The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 25 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 129 213 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.53% 13.21% 10.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 13.63% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 106 173 121
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 292 (94.50%) Software Engineering
2 146 (47.25%) C++
3 130 (42.07%) Degree
4 124 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (33.98%) Linux
6 98 (31.72%) C#
7 97 (31.39%) Computer Science
8 92 (29.77%) C
9 91 (29.45%) Java
10 81 (26.21%) .NET
11 79 (25.57%) Python
12 74 (23.95%) SQL
13 55 (17.80%) Windows
14 51 (16.50%) OO
15 49 (15.86%) Scrum
16 45 (14.56%) MVC
17 44 (14.24%) JavaScript
18 43 (13.92%) HTML
19 38 (12.30%) CSS
20 35 (11.33%) ASP.NET
21 34 (11.00%) Oracle
22 33 (10.68%) TDD
23 30 (9.71%) Multithreading
24 29 (9.39%) Unit Testing
24 29 (9.39%) Perl
24 29 (9.39%) XML
25 28 (9.06%) Mathematics
26 27 (8.74%) Web Services
27 25 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
27 25 (8.09%) LINQ

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.27%) Apache
1 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.62%) JBoss
3 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.65%) CMS
4 2 (0.65%) Documentum
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.77%) Wireless
2 20 (6.47%) HTTP
3 18 (5.83%) Internet
4 12 (3.88%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.94%) 802.15
5 6 (1.94%) AMQP
5 6 (1.94%) MQTT
5 6 (1.94%) SSL
5 6 (1.94%) ZigBee
6 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.97%) X.509
8 2 (0.65%) DNS
8 2 (0.65%) SMTP
9 1 (0.32%) 3G
9 1 (0.32%) ISDN
9 1 (0.32%) LTE
9 1 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.88%) Big Data
5 10 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.62%) MySQL
8 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.97%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.97%) GIS
8 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.97%) HBase
8 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.18%) Maven
3 16 (5.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (4.21%) JIRA
5 12 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.91%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.94%) NUnit
8 5 (1.62%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.29%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.29%) Moq
9 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.97%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.65%) MSTest
11 2 (0.65%) Selenium
12 1 (0.32%) Ant
12 1 (0.32%) Hudson
12 1 (0.32%) JUnit
12 1 (0.32%) Subversion
12 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (5.83%) Electronics
2 11 (3.56%) Finance
3 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.27%) Games
5 5 (1.62%) Automotive
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.65%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.21%) .NET
2 43 (13.92%) HTML
3 38 (12.30%) CSS
4 35 (11.33%) ASP.NET
5 29 (9.39%) XML
6 27 (8.74%) Web Services
7 25 (8.09%) LINQ
8 23 (7.44%) .NET Framework
9 18 (5.83%) SOAP
9 18 (5.83%) WPF
10 17 (5.50%) REST
10 17 (5.50%) Spring
11 16 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (5.18%) HTML5
12 15 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (4.53%) Entity Framework
14 13 (4.21%) J2EE
15 12 (3.88%) Apache Flex
16 10 (3.24%) JSON
16 10 (3.24%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 97 (31.39%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.06%) Mathematics
3 21 (6.80%) Algorithms
3 21 (6.80%) Device Driver
4 14 (4.53%) Physics
5 13 (4.21%) Cryptography
6 9 (2.91%) User Experience
7 8 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.59%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.94%) Chemistry
9 5 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.97%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.97%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.65%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 105 (33.98%) Linux
2 55 (17.80%) Windows
3 24 (7.77%) Unix
4 21 (6.80%) Android
5 14 (4.53%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.62%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) Tizen
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (94.50%) Software Engineering
2 124 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.50%) OO
4 49 (15.86%) Scrum
5 45 (14.56%) MVC
6 33 (10.68%) TDD
7 30 (9.71%) Multithreading
8 29 (9.39%) Unit Testing
9 25 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.80%) OOP
11 20 (6.47%) Open Source
12 15 (4.85%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.88%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.88%) SDLC
13 12 (3.88%) Web Development
14 11 (3.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (3.24%) CRM
15 10 (3.24%) Kanban
16 9 (2.91%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 146 (47.25%) C++
2 98 (31.72%) C#
3 92 (29.77%) C
4 91 (29.45%) Java
5 79 (25.57%) Python
6 74 (23.95%) SQL
7 44 (14.24%) JavaScript
8 29 (9.39%) Perl
9 18 (5.83%) Embedded C
10 13 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.88%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.59%) PHP
12 8 (2.59%) TTCN
13 6 (1.94%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.94%) Fortran
13 6 (1.94%) Ruby
13 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.29%) F#
14 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 130 (42.07%) Degree
2 15 (4.85%) PhD
3 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.47%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) JTAG
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA
System Software
1 13 (4.21%) Firmware
2 8 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (11.00%) Oracle
2 16 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.62%) QNX
4 4 (1.29%) Lauterbach
5 3 (0.97%) Sybase
5 3 (0.97%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.65%) SAP
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