Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 107
Rank change year-on-year +1 +67 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 318 211 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.55% 6.14% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 6.32% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 210 173 76
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £37,000 £33,250 £35,500
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% +2.13%

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 4084 3340 3972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.18% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3140 2776 3429
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -4 291 £30,000 +9.09% 31
Huntingdon +22 13 £22,750 +1.11%
Peterborough -5 4 £23,500 -14.55% 3
Ely - 2 - -
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 200 (62.89%) Degree
2 198 (62.26%) Software Engineering
3 196 (61.64%) Mathematics
4 183 (57.55%) Computer Science
5 179 (56.29%) Java
6 164 (51.57%) Python
7 152 (47.80%) C++
8 142 (44.65%) Physics
9 96 (30.19%) C#
9 96 (30.19%) Linux
10 87 (27.36%) C
11 71 (22.33%) Algorithms
12 69 (21.70%) OO
13 63 (19.81%) Machine Learning
14 57 (17.92%) MATLAB
15 54 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (15.41%) JavaScript
17 46 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
18 45 (14.15%) Windows
19 40 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (12.26%) PhD
21 38 (11.95%) TDD
21 38 (11.95%) Augmented Reality
22 37 (11.64%) Computer Vision
23 34 (10.69%) Numerate Degree
23 34 (10.69%) Multithreading
24 31 (9.75%) Statistics
24 31 (9.75%) Project Management
25 29 (9.12%) OOP
25 29 (9.12%) CSS

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 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.31%) CMS
2 1 (0.31%) Drupal
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.52%) GitHub
2 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.46%) Firewall
2 10 (3.14%) Wireless
3 9 (2.83%) Bluetooth
4 7 (2.20%) Internet
5 6 (1.89%) Network Security
6 4 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.86%) MySQL
2 22 (6.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.83%) GIS
4 7 (2.20%) Big Data
5 5 (1.57%) HBase
5 5 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 22 (6.92%) Mercurial
2 6 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.57%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.57%) Maven
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.31%) Mockito
General
1 22 (6.92%) Electronics
2 9 (2.83%) Marketing
2 9 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.89%) Finance
4 4 (1.26%) French Language
4 4 (1.26%) Games
5 2 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.12%) CSS
1 29 (9.12%) HTML
2 25 (7.86%) .NET
3 23 (7.23%) CSS3
3 23 (7.23%) HTML5
4 22 (6.92%) jQuery
4 22 (6.92%) Spring
5 13 (4.09%) J2EE
6 12 (3.77%) Apache Axis
7 10 (3.14%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.89%) JSON
10 5 (1.57%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (1.57%) TensorFlow
10 5 (1.57%) Torch
10 5 (1.57%) Web Services
11 4 (1.26%) Java EE
11 4 (1.26%) Velocity
12 3 (0.94%) Node.js
12 3 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 183 (57.55%) Computer Science
2 71 (22.33%) Algorithms
3 40 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (11.95%) Augmented Reality
5 19 (5.97%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.77%) 3D Printing
7 7 (2.20%) Robotics
7 7 (2.20%) User Experience
8 6 (1.89%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.57%) CUDA
9 5 (1.57%) GPGPU
10 4 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.26%) Animation
10 4 (1.26%) Life Science
11 2 (0.63%) Replication
12 1 (0.31%) CCTV
12 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.31%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 96 (30.19%) Linux
2 45 (14.15%) Windows
3 22 (6.92%) Android
3 22 (6.92%) Debian
4 9 (2.83%) Unix
5 3 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (62.26%) Software Engineering
2 196 (61.64%) Mathematics
3 142 (44.65%) Physics
4 69 (21.70%) OO
5 63 (19.81%) Machine Learning
6 54 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (11.95%) TDD
8 37 (11.64%) Computer Vision
9 34 (10.69%) Multithreading
10 31 (9.75%) Project Management
10 31 (9.75%) Statistics
11 29 (9.12%) OOP
12 28 (8.81%) Web Development
13 26 (8.18%) Bayesian Methods
14 22 (6.92%) Android Development
14 22 (6.92%) Logistics
14 22 (6.92%) Release Management
14 22 (6.92%) Validation
15 20 (6.29%) Artificial Intelligence
15 20 (6.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 179 (56.29%) Java
2 164 (51.57%) Python
3 152 (47.80%) C++
4 96 (30.19%) C#
5 87 (27.36%) C
6 57 (17.92%) MATLAB
7 49 (15.41%) JavaScript
8 20 (6.29%) SQL
9 13 (4.09%) Embedded C
10 10 (3.14%) PHP
11 9 (2.83%) Perl
11 9 (2.83%) Ruby
12 5 (1.57%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.26%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.26%) Tcl
14 2 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 200 (62.89%) Degree
2 46 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (12.26%) PhD
4 34 (10.69%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.94%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (4.09%) Oracle
2 5 (1.57%) Dell
2 5 (1.57%) HP
3 3 (0.94%) Intel
3 3 (0.94%) NVIDIA
4 2 (0.63%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.31%) Citrix
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.31%) VMware