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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 18 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 163 233 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.57% 12.86% 14.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% 13.62% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 134 176 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,250 £57,500
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
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 300 (82.42%) Software Engineering
2 227 (62.36%) Degree
3 187 (51.37%) Computer Science
4 173 (47.53%) C++
5 120 (32.97%) C#
6 115 (31.59%) Java
7 111 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (29.12%) Linux
9 104 (28.57%) C
10 102 (28.02%) Python
11 96 (26.37%) .NET
12 94 (25.82%) SQL
13 75 (20.60%) Windows
14 66 (18.13%) OO
15 61 (16.76%) JavaScript
16 59 (16.21%) Mathematics
17 55 (15.11%) HTML
18 50 (13.74%) SQL Server
19 49 (13.46%) Scrum
20 48 (13.19%) ASP.NET
21 45 (12.36%) Android
22 44 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (11.81%) jQuery
24 40 (10.99%) Microsoft
25 39 (10.71%) Algorithms
26 38 (10.44%) Jenkins
27 37 (10.16%) Web Services
28 36 (9.89%) SDLC
29 35 (9.62%) Apple iOS
29 35 (9.62%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (2.20%) Apache
2 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.10%) Node.js
2 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.82%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (3.02%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.65%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.65%) Revit
2 6 (1.65%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.65%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.65%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.65%) PTC Creo
2 6 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.42%) Internet
2 15 (4.12%) HTTP
3 11 (3.02%) Wireless
4 9 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.37%) Bluetooth
5 5 (1.37%) Firewall
6 4 (1.10%) SSL
7 3 (0.82%) WAN
7 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.55%) LTE
8 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.55%) Intranet
8 2 (0.55%) 3G
9 1 (0.27%) IGMP
9 1 (0.27%) RTSP
9 1 (0.27%) VLAN
9 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.27%) NFC
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.02%) MySQL
4 9 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.55%) Firebird
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.27%) HBase
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (10.44%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.77%) Selenium
4 16 (4.40%) JIRA
5 13 (3.57%) Maven
6 9 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.92%) NUnit
7 7 (1.92%) Hudson
8 6 (1.65%) Subversion
8 6 (1.65%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.37%) GCC
10 4 (1.10%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.10%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.10%) JUnit
11 3 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.82%) Moq
11 3 (0.82%) LLVM
11 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (7.42%) Electronics
2 23 (6.32%) Finance
3 14 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.57%) Marketing
5 5 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.37%) Automotive
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.37%) .NET
2 55 (15.11%) HTML
3 48 (13.19%) ASP.NET
4 43 (11.81%) jQuery
5 37 (10.16%) Web Services
6 35 (9.62%) XML
7 32 (8.79%) MFC
8 14 (3.85%) J2EE
9 13 (3.57%) SOAP
9 13 (3.57%) Spring
10 12 (3.30%) CSS
11 11 (3.02%) PhoneGap
12 10 (2.75%) HTML5
13 8 (2.20%) RESTful
13 8 (2.20%) LINQ
13 8 (2.20%) WCF
13 8 (2.20%) WPF
13 8 (2.20%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.92%) JSON
14 7 (1.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 187 (51.37%) Computer Science
2 59 (16.21%) Mathematics
3 44 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (10.71%) Algorithms
5 33 (9.07%) Physics
6 23 (6.32%) Pocket PC
7 18 (4.95%) GIS
8 16 (4.40%) Client/Server
8 16 (4.40%) Internet of Things
9 13 (3.57%) Data Structures
10 12 (3.30%) Mobile App
10 12 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (3.30%) Mechatronics
11 9 (2.47%) Robotics
11 9 (2.47%) Device Driver
11 9 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.92%) Applied Mathematics
13 6 (1.65%) User Experience
14 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.12%) Linux
2 75 (20.60%) Windows
3 45 (12.36%) Android
4 35 (9.62%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.22%) UNIX
6 6 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.27%) Symbian OS
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) HPUX
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (82.42%) Software Engineering
2 111 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (18.13%) OO
4 49 (13.46%) Scrum
5 36 (9.89%) SDLC
6 24 (6.59%) Test Automation
7 23 (6.32%) Open Source
8 21 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (5.77%) OOD
9 18 (4.95%) OOP
10 17 (4.67%) Unit Testing
10 17 (4.67%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.12%) Multithreading
12 13 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 13 (3.57%) TDD
13 10 (2.75%) Data Analysis
13 10 (2.75%) Automated Testing
13 10 (2.75%) Web Development
13 10 (2.75%) MVC
13 10 (2.75%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 173 (47.53%) C++
2 120 (32.97%) C#
3 115 (31.59%) Java
4 104 (28.57%) C
5 102 (28.02%) Python
6 94 (25.82%) SQL
7 61 (16.76%) JavaScript
8 33 (9.07%) Perl
9 27 (7.42%) Objective-C
10 24 (6.59%) Embedded C
11 21 (5.77%) Embedded C++
12 12 (3.30%) PHP
13 11 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.65%) Ruby
14 6 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.37%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.37%) Fortran
15 5 (1.37%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 227 (62.36%) Degree
2 25 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (6.32%) MCP
4 11 (3.02%) PhD
5 6 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.77%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) TickIT
3 1 (0.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (3.02%) Firmware
2 8 (2.20%) Docker
3 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.82%) QEMU
4 3 (0.82%) KVM
5 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.55%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Puppet
1 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.42%) Oracle
3 13 (3.57%) Perforce
4 11 (3.02%) Autodesk
4 11 (3.02%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.65%) ESRI
6 5 (1.37%) Google
6 5 (1.37%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.82%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.55%) Coverity
8 2 (0.55%) Lumension
8 2 (0.55%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.55%) QNX
8 2 (0.55%) Sophos
8 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.27%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.27%) Intel
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix
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