Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -47 +4 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 94 321 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.05% 7.42% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 7.62% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 89 219 175
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £38,000 £37,000 £33,550
East of England median annual salary £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.00% +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 2,992 4,213 3,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.34% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 3,226 2,793
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 £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -25 89 £32,500 +8.33% 39
Peterborough -27 5 £27,000 +20.00% 3
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 64 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 47 (50.00%) Python
3 46 (48.94%) Degree
4 45 (47.87%) Computer Science
5 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
6 42 (44.68%) C#
6 42 (44.68%) Java
7 36 (38.30%) Machine Learning
8 35 (37.23%) Mathematics
9 33 (35.11%) C++
10 31 (32.98%) C
11 26 (27.66%) SQL
12 24 (25.53%) HTML
13 22 (23.40%) Big Data
14 21 (22.34%) Physics
15 20 (21.28%) Artificial Intelligence
15 20 (21.28%) Algorithms
16 18 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
16 18 (19.15%) .NET
16 18 (19.15%) CSS
17 16 (17.02%) Linux
17 16 (17.02%) Multithreading
17 16 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
17 16 (17.02%) Visualisation
17 16 (17.02%) Distributed Algorithms
17 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (14.89%) OO
19 14 (14.89%) PhD
20 13 (13.83%) AngularJS

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 (5.32%) Apache
1 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) Big Data
2 6 (6.38%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.32%) JMeter
1 5 (5.32%) Selenium
1 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) JUnit
2 1 (1.06%) Maven
2 1 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 5 (5.32%) Law
2 3 (3.19%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) HTML
2 18 (19.15%) .NET
2 18 (19.15%) CSS
3 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
4 12 (12.77%) Web Services
5 9 (9.57%) Django
5 9 (9.57%) HTML5
5 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.51%) jQuery
6 8 (8.51%) RESTful
7 7 (7.45%) CSS3
8 6 (6.38%) Spring
9 5 (5.32%) Kafka
9 5 (5.32%) SOAP
10 3 (3.19%) EDI
10 3 (3.19%) Spring Boot
11 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Algorithms
2 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (5.32%) Life Science
4 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 45 (47.87%) Computer Science
3 36 (38.30%) Machine Learning
4 35 (37.23%) Mathematics
5 21 (22.34%) Physics
6 20 (21.28%) Artificial Intelligence
7 16 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (17.02%) Distributed Algorithms
7 16 (17.02%) Multithreading
7 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (17.02%) Visualisation
8 14 (14.89%) OO
9 12 (12.77%) Scrum
10 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.57%) DevOps
11 9 (9.57%) Front End Development
12 7 (7.45%) Project Management
13 6 (6.38%) Web Development
14 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.00%) Python
2 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 42 (44.68%) C#
3 42 (44.68%) Java
4 33 (35.11%) C++
5 31 (32.98%) C
6 26 (27.66%) SQL
7 12 (12.77%) PHP
8 8 (8.51%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 46 (48.94%) Degree
2 18 (19.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (14.89%) PhD
4 5 (5.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Ansible
1 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Google
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) WorldPay