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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 97 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 11 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 0.96% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.02% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 16
Average salary £27,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
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
1379 1663 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.23% 94.06% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1373 1452
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,000
% 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 30 June 2015.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (91.43%) Computer Science
3 30 (85.71%) Degree
4 29 (82.86%) C++
5 28 (80.00%) C
6 20 (57.14%) OO
6 20 (57.14%) Mechatronics
7 18 (51.43%) OOD
8 17 (48.57%) Robotics
9 11 (31.43%) Electronics
10 10 (28.57%) Python
11 7 (20.00%) MATLAB
12 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
12 4 (11.43%) Physics
12 4 (11.43%) Linux
13 3 (8.57%) Java
13 3 (8.57%) Firmware
13 3 (8.57%) Device Driver
14 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
14 2 (5.71%) Finance
14 2 (5.71%) Critical Success Factor
14 2 (5.71%) Computer Architecture
15 1 (2.86%) HTML5
15 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
15 1 (2.86%) CSS3
15 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
15 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
15 1 (2.86%) QA
15 1 (2.86%) Release Management
15 1 (2.86%) jQuery

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (31.43%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) Spring
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (91.43%) Computer Science
2 20 (57.14%) Mechatronics
3 17 (48.57%) Robotics
4 4 (11.43%) Physics
4 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
5 3 (8.57%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) OO
3 18 (51.43%) OOD
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
5 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) TDD
5 1 (2.86%) Logistics
5 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C++
2 28 (80.00%) C
3 10 (28.57%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
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