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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 35 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 57 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.80% 7.43% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.04% 7.58% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 85
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,500 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £61,500
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
695 752 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.99% 98.04% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 568 629 818
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 4 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 117 (98.32%) Software Engineering
2 51 (42.86%) SQL
3 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (40.34%) Java
5 47 (39.50%) C#
5 47 (39.50%) C++
6 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 35 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 33 (27.73%) TDD
7 33 (27.73%) Python
8 27 (22.69%) Node.js
9 26 (21.85%) Windows
10 25 (21.01%) .NET
11 24 (20.17%) OO
11 24 (20.17%) Web Services
11 24 (20.17%) Degree
12 23 (19.33%) Mathematics
12 23 (19.33%) Linux
12 23 (19.33%) Big Data
13 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
14 21 (17.65%) AngularJS
14 21 (17.65%) Perl
14 21 (17.65%) HTML
15 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (15.13%) Physics
16 18 (15.13%) CSS
16 18 (15.13%) MVC
17 17 (14.29%) PHP
17 17 (14.29%) Marketing
18 16 (13.45%) Digital Marketing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (22.69%) Node.js
2 6 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Simulink
2 1 (0.84%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) Big Data
2 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
3 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
4 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (7.56%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.84%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Bower
1 11 (9.24%) Grunt
1 11 (9.24%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.72%) Subversion
3 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (14.29%) Marketing
2 5 (4.20%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.01%) .NET
2 24 (20.17%) Web Services
3 21 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 21 (17.65%) HTML
4 18 (15.13%) CSS
5 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET
6 14 (11.76%) XML
7 13 (10.92%) jQuery
8 11 (9.24%) J2EE
8 11 (9.24%) Spring
9 9 (7.56%) Catalyst
9 9 (7.56%) Moose
10 8 (6.72%) WCF
10 8 (6.72%) Ajax
10 8 (6.72%) Ember.js
10 8 (6.72%) Backbone.js
10 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (6.72%) RESTful
10 8 (6.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (5.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 23 (19.33%) Mathematics
3 18 (15.13%) Physics
4 16 (13.45%) User Experience
5 15 (12.61%) Open Source
6 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (6.72%) Web 2.0
7 8 (6.72%) Statistics
8 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.20%) Device Driver
9 5 (4.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.84%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.84%) Clustering
11 1 (0.84%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.84%) Life Science
11 1 (0.84%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.85%) Windows
2 23 (19.33%) Linux
3 9 (7.56%) FreeBSD
4 5 (4.20%) UNIX
5 4 (3.36%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (98.32%) Software Engineering
2 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.73%) TDD
4 24 (20.17%) OO
5 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.13%) MVC
7 16 (13.45%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (10.08%) Analytics
9 9 (7.56%) Scrum
9 9 (7.56%) Web Development
10 8 (6.72%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.04%) OOP
11 6 (5.04%) Parallel Computing
12 4 (3.36%) Integration Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.36%) Software Architecture
12 4 (3.36%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (3.36%) Data Analytics
12 4 (3.36%) BDD
13 2 (1.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.86%) SQL
2 48 (40.34%) Java
3 47 (39.50%) C#
3 47 (39.50%) C++
4 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 33 (27.73%) Python
6 21 (17.65%) Perl
7 17 (14.29%) PHP
8 8 (6.72%) Ruby
9 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.04%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.52%) C
11 2 (1.68%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.84%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 15 (12.61%) PhD
3 2 (1.68%) VCP4
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) Twitter
4 1 (0.84%) Progress
4 1 (0.84%) EMC
4 1 (0.84%) Apple
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