The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 329 346 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.56% 13.96% 17.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.08% 17.57% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 293 307 421
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1724 1969 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.55% 79.43% 75.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1622 1767
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridgeshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +1 291 £42,500 +6.25% 83
Peterborough -8 11 £31,000 -40.95% 9
Huntingdon +4 3 £47,500 +48.43%
St Neots -5 2 £56,250 +73.07%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 380 (52.34%) Degree
2 347 (47.80%) C++
3 315 (43.39%) C#
4 295 (40.63%) Computer Science
5 258 (35.54%) C
6 222 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (27.96%) .NET
8 183 (25.21%) Java
9 178 (24.52%) Linux
10 161 (22.18%) Python
11 160 (22.04%) SQL
12 158 (21.76%) HTML
13 153 (21.07%) Windows
14 142 (19.56%) JavaScript
15 125 (17.22%) OO
16 98 (13.50%) Electronics
17 96 (13.22%) Mathematics
18 95 (13.09%) Finance
18 95 (13.09%) ASP.NET
19 94 (12.95%) CSS
20 88 (12.12%) Algorithms
21 87 (11.98%) SQL Server
22 84 (11.57%) jQuery
23 81 (11.16%) Microsoft
24 79 (10.88%) Android
25 78 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
26 76 (10.47%) Scrum
27 75 (10.33%) User Experience
28 73 (10.06%) MVC
29 68 (9.37%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (1.65%) Apache
2 10 (1.38%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.38%) CMS
3 7 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.55%) Node.js
4 4 (0.55%) IIS
5 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.28%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 30 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.75%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.14%) Simulink
4 1 (0.14%) Maya
4 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.14%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.14%) Revit
4 1 (0.14%) Blender
4 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.71%) Wireless
2 32 (4.41%) Internet
3 31 (4.27%) Ethernet
4 30 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 23 (3.17%) ZigBee
6 20 (2.75%) Bluetooth
7 13 (1.79%) HTTP
8 7 (0.96%) 3G
8 7 (0.96%) ICMP
9 6 (0.83%) Firewall
9 6 (0.83%) SSL
10 5 (0.69%) LTE
11 4 (0.55%) 4G
11 4 (0.55%) 2G
11 4 (0.55%) 3GPP
12 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.28%) SSH
13 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.28%) GSM
13 2 (0.28%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.89%) NoSQL
3 18 (2.48%) MySQL
4 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.65%) Big Data
7 9 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.28%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.28%) QlikView
12 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.28%) Firebird
12 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.14%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 33 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.20%) Selenium
5 15 (2.07%) JIRA
6 14 (1.93%) GCC
7 12 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.10%) LLVM
9 8 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.10%) NUnit
10 7 (0.96%) Subversion
11 6 (0.83%) Hudson
12 5 (0.69%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.69%) LabVIEW
12 5 (0.69%) GoogleTest
13 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.55%) Maven
14 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 98 (13.50%) Electronics
2 95 (13.09%) Finance
3 44 (6.06%) Marketing
4 34 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.44%) Automotive
6 22 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.20%) Banking
8 9 (1.24%) Advertising
9 5 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.41%) Military
11 2 (0.28%) French Language
11 2 (0.28%) German Language
11 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 457 (62.95%) Software Engineer
2 235 (32.37%) Developer
3 112 (15.43%) Software Developer
4 68 (9.37%) Graduate
5 58 (7.99%) Programmer
6 57 (7.85%) Test Engineer
7 55 (7.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 55 (7.58%) C# Software Engineer
8 54 (7.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 49 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 45 (6.20%) C++ Software Engineer
11 43 (5.92%) C++ Developer
12 38 (5.23%) C# Developer
13 33 (4.55%) Software Programmer
14 28 (3.86%) .NET Software Engineer
15 27 (3.72%) Software Test Engineer
15 27 (3.72%) Java Developer
16 25 (3.44%) Senior Developer
17 23 (3.17%) Web Developer
18 21 (2.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (27.96%) .NET
2 158 (21.76%) HTML
3 95 (13.09%) ASP.NET
4 94 (12.95%) CSS
5 84 (11.57%) jQuery
6 68 (9.37%) XML
7 51 (7.02%) HTML5
8 46 (6.34%) WCF
9 38 (5.23%) Web Services
9 38 (5.23%) WPF
10 32 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (4.27%) MFC
12 25 (3.44%) SOAP
13 18 (2.48%) Ajax
14 16 (2.20%) CSS3
14 16 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (2.07%) .NET Framework
16 14 (1.93%) J2EE
16 14 (1.93%) JSP
17 13 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 295 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 96 (13.22%) Mathematics
3 88 (12.12%) Algorithms
4 78 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (10.33%) User Experience
6 44 (6.06%) Device Driver
7 38 (5.23%) Mobile App
8 37 (5.10%) Open Source
9 35 (4.82%) Embedded Systems
10 33 (4.55%) Visualisation
11 31 (4.27%) Physics
12 24 (3.31%) Cryptography
13 22 (3.03%) Mechatronics
14 20 (2.75%) Client/Server
14 20 (2.75%) Robotics
14 20 (2.75%) Internet of Things
15 19 (2.62%) Pocket PC
16 12 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
17 10 (1.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 178 (24.52%) Linux
2 153 (21.07%) Windows
3 79 (10.88%) Android
4 54 (7.44%) Apple iOS
5 49 (6.75%) UNIX
6 29 (3.99%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.55%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.55%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.41%) AIX
9 3 (0.41%) HPUX
9 3 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Symbian OS
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (17.22%) OO
3 76 (10.47%) Scrum
4 73 (10.06%) MVC
5 66 (9.09%) TDD
6 50 (6.89%) OOD
7 37 (5.10%) Multithreading
8 36 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 34 (4.68%) Analytics
10 32 (4.41%) Test Automation
11 29 (3.99%) Unit Testing
12 28 (3.86%) Data Analysis
13 23 (3.17%) Regression Testing
14 22 (3.03%) UML
14 22 (3.03%) User Stories
15 21 (2.89%) E-Commerce
16 20 (2.75%) OOP
16 20 (2.75%) Information Security
17 18 (2.48%) MVVM
17 18 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 347 (47.80%) C++
2 315 (43.39%) C#
3 258 (35.54%) C
4 183 (25.21%) Java
5 161 (22.18%) Python
6 160 (22.04%) SQL
7 142 (19.56%) JavaScript
8 62 (8.54%) Embedded C
9 55 (7.58%) Perl
10 45 (6.20%) Embedded C++
11 42 (5.79%) Objective-C
12 33 (4.55%) MATLAB
13 23 (3.17%) PHP
14 21 (2.89%) Assembly Language
15 15 (2.07%) XAML
15 15 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.65%) Delphi
17 11 (1.52%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.52%) Ruby
18 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 380 (52.34%) Degree
2 19 (2.62%) MCP
2 19 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.48%) PhD
4 11 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.34%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.14%) JTAG
3 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (3.58%) Firmware
2 11 (1.52%) KVM
3 9 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.10%) QEMU
5 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.41%) Docker
6 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.28%) XenServer
7 1 (0.14%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 81 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.89%) Oracle
3 15 (2.07%) Google
4 14 (1.93%) Perforce
5 10 (1.38%) Rackspace
6 7 (0.96%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.55%) QNX
9 3 (0.41%) Nokia
9 3 (0.41%) SAP
9 3 (0.41%) VMware
10 2 (0.28%) Atmel
10 2 (0.28%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.14%) Quark
11 1 (0.14%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.14%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.14%) Intel
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix
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