The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 31 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.00% 3.37% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 3.55% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 4
Average salary £50,180 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.07% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
288 338 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.00% 94.94% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 257 287 311
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,675 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
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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 29 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
2 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) .NET
4 17 (47.22%) jQuery
5 16 (44.44%) Ajax
5 16 (44.44%) SQL
5 16 (44.44%) C#
6 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (41.67%) WCF
6 15 (41.67%) HTML5
7 14 (38.89%) OO
7 14 (38.89%) SOA
7 14 (38.89%) HTTP
8 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
9 12 (33.33%) XML
9 12 (33.33%) TDD
10 11 (30.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.78%) CSS3
11 10 (27.78%) MVC
12 9 (25.00%) Scrum
12 9 (25.00%) Backbone.js
12 9 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (22.22%) Web Services
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
14 7 (19.44%) C++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) GPRS
3 3 (8.33%) ZigBee
3 3 (8.33%) DSL
3 3 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (5.56%) snoop
4 2 (5.56%) GSM
4 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.78%) Modbus
5 1 (2.78%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) OLAP
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) OLTP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Jasmine
3 5 (13.89%) LabVIEW
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) jQuery
3 16 (44.44%) Ajax
4 15 (41.67%) WCF
4 15 (41.67%) HTML5
5 12 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (27.78%) CSS3
7 9 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 9 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (22.22%) Web Services
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
9 7 (19.44%) JSON
10 5 (13.89%) XHTML
11 4 (11.11%) STL
11 4 (11.11%) Qt
11 4 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
13 2 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
1 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Software Engineering
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) OO
3 14 (38.89%) SOA
4 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (27.78%) MVC
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
10 5 (13.89%) OOP
11 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
12 2 (5.56%) Web Development
12 2 (5.56%) Project Management
13 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
13 1 (2.78%) ETL
13 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Zend
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