Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,186 893 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.66% 27.13% 22.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.36% 69.71% 71.78%
Number of salaries quoted 873 721 779
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £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 1,710 1,281 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.88% 38.92% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 980 1,043
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +6.74% +3.49% +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -1 1,064 £47,500 +11.76% 274
Peterborough -5 39 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Huntingdon -10 11 £42,000 +20.00% 1
St Neots - 9 £40,000 - 1
Ely -1 8 £35,000 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 596 (50.25%) Computer Science
2 514 (43.34%) Software Engineering
3 466 (39.29%) C++
4 385 (32.46%) Python
5 372 (31.37%) C
6 343 (28.92%) Mathematics
7 337 (28.41%) Linux
8 286 (24.11%) Java
9 285 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
10 230 (19.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 211 (17.79%) C#
12 195 (16.44%) JavaScript
13 164 (13.83%) OO
14 154 (12.98%) SQL
15 151 (12.73%) Physics
16 148 (12.48%) Windows
17 140 (11.80%) Electronics
18 138 (11.64%) Algorithms
19 137 (11.55%) SDLC
20 132 (11.13%) Wireless
21 128 (10.79%) Machine Learning
22 125 (10.54%) .NET
23 123 (10.37%) Multithreading
24 105 (8.85%) PhD
25 104 (8.77%) HTML
26 99 (8.35%) Finance
27 94 (7.93%) Scrum
27 94 (7.93%) CSS
28 92 (7.76%) Relational Database
29 91 (7.67%) Microsoft

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 18 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 10 (0.84%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.67%) Apache
5 7 (0.59%) IIS
6 5 (0.42%) Confluence
6 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.25%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.17%) CMS
9 2 (0.17%) SAS
10 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.084%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.34%) Weka
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.17%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.084%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.084%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.084%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.084%) Maya
7 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.084%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.084%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.084%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 67 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.19%) GitHub
4 22 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.69%) SaaS
6 11 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.93%) PaaS
7 6 (0.51%) IaaS
8 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.17%) Office 365
12 1 (0.084%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.084%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.084%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.084%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 132 (11.13%) Wireless
2 44 (3.71%) Internet
3 34 (2.87%) Bluetooth
4 27 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.26%) Firewall
7 10 (0.84%) WAN
8 7 (0.59%) SNMP
9 6 (0.51%) VPN
10 5 (0.42%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.34%) DNS
11 4 (0.34%) VoIP
12 3 (0.25%) Intranet
12 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.25%) LAN
12 3 (0.25%) SAN
12 3 (0.25%) SSL
12 3 (0.25%) WLAN
13 2 (0.17%) HTTP
13 2 (0.17%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (7.76%) Relational Database
2 52 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.30%) MySQL
4 32 (2.70%) Big Data
4 32 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 30 (2.53%) GIS
6 21 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
12 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.42%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 4 (0.34%) HBase
17 3 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 85 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.97%) Visual Studio
3 26 (2.19%) JIRA
4 22 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 20 (1.69%) NUnit
6 10 (0.84%) GitLab
7 9 (0.76%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.67%) Maven
9 6 (0.51%) CircleCI
9 6 (0.51%) Selenium
9 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.42%) Protractor
11 4 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.34%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.34%) LabVIEW
11 4 (0.34%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 140 (11.80%) Electronics
2 99 (8.35%) Finance
3 63 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.28%) Marketing
6 24 (2.02%) Automotive
7 18 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.01%) Games
8 12 (1.01%) Law
9 10 (0.84%) Retail
10 7 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
11 6 (0.51%) Interactive Media
11 6 (0.51%) Japanese Language
12 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.34%) Advertising
13 4 (0.34%) French Language
13 4 (0.34%) Legal
14 3 (0.25%) Arabic Language
14 3 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 380 (32.04%) Developer
2 362 (30.52%) Software Engineer
3 168 (14.17%) C++ Software Engineer
4 155 (13.07%) Software Developer
5 139 (11.72%) Graduate
6 134 (11.30%) Embedded Engineer
7 112 (9.44%) C Software Engineer
8 99 (8.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 98 (8.26%) Linux Engineer
10 93 (7.84%) C++ Developer
11 77 (6.49%) C++ Software Developer
11 77 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 76 (6.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 71 (5.99%) Test Engineer
14 70 (5.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 67 (5.65%) C# Developer
16 61 (5.14%) Java Engineer
17 59 (4.97%) Embedded C Engineer
17 59 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
18 58 (4.89%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (10.54%) .NET
2 104 (8.77%) HTML
3 94 (7.93%) CSS
4 66 (5.56%) WPF
5 65 (5.48%) HTML5
6 55 (4.64%) ASP.NET
6 55 (4.64%) jQuery
7 48 (4.05%) Spring
8 44 (3.71%) Web Services
9 35 (2.95%) WCF
10 33 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 33 (2.78%) TensorFlow
11 32 (2.70%) React
12 26 (2.19%) CSS3
13 25 (2.11%) Node.js
14 24 (2.02%) RESTful
15 21 (1.77%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.60%) Reactive Extensions
17 17 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 596 (50.25%) Computer Science
2 138 (11.64%) Algorithms
3 82 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.63%) Robotics
5 38 (3.20%) Data Structures
6 36 (3.04%) Internet of Things
7 34 (2.87%) 3D Graphics
8 32 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 31 (2.61%) User Experience
10 27 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
10 27 (2.28%) Life Science
11 24 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.35%) Device Driver
13 15 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 14 (1.18%) Acoustics
14 14 (1.18%) CUDA
15 12 (1.01%) Verilog
16 11 (0.93%) VHDL
17 10 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 337 (28.41%) Linux
2 148 (12.48%) Windows
3 86 (7.25%) Android
4 51 (4.30%) Unix
5 45 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (1.94%) Debian
8 13 (1.10%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.084%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (43.34%) Software Engineering
2 343 (28.92%) Mathematics
3 285 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (13.83%) OO
5 151 (12.73%) Physics
6 137 (11.55%) SDLC
7 128 (10.79%) Machine Learning
8 123 (10.37%) Multithreading
9 94 (7.93%) Scrum
10 90 (7.59%) Test Automation
11 74 (6.24%) Web Development
12 67 (5.65%) Statistics
13 60 (5.06%) TDD
14 59 (4.97%) OOD
15 57 (4.81%) Android Development
15 57 (4.81%) Signal Processing
16 54 (4.55%) Validation
17 51 (4.30%) MVC
18 48 (4.05%) Data Analysis
19 46 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 466 (39.29%) C++
2 385 (32.46%) Python
3 372 (31.37%) C
4 286 (24.11%) Java
5 211 (17.79%) C#
6 195 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 154 (12.98%) SQL
8 76 (6.41%) Embedded C
9 62 (5.23%) Perl
10 35 (2.95%) Embedded C++
11 33 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 25 (2.11%) PHP
12 25 (2.11%) Ruby
13 19 (1.60%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.35%) R
15 13 (1.10%) Assembly Language
16 12 (1.01%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.93%) Apple Swift
18 10 (0.84%) Julia
Qualifications
1 230 (19.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 105 (8.85%) PhD
3 35 (2.95%) Master's Degree
4 32 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.01%) HND
6 9 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.51%) CCNA
8 6 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.42%) CISSP
9 5 (0.42%) HNC
9 5 (0.42%) ISEB
9 5 (0.42%) MCP
9 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.25%) CISA
11 3 (0.25%) ISACA
11 3 (0.25%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.78%) QA
2 8 (0.67%) ISO 13485
3 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.34%) GDPR
5 3 (0.25%) SLA
6 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.17%) PMO
7 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.084%) GCP
7 1 (0.084%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.084%) WAI
System Software
1 53 (4.47%) Firmware
2 45 (3.79%) Docker
3 18 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.34%) LXC
6 3 (0.25%) iptables
7 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.084%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 1 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.084%) NFS
8 1 (0.084%) Samba
8 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (0.84%) Ansible
1 10 (0.84%) Puppet
2 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.25%) Nagios
3 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.25%) Terraform
4 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.084%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.084%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.084%) Consul
5 1 (0.084%) logstash
5 1 (0.084%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.084%) SCCM
5 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (2.61%) Dell
2 31 (2.61%) HP
3 20 (1.69%) Cisco
4 18 (1.52%) Oracle
4 18 (1.52%) VMware
5 15 (1.26%) Symantec
6 14 (1.18%) Google
6 14 (1.18%) IBM
7 12 (1.01%) Facebook
7 12 (1.01%) SAP
7 12 (1.01%) Twitter
7 12 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 11 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.76%) WorldPay
10 8 (0.67%) Intel
10 8 (0.67%) Terracotta
11 7 (0.59%) EMC
11 7 (0.59%) Wind River