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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 374 316 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.17% 20.51% 18.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.78% 25.86% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 267 281 341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1451 1222 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.12% 79.30% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1064 1335
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 335 (49.12%) Degree
2 275 (40.32%) C++
3 273 (40.03%) C#
4 268 (39.30%) Computer Science
5 244 (35.78%) Java
6 219 (32.11%) C
7 195 (28.59%) .NET
8 173 (25.37%) Python
9 167 (24.49%) Linux
9 167 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (20.82%) Mathematics
11 139 (20.38%) SQL
12 124 (18.18%) HTML
13 122 (17.89%) Finance
14 115 (16.86%) JavaScript
15 106 (15.54%) OO
16 105 (15.40%) Windows
17 85 (12.46%) UNIX
18 83 (12.17%) CSS
19 73 (10.70%) Internet
20 72 (10.56%) SQL Server
21 69 (10.12%) MySQL
22 66 (9.68%) Oracle
23 65 (9.53%) ASP.NET
23 65 (9.53%) Scrum
24 62 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (8.36%) TDD
25 57 (8.36%) jQuery
26 55 (8.06%) Physics
26 55 (8.06%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (4.25%) Apache
2 26 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.79%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.61%) CloudStack
5 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.29%) CMS
7 2 (0.29%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.73%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.59%) MS Office
4 4 (0.59%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.29%) Simulink
6 1 (0.15%) Maya
6 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) LabWindows
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.64%) SaaS
2 17 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.70%) Internet
2 40 (5.87%) Wireless
3 22 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.08%) Ethernet
5 18 (2.64%) HTTP
6 13 (1.91%) SNMP
7 11 (1.61%) 3G
7 11 (1.61%) 2G
7 11 (1.61%) LTE
8 10 (1.47%) 4G
8 10 (1.47%) Intranet
9 8 (1.17%) GSM
9 8 (1.17%) SSH
10 7 (1.03%) RTP
10 7 (1.03%) UMTS
10 7 (1.03%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.73%) NAS
11 5 (0.73%) ATM
11 5 (0.73%) VPN
11 5 (0.73%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.12%) MySQL
3 43 (6.30%) Big Data
4 20 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.44%) SQLite
12 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.29%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 43 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.49%) Subversion
3 17 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.91%) Maven
4 13 (1.91%) Selenium
5 12 (1.76%) NUnit
6 10 (1.47%) GCC
7 8 (1.17%) LLVM
7 8 (1.17%) JUnit
8 7 (1.03%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.03%) MSTest
9 6 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.88%) ReSharper
9 6 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.88%) NuGet
10 5 (0.73%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.73%) Hudson
10 5 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (0.73%) Moq
General
1 122 (17.89%) Finance
2 49 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 46 (6.74%) Electronics
4 23 (3.37%) Multimedia
5 19 (2.79%) Automotive
6 15 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.91%) Military
8 12 (1.76%) Marketing
9 10 (1.47%) Banking
10 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.73%) Avionics
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
12 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.29%) Retail
14 1 (0.15%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 368 (53.96%) Software Engineer
2 202 (29.62%) Developer
3 61 (8.94%) Graduate
4 58 (8.50%) Software Developer
4 58 (8.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 41 (6.01%) C# Developer
6 39 (5.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 34 (4.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 30 (4.40%) Java Developer
9 29 (4.25%) C++ Software Engineer
10 28 (4.11%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.67%) .NET Software Engineer
12 24 (3.52%) Test Engineer
13 23 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (3.23%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
15 21 (3.08%) C# Software Engineer
15 21 (3.08%) Software Manager
16 19 (2.79%) Programmer
17 17 (2.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (28.59%) .NET
2 124 (18.18%) HTML
3 83 (12.17%) CSS
4 65 (9.53%) ASP.NET
5 57 (8.36%) jQuery
6 41 (6.01%) WCF
7 38 (5.57%) XML
8 33 (4.84%) Web Services
9 29 (4.25%) HTML5
10 28 (4.11%) J2EE
11 21 (3.08%) Middleware
11 21 (3.08%) Ajax
11 21 (3.08%) .NET Framework
12 20 (2.93%) LINQ
12 20 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (2.64%) WPF
14 16 (2.35%) Flash
14 16 (2.35%) XSLT
15 15 (2.20%) CGI
15 15 (2.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 268 (39.30%) Computer Science
2 142 (20.82%) Mathematics
3 62 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
4 55 (8.06%) Physics
5 50 (7.33%) Mobile App
6 44 (6.45%) Open Source
7 42 (6.16%) Device Driver
8 39 (5.72%) User Experience
9 35 (5.13%) Firmware
10 27 (3.96%) Cryptography
11 22 (3.23%) Management Information System
12 21 (3.08%) PKI
13 20 (2.93%) Visualisation
14 14 (2.05%) IPTV
15 13 (1.91%) STB
15 13 (1.91%) GIS
15 13 (1.91%) Streaming Video
16 11 (1.61%) MPEG
16 11 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 167 (24.49%) Linux
2 105 (15.40%) Windows
3 85 (12.46%) UNIX
4 42 (6.16%) Android
5 26 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.93%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (2.20%) Solaris
8 9 (1.32%) Windows CE
9 6 (0.88%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.73%) VxWorks
10 5 (0.73%) Debian
11 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.54%) OO
3 65 (9.53%) Scrum
4 57 (8.36%) TDD
5 52 (7.62%) Multithreading
6 48 (7.04%) Mentoring
7 39 (5.72%) OOP
8 33 (4.84%) OOD
8 33 (4.84%) Product Management
9 32 (4.69%) MVC
10 28 (4.11%) Information Security
10 28 (4.11%) Project Management
11 23 (3.37%) Unit Testing
11 23 (3.37%) Web Development
12 20 (2.93%) Machine Learning
13 18 (2.64%) Signal Processing
13 18 (2.64%) Software Architecture
13 18 (2.64%) Automated Testing
14 17 (2.49%) UML
14 17 (2.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 275 (40.32%) C++
2 273 (40.03%) C#
3 244 (35.78%) Java
4 219 (32.11%) C
5 173 (25.37%) Python
6 139 (20.38%) SQL
7 115 (16.86%) JavaScript
8 55 (8.06%) Perl
9 54 (7.92%) Embedded C
10 29 (4.25%) PHP
11 23 (3.37%) MATLAB
12 21 (3.08%) Objective-C
12 21 (3.08%) Ruby
12 21 (3.08%) Embedded C++
13 16 (2.35%) Assembly Language
13 16 (2.35%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.32%) R
15 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 335 (49.12%) Degree
2 35 (5.13%) PhD
3 18 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.44%) HNC
5 2 (0.29%) HND
5 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.89%) QA
2 17 (2.49%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.73%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.73%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.59%) JTAG
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (2.35%) KVM
2 8 (1.17%) QEMU
3 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.44%) Xen
5 2 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.59%) Nagios
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (9.68%) Oracle
2 45 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.20%) Sun
4 10 (1.47%) Sybase
5 8 (1.17%) JBoss
5 8 (1.17%) QNX
6 7 (1.03%) VMware
7 6 (0.88%) Google
7 6 (0.88%) Rackspace
7 6 (0.88%) SAP
8 5 (0.73%) Zend
8 5 (0.73%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.73%) Epiphany
9 4 (0.59%) Coverity
9 4 (0.59%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.44%) Apple
10 3 (0.44%) MathWorks
11 2 (0.29%) Telerik
11 2 (0.29%) Remedy
11 2 (0.29%) Symbian
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