Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 39 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 +63 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 223 207 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.11% 6.30% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.27% 6.48% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 172 159 73
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,250 £18,850
90th Percentile £37,000 £34,250 £37,000
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +9.62% +4.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4,231 3,193 3,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.14% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,161 2,601 3,281
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,950
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.39% +3.41%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Cambridgeshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Graduate in Cambridgeshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Cambridgeshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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 -16 206 £30,000 +9.09% 30
Huntingdon +4 7 £27,000 +20.00%
Ely - 4 - -
Peterborough 0 2 £24,750 +10.00% 5
Graduate
East of England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Graduate job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 153 (68.61%) Software Engineering
2 147 (65.92%) Computer Science
3 140 (62.78%) Degree
4 134 (60.09%) C++
5 133 (59.64%) Mathematics
6 118 (52.91%) Java
7 108 (48.43%) Python
8 103 (46.19%) Physics
9 80 (35.87%) C
10 74 (33.18%) Linux
11 54 (24.22%) Windows
12 53 (23.77%) C#
13 51 (22.87%) Algorithms
13 51 (22.87%) Multithreading
14 42 (18.83%) Machine Learning
15 41 (18.39%) MATLAB
16 40 (17.94%) OO
16 40 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (14.35%) Computer Science Degree
18 29 (13.00%) Artificial Intelligence
19 27 (12.11%) Project Management
20 26 (11.66%) Computer Vision
21 25 (11.21%) Data Science
22 24 (10.76%) Electronics
23 22 (9.87%) PhD
24 21 (9.42%) Augmented Reality
25 20 (8.97%) SDLC
26 18 (8.07%) TDD
26 18 (8.07%) Performance Optimisation
27 17 (7.62%) Web Development

Graduate Skill Set
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 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.04%) Wireless
3 7 (3.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.48%) MySQL
1 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.04%) GIS
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (10.76%) Electronics
2 13 (5.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) Finance
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.83%) .NET
1 13 (5.83%) Spring
2 11 (4.93%) HTML
2 11 (4.93%) jQuery
3 10 (4.48%) CSS
3 10 (4.48%) CSS3
3 10 (4.48%) HTML5
4 6 (2.69%) Torch
5 5 (2.24%) TensorFlow
6 4 (1.79%) Velocity
7 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.35%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.90%) Web Services
9 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.45%) J2EE
9 1 (0.45%) Node.js
9 1 (0.45%) NumPy
9 1 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.45%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 147 (65.92%) Computer Science
2 51 (22.87%) Algorithms
3 21 (9.42%) Augmented Reality
4 15 (6.73%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.14%) Robotics
6 6 (2.69%) Life Science
7 5 (2.24%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (2.24%) CUDA
7 5 (2.24%) GPGPU
8 4 (1.79%) Animation
8 4 (1.79%) Replication
9 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.90%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.45%) CCTV
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 74 (33.18%) Linux
2 54 (24.22%) Windows
3 11 (4.93%) Android
4 10 (4.48%) Debian
5 5 (2.24%) Unix
6 3 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (68.61%) Software Engineering
2 133 (59.64%) Mathematics
3 103 (46.19%) Physics
4 51 (22.87%) Multithreading
5 42 (18.83%) Machine Learning
6 40 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (17.94%) OO
7 29 (13.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 27 (12.11%) Project Management
9 26 (11.66%) Computer Vision
10 25 (11.21%) Data Science
11 20 (8.97%) SDLC
12 18 (8.07%) Performance Optimisation
12 18 (8.07%) TDD
13 17 (7.62%) Web Development
14 16 (7.17%) OOD
14 16 (7.17%) Software Architecture
15 15 (6.73%) Bayesian Methods
15 15 (6.73%) Statistics
16 14 (6.28%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (60.09%) C++
2 118 (52.91%) Java
3 108 (48.43%) Python
4 80 (35.87%) C
5 53 (23.77%) C#
6 41 (18.39%) MATLAB
7 17 (7.62%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.38%) Embedded C
9 6 (2.69%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.35%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.90%) SQL
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) R
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (62.78%) Degree
2 32 (14.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (9.87%) PhD
4 11 (4.93%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) ISO 13485
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (3.14%) Dell
1 7 (3.14%) HP
2 6 (2.69%) Oracle
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.35%) Terracotta
5 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.45%) Citrix
6 1 (0.45%) Intel
6 1 (0.45%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.45%) QNX
6 1 (0.45%) VMware
6 1 (0.45%) Wind River