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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 142 175 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.90% 12.00% 13.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.22% 12.41% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 111 156 174
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1074 1410 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.55% 96.71% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1202 1340
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 293 (97.34%) Software Engineering
2 155 (51.50%) Degree
3 142 (47.18%) C++
4 126 (41.86%) Computer Science
5 116 (38.54%) Java
6 102 (33.89%) Linux
7 95 (31.56%) C
8 89 (29.57%) C#
9 80 (26.58%) Mathematics
10 72 (23.92%) Python
11 65 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (16.28%) SQL
13 47 (15.61%) Windows
14 43 (14.29%) Algorithms
15 42 (13.95%) .NET
15 42 (13.95%) Perl
15 42 (13.95%) Multithreading
16 41 (13.62%) PhD
17 40 (13.29%) HTML
18 36 (11.96%) Finance
18 36 (11.96%) JavaScript
19 35 (11.63%) Physics
19 35 (11.63%) Web Services
20 33 (10.96%) Scrum
21 30 (9.97%) SDLC
22 29 (9.63%) Machine Learning
23 28 (9.30%) OO
24 25 (8.31%) User Experience
25 24 (7.97%) Relational Database
25 24 (7.97%) Telecoms

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 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.66%) Apache
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.33%) Confluence
3 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.31%) Wireless
2 15 (4.98%) HTTP
3 9 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.33%) 802.11
4 7 (2.33%) Bluetooth
4 7 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.66%) NFC
6 4 (1.33%) LDAP
6 4 (1.33%) SMPP
6 4 (1.33%) SMS
6 4 (1.33%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.00%) MQTT
7 3 (1.00%) RTP
7 3 (1.00%) RTSP
7 3 (1.00%) SSL
7 3 (1.00%) STUN
8 2 (0.66%) DNS
9 1 (0.33%) Internet
9 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.97%) Relational Database
2 16 (5.32%) Big Data
2 16 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.32%) MySQL
4 10 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.33%) HBase
5 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) DB2
6 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (5.98%) Git (software)
1 18 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.32%) NUnit
3 8 (2.66%) MSTest
4 6 (1.99%) MSBuild
5 5 (1.66%) JIRA
5 5 (1.66%) Subversion
5 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.33%) Selenium
7 3 (1.00%) JMeter
7 3 (1.00%) JUnit
7 3 (1.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.66%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.33%) CMake
9 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.33%) Moq
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (11.96%) Finance
2 24 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.32%) Automotive
4 11 (3.65%) Electronics
5 9 (2.99%) Banking
6 5 (1.66%) Games
6 5 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.33%) French Language
7 4 (1.33%) German Language
7 4 (1.33%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.33%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.95%) .NET
2 40 (13.29%) HTML
3 35 (11.63%) Web Services
4 23 (7.64%) ASP.NET
5 19 (6.31%) XML
6 18 (5.98%) CSS
7 16 (5.32%) MFC
8 15 (4.98%) WCF
9 11 (3.65%) JSP
10 10 (3.32%) .NET Framework
10 10 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.32%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.32%) jQuery
10 10 (3.32%) LINQ
10 10 (3.32%) Spring
11 9 (2.99%) HTML5
12 8 (2.66%) REST
13 7 (2.33%) JSON
13 7 (2.33%) STL
13 7 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (41.86%) Computer Science
2 80 (26.58%) Mathematics
3 43 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 35 (11.63%) Physics
5 25 (8.31%) User Experience
6 23 (7.64%) Augmented Reality
7 18 (5.98%) Digital Media
8 11 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.65%) Biology
9 10 (3.32%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (2.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (2.33%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.99%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.99%) Informatics
14 5 (1.66%) Cryptography
14 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 102 (33.89%) Linux
2 47 (15.61%) Windows
3 19 (6.31%) Android
4 14 (4.65%) Unix
5 13 (4.32%) Windows CE
6 9 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) webOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (97.34%) Software Engineering
2 65 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (13.95%) Multithreading
4 33 (10.96%) Scrum
5 30 (9.97%) SDLC
6 29 (9.63%) Machine Learning
7 28 (9.30%) OO
8 22 (7.31%) Open Source
9 18 (5.98%) OOP
10 17 (5.65%) Bioinformatics
11 16 (5.32%) Computer Vision
12 15 (4.98%) Multithreaded Programming
12 15 (4.98%) MVC
13 14 (4.65%) Test Automation
14 12 (3.99%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.65%) CAD
15 11 (3.65%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.32%) Cross-Platform Development
16 10 (3.32%) Deep Learning
17 8 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 142 (47.18%) C++
2 116 (38.54%) Java
3 95 (31.56%) C
4 89 (29.57%) C#
5 72 (23.92%) Python
6 49 (16.28%) SQL
7 42 (13.95%) Perl
8 36 (11.96%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.32%) PHP
10 12 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.65%) Embedded C
12 10 (3.32%) Embedded C++
13 9 (2.99%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.33%) R
16 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.66%) Ruby
17 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (51.50%) Degree
2 41 (13.62%) PhD
3 8 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.33%) Firmware
2 4 (1.33%) Docker
3 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.00%) Kamailio
3 3 (1.00%) OpenSIPS
3 3 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Nagios
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.65%) Dell
2 14 (4.65%) HP
2 14 (4.65%) Oracle
3 9 (2.99%) QNX
4 8 (2.66%) Apple
5 6 (1.99%) IBM
5 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.33%) Intel
6 4 (1.33%) Samsung
7 2 (0.66%) Zend
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.33%) webMethods
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Share Scheme
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Remuneration Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-39k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day Stock + Flexi + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Emerald Technology Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-40k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Bonus, Free food and more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 27 days ago