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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 19 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 166 255 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.95% 14.21% 14.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.54% 15.02% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 140 204 206
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
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 £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 330 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 270 (67.50%) Degree
3 230 (57.50%) Computer Science
4 204 (51.00%) C++
5 146 (36.50%) C#
6 128 (32.00%) Java
7 125 (31.25%) C
8 122 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (30.00%) Python
10 115 (28.75%) .NET
11 112 (28.00%) Linux
12 104 (26.00%) SQL
13 95 (23.75%) Windows
14 74 (18.50%) JavaScript
15 70 (17.50%) HTML
15 70 (17.50%) OO
16 66 (16.50%) Mathematics
17 62 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (14.75%) Android
19 58 (14.50%) SQL Server
19 58 (14.50%) ASP.NET
20 56 (14.00%) Scrum
21 48 (12.00%) Microsoft
22 47 (11.75%) Apple iOS
22 47 (11.75%) jQuery
23 45 (11.25%) Algorithms
24 40 (10.00%) SDLC
25 39 (9.75%) Electronics
25 39 (9.75%) MFC
26 38 (9.50%) Objective-C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (1.75%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.25%) Apache
3 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.00%) Node.js
4 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.75%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.50%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.00%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.50%) Revit
2 6 (1.50%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.50%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.50%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.50%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.25%) Internet
2 18 (4.50%) Wireless
3 13 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.50%) HTTP
5 6 (1.50%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.50%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.25%) Firewall
7 4 (1.00%) ZigBee
7 4 (1.00%) SSL
8 3 (0.75%) Intranet
8 3 (0.75%) WAN
8 3 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.50%) LTE
9 2 (0.50%) VPN
9 2 (0.50%) 3G
9 2 (0.50%) ICMP
10 1 (0.25%) SSH
10 1 (0.25%) IGMP
10 1 (0.25%) RTSP
10 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.75%) MySQL
2 11 (2.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.50%) Firebird
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.25%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 35 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.50%) Selenium
3 18 (4.50%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.75%) JIRA
5 9 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.00%) Maven
6 8 (2.00%) GCC
7 7 (1.75%) Hudson
7 7 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 7 (1.75%) Subversion
8 6 (1.50%) NUnit
9 5 (1.25%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.25%) LLVM
10 4 (1.00%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.75%) JUnit
11 3 (0.75%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.75%) Moq
General
1 39 (9.75%) Electronics
2 30 (7.50%) Finance
3 21 (5.25%) Marketing
4 15 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.00%) Automotive
6 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) German Language
8 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (28.75%) .NET
2 70 (17.50%) HTML
3 58 (14.50%) ASP.NET
4 47 (11.75%) jQuery
5 39 (9.75%) MFC
6 37 (9.25%) XML
7 34 (8.50%) Web Services
8 18 (4.50%) CSS
9 17 (4.25%) SOAP
10 14 (3.50%) J2EE
11 13 (3.25%) HTML5
12 11 (2.75%) PhoneGap
12 11 (2.75%) Spring
13 10 (2.50%) WCF
14 8 (2.00%) JSP
15 7 (1.75%) RESTful
16 6 (1.50%) WPF
16 6 (1.50%) LINQ
16 6 (1.50%) CSS3
16 6 (1.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 230 (57.50%) Computer Science
2 66 (16.50%) Mathematics
3 62 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (11.25%) Algorithms
5 35 (8.75%) Physics
6 28 (7.00%) Pocket PC
7 22 (5.50%) Internet of Things
8 21 (5.25%) Client/Server
9 16 (4.00%) Mechatronics
9 16 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (4.00%) Mobile App
10 15 (3.75%) User Experience
11 14 (3.50%) GIS
12 13 (3.25%) Robotics
12 13 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (2.25%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.75%) Visualisation
15 6 (1.50%) Applied Mathematics
15 6 (1.50%) Cryptography
15 6 (1.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.00%) Linux
2 95 (23.75%) Windows
3 59 (14.75%) Android
4 47 (11.75%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.75%) UNIX
6 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.75%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.50%) VMS
8 2 (0.50%) AIX
8 2 (0.50%) HPUX
8 2 (0.50%) Solaris
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.25%) Symbian OS
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 122 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.50%) OO
4 56 (14.00%) Scrum
5 40 (10.00%) SDLC
6 31 (7.75%) Test Automation
7 24 (6.00%) OOD
8 22 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (5.00%) Open Source
10 17 (4.25%) Multithreading
10 17 (4.25%) Unit Testing
11 16 (4.00%) TDD
11 16 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 14 (3.50%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.50%) OOP
13 13 (3.25%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.25%) MVC
14 11 (2.75%) Software Testing
14 11 (2.75%) Analytics
15 10 (2.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (51.00%) C++
2 146 (36.50%) C#
3 128 (32.00%) Java
4 125 (31.25%) C
5 120 (30.00%) Python
6 104 (26.00%) SQL
7 74 (18.50%) JavaScript
8 38 (9.50%) Objective-C
9 35 (8.75%) Perl
10 24 (6.00%) Embedded C
11 22 (5.50%) Embedded C++
12 16 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 14 (3.50%) PHP
14 13 (3.25%) MATLAB
15 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.25%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.25%) Delphi
16 5 (1.25%) Ruby
17 4 (1.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 270 (67.50%) Degree
2 30 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (7.00%) MCP
4 9 (2.25%) PhD
5 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) TickIT
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (2.50%) Firmware
2 7 (1.75%) KVM
3 6 (1.50%) Docker
3 6 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.25%) QEMU
5 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) XenServer
6 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Puppet
2 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.75%) Oracle
3 15 (3.75%) Perforce
4 11 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.00%) Autodesk
6 7 (1.75%) Google
6 7 (1.75%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.00%) ESRI
8 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.75%) Coverity
8 3 (0.75%) QNX
9 2 (0.50%) Lumension
9 2 (0.50%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.50%) VMware
9 2 (0.50%) Sophos
10 1 (0.25%) Sony
10 1 (0.25%) Intel
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
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