The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Engineer
Rank 102 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 2 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.14% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Software Development 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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Process Management
4 2 (40.00%) GIS
4 2 (40.00%) ESRI
4 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) JAXB
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) Dojo
3 2 (40.00%) GWT
3 2 (40.00%) Guava
3 2 (40.00%) STL
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Process Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos
1 2 (40.00%) ESRI
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (40.00%) Lumension