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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 19 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 252 275 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.37% 12.25% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.81% 12.83% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 188 236 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2331 2143 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.97% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1860 2517
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -1 220 £41,250 +3.12% 47
Peterborough -2 13 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Huntingdon - 2 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 419 (77.88%) Software Engineering
2 258 (47.96%) Degree
3 254 (47.21%) C++
4 212 (39.41%) C#
5 196 (36.43%) C
6 189 (35.13%) Java
7 182 (33.83%) Computer Science
8 176 (32.71%) Python
9 159 (29.55%) Linux
10 148 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
11 136 (25.28%) .NET
12 106 (19.70%) JavaScript
13 98 (18.22%) Windows
14 95 (17.66%) HTML
15 81 (15.06%) Mathematics
16 80 (14.87%) QA
17 73 (13.57%) SQL
18 66 (12.27%) OO
19 59 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (10.78%) Finance
20 58 (10.78%) TDD
21 56 (10.41%) CSS
22 52 (9.67%) Wireless
23 50 (9.29%) SQL Server
23 50 (9.29%) Perl
24 48 (8.92%) ASP.NET
25 47 (8.74%) Scrum
26 46 (8.55%) UNIX
26 46 (8.55%) Internet
27 42 (7.81%) Electronics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (3.53%) OpenStack
2 15 (2.79%) Apache
3 11 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.04%) CloudStack
4 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.37%) WordPress
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.12%) Maya
1 6 (1.12%) 3ds Max
1 6 (1.12%) Blender
2 5 (0.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) LabWindows
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.12%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.67%) Wireless
2 46 (8.55%) Internet
3 29 (5.39%) HTTP
4 21 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.72%) Ethernet
6 9 (1.67%) SNMP
6 9 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.49%) ZigBee
7 8 (1.49%) LTE
7 8 (1.49%) SSH
7 8 (1.49%) 3G
8 7 (1.30%) RTP
8 7 (1.30%) GPRS
8 7 (1.30%) GSM
8 7 (1.30%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.93%) ATM
9 5 (0.93%) 4G
10 4 (0.74%) Broadband
10 4 (0.74%) PSTN
10 4 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.65%) MySQL
3 18 (3.35%) Big Data
4 9 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.56%) OLAP
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.56%) OLTP
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Firebird
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.28%) Selenium
4 17 (3.16%) Bugzilla
5 14 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.23%) Maven
7 10 (1.86%) Hudson
8 9 (1.67%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.49%) GCC
9 8 (1.49%) LLVM
10 7 (1.30%) Subversion
10 7 (1.30%) NUnit
11 6 (1.12%) ReSharper
11 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.12%) NuGet
12 5 (0.93%) Ranorex
12 5 (0.93%) CMake
12 5 (0.93%) Moq
12 5 (0.93%) LabVIEW
General
1 58 (10.78%) Finance
2 42 (7.81%) Electronics
3 39 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.20%) Multimedia
5 25 (4.65%) Automotive
6 15 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.42%) Military
8 12 (2.23%) Marketing
9 5 (0.93%) Avionics
10 4 (0.74%) Retail
10 4 (0.74%) French Language
10 4 (0.74%) German Language
10 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.74%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.56%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (25.28%) .NET
2 95 (17.66%) HTML
3 56 (10.41%) CSS
4 48 (8.92%) ASP.NET
5 41 (7.62%) XML
6 32 (5.95%) jQuery
7 27 (5.02%) Ajax
8 25 (4.65%) STL
9 21 (3.90%) .NET Framework
9 21 (3.90%) WCF
10 20 (3.72%) HTML5
11 16 (2.97%) LINQ
11 16 (2.97%) Flash
11 16 (2.97%) J2EE
12 15 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (2.60%) OpenGL ES
13 14 (2.60%) Web Services
13 14 (2.60%) XSLT
13 14 (2.60%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 182 (33.83%) Computer Science
2 81 (15.06%) Mathematics
3 59 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
5 37 (6.88%) Physics
6 31 (5.76%) Device Driver
7 26 (4.83%) Firmware
8 24 (4.46%) Mobile App
9 20 (3.72%) Cryptography
10 19 (3.53%) PKI
11 17 (3.16%) Open Source
12 14 (2.60%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (2.23%) Streaming Video
14 11 (2.04%) STB
14 11 (2.04%) MPEG
15 10 (1.86%) IPTV
15 10 (1.86%) User Experience
16 8 (1.49%) Digital Media
16 8 (1.49%) DTV
17 7 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 159 (29.55%) Linux
2 98 (18.22%) Windows
3 46 (8.55%) UNIX
4 34 (6.32%) Android
5 21 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (2.42%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.49%) Debian
9 6 (1.12%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (77.88%) Software Engineering
2 148 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (12.27%) OO
4 58 (10.78%) TDD
5 47 (8.74%) Scrum
6 38 (7.06%) Multithreading
7 34 (6.32%) Test Scripting
8 33 (6.13%) Automated Testing
8 33 (6.13%) Software Testing
9 29 (5.39%) E-Commerce
9 29 (5.39%) Test Automation
10 27 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.02%) Manual Testing
10 27 (5.02%) OOP
11 22 (4.09%) Regression Testing
12 20 (3.72%) MVC
13 17 (3.16%) Unit Testing
14 16 (2.97%) Product Management
14 16 (2.97%) OOD
14 16 (2.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 254 (47.21%) C++
2 212 (39.41%) C#
3 196 (36.43%) C
4 189 (35.13%) Java
5 176 (32.71%) Python
6 106 (19.70%) JavaScript
7 73 (13.57%) SQL
8 50 (9.29%) Perl
9 33 (6.13%) Embedded C
10 31 (5.76%) PHP
11 25 (4.65%) Ruby
12 15 (2.79%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.60%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.42%) Embedded C++
14 13 (2.42%) Assembly Language
15 11 (2.04%) MATLAB
16 7 (1.30%) Tcl
17 6 (1.12%) GLSL
18 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 258 (47.96%) Degree
2 23 (4.28%) PhD
3 18 (3.35%) ISEB
4 15 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.79%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.74%) HNC
6 2 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) GIAC
7 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.87%) QA
2 17 (3.16%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.93%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.93%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.74%) JTAG
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (2.97%) KVM
2 8 (1.49%) QEMU
3 3 (0.56%) HDFS
3 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) XenServer
4 2 (0.37%) Xen
5 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
1 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (6.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.46%) Oracle
3 7 (1.30%) Perforce
4 6 (1.12%) Rackspace
5 5 (0.93%) Epiphany
5 5 (0.93%) Red Gate
5 5 (0.93%) MKS
5 5 (0.93%) QNX
5 5 (0.93%) SAP
6 4 (0.74%) TOWER Software
7 3 (0.56%) VMware
7 3 (0.56%) JBoss
7 3 (0.56%) Citrix
8 2 (0.37%) Symbian
8 2 (0.37%) Zend
8 2 (0.37%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.19%) Synopsys
9 1 (0.19%) Lumension
9 1 (0.19%) Facebook
9 1 (0.19%) Magma
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