Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 285 116 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.67% 5.11% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 5.65% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 204 112 143
Cambridge median annual salary £51,000 £42,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.30% -10.00% +13.10%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

SDLC 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 3,084 2,054 2,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.77% 90.52% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 1,690 2,155
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Cambridge

SDLC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Cambridge

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 175 (61.40%) Software Engineering
2 165 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (43.16%) Degree
4 122 (42.81%) C#
5 108 (37.89%) Python
6 101 (35.44%) Scrum
7 92 (32.28%) C++
8 87 (30.53%) Computer Science
9 78 (27.37%) Finance
10 75 (26.32%) Linux
11 67 (23.51%) Java
11 67 (23.51%) Mathematics
12 63 (22.11%) SQL
12 63 (22.11%) C
13 61 (21.40%) Test Automation
14 59 (20.70%) .NET
14 59 (20.70%) OO
15 51 (17.89%) Windows
15 51 (17.89%) JavaScript
16 49 (17.19%) WPF
17 47 (16.49%) Algorithms
18 44 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
19 41 (14.39%) Relational Database
20 39 (13.68%) Mentoring
21 36 (12.63%) Analytics
22 35 (12.28%) Unit Testing
23 34 (11.93%) Physics
23 34 (11.93%) MVC
24 33 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
25 31 (10.88%) Microsoft

SDLC
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 8 (2.81%) Confluence
2 4 (1.40%) IIS
3 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.32%) GitHub
3 16 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.56%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.21%) Wireless
3 6 (2.11%) HTTP
4 4 (1.40%) Internet
5 2 (0.70%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.39%) Relational Database
2 25 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.72%) MySQL
4 11 (3.86%) Apache Hive
4 11 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.86%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (3.86%) GIS
4 11 (3.86%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.40%) Big Data
6 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.40%) Redis
7 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.53%) NUnit
2 26 (9.12%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.77%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.32%) TeamCity
5 14 (4.91%) JIRA
6 13 (4.56%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.21%) Selenium
8 10 (3.51%) Mercurial
9 8 (2.81%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.11%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.35%) Appium
11 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.35%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.35%) JUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.35%) Mockito
11 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.35%) TestNG
General
1 78 (27.37%) Finance
2 14 (4.91%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (4.56%) Retail
4 4 (1.40%) Advertising
4 4 (1.40%) Electronics
4 4 (1.40%) Law
4 4 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (0.70%) German Language
5 2 (0.70%) Marketing
5 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (55.44%) Developer
2 101 (35.44%) Software Engineer
3 87 (30.53%) Software Developer
4 59 (20.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 43 (15.09%) C++ Developer
6 40 (14.04%) C# Developer
7 34 (11.93%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (10.88%) Senior Developer
9 28 (9.82%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (9.82%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (9.47%) C Software Engineer
11 26 (9.12%) C++ Software Developer
12 25 (8.77%) .NET Developer
12 25 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (7.02%) Graduate
13 20 (7.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 19 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
14 19 (6.67%) Graduate C++ Developer
14 19 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
14 19 (6.67%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.70%) .NET
2 49 (17.19%) WPF
3 27 (9.47%) WinForms
4 26 (9.12%) WCF
5 23 (8.07%) AngularJS
5 23 (8.07%) ASP.NET
6 22 (7.72%) CSS
7 21 (7.37%) HTML
8 19 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (6.32%) jQuery
10 14 (4.91%) HTML5
11 13 (4.56%) Spring
12 12 (4.21%) Node.js
13 11 (3.86%) Google Maps API
13 11 (3.86%) REST
13 11 (3.86%) STL
13 11 (3.86%) Web Services
14 10 (3.51%) DirectX
14 10 (3.51%) OpenGL
14 10 (3.51%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 87 (30.53%) Computer Science
2 47 (16.49%) Algorithms
3 26 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.02%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (4.91%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.21%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.86%) Device Driver
7 11 (3.86%) User Experience
8 10 (3.51%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.51%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.51%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (3.51%) Robotics
9 8 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.11%) Fintech
11 5 (1.75%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.40%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.40%) Life Science
13 3 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.32%) Linux
2 51 (17.89%) Windows
3 11 (3.86%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (3.51%) Debian
5 6 (2.11%) Android
5 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.40%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (61.40%) Software Engineering
2 165 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (35.44%) Scrum
4 67 (23.51%) Mathematics
5 61 (21.40%) Test Automation
6 59 (20.70%) OO
7 39 (13.68%) Mentoring
8 36 (12.63%) Analytics
9 35 (12.28%) Unit Testing
10 34 (11.93%) MVC
10 34 (11.93%) Physics
11 33 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (10.18%) Financial Modelling
12 29 (10.18%) Open Source
13 28 (9.82%) Validation
14 26 (9.12%) Machine Learning
14 26 (9.12%) TDD
15 25 (8.77%) Risk Analytics
15 25 (8.77%) Risk Management
16 20 (7.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.81%) C#
2 108 (37.89%) Python
3 92 (32.28%) C++
4 67 (23.51%) Java
5 63 (22.11%) C
5 63 (22.11%) SQL
6 51 (17.89%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.91%) F#
7 14 (4.91%) VB
7 14 (4.91%) VB6
8 13 (4.56%) MATLAB
9 12 (4.21%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.46%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.40%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.05%) R
12 3 (1.05%) Ruby
12 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 123 (43.16%) Degree
2 14 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.56%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.70%) JTAG
3 1 (0.35%) GxP
3 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.72%) Google
3 15 (5.26%) Oracle
4 8 (2.81%) WorldPay
5 4 (1.40%) QNX
5 4 (1.40%) Wind River
6 2 (0.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.35%) HP
7 1 (0.35%) IBM