Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,130 947 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.67% 27.45% 23.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.46% 70.78% 70.99%
Number of salaries quoted 787 716 731
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 1,675 1,338 1,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 36.57% 38.78% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 983 1,023
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £67,324 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -2 985 £45,500 +7.06% 268
Peterborough -3 46 £42,000 +26.61% 25
St Neots -5 12 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Huntingdon -7 10 £42,000 -18.05%
Ely +1 4 - -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 541 (47.88%) Computer Science
2 431 (38.14%) Software Engineering
3 408 (36.11%) C++
4 359 (31.77%) Python
5 324 (28.67%) Mathematics
6 323 (28.58%) Linux
7 322 (28.50%) C
8 257 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
9 238 (21.06%) Java
10 210 (18.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 194 (17.17%) C#
12 174 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
13 171 (15.13%) JavaScript
14 146 (12.92%) SQL
15 132 (11.68%) Physics
16 130 (11.50%) Windows
17 126 (11.15%) .NET
18 125 (11.06%) SDLC
19 122 (10.80%) Electronics
20 121 (10.71%) OO
21 120 (10.62%) Machine Learning
22 119 (10.53%) Test Automation
23 116 (10.27%) Algorithms
23 116 (10.27%) PhD
24 107 (9.47%) Finance
25 99 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
26 91 (8.05%) Wireless
27 90 (7.96%) HTML
28 85 (7.52%) CSS
28 85 (7.52%) Multithreading

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 12 (1.06%) Apache Spark
2 10 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.62%) Apache
4 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.53%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.44%) Confluence
6 5 (0.44%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) IIS
7 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.088%) Jetty
8 1 (0.088%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.62%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.35%) Weka
7 3 (0.27%) OrCAD
7 3 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.088%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.088%) Maya
9 1 (0.088%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.088%) Simulink
9 1 (0.088%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.088%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 10 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.088%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.48%) GitHub
4 23 (2.04%) SaaS
5 17 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.80%) PaaS
8 7 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.53%) IaaS
10 5 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.18%) Office 365
14 1 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.088%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.088%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.088%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.088%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 91 (8.05%) Wireless
2 46 (4.07%) Internet
3 25 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.95%) Firewall
5 21 (1.86%) Bluetooth
6 17 (1.50%) WAN
7 16 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.88%) SNMP
9 9 (0.80%) Intranet
10 8 (0.71%) Extranet
11 5 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.44%) Network Security
11 5 (0.44%) VoIP
11 5 (0.44%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.35%) DNS
12 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.27%) OpenFlow
13 3 (0.27%) SAN
13 3 (0.27%) VPN
14 2 (0.18%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.37%) Relational Database
2 65 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.07%) MySQL
4 27 (2.39%) Big Data
5 25 (2.21%) GIS
6 18 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 18 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 13 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
9 10 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.71%) Power BI
11 7 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 6 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.44%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.74%) JIRA
4 21 (1.86%) Mercurial
5 18 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.15%) NUnit
8 11 (0.97%) Subversion
8 11 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.88%) Selenium
10 9 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.71%) ReSharper
12 7 (0.62%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.62%) GitLab
13 6 (0.53%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.53%) LabVIEW
14 5 (0.44%) Maven
14 5 (0.44%) Protractor
14 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 122 (10.80%) Electronics
2 107 (9.47%) Finance
3 48 (4.25%) Manufacturing
4 38 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.39%) Marketing
6 26 (2.30%) Automotive
7 23 (2.04%) Retail
8 16 (1.42%) Games
9 15 (1.33%) Law
10 14 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.88%) Advertising
13 8 (0.71%) German Language
14 7 (0.62%) Legal
15 5 (0.44%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
17 2 (0.18%) Arabic Language
17 2 (0.18%) Banking
17 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 330 (29.20%) Developer
2 311 (27.52%) Software Engineer
3 140 (12.39%) Software Developer
4 138 (12.21%) C++ Software Engineer
5 133 (11.77%) Graduate
6 117 (10.35%) Embedded Engineer
7 91 (8.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 91 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
8 80 (7.08%) C Software Engineer
9 77 (6.81%) C++ Developer
10 72 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 72 (6.37%) Test Engineer
11 67 (5.93%) Senior Developer
12 66 (5.84%) C++ Software Developer
13 61 (5.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 60 (5.31%) Analyst
15 57 (5.04%) Graduate Developer
15 57 (5.04%) Python Engineer
16 56 (4.96%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 55 (4.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (11.15%) .NET
2 90 (7.96%) HTML
3 85 (7.52%) CSS
4 58 (5.13%) WPF
5 54 (4.78%) HTML5
6 51 (4.51%) jQuery
7 44 (3.89%) ASP.NET
8 42 (3.72%) Spring
8 42 (3.72%) Web Services
9 36 (3.19%) TensorFlow
10 33 (2.92%) WCF
11 27 (2.39%) CSS3
12 24 (2.12%) RESTful
13 21 (1.86%) AngularJS
14 17 (1.50%) Django
14 17 (1.50%) Node.js
14 17 (1.50%) React
14 17 (1.50%) Torch
14 17 (1.50%) XML
15 16 (1.42%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 541 (47.88%) Computer Science
2 116 (10.27%) Algorithms
3 99 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (3.89%) Robotics
6 42 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.10%) Internet of Things
8 33 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 32 (2.83%) Life Science
10 31 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
10 31 (2.74%) User Experience
11 26 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
11 26 (2.30%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.24%) CUDA
13 14 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
14 13 (1.15%) Fintech
14 13 (1.15%) Smart Energy
15 12 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 11 (0.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 323 (28.58%) Linux
2 130 (11.50%) Windows
3 69 (6.11%) Android
4 48 (4.25%) Unix
5 39 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 38 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (1.86%) Debian
8 14 (1.24%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.44%) CentOS
11 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.088%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (38.14%) Software Engineering
2 324 (28.67%) Mathematics
3 257 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
5 132 (11.68%) Physics
6 125 (11.06%) SDLC
7 121 (10.71%) OO
8 120 (10.62%) Machine Learning
9 119 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 85 (7.52%) Multithreading
11 70 (6.19%) Scrum
12 68 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
13 59 (5.22%) Statistics
14 53 (4.69%) MVC
15 51 (4.51%) Web Development
16 50 (4.42%) Signal Processing
16 50 (4.42%) Validation
17 47 (4.16%) Data Analysis
18 46 (4.07%) Android Development
19 42 (3.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 408 (36.11%) C++
2 359 (31.77%) Python
3 322 (28.50%) C
4 238 (21.06%) Java
5 194 (17.17%) C#
6 171 (15.13%) JavaScript
7 146 (12.92%) SQL
8 60 (5.31%) Embedded C
9 50 (4.42%) Perl
10 32 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.74%) Embedded C++
12 24 (2.12%) Ruby
13 22 (1.95%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.50%) PHP
14 17 (1.50%) R
14 17 (1.50%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.50%) VBA
15 16 (1.42%) VB
16 15 (1.33%) Assembly Language
17 12 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 210 (18.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 116 (10.27%) PhD
3 34 (3.01%) Master's Degree
4 33 (2.92%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.97%) CCNA
7 9 (0.80%) ISEB
7 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.44%) CISSP
9 5 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (0.44%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.35%) HND
10 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.27%) CISA
11 3 (0.27%) ISACA
11 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) GISF
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.39%) QA
2 13 (1.15%) SLA
3 9 (0.80%) ISO 13485
3 9 (0.80%) PMO
4 7 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.44%) GDPR
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) WAI
8 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.088%) GCP
System Software
1 52 (4.60%) Firmware
2 36 (3.19%) Docker
3 21 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.44%) LXC
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.18%) iptables
6 2 (0.18%) KVM
6 2 (0.18%) Xen
7 1 (0.088%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
7 1 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (1.33%) Puppet
2 13 (1.15%) Ansible
2 13 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.27%) Nagios
4 3 (0.27%) Terraform
5 1 (0.088%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.088%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.088%) Consul
5 1 (0.088%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.088%) logstash
5 1 (0.088%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.088%) SCCM
5 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 77 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.10%) Dell
2 35 (3.10%) HP
3 29 (2.57%) Oracle
4 20 (1.77%) WorldPay
5 17 (1.50%) Cisco
6 14 (1.24%) Google
6 14 (1.24%) SAP
7 12 (1.06%) Facebook
7 12 (1.06%) Twitter
8 10 (0.88%) IBM
9 9 (0.80%) Intel
9 9 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.71%) Tableau
10 8 (0.71%) VMware
11 7 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.62%) EMC
11 7 (0.62%) Symantec
12 6 (0.53%) Cognos