The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 26 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.91% 7.02% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 8.87% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 5
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 282 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 81.85% 79.21% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 220 237 265
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Peterborough region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 36 (76.60%) JavaScript
2 35 (74.47%) HTML
3 33 (70.21%) CSS
4 31 (65.96%) .NET
5 30 (63.83%) jQuery
6 29 (61.70%) C#
7 28 (59.57%) Ajax
8 25 (53.19%) HTML5
8 25 (53.19%) E-Commerce
9 24 (51.06%) SOA
9 24 (51.06%) HTTP
10 23 (48.94%) SQL
11 22 (46.81%) OO
12 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
13 20 (42.55%) CSS3
13 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (40.43%) Backbone.js
14 19 (40.43%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (40.43%) Unit Testing
15 18 (38.30%) TDD
16 17 (36.17%) WCF
17 15 (31.91%) XML
18 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
19 13 (27.66%) Scrum
20 12 (25.53%) MVC
21 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
21 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
21 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
22 10 (21.28%) C++
23 7 (14.89%) Java

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.26%) GPRS
2 2 (4.26%) GSM
3 1 (2.13%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) OLTP
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Jasmine
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Software Engineer
2 22 (46.81%) Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (74.47%) HTML
2 33 (70.21%) CSS
3 31 (65.96%) .NET
4 30 (63.83%) jQuery
5 28 (59.57%) Ajax
6 25 (53.19%) HTML5
7 20 (42.55%) CSS3
8 19 (40.43%) Backbone.js
8 19 (40.43%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (36.17%) WCF
10 15 (31.91%) XML
11 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.89%) Web Services
12 7 (14.89%) JSON
13 5 (10.64%) XHTML
14 4 (8.51%) Qt
14 4 (8.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 4 (8.51%) STL
15 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
16 2 (4.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) E-Commerce
2 24 (51.06%) SOA
3 22 (46.81%) OO
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) Unit Testing
6 18 (38.30%) TDD
7 13 (27.66%) Scrum
8 12 (25.53%) MVC
9 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
11 5 (10.64%) OOP
11 5 (10.64%) Kanban
12 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
13 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (4.26%) Web Development
13 2 (4.26%) E-business
13 2 (4.26%) Extreme Programming
13 2 (4.26%) Project Management
14 1 (2.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) JavaScript
2 29 (61.70%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) C
7 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Zend
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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