The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 78 101 119
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 31 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 7
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Graduate Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 34 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 31 (60.78%) Degree
4 22 (43.14%) C++
5 18 (35.29%) C
5 18 (35.29%) Linux
6 13 (25.49%) Finance
7 12 (23.53%) C#
7 12 (23.53%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) Python
9 10 (19.61%) Electronics
9 10 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (17.65%) Internet
10 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
11 8 (15.69%) SQL
11 8 (15.69%) OO
11 8 (15.69%) Physics
12 7 (13.73%) HTML
12 7 (13.73%) Wireless
12 7 (13.73%) Marketing
12 7 (13.73%) Internet of Things
12 7 (13.73%) User Experience
13 6 (11.76%) Perl
13 6 (11.76%) Windows
13 6 (11.76%) OOD
13 6 (11.76%) Computer Architecture
13 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
14 5 (9.80%) PHP
14 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
14 5 (9.80%) Firmware

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) Simulink
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Internet
2 7 (13.73%) Wireless
3 3 (5.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) 3G
5 1 (1.96%) LTE
5 1 (1.96%) 4G
5 1 (1.96%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) CMake
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Electronics
3 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (13.73%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) STL
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) MFC
4 2 (3.92%) Qt
4 2 (3.92%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Physics
3 7 (13.73%) Internet of Things
3 7 (13.73%) User Experience
4 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
6 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.88%) Robotics
7 3 (5.88%) Mechatronics
7 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) OO
3 6 (11.76%) OOD
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Architecture
4 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) Low Latency
5 3 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (3.92%) Usability Testing
6 2 (3.92%) OOP
6 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) Video Processing
7 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C++
2 18 (35.29%) C
3 12 (23.53%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) Python
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) Perl
7 5 (9.80%) PHP
7 5 (9.80%) MATLAB
8 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
8 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) MKS
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
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