Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +17
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 305 146 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.54% 6.41% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 7.18% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 214 144 143
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £72,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.31%

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 2985 2033 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.40% 89.32% 89.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 1678 2196
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%

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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 204 (66.89%) Software Engineering
2 171 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (50.49%) C#
4 115 (37.70%) C++
5 111 (36.39%) Degree
6 109 (35.74%) Python
7 106 (34.75%) Scrum
8 101 (33.11%) Computer Science
9 92 (30.16%) Finance
10 83 (27.21%) Windows
10 83 (27.21%) Linux
11 80 (26.23%) Java
12 78 (25.57%) Test Automation
13 74 (24.26%) C
14 73 (23.93%) .NET
15 72 (23.61%) SQL
16 70 (22.95%) Mathematics
17 62 (20.33%) JavaScript
18 61 (20.00%) OO
19 50 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
20 46 (15.08%) Physics
21 45 (14.75%) Relational Database
22 39 (12.79%) Configuration Management
22 39 (12.79%) Machine Learning
23 38 (12.46%) Mentoring
23 38 (12.46%) Open Source
24 36 (11.80%) WPF
25 33 (10.82%) TeamCity
25 33 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
26 32 (10.49%) GitHub

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 6 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.31%) IIS
3 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.66%) Confluence
4 2 (0.66%) Jetty
4 2 (0.66%) MediaWiki
4 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (10.49%) GitHub
3 11 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.26%) Wireless
3 6 (1.97%) HTTP
4 2 (0.66%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 19 (6.23%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.57%) MySQL
4 10 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.97%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (1.97%) GIS
6 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.64%) Redis
7 3 (0.98%) DB2
7 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) KNIME
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.82%) TeamCity
2 30 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 23 (7.54%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.23%) NUnit
5 15 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.59%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.26%) ClearCase
7 13 (4.26%) Selenium
8 8 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.62%) JIRA
8 8 (2.62%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.97%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.31%) JUnit
10 4 (1.31%) Mockito
11 3 (0.98%) Maven
12 2 (0.66%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.66%) Log4j
12 2 (0.66%) SCons
12 2 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 92 (30.16%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (3.61%) Retail
4 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.31%) Advertising
5 4 (1.31%) Electronics
5 4 (1.31%) Law
5 4 (1.31%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) German Language
6 2 (0.66%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 185 (60.66%) Developer
2 132 (43.28%) Software Engineer
3 89 (29.18%) Software Developer
4 75 (24.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 55 (18.03%) C++ Developer
6 49 (16.07%) C++ Software Engineer
7 48 (15.74%) C# Developer
8 42 (13.77%) Senior Developer
9 36 (11.80%) C++ Software Developer
10 35 (11.48%) .NET Developer
11 33 (10.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (10.16%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
14 24 (7.87%) C Software Engineer
14 24 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
14 24 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (6.89%) Graduate
15 21 (6.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 21 (6.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 20 (6.56%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.93%) .NET
2 36 (11.80%) WPF
3 30 (9.84%) AngularJS
4 23 (7.54%) HTML
5 21 (6.89%) CSS
5 21 (6.89%) Node.js
5 21 (6.89%) STL
5 21 (6.89%) WinForms
6 20 (6.56%) XML
7 17 (5.57%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.57%) WCF
8 13 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (4.26%) DirectX
8 13 (4.26%) OpenGL
8 13 (4.26%) REST
9 11 (3.61%) HTML5
9 11 (3.61%) Spring
10 10 (3.28%) Web Services
11 9 (2.95%) jQuery
12 8 (2.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 101 (33.11%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.18%) Algorithms
4 23 (7.54%) 3D Graphics
5 18 (5.90%) Client/Server
5 18 (5.90%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.61%) Device Driver
7 10 (3.28%) Robotics
8 8 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.30%) Fintech
10 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.97%) Life Science
10 6 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.64%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.64%) User Experience
12 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.21%) Linux
1 83 (27.21%) Windows
2 11 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (1.97%) Debian
4 5 (1.64%) Android
4 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (66.89%) Software Engineering
2 171 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (34.75%) Scrum
4 78 (25.57%) Test Automation
5 70 (22.95%) Mathematics
6 61 (20.00%) OO
7 46 (15.08%) Physics
8 39 (12.79%) Configuration Management
8 39 (12.79%) Machine Learning
9 38 (12.46%) Mentoring
9 38 (12.46%) Open Source
10 32 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (9.51%) Artificial Intelligence
12 28 (9.18%) TDD
13 27 (8.85%) OOP
14 26 (8.52%) Unit Testing
15 25 (8.20%) Analytics
16 24 (7.87%) MVC
17 22 (7.21%) Web Application Development
18 21 (6.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 154 (50.49%) C#
2 115 (37.70%) C++
3 109 (35.74%) Python
4 80 (26.23%) Java
5 74 (24.26%) C
6 72 (23.61%) SQL
7 62 (20.33%) JavaScript
8 24 (7.87%) MATLAB
9 22 (7.21%) F#
9 22 (7.21%) VB
9 22 (7.21%) VB6
10 13 (4.26%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.30%) Embedded C++
11 7 (2.30%) Fortran
12 5 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.64%) Perl
12 5 (1.64%) Scala
12 5 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.31%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 111 (36.39%) Degree
2 13 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.66%) JTAG
3 1 (0.33%) GxP
3 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) Ansible
2 3 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (8.85%) Oracle
2 24 (7.87%) Google
3 19 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.31%) QNX
4 4 (1.31%) Wind River
5 2 (0.66%) IBM
5 2 (0.66%) Perforce
5 2 (0.66%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.33%) VMware