The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 101 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 27 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.97% 0.51% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.52% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 13
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1341 1149 1424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.81% 97.37% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 963 1200
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (89.83%) Computer Science
3 52 (88.14%) Mathematics
4 49 (83.05%) C++
5 43 (72.88%) Python
6 39 (66.10%) Java
6 39 (66.10%) Degree
7 38 (64.41%) Physics
8 33 (55.93%) C
9 29 (49.15%) C#
10 15 (25.42%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (25.42%) Wireless
10 15 (25.42%) CAD
10 15 (25.42%) Linux
10 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
11 14 (23.73%) Apache Axis
11 14 (23.73%) 3D Modelling
11 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
11 14 (23.73%) 3D Printing
11 14 (23.73%) Windows
11 14 (23.73%) OO
11 14 (23.73%) Perl
11 14 (23.73%) CAE
11 14 (23.73%) Content Writing
12 13 (22.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (22.03%) MATLAB
12 13 (22.03%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (22.03%) Bluetooth
12 13 (22.03%) POSIX
12 13 (22.03%) Firmware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Wireless
2 13 (22.03%) Bluetooth
2 13 (22.03%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) Moq
1 2 (3.39%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.39%) NUnit
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.69%) Electronics
1 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Apache Axis
2 13 (22.03%) POSIX
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) Ajax
4 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) CSS3
4 2 (3.39%) HTML5
4 2 (3.39%) jQuery
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) REST
4 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.39%) WCF
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) Qt
5 1 (1.69%) Theano
5 1 (1.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 53 (89.83%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
3 14 (23.73%) 3D Printing
3 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.39%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 14 (23.73%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (88.14%) Mathematics
3 38 (64.41%) Physics
4 15 (25.42%) CAD
5 14 (23.73%) 3D Modelling
5 14 (23.73%) CAE
5 14 (23.73%) Content Writing
5 14 (23.73%) OO
6 13 (22.03%) Computer Architecture
6 13 (22.03%) Embedded Software Development
7 12 (20.34%) OOP
8 9 (15.25%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (3.39%) OOD
9 2 (3.39%) Release Management
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) C++
2 43 (72.88%) Python
3 39 (66.10%) Java
4 33 (55.93%) C
5 29 (49.15%) C#
6 14 (23.73%) Perl
7 13 (22.03%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.69%) Fortran
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
9 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (66.10%) Degree
2 15 (25.42%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (22.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (15.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
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