The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 10 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 381 400 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.43% 16.81% 16.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.21% 22.14% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 295 338 401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1983 1807 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.32% 75.96% 76.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1534 1836
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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 +1 340 £42,500 -5.55% 79
Peterborough +6 27 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Huntingdon -7 2 £32,750 -27.22% 2
St Neots - 2 £32,750 - 2
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 347 (47.08%) Degree
2 309 (41.93%) C#
3 298 (40.43%) C++
4 252 (34.19%) .NET
5 234 (31.75%) Computer Science
6 227 (30.80%) Java
7 205 (27.82%) C
8 173 (23.47%) SQL
9 171 (23.20%) Linux
10 167 (22.66%) JavaScript
11 147 (19.95%) HTML
12 140 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (18.59%) OO
14 136 (18.45%) Python
15 123 (16.69%) Mathematics
16 120 (16.28%) CSS
17 119 (16.15%) Windows
18 101 (13.70%) Scrum
19 96 (13.03%) SQL Server
20 91 (12.35%) jQuery
21 84 (11.40%) Finance
22 81 (10.99%) ASP.NET
23 74 (10.04%) Oracle
24 70 (9.50%) TDD
24 70 (9.50%) Multithreading
25 67 (9.09%) HTML5
26 66 (8.96%) UNIX
27 65 (8.82%) Electronics
28 64 (8.68%) Git (software)
29 60 (8.14%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 35 (4.75%) Apache
2 23 (3.12%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.76%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.09%) CloudStack
4 8 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.54%) CMS
5 4 (0.54%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) WordPress
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.14%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.68%) MS Office
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Blender
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.41%) Maya
4 3 (0.41%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.27%) Simulink
5 2 (0.27%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.58%) SaaS
2 12 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.95%) GitHub
5 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.14%) HTTP
2 55 (7.46%) Internet
3 41 (5.56%) Wireless
4 23 (3.12%) Ethernet
5 15 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.09%) SSH
7 7 (0.95%) GSM
7 7 (0.95%) Intranet
7 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.81%) RTP
8 6 (0.81%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.81%) RTSP
8 6 (0.81%) IGMP
8 6 (0.81%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.68%) TETRA
10 4 (0.54%) Modbus
10 4 (0.54%) Broadband
10 4 (0.54%) LDAP
10 4 (0.54%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 3 (0.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.33%) MySQL
3 41 (5.56%) Big Data
4 23 (3.12%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.41%) SQLite
12 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.41%) OLAP
12 3 (0.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 64 (8.68%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.44%) Subversion
4 13 (1.76%) Maven
4 13 (1.76%) Selenium
5 11 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.95%) JUnit
6 7 (0.95%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.81%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.81%) GCC
7 6 (0.81%) Firebug
8 5 (0.68%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.68%) LLVM
8 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.68%) NuGet
9 4 (0.54%) Ranorex
9 4 (0.54%) NUnit
9 4 (0.54%) Moq
9 4 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 84 (11.40%) Finance
2 65 (8.82%) Electronics
3 31 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.07%) Automotive
5 19 (2.58%) Multimedia
5 19 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.63%) Marketing
7 7 (0.95%) Banking
8 6 (0.81%) Military
9 4 (0.54%) French Language
9 4 (0.54%) German Language
9 4 (0.54%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.54%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.41%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Avionics
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 428 (58.07%) Software Engineer
2 235 (31.89%) Developer
3 68 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 64 (8.68%) Software Developer
5 54 (7.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 52 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 50 (6.78%) C# Software Engineer
8 48 (6.51%) C# Developer
9 45 (6.11%) Graduate
10 41 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
11 40 (5.43%) .NET Developer
12 38 (5.16%) Java Developer
13 31 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 30 (4.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 27 (3.66%) Software Manager
15 27 (3.66%) Senior Developer
16 25 (3.39%) Programmer
17 24 (3.26%) Development Manager
18 21 (2.85%) Front-End Developer
18 21 (2.85%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (34.19%) .NET
2 147 (19.95%) HTML
3 120 (16.28%) CSS
4 91 (12.35%) jQuery
5 81 (10.99%) ASP.NET
6 67 (9.09%) HTML5
7 60 (8.14%) XML
8 57 (7.73%) Ajax
9 52 (7.06%) WCF
10 42 (5.70%) Web Services
11 40 (5.43%) CSS3
12 32 (4.34%) KnockoutJS
13 27 (3.66%) Backbone.js
14 21 (2.85%) J2EE
15 19 (2.58%) .NET Framework
15 19 (2.58%) WinForms
15 19 (2.58%) XSLT
15 19 (2.58%) Flash
16 18 (2.44%) WPF
17 17 (2.31%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 234 (31.75%) Computer Science
2 123 (16.69%) Mathematics
3 56 (7.60%) Embedded Systems
4 54 (7.33%) Physics
5 45 (6.11%) Firmware
6 44 (5.97%) Device Driver
7 34 (4.61%) Mobile App
8 28 (3.80%) Open Source
9 20 (2.71%) Cryptography
10 17 (2.31%) Streaming Video
11 15 (2.04%) PKI
11 15 (2.04%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.90%) MPEG
12 14 (1.90%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.90%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.76%) IPTV
14 12 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.63%) ASIC
15 11 (1.49%) GIS
15 11 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 171 (23.20%) Linux
2 119 (16.15%) Windows
3 66 (8.96%) UNIX
4 55 (7.46%) Android
5 38 (5.16%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (1.63%) Windows CE
7 12 (1.63%) Solaris
8 7 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.81%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (18.59%) OO
3 101 (13.70%) Scrum
4 70 (9.50%) TDD
4 70 (9.50%) Multithreading
5 50 (6.78%) E-Commerce
6 49 (6.65%) OOP
7 47 (6.38%) Unit Testing
8 40 (5.43%) MVC
9 39 (5.29%) Project Management
10 38 (5.16%) SOA
11 30 (4.07%) OOD
12 26 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (3.26%) Web Development
14 23 (3.12%) Product Management
14 23 (3.12%) Machine Learning
15 22 (2.99%) UML
15 22 (2.99%) Signal Processing
15 22 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (2.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 309 (41.93%) C#
2 298 (40.43%) C++
3 227 (30.80%) Java
4 205 (27.82%) C
5 173 (23.47%) SQL
6 167 (22.66%) JavaScript
7 136 (18.45%) Python
8 49 (6.65%) Embedded C
9 41 (5.56%) Perl
10 37 (5.02%) PHP
11 29 (3.93%) Embedded C++
12 27 (3.66%) Assembly Language
13 20 (2.71%) Ruby
14 19 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.44%) Objective-C
16 17 (2.31%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.90%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.63%) VB
19 10 (1.36%) T-SQL
20 9 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 347 (47.08%) Degree
2 45 (6.11%) PhD
3 14 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.41%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.41%) HNC
4 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.14%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.14%) HND
5 1 (0.14%) CISSP
5 1 (0.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.29%) QA
2 13 (1.76%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.81%) JTAG
4 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
5 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (1.76%) KVM
2 5 (0.68%) QEMU
3 3 (0.41%) HDFS
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.81%) Nagios
2 2 (0.27%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (10.04%) Oracle
2 59 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.63%) Sun
4 11 (1.49%) QNX
5 8 (1.09%) JBoss
6 7 (0.95%) Sybase
7 6 (0.81%) Apple
7 6 (0.81%) SAP
7 6 (0.81%) Zend
8 5 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.54%) Epiphany
9 4 (0.54%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.54%) Symbian
9 4 (0.54%) Red Gate
9 4 (0.54%) Google
10 3 (0.41%) Adobe
10 3 (0.41%) Perforce
10 3 (0.41%) BT
11 2 (0.27%) VMware
11 2 (0.27%) Nokia
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