Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 51 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +22
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 164 161 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.27% 5.96% 7.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 6.51% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82 110 176
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% -
10th Percentile £32,550 £30,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £66,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2,475 2,474 2,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.68% 91.53% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,885 1,823
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +1.12%

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 82 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.63%) Software Engineering
3 62 (37.80%) Python
4 50 (30.49%) Degree
5 45 (27.44%) Test Automation
5 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
6 42 (25.61%) C++
6 42 (25.61%) Finance
7 41 (25.00%) SQL
8 36 (21.95%) C
8 36 (21.95%) Web Services
8 36 (21.95%) Scrum
9 34 (20.73%) Computer Science
10 31 (18.90%) Android
10 31 (18.90%) Linux
10 31 (18.90%) C#
11 30 (18.29%) JIRA
12 29 (17.68%) Git (software)
12 29 (17.68%) OO
13 28 (17.07%) Mathematics
14 27 (16.46%) Java
15 26 (15.85%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.85%) Project Management
15 26 (15.85%) Algorithms
16 25 (15.24%) WorldPay
16 25 (15.24%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (15.24%) High Availability
16 25 (15.24%) Windows
16 25 (15.24%) HP
16 25 (15.24%) 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 25 (15.24%) Confluence
2 12 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.10%) Apache
4 5 (3.05%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.83%) WordPress
6 2 (1.22%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Documaker
2 3 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.32%) GitHub
3 12 (7.32%) IaaS
4 5 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (7.32%) DHCP
1 12 (7.32%) DNS
1 12 (7.32%) FTP
1 12 (7.32%) HTTP
1 12 (7.32%) HTTPS
1 12 (7.32%) ICMP
1 12 (7.32%) IMAP
1 12 (7.32%) IPsec
1 12 (7.32%) OpenVPN
1 12 (7.32%) POP3
1 12 (7.32%) SMTP
1 12 (7.32%) SNMP
1 12 (7.32%) SSH
1 12 (7.32%) SSL
1 12 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 12 (7.32%) Telnet
1 12 (7.32%) WPA2
2 6 (3.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.71%) MySQL
4 10 (6.10%) Big Data
4 10 (6.10%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (18.29%) JIRA
2 29 (17.68%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (14.02%) Jenkins
5 19 (11.59%) Cucumber
6 18 (10.98%) Maven
6 18 (10.98%) Selenium
7 13 (7.93%) Appium
7 13 (7.93%) eggPlant
8 12 (7.32%) Gerrit
8 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
9 11 (6.71%) NUnit
10 6 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.66%) Mercurial
11 5 (3.05%) JMeter
11 5 (3.05%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.83%) Pylint
12 3 (1.83%) Subversion
12 3 (1.83%) Xcode
13 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (25.61%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.05%) Law
4 4 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (40.24%) Developer
2 35 (21.34%) Software Engineer
3 31 (18.90%) Software Developer
4 28 (17.07%) C++ Developer
5 22 (13.41%) Test Engineer
6 16 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) .NET Developer
7 15 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.15%) C# Developer
7 15 (9.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) C++ Software Developer
8 14 (8.54%) QA Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) Team Leader
9 13 (7.93%) C Software Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) Quality Engineer
10 12 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.95%) Web Services
2 23 (14.02%) jQuery
2 23 (14.02%) SOAP
3 22 (13.41%) HTML
4 21 (12.80%) CSS
5 20 (12.20%) .NET
6 16 (9.76%) HTML5
7 14 (8.54%) RESTful
7 14 (8.54%) Spring
7 14 (8.54%) WCF
8 13 (7.93%) REST
9 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.32%) Middleware
9 12 (7.32%) YAML
10 11 (6.71%) Velocity
10 11 (6.71%) WinForms
10 11 (6.71%) WPF
11 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.49%) CSS3
12 7 (4.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.73%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.85%) Algorithms
3 16 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.71%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.66%) CUDA
6 6 (3.66%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.83%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.22%) Fintech
8 2 (1.22%) FMCG
8 2 (1.22%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Android
1 31 (18.90%) Linux
2 25 (15.24%) Windows
3 16 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.32%) CentOS
4 12 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.32%) Solaris
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.66%) Debian
6 1 (0.61%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (39.63%) Software Engineering
3 45 (27.44%) Test Automation
4 36 (21.95%) Scrum
5 29 (17.68%) OO
6 28 (17.07%) Mathematics
7 26 (15.85%) Project Management
8 25 (15.24%) High Availability
8 25 (15.24%) Unit Testing
9 24 (14.63%) Integration Testing
9 24 (14.63%) MVC
10 20 (12.20%) BDD
10 20 (12.20%) Manual Testing
10 20 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (11.59%) Release Management
11 19 (11.59%) Test Management
12 18 (10.98%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.37%) DevOps
14 16 (9.76%) Validation
15 15 (9.15%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.80%) Python
2 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
3 42 (25.61%) C++
4 41 (25.00%) SQL
5 36 (21.95%) C
6 31 (18.90%) C#
7 27 (16.46%) Java
8 16 (9.76%) Bash Shell
9 15 (9.15%) PHP
10 12 (7.32%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.83%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.22%) Java 8
13 2 (1.22%) Ruby
14 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.61%) Delphi
14 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (30.49%) Degree
2 8 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.63%) QA
2 8 (4.88%) ARP4754
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 14 (8.54%) Docker
2 12 (7.32%) Samba
2 12 (7.32%) VirtualBox
2 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) HP ALM
2 12 (7.32%) Ansible
2 12 (7.32%) Nagios
2 12 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.32%) Puppet
2 12 (7.32%) Rancher
2 12 (7.32%) Sysdig
2 12 (7.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) HP
1 25 (15.24%) WorldPay
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.20%) Oracle
3 12 (7.32%) AppDynamics
3 12 (7.32%) BMC
3 12 (7.32%) Cisco
3 12 (7.32%) IBM
3 12 (7.32%) Intel
3 12 (7.32%) New Relic
3 12 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.32%) ServiceNow
3 12 (7.32%) Splunk
3 12 (7.32%) VMware
4 10 (6.10%) Google
5 2 (1.22%) Wrike
6 1 (0.61%) QNX
6 1 (0.61%) Wind River