Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.52% 1.07% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 1.08% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 13
Peterborough median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £52,125 £36,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £44,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.22% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Peterborough
Permanent vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 580 553 531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 98.57% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 438 429 433
Peterborough median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £64,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Peterborough over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Peterborough

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) React
4 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (42.86%) C
4 9 (42.86%) Node.js
5 8 (38.10%) Express
5 8 (38.10%) Xbox
5 8 (38.10%) Redux
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
6 5 (23.81%) CppUnit
6 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (23.81%) Subversion
6 5 (23.81%) JNI
6 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
6 5 (23.81%) POSIX
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) ODBC
6 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) CppUnit
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Protractor
General
1 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
1 4 (19.05%) Automotive
1 4 (19.05%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) React
2 9 (42.86%) Node.js
3 8 (38.10%) Express
3 8 (38.10%) Redux
4 5 (23.81%) JDBC
4 5 (23.81%) JNI
4 5 (23.81%) ODBC
4 5 (23.81%) POSIX
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) Handlebars
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (38.10%) Xbox
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) AIX
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Solaris
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) V-Model
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) SOLID
6 1 (4.76%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C
3 5 (23.81%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) MathWorks
3 1 (4.76%) Allen-Bradley