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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 13 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 260 394 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.31% 15.91% 17.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.84% 19.36% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 217 289 340
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
1752 2035 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.95% 82.19% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1611 1533
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 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 -2 229 £45,000 +8.43% 78
Peterborough -17 6 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Huntingdon - 4 £23,500 - 2
Ely - 1 - -
St Neots - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 309 (55.58%) Degree
2 236 (42.45%) C++
3 231 (41.55%) Computer Science
4 209 (37.59%) C#
5 207 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
6 182 (32.73%) Java
7 164 (29.50%) C
8 147 (26.44%) .NET
8 147 (26.44%) Linux
9 144 (25.90%) SQL
10 122 (21.94%) Python
11 115 (20.68%) JavaScript
12 105 (18.88%) Windows
13 99 (17.81%) HTML
14 98 (17.63%) Mathematics
15 95 (17.09%) OO
16 90 (16.19%) Scrum
17 83 (14.93%) ASP.NET
18 82 (14.75%) jQuery
19 73 (13.13%) Microsoft
20 67 (12.05%) SQL Server
21 66 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
22 62 (11.15%) Android
23 61 (10.97%) Algorithms
24 54 (9.71%) Physics
25 52 (9.35%) Apple iOS
25 52 (9.35%) MVC
25 52 (9.35%) Oracle
26 51 (9.17%) Finance
27 50 (8.99%) SDLC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (2.88%) Apache
2 8 (1.44%) Node.js
3 6 (1.08%) IIS
3 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.54%) CMS
6 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.08%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.08%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.08%) Revit
2 6 (1.08%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.08%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.08%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.08%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.83%) Internet
2 20 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.42%) Wireless
4 17 (3.06%) HTTP
5 9 (1.62%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.08%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.72%) SSL
7 4 (0.72%) IGMP
7 4 (0.72%) RTSP
7 4 (0.72%) Firewall
7 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.54%) WAN
9 2 (0.36%) FTP
9 2 (0.36%) 3G
9 2 (0.36%) LTE
10 1 (0.18%) AMQP
10 1 (0.18%) MQTT
10 1 (0.18%) ICMP
10 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.60%) NoSQL
3 19 (3.42%) MySQL
3 19 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.98%) Big Data
5 10 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.26%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.54%) Firebird
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.18%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.18%) HBase
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (6.83%) Jenkins
2 36 (6.47%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.14%) Selenium
4 20 (3.60%) Maven
4 20 (3.60%) JIRA
4 20 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.16%) NUnit
6 12 (2.16%) Subversion
7 9 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.62%) Hudson
8 7 (1.26%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.08%) GCC
10 4 (0.72%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.54%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.54%) Moq
11 3 (0.54%) LLVM
11 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
General
1 51 (9.17%) Finance
2 39 (7.01%) Electronics
3 19 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.88%) Automotive
5 11 (1.98%) Marketing
6 8 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.90%) Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 336 (60.43%) Software Engineer
2 196 (35.25%) Developer
3 69 (12.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 65 (11.69%) Software Developer
5 58 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 37 (6.65%) Graduate
7 36 (6.47%) C# Software Engineer
8 34 (6.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 32 (5.76%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 24 (4.32%) C++ Software Engineer
11 24 (4.32%) Programmer
12 23 (4.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 22 (3.96%) .NET Software Engineer
14 20 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (2.88%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.70%) C++ Developer
17 14 (2.52%) Test Engineer
17 14 (2.52%) Software Programmer
18 13 (2.34%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (26.44%) .NET
2 99 (17.81%) HTML
3 83 (14.93%) ASP.NET
4 82 (14.75%) jQuery
5 48 (8.63%) CSS
6 47 (8.45%) Web Services
7 38 (6.83%) XML
8 34 (6.12%) MFC
9 33 (5.94%) Spring
10 30 (5.40%) HTML5
11 23 (4.14%) WPF
12 22 (3.96%) SOAP
13 21 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (3.60%) CSS3
14 20 (3.60%) WCF
15 17 (3.06%) J2EE
16 16 (2.88%) Java EE
17 14 (2.52%) Hibernate
17 14 (2.52%) AngularJS
18 13 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 231 (41.55%) Computer Science
2 98 (17.63%) Mathematics
3 66 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (10.97%) Algorithms
5 54 (9.71%) Physics
6 26 (4.68%) Device Driver
7 23 (4.14%) Pocket PC
8 22 (3.96%) GIS
9 19 (3.42%) Client/Server
9 19 (3.42%) Internet of Things
10 18 (3.24%) User Experience
11 15 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.34%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (2.16%) Mobile App
13 12 (2.16%) Mechatronics
14 9 (1.62%) Robotics
14 9 (1.62%) Statistics
15 7 (1.26%) Applied Mathematics
16 6 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 147 (26.44%) Linux
2 105 (18.88%) Windows
3 62 (11.15%) Android
4 52 (9.35%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.78%) UNIX
6 18 (3.24%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (1.62%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) HPUX
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Symbian OS
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (17.09%) OO
3 90 (16.19%) Scrum
4 52 (9.35%) MVC
5 50 (8.99%) SDLC
6 46 (8.27%) TDD
7 40 (7.19%) Multithreading
8 35 (6.29%) Unit Testing
9 34 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (5.04%) Mentoring
11 27 (4.86%) Test Automation
12 26 (4.68%) Open Source
13 23 (4.14%) OOP
14 19 (3.42%) Kanban
15 18 (3.24%) OOD
16 15 (2.70%) Automated Testing
17 14 (2.52%) Project Management
17 14 (2.52%) CRM
17 14 (2.52%) Android Development
18 13 (2.34%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 236 (42.45%) C++
2 209 (37.59%) C#
3 182 (32.73%) Java
4 164 (29.50%) C
5 144 (25.90%) SQL
6 122 (21.94%) Python
7 115 (20.68%) JavaScript
8 43 (7.73%) Embedded C
9 41 (7.37%) Perl
10 36 (6.47%) Embedded C++
10 36 (6.47%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.24%) PHP
12 13 (2.34%) MATLAB
12 13 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.16%) Assembly Language
14 11 (1.98%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.90%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.90%) Scala
16 5 (0.90%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 309 (55.58%) Degree
2 25 (4.50%) MCP
2 25 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.14%) PhD
4 11 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.94%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) TickIT
3 4 (0.72%) JTAG
4 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (3.42%) Firmware
2 11 (1.98%) Docker
3 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.54%) QEMU
4 3 (0.54%) KVM
5 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) XenServer
6 1 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) Puppet
1 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.35%) Oracle
3 13 (2.34%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.80%) Perforce
5 9 (1.62%) ESRI
5 9 (1.62%) Google
6 8 (1.44%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.26%) WorldPay
8 6 (1.08%) Rackspace
8 6 (1.08%) Autodesk
9 4 (0.72%) SAP
10 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.36%) Wind River
11 2 (0.36%) Twitter
11 2 (0.36%) QNX
11 2 (0.36%) Cognos
11 2 (0.36%) Motorola
11 2 (0.36%) VMware
12 1 (0.18%) Sony
12 1 (0.18%) Sun
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £44,799 - £54,755 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, health, 25days and more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago