The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 297 407 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.35% 20.30% 23.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.74% 27.03% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 266 349 420
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1432 1506 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.85% 75.11% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1280 1277
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 276 (48.00%) Degree
2 248 (43.13%) C++
3 235 (40.87%) C#
4 196 (34.09%) Java
5 188 (32.70%) C
6 163 (28.35%) Computer Science
7 142 (24.70%) .NET
8 133 (23.13%) Linux
9 115 (20.00%) SQL
10 114 (19.83%) Mathematics
11 100 (17.39%) OO
12 86 (14.96%) Python
13 82 (14.26%) Finance
14 80 (13.91%) HTML
15 79 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
16 75 (13.04%) JavaScript
17 69 (12.00%) Electronics
18 68 (11.83%) Scrum
19 66 (11.48%) SQL Server
20 61 (10.61%) CSS
21 58 (10.09%) Windows
21 58 (10.09%) Apple iOS
22 57 (9.91%) XML
22 57 (9.91%) Project Management
23 55 (9.57%) Android
24 54 (9.39%) ASP.NET
25 50 (8.70%) Perl
25 50 (8.70%) UNIX
25 50 (8.70%) Wireless
26 49 (8.52%) Physics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (3.30%) Tomcat
2 16 (2.78%) Apache
3 5 (0.87%) IIS
4 2 (0.35%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.17%) WordPress
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
2 2 (0.35%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.87%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.70%) Wireless
2 38 (6.61%) Internet
3 21 (3.65%) HTTP
4 11 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.57%) Ethernet
6 8 (1.39%) Intranet
6 8 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.22%) Bluetooth
8 6 (1.04%) RTSP
8 6 (1.04%) IGMP
9 5 (0.87%) TETRA
10 4 (0.70%) GSM
10 4 (0.70%) LAN
10 4 (0.70%) WLAN
10 4 (0.70%) 802.11
10 4 (0.70%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.35%) Broadband
12 1 (0.17%) NGN
12 1 (0.17%) ASN.1
12 1 (0.17%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.48%) MySQL
3 11 (1.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.04%) Big Data
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.35%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) Redis
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.74%) Subversion
3 9 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.04%) Maven
5 3 (0.52%) Firebug
5 3 (0.52%) NUnit
5 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.35%) JUnit
6 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.35%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.35%) Moq
6 2 (0.35%) SCons
6 2 (0.35%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.35%) GCC
6 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 82 (14.26%) Finance
2 69 (12.00%) Electronics
3 33 (5.74%) Games
4 31 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.13%) Banking
6 15 (2.61%) Marketing
7 13 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.39%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.87%) Automotive
10 4 (0.70%) Military
11 3 (0.52%) Front Office
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 323 (56.17%) Software Engineer
2 181 (31.48%) Developer
3 80 (13.91%) Software Developer
4 65 (11.30%) C++ Software Engineer
5 43 (7.48%) C# Software Engineer
5 43 (7.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 42 (7.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 39 (6.78%) Graduate
8 38 (6.61%) .NET Software Engineer
9 31 (5.39%) Java Developer
10 29 (5.04%) C# Developer
10 29 (5.04%) Development Manager
11 28 (4.87%) Technical Manager
12 27 (4.70%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 24 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
14 23 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (3.83%) Programmer
15 22 (3.83%) Team Leader
16 21 (3.65%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (24.70%) .NET
2 80 (13.91%) HTML
3 61 (10.61%) CSS
4 57 (9.91%) XML
5 54 (9.39%) ASP.NET
6 24 (4.17%) HTML5
7 20 (3.48%) jQuery
8 19 (3.30%) Web Services
9 18 (3.13%) WPF
10 17 (2.96%) OpenGL
11 15 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (2.61%) iOS SDK
11 15 (2.61%) STL
12 14 (2.43%) MFC
13 13 (2.26%) Qt
13 13 (2.26%) Ajax
13 13 (2.26%) WCF
14 12 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (1.91%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 163 (28.35%) Computer Science
2 114 (19.83%) Mathematics
3 49 (8.52%) Physics
4 38 (6.61%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (5.22%) Device Driver
6 26 (4.52%) Firmware
7 15 (2.61%) Open Source
8 12 (2.09%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.09%) ASIC
8 12 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.57%) Machine Learning
9 9 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (1.57%) Streaming Video
9 9 (1.57%) MPEG
10 7 (1.22%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.04%) DTV
11 6 (1.04%) VHDL
11 6 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.04%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 133 (23.13%) Linux
2 58 (10.09%) Windows
2 58 (10.09%) Apple iOS
3 55 (9.57%) Android
4 50 (8.70%) UNIX
5 23 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (1.91%) Solaris
7 7 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.39%) OO
2 79 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (11.83%) Scrum
4 57 (9.91%) Project Management
5 45 (7.83%) Multithreading
6 34 (5.91%) OOP
7 31 (5.39%) Risk Management
7 31 (5.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 28 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (4.87%) Content Management
9 27 (4.70%) OOD
10 23 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (4.00%) Web Development
10 23 (4.00%) MVC
11 22 (3.83%) Unit Testing
12 20 (3.48%) UML
13 19 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.30%) TDD
14 17 (2.96%) Embedded Software Development
15 16 (2.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 248 (43.13%) C++
2 235 (40.87%) C#
3 196 (34.09%) Java
4 188 (32.70%) C
5 115 (20.00%) SQL
6 86 (14.96%) Python
7 75 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 50 (8.70%) Perl
9 29 (5.04%) Assembly Language
10 27 (4.70%) Embedded C
11 22 (3.83%) PHP
12 20 (3.48%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.74%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.74%) Ruby
16 8 (1.39%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.22%) VB
18 6 (1.04%) VB6
19 4 (0.70%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 276 (48.00%) Degree
2 33 (5.74%) PhD
3 11 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.35%) HNC
5 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.87%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) JTAG
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) XenServer
2 5 (0.87%) Xen
3 1 (0.17%) KVM
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Nagios
2 1 (0.17%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.17%) SCOM
2 1 (0.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 45 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.65%) Oracle
3 28 (4.87%) Symbian
4 27 (4.70%) Nokia
5 11 (1.91%) Sun
6 7 (1.22%) Sybase
7 4 (0.70%) Google
8 3 (0.52%) Perforce
8 3 (0.52%) BT
9 2 (0.35%) SAP
9 2 (0.35%) Apple
9 2 (0.35%) HP
9 2 (0.35%) QNX
9 2 (0.35%) Zend
10 1 (0.17%) Marketo
10 1 (0.17%) Facebook
10 1 (0.17%) MKS
10 1 (0.17%) Brady
10 1 (0.17%) MathWorks
10 1 (0.17%) Primavera
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