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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 31 20 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 80 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.00% 10.34% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 10.77% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 36
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
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
727 743 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.78% 95.99% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 600 684 813
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 27 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 63 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
3 35 (50.00%) C++
4 34 (48.57%) Degree
5 33 (47.14%) Java
6 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
6 31 (44.29%) Python
6 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (40.00%) SQL
8 26 (37.14%) C#
8 26 (37.14%) TDD
9 23 (32.86%) Linux
10 22 (31.43%) OO
10 22 (31.43%) Windows
11 20 (28.57%) Subversion
12 17 (24.29%) .NET
13 16 (22.86%) jQuery
13 16 (22.86%) Open Source
14 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (20.00%) HTML
15 13 (18.57%) C
15 13 (18.57%) CSS
16 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (17.14%) Node.js
17 11 (15.71%) PHP
17 11 (15.71%) MVC
18 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
18 10 (14.29%) STL
18 10 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 10 (14.29%) BDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (17.14%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.29%) Modbus
1 3 (4.29%) Profibus
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
2 5 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Subversion
2 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.57%) GDB
4 6 (8.57%) Grunt
4 6 (8.57%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (8.57%) Bower
5 4 (5.71%) JUnit
5 4 (5.71%) GCC
5 4 (5.71%) Mockito
5 4 (5.71%) Valgrind
6 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.86%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.43%) Selenium
8 1 (1.43%) JIRA
8 1 (1.43%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 6 (8.57%) Back Office
1 6 (8.57%) Electronics
2 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Automotive
3 4 (5.71%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Finance
6 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) jQuery
3 14 (20.00%) HTML
4 13 (18.57%) CSS
5 10 (14.29%) STL
5 10 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.43%) Ajax
7 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (7.14%) Cocoa
8 5 (7.14%) XML
9 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.71%) JBoss Seam
9 4 (5.71%) Qt
9 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
9 4 (5.71%) Spring
9 4 (5.71%) Grails
9 4 (5.71%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Web 2.0
3 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.57%) Device Driver
4 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (5.71%) Robotics
6 4 (5.71%) Semantic Web
6 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.29%) User Experience
7 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.86%) Physics
8 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) Android
4 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.43%) UNIX
7 1 (1.43%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) TDD
4 22 (31.43%) OO
5 16 (22.86%) Open Source
6 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.71%) MVC
8 10 (14.29%) BDD
9 8 (11.43%) Scrum
9 8 (11.43%) OOD
10 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Kanban
11 6 (8.57%) Image Processing
12 5 (7.14%) Mobile Development
12 5 (7.14%) Android Development
12 5 (7.14%) iOS Development
12 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) C++
2 33 (47.14%) Java
3 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.29%) Python
4 28 (40.00%) SQL
5 26 (37.14%) C#
6 13 (18.57%) C
7 11 (15.71%) PHP
8 6 (8.57%) ActionScript
8 6 (8.57%) Perl
9 5 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 5 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 5 (7.14%) Ruby
10 4 (5.71%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) JTAG
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
1 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Apple
2 3 (4.29%) Progress
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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