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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 257 219 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.31% 15.97% 19.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.17% 18.51% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 266
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1021 1183 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.66% 86.29% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1019 1210
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,660
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 223 (46.65%) C++
2 210 (43.93%) Degree
3 188 (39.33%) Java
4 172 (35.98%) Computer Science
5 168 (35.15%) C
6 154 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (29.92%) Linux
8 127 (26.57%) Mathematics
9 123 (25.73%) C#
10 116 (24.27%) SQL
11 110 (23.01%) Python
12 91 (19.04%) HTML
12 91 (19.04%) JavaScript
13 75 (15.69%) OO
13 75 (15.69%) SDLC
14 74 (15.48%) CSS
15 70 (14.64%) .NET
16 68 (14.23%) Algorithms
17 59 (12.34%) Multithreading
18 57 (11.92%) XML
19 56 (11.72%) Web Services
20 55 (11.51%) MVC
21 54 (11.30%) Finance
22 51 (10.67%) Windows
23 49 (10.25%) Unit Testing
24 48 (10.04%) jQuery
24 48 (10.04%) Scrum
25 46 (9.62%) REST
26 45 (9.41%) QA
27 43 (9.00%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.56%) CMS
2 13 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.67%) Apache
4 5 (1.05%) WordPress
5 4 (0.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.51%) GitHub
3 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.26%) SaaS
6 4 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.44%) HTTP
3 14 (2.93%) Ethernet
4 12 (2.51%) Internet
4 12 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.88%) Wireless
6 7 (1.46%) DNS
6 7 (1.46%) SSL
7 6 (1.26%) RTP
7 6 (1.26%) RTSP
7 6 (1.26%) STUN
8 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.63%) MQTT
8 3 (0.63%) Multicast
8 3 (0.63%) X.509
8 3 (0.63%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.42%) GSM
9 2 (0.42%) LDAP
9 2 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.49%) Relational Database
2 29 (6.07%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.02%) Big Data
4 22 (4.60%) MySQL
4 22 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.67%) HBase
7 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.63%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.42%) DB2
10 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (7.53%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.90%) JIRA
3 22 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.60%) Selenium
4 13 (2.72%) NUnit
5 12 (2.51%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (1.46%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.26%) Ranorex
8 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.05%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.84%) CMake
10 4 (0.84%) Subversion
11 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.63%) Gradle
11 3 (0.63%) Hudson
11 3 (0.63%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.63%) Maven
11 3 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 54 (11.30%) Finance
2 37 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.60%) Electronics
4 17 (3.56%) Automotive
5 10 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.88%) Games
7 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.26%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.84%) Retail
9 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.42%) Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 258 (53.97%) Software Engineer
2 163 (34.10%) Developer
3 60 (12.55%) Java Developer
4 59 (12.34%) Java Engineer
5 58 (12.13%) Software Developer
6 55 (11.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 53 (11.09%) Java Software Engineer
8 43 (9.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 42 (8.79%) Graduate
10 39 (8.16%) Senior Developer
11 38 (7.95%) C# Developer
12 37 (7.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 37 (7.74%) Embedded Engineer
13 36 (7.53%) Programmer
14 35 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
15 34 (7.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 30 (6.28%) C Software Engineer
17 28 (5.86%) Software Test Engineer
17 28 (5.86%) Test Engineer
18 26 (5.44%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (19.04%) HTML
2 74 (15.48%) CSS
3 70 (14.64%) .NET
4 57 (11.92%) XML
5 56 (11.72%) Web Services
6 48 (10.04%) jQuery
7 46 (9.62%) REST
8 35 (7.32%) HTML5
8 35 (7.32%) JSON
9 32 (6.69%) WCF
10 31 (6.49%) CSS3
11 30 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (6.07%) .NET Framework
13 28 (5.86%) LINQ
14 26 (5.44%) Entity Framework
15 24 (5.02%) Ajax
15 24 (5.02%) MFC
16 23 (4.81%) STL
17 20 (4.18%) XSLT
18 19 (3.97%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 172 (35.98%) Computer Science
2 127 (26.57%) Mathematics
3 68 (14.23%) Algorithms
4 38 (7.95%) User Experience
5 36 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.07%) Data Structures
6 29 (6.07%) Digital Media
7 28 (5.86%) Physics
8 23 (4.81%) Augmented Reality
9 17 (3.56%) Vector Graphics
10 11 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.30%) Raspberry Pi
11 10 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (2.09%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.88%) Biology
12 9 (1.88%) Life Science
13 8 (1.67%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.67%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.67%) Internet of Things
14 7 (1.46%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 143 (29.92%) Linux
2 51 (10.67%) Windows
3 28 (5.86%) Unix
4 12 (2.51%) Android
4 12 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.84%) Solaris
6 4 (0.84%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.63%) AIX
7 3 (0.63%) HPUX
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (15.69%) OO
2 75 (15.69%) SDLC
3 59 (12.34%) Multithreading
4 55 (11.51%) MVC
5 49 (10.25%) Unit Testing
6 48 (10.04%) Scrum
7 43 (9.00%) TDD
8 42 (8.79%) Mentoring
9 39 (8.16%) Test Automation
10 38 (7.95%) OOP
11 33 (6.90%) Computer Vision
12 29 (6.07%) Analytics
13 28 (5.86%) Automated Testing
13 28 (5.86%) Machine Learning
13 28 (5.86%) Open Source
14 26 (5.44%) Front End Development
15 23 (4.81%) User Stories
16 22 (4.60%) Coaching
17 20 (4.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 223 (46.65%) C++
2 188 (39.33%) Java
3 168 (35.15%) C
4 123 (25.73%) C#
5 116 (24.27%) SQL
6 110 (23.01%) Python
7 91 (19.04%) JavaScript
8 41 (8.58%) Perl
9 30 (6.28%) VB.NET
10 24 (5.02%) PHP
11 18 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.51%) Embedded C
13 12 (2.51%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.67%) Delphi
15 6 (1.26%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.05%) Ruby
17 4 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 210 (43.93%) Degree
2 35 (7.32%) PhD
3 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.42%) MCSE
5 2 (0.42%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.41%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) WAI
3 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.42%) ISO26262
3 2 (0.42%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (2.93%) Docker
2 10 (2.09%) Firmware
3 6 (1.26%) Kamailio
3 6 (1.26%) OpenSIPS
4 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Xen
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (3.97%) Oracle
2 18 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.67%) Apple
4 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.84%) SAP
4 4 (0.84%) TIBCO
4 4 (0.84%) WorldPay
5 3 (0.63%) Perforce
5 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.63%) Talend
5 3 (0.63%) VMware
5 3 (0.63%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (0.42%) IBM
6 2 (0.42%) QNX
6 2 (0.42%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.42%) Zend
7 1 (0.21%) Samsung
7 1 (0.21%) webMethods
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