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

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 971 842 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.45% 23.96% 24.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.16% 70.05% 71.94%
Number of salaries quoted 751 701 907
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,575
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1404 1202 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 36.79% 34.21% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 945 1240
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 878 £45,000 +4.65% 93
Peterborough -16 34 £51,000 +13.33% 3
Huntingdon +1 24 £23,500 -46.29%
Ely -12 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 503 (51.80%) Computer Science
2 502 (51.70%) Software Engineering
3 362 (37.28%) C++
4 338 (34.81%) Python
5 334 (34.40%) Mathematics
6 329 (33.88%) Java
7 279 (28.73%) Linux
8 267 (27.50%) C
9 253 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
10 233 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 218 (22.45%) C#
12 216 (22.25%) OO
13 205 (21.11%) Computer Science Degree
14 176 (18.13%) Physics
15 168 (17.30%) Windows
16 154 (15.86%) Algorithms
17 150 (15.45%) HTML
18 143 (14.73%) SQL
19 133 (13.70%) Wireless
20 128 (13.18%) Electronics
21 121 (12.46%) .NET
22 118 (12.15%) Microsoft
23 112 (11.53%) Test Automation
24 111 (11.43%) Finance
25 108 (11.12%) CSS
26 102 (10.50%) TDD
26 102 (10.50%) Multithreading
27 100 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
28 97 (9.99%) Perl
29 94 (9.68%) SDLC

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 16 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (1.13%) nginx
3 9 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 9 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.51%) IIS
4 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.31%) Jetty
5 3 (0.31%) MediaWiki
6 2 (0.21%) Apache
6 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.10%) DNN
7 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) Pipeline Pilot
5 3 (0.31%) Simulink
6 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.37%) SaaS
4 20 (2.06%) GitHub
5 15 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 133 (13.70%) Wireless
2 38 (3.91%) Internet
3 28 (2.88%) Firewall
4 25 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (2.47%) Bluetooth
6 20 (2.06%) WLAN
7 15 (1.54%) WAN
8 14 (1.44%) LAN
9 13 (1.34%) VPN
10 11 (1.13%) SSL
11 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.72%) VoIP
13 5 (0.51%) DNS
14 4 (0.41%) HTTP
14 4 (0.41%) OFDM
15 3 (0.31%) DHCP
15 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.31%) VLAN
15 3 (0.31%) VSAT
16 2 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.33%) MySQL
4 34 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 28 (2.88%) Big Data
6 16 (1.65%) Data Mining
7 15 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.03%) GIS
9 10 (1.03%) HBase
10 9 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.62%) Text Mining
13 4 (0.41%) Redis
14 3 (0.31%) KNIME
15 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.71%) Visual Studio
3 35 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 23 (2.37%) NUnit
6 14 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.34%) ClearCase
8 12 (1.24%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.24%) JBehave
9 10 (1.03%) Maven
10 9 (0.93%) JIRA
11 7 (0.72%) MSI
11 7 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (0.72%) WiX
12 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.51%) Mockito
13 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.41%) GitLab
13 4 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 128 (13.18%) Electronics
2 111 (11.43%) Finance
3 81 (8.34%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.84%) Marketing
5 42 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.24%) Automotive
7 9 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.51%) French Language
9 5 (0.51%) Games
9 5 (0.51%) Japanese Language
9 5 (0.51%) Retail
10 3 (0.31%) Law
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.10%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 359 (36.97%) Developer
2 338 (34.81%) Software Engineer
3 178 (18.33%) Graduate
4 158 (16.27%) C++ Software Engineer
5 139 (14.32%) Software Developer
6 113 (11.64%) Graduate Developer
7 101 (10.40%) C Software Engineer
7 101 (10.40%) C++ Developer
8 92 (9.47%) Embedded Engineer
9 79 (8.14%) Java Developer
10 78 (8.03%) C++ Software Developer
11 77 (7.93%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 75 (7.72%) Java Engineer
13 68 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
14 67 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
15 65 (6.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 64 (6.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 58 (5.97%) Junior
18 54 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 54 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (15.45%) HTML
2 121 (12.46%) .NET
3 108 (11.12%) CSS
4 79 (8.14%) HTML5
5 61 (6.28%) AngularJS
6 56 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 56 (5.77%) jQuery
7 45 (4.63%) React
8 44 (4.53%) Spring
9 34 (3.50%) Node.js
10 33 (3.40%) Apache Axis
11 32 (3.30%) CSS3
12 29 (2.99%) Web Services
13 27 (2.78%) XML
14 22 (2.27%) Angular 2
14 22 (2.27%) MFC
14 22 (2.27%) WPF
15 19 (1.96%) Hibernate
16 18 (1.85%) Autofac
16 18 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 503 (51.80%) Computer Science
2 154 (15.86%) Algorithms
3 100 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.84%) Data Structures
5 41 (4.22%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.50%) Internet of Things
7 33 (3.40%) 3D Printing
8 31 (3.19%) User Experience
9 21 (2.16%) Life Science
10 16 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 15 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
13 13 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.34%) Smart Energy
14 12 (1.24%) Robotics
15 11 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (1.13%) Verilog
16 10 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
17 8 (0.82%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 279 (28.73%) Linux
2 168 (17.30%) Windows
3 89 (9.17%) Android
4 50 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 45 (4.63%) Unix
6 25 (2.57%) Debian
7 19 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (1.13%) Mac OS
9 11 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (51.70%) Software Engineering
2 334 (34.40%) Mathematics
3 253 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (22.25%) OO
5 176 (18.13%) Physics
6 112 (11.53%) Test Automation
7 102 (10.50%) Multithreading
7 102 (10.50%) TDD
8 94 (9.68%) SDLC
9 90 (9.27%) Web Development
10 81 (8.34%) Scrum
11 77 (7.93%) Machine Learning
12 76 (7.83%) OOP
13 69 (7.11%) Mentoring
14 55 (5.66%) Unit Testing
15 50 (5.15%) Configuration Management
16 46 (4.74%) CAD
17 45 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
18 43 (4.43%) Statistics
19 42 (4.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 362 (37.28%) C++
2 338 (34.81%) Python
3 329 (33.88%) Java
4 267 (27.50%) C
5 233 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 218 (22.45%) C#
7 143 (14.73%) SQL
8 97 (9.99%) Perl
9 49 (5.05%) PHP
10 43 (4.43%) Embedded C
10 43 (4.43%) MATLAB
11 33 (3.40%) Objective-C
12 24 (2.47%) Ruby
13 22 (2.27%) Fortran
14 19 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.24%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.24%) Tcl
16 8 (0.82%) R
17 5 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 205 (21.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 63 (6.49%) Numerate Degree
3 51 (5.25%) PhD
4 38 (3.91%) MCP
4 38 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.13%) HND
6 10 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.93%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.72%) HNC
9 7 (0.72%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.41%) CCNA
12 2 (0.21%) MBA
13 1 (0.10%) ACCA
13 1 (0.10%) CCNP
13 1 (0.10%) CISA
13 1 (0.10%) CISSP
13 1 (0.10%) ECDL
13 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) PMO
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.10%) MISRA
System Software
1 51 (5.25%) Firmware
2 45 (4.63%) Docker
3 17 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.34%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.10%) iptables
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
7 1 (0.10%) QEMU
7 1 (0.10%) Samba
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.85%) Ansible
2 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.41%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (2.78%) Oracle
2 27 (2.78%) SAP
3 22 (2.27%) Perforce
4 21 (2.16%) Cisco
4 21 (2.16%) VMware
5 15 (1.54%) Citrix
5 15 (1.54%) Symantec
6 11 (1.13%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.13%) Terracotta
7 10 (1.03%) Tableau
7 10 (1.03%) WatchGuard
8 9 (0.93%) Dell
8 9 (0.93%) HP
9 6 (0.62%) Orchard
10 5 (0.51%) IBM
10 5 (0.51%) Intel
10 5 (0.51%) NVIDIA
10 5 (0.51%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.41%) Xamarin