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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 6 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 298 278 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.57% 16.16% 18.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.56% 19.87% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 266 253 309
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
1166 1399 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.47% 81.34% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1210 1255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,448 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 380 (53.60%) Degree
2 331 (46.69%) C++
3 300 (42.31%) Computer Science
4 283 (39.92%) C#
5 267 (37.66%) C
6 216 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
7 201 (28.35%) Java
8 193 (27.22%) Linux
8 193 (27.22%) Python
9 170 (23.98%) .NET
10 147 (20.73%) SQL
11 145 (20.45%) Windows
12 133 (18.76%) HTML
13 116 (16.36%) OO
14 112 (15.80%) Mathematics
15 110 (15.51%) Finance
16 109 (15.37%) JavaScript
17 91 (12.83%) CSS
18 87 (12.27%) Electronics
19 84 (11.85%) Algorithms
20 81 (11.42%) User Experience
21 79 (11.14%) Scrum
22 71 (10.01%) UNIX
22 71 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
23 68 (9.59%) TDD
24 66 (9.31%) Android
25 64 (9.03%) SQL Server
26 63 (8.89%) ASP.NET
27 62 (8.74%) Embedded C
28 60 (8.46%) Wireless

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 17 (2.40%) Apache
1 17 (2.40%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (0.99%) Node.js
4 6 (0.85%) CloudStack
5 3 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.14%) Kentico
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
5 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.14%) Blender
5 1 (0.14%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.46%) Wireless
2 44 (6.21%) Internet
3 36 (5.08%) Ethernet
4 32 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.09%) ZigBee
6 20 (2.82%) Bluetooth
7 15 (2.12%) HTTP
8 8 (1.13%) SSL
8 8 (1.13%) ICMP
9 7 (0.99%) 802.15
9 7 (0.99%) 3GPP
10 6 (0.85%) 3G
11 5 (0.71%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 4 (0.56%) NFC
12 4 (0.56%) LTE
12 4 (0.56%) 4G
12 4 (0.56%) SMPP
12 4 (0.56%) SMS
12 4 (0.56%) 2G
12 4 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.81%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.10%) MySQL
4 17 (2.40%) Big Data
5 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.99%) QlikView
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.85%) Spotfire
10 5 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.28%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.14%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 45 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 38 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.12%) JIRA
5 13 (1.83%) Selenium
5 13 (1.83%) GCC
6 12 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.27%) Subversion
8 9 (1.27%) LLVM
8 9 (1.27%) Hudson
9 8 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.13%) NUnit
10 6 (0.85%) Maven
10 6 (0.85%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.71%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.71%) GoogleTest
12 4 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 110 (15.51%) Finance
2 87 (12.27%) Electronics
3 43 (6.06%) Marketing
4 40 (5.64%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.39%) Automotive
6 22 (3.10%) Banking
7 17 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.55%) Advertising
9 6 (0.85%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.71%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Local Government
11 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 441 (62.20%) Software Engineer
2 207 (29.20%) Developer
3 107 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 69 (9.73%) Graduate
5 59 (8.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 58 (8.18%) Test Engineer
7 53 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 51 (7.19%) C++ Software Engineer
9 50 (7.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 49 (6.91%) Programmer
11 45 (6.35%) C# Software Engineer
12 39 (5.50%) C++ Developer
13 32 (4.51%) Java Developer
14 30 (4.23%) Software Test Engineer
15 28 (3.95%) Software Programmer
16 26 (3.67%) Analyst
17 25 (3.53%) Designer
18 23 (3.24%) C# Developer
19 22 (3.10%) Senior Developer
19 22 (3.10%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (23.98%) .NET
2 133 (18.76%) HTML
3 91 (12.83%) CSS
4 63 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 54 (7.62%) jQuery
6 49 (6.91%) XML
7 39 (5.50%) HTML5
8 35 (4.94%) WCF
9 33 (4.65%) WPF
10 22 (3.10%) Web Services
11 21 (2.96%) SOAP
12 20 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (2.54%) MFC
14 16 (2.26%) .NET Framework
15 14 (1.97%) JSP
16 13 (1.83%) CSS3
17 12 (1.69%) REST
17 12 (1.69%) STL
17 12 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 300 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 112 (15.80%) Mathematics
3 84 (11.85%) Algorithms
4 81 (11.42%) User Experience
5 71 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (6.91%) Embedded Systems
7 44 (6.21%) Mobile App
7 44 (6.21%) Open Source
8 43 (6.06%) Device Driver
9 38 (5.36%) Cryptography
10 36 (5.08%) Visualisation
11 23 (3.24%) Physics
12 19 (2.68%) Internet of Things
13 15 (2.12%) Robotics
13 15 (2.12%) Mechatronics
14 13 (1.83%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.69%) PKI
15 12 (1.69%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.69%) Statistics
16 11 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 193 (27.22%) Linux
2 145 (20.45%) Windows
3 71 (10.01%) UNIX
4 66 (9.31%) Android
5 46 (6.49%) Apple iOS
6 23 (3.24%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (0.99%) Solaris
8 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.71%) AIX
9 5 (0.71%) HPUX
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.56%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (16.36%) OO
3 79 (11.14%) Scrum
4 68 (9.59%) TDD
5 48 (6.77%) MVC
6 46 (6.49%) OOD
7 45 (6.35%) Multithreading
8 40 (5.64%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.22%) Analytics
10 35 (4.94%) Test Automation
11 33 (4.65%) Information Security
12 28 (3.95%) Regression Testing
13 24 (3.39%) Data Protection
14 23 (3.24%) Data Analysis
15 22 (3.10%) UML
15 22 (3.10%) User Stories
16 21 (2.96%) OOP
16 21 (2.96%) Unit Testing
17 20 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (2.68%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 331 (46.69%) C++
2 283 (39.92%) C#
3 267 (37.66%) C
4 201 (28.35%) Java
5 193 (27.22%) Python
6 147 (20.73%) SQL
7 109 (15.37%) JavaScript
8 62 (8.74%) Embedded C
9 49 (6.91%) Perl
10 34 (4.80%) Embedded C++
11 31 (4.37%) MATLAB
12 28 (3.95%) Objective-C
13 19 (2.68%) Assembly Language
14 16 (2.26%) PHP
15 14 (1.97%) Delphi
16 13 (1.83%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.55%) Ruby
18 10 (1.41%) XAML
19 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 380 (53.60%) Degree
2 19 (2.68%) PhD
3 15 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.41%) MCP
5 2 (0.28%) CISSP
5 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.21%) QA
2 11 (1.55%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.28%) JTAG
4 2 (0.28%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (3.67%) Firmware
2 12 (1.69%) KVM
3 9 (1.27%) QEMU
4 6 (0.85%) XenServer
5 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.56%) Xen
7 3 (0.42%) Docker
8 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.14%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (0.56%) Puppet
1 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 57 (8.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.91%) Oracle
3 23 (3.24%) Google
4 14 (1.97%) Perforce
5 8 (1.13%) TOWER Software
6 7 (0.99%) Rackspace
7 6 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.85%) Sony
7 6 (0.85%) Intel
8 5 (0.71%) VMware
9 4 (0.56%) Telerik
9 4 (0.56%) QNX
9 4 (0.56%) Citrix
9 4 (0.56%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.42%) Nokia
10 3 (0.42%) Apple
11 2 (0.28%) SAP
11 2 (0.28%) Sybase
11 2 (0.28%) Sun
11 2 (0.28%) HP
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Hands on training!
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
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Talent Spa
Salary: £25-50k, Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
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TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: c£27k
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
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Edgar Cowen
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