Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 34 52
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 194 311 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.14% 8.32% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 8.54% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 143 184 148
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.84%
10th Percentile £23,100 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £37,750 £37,000 £33,400
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +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 3,624 3,642 3,537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 97.48% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,377 2,810 2,937
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +5.88%

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 September 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 19 September 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 -6 185 £30,000 - 41
Peterborough -40 8 £27,000 +10.20% 2
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 127 (65.46%) Mathematics
2 120 (61.86%) Software Engineering
3 105 (54.12%) Computer Science
4 96 (49.48%) Degree
5 86 (44.33%) Physics
5 86 (44.33%) Python
6 77 (39.69%) C++
7 64 (32.99%) Java
8 59 (30.41%) PhD
9 55 (28.35%) C
9 55 (28.35%) Machine Learning
10 54 (27.84%) JavaScript
11 51 (26.29%) C#
12 47 (24.23%) Artificial Intelligence
13 38 (19.59%) Linux
13 38 (19.59%) Algorithms
14 33 (17.01%) OO
14 33 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (14.95%) HTML
16 26 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (13.40%) Computer Science Degree
17 23 (11.86%) SQL
18 22 (11.34%) .NET
18 22 (11.34%) Test Automation
19 21 (10.82%) CSS
20 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (9.79%) Multithreading
21 19 (9.79%) Web Services
22 18 (9.28%) HTML5
23 16 (8.25%) RESTful

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 5 (2.58%) Apache
1 5 (2.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) FrameMaker
2 2 (1.03%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.58%) Wireless
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.25%) Big Data
2 5 (2.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.06%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
4 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.55%) Power BI
5 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.61%) JIRA
2 5 (2.58%) JMeter
2 5 (2.58%) Selenium
2 5 (2.58%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (2.58%) Electronics
1 5 (2.58%) Law
1 5 (2.58%) Marketing
2 4 (2.06%) Games
3 3 (1.55%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.03%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) HTML
2 22 (11.34%) .NET
3 21 (10.82%) CSS
4 19 (9.79%) Web Services
5 18 (9.28%) HTML5
6 16 (8.25%) RESTful
7 14 (7.22%) CSS3
7 14 (7.22%) jQuery
8 11 (5.67%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.64%) Node.js
10 8 (4.12%) Django
11 5 (2.58%) Kafka
11 5 (2.58%) SOAP
11 5 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.06%) EDI
12 4 (2.06%) Express
13 3 (1.55%) React
13 3 (1.55%) Spring
14 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (54.12%) Computer Science
2 38 (19.59%) Algorithms
3 26 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.19%) User Experience
5 8 (4.12%) Life Science
6 6 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.58%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Linux
2 10 (5.15%) Unix
3 7 (3.61%) Windows
4 6 (3.09%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (65.46%) Mathematics
2 120 (61.86%) Software Engineering
3 86 (44.33%) Physics
4 55 (28.35%) Machine Learning
5 47 (24.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 33 (17.01%) OO
6 33 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (11.34%) Test Automation
8 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (9.79%) Multithreading
10 15 (7.73%) Data Science
10 15 (7.73%) Project Management
11 14 (7.22%) Data Visualisation
11 14 (7.22%) Visualisation
12 12 (6.19%) Web Development
13 11 (5.67%) Distributed Algorithms
13 11 (5.67%) SDLC
14 10 (5.15%) Scrum
15 9 (4.64%) OOP
16 8 (4.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.33%) Python
2 77 (39.69%) C++
3 64 (32.99%) Java
4 55 (28.35%) C
5 54 (27.84%) JavaScript
6 51 (26.29%) C#
7 23 (11.86%) SQL
8 12 (6.19%) PHP
9 8 (4.12%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.58%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (49.48%) Degree
2 59 (30.41%) PhD
3 26 (13.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (5.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (4.64%) Oracle
2 7 (3.61%) WorldPay
3 6 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.58%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) Tableau
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe
6 2 (1.03%) Capita
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin