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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 319 277 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.79% 18.53% 16.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.85% 22.39% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 269 242 254
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,750 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1188 1237 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.15% 82.74% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1068 1125
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 377 (51.08%) Degree
2 318 (43.09%) C++
3 311 (42.14%) Computer Science
4 285 (38.62%) C
5 281 (38.08%) C#
6 229 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 212 (28.73%) Java
8 210 (28.46%) Linux
9 198 (26.83%) Python
10 184 (24.93%) .NET
11 153 (20.73%) SQL
12 146 (19.78%) Windows
13 134 (18.16%) HTML
14 129 (17.48%) Finance
15 121 (16.40%) OO
16 113 (15.31%) Mathematics
17 109 (14.77%) JavaScript
18 95 (12.87%) CSS
19 86 (11.65%) Electronics
20 84 (11.38%) User Experience
21 82 (11.11%) Algorithms
22 81 (10.98%) Scrum
23 77 (10.43%) UNIX
24 72 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
25 68 (9.21%) Embedded C
25 68 (9.21%) TDD
26 67 (9.08%) SQL Server
27 66 (8.94%) ASP.NET
27 66 (8.94%) Wireless
28 64 (8.67%) Android

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (2.85%) Apache
2 17 (2.30%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.95%) Node.js
5 6 (0.81%) CloudStack
6 3 (0.41%) IIS
6 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.14%) Kentico
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (3.12%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.81%) MS Office
4 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.41%) Simulink
4 3 (0.41%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
5 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.14%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.94%) Wireless
2 49 (6.64%) Internet
3 36 (4.88%) Ethernet
4 32 (4.34%) ZigBee
5 27 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.71%) Bluetooth
7 14 (1.90%) HTTP
8 10 (1.36%) 3G
8 10 (1.36%) 802.15
9 9 (1.22%) SAN
9 9 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (1.22%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.08%) 4G
10 8 (1.08%) NFC
10 8 (1.08%) SMPP
10 8 (1.08%) 2G
10 8 (1.08%) SMS
11 7 (0.95%) 3GPP
11 7 (0.95%) ICMP
12 6 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.66%) MySQL
2 27 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 21 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.17%) Big Data
5 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.95%) QlikView
8 6 (0.81%) Spotfire
9 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.27%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.14%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 57 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 40 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.90%) JIRA
4 13 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.76%) GCC
4 13 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.49%) NUnit
5 11 (1.49%) Subversion
6 10 (1.36%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.22%) MSTest
7 9 (1.22%) LLVM
8 8 (1.08%) Selenium
8 8 (1.08%) Hudson
8 8 (1.08%) WiX
8 8 (1.08%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.81%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.81%) Maven
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.68%) LabVIEW
General
1 129 (17.48%) Finance
2 86 (11.65%) Electronics
3 46 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 46 (6.23%) Marketing
4 26 (3.52%) Banking
4 26 (3.52%) Automotive
5 20 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.63%) Advertising
7 6 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.68%) Military
9 3 (0.41%) Local Government
9 3 (0.41%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
10 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.27%) French Language
10 2 (0.27%) German Language
10 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 453 (61.38%) Software Engineer
2 210 (28.46%) Developer
3 105 (14.23%) Software Developer
4 79 (10.70%) Graduate
5 62 (8.40%) Test Engineer
6 59 (7.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 58 (7.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 56 (7.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 52 (7.05%) C++ Software Engineer
10 46 (6.23%) Programmer
11 42 (5.69%) C# Software Engineer
12 36 (4.88%) Java Developer
13 35 (4.74%) C++ Developer
14 33 (4.47%) Software Test Engineer
15 28 (3.79%) Analyst
16 25 (3.39%) Software Programmer
17 24 (3.25%) Designer
18 22 (2.98%) Senior Developer
19 19 (2.57%) C# Developer
19 19 (2.57%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (24.93%) .NET
2 134 (18.16%) HTML
3 95 (12.87%) CSS
4 66 (8.94%) ASP.NET
5 54 (7.32%) jQuery
6 53 (7.18%) XML
7 40 (5.42%) HTML5
8 39 (5.28%) WCF
9 33 (4.47%) WPF
10 26 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (3.12%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.98%) Web Services
13 21 (2.85%) SOAP
14 16 (2.17%) LINQ
15 14 (1.90%) CSS3
15 14 (1.90%) STL
15 14 (1.90%) JSP
16 13 (1.76%) MFC
16 13 (1.76%) REST
16 13 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 311 (42.14%) Computer Science
2 113 (15.31%) Mathematics
3 84 (11.38%) User Experience
4 82 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 72 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (7.59%) Embedded Systems
7 53 (7.18%) Device Driver
8 50 (6.78%) Open Source
9 46 (6.23%) Mobile App
10 35 (4.74%) Visualisation
10 35 (4.74%) Cryptography
11 25 (3.39%) Physics
12 23 (3.12%) Internet of Things
13 15 (2.03%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.76%) Robotics
14 13 (1.76%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.63%) PKI
15 12 (1.63%) Mechatronics
16 11 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
17 10 (1.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 210 (28.46%) Linux
2 146 (19.78%) Windows
3 77 (10.43%) UNIX
4 64 (8.67%) Android
5 44 (5.96%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.22%) Windows Phone
8 8 (1.08%) Solaris
9 6 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.68%) AIX
10 5 (0.68%) HPUX
11 4 (0.54%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (16.40%) OO
3 81 (10.98%) Scrum
4 68 (9.21%) TDD
5 49 (6.64%) OOD
6 48 (6.50%) MVC
6 48 (6.50%) Multithreading
7 38 (5.15%) Analytics
8 37 (5.01%) Mentoring
9 36 (4.88%) Regression Testing
10 32 (4.34%) Information Security
11 28 (3.79%) Test Automation
12 26 (3.52%) User Stories
13 24 (3.25%) Data Protection
14 23 (3.12%) UML
15 22 (2.98%) Data Analysis
16 21 (2.85%) Test Strategy
16 21 (2.85%) Product Management
17 19 (2.57%) Unit Testing
18 18 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 318 (43.09%) C++
2 285 (38.62%) C
3 281 (38.08%) C#
4 212 (28.73%) Java
5 198 (26.83%) Python
6 153 (20.73%) SQL
7 109 (14.77%) JavaScript
8 68 (9.21%) Embedded C
9 51 (6.91%) Perl
10 32 (4.34%) Embedded C++
11 31 (4.20%) MATLAB
12 23 (3.12%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.71%) Assembly Language
13 20 (2.71%) PHP
13 20 (2.71%) Delphi
14 15 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.76%) XAML
16 11 (1.49%) Ruby
16 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 377 (51.08%) Degree
2 18 (2.44%) PhD
3 15 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.90%) VCP4
5 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.81%) MCP
6 2 (0.27%) CISSP
6 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.42%) QA
2 11 (1.49%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.08%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.27%) JTAG
4 2 (0.27%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 27 (3.66%) Firmware
2 12 (1.63%) KVM
3 11 (1.49%) Xen
3 11 (1.49%) XenServer
4 9 (1.22%) QEMU
5 7 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.14%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) Puppet
1 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.64%) Oracle
3 24 (3.25%) Google
4 13 (1.76%) Perforce
5 10 (1.36%) Citrix
6 8 (1.08%) TOWER Software
6 8 (1.08%) Telerik
7 7 (0.95%) VMware
7 7 (0.95%) Rackspace
7 7 (0.95%) Intel
7 7 (0.95%) Sony
8 6 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.54%) Facebook
9 4 (0.54%) QNX
9 4 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.41%) Sybase
10 3 (0.41%) Sun
10 3 (0.41%) Nokia
10 3 (0.41%) Apple
11 2 (0.27%) HP
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