The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 20 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 183 137 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.01% 6.55% 8.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 6.83% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 141 110 147
Median salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
1761 2007 2419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.33% 95.89% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1726 1907
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 156 £50,000 +16.27% 28
Ely 0 5 £45,000 -
Peterborough +11 4 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Huntingdon +2 4 £47,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 311 (95.69%) Software Engineering
2 161 (49.54%) C++
3 151 (46.46%) Degree
4 138 (42.46%) Java
5 130 (40.00%) C
6 111 (34.15%) Linux
7 110 (33.85%) Computer Science
8 103 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (20.92%) Mathematics
10 67 (20.62%) C#
11 66 (20.31%) SQL
12 61 (18.77%) Python
13 53 (16.31%) JavaScript
14 51 (15.69%) HTML
15 43 (13.23%) Windows
15 43 (13.23%) OO
15 43 (13.23%) Algorithms
16 39 (12.00%) Telecoms
17 38 (11.69%) Perl
18 36 (11.08%) Multithreading
18 36 (11.08%) SDLC
19 35 (10.77%) .NET
19 35 (10.77%) Scrum
20 34 (10.46%) Web Services
21 32 (9.85%) PhD
22 29 (8.92%) Digital Media
23 28 (8.62%) Unit Testing
24 27 (8.31%) Finance
24 27 (8.31%) Machine Learning
25 25 (7.69%) User Experience

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.46%) HTTP
2 17 (5.23%) Wireless
3 12 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.77%) Ethernet
4 9 (2.77%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.15%) DNS
5 7 (2.15%) Internet
5 7 (2.15%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.92%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.92%) MQTT
6 3 (0.92%) RTP
6 3 (0.92%) RTSP
6 3 (0.92%) SNMP
6 3 (0.92%) STUN
7 2 (0.62%) LDAP
7 2 (0.62%) SSL
8 1 (0.31%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.31%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.38%) Relational Database
2 20 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.23%) Big Data
3 17 (5.23%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.00%) MySQL
6 6 (1.85%) HBase
7 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (5.85%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.08%) JIRA
4 8 (2.46%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.23%) NUnit
5 4 (1.23%) Selenium
6 3 (0.92%) Hudson
6 3 (0.92%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.92%) JMeter
6 3 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.62%) JUnit
7 2 (0.62%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.62%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.31%) CMake
8 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.31%) MSTest
8 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.31%) Finance
3 14 (4.31%) Automotive
4 8 (2.46%) Games
5 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.54%) Electronics
7 4 (1.23%) Retail
8 3 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.69%) HTML
2 35 (10.77%) .NET
3 34 (10.46%) Web Services
4 25 (7.69%) CSS
5 22 (6.77%) XML
6 20 (6.15%) HTML5
6 20 (6.15%) REST
7 16 (4.92%) MFC
7 16 (4.92%) SOAP
8 14 (4.31%) STL
9 13 (4.00%) OpenGL
10 12 (3.69%) J2EE
10 12 (3.69%) Node.js
10 12 (3.69%) Spring
11 10 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (3.08%) JSON
11 10 (3.08%) LINQ
11 10 (3.08%) WCF
12 9 (2.77%) jQuery
12 9 (2.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 68 (20.92%) Mathematics
3 43 (13.23%) Algorithms
4 29 (8.92%) Digital Media
5 25 (7.69%) User Experience
6 24 (7.38%) Augmented Reality
7 19 (5.85%) Data Structures
8 17 (5.23%) Physics
9 12 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (3.38%) Cryptography
11 10 (3.08%) Biology
11 10 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (2.46%) CAN bus
12 8 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (2.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (2.15%) Fintech
14 6 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (1.85%) Internet of Things
15 4 (1.23%) 3D Printing
15 4 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 111 (34.15%) Linux
2 43 (13.23%) Windows
3 20 (6.15%) Unix
4 7 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Android
5 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.92%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (95.69%) Software Engineering
2 103 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (13.23%) OO
4 36 (11.08%) Multithreading
4 36 (11.08%) SDLC
5 35 (10.77%) Scrum
6 28 (8.62%) Unit Testing
7 27 (8.31%) Machine Learning
8 22 (6.77%) Computer Vision
8 22 (6.77%) MVC
8 22 (6.77%) OOP
9 21 (6.46%) Open Source
10 18 (5.54%) TDD
10 18 (5.54%) Test Automation
11 14 (4.31%) Secure Coding
12 12 (3.69%) Software Architecture
13 11 (3.38%) Bioinformatics
13 11 (3.38%) CAD
14 8 (2.46%) Video Processing
15 7 (2.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 161 (49.54%) C++
2 138 (42.46%) Java
3 130 (40.00%) C
4 67 (20.62%) C#
5 66 (20.31%) SQL
6 61 (18.77%) Python
7 53 (16.31%) JavaScript
8 38 (11.69%) Perl
9 18 (5.54%) Bash Shell
10 16 (4.92%) Embedded C
11 11 (3.38%) PHP
12 9 (2.77%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.46%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.85%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.23%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.23%) Fortran
16 4 (1.23%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 151 (46.46%) Degree
2 32 (9.85%) PhD
3 10 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.62%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.62%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.31%) ISO13485
System Software
1 12 (3.69%) Firmware
2 6 (1.85%) Docker
3 3 (0.92%) Kamailio
3 3 (0.92%) OpenSIPS
3 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Ansible
1 2 (0.62%) Nagios
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (7.69%) Oracle
2 8 (2.46%) Apple
3 4 (1.23%) WorldPay
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.62%) QNX
5 2 (0.62%) Samsung
5 2 (0.62%) Zend
6 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.31%) webMethods
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