The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 25 66 55
Rank change year-on-year +41 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 106 51 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.70% 3.45% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.11% 3.54% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 34 61
Median salary £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +9.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,400 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 137 (68.84%) Mathematics
2 131 (65.83%) Degree
3 121 (60.80%) Computer Science
4 117 (58.79%) Java
5 94 (47.24%) C++
6 84 (42.21%) Physics
7 80 (40.20%) C#
8 76 (38.19%) Python
9 74 (37.19%) Software Engineering
10 61 (30.65%) Linux
11 49 (24.62%) .NET
12 38 (19.10%) C
13 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (18.09%) OO
14 36 (18.09%) PhD
15 35 (17.59%) Windows
16 29 (14.57%) Algorithms
17 27 (13.57%) ASP.NET
18 26 (13.07%) MATLAB
19 25 (12.56%) Machine Learning
20 23 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (11.06%) RESTful
21 22 (11.06%) Firewall
21 22 (11.06%) Unix
22 21 (10.55%) Spring
22 21 (10.55%) Web Services
22 21 (10.55%) Perl
23 20 (10.05%) NoSQL
23 20 (10.05%) Gradle
23 20 (10.05%) Maven

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.50%) InDesign
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) Firewall
2 17 (8.54%) Internet
3 16 (8.04%) Network Security
4 11 (5.53%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (5.03%) Bluetooth
5 10 (5.03%) Wireless
6 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.05%) NoSQL
2 17 (8.54%) Big Data
3 7 (3.52%) MySQL
4 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (10.05%) Gradle
1 20 (10.05%) Maven
2 2 (1.01%) NUnit
2 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) JUnit
3 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.50%) Mockito
3 1 (0.50%) Moq
3 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (6.03%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) French Language
3 9 (4.52%) Automotive
4 8 (4.02%) Japanese Language
5 7 (3.52%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.51%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.62%) .NET
2 27 (13.57%) ASP.NET
3 22 (11.06%) RESTful
4 21 (10.55%) Spring
4 21 (10.55%) Web Services
5 15 (7.54%) HTML
6 10 (5.03%) POSIX
7 6 (3.02%) LAMP
8 5 (2.51%) CSS
9 4 (2.01%) HTML5
9 4 (2.01%) jQuery
10 2 (1.01%) CSS3
11 1 (0.50%) Ajax
11 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.50%) JSON
11 1 (0.50%) Theano
11 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 121 (60.80%) Computer Science
2 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (14.57%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.54%) Internet of Things
5 11 (5.53%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.01%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.50%) 3D Printing
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.50%) Fintech
10 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.65%) Linux
2 35 (17.59%) Windows
3 22 (11.06%) Unix
4 10 (5.03%) Android
5 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) Fedora
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (68.84%) Mathematics
2 84 (42.21%) Physics
3 74 (37.19%) Software Engineering
4 36 (18.09%) OO
5 25 (12.56%) Machine Learning
6 16 (8.04%) OOP
7 13 (6.53%) Multithreading
8 11 (5.53%) Project Management
9 10 (5.03%) Computer Architecture
9 10 (5.03%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (5.03%) Web Development
10 9 (4.52%) DevOps
11 6 (3.02%) Bayesian Methods
11 6 (3.02%) Software Architecture
12 5 (2.51%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (2.51%) Presales
12 5 (2.51%) Statistics
13 4 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (2.01%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 117 (58.79%) Java
2 94 (47.24%) C++
3 80 (40.20%) C#
4 76 (38.19%) Python
5 38 (19.10%) C
6 26 (13.07%) MATLAB
7 21 (10.55%) Perl
8 17 (8.54%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.52%) SQL
10 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.51%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) Fortran
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 131 (65.83%) Degree
2 36 (18.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.01%) Facebook
2 2 (1.01%) Twitter
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco
3 1 (0.50%) ESRI
3 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.50%) VMware
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