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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 21 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 69 96 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.38% 9.66% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.01% 9.96% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57 90 62
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,000 £55,000
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
689 964 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.61% 96.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 597 845 934
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 144 (96.64%) Software Engineering
2 70 (46.98%) C#
3 60 (40.27%) Java
4 59 (39.60%) C++
5 58 (38.93%) SQL
6 56 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (32.21%) .NET
8 47 (31.54%) Degree
9 42 (28.19%) Web Services
10 40 (26.85%) HTML
11 39 (26.17%) SQL Server
11 39 (26.17%) ASP.NET
12 38 (25.50%) Computer Science
13 36 (24.16%) Mathematics
13 36 (24.16%) Oracle
13 36 (24.16%) JavaScript
14 35 (23.49%) XML
15 33 (22.15%) Linux
16 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
17 30 (20.13%) Physics
17 30 (20.13%) Big Data
18 28 (18.79%) TDD
19 25 (16.78%) NoSQL
20 24 (16.11%) Spring
21 23 (15.44%) Scrum
21 23 (15.44%) J2EE
22 22 (14.77%) MVC
23 19 (12.75%) Test Automation
24 18 (12.08%) OO
25 17 (11.41%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (8.05%) Node.js
2 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.34%) SAS
6 2 (1.34%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Simulink
2 1 (0.67%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.40%) GitHub
2 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.34%) VPN
2 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.34%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) RTP
2 2 (1.34%) RTSP
2 2 (1.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.67%) SMS
3 1 (0.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.13%) Big Data
3 25 (16.78%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.70%) MySQL
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.01%) Redis
10 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.34%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) CMake
2 13 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.68%) Subversion
4 4 (2.68%) JIRA
5 3 (2.01%) NUnit
5 3 (2.01%) MbUnit
6 1 (0.67%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) Maven
6 1 (0.67%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.67%) Ant
6 1 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Legal
3 10 (6.71%) Publishing
4 8 (5.37%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.68%) Electronics
6 3 (2.01%) Law
6 3 (2.01%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.21%) .NET
2 42 (28.19%) Web Services
3 40 (26.85%) HTML
4 39 (26.17%) ASP.NET
5 35 (23.49%) XML
6 24 (16.11%) Spring
7 23 (15.44%) J2EE
8 17 (11.41%) CSS
8 17 (11.41%) jQuery
9 14 (9.40%) AngularJS
10 13 (8.72%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (8.05%) Middleware
12 11 (7.38%) RESTful
13 10 (6.71%) WCF
13 10 (6.71%) WPF
14 9 (6.04%) .NET Framework
15 8 (5.37%) Backbone.js
15 8 (5.37%) HTML5
15 8 (5.37%) Ember.js
16 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.50%) Computer Science
2 36 (24.16%) Mathematics
3 30 (20.13%) Physics
4 15 (10.07%) Robotics
5 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (8.72%) Open Source
7 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
8 8 (5.37%) Statistics
8 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (4.70%) User Experience
10 6 (4.03%) Algorithms
11 5 (3.36%) CUDA
12 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
12 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
12 4 (2.68%) Clustering
13 2 (1.34%) Streaming Video
13 2 (1.34%) Chemistry
14 1 (0.67%) Mechatronics
14 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.15%) Linux
2 14 (9.40%) Windows
3 12 (8.05%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.68%) Android
5 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.01%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (96.64%) Software Engineering
2 56 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.79%) TDD
4 23 (15.44%) Scrum
5 22 (14.77%) MVC
6 19 (12.75%) Test Automation
7 18 (12.08%) OO
8 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.74%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.74%) Integration Testing
10 15 (10.07%) Regression Testing
10 15 (10.07%) BDD
11 13 (8.72%) Analytics
12 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.71%) Web Development
14 8 (5.37%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.03%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (4.03%) Data Modelling
16 5 (3.36%) Software Testing
16 5 (3.36%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) C#
2 60 (40.27%) Java
3 59 (39.60%) C++
4 58 (38.93%) SQL
5 36 (24.16%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.40%) C
6 14 (9.40%) Python
7 12 (8.05%) PHP
8 11 (7.38%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.70%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.03%) Perl
11 4 (2.68%) Ruby
12 2 (1.34%) Visual J++
12 2 (1.34%) Delphi
12 2 (1.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.67%) VC++
13 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.67%) Fortran
13 1 (0.67%) VB
13 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 47 (31.54%) Degree
2 13 (8.72%) PhD
3 5 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.01%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (24.16%) Oracle
2 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) Twitter
4 4 (2.68%) Siebel
5 2 (1.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.34%) Sybase
5 2 (1.34%) DataFlux
5 2 (1.34%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) EMC
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