The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 19 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 276 290 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.31% 12.13% 10.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.89% 12.97% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 229 251 243
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2321 2236 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.08% 93.56% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1891 1936 2286
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
East of England

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 July 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 23 July 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 +2 247 £40,000 -11.11% 48
Peterborough +12 17 £50,360 +18.49% 4
St Neots - 2 £32,750 -
Huntingdon - 2 £32,750 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 422 (73.14%) Software Engineering
2 276 (47.83%) Degree
3 257 (44.54%) C++
4 236 (40.90%) C#
5 190 (32.93%) C
6 183 (31.72%) Java
7 167 (28.94%) .NET
7 167 (28.94%) Computer Science
8 161 (27.90%) Python
9 158 (27.38%) Linux
10 126 (21.84%) JavaScript
11 103 (17.85%) Windows
12 102 (17.68%) SQL
13 99 (17.16%) HTML
14 81 (14.04%) QA
15 79 (13.69%) OO
16 73 (12.65%) CSS
17 72 (12.48%) Mathematics
18 70 (12.13%) SQL Server
19 68 (11.79%) ASP.NET
20 66 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
21 65 (11.27%) Scrum
22 59 (10.23%) Wireless
23 58 (10.05%) Electronics
24 53 (9.19%) Multithreading
25 51 (8.84%) TDD
25 51 (8.84%) Perl
26 50 (8.67%) HTTP
27 48 (8.32%) Physics
27 48 (8.32%) Test Automation

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (2.08%) Apache
2 10 (1.73%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.21%) CloudStack
4 6 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.35%) WordPress
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.04%) MS Office
2 4 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.52%) Maya
3 3 (0.52%) 3ds Max
3 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.52%) Blender
4 2 (0.35%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.56%) GitHub
2 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.23%) Wireless
2 50 (8.67%) HTTP
3 27 (4.68%) Internet
4 21 (3.64%) Ethernet
5 16 (2.77%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (2.08%) Bluetooth
8 9 (1.56%) GPRS
8 9 (1.56%) GSM
9 8 (1.39%) LTE
9 8 (1.39%) X.509
9 8 (1.39%) SSH
10 7 (1.21%) SSL
11 6 (1.04%) IGMP
11 6 (1.04%) ZigBee
11 6 (1.04%) RTSP
11 6 (1.04%) STUN
12 5 (0.87%) RTP
12 5 (0.87%) Modbus
13 4 (0.69%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.12%) MySQL
3 16 (2.77%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.77%) Big Data
4 9 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.52%) OLAP
7 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.52%) OLTP
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 32 (5.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.33%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.47%) Bugzilla
3 20 (3.47%) Selenium
4 13 (2.25%) Maven
5 11 (1.91%) Subversion
6 10 (1.73%) Hudson
6 10 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.56%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.21%) FitNesse
8 7 (1.21%) Ant
9 6 (1.04%) JMeter
9 6 (1.04%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.04%) CMake
10 5 (0.87%) Redmine
11 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.52%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 58 (10.05%) Electronics
2 45 (7.80%) Finance
3 39 (6.76%) Automotive
4 32 (5.55%) Multimedia
5 30 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.39%) Banking
7 8 (1.39%) Marketing
8 4 (0.69%) French Language
8 4 (0.69%) German Language
8 4 (0.69%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.69%) Japanese Language
8 4 (0.69%) Military
9 2 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (28.94%) .NET
2 99 (17.16%) HTML
3 73 (12.65%) CSS
4 68 (11.79%) ASP.NET
5 45 (7.80%) jQuery
6 44 (7.63%) Ajax
7 42 (7.28%) XML
8 36 (6.24%) HTML5
9 29 (5.03%) WCF
10 25 (4.33%) CSS3
11 20 (3.47%) STL
12 19 (3.29%) Flash
13 18 (3.12%) Web Services
13 18 (3.12%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (2.95%) .NET Framework
15 16 (2.77%) WinForms
15 16 (2.77%) XSLT
16 15 (2.60%) Backbone.js
16 15 (2.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 167 (28.94%) Computer Science
2 72 (12.48%) Mathematics
3 48 (8.32%) Physics
4 36 (6.24%) Embedded Systems
5 33 (5.72%) Device Driver
6 30 (5.20%) Firmware
7 19 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.43%) Cryptography
9 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.25%) PKI
10 12 (2.08%) Streaming Video
11 11 (1.91%) MPEG
12 10 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (1.56%) STB
13 9 (1.56%) Open Source
14 8 (1.39%) Social Media
14 8 (1.39%) IPTV
15 7 (1.21%) DTV
16 6 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 158 (27.38%) Linux
2 103 (17.85%) Windows
3 38 (6.59%) UNIX
4 31 (5.37%) Android
5 22 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 21 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 14 (2.43%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.21%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.87%) Debian
9 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (73.14%) Software Engineering
2 79 (13.69%) OO
3 66 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (11.27%) Scrum
5 53 (9.19%) Multithreading
6 51 (8.84%) TDD
7 48 (8.32%) Test Automation
8 39 (6.76%) Automated Testing
9 37 (6.41%) Test Scripting
9 37 (6.41%) Software Testing
10 32 (5.55%) Manual Testing
11 31 (5.37%) E-Commerce
12 30 (5.20%) MVC
13 25 (4.33%) OOP
13 25 (4.33%) Unit Testing
14 23 (3.99%) SOA
15 22 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (3.47%) Regression Testing
17 19 (3.29%) Performance Testing
17 19 (3.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 257 (44.54%) C++
2 236 (40.90%) C#
3 190 (32.93%) C
4 183 (31.72%) Java
5 161 (27.90%) Python
6 126 (21.84%) JavaScript
7 102 (17.68%) SQL
8 51 (8.84%) Perl
9 38 (6.59%) Ruby
10 27 (4.68%) Embedded C
11 26 (4.51%) PHP
12 19 (3.29%) Assembly Language
13 16 (2.77%) Tcl
13 16 (2.77%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.08%) Objective-C
14 12 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.91%) Embedded C++
16 9 (1.56%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 276 (47.83%) Degree
2 34 (5.89%) PhD
3 19 (3.29%) ISEB
4 16 (2.77%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) HNC
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) GIAC
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (14.04%) QA
2 11 (1.91%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.04%) JTAG
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.91%) KVM
2 3 (0.52%) HDFS
2 3 (0.52%) QEMU
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.51%) Oracle
3 9 (1.56%) Perforce
4 7 (1.21%) MKS
5 5 (0.87%) QNX
6 3 (0.52%) MathWorks
6 3 (0.52%) JBoss
6 3 (0.52%) Symbian
6 3 (0.52%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.35%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.35%) Zend
7 2 (0.35%) Epiphany
7 2 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.17%) VMware
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe
8 1 (0.17%) Sun
8 1 (0.17%) HP
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix
8 1 (0.17%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.17%) NetApp
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