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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 189 254 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.01% 14.46% 15.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.66% 15.40% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 159 213 228
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1384 1649 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 93.91% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1358 1397
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 352 (83.22%) Software Engineering
2 282 (66.67%) Degree
3 241 (56.97%) Computer Science
4 235 (55.56%) C++
5 156 (36.88%) C#
6 152 (35.93%) C
7 132 (31.21%) Python
8 128 (30.26%) Java
8 128 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
9 122 (28.84%) .NET
10 114 (26.95%) Linux
11 110 (26.00%) Windows
12 105 (24.82%) SQL
13 78 (18.44%) JavaScript
14 74 (17.49%) HTML
15 73 (17.26%) OO
16 70 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
17 66 (15.60%) Mathematics
18 65 (15.37%) Android
19 61 (14.42%) ASP.NET
20 57 (13.48%) SQL Server
21 56 (13.24%) Scrum
22 55 (13.00%) Electronics
23 54 (12.77%) Microsoft
24 51 (12.06%) Apple iOS
25 48 (11.35%) jQuery
26 47 (11.11%) Algorithms
27 44 (10.40%) Perl
27 44 (10.40%) SDLC
28 42 (9.93%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.13%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.95%) Node.js
2 4 (0.95%) Apache
2 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.71%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.47%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.42%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.42%) Revit
2 6 (1.42%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.42%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.42%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.42%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.09%) Internet
2 27 (6.38%) Wireless
3 15 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.36%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.89%) Bluetooth
5 8 (1.89%) HTTP
6 6 (1.42%) Firewall
6 6 (1.42%) ZigBee
7 5 (1.18%) Intranet
8 4 (0.95%) SSL
9 3 (0.71%) ICMP
9 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.47%) LTE
10 2 (0.47%) AMQP
10 2 (0.47%) MQTT
10 2 (0.47%) 3G
10 2 (0.47%) VPN
11 1 (0.24%) DNS
11 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.84%) MySQL
3 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.47%) Firebird
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.73%) JIRA
4 18 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.02%) Selenium
6 14 (3.31%) GCC
7 11 (2.60%) Bugzilla
8 8 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.65%) Maven
9 7 (1.65%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.65%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.65%) LLVM
10 6 (1.42%) Hudson
11 5 (1.18%) SCons
11 5 (1.18%) NUnit
12 4 (0.95%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.95%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.71%) GDB
13 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (13.00%) Electronics
2 37 (8.75%) Finance
3 22 (5.20%) Marketing
4 20 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.13%) Automotive
6 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Military
7 2 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (28.84%) .NET
2 74 (17.49%) HTML
3 61 (14.42%) ASP.NET
4 48 (11.35%) jQuery
5 42 (9.93%) XML
6 41 (9.69%) MFC
7 34 (8.04%) Web Services
8 20 (4.73%) CSS
9 18 (4.26%) SOAP
10 13 (3.07%) J2EE
10 13 (3.07%) HTML5
11 12 (2.84%) WCF
12 11 (2.60%) PhoneGap
12 11 (2.60%) JSP
13 7 (1.65%) CSS3
13 7 (1.65%) WPF
14 5 (1.18%) LINQ
14 5 (1.18%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.18%) Spring
15 4 (0.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 241 (56.97%) Computer Science
2 70 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (15.60%) Mathematics
4 47 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 33 (7.80%) Physics
6 29 (6.86%) Pocket PC
7 22 (5.20%) Client/Server
7 22 (5.20%) Internet of Things
8 19 (4.49%) Mechatronics
9 18 (4.26%) User Experience
10 17 (4.02%) Mobile App
11 16 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (3.78%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (3.78%) Robotics
12 10 (2.36%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.65%) GIS
13 7 (1.65%) Visualisation
14 6 (1.42%) Cryptography
15 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 114 (26.95%) Linux
2 110 (26.00%) Windows
3 65 (15.37%) Android
4 51 (12.06%) Apple iOS
5 27 (6.38%) UNIX
6 6 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.71%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.47%) AIX
9 2 (0.47%) HPUX
9 2 (0.47%) Solaris
9 2 (0.47%) VMS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Symbian OS
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (83.22%) Software Engineering
2 128 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (17.26%) OO
4 56 (13.24%) Scrum
5 44 (10.40%) SDLC
6 39 (9.22%) Test Automation
7 27 (6.38%) OOD
8 24 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.44%) Open Source
10 20 (4.73%) TDD
11 17 (4.02%) Data Analysis
11 17 (4.02%) Multithreading
11 17 (4.02%) Unit Testing
12 15 (3.55%) UML
13 14 (3.31%) Regression Testing
13 14 (3.31%) Analytics
14 13 (3.07%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.07%) MVC
15 11 (2.60%) Configuration Management
15 11 (2.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (55.56%) C++
2 156 (36.88%) C#
3 152 (35.93%) C
4 132 (31.21%) Python
5 128 (30.26%) Java
6 105 (24.82%) SQL
7 78 (18.44%) JavaScript
8 44 (10.40%) Perl
9 41 (9.69%) Objective-C
10 28 (6.62%) Embedded C
11 25 (5.91%) Embedded C++
12 21 (4.96%) Bash Shell
13 19 (4.49%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.84%) PHP
15 8 (1.89%) Delphi
15 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.42%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.95%) Ruby
18 3 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 282 (66.67%) Degree
2 31 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.86%) MCP
4 11 (2.60%) PhD
5 7 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.09%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) TickIT
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (3.07%) Firmware
2 9 (2.13%) KVM
3 7 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.65%) QEMU
4 3 (0.71%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.47%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Puppet
1 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 54 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.73%) Oracle
3 17 (4.02%) Perforce
4 11 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.89%) Rackspace
5 8 (1.89%) Google
6 6 (1.42%) Autodesk
7 5 (1.18%) Coverity
8 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.71%) QNX
8 3 (0.71%) ESRI
9 2 (0.47%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.47%) VMware
9 2 (0.47%) Sophos
9 2 (0.47%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.47%) Lumension
10 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.24%) Sony
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
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