Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 882 877 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.67% 24.25% 24.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.29% 67.83% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 615 643 809
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,850 £26,250 £26,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,416 1,293 1,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.18% 35.76% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 972 912 1,081
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 722 £45,000 - 186
Peterborough +15 93 £44,000 -13.73% 12
St Neots -7 9 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Huntingdon -13 7 £38,000 +67.03% 1
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 377 (42.74%) Computer Science
2 270 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 258 (29.25%) Mathematics
4 243 (27.55%) Python
5 241 (27.32%) Linux
6 227 (25.74%) C++
7 198 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (18.14%) C
9 155 (17.57%) Java
9 155 (17.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 152 (17.23%) Problem-Solving
11 151 (17.12%) SQL
12 146 (16.55%) JavaScript
13 124 (14.06%) C#
14 123 (13.95%) Test Automation
15 118 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
15 118 (13.38%) Finance
16 108 (12.24%) Windows
17 99 (11.22%) Physics
18 97 (11.00%) Machine Learning
19 95 (10.77%) .NET
20 86 (9.75%) OO
21 82 (9.30%) Electronics
22 81 (9.18%) SDLC
23 79 (8.96%) HTML
24 78 (8.84%) SQL Server
25 70 (7.94%) CSS
26 69 (7.82%) Algorithms
27 66 (7.48%) Management Information System
28 64 (7.26%) PhD

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 13 (1.47%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.91%) Apache
4 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.68%) Confluence
5 6 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.68%) SAS
5 6 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.57%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.45%) CMS
7 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.34%) IIS
9 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Jetty
10 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.02%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.45%) Weka
8 3 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) Maya
9 1 (0.11%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.11%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.11%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.45%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.72%) GitHub
4 17 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.70%) SaaS
6 10 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.45%) PaaS
10 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.23%) IaaS
11 2 (0.23%) Office 365
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.58%) Wireless
2 45 (5.10%) Internet
3 42 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 41 (4.65%) Firewall
5 34 (3.85%) WAN
6 21 (2.38%) LAN
6 21 (2.38%) VPN
7 19 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (2.15%) Network Security
8 18 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (1.81%) Ethernet
9 16 (1.81%) VoIP
10 14 (1.59%) DNS
11 12 (1.36%) Intranet
12 10 (1.13%) SAN
12 10 (1.13%) SSL
13 9 (1.02%) Frame Relay
13 9 (1.02%) SNMP
14 8 (0.91%) HTTP
14 8 (0.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.83%) MySQL
4 21 (2.38%) Big Data
5 16 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.70%) GIS
7 14 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.47%) Power BI
9 10 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 8 (0.91%) Geospatial Data
11 7 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.68%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.68%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 57 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.51%) JIRA
3 29 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.04%) Selenium
5 16 (1.81%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.59%) Subversion
7 12 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.13%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.02%) NUnit
11 6 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.68%) Maven
12 5 (0.57%) CircleCI
12 5 (0.57%) GitLab
12 5 (0.57%) NCrunch
12 5 (0.57%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.57%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 118 (13.38%) Finance
2 82 (9.30%) Electronics
3 56 (6.35%) Retail
4 41 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.83%) Marketing
6 22 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.38%) Law
8 19 (2.15%) Games
9 16 (1.81%) Automotive
10 15 (1.70%) Aerospace
11 14 (1.59%) Legal
12 10 (1.13%) Advertising
13 9 (1.02%) German Language
14 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.57%) Banking
16 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 192 (21.77%) Developer
2 190 (21.54%) Software Engineer
3 109 (12.36%) Graduate
4 92 (10.43%) Software Developer
5 86 (9.75%) Analyst
6 84 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 63 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 55 (6.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 52 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
10 48 (5.44%) Senior Developer
11 47 (5.33%) Embedded Engineer
12 45 (5.10%) Consultant
12 45 (5.10%) Graduate Developer
13 41 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
13 41 (4.65%) C++ Developer
14 38 (4.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 38 (4.31%) Junior
15 36 (4.08%) C++ Software Developer
15 36 (4.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 34 (3.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (10.77%) .NET
2 79 (8.96%) HTML
3 70 (7.94%) CSS
4 42 (4.76%) HTML5
5 38 (4.31%) Web Services
6 32 (3.63%) jQuery
6 32 (3.63%) WPF
7 30 (3.40%) ASP.NET
8 24 (2.72%) CSS3
9 23 (2.61%) Spring
10 18 (2.04%) RESTful
10 18 (2.04%) TensorFlow
11 16 (1.81%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.81%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.81%) Django
11 16 (1.81%) XML
12 15 (1.70%) WCF
13 13 (1.47%) Reactive Extensions
14 11 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 377 (42.74%) Computer Science
2 118 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (7.82%) Algorithms
4 66 (7.48%) Management Information System
5 50 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (4.99%) User Experience
7 33 (3.74%) Internet of Things
7 33 (3.74%) Life Science
8 29 (3.29%) Driving Licence
9 18 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.04%) Robotics
10 16 (1.81%) Fintech
11 15 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.91%) CUDA
13 8 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (0.79%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 241 (27.32%) Linux
2 108 (12.24%) Windows
3 43 (4.88%) Unix
4 24 (2.72%) Android
5 21 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.13%) Debian
11 6 (0.68%) CentOS
12 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (30.61%) Software Engineering
2 258 (29.25%) Mathematics
3 198 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (17.23%) Problem-Solving
5 123 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 99 (11.22%) Physics
7 97 (11.00%) Machine Learning
8 86 (9.75%) OO
9 81 (9.18%) SDLC
10 63 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
11 61 (6.92%) Scrum
12 60 (6.80%) Statistics
13 47 (5.33%) ITIL
14 44 (4.99%) Analytics
15 41 (4.65%) DevOps
16 40 (4.54%) Data Analysis
17 39 (4.42%) Project Management
18 37 (4.20%) Data Science
19 34 (3.85%) Line Management
19 34 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 243 (27.55%) Python
2 227 (25.74%) C++
3 160 (18.14%) C
4 155 (17.57%) Java
5 151 (17.12%) SQL
6 146 (16.55%) JavaScript
7 124 (14.06%) C#
8 36 (4.08%) Perl
9 25 (2.83%) Ruby
10 24 (2.72%) PHP
11 20 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.27%) R
12 18 (2.04%) Embedded C
13 17 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.70%) VB
14 15 (1.70%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.59%) VBA
16 12 (1.36%) Embedded C++
16 12 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (17.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 64 (7.26%) PhD
3 45 (5.10%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (2.27%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.59%) CCNA
5 14 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.02%) CEH
7 6 (0.68%) ISEB
7 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (0.57%) SAP Certification
9 4 (0.45%) CISA
9 4 (0.45%) CISSP
9 4 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.45%) GCIA
9 4 (0.45%) GISF
9 4 (0.45%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.45%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.34%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.06%) SLA
2 21 (2.38%) QA
3 16 (1.81%) PMO
4 6 (0.68%) GDPR
4 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.23%) WAI
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) GCP
8 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 32 (3.63%) Docker
2 27 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.83%) Firmware
4 5 (0.57%) LXC
5 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.23%) KVM
5 2 (0.23%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.70%) Ansible
2 13 (1.47%) Puppet
3 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.45%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.45%) QRadar
4 4 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Consul
5 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.11%) logstash
5 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (7.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.74%) Oracle
3 27 (3.06%) Cisco
4 21 (2.38%) Avaya
5 19 (2.15%) Dell
5 19 (2.15%) HP
6 18 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 15 (1.70%) Intel
8 14 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 14 (1.59%) Nortel
8 14 (1.59%) Riverbed
9 13 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.36%) Tableau
11 11 (1.25%) VMware
12 10 (1.13%) SAP
13 8 (0.91%) Google
13 8 (0.91%) Juniper
14 7 (0.79%) Adobe
14 7 (0.79%) Brocade
15 5 (0.57%) CA