Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 130 292 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.24% 9.59% 8.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 9.82% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 118 191 160
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,000 £37,000 £33,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.77%

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 2,009 2,973 2,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 97.60% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,584 2,270 1,873
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% +2.51%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 80 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 69 (53.08%) Mathematics
3 61 (46.92%) Degree
4 60 (46.15%) Python
5 59 (45.38%) Computer Science
6 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 48 (36.92%) Java
8 46 (35.38%) C++
9 42 (32.31%) C#
9 42 (32.31%) Machine Learning
10 41 (31.54%) C
10 41 (31.54%) Physics
11 33 (25.38%) Artificial Intelligence
12 32 (24.62%) PhD
13 30 (23.08%) HTML
14 29 (22.31%) SQL
15 25 (19.23%) Algorithms
16 24 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
17 23 (17.69%) Linux
18 22 (16.92%) OO
18 22 (16.92%) Big Data
19 21 (16.15%) CSS
20 19 (14.62%) .NET
20 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (13.85%) Multithreading
22 16 (12.31%) Visualisation
22 16 (12.31%) Web Services
22 16 (12.31%) Data Visualisation
22 16 (12.31%) Distributed Algorithms
22 16 (12.31%) Problem-Solving

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 5 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) Big Data
2 8 (6.15%) MySQL
3 5 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 5 (3.85%) JMeter
1 5 (3.85%) Selenium
1 5 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
3 1 (0.77%) Mockito
General
1 5 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.77%) Electronics
3 1 (0.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.08%) HTML
2 21 (16.15%) CSS
3 19 (14.62%) .NET
4 16 (12.31%) Web Services
5 15 (11.54%) HTML5
6 12 (9.23%) jQuery
6 12 (9.23%) RESTful
7 11 (8.46%) AngularJS
7 11 (8.46%) CSS3
8 10 (7.69%) Django
9 9 (6.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.15%) Spring
11 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.85%) Kafka
12 5 (3.85%) SOAP
13 4 (3.08%) Node.js
14 3 (2.31%) Express
14 3 (2.31%) React
14 3 (2.31%) Spring Boot
15 2 (1.54%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (45.38%) Computer Science
2 25 (19.23%) Algorithms
3 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.92%) User Experience
5 8 (6.15%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (6.15%) Life Science
6 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Linux
2 4 (3.08%) Windows
3 3 (2.31%) Unix
4 2 (1.54%) Android
4 2 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 69 (53.08%) Mathematics
3 42 (32.31%) Machine Learning
4 41 (31.54%) Physics
5 33 (25.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 22 (16.92%) OO
7 18 (13.85%) Multithreading
8 16 (12.31%) Data Visualisation
8 16 (12.31%) Distributed Algorithms
8 16 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (12.31%) Visualisation
9 11 (8.46%) DevOps
9 11 (8.46%) OOP
9 11 (8.46%) Project Management
10 10 (7.69%) Web Development
11 9 (6.92%) Front End Development
11 9 (6.92%) Scrum
12 7 (5.38%) Server Management
13 6 (4.62%) Biology
13 6 (4.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.15%) Python
2 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 48 (36.92%) Java
4 46 (35.38%) C++
5 42 (32.31%) C#
6 41 (31.54%) C
7 29 (22.31%) SQL
8 13 (10.00%) PHP
9 8 (6.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.54%) Scala
11 1 (0.77%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 61 (46.92%) Degree
2 32 (24.62%) PhD
3 24 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Ansible
1 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (1.54%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.77%) Xamarin