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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 206 282 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.55% 11.44% 11.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.05% 11.99% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 171 228 242
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £60,000
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
2050 2351 2231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.04% 95.34% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1898 1922
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -3 166 £43,000 +7.50% 52
Peterborough -10 5 £33,125 -33.98%
St Neots -1 2 £30,000 -8.39%
Huntingdon -1 1 - -
Ely - 1 - -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 375 (81.70%) Software Engineering
2 298 (64.92%) Degree
3 246 (53.59%) Computer Science
4 238 (51.85%) C++
5 169 (36.82%) C#
6 154 (33.55%) C
7 143 (31.15%) Java
8 139 (30.28%) Python
9 137 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (28.76%) Linux
11 128 (27.89%) .NET
12 118 (25.71%) Windows
13 111 (24.18%) SQL
14 84 (18.30%) JavaScript
15 77 (16.78%) Android
16 76 (16.56%) HTML
17 74 (16.12%) OO
18 67 (14.60%) Scrum
18 67 (14.60%) Mathematics
19 66 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
20 64 (13.94%) SQL Server
20 64 (13.94%) ASP.NET
21 60 (13.07%) Microsoft
21 60 (13.07%) Apple iOS
22 57 (12.42%) Electronics
23 51 (11.11%) jQuery
24 47 (10.24%) Algorithms
24 47 (10.24%) Objective-C
25 43 (9.37%) Perl
25 43 (9.37%) SDLC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (1.53%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.31%) Apache
3 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.87%) Node.js
4 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.44%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) AutoCAD
3 6 (1.31%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.31%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (1.31%) Revit
3 6 (1.31%) MicroStation
3 6 (1.31%) Solid Edge
3 6 (1.31%) Siemens NX
3 6 (1.31%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.28%) Internet
2 28 (6.10%) Wireless
3 13 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.40%) HTTP
5 7 (1.53%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.53%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.09%) Firewall
6 5 (1.09%) ZigBee
7 4 (0.87%) SSL
8 3 (0.65%) Intranet
8 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.65%) WAN
9 2 (0.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.44%) 3G
9 2 (0.44%) ICMP
9 2 (0.44%) IGMP
9 2 (0.44%) RTSP
9 2 (0.44%) LTE
10 1 (0.22%) AMQP
10 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.61%) MySQL
4 9 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.65%) Firebird
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.22%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 37 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 23 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.01%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.79%) Selenium
4 17 (3.70%) JIRA
5 10 (2.18%) Eclipse
6 9 (1.96%) Bugzilla
6 9 (1.96%) Subversion
6 9 (1.96%) GCC
7 8 (1.74%) Maven
8 7 (1.53%) Hudson
9 6 (1.31%) NUnit
10 5 (1.09%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.09%) LLVM
11 4 (0.87%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.65%) JUnit
12 3 (0.65%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 57 (12.42%) Electronics
2 31 (6.75%) Finance
3 23 (5.01%) Marketing
4 19 (4.14%) Automotive
5 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (27.89%) .NET
2 76 (16.56%) HTML
3 64 (13.94%) ASP.NET
4 51 (11.11%) jQuery
5 41 (8.93%) MFC
6 39 (8.50%) XML
7 36 (7.84%) Web Services
8 21 (4.58%) CSS
9 19 (4.14%) SOAP
10 14 (3.05%) J2EE
10 14 (3.05%) HTML5
11 12 (2.61%) PhoneGap
12 11 (2.40%) WCF
12 11 (2.40%) Spring
13 9 (1.96%) RESTful
14 8 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.74%) JSP
15 7 (1.53%) CSS3
16 6 (1.31%) WPF
16 6 (1.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 246 (53.59%) Computer Science
2 67 (14.60%) Mathematics
3 66 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (10.24%) Algorithms
5 35 (7.63%) Physics
6 28 (6.10%) Pocket PC
7 27 (5.88%) Internet of Things
8 22 (4.79%) Client/Server
9 21 (4.58%) Mobile App
10 18 (3.92%) Device Driver
11 17 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (3.49%) User Experience
12 16 (3.49%) Mechatronics
13 14 (3.05%) GIS
13 14 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (2.83%) Robotics
15 9 (1.96%) Data Structures
16 7 (1.53%) Visualisation
17 6 (1.31%) Applied Mathematics
17 6 (1.31%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.76%) Linux
2 118 (25.71%) Windows
3 77 (16.78%) Android
4 60 (13.07%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.01%) UNIX
6 12 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.65%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.44%) VMS
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
9 2 (0.44%) HPUX
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Symbian OS
10 1 (0.22%) Debian
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (81.70%) Software Engineering
2 137 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (16.12%) OO
4 67 (14.60%) Scrum
5 43 (9.37%) SDLC
6 34 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 27 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (5.88%) OOD
8 22 (4.79%) Multithreading
9 21 (4.58%) Open Source
9 21 (4.58%) TDD
10 20 (4.36%) Unit Testing
11 18 (3.92%) Software Testing
12 17 (3.70%) Mentoring
13 16 (3.49%) MVC
14 15 (3.27%) Data Analysis
15 14 (3.05%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.05%) OOP
16 13 (2.83%) Regression Testing
16 13 (2.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 238 (51.85%) C++
2 169 (36.82%) C#
3 154 (33.55%) C
4 143 (31.15%) Java
5 139 (30.28%) Python
6 111 (24.18%) SQL
7 84 (18.30%) JavaScript
8 47 (10.24%) Objective-C
9 43 (9.37%) Perl
10 31 (6.75%) Embedded C
11 25 (5.45%) Embedded C++
12 20 (4.36%) MATLAB
13 19 (4.14%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.70%) PHP
15 11 (2.40%) Assembly Language
16 9 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.53%) Ruby
18 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 298 (64.92%) Degree
2 32 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.54%) MCP
4 9 (1.96%) PhD
5 7 (1.53%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.66%) QA
2 6 (1.31%) TickIT
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (2.83%) Firmware
2 8 (1.74%) Docker
3 7 (1.53%) KVM
4 6 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.09%) QEMU
6 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.44%) XenServer
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Puppet
2 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.88%) Oracle
3 15 (3.27%) Perforce
4 14 (3.05%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.74%) Google
5 8 (1.74%) Autodesk
6 7 (1.53%) Rackspace
7 4 (0.87%) ESRI
7 4 (0.87%) SAP
8 3 (0.65%) QNX
8 3 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.65%) Coverity
9 2 (0.44%) Lumension
9 2 (0.44%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.44%) Sophos
9 2 (0.44%) VMware
9 2 (0.44%) Motorola
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.22%) Apple
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