Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 459 1,172 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.24% 38.25% 21.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.83% 40.61% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 407 923 367
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 1,926 2,886 2,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.31% 94.19% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 2,193 1,687
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,773 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.57% +5.56% +1.12%

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 228 (49.67%) C++
2 211 (45.97%) Python
3 199 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (42.70%) Java
5 166 (36.17%) C#
6 126 (27.45%) JavaScript
7 121 (26.36%) C
7 121 (26.36%) Linux
8 115 (25.05%) SQL
9 113 (24.62%) Degree
10 99 (21.57%) Machine Learning
11 97 (21.13%) Mathematics
12 94 (20.48%) Computer Science
12 94 (20.48%) Scrum
13 91 (19.83%) Algorithms
14 88 (19.17%) Test Automation
15 81 (17.65%) Multithreading
16 80 (17.43%) HTML
17 74 (16.12%) .NET
18 72 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
19 65 (14.16%) Finance
20 64 (13.94%) CSS
21 63 (13.73%) OO
22 53 (11.55%) Web Services
23 52 (11.33%) Windows
24 49 (10.68%) PhD
24 49 (10.68%) Microsoft
25 45 (9.80%) Unit Testing
26 44 (9.59%) Git (software)
26 44 (9.59%) Distributed 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 21 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.61%) Apache
3 7 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.87%) Confluence
5 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.22%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Odoo
2 6 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.79%) GitHub
4 15 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.18%) Slack
7 9 (1.96%) Trello
8 8 (1.74%) Firebase
9 6 (1.31%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.31%) SaaS
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.44%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.44%) npm
11 1 (0.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.93%) Wireless
2 30 (6.54%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.79%) Internet
4 15 (3.27%) Bluetooth
4 15 (3.27%) LAN
4 15 (3.27%) WAN
5 11 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.18%) Firewall
6 10 (2.18%) VPN
7 8 (1.74%) ZigBee
8 7 (1.53%) 802.11
9 6 (1.31%) HTTP
10 5 (1.09%) 802.15
10 5 (1.09%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.09%) IPv6
10 5 (1.09%) SSL
10 5 (1.09%) X.509
11 4 (0.87%) BGP
12 2 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.84%) Big Data
3 23 (5.01%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (3.92%) MySQL
6 17 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.74%) HBase
11 5 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.09%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.44%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.44%) Power BI
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.23%) JIRA
4 21 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.83%) Selenium
6 10 (2.18%) NUnit
6 10 (2.18%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.96%) ReSharper
8 8 (1.74%) Maven
9 6 (1.31%) NCrunch
10 5 (1.09%) JMeter
10 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.65%) JUnit
11 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.65%) Subversion
12 2 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.44%) Hudson
12 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 65 (14.16%) Finance
2 35 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.41%) Games
4 21 (4.58%) Automotive
5 17 (3.70%) Electronics
6 15 (3.27%) Publishing
7 12 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.40%) Aerospace
8 11 (2.40%) Marketing
9 10 (2.18%) Back Office
10 5 (1.09%) Law
11 4 (0.87%) Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 247 (53.81%) Software Engineer
2 158 (34.42%) Developer
3 77 (16.78%) Graduate
4 70 (15.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 67 (14.60%) Software Developer
6 51 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 45 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 40 (8.71%) Graduate Developer
9 37 (8.06%) Python Developer
10 35 (7.63%) Python Engineer
11 32 (6.97%) C# Developer
11 32 (6.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 28 (6.10%) Embedded Engineer
13 27 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 25 (5.45%) Java Developer
14 25 (5.45%) Java Engineer
15 24 (5.23%) C Software Engineer
16 23 (5.01%) Python Software Engineer
17 21 (4.58%) .NET Developer
18 20 (4.36%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (17.43%) HTML
2 74 (16.12%) .NET
3 64 (13.94%) CSS
4 53 (11.55%) Web Services
5 40 (8.71%) AngularJS
6 33 (7.19%) jQuery
6 33 (7.19%) TensorFlow
7 32 (6.97%) HTML5
7 32 (6.97%) RESTful
8 30 (6.54%) ASP.NET
9 28 (6.10%) Natural Language Processing
10 27 (5.88%) JSON
11 24 (5.23%) REST
12 22 (4.79%) WCF
13 21 (4.58%) Django
13 21 (4.58%) Spring
13 21 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (4.36%) CSS3
15 18 (3.92%) React
16 16 (3.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 94 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 91 (19.83%) Algorithms
3 31 (6.75%) Data Structures
4 29 (6.32%) Smart City
5 26 (5.66%) User Experience
6 25 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (5.01%) Robotics
8 19 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (3.49%) Fintech
10 15 (3.27%) Internet of Things
11 12 (2.61%) Life Science
12 11 (2.40%) Biotechnology
12 11 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.96%) Device Driver
14 8 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
16 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
17 5 (1.09%) Blog
17 5 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.36%) Linux
2 52 (11.33%) Windows
3 22 (4.79%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (3.92%) Android
5 11 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.65%) CentOS
8 3 (0.65%) Debian
8 3 (0.65%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (21.57%) Machine Learning
3 97 (21.13%) Mathematics
4 94 (20.48%) Scrum
5 88 (19.17%) Test Automation
6 81 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 72 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 63 (13.73%) OO
9 45 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 44 (9.59%) Distributed Algorithms
10 44 (9.59%) Mentoring
11 43 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (8.93%) SDLC
13 39 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (6.97%) TDD
15 31 (6.75%) Deep Learning
15 31 (6.75%) DevOps
15 31 (6.75%) MVC
15 31 (6.75%) Reinforcement Learning
16 30 (6.54%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 228 (49.67%) C++
2 211 (45.97%) Python
3 196 (42.70%) Java
4 166 (36.17%) C#
5 126 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 121 (26.36%) C
7 115 (25.05%) SQL
8 20 (4.36%) Ruby
9 19 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.92%) PHP
11 13 (2.83%) Embedded C
12 11 (2.40%) Embedded C++
12 11 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.18%) Scala
13 10 (2.18%) VB
14 9 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.74%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.74%) Perl
16 7 (1.53%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.09%) Julia
Qualifications
1 113 (24.62%) Degree
2 49 (10.68%) PhD
3 42 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (5.23%) MPhil
5 11 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.66%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) PSD2
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.44%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (7.41%) Docker
2 10 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (5.01%) Kubernetes
2 20 (4.36%) Ansible
3 5 (1.09%) Terraform
4 2 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.70%) Google
3 11 (2.40%) VMware
4 10 (2.18%) Oracle
4 10 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.18%) Veeam
4 10 (2.18%) WorldPay
5 5 (1.09%) SAP
6 4 (0.87%) SonicWALL
6 4 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.44%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.44%) QNX
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.22%) Apple
8 1 (0.22%) Intel
8 1 (0.22%) Perforce
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.22%) Samsung
8 1 (0.22%) Wind River