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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 263 211 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.72% 14.49% 14.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.37% 15.09% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 218 188 204
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 459 (83.00%) Software Engineering
2 302 (54.61%) Degree
3 283 (51.18%) C++
4 243 (43.94%) Computer Science
5 241 (43.58%) C
6 194 (35.08%) Linux
7 193 (34.90%) Python
8 177 (32.01%) C#
9 165 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (25.68%) Java
11 129 (23.33%) Windows
12 118 (21.34%) .NET
13 97 (17.54%) SQL
14 84 (15.19%) HTML
15 79 (14.29%) OO
15 79 (14.29%) Finance
16 71 (12.84%) JavaScript
16 71 (12.84%) Scrum
16 71 (12.84%) Wireless
17 69 (12.48%) Electronics
17 69 (12.48%) Mathematics
18 67 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (10.31%) Perl
19 57 (10.31%) QA
20 56 (10.13%) Android
21 54 (9.76%) Algorithms
22 53 (9.58%) UNIX
23 49 (8.86%) Internet
23 49 (8.86%) Microsoft
24 46 (8.32%) Embedded C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (3.07%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.27%) Node.js
3 6 (1.08%) CloudStack
4 3 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) Simulink
2 3 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (12.84%) Wireless
2 49 (8.86%) Internet
3 34 (6.15%) Ethernet
4 31 (5.61%) ZigBee
5 27 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.44%) Bluetooth
7 12 (2.17%) HTTP
8 10 (1.81%) 802.15
9 9 (1.63%) SAN
9 9 (1.63%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.27%) 3G
10 7 (1.27%) ICMP
10 7 (1.27%) 2G
11 6 (1.08%) SSL
12 5 (0.90%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 5 (0.90%) 4G
13 4 (0.72%) NAS
13 4 (0.72%) NFC
13 4 (0.72%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.81%) MySQL
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.18%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.18%) Firebird
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 35 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.16%) JIRA
4 18 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.89%) GCC
6 14 (2.53%) Bugzilla
7 11 (1.99%) LLVM
8 8 (1.45%) Hudson
8 8 (1.45%) Subversion
9 7 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.08%) Selenium
10 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.08%) Redmine
11 5 (0.90%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.90%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.90%) Ant
11 5 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 79 (14.29%) Finance
2 69 (12.48%) Electronics
3 44 (7.96%) Marketing
4 43 (7.78%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.80%) Automotive
6 17 (3.07%) Banking
7 14 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.17%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.63%) Advertising
10 7 (1.27%) Military
11 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.18%) Avionics
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (21.34%) .NET
2 84 (15.19%) HTML
3 46 (8.32%) XML
4 40 (7.23%) CSS
5 31 (5.61%) ASP.NET
6 30 (5.42%) jQuery
7 23 (4.16%) Web Services
8 20 (3.62%) HTML5
9 17 (3.07%) SOAP
10 15 (2.71%) MFC
10 15 (2.71%) WPF
11 13 (2.35%) STL
12 12 (2.17%) J2EE
12 12 (2.17%) JSP
13 10 (1.81%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.63%) Ajax
14 9 (1.63%) WCF
15 7 (1.27%) Qt
15 7 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 7 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 243 (43.94%) Computer Science
2 69 (12.48%) Mathematics
3 67 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (9.76%) Algorithms
5 45 (8.14%) User Experience
6 43 (7.78%) Device Driver
7 36 (6.51%) Embedded Systems
8 33 (5.97%) Open Source
8 33 (5.97%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.89%) Physics
10 14 (2.53%) Smart Meter
11 12 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.17%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.99%) Robotics
12 11 (1.99%) Mechatronics
12 11 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.81%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.81%) PKI
13 10 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
14 8 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 194 (35.08%) Linux
2 129 (23.33%) Windows
3 56 (10.13%) Android
4 53 (9.58%) UNIX
5 39 (7.05%) Apple iOS
6 23 (4.16%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.90%) AIX
8 5 (0.90%) HPUX
8 5 (0.90%) Solaris
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.54%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.36%) Debian
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (83.00%) Software Engineering
2 165 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (14.29%) OO
4 71 (12.84%) Scrum
5 44 (7.96%) Test Automation
6 41 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 37 (6.69%) Automated Testing
8 36 (6.51%) OOD
9 31 (5.61%) Regression Testing
10 30 (5.42%) Software Testing
10 30 (5.42%) TDD
11 29 (5.24%) Unit Testing
12 28 (5.06%) Analytics
13 25 (4.52%) UML
14 22 (3.98%) Test Strategy
15 21 (3.80%) MVC
16 18 (3.25%) User Stories
17 16 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (2.53%) Data Analysis
19 11 (1.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 283 (51.18%) C++
2 241 (43.58%) C
3 193 (34.90%) Python
4 177 (32.01%) C#
5 142 (25.68%) Java
6 97 (17.54%) SQL
7 71 (12.84%) JavaScript
8 57 (10.31%) Perl
9 46 (8.32%) Embedded C
10 25 (4.52%) Embedded C++
11 23 (4.16%) Delphi
11 23 (4.16%) Bash Shell
12 21 (3.80%) PHP
12 21 (3.80%) MATLAB
13 20 (3.62%) Objective-C
14 14 (2.53%) Ruby
14 14 (2.53%) Assembly Language
15 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.90%) XAML
17 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 302 (54.61%) Degree
2 16 (2.89%) ISEB
3 13 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.17%) PhD
5 9 (1.63%) VCP4
6 8 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.08%) MCP
7 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.31%) QA
2 11 (1.99%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.72%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.36%) JTAG
5 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
System Software
1 18 (3.25%) Firmware
2 14 (2.53%) KVM
3 11 (1.99%) QEMU
3 11 (1.99%) Xen
4 9 (1.63%) XenServer
5 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) Puppet
1 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.16%) Google
3 16 (2.89%) Oracle
4 14 (2.53%) Perforce
5 9 (1.63%) Citrix
6 8 (1.45%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.27%) Intel
7 7 (1.27%) Sony
8 6 (1.08%) VMware
9 5 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.72%) Facebook
10 4 (0.72%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.72%) Telerik
11 3 (0.54%) Nokia
11 3 (0.54%) Coverity
12 2 (0.36%) Apple
12 2 (0.36%) HP
12 2 (0.36%) QNX
13 1 (0.18%) Zend
13 1 (0.18%) SAP
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