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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 31 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 141 240 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.71% 10.44% 9.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 10.78% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 119 199 158
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2027 2226 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.52% 96.82% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1796 1677
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -7 124 £42,500 - 33
Peterborough +7 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 324 (95.01%) Software Engineering
2 162 (47.51%) C++
3 139 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (39.30%) Degree
5 110 (32.26%) Linux
6 109 (31.96%) C#
7 108 (31.67%) C
8 105 (30.79%) Java
9 101 (29.62%) Computer Science
10 91 (26.69%) .NET
11 85 (24.93%) Python
12 84 (24.63%) SQL
13 60 (17.60%) Windows
14 55 (16.13%) OO
15 53 (15.54%) JavaScript
15 53 (15.54%) MVC
16 52 (15.25%) HTML
16 52 (15.25%) Scrum
17 46 (13.49%) CSS
18 42 (12.32%) ASP.NET
19 40 (11.73%) Oracle
19 40 (11.73%) TDD
20 37 (10.85%) XML
21 36 (10.56%) Unit Testing
22 35 (10.26%) Multithreading
23 34 (9.97%) SQL Server
24 31 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (8.50%) Perl
26 28 (8.21%) Mathematics
27 27 (7.92%) Web Services

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (2.05%) Apache
1 7 (2.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.76%) IIS
3 5 (1.47%) JBoss
4 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.59%) CMS
5 2 (0.59%) Documentum
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.04%) Wireless
2 23 (6.74%) Internet
3 21 (6.16%) HTTP
4 12 (3.52%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.76%) 802.15
5 6 (1.76%) AMQP
5 6 (1.76%) MQTT
5 6 (1.76%) SSL
5 6 (1.76%) ZigBee
6 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.88%) LAN
7 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.88%) WAN
7 3 (0.88%) X.509
8 2 (0.59%) DNS
8 2 (0.59%) SMTP
9 1 (0.29%) 3G
9 1 (0.29%) ISDN
9 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.04%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.11%) Big Data
5 12 (3.52%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.47%) MySQL
8 3 (0.88%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.88%) GIS
8 3 (0.88%) HBase
8 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.57%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.57%) JIRA
3 18 (5.28%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.69%) Maven
4 16 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (2.64%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.05%) NUnit
6 7 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.47%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.17%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.17%) Moq
8 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.88%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.88%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.88%) MSTest
10 2 (0.59%) Selenium
11 1 (0.29%) Ant
11 1 (0.29%) JUnit
11 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 18 (5.28%) Electronics
2 11 (3.23%) Finance
3 10 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.05%) Games
5 5 (1.47%) Automotive
6 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.59%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.29%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (26.69%) .NET
2 52 (15.25%) HTML
3 46 (13.49%) CSS
4 42 (12.32%) ASP.NET
5 37 (10.85%) XML
6 27 (7.92%) Web Services
7 26 (7.62%) LINQ
8 25 (7.33%) SOAP
9 24 (7.04%) .NET Framework
10 22 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (6.45%) HTML5
11 21 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (5.87%) WPF
13 19 (5.57%) REST
13 19 (5.57%) Spring
14 17 (4.99%) JSON
15 15 (4.40%) WCF
16 14 (4.11%) Entity Framework
16 14 (4.11%) jQuery
17 13 (3.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 101 (29.62%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.21%) Mathematics
3 23 (6.74%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.45%) Device Driver
5 19 (5.57%) Cryptography
6 14 (4.11%) Physics
7 13 (3.81%) Internet of Things
8 10 (2.93%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (2.64%) User Experience
10 8 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.76%) Chemistry
12 5 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.17%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
14 3 (0.88%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
15 2 (0.59%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 110 (32.26%) Linux
2 60 (17.60%) Windows
3 24 (7.04%) Unix
4 21 (6.16%) Android
5 15 (4.40%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.47%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.59%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Tizen
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (95.01%) Software Engineering
2 139 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.13%) OO
4 53 (15.54%) MVC
5 52 (15.25%) Scrum
6 40 (11.73%) TDD
7 36 (10.56%) Unit Testing
8 35 (10.26%) Multithreading
9 31 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.74%) OOP
11 20 (5.87%) Open Source
12 17 (4.99%) Secure Coding
13 16 (4.69%) CRM
14 15 (4.40%) Configuration Management
14 15 (4.40%) E-Commerce
15 12 (3.52%) Automated Testing
15 12 (3.52%) SDLC
15 12 (3.52%) Web Development
16 11 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (2.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 162 (47.51%) C++
2 109 (31.96%) C#
3 108 (31.67%) C
4 105 (30.79%) Java
5 85 (24.93%) Python
6 84 (24.63%) SQL
7 53 (15.54%) JavaScript
8 29 (8.50%) Perl
9 21 (6.16%) Embedded C
10 13 (3.81%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.52%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.35%) PHP
12 8 (2.35%) TTCN
13 6 (1.76%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.76%) Fortran
13 6 (1.76%) Ruby
14 4 (1.17%) Scala
14 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 134 (39.30%) Degree
2 17 (4.99%) PhD
3 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.87%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.17%) JTAG
4 3 (0.88%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.29%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (6.16%) Firmware
2 8 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (11.73%) Oracle
2 17 (4.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.35%) QNX
4 4 (1.17%) Lauterbach
5 3 (0.88%) Sybase
5 3 (0.88%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.59%) SAP
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