Period
to 21 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 498 905 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.86% 21.14% 26.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.57% 60.33% 67.85%
Number of salaries quoted 327 647 677
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% +12.50% -5.88%

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 865 1,500 1,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.77% 35.05% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 573 1,046 974
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,800 £26,281 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +2 395 £52,500 +16.67% 71
Peterborough +17 65 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Huntingdon +1 14 £28,500 -32.14%
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 256 (51.41%) Computer Science
2 183 (36.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (34.14%) Python
4 163 (32.73%) Software Engineering
5 147 (29.52%) Mathematics
6 137 (27.51%) C++
7 130 (26.10%) Linux
8 120 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (23.49%) Machine Learning
10 108 (21.69%) C#
11 99 (19.88%) Java
12 92 (18.47%) Finance
13 81 (16.27%) SQL
14 75 (15.06%) JavaScript
14 75 (15.06%) Algorithms
15 71 (14.26%) Windows
16 65 (13.05%) AngularJS
17 62 (12.45%) React
18 61 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (11.45%) Artificial Intelligence
20 56 (11.24%) PhD
21 55 (11.04%) C
22 54 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
23 53 (10.64%) HTML
24 50 (10.04%) CSS
25 48 (9.64%) Test Automation
25 48 (9.64%) Self-Motivation
26 47 (9.44%) Predictive Modelling
27 46 (9.24%) Biology
27 46 (9.24%) Algorithmic Trading

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 21 (4.22%) OpenStack
2 16 (3.21%) WordPress
3 7 (1.41%) CMS
3 7 (1.41%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.20%) GeoServer
4 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.80%) nginx
6 3 (0.60%) Drupal
7 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 2 (0.40%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (6.02%) Summit
2 7 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.20%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.60%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.20%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.83%) GitHub
2 37 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.61%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.40%) Serverless
7 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.22%) Internet
2 18 (3.61%) Firewall
3 13 (2.61%) Wireless
4 12 (2.41%) DHCP
4 12 (2.41%) DNS
4 12 (2.41%) FTP
4 12 (2.41%) SMTP
4 12 (2.41%) SSL
5 5 (1.00%) HTTP
6 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.40%) AMQP
7 2 (0.40%) Intranet
7 2 (0.40%) MQTT
7 2 (0.40%) Network Security
8 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.20%) IPv4
8 1 (0.20%) IPv6
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.41%) Big Data
4 10 (2.01%) GIS
4 10 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.61%) Power BI
5 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.41%) MySQL
6 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.20%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.80%) QlikView
10 3 (0.60%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.40%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 32 (6.43%) JIRA
2 29 (5.82%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.42%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.61%) Selenium
5 12 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.41%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.61%) GCC
7 7 (1.41%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.41%) Subversion
8 3 (0.60%) Grunt
8 3 (0.60%) gulp
8 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.60%) Redmine
9 2 (0.40%) Gradle
9 2 (0.40%) Maven
9 2 (0.40%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.20%) GitLab
10 1 (0.20%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.20%) QUnit
General
1 92 (18.47%) Finance
2 25 (5.02%) Retail
3 21 (4.22%) Marketing
4 19 (3.82%) Automotive
4 19 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.21%) Electronics
6 14 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.81%) Multimedia
7 13 (2.61%) Legal
8 9 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.81%) Spanish Language
9 7 (1.41%) Banking
9 7 (1.41%) French Language
10 5 (1.00%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.60%) Games
11 3 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.40%) Law
12 2 (0.40%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (34.94%) Developer
2 66 (13.25%) Software Engineer
3 49 (9.84%) Software Developer
4 43 (8.63%) Graduate
5 41 (8.23%) Senior Developer
6 36 (7.23%) Machine Learning Developer
7 35 (7.03%) Embedded Engineer
8 34 (6.83%) Python Developer
9 33 (6.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 30 (6.02%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (4.42%) Analyst
11 22 (4.42%) Graduate Developer
11 22 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (4.42%) Test Engineer
12 20 (4.02%) Consultant
13 19 (3.82%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
13 19 (3.82%) C# Developer
14 18 (3.61%) C++ Developer
15 17 (3.41%) Data Scientist
15 17 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.05%) AngularJS
2 62 (12.45%) React
3 53 (10.64%) HTML
4 50 (10.04%) CSS
5 43 (8.63%) .NET
6 37 (7.43%) HTML5
7 32 (6.43%) J2EE
7 32 (6.43%) RESTful
8 31 (6.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 30 (6.02%) J2SE
10 26 (5.22%) CSS3
11 21 (4.22%) REST
11 21 (4.22%) WPF
12 17 (3.41%) Vue.js
13 16 (3.21%) Spring Boot
14 14 (2.81%) Node.js
14 14 (2.81%) Web Services
15 12 (2.41%) Django
15 12 (2.41%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (2.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.06%) Algorithms
2 61 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (9.64%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (9.04%) Fintech
5 40 (8.03%) Management Information System
6 32 (6.43%) User Experience
7 31 (6.22%) Life Science
8 26 (5.22%) Cyberthreat
8 26 (5.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 25 (5.02%) e-Learning
10 21 (4.22%) Animation
10 21 (4.22%) Photography
11 15 (3.01%) Internet of Things
12 12 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.41%) Cyber Defence
13 11 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (2.21%) Private Cloud
14 10 (2.01%) Device Driver
15 6 (1.20%) ASIC
15 6 (1.20%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 130 (26.10%) Linux
2 71 (14.26%) Windows
3 34 (6.83%) Unix
4 31 (6.22%) Android
5 15 (3.01%) Ubuntu
5 15 (3.01%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.61%) VMS
8 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (51.41%) Computer Science
2 163 (32.73%) Software Engineering
3 147 (29.52%) Mathematics
4 120 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (23.49%) Machine Learning
6 57 (11.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 54 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (9.64%) Test Automation
9 47 (9.44%) Predictive Modelling
10 46 (9.24%) Algorithmic Trading
10 46 (9.24%) Bioinformatics
10 46 (9.24%) Biology
11 44 (8.84%) Automated Trading
11 44 (8.84%) High-Frequency Trading
11 44 (8.84%) Market Making
12 41 (8.23%) Multithreading
12 41 (8.23%) Physics
13 36 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (7.23%) Data Analysis
14 35 (7.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 170 (34.14%) Python
2 137 (27.51%) C++
3 108 (21.69%) C#
4 99 (19.88%) Java
5 81 (16.27%) SQL
6 75 (15.06%) JavaScript
7 55 (11.04%) C
8 44 (8.84%) Bash Shell
8 44 (8.84%) MATLAB
9 39 (7.83%) R
10 36 (7.23%) PHP
10 36 (7.23%) Ruby
11 30 (6.02%) Bourne shell
11 30 (6.02%) Korn
12 21 (4.22%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.41%) ES6
14 11 (2.21%) Perl
15 10 (2.01%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.00%) ES7
Qualifications
1 183 (36.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 56 (11.24%) PhD
3 24 (4.82%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (2.81%) CISSP
5 12 (2.41%) GIAC
6 11 (2.21%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.40%) MCP
8 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.81%) QA
1 14 (2.81%) SLA
2 11 (2.21%) COBIT
2 11 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.60%) GDPR
3 3 (0.60%) WAI
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (5.42%) Docker
2 18 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.81%) VirtualBox
4 10 (2.01%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.41%) Ansible
2 5 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.40%) QRadar
3 2 (0.40%) Terraform
4 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (5.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.22%) Oracle
3 8 (1.61%) Adobe
3 8 (1.61%) Google
4 7 (1.41%) SAP
4 7 (1.41%) Sencha
5 6 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.80%) Cisco
7 4 (0.80%) Tableau
8 3 (0.60%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.40%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.40%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.40%) Perforce
9 2 (0.40%) Splunk
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix
10 1 (0.20%) EMC
10 1 (0.20%) ESRI
10 1 (0.20%) Symantec
10 1 (0.20%) VMware