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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 330 278 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.40% 18.92% 20.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.92% 21.04% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 210 225 268
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,791 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1321 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.28% 89.93% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1010 1004
Median salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.24% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 316 (53.02%) C++
2 273 (45.81%) Degree
3 260 (43.62%) Python
4 244 (40.94%) Computer Science
5 233 (39.09%) Java
6 220 (36.91%) Mathematics
7 159 (26.68%) C#
8 154 (25.84%) C
9 151 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
10 131 (21.98%) Linux
11 108 (18.12%) Physics
12 106 (17.79%) JavaScript
13 90 (15.10%) Windows
14 88 (14.77%) PhD
15 82 (13.76%) OO
15 82 (13.76%) SQL
16 76 (12.75%) Electronics
16 76 (12.75%) Algorithms
17 71 (11.91%) Perl
18 64 (10.74%) Multithreading
19 63 (10.57%) Git (software)
20 62 (10.40%) Microsoft
21 61 (10.23%) HTML
21 61 (10.23%) Machine Learning
22 52 (8.72%) CSS
22 52 (8.72%) OOP
23 49 (8.22%) .NET
24 47 (7.89%) Android
24 47 (7.89%) Wireless
25 45 (7.55%) SDLC

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 20 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.17%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.84%) DNN
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.17%) Luigi
4 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.89%) Wireless
2 35 (5.87%) Bluetooth
3 18 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (2.52%) 802.11
5 10 (1.68%) Firewall
5 10 (1.68%) HTTP
5 10 (1.68%) Internet
6 9 (1.51%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (0.84%) NFC
9 5 (0.84%) SAN
9 5 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.67%) SMPP
10 4 (0.67%) SMS
11 3 (0.50%) DNS
11 3 (0.50%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.34%) IPv6
12 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.05%) Big Data
2 32 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 28 (4.70%) MySQL
4 21 (3.52%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.36%) SQL Server
6 18 (3.02%) HBase
7 10 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.68%) Lumira
7 10 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (1.68%) Spotfire
8 8 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.34%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.34%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.34%) GIS
11 2 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.37%) NUnit
4 20 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.02%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.18%) MSBuild
7 12 (2.01%) Subversion
8 10 (1.68%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.51%) Moq
9 9 (1.51%) NCrunch
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (1.51%) ReSharper
10 7 (1.17%) GoogleTest
10 7 (1.17%) MSTest
10 7 (1.17%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.84%) JIRA
12 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.67%) JUnit
12 4 (0.67%) Selenium
13 3 (0.50%) CppUnit
General
1 76 (12.75%) Electronics
2 44 (7.38%) Finance
3 24 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (3.36%) Automotive
5 18 (3.02%) Aerospace
6 16 (2.68%) Games
7 14 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.85%) Banking
9 10 (1.68%) Law
9 10 (1.68%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.17%) French Language
11 7 (1.17%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.67%) German Language
12 4 (0.67%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.67%) Marketing
13 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 371 (62.25%) Software Engineer
2 178 (29.87%) Developer
3 154 (25.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 104 (17.45%) Java Engineer
5 89 (14.93%) Software Developer
6 83 (13.93%) Embedded Engineer
7 80 (13.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 79 (13.26%) Graduate
8 79 (13.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 72 (12.08%) Java Developer
10 66 (11.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 57 (9.56%) Senior Software Engineer
12 52 (8.72%) C# Software Engineer
13 49 (8.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 44 (7.38%) C++ Developer
15 42 (7.05%) C Software Engineer
16 41 (6.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 41 (6.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 35 (5.87%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
18 34 (5.70%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.23%) HTML
2 52 (8.72%) CSS
3 49 (8.22%) .NET
4 40 (6.71%) HTML5
5 34 (5.70%) Node.js
5 34 (5.70%) XML
6 33 (5.54%) JSON
7 32 (5.37%) ASP.NET
8 31 (5.20%) CSS3
9 27 (4.53%) Web Services
10 26 (4.36%) jQuery
11 23 (3.86%) REST
12 18 (3.02%) WPF
13 17 (2.85%) RESTful
14 16 (2.68%) WCF
15 15 (2.52%) 802.1X
16 13 (2.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 13 (2.18%) STL
17 12 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (2.01%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 244 (40.94%) Computer Science
2 76 (12.75%) Algorithms
3 31 (5.20%) User Experience
4 23 (3.86%) Data Structures
5 18 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (3.02%) Life Science
5 18 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (2.85%) Augmented Reality
7 13 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.85%) Device Driver
8 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.17%) VHDL
11 6 (1.01%) Home Automation
12 5 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.84%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.67%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 131 (21.98%) Linux
2 90 (15.10%) Windows
3 47 (7.89%) Android
4 28 (4.70%) Unix
5 13 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 8 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) webOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (36.91%) Mathematics
2 151 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (18.12%) Physics
4 82 (13.76%) OO
5 64 (10.74%) Multithreading
6 61 (10.23%) Machine Learning
7 52 (8.72%) OOP
8 45 (7.55%) SDLC
9 44 (7.38%) Scrum
10 37 (6.21%) Unit Testing
11 34 (5.70%) TDD
12 29 (4.87%) Visualisation
13 28 (4.70%) Project Management
14 27 (4.53%) Analytics
14 27 (4.53%) Web Development
15 26 (4.36%) Open Source
16 25 (4.19%) Statistics
17 24 (4.03%) Android Development
18 21 (3.52%) CAD
18 21 (3.52%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 316 (53.02%) C++
2 260 (43.62%) Python
3 233 (39.09%) Java
4 159 (26.68%) C#
5 154 (25.84%) C
6 106 (17.79%) JavaScript
7 82 (13.76%) SQL
8 71 (11.91%) Perl
9 37 (6.21%) Embedded C
10 36 (6.04%) MATLAB
11 25 (4.19%) Embedded C++
12 18 (3.02%) Ruby
13 16 (2.68%) Scala
14 10 (1.68%) R
15 9 (1.51%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.51%) VBA
16 7 (1.17%) Groovy
16 7 (1.17%) Tcl
17 6 (1.01%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.01%) Lua
Qualifications
1 273 (45.81%) Degree
2 88 (14.77%) PhD
3 23 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.84%) DBS Check
4 5 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) ISO13485
2 3 (0.50%) WAI
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (4.36%) Docker
2 14 (2.35%) Firmware
3 9 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.84%) KVM
4 5 (0.84%) LXC
4 5 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) GFS2
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) Xen
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.34%) Ansible
2 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Consul
3 1 (0.17%) Grafana
3 1 (0.17%) Graphite
3 1 (0.17%) Kibana
3 1 (0.17%) logstash
3 1 (0.17%) Packer
3 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.52%) Oracle
3 16 (2.68%) Dell
3 16 (2.68%) HP
4 10 (1.68%) Brocade
4 10 (1.68%) QNX
4 10 (1.68%) SAP
5 9 (1.51%) RedGate
5 9 (1.51%) VMware
6 8 (1.34%) Google
7 5 (0.84%) CA
7 5 (0.84%) Riverbed
7 5 (0.84%) TOWER Software
7 5 (0.84%) Vyatta
7 5 (0.84%) webMethods
8 4 (0.67%) IBM
9 3 (0.50%) Cognos
9 3 (0.50%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.50%) Intel
9 3 (0.50%) Tableau
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: 35k-45k Plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: 40k - 55k plus great benefits package
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: Benefits
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Salary: £35,000 per annum
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Empiric.com
Salary: From £36,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
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Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
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