Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1274 575 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.88% 16.44% 14.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.50% 18.65% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 453 541
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3803 3083 3660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.19% 88.14% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 2531 3156
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 1169 £50,000 - 80
Peterborough +12 37 £51,000 +13.33% 11
Ely -7 12 £47,500 +5.56%
Huntingdon +4 8 £22,750 -51.08%
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 645 (50.63%) C++
2 545 (42.78%) Degree
3 530 (41.60%) Computer Science
4 446 (35.01%) Java
5 439 (34.46%) Python
6 403 (31.63%) C#
7 399 (31.32%) C
8 395 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
9 378 (29.67%) Linux
10 350 (27.47%) Mathematics
11 298 (23.39%) JavaScript
12 274 (21.51%) OO
13 224 (17.58%) SQL
14 220 (17.27%) Physics
15 212 (16.64%) Windows
16 209 (16.41%) SDLC
17 198 (15.54%) HTML
18 177 (13.89%) Multithreading
19 174 (13.66%) Algorithms
20 170 (13.34%) Test Automation
21 166 (13.03%) .NET
22 153 (12.01%) CSS
23 148 (11.62%) Finance
24 146 (11.46%) Scrum
25 143 (11.22%) Computer Science Degree
26 139 (10.91%) Machine Learning
27 137 (10.75%) Wireless
28 126 (9.89%) AngularJS
29 122 (9.58%) Microsoft
30 117 (9.18%) jQuery

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 (1.88%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (0.71%) Kentico
4 7 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (0.55%) nginx
5 6 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.31%) JBoss
7 3 (0.24%) Apache
7 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.24%) Jetty
7 3 (0.24%) MediaWiki
7 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.078%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.078%) SAS
8 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.39%) Simulink
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.24%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.61%) GitHub
3 40 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.57%) SaaS
5 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.078%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.078%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.078%) Firebase
7 1 (0.078%) IaaS
7 1 (0.078%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 137 (10.75%) Wireless
2 35 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (1.18%) Bluetooth
5 13 (1.02%) Internet
6 10 (0.78%) 3G
6 10 (0.78%) 4G
6 10 (0.78%) OpenVPN
7 9 (0.71%) HTTP
8 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.39%) Firewall
9 5 (0.39%) WAN
10 4 (0.31%) FlexRay
10 4 (0.31%) SNMP
11 3 (0.24%) SAN
11 3 (0.24%) WLAN
12 2 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.078%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.078%) Skype
13 1 (0.078%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.95%) Relational Database
2 65 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.00%) MySQL
4 49 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 33 (2.59%) Big Data
6 25 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.81%) Geospatial Data
8 19 (1.49%) GIS
9 17 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.78%) Text Mining
13 6 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.24%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.24%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.24%) KNIME
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.32%) NUnit
3 54 (4.24%) TeamCity
4 49 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 43 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 33 (2.59%) Mercurial
8 24 (1.88%) JIRA
9 21 (1.65%) Subversion
10 17 (1.33%) ClearCase
11 14 (1.10%) Moq
11 14 (1.10%) MSBuild
12 12 (0.94%) Selenium
13 11 (0.86%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.86%) Protractor
14 10 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.55%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
16 5 (0.39%) Buildbot
16 5 (0.39%) CppUnit
General
1 148 (11.62%) Finance
2 95 (7.46%) Electronics
3 41 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.98%) Marketing
5 35 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 24 (1.88%) Multimedia
7 18 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.02%) Games
9 9 (0.71%) Automotive
10 8 (0.63%) Advertising
11 6 (0.47%) Retail
12 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.31%) Back Office
12 4 (0.31%) Banking
12 4 (0.31%) Legal
12 4 (0.31%) Military
13 1 (0.078%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.078%) French Language
13 1 (0.078%) German Language
13 1 (0.078%) Law
Job Titles
1 767 (60.20%) Software Engineer
2 438 (34.38%) Developer
3 338 (26.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 201 (15.78%) Software Developer
5 194 (15.23%) Graduate
6 191 (14.99%) Embedded Engineer
7 186 (14.60%) C Software Engineer
8 184 (14.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 171 (13.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 147 (11.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 146 (11.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 112 (8.79%) C++ Developer
12 112 (8.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 108 (8.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 108 (8.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 100 (7.85%) Embedded C Engineer
15 98 (7.69%) C# Developer
16 96 (7.54%) Java Engineer
17 92 (7.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
17 92 (7.22%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (15.54%) HTML
2 166 (13.03%) .NET
3 153 (12.01%) CSS
4 126 (9.89%) AngularJS
5 117 (9.18%) jQuery
6 88 (6.91%) Node.js
7 81 (6.36%) HTML5
8 75 (5.89%) React
9 65 (5.10%) ASP.NET
10 60 (4.71%) Web Services
11 50 (3.92%) CSS3
12 48 (3.77%) Spring
13 44 (3.45%) WPF
14 38 (2.98%) STL
15 37 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (2.90%) RESTful
16 34 (2.67%) WCF
17 30 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 30 (2.35%) POSIX
18 29 (2.28%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 530 (41.60%) Computer Science
2 174 (13.66%) Algorithms
3 86 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (5.34%) Mobile App
5 64 (5.02%) User Experience
6 41 (3.22%) Data Structures
6 41 (3.22%) Embedded Systems
7 33 (2.59%) Client/Server
8 32 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.28%) 3D Printing
10 28 (2.20%) Augmented Reality
11 27 (2.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 24 (1.88%) Life Science
13 22 (1.73%) Device Driver
14 20 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
15 16 (1.26%) Robotics
16 13 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (1.02%) Verilog
17 11 (0.86%) Smart City
18 9 (0.71%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 378 (29.67%) Linux
2 212 (16.64%) Windows
3 89 (6.99%) Android
4 52 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
5 39 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.28%) Debian
7 22 (1.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 20 (1.57%) Unix
9 12 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.39%) AIX
11 5 (0.39%) Solaris
11 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (27.47%) Mathematics
3 274 (21.51%) OO
4 220 (17.27%) Physics
5 209 (16.41%) SDLC
6 177 (13.89%) Multithreading
7 170 (13.34%) Test Automation
8 146 (11.46%) Scrum
9 139 (10.91%) Machine Learning
10 116 (9.11%) OOP
11 114 (8.95%) TDD
12 105 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
13 102 (8.01%) Web Development
14 94 (7.38%) Unit Testing
15 80 (6.28%) Collaborative Working
16 78 (6.12%) Statistics
17 76 (5.97%) OOD
18 67 (5.26%) Open Source
19 62 (4.87%) Configuration Management
20 58 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 645 (50.63%) C++
2 446 (35.01%) Java
3 439 (34.46%) Python
4 403 (31.63%) C#
5 399 (31.32%) C
6 298 (23.39%) JavaScript
7 224 (17.58%) SQL
8 105 (8.24%) MATLAB
9 103 (8.08%) Embedded C
10 76 (5.97%) Embedded C++
11 54 (4.24%) Perl
12 53 (4.16%) PHP
13 33 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 31 (2.43%) Assembly Language
15 28 (2.20%) F#
15 28 (2.20%) Scala
16 27 (2.12%) VB
17 25 (1.96%) VB6
18 23 (1.81%) Fortran
19 22 (1.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 545 (42.78%) Degree
2 143 (11.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (7.22%) PhD
4 33 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (2.51%) MCP
6 30 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 24 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.39%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.31%) HNC
9 4 (0.31%) HND
9 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) ISEB
10 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) JTAG
3 1 (0.078%) MISRA
System Software
1 37 (2.90%) Firmware
2 35 (2.75%) Docker
3 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) iptables
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.078%) GFS2
5 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.078%) KVM
5 1 (0.078%) NFS
5 1 (0.078%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 16 (1.26%) Ansible
2 7 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.39%) Puppet
4 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.078%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 122 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.61%) Oracle
3 30 (2.35%) Google
4 18 (1.41%) Cisco
4 18 (1.41%) Symantec
5 13 (1.02%) SAP
5 13 (1.02%) Terracotta
6 12 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.47%) Dell
8 6 (0.47%) HP
8 6 (0.47%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.31%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.31%) Samsung
9 4 (0.31%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.31%) Wind River
10 3 (0.24%) QNX
10 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.24%) Tableau
10 3 (0.24%) VMware