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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 258 312 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.26% 16.96% 20.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.18% 21.17% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 221 263 332
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 £30,000 £30,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
1163 1474 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.31% 80.11% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1197 1220
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 351 (58.60%) Degree
2 302 (50.42%) C++
3 268 (44.74%) Computer Science
4 251 (41.90%) C#
5 201 (33.56%) C
6 181 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (28.88%) Java
8 171 (28.55%) .NET
9 142 (23.71%) SQL
10 139 (23.21%) Linux
11 131 (21.87%) Python
12 126 (21.04%) Windows
13 118 (19.70%) HTML
14 115 (19.20%) OO
15 104 (17.36%) Mathematics
16 101 (16.86%) JavaScript
17 82 (13.69%) Algorithms
18 79 (13.19%) ASP.NET
19 77 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
20 75 (12.52%) Electronics
21 74 (12.35%) Finance
22 70 (11.69%) SQL Server
22 70 (11.69%) Microsoft
23 68 (11.35%) Android
24 66 (11.02%) Scrum
25 61 (10.18%) CSS
26 60 (10.02%) jQuery
26 60 (10.02%) User Experience
27 53 (8.85%) Embedded C
28 52 (8.68%) Apple iOS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (1.67%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.50%) Apache
3 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.50%) Node.js
4 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.33%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.33%) JBoss
5 2 (0.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.17%) Kentico
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.67%) Solid Edge
3 4 (0.67%) MicroStation
3 4 (0.67%) Revit
3 4 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (0.67%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.67%) Siemens NX
3 4 (0.67%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Maya
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.17%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.34%) Wireless
2 29 (4.84%) Internet
3 22 (3.67%) Ethernet
4 20 (3.34%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.84%) ZigBee
6 15 (2.50%) Bluetooth
7 12 (2.00%) HTTP
8 5 (0.83%) ICMP
8 5 (0.83%) 3G
9 4 (0.67%) LTE
9 4 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.67%) Firewall
9 4 (0.67%) SSL
9 4 (0.67%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.50%) FTP
10 3 (0.50%) 4G
11 2 (0.33%) AMQP
11 2 (0.33%) SSH
11 2 (0.33%) 2G
11 2 (0.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.01%) MySQL
3 13 (2.17%) Big Data
3 13 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.33%) QlikView
9 2 (0.33%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.33%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.33%) Firebird
9 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.01%) Selenium
5 15 (2.50%) JIRA
6 14 (2.34%) GCC
7 10 (1.67%) NUnit
8 9 (1.50%) Subversion
9 8 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.34%) Maven
9 8 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.17%) LLVM
11 5 (0.83%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.83%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.67%) GoogleTest
12 4 (0.67%) Hudson
12 4 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.50%) Moq
General
1 75 (12.52%) Electronics
2 74 (12.35%) Finance
3 25 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.84%) Marketing
5 12 (2.00%) Automotive
6 11 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.34%) Banking
8 5 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 385 (64.27%) Software Engineer
2 193 (32.22%) Developer
3 93 (15.53%) Software Developer
4 54 (9.02%) Graduate
5 52 (8.68%) C# Software Engineer
6 50 (8.35%) Programmer
7 45 (7.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 38 (6.34%) C++ Developer
8 38 (6.34%) Test Engineer
8 38 (6.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 37 (6.18%) C++ Software Engineer
10 33 (5.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 32 (5.34%) C# Developer
12 29 (4.84%) Software Programmer
13 28 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
14 27 (4.51%) Java Developer
15 24 (4.01%) Software Test Engineer
16 23 (3.84%) Senior Developer
17 19 (3.17%) Designer
18 16 (2.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (28.55%) .NET
2 118 (19.70%) HTML
3 79 (13.19%) ASP.NET
4 61 (10.18%) CSS
5 60 (10.02%) jQuery
6 42 (7.01%) XML
7 37 (6.18%) MFC
8 31 (5.18%) HTML5
9 30 (5.01%) WPF
10 29 (4.84%) WCF
11 24 (4.01%) Web Services
12 23 (3.84%) SOAP
13 15 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (2.34%) CSS3
15 13 (2.17%) Spring
15 13 (2.17%) JSP
15 13 (2.17%) J2EE
16 11 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (1.67%) REST
17 10 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 268 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 104 (17.36%) Mathematics
3 82 (13.69%) Algorithms
4 77 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (10.02%) User Experience
6 41 (6.84%) Physics
7 30 (5.01%) Mobile App
8 28 (4.67%) Visualisation
9 26 (4.34%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (4.17%) Pocket PC
10 25 (4.17%) Device Driver
11 23 (3.84%) Client/Server
12 22 (3.67%) Mechatronics
13 19 (3.17%) Robotics
14 18 (3.01%) Internet of Things
15 16 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (2.50%) Cryptography
17 12 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
18 9 (1.50%) Statistics
18 9 (1.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 139 (23.21%) Linux
2 126 (21.04%) Windows
3 68 (11.35%) Android
4 52 (8.68%) Apple iOS
5 45 (7.51%) UNIX
6 12 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.67%) AIX
7 4 (0.67%) HPUX
7 4 (0.67%) Solaris
8 3 (0.50%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (19.20%) OO
3 66 (11.02%) Scrum
4 49 (8.18%) TDD
5 45 (7.51%) SDLC
6 43 (7.18%) MVC
7 39 (6.51%) OOD
8 33 (5.51%) Test Automation
9 30 (5.01%) Analytics
9 30 (5.01%) Multithreading
10 29 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 28 (4.67%) Open Source
12 24 (4.01%) Data Analysis
12 24 (4.01%) User Stories
13 23 (3.84%) Unit Testing
13 23 (3.84%) Regression Testing
14 22 (3.67%) OOP
15 19 (3.17%) Test Strategy
15 19 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (2.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 302 (50.42%) C++
2 251 (41.90%) C#
3 201 (33.56%) C
4 173 (28.88%) Java
5 142 (23.71%) SQL
6 131 (21.87%) Python
7 101 (16.86%) JavaScript
8 53 (8.85%) Embedded C
9 43 (7.18%) Embedded C++
10 41 (6.84%) Perl
11 39 (6.51%) Objective-C
12 27 (4.51%) MATLAB
13 19 (3.17%) Assembly Language
14 17 (2.84%) PHP
15 12 (2.00%) Delphi
16 10 (1.67%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.50%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.34%) Ruby
18 8 (1.34%) XAML
19 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 351 (58.60%) Degree
2 25 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (4.17%) MCP
3 21 (3.51%) PhD
4 10 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.51%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.17%) JTAG
3 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (4.17%) Firmware
2 9 (1.50%) KVM
3 7 (1.17%) QEMU
4 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.50%) Docker
7 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) Ceph
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Puppet
1 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 70 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.35%) Oracle
3 14 (2.34%) Perforce
4 12 (2.00%) Google
5 9 (1.50%) TOWER Software
5 9 (1.50%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.17%) Rackspace
7 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.67%) QNX
8 4 (0.67%) VMware
8 4 (0.67%) Autodesk
9 2 (0.33%) Atmel
9 2 (0.33%) ESRI
9 2 (0.33%) Cognos
9 2 (0.33%) SAP
9 2 (0.33%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.17%) Intel
10 1 (0.17%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: £££ (incl. comprehensive package)
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £3541 - £25521 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24050 - £34184 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum, plus Bonus+ Free Lunch + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £48K DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Opportunity
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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