Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 107 305 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.35% 9.54% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 10.09% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 94 214 144
Cambridge median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.00% +11.11% -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 1,863 3,024 2,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.10% 94.62% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 2,285 1,724
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,295 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 87 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (52.34%) Scrum
3 43 (40.19%) Test Automation
4 38 (35.51%) Finance
5 35 (32.71%) Software Engineering
6 33 (30.84%) SQL
7 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
8 29 (27.10%) User Stories
9 27 (25.23%) Project Management
10 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
11 25 (23.36%) C#
12 24 (22.43%) .NET
12 24 (22.43%) QA
13 22 (20.56%) Android
13 22 (20.56%) Business Analysis
13 22 (20.56%) Python
14 21 (19.63%) MVC
14 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (19.63%) Algorithms
15 20 (18.69%) JIRA
15 20 (18.69%) Retail
15 20 (18.69%) HTML
15 20 (18.69%) Java
16 19 (17.76%) UML
16 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
16 19 (17.76%) Manual Testing
16 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
16 19 (17.76%) Apple iOS
17 18 (16.82%) Waterfall
17 18 (16.82%) WCF

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 13 (12.15%) Confluence
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) DNS
1 2 (1.87%) Firewall
1 2 (1.87%) SNMP
1 2 (1.87%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) NGN
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Big Data
2 12 (11.21%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.69%) JIRA
3 18 (16.82%) Maven
4 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (13.08%) Visual Studio
6 13 (12.15%) Appium
6 13 (12.15%) Cucumber
6 13 (12.15%) eggPlant
6 13 (12.15%) NUnit
6 13 (12.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (11.21%) Selenium
8 5 (4.67%) JMeter
8 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.80%) Pylint
9 3 (2.80%) Subversion
10 2 (1.87%) Hudson
10 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Retail
3 17 (15.89%) Advertising
3 17 (15.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.67%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.87%) Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) C# Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Lead Business Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Senior Business Analyst
4 16 (14.95%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Test Engineer
6 13 (12.15%) QA Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (11.21%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (10.28%) QA Test Engineer
8 11 (10.28%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Lead Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Programmer
10 8 (7.48%) JavaScript Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) .NET
2 20 (18.69%) HTML
3 18 (16.82%) CSS
3 18 (16.82%) WCF
3 18 (16.82%) Web Services
4 17 (15.89%) REST
5 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET
6 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (13.08%) WinForms
6 14 (13.08%) WPF
7 12 (11.21%) Velocity
8 10 (9.35%) SOAP
8 10 (9.35%) Spring
9 9 (8.41%) HTML5
9 9 (8.41%) JSON
10 8 (7.48%) jQuery
11 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.67%) Apache Commons
13 5 (4.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Algorithms
2 17 (15.89%) FMCG
3 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.74%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.80%) Life Science
7 2 (1.87%) Fintech
8 1 (0.93%) CUDA
8 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Robotics
8 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Android
2 19 (17.76%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (52.34%) Scrum
3 43 (40.19%) Test Automation
4 35 (32.71%) Software Engineering
5 29 (27.10%) User Stories
6 27 (25.23%) Project Management
7 22 (20.56%) Business Analysis
8 21 (19.63%) MVC
9 19 (17.76%) Manual Testing
9 19 (17.76%) UML
9 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
10 18 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (16.82%) Waterfall
11 17 (15.89%) BPMN
11 17 (15.89%) Business Process Modelling
11 17 (15.89%) Change Management
11 17 (15.89%) OO
11 17 (15.89%) Use Case
11 17 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (15.89%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.36%) C#
4 22 (20.56%) Python
5 20 (18.69%) Java
6 11 (10.28%) C++
7 6 (5.61%) PHP
7 6 (5.61%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.67%) Kotlin
8 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.80%) C
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.87%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.87%) Java 8
10 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) ISEB
2 15 (14.02%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.93%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Firmware
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.93%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) HP ALM
2 4 (3.74%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) HP
2 13 (12.15%) WorldPay
3 5 (4.67%) Google
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat