Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 593 974 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.73% 37.05% 19.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.32% 40.26% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 459 749 368
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +16.28%

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 2,253 2,419 2,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.95% 92.01% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 1,872 1,737
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,338 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.16%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 314 (52.95%) C++
2 287 (48.40%) Python
3 237 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (38.62%) Java
5 206 (34.74%) C#
6 176 (29.68%) C
7 170 (28.67%) Mathematics
8 168 (28.33%) Linux
9 148 (24.96%) JavaScript
10 146 (24.62%) Degree
11 135 (22.77%) Computer Science
12 133 (22.43%) Machine Learning
12 133 (22.43%) Algorithms
13 114 (19.22%) SQL
14 109 (18.38%) Scrum
15 100 (16.86%) OO
16 99 (16.69%) Test Automation
17 98 (16.53%) .NET
18 94 (15.85%) PhD
18 94 (15.85%) Multithreading
19 93 (15.68%) Artificial Intelligence
20 89 (15.01%) HTML
21 86 (14.50%) Windows
22 81 (13.66%) Physics
23 73 (12.31%) CSS
24 69 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (11.30%) Web Services
26 64 (10.79%) Unit Testing
27 56 (9.44%) SDLC
28 55 (9.27%) Problem-Solving

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 24 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.02%) Apache
3 7 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.34%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) RoboHelp
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (7.76%) GitHub
3 42 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.84%) Firebase
7 5 (0.84%) SaaS
7 5 (0.84%) Slack
8 4 (0.67%) Trello
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.05%) Internet
2 23 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.88%) Wireless
3 10 (1.69%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.35%) HTTP
5 6 (1.01%) Skype
5 6 (1.01%) WAN
5 6 (1.01%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.84%) 802.15
6 5 (0.84%) IPv6
6 5 (0.84%) LAN
6 5 (0.84%) SSL
6 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.84%) X.509
7 4 (0.67%) 802.11
8 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.34%) 5G
9 2 (0.34%) Broadband
9 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.25%) Big Data
3 36 (6.07%) NoSQL
4 23 (3.88%) MySQL
5 20 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.36%) HBase
9 11 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.34%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.34%) Power BI
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.17%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.17%) GIS
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.56%) JIRA
4 24 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.71%) ReSharper
6 19 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.04%) Selenium
8 16 (2.70%) NUnit
9 11 (1.85%) NCrunch
10 10 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.35%) Maven
12 5 (0.84%) JMeter
12 5 (0.84%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.67%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.51%) JUnit
14 3 (0.51%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 50 (8.43%) Finance
2 45 (7.59%) Games
3 24 (4.05%) Automotive
4 20 (3.37%) Electronics
4 20 (3.37%) Marketing
5 17 (2.87%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.69%) Publishing
7 9 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.84%) Law
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.34%) Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Military
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 337 (56.83%) Software Engineer
2 219 (36.93%) Developer
3 133 (22.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 115 (19.39%) Software Developer
5 110 (18.55%) Graduate
6 94 (15.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 65 (10.96%) C# Developer
8 63 (10.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 59 (9.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 58 (9.78%) C Software Engineer
10 58 (9.78%) Graduate Developer
11 54 (9.11%) C++ Developer
12 48 (8.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 47 (7.93%) C++ Software Developer
14 46 (7.76%) Embedded Engineer
15 45 (7.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 44 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
16 44 (7.42%) C# Software Engineer
17 42 (7.08%) Python Engineer
18 36 (6.07%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.53%) .NET
2 89 (15.01%) HTML
3 73 (12.31%) CSS
4 67 (11.30%) Web Services
5 53 (8.94%) AngularJS
6 49 (8.26%) RESTful
7 43 (7.25%) TensorFlow
8 39 (6.58%) .NET Framework
9 37 (6.24%) Natural Language Processing
10 34 (5.73%) jQuery
11 33 (5.56%) HTML5
12 30 (5.06%) JSON
12 30 (5.06%) WPF
13 27 (4.55%) ASP.NET
14 26 (4.38%) WCF
15 25 (4.22%) WinForms
16 23 (3.88%) REST
16 23 (3.88%) Spring
17 22 (3.71%) Node.js
18 21 (3.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 135 (22.77%) Computer Science
2 133 (22.43%) Algorithms
3 38 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.24%) Data Structures
5 34 (5.73%) User Experience
6 25 (4.22%) Smart City
7 22 (3.71%) Fintech
8 19 (3.20%) Robotics
9 17 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.87%) Life Science
10 12 (2.02%) CUDA
10 12 (2.02%) Internet of Things
11 10 (1.69%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.52%) Online Games
13 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 168 (28.33%) Linux
2 86 (14.50%) Windows
3 26 (4.38%) Android
4 19 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.84%) Robot Operating System
8 4 (0.67%) Unix
9 3 (0.51%) CentOS
9 3 (0.51%) Debian
9 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (28.67%) Mathematics
3 133 (22.43%) Machine Learning
4 109 (18.38%) Scrum
5 100 (16.86%) OO
6 99 (16.69%) Test Automation
7 94 (15.85%) Multithreading
8 93 (15.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 81 (13.66%) Physics
10 69 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (10.79%) Unit Testing
12 56 (9.44%) SDLC
13 55 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (8.26%) Distributed Algorithms
15 43 (7.25%) Mentoring
16 42 (7.08%) TDD
17 38 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
18 35 (5.90%) OOP
19 34 (5.73%) Bayesian Methods
20 33 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 314 (52.95%) C++
2 287 (48.40%) Python
3 229 (38.62%) Java
4 206 (34.74%) C#
5 176 (29.68%) C
6 148 (24.96%) JavaScript
7 114 (19.22%) SQL
8 32 (5.40%) Embedded C
9 31 (5.23%) Embedded C++
10 27 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 26 (4.38%) PHP
12 24 (4.05%) MATLAB
12 24 (4.05%) Ruby
13 13 (2.19%) VB.NET
14 12 (2.02%) VB
15 10 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.52%) Scala
17 5 (0.84%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.84%) Perl
17 5 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (24.62%) Degree
2 94 (15.85%) PhD
3 41 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (5.56%) MPhil
5 16 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.07%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.34%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (6.07%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (2.19%) Ansible
2 10 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.04%) Oracle
3 15 (2.53%) WorldPay
4 14 (2.36%) Google
5 6 (1.01%) Cisco
5 6 (1.01%) Polycom
5 6 (1.01%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.67%) Adobe
7 2 (0.34%) Apple
7 2 (0.34%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.34%) QNX
8 1 (0.17%) Intel
8 1 (0.17%) Perforce
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.17%) Samsung
8 1 (0.17%) VMware
8 1 (0.17%) Wind River