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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 8 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 403 398 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.97% 17.52% 14.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.91% 22.77% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 297 334 389
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
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% -
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
2024 1748 2227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.19% 76.94% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1485 1928
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,450 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 366 £42,500 - 74
Peterborough +1 23 £60,000 +60.00% 5
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 363 (47.39%) Degree
2 313 (40.86%) C#
2 313 (40.86%) C++
3 259 (33.81%) Computer Science
4 258 (33.68%) Java
5 250 (32.64%) .NET
6 226 (29.50%) C
7 181 (23.63%) Linux
8 172 (22.45%) SQL
9 171 (22.32%) JavaScript
10 168 (21.93%) Python
11 157 (20.50%) HTML
12 146 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (17.89%) Mathematics
14 134 (17.49%) OO
15 123 (16.06%) Windows
16 117 (15.27%) CSS
17 97 (12.66%) Finance
17 97 (12.66%) Scrum
18 89 (11.62%) SQL Server
19 86 (11.23%) jQuery
20 83 (10.84%) UNIX
21 78 (10.18%) TDD
22 74 (9.66%) ASP.NET
22 74 (9.66%) Internet
23 73 (9.53%) Oracle
24 66 (8.62%) Git (software)
25 64 (8.36%) MySQL
26 63 (8.22%) Multithreading
27 60 (7.83%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (4.70%) Apache
2 30 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.17%) CloudStack
5 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (0.39%) CMS
7 3 (0.39%) IIS
8 2 (0.26%) WordPress
9 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.65%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.65%) MS Office
4 4 (0.52%) Maya
4 4 (0.52%) 3ds Max
4 4 (0.52%) Blender
5 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) Simulink
7 1 (0.13%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.61%) SaaS
2 14 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.65%) GitHub
5 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.66%) Internet
2 50 (6.53%) HTTP
3 37 (4.83%) Wireless
4 24 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 23 (3.00%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.44%) Intranet
6 11 (1.44%) SNMP
7 10 (1.31%) GSM
8 8 (1.04%) RTP
8 8 (1.04%) SSH
9 7 (0.91%) ZigBee
9 7 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.78%) LTE
10 6 (0.78%) IGMP
10 6 (0.78%) RTSP
11 5 (0.65%) TETRA
11 5 (0.65%) Firewall
11 5 (0.65%) 2G
11 5 (0.65%) ATM
11 5 (0.65%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.36%) MySQL
3 45 (5.87%) Big Data
4 20 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.39%) SQLite
12 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.39%) OLAP
12 3 (0.39%) OLTP
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.57%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.61%) Subversion
4 16 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.83%) Selenium
6 13 (1.70%) Maven
7 8 (1.04%) JUnit
7 8 (1.04%) GCC
8 7 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.91%) NUnit
9 6 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.78%) LLVM
9 6 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.78%) Firebug
9 6 (0.78%) ReSharper
9 6 (0.78%) NuGet
10 5 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.65%) Ranorex
10 5 (0.65%) Hudson
10 5 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 97 (12.66%) Finance
2 55 (7.18%) Electronics
3 37 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.52%) Automotive
5 25 (3.26%) Multimedia
6 18 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.96%) Marketing
8 11 (1.44%) Military
9 7 (0.91%) Banking
10 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.65%) Avionics
12 4 (0.52%) French Language
12 4 (0.52%) German Language
12 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.52%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Retail
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 426 (55.61%) Software Engineer
2 235 (30.68%) Developer
3 66 (8.62%) Senior Software Engineer
4 58 (7.57%) Software Developer
5 50 (6.53%) Graduate
5 50 (6.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 47 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 41 (5.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 41 (5.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 39 (5.09%) .NET Software Engineer
9 37 (4.83%) .NET Developer
10 35 (4.57%) Java Developer
11 33 (4.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 29 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (3.26%) Senior Developer
14 24 (3.13%) Programmer
15 23 (3.00%) Software Manager
16 22 (2.87%) Development Manager
17 21 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
18 19 (2.48%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (32.64%) .NET
2 157 (20.50%) HTML
3 117 (15.27%) CSS
4 86 (11.23%) jQuery
5 74 (9.66%) ASP.NET
6 60 (7.83%) HTML5
7 58 (7.57%) XML
8 53 (6.92%) WCF
9 46 (6.01%) Web Services
9 46 (6.01%) Ajax
10 38 (4.96%) CSS3
11 31 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
12 27 (3.52%) J2EE
13 25 (3.26%) Backbone.js
14 23 (3.00%) .NET Framework
15 19 (2.48%) LINQ
15 19 (2.48%) WinForms
16 18 (2.35%) Flash
16 18 (2.35%) WPF
16 18 (2.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 259 (33.81%) Computer Science
2 137 (17.89%) Mathematics
3 55 (7.18%) Physics
4 52 (6.79%) Embedded Systems
5 48 (6.27%) Mobile App
6 45 (5.87%) Firmware
7 44 (5.74%) Device Driver
8 35 (4.57%) Open Source
9 26 (3.39%) Cryptography
10 22 (2.87%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.48%) PKI
12 18 (2.35%) Visualisation
13 17 (2.22%) Streaming Video
14 15 (1.96%) IPTV
15 14 (1.83%) MPEG
15 14 (1.83%) STB
15 14 (1.83%) GIS
16 13 (1.70%) 3D Graphics
17 12 (1.57%) Statistics
18 11 (1.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 181 (23.63%) Linux
2 123 (16.06%) Windows
3 83 (10.84%) UNIX
4 56 (7.31%) Android
5 38 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (2.09%) Solaris
8 11 (1.44%) Windows CE
9 7 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.65%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.49%) OO
3 97 (12.66%) Scrum
4 78 (10.18%) TDD
5 63 (8.22%) Multithreading
6 51 (6.66%) E-Commerce
7 49 (6.40%) Unit Testing
7 49 (6.40%) OOP
8 42 (5.48%) MVC
9 37 (4.83%) Project Management
10 34 (4.44%) OOD
11 31 (4.05%) SOA
12 30 (3.92%) Product Management
13 26 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (3.39%) Machine Learning
14 25 (3.26%) Information Security
15 24 (3.13%) Signal Processing
15 24 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.00%) Web Development
17 19 (2.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 313 (40.86%) C#
1 313 (40.86%) C++
2 258 (33.68%) Java
3 226 (29.50%) C
4 172 (22.45%) SQL
5 171 (22.32%) JavaScript
6 168 (21.93%) Python
7 51 (6.66%) Embedded C
8 49 (6.40%) Perl
9 38 (4.96%) PHP
10 26 (3.39%) MATLAB
11 24 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 24 (3.13%) Embedded C++
12 23 (3.00%) Assembly Language
13 22 (2.87%) Ruby
14 16 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 363 (47.39%) Degree
2 45 (5.87%) PhD
3 17 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.52%) HNC
5 3 (0.39%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.13%) GIAC
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.53%) QA
2 15 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.78%) JTAG
4 5 (0.65%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.65%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (1.83%) KVM
2 6 (0.78%) QEMU
3 3 (0.39%) HDFS
3 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 73 (9.53%) Oracle
2 56 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.09%) Sun
4 11 (1.44%) Sybase
5 10 (1.31%) QNX
6 8 (1.04%) JBoss
7 7 (0.91%) Apple
8 6 (0.78%) SAP
8 6 (0.78%) Google
8 6 (0.78%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.65%) Zend
9 5 (0.65%) Red Gate
9 5 (0.65%) Epiphany
9 5 (0.65%) MathWorks
10 4 (0.52%) Coverity
11 3 (0.39%) VMware
11 3 (0.39%) BT
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe
12 2 (0.26%) Remedy
12 2 (0.26%) Symbian
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