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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 9 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 409 401 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.84% 17.87% 14.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.75% 22.64% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 295 348 382
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 £30,000 £27,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1971 1771 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.14% 78.92% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1527 1965
Average salary £43,450 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 373 £42,500 - 70
Peterborough -15 13 £60,000 +60.00% 8
Huntingdon - 2 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 352 (45.83%) Degree
2 313 (40.76%) C#
3 309 (40.23%) C++
4 273 (35.55%) Computer Science
5 261 (33.98%) Java
6 242 (31.51%) .NET
7 232 (30.21%) C
8 210 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
9 185 (24.09%) Linux
10 184 (23.96%) Python
11 166 (21.61%) SQL
12 162 (21.09%) HTML
12 162 (21.09%) JavaScript
13 142 (18.49%) Mathematics
14 130 (16.93%) OO
15 121 (15.76%) Windows
15 121 (15.76%) Finance
16 119 (15.49%) CSS
17 90 (11.72%) jQuery
18 88 (11.46%) UNIX
19 84 (10.94%) TDD
20 79 (10.29%) Scrum
21 78 (10.16%) SQL Server
22 76 (9.90%) Internet
23 70 (9.11%) ASP.NET
23 70 (9.11%) MySQL
24 68 (8.85%) Git (software)
25 67 (8.72%) Oracle
26 63 (8.20%) Multithreading
27 61 (7.94%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (4.43%) Apache
2 28 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 19 (2.47%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.43%) CloudStack
5 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.26%) CMS
8 2 (0.26%) WordPress
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.78%) Maya
3 6 (0.78%) 3ds Max
3 6 (0.78%) Blender
4 5 (0.65%) MS Office
4 5 (0.65%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.52%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.26%) MS Project
7 2 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) LabWindows
1 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.34%) SaaS
2 17 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.90%) Internet
2 45 (5.86%) HTTP
3 41 (5.34%) Wireless
4 24 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 13 (1.69%) SNMP
7 12 (1.56%) GSM
8 11 (1.43%) 2G
8 11 (1.43%) 3G
8 11 (1.43%) LTE
9 10 (1.30%) Intranet
9 10 (1.30%) 4G
10 9 (1.17%) ZigBee
11 8 (1.04%) SSH
12 7 (0.91%) RTP
12 7 (0.91%) UMTS
13 6 (0.78%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.65%) NAS
14 5 (0.65%) ATM
14 5 (0.65%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.11%) MySQL
3 46 (5.99%) Big Data
4 23 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.39%) SQLite
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.39%) OLTP
12 3 (0.39%) OLAP
13 2 (0.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 68 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.34%) Subversion
4 17 (2.21%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.69%) Selenium
6 12 (1.56%) Maven
7 11 (1.43%) NUnit
8 10 (1.30%) GCC
9 8 (1.04%) LLVM
9 8 (1.04%) JUnit
10 7 (0.91%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.78%) MSTest
11 6 (0.78%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.78%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.78%) Hudson
11 6 (0.78%) NuGet
12 5 (0.65%) Ranorex
12 5 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 121 (15.76%) Finance
2 52 (6.77%) Electronics
3 50 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.65%) Automotive
5 23 (2.99%) Multimedia
6 17 (2.21%) Marketing
7 16 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.69%) Military
9 11 (1.43%) Banking
10 7 (0.91%) 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
12 4 (0.52%) Retail
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 419 (54.56%) Software Engineer
2 236 (30.73%) Developer
3 67 (8.72%) Senior Software Engineer
4 62 (8.07%) Software Developer
5 57 (7.42%) Graduate
6 49 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 49 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 36 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 33 (4.30%) C++ Software Engineer
9 31 (4.04%) Java Developer
9 31 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 31 (4.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 31 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
11 27 (3.52%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (2.99%) Test Engineer
13 22 (2.86%) Software Manager
14 21 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
14 21 (2.73%) Graduate Developer
14 21 (2.73%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (31.51%) .NET
2 162 (21.09%) HTML
3 119 (15.49%) CSS
4 90 (11.72%) jQuery
5 70 (9.11%) ASP.NET
6 57 (7.42%) XML
6 57 (7.42%) WCF
7 56 (7.29%) HTML5
8 46 (5.99%) Ajax
9 40 (5.21%) Web Services
10 34 (4.43%) CSS3
11 30 (3.91%) J2EE
12 28 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (3.13%) .NET Framework
14 23 (2.99%) Backbone.js
15 22 (2.86%) LINQ
16 21 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (2.73%) Middleware
17 20 (2.60%) WPF
18 17 (2.21%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 273 (35.55%) Computer Science
2 142 (18.49%) Mathematics
3 61 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (7.29%) Embedded Systems
5 55 (7.16%) Physics
6 53 (6.90%) Mobile App
7 45 (5.86%) Device Driver
8 43 (5.60%) Open Source
9 41 (5.34%) User Experience
10 37 (4.82%) Firmware
11 28 (3.65%) Cryptography
12 22 (2.86%) Management Information System
12 22 (2.86%) Visualisation
13 21 (2.73%) PKI
14 14 (1.82%) IPTV
14 14 (1.82%) GIS
14 14 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
14 14 (1.82%) Streaming Video
15 13 (1.69%) STB
16 11 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.09%) Linux
2 121 (15.76%) Windows
3 88 (11.46%) UNIX
4 56 (7.29%) Android
5 33 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (1.95%) Solaris
8 11 (1.43%) Windows CE
9 8 (1.04%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.78%) Debian
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.65%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (16.93%) OO
3 84 (10.94%) TDD
4 79 (10.29%) Scrum
5 63 (8.20%) Multithreading
6 49 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 48 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 43 (5.60%) OOP
8 43 (5.60%) MVC
9 42 (5.47%) Unit Testing
10 37 (4.82%) OOD
11 34 (4.43%) Project Management
12 33 (4.30%) Product Management
13 28 (3.65%) SOA
13 28 (3.65%) Information Security
14 25 (3.26%) Web Development
15 23 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (2.60%) Machine Learning
17 18 (2.34%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 313 (40.76%) C#
2 309 (40.23%) C++
3 261 (33.98%) Java
4 232 (30.21%) C
5 184 (23.96%) Python
6 166 (21.61%) SQL
7 162 (21.09%) JavaScript
8 59 (7.68%) Perl
9 57 (7.42%) Embedded C
10 37 (4.82%) PHP
11 25 (3.26%) Embedded C++
11 25 (3.26%) MATLAB
12 24 (3.13%) Objective-C
13 23 (2.99%) Ruby
14 20 (2.60%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.34%) Assembly Language
16 14 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 352 (45.83%) Degree
2 35 (4.56%) PhD
3 18 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.52%) HNC
5 3 (0.39%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.26%) HND
6 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) GIAC
7 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.90%) QA
2 17 (2.21%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.65%) IEC 61508
3 5 (0.65%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.52%) JTAG
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (2.08%) KVM
2 8 (1.04%) QEMU
3 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) HDFS
5 2 (0.26%) XenServer
5 2 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Nagios
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (8.72%) Oracle
2 46 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 15 (1.95%) Sun
4 10 (1.30%) Sybase
4 10 (1.30%) QNX
5 8 (1.04%) JBoss
6 7 (0.91%) SAP
6 7 (0.91%) VMware
7 6 (0.78%) Google
7 6 (0.78%) Rackspace
8 5 (0.65%) Zend
8 5 (0.65%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.65%) Epiphany
8 5 (0.65%) Apple
8 5 (0.65%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.52%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.52%) Coverity
10 3 (0.39%) Perforce
10 3 (0.39%) Citrix
11 2 (0.26%) Remedy
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