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 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 Engineer
Rank 39 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.54% 13.78% 13.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 14.01% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 44
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -11.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
302 307 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 93.21% 98.40% 92.49%
Number of salaries quoted 236 265 305
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,235 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) C
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) Android
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Marketing
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
7 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) MFC
7 3 (23.08%) STL
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Objective-C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) GPRS
2 2 (15.38%) GSM
2 2 (15.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.69%) GCC
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (23.08%) MFC
3 3 (23.08%) STL
4 2 (15.38%) GTK+
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Product Management
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
6 2 (15.38%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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