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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 225 299 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.29% 20.03% 16.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.00% 24.39% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 200 269 263
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,979 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1184 1226 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.73% 82.12% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1032 1271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 216 (39.06%) Degree
2 203 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (36.35%) C++
4 193 (34.90%) C#
5 179 (32.37%) Computer Science
6 176 (31.83%) Java
6 176 (31.83%) SQL
7 146 (26.40%) Linux
8 135 (24.41%) HTML
9 134 (24.23%) .NET
10 127 (22.97%) C
11 120 (21.70%) JavaScript
12 112 (20.25%) Python
13 105 (18.99%) CSS
14 101 (18.26%) MVC
15 100 (18.08%) Mathematics
16 99 (17.90%) Windows
17 84 (15.19%) jQuery
18 83 (15.01%) Scrum
19 77 (13.92%) Unit Testing
20 76 (13.74%) XML
21 71 (12.84%) SDLC
22 70 (12.66%) OO
23 64 (11.57%) ASP.NET
24 62 (11.21%) Mentoring
25 57 (10.31%) SQL Server
26 56 (10.13%) Kanban
26 56 (10.13%) QA
27 54 (9.76%) HTML5
27 54 (9.76%) REST

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (5.06%) CMS
2 13 (2.35%) IIS
3 12 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.45%) Apache
5 7 (1.27%) Node.js
6 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.72%) Confluence
7 4 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (0.54%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.35%) GitHub
3 12 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.33%) HTTP
2 21 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.62%) DNS
4 14 (2.53%) Internet
5 13 (2.35%) VPN
6 10 (1.81%) SSL
7 9 (1.63%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.63%) Wireless
8 6 (1.08%) SNMP
9 5 (0.90%) AMQP
9 5 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.90%) LAN
9 5 (0.90%) MQTT
9 5 (0.90%) OSPF
9 5 (0.90%) WAN
10 3 (0.54%) SMTP
11 2 (0.36%) 802.15
11 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.07%) Big Data
4 16 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (1.81%) MySQL
7 8 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.27%) HBase
9 6 (1.08%) GIS
9 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (8.32%) Git (software)
1 46 (8.32%) Visual Studio
2 43 (7.78%) JIRA
3 34 (6.15%) Selenium
4 26 (4.70%) Eclipse
5 23 (4.16%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.62%) NUnit
7 17 (3.07%) Maven
8 14 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.17%) Hudson
11 9 (1.63%) Moq
12 7 (1.27%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.08%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.72%) IntelliJ
15 3 (0.54%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.54%) CMake
15 3 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 49 (8.86%) Finance
2 42 (7.59%) Electronics
3 24 (4.34%) Games
4 19 (3.44%) Marketing
5 16 (2.89%) Automotive
6 15 (2.71%) Banking
7 12 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.72%) Retail
10 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 231 (41.77%) Software Engineer
2 208 (37.61%) Developer
3 76 (13.74%) Senior Software Engineer
4 68 (12.30%) C# Developer
5 55 (9.95%) Software Developer
6 53 (9.58%) Senior Developer
7 51 (9.22%) C++ Software Engineer
8 42 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 40 (7.23%) Java Developer
10 39 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 39 (7.05%) Java Engineer
11 36 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 36 (6.51%) Java Software Engineer
12 34 (6.15%) Programmer
13 28 (5.06%) Linux Developer
13 28 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
14 27 (4.88%) Author
14 27 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
14 27 (4.88%) Senior Technical Author
14 27 (4.88%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (24.41%) HTML
2 134 (24.23%) .NET
3 105 (18.99%) CSS
4 84 (15.19%) jQuery
5 76 (13.74%) XML
6 64 (11.57%) ASP.NET
7 54 (9.76%) HTML5
7 54 (9.76%) REST
8 50 (9.04%) LINQ
8 50 (9.04%) WCF
9 47 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (8.14%) .NET Framework
11 39 (7.05%) Entity Framework
12 36 (6.51%) Web Services
13 34 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (5.97%) CSS3
14 33 (5.97%) SOAP
15 32 (5.79%) AngularJS
15 32 (5.79%) JSON
16 25 (4.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 179 (32.37%) Computer Science
2 100 (18.08%) Mathematics
3 48 (8.68%) Algorithms
4 40 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.52%) Physics
6 24 (4.34%) User Experience
7 20 (3.62%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.25%) Client/Server
9 17 (3.07%) Cryptography
10 13 (2.35%) Life Science
11 12 (2.17%) PKI
12 10 (1.81%) EMV
13 8 (1.45%) Fintech
13 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.27%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.27%) Digital Media
15 6 (1.08%) Biology
15 6 (1.08%) Internet of Things
16 5 (0.90%) Chemistry
16 5 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 146 (26.40%) Linux
2 99 (17.90%) Windows
3 25 (4.52%) Android
4 18 (3.25%) Unix
5 12 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.99%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.63%) Windows CE
8 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.54%) AIX
11 3 (0.54%) HPUX
11 3 (0.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) MVS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (18.26%) MVC
3 83 (15.01%) Scrum
4 77 (13.92%) Unit Testing
5 71 (12.84%) SDLC
6 70 (12.66%) OO
7 62 (11.21%) Mentoring
8 56 (10.13%) Kanban
9 53 (9.58%) TDD
10 51 (9.22%) Open Source
11 39 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.69%) Web Design
13 36 (6.51%) Multithreading
14 35 (6.33%) Front End Development
15 30 (5.42%) Coaching
16 29 (5.24%) Automated Testing
16 29 (5.24%) Web Development
17 27 (4.88%) Content Management
17 27 (4.88%) Test Automation
18 26 (4.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 201 (36.35%) C++
2 193 (34.90%) C#
3 176 (31.83%) Java
3 176 (31.83%) SQL
4 127 (22.97%) C
5 120 (21.70%) JavaScript
6 112 (20.25%) Python
7 45 (8.14%) Perl
8 34 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.80%) Embedded C
11 14 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.35%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.99%) Delphi
13 11 (1.99%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.27%) Embedded C++
15 5 (0.90%) PHP
16 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.72%) XAML
17 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 216 (39.06%) Degree
2 10 (1.81%) PhD
3 8 (1.45%) MCSE
3 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.13%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.72%) WAI
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (2.35%) Docker
2 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.27%) Firmware
4 5 (0.90%) pfSense
5 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) Cacti
1 5 (0.90%) Nagios
1 5 (0.90%) RANCID
1 5 (0.90%) SmokePing
2 3 (0.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (7.23%) Oracle
2 24 (4.34%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.63%) QNX
4 8 (1.45%) WorldPay
5 6 (1.08%) Perforce
6 5 (0.90%) Cisco
6 5 (0.90%) F5
6 5 (0.90%) Juniper
6 5 (0.90%) SolarWinds
6 5 (0.90%) Splunk
6 5 (0.90%) Sun
7 4 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.72%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.72%) Facebook
7 4 (0.72%) Sybase
8 3 (0.54%) SAP
8 3 (0.54%) VMware
9 2 (0.36%) Twitter
9 2 (0.36%) Wind River
10 1 (0.18%) Wall Street Systems
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