Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 899 909 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.03% 24.12% 24.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.59% 72.55% 70.87%
Number of salaries quoted 664 739 874
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,325
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 1330 1253 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.55% 33.25% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 958 991 1234
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 -2 800 £42,500 -5.56% 111
Peterborough -20 31 £50,500 +29.49% 2
Huntingdon +6 25 £23,125 -53.75% 1
Ely -9 1 £35,000 -12.50%
St Neots - 1 £52,500 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 422 (46.94%) Computer Science
2 416 (46.27%) Software Engineering
3 360 (40.04%) Python
4 337 (37.49%) Mathematics
5 327 (36.37%) Java
6 305 (33.93%) C++
7 246 (27.36%) JavaScript
8 232 (25.81%) C
9 229 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
10 228 (25.36%) Linux
11 223 (24.81%) C#
12 202 (22.47%) Computer Science Degree
13 162 (18.02%) OO
14 152 (16.91%) Windows
15 148 (16.46%) HTML
15 148 (16.46%) Physics
16 142 (15.80%) Algorithms
17 136 (15.13%) SQL
18 131 (14.57%) Wireless
19 128 (14.24%) Test Automation
20 125 (13.90%) .NET
21 124 (13.79%) Microsoft
22 121 (13.46%) Perl
23 113 (12.57%) Electronics
24 107 (11.90%) CSS
25 96 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
26 93 (10.34%) Telecoms
27 92 (10.23%) Finance
28 86 (9.57%) Web Development
29 84 (9.34%) Android

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 (1.89%) nginx
2 11 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.22%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 7 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.56%) Apache
7 5 (0.56%) ColdFusion
7 5 (0.56%) IIS
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.33%) Jetty
8 3 (0.33%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.33%) MediaWiki
8 3 (0.33%) Moodle
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.22%) JBoss
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Simulink
6 3 (0.33%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.33%) Pipeline Pilot
6 3 (0.33%) Snagit
7 2 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.11%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.45%) SaaS
3 17 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.56%) GitHub
5 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (0.56%) Office 365
7 3 (0.33%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 131 (14.57%) Wireless
2 53 (5.90%) Internet
3 42 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
4 38 (4.23%) Firewall
5 34 (3.78%) Bluetooth
6 22 (2.45%) WLAN
7 16 (1.78%) LAN
7 16 (1.78%) WAN
8 12 (1.33%) DVB
8 12 (1.33%) LTE
8 12 (1.33%) VoIP
9 11 (1.22%) VPN
10 10 (1.11%) DNS
10 10 (1.11%) SSL
11 9 (1.00%) HTTP
11 9 (1.00%) ZigBee
12 7 (0.78%) DHCP
12 7 (0.78%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.67%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 37 (4.12%) MySQL
4 33 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.67%) Big Data
6 16 (1.78%) Data Mining
6 16 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.11%) GIS
9 8 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.78%) HBase
11 6 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
11 6 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.67%) Text Mining
12 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.33%) KNIME
13 3 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 37 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 22 (2.45%) Mercurial
4 22 (2.45%) Selenium
5 21 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.22%) NUnit
7 14 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.33%) ClearCase
9 12 (1.33%) JBehave
9 12 (1.33%) Maven
10 11 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.11%) Grunt
12 9 (1.00%) JIRA
12 9 (1.00%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.78%) Mockito
13 7 (0.78%) MSI
13 7 (0.78%) WiX
14 5 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 113 (12.57%) Electronics
2 93 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 92 (10.23%) Finance
4 46 (5.12%) Manufacturing
5 45 (5.01%) Marketing
6 12 (1.33%) Law
7 8 (0.89%) Retail
8 7 (0.78%) Automotive
9 5 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.56%) French Language
9 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 344 (38.26%) Developer
2 262 (29.14%) Software Engineer
3 167 (18.58%) Graduate
4 109 (12.12%) Graduate Developer
5 108 (12.01%) C++ Software Engineer
6 92 (10.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 90 (10.01%) Java Developer
8 89 (9.90%) Software Developer
9 74 (8.23%) C++ Developer
10 67 (7.45%) C Software Engineer
10 67 (7.45%) Junior
11 56 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 55 (6.12%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 50 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
14 48 (5.34%) Java Engineer
15 47 (5.23%) C# Developer
16 46 (5.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 43 (4.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 43 (4.78%) Graduate Software Developer
18 41 (4.56%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (16.46%) HTML
2 125 (13.90%) .NET
3 107 (11.90%) CSS
4 84 (9.34%) HTML5
5 65 (7.23%) jQuery
6 63 (7.01%) AngularJS
7 54 (6.01%) Node.js
8 53 (5.90%) ASP.NET
9 49 (5.45%) Spring
10 44 (4.89%) CSS3
11 37 (4.12%) React
11 37 (4.12%) Web Services
12 36 (4.00%) XML
13 31 (3.45%) Apache Axis
14 23 (2.56%) Angular 2
15 22 (2.45%) Hibernate
15 22 (2.45%) J2EE
16 18 (2.00%) JSON
16 18 (2.00%) MFC
17 16 (1.78%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 422 (46.94%) Computer Science
2 142 (15.80%) Algorithms
3 96 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.34%) Internet of Things
5 41 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.67%) Data Structures
7 31 (3.45%) 3D Printing
8 25 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
9 24 (2.67%) User Experience
10 17 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 17 (1.89%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.67%) Grid Computing
12 14 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
13 13 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.45%) Life Science
14 12 (1.33%) Smart Energy
15 11 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.22%) Smart Home
15 11 (1.22%) Verilog
16 10 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 228 (25.36%) Linux
2 152 (16.91%) Windows
3 84 (9.34%) Android
4 56 (6.23%) Apple iOS
5 37 (4.12%) Unix
6 25 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.11%) Debian
8 11 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (46.27%) Software Engineering
2 337 (37.49%) Mathematics
3 229 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (18.02%) OO
5 148 (16.46%) Physics
6 128 (14.24%) Test Automation
7 86 (9.57%) Web Development
8 80 (8.90%) TDD
9 69 (7.68%) SDLC
10 65 (7.23%) Mentoring
11 64 (7.12%) Machine Learning
12 57 (6.34%) Multithreading
13 56 (6.23%) OOP
13 56 (6.23%) Scrum
14 51 (5.67%) Configuration Management
15 45 (5.01%) Test Scripting
16 42 (4.67%) CAD
16 42 (4.67%) Unit Testing
17 40 (4.45%) DevOps
18 37 (4.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 360 (40.04%) Python
2 327 (36.37%) Java
3 305 (33.93%) C++
4 246 (27.36%) JavaScript
5 232 (25.81%) C
6 223 (24.81%) C#
7 136 (15.13%) SQL
8 121 (13.46%) Perl
9 63 (7.01%) MATLAB
10 50 (5.56%) PHP
11 34 (3.78%) Embedded C
12 30 (3.34%) Ruby
13 27 (3.00%) Objective-C
14 17 (1.89%) Tcl
14 17 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.56%) Fortran
16 11 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.11%) Assembly Language
18 9 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 5 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 202 (22.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 84 (9.34%) Numerate Degree
3 53 (5.90%) PhD
4 37 (4.12%) MCP
4 37 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.00%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.89%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.44%) CCNA
10 4 (0.44%) HND
11 3 (0.33%) HNC
11 3 (0.33%) ISEB
12 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.22%) MBA
13 1 (0.11%) ACCA
13 1 (0.11%) CISA
13 1 (0.11%) CISSP
13 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.12%) QA
2 3 (0.33%) PMO
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) GMP
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA
System Software
1 67 (7.45%) Firmware
2 40 (4.45%) Docker
3 22 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.00%) KVM
6 7 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.56%) XenApp
7 5 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.44%) LXC
9 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.11%) QEMU
11 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (1.89%) Ansible
2 12 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.22%) Puppet
4 8 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.67%) Packer
5 6 (0.67%) SCCM
6 5 (0.56%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.22%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) Consul
8 1 (0.11%) Grafana
8 1 (0.11%) Graphite
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 124 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.78%) Oracle
3 27 (3.00%) SAP
4 25 (2.78%) Perforce
4 25 (2.78%) VMware
5 22 (2.45%) Cisco
6 19 (2.11%) Citrix
7 11 (1.22%) Orchard
7 11 (1.22%) Tableau
8 9 (1.00%) WatchGuard
9 8 (0.89%) Brocade
9 8 (0.89%) Symantec
10 6 (0.67%) Twitter
11 5 (0.56%) Facebook
11 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.56%) Terracotta
12 4 (0.44%) CA
12 4 (0.44%) Qualys
12 4 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.44%) Riverbed