Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,284 609 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.25% 18.61% 17.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.77% 21.07% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 999 484 593
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,825 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 3,918 2,890 3,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.30% 88.30% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 2,416 3,032
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.86% +0.76% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +7 1,196 £50,000 +5.26% 220
Peterborough +7 25 £55,000 +29.41% 11
St Neots - 6 £40,000 - 2
Ely -3 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Huntingdon -8 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 677 (52.73%) C++
2 543 (42.29%) Degree
3 527 (41.04%) Computer Science
4 477 (37.15%) C
5 474 (36.92%) Python
6 436 (33.96%) Linux
7 426 (33.18%) Java
8 384 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
9 338 (26.32%) Mathematics
10 336 (26.17%) C#
11 266 (20.72%) JavaScript
12 252 (19.63%) OO
13 208 (16.20%) Windows
14 203 (15.81%) Physics
15 201 (15.65%) SDLC
16 190 (14.80%) SQL
17 181 (14.10%) Multithreading
18 165 (12.85%) Scrum
19 161 (12.54%) HTML
20 154 (11.99%) Wireless
21 149 (11.60%) Test Automation
22 148 (11.53%) Machine Learning
23 146 (11.37%) Algorithms
24 144 (11.21%) .NET
25 130 (10.12%) Embedded C
25 130 (10.12%) Finance
26 126 (9.81%) Computer Science Degree
27 123 (9.58%) CSS
28 118 (9.19%) Electronics
29 104 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence

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 17 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (0.55%) Confluence
4 3 (0.23%) JBoss
4 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.16%) Apache
5 2 (0.16%) nginx
6 1 (0.078%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.078%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.078%) Kentico
6 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.078%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.31%) Simulink
3 1 (0.078%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.078%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.80%) GitHub
4 10 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.78%) SaaS
5 7 (0.55%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.16%) Datadog
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.078%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.078%) Firebase
8 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (11.99%) Wireless
2 44 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.02%) Internet
4 22 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (1.48%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.70%) HTTP
7 9 (0.70%) OpenVPN
8 8 (0.62%) 3G
8 8 (0.62%) 4G
8 8 (0.62%) WAN
9 7 (0.55%) SNMP
10 4 (0.31%) FlexRay
11 3 (0.23%) WLAN
12 2 (0.16%) DNS
12 2 (0.16%) Modbus
12 2 (0.16%) Skype
12 2 (0.16%) ZigBee
13 1 (0.078%) AMQP
13 1 (0.078%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.10%) Relational Database
2 55 (4.28%) SQL Server
3 50 (3.89%) MySQL
4 48 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 37 (2.88%) Big Data
6 23 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (1.79%) GIS
7 21 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 20 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
9 19 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.62%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.39%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.23%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.23%) Text Mining
15 2 (0.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 59 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.58%) NUnit
3 41 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.04%) JIRA
5 37 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 33 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.95%) Mercurial
8 23 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.09%) Subversion
10 12 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (0.86%) Bitbucket
11 11 (0.86%) Jasmine
11 11 (0.86%) Protractor
12 10 (0.78%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.62%) Moq
13 8 (0.62%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.47%) Selenium
15 6 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 130 (10.12%) Finance
2 118 (9.19%) Electronics
3 40 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 29 (2.26%) Retail
6 28 (2.18%) Marketing
7 20 (1.56%) Multimedia
8 18 (1.40%) Games
9 12 (0.93%) Advertising
10 11 (0.86%) Automotive
11 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.47%) Legal
13 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.31%) Military
14 3 (0.23%) Banking
15 1 (0.078%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.078%) French Language
15 1 (0.078%) German Language
15 1 (0.078%) Law
15 1 (0.078%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 815 (63.47%) Software Engineer
2 406 (31.62%) Developer
3 365 (28.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 239 (18.61%) Embedded Engineer
5 213 (16.59%) C Software Engineer
6 202 (15.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 198 (15.42%) Software Developer
8 178 (13.86%) Senior Software Engineer
9 173 (13.47%) Graduate
10 162 (12.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 154 (11.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 130 (10.12%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 125 (9.74%) Embedded C Engineer
14 124 (9.66%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 120 (9.35%) Java Engineer
16 118 (9.19%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
17 116 (9.03%) C++ Developer
18 113 (8.80%) Embedded C Software Engineer
19 106 (8.26%) Java Software Engineer
20 104 (8.10%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (12.54%) HTML
2 144 (11.21%) .NET
3 123 (9.58%) CSS
4 103 (8.02%) AngularJS
5 85 (6.62%) jQuery
5 85 (6.62%) Node.js
6 79 (6.15%) React
7 59 (4.60%) Web Services
8 52 (4.05%) WPF
9 48 (3.74%) HTML5
10 47 (3.66%) Spring
11 46 (3.58%) RESTful
12 39 (3.04%) .NET Framework
12 39 (3.04%) ASP.NET
13 38 (2.96%) STL
14 35 (2.73%) CSS3
15 34 (2.65%) OpenGL
15 34 (2.65%) WCF
16 33 (2.57%) Django
17 26 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 527 (41.04%) Computer Science
2 146 (11.37%) Algorithms
3 61 (4.75%) Embedded Systems
4 57 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.44%) User Experience
5 43 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 38 (2.96%) Data Structures
7 28 (2.18%) Device Driver
8 27 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
10 25 (1.95%) Life Science
11 24 (1.87%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.71%) Augmented Reality
12 22 (1.71%) Robotics
13 18 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 15 (1.17%) 3D Printing
15 14 (1.09%) Internet of Things
16 13 (1.01%) Management Information System
16 13 (1.01%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 436 (33.96%) Linux
2 208 (16.20%) Windows
3 75 (5.84%) Android
4 63 (4.91%) Embedded Linux
5 34 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.02%) Unix
7 24 (1.87%) Debian
8 14 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 11 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.39%) AIX
11 5 (0.39%) Solaris
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.078%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.078%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 252 (19.63%) OO
4 203 (15.81%) Physics
5 201 (15.65%) SDLC
6 181 (14.10%) Multithreading
7 165 (12.85%) Scrum
8 149 (11.60%) Test Automation
9 148 (11.53%) Machine Learning
10 104 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
11 103 (8.02%) OOP
12 92 (7.17%) TDD
13 81 (6.31%) Web Development
14 77 (6.00%) Collaborative Working
15 74 (5.76%) Unit Testing
16 72 (5.61%) OOD
17 65 (5.06%) Statistics
18 62 (4.83%) Open Source
19 57 (4.44%) Mentoring
20 54 (4.21%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 677 (52.73%) C++
2 477 (37.15%) C
3 474 (36.92%) Python
4 426 (33.18%) Java
5 336 (26.17%) C#
6 266 (20.72%) JavaScript
7 190 (14.80%) SQL
8 130 (10.12%) Embedded C
9 95 (7.40%) Embedded C++
9 95 (7.40%) MATLAB
10 67 (5.22%) PHP
11 49 (3.82%) Perl
12 37 (2.88%) Assembly Language
13 29 (2.26%) Scala
14 25 (1.95%) Ruby
15 24 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.71%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.56%) F#
18 18 (1.40%) VB
18 18 (1.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 543 (42.29%) Degree
2 126 (9.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (7.40%) PhD
4 27 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.01%) MCP
7 12 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.31%) HNC
9 4 (0.31%) HND
10 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.078%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.87%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.16%) JTAG
4 1 (0.078%) MISRA
System Software
1 52 (4.05%) Firmware
2 30 (2.34%) Docker
3 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) iptables
5 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.078%) KVM
5 1 (0.078%) NFS
5 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.47%) Ansible
2 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.23%) Terraform
5 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.16%) Kibana
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.078%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.078%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 85 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.19%) Oracle
3 31 (2.41%) WorldPay
4 30 (2.34%) Google
5 19 (1.48%) Cisco
5 19 (1.48%) Symantec
6 14 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 12 (0.93%) Dell
7 12 (0.93%) HP
8 11 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 11 (0.86%) Terracotta
9 7 (0.55%) Wind River
9 7 (0.55%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.39%) QNX
10 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.31%) MathWorks
11 4 (0.31%) Samsung
11 4 (0.31%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.23%) Tableau
12 3 (0.23%) VMware