The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 14 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 237 244 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.74% 14.84% 14.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.56% 15.97% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 197 214 219
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1628 1528 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 92.94% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1351 1513
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 22 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 350 (72.16%) Software Engineering
2 241 (49.69%) Degree
3 211 (43.51%) C++
4 192 (39.59%) C#
5 162 (33.40%) C
5 162 (33.40%) Java
6 158 (32.58%) Computer Science
7 155 (31.96%) Python
8 127 (26.19%) Linux
9 123 (25.36%) .NET
10 90 (18.56%) JavaScript
11 80 (16.49%) SQL
12 77 (15.88%) Windows
13 73 (15.05%) QA
14 71 (14.64%) Mathematics
15 63 (12.99%) HTML
16 59 (12.16%) OO
17 58 (11.96%) SQL Server
17 58 (11.96%) ASP.NET
18 54 (11.13%) Scrum
19 49 (10.10%) Perl
20 48 (9.90%) Test Automation
21 47 (9.69%) CSS
21 47 (9.69%) Wireless
21 47 (9.69%) Physics
22 45 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
23 44 (9.07%) Finance
24 41 (8.45%) Electronics
25 40 (8.25%) Microsoft
26 38 (7.84%) Automated Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (1.86%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.65%) Apache
3 6 (1.24%) CloudStack
3 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.41%) WordPress
5 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.03%) MS Office
2 3 (0.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.41%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.69%) Wireless
2 29 (5.98%) HTTP
3 24 (4.95%) Internet
4 19 (3.92%) Ethernet
5 17 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (2.47%) Bluetooth
8 8 (1.65%) LTE
8 8 (1.65%) X.509
8 8 (1.65%) SSH
9 6 (1.24%) GSM
9 6 (1.24%) SSL
9 6 (1.24%) IGMP
9 6 (1.24%) RTSP
9 6 (1.24%) STUN
10 5 (1.03%) RTP
10 5 (1.03%) GPRS
11 4 (0.82%) Broadband
11 4 (0.82%) 3G
11 4 (0.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.51%) MySQL
3 16 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.68%) Big Data
5 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (4.12%) Bugzilla
2 19 (3.92%) Selenium
3 18 (3.71%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.68%) Maven
6 10 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.06%) Hudson
6 10 (2.06%) Subversion
7 7 (1.44%) Ant
7 7 (1.44%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.44%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.24%) CMake
8 6 (1.24%) JMeter
8 6 (1.24%) CruiseControl
9 5 (1.03%) NUnit
9 5 (1.03%) Redmine
10 4 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.82%) Moq
11 3 (0.62%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.62%) NuGet
General
1 44 (9.07%) Finance
2 41 (8.45%) Electronics
3 28 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.95%) Automotive
5 23 (4.74%) Multimedia
6 12 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.65%) Banking
8 5 (1.03%) Marketing
9 4 (0.82%) Military
9 4 (0.82%) French Language
9 4 (0.82%) German Language
9 4 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.82%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (25.36%) .NET
2 63 (12.99%) HTML
3 58 (11.96%) ASP.NET
4 47 (9.69%) CSS
5 21 (4.33%) jQuery
6 19 (3.92%) Flash
7 17 (3.51%) HTML5
8 16 (3.30%) XSLT
8 16 (3.30%) STL
9 15 (3.09%) Ajax
9 15 (3.09%) WinForms
9 15 (3.09%) XML
10 14 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.89%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.47%) WCF
12 11 (2.27%) LINQ
12 11 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (1.86%) CSS3
15 8 (1.65%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 158 (32.58%) Computer Science
2 71 (14.64%) Mathematics
3 47 (9.69%) Physics
4 35 (7.22%) Embedded Systems
5 26 (5.36%) Firmware
6 20 (4.12%) Device Driver
7 15 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.68%) Cryptography
9 12 (2.47%) PKI
10 11 (2.27%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.27%) MPEG
11 9 (1.86%) STB
11 9 (1.86%) Open Source
12 8 (1.65%) Social Media
12 8 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (1.65%) IPTV
13 7 (1.44%) DTV
14 6 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 127 (26.19%) Linux
2 77 (15.88%) Windows
3 35 (7.22%) UNIX
4 26 (5.36%) Android
5 21 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.30%) Mac OS X
7 12 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.03%) Debian
8 5 (1.03%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (72.16%) Software Engineering
2 59 (12.16%) OO
3 54 (11.13%) Scrum
4 48 (9.90%) Test Automation
5 45 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (7.84%) Automated Testing
7 35 (7.22%) Software Testing
7 35 (7.22%) Test Scripting
8 34 (7.01%) TDD
9 33 (6.80%) Multithreading
10 32 (6.60%) Manual Testing
11 22 (4.54%) OOP
12 21 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.92%) Regression Testing
13 19 (3.92%) Machine Learning
14 18 (3.71%) Signal Processing
14 18 (3.71%) Automation Testing
14 18 (3.71%) MVC
15 17 (3.51%) UML
16 13 (2.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 211 (43.51%) C++
2 192 (39.59%) C#
3 162 (33.40%) C
3 162 (33.40%) Java
4 155 (31.96%) Python
5 90 (18.56%) JavaScript
6 80 (16.49%) SQL
7 49 (10.10%) Perl
8 36 (7.42%) Ruby
9 23 (4.74%) Embedded C
10 16 (3.30%) Assembly Language
10 16 (3.30%) Tcl
10 16 (3.30%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.89%) PHP
12 11 (2.27%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.65%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.65%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.24%) Scala
14 6 (1.24%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 241 (49.69%) Degree
2 34 (7.01%) PhD
3 18 (3.71%) ISEB
4 16 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) HNC
7 1 (0.21%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (15.05%) QA
2 10 (2.06%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.24%) JTAG
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.27%) KVM
2 3 (0.62%) QEMU
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.36%) Oracle
3 9 (1.86%) Perforce
4 7 (1.44%) MKS
5 4 (0.82%) QNX
6 3 (0.62%) JBoss
6 3 (0.62%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.41%) Zend
7 2 (0.41%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.41%) SAP
7 2 (0.41%) Symbian
7 2 (0.41%) Epiphany
8 1 (0.21%) Google
8 1 (0.21%) Huawei
8 1 (0.21%) Magma
8 1 (0.21%) Cadence
8 1 (0.21%) VMware
8 1 (0.21%) HP
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe
8 1 (0.21%) Sun
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