Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 27 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 210 269 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.24% 10.04% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.55% 10.28% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 148 156 115
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +0.92%
10th Percentile £23,350 £23,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £37,750 £37,000 £34,900
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +2.80%

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 2,457 2,617 2,380
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.65% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 2,001 1,965
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 152 (72.38%) Mathematics
2 124 (59.05%) Software Engineering
3 117 (55.71%) Computer Science
4 109 (51.90%) Physics
5 102 (48.57%) Degree
6 94 (44.76%) Python
7 90 (42.86%) C++
8 75 (35.71%) PhD
9 73 (34.76%) Java
10 64 (30.48%) Machine Learning
11 61 (29.05%) Artificial Intelligence
12 59 (28.10%) C
13 51 (24.29%) Linux
14 45 (21.43%) C#
15 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
15 43 (20.48%) Algorithms
16 31 (14.76%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (14.29%) OO
18 28 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (13.33%) Test Automation
19 24 (11.43%) HTML
20 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (10.00%) Data Science
21 21 (10.00%) .NET
22 20 (9.52%) Multithreading
23 18 (8.57%) CSS
23 18 (8.57%) Web Services
24 17 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
25 16 (7.62%) HTML5
26 15 (7.14%) User Experience

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 5 (2.38%) Apache
1 5 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.95%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.95%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.38%) Wireless
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.71%) Big Data
2 5 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.90%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.90%) Power BI
3 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.43%) MySQL
4 3 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 10 (4.76%) JIRA
2 5 (2.38%) JMeter
2 5 (2.38%) Selenium
2 5 (2.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (2.86%) Electronics
2 5 (2.38%) Law
2 5 (2.38%) Marketing
3 3 (1.43%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.95%) Finance
4 2 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.43%) HTML
2 21 (10.00%) .NET
3 18 (8.57%) CSS
3 18 (8.57%) Web Services
4 16 (7.62%) HTML5
5 14 (6.67%) jQuery
5 14 (6.67%) RESTful
6 12 (5.71%) CSS3
7 11 (5.24%) Node.js
8 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.86%) Django
10 5 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.38%) Kafka
10 5 (2.38%) SOAP
11 4 (1.90%) Express
12 3 (1.43%) React
12 3 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.95%) Spring
14 1 (0.48%) Ajax
14 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (55.71%) Computer Science
2 43 (20.48%) Algorithms
3 23 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.14%) User Experience
5 11 (5.24%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (3.33%) Life Science
7 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.29%) Linux
2 15 (7.14%) Unix
3 10 (4.76%) Windows
4 6 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (72.38%) Mathematics
2 124 (59.05%) Software Engineering
3 109 (51.90%) Physics
4 64 (30.48%) Machine Learning
5 61 (29.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 30 (14.29%) OO
7 28 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 21 (10.00%) Data Science
9 20 (9.52%) Multithreading
10 17 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (7.14%) Project Management
12 11 (5.24%) Computer Vision
12 11 (5.24%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (5.24%) SDLC
12 11 (5.24%) Visualisation
12 11 (5.24%) Web Development
13 10 (4.76%) DevOps
14 9 (4.29%) OOP
15 8 (3.81%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (44.76%) Python
2 90 (42.86%) C++
3 73 (34.76%) Java
4 59 (28.10%) C
5 45 (21.43%) C#
6 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.14%) SQL
8 14 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 12 (5.71%) PHP
10 3 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (48.57%) Degree
2 75 (35.71%) PhD
3 31 (14.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (5.71%) Oracle
2 10 (4.76%) WorldPay
3 6 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.38%) Google
5 4 (1.90%) Tableau
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) Xamarin