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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 3 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 424 266 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.09% 18.27% 17.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.59% 22.74% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 324 220 255
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1483 1170 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.26% 80.36% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 919 1142
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 378 (47.43%) Degree
2 317 (39.77%) C++
3 312 (39.15%) Computer Science
4 304 (38.14%) C#
5 293 (36.76%) C
6 267 (33.50%) Java
7 231 (28.98%) Linux
7 231 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
8 230 (28.86%) Python
9 198 (24.84%) .NET
10 165 (20.70%) Finance
11 161 (20.20%) SQL
12 151 (18.95%) HTML
13 139 (17.44%) Windows
14 132 (16.56%) Mathematics
15 121 (15.18%) JavaScript
16 111 (13.93%) OO
17 110 (13.80%) Algorithms
18 99 (12.42%) CSS
19 94 (11.79%) UNIX
20 83 (10.41%) Scrum
21 79 (9.91%) User Experience
22 78 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (9.54%) Embedded C
24 74 (9.28%) TDD
24 74 (9.28%) SQL Server
25 72 (9.03%) Internet
26 66 (8.28%) Perl
27 65 (8.16%) Open Source
28 62 (7.78%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (3.39%) Apache
2 25 (3.14%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.13%) CloudStack
5 5 (0.63%) Node.js
6 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (0.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.25%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.75%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.63%) MS Office
4 5 (0.63%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.50%) Simulink
6 2 (0.25%) Maya
6 2 (0.25%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.25%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.00%) SaaS
3 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.03%) Internet
2 59 (7.40%) Wireless
3 36 (4.52%) TCP/IP
4 33 (4.14%) Ethernet
5 24 (3.01%) ZigBee
6 16 (2.01%) 3G
6 16 (2.01%) SNMP
7 15 (1.88%) 2G
8 14 (1.76%) 4G
9 13 (1.63%) iSCSI
9 13 (1.63%) LTE
10 12 (1.51%) Bluetooth
11 10 (1.25%) HTTP
11 10 (1.25%) 802.15
11 10 (1.25%) Intranet
12 9 (1.13%) SAN
12 9 (1.13%) GSM
12 9 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (1.00%) NFC
13 8 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.28%) MySQL
3 35 (4.39%) Big Data
4 34 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.63%) QlikView
10 5 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.50%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.13%) Firebird
12 1 (0.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (7.53%) Visual Studio
2 48 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.26%) NUnit
5 17 (2.13%) Subversion
6 13 (1.63%) MSTest
7 12 (1.51%) Maven
8 11 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.38%) GCC
9 10 (1.25%) LLVM
9 10 (1.25%) Selenium
10 9 (1.13%) Hudson
11 8 (1.00%) WiX
11 8 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.00%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.88%) JUnit
13 6 (0.75%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.75%) JIRA
14 5 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 165 (20.70%) Finance
2 60 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 59 (7.40%) Electronics
4 36 (4.52%) Marketing
5 32 (4.02%) Automotive
6 27 (3.39%) Banking
7 17 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.76%) Military
9 12 (1.51%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.25%) Advertising
11 9 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.75%) Avionics
13 4 (0.50%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 3 (0.38%) French Language
14 3 (0.38%) German Language
14 3 (0.38%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 438 (54.96%) Software Engineer
2 218 (27.35%) Developer
3 93 (11.67%) Software Developer
4 80 (10.04%) Graduate
5 66 (8.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 62 (7.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 54 (6.78%) Test Engineer
8 50 (6.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 47 (5.90%) Java Developer
10 43 (5.40%) C++ Software Engineer
11 32 (4.02%) Analyst
12 29 (3.64%) Programmer
13 28 (3.51%) Senior Developer
13 28 (3.51%) C# Developer
14 25 (3.14%) C# Software Engineer
14 25 (3.14%) Software Test Engineer
15 24 (3.01%) Graduate Developer
15 24 (3.01%) Designer
16 21 (2.63%) Architect
17 19 (2.38%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (24.84%) .NET
2 151 (18.95%) HTML
3 99 (12.42%) CSS
4 62 (7.78%) ASP.NET
5 58 (7.28%) jQuery
6 50 (6.27%) XML
7 46 (5.77%) WCF
8 38 (4.77%) HTML5
9 33 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (4.02%) .NET Framework
11 30 (3.76%) WPF
12 26 (3.26%) Web Services
13 25 (3.14%) LINQ
14 22 (2.76%) J2EE
15 19 (2.38%) STL
16 16 (2.01%) CGI
17 15 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (1.88%) RESTful
18 14 (1.76%) Middleware
18 14 (1.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 312 (39.15%) Computer Science
2 132 (16.56%) Mathematics
3 110 (13.80%) Algorithms
4 79 (9.91%) User Experience
5 78 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (8.16%) Open Source
7 61 (7.65%) Mobile App
8 60 (7.53%) Embedded Systems
9 59 (7.40%) Device Driver
10 43 (5.40%) Cryptography
11 36 (4.52%) Visualisation
12 35 (4.39%) Physics
13 25 (3.14%) Management Information System
14 20 (2.51%) Data Structures
15 19 (2.38%) PKI
16 16 (2.01%) Internet of Things
17 15 (1.88%) Statistics
18 10 (1.25%) Smart Meter
19 9 (1.13%) IPTV
19 9 (1.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 231 (28.98%) Linux
2 139 (17.44%) Windows
3 94 (11.79%) UNIX
4 54 (6.78%) Android
5 30 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.76%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (1.63%) Solaris
7 10 (1.25%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.13%) Windows CE
9 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.63%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.50%) Debian
11 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.38%) AIX
12 3 (0.38%) HPUX
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (13.93%) OO
3 83 (10.41%) Scrum
4 74 (9.28%) TDD
5 62 (7.78%) Multithreading
6 54 (6.78%) MVC
7 53 (6.65%) Mentoring
8 45 (5.65%) Information Security
9 44 (5.52%) OOD
10 33 (4.14%) Regression Testing
10 33 (4.14%) Product Management
11 25 (3.14%) Software Architecture
11 25 (3.14%) Project Management
11 25 (3.14%) Analytics
12 24 (3.01%) OOP
12 24 (3.01%) Data Protection
12 24 (3.01%) Unit Testing
13 23 (2.89%) UML
14 22 (2.76%) Web Development
14 22 (2.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 317 (39.77%) C++
2 304 (38.14%) C#
3 293 (36.76%) C
4 267 (33.50%) Java
5 230 (28.86%) Python
6 161 (20.20%) SQL
7 121 (15.18%) JavaScript
8 76 (9.54%) Embedded C
9 66 (8.28%) Perl
10 30 (3.76%) Embedded C++
11 28 (3.51%) MATLAB
12 21 (2.63%) PHP
13 20 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 18 (2.26%) Ruby
15 15 (1.88%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.76%) Delphi
16 14 (1.76%) Assembly Language
17 11 (1.38%) R
18 10 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 378 (47.43%) Degree
2 30 (3.76%) PhD
3 21 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) CISSP
5 1 (0.13%) HNC
5 1 (0.13%) HND
5 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.40%) QA
2 15 (1.88%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.00%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.75%) IEC 61508
4 6 (0.75%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.25%) JTAG
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (4.14%) Firmware
2 14 (1.76%) KVM
3 11 (1.38%) Xen
3 11 (1.38%) XenServer
4 10 (1.25%) QEMU
5 9 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Puppet
1 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (7.03%) Oracle
2 50 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.89%) Google
4 10 (1.25%) Sun
4 10 (1.25%) Sybase
4 10 (1.25%) Citrix
5 9 (1.13%) QNX
5 9 (1.13%) VMware
6 8 (1.00%) Telerik
6 8 (1.00%) Rackspace
7 7 (0.88%) TOWER Software
7 7 (0.88%) Perforce
7 7 (0.88%) Intel
7 7 (0.88%) Sony
8 5 (0.63%) Apple
8 5 (0.63%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.63%) Epiphany
9 4 (0.50%) Coverity
9 4 (0.50%) Facebook
9 4 (0.50%) SAP
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