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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 107 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 3 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 1.28% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.35% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 24
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.03%
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 31 July 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 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (92.59%) Computer Science
3 24 (88.89%) Degree
3 24 (88.89%) C++
4 22 (81.48%) C
5 16 (59.26%) Mechatronics
6 15 (55.56%) OO
7 13 (48.15%) OOD
7 13 (48.15%) Robotics
8 8 (29.63%) Python
8 8 (29.63%) Electronics
9 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
10 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
10 4 (14.81%) Physics
11 3 (11.11%) Device Driver
11 3 (11.11%) Firmware
11 3 (11.11%) Java
12 2 (7.41%) Linux
12 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
13 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
13 1 (3.70%) Critical Success Factor
13 1 (3.70%) Computer Architecture
13 1 (3.70%) HTML5
13 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
13 1 (3.70%) CSS3
13 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
13 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
13 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
13 1 (3.70%) QA

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (29.63%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Mechatronics
3 13 (48.15%) Robotics
4 4 (14.81%) Physics
4 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
5 3 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (55.56%) OO
3 13 (48.15%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Release Management
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C++
2 22 (81.48%) C
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Firmware
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