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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 20 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 115 155 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.87% 10.67% 10.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.15% 10.99% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 105 127 153
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1133 1411 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.25% 97.11% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1190 1422
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 229 (95.42%) Software Engineering
2 121 (50.42%) C++
3 106 (44.17%) Java
4 101 (42.08%) Degree
5 86 (35.83%) Computer Science
6 82 (34.17%) Linux
7 80 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (30.42%) C
9 61 (25.42%) SQL
10 45 (18.75%) C#
11 42 (17.50%) Mathematics
12 40 (16.67%) Windows
13 39 (16.25%) HTML
13 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
14 34 (14.17%) .NET
14 34 (14.17%) CSS
15 33 (13.75%) Python
16 30 (12.50%) MVC
17 27 (11.25%) OO
17 27 (11.25%) Perl
17 27 (11.25%) Algorithms
18 26 (10.83%) Multithreading
19 25 (10.42%) HTTP
20 24 (10.00%) Scrum
21 23 (9.58%) Oracle
22 22 (9.17%) XML
22 22 (9.17%) Telecoms
23 21 (8.75%) SDLC
24 20 (8.33%) Data Structures
24 20 (8.33%) Unit Testing

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 12 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.92%) Apache
3 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.42%) HTTP
2 9 (3.75%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.92%) DNS
3 7 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.08%) Internet
5 3 (1.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.83%) SMTP
6 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.42%) 3G
7 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.42%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.42%) GSM
7 1 (0.42%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 18 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.17%) Big Data
2 10 (4.17%) HBase
2 10 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.67%) MySQL
4 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.00%) JIRA
4 9 (3.75%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.67%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.25%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.25%) Hudson
6 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.25%) Maven
6 3 (1.25%) Moq
6 3 (1.25%) NUnit
6 3 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 22 (9.17%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.08%) Finance
3 13 (5.42%) Automotive
4 6 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.08%) Games
6 4 (1.67%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.25%) HTML
2 34 (14.17%) .NET
2 34 (14.17%) CSS
3 22 (9.17%) XML
4 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.67%) REST
6 15 (6.25%) JSON
6 15 (6.25%) WPF
7 13 (5.42%) LINQ
7 13 (5.42%) SOAP
8 12 (5.00%) STL
9 11 (4.58%) HTML5
10 10 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.17%) Web Services
11 9 (3.75%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.75%) jQuery
11 9 (3.75%) Spring
11 9 (3.75%) WCF
12 8 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (35.83%) Computer Science
2 42 (17.50%) Mathematics
3 27 (11.25%) Algorithms
4 20 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 19 (7.92%) Digital Media
6 15 (6.25%) Cryptography
7 13 (5.42%) User Experience
8 12 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
9 9 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (3.33%) CAN bus
11 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.67%) Fintech
11 4 (1.67%) Physics
12 3 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.25%) CCTV
12 3 (1.25%) Chemistry
12 3 (1.25%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.25%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.25%) STB
13 2 (0.83%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.17%) Linux
2 40 (16.67%) Windows
3 15 (6.25%) Unix
4 4 (1.67%) Android
5 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.25%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (95.42%) Software Engineering
2 80 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.50%) MVC
4 27 (11.25%) OO
5 26 (10.83%) Multithreading
6 24 (10.00%) Scrum
7 21 (8.75%) SDLC
8 20 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 19 (7.92%) OOP
10 14 (5.83%) Secure Coding
10 14 (5.83%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.42%) Open Source
12 11 (4.58%) Machine Learning
12 11 (4.58%) TDD
12 11 (4.58%) Web Development
13 8 (3.33%) API Design
13 8 (3.33%) Data Acquisition
13 8 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.33%) Video Processing
14 7 (2.92%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 121 (50.42%) C++
2 106 (44.17%) Java
3 73 (30.42%) C
4 61 (25.42%) SQL
5 45 (18.75%) C#
6 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
7 33 (13.75%) Python
8 27 (11.25%) Perl
9 13 (5.42%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.00%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.75%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.92%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.67%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.67%) R
15 3 (1.25%) XAML
16 2 (0.83%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.83%) Fortran
16 2 (0.83%) PHP
16 2 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 101 (42.08%) Degree
2 14 (5.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO26262
System Software
1 10 (4.17%) Docker
2 4 (1.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.42%) Xen
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
3 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Nagios
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (9.58%) Oracle
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.67%) WorldPay
4 3 (1.25%) QNX
5 2 (0.83%) Apple
5 2 (0.83%) SAP
5 2 (0.83%) Sybase
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £Excellent according to experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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