Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 110 149
Rank change year-on-year +28 +39 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 110 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.59% 1.63% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 1.68% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85 32 6
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £26,450 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,000 £45,000 £33,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2979 2205 2767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.35% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 1836 2393
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Graduate Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridge

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Graduate Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 93 (84.55%) Computer Science
3 87 (79.09%) C++
4 86 (78.18%) Mathematics
5 76 (69.09%) Java
6 74 (67.27%) Python
6 74 (67.27%) Degree
7 64 (58.18%) Physics
8 58 (52.73%) C
9 49 (44.55%) Algorithms
10 47 (42.73%) Linux
11 41 (37.27%) C#
12 38 (34.55%) Windows
13 28 (25.45%) Computer Vision
14 27 (24.55%) OO
15 26 (23.64%) MATLAB
15 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (23.64%) Multithreading
16 23 (20.91%) Augmented Reality
17 18 (16.36%) Computer Science Degree
18 15 (13.64%) Numerate Degree
18 15 (13.64%) OOD
19 14 (12.73%) SDLC
19 14 (12.73%) Data Structures
19 14 (12.73%) Performance Optimisation
19 14 (12.73%) Software Architecture
20 12 (10.91%) 3D Modelling
20 12 (10.91%) 3D Printing
20 12 (10.91%) Performance Engineering
20 12 (10.91%) Content Writing

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) GIS
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 9 (8.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) Apache Axis
2 5 (4.55%) TensorFlow
2 5 (4.55%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 93 (84.55%) Computer Science
2 49 (44.55%) Algorithms
3 23 (20.91%) Augmented Reality
4 14 (12.73%) Data Structures
5 12 (10.91%) 3D Printing
6 5 (4.55%) CUDA
6 5 (4.55%) GPGPU
6 5 (4.55%) Robotics
7 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.91%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Linux
2 38 (34.55%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 86 (78.18%) Mathematics
3 64 (58.18%) Physics
4 28 (25.45%) Computer Vision
5 27 (24.55%) OO
6 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (23.64%) Multithreading
7 15 (13.64%) OOD
8 14 (12.73%) Performance Optimisation
8 14 (12.73%) SDLC
8 14 (12.73%) Software Architecture
9 12 (10.91%) 3D Modelling
9 12 (10.91%) CAD
9 12 (10.91%) CAE
9 12 (10.91%) Content Writing
9 12 (10.91%) Performance Engineering
9 12 (10.91%) Project Management
10 9 (8.18%) Open Source
10 9 (8.18%) Prototyping
11 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (79.09%) C++
2 76 (69.09%) Java
3 74 (67.27%) Python
4 58 (52.73%) C
5 41 (37.27%) C#
6 26 (23.64%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.55%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.64%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.64%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (67.27%) Degree
2 18 (16.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (13.64%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.64%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (3.64%) Dell
1 4 (3.64%) HP