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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 19 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 261 293 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.42% 12.08% 14.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.84% 12.65% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 228 266 315
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2032 2316 2615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.72% 95.47% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1964 2279
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +3 240 £42,500 +6.25% 50
Peterborough -26 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
St Neots -6 1 £62,500 +92.30% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 480 (82.33%) Software Engineering
2 316 (54.20%) Degree
3 313 (53.69%) C++
4 253 (43.40%) Computer Science
5 245 (42.02%) C
6 204 (34.99%) Python
7 188 (32.25%) Linux
8 186 (31.90%) C#
9 174 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (24.36%) Windows
11 137 (23.50%) Java
12 123 (21.10%) .NET
13 101 (17.32%) SQL
14 89 (15.27%) HTML
15 88 (15.09%) Electronics
16 86 (14.75%) JavaScript
17 80 (13.72%) Scrum
18 79 (13.55%) OO
19 77 (13.21%) Android
20 69 (11.84%) Wireless
21 65 (11.15%) Finance
22 64 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
23 62 (10.63%) Mathematics
24 59 (10.12%) QA
25 56 (9.61%) UNIX
26 55 (9.43%) Perl
26 55 (9.43%) Algorithms
27 52 (8.92%) Microsoft
28 51 (8.75%) Test Automation
29 50 (8.58%) Internet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 15 (2.57%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.37%) Node.js
3 6 (1.03%) CloudStack
4 4 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.17%) WordPress
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Simulink
3 2 (0.34%) Maya
3 2 (0.34%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.34%) Blender
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.84%) Wireless
2 50 (8.58%) Internet
3 36 (6.17%) Ethernet
4 30 (5.15%) ZigBee
5 26 (4.46%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.60%) Bluetooth
7 16 (2.74%) HTTP
8 7 (1.20%) SSL
8 7 (1.20%) 802.15
8 7 (1.20%) ICMP
9 5 (0.86%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 5 (0.86%) SAN
9 5 (0.86%) Intranet
10 4 (0.69%) 3G
10 4 (0.69%) 2G
10 4 (0.69%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.51%) VPN
11 3 (0.51%) DNS
12 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.57%) NoSQL
3 9 (1.54%) MySQL
4 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.17%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.17%) Firebird
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.17%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 33 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.80%) JIRA
4 24 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.74%) Bugzilla
5 16 (2.74%) GCC
6 10 (1.72%) Selenium
7 9 (1.54%) LLVM
7 9 (1.54%) Hudson
8 8 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.37%) Subversion
9 7 (1.20%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.03%) Redmine
11 5 (0.86%) SCons
11 5 (0.86%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.86%) JMeter
11 5 (0.86%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.86%) Ant
11 5 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 88 (15.09%) Electronics
2 65 (11.15%) Finance
3 45 (7.72%) Marketing
4 36 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.77%) Automotive
6 18 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.57%) Banking
8 10 (1.72%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.54%) Advertising
10 7 (1.20%) Military
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Retail
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Avionics
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (21.10%) .NET
2 89 (15.27%) HTML
3 47 (8.06%) XML
4 43 (7.38%) jQuery
5 41 (7.03%) CSS
6 38 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 29 (4.97%) Web Services
8 26 (4.46%) HTML5
9 18 (3.09%) MFC
9 18 (3.09%) SOAP
10 15 (2.57%) WPF
11 13 (2.23%) WCF
11 13 (2.23%) JSP
12 10 (1.72%) J2EE
12 10 (1.72%) STL
13 8 (1.37%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.37%) Ajax
13 8 (1.37%) OpenGL
13 8 (1.37%) OpenGL ES
14 7 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 253 (43.40%) Computer Science
2 64 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (10.63%) Mathematics
4 55 (9.43%) Algorithms
5 42 (7.20%) User Experience
6 39 (6.69%) Device Driver
7 36 (6.17%) Internet of Things
8 35 (6.00%) Open Source
9 30 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (2.74%) Mobile App
11 15 (2.57%) Mechatronics
12 14 (2.40%) Robotics
12 14 (2.40%) Physics
12 14 (2.40%) Cryptography
13 12 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (2.06%) Smart Meter
13 12 (2.06%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.72%) Pocket PC
14 10 (1.72%) PKI
14 10 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 188 (32.25%) Linux
2 142 (24.36%) Windows
3 77 (13.21%) Android
4 56 (9.61%) UNIX
5 47 (8.06%) Apple iOS
6 30 (5.15%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.86%) AIX
8 5 (0.86%) HPUX
8 5 (0.86%) Solaris
9 3 (0.51%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.34%) VMS
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (82.33%) Software Engineering
2 174 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.72%) Scrum
4 79 (13.55%) OO
5 51 (8.75%) Test Automation
6 43 (7.38%) OOD
7 39 (6.69%) Multithreading
8 35 (6.00%) TDD
9 32 (5.49%) Automated Testing
10 27 (4.63%) Software Testing
10 27 (4.63%) UML
10 27 (4.63%) Unit Testing
10 27 (4.63%) Analytics
11 24 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (4.12%) Regression Testing
11 24 (4.12%) MVC
12 18 (3.09%) Data Analysis
13 15 (2.57%) Test Strategy
14 13 (2.23%) User Stories
14 13 (2.23%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 313 (53.69%) C++
2 245 (42.02%) C
3 204 (34.99%) Python
4 186 (31.90%) C#
5 137 (23.50%) Java
6 101 (17.32%) SQL
7 86 (14.75%) JavaScript
8 55 (9.43%) Perl
9 49 (8.40%) Embedded C
10 30 (5.15%) MATLAB
11 29 (4.97%) Embedded C++
12 26 (4.46%) Objective-C
13 24 (4.12%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.74%) Assembly Language
14 16 (2.74%) PHP
14 16 (2.74%) Delphi
15 13 (2.23%) Ruby
16 12 (2.06%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.03%) XAML
18 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 316 (54.20%) Degree
2 14 (2.40%) ISEB
3 13 (2.23%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.89%) PhD
5 10 (1.72%) MCP
5 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.12%) QA
2 11 (1.89%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.34%) JTAG
4 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (3.26%) Firmware
2 12 (2.06%) KVM
3 9 (1.54%) QEMU
4 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.86%) XenServer
5 4 (0.69%) Xen
6 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.51%) Docker
7 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) Puppet
1 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 52 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.95%) Google
3 22 (3.77%) Oracle
4 17 (2.92%) Perforce
5 6 (1.03%) Sony
5 6 (1.03%) Intel
6 5 (0.86%) VMware
6 5 (0.86%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.86%) Coverity
6 5 (0.86%) TOWER Software
6 5 (0.86%) Rackspace
7 4 (0.69%) Citrix
7 4 (0.69%) SAP
8 3 (0.51%) Nokia
9 2 (0.34%) Apple
9 2 (0.34%) HP
9 2 (0.34%) Telerik
9 2 (0.34%) QNX
9 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.34%) Facebook
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