Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 433 653 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.05% 17.31% 24.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.12% 53.70% 64.36%
Number of salaries quoted 247 457 670
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £62,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,278 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.98% +8.19% -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 686 1,216 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.18% 32.23% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 446 823 1,021
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,582 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +4.90% -
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 +3 355 £50,000 +17.65% 224
Peterborough +6 47 £50,000 +13.64% 9
Huntingdon -11 7 £29,000 -26.11% 4
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 206 (47.58%) Computer Science
2 179 (41.34%) Python
3 152 (35.10%) Software Engineering
4 141 (32.56%) C++
5 129 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (26.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 110 (25.40%) Linux
8 96 (22.17%) Mathematics
9 88 (20.32%) Java
9 88 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
10 81 (18.71%) C#
11 80 (18.48%) C
12 68 (15.70%) Windows
13 67 (15.47%) SQL
14 63 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
15 59 (13.63%) JavaScript
16 55 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
17 51 (11.78%) JIRA
18 48 (11.09%) Test Automation
18 48 (11.09%) Machine Learning
18 48 (11.09%) Algorithms
19 47 (10.85%) Finance
20 43 (9.93%) AngularJS
21 42 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (9.70%) Data Science
22 41 (9.47%) Visual Studio
23 40 (9.24%) Git (software)
23 40 (9.24%) React
24 39 (9.01%) Smartphone
24 39 (9.01%) Scrum

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 11 (2.54%) CMS
2 9 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.62%) GeoServer
4 6 (1.39%) nginx
4 6 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.39%) WordPress
5 5 (1.15%) Apache
6 3 (0.69%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.46%) Confluence
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.77%) Summit
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Odoo
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.62%) GitHub
2 13 (3.00%) Azure
3 12 (2.77%) AWS
4 8 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.15%) Office 365
5 5 (1.15%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.93%) Wireless
2 15 (3.46%) Internet
3 12 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.08%) BGP
4 9 (2.08%) Firewall
4 9 (2.08%) VPN
5 7 (1.62%) DWDM
5 7 (1.62%) LAN
5 7 (1.62%) SNMP
5 7 (1.62%) WAN
6 6 (1.39%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.69%) 802.11
7 3 (0.69%) OSPF
7 3 (0.69%) VRRP
8 2 (0.46%) DAB
8 2 (0.46%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.23%) IPv4
9 1 (0.23%) IPv6
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.08%) MySQL
2 19 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.85%) ObjectStore
4 8 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.62%) Big Data
6 6 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.15%) Power BI
8 3 (0.69%) GIS
8 3 (0.69%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) QGIS
10 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (11.78%) JIRA
2 41 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 40 (9.24%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.46%) Selenium
6 8 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.62%) JUnit
8 6 (1.39%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.39%) Maven
8 6 (1.39%) Subversion
8 6 (1.39%) WiX
9 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.15%) Gerrit
9 5 (1.15%) GNU Toolchain
9 5 (1.15%) GoCD
9 5 (1.15%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.15%) NUnit
9 5 (1.15%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.69%) Gradle
10 3 (0.69%) Spinnaker
General
1 47 (10.85%) Finance
2 36 (8.31%) Electronics
3 31 (7.16%) Marketing
3 31 (7.16%) Retail
4 30 (6.93%) Automotive
5 27 (6.24%) Games
6 16 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.54%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.31%) Military
10 8 (1.85%) French Language
11 7 (1.62%) Advertising
11 7 (1.62%) Italian Language
11 7 (1.62%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.92%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.69%) Legal
13 3 (0.69%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.46%) German Language
14 2 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (32.33%) Developer
2 54 (12.47%) Software Engineer
3 30 (6.93%) Data Scientist
4 26 (6.00%) C++ Developer
5 24 (5.54%) Python Developer
6 21 (4.85%) C# Developer
6 21 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
7 19 (4.39%) Software Developer
8 18 (4.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 18 (4.16%) Test Engineer
9 17 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.70%) Analyst
10 16 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.23%) Architect
12 13 (3.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Machine Learning Developer
13 12 (2.77%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.93%) AngularJS
2 40 (9.24%) React
3 35 (8.08%) .NET
3 35 (8.08%) HTML
4 28 (6.47%) CSS
5 25 (5.77%) OpenGL
5 25 (5.77%) Web Services
6 21 (4.85%) HTML5
6 21 (4.85%) RESTful
7 17 (3.93%) WPF
8 15 (3.46%) Node.js
9 13 (3.00%) CSS3
9 13 (3.00%) J2EE
9 13 (3.00%) LLVM
9 13 (3.00%) OpenGL ES
9 13 (3.00%) REST
9 13 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (3.00%) Vue.js
9 13 (3.00%) Vulkan
10 12 (2.77%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
2 48 (11.09%) Algorithms
3 42 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (9.01%) Smartphone
5 27 (6.24%) Life Science
5 27 (6.24%) User Experience
6 25 (5.77%) Animation
6 25 (5.77%) Photography
7 23 (5.31%) Virtual Team
8 19 (4.39%) Security Operations Centre
9 18 (4.16%) Management Information System
10 16 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (3.70%) Device Driver
11 12 (2.77%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.77%) Driving Licence
12 11 (2.54%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.54%) e-Learning
12 11 (2.54%) Internet of Things
13 10 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (2.31%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.40%) Linux
2 68 (15.70%) Windows
3 26 (6.00%) Android
4 24 (5.54%) Unix
5 11 (2.54%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (47.58%) Computer Science
2 152 (35.10%) Software Engineering
3 129 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (22.17%) Mathematics
5 88 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (11.09%) Machine Learning
7 48 (11.09%) Test Automation
8 42 (9.70%) Data Science
9 39 (9.01%) Scrum
10 38 (8.78%) Web Development
11 37 (8.55%) Artificial Intelligence
12 33 (7.62%) Open Source
13 30 (6.93%) Multithreading
14 29 (6.70%) Computer Architecture
15 28 (6.47%) Biology
15 28 (6.47%) Physics
16 26 (6.00%) Bioinformatics
17 25 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (5.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (41.34%) Python
2 141 (32.56%) C++
3 88 (20.32%) Java
4 81 (18.71%) C#
5 80 (18.48%) C
6 67 (15.47%) SQL
7 59 (13.63%) JavaScript
8 33 (7.62%) PHP
9 27 (6.24%) R
10 25 (5.77%) Perl
11 22 (5.08%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.46%) MATLAB
13 14 (3.23%) Assembly Language
14 13 (3.00%) Ruby
15 12 (2.77%) Bourne shell
15 12 (2.77%) Korn
16 10 (2.31%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.62%) VC++
18 6 (1.39%) Embedded C
19 5 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 114 (26.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (8.31%) PhD
3 28 (6.47%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (2.31%) CISM
4 10 (2.31%) CISSP
4 10 (2.31%) Postgraduate
5 9 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.85%) CCNP
7 7 (1.62%) GIAC
8 6 (1.39%) JNCIS
8 6 (1.39%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.69%) CCNA
9 3 (0.69%) CISA
9 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.69%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.46%) PMP
10 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.00%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.85%) GDPR
4 5 (1.15%) IEC 61508
4 5 (1.15%) ISO 26262
5 4 (0.92%) PMO
5 4 (0.92%) WAI
6 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.69%) NIST
7 1 (0.23%) JTAG
7 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (6.00%) Firmware
2 22 (5.08%) Docker
3 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.77%) Ansible
2 7 (1.62%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.69%) Puppet
3 3 (0.69%) Terraform
4 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) QRadar
5 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.00%) Cisco
3 9 (2.08%) Juniper
3 9 (2.08%) Oracle
4 6 (1.39%) Qualys
5 4 (0.92%) VMware
6 3 (0.69%) Aruba
6 3 (0.69%) Avaya
6 3 (0.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.69%) Citrix
6 3 (0.69%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.69%) Perforce
7 2 (0.46%) ESRI
7 2 (0.46%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.46%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.46%) Splunk
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) Mapbox