Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 485 1,336 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.81% 30.78% 17.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.25% 32.83% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 406 1,057 464
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,812 4,070 3,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.69% 93.78% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 3,086 2,536
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,125 £70,000 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 428 £52,500 +5.00% 190
Peterborough -25 33 £58,500 +6.36% 4
Huntingdon +7 3 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 231 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (42.68%) C++
3 205 (42.27%) Java
4 197 (40.62%) Python
5 172 (35.46%) C#
6 149 (30.72%) JavaScript
7 140 (28.87%) SQL
8 125 (25.77%) Linux
9 121 (24.95%) C
10 108 (22.27%) Degree
11 107 (22.06%) Scrum
12 105 (21.65%) Test Automation
13 100 (20.62%) Computer Science
13 100 (20.62%) .NET
14 89 (18.35%) Finance
15 86 (17.73%) Machine Learning
16 84 (17.32%) Algorithms
17 80 (16.49%) Mathematics
17 80 (16.49%) HTML
18 71 (14.64%) Multithreading
19 67 (13.81%) CSS
20 63 (12.99%) Artificial Intelligence
21 60 (12.37%) Mentoring
22 57 (11.75%) Git (software)
23 56 (11.55%) Docker
24 55 (11.34%) Microsoft
25 52 (10.72%) OO
25 52 (10.72%) Web Services
25 52 (10.72%) SQL Server
26 51 (10.52%) AngularJS

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.06%) Apache
3 9 (1.86%) Confluence
4 7 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.82%) IIS
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.41%) WordPress
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.21%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (1.86%) Odoo
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
1 48 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.33%) GitHub
3 15 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.06%) OpenShift
5 10 (2.06%) Slack
6 9 (1.86%) Trello
7 8 (1.65%) Firebase
8 7 (1.44%) SaaS
9 3 (0.62%) npm
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.66%) Wireless
2 33 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.33%) Internet
4 19 (3.92%) LAN
4 19 (3.92%) WAN
5 16 (3.30%) Bluetooth
6 14 (2.89%) Firewall
6 14 (2.89%) VPN
7 13 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.65%) ZigBee
9 7 (1.44%) HTTP
10 6 (1.24%) 802.11
10 6 (1.24%) BGP
11 5 (1.03%) 802.15
11 5 (1.03%) IPv6
11 5 (1.03%) SSL
11 5 (1.03%) X.509
12 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.41%) ATM
13 2 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.72%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.63%) Big Data
3 28 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 28 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (3.92%) MySQL
6 18 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.06%) Couchbase
9 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.03%) HBase
11 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.41%) Redis
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.25%) JIRA
3 37 (7.63%) Visual Studio
4 27 (5.57%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.51%) NUnit
6 11 (2.27%) Selenium
6 11 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.06%) Maven
8 9 (1.86%) ReSharper
9 8 (1.65%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.24%) JMeter
10 6 (1.24%) JUnit
10 6 (1.24%) NCrunch
11 5 (1.03%) gulp
11 5 (1.03%) Subversion
11 5 (1.03%) webpack
12 4 (0.82%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 89 (18.35%) Finance
2 47 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.19%) Games
4 20 (4.12%) Electronics
5 19 (3.92%) Automotive
6 18 (3.71%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.30%) Publishing
8 14 (2.89%) Back Office
8 14 (2.89%) Banking
8 14 (2.89%) Marketing
9 10 (2.06%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.03%) Law
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) Retail
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 264 (54.43%) Software Engineer
2 165 (34.02%) Developer
3 69 (14.23%) Software Developer
4 65 (13.40%) Graduate
5 58 (11.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 49 (10.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 47 (9.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 40 (8.25%) Embedded Engineer
8 40 (8.25%) Java Engineer
9 38 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 38 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
10 33 (6.80%) Python Developer
11 32 (6.60%) Java Software Engineer
12 31 (6.39%) C# Developer
13 28 (5.77%) Python Engineer
14 27 (5.57%) Java Developer
15 25 (5.15%) C Software Engineer
15 25 (5.15%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 23 (4.74%) .NET Developer
17 22 (4.54%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.62%) .NET
2 80 (16.49%) HTML
3 67 (13.81%) CSS
4 52 (10.72%) Web Services
5 51 (10.52%) AngularJS
6 43 (8.87%) ASP.NET
7 38 (7.84%) Node.js
8 36 (7.42%) jQuery
9 32 (6.60%) RESTful
10 31 (6.39%) Spring
11 30 (6.19%) REST
12 28 (5.77%) React
13 27 (5.57%) TensorFlow
14 25 (5.15%) HTML5
14 25 (5.15%) WCF
15 24 (4.95%) JSON
16 23 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (4.54%) Natural Language Processing
18 20 (4.12%) Django
18 20 (4.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.32%) Algorithms
2 33 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.98%) Data Structures
4 26 (5.36%) Smart City
5 25 (5.15%) User Experience
6 19 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.51%) Fintech
7 17 (3.51%) Robotics
8 16 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (2.68%) Internet of Things
10 10 (2.06%) Biotechnology
10 10 (2.06%) Blog
10 10 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (2.06%) Life Science
11 9 (1.86%) Device Driver
12 8 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
14 6 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 125 (25.77%) Linux
2 50 (10.31%) Windows
3 26 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
4 22 (4.54%) Android
5 15 (3.09%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.41%) Unix
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (22.06%) Scrum
3 105 (21.65%) Test Automation
4 100 (20.62%) Computer Science
5 86 (17.73%) Machine Learning
6 80 (16.49%) Mathematics
7 71 (14.64%) Multithreading
8 63 (12.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 60 (12.37%) Mentoring
10 52 (10.72%) OO
11 51 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (9.48%) TDD
13 42 (8.66%) Unit Testing
14 39 (8.04%) Distributed Algorithms
15 38 (7.84%) DevOps
15 38 (7.84%) MVC
16 37 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (7.01%) Coaching
17 34 (7.01%) SDLC
18 32 (6.60%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 207 (42.68%) C++
2 205 (42.27%) Java
3 197 (40.62%) Python
4 172 (35.46%) C#
5 149 (30.72%) JavaScript
6 140 (28.87%) SQL
7 121 (24.95%) C
8 24 (4.95%) PHP
9 22 (4.54%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.92%) Ruby
11 17 (3.51%) Scala
12 14 (2.89%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.65%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.65%) ES6
14 8 (1.65%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.65%) Perl
14 8 (1.65%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.44%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (22.27%) Degree
2 50 (10.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (6.80%) PhD
4 17 (3.51%) MPhil
5 10 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) MBA
8 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.39%) QA
2 14 (2.89%) PSD2
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.41%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (11.55%) Docker
2 14 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (8.66%) Kubernetes
2 23 (4.74%) Ansible
3 10 (2.06%) Terraform
4 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.57%) WorldPay
3 17 (3.51%) Oracle
4 15 (3.09%) Google
4 15 (3.09%) VMware
5 14 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.89%) Veeam
6 10 (2.06%) SAP
7 6 (1.24%) SonicWALL
8 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.41%) Atmel
8 2 (0.41%) NVIDIA
8 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.21%) Apple
9 1 (0.21%) IBM
9 1 (0.21%) Intel
9 1 (0.21%) Perforce
9 1 (0.21%) QNX
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat