The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 20 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 268 275 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.72% 12.22% 9.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.26% 12.94% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 207 229 244
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,750 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2381 2125 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.24% 94.44% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1895 1824 2480
Average salary £40,325 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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 Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -1 238 £40,000 - 38
Peterborough +7 15 £50,360 +25.90% 2
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 420 (77.21%) Software Engineering
2 261 (47.98%) Degree
3 257 (47.24%) C++
4 220 (40.44%) C#
5 192 (35.29%) C
6 186 (34.19%) Java
7 182 (33.46%) Computer Science
8 166 (30.51%) Python
9 155 (28.49%) Linux
10 149 (27.39%) .NET
11 118 (21.69%) JavaScript
12 98 (18.01%) HTML
12 98 (18.01%) Windows
13 82 (15.07%) QA
14 80 (14.71%) Mathematics
15 76 (13.97%) SQL
16 64 (11.76%) OO
17 62 (11.40%) SQL Server
18 61 (11.21%) CSS
19 60 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (10.66%) ASP.NET
21 56 (10.29%) TDD
22 55 (10.11%) Scrum
23 49 (9.01%) Wireless
23 49 (9.01%) Finance
24 45 (8.27%) Perl
24 45 (8.27%) UNIX
25 42 (7.72%) Electronics
26 41 (7.54%) Internet
27 40 (7.35%) Microsoft

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 15 (2.76%) Apache
3 11 (2.02%) CloudStack
4 10 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.92%) MS Office
1 5 (0.92%) MS Excel
1 5 (0.92%) Maya
1 5 (0.92%) 3ds Max
1 5 (0.92%) Blender
2 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.37%) Simulink
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.10%) SaaS
4 4 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.01%) Wireless
2 41 (7.54%) Internet
3 32 (5.88%) HTTP
4 20 (3.68%) Ethernet
5 19 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.65%) Bluetooth
8 8 (1.47%) SNMP
8 8 (1.47%) RTP
8 8 (1.47%) SSH
9 7 (1.29%) LTE
10 6 (1.10%) IGMP
10 6 (1.10%) RTSP
10 6 (1.10%) 3G
10 6 (1.10%) GPRS
11 5 (0.92%) GSM
11 5 (0.92%) ATM
11 5 (0.92%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.74%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 4 (0.74%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.41%) MySQL
3 18 (3.31%) Big Data
4 8 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.55%) OLAP
8 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.55%) OLTP
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 34 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.23%) Selenium
3 21 (3.86%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 15 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.57%) Maven
7 11 (2.02%) Hudson
8 9 (1.65%) WebDriver
8 9 (1.65%) Subversion
9 7 (1.29%) Ant
10 6 (1.10%) NUnit
10 6 (1.10%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.10%) ReSharper
10 6 (1.10%) FitNesse
10 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.10%) GCC
10 6 (1.10%) LLVM
10 6 (1.10%) CMake
10 6 (1.10%) NuGet
11 5 (0.92%) Ranorex
General
1 49 (9.01%) Finance
2 42 (7.72%) Electronics
3 34 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.51%) Multimedia
5 28 (5.15%) Automotive
6 14 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.39%) Military
8 8 (1.47%) Marketing
9 5 (0.92%) Avionics
10 4 (0.74%) French Language
10 4 (0.74%) German Language
10 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.74%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Retail
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (27.39%) .NET
2 98 (18.01%) HTML
3 61 (11.21%) CSS
4 58 (10.66%) ASP.NET
5 39 (7.17%) XML
6 36 (6.62%) jQuery
7 30 (5.51%) Ajax
8 25 (4.60%) HTML5
9 23 (4.23%) WCF
9 23 (4.23%) STL
10 22 (4.04%) .NET Framework
11 17 (3.13%) Flash
11 17 (3.13%) CSS3
12 16 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (2.94%) LINQ
13 15 (2.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 15 (2.76%) WinForms
14 14 (2.57%) Web Services
14 14 (2.57%) XSLT
14 14 (2.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 182 (33.46%) Computer Science
2 80 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 39 (7.17%) Physics
4 37 (6.80%) Embedded Systems
5 29 (5.33%) Firmware
5 29 (5.33%) Device Driver
6 24 (4.41%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.68%) Cryptography
8 19 (3.49%) PKI
9 15 (2.76%) Streaming Video
10 14 (2.57%) MPEG
11 13 (2.39%) 3D Graphics
12 12 (2.21%) STB
13 11 (2.02%) Open Source
13 11 (2.02%) IPTV
14 8 (1.47%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.29%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.29%) DTV
16 5 (0.92%) GPGPU
17 4 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 155 (28.49%) Linux
2 98 (18.01%) Windows
3 45 (8.27%) UNIX
4 33 (6.07%) Android
5 22 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (2.57%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.47%) Debian
9 6 (1.10%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (77.21%) Software Engineering
2 64 (11.76%) OO
3 60 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (10.29%) TDD
5 55 (10.11%) Scrum
6 40 (7.35%) Multithreading
7 32 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 31 (5.70%) Test Automation
8 31 (5.70%) Automated Testing
9 30 (5.51%) Software Testing
10 29 (5.33%) OOP
10 29 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 29 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (4.78%) MVC
12 22 (4.04%) Manual Testing
12 22 (4.04%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.31%) Signal Processing
13 18 (3.31%) Machine Learning
13 18 (3.31%) Regression Testing
14 16 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 257 (47.24%) C++
2 220 (40.44%) C#
3 192 (35.29%) C
4 186 (34.19%) Java
5 166 (30.51%) Python
6 118 (21.69%) JavaScript
7 76 (13.97%) SQL
8 45 (8.27%) Perl
9 31 (5.70%) Embedded C
10 29 (5.33%) PHP
11 26 (4.78%) Ruby
12 16 (2.94%) Assembly Language
13 14 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.39%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.21%) Embedded C++
16 11 (2.02%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.65%) Tcl
18 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.92%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 261 (47.98%) Degree
2 27 (4.96%) PhD
3 17 (3.13%) ISEB
4 15 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.74%) HNC
7 2 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.07%) QA
2 17 (3.13%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.10%) JTAG
4 5 (0.92%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.92%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (2.57%) KVM
2 6 (1.10%) QEMU
3 3 (0.55%) HDFS
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Puppet
1 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.96%) Oracle
3 7 (1.29%) Perforce
4 6 (1.10%) Rackspace
4 6 (1.10%) MKS
5 5 (0.92%) QNX
5 5 (0.92%) Red Gate
5 5 (0.92%) Epiphany
6 4 (0.74%) SAP
7 3 (0.55%) JBoss
8 2 (0.37%) Symbian
8 2 (0.37%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.37%) VMware
8 2 (0.37%) Zend
9 1 (0.18%) Synopsys
9 1 (0.18%) Magma
9 1 (0.18%) Cadence
9 1 (0.18%) Huawei
9 1 (0.18%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe
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