The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 18 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 155 167 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.05% 11.46% 10.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.53% 11.89% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 107 143 128
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1146 1405 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.46% 96.43% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1248 1352
Median salary £43,500 £43,900 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +5.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 260 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 140 (51.47%) Degree
3 132 (48.53%) C++
4 108 (39.71%) Computer Science
5 105 (38.60%) Java
6 104 (38.24%) C
7 99 (36.40%) Linux
8 71 (26.10%) Mathematics
9 65 (23.90%) C#
10 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (18.38%) SQL
12 44 (16.18%) Python
13 41 (15.07%) Algorithms
14 40 (14.71%) Perl
15 38 (13.97%) Windows
16 33 (12.13%) Telecoms
16 33 (12.13%) OO
16 33 (12.13%) PhD
16 33 (12.13%) HTML
16 33 (12.13%) Multithreading
17 32 (11.76%) Web Services
18 31 (11.40%) JavaScript
18 31 (11.40%) Finance
19 29 (10.66%) SDLC
20 28 (10.29%) User Experience
20 28 (10.29%) Digital Media
20 28 (10.29%) Machine Learning
21 26 (9.56%) .NET
21 26 (9.56%) Augmented Reality
22 25 (9.19%) Scrum

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.37%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.99%) HTTP
2 11 (4.04%) Wireless
3 9 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.47%) DNS
5 4 (1.47%) LDAP
6 3 (1.10%) MQTT
6 3 (1.10%) RTP
6 3 (1.10%) RTSP
6 3 (1.10%) SSL
6 3 (1.10%) STUN
6 3 (1.10%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.37%) GSM
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.72%) Relational Database
2 16 (5.88%) Big Data
3 10 (3.68%) MySQL
3 10 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.47%) HBase
5 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.74%) DB2
6 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.57%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.84%) JIRA
5 3 (1.10%) JMeter
5 3 (1.10%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.10%) NUnit
5 3 (1.10%) Selenium
6 2 (0.74%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.74%) JUnit
6 2 (0.74%) Subversion
6 2 (0.74%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.37%) CMake
7 1 (0.37%) Hudson
7 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.37%) MSTest
7 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (12.13%) Telecoms
2 31 (11.40%) Finance
3 11 (4.04%) Automotive
4 8 (2.94%) Games
5 3 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.13%) HTML
2 32 (11.76%) Web Services
3 26 (9.56%) .NET
4 18 (6.62%) MFC
4 18 (6.62%) XML
5 16 (5.88%) CSS
6 12 (4.41%) STL
7 11 (4.04%) ASP.NET
7 11 (4.04%) jQuery
7 11 (4.04%) JSP
8 10 (3.68%) REST
9 9 (3.31%) WCF
10 8 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.94%) JSON
10 8 (2.94%) Spring
11 7 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.57%) HTML5
11 7 (2.57%) OpenGL
12 6 (2.21%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (39.71%) Computer Science
2 71 (26.10%) Mathematics
3 41 (15.07%) Algorithms
4 28 (10.29%) Digital Media
4 28 (10.29%) User Experience
5 26 (9.56%) Augmented Reality
6 22 (8.09%) Physics
7 14 (5.15%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.68%) Biology
9 9 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.21%) CAN bus
10 6 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.84%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.47%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.47%) Oculus Rift
12 4 (1.47%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 99 (36.40%) Linux
2 38 (13.97%) Windows
3 19 (6.99%) Unix
4 9 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.47%) Android
5 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.47%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.13%) Multithreading
3 33 (12.13%) OO
4 29 (10.66%) SDLC
5 28 (10.29%) Machine Learning
6 25 (9.19%) Scrum
7 21 (7.72%) Computer Vision
7 21 (7.72%) Open Source
8 18 (6.62%) Test Automation
9 13 (4.78%) OOP
10 12 (4.41%) Bioinformatics
10 12 (4.41%) MVC
11 11 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.68%) Automated Testing
13 8 (2.94%) Software Architecture
14 7 (2.57%) CAD
14 7 (2.57%) Deep Learning
14 7 (2.57%) TDD
15 6 (2.21%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 132 (48.53%) C++
2 105 (38.60%) Java
3 104 (38.24%) C
4 65 (23.90%) C#
5 50 (18.38%) SQL
6 44 (16.18%) Python
7 40 (14.71%) Perl
8 31 (11.40%) JavaScript
9 18 (6.62%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.04%) PHP
11 10 (3.68%) Embedded C
12 8 (2.94%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.57%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.84%) R
16 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
19 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (51.47%) Degree
2 33 (12.13%) PhD
3 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.72%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.37%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.68%) Firmware
2 4 (1.47%) Docker
3 3 (1.10%) Kamailio
3 3 (1.10%) OpenSIPS
3 3 (1.10%) XenServer
4 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Xen
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
5 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Nagios
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (6.62%) Oracle
2 8 (2.94%) Apple
3 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.47%) Samsung
5 3 (1.10%) QNX
6 2 (0.74%) IBM
6 2 (0.74%) Zend
7 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.37%) Intel
7 1 (0.37%) webMethods
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Share Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
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