The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 35 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 64 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.18% 7.65% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.42% 7.85% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
760 739 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.19% 97.49% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 642 614 652
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 55 (50.00%) Degree
3 52 (47.27%) C++
4 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 45 (40.91%) Linux
6 40 (36.36%) TDD
7 39 (35.45%) Computer Science
8 35 (31.82%) SQL
9 33 (30.00%) Java
10 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
11 25 (22.73%) Node.js
11 25 (22.73%) C#
12 24 (21.82%) .NET
13 22 (20.00%) Python
13 22 (20.00%) jQuery
13 22 (20.00%) Unit Testing
14 21 (19.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (19.09%) Big Data
14 21 (19.09%) STL
14 21 (19.09%) MVC
15 20 (18.18%) JUnit
16 19 (17.27%) AngularJS
16 19 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (17.27%) Semantic Web
17 18 (16.36%) Ansible
17 18 (16.36%) Mockito
17 18 (16.36%) Puppet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (22.73%) Node.js
2 16 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.36%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.91%) Confluence
4 1 (0.91%) Drupal
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (3.64%) CloudFront
5 4 (3.64%) Route 53
5 4 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) DNS
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
1 3 (2.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) Big Data
2 14 (12.73%) MySQL
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.64%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.18%) JUnit
3 18 (16.36%) Mockito
4 17 (15.45%) Visual Studio
5 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 14 (12.73%) Maven
7 12 (10.91%) Ant
7 12 (10.91%) GCC
8 11 (10.00%) GDB
8 11 (10.00%) Subversion
9 10 (9.09%) Bower
9 10 (9.09%) Grunt
9 10 (9.09%) gulp
9 10 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (9.09%) Mocha
9 10 (9.09%) Protractor
10 4 (3.64%) JIRA
11 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.91%) Publishing
2 11 (10.00%) Electronics
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Japanese Language
4 4 (3.64%) Russian Language
5 3 (2.73%) Games
6 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) .NET
2 22 (20.00%) jQuery
3 21 (19.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 21 (19.09%) STL
4 19 (17.27%) AngularJS
5 18 (16.36%) Spring
6 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
6 13 (11.82%) CSS
6 13 (11.82%) Web Services
6 13 (11.82%) XML
7 11 (10.00%) Grails
7 11 (10.00%) HTML
7 11 (10.00%) Play Framework
7 11 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 10 (9.09%) D3.js
8 10 (9.09%) Electron Framework
9 8 (7.27%) Symfony
10 7 (6.36%) J2SE
10 7 (6.36%) JMS
11 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.45%) Computer Science
2 19 (17.27%) Semantic Web
3 14 (12.73%) Algorithms
3 14 (12.73%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.36%) Device Driver
4 7 (6.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (5.45%) Biotechnology
6 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.55%) User Experience
7 3 (2.73%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.73%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.82%) Robotics
9 1 (0.91%) CUDA
9 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.91%) Linux
2 18 (16.36%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (36.36%) TDD
4 29 (26.36%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 21 (19.09%) MVC
7 18 (16.36%) OO
8 17 (15.45%) Open Source
9 13 (11.82%) BDD
10 12 (10.91%) Process Improvement
11 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.27%) Data Protection
12 8 (7.27%) Image Processing
12 8 (7.27%) OOD
13 7 (6.36%) Logistics
13 7 (6.36%) OOP
13 7 (6.36%) Scrum
13 7 (6.36%) SOA
14 6 (5.45%) Data Analysis
14 6 (5.45%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.27%) C++
2 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 35 (31.82%) SQL
4 33 (30.00%) Java
5 25 (22.73%) C#
6 22 (20.00%) Python
7 12 (10.91%) PHP
8 10 (9.09%) C
8 10 (9.09%) Ruby
9 5 (4.55%) XPath
10 4 (3.64%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.82%) Lua
12 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.91%) Perl
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SDET
Systems Management
1 19 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (16.36%) Ansible
2 18 (16.36%) Puppet
3 4 (3.64%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Oracle
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.64%) Progress
5 1 (0.91%) Perforce
5 1 (0.91%) Talend