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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 226 258 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.31% 18.27% 17.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.28% 21.88% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 208 221 271
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,791 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1062 1179 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.06% 83.50% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 864 997 1271
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 210 (41.18%) Degree
2 200 (39.22%) C++
3 173 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (32.55%) Computer Science
5 161 (31.57%) Java
6 158 (30.98%) C#
7 157 (30.78%) SQL
8 140 (27.45%) Linux
9 125 (24.51%) C
10 124 (24.31%) HTML
11 113 (22.16%) .NET
12 109 (21.37%) JavaScript
13 102 (20.00%) CSS
14 96 (18.82%) Mathematics
15 95 (18.63%) Python
16 94 (18.43%) Windows
17 87 (17.06%) MVC
18 77 (15.10%) jQuery
19 71 (13.92%) SDLC
19 71 (13.92%) OO
20 70 (13.73%) XML
21 63 (12.35%) Unit Testing
22 58 (11.37%) Scrum
23 55 (10.78%) Mentoring
24 54 (10.59%) ASP.NET
25 53 (10.39%) REST
26 51 (10.00%) Finance
26 51 (10.00%) QA
27 47 (9.22%) HTML5
28 46 (9.02%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (5.10%) CMS
2 12 (2.35%) IIS
3 11 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.18%) Apache
4 6 (1.18%) Node.js
5 4 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.59%) Confluence
6 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.96%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.25%) HTTP
2 25 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.92%) DNS
4 14 (2.75%) Ethernet
5 13 (2.55%) Internet
5 13 (2.55%) VPN
6 11 (2.16%) SSL
7 9 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.57%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.18%) SNMP
10 5 (0.98%) LAN
10 5 (0.98%) OSPF
10 5 (0.98%) WAN
10 5 (0.98%) Wireless
11 3 (0.59%) Multicast
11 3 (0.59%) SMTP
12 2 (0.39%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.39%) GSM
13 1 (0.20%) 3G
13 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.94%) Big Data
5 10 (1.96%) MySQL
5 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (1.57%) HBase
6 8 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 42 (8.24%) JIRA
2 35 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.49%) Selenium
5 21 (4.12%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.55%) NUnit
8 10 (1.96%) Hudson
8 10 (1.96%) Maven
9 8 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (1.37%) Moq
10 7 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.18%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.78%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.59%) CMake
13 3 (0.59%) Gradle
13 3 (0.59%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 51 (10.00%) Finance
2 35 (6.86%) Electronics
3 21 (4.12%) Automotive
4 19 (3.73%) Games
4 19 (3.73%) Marketing
5 18 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.94%) Banking
7 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.78%) Retail
9 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 215 (42.16%) Software Engineer
2 177 (34.71%) Developer
3 71 (13.92%) Senior Software Engineer
4 54 (10.59%) C# Developer
5 52 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 51 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 46 (9.02%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.45%) Java Engineer
9 35 (6.86%) Java Developer
10 34 (6.67%) Programmer
11 33 (6.47%) .NET Developer
11 33 (6.47%) Java Software Engineer
12 31 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 26 (5.10%) Author
14 26 (5.10%) Graduate
14 26 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
14 26 (5.10%) Senior Technical Author
14 26 (5.10%) Technical Author
14 26 (5.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (24.31%) HTML
2 113 (22.16%) .NET
3 102 (20.00%) CSS
4 77 (15.10%) jQuery
5 70 (13.73%) XML
6 54 (10.59%) ASP.NET
7 53 (10.39%) REST
8 47 (9.22%) HTML5
9 46 (9.02%) WCF
10 43 (8.43%) LINQ
11 40 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (7.65%) .NET Framework
13 36 (7.06%) CSS3
14 35 (6.86%) JSON
15 33 (6.47%) Entity Framework
16 28 (5.49%) SOAP
17 27 (5.29%) Ajax
17 27 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (4.90%) AngularJS
19 24 (4.71%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 166 (32.55%) Computer Science
2 96 (18.82%) Mathematics
3 46 (9.02%) Algorithms
4 37 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.29%) User Experience
6 22 (4.31%) Data Structures
7 21 (4.12%) Physics
8 16 (3.14%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.75%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.75%) Digital Media
10 13 (2.55%) Life Science
11 12 (2.35%) PKI
12 10 (1.96%) EMV
13 9 (1.76%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (1.57%) CAN bus
15 7 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
15 7 (1.37%) Fintech
15 7 (1.37%) Internet of Things
15 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 140 (27.45%) Linux
2 94 (18.43%) Windows
3 19 (3.73%) Android
4 17 (3.33%) Unix
5 12 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.37%) Windows CE
8 6 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.78%) Solaris
10 3 (0.59%) AIX
10 3 (0.59%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (17.06%) MVC
3 71 (13.92%) OO
3 71 (13.92%) SDLC
4 63 (12.35%) Unit Testing
5 58 (11.37%) Scrum
6 55 (10.78%) Mentoring
7 44 (8.63%) Kanban
7 44 (8.63%) TDD
8 42 (8.24%) Multithreading
9 37 (7.25%) Open Source
10 35 (6.86%) Front End Development
10 35 (6.86%) Web Design
11 29 (5.69%) Automated Testing
11 29 (5.69%) OOP
12 28 (5.49%) Coaching
13 26 (5.10%) Content Management
13 26 (5.10%) Test Automation
14 25 (4.90%) Web Development
15 22 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 200 (39.22%) C++
2 161 (31.57%) Java
3 158 (30.98%) C#
4 157 (30.78%) SQL
5 125 (24.51%) C
6 109 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 95 (18.63%) Python
8 38 (7.45%) Perl
9 33 (6.47%) VB.NET
10 21 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.94%) Embedded C
12 13 (2.55%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.16%) Delphi
14 8 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.18%) PHP
16 5 (0.98%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.78%) XAML
18 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (41.18%) Degree
2 14 (2.75%) PhD
3 8 (1.57%) MCSE
3 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.00%) QA
2 7 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.98%) WAI
4 1 (0.20%) ISO26262
System Software
1 12 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.35%) Docker
2 6 (1.18%) Firmware
3 5 (0.98%) pfSense
4 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Cacti
1 5 (0.98%) Nagios
1 5 (0.98%) RANCID
1 5 (0.98%) SmokePing
2 3 (0.59%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (5.29%) Oracle
2 16 (3.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.37%) QNX
3 7 (1.37%) WorldPay
4 6 (1.18%) Perforce
5 5 (0.98%) Cisco
5 5 (0.98%) F5
5 5 (0.98%) Juniper
5 5 (0.98%) SolarWinds
5 5 (0.98%) Splunk
5 5 (0.98%) Sun
6 4 (0.78%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.78%) Facebook
7 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.59%) SAP
7 3 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.59%) VMware
8 2 (0.39%) Sybase
8 2 (0.39%) Twitter
8 2 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
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