Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 605 940 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.25% 25.10% 24.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.88% 65.23% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 448 715 715
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,550
90th Percentile £65,375 £63,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,144 1,441 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.61% 38.48% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1,064 960
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,875 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -4 458 £42,500 -5.56% 215
Peterborough +21 119 £44,000 -13.73% 12
Huntingdon -6 7 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 249 (41.16%) Computer Science
2 169 (27.93%) Mathematics
3 156 (25.79%) Python
4 142 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (22.15%) Software Engineering
5 134 (22.15%) Linux
6 108 (17.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 104 (17.19%) JavaScript
8 101 (16.69%) SQL
9 98 (16.20%) Java
10 93 (15.37%) Finance
11 91 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
12 90 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
13 78 (12.89%) C++
14 76 (12.56%) Windows
15 71 (11.74%) Test Automation
16 70 (11.57%) Machine Learning
16 70 (11.57%) HTML
16 70 (11.57%) Management Information System
17 61 (10.08%) ITIL
18 60 (9.92%) Retail
19 58 (9.59%) Scrum
20 56 (9.26%) C#
20 56 (9.26%) TCP/IP
21 54 (8.93%) C
21 54 (8.93%) Web Services
22 53 (8.76%) CSS
22 53 (8.76%) Physics
23 48 (7.93%) Firewall
24 47 (7.77%) Project Management

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 15 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.49%) Apache
3 9 (1.49%) CMS
4 7 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.83%) SAS
5 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.50%) IIS
6 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.33%) Confluence
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.31%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.33%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.15%) GitHub
2 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.50%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) npm
7 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 48 (7.93%) Firewall
3 45 (7.44%) Wireless
4 38 (6.28%) WAN
5 36 (5.95%) Internet
6 34 (5.62%) Ethernet
7 32 (5.29%) LAN
8 28 (4.63%) VPN
9 27 (4.46%) Network Security
10 22 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 22 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (3.31%) DNS
12 18 (2.98%) SSL
13 17 (2.81%) VoIP
14 13 (2.15%) HTTP
14 13 (2.15%) MPLS
14 13 (2.15%) SAN
15 10 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.32%) Frame Relay
17 6 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.14%) Big Data
3 12 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.82%) MySQL
5 10 (1.65%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.49%) GIS
7 5 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.83%) Power BI
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.50%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.17%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.17%) MS Access
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.13%) JIRA
3 24 (3.97%) Selenium
4 17 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.49%) JMeter
5 9 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.32%) Axure RP
6 8 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 8 (1.32%) Subversion
6 8 (1.32%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.99%) JUnit
7 6 (0.99%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.83%) Maven
9 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 93 (15.37%) Finance
2 60 (9.92%) Retail
3 38 (6.28%) Electronics
4 33 (5.45%) Marketing
5 26 (4.30%) Law
6 22 (3.64%) Games
7 20 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.81%) Automotive
8 17 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.15%) Legal
10 7 (1.16%) Advertising
11 6 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.99%) Banking
12 5 (0.83%) German Language
13 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (18.68%) Developer
2 86 (14.21%) Graduate
3 84 (13.88%) Analyst
4 69 (11.40%) Software Engineer
5 46 (7.60%) Software Developer
6 41 (6.78%) Consultant
7 40 (6.61%) Test Engineer
8 34 (5.62%) Graduate Developer
9 31 (5.12%) Python Developer
9 31 (5.12%) Team Leader
10 22 (3.64%) Junior
11 21 (3.47%) Software Test Engineer
12 20 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 20 (3.31%) Senior Test Engineer
13 19 (3.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 19 (3.14%) Service Analyst
14 18 (2.98%) C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (2.98%) Designer
15 17 (2.81%) Support Engineer
15 17 (2.81%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.57%) HTML
2 54 (8.93%) Web Services
3 53 (8.76%) CSS
4 33 (5.45%) .NET
5 32 (5.29%) RESTful
6 30 (4.96%) HTML5
7 22 (3.64%) AngularJS
7 22 (3.64%) CSS3
8 16 (2.64%) WPF
9 15 (2.48%) Django
9 15 (2.48%) jQuery
10 14 (2.31%) Reactive Extensions
10 14 (2.31%) Spring
11 13 (2.15%) Node.js
12 12 (1.98%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.98%) SOAP
13 10 (1.65%) REST
14 9 (1.49%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.32%) JSON
15 8 (1.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 249 (41.16%) Computer Science
2 90 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (11.57%) Management Information System
4 39 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 38 (6.28%) Algorithms
5 38 (6.28%) User Experience
6 29 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (4.46%) Life Science
8 18 (2.98%) Internet of Things
9 17 (2.81%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.81%) Fintech
10 14 (2.31%) Reinsurance
11 11 (1.82%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.32%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.32%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.16%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 134 (22.15%) Linux
2 76 (12.56%) Windows
3 20 (3.31%) Unix
4 16 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (1.65%) Android
8 9 (1.49%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.50%) CentOS
11 3 (0.50%) Debian
12 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (27.93%) Mathematics
2 142 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (22.15%) Software Engineering
4 91 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (11.74%) Test Automation
6 70 (11.57%) Machine Learning
7 61 (10.08%) ITIL
8 58 (9.59%) Scrum
9 53 (8.76%) Physics
10 47 (7.77%) Artificial Intelligence
10 47 (7.77%) Project Management
11 45 (7.44%) OO
12 42 (6.94%) DevOps
13 36 (5.95%) Statistics
14 34 (5.62%) TDD
15 30 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.46%) Configuration Management
16 27 (4.46%) SDLC
17 26 (4.30%) Line Management
18 24 (3.97%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (25.79%) Python
2 104 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 101 (16.69%) SQL
4 98 (16.20%) Java
5 78 (12.89%) C++
6 56 (9.26%) C#
7 54 (8.93%) C
8 20 (3.31%) Perl
9 19 (3.14%) PHP
10 18 (2.98%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.98%) Ruby
11 16 (2.64%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.82%) R
13 8 (1.32%) Go
14 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.16%) VBA
15 6 (0.99%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.99%) Scala
16 5 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 108 (17.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 40 (6.61%) Numerate Degree
3 31 (5.12%) PhD
4 23 (3.80%) CCNA
4 23 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.15%) CEH
5 13 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (1.65%) GCIA
7 8 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.32%) ACDT
7 8 (1.32%) ACHDS
7 8 (1.32%) ACTC
7 8 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (1.32%) MCDST
7 8 (1.32%) MCSA
7 8 (1.32%) MCSE
7 8 (1.32%) MCSM
7 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.27%) SLA
2 24 (3.97%) QA
3 11 (1.82%) PMO
4 5 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.66%) GDPR
5 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 34 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.96%) Docker
3 11 (1.82%) Firmware
3 11 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.66%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.30%) Ansible
2 15 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.65%) CSIRT
3 10 (1.65%) QRadar
4 9 (1.49%) Terraform
5 8 (1.32%) Consul
5 8 (1.32%) Packer
6 5 (0.83%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (0.66%) Puppet
8 3 (0.50%) SCCM
8 3 (0.50%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (6.78%) Cisco
2 35 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.96%) VMware
4 27 (4.46%) Avaya
5 22 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 17 (2.81%) Nortel
6 17 (2.81%) Riverbed
7 16 (2.64%) Adobe
7 16 (2.64%) Google
7 16 (2.64%) Intel
7 16 (2.64%) Oracle
8 11 (1.82%) Juniper
9 10 (1.65%) Brocade
10 9 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.49%) WorldPay
11 8 (1.32%) Apple
12 5 (0.83%) Palo Alto
12 5 (0.83%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.83%) Symantec
13 4 (0.66%) Cognizant