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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 16 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 300 255 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.15% 12.04% 11.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.82% 12.48% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 250 218 222
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2170 2043 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.09% 96.46% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1693 2121
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 273 £43,750 +16.66% 65
Peterborough -26 5 £40,000 -
Huntingdon +3 1 £62,500 +56.25%
St Neots - 1 £62,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 493 (83.14%) Software Engineering
2 295 (49.75%) C++
3 290 (48.90%) Degree
4 248 (41.82%) C
5 214 (36.09%) Computer Science
6 209 (35.24%) Linux
7 205 (34.57%) Python
8 188 (31.70%) C#
9 177 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (28.67%) Java
11 126 (21.25%) Windows
12 115 (19.39%) .NET
13 92 (15.51%) HTML
14 91 (15.35%) Finance
15 85 (14.33%) SQL
16 81 (13.66%) JavaScript
17 79 (13.32%) OO
18 75 (12.65%) Mathematics
19 71 (11.97%) Wireless
20 68 (11.47%) Scrum
20 68 (11.47%) QA
21 62 (10.46%) Perl
21 62 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (10.29%) Electronics
23 60 (10.12%) UNIX
24 59 (9.95%) Algorithms
25 55 (9.27%) Internet
26 54 (9.11%) XML
27 53 (8.94%) Android
28 50 (8.43%) Device Driver

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (3.04%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.35%) CloudStack
3 7 (1.18%) Apache
4 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.84%) Node.js
5 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.84%) MS Office
2 5 (0.84%) Maya
2 5 (0.84%) 3ds Max
2 5 (0.84%) Blender
3 3 (0.51%) Simulink
4 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (11.97%) Wireless
2 55 (9.27%) Internet
3 33 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 31 (5.23%) Ethernet
5 30 (5.06%) ZigBee
6 16 (2.70%) HTTP
6 16 (2.70%) Bluetooth
7 11 (1.85%) SAN
8 10 (1.69%) iSCSI
8 10 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (1.69%) SNMP
8 10 (1.69%) 802.15
9 9 (1.52%) 3G
10 8 (1.35%) 2G
11 7 (1.18%) 4G
12 6 (1.01%) LTE
12 6 (1.01%) SSL
12 6 (1.01%) ATM
13 5 (0.84%) GSM
13 5 (0.84%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.70%) MySQL
3 11 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.51%) Big Data
6 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.34%) Firebird
7 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (6.24%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.54%) JIRA
4 19 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.53%) GCC
6 13 (2.19%) Bugzilla
7 10 (1.69%) LLVM
8 9 (1.52%) Hudson
9 8 (1.35%) Subversion
10 7 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (1.18%) LabVIEW
10 7 (1.18%) Selenium
11 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.01%) Redmine
11 6 (1.01%) Maven
11 6 (1.01%) NUnit
11 6 (1.01%) Ant
11 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.84%) JMeter
12 5 (0.84%) CruiseControl
General
1 91 (15.35%) Finance
2 61 (10.29%) Electronics
3 49 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.75%) Marketing
5 20 (3.37%) Banking
5 20 (3.37%) Automotive
6 19 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.87%) Multimedia
8 16 (2.70%) Military
9 9 (1.52%) Advertising
10 6 (1.01%) Avionics
11 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.84%) Retail
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (19.39%) .NET
2 92 (15.51%) HTML
3 54 (9.11%) XML
4 45 (7.59%) CSS
5 31 (5.23%) jQuery
6 26 (4.38%) HTML5
7 24 (4.05%) Web Services
8 23 (3.88%) ASP.NET
9 21 (3.54%) STL
10 17 (2.87%) J2EE
10 17 (2.87%) WPF
11 15 (2.53%) WCF
12 14 (2.36%) .NET Framework
12 14 (2.36%) SOAP
13 13 (2.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 12 (2.02%) OpenGL ES
14 12 (2.02%) OpenGL
15 11 (1.85%) Ajax
16 10 (1.69%) MFC
17 9 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 214 (36.09%) Computer Science
2 75 (12.65%) Mathematics
3 62 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (9.95%) Algorithms
5 50 (8.43%) Device Driver
6 40 (6.75%) Open Source
6 40 (6.75%) User Experience
7 37 (6.24%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (4.38%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.70%) Physics
10 15 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (2.53%) Cryptography
10 15 (2.53%) PKI
11 14 (2.36%) Smart Meter
12 12 (2.02%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.69%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.18%) Visualisation
16 6 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 209 (35.24%) Linux
2 126 (21.25%) Windows
3 60 (10.12%) UNIX
4 53 (8.94%) Android
5 32 (5.40%) Embedded Linux
6 29 (4.89%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.84%) Debian
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.67%) AIX
9 4 (0.67%) HPUX
9 4 (0.67%) Solaris
9 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (83.14%) Software Engineering
2 177 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (13.32%) OO
4 68 (11.47%) Scrum
5 48 (8.09%) Multithreading
6 46 (7.76%) TDD
7 38 (6.41%) Test Automation
8 37 (6.24%) Automated Testing
9 35 (5.90%) OOD
10 32 (5.40%) Unit Testing
11 31 (5.23%) Software Testing
12 29 (4.89%) Regression Testing
13 26 (4.38%) MVC
13 26 (4.38%) UML
13 26 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (3.54%) Analytics
15 18 (3.04%) Test Strategy
16 17 (2.87%) E-Commerce
16 17 (2.87%) Test Scripting
17 15 (2.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 295 (49.75%) C++
2 248 (41.82%) C
3 205 (34.57%) Python
4 188 (31.70%) C#
5 170 (28.67%) Java
6 85 (14.33%) SQL
7 81 (13.66%) JavaScript
8 62 (10.46%) Perl
9 47 (7.93%) Embedded C
10 26 (4.38%) PHP
11 22 (3.71%) Embedded C++
11 22 (3.71%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.20%) Delphi
13 18 (3.04%) MATLAB
14 17 (2.87%) Ruby
15 15 (2.53%) Assembly Language
16 12 (2.02%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.85%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.18%) XAML
18 7 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 290 (48.90%) Degree
2 16 (2.70%) ISEB
3 15 (2.53%) PhD
4 13 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) HNC
7 1 (0.17%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.47%) QA
2 15 (2.53%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.01%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.01%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.67%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (3.04%) Firmware
2 11 (1.85%) KVM
2 11 (1.85%) Xen
3 10 (1.69%) XenServer
3 10 (1.69%) QEMU
4 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.71%) Oracle
3 21 (3.54%) Google
4 12 (2.02%) Perforce
5 10 (1.69%) Citrix
6 8 (1.35%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.18%) SAP
7 7 (1.18%) Intel
7 7 (1.18%) Sony
8 6 (1.01%) VMware
9 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.67%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.67%) Facebook
9 4 (0.67%) Telerik
10 3 (0.51%) Nokia
11 2 (0.34%) Coverity
11 2 (0.34%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.34%) Lumension
11 2 (0.34%) Epiphany
11 2 (0.34%) ESRI
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