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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 26 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 63 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.92% 6.92% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.50% 7.14% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 49
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
663 882 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.91% 96.92% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 589 773 799
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 162 (95.29%) Software Engineering
2 85 (50.00%) C#
3 82 (48.24%) C++
4 73 (42.94%) Java
5 64 (37.65%) .NET
6 59 (34.71%) SQL
7 58 (34.12%) Degree
8 57 (33.53%) Mathematics
9 56 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (28.24%) Computer Science
10 48 (28.24%) SQL Server
10 48 (28.24%) ASP.NET
11 43 (25.29%) HTML
12 40 (23.53%) Physics
13 39 (22.94%) Oracle
14 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
15 37 (21.76%) Web Services
15 37 (21.76%) XML
16 34 (20.00%) Linux
16 34 (20.00%) TDD
17 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
18 28 (16.47%) Big Data
19 26 (15.29%) MVC
20 24 (14.12%) OO
20 24 (14.12%) BDD
21 23 (13.53%) Test Automation
21 23 (13.53%) C
22 22 (12.94%) PhD
23 21 (12.35%) PHP
23 21 (12.35%) NoSQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (6.47%) Node.js
2 8 (4.71%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.94%) IIS
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.18%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Simulink
2 1 (0.59%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) GitHub
2 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) HTTP
1 3 (1.76%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) RTP
2 2 (1.18%) RTSP
2 2 (1.18%) Network Security
2 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.18%) VPN
2 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.59%) RFID
3 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.47%) Big Data
3 21 (12.35%) NoSQL
4 18 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.88%) MySQL
7 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (4.12%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.76%) Redis
11 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.18%) Siebel EIM
13 1 (0.59%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Visual Studio
1 15 (8.82%) CMake
2 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.12%) NUnit
3 7 (4.12%) MbUnit
4 4 (2.35%) JIRA
5 3 (1.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.59%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.59%) Ant
6 1 (0.59%) JUnit
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Legal
3 10 (5.88%) Publishing
4 8 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.12%) Military
5 7 (4.12%) Law
6 4 (2.35%) Electronics
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (37.65%) .NET
2 48 (28.24%) ASP.NET
3 43 (25.29%) HTML
4 37 (21.76%) Web Services
4 37 (21.76%) XML
5 21 (12.35%) Spring
6 20 (11.76%) J2EE
7 19 (11.18%) CSS
8 15 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 14 (8.24%) jQuery
10 13 (7.65%) Middleware
11 12 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (7.06%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (6.47%) HTML5
13 9 (5.29%) WCF
13 9 (5.29%) WPF
13 9 (5.29%) LAMP
14 7 (4.12%) Ember.js
14 7 (4.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.53%) Mathematics
2 48 (28.24%) Computer Science
3 40 (23.53%) Physics
4 15 (8.82%) Robotics
4 15 (8.82%) Open Source
5 13 (7.65%) Mobile App
5 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.47%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.12%) Statistics
9 5 (2.94%) CUDA
10 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.35%) Clustering
11 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.59%) Mechatronics
12 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.59%) iPhone
12 1 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (8.24%) Windows
2 14 (8.24%) Android
3 13 (7.65%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.76%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.59%) UNIX
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (95.29%) Software Engineering
2 56 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.00%) TDD
4 26 (15.29%) MVC
5 24 (14.12%) OO
5 24 (14.12%) BDD
6 23 (13.53%) Test Automation
7 19 (11.18%) Scrum
8 17 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.41%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.41%) Integration Testing
10 15 (8.82%) Regression Testing
11 12 (7.06%) Analytics
12 11 (6.47%) iOS Development
12 11 (6.47%) Risk Management
13 10 (5.88%) Android Development
14 9 (5.29%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (5.29%) Software Testing
14 9 (5.29%) Web Development
15 7 (4.12%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.00%) C#
2 82 (48.24%) C++
3 73 (42.94%) Java
4 59 (34.71%) SQL
5 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (13.53%) C
7 21 (12.35%) PHP
8 12 (7.06%) Python
9 11 (6.47%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.12%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.94%) VBA
11 5 (2.94%) Delphi
12 3 (1.76%) Visual J++
13 1 (0.59%) VB
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) VC++
13 1 (0.59%) Fortran
13 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (34.12%) Degree
2 22 (12.94%) PhD
3 9 (5.29%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) Oracle
2 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.12%) Twitter
4 5 (2.94%) Sybase
5 4 (2.35%) Siebel
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos
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