Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 906 878 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.07% 23.53% 14.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.87% 26.22% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 579 620 479
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,875 £67,500
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 3,795 3,349 3,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.45% 89.74% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,442 2,554 2,899
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 0 821 £52,500 +10.53% 148
Peterborough +2 57 £37,500 -9.09% 9
St Neots -6 6 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Ely +6 3 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Huntingdon -3 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 477 (52.65%) C++
2 416 (45.92%) Python
3 334 (36.87%) C
4 330 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (33.55%) Linux
6 288 (31.79%) Java
7 263 (29.03%) Mathematics
8 259 (28.59%) C#
9 253 (27.92%) Degree
10 233 (25.72%) Computer Science
11 198 (21.85%) JavaScript
12 167 (18.43%) Machine Learning
13 165 (18.21%) Algorithms
14 153 (16.89%) Windows
15 150 (16.56%) Physics
16 146 (16.11%) OO
16 146 (16.11%) Scrum
17 142 (15.67%) .NET
18 132 (14.57%) SQL
19 128 (14.13%) Artificial Intelligence
20 114 (12.58%) Multithreading
21 107 (11.81%) Test Automation
22 99 (10.93%) HTML
23 97 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
24 94 (10.38%) PhD
25 90 (9.93%) Finance
26 84 (9.27%) TDD
27 82 (9.05%) Web Services
28 77 (8.50%) Embedded C
29 76 (8.39%) Embedded C++

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 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 11 (1.21%) Apache
4 9 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.44%) IIS
6 3 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.22%) Kentico
7 2 (0.22%) SAS
7 2 (0.22%) WordPress
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.11%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
8 1 (0.11%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.22%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
3 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.11%) Simulink
4 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.18%) GitHub
3 47 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.21%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.55%) SaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.20%) Internet
2 28 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.98%) Wireless
4 14 (1.55%) HTTP
5 12 (1.32%) Skype
6 9 (0.99%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.77%) SNMP
7 7 (0.77%) WAN
8 6 (0.66%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.22%) 5G
10 2 (0.22%) ATM
10 2 (0.22%) Broadband
10 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.22%) SAN
11 1 (0.11%) 802.11
11 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.11%) NAS
11 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 38 (4.19%) Big Data
4 37 (4.08%) MySQL
5 28 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 25 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.10%) HBase
9 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.66%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.55%) GIS
12 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.44%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.33%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.96%) JIRA
3 52 (5.74%) Visual Studio
4 31 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.43%) ReSharper
6 20 (2.21%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.21%) NUnit
6 20 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (1.88%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.55%) Selenium
10 11 (1.21%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.77%) webpack
12 6 (0.66%) Maven
13 5 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.55%) NCrunch
14 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.44%) Ranorex
14 4 (0.44%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (9.93%) Finance
2 64 (7.06%) Games
3 63 (6.95%) Electronics
4 37 (4.08%) Marketing
5 24 (2.65%) Retail
6 21 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.21%) Automotive
8 18 (1.99%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.21%) Multimedia
10 9 (0.99%) Advertising
11 7 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.22%) Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Military
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 564 (62.25%) Software Engineer
2 296 (32.67%) Developer
3 278 (30.68%) C++ Software Engineer
4 172 (18.98%) Software Developer
5 148 (16.34%) C Software Engineer
6 142 (15.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 130 (14.35%) Graduate
8 124 (13.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 117 (12.91%) Senior Software Engineer
10 107 (11.81%) Embedded Engineer
11 105 (11.59%) C++ Developer
12 104 (11.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 94 (10.38%) C++ Software Developer
14 89 (9.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 85 (9.38%) C# Developer
16 81 (8.94%) Embedded C Engineer
17 79 (8.72%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 78 (8.61%) Embedded C++ Engineer
18 78 (8.61%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 78 (8.61%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (15.67%) .NET
2 99 (10.93%) HTML
3 82 (9.05%) Web Services
4 74 (8.17%) CSS
5 69 (7.62%) AngularJS
6 68 (7.51%) RESTful
7 52 (5.74%) .NET Framework
8 48 (5.30%) jQuery
9 43 (4.75%) TensorFlow
10 41 (4.53%) HTML5
11 40 (4.42%) Node.js
11 40 (4.42%) WPF
12 37 (4.08%) OpenGL
12 37 (4.08%) Spring
13 34 (3.75%) Natural Language Processing
14 31 (3.42%) STL
15 25 (2.76%) ASP.NET
15 25 (2.76%) React
15 25 (2.76%) WinForms
16 23 (2.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 233 (25.72%) Computer Science
2 165 (18.21%) Algorithms
3 47 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.42%) User Experience
5 36 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (3.53%) Fintech
7 31 (3.42%) Data Structures
8 23 (2.54%) CUDA
8 23 (2.54%) Life Science
9 21 (2.32%) Private Cloud
10 20 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (2.21%) Online Games
10 20 (2.21%) Robotics
11 17 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (1.66%) Augmented Reality
12 15 (1.66%) Smart City
13 12 (1.32%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 304 (33.55%) Linux
2 153 (16.89%) Windows
3 49 (5.41%) Android
4 31 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.87%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (1.43%) Unix
7 10 (1.10%) Debian
8 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.66%) Robot Operating System
9 3 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.22%) CentOS
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (29.03%) Mathematics
3 167 (18.43%) Machine Learning
4 150 (16.56%) Physics
5 146 (16.11%) OO
5 146 (16.11%) Scrum
6 128 (14.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 114 (12.58%) Multithreading
8 107 (11.81%) Test Automation
9 97 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
10 84 (9.27%) TDD
11 76 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (8.06%) SDLC
13 67 (7.40%) Unit Testing
14 65 (7.17%) Computer Vision
15 63 (6.95%) Image Processing
16 58 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (6.07%) Mentoring
18 49 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
18 49 (5.41%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 477 (52.65%) C++
2 416 (45.92%) Python
3 334 (36.87%) C
4 288 (31.79%) Java
5 259 (28.59%) C#
6 198 (21.85%) JavaScript
7 132 (14.57%) SQL
8 77 (8.50%) Embedded C
9 76 (8.39%) Embedded C++
10 58 (6.40%) MATLAB
11 43 (4.75%) PHP
12 33 (3.64%) T-SQL
13 31 (3.42%) Ruby
14 22 (2.43%) Scala
15 18 (1.99%) Assembly Language
16 16 (1.77%) VB
17 11 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.99%) Bash Shell
19 7 (0.77%) TypeScript
20 6 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 253 (27.92%) Degree
2 94 (10.38%) PhD
3 56 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.22%) ISEB
6 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.42%) QA
2 20 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.33%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 57 (6.29%) Docker
2 15 (1.66%) Firmware
3 5 (0.55%) LXC
4 2 (0.22%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Xen
5 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (0.77%) Ansible
2 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (5.19%) WorldPay
2 38 (4.19%) Oracle
3 35 (3.86%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.32%) Cisco
4 12 (1.32%) Polycom
5 8 (0.88%) Xamarin
6 7 (0.77%) Google
7 6 (0.66%) Dell
7 6 (0.66%) HP
8 4 (0.44%) Adobe
9 3 (0.33%) Intel
10 2 (0.22%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.22%) SAP
11 1 (0.11%) Apple
11 1 (0.11%) Citrix
11 1 (0.11%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.11%) QNX
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.11%) Samsung
11 1 (0.11%) Wind River