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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 395 332 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.41% 15.87% 14.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.27% 19.48% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 326 271 298
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1857 1704 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.84% 81.45% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1401 1682
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +6 359 £42,500 - 104
Peterborough -20 8 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Huntingdon +4 3 £62,500 +56.25%
St Neots - 1 £62,500 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 395 (45.72%) Degree
2 344 (39.81%) C++
3 326 (37.73%) C#
4 321 (37.15%) Computer Science
5 311 (36.00%) C
6 278 (32.18%) Java
7 265 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
8 246 (28.47%) Linux
9 231 (26.74%) Python
10 223 (25.81%) .NET
11 173 (20.02%) SQL
12 168 (19.44%) Finance
13 165 (19.10%) HTML
14 150 (17.36%) Windows
15 142 (16.44%) JavaScript
16 130 (15.05%) OO
17 127 (14.70%) Mathematics
18 114 (13.19%) CSS
19 99 (11.46%) Algorithms
20 97 (11.23%) UNIX
21 95 (11.00%) TDD
22 88 (10.19%) Scrum
23 86 (9.95%) SQL Server
24 84 (9.72%) User Experience
25 83 (9.61%) Android
26 77 (8.91%) ASP.NET
26 77 (8.91%) Electronics
26 77 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
27 75 (8.68%) XML
28 73 (8.45%) Embedded C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (3.13%) Apache
2 21 (2.43%) OpenStack
2 21 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 8 (0.93%) Node.js
4 7 (0.81%) CloudStack
5 5 (0.58%) JBoss
6 4 (0.46%) WildFly
6 4 (0.46%) IIS
6 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.35%) CMS
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.12%) Mule
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.12%) Kentico
8 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.89%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.69%) Blender
3 6 (0.69%) Maya
3 6 (0.69%) 3ds Max
4 5 (0.58%) MS Office
4 5 (0.58%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.46%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.69%) SaaS
3 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.64%) Internet
2 65 (7.52%) Wireless
3 36 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 30 (3.47%) ZigBee
6 19 (2.20%) HTTP
7 16 (1.85%) Bluetooth
8 15 (1.74%) 3G
9 13 (1.50%) SNMP
9 13 (1.50%) 2G
9 13 (1.50%) iSCSI
9 13 (1.50%) 4G
10 12 (1.39%) LTE
11 11 (1.27%) SAN
12 10 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (1.16%) 802.15
13 8 (0.93%) NFC
13 8 (0.93%) SMPP
13 8 (0.93%) GSM
13 8 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.21%) MySQL
3 31 (3.59%) NoSQL
4 24 (2.78%) Big Data
5 23 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.81%) QlikView
9 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.69%) Spotfire
10 5 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.35%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.23%) Firebird
13 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.12%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (6.71%) Visual Studio
2 47 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.97%) Subversion
4 17 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.85%) GCC
6 15 (1.74%) Maven
6 15 (1.74%) NUnit
7 14 (1.62%) MSBuild
8 13 (1.50%) MSTest
9 12 (1.39%) LLVM
10 11 (1.27%) Hudson
11 10 (1.16%) JIRA
11 10 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.04%) Bugzilla
13 8 (0.93%) WiX
14 7 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.69%) Selenium
16 5 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 168 (19.44%) Finance
2 77 (8.91%) Electronics
3 63 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 48 (5.56%) Marketing
5 37 (4.28%) Banking
6 30 (3.47%) Automotive
7 23 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.39%) Military
9 11 (1.27%) Advertising
9 11 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.69%) Retail
11 5 (0.58%) Avionics
12 3 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 491 (56.83%) Software Engineer
2 248 (28.70%) Developer
3 105 (12.15%) Software Developer
4 77 (8.91%) Graduate
5 68 (7.87%) Test Engineer
5 68 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 61 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 54 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 52 (6.02%) Java Developer
9 49 (5.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 42 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 41 (4.75%) Programmer
12 34 (3.94%) C# Software Engineer
13 32 (3.70%) Analyst
14 31 (3.59%) Software Test Engineer
15 28 (3.24%) C++ Developer
16 26 (3.01%) Designer
17 25 (2.89%) C# Developer
18 22 (2.55%) Architect
19 21 (2.43%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (25.81%) .NET
2 165 (19.10%) HTML
3 114 (13.19%) CSS
4 77 (8.91%) ASP.NET
5 75 (8.68%) XML
6 65 (7.52%) jQuery
7 57 (6.60%) WCF
8 46 (5.32%) HTML5
9 42 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (4.63%) WPF
11 34 (3.94%) .NET Framework
12 33 (3.82%) Web Services
13 27 (3.13%) LINQ
14 20 (2.31%) SOAP
15 18 (2.08%) STL
15 18 (2.08%) J2EE
16 17 (1.97%) REST
17 16 (1.85%) Ajax
18 15 (1.74%) Hibernate
19 14 (1.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 321 (37.15%) Computer Science
2 127 (14.70%) Mathematics
3 99 (11.46%) Algorithms
4 84 (9.72%) User Experience
5 77 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (7.99%) Open Source
7 63 (7.29%) Device Driver
8 60 (6.94%) Mobile App
9 56 (6.48%) Embedded Systems
10 38 (4.40%) Cryptography
11 37 (4.28%) Visualisation
12 33 (3.82%) Physics
13 23 (2.66%) Management Information System
14 20 (2.31%) Internet of Things
15 17 (1.97%) PKI
15 17 (1.97%) Data Structures
16 16 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
17 15 (1.74%) Statistics
18 14 (1.62%) Blackberry
19 10 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 246 (28.47%) Linux
2 150 (17.36%) Windows
3 97 (11.23%) UNIX
4 83 (9.61%) Android
5 47 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 37 (4.28%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 11 (1.27%) Solaris
9 9 (1.04%) Debian
10 8 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.46%) AIX
11 4 (0.46%) HPUX
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (15.05%) OO
3 95 (11.00%) TDD
4 88 (10.19%) Scrum
5 70 (8.10%) MVC
6 68 (7.87%) Multithreading
7 55 (6.37%) OOD
8 44 (5.09%) Mentoring
9 37 (4.28%) Information Security
10 36 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (4.05%) Regression Testing
12 32 (3.70%) Analytics
13 31 (3.59%) UML
13 31 (3.59%) Product Management
14 27 (3.13%) E-Commerce
14 27 (3.13%) Software Architecture
15 26 (3.01%) Unit Testing
16 25 (2.89%) Web Development
17 23 (2.66%) Project Management
17 23 (2.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 344 (39.81%) C++
2 326 (37.73%) C#
3 311 (36.00%) C
4 278 (32.18%) Java
5 231 (26.74%) Python
6 173 (20.02%) SQL
7 142 (16.44%) JavaScript
8 73 (8.45%) Embedded C
9 69 (7.99%) Perl
10 30 (3.47%) MATLAB
11 29 (3.36%) Embedded C++
12 24 (2.78%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.55%) PHP
14 21 (2.43%) Assembly Language
15 20 (2.31%) XAML
15 20 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.97%) Delphi
17 15 (1.74%) Ruby
18 13 (1.50%) PowerShell
19 12 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 395 (45.72%) Degree
2 28 (3.24%) PhD
3 22 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) MCP
6 1 (0.12%) HNC
6 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.02%) QA
2 13 (1.50%) ISO 9000
3 8 (0.93%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.69%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.69%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.23%) JTAG
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (3.13%) Firmware
2 13 (1.50%) KVM
3 12 (1.39%) QEMU
3 12 (1.39%) XenServer
4 11 (1.27%) Xen
5 9 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (6.71%) Oracle
2 57 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.66%) Google
4 12 (1.39%) Perforce
5 11 (1.27%) Citrix
6 9 (1.04%) VMware
7 8 (0.93%) Telerik
7 8 (0.93%) TOWER Software
8 7 (0.81%) Sun
8 7 (0.81%) Intel
8 7 (0.81%) Sybase
8 7 (0.81%) Sony
8 7 (0.81%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.46%) Facebook
9 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.46%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.46%) Apple
10 3 (0.35%) Nokia
10 3 (0.35%) SAP
10 3 (0.35%) QNX
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