Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 2 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 585 1,131 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.68% 30.20% 15.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.14% 32.83% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 454 880 442
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,975 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £68,625
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

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 3,225 3,445 3,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.93% 91.99% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,183 2,664 2,612
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -3 508 £52,500 +5.00% 225
Peterborough -7 64 £45,000 -10.89% 8
Ely +3 2 £47,500 -
Huntingdon +3 1 £38,500 +69.23%
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 266 (45.47%) C++
2 263 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (42.05%) Python
4 217 (37.09%) C#
5 214 (36.58%) Java
6 173 (29.57%) JavaScript
7 142 (24.27%) C
8 135 (23.08%) Linux
9 134 (22.91%) Degree
10 129 (22.05%) Mathematics
11 124 (21.20%) Machine Learning
12 121 (20.68%) .NET
13 118 (20.17%) Computer Science
14 116 (19.83%) SQL
15 113 (19.32%) Algorithms
16 111 (18.97%) Scrum
17 104 (17.78%) OO
18 92 (15.73%) Multithreading
19 91 (15.56%) Test Automation
20 87 (14.87%) HTML
21 81 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
22 78 (13.33%) Finance
23 73 (12.48%) CSS
24 72 (12.31%) PhD
25 70 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
26 69 (11.79%) Windows
27 66 (11.28%) SQL Server
27 66 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
28 64 (10.94%) Mentoring
29 60 (10.26%) TDD

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 24 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.05%) Apache
3 7 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.03%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.85%) IIS
5 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.51%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.51%) WordPress
7 2 (0.34%) Kentico
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Confluence
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.51%) Odoo
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.32%) GitHub
4 19 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.37%) Firebase
7 7 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.20%) Slack
8 6 (1.03%) SaaS
8 6 (1.03%) Trello
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.79%) Wireless
2 24 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.59%) Internet
4 15 (2.56%) HTTP
5 12 (2.05%) Bluetooth
6 8 (1.37%) WAN
7 7 (1.20%) LAN
7 7 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.03%) 802.11
8 6 (1.03%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.85%) 802.15
9 5 (0.85%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.85%) IPv6
9 5 (0.85%) SSL
9 5 (0.85%) X.509
10 3 (0.51%) Skype
10 3 (0.51%) SNMP
11 2 (0.34%) 5G
11 2 (0.34%) Firewall
11 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.50%) Big Data
3 34 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 23 (3.93%) MySQL
6 19 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.05%) HBase
10 11 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.68%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.51%) Redis
13 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.34%) Power BI
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.86%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.47%) JIRA
4 23 (3.93%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.42%) NUnit
6 18 (3.08%) Selenium
7 17 (2.91%) ReSharper
7 17 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.37%) Maven
8 8 (1.37%) NCrunch
8 8 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.37%) webpack
9 7 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.03%) JMeter
10 6 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.85%) gulp
12 4 (0.68%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.68%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 78 (13.33%) Finance
2 51 (8.72%) Games
3 22 (3.76%) Automotive
4 18 (3.08%) Electronics
5 15 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 13 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.05%) Marketing
8 11 (1.88%) Publishing
9 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.85%) Law
11 4 (0.68%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Military
12 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 319 (54.53%) Software Engineer
2 199 (34.02%) Developer
3 97 (16.58%) Graduate
4 95 (16.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 94 (16.07%) Software Developer
6 72 (12.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 58 (9.91%) C# Developer
8 53 (9.06%) Graduate Developer
8 53 (9.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 44 (7.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 41 (7.01%) C# Software Developer
11 40 (6.84%) Python Engineer
12 37 (6.32%) C# Software Engineer
13 33 (5.64%) Python Developer
14 32 (5.47%) C Software Engineer
14 32 (5.47%) Java Engineer
15 30 (5.13%) .NET Developer
15 30 (5.13%) Embedded Engineer
15 30 (5.13%) Java Developer
16 29 (4.96%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (20.68%) .NET
2 87 (14.87%) HTML
3 73 (12.48%) CSS
4 59 (10.09%) Web Services
5 56 (9.57%) AngularJS
6 48 (8.21%) Node.js
7 41 (7.01%) jQuery
8 39 (6.67%) TensorFlow
9 38 (6.50%) RESTful
10 36 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 33 (5.64%) Natural Language Processing
11 33 (5.64%) REST
12 32 (5.47%) HTML5
13 29 (4.96%) JSON
14 28 (4.79%) .NET Framework
15 25 (4.27%) WCF
16 24 (4.10%) React
16 24 (4.10%) WPF
17 23 (3.93%) Spring
18 21 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 118 (20.17%) Computer Science
2 113 (19.32%) Algorithms
3 43 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.50%) Data Structures
5 33 (5.64%) User Experience
6 27 (4.62%) Smart City
7 22 (3.76%) Robotics
8 19 (3.25%) Fintech
9 18 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.22%) Life Science
10 13 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.05%) Internet of Things
12 9 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.37%) Biotechnology
13 8 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
14 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (1.03%) Device Driver
15 6 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 135 (23.08%) Linux
2 69 (11.79%) Windows
3 21 (3.59%) Android
4 18 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.85%) Robot Operating System
6 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.51%) CentOS
8 3 (0.51%) Debian
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (22.05%) Mathematics
3 124 (21.20%) Machine Learning
4 111 (18.97%) Scrum
5 104 (17.78%) OO
6 92 (15.73%) Multithreading
7 91 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 81 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
9 70 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (10.94%) Mentoring
11 60 (10.26%) TDD
12 55 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (9.40%) Unit Testing
13 53 (9.06%) Physics
14 49 (8.38%) Distributed Algorithms
14 49 (8.38%) SDLC
15 39 (6.67%) Coaching
16 36 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (6.15%) OOP
17 34 (5.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 266 (45.47%) C++
2 246 (42.05%) Python
3 217 (37.09%) C#
4 214 (36.58%) Java
5 173 (29.57%) JavaScript
6 142 (24.27%) C
7 116 (19.83%) SQL
8 26 (4.44%) PHP
9 24 (4.10%) Ruby
9 24 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.08%) Embedded C++
11 17 (2.91%) Embedded C
12 13 (2.22%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.71%) VB
14 8 (1.37%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.37%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.37%) Scala
15 7 (1.20%) ES6
15 7 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 134 (22.91%) Degree
2 72 (12.31%) PhD
3 45 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (5.13%) MPhil
5 20 (3.42%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.32%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.34%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 58 (9.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) Firmware
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (3.59%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.08%) Ansible
3 3 (0.51%) Puppet
4 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.91%) Google
3 14 (2.39%) Oracle
4 11 (1.88%) WorldPay
5 6 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.51%) Cisco
6 3 (0.51%) Polycom
6 3 (0.51%) VMware
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe
7 2 (0.34%) Intel
7 2 (0.34%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.34%) QNX
7 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.34%) Veeam
8 1 (0.17%) Apple
8 1 (0.17%) IBM
8 1 (0.17%) Perforce
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.17%) Samsung
8 1 (0.17%) Wind River