Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 113 243 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.21% 8.91% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 9.56% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 90 175 150
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,650 £30,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%

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 2,025 2,541 2,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.40% 93.15% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,546 1,986 1,714
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,063 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 73 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.48%) Scrum
3 42 (37.17%) SQL
3 42 (37.17%) Software Engineering
3 42 (37.17%) Test Automation
4 39 (34.51%) Finance
5 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.43%) Python
7 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
8 28 (24.78%) Project Management
9 27 (23.89%) C#
10 24 (21.24%) .NET
10 24 (21.24%) Web Services
11 23 (20.35%) Degree
12 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (19.47%) QA
12 22 (19.47%) Java
12 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
13 21 (18.58%) HTML
13 21 (18.58%) MVC
13 21 (18.58%) User Stories
14 20 (17.70%) Algorithms
15 19 (16.81%) CSS
15 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.81%) Android
15 19 (16.81%) Selenium
15 19 (16.81%) Web Development
16 18 (15.93%) WCF
16 18 (15.93%) Mathematics
16 18 (15.93%) Amazon AWS

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 11 (9.73%) Confluence
2 10 (8.85%) Apache
3 6 (5.31%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.42%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.54%) WordPress
6 2 (1.77%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Documaker
2 4 (3.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.31%) GitHub
3 6 (5.31%) IaaS
4 5 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) DNS
1 8 (7.08%) SNMP
1 8 (7.08%) SSL
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (5.31%) DHCP
2 6 (5.31%) FTP
2 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) HTTPS
2 6 (5.31%) ICMP
2 6 (5.31%) IMAP
2 6 (5.31%) IPsec
2 6 (5.31%) OpenVPN
2 6 (5.31%) POP3
2 6 (5.31%) SMTP
2 6 (5.31%) SSH
2 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) Telnet
2 6 (5.31%) WPA2
3 5 (4.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) Big Data
2 12 (10.62%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.42%) MySQL
5 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.81%) Selenium
3 16 (14.16%) JIRA
4 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
6 12 (10.62%) NUnit
7 11 (9.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (8.85%) Cucumber
8 10 (8.85%) Maven
9 6 (5.31%) Gerrit
10 5 (4.42%) Appium
10 5 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (4.42%) eggPlant
10 5 (4.42%) JMeter
10 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.65%) Pylint
11 3 (2.65%) Subversion
12 2 (1.77%) Hudson
13 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (34.51%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Retail
3 9 (7.96%) Advertising
3 9 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.42%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (47.79%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) Software Developer
3 18 (15.93%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.16%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (14.16%) Test Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) .NET Software Developer
6 11 (9.73%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Lead Business Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Programmer
8 8 (7.08%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.24%) .NET
1 24 (21.24%) Web Services
2 21 (18.58%) HTML
3 19 (16.81%) CSS
4 18 (15.93%) WCF
5 17 (15.04%) REST
5 17 (15.04%) SOAP
6 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (10.62%) Velocity
7 12 (10.62%) WinForms
7 12 (10.62%) WPF
8 10 (8.85%) HTML5
8 10 (8.85%) jQuery
8 10 (8.85%) Spring
9 9 (7.96%) JSON
10 8 (7.08%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (7.08%) RESTful
11 6 (5.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Algorithms
2 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.96%) FMCG
4 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.54%) CUDA
6 4 (3.54%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.65%) Life Science
8 2 (1.77%) Fintech
8 2 (1.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.88%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Android
2 13 (11.50%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) Windows
4 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.19%) CentOS
6 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.31%) Solaris
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.48%) Scrum
3 42 (37.17%) Software Engineering
3 42 (37.17%) Test Automation
4 28 (24.78%) Project Management
5 21 (18.58%) MVC
5 21 (18.58%) User Stories
6 19 (16.81%) Web Development
7 18 (15.93%) Mathematics
7 18 (15.93%) OO
8 17 (15.04%) Unit Testing
9 14 (12.39%) Business Analysis
9 14 (12.39%) Manual Testing
10 13 (11.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.62%) Analytics
11 12 (10.62%) Refactoring
11 12 (10.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (10.62%) Risk Analytics
11 12 (10.62%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.17%) SQL
2 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.43%) Python
4 27 (23.89%) C#
5 22 (19.47%) Java
6 17 (15.04%) C++
7 12 (10.62%) PHP
8 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
9 9 (7.96%) C
10 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
11 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.54%) Kotlin
12 4 (3.54%) Ruby
13 2 (1.77%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.77%) Java 8
13 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 10 (8.85%) ISEB
3 7 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.65%) PhD
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.47%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Docker
2 6 (5.31%) Samba
2 6 (5.31%) VirtualBox
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) Firmware
4 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Puppet
2 8 (7.08%) Ansible
3 6 (5.31%) Nagios
3 6 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.31%) Rancher
3 6 (5.31%) Sysdig
3 6 (5.31%) vRealize
4 5 (4.42%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle
3 11 (9.73%) HP
3 11 (9.73%) WorldPay
4 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.31%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.31%) BMC
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco
5 6 (5.31%) IBM
5 6 (5.31%) Intel
5 6 (5.31%) New Relic
5 6 (5.31%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.31%) Splunk
5 6 (5.31%) VMware
6 5 (4.42%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) QNX
7 1 (0.88%) Wind River
7 1 (0.88%) Xamarin