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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 291 288 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.86% 16.06% 21.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.52% 20.40% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 257 258 368
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,350 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1187 1412 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.02% 78.75% 76.98%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1186 1285
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 358 (54.91%) Degree
2 321 (49.23%) C++
3 278 (42.64%) C#
4 275 (42.18%) Computer Science
5 233 (35.74%) C
6 187 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
7 174 (26.69%) .NET
8 171 (26.23%) Java
9 153 (23.47%) Linux
10 147 (22.55%) Python
11 143 (21.93%) SQL
12 133 (20.40%) HTML
13 127 (19.48%) Windows
14 113 (17.33%) OO
14 113 (17.33%) JavaScript
15 96 (14.72%) Mathematics
16 87 (13.34%) Electronics
16 87 (13.34%) Algorithms
17 85 (13.04%) Finance
18 78 (11.96%) CSS
19 77 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (11.35%) ASP.NET
20 74 (11.35%) Scrum
21 73 (11.20%) SQL Server
22 71 (10.89%) User Experience
23 68 (10.43%) Microsoft
24 63 (9.66%) TDD
25 62 (9.51%) jQuery
26 61 (9.36%) Android
27 59 (9.05%) Embedded C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 12 (1.84%) Apache
2 10 (1.53%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.61%) Node.js
5 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.46%) IIS
5 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.31%) SAS
6 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.15%) Kentico
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.15%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.15%) Revit
4 1 (0.15%) Blender
4 1 (0.15%) Simulink
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.15%) Maya
4 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.06%) Wireless
2 30 (4.60%) Ethernet
2 30 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.45%) Internet
4 22 (3.37%) ZigBee
5 19 (2.91%) Bluetooth
6 13 (1.99%) HTTP
7 7 (1.07%) 3G
7 7 (1.07%) ICMP
8 6 (0.92%) SSL
9 5 (0.77%) LTE
9 5 (0.77%) Firewall
10 4 (0.61%) 2G
10 4 (0.61%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.61%) 4G
11 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.31%) SSH
12 2 (0.31%) 802.15
12 2 (0.31%) GSM
12 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.07%) NoSQL
3 18 (2.76%) MySQL
4 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.84%) Big Data
6 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.31%) Firebird
13 2 (0.31%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.31%) QlikView
13 2 (0.31%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (6.44%) Visual Studio
2 32 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.45%) Selenium
4 15 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.30%) JIRA
5 14 (2.15%) GCC
6 10 (1.53%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.23%) NUnit
8 8 (1.23%) LLVM
8 8 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.07%) Subversion
10 6 (0.92%) Hudson
11 5 (0.77%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.77%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.77%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.61%) Maven
13 3 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.46%) Moq
General
1 87 (13.34%) Electronics
2 85 (13.04%) Finance
3 34 (5.21%) Marketing
4 33 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.61%) Automotive
6 16 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.99%) Banking
8 9 (1.38%) Advertising
9 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.46%) Military
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.31%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Retail
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 419 (64.26%) Software Engineer
2 206 (31.60%) Developer
3 108 (16.56%) Software Developer
4 61 (9.36%) Graduate
5 54 (8.28%) C# Software Engineer
5 54 (8.28%) Programmer
6 49 (7.52%) Test Engineer
6 49 (7.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 47 (7.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 47 (7.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 43 (6.60%) C++ Developer
8 43 (6.60%) C++ Software Engineer
9 33 (5.06%) Software Programmer
10 29 (4.45%) C# Developer
11 27 (4.14%) Software Test Engineer
11 27 (4.14%) .NET Software Engineer
12 26 (3.99%) Java Developer
13 22 (3.37%) Senior Developer
14 21 (3.22%) Designer
15 19 (2.91%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (26.69%) .NET
2 133 (20.40%) HTML
3 78 (11.96%) CSS
4 74 (11.35%) ASP.NET
5 62 (9.51%) jQuery
6 45 (6.90%) XML
7 38 (5.83%) HTML5
8 32 (4.91%) WCF
9 31 (4.75%) MFC
10 30 (4.60%) WPF
11 24 (3.68%) SOAP
12 21 (3.22%) Web Services
13 17 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (2.15%) J2EE
14 14 (2.15%) JSP
15 13 (1.99%) CSS3
15 13 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (1.84%) .NET Framework
17 11 (1.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 275 (42.18%) Computer Science
2 96 (14.72%) Mathematics
3 87 (13.34%) Algorithms
4 77 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (10.89%) User Experience
6 36 (5.52%) Device Driver
7 35 (5.37%) Embedded Systems
8 34 (5.21%) Mobile App
9 33 (5.06%) Visualisation
10 31 (4.75%) Physics
11 30 (4.60%) Open Source
12 24 (3.68%) Cryptography
13 22 (3.37%) Mechatronics
14 20 (3.07%) Client/Server
14 20 (3.07%) Robotics
15 19 (2.91%) Pocket PC
16 17 (2.61%) Internet of Things
17 12 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
18 10 (1.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 153 (23.47%) Linux
2 127 (19.48%) Windows
3 61 (9.36%) Android
4 49 (7.52%) UNIX
5 44 (6.75%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.61%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.46%) AIX
9 3 (0.46%) HPUX
9 3 (0.46%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Symbian OS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (17.33%) OO
3 74 (11.35%) Scrum
4 63 (9.66%) TDD
5 47 (7.21%) OOD
5 47 (7.21%) MVC
6 35 (5.37%) Mentoring
7 32 (4.91%) Test Automation
7 32 (4.91%) Multithreading
8 31 (4.75%) Analytics
9 27 (4.14%) Data Analysis
10 26 (3.99%) Unit Testing
11 22 (3.37%) User Stories
12 21 (3.22%) Regression Testing
13 20 (3.07%) OOP
13 20 (3.07%) Information Security
14 19 (2.91%) UML
15 17 (2.61%) Test Strategy
16 15 (2.30%) Rapid Prototyping
16 15 (2.30%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 321 (49.23%) C++
2 278 (42.64%) C#
3 233 (35.74%) C
4 171 (26.23%) Java
5 147 (22.55%) Python
6 143 (21.93%) SQL
7 113 (17.33%) JavaScript
8 59 (9.05%) Embedded C
9 48 (7.36%) Perl
10 43 (6.60%) Embedded C++
11 36 (5.52%) Objective-C
12 28 (4.29%) MATLAB
13 20 (3.07%) Assembly Language
14 17 (2.61%) PHP
15 12 (1.84%) Delphi
15 12 (1.84%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.69%) Ruby
17 10 (1.53%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.38%) T-SQL
19 7 (1.07%) XAML
Qualifications
1 358 (54.91%) Degree
2 19 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (2.91%) MCP
3 18 (2.76%) PhD
4 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.44%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 26 (3.99%) Firmware
2 11 (1.69%) KVM
3 8 (1.23%) QEMU
4 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.46%) Docker
6 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.15%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.52%) Oracle
3 15 (2.30%) Google
4 14 (2.15%) Perforce
5 9 (1.38%) Rackspace
6 7 (1.07%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.61%) QNX
8 4 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.46%) Nokia
9 3 (0.46%) VMware
10 2 (0.31%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.31%) SAP
10 2 (0.31%) Atmel
11 1 (0.15%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.15%) Zend
11 1 (0.15%) Intel
11 1 (0.15%) Autodesk
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