The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Software Development Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 120 133
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 0.37% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.39% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Median salary £31,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.68% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00%  

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 1886 1815 2092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.07% 96.90% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1529 1733
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 -15 6 £31,500 -33.68% 6
Software Development Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software Development 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 Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) C
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
7 4 (23.53%) Brocade
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (23.53%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (23.53%) Catalyst
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP

Software Development 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 4 (23.53%) HTTP
1 4 (23.53%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Bug Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Physics
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Brocade
2 2 (11.76%) Sun
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago