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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 36 19 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 90 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.22% 11.14% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 11.57% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 88 34
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
770 778 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.65% 96.29% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 669 712 835
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 £27,100 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 65 (90.28%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.78%) Computer Science
3 35 (48.61%) Java
4 34 (47.22%) C++
5 33 (45.83%) Python
5 33 (45.83%) Degree
6 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
8 28 (38.89%) SQL
9 27 (37.50%) TDD
10 25 (34.72%) C#
11 24 (33.33%) OO
12 22 (30.56%) Linux
13 20 (27.78%) Windows
13 20 (27.78%) Subversion
14 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (22.22%) Open Source
14 16 (22.22%) Node.js
15 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 14 (19.44%) jQuery
15 14 (19.44%) HTML
15 14 (19.44%) .NET
16 13 (18.06%) CSS
17 12 (16.67%) PHP
18 11 (15.28%) C
18 11 (15.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
19 10 (13.89%) Grunt
19 10 (13.89%) Karma Test Runner
19 10 (13.89%) Bower

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (22.22%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Modbus
1 1 (1.39%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.94%) CouchDB
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Subversion
2 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.89%) Grunt
3 10 (13.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (13.89%) Bower
4 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.56%) GDB
6 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.17%) GCC
6 3 (4.17%) Valgrind
7 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.39%) Selenium
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) Mockito
8 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 7 (9.72%) Marketing
2 6 (8.33%) Back Office
3 4 (5.56%) Electronics
3 4 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) HTML
1 14 (19.44%) .NET
1 14 (19.44%) jQuery
2 13 (18.06%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.50%) STL
5 8 (11.11%) Ajax
6 7 (9.72%) XML
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.33%) Qt
7 6 (8.33%) D3.js
8 5 (6.94%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (6.94%) Cocoa
9 3 (4.17%) Lucene
9 3 (4.17%) XSD
9 3 (4.17%) XSLT
10 2 (2.78%) Java EE
10 2 (2.78%) WCF
10 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) Web 2.0
3 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.72%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.94%) Device Driver
4 5 (6.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.94%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.78%) Physics
6 2 (2.78%) Robotics
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.39%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Android
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.17%) UNIX
6 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.39%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (90.28%) Software Engineering
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) TDD
4 24 (33.33%) OO
5 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.22%) Open Source
6 9 (12.50%) MVC
7 8 (11.11%) OOD
8 7 (9.72%) Scrum
8 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.72%) BDD
9 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Kanban
9 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.94%) Image Processing
10 5 (6.94%) Mobile Development
10 5 (6.94%) SDLC
10 5 (6.94%) Android Development
10 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) Java
2 34 (47.22%) C++
3 33 (45.83%) Python
4 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
5 28 (38.89%) SQL
6 25 (34.72%) C#
7 12 (16.67%) PHP
8 11 (15.28%) C
9 10 (13.89%) Perl
10 7 (9.72%) ActionScript
11 6 (8.33%) Ruby
12 5 (6.94%) MATLAB
12 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
13 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (45.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Apple
2 3 (4.17%) Progress
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.39%) Telerik
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