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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 5 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 465 344 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.73% 15.96% 14.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.76% 20.09% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 359 284 321
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
2043 1712 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.31% 79.41% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1363 1779
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 £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 419 £45,000 +7.14% 57
Peterborough -20 13 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Chatteris - 1 £35,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 402 (46.00%) Degree
2 344 (39.36%) C++
3 336 (38.44%) C#
4 319 (36.50%) Computer Science
5 310 (35.47%) C
6 290 (33.18%) Java
7 263 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
8 248 (28.38%) Linux
9 245 (28.03%) Python
10 224 (25.63%) .NET
11 179 (20.48%) SQL
12 171 (19.57%) HTML
13 167 (19.11%) Finance
14 151 (17.28%) JavaScript
14 151 (17.28%) Windows
15 136 (15.56%) Mathematics
16 128 (14.65%) OO
17 114 (13.04%) CSS
18 113 (12.93%) Algorithms
19 99 (11.33%) UNIX
20 97 (11.10%) TDD
21 92 (10.53%) Scrum
22 88 (10.07%) SQL Server
23 80 (9.15%) User Experience
24 79 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
25 78 (8.92%) Internet
26 75 (8.58%) Android
27 74 (8.47%) Embedded C
28 72 (8.24%) ASP.NET
28 72 (8.24%) Multithreading

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (3.32%) Apache
2 25 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.40%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.03%) CloudStack
5 6 (0.69%) Node.js
6 5 (0.57%) JBoss
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.46%) WildFly
8 3 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.11%) Mule
9 1 (0.11%) WordPress
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.75%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.03%) Maya
3 9 (1.03%) 3ds Max
3 9 (1.03%) Blender
4 6 (0.69%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.57%) MS Office
5 5 (0.57%) TargetLink
6 4 (0.46%) Simulink
6 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.92%) SaaS
3 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (8.92%) Internet
2 60 (6.86%) Wireless
3 39 (4.46%) TCP/IP
4 33 (3.78%) Ethernet
5 29 (3.32%) ZigBee
6 16 (1.83%) HTTP
7 14 (1.60%) SNMP
7 14 (1.60%) 3G
7 14 (1.60%) iSCSI
8 13 (1.49%) 2G
9 12 (1.37%) 4G
9 12 (1.37%) Bluetooth
10 11 (1.26%) GSM
10 11 (1.26%) SAN
10 11 (1.26%) LTE
11 10 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (1.14%) 802.15
12 9 (1.03%) Intranet
13 8 (0.92%) SMPP
13 8 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.29%) MySQL
3 35 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 33 (3.78%) Big Data
5 24 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.69%) QlikView
10 5 (0.57%) Spotfire
11 4 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) Firebird
12 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 60 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 48 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.17%) Subversion
3 19 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.06%) NUnit
5 15 (1.72%) Maven
6 14 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.49%) MSTest
8 11 (1.26%) Hudson
8 11 (1.26%) GCC
8 11 (1.26%) MSBuild
9 10 (1.14%) LLVM
10 9 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.92%) WiX
11 8 (0.92%) JIRA
11 8 (0.92%) Selenium
11 8 (0.92%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.80%) Bugzilla
12 7 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.57%) JUnit
General
1 167 (19.11%) Finance
2 63 (7.21%) Electronics
3 59 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 43 (4.92%) Marketing
5 37 (4.23%) Automotive
6 32 (3.66%) Banking
7 20 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.60%) Military
9 13 (1.49%) Multimedia
10 11 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.14%) Advertising
12 6 (0.69%) Retail
12 6 (0.69%) Avionics
13 4 (0.46%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) German Language
14 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 489 (55.95%) Software Engineer
2 240 (27.46%) Developer
3 97 (11.10%) Software Developer
4 78 (8.92%) Graduate
5 71 (8.12%) Senior Software Engineer
6 70 (8.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 61 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 53 (6.06%) Java Developer
9 48 (5.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 47 (5.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 42 (4.81%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.78%) Programmer
12 33 (3.78%) Analyst
13 31 (3.55%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.09%) C# Software Engineer
14 27 (3.09%) Software Test Engineer
15 24 (2.75%) Designer
16 23 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
17 22 (2.52%) Architect
18 19 (2.17%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (25.63%) .NET
2 171 (19.57%) HTML
3 114 (13.04%) CSS
4 72 (8.24%) ASP.NET
5 68 (7.78%) XML
6 66 (7.55%) jQuery
7 58 (6.64%) WCF
8 45 (5.15%) HTML5
9 39 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (4.12%) WPF
11 35 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 29 (3.32%) Web Services
13 28 (3.20%) LINQ
14 22 (2.52%) J2EE
15 21 (2.40%) STL
16 17 (1.95%) SOAP
16 17 (1.95%) REST
17 16 (1.83%) RESTful
17 16 (1.83%) MFC
17 16 (1.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 319 (36.50%) Computer Science
2 136 (15.56%) Mathematics
3 113 (12.93%) Algorithms
4 80 (9.15%) User Experience
5 79 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (8.01%) Open Source
7 61 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
7 61 (6.98%) Mobile App
8 60 (6.86%) Device Driver
9 45 (5.15%) Cryptography
10 38 (4.35%) Visualisation
11 36 (4.12%) Physics
12 27 (3.09%) Management Information System
13 20 (2.29%) PKI
13 20 (2.29%) Data Structures
14 17 (1.95%) Internet of Things
15 16 (1.83%) Statistics
16 15 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
17 11 (1.26%) Blackberry
18 10 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 248 (28.38%) Linux
2 151 (17.28%) Windows
3 99 (11.33%) UNIX
4 75 (8.58%) Android
5 38 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 36 (4.12%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 13 (1.49%) Solaris
8 9 (1.03%) Debian
9 8 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.92%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.46%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.46%) AIX
10 4 (0.46%) HPUX
10 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (14.65%) OO
3 97 (11.10%) TDD
4 92 (10.53%) Scrum
5 72 (8.24%) Multithreading
6 67 (7.67%) MVC
7 52 (5.95%) Mentoring
8 50 (5.72%) OOD
9 46 (5.26%) Information Security
10 38 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (3.89%) Regression Testing
11 34 (3.89%) Product Management
12 30 (3.43%) Software Architecture
12 30 (3.43%) E-Commerce
13 28 (3.20%) UML
13 28 (3.20%) Unit Testing
13 28 (3.20%) Project Management
14 26 (2.97%) Data Protection
14 26 (2.97%) Analytics
15 24 (2.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 344 (39.36%) C++
2 336 (38.44%) C#
3 310 (35.47%) C
4 290 (33.18%) Java
5 245 (28.03%) Python
6 179 (20.48%) SQL
7 151 (17.28%) JavaScript
8 74 (8.47%) Embedded C
9 69 (7.89%) Perl
10 31 (3.55%) MATLAB
11 30 (3.43%) Embedded C++
12 26 (2.97%) PHP
13 22 (2.52%) Objective-C
14 19 (2.17%) Ruby
14 19 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.83%) Assembly Language
16 15 (1.72%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.60%) XAML
17 14 (1.60%) Delphi
18 11 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 402 (46.00%) Degree
2 31 (3.55%) PhD
3 24 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.23%) CISSP
5 1 (0.11%) HNC
5 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.29%) QA
2 16 (1.83%) ISO 9000
3 8 (0.92%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.69%) IEC 61508
4 6 (0.69%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.23%) JTAG
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (4.00%) Firmware
2 12 (1.37%) XenServer
2 12 (1.37%) KVM
3 11 (1.26%) Xen
4 10 (1.14%) QEMU
5 9 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) Puppet
1 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (6.64%) Oracle
2 56 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.75%) Google
4 11 (1.26%) Citrix
5 10 (1.14%) Perforce
6 9 (1.03%) VMware
6 9 (1.03%) Rackspace
6 9 (1.03%) Sun
6 9 (1.03%) Sybase
7 8 (0.92%) QNX
7 8 (0.92%) Telerik
8 7 (0.80%) Sony
8 7 (0.80%) TOWER Software
8 7 (0.80%) Intel
9 5 (0.57%) Apple
9 5 (0.57%) SAP
9 5 (0.57%) Epiphany
9 5 (0.57%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.46%) Facebook
10 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Circa £30,000 plus benefits and superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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