Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 476 1,214 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.55% 28.34% 25.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.52% 67.86% 69.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 891 716
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 981 1,789 1,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.05% 41.77% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,315 980
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £70,000 £64,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -6 355 £50,000 +11.11% 207
Peterborough +16 97 £40,000 -21.57% 9
Huntingdon +3 7 £40,000 +66.67% 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 242 (50.84%) Computer Science
2 148 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (26.68%) Python
4 117 (24.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 112 (23.53%) Mathematics
6 108 (22.69%) Software Engineering
7 106 (22.27%) Linux
8 102 (21.43%) Java
9 83 (17.44%) JavaScript
10 74 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (14.71%) Finance
12 67 (14.08%) Scrum
13 65 (13.66%) HTML
14 64 (13.45%) SQL
15 58 (12.18%) ITIL
16 56 (11.76%) Test Automation
17 55 (11.55%) Management Information System
18 51 (10.71%) C++
18 51 (10.71%) Windows
19 50 (10.50%) Project Management
20 48 (10.08%) C#
20 48 (10.08%) Web Services
20 48 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (9.66%) Docker
21 46 (9.66%) DevOps
21 46 (9.66%) Machine Learning
22 44 (9.24%) CSS
23 43 (9.03%) C
24 41 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
25 39 (8.19%) Internet

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 17 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.68%) CMS
4 7 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.26%) Apache
6 5 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.84%) SAS
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Drupal
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (3.36%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.42%) EPLAN
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.21%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.21%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.31%) GitHub
4 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.42%) npm
7 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.19%) Internet
2 34 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 34 (7.14%) Wireless
3 30 (6.30%) Firewall
4 24 (5.04%) Ethernet
5 22 (4.62%) WAN
6 17 (3.57%) LAN
6 17 (3.57%) VPN
7 14 (2.94%) Network Security
8 13 (2.73%) DNS
8 13 (2.73%) HTTP
8 13 (2.73%) SSL
8 13 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (2.10%) MPLS
10 9 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (1.89%) SAN
11 6 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.26%) VoIP
12 5 (1.05%) OSPF
12 5 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.94%) Big Data
1 14 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.10%) Hadoop
3 9 (1.89%) MySQL
3 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.05%) GIS
5 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.63%) Blockchain
6 3 (0.63%) Power BI
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.42%) QlikView
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 32 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.25%) JIRA
3 23 (4.83%) Selenium
4 16 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.31%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.10%) Maven
7 9 (1.89%) JMeter
7 9 (1.89%) JUnit
7 9 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 9 (1.89%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.68%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.47%) Gradle
9 7 (1.47%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.47%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.26%) Axure RP
10 6 (1.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 6 (1.26%) Subversion
10 6 (1.26%) TestNG
11 4 (0.84%) Hudson
11 4 (0.84%) Redmine
General
1 70 (14.71%) Finance
2 34 (7.14%) Retail
3 29 (6.09%) Marketing
4 27 (5.67%) Electronics
5 20 (4.20%) Law
6 17 (3.57%) Games
7 15 (3.15%) Automotive
7 15 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.31%) Legal
10 7 (1.47%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) French Language
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
12 2 (0.42%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 125 (26.26%) Developer
2 62 (13.03%) Software Engineer
3 49 (10.29%) Analyst
4 47 (9.87%) Software Developer
5 44 (9.24%) Graduate
6 37 (7.77%) Java Developer
7 31 (6.51%) Test Engineer
8 26 (5.46%) Python Developer
9 24 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.04%) Software Test Engineer
10 21 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
10 21 (4.41%) Java Engineer
10 21 (4.41%) Team Leader
11 19 (3.99%) Senior Test Engineer
12 17 (3.57%) Designer
12 17 (3.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
13 16 (3.36%) Lead Developer
13 16 (3.36%) Service Manager
13 16 (3.36%) UX Designer
14 15 (3.15%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.66%) HTML
2 48 (10.08%) Web Services
3 44 (9.24%) CSS
4 29 (6.09%) RESTful
5 26 (5.46%) .NET
6 24 (5.04%) AngularJS
6 24 (5.04%) WPF
7 23 (4.83%) HTML5
8 18 (3.78%) CSS3
8 18 (3.78%) Spring
9 17 (3.57%) Reactive Extensions
10 15 (3.15%) Django
11 14 (2.94%) Node.js
12 13 (2.73%) SOAP
13 12 (2.52%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.52%) REST
14 11 (2.31%) React
15 9 (1.89%) jQuery
16 8 (1.68%) Hibernate
16 8 (1.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.55%) Management Information System
2 48 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.35%) Algorithms
4 27 (5.67%) User Experience
5 25 (5.25%) Internet of Things
6 22 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (4.20%) Life Science
8 17 (3.57%) Driving Licence
9 14 (2.94%) Reinsurance
10 12 (2.52%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.89%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.68%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.47%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (1.47%) Fintech
14 7 (1.47%) LIMS
15 6 (1.26%) Data Centre
15 6 (1.26%) Graphic Design
15 6 (1.26%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 106 (22.27%) Linux
2 51 (10.71%) Windows
3 17 (3.57%) Unix
4 15 (3.15%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (1.68%) Android
6 7 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (50.84%) Computer Science
2 148 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 108 (22.69%) Software Engineering
5 74 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
6 67 (14.08%) Scrum
7 58 (12.18%) ITIL
8 56 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 50 (10.50%) Project Management
10 46 (9.66%) DevOps
10 46 (9.66%) Machine Learning
11 41 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
12 34 (7.14%) Physics
12 34 (7.14%) Statistics
13 31 (6.51%) TDD
14 28 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (5.88%) OO
15 27 (5.67%) Change Management
16 23 (4.83%) Manual Testing
16 23 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (26.68%) Python
2 102 (21.43%) Java
3 83 (17.44%) JavaScript
4 64 (13.45%) SQL
5 51 (10.71%) C++
6 48 (10.08%) C#
7 43 (9.03%) C
8 19 (3.99%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.94%) Ruby
10 13 (2.73%) Perl
10 13 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.68%) Go
13 7 (1.47%) Java 8
13 7 (1.47%) VBA
14 6 (1.26%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.26%) PHP
14 6 (1.26%) R
15 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (24.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (4.20%) CCNA
2 20 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (3.78%) PhD
4 17 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (1.89%) CEH
7 8 (1.68%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.68%) ACDT
7 8 (1.68%) ACHDS
7 8 (1.68%) ACTC
7 8 (1.68%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (1.68%) GCIA
7 8 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (1.68%) MCDST
7 8 (1.68%) MCP
7 8 (1.68%) MCSA
7 8 (1.68%) MCSE
7 8 (1.68%) MCSM
7 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.09%) SLA
2 25 (5.25%) QA
3 7 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.47%) PMO
4 6 (1.26%) COBIT
5 5 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.63%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 46 (9.66%) Docker
2 27 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.94%) Firmware
4 11 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (6.09%) Ansible
2 21 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.31%) Terraform
4 8 (1.68%) Consul
4 8 (1.68%) CSIRT
4 8 (1.68%) Packer
4 8 (1.68%) QRadar
5 5 (1.05%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (0.63%) Puppet
6 3 (0.63%) SCCM
6 3 (0.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.88%) Cisco
3 25 (5.25%) VMware
4 19 (3.99%) Google
5 17 (3.57%) Adobe
6 14 (2.94%) Oracle
7 12 (2.52%) Avaya
8 11 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.68%) Apple
10 7 (1.47%) Juniper
10 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.26%) Brocade
11 6 (1.26%) Cognizant
11 6 (1.26%) Intel
11 6 (1.26%) Nortel
11 6 (1.26%) Riverbed
11 6 (1.26%) SAP
11 6 (1.26%) WorldPay
12 5 (1.05%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.05%) SolarWinds