architecture
13 13 (5.60%) Embedded Software Development
13 13 (5.60%) TDD
14 12 (5.17%) Release Management
14 12 (5.17%) Signal Processing
14 12 (5.17%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 135 (58.19%) Java
2 134 (57.76%) Python
3 120 (51.72%) C++
4 80 (34.48%) C#
5 54 (23.28%) C
6 42 (18.10%) MATLAB
7 32 (13.79%) Perl
8 27 (11.64%) JavaScript
9 17 (7.33%) Ruby
10 5 (2.16%) SQL
11 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.86%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.86%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.43%) Fortran
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 123 (53.02%) Degree
2 54 (23.28%) PhD
3 45 (19.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (5.60%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.43%) ESRI
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