Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,128 654 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.76% 26.04% 19.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.62% 28.48% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 742 466 446
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 3,258 2,296 2,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.63% 91.40% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,178 1,799 2,020
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 633 (56.12%) C++
2 523 (46.37%) Python
3 492 (43.62%) C
4 444 (39.36%) Linux
5 382 (33.87%) Degree
5 382 (33.87%) Computer Science
6 358 (31.74%) Java
7 346 (30.67%) Mathematics
8 343 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
9 246 (21.81%) C#
10 202 (17.91%) Physics
11 199 (17.64%) Windows
12 193 (17.11%) OO
13 186 (16.49%) JavaScript
14 185 (16.40%) Machine Learning
15 171 (15.16%) Algorithms
16 166 (14.72%) Scrum
17 162 (14.36%) Artificial Intelligence
18 156 (13.83%) Multithreading
19 134 (11.88%) Embedded C
20 132 (11.70%) SQL
21 129 (11.44%) SDLC
22 114 (10.11%) Embedded C++
23 110 (9.75%) Electronics
24 108 (9.57%) .NET
24 108 (9.57%) PhD
25 103 (9.13%) HTML
25 103 (9.13%) Test Automation
26 93 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
27 86 (7.62%) MATLAB

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 16 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.06%) Apache Spark
3 11 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.62%) Confluence
5 5 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.18%) SAS
6 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.089%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.089%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.089%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.089%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.18%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
2 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.18%) SPSS
3 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.089%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.089%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.52%) GitHub
3 30 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.95%) OpenShift
5 19 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.27%) SaaS
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Datadog
8 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.089%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 86 (7.62%) Wireless
2 44 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 35 (3.10%) Internet
4 19 (1.68%) Bluetooth
5 17 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.06%) Skype
7 10 (0.89%) WAN
8 9 (0.80%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.80%) SNMP
9 3 (0.27%) HTTP
10 2 (0.18%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.18%) Modbus
10 2 (0.18%) SAN
10 2 (0.18%) WLAN
10 2 (0.18%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.089%) DHCP
11 1 (0.089%) DNS
11 1 (0.089%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.089%) NAS
11 1 (0.089%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 52 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 49 (4.34%) MySQL
4 45 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 36 (3.19%) Big Data
6 32 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (1.51%) GIS
7 17 (1.51%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.15%) Apache Hive
9 12 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
10 11 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.71%) Blockchain
11 8 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.35%) HBase
13 2 (0.18%) HDInsight
13 2 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.18%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.089%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.089%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 75 (6.65%) Git (software)
2 63 (5.59%) JIRA
3 46 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.13%) NUnit
6 22 (1.95%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 20 (1.77%) Mercurial
9 16 (1.42%) ReSharper
10 11 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.80%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.62%) Subversion
13 5 (0.44%) NCrunch
14 4 (0.35%) Selenium
15 3 (0.27%) GitLab
15 3 (0.27%) Moq
15 3 (0.27%) MSBuild
16 2 (0.18%) GCC
General
1 110 (9.75%) Electronics
2 80 (7.09%) Finance
3 47 (4.17%) Marketing
4 46 (4.08%) Retail
5 40 (3.55%) Games
6 25 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.95%) Multimedia
8 19 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.42%) Automotive
9 16 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.15%) Advertising
11 11 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.35%) Banking
12 4 (0.35%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Publishing
14 1 (0.089%) French Language
14 1 (0.089%) German Language
14 1 (0.089%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.089%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 740 (65.60%) Software Engineer
2 378 (33.51%) C++ Software Engineer
3 350 (31.03%) Developer
4 228 (20.21%) C Software Engineer
5 213 (18.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 202 (17.91%) Software Developer
7 191 (16.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 176 (15.60%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 162 (14.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 159 (14.10%) Graduate
11 156 (13.83%) Senior Software Engineer
12 138 (12.23%) Embedded C Engineer
13 136 (12.06%) C++ Developer
14 130 (11.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 126 (11.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 125 (11.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 123 (10.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 119 (10.55%) C++ Software Developer
19 116 (10.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
20 114 (10.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (9.57%) .NET
2 103 (9.13%) HTML
3 83 (7.36%) Web Services
4 75 (6.65%) CSS
5 74 (6.56%) RESTful
6 63 (5.59%) AngularJS
7 55 (4.88%) .NET Framework
8 52 (4.61%) OpenGL
9 49 (4.34%) jQuery
10 45 (3.99%) Spring
11 44 (3.90%) STL
11 44 (3.90%) WPF
12 40 (3.55%) Node.js
13 34 (3.01%) TensorFlow
14 32 (2.84%) HTML5
14 32 (2.84%) React
15 30 (2.66%) Django
16 26 (2.30%) CSS3
17 22 (1.95%) Akka
17 22 (1.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 382 (33.87%) Computer Science
2 171 (15.16%) Algorithms
3 41 (3.63%) User Experience
4 40 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
5 39 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (3.19%) Data Structures
7 31 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.48%) Robotics
9 27 (2.39%) CUDA
9 27 (2.39%) Life Science
10 25 (2.22%) Private Cloud
11 23 (2.04%) Fintech
12 22 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
12 22 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (1.95%) Online Games
13 19 (1.68%) Augmented Reality
14 16 (1.42%) Device Driver
14 16 (1.42%) Internet of Things
15 14 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
16 12 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 444 (39.36%) Linux
2 199 (17.64%) Windows
3 70 (6.21%) Android
4 45 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 43 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
6 22 (1.95%) Unix
7 20 (1.77%) Debian
8 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.089%) CentOS
12 1 (0.089%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.089%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.089%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.089%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.089%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (30.67%) Mathematics
2 343 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (17.91%) Physics
4 193 (17.11%) OO
5 185 (16.40%) Machine Learning
6 166 (14.72%) Scrum
7 162 (14.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 156 (13.83%) Multithreading
9 129 (11.44%) SDLC
10 103 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 93 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (7.62%) TDD
13 81 (7.18%) Computer Vision
14 79 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
15 75 (6.65%) Image Processing
16 71 (6.29%) Collaborative Working
17 67 (5.94%) E-Commerce
18 65 (5.76%) Unit Testing
19 59 (5.23%) Data Science
20 57 (5.05%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 633 (56.12%) C++
2 523 (46.37%) Python
3 492 (43.62%) C
4 358 (31.74%) Java
5 246 (21.81%) C#
6 186 (16.49%) JavaScript
7 134 (11.88%) Embedded C
8 132 (11.70%) SQL
9 114 (10.11%) Embedded C++
10 86 (7.62%) MATLAB
11 60 (5.32%) PHP
12 41 (3.63%) Assembly Language
13 35 (3.10%) Ruby
14 30 (2.66%) T-SQL
15 23 (2.04%) Scala
16 19 (1.68%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.42%) VB
18 12 (1.06%) Perl
19 11 (0.98%) VC++
20 7 (0.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 382 (33.87%) Degree
2 108 (9.57%) PhD
3 80 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.089%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.089%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.30%) QA
2 22 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.27%) WAI
4 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 40 (3.55%) Firmware
2 39 (3.46%) Docker
3 5 (0.44%) LXC
4 2 (0.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (0.18%) iptables
4 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.089%) NFS
5 1 (0.089%) Xen
5 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.27%) Terraform
2 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.18%) Kibana
2 2 (0.18%) Nagios
2 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.089%) Ansible
3 1 (0.089%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.089%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.089%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (6.12%) WorldPay
2 46 (4.08%) Oracle
3 41 (3.63%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.51%) Cisco
5 16 (1.42%) Google
6 13 (1.15%) Dell
6 13 (1.15%) HP
7 11 (0.98%) Polycom
8 7 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.53%) Symantec
9 6 (0.53%) Wind River
10 4 (0.35%) QNX
10 4 (0.35%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.27%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.27%) Tableau
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe
12 2 (0.18%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.18%) VMware
13 1 (0.089%) Citrix
13 1 (0.089%) EMC