Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 347 526 1,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.59% 16.52% 30.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.60% 17.90% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 219 438 1,033
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,375 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,972 2,939 3,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 94.26% 92.31% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,264 2,115 3,052
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,773 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,875 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,902
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.27% +4.23%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -1 306 £52,500 - 216
Peterborough -4 1 - - 4
Huntingdon -11 1 £40,000 +3.90% 3
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 149 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (42.07%) Python
3 142 (40.92%) Linux
4 137 (39.48%) C++
5 134 (38.62%) Degree
6 125 (36.02%) Computer Science
7 117 (33.72%) Java
8 107 (30.84%) C
9 83 (23.92%) C#
10 78 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (21.33%) Test Automation
12 70 (20.17%) Windows
13 67 (19.31%) JavaScript
14 66 (19.02%) .NET
15 62 (17.87%) Git (software)
16 61 (17.58%) SQL
17 52 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (14.70%) AWS
19 50 (14.41%) Computer Science Degree
20 47 (13.54%) Web Services
20 47 (13.54%) TDD
21 46 (13.26%) DevOps
22 44 (12.68%) Scrum
23 43 (12.39%) OOP
23 43 (12.39%) Mathematics
23 43 (12.39%) JIRA
23 43 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
24 42 (12.10%) Oracle
25 41 (11.82%) Docker
26 39 (11.24%) Multithreading

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 7 (2.02%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.86%) Confluence
4 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.29%) Simulink
2 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 51 (14.70%) AWS
2 29 (8.36%) Azure
3 27 (7.78%) GCP
4 10 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
5 9 (2.59%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.73%) GitHub
6 6 (1.73%) Siri
7 3 (0.86%) SaaS
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.58%) Serverless
9 1 (0.29%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.29%) Dialogflow
9 1 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.78%) Wireless
2 13 (3.75%) Bluetooth
3 9 (2.59%) Internet
4 7 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (1.73%) ZigBee
6 5 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.86%) Hyperconnected
8 2 (0.58%) DNS
9 1 (0.29%) HTTP
9 1 (0.29%) SNMP
9 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.78%) NoSQL
2 24 (6.92%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.63%) MySQL
4 13 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.44%) Big Data
7 5 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.15%) Redis
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.39%) JIRA
3 30 (8.65%) Jenkins
4 19 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.88%) Selenium
6 9 (2.59%) NUnit
7 8 (2.31%) JUnit
7 8 (2.31%) Maven
8 7 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.02%) Hudson
8 7 (2.02%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.73%) Subversion
9 6 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.44%) Gerrit
10 5 (1.44%) GitLab
11 4 (1.15%) Gradle
12 3 (0.86%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.58%) Clang
13 2 (0.58%) Robot Framework
General
1 34 (9.80%) Automotive
2 33 (9.51%) Banking
2 33 (9.51%) Electronics
3 19 (5.48%) Finance
3 19 (5.48%) Games
4 17 (4.90%) Military
5 13 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.44%) Retail
9 3 (0.86%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 233 (67.15%) Software Engineer
2 80 (23.05%) Senior Software Engineer
3 65 (18.73%) Developer
4 63 (18.16%) Java Engineer
5 62 (17.87%) Java Software Engineer
6 44 (12.68%) C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (8.93%) C# Software Engineer
8 24 (6.92%) .NET Software Engineer
9 22 (6.34%) Senior Java Engineer
9 22 (6.34%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 21 (6.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (5.76%) Embedded Engineer
11 20 (5.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 20 (5.76%) Software Developer
12 18 (5.19%) C# Developer
13 17 (4.90%) Python Engineer
14 16 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (4.61%) Principal Engineer
14 16 (4.61%) Principal Software Engineer
15 14 (4.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.02%) .NET
2 47 (13.54%) Web Services
3 39 (11.24%) Spring
4 32 (9.22%) React
5 29 (8.36%) RESTful
6 28 (8.07%) AngularJS
7 23 (6.63%) OpenGL
8 21 (6.05%) Java EE
9 17 (4.90%) WPF
10 16 (4.61%) Redux
11 14 (4.03%) ASP.NET
11 14 (4.03%) HTML
11 14 (4.03%) Node.js
12 13 (3.75%) CSS
12 13 (3.75%) LAMP
12 13 (3.75%) Vulkan
13 12 (3.46%) REST
14 11 (3.17%) Kafka
14 11 (3.17%) WCF
15 9 (2.59%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.09%) Smartphone
2 27 (7.78%) Algorithms
2 27 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.05%) User Experience
4 14 (4.03%) Animation
5 11 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.17%) Photography
6 10 (2.88%) Device Driver
7 9 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.59%) Internet of Things
8 8 (2.31%) Mobile Games
8 8 (2.31%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.02%) Life Science
10 6 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.73%) Robotics
11 5 (1.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 142 (40.92%) Linux
2 70 (20.17%) Windows
3 38 (10.95%) Android
4 14 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.46%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (2.31%) Unix
7 6 (1.73%) Debian
8 5 (1.44%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (36.02%) Computer Science
3 78 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
4 74 (21.33%) Test Automation
5 52 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (13.54%) TDD
7 46 (13.26%) DevOps
8 44 (12.68%) Scrum
9 43 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 43 (12.39%) Mathematics
9 43 (12.39%) OOP
10 39 (11.24%) Multithreading
10 39 (11.24%) OO
11 30 (8.65%) Technical Leadership
12 28 (8.07%) Machine Learning
13 27 (7.78%) Web Development
14 24 (6.92%) Kanban
14 24 (6.92%) Physics
14 24 (6.92%) SDLC
15 21 (6.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 146 (42.07%) Python
2 137 (39.48%) C++
3 117 (33.72%) Java
4 107 (30.84%) C
5 83 (23.92%) C#
6 67 (19.31%) JavaScript
7 61 (17.58%) SQL
8 24 (6.92%) PHP
9 18 (5.19%) Embedded C
10 14 (4.03%) MATLAB
11 11 (3.17%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.59%) Perl
13 8 (2.31%) Assembly Language
13 8 (2.31%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.02%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.15%) Ruby
16 3 (0.86%) Scala
16 3 (0.86%) SPARQL
17 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (38.62%) Degree
2 50 (14.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.15%) PhD
5 2 (0.58%) HNC
5 2 (0.58%) HND
5 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.92%) QA
2 12 (3.46%) PSD2
3 3 (0.86%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (11.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.73%) Firmware
3 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 28 (8.07%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.19%) Ansible
3 10 (2.88%) Puppet
4 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (12.10%) Oracle
2 31 (8.93%) WorldPay
3 19 (5.48%) Google
4 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.03%) FIS
6 9 (2.59%) IBM
7 6 (1.73%) Apple
7 6 (1.73%) Dell
8 4 (1.15%) QNX
9 1 (0.29%) ATG
9 1 (0.29%) Perforce
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik