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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 43 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.78% 5.05% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 5.17% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 15
Average salary £40,000 £50,180 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% +25.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
312 271 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 92.31% 97.83% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 236 254 270
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Calabash
3 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) MFC
5 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
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