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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 101 78 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 19 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 2.11% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 8
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 19 September 2014.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 18 (54.55%) Degree
4 16 (48.48%) C++
5 15 (45.45%) C#
5 15 (45.45%) Java
6 12 (36.36%) Physics
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) Finance
8 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
9 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.21%) OOP
10 7 (21.21%) OO
10 7 (21.21%) Computer Architecture
11 6 (18.18%) Perl
11 6 (18.18%) C
12 4 (12.12%) HTML
13 3 (9.09%) SQL
13 3 (9.09%) .NET
13 3 (9.09%) MFC
13 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
13 3 (9.09%) STL
13 3 (9.09%) XML
13 3 (9.09%) Python
13 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
13 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
13 3 (9.09%) Firmware
13 3 (9.09%) Windows
13 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
13 3 (9.09%) Electronics

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.06%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) CMake
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) MFC
2 3 (9.09%) STL
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) WinForms
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (36.36%) Physics
3 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.09%) Firmware
4 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Social Media
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) OOP
2 7 (21.21%) OO
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) OOD
3 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Usability Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Video Processing
4 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C++
2 15 (45.45%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) C
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) MKS
2 1 (3.03%) Perforce
2 1 (3.03%) Huawei
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