Period
to 18 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 426 903 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.14% 22.10% 24.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.63% 23.73% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 327 578 643
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 2,170 3,806 3,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.42% 93.15% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 2,448 2,582
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -3 358 £55,000 +4.76% 201
Peterborough -14 10 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Huntingdon - 8 £47,500 -
Ely 0 2 £40,000 - 4
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 196 (46.01%) C#
2 192 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (42.25%) Python
4 164 (38.50%) C++
5 158 (37.09%) Degree
6 132 (30.99%) Java
7 128 (30.05%) Linux
8 121 (28.40%) .NET
9 103 (24.18%) SQL
10 101 (23.71%) Mathematics
11 97 (22.77%) Computer Science
11 97 (22.77%) C
12 89 (20.89%) Machine Learning
13 87 (20.42%) Finance
14 84 (19.72%) JavaScript
15 75 (17.61%) Algorithms
16 74 (17.37%) Test Automation
17 73 (17.14%) MVC
18 69 (16.20%) Windows
18 69 (16.20%) ASP.NET
19 66 (15.49%) Web Services
20 63 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
21 55 (12.91%) Scrum
22 54 (12.68%) OO
23 52 (12.21%) HTML
24 51 (11.97%) React
24 51 (11.97%) AngularJS
25 50 (11.74%) CSS
25 50 (11.74%) Computer Science Degree
26 49 (11.50%) Fintech

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 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.23%) Confluence
3 1 (0.23%) nginx
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (7.04%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (7.04%) GitHub
4 17 (3.99%) SaaS
5 12 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.15%) Wireless
2 20 (4.69%) Bluetooth
3 18 (4.23%) HTTP
4 14 (3.29%) Internet
5 9 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.17%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.47%) DNS
7 2 (0.47%) Hyperconnected
7 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
8 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.23%) IPv4
8 1 (0.23%) IPv6
8 1 (0.23%) LTE
8 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.28%) Relational Database
2 27 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.29%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.11%) MySQL
6 8 (1.88%) Big Data
6 8 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.41%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.47%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.23%) QGIS
10 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.92%) Visual Studio
3 26 (6.10%) JIRA
4 22 (5.16%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.05%) NUnit
6 8 (1.88%) Maven
7 7 (1.64%) Subversion
8 6 (1.41%) JUnit
9 5 (1.17%) GCC
10 4 (0.94%) GitLab
10 4 (0.94%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.70%) Mockito
11 3 (0.70%) Selenium
11 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.47%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.47%) Gradle
12 2 (0.47%) Redmine
12 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 87 (20.42%) Finance
2 39 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.87%) Electronics
4 23 (5.40%) Games
5 16 (3.76%) Automotive
6 15 (3.52%) Banking
6 15 (3.52%) Marketing
7 13 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.88%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 212 (49.77%) Software Engineer
2 156 (36.62%) Developer
3 80 (18.78%) Senior Software Engineer
4 57 (13.38%) Embedded Engineer
5 55 (12.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 48 (11.27%) .NET Developer
7 44 (10.33%) C# Developer
8 38 (8.92%) C# Software Engineer
9 37 (8.69%) Software Developer
10 35 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (7.75%) Machine Learning Developer
12 32 (7.51%) C++ Software Engineer
13 29 (6.81%) Python Developer
14 23 (5.40%) Java Engineer
15 22 (5.16%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 21 (4.93%) Java Software Engineer
17 19 (4.46%) .NET Software Engineer
17 19 (4.46%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
18 18 (4.23%) Graduate
19 17 (3.99%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (28.40%) .NET
2 69 (16.20%) ASP.NET
3 66 (15.49%) Web Services
4 52 (12.21%) HTML
5 51 (11.97%) AngularJS
5 51 (11.97%) React
6 50 (11.74%) CSS
7 33 (7.75%) J2EE
8 32 (7.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 30 (7.04%) J2SE
10 29 (6.81%) OpenGL
11 28 (6.57%) WCF
11 28 (6.57%) WPF
12 27 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (5.63%) jQuery
13 24 (5.63%) RESTful
14 20 (4.69%) Spring
15 19 (4.46%) REST
16 17 (3.99%) Qt
17 15 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.61%) Algorithms
2 23 (5.40%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.16%) Animation
4 21 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.46%) Photography
6 14 (3.29%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.29%) Device Driver
6 14 (3.29%) Smartphone
7 11 (2.58%) Life Science
7 11 (2.58%) Smart City
7 11 (2.58%) User Experience
8 10 (2.35%) Internet of Things
9 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.41%) Blog
10 6 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.94%) Mobile Games
11 4 (0.94%) Online Games
11 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (30.05%) Linux
2 69 (16.20%) Windows
3 28 (6.57%) Android
4 16 (3.76%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.64%) Unix
7 4 (0.94%) Debian
7 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.71%) Mathematics
3 97 (22.77%) Computer Science
4 89 (20.89%) Machine Learning
5 74 (17.37%) Test Automation
6 73 (17.14%) MVC
7 63 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (12.91%) Scrum
9 54 (12.68%) OO
10 49 (11.50%) Fintech
11 48 (11.27%) DevOps
12 45 (10.56%) Artificial Intelligence
13 44 (10.33%) Algorithmic Trading
13 44 (10.33%) Automated Trading
13 44 (10.33%) High-Frequency Trading
13 44 (10.33%) Market Making
13 44 (10.33%) Predictive Modelling
14 43 (10.09%) TDD
15 36 (8.45%) SDLC
16 34 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 196 (46.01%) C#
2 180 (42.25%) Python
3 164 (38.50%) C++
4 132 (30.99%) Java
5 103 (24.18%) SQL
6 97 (22.77%) C
7 84 (19.72%) JavaScript
8 40 (9.39%) Bash Shell
8 40 (9.39%) MATLAB
9 39 (9.15%) PHP
10 34 (7.98%) Ruby
11 33 (7.75%) R
12 30 (7.04%) Bourne shell
12 30 (7.04%) Korn
13 28 (6.57%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.88%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.88%) Perl
14 8 (1.88%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.64%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (37.09%) Degree
2 50 (11.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (8.69%) PhD
4 17 (3.99%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.47%) HNC
5 2 (0.47%) HND
5 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.63%) QA
2 12 (2.82%) PSD2
3 3 (0.70%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 39 (9.15%) Docker
2 14 (3.29%) Firmware
3 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.23%) Ansible
3 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.17%) Terraform
4 3 (0.70%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 45 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.39%) Oracle
3 13 (3.05%) WorldPay
4 10 (2.35%) SAP
5 8 (1.88%) Google
6 4 (0.94%) Samsung
7 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.70%) EMC
8 2 (0.47%) QNX
9 1 (0.23%) BT
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.23%) Perforce
9 1 (0.23%) Spotify
9 1 (0.23%) Sybase
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Xilinx