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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 83 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 24 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.65% 0.30% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.31% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 15
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 42 (79.25%) Computer Science
3 41 (77.36%) Degree
4 32 (60.38%) C++
5 31 (58.49%) C
6 18 (33.96%) OO
6 18 (33.96%) OOD
7 16 (30.19%) Python
8 15 (28.30%) Electronics
8 15 (28.30%) Mechatronics
9 14 (26.42%) Robotics
10 11 (20.75%) MATLAB
10 11 (20.75%) Linux
11 8 (15.09%) Finance
11 8 (15.09%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (13.21%) SQL
13 6 (11.32%) C#
13 6 (11.32%) Internet
14 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
14 5 (9.43%) Wireless
14 5 (9.43%) Java
14 5 (9.43%) Internet of Things
14 5 (9.43%) User Experience
14 5 (9.43%) Marketing
14 5 (9.43%) Google
15 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
15 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
15 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
15 4 (7.55%) HTML
15 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) Wireless
3 3 (5.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) TETRA
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (28.30%) Electronics
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) MFC
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) STL
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Qt
3 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (79.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (28.30%) Mechatronics
3 14 (26.42%) Robotics
4 5 (9.43%) Internet of Things
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.66%) Physics
5 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.96%) OOD
2 18 (33.96%) OO
3 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Architecture
4 3 (5.66%) Analytics
4 3 (5.66%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.66%) Web Development
5 1 (1.89%) Usability Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.89%) Regression Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Manual Testing
5 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) C++
2 31 (58.49%) C
3 16 (30.19%) Python
4 11 (20.75%) MATLAB
5 7 (13.21%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) Java
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.66%) Perl
10 2 (3.77%) PHP
11 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Google
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) Apple
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