Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 135 117
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 26 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.86% 0.57% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.64% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 25
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £86,500 £91,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +3.09%

Cryptography is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2824 2046 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 92.99% 89.42% 88.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 1679 2184
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in Cambridge

Cryptography
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cryptography in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Cryptography in Cambridge

Cryptography
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cryptography in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cryptography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 24 (92.31%) C++
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (88.46%) Linux
3 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (80.77%) Scrum
4 21 (80.77%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (7.69%) Blockchain
7 1 (3.85%) Fuzz Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Dynamic Code Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Thales
7 1 (3.85%) Ethereum
7 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.85%) Smart Contracts
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.85%) Puppet
7 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.85%) Static Code Analysis

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (3.85%) Ethereum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) C++ Software Engineer
1 21 (80.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 21 (80.77%) Senior Software Engineer
1 21 (80.77%) Software Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Architect
2 1 (3.85%) Blockchain Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
2 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) POSIX
1 1 (3.85%) Smart Contracts
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (80.77%) Multithreading
3 21 (80.77%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Fuzz Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
4 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.85%) Secure Coding
4 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) Use Case
4 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) LXC
2 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Perforce
2 1 (3.85%) Thales