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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 47 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.44% 0.56% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.57% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 17
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
344 350 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.85% 98.31% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 281 245 255
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (30.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (30.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible