Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 37 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +44 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 223 252 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.26% 7.09% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 7.36% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 157 145 89
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £24,400 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £37,300 £41,000 £40,000
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 4,078 3,423 3,880
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.31% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,686 2,617 3,136
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 June 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 June 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 -9 217 £27,500 -8.33% 47
Peterborough -24 4 £27,000 +9.09%
Huntingdon -15 2 £27,000 +20.00%
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 172 (77.13%) Mathematics
2 137 (61.43%) Computer Science
3 135 (60.54%) Physics
4 126 (56.50%) Software Engineering
5 109 (48.88%) Degree
6 107 (47.98%) C++
7 101 (45.29%) Python
8 81 (36.32%) PhD
9 78 (34.98%) Java
10 68 (30.49%) Artificial Intelligence
11 66 (29.60%) C
11 66 (29.60%) Machine Learning
12 64 (28.70%) Linux
13 55 (24.66%) Algorithms
14 44 (19.73%) C#
15 34 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (13.90%) Computer Science Degree
16 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
17 28 (12.56%) OO
17 28 (12.56%) Test Automation
18 25 (11.21%) Multithreading
18 25 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (11.21%) Data Science
19 24 (10.76%) MATLAB
20 21 (9.42%) Windows
21 20 (8.97%) .NET
22 19 (8.52%) Computer Vision
22 19 (8.52%) Augmented Reality
22 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
23 18 (8.07%) Unix

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:

Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.90%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) GitHub
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.24%) Wireless
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.79%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.79%) Power BI
1 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.35%) MySQL
2 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.93%) JIRA
2 10 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (3.14%) Electronics
2 5 (2.24%) Marketing
3 3 (1.35%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.90%) Finance
4 2 (0.90%) Games
4 2 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.97%) .NET
2 15 (6.73%) HTML
3 12 (5.38%) jQuery
3 12 (5.38%) Node.js
4 11 (4.93%) CSS
4 11 (4.93%) HTML5
5 10 (4.48%) RESTful
6 9 (4.04%) Web Services
7 8 (3.59%) CSS3
8 6 (2.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.24%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.79%) Express
11 3 (1.35%) React
11 3 (1.35%) Spring
12 2 (0.90%) Django
12 2 (0.90%) EDI
13 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.45%) NumPy
13 1 (0.45%) SciPy
13 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (61.43%) Computer Science
2 55 (24.66%) Algorithms
3 25 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.52%) Augmented Reality
5 15 (6.73%) User Experience
6 6 (2.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.35%) Life Science
8 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.70%) Linux
2 21 (9.42%) Windows
3 18 (8.07%) Unix
4 6 (2.69%) Android
5 2 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (77.13%) Mathematics
2 135 (60.54%) Physics
3 126 (56.50%) Software Engineering
4 68 (30.49%) Artificial Intelligence
5 66 (29.60%) Machine Learning
6 34 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (12.56%) OO
7 28 (12.56%) Test Automation
8 25 (11.21%) Data Science
8 25 (11.21%) Multithreading
9 19 (8.52%) Computer Vision
10 18 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (5.83%) Web Development
12 12 (5.38%) Bug Management
12 12 (5.38%) Project Management
12 12 (5.38%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (5.38%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.04%) OOP
14 8 (3.59%) Presales
15 7 (3.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.98%) C++
2 101 (45.29%) Python
3 78 (34.98%) Java
4 66 (29.60%) C
5 44 (19.73%) C#
6 31 (13.90%) JavaScript
7 24 (10.76%) MATLAB
8 10 (4.48%) PHP
9 8 (3.59%) SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (48.88%) Degree
2 81 (36.32%) PhD
3 31 (13.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (6.73%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (5.83%) Oracle
2 10 (4.48%) WorldPay
3 4 (1.79%) Tableau
4 2 (0.90%) Adobe
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.45%) Terracotta
5 1 (0.45%) Xamarin