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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 19 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 112 69 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.24% 6.88% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.86% 7.26% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 102 69 29
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
871 951 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.19% 94.82% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 768 838 608
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 157 (92.90%) Software Engineering
2 104 (61.54%) C++
3 79 (46.75%) Java
4 78 (46.15%) C#
5 74 (43.79%) .NET
6 72 (42.60%) Mathematics
7 53 (31.36%) Computer Science
8 49 (28.99%) Physics
9 47 (27.81%) SQL
9 47 (27.81%) Degree
10 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
11 42 (24.85%) ASP.NET
12 39 (23.08%) TDD
13 37 (21.89%) PhD
14 33 (19.53%) C
14 33 (19.53%) PHP
14 33 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (17.75%) Apple iOS
15 30 (17.75%) Mobile App
16 29 (17.16%) iOS Development
16 29 (17.16%) Android
16 29 (17.16%) MVC
17 28 (16.57%) Microsoft
17 28 (16.57%) Android Development
18 27 (15.98%) OO
19 26 (15.38%) BDD
20 25 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (14.79%) Mobile Application Development
20 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2005

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (4.73%) IIS
2 7 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.37%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.78%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 25 (14.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.73%) Big Data
4 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (3.55%) MySQL
6 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.37%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.37%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.65%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.33%) NUnit
3 8 (4.73%) MbUnit
4 3 (1.78%) Xcode
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.18%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.18%) Subversion
5 2 (1.18%) Selenium
5 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 15 (8.88%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.14%) Law
3 7 (4.14%) Military
4 6 (3.55%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.96%) Publishing
6 4 (2.37%) Marketing
7 2 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (43.79%) .NET
2 42 (24.85%) ASP.NET
3 25 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (10.65%) .NET Framework
4 18 (10.65%) Web Services
5 16 (9.47%) XML
6 15 (8.88%) HTML
7 14 (8.28%) CSS
8 13 (7.69%) WPF
9 12 (7.10%) J2EE
10 9 (5.33%) Spring
10 9 (5.33%) WCF
11 8 (4.73%) ADO.NET
12 6 (3.55%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.96%) STL
13 5 (2.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 4 (2.37%) MapReduce
14 4 (2.37%) Apache Axis
14 4 (2.37%) Java EE
15 3 (1.78%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 72 (42.60%) Mathematics
2 53 (31.36%) Computer Science
3 49 (28.99%) Physics
4 30 (17.75%) Mobile App
5 15 (8.88%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (4.14%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.96%) Open Source
7 5 (2.96%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.37%) Animation
8 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.59%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.59%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.59%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.75%) Apple iOS
2 29 (17.16%) Android
3 24 (14.20%) Windows
4 19 (11.24%) Linux
5 8 (4.73%) UNIX
6 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.37%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.59%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (92.90%) Software Engineering
2 39 (23.08%) TDD
3 33 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (17.16%) MVC
4 29 (17.16%) iOS Development
5 28 (16.57%) Android Development
6 27 (15.98%) OO
7 26 (15.38%) BDD
8 25 (14.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.92%) SOA
11 9 (5.33%) Project Management
11 9 (5.33%) Scrum
11 9 (5.33%) Software Testing
12 7 (4.14%) Performance Testing
12 7 (4.14%) DNA
12 7 (4.14%) User Stories
13 6 (3.55%) CAD
13 6 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 104 (61.54%) C++
2 79 (46.75%) Java
3 78 (46.15%) C#
4 47 (27.81%) SQL
5 33 (19.53%) C
5 33 (19.53%) PHP
6 13 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.51%) Python
8 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.73%) Delphi
8 8 (4.73%) VBA
9 5 (2.96%) Perl
10 4 (2.37%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.59%) Visual J++
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (27.81%) Degree
2 37 (21.89%) PhD
3 9 (5.33%) ISEB
3 9 (5.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
1 1 (0.59%) Dublin Core
Vendors
1 28 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.61%) Oracle
3 8 (4.73%) Sybase
4 5 (2.96%) Siemens
5 3 (1.78%) Apple
5 3 (1.78%) Informatica
6 1 (0.59%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
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