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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 25 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 177 266 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.58% 10.62% 11.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.13% 11.14% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 143 204 228
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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
1939 2388 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 95.37% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1670 1893 1847
Average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 152 £45,000 +12.50% 53
Peterborough -8 6 £40,000 -20.28% 1
Huntingdon - 2 £30,000 -
Ely - 1 - -
St Neots - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 338 (81.06%) Software Engineering
2 255 (61.15%) Degree
3 203 (48.68%) Computer Science
4 202 (48.44%) C++
5 140 (33.57%) C#
6 131 (31.41%) Java
7 128 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (30.46%) C
9 124 (29.74%) Linux
10 116 (27.82%) Python
11 109 (26.14%) .NET
12 105 (25.18%) SQL
13 96 (23.02%) Windows
14 75 (17.99%) JavaScript
15 67 (16.07%) HTML
15 67 (16.07%) OO
16 63 (15.11%) Android
17 59 (14.15%) SQL Server
17 59 (14.15%) Scrum
18 58 (13.91%) Mathematics
19 57 (13.67%) ASP.NET
20 52 (12.47%) Microsoft
21 49 (11.75%) jQuery
21 49 (11.75%) Apple iOS
22 47 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (9.83%) Perl
24 40 (9.59%) Web Services
24 40 (9.59%) Electronics
24 40 (9.59%) Algorithms
24 40 (9.59%) SDLC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (2.16%) Apache
2 5 (1.20%) IIS
3 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.96%) Node.js
4 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (2.64%) AutoCAD
2 10 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.44%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (1.44%) Revit
3 6 (1.44%) MicroStation
3 6 (1.44%) Solid Edge
3 6 (1.44%) Siemens NX
3 6 (1.44%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.91%) Internet
2 20 (4.80%) Wireless
3 15 (3.60%) HTTP
4 9 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.20%) Firewall
6 4 (0.96%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.96%) SSL
7 3 (0.72%) WAN
7 3 (0.72%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.48%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.48%) LTE
8 2 (0.48%) Intranet
8 2 (0.48%) 3G
8 2 (0.48%) IGMP
8 2 (0.48%) RTSP
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
9 1 (0.24%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) ISDN
9 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.88%) MySQL
4 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.72%) Firebird
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.24%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 38 (9.11%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.52%) Selenium
4 21 (5.04%) JIRA
5 18 (4.32%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.88%) Maven
7 10 (2.40%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.92%) Subversion
9 7 (1.68%) NUnit
9 7 (1.68%) Hudson
10 6 (1.44%) GCC
10 6 (1.44%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.44%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.96%) JUnit
13 3 (0.72%) Moq
13 3 (0.72%) LLVM
13 3 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (9.59%) Electronics
2 23 (5.52%) Finance
3 18 (4.32%) Marketing
4 16 (3.84%) Automotive
5 15 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (26.14%) .NET
2 67 (16.07%) HTML
3 57 (13.67%) ASP.NET
4 49 (11.75%) jQuery
5 40 (9.59%) Web Services
6 39 (9.35%) XML
7 34 (8.15%) MFC
8 21 (5.04%) CSS
9 18 (4.32%) SOAP
10 15 (3.60%) J2EE
11 14 (3.36%) HTML5
12 13 (3.12%) RESTful
12 13 (3.12%) Spring
13 12 (2.88%) WCF
13 12 (2.88%) PhoneGap
14 11 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (2.40%) JSON
16 8 (1.92%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.92%) WPF
16 8 (1.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 203 (48.68%) Computer Science
2 58 (13.91%) Mathematics
3 47 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (9.59%) Algorithms
5 32 (7.67%) Physics
6 23 (5.52%) Pocket PC
7 22 (5.28%) Internet of Things
8 19 (4.56%) Device Driver
9 18 (4.32%) Mobile App
10 17 (4.08%) Client/Server
10 17 (4.08%) GIS
11 14 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (3.12%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.88%) Mechatronics
14 11 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (2.16%) Robotics
15 9 (2.16%) User Experience
16 7 (1.68%) Applied Mathematics
17 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
18 3 (0.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 124 (29.74%) Linux
2 96 (23.02%) Windows
3 63 (15.11%) Android
4 49 (11.75%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.80%) UNIX
6 13 (3.12%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.24%) Debian
11 1 (0.24%) VMS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) HPUX
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (81.06%) Software Engineering
2 128 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (16.07%) OO
4 59 (14.15%) Scrum
5 40 (9.59%) SDLC
6 28 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (6.71%) Test Automation
7 24 (5.76%) Open Source
7 24 (5.76%) OOD
8 23 (5.52%) Unit Testing
9 22 (5.28%) TDD
10 20 (4.80%) Multithreading
11 18 (4.32%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.08%) OOP
13 16 (3.84%) MVC
14 14 (3.36%) Configuration Management
14 14 (3.36%) Software Testing
15 12 (2.88%) CRM
16 11 (2.64%) Web Development
16 11 (2.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (48.44%) C++
2 140 (33.57%) C#
3 131 (31.41%) Java
4 127 (30.46%) C
5 116 (27.82%) Python
6 105 (25.18%) SQL
7 75 (17.99%) JavaScript
8 41 (9.83%) Perl
9 36 (8.63%) Objective-C
10 29 (6.95%) Embedded C
11 23 (5.52%) Embedded C++
12 16 (3.84%) PHP
13 14 (3.36%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.64%) MATLAB
14 11 (2.64%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.40%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.92%) Ruby
17 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.20%) Fortran
18 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 255 (61.15%) Degree
2 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.00%) MCP
4 9 (2.16%) PhD
5 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.76%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) TickIT
3 2 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (2.88%) Firmware
2 9 (2.16%) Docker
3 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.72%) QEMU
4 3 (0.72%) KVM
5 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (12.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.67%) Oracle
3 14 (3.36%) Xamarin
4 13 (3.12%) Perforce
5 11 (2.64%) Autodesk
6 7 (1.68%) Google
7 6 (1.44%) ESRI
7 6 (1.44%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.96%) SAP
9 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.72%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.48%) Coverity
10 2 (0.48%) Lumension
10 2 (0.48%) Motorola
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.48%) Fujitsu
10 2 (0.48%) Sophos
10 2 (0.48%) QNX
11 1 (0.24%) Sony
11 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Immediate and summer start
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
WA Consultants
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + .
Posted: 3 days ago