The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 362 325 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.80% 20.21% 20.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.36% 25.98% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 264 283 351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1486 1251 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.29% 77.80% 75.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1081 1266
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 343 (50.74%) Degree
2 276 (40.83%) C++
3 263 (38.91%) C#
4 252 (37.28%) Computer Science
5 239 (35.36%) Java
6 212 (31.36%) C
7 193 (28.55%) .NET
8 162 (23.96%) Python
9 156 (23.08%) Linux
10 141 (20.86%) SQL
11 137 (20.27%) Mathematics
12 128 (18.93%) JavaScript
13 117 (17.31%) HTML
13 117 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
14 106 (15.68%) OO
15 104 (15.38%) Windows
16 92 (13.61%) Finance
17 86 (12.72%) Scrum
18 80 (11.83%) CSS
19 78 (11.54%) SQL Server
20 77 (11.39%) UNIX
21 72 (10.65%) Internet
22 70 (10.36%) Oracle
23 64 (9.47%) MySQL
24 63 (9.32%) ASP.NET
25 55 (8.14%) Physics
26 53 (7.84%) TDD
27 52 (7.69%) Microsoft
28 51 (7.54%) Embedded C
28 51 (7.54%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.29%) Apache
3 15 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.33%) CloudStack
5 8 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (0.44%) IIS
7 3 (0.44%) CMS
8 2 (0.30%) WordPress
9 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 15 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.74%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.59%) MS Office
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) Simulink
6 1 (0.15%) Maya
6 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.15%) Blender
6 1 (0.15%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.96%) SaaS
2 14 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.65%) Internet
2 36 (5.33%) Wireless
3 23 (3.40%) Ethernet
3 23 (3.40%) HTTP
4 22 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.63%) SNMP
5 11 (1.63%) Intranet
6 8 (1.18%) RTP
6 8 (1.18%) SSH
7 7 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.04%) GSM
8 6 (0.89%) IGMP
8 6 (0.89%) RTSP
8 6 (0.89%) LTE
9 5 (0.74%) TETRA
9 5 (0.74%) 2G
9 5 (0.74%) Firewall
9 5 (0.74%) 3G
9 5 (0.74%) VPN
9 5 (0.74%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.47%) MySQL
3 42 (6.21%) Big Data
4 21 (3.11%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.44%) SQLite
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.81%) Subversion
4 16 (2.37%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.07%) Maven
5 14 (2.07%) Selenium
6 8 (1.18%) JUnit
6 8 (1.18%) GCC
7 7 (1.04%) NUnit
7 7 (1.04%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.89%) Firebug
8 6 (0.89%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.89%) LLVM
8 6 (0.89%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.89%) NuGet
9 5 (0.74%) Hudson
9 5 (0.74%) Ranorex
9 5 (0.74%) Moq
10 4 (0.59%) Valgrind
General
1 92 (13.61%) Finance
2 47 (6.95%) Electronics
3 36 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.70%) Multimedia
5 19 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.51%) Automotive
7 13 (1.92%) Marketing
8 11 (1.63%) Military
9 6 (0.89%) Banking
9 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.74%) Avionics
11 4 (0.59%) French Language
11 4 (0.59%) German Language
11 4 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.59%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.30%) Retail
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 374 (55.33%) Software Engineer
2 198 (29.29%) Developer
3 55 (8.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 54 (7.99%) Software Developer
5 49 (7.25%) Graduate
6 43 (6.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 38 (5.62%) C# Developer
8 36 (5.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 33 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 33 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 32 (4.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 30 (4.44%) .NET Developer
12 29 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
13 24 (3.55%) Programmer
14 22 (3.25%) Software Manager
15 21 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (2.81%) Real Time Engineer
17 18 (2.66%) Test Engineer
18 17 (2.51%) Senior Developer
18 17 (2.51%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (28.55%) .NET
2 117 (17.31%) HTML
3 80 (11.83%) CSS
4 63 (9.32%) ASP.NET
5 50 (7.40%) jQuery
6 40 (5.92%) Web Services
7 36 (5.33%) XML
8 35 (5.18%) WCF
9 32 (4.73%) HTML5
10 27 (3.99%) J2EE
11 20 (2.96%) Ajax
11 20 (2.96%) .NET Framework
12 19 (2.81%) Flash
13 18 (2.66%) XSLT
13 18 (2.66%) LINQ
13 18 (2.66%) RESTful
14 17 (2.51%) CSS3
14 17 (2.51%) Middleware
14 17 (2.51%) WinForms
15 16 (2.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 252 (37.28%) Computer Science
2 137 (20.27%) Mathematics
3 55 (8.14%) Physics
4 51 (7.54%) Embedded Systems
5 46 (6.80%) Firmware
6 43 (6.36%) Mobile App
7 36 (5.33%) Device Driver
8 35 (5.18%) Open Source
9 26 (3.85%) Cryptography
10 22 (3.25%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.81%) PKI
12 17 (2.51%) Visualisation
13 16 (2.37%) Streaming Video
14 15 (2.22%) IPTV
15 14 (2.07%) STB
15 14 (2.07%) MPEG
16 13 (1.92%) GIS
17 12 (1.78%) Statistics
18 11 (1.63%) Client/Server
19 10 (1.48%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 156 (23.08%) Linux
2 104 (15.38%) Windows
3 77 (11.39%) UNIX
4 46 (6.80%) Android
5 32 (4.73%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.51%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (2.37%) Solaris
8 10 (1.48%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.74%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.59%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.44%) Debian
11 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.68%) OO
3 86 (12.72%) Scrum
4 53 (7.84%) TDD
5 49 (7.25%) Multithreading
6 44 (6.51%) OOP
7 34 (5.03%) Project Management
8 33 (4.88%) OOD
9 30 (4.44%) Product Management
10 28 (4.14%) Unit Testing
11 27 (3.99%) MVC
12 26 (3.85%) Machine Learning
13 25 (3.70%) Information Security
14 24 (3.55%) Web Development
14 24 (3.55%) Signal Processing
15 23 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (2.66%) UML
17 17 (2.51%) Test Automation
17 17 (2.51%) Software Architecture
17 17 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 276 (40.83%) C++
2 263 (38.91%) C#
3 239 (35.36%) Java
4 212 (31.36%) C
5 162 (23.96%) Python
6 141 (20.86%) SQL
7 128 (18.93%) JavaScript
8 51 (7.54%) Embedded C
9 44 (6.51%) Perl
10 30 (4.44%) PHP
11 24 (3.55%) Embedded C++
11 24 (3.55%) MATLAB
12 23 (3.40%) Assembly Language
13 22 (3.25%) Objective-C
14 20 (2.96%) Ruby
15 17 (2.51%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.48%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 343 (50.74%) Degree
2 46 (6.80%) PhD
3 17 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.44%) HNC
5 2 (0.30%) HND
5 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.66%) QA
2 15 (2.22%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.89%) JTAG
4 5 (0.74%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.74%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (2.07%) KVM
2 6 (0.89%) QEMU
3 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.89%) Nagios
2 1 (0.15%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (10.36%) Oracle
2 52 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.37%) Sun
4 11 (1.63%) Sybase
5 9 (1.33%) QNX
6 8 (1.18%) JBoss
7 6 (0.89%) SAP
7 6 (0.89%) Google
7 6 (0.89%) Rackspace
8 5 (0.74%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.74%) Zend
8 5 (0.74%) Epiphany
9 4 (0.59%) Apple
9 4 (0.59%) Coverity
10 3 (0.44%) VMware
10 3 (0.44%) MathWorks
10 3 (0.44%) BT
11 2 (0.30%) Perforce
11 2 (0.30%) Remedy
11 2 (0.30%) Symbian
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