Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 115 360 841
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.01% 23.08% 28.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.49% 24.06% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 313 555
Median annual salary £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.36% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 622 1,496 2,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 92.01% 95.90% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 401 1,023 1,899
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridge over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 53 (46.09%) C++
2 47 (40.87%) Linux
3 46 (40.00%) Python
4 44 (38.26%) Degree
5 36 (31.30%) AWS
6 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
8 30 (26.09%) C#
9 28 (24.35%) Computer Science
10 27 (23.48%) Mathematics
11 26 (22.61%) Docker
11 26 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (21.74%) SQL
13 22 (19.13%) Azure
13 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
14 21 (18.26%) Node.js
15 20 (17.39%) .NET
16 19 (16.52%) Java
16 19 (16.52%) SDLC
17 17 (14.78%) C
17 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
17 17 (14.78%) MVC
17 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
17 17 (14.78%) JIRA
18 15 (13.04%) Validation
18 15 (13.04%) Scrum
18 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
18 15 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
19 14 (12.17%) RS-485
19 14 (12.17%) Algorithms

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 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.61%) nginx
3 2 (1.74%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) Mule
3 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) EPLAN
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.30%) AWS
2 22 (19.13%) Azure
3 7 (6.09%) Slack
4 5 (4.35%) GCP
5 3 (2.61%) Serverless
6 2 (1.74%) iPaaS
6 2 (1.74%) SaaS
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) GitHub
7 1 (0.87%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) RS-485
2 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.70%) RS-232
4 4 (3.48%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.48%) HTTP
4 4 (3.48%) Internet
4 4 (3.48%) Modbus
5 3 (2.61%) Wireless
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.74%) Firewall
6 2 (1.74%) NAS
6 2 (1.74%) Network Security
6 2 (1.74%) SAN
6 2 (1.74%) SNMP
6 2 (1.74%) SSL
6 2 (1.74%) VLAN
6 2 (1.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.87%) IPv4
7 1 (0.87%) IPv6
7 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.22%) OLAP
4 5 (4.35%) Big Data
5 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.78%) JIRA
3 13 (11.30%) CMake
4 8 (6.96%) Artifactory
4 8 (6.96%) GitLab
5 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.35%) GNU Toolchain
7 4 (3.48%) Gradle
7 4 (3.48%) Maven
8 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.74%) FishEye
8 2 (1.74%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.87%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.87%) Redmine
9 1 (0.87%) Selenium
9 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.87%) Subversion
9 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.35%) Automotive
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 3 (2.61%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Military
6 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 24 (20.87%) Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (13.91%) Principal Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) C++ Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Python Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Control Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (2.61%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) Node.js
2 20 (17.39%) .NET
3 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.57%) WPF
5 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (8.70%) RESTful
5 10 (8.70%) WinForms
6 8 (6.96%) React
6 8 (6.96%) REST
7 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.09%) HTML
7 7 (6.09%) OpenGL
8 6 (5.22%) CSS
8 6 (5.22%) D3.js
8 6 (5.22%) Web Services
9 4 (3.48%) Spring
10 3 (2.61%) Spring Boot
10 3 (2.61%) Swagger
10 3 (2.61%) Vue.js
11 2 (1.74%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Algorithms
2 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.83%) User Experience
4 8 (6.96%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.09%) Wiki
6 6 (5.22%) Animation
6 6 (5.22%) Photography
7 5 (4.35%) Robotics
7 5 (4.35%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.74%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.74%) PKI
11 1 (0.87%) ASIC
11 1 (0.87%) CUDA
11 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.87%) Life Science
11 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Linux
2 13 (11.30%) Android
3 11 (9.57%) Apple iOS
3 11 (9.57%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Unix
6 2 (1.74%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.35%) Computer Science
3 27 (23.48%) Mathematics
4 26 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (16.52%) SDLC
6 17 (14.78%) MVC
7 15 (13.04%) Scrum
7 15 (13.04%) Validation
8 13 (11.30%) Machine Learning
9 12 (10.43%) Android Development
10 11 (9.57%) Product Management
11 10 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (8.70%) iOS Development
11 10 (8.70%) Microservices
11 10 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 10 (8.70%) Visualisation
12 8 (6.96%) Analytics
12 8 (6.96%) Data Science
12 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.09%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.09%) C++
2 46 (40.00%) Python
3 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 30 (26.09%) C#
5 25 (21.74%) SQL
6 19 (16.52%) Java
7 17 (14.78%) C
8 13 (11.30%) Go
9 10 (8.70%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.09%) Scala
11 6 (5.22%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.35%) Java 8
12 5 (4.35%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.61%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.61%) R
14 2 (1.74%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.74%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.74%) PHP
14 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (38.26%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (22.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Firmware
3 1 (0.87%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.96%) Ansible
3 3 (2.61%) Terraform
4 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Google
2 7 (6.09%) Autodesk
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) Tableau
4 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco
4 2 (1.74%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.74%) Spotify
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) Alibaba
5 1 (0.87%) Dell
5 1 (0.87%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.87%) HP
5 1 (0.87%) New Relic
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle
5 1 (0.87%) Xamarin