The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 49 51
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.22% 1.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.44% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.55% -25.00%  
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 Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 238 347 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 96.75% 99.43% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 173 280 240
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Peterborough

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Peterborough

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Peterborough region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) ThreadX
4 2 (25.00%) Atmel
4 2 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) PhD
5 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (12.50%) GSM
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Physics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) LTE
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Home Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Home Automation
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (25.00%) ThreadX
3 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atmel
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago