The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 21 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 74 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.96% 3.56% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 3.66% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 72 34 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,050 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
712 928 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.83% 97.07% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 654 806 616
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 186 (94.42%) Software Engineering
2 112 (56.85%) C++
3 96 (48.73%) C#
4 87 (44.16%) Mathematics
5 83 (42.13%) Java
6 79 (40.10%) .NET
7 73 (37.06%) Degree
8 68 (34.52%) Computer Science
9 61 (30.96%) Physics
10 60 (30.46%) SQL
11 52 (26.40%) ASP.NET
12 51 (25.89%) SQL Server
13 42 (21.32%) HTML
14 40 (20.30%) PhD
15 36 (18.27%) Microsoft
16 35 (17.77%) TDD
17 34 (17.26%) Oracle
18 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (15.74%) JavaScript
19 31 (15.74%) C
19 31 (15.74%) Web Services
20 30 (15.23%) OO
20 30 (15.23%) MVC
21 29 (14.72%) XML
21 29 (14.72%) Linux
22 27 (13.71%) PHP
23 24 (12.18%) CSS
24 23 (11.68%) Android
24 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
24 23 (11.68%) Big Data

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 10 (5.08%) IIS
2 8 (4.06%) Node.js
3 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.02%) SAS
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.02%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.55%) GitHub
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
1 3 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.02%) VPN
2 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.02%) RTP
2 2 (1.02%) Network Security
2 2 (1.02%) RTSP
3 1 (0.51%) RFID
3 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (11.68%) Big Data
3 20 (10.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.06%) MySQL
6 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.52%) Redis
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.02%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.61%) CMake
3 12 (6.09%) NUnit
4 11 (5.58%) MbUnit
5 10 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.52%) Subversion
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.02%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.51%) Maven
8 1 (0.51%) PyUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Xcode
8 1 (0.51%) Ant
8 1 (0.51%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (7.11%) Finance
2 11 (5.58%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.08%) Law
3 10 (5.08%) Military
4 6 (3.05%) Publishing
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (40.10%) .NET
2 52 (26.40%) ASP.NET
3 42 (21.32%) HTML
4 31 (15.74%) Web Services
5 29 (14.72%) XML
6 24 (12.18%) CSS
7 21 (10.66%) .NET Framework
8 19 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (8.63%) Spring
10 16 (8.12%) J2EE
11 13 (6.60%) WCF
11 13 (6.60%) WPF
12 11 (5.58%) HTML5
12 11 (5.58%) Middleware
13 10 (5.08%) ADO.NET
14 9 (4.57%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (4.57%) AngularJS
15 8 (4.06%) jQuery
16 7 (3.55%) LAMP
17 6 (3.05%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (44.16%) Mathematics
2 68 (34.52%) Computer Science
3 61 (30.96%) Physics
4 22 (11.17%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.61%) Robotics
5 15 (7.61%) 3D Graphics
6 13 (6.60%) Open Source
7 5 (2.54%) CUDA
7 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.03%) Statistics
9 2 (1.02%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.51%) Animation
10 1 (0.51%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.51%) iPhone
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.72%) Linux
2 23 (11.68%) Android
3 22 (11.17%) Apple iOS
4 21 (10.66%) Windows
5 14 (7.11%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.51%) UNIX
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (94.42%) Software Engineering
2 35 (17.77%) TDD
3 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.23%) OO
4 30 (15.23%) MVC
5 22 (11.17%) BDD
6 21 (10.66%) iOS Development
7 19 (9.64%) Android Development
8 18 (9.14%) Test Automation
9 17 (8.63%) Scrum
9 17 (8.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 16 (8.12%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.61%) Regression Testing
12 13 (6.60%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.58%) Project Management
14 10 (5.08%) User Stories
14 10 (5.08%) DNA
14 10 (5.08%) Performance Testing
14 10 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.85%) C++
2 96 (48.73%) C#
3 83 (42.13%) Java
4 60 (30.46%) SQL
5 31 (15.74%) JavaScript
5 31 (15.74%) C
6 27 (13.71%) PHP
7 13 (6.60%) Python
8 10 (5.08%) VBA
8 10 (5.08%) Delphi
9 9 (4.57%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.05%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.52%) Visual J++
11 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (37.06%) Degree
2 40 (20.30%) PhD
3 13 (6.60%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.26%) Oracle
3 10 (5.08%) Sybase
4 4 (2.03%) Twitter
4 4 (2.03%) Siebel
5 2 (1.02%) IBM
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe
5 2 (1.02%) DataFlux
6 1 (0.51%) Informatica
6 1 (0.51%) Apple
6 1 (0.51%) Cognos
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