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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 95 85 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 21 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.14% 1.88% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.02% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 9
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.06% -2.00%
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
1733 1485 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.13% 93.28% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1298 1611
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
3 20 (58.82%) Degree
4 19 (55.88%) C++
5 16 (47.06%) C#
5 16 (47.06%) Java
6 14 (41.18%) Physics
7 13 (38.24%) Mathematics
8 10 (29.41%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) C
9 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 7 (20.59%) OOP
10 7 (20.59%) OO
11 6 (17.65%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (14.71%) HTML
12 5 (14.71%) Perl
12 5 (14.71%) .NET
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
14 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
14 3 (8.82%) Firmware
14 3 (8.82%) PhD
14 3 (8.82%) STL
14 3 (8.82%) XML
14 3 (8.82%) MFC
14 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
14 3 (8.82%) Electronics
14 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
15 2 (5.88%) Software Testing

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LTE
1 1 (2.94%) 4G
1 1 (2.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) CMake
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) STL
2 3 (8.82%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) MFC
3 2 (5.88%) WinForms
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 14 (41.18%) Physics
3 13 (38.24%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.82%) Firmware
4 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) Life Science
6 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) OOP
2 7 (20.59%) OO
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.88%) OOD
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.94%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (2.94%) Video Processing
5 1 (2.94%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C++
2 16 (47.06%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) C
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Perforce
2 1 (2.94%) MKS
2 1 (2.94%) Huawei
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