Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 64 66
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 4.60% 1.78% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 1.80% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 9
Peterborough median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.32%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +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 529 668 682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 97.42% 98.82% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 392 526 499
Peterborough median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,525 £23,000 £25,534
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Peterborough

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (68.00%) SQL
5 16 (64.00%) Finance
6 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (52.00%) OO
7 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (52.00%) TDD
7 13 (52.00%) Degree
7 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
7 13 (52.00%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (52.00%) Autofac
7 13 (52.00%) SOLID
8 12 (48.00%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (48.00%) SAP
8 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (48.00%) Manufacturing
8 12 (48.00%) Programme Management
8 12 (48.00%) Electronics
8 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
8 12 (48.00%) Marketing
9 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) SaaS
10 5 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (20.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 3G
1 1 (4.00%) 4G
1 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.00%) GSM
1 1 (4.00%) LTE
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
1 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Electronics
2 12 (48.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (48.00%) Marketing
2 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Autofac
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Sass
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (4.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (52.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) SOLID
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (48.00%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (48.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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