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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 14 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 206 111 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.43% 7.33% 12.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.25% 7.51% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 92 165
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £54,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
1129 1479 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.52% 97.69% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1146 1260
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 323 (93.35%) Software Engineering
2 195 (56.36%) C++
3 168 (48.55%) Computer Science
4 165 (47.69%) Degree
5 143 (41.33%) Java
6 131 (37.86%) Python
7 126 (36.42%) Linux
8 125 (36.13%) Mathematics
9 108 (31.21%) C
10 103 (29.77%) C#
11 80 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (19.94%) Windows
13 66 (19.08%) Perl
14 65 (18.79%) Physics
15 60 (17.34%) PhD
16 51 (14.74%) JavaScript
16 51 (14.74%) SQL
17 46 (13.29%) Algorithms
18 40 (11.56%) OO
18 40 (11.56%) Electronics
19 39 (11.27%) .NET
20 38 (10.98%) Android
21 36 (10.40%) QA
21 36 (10.40%) HTML
22 35 (10.12%) Machine Learning
22 35 (10.12%) Git (software)
23 33 (9.54%) Microsoft
23 33 (9.54%) Wireless
24 31 (8.96%) Multithreading
25 30 (8.67%) SDLC

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 4 (1.16%) DNN
2 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (4.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.16%) GitHub
5 3 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.54%) Wireless
2 25 (7.23%) Bluetooth
3 15 (4.34%) 802.11
4 9 (2.60%) HTTP
4 9 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.45%) NFC
7 4 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.16%) SMPP
7 4 (1.16%) SMS
8 3 (0.87%) SSL
9 2 (0.58%) Internet
9 2 (0.58%) LDAP
9 2 (0.58%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.29%) Firewall
10 1 (0.29%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) SNMP
10 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.23%) MySQL
2 16 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.89%) Big Data
5 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.58%) HBase
6 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.29%) GIS
7 1 (0.29%) MS Access
7 1 (0.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.34%) NUnit
4 10 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.60%) MSBuild
5 9 (2.60%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.31%) Subversion
7 7 (2.02%) MSTest
8 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.45%) Moq
9 4 (1.16%) GoogleTest
9 4 (1.16%) NCrunch
9 4 (1.16%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.87%) JIRA
11 2 (0.58%) JUnit
11 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.58%) Selenium
12 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (11.56%) Electronics
2 20 (5.78%) Finance
3 17 (4.91%) Aerospace
4 16 (4.62%) Automotive
5 14 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.60%) Banking
7 8 (2.31%) Games
7 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.16%) French Language
9 4 (1.16%) German Language
9 4 (1.16%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.16%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.16%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.27%) .NET
2 36 (10.40%) HTML
3 25 (7.23%) CSS
4 24 (6.94%) ASP.NET
5 18 (5.20%) XML
6 17 (4.91%) Web Services
7 15 (4.34%) 802.1X
7 15 (4.34%) WCF
8 13 (3.76%) jQuery
9 12 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (3.47%) HTML5
9 12 (3.47%) WPF
10 10 (2.89%) J2EE
10 10 (2.89%) OpenGL
11 9 (2.60%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (2.60%) STL
12 8 (2.31%) Ajax
12 8 (2.31%) JSON
12 8 (2.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 168 (48.55%) Computer Science
2 46 (13.29%) Algorithms
3 18 (5.20%) User Experience
4 17 (4.91%) Augmented Reality
5 13 (3.76%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (2.31%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.31%) Life Science
8 7 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.73%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.45%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.16%) Home Automation
12 3 (0.87%) HTC Vive
12 3 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.87%) Oculus Rift
12 3 (0.87%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 126 (36.42%) Linux
2 69 (19.94%) Windows
3 38 (10.98%) Android
4 14 (4.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 11 (3.18%) Unix
6 8 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) webOS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (93.35%) Software Engineering
2 125 (36.13%) Mathematics
3 80 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (18.79%) Physics
5 40 (11.56%) OO
6 35 (10.12%) Machine Learning
7 31 (8.96%) Multithreading
8 30 (8.67%) SDLC
9 29 (8.38%) Visualisation
10 22 (6.36%) Bioinformatics
11 21 (6.07%) Data Visualisation
11 21 (6.07%) Open Source
11 21 (6.07%) Scrum
12 19 (5.49%) OOP
13 18 (5.20%) Android Development
14 17 (4.91%) CAD
15 16 (4.62%) Cross-Platform Development
16 14 (4.05%) Multithreaded Programming
16 14 (4.05%) OOD
17 13 (3.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 195 (56.36%) C++
2 143 (41.33%) Java
3 131 (37.86%) Python
4 108 (31.21%) C
5 103 (29.77%) C#
6 66 (19.08%) Perl
7 51 (14.74%) JavaScript
7 51 (14.74%) SQL
8 23 (6.65%) Bash Shell
9 20 (5.78%) Embedded C
10 15 (4.34%) Embedded C++
11 12 (3.47%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.02%) Ruby
13 5 (1.45%) PHP
13 5 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.45%) Scala
14 4 (1.16%) Tcl
15 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 165 (47.69%) Degree
2 60 (17.34%) PhD
3 16 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.40%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.47%) Firmware
2 3 (0.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.87%) XenServer
3 1 (0.29%) KVM
3 1 (0.29%) LXC
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (5.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (9.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.62%) Dell
2 16 (4.62%) HP
3 13 (3.76%) Sun
4 10 (2.89%) QNX
5 6 (1.73%) IBM
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle
6 4 (1.16%) Google
6 4 (1.16%) Intel
6 4 (1.16%) RedGate
7 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.87%) Samsung
8 2 (0.58%) Brocade
9 1 (0.29%) CA
9 1 (0.29%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.29%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) Vyatta
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k plus good benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DoE + good package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + unusual benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: ~£35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day Stock + Flexi + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Medical, Pension, Flexible hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 4 days ago