Period
to 19 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 52 42
Rank change year-on-year -41 -10 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 80 237 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.81% 5.33% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 5.50% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 61 181 147
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £37,750 £36,050
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +5.56% +8.00%

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 2,759 4,313 3,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.03% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,008 3,173 2,600
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 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 -24 79 £32,000 +6.67% 37
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 57 (71.25%) Degree
2 48 (60.00%) Machine Learning
3 41 (51.25%) Mathematics
4 36 (45.00%) Software Engineering
5 35 (43.75%) Java
6 33 (41.25%) Computer Science
7 32 (40.00%) C++
7 32 (40.00%) Python
8 30 (37.50%) Physics
8 30 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 23 (28.75%) C#
10 22 (27.50%) Linux
11 21 (26.25%) PhD
12 19 (23.75%) Algorithms
13 18 (22.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (20.00%) PHP
15 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
16 13 (16.25%) SQL
17 12 (15.00%) C
17 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
17 12 (15.00%) Ruby
18 9 (11.25%) Finance
18 9 (11.25%) .NET
18 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (11.25%) React
18 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
19 8 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
19 8 (10.00%) Market Making

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Summit
2 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (2.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.50%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
2 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) React
3 8 (10.00%) HTML
3 8 (10.00%) J2EE
3 8 (10.00%) J2SE
3 8 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (8.75%) CSS
5 5 (6.25%) Spring
6 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) Django
7 3 (3.75%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.50%) Akka
8 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.50%) HTML5
8 2 (2.50%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.50%) RESTful
8 2 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Algorithms
2 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Fintech
3 8 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 41 (51.25%) Mathematics
3 36 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 33 (41.25%) Computer Science
5 30 (37.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 30 (37.50%) Physics
6 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (10.00%) Automated Trading
8 8 (10.00%) High-Frequency Trading
8 8 (10.00%) Market Making
8 8 (10.00%) OO
8 8 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 7 (8.75%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (7.50%) Web Development
11 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (6.25%) OWASP
11 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) Java
2 32 (40.00%) C++
2 32 (40.00%) Python
3 23 (28.75%) C#
4 16 (20.00%) PHP
5 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 13 (16.25%) SQL
7 12 (15.00%) C
7 12 (15.00%) Ruby
8 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (10.00%) Bourne shell
8 8 (10.00%) Korn
8 8 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 8 (10.00%) R
9 3 (3.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) Groovy
10 1 (1.25%) Java 8
10 1 (1.25%) Lua
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (71.25%) Degree
2 21 (26.25%) PhD
3 18 (22.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
1 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (2.50%) WorldPay