The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 69 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% 2.68% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.81% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 8
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Software Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
707 855 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.93% 95.32% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 582 777 839
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
4 12 (75.00%) Python
5 11 (68.75%) Open Source
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) CSS
7 8 (50.00%) C#
7 8 (50.00%) HTML
8 7 (43.75%) Windows
8 7 (43.75%) OO
8 7 (43.75%) PHP
8 7 (43.75%) Ajax
8 7 (43.75%) Web 2.0
8 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
9 6 (37.50%) Subversion
9 6 (37.50%) Node.js
9 6 (37.50%) .NET
10 5 (31.25%) ActionScript
10 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
10 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
10 5 (31.25%) Lucene
10 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 5 (31.25%) jQuery
10 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (18.75%) Scrum
11 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (18.75%) C++
11 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) GDB
3 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) Ajax
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) Lucene
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) Qt
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) Web 2.0
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) ActionScript
7 3 (18.75%) C++
8 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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