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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 33 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.23% 6.56% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 6.84% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 15
Average salary £50,155 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
279 307 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.24% 95.94% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 242 270 307
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) C
4 10 (33.33%) C++
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Linux
6 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (23.33%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) STL
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) GPRS
8 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
8 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
9 5 (16.67%) CSS3
9 5 (16.67%) Marketing
9 5 (16.67%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) ZigBee
9 5 (16.67%) WCF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) GPRS
2 5 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 5 (16.67%) Wireless
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) GSM
4 3 (10.00%) DSL
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.67%) snoop
6 1 (3.33%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) STL
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) Ajax
3 6 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) CSS3
4 5 (16.67%) WCF
4 5 (16.67%) XHTML
5 4 (13.33%) Qt
5 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) MFC
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (23.33%) OO
6 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (16.67%) OOP
8 4 (13.33%) SOA
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Product Management
10 1 (3.33%) Android Development
10 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C
2 10 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Zend
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