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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 109 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 9 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.49% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
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
1722 1498 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.20% 93.16% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1309 1624
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 £29,500 £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%

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 20 August 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) C++
2 17 (89.47%) Java
3 16 (84.21%) Degree
4 12 (63.16%) QA
4 12 (63.16%) Python
5 10 (52.63%) STL
5 10 (52.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) C
7 6 (31.58%) Multimedia
8 5 (26.32%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.79%) Ajax
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.79%) PHP
10 3 (15.79%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) XSL
11 2 (10.53%) OOP
11 2 (10.53%) OO
11 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.53%) SOA
11 2 (10.53%) GPRS
11 2 (10.53%) GSM
11 2 (10.53%) UMTS
11 2 (10.53%) .NET
11 2 (10.53%) C#
11 2 (10.53%) Selenium
11 2 (10.53%) LTE
11 2 (10.53%) TTCN

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Wireless
2 2 (10.53%) LTE
2 2 (10.53%) GPRS
2 2 (10.53%) GSM
2 2 (10.53%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (31.58%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) STL
1 10 (52.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSL
2 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C++
2 17 (89.47%) Java
3 12 (63.16%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) C
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Tcl
6 2 (10.53%) TTCN
7 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA