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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 206 253 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.33% 13.26% 17.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.97% 13.95% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 174 220 273
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 £28,250 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1376 1813 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.69% 95.02% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1528 1540
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 393 (83.80%) Software Engineering
2 300 (63.97%) Degree
3 277 (59.06%) C++
4 248 (52.88%) Computer Science
5 185 (39.45%) C
6 164 (34.97%) C#
7 146 (31.13%) Python
8 135 (28.78%) Linux
9 131 (27.93%) Java
9 131 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
10 127 (27.08%) .NET
11 121 (25.80%) Windows
12 105 (22.39%) SQL
13 81 (17.27%) JavaScript
14 79 (16.84%) OO
15 77 (16.42%) HTML
16 70 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
17 69 (14.71%) Android
18 68 (14.50%) Electronics
19 66 (14.07%) Mathematics
20 65 (13.86%) Scrum
21 58 (12.37%) Microsoft
22 57 (12.15%) ASP.NET
23 53 (11.30%) SQL Server
24 51 (10.87%) Apple iOS
24 51 (10.87%) SDLC
25 49 (10.45%) Algorithms
26 48 (10.23%) Perl
27 46 (9.81%) UNIX
28 45 (9.59%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.92%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.28%) Node.js
3 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.64%) Apache
4 3 (0.64%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.43%) IIS
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.43%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) AutoCAD
2 4 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (0.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (0.85%) Siemens NX
2 4 (0.85%) PTC Creo
2 4 (0.85%) Revit
2 4 (0.85%) MicroStation
2 4 (0.85%) Solid Edge
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.32%) Wireless
2 36 (7.68%) Internet
3 22 (4.69%) Ethernet
4 18 (3.84%) ZigBee
5 17 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.20%) Bluetooth
7 11 (2.35%) HTTP
8 5 (1.07%) Intranet
8 5 (1.07%) Firewall
9 4 (0.85%) 3G
9 4 (0.85%) ICMP
9 4 (0.85%) SSL
10 3 (0.64%) 2G
10 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.43%) 802.15
11 2 (0.43%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.43%) MQTT
11 2 (0.43%) LTE
11 2 (0.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (1.92%) MySQL
4 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.43%) Firebird
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 30 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.76%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.90%) JIRA
5 16 (3.41%) Selenium
6 14 (2.99%) GCC
7 12 (2.56%) Bugzilla
8 9 (1.92%) Subversion
8 9 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.49%) LLVM
10 7 (1.49%) CruiseControl
11 6 (1.28%) Maven
11 6 (1.28%) Redmine
12 5 (1.07%) SCons
12 5 (1.07%) JMeter
12 5 (1.07%) Ant
13 4 (0.85%) NUnit
13 4 (0.85%) GoogleTest
13 4 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 68 (14.50%) Electronics
2 39 (8.32%) Finance
3 25 (5.33%) Marketing
4 23 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.77%) Automotive
6 6 (1.28%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.85%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (27.08%) .NET
2 77 (16.42%) HTML
3 57 (12.15%) ASP.NET
4 45 (9.59%) XML
5 44 (9.38%) jQuery
6 37 (7.89%) MFC
7 29 (6.18%) Web Services
8 22 (4.69%) SOAP
8 22 (4.69%) CSS
9 15 (3.20%) J2EE
10 14 (2.99%) JSP
11 13 (2.77%) HTML5
12 11 (2.35%) WCF
13 10 (2.13%) WPF
14 9 (1.92%) PhoneGap
15 8 (1.71%) OpenGL
15 8 (1.71%) DirectX
16 7 (1.49%) OpenCL
17 6 (1.28%) STL
17 6 (1.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 248 (52.88%) Computer Science
2 70 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (14.07%) Mathematics
4 49 (10.45%) Algorithms
5 29 (6.18%) Internet of Things
6 27 (5.76%) Physics
7 26 (5.54%) User Experience
8 25 (5.33%) Pocket PC
9 23 (4.90%) Mechatronics
10 22 (4.69%) Device Driver
11 20 (4.26%) Robotics
11 20 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (4.26%) Client/Server
12 17 (3.62%) Mobile App
13 14 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
15 10 (2.13%) Visualisation
16 8 (1.71%) Cryptography
17 7 (1.49%) Data Structures
17 7 (1.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 135 (28.78%) Linux
2 121 (25.80%) Windows
3 69 (14.71%) Android
4 51 (10.87%) Apple iOS
5 46 (9.81%) UNIX
6 11 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.85%) AIX
7 4 (0.85%) HPUX
7 4 (0.85%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (83.80%) Software Engineering
2 131 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (16.84%) OO
4 65 (13.86%) Scrum
5 51 (10.87%) SDLC
6 39 (8.32%) Test Automation
7 37 (7.89%) OOD
8 24 (5.12%) TDD
9 23 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (4.69%) Open Source
11 21 (4.48%) UML
12 20 (4.26%) Multithreading
12 20 (4.26%) Analytics
12 20 (4.26%) Data Analysis
12 20 (4.26%) Automated Testing
13 16 (3.41%) Regression Testing
13 16 (3.41%) Unit Testing
14 14 (2.99%) MVC
15 13 (2.77%) Software Testing
16 12 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 277 (59.06%) C++
2 185 (39.45%) C
3 164 (34.97%) C#
4 146 (31.13%) Python
5 131 (27.93%) Java
6 105 (22.39%) SQL
7 81 (17.27%) JavaScript
8 48 (10.23%) Perl
9 40 (8.53%) Embedded C
10 39 (8.32%) Objective-C
11 32 (6.82%) Embedded C++
12 21 (4.48%) Bash Shell
13 20 (4.26%) MATLAB
14 17 (3.62%) Assembly Language
15 15 (3.20%) PHP
16 11 (2.35%) Delphi
17 10 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 10 (2.13%) Ruby
18 4 (0.85%) XAML
19 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 300 (63.97%) Degree
2 27 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.33%) MCP
4 12 (2.56%) PhD
5 9 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.49%) ISEB
8 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (3.62%) Firmware
2 9 (1.92%) KVM
3 7 (1.49%) QEMU
4 6 (1.28%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.64%) Docker
7 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) Puppet
1 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.69%) Oracle
3 18 (3.84%) Perforce
4 13 (2.77%) Google
5 9 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.49%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.07%) Coverity
8 4 (0.85%) Autodesk
8 4 (0.85%) VMware
8 4 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.64%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.64%) ESRI
9 3 (0.64%) QNX
10 2 (0.43%) Sophos
10 2 (0.43%) Lumension
10 2 (0.43%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.21%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.21%) SAP
11 1 (0.21%) Intel
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