Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 171 443 872
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.48% 18.57% 20.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.42% 61.79% 60.35%
Number of salaries quoted 122 329 624
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £28,875 £28,800 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £90,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 283 717 1,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.94% 30.06% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 186 506 994
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
10th Percentile £26,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £77,250 £67,850
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -1 133 £50,000 -9.09% 67
Peterborough +7 21 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Huntingdon +12 1 £35,000 +25.00% 2
St Neots - 1 £55,000 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 65 (38.01%) Python
2 59 (34.50%) C++
3 53 (30.99%) Computer Science
3 53 (30.99%) AWS
4 45 (26.32%) C#
5 44 (25.73%) Software Engineering
6 43 (25.15%) SQL
7 40 (23.39%) Linux
8 39 (22.81%) Azure
9 38 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 37 (21.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 32 (18.71%) Project Management
11 32 (18.71%) SQL Server
12 31 (18.13%) Windows
13 30 (17.54%) Data Centre
14 28 (16.37%) JavaScript
14 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (15.20%) .NET
15 26 (15.20%) Validation
16 24 (14.04%) Analytics
16 24 (14.04%) DevOps
17 23 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (11.70%) Mathematics
18 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (11.11%) Visualisation
19 19 (11.11%) Test Automation
19 19 (11.11%) Data Science
19 19 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

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 10 (5.85%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (5.85%) Apache Spark
1 10 (5.85%) Luigi
2 5 (2.92%) SAS
3 2 (1.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.34%) EPLAN
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) NetSuite
2 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.99%) AWS
2 39 (22.81%) Azure
3 12 (7.02%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.85%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (5.85%) Logic Apps
5 8 (4.68%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.09%) Office 365
6 7 (4.09%) Slack
7 3 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.75%) Serverless
8 2 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.58%) GCP
9 1 (0.58%) IaaS
9 1 (0.58%) PaaS
9 1 (0.58%) SaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) RS-485
2 11 (6.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.85%) RS-232
4 7 (4.09%) Network Security
5 6 (3.51%) Wireless
6 5 (2.92%) Internet
7 4 (2.34%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.34%) Firewall
7 4 (2.34%) Modbus
8 3 (1.75%) NAS
9 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.17%) LAN
9 2 (1.17%) SAN
9 2 (1.17%) VLAN
9 2 (1.17%) VPN
9 2 (1.17%) WAN
9 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.58%) HTTP
10 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.94%) Big Data
5 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (7.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.85%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (5.85%) Azkaban
7 10 (5.85%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.68%) Power BI
9 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.51%) OLAP
10 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.75%) MySQL
12 2 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.94%) CMake
2 17 (9.94%) JIRA
3 14 (8.19%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.60%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.43%) Subversion
6 8 (4.68%) Buildbot
6 8 (4.68%) Clang
6 8 (4.68%) CruiseControl
6 8 (4.68%) GCC
6 8 (4.68%) Xcode
7 7 (4.09%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.17%) GitLab
8 2 (1.17%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.58%) GoCD
9 1 (0.58%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (5.26%) Games
2 8 (4.68%) Law
2 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.34%) Advertising
4 4 (2.34%) Finance
5 3 (1.75%) Electronics
5 3 (1.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.17%) Automotive
6 2 (1.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (22.22%) Developer
2 23 (13.45%) Software Engineer
3 14 (8.19%) Data Engineer
3 14 (8.19%) Principal Engineer
4 12 (7.02%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.43%) C++ Developer
6 8 (4.68%) Analyst
6 8 (4.68%) Build Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Junior
6 8 (4.68%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (4.09%) IP Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Principal Software Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.51%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.51%) Optical Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.20%) .NET
2 19 (11.11%) HTML
3 15 (8.77%) Node.js
4 13 (7.60%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.02%) CSS
6 11 (6.43%) WPF
7 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET
7 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (5.85%) Kafka
7 10 (5.85%) Spark Streaming
7 10 (5.85%) WinForms
8 8 (4.68%) .NET Core
8 8 (4.68%) JSON
8 8 (4.68%) OpenGL
9 7 (4.09%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.09%) RESTful
9 7 (4.09%) XML
10 6 (3.51%) D3.js
10 6 (3.51%) HTML5
10 6 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 16 (9.36%) Management Information System
5 15 (8.77%) Algorithms
6 11 (6.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (4.09%) Wiki
8 6 (3.51%) Animation
8 6 (3.51%) Photography
9 5 (2.92%) Blog
9 5 (2.92%) Life Science
9 5 (2.92%) User Experience
10 4 (2.34%) Robotics
10 4 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.34%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.75%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.39%) Linux
2 31 (18.13%) Windows
3 15 (8.77%) Android
4 14 (8.19%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.17%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.99%) Computer Science
2 44 (25.73%) Software Engineering
3 32 (18.71%) Project Management
4 28 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (15.20%) Validation
6 24 (14.04%) Analytics
6 24 (14.04%) DevOps
7 23 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (11.70%) Mathematics
9 19 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (11.11%) Data Science
9 19 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 19 (11.11%) Visualisation
10 18 (10.53%) Network Architecture
11 17 (9.94%) Data Integration
12 16 (9.36%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (9.36%) Statistics
12 16 (9.36%) Workflow
12 16 (9.36%) Workflow Management
13 15 (8.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.01%) Python
2 59 (34.50%) C++
3 45 (26.32%) C#
4 43 (25.15%) SQL
5 28 (16.37%) JavaScript
6 19 (11.11%) Java
7 17 (9.94%) Scala
8 14 (8.19%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.68%) Lua
10 8 (4.68%) Perl
11 6 (3.51%) Go
11 6 (3.51%) R
12 5 (2.92%) C
12 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.75%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.17%) Groovy
14 2 (1.17%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (21.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (10.53%) CCIE
3 18 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 11 (6.43%) SANS
5 8 (4.68%) Postgraduate
6 7 (4.09%) CISSP
6 7 (4.09%) Master's Degree
7 6 (3.51%) GPEN
8 4 (2.34%) HNC
9 2 (1.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.17%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.58%) CISA
10 1 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.11%) SLA
2 11 (6.43%) COBIT
2 11 (6.43%) NIST
3 5 (2.92%) AICPA
3 5 (2.92%) QA
4 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.85%) Docker
2 7 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
5 1 (0.58%) KVM
5 1 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Ansible
2 6 (3.51%) QRadar
3 3 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) Juniper
3 11 (6.43%) JD Edwards
4 9 (5.26%) Cisco
4 9 (5.26%) VMware
5 7 (4.09%) Autodesk
6 6 (3.51%) Darktrace
6 6 (3.51%) IBM
6 6 (3.51%) LogRhythm
6 6 (3.51%) Splunk
6 6 (3.51%) Tableau
7 2 (1.17%) EMC
7 2 (1.17%) HP
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat