The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Engineer
Rank 121 98 144
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 18 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.75% 1.79% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.87% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 10
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Graduate Software Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2297 2134 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.79% 95.57% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1853 2525
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Graduate Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -15 18 £30,000 - 8
Graduate Software Engineer
East of England

Graduate Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Graduate Software Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 18 (56.25%) Degree
4 16 (50.00%) C++
5 14 (43.75%) C#
5 14 (43.75%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) Physics
7 11 (34.38%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) Linux
8 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
9 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.88%) OOP
10 7 (21.88%) OO
10 7 (21.88%) Computer Architecture
11 6 (18.75%) C
12 5 (15.63%) Perl
13 4 (12.50%) HTML
14 3 (9.38%) SQL
14 3 (9.38%) .NET
14 3 (9.38%) MFC
14 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
14 3 (9.38%) STL
14 3 (9.38%) XML
14 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
14 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
14 3 (9.38%) Firmware
14 3 (9.38%) Electronics
14 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
14 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (6.25%) PHP

Graduate Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Graduate Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Graduate Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) 3G
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
1 1 (3.13%) LTE
1 1 (3.13%) 4G
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) CMake
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) MFC
2 3 (9.38%) STL
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) WinForms
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (37.50%) Physics
3 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.38%) Firmware
4 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) OOP
2 7 (21.88%) OO
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.25%) OOD
3 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C++
2 14 (43.75%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) C
4 5 (15.63%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) MKS
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce
2 1 (3.13%) Huawei
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