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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 86 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 25 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.55% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.29% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 11
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
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
1541 1388 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.59% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1172 1432
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 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 January 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 (95.92%) Software Engineering
2 36 (73.47%) Computer Science
3 30 (61.22%) Degree
4 22 (44.90%) C++
5 21 (42.86%) C
6 16 (32.65%) Linux
7 12 (24.49%) Python
8 11 (22.45%) OO
8 11 (22.45%) OOD
8 11 (22.45%) Electronics
8 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (18.37%) Internet
11 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
11 8 (16.33%) C#
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Wireless
12 7 (14.29%) Internet of Things
12 7 (14.29%) User Experience
12 7 (14.29%) Robotics
12 7 (14.29%) Mechatronics
12 7 (14.29%) Marketing
13 6 (12.24%) Computer Architecture
13 6 (12.24%) MATLAB
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
14 5 (10.20%) Windows
14 5 (10.20%) Google
14 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
15 4 (8.16%) Physics

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
2 7 (14.29%) Wireless
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Electronics
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
4 2 (4.08%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Qt
4 2 (4.08%) MFC
4 2 (4.08%) STL
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (73.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 7 (14.29%) Robotics
2 7 (14.29%) Mechatronics
3 4 (8.16%) Physics
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.12%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.45%) OO
2 11 (22.45%) OOD
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Architecture
4 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.12%) Web Development
6 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Usability Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) CRM
7 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) C++
2 21 (42.86%) C
3 12 (24.49%) Python
4 8 (16.33%) C#
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) MATLAB
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Apple
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