Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,221 715 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.58% 20.79% 15.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.65% 23.26% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 821 505 529
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +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 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 4,262 3,074 3,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.79% 89.39% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,911 2,431 2,905
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +4 1,138 £52,500 +10.53% 172
Peterborough -17 22 £55,000 +57.14% 8
St Neots -7 10 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Huntingdon -13 3 £50,000 +4.17%
Ely 0 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 664 (54.38%) C++
2 543 (44.47%) Python
3 532 (43.57%) C
4 470 (38.49%) Linux
5 432 (35.38%) Degree
5 432 (35.38%) Computer Science
6 395 (32.35%) Java
7 374 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
8 368 (30.14%) Mathematics
9 281 (23.01%) C#
10 219 (17.94%) JavaScript
11 210 (17.20%) Windows
12 206 (16.87%) Physics
13 203 (16.63%) OO
14 183 (14.99%) Machine Learning
15 174 (14.25%) Algorithms
15 174 (14.25%) Scrum
16 164 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
17 160 (13.10%) Multithreading
18 159 (13.02%) SQL
19 145 (11.88%) Embedded C
20 138 (11.30%) .NET
20 138 (11.30%) SDLC
21 121 (9.91%) Embedded C++
22 115 (9.42%) Electronics
22 115 (9.42%) HTML
23 114 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
24 110 (9.01%) PhD
25 108 (8.85%) Test Automation
26 94 (7.70%) Computer Science Degree

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 16 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 10 (0.82%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.57%) Confluence
5 5 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.16%) SAS
6 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.082%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.082%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.082%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.082%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.082%) JBoss
7 1 (0.082%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.082%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.16%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.16%) RoboHelp
2 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.16%) SPSS
3 1 (0.082%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.082%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.10%) GitHub
3 36 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.80%) OpenShift
5 18 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.41%) PaaS
6 5 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.16%) Datadog
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.082%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 91 (7.45%) Wireless
2 45 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 38 (3.11%) Internet
4 19 (1.56%) Bluetooth
5 17 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (0.90%) Skype
7 10 (0.82%) WAN
8 9 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.74%) SNMP
9 8 (0.66%) HTTP
10 2 (0.16%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.16%) Modbus
10 2 (0.16%) SAN
10 2 (0.16%) WLAN
10 2 (0.16%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.082%) DNS
11 1 (0.082%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.082%) NAS
11 1 (0.082%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.082%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.57%) Relational Database
2 57 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 54 (4.42%) MySQL
3 54 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 35 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (2.78%) Big Data
6 19 (1.56%) GIS
6 19 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.39%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.06%) Apache Hive
8 13 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
8 13 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.74%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.33%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.25%) HBase
14 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 67 (5.49%) JIRA
3 48 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 44 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.97%) NUnit
6 23 (1.88%) Mercurial
7 22 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 22 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 20 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.31%) ReSharper
10 14 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.82%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.74%) Subversion
13 6 (0.49%) webpack
14 4 (0.33%) NCrunch
14 4 (0.33%) Selenium
15 3 (0.25%) GitLab
15 3 (0.25%) Moq
15 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 115 (9.42%) Electronics
2 91 (7.45%) Finance
3 50 (4.10%) Marketing
4 47 (3.85%) Games
5 46 (3.77%) Retail
6 29 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.80%) Multimedia
9 17 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.23%) Automotive
11 14 (1.15%) Advertising
12 10 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.41%) Legal
14 4 (0.33%) Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Publishing
16 1 (0.082%) French Language
16 1 (0.082%) German Language
16 1 (0.082%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.082%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 801 (65.60%) Software Engineer
2 392 (32.10%) C++ Software Engineer
3 374 (30.63%) Developer
4 241 (19.74%) C Software Engineer
5 236 (19.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 213 (17.44%) Software Developer
7 205 (16.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 188 (15.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 170 (13.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 169 (13.84%) Senior Software Engineer
11 168 (13.76%) Graduate
12 147 (12.04%) Embedded C Engineer
13 139 (11.38%) C++ Developer
14 136 (11.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 134 (10.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 133 (10.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 131 (10.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 122 (9.99%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
19 120 (9.83%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
19 120 (9.83%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (11.30%) .NET
2 115 (9.42%) HTML
3 85 (6.96%) CSS
4 84 (6.88%) Web Services
5 81 (6.63%) AngularJS
6 76 (6.22%) RESTful
7 56 (4.59%) OpenGL
8 55 (4.50%) .NET Framework
9 54 (4.42%) jQuery
10 52 (4.26%) Node.js
11 47 (3.85%) Spring
12 46 (3.77%) React
12 46 (3.77%) WPF
13 43 (3.52%) STL
14 36 (2.95%) HTML5
15 33 (2.70%) TensorFlow
16 31 (2.54%) Django
17 27 (2.21%) CSS3
18 26 (2.13%) ASP.NET
19 22 (1.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 432 (35.38%) Computer Science
2 174 (14.25%) Algorithms
3 55 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 43 (3.52%) User Experience
6 41 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (2.95%) Data Structures
8 31 (2.54%) CUDA
9 29 (2.38%) Life Science
10 28 (2.29%) Robotics
11 25 (2.05%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
12 23 (1.88%) Fintech
13 22 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 22 (1.80%) Online Games
14 20 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
15 19 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
16 18 (1.47%) Internet of Things
16 18 (1.47%) Management Information System
17 17 (1.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 470 (38.49%) Linux
2 210 (17.20%) Windows
3 76 (6.22%) Android
4 50 (4.10%) Embedded Linux
5 46 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.05%) Unix
7 21 (1.72%) Debian
8 5 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
8 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.16%) AIX
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.16%) Solaris
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.082%) CentOS
11 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.082%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.082%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (30.14%) Mathematics
3 206 (16.87%) Physics
4 203 (16.63%) OO
5 183 (14.99%) Machine Learning
6 174 (14.25%) Scrum
7 164 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 160 (13.10%) Multithreading
9 138 (11.30%) SDLC
10 114 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
11 108 (8.85%) Test Automation
12 90 (7.37%) TDD
13 86 (7.04%) Computer Vision
14 77 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (6.22%) Image Processing
16 74 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
17 70 (5.73%) E-Commerce
18 66 (5.41%) Unit Testing
19 62 (5.08%) Data Science
19 62 (5.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 664 (54.38%) C++
2 543 (44.47%) Python
3 532 (43.57%) C
4 395 (32.35%) Java
5 281 (23.01%) C#
6 219 (17.94%) JavaScript
7 159 (13.02%) SQL
8 145 (11.88%) Embedded C
9 121 (9.91%) Embedded C++
10 89 (7.29%) MATLAB
11 71 (5.81%) PHP
12 41 (3.36%) Assembly Language
13 35 (2.87%) Ruby
14 31 (2.54%) Scala
15 30 (2.46%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.64%) Perl
17 15 (1.23%) VB
18 11 (0.90%) VC++
19 10 (0.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 432 (35.38%) Degree
2 110 (9.01%) PhD
3 94 (7.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.082%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.082%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.29%) QA
2 22 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.25%) WAI
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.082%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (4.10%) Firmware
2 43 (3.52%) Docker
3 5 (0.41%) LXC
4 2 (0.16%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (0.16%) iptables
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.082%) NFS
5 1 (0.082%) Xen
5 1 (0.082%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.25%) Terraform
2 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.16%) Kibana
2 2 (0.16%) Nagios
2 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.082%) Ansible
3 1 (0.082%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.082%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (5.65%) WorldPay
2 49 (4.01%) Oracle
3 46 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.39%) Cisco
4 17 (1.39%) Google
5 13 (1.06%) Dell
5 13 (1.06%) HP
6 10 (0.82%) Polycom
7 8 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.57%) Symantec
9 6 (0.49%) Wind River
9 6 (0.49%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.33%) QNX
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.25%) SAP
11 3 (0.25%) Tableau
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe
12 2 (0.16%) Intel
12 2 (0.16%) Rackspace