Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1189 849 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.98% 24.54% 24.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.94% 69.42% 73.24%
Number of salaries quoted 875 704 856
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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 1676 1223 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.44% 35.36% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 957 1142
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% +0.58% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 1081 £45,000 +4.65% 151
Peterborough -11 37 £51,000 +27.50% 15
Huntingdon -1 19 £23,500 -44.71% 1
Ely -8 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 611 (51.39%) Computer Science
2 560 (47.10%) Software Engineering
3 457 (38.44%) C++
4 398 (33.47%) Python
4 398 (33.47%) Mathematics
5 363 (30.53%) Java
6 344 (28.93%) C
7 329 (27.67%) Linux
8 295 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
9 255 (21.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 240 (20.19%) C#
10 240 (20.19%) JavaScript
11 227 (19.09%) OO
12 194 (16.32%) Physics
13 175 (14.72%) Algorithms
14 174 (14.63%) SQL
15 172 (14.47%) Windows
16 151 (12.70%) HTML
17 149 (12.53%) Electronics
18 137 (11.52%) Wireless
19 127 (10.68%) .NET
19 127 (10.68%) Multithreading
20 124 (10.43%) Machine Learning
21 122 (10.26%) Finance
22 121 (10.18%) Microsoft
23 118 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
24 115 (9.67%) CSS
25 114 (9.59%) SDLC
26 108 (9.08%) TDD
27 106 (8.92%) Test Automation

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 19 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (0.76%) OpenStack
2 9 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.67%) nginx
4 7 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (0.59%) IIS
5 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.34%) Apache
7 3 (0.25%) Jetty
7 3 (0.25%) MediaWiki
8 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.084%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.084%) SAS
9 1 (0.084%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) Pipeline Pilot
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.084%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.084%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.084%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.44%) SaaS
4 23 (1.93%) GitHub
5 19 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.50%) PaaS
7 3 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.25%) IaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.084%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.084%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.084%) Heroku
9 1 (0.084%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 137 (11.52%) Wireless
2 40 (3.36%) Internet
3 25 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (1.85%) Firewall
5 21 (1.77%) Bluetooth
6 17 (1.43%) WLAN
7 14 (1.18%) WAN
8 12 (1.01%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.93%) LAN
10 10 (0.84%) VPN
11 8 (0.67%) SSL
12 5 (0.42%) VoIP
13 4 (0.34%) DNS
13 4 (0.34%) LDAP
13 4 (0.34%) VSAT
14 3 (0.25%) DHCP
14 3 (0.25%) HTTP
14 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.25%) SNMP
15 2 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.15%) Relational Database
2 65 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 47 (3.95%) MySQL
4 40 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.20%) Big Data
6 20 (1.68%) Data Mining
7 18 (1.51%) GIS
8 17 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (0.84%) HBase
12 8 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.34%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.25%) KNIME
14 3 (0.25%) Redis
15 2 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.084%) DB2
Development Applications
1 93 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 50 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 33 (2.78%) Mercurial
4 30 (2.52%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.02%) NUnit
6 18 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.09%) ClearCase
8 12 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.01%) JBehave
8 12 (1.01%) JIRA
9 10 (0.84%) Maven
10 8 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.59%) MSI
11 7 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (0.59%) WiX
12 6 (0.50%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.34%) GitLab
14 4 (0.34%) Mockito
14 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 149 (12.53%) Electronics
2 122 (10.26%) Finance
3 73 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 55 (4.63%) Marketing
5 47 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.85%) Automotive
7 10 (0.84%) Games
7 10 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.59%) French Language
8 7 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (0.50%) Japanese Language
10 5 (0.42%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.17%) Advertising
12 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.17%) Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 437 (36.75%) Developer
2 373 (31.37%) Software Engineer
3 202 (16.99%) Graduate
4 170 (14.30%) C++ Software Engineer
5 154 (12.95%) Software Developer
6 121 (10.18%) C++ Developer
7 118 (9.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 116 (9.76%) Graduate Developer
9 114 (9.59%) C Software Engineer
10 89 (7.49%) C++ Software Developer
11 81 (6.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 79 (6.64%) Java Engineer
12 79 (6.64%) Senior Software Engineer
13 77 (6.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 75 (6.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 71 (5.97%) Java Developer
15 71 (5.97%) Java Software Engineer
15 71 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
16 69 (5.80%) C# Developer
17 67 (5.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.70%) HTML
2 127 (10.68%) .NET
3 115 (9.67%) CSS
4 82 (6.90%) HTML5
5 61 (5.13%) jQuery
6 57 (4.79%) AngularJS
7 56 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 55 (4.63%) Spring
9 48 (4.04%) React
10 40 (3.36%) WPF
11 35 (2.94%) CSS3
12 31 (2.61%) Web Services
13 29 (2.44%) Apache Axis
13 29 (2.44%) Node.js
14 25 (2.10%) Hibernate
15 24 (2.02%) XML
16 21 (1.77%) Natural Language Processing
16 21 (1.77%) WCF
17 19 (1.60%) MFC
18 18 (1.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 611 (51.39%) Computer Science
2 175 (14.72%) Algorithms
3 118 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.37%) Data Structures
5 39 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.03%) Robotics
7 33 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
7 33 (2.78%) Internet of Things
8 31 (2.61%) User Experience
9 29 (2.44%) 3D Printing
10 25 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
11 21 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 21 (1.77%) Life Science
12 17 (1.43%) Smart Energy
13 16 (1.35%) Verilog
14 15 (1.26%) Client/Server
15 14 (1.18%) Acoustics
16 12 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 329 (27.67%) Linux
2 172 (14.47%) Windows
3 102 (8.58%) Android
4 51 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 50 (4.21%) Unix
6 31 (2.61%) Debian
7 25 (2.10%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.084%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (47.10%) Software Engineering
2 398 (33.47%) Mathematics
3 295 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (19.09%) OO
5 194 (16.32%) Physics
6 127 (10.68%) Multithreading
7 124 (10.43%) Machine Learning
8 114 (9.59%) SDLC
9 108 (9.08%) TDD
10 106 (8.92%) Test Automation
11 93 (7.82%) Web Development
12 88 (7.40%) Scrum
13 82 (6.90%) OOP
14 73 (6.14%) Collaborative Working
15 57 (4.79%) Mentoring
16 54 (4.54%) Android Development
17 52 (4.37%) OOD
17 52 (4.37%) Statistics
17 52 (4.37%) Unit Testing
18 51 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 457 (38.44%) C++
2 398 (33.47%) Python
3 363 (30.53%) Java
4 344 (28.93%) C
5 240 (20.19%) C#
5 240 (20.19%) JavaScript
6 174 (14.63%) SQL
7 95 (7.99%) Perl
8 67 (5.63%) Embedded C
9 45 (3.78%) PHP
10 37 (3.11%) MATLAB
11 34 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 24 (2.02%) Embedded C++
13 23 (1.93%) Fortran
14 22 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 21 (1.77%) Ruby
16 19 (1.60%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.84%) R
17 10 (0.84%) Scala
18 9 (0.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 255 (21.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 102 (8.58%) PhD
3 62 (5.21%) Numerate Degree
4 30 (2.52%) MCP
4 30 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.51%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.01%) HND
8 10 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.59%) CCNA
10 7 (0.59%) HNC
11 5 (0.42%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.25%) CISSP
13 2 (0.17%) ISEB
13 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.17%) MBA
14 1 (0.084%) ACCA
14 1 (0.084%) CISA
14 1 (0.084%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.78%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) ISO 13485
2 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.084%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.084%) MISRA
System Software
1 63 (5.30%) Firmware
2 39 (3.28%) Docker
3 16 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.25%) iptables
5 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.084%) NFS
7 1 (0.084%) QEMU
7 1 (0.084%) Samba
7 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (1.35%) Ansible
2 7 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.50%) Puppet
4 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.084%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.084%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.084%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.084%) Nagios
5 1 (0.084%) SCCM
5 1 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.084%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 121 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (2.35%) Cisco
3 27 (2.27%) SAP
4 23 (1.93%) Oracle
5 19 (1.60%) Symantec
5 19 (1.60%) VMware
6 17 (1.43%) Perforce
7 16 (1.35%) Dell
7 16 (1.35%) HP
8 13 (1.09%) Terracotta
9 12 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 11 (0.93%) Citrix
11 9 (0.76%) IBM
11 9 (0.76%) Tableau
12 8 (0.67%) Intel
12 8 (0.67%) NVIDIA
12 8 (0.67%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.59%) WatchGuard
14 6 (0.50%) Xilinx
15 5 (0.42%) Huawei