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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 18 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 290 286 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.06% 13.22% 13.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.56% 13.76% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 244 256 277
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
2138 2078 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.26% 96.07% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1745 2135
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,850 £26,500
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 27 February 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 February 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 0 263 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Peterborough -33 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Huntingdon +5 1 £62,500 +56.25%
St Neots -6 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 508 (83.01%) Software Engineering
2 315 (51.47%) Degree
3 306 (50.00%) C++
4 258 (42.16%) C
5 253 (41.34%) Computer Science
6 210 (34.31%) Linux
7 208 (33.99%) Python
8 196 (32.03%) C#
9 186 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (25.33%) Java
11 142 (23.20%) Windows
12 130 (21.24%) .NET
13 102 (16.67%) SQL
14 96 (15.69%) HTML
15 87 (14.22%) OO
16 84 (13.73%) JavaScript
17 83 (13.56%) Finance
18 78 (12.75%) Electronics
19 77 (12.58%) Scrum
20 75 (12.25%) Wireless
21 73 (11.93%) Mathematics
22 72 (11.76%) Android
23 69 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (10.29%) QA
25 60 (9.80%) Perl
26 56 (9.15%) Algorithms
27 54 (8.82%) UNIX
28 52 (8.50%) XML
28 52 (8.50%) Internet
28 52 (8.50%) Microsoft

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.14%) Node.js
3 6 (0.98%) CloudStack
4 3 (0.49%) Apache
5 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) Maya
3 4 (0.65%) 3ds Max
3 4 (0.65%) Blender
4 3 (0.49%) Simulink
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.25%) Wireless
2 52 (8.50%) Internet
3 35 (5.72%) Ethernet
4 33 (5.39%) ZigBee
5 30 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 20 (3.27%) Bluetooth
7 14 (2.29%) HTTP
8 11 (1.80%) SAN
9 10 (1.63%) 802.15
9 10 (1.63%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.14%) 3G
10 7 (1.14%) ICMP
10 7 (1.14%) 2G
11 6 (0.98%) SSL
12 5 (0.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 5 (0.82%) 4G
13 4 (0.65%) NAS
13 4 (0.65%) NFC
13 4 (0.65%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.29%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.63%) MySQL
4 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.16%) Firebird
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) HBase
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (6.54%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.21%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.92%) JIRA
4 18 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.78%) GCC
6 15 (2.45%) Bugzilla
7 11 (1.80%) LLVM
8 8 (1.31%) Hudson
8 8 (1.31%) Subversion
9 7 (1.14%) Selenium
9 7 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.98%) Redmine
11 5 (0.82%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.82%) Ant
11 5 (0.82%) JMeter
11 5 (0.82%) LabVIEW
11 5 (0.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 83 (13.56%) Finance
2 78 (12.75%) Electronics
3 48 (7.84%) Marketing
4 45 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.76%) Automotive
6 19 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.10%) Banking
7 12 (1.96%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.47%) Advertising
9 7 (1.14%) Military
10 5 (0.82%) Retail
11 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.33%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.16%) Avionics
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (21.24%) .NET
2 96 (15.69%) HTML
3 52 (8.50%) XML
4 46 (7.52%) CSS
5 39 (6.37%) jQuery
6 34 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 28 (4.58%) Web Services
8 26 (4.25%) HTML5
9 18 (2.94%) SOAP
10 17 (2.78%) MFC
10 17 (2.78%) WPF
11 15 (2.45%) STL
12 13 (2.12%) J2EE
12 13 (2.12%) WCF
13 12 (1.96%) JSP
14 10 (1.63%) Ajax
14 10 (1.63%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.63%) OpenGL
14 10 (1.63%) OpenGL ES
15 9 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 253 (41.34%) Computer Science
2 73 (11.93%) Mathematics
3 69 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (9.15%) Algorithms
5 46 (7.52%) User Experience
6 45 (7.35%) Device Driver
7 41 (6.70%) Open Source
8 36 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
9 35 (5.72%) Internet of Things
10 16 (2.61%) Physics
11 14 (2.29%) Smart Meter
11 14 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
12 12 (1.96%) Cryptography
12 12 (1.96%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.96%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.80%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.80%) Robotics
13 11 (1.80%) Mechatronics
14 10 (1.63%) PKI
15 8 (1.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 210 (34.31%) Linux
2 142 (23.20%) Windows
3 72 (11.76%) Android
4 54 (8.82%) UNIX
5 43 (7.03%) Apple iOS
6 31 (5.07%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.82%) AIX
8 5 (0.82%) HPUX
8 5 (0.82%) Solaris
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.49%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (83.01%) Software Engineering
2 186 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (14.22%) OO
4 77 (12.58%) Scrum
5 48 (7.84%) Multithreading
6 45 (7.35%) Test Automation
6 45 (7.35%) OOD
7 38 (6.21%) Automated Testing
8 37 (6.05%) TDD
9 32 (5.23%) Software Testing
10 31 (5.07%) Regression Testing
11 29 (4.74%) Unit Testing
11 29 (4.74%) Analytics
12 27 (4.41%) UML
13 24 (3.92%) MVC
14 22 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (3.59%) Test Strategy
15 18 (2.94%) User Stories
16 15 (2.45%) E-Commerce
16 15 (2.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 306 (50.00%) C++
2 258 (42.16%) C
3 208 (33.99%) Python
4 196 (32.03%) C#
5 155 (25.33%) Java
6 102 (16.67%) SQL
7 84 (13.73%) JavaScript
8 60 (9.80%) Perl
9 49 (8.01%) Embedded C
10 27 (4.41%) Embedded C++
11 24 (3.92%) MATLAB
11 24 (3.92%) Bash Shell
12 23 (3.76%) Objective-C
12 23 (3.76%) Delphi
13 21 (3.43%) PHP
14 15 (2.45%) Assembly Language
14 15 (2.45%) Ruby
15 11 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.14%) XAML
17 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 315 (51.47%) Degree
2 17 (2.78%) ISEB
3 14 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.96%) PhD
5 10 (1.63%) VCP4
6 9 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.98%) MCP
7 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.29%) QA
2 11 (1.80%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.33%) JTAG
5 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 18 (2.94%) Firmware
2 14 (2.29%) KVM
3 11 (1.80%) QEMU
3 11 (1.80%) Xen
4 10 (1.63%) XenServer
5 6 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) Puppet
1 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.76%) Google
3 21 (3.43%) Oracle
4 15 (2.45%) Perforce
5 10 (1.63%) Citrix
6 8 (1.31%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.14%) Intel
7 7 (1.14%) Sony
8 6 (0.98%) VMware
9 5 (0.82%) SAP
9 5 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.65%) Facebook
10 4 (0.65%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.65%) Telerik
11 3 (0.49%) Nokia
11 3 (0.49%) Coverity
12 2 (0.33%) Lumension
12 2 (0.33%) Apple
12 2 (0.33%) HP
12 2 (0.33%) QNX
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