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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 22 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 119 166 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.72% 11.54% 10.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.97% 11.83% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 107 138 162
Median salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
1193 1403 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.47% 97.57% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1186 1563
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 217 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 113 (49.78%) C++
3 88 (38.77%) Degree
4 87 (38.33%) Java
5 86 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (35.24%) Linux
7 75 (33.04%) Computer Science
8 61 (26.87%) C
9 55 (24.23%) SQL
10 50 (22.03%) C#
11 44 (19.38%) Windows
12 41 (18.06%) .NET
13 38 (16.74%) HTML
14 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
14 36 (15.86%) CSS
15 34 (14.98%) MVC
16 32 (14.10%) Python
16 32 (14.10%) Mathematics
17 27 (11.89%) HTTP
18 25 (11.01%) OO
18 25 (11.01%) Scrum
18 25 (11.01%) Multithreading
19 24 (10.57%) XML
20 23 (10.13%) Oracle
21 22 (9.69%) SQL Server
22 21 (9.25%) Algorithms
23 20 (8.81%) Unit Testing
23 20 (8.81%) Git (software)
24 19 (8.37%) Perl
24 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET

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 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.64%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) Node.js
3 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.89%) HTTP
2 9 (3.96%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.52%) Internet
4 7 (3.08%) DNS
4 7 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.64%) Wireless
6 3 (1.32%) SSL
7 2 (0.88%) SMTP
7 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.44%) 3G
8 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.44%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.44%) GSM
8 1 (0.44%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.52%) Big Data
4 7 (3.08%) HBase
4 7 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.32%) MySQL
8 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.73%) JIRA
3 10 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.64%) NUnit
6 5 (2.20%) Artifactory
6 5 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.20%) Maven
6 5 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.76%) Moq
7 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.32%) Hudson
8 3 (1.32%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.88%) MSTest
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 16 (7.05%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.73%) Automotive
2 13 (5.73%) Finance
3 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.76%) Games
4 4 (1.76%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) French Language
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
6 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.06%) .NET
2 38 (16.74%) HTML
3 36 (15.86%) CSS
4 24 (10.57%) XML
5 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET
6 17 (7.49%) LINQ
6 17 (7.49%) WPF
7 16 (7.05%) REST
8 14 (6.17%) SOAP
8 14 (6.17%) STL
9 12 (5.29%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.29%) HTML5
9 12 (5.29%) WCF
10 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (4.85%) jQuery
10 11 (4.85%) JSON
11 10 (4.41%) Spring
12 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.96%) Entity Framework
12 9 (3.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 75 (33.04%) Computer Science
2 32 (14.10%) Mathematics
3 21 (9.25%) Algorithms
4 16 (7.05%) Cryptography
4 16 (7.05%) Data Structures
5 13 (5.73%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (3.96%) User Experience
7 8 (3.52%) CAN bus
8 7 (3.08%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (3.08%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.76%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.76%) Fintech
9 4 (1.76%) Physics
10 3 (1.32%) CCTV
10 3 (1.32%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.32%) STB
11 2 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.24%) Linux
2 44 (19.38%) Windows
3 10 (4.41%) Android
3 10 (4.41%) Unix
4 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.76%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 86 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.98%) MVC
4 25 (11.01%) Multithreading
4 25 (11.01%) OO
4 25 (11.01%) Scrum
5 20 (8.81%) Unit Testing
6 18 (7.93%) SDLC
7 15 (6.61%) OOP
7 15 (6.61%) Secure Coding
8 13 (5.73%) TDD
9 12 (5.29%) Test Automation
9 12 (5.29%) Web Development
10 11 (4.85%) Open Source
11 9 (3.96%) Software Architecture
12 8 (3.52%) API Design
12 8 (3.52%) Data Acquisition
12 8 (3.52%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.52%) Video Processing
13 7 (3.08%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 113 (49.78%) C++
2 87 (38.33%) Java
3 61 (26.87%) C
4 55 (24.23%) SQL
5 50 (22.03%) C#
6 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
7 32 (14.10%) Python
8 19 (8.37%) Perl
9 13 (5.73%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.85%) Embedded C
10 11 (4.85%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.52%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.76%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.76%) XAML
14 2 (0.88%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.88%) Fortran
14 2 (0.88%) Tcl
15 1 (0.44%) PHP
15 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (38.77%) Degree
2 10 (4.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO26262
System Software
1 7 (3.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.44%) Xen
3 1 (0.44%) XenApp
3 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (10.13%) Oracle
2 8 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.76%) QNX
3 4 (1.76%) WorldPay
4 2 (0.88%) SAP
4 2 (0.88%) Sybase
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