The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 117 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 26 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.55% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 15
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £23,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £45,000 £34,000
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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1862 1823 2098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.18% 97.02% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7148 6676 8114
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 26 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Graduate Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (90.00%) Computer Science
3 53 (88.33%) Mathematics
4 51 (85.00%) C++
5 45 (75.00%) Python
6 40 (66.67%) Java
7 39 (65.00%) Physics
7 39 (65.00%) Degree
8 35 (58.33%) C
9 31 (51.67%) C#
10 17 (28.33%) Algorithms
11 16 (26.67%) CAD
11 16 (26.67%) Linux
11 16 (26.67%) Numerate Degree
12 15 (25.00%) Content Writing
12 15 (25.00%) Wireless
12 15 (25.00%) Windows
12 15 (25.00%) CAE
12 15 (25.00%) Apache Axis
12 15 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
12 15 (25.00%) 3D Printing
13 14 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (23.33%) MATLAB
13 14 (23.33%) OO
13 14 (23.33%) Perl
14 13 (21.67%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (21.67%) Bluetooth
14 13 (21.67%) POSIX
14 13 (21.67%) Firmware
14 13 (21.67%) Embedded Software Development

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) Wireless
2 13 (21.67%) Bluetooth
2 13 (21.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.33%) Moq
1 2 (3.33%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.33%) NUnit
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.67%) Electronics
1 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) Apache Axis
2 13 (21.67%) POSIX
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) Ajax
4 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) CSS3
4 2 (3.33%) HTML5
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) JSON
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.67%) Theano
5 1 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 54 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (28.33%) Algorithms
3 15 (25.00%) 3D Printing
4 14 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.33%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (88.33%) Mathematics
3 39 (65.00%) Physics
4 16 (26.67%) CAD
5 15 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
5 15 (25.00%) CAE
5 15 (25.00%) Content Writing
6 14 (23.33%) OO
7 13 (21.67%) Computer Architecture
7 13 (21.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 12 (20.00%) OOP
9 8 (13.33%) Machine Learning
10 3 (5.00%) Computer Vision
11 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (3.33%) OOD
11 2 (3.33%) Release Management
11 2 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) C++
2 45 (75.00%) Python
3 40 (66.67%) Java
4 35 (58.33%) C
5 31 (51.67%) C#
6 14 (23.33%) MATLAB
6 14 (23.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.67%) Fortran
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (65.00%) Degree
2 16 (26.67%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (21.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (13.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
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