Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 131 433 912
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.56% 18.14% 22.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.02% 19.59% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 87 365 587
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,400 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £71,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +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 872 2,210 3,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 90.27% 92.58% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 634 1,601 2,490
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,100 £72,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 -4 115 £61,250 +11.36% 55
Peterborough +21 2 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Huntingdon +13 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
St Neots - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 60 (45.80%) C++
2 55 (41.98%) Linux
3 49 (37.40%) Python
4 44 (33.59%) Degree
5 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (27.48%) C#
6 36 (27.48%) AWS
7 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
8 29 (22.14%) Docker
9 28 (21.37%) SQL
9 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
10 27 (20.61%) Mathematics
11 26 (19.85%) .NET
11 26 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
13 24 (18.32%) C
14 22 (16.79%) MVC
14 22 (16.79%) Azure
15 21 (16.03%) Node.js
16 20 (15.27%) Jenkins
17 19 (14.50%) SDLC
17 19 (14.50%) Java
18 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET
19 17 (12.98%) Manufacturing
19 17 (12.98%) JIRA
19 17 (12.98%) Algorithms
20 15 (11.45%) Scrum
20 15 (11.45%) Validation
20 15 (11.45%) 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 5 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.82%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) nginx
3 2 (1.53%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) Mule
3 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) EPLAN
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.48%) AWS
2 22 (16.79%) Azure
3 7 (5.34%) Slack
4 5 (3.82%) GCP
5 4 (3.05%) SaaS
6 3 (2.29%) Serverless
7 2 (1.53%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) RS-485
2 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.63%) RS-232
4 8 (6.11%) Internet
5 6 (4.58%) HTTP
6 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.05%) Modbus
7 3 (2.29%) Wireless
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.53%) DHCP
8 2 (1.53%) Firewall
8 2 (1.53%) NAS
8 2 (1.53%) Network Security
8 2 (1.53%) SAN
8 2 (1.53%) SNMP
8 2 (1.53%) SSL
8 2 (1.53%) VLAN
8 2 (1.53%) VPN
9 1 (0.76%) IPv4
9 1 (0.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.63%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.58%) Big Data
3 6 (4.58%) OLAP
4 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.27%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.98%) JIRA
4 13 (9.92%) CMake
5 8 (6.11%) Artifactory
5 8 (6.11%) GitLab
6 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.82%) GNU Toolchain
8 4 (3.05%) Gradle
8 4 (3.05%) Maven
8 4 (3.05%) Redmine
9 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.53%) FishEye
9 2 (1.53%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.76%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.76%) Selenium
10 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.98%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.87%) Electronics
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 6 (4.58%) Law
4 5 (3.82%) Automotive
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
4 5 (3.82%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Military
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (60.31%) Software Engineer
2 30 (22.90%) Developer
3 27 (20.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Principal Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Principal Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.11%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Python Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.58%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Python Software Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Control Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.05%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.85%) .NET
2 21 (16.03%) Node.js
3 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET
4 11 (8.40%) WPF
5 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (7.63%) RESTful
5 10 (7.63%) WinForms
6 9 (6.87%) HTML
7 8 (6.11%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.11%) CSS
7 8 (6.11%) React
7 8 (6.11%) REST
7 8 (6.11%) Web Services
8 7 (5.34%) OpenGL
9 6 (4.58%) D3.js
9 6 (4.58%) Qt
10 4 (3.05%) jQuery
10 4 (3.05%) Spring
11 3 (2.29%) JSON
11 3 (2.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Algorithms
2 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.40%) User Experience
4 8 (6.11%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.34%) Music Streaming
5 7 (5.34%) Wiki
6 6 (4.58%) Animation
6 6 (4.58%) Photography
7 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.82%) Robotics
7 5 (3.82%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.05%) Media Streaming
9 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.53%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.53%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.53%) PKI
11 1 (0.76%) CUDA
11 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.98%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Windows
3 13 (9.92%) Android
4 11 (8.40%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.11%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.29%) Unix
8 2 (1.53%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
3 27 (20.61%) Mathematics
4 26 (19.85%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (16.79%) MVC
6 19 (14.50%) SDLC
7 15 (11.45%) Scrum
7 15 (11.45%) Validation
8 13 (9.92%) Machine Learning
9 12 (9.16%) Android Development
10 11 (8.40%) Product Management
10 11 (8.40%) Visualisation
11 10 (7.63%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (7.63%) iOS Development
11 10 (7.63%) Microservices
11 10 (7.63%) Software Testing
12 9 (6.87%) Data Science
13 8 (6.11%) Analytics
13 8 (6.11%) Multithreading
13 8 (6.11%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.80%) C++
2 49 (37.40%) Python
3 36 (27.48%) C#
4 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
5 28 (21.37%) SQL
6 24 (18.32%) C
7 19 (14.50%) Java
8 13 (9.92%) Go
9 10 (7.63%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.87%) MATLAB
11 7 (5.34%) Scala
12 5 (3.82%) Assembly Language
12 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.82%) Java 8
12 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.82%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.05%) Ruby
14 3 (2.29%) Kotlin
14 3 (2.29%) R
15 2 (1.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 44 (33.59%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.05%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Firmware
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.11%) Ansible
3 3 (2.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Google
3 7 (5.34%) Autodesk
4 6 (4.58%) Spotify
4 6 (4.58%) Tableau
5 5 (3.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.53%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Alibaba
7 1 (0.76%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.76%) Dell
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) New Relic
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle
7 1 (0.76%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin