Period
to 19 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1172 481 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 38.30% 21.25% 18.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.15% 23.80% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 923 367 474
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £62,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2848 2021 2535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.07% 89.27% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2163 1660 2176
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 620 (52.90%) C++
2 503 (42.92%) Computer Science
3 502 (42.83%) Degree
4 431 (36.77%) Python
5 420 (35.84%) Java
6 372 (31.74%) C
7 361 (30.80%) Linux
8 345 (29.44%) C#
9 344 (29.35%) Mathematics
10 339 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
11 267 (22.78%) JavaScript
12 244 (20.82%) OO
13 223 (19.03%) Physics
14 198 (16.89%) Windows
15 192 (16.38%) SDLC
16 188 (16.04%) HTML
17 169 (14.42%) Algorithms
17 169 (14.42%) SQL
18 168 (14.33%) Multithreading
18 168 (14.33%) Test Automation
19 144 (12.29%) CSS
20 142 (12.12%) Machine Learning
21 136 (11.60%) Wireless
22 133 (11.35%) Scrum
23 130 (11.09%) Computer Science Degree
24 127 (10.84%) Finance
25 125 (10.67%) .NET
26 117 (9.98%) AngularJS
27 114 (9.73%) OOP
28 110 (9.39%) jQuery

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 (2.05%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (0.60%) nginx
4 6 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.26%) Apache
5 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.26%) JBoss
5 3 (0.26%) Jetty
5 3 (0.26%) MediaWiki
5 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.085%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.085%) Kentico
6 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.26%) Pipeline Pilot
3 1 (0.085%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (3.75%) GitHub
3 33 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.11%) SaaS
5 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.085%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.085%) Firebase
6 1 (0.085%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 136 (11.60%) Wireless
2 33 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (1.28%) Bluetooth
5 11 (0.94%) Internet
5 11 (0.94%) OpenVPN
6 10 (0.85%) 3G
6 10 (0.85%) 4G
7 8 (0.68%) HTTP
8 5 (0.43%) Firewall
8 5 (0.43%) WAN
9 4 (0.34%) SNMP
10 3 (0.26%) SAN
10 3 (0.26%) WLAN
11 2 (0.17%) DNS
12 1 (0.085%) DHCP
12 1 (0.085%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.085%) IPv6
12 1 (0.085%) LDAP
12 1 (0.085%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.79%) Relational Database
2 47 (4.01%) MySQL
3 46 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 37 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 32 (2.73%) Big Data
6 25 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
8 19 (1.62%) GIS
9 11 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.77%) Text Mining
12 7 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.43%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.26%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.26%) KNIME
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.085%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.085%) Redis
16 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (4.61%) NUnit
2 52 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 51 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 42 (3.58%) Visual Studio
5 35 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 32 (2.73%) Mercurial
8 19 (1.62%) JIRA
9 16 (1.37%) Subversion
10 14 (1.19%) Moq
10 14 (1.19%) MSBuild
11 13 (1.11%) ClearCase
12 12 (1.02%) Selenium
13 11 (0.94%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.94%) Protractor
14 9 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.60%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
16 5 (0.43%) Buildbot
17 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 127 (10.84%) Finance
2 78 (6.66%) Electronics
3 35 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 28 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 19 (1.62%) Marketing
7 15 (1.28%) Games
8 8 (0.68%) Advertising
9 6 (0.51%) Retail
10 5 (0.43%) Automotive
10 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.34%) Banking
11 4 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.085%) Back Office
12 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.085%) French Language
12 1 (0.085%) German Language
12 1 (0.085%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.085%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 702 (59.90%) Software Engineer
2 407 (34.73%) Developer
3 325 (27.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 188 (16.04%) Software Developer
5 185 (15.78%) Graduate
6 177 (15.10%) C Software Engineer
7 176 (15.02%) Embedded Engineer
8 164 (13.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 151 (12.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 138 (11.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 138 (11.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 114 (9.73%) C++ Developer
12 110 (9.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 109 (9.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 106 (9.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 94 (8.02%) Embedded C Engineer
16 93 (7.94%) C++ Software Developer
17 92 (7.85%) Java Engineer
18 90 (7.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
19 88 (7.51%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (16.04%) HTML
2 144 (12.29%) CSS
3 125 (10.67%) .NET
4 117 (9.98%) AngularJS
5 110 (9.39%) jQuery
6 77 (6.57%) Node.js
7 73 (6.23%) HTML5
8 68 (5.80%) React
9 60 (5.12%) Web Services
10 50 (4.27%) ASP.NET
11 48 (4.10%) CSS3
11 48 (4.10%) Spring
12 43 (3.67%) WPF
13 37 (3.16%) RESTful
14 36 (3.07%) STL
15 34 (2.90%) WCF
16 30 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (2.47%) Apache Axis
18 28 (2.39%) Ajax
18 28 (2.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 503 (42.92%) Computer Science
2 169 (14.42%) Algorithms
3 83 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (5.38%) User Experience
5 61 (5.20%) Mobile App
6 41 (3.50%) Data Structures
7 39 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 32 (2.73%) Client/Server
9 30 (2.56%) 3D Printing
10 28 (2.39%) Augmented Reality
11 25 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 24 (2.05%) Life Science
13 21 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
14 19 (1.62%) Device Driver
15 18 (1.54%) Robotics
16 13 (1.11%) Verilog
17 12 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
18 11 (0.94%) Smart City
19 8 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 361 (30.80%) Linux
2 198 (16.89%) Windows
3 82 (7.00%) Android
4 48 (4.10%) Embedded Linux
5 35 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.47%) Debian
7 20 (1.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 15 (1.28%) Unix
9 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.085%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (29.35%) Mathematics
2 339 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (20.82%) OO
4 223 (19.03%) Physics
5 192 (16.38%) SDLC
6 168 (14.33%) Multithreading
6 168 (14.33%) Test Automation
7 142 (12.12%) Machine Learning
8 133 (11.35%) Scrum
9 114 (9.73%) OOP
10 106 (9.04%) Artificial Intelligence
11 98 (8.36%) TDD
11 98 (8.36%) Web Development
12 90 (7.68%) Unit Testing
13 79 (6.74%) Statistics
14 74 (6.31%) Collaborative Working
15 72 (6.14%) OOD
16 65 (5.55%) Open Source
17 63 (5.38%) Configuration Management
18 58 (4.95%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 620 (52.90%) C++
2 431 (36.77%) Python
3 420 (35.84%) Java
4 372 (31.74%) C
5 345 (29.44%) C#
6 267 (22.78%) JavaScript
7 169 (14.42%) SQL
8 100 (8.53%) MATLAB
9 98 (8.36%) Embedded C
10 74 (6.31%) Embedded C++
11 48 (4.10%) Perl
11 48 (4.10%) PHP
12 30 (2.56%) Assembly Language
13 26 (2.22%) F#
14 24 (2.05%) Ruby
14 24 (2.05%) Scala
14 24 (2.05%) VB
15 23 (1.96%) Fortran
15 23 (1.96%) VB6
16 21 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 502 (42.83%) Degree
2 130 (11.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (7.59%) PhD
4 28 (2.39%) MCP
4 28 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.085%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.085%) ISEB
8 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (0.17%) JTAG
3 1 (0.085%) MISRA
System Software
1 33 (2.82%) Firmware
2 26 (2.22%) Docker
3 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) iptables
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.085%) KVM
5 1 (0.085%) NFS
5 1 (0.085%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 17 (1.45%) Ansible
2 7 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.51%) Puppet
4 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.085%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.085%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (2.73%) Oracle
3 30 (2.56%) Google
4 18 (1.54%) Cisco
4 18 (1.54%) Symantec
5 13 (1.11%) Terracotta
6 12 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.51%) Dell
8 6 (0.51%) HP
9 4 (0.34%) Samsung
9 4 (0.34%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.34%) Wind River
10 3 (0.26%) QNX
10 3 (0.26%) Tableau
10 3 (0.26%) VMware
11 2 (0.17%) Twitter
11 2 (0.17%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.085%) NEC
12 1 (0.085%) WorldPay