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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 15 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 193 136 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.17% 9.44% 13.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.67% 9.72% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 154 115 159
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1092 1399 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.15% 97.15% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1119 1238
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 307 (92.47%) Software Engineering
2 166 (50.00%) C++
3 157 (47.29%) Degree
3 157 (47.29%) Computer Science
4 128 (38.55%) Java
5 125 (37.65%) Linux
6 105 (31.63%) C#
7 99 (29.82%) C
7 99 (29.82%) Mathematics
8 96 (28.92%) Python
9 85 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (18.67%) Windows
11 58 (17.47%) Physics
12 52 (15.66%) JavaScript
12 52 (15.66%) SQL
13 50 (15.06%) PhD
14 49 (14.76%) Perl
15 47 (14.16%) .NET
16 43 (12.95%) Algorithms
17 39 (11.75%) HTML
18 38 (11.45%) QA
19 35 (10.54%) Multithreading
20 32 (9.64%) OO
21 30 (9.04%) Android
21 30 (9.04%) SDLC
22 29 (8.73%) Microsoft
23 28 (8.43%) MySQL
23 28 (8.43%) Visualisation
23 28 (8.43%) Machine Learning
24 27 (8.13%) ASP.NET

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 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.13%) Wireless
2 13 (3.92%) Bluetooth
3 11 (3.31%) 802.11
4 10 (3.01%) HTTP
5 8 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.51%) NFC
6 5 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.20%) SMPP
7 4 (1.20%) SMS
8 3 (0.90%) SSL
9 2 (0.60%) LDAP
10 1 (0.30%) DNS
10 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.43%) MySQL
2 21 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.11%) Big Data
5 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.30%) HBase
6 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.12%) NUnit
4 10 (3.01%) MSBuild
4 10 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.41%) MSTest
5 8 (2.41%) Subversion
6 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.51%) Moq
6 5 (1.51%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.20%) JIRA
7 4 (1.20%) Selenium
8 3 (0.90%) JMeter
8 3 (0.90%) JUnit
8 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.60%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.60%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.30%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (8.13%) Finance
2 25 (7.53%) Electronics
3 16 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.52%) Automotive
5 13 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (3.61%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.71%) Banking
8 5 (1.51%) Games
9 4 (1.20%) French Language
9 4 (1.20%) German Language
9 4 (1.20%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.20%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.16%) .NET
2 39 (11.75%) HTML
3 27 (8.13%) ASP.NET
4 25 (7.53%) CSS
5 23 (6.93%) Web Services
6 17 (5.12%) WCF
6 17 (5.12%) XML
7 14 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (4.22%) HTML5
8 13 (3.92%) jQuery
9 12 (3.61%) MFC
10 11 (3.31%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.31%) 802.1X
11 9 (2.71%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.71%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.71%) J2EE
11 9 (2.71%) LINQ
11 9 (2.71%) REST
11 9 (2.71%) Spring
11 9 (2.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 157 (47.29%) Computer Science
2 99 (29.82%) Mathematics
3 58 (17.47%) Physics
4 43 (12.95%) Algorithms
5 28 (8.43%) Visualisation
6 23 (6.93%) User Experience
7 19 (5.72%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (3.31%) Informatics
9 10 (3.01%) Data Structures
9 10 (3.01%) Digital Media
10 9 (2.71%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.81%) Biology
12 6 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.51%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.20%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 125 (37.65%) Linux
2 62 (18.67%) Windows
3 30 (9.04%) Android
4 14 (4.22%) Windows CE
5 10 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (2.11%) Unix
7 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) webOS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (92.47%) Software Engineering
2 85 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (10.54%) Multithreading
4 32 (9.64%) OO
5 30 (9.04%) SDLC
6 28 (8.43%) Machine Learning
7 23 (6.93%) Scrum
8 22 (6.63%) Open Source
9 21 (6.33%) Bioinformatics
9 21 (6.33%) Data Visualisation
10 19 (5.72%) OOP
11 17 (5.12%) MVC
12 14 (4.22%) CAD
12 14 (4.22%) Multithreaded Programming
13 13 (3.92%) Android Development
13 13 (3.92%) Cross-Platform Development
13 13 (3.92%) OOD
13 13 (3.92%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.01%) Automated Testing
14 10 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 166 (50.00%) C++
2 128 (38.55%) Java
3 105 (31.63%) C#
4 99 (29.82%) C
5 96 (28.92%) Python
6 52 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 52 (15.66%) SQL
7 49 (14.76%) Perl
8 25 (7.53%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.92%) Embedded C
10 10 (3.01%) Embedded C++
11 9 (2.71%) MATLAB
11 9 (2.71%) PHP
12 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.60%) Ruby
16 1 (0.30%) R
16 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 157 (47.29%) Degree
2 50 (15.06%) PhD
3 11 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.45%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.41%) Firmware
2 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.90%) XenServer
3 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (5.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.82%) Dell
2 16 (4.82%) HP
3 13 (3.92%) Sun
4 10 (3.01%) QNX
5 6 (1.81%) IBM
5 6 (1.81%) Oracle
6 4 (1.20%) Intel
6 4 (1.20%) Samsung
7 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.60%) Google
9 1 (0.30%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + unusual benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Amazing Bens & company
Posted: Yesterday
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Bonus, Free food and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Bonus, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Base + Lucrative Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefit Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £38,000 to £50,000 DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day Stock + Flexi + more
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: ~£35k
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day Stock Options + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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