The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.64% 5.67% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 5.90% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
276 322 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.57% 96.12% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 250 276 341
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Peterborough region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) C
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
6 8 (27.59%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) C++
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) OO
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) C#
7 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 7 (24.14%) Ajax
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 6 (20.69%) GPRS
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) XHTML
9 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
9 5 (17.24%) LabVIEW
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) HTTP
9 5 (17.24%) SOA
9 5 (17.24%) OOP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) GPRS
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
2 5 (17.24%) ZigBee
3 4 (13.79%) GSM
4 3 (10.34%) DSL
5 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.90%) snoop
5 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.45%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) LabVIEW
3 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 8 (27.59%) jQuery
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) Ajax
4 6 (20.69%) WCF
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
5 5 (17.24%) Backbone.js
5 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (17.24%) XHTML
6 4 (13.79%) Qt
6 4 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (13.79%) STL
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) XML
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) JSON
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) OOP
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) Web Development
10 2 (6.90%) Product Management
11 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
11 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Zend
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