Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 68 41
Rank change year-on-year +27 -27 +8
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 214 104 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.91% 4.08% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 4.48% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 107 85 160
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2,924 2,321 2,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.44% 91.16% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,937 1,806 1,964
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,711 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 104 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (46.26%) Software Engineering
3 92 (42.99%) Python
4 91 (42.52%) Degree
5 60 (28.04%) Computer Science
5 60 (28.04%) C++
6 56 (26.17%) Finance
7 55 (25.70%) C
8 52 (24.30%) C#
8 52 (24.30%) Linux
9 46 (21.50%) Scrum
9 46 (21.50%) Mathematics
10 42 (19.63%) OO
11 41 (19.16%) JavaScript
12 40 (18.69%) Java
12 40 (18.69%) Algorithms
13 38 (17.76%) Test Automation
14 37 (17.29%) SQL
15 36 (16.82%) Windows
16 34 (15.89%) Validation
16 34 (15.89%) High Availability
17 33 (15.42%) Unit Testing
18 32 (14.95%) JIRA
19 31 (14.49%) .NET
20 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
21 29 (13.55%) Confluence
21 29 (13.55%) Relational Database
21 29 (13.55%) WorldPay
22 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
23 27 (12.62%) Web Services

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 29 (13.55%) Confluence
2 10 (4.67%) OpenStack
2 10 (4.67%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.07%) GitHub
4 10 (4.67%) IaaS
5 3 (1.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.14%) HTTP
3 10 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (4.67%) DHCP
3 10 (4.67%) DNS
3 10 (4.67%) FTP
3 10 (4.67%) HTTPS
3 10 (4.67%) ICMP
3 10 (4.67%) IMAP
3 10 (4.67%) IPsec
3 10 (4.67%) OpenVPN
3 10 (4.67%) POP3
3 10 (4.67%) SMTP
3 10 (4.67%) SNMP
3 10 (4.67%) SSH
3 10 (4.67%) SSL
3 10 (4.67%) Telnet
3 10 (4.67%) WPA2
4 7 (3.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.55%) Relational Database
2 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.28%) MySQL
4 11 (5.14%) Apache Hive
4 11 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.14%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (5.14%) GIS
4 11 (5.14%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.87%) Big Data
7 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (14.95%) JIRA
2 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.68%) Jenkins
4 22 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (9.35%) NUnit
5 20 (9.35%) Visual Studio
6 17 (7.94%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.61%) Appium
7 12 (5.61%) eggPlant
7 12 (5.61%) Maven
8 11 (5.14%) Mercurial
9 10 (4.67%) Gerrit
10 7 (3.27%) Selenium
11 5 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.40%) Xcode
General
1 56 (26.17%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.74%) Retail
4 4 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (44.86%) Developer
2 50 (23.36%) Software Developer
3 47 (21.96%) Software Engineer
4 39 (18.22%) C++ Developer
5 23 (10.75%) C Software Engineer
5 23 (10.75%) Team Leader
6 22 (10.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 21 (9.81%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (9.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (8.41%) C++ Software Developer
10 17 (7.94%) Test Engineer
11 15 (7.01%) C# Developer
12 13 (6.07%) Graduate
12 13 (6.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) QA Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Senior Developer
13 12 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
13 12 (5.61%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 12 (5.61%) Graduate Developer
13 12 (5.61%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.49%) .NET
2 27 (12.62%) Web Services
3 25 (11.68%) WPF
4 23 (10.75%) jQuery
5 19 (8.88%) WCF
6 17 (7.94%) CSS
6 17 (7.94%) HTML
7 15 (7.01%) HTML5
7 15 (7.01%) WinForms
8 14 (6.54%) ASP.NET
9 13 (6.07%) CSS3
10 12 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (5.61%) Spring
11 11 (5.14%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.14%) DirectX
11 11 (5.14%) Google Maps API
11 11 (5.14%) OpenGL
11 11 (5.14%) RESTful
11 11 (5.14%) SOAP
12 10 (4.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.04%) Computer Science
2 40 (18.69%) Algorithms
3 16 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.14%) Data Structures
5 11 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.14%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (5.14%) User Experience
6 8 (3.74%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (2.34%) CUDA
8 4 (1.87%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.87%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.93%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.47%) iPad
11 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.30%) Linux
2 36 (16.82%) Windows
3 25 (11.68%) Android
4 14 (6.54%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.14%) Debian
6 10 (4.67%) CentOS
6 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.67%) Solaris
6 10 (4.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.93%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (46.26%) Software Engineering
3 46 (21.50%) Mathematics
3 46 (21.50%) Scrum
4 42 (19.63%) OO
5 38 (17.76%) Test Automation
6 34 (15.89%) High Availability
6 34 (15.89%) Validation
7 33 (15.42%) Unit Testing
8 27 (12.62%) MVC
9 26 (12.15%) Analytics
9 26 (12.15%) Physics
9 26 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.21%) Mentoring
11 23 (10.75%) Release Management
12 21 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (8.88%) BDD
13 19 (8.88%) Financial Modelling
13 19 (8.88%) Integration Testing
14 18 (8.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 92 (42.99%) Python
2 60 (28.04%) C++
3 55 (25.70%) C
4 52 (24.30%) C#
5 41 (19.16%) JavaScript
6 40 (18.69%) Java
7 37 (17.29%) SQL
8 12 (5.61%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.67%) PHP
9 10 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.40%) F#
10 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.40%) VB
10 3 (1.40%) VB6
11 2 (0.93%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.47%) Delphi
12 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (42.52%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.54%) QA
2 8 (3.74%) ARP4754
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Docker
2 10 (4.67%) Samba
2 10 (4.67%) VirtualBox
2 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.61%) HP ALM
2 10 (4.67%) Ansible
2 10 (4.67%) Nagios
2 10 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.67%) Puppet
2 10 (4.67%) Rancher
2 10 (4.67%) Sysdig
2 10 (4.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (13.55%) WorldPay
2 25 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.28%) HP
4 17 (7.94%) Google
5 14 (6.54%) Oracle
6 10 (4.67%) AppDynamics
6 10 (4.67%) BMC
6 10 (4.67%) Cisco
6 10 (4.67%) IBM
6 10 (4.67%) Intel
6 10 (4.67%) New Relic
6 10 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.67%) ServiceNow
6 10 (4.67%) Splunk
6 10 (4.67%) VMware
7 2 (0.93%) QNX
7 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.93%) Wind River
7 2 (0.93%) Wrike