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

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 714 892 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.63% 23.84% 24.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.19% 67.63% 73.46%
Number of salaries quoted 486 655 747
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 1,227 1,319 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.02% 35.25% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 826 944 991
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -

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 August 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 August 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 -3 563 £42,500 - 225
Peterborough +20 106 £44,375 -12.13% 12
St Neots -4 3 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Huntingdon -14 2 £62,500 +165.96% 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 284 (39.78%) Computer Science
2 209 (29.27%) Mathematics
3 189 (26.47%) Software Engineering
4 187 (26.19%) Python
5 170 (23.81%) Linux
6 163 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (19.05%) C++
8 122 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
9 111 (15.55%) Finance
10 110 (15.41%) SQL
11 107 (14.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 106 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
12 106 (14.85%) Test Automation
13 105 (14.71%) Java
14 101 (14.15%) JavaScript
15 89 (12.46%) C
15 89 (12.46%) Physics
16 88 (12.32%) Windows
17 80 (11.20%) Machine Learning
18 69 (9.66%) C#
19 63 (8.82%) SQL Server
20 62 (8.68%) HTML
21 60 (8.40%) Management Information System
22 59 (8.26%) OO
23 58 (8.12%) Electronics
23 58 (8.12%) Retail
24 55 (7.70%) .NET
25 54 (7.56%) PhD
26 53 (7.42%) CSS
26 53 (7.42%) 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 16 (2.24%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.68%) OpenStack
3 10 (1.40%) Apache
4 7 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.84%) SAS
6 4 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.42%) CMS
7 3 (0.42%) IIS
7 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.28%) Confluence
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.26%) Camtasia
4 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.68%) GitHub
4 7 (0.98%) SaaS
5 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.14%) npm
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.44%) Firewall
2 42 (5.88%) WAN
2 42 (5.88%) Wireless
3 39 (5.46%) TCP/IP
4 32 (4.48%) Internet
5 28 (3.92%) LAN
6 23 (3.22%) Network Security
6 23 (3.22%) VPN
7 22 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 21 (2.94%) Ethernet
9 19 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (2.52%) VoIP
11 16 (2.24%) DNS
12 13 (1.82%) SSL
13 12 (1.68%) SAN
14 10 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.40%) Intranet
15 9 (1.26%) Frame Relay
16 8 (1.12%) HTTP
16 8 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.64%) Big Data
3 22 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.10%) MySQL
5 12 (1.68%) Power BI
6 11 (1.54%) GIS
6 11 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.42%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.36%) JIRA
3 21 (2.94%) Selenium
4 17 (2.38%) Subversion
5 14 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.40%) Vagrant
8 9 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.12%) Axure RP
9 8 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.12%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.98%) JMeter
10 7 (0.98%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.70%) NCrunch
11 5 (0.70%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.56%) LabVIEW
12 4 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 111 (15.55%) Finance
2 58 (8.12%) Electronics
2 58 (8.12%) Retail
3 34 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 33 (4.62%) Marketing
5 25 (3.50%) Games
6 23 (3.22%) Law
7 19 (2.66%) Automotive
7 19 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.54%) Advertising
9 11 (1.54%) Legal
10 10 (1.40%) German Language
11 6 (0.84%) Banking
12 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 132 (18.49%) Developer
2 122 (17.09%) Software Engineer
3 109 (15.27%) Graduate
4 81 (11.34%) Analyst
5 73 (10.22%) Software Developer
6 49 (6.86%) C++ Software Engineer
7 47 (6.58%) Test Engineer
8 44 (6.16%) Graduate Developer
9 43 (6.02%) Consultant
10 37 (5.18%) C++ Developer
11 32 (4.48%) C++ Software Developer
12 31 (4.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 29 (4.06%) Senior Software Engineer
14 27 (3.78%) Graduate Software Developer
15 26 (3.64%) Junior
15 26 (3.64%) Python Developer
15 26 (3.64%) Senior Developer
16 25 (3.50%) Embedded Engineer
16 25 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (3.50%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.68%) HTML
2 55 (7.70%) .NET
3 53 (7.42%) CSS
4 41 (5.74%) Web Services
5 30 (4.20%) HTML5
6 23 (3.22%) CSS3
7 21 (2.94%) RESTful
8 18 (2.52%) jQuery
9 17 (2.38%) WPF
10 14 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.82%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.82%) Django
12 12 (1.68%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.68%) Spring
13 11 (1.54%) Reactive Extensions
13 11 (1.54%) XML
14 9 (1.26%) Node.js
14 9 (1.26%) REST
14 9 (1.26%) SOAP
15 7 (0.98%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 284 (39.78%) Computer Science
2 106 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 53 (7.42%) Algorithms
5 43 (6.02%) User Experience
6 42 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (5.32%) Driving Licence
8 34 (4.76%) Life Science
9 20 (2.80%) Data Centre
10 19 (2.66%) Internet of Things
11 16 (2.24%) Fintech
12 13 (1.82%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.26%) Robotics
14 8 (1.12%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.98%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.84%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
17 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 170 (23.81%) Linux
2 88 (12.32%) Windows
3 27 (3.78%) Unix
4 17 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (1.82%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.54%) Android
9 6 (0.84%) Debian
10 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.56%) CentOS
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.14%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (29.27%) Mathematics
2 189 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 163 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
5 106 (14.85%) Test Automation
6 89 (12.46%) Physics
7 80 (11.20%) Machine Learning
8 59 (8.26%) OO
9 52 (7.28%) Artificial Intelligence
10 49 (6.86%) Project Management
11 48 (6.72%) ITIL
12 46 (6.44%) DevOps
12 46 (6.44%) Scrum
12 46 (6.44%) SDLC
13 42 (5.88%) Statistics
14 41 (5.74%) Data Science
15 34 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (4.62%) Analytics
16 33 (4.62%) Data Analysis
17 32 (4.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (26.19%) Python
2 136 (19.05%) C++
3 110 (15.41%) SQL
4 105 (14.71%) Java
5 101 (14.15%) JavaScript
6 89 (12.46%) C
7 69 (9.66%) C#
8 29 (4.06%) Perl
9 21 (2.94%) PHP
10 17 (2.38%) Ruby
11 14 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.82%) R
13 12 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.54%) VBA
15 10 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.40%) VB
16 8 (1.12%) Embedded C
17 7 (0.98%) Go
17 7 (0.98%) Scala
17 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 107 (14.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 54 (7.56%) PhD
3 43 (6.02%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (2.66%) CCNA
4 19 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.26%) CEH
8 7 (0.98%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (0.84%) GCIA
10 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.56%) ISEB
12 3 (0.42%) CIPD
12 3 (0.42%) CISSP
13 2 (0.28%) AAT
13 2 (0.28%) GISF
13 2 (0.28%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.28%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.74%) SLA
2 20 (2.80%) QA
3 17 (2.38%) PMO
4 10 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.42%) GDPR
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 33 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.80%) Firmware
3 17 (2.38%) Docker
4 9 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.42%) XenApp
6 2 (0.28%) KVM
6 2 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.14%) LXC
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (2.80%) Ansible
2 9 (1.26%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.98%) Consul
3 7 (0.98%) Packer
3 7 (0.98%) Terraform
4 6 (0.84%) CSIRT
4 6 (0.84%) Puppet
4 6 (0.84%) QRadar
5 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.28%) SCCM
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (7.42%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.74%) Cisco
3 29 (4.06%) Oracle
4 28 (3.92%) Avaya
5 26 (3.64%) VMware
6 18 (2.52%) CheckPoint
6 18 (2.52%) Nortel
6 18 (2.52%) Riverbed
7 16 (2.24%) Intel
8 15 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.10%) WorldPay
9 12 (1.68%) Adobe
10 11 (1.54%) Juniper
10 11 (1.54%) Tableau
11 10 (1.40%) Brocade
12 9 (1.26%) Dell
12 9 (1.26%) HP
13 5 (0.70%) Google
13 5 (0.70%) SAP
14 4 (0.56%) Sage