The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 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.

Software Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 273 150 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.25% 7.98% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.66% 8.23% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 223 135 151
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £53,750
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 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%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 June 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 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 +7 242 £47,500 -5.00% 46
Peterborough +3 22 £50,500 +1.00% 5
Ely -7 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Huntingdon +5 1 £62,500 +38.88%
Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 498 (97.65%) Software Engineering
2 358 (70.20%) C++
3 231 (45.29%) C
3 231 (45.29%) Degree
4 220 (43.14%) Python
5 211 (41.37%) Computer Science
6 191 (37.45%) Java
7 182 (35.69%) Mathematics
8 180 (35.29%) C#
9 153 (30.00%) Linux
10 121 (23.73%) Windows
11 116 (22.75%) Physics
12 112 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (18.24%) Algorithms
14 86 (16.86%) OO
15 71 (13.92%) PhD
15 71 (13.92%) Embedded C
15 71 (13.92%) JavaScript
16 69 (13.53%) Electronics
17 62 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
18 61 (11.96%) Wireless
19 58 (11.37%) Multithreading
19 58 (11.37%) .NET
20 57 (11.18%) Machine Learning
21 56 (10.98%) SQL
22 55 (10.78%) HTML
23 53 (10.39%) Perl
23 53 (10.39%) MATLAB
24 52 (10.20%) Microsoft
25 51 (10.00%) Git (software)

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 10 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (0.98%) DNN
2 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.39%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Simulink
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.33%) GitHub
3 16 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.57%) SaaS
5 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.96%) Wireless
2 34 (6.67%) Bluetooth
3 28 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (3.14%) Internet
5 15 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.37%) HTTP
6 7 (1.37%) SAN
7 5 (0.98%) 802.11
7 5 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.98%) Firewall
7 5 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.59%) 3G
8 3 (0.59%) LTE
9 2 (0.39%) AMQP
9 2 (0.39%) DNS
9 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.39%) IPv6
9 2 (0.39%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.20%) GSM
10 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.55%) Big Data
2 11 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.96%) MySQL
4 9 (1.76%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.76%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.76%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.98%) HBase
6 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.39%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.39%) GIS
7 2 (0.39%) Redis
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.49%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.29%) TeamCity
4 13 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.16%) NUnit
6 10 (1.96%) GoogleTest
6 10 (1.96%) Moq
6 10 (1.96%) MSBuild
6 10 (1.96%) Subversion
7 9 (1.76%) NCrunch
7 9 (1.76%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.59%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.20%) GCC
9 1 (0.20%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) JMeter
9 1 (0.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
9 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 69 (13.53%) Electronics
2 40 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.25%) Finance
4 21 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.12%) Marketing
4 21 (4.12%) Multimedia
5 17 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 14 (2.75%) Games
7 10 (1.96%) Law
8 7 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.18%) Automotive
10 4 (0.78%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.37%) .NET
2 55 (10.78%) HTML
3 43 (8.43%) HTML5
4 36 (7.06%) CSS
5 34 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 33 (6.47%) AngularJS
7 30 (5.88%) jQuery
8 23 (4.51%) CSS3
9 22 (4.31%) Node.js
10 18 (3.53%) Apache Axis
10 18 (3.53%) POSIX
11 16 (3.14%) Angular 2
11 16 (3.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 16 (3.14%) JSON
11 16 (3.14%) STL
12 14 (2.75%) OpenGL
12 14 (2.75%) WPF
13 13 (2.55%) Autofac
13 13 (2.55%) Backbone.js
13 13 (2.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 211 (41.37%) Computer Science
2 93 (18.24%) Algorithms
3 26 (5.10%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.92%) 3D Printing
5 20 (3.92%) Augmented Reality
5 20 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.73%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.94%) User Experience
8 12 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
9 11 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.16%) Smart City
10 10 (1.96%) Life Science
11 8 (1.57%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.37%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.18%) Home Automation
13 6 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.18%) Smart Home
14 4 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 153 (30.00%) Linux
2 121 (23.73%) Windows
3 50 (9.80%) Android
4 39 (7.65%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.33%) Unix
6 8 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.39%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.20%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (97.65%) Software Engineering
2 182 (35.69%) Mathematics
3 116 (22.75%) Physics
4 112 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (16.86%) OO
6 58 (11.37%) Multithreading
7 57 (11.18%) Machine Learning
8 45 (8.82%) TDD
9 39 (7.65%) SDLC
10 36 (7.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 36 (7.06%) CAD
11 33 (6.47%) Scrum
11 33 (6.47%) Test Automation
12 31 (6.08%) OOP
13 30 (5.88%) Open Source
14 26 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 23 (4.51%) Inversion of Control
16 22 (4.31%) OOD
17 21 (4.12%) Software Architecture
18 20 (3.92%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 358 (70.20%) C++
2 231 (45.29%) C
3 220 (43.14%) Python
4 191 (37.45%) Java
5 180 (35.29%) C#
6 71 (13.92%) Embedded C
6 71 (13.92%) JavaScript
7 56 (10.98%) SQL
8 53 (10.39%) MATLAB
8 53 (10.39%) Perl
9 48 (9.41%) Embedded C++
10 20 (3.92%) Assembly Language
11 15 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.35%) F#
13 10 (1.96%) Ruby
14 9 (1.76%) Scala
15 8 (1.57%) Tcl
15 8 (1.57%) VB
15 8 (1.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 231 (45.29%) Degree
2 71 (13.92%) PhD
3 62 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (5.29%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.71%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (3.53%) MCP
6 18 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (5.10%) Docker
2 15 (2.94%) Firmware
3 5 (0.98%) KVM
3 5 (0.98%) LXC
3 5 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Nagios
2 2 (0.39%) Ansible
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.94%) SAP
3 11 (2.16%) Oracle
4 10 (1.96%) Brocade
4 10 (1.96%) Google
5 9 (1.76%) RedGate
6 6 (1.18%) VMware
7 5 (0.98%) CA
7 5 (0.98%) Riverbed
7 5 (0.98%) Vyatta
8 2 (0.39%) QNX
8 2 (0.39%) Sun
8 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) Atmel
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix
9 1 (0.20%) NEC
9 1 (0.20%) Twitter
9 1 (0.20%) Wind River
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