Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 444 1,171 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.38% 37.63% 23.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.86% 39.60% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 361 908 413
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,375 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Software Engineering 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 1,942 2,957 2,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.50% 95.02% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 2,173 1,715
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.55% +9.44% +3.15%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 221 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (45.72%) Java
3 190 (42.79%) C++
4 181 (40.77%) Python
5 157 (35.36%) C#
6 142 (31.98%) SQL
7 121 (27.25%) JavaScript
8 118 (26.58%) Linux
9 115 (25.90%) C
10 109 (24.55%) Degree
11 106 (23.87%) Test Automation
12 98 (22.07%) Scrum
13 97 (21.85%) Computer Science
14 85 (19.14%) .NET
15 81 (18.24%) Machine Learning
16 78 (17.57%) Finance
17 72 (16.22%) Mathematics
18 71 (15.99%) Algorithms
19 69 (15.54%) HTML
20 67 (15.09%) Multithreading
21 63 (14.19%) Artificial Intelligence
22 57 (12.84%) OO
23 56 (12.61%) CSS
23 56 (12.61%) Git (software)
24 55 (12.39%) Mentoring
25 53 (11.94%) Microsoft
25 53 (11.94%) Telecoms
26 52 (11.71%) Web Services
26 52 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
27 49 (11.04%) TDD

Software Engineering
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 14 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.25%) Confluence
3 6 (1.35%) Apache
3 6 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.93%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.48%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 43 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.83%) GitHub
3 14 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.93%) OpenShift
5 12 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.25%) Slack
7 9 (2.03%) Trello
8 8 (1.80%) Firebase
9 7 (1.58%) SaaS
10 3 (0.68%) npm
10 3 (0.68%) Office 365
11 1 (0.23%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.14%) Wireless
2 30 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.28%) LAN
3 19 (4.28%) WAN
4 17 (3.83%) Bluetooth
4 17 (3.83%) Internet
5 15 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (3.15%) Firewall
6 14 (3.15%) VPN
7 8 (1.80%) ZigBee
8 6 (1.35%) 802.11
8 6 (1.35%) BGP
9 5 (1.13%) 802.15
9 5 (1.13%) HTTP
9 5 (1.13%) IPv6
9 5 (1.13%) SSL
9 5 (1.13%) X.509
10 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.98%) Big Data
3 25 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (4.28%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.48%) Couchbase
8 11 (2.48%) MySQL
9 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.90%) HBase
11 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.68%) Power BI
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 56 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.56%) JIRA
3 37 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 27 (6.08%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.93%) NUnit
6 10 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.80%) ReSharper
8 7 (1.58%) Maven
8 7 (1.58%) Selenium
9 6 (1.35%) NCrunch
10 5 (1.13%) JUnit
11 4 (0.90%) JMeter
11 4 (0.90%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.68%) GCC
12 3 (0.68%) Gradle
12 3 (0.68%) Mockito
13 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 78 (17.57%) Finance
2 53 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.63%) Games
4 22 (4.95%) Automotive
5 19 (4.28%) Banking
6 17 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.83%) Marketing
7 16 (3.60%) Electronics
7 16 (3.60%) Publishing
8 14 (3.15%) Back Office
9 8 (1.80%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.90%) Law
12 3 (0.68%) Retail
13 2 (0.45%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) French Language
14 1 (0.23%) German Language
14 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 243 (54.73%) Software Engineer
2 158 (35.59%) Developer
3 69 (15.54%) Software Developer
4 55 (12.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 51 (11.49%) Graduate
6 48 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
6 48 (10.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 48 (10.81%) Java Engineer
7 46 (10.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 40 (9.01%) C++ Software Engineer
8 40 (9.01%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (7.43%) C# Developer
9 33 (7.43%) Python Developer
10 30 (6.76%) Graduate Developer
11 29 (6.53%) Python Engineer
12 27 (6.08%) .NET Developer
13 23 (5.18%) Python Software Engineer
14 22 (4.95%) C Software Engineer
14 22 (4.95%) Java Developer
15 21 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (19.14%) .NET
2 69 (15.54%) HTML
3 56 (12.61%) CSS
4 52 (11.71%) Web Services
5 42 (9.46%) AngularJS
6 41 (9.23%) ASP.NET
6 41 (9.23%) RESTful
7 34 (7.66%) Spring
8 28 (6.31%) React
8 28 (6.31%) WCF
9 27 (6.08%) TensorFlow
10 24 (5.41%) HTML5
10 24 (5.41%) jQuery
10 24 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
11 23 (5.18%) Django
11 23 (5.18%) JSON
11 23 (5.18%) REST
11 23 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (4.95%) WPF
13 19 (4.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.99%) Algorithms
2 26 (5.86%) Smart City
3 23 (5.18%) Data Structures
3 23 (5.18%) User Experience
4 21 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (3.83%) Robotics
8 15 (3.38%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.70%) Internet of Things
11 11 (2.48%) Blog
11 11 (2.48%) Fintech
12 10 (2.25%) Device Driver
13 9 (2.03%) Biotechnology
13 9 (2.03%) Life Science
14 7 (1.58%) Animation
14 7 (1.58%) Photography
14 7 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 118 (26.58%) Linux
2 37 (8.33%) Windows
3 30 (6.76%) Android
4 28 (6.31%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (3.38%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.48%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (23.87%) Test Automation
3 98 (22.07%) Scrum
4 97 (21.85%) Computer Science
5 81 (18.24%) Machine Learning
6 72 (16.22%) Mathematics
7 67 (15.09%) Multithreading
8 63 (14.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 57 (12.84%) OO
10 55 (12.39%) Mentoring
11 49 (11.04%) TDD
12 47 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (9.91%) Unit Testing
14 42 (9.46%) MVC
15 41 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (8.56%) DevOps
17 37 (8.33%) Distributed Algorithms
18 36 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (7.88%) Analytics
19 35 (7.88%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 203 (45.72%) Java
2 190 (42.79%) C++
3 181 (40.77%) Python
4 157 (35.36%) C#
5 142 (31.98%) SQL
6 121 (27.25%) JavaScript
7 115 (25.90%) C
8 19 (4.28%) Scala
9 18 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.83%) PHP
11 16 (3.60%) Ruby
12 14 (3.15%) Embedded C
13 9 (2.03%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.80%) Perl
15 7 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.58%) Embedded C++
15 7 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.58%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.35%) Rust
17 5 (1.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 109 (24.55%) Degree
2 52 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (7.21%) PhD
4 17 (3.83%) MPhil
5 5 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.68%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.53%) QA
2 19 (4.28%) PSD2
3 3 (0.68%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.45%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.45%) WAI
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (10.36%) Docker
2 14 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 29 (6.53%) Ansible
3 13 (2.93%) Terraform
4 4 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.88%) WorldPay
3 18 (4.05%) Oracle
4 15 (3.38%) VMware
5 14 (3.15%) Google
5 14 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (3.15%) Veeam
6 10 (2.25%) SAP
7 6 (1.35%) SonicWALL
8 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.45%) EMC
9 2 (0.45%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.23%) Apple
10 1 (0.23%) Perforce
10 1 (0.23%) QNX
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat