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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 239 365 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.05% 20.02% 21.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.41% 24.03% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 264 297
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
1171 1519 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.52% 83.32% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1177 1103
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 285 (57.00%) Degree
2 219 (43.80%) Computer Science
3 210 (42.00%) C++
4 184 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (36.20%) C#
6 165 (33.00%) Java
7 139 (27.80%) C
8 134 (26.80%) SQL
9 125 (25.00%) Linux
10 122 (24.40%) .NET
11 113 (22.60%) Python
12 100 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 93 (18.60%) JavaScript
14 89 (17.80%) OO
15 86 (17.20%) Scrum
16 82 (16.40%) HTML
17 77 (15.40%) Windows
18 65 (13.00%) jQuery
19 64 (12.80%) ASP.NET
20 63 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
21 59 (11.80%) Algorithms
21 59 (11.80%) Microsoft
22 56 (11.20%) Physics
23 55 (11.00%) SQL Server
24 51 (10.20%) Android
25 49 (9.80%) Oracle
26 48 (9.60%) Finance
27 47 (9.40%) SDLC
28 41 (8.20%) Apple iOS
29 39 (7.80%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (3.00%) Apache
2 8 (1.60%) Node.js
3 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.20%) AutoCAD
1 6 (1.20%) SOLIDWORKS
1 6 (1.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (1.20%) Revit
1 6 (1.20%) MicroStation
1 6 (1.20%) Solid Edge
1 6 (1.20%) Siemens NX
1 6 (1.20%) PTC Creo
2 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.80%) Internet
2 21 (4.20%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.20%) Wireless
4 15 (3.00%) HTTP
5 10 (2.00%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.80%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.80%) SSL
7 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.60%) Firewall
8 3 (0.60%) WAN
9 2 (0.40%) ISDN
9 2 (0.40%) FTP
9 2 (0.40%) 3G
9 2 (0.40%) LTE
10 1 (0.20%) AMQP
10 1 (0.20%) MQTT
10 1 (0.20%) ICMP
10 1 (0.20%) IGMP
10 1 (0.20%) RTSP
10 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.80%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.40%) MySQL
3 17 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.40%) Big Data
5 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.40%) HBase
11 2 (0.40%) Firebird
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.20%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 35 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.80%) Selenium
4 20 (4.00%) Maven
5 16 (3.20%) JIRA
6 12 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.40%) NUnit
7 10 (2.00%) Subversion
8 9 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.80%) Hudson
9 7 (1.40%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.20%) GCC
11 4 (0.80%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.60%) Moq
12 3 (0.60%) LLVM
12 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.60%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (9.60%) Finance
2 31 (6.20%) Electronics
3 18 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.60%) Marketing
5 6 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.00%) Automotive
7 4 (0.80%) Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 303 (60.60%) Software Engineer
2 180 (36.00%) Developer
3 66 (13.20%) Software Developer
4 64 (12.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 56 (11.20%) Java Developer
6 30 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 28 (5.60%) Graduate
8 27 (5.40%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.60%) Programmer
11 22 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
12 21 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
13 20 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 17 (3.40%) .NET Software Engineer
15 16 (3.20%) Support Engineer
15 16 (3.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 15 (3.00%) C++ Developer
17 14 (2.80%) Test Engineer
17 14 (2.80%) Software Programmer
18 13 (2.60%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (24.40%) .NET
2 82 (16.40%) HTML
3 65 (13.00%) jQuery
4 64 (12.80%) ASP.NET
5 37 (7.40%) Web Services
6 33 (6.60%) CSS
6 33 (6.60%) Spring
7 32 (6.40%) MFC
8 29 (5.80%) XML
9 24 (4.80%) HTML5
10 22 (4.40%) WPF
11 16 (3.20%) J2EE
11 16 (3.20%) Java EE
12 15 (3.00%) Hibernate
12 15 (3.00%) SOAP
13 14 (2.80%) CSS3
14 13 (2.60%) WCF
15 11 (2.20%) .NET Framework
15 11 (2.20%) PhoneGap
15 11 (2.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 219 (43.80%) Computer Science
2 100 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 63 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (11.80%) Algorithms
5 56 (11.20%) Physics
6 23 (4.60%) Pocket PC
7 22 (4.40%) GIS
8 18 (3.60%) Client/Server
9 15 (3.00%) Internet of Things
10 14 (2.80%) User Experience
10 14 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.80%) Device Driver
11 13 (2.60%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.20%) Mechatronics
12 11 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (2.20%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.80%) Statistics
14 8 (1.60%) Robotics
15 7 (1.40%) Applied Mathematics
16 6 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 125 (25.00%) Linux
2 77 (15.40%) Windows
3 51 (10.20%) Android
4 41 (8.20%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.20%) UNIX
6 8 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.40%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) HPUX
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.20%) Symbian OS
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (17.80%) OO
3 86 (17.20%) Scrum
4 47 (9.40%) SDLC
5 39 (7.80%) TDD
6 36 (7.20%) MVC
7 34 (6.80%) Multithreading
8 28 (5.60%) Unit Testing
8 28 (5.60%) Test Automation
9 27 (5.40%) Open Source
9 27 (5.40%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (4.80%) OOP
12 20 (4.00%) Kanban
13 16 (3.20%) OOD
14 15 (3.00%) Automated Testing
15 13 (2.60%) Android Development
16 12 (2.40%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (2.40%) Configuration Management
17 11 (2.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (42.00%) C++
2 181 (36.20%) C#
3 165 (33.00%) Java
4 139 (27.80%) C
5 134 (26.80%) SQL
6 113 (22.60%) Python
7 93 (18.60%) JavaScript
8 37 (7.40%) Embedded C
9 33 (6.60%) Embedded C++
9 33 (6.60%) Perl
10 27 (5.40%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.80%) PHP
12 8 (1.60%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.20%) TTCN
14 6 (1.20%) Scala
15 5 (1.00%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.00%) Fortran
16 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 285 (57.00%) Degree
2 26 (5.20%) PhD
3 23 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.60%) MCP
4 12 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.80%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) TickIT
3 1 (0.20%) WAI
3 1 (0.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (3.20%) Firmware
2 10 (2.00%) Docker
3 5 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.60%) QEMU
4 3 (0.60%) KVM
5 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.40%) Puppet
1 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 59 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.80%) Oracle
3 11 (2.20%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.00%) Perforce
5 9 (1.80%) ESRI
6 8 (1.60%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.40%) Google
7 7 (1.40%) WorldPay
8 6 (1.20%) Autodesk
9 5 (1.00%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.40%) Wind River
11 2 (0.40%) VMware
11 2 (0.40%) Cognos
11 2 (0.40%) QNX
12 1 (0.20%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.20%) Sony
12 1 (0.20%) Sun
12 1 (0.20%) Intel
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
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