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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 92 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 23 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.55% 0.45% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.47% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 14
Average salary £27,500 £25,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -14.16%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
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
1434 1708 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.70% 95.10% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1465 1615
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (87.23%) Computer Science
3 39 (82.98%) Degree
4 34 (72.34%) C
4 34 (72.34%) C++
5 23 (48.94%) OO
6 22 (46.81%) Mechatronics
7 21 (44.68%) OOD
8 19 (40.43%) Robotics
9 16 (34.04%) Python
10 14 (29.79%) Electronics
11 10 (21.28%) MATLAB
12 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
13 5 (10.64%) Algorithms
14 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
14 4 (8.51%) SQL
14 4 (8.51%) Physics
15 3 (6.38%) Java
15 3 (6.38%) Marketing
15 3 (6.38%) Web Development
15 3 (6.38%) Google
15 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
15 3 (6.38%) Finance
15 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
15 3 (6.38%) C#
15 3 (6.38%) Wireless
15 3 (6.38%) Firmware
15 3 (6.38%) Internet
15 3 (6.38%) Analytics

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Wireless
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (29.79%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) STL
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) MFC
2 1 (2.13%) CSS3
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (87.23%) Computer Science
2 22 (46.81%) Mechatronics
3 19 (40.43%) Robotics
4 5 (10.64%) Algorithms
5 4 (8.51%) Physics
6 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
6 3 (6.38%) Internet of Things
6 3 (6.38%) User Experience
6 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (48.94%) OO
3 21 (44.68%) OOD
4 3 (6.38%) Web Development
4 3 (6.38%) Analytics
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Architecture
4 3 (6.38%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (2.13%) Logistics
5 1 (2.13%) TDD
5 1 (2.13%) Validation
5 1 (2.13%) Release Management
5 1 (2.13%) OOP
5 1 (2.13%) CRM
5 1 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) C
1 34 (72.34%) C++
2 16 (34.04%) Python
3 10 (21.28%) MATLAB
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 39 (82.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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