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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 11 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 300 186 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.50% 12.64% 11.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.42% 13.11% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 235 153 162
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1629 1419 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.04% 96.40% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1144 1501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 442 (82.62%) Software Engineering
2 271 (50.65%) Degree
3 257 (48.04%) C++
4 224 (41.87%) C
5 197 (36.82%) Computer Science
6 190 (35.51%) Linux
7 187 (34.95%) Python
8 186 (34.77%) C#
9 163 (30.47%) Java
10 152 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (20.19%) .NET
12 105 (19.63%) Windows
13 90 (16.82%) HTML
14 89 (16.64%) Finance
15 76 (14.21%) JavaScript
16 75 (14.02%) SQL
17 74 (13.83%) Mathematics
18 68 (12.71%) QA
19 66 (12.34%) OO
20 63 (11.78%) Scrum
20 63 (11.78%) Wireless
20 63 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
21 59 (11.03%) Algorithms
22 56 (10.47%) Perl
23 55 (10.28%) Internet
24 51 (9.53%) UNIX
25 47 (8.79%) Telecoms
26 45 (8.41%) Device Driver
27 44 (8.22%) Electronics
27 44 (8.22%) Embedded C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 19 (3.55%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.68%) CloudStack
3 7 (1.31%) Apache
4 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.75%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.75%) Simulink
3 3 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Maya
4 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.19%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.93%) SaaS
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.78%) Wireless
2 55 (10.28%) Internet
3 31 (5.79%) Ethernet
4 30 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 26 (4.86%) ZigBee
6 14 (2.62%) HTTP
7 13 (2.43%) Bluetooth
8 10 (1.87%) SNMP
8 10 (1.87%) 3G
8 10 (1.87%) 802.15
9 9 (1.68%) SAN
9 9 (1.68%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.50%) 4G
10 8 (1.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 8 (1.50%) 2G
11 7 (1.31%) LTE
12 6 (1.12%) RTP
12 6 (1.12%) SSL
12 6 (1.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.36%) MySQL
3 9 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.93%) Big Data
4 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 36 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.43%) JIRA
4 12 (2.24%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.06%) Selenium
5 11 (2.06%) Bugzilla
5 11 (2.06%) Hudson
6 10 (1.87%) GCC
6 10 (1.87%) LLVM
7 9 (1.68%) NUnit
7 9 (1.68%) Subversion
8 7 (1.31%) Maven
8 7 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.12%) Ant
9 6 (1.12%) Redmine
9 6 (1.12%) Ranorex
10 5 (0.93%) NuGet
10 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.93%) Moq
10 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (16.64%) Finance
2 47 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 44 (8.22%) Electronics
4 34 (6.36%) Marketing
5 23 (4.30%) Automotive
6 18 (3.36%) Multimedia
7 16 (2.99%) Banking
7 16 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.62%) Military
9 9 (1.68%) Advertising
10 6 (1.12%) Avionics
11 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.56%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
13 2 (0.37%) German Language
13 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (20.19%) .NET
2 90 (16.82%) HTML
3 43 (8.04%) CSS
4 41 (7.66%) XML
5 28 (5.23%) ASP.NET
6 23 (4.30%) jQuery
6 23 (4.30%) HTML5
7 21 (3.93%) STL
8 20 (3.74%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.80%) J2EE
10 14 (2.62%) Web Services
11 13 (2.43%) WPF
12 12 (2.24%) WCF
12 12 (2.24%) LINQ
13 11 (2.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (2.06%) Ajax
14 10 (1.87%) MFC
14 10 (1.87%) XSL
14 10 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (1.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 197 (36.82%) Computer Science
2 74 (13.83%) Mathematics
3 63 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (11.03%) Algorithms
5 45 (8.41%) Device Driver
6 40 (7.48%) Embedded Systems
7 36 (6.73%) User Experience
8 29 (5.42%) Open Source
9 22 (4.11%) Physics
10 19 (3.55%) Internet of Things
11 18 (3.36%) Mobile App
12 16 (2.99%) Cryptography
12 16 (2.99%) PKI
13 14 (2.62%) Smart Meter
14 12 (2.24%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 6 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (1.12%) MPEG
17 5 (0.93%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 190 (35.51%) Linux
2 105 (19.63%) Windows
3 51 (9.53%) UNIX
4 34 (6.36%) Android
5 24 (4.49%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (4.30%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.93%) Debian
8 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.75%) AIX
8 4 (0.75%) HPUX
8 4 (0.75%) Solaris
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.56%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (82.62%) Software Engineering
2 152 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (12.34%) OO
4 63 (11.78%) Scrum
5 44 (8.22%) Multithreading
6 42 (7.85%) TDD
7 41 (7.66%) Automated Testing
8 36 (6.73%) Software Testing
9 29 (5.42%) Regression Testing
9 29 (5.42%) Test Automation
10 28 (5.23%) MVC
11 27 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 21 (3.93%) UML
12 21 (3.93%) OOD
13 19 (3.55%) Test Scripting
14 17 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.18%) Analytics
15 15 (2.80%) Test Strategy
15 15 (2.80%) Information Security
16 14 (2.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 257 (48.04%) C++
2 224 (41.87%) C
3 187 (34.95%) Python
4 186 (34.77%) C#
5 163 (30.47%) Java
6 76 (14.21%) JavaScript
7 75 (14.02%) SQL
8 56 (10.47%) Perl
9 44 (8.22%) Embedded C
10 29 (5.42%) PHP
11 20 (3.74%) Ruby
12 18 (3.36%) Embedded C++
13 16 (2.99%) Delphi
14 15 (2.80%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.62%) MATLAB
16 11 (2.06%) Assembly Language
17 8 (1.50%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.31%) PowerShell
19 6 (1.12%) Shell Script
20 5 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 271 (50.65%) Degree
2 17 (3.18%) PhD
3 16 (2.99%) ISEB
4 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) HNC
6 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (12.71%) QA
2 16 (2.99%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.12%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.12%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.75%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.37%) JTAG
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (4.11%) Firmware
2 12 (2.24%) KVM
3 11 (2.06%) Xen
4 10 (1.87%) QEMU
5 9 (1.68%) XenServer
6 6 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
1 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (6.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.74%) Google
3 13 (2.43%) Oracle
4 9 (1.68%) Citrix
4 9 (1.68%) Perforce
5 7 (1.31%) Sony
5 7 (1.31%) Intel
5 7 (1.31%) TOWER Software
6 6 (1.12%) Rackspace
6 6 (1.12%) VMware
7 5 (0.93%) Epiphany
7 5 (0.93%) Red Gate
8 4 (0.75%) Facebook
8 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.75%) Telerik
9 3 (0.56%) QNX
9 3 (0.56%) Nokia
10 2 (0.37%) Apple
10 2 (0.37%) Quark
10 2 (0.37%) HP
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