The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 237 145 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.70% 6.63% 9.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.35% 6.81% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 146 123 171
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 1652 2129 2067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.49% 97.35% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1665 1699
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

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 Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +14 216 £45,000 - 40
Peterborough +7 5 £40,000 +77.77% 5
Huntingdon - 2 £52,500 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 418 (93.93%) Software Engineering
2 280 (62.92%) C++
3 210 (47.19%) Degree
4 197 (44.27%) Computer Science
4 197 (44.27%) Python
5 172 (38.65%) Java
6 171 (38.43%) C
7 151 (33.93%) Linux
8 150 (33.71%) Mathematics
9 128 (28.76%) C#
10 97 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (18.65%) Perl
12 79 (17.75%) Windows
12 79 (17.75%) Physics
13 71 (15.96%) JavaScript
14 70 (15.73%) PhD
15 63 (14.16%) Electronics
16 58 (13.03%) OO
17 57 (12.81%) SQL
18 54 (12.13%) Algorithms
19 52 (11.69%) Wireless
19 52 (11.69%) Git (software)
20 47 (10.56%) Microsoft
21 45 (10.11%) Embedded C
21 45 (10.11%) Bluetooth
21 45 (10.11%) HTML
22 43 (9.66%) Machine Learning
23 42 (9.44%) .NET
24 40 (8.99%) Multithreading
24 40 (8.99%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.12%) DNN
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.02%) GitHub
3 7 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.69%) Wireless
2 45 (10.11%) Bluetooth
3 28 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (3.37%) 802.11
5 14 (3.15%) Internet
6 11 (2.47%) HTTP
7 8 (1.80%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.12%) Firewall
8 5 (1.12%) NFC
8 5 (1.12%) SAN
8 5 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.90%) SMPP
9 4 (0.90%) SMS
10 3 (0.67%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.45%) SSL
12 1 (0.22%) DNS
12 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.62%) MySQL
2 11 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.25%) Big Data
3 10 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.35%) HBase
7 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.22%) GIS
8 1 (0.22%) MS Access
8 1 (0.22%) Redis
8 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 52 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.82%) NUnit
4 16 (3.60%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.47%) MSBuild
7 10 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.25%) Subversion
8 9 (2.02%) NCrunch
8 9 (2.02%) ReSharper
9 7 (1.57%) Moq
9 7 (1.57%) MSTest
10 5 (1.12%) GoogleTest
11 4 (0.90%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.67%) JIRA
12 3 (0.67%) Selenium
13 2 (0.45%) JUnit
14 1 (0.22%) JMeter
14 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.22%) Xcode
General
1 63 (14.16%) Electronics
2 27 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.27%) Finance
4 18 (4.04%) Aerospace
5 16 (3.60%) Automotive
6 14 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.70%) Games
8 11 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.25%) Law
9 10 (2.25%) Multimedia
10 9 (2.02%) Banking
11 5 (1.12%) Marketing
12 4 (0.90%) French Language
12 4 (0.90%) German Language
12 4 (0.90%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.90%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (10.11%) HTML
2 42 (9.44%) .NET
3 36 (8.09%) CSS
4 25 (5.62%) HTML5
5 24 (5.39%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.17%) XML
7 17 (3.82%) CSS3
7 17 (3.82%) WPF
8 16 (3.60%) jQuery
8 16 (3.60%) Web Services
9 15 (3.37%) 802.1X
9 15 (3.37%) WCF
10 14 (3.15%) JSON
11 11 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (2.47%) J2EE
11 11 (2.47%) OpenGL
11 11 (2.47%) POSIX
12 10 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (2.25%) Catalyst
12 10 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 197 (44.27%) Computer Science
2 54 (12.13%) Algorithms
3 19 (4.27%) User Experience
4 17 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (3.37%) Augmented Reality
6 13 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.47%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.02%) Life Science
9 8 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.80%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.57%) Home Automation
10 7 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.35%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.12%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.67%) Fintech
13 3 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 151 (33.93%) Linux
2 79 (17.75%) Windows
3 40 (8.99%) Android
4 21 (4.72%) Unix
5 13 (2.92%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 11 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (0.67%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.45%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) webOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (93.93%) Software Engineering
2 150 (33.71%) Mathematics
3 97 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (17.75%) Physics
5 58 (13.03%) OO
6 43 (9.66%) Machine Learning
7 40 (8.99%) Multithreading
8 33 (7.42%) OOP
9 32 (7.19%) SDLC
9 32 (7.19%) Visualisation
10 26 (5.84%) Scrum
11 25 (5.62%) Open Source
12 21 (4.72%) CAD
13 20 (4.49%) Data Visualisation
14 18 (4.04%) Android Development
15 16 (3.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (3.60%) Cross-Platform Development
15 16 (3.60%) Embedded Software Development
15 16 (3.60%) OOD
15 16 (3.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 280 (62.92%) C++
2 197 (44.27%) Python
3 172 (38.65%) Java
4 171 (38.43%) C
5 128 (28.76%) C#
6 83 (18.65%) Perl
7 71 (15.96%) JavaScript
8 57 (12.81%) SQL
9 45 (10.11%) Embedded C
10 38 (8.54%) MATLAB
11 27 (6.07%) Bash Shell
12 26 (5.84%) Embedded C++
13 14 (3.15%) Ruby
14 10 (2.25%) Assembly Language
15 9 (2.02%) Scala
16 7 (1.57%) Tcl
17 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.12%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.90%) Fortran
19 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 210 (47.19%) Degree
2 70 (15.73%) PhD
3 22 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) ISO13485
System Software
1 14 (3.15%) Docker
1 14 (3.15%) Firmware
2 5 (1.12%) KVM
2 5 (1.12%) LXC
2 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (4.27%) Nagios
2 1 (0.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.60%) Dell
2 16 (3.60%) HP
3 13 (2.92%) Sun
4 10 (2.25%) Brocade
4 10 (2.25%) QNX
5 9 (2.02%) RedGate
6 5 (1.12%) Atmel
6 5 (1.12%) CA
6 5 (1.12%) Google
6 5 (1.12%) Riverbed
6 5 (1.12%) VMware
6 5 (1.12%) Vyatta
7 4 (0.90%) IBM
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle
7 4 (0.90%) SAP
8 3 (0.67%) Intel
9 1 (0.22%) Apple
9 1 (0.22%) Motorola
9 1 (0.22%) Twitter
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Fantastic base salary + Benefits and
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k Plus Great Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Up to £55K + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 3 days ago
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Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Technical Futures
Salary: Comprehensive Package
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Empiric.com
Salary: Excellent Market Rates
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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