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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 8 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 422 385 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.56% 17.09% 14.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.54% 21.74% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 306 331 399
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
1959 1771 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.52% 78.61% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1506 1971
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +2 381 £42,500 - 94
Peterborough -15 14 £57,500 +58.62% 7
Huntingdon - 2 £40,000 -
Chatteris - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 356 (45.29%) Degree
2 311 (39.57%) C#
3 306 (38.93%) C++
4 284 (36.13%) Computer Science
5 266 (33.84%) Java
6 243 (30.92%) .NET
7 242 (30.79%) C
8 219 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
9 193 (24.55%) Linux
10 187 (23.79%) Python
11 170 (21.63%) SQL
12 165 (20.99%) HTML
13 156 (19.85%) JavaScript
14 144 (18.32%) Mathematics
15 137 (17.43%) Finance
16 134 (17.05%) OO
17 120 (15.27%) Windows
17 120 (15.27%) CSS
18 94 (11.96%) UNIX
19 89 (11.32%) TDD
20 88 (11.20%) jQuery
20 88 (11.20%) Algorithms
21 79 (10.05%) Scrum
22 78 (9.92%) Internet
22 78 (9.92%) SQL Server
23 72 (9.16%) ASP.NET
23 72 (9.16%) Oracle
24 71 (9.03%) Git (software)
25 69 (8.78%) MySQL
26 67 (8.52%) Multithreading

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.45%) Apache
2 28 (3.56%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.67%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.40%) CloudStack
5 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.25%) WordPress
8 2 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.65%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.76%) Blender
3 6 (0.76%) Maya
3 6 (0.76%) 3ds Max
4 5 (0.64%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.64%) MS Office
5 4 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.51%) TargetLink
6 3 (0.38%) Simulink
6 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.16%) SaaS
3 9 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.92%) Internet
2 43 (5.47%) HTTP
2 43 (5.47%) Wireless
3 26 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.67%) Ethernet
5 13 (1.65%) SNMP
6 12 (1.53%) GSM
6 12 (1.53%) 3G
6 12 (1.53%) 2G
7 11 (1.40%) Intranet
7 11 (1.40%) LTE
7 11 (1.40%) 4G
8 10 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.15%) ZigBee
10 8 (1.02%) SSH
11 7 (0.89%) RTP
11 7 (0.89%) UMTS
11 7 (0.89%) SAN
11 7 (0.89%) NAS
12 6 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.78%) MySQL
3 46 (5.85%) Big Data
4 23 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.38%) OLAP
12 3 (0.38%) OLTP
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.38%) SQLite
12 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.23%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.42%) Subversion
4 18 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.78%) Maven
5 14 (1.78%) NUnit
6 13 (1.65%) Selenium
7 11 (1.40%) GCC
8 10 (1.27%) LLVM
9 9 (1.15%) MSTest
10 7 (0.89%) JUnit
10 7 (0.89%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.76%) NuGet
11 6 (0.76%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.76%) Hudson
11 6 (0.76%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.76%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.64%) Moq
General
1 137 (17.43%) Finance
2 54 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.36%) Electronics
4 24 (3.05%) Automotive
5 22 (2.80%) Multimedia
6 18 (2.29%) Marketing
6 18 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.16%) Banking
8 13 (1.65%) Military
9 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.64%) Avionics
10 5 (0.64%) Retail
11 3 (0.38%) French Language
11 3 (0.38%) German Language
11 3 (0.38%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.38%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 432 (54.96%) Software Engineer
2 241 (30.66%) Developer
3 70 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 64 (8.14%) Graduate
5 63 (8.02%) Software Developer
6 50 (6.36%) C# Developer
7 46 (5.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 38 (4.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 35 (4.45%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.33%) .NET Developer
11 33 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
12 32 (4.07%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (3.44%) Test Engineer
15 26 (3.31%) .NET Software Engineer
16 23 (2.93%) Graduate Developer
17 22 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
17 22 (2.80%) C# Software Engineer
18 21 (2.67%) Development Manager
18 21 (2.67%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (30.92%) .NET
2 165 (20.99%) HTML
3 120 (15.27%) CSS
4 88 (11.20%) jQuery
5 72 (9.16%) ASP.NET
6 61 (7.76%) WCF
7 59 (7.51%) XML
8 55 (7.00%) HTML5
9 45 (5.73%) Ajax
10 37 (4.71%) Web Services
11 33 (4.20%) CSS3
12 29 (3.69%) J2EE
13 28 (3.56%) .NET Framework
13 28 (3.56%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (3.18%) LINQ
15 24 (3.05%) WPF
16 23 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (2.93%) Backbone.js
17 21 (2.67%) Middleware
18 20 (2.54%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 284 (36.13%) Computer Science
2 144 (18.32%) Mathematics
3 88 (11.20%) Algorithms
4 67 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
6 56 (7.12%) Physics
7 51 (6.49%) Mobile App
8 48 (6.11%) Open Source
9 45 (5.73%) Device Driver
10 43 (5.47%) User Experience
11 27 (3.44%) Cryptography
12 23 (2.93%) Management Information System
13 21 (2.67%) PKI
13 21 (2.67%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.78%) GIS
15 12 (1.53%) IPTV
15 12 (1.53%) 3D Graphics
15 12 (1.53%) Streaming Video
16 11 (1.40%) Data Structures
17 10 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 193 (24.55%) Linux
2 120 (15.27%) Windows
3 94 (11.96%) UNIX
4 56 (7.12%) Android
5 33 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.42%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (2.04%) Solaris
8 10 (1.27%) Windows CE
8 10 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.15%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.89%) Debian
11 5 (0.64%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.05%) OO
3 89 (11.32%) TDD
4 79 (10.05%) Scrum
5 67 (8.52%) Multithreading
6 50 (6.36%) E-Commerce
7 49 (6.23%) Mentoring
8 43 (5.47%) Unit Testing
8 43 (5.47%) OOD
8 43 (5.47%) MVC
9 40 (5.09%) OOP
10 34 (4.33%) Project Management
10 34 (4.33%) Product Management
11 29 (3.69%) SOA
12 28 (3.56%) Information Security
13 24 (3.05%) Web Development
14 23 (2.93%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (2.67%) UML
16 19 (2.42%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 311 (39.57%) C#
2 306 (38.93%) C++
3 266 (33.84%) Java
4 242 (30.79%) C
5 187 (23.79%) Python
6 170 (21.63%) SQL
7 156 (19.85%) JavaScript
8 59 (7.51%) Perl
9 57 (7.25%) Embedded C
10 36 (4.58%) PHP
11 27 (3.44%) MATLAB
12 24 (3.05%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.80%) Embedded C++
14 21 (2.67%) Ruby
15 20 (2.54%) Bash Shell
16 17 (2.16%) Assembly Language
17 12 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
19 10 (1.27%) T-SQL
19 10 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 356 (45.29%) Degree
2 35 (4.45%) PhD
3 19 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.51%) HNC
5 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.25%) HND
5 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.13%) GIAC
6 1 (0.13%) CISSP
6 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.87%) QA
2 17 (2.16%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.64%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.64%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.51%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.25%) JTAG
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (4.45%) Firmware
2 18 (2.29%) KVM
3 10 (1.27%) QEMU
4 7 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.89%) Xen
5 6 (0.76%) XenServer
6 3 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (9.16%) Oracle
2 45 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.04%) Sun
4 11 (1.40%) Sybase
5 9 (1.15%) QNX
5 9 (1.15%) JBoss
6 7 (0.89%) VMware
6 7 (0.89%) Citrix
7 6 (0.76%) Rackspace
7 6 (0.76%) Google
7 6 (0.76%) SAP
8 5 (0.64%) MathWorks
8 5 (0.64%) Epiphany
8 5 (0.64%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.64%) Zend
9 4 (0.51%) Telerik
9 4 (0.51%) Coverity
9 4 (0.51%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.38%) Perforce
11 2 (0.25%) Facebook
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