Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 826 798 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 28.93% 29.71% 17.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.68% 32.70% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 541 553 390
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%

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 2,692 2,440 2,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.29% 90.84% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,826 1,829 1,887
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 472 (57.14%) C++
2 412 (49.88%) Python
3 327 (39.59%) C
4 305 (36.92%) Linux
5 282 (34.14%) Java
6 270 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 257 (31.11%) Mathematics
8 233 (28.21%) Degree
9 223 (27.00%) Computer Science
10 214 (25.91%) C#
11 167 (20.22%) Machine Learning
12 165 (19.98%) Algorithms
13 161 (19.49%) JavaScript
14 153 (18.52%) Physics
15 150 (18.16%) Windows
16 131 (15.86%) Scrum
17 130 (15.74%) Artificial Intelligence
18 125 (15.13%) OO
19 116 (14.04%) Multithreading
20 113 (13.68%) SQL
21 102 (12.35%) Test Automation
22 100 (12.11%) .NET
23 94 (11.38%) PhD
24 88 (10.65%) HTML
25 80 (9.69%) Web Services
26 79 (9.56%) Embedded C
27 76 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
28 74 (8.96%) Embedded C++
29 69 (8.35%) RESTful
30 68 (8.23%) 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 17 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 11 (1.33%) Apache
4 9 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.24%) IIS
6 2 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.12%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.12%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.24%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) RoboHelp
3 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.24%) SPSS
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
4 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.42%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.30%) GitHub
2 49 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.42%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.48%) SaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.51%) Internet
1 29 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.39%) Wireless
3 12 (1.45%) Skype
4 9 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.85%) SNMP
5 7 (0.85%) WAN
6 6 (0.73%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.48%) HTTP
8 2 (0.24%) 5G
8 2 (0.24%) Broadband
8 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.24%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) 802.11
9 1 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.12%) NAS
9 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 38 (4.60%) Big Data
4 37 (4.48%) MySQL
5 27 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 16 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.21%) HBase
9 8 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.73%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.61%) GIS
12 4 (0.48%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.24%) HDInsight
13 2 (0.24%) Power BI
13 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.81%) JIRA
3 38 (4.60%) Visual Studio
4 30 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.42%) Cucumber
5 20 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (2.30%) ReSharper
7 14 (1.69%) NUnit
7 14 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.57%) Selenium
9 10 (1.21%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.73%) Maven
12 5 (0.61%) NCrunch
13 4 (0.48%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.48%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.48%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.48%) Subversion
14 2 (0.24%) CMake
14 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (7.51%) Finance
2 60 (7.26%) Electronics
3 48 (5.81%) Games
4 32 (3.87%) Marketing
5 24 (2.91%) Retail
6 18 (2.18%) Automotive
7 16 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 15 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.33%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.97%) Advertising
11 6 (0.73%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.24%) Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 526 (63.68%) Software Engineer
2 282 (34.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 271 (32.81%) Developer
4 154 (18.64%) Software Developer
5 150 (18.16%) C Software Engineer
6 134 (16.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 127 (15.38%) Graduate
8 126 (15.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 117 (14.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 109 (13.20%) Embedded Engineer
11 106 (12.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 102 (12.35%) C++ Developer
13 95 (11.50%) C++ Software Developer
14 91 (11.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 83 (10.05%) Embedded C Engineer
16 81 (9.81%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 79 (9.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 79 (9.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 79 (9.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
18 73 (8.84%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.11%) .NET
2 88 (10.65%) HTML
3 80 (9.69%) Web Services
4 69 (8.35%) RESTful
5 63 (7.63%) CSS
6 53 (6.42%) AngularJS
7 50 (6.05%) .NET Framework
8 43 (5.21%) TensorFlow
9 41 (4.96%) jQuery
10 39 (4.72%) HTML5
11 37 (4.48%) OpenGL
11 37 (4.48%) WPF
12 36 (4.36%) Spring
13 34 (4.12%) Natural Language Processing
14 31 (3.75%) STL
15 25 (3.03%) WinForms
16 24 (2.91%) Node.js
17 23 (2.78%) CSS3
18 22 (2.66%) Django
19 20 (2.42%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 223 (27.00%) Computer Science
2 165 (19.98%) Algorithms
3 36 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.24%) User Experience
5 31 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 31 (3.75%) Fintech
6 24 (2.91%) Life Science
7 23 (2.78%) CUDA
8 21 (2.54%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (2.42%) Online Games
9 20 (2.42%) Robotics
10 18 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (1.94%) Augmented Reality
12 15 (1.82%) Smart City
13 14 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (1.45%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 305 (36.92%) Linux
2 150 (18.16%) Windows
3 49 (5.93%) Android
4 31 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (1.57%) Unix
7 10 (1.21%) Debian
8 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.73%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (31.11%) Mathematics
3 167 (20.22%) Machine Learning
4 153 (18.52%) Physics
5 131 (15.86%) Scrum
6 130 (15.74%) Artificial Intelligence
7 125 (15.13%) OO
8 116 (14.04%) Multithreading
9 102 (12.35%) Test Automation
10 76 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 68 (8.23%) SDLC
12 67 (8.11%) Unit Testing
13 65 (7.87%) Computer Vision
14 63 (7.63%) Image Processing
15 61 (7.38%) TDD
16 51 (6.17%) Collaborative Working
17 49 (5.93%) Cryptography
18 45 (5.45%) Data Science
18 45 (5.45%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 472 (57.14%) C++
2 412 (49.88%) Python
3 327 (39.59%) C
4 282 (34.14%) Java
5 214 (25.91%) C#
6 161 (19.49%) JavaScript
7 113 (13.68%) SQL
8 79 (9.56%) Embedded C
9 74 (8.96%) Embedded C++
10 59 (7.14%) MATLAB
11 40 (4.84%) PHP
12 30 (3.63%) Ruby
13 29 (3.51%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.42%) Scala
15 18 (2.18%) Assembly Language
16 16 (1.94%) VB
17 8 (0.97%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.73%) VC++
20 5 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 233 (28.21%) Degree
2 94 (11.38%) PhD
3 54 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.24%) ISEB
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.36%) QA
2 20 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.36%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 41 (4.96%) Docker
2 16 (1.94%) Firmware
3 5 (0.61%) LXC
4 2 (0.24%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (5.69%) WorldPay
2 38 (4.60%) Oracle
3 32 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.45%) Cisco
4 12 (1.45%) Polycom
5 7 (0.85%) Google
5 7 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 6 (0.73%) Dell
6 6 (0.73%) HP
7 4 (0.48%) Adobe
8 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.12%) Apple
9 1 (0.12%) Citrix
9 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.12%) ESRI
9 1 (0.12%) Intel
9 1 (0.12%) QNX
9 1 (0.12%) Samsung
9 1 (0.12%) Wind River