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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 74 83 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.74% 8.76% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.22% 8.92% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 96
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
724 930 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.26% 98.20% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 623 789 932
Average salary £40,450 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 137 (98.56%) Software Engineering
2 63 (45.32%) SQL
3 60 (43.17%) C#
4 59 (42.45%) Java
5 56 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (37.41%) C++
7 43 (30.94%) JavaScript
8 39 (28.06%) .NET
9 37 (26.62%) Web Services
10 35 (25.18%) Computer Science
11 33 (23.74%) Big Data
12 32 (23.02%) HTML
12 32 (23.02%) TDD
12 32 (23.02%) Mathematics
13 31 (22.30%) Linux
13 31 (22.30%) Degree
14 29 (20.86%) Oracle
14 29 (20.86%) ASP.NET
15 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
15 28 (20.14%) NoSQL
16 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
17 26 (18.71%) XML
18 25 (17.99%) Python
18 25 (17.99%) Physics
19 23 (16.55%) OO
20 22 (15.83%) Node.js
21 21 (15.11%) Windows
21 21 (15.11%) MVC
22 20 (14.39%) PHP
23 19 (13.67%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (15.83%) Node.js
2 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.60%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.44%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Simulink
2 1 (0.72%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.67%) GitHub
2 11 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) Big Data
2 28 (20.14%) NoSQL
3 27 (19.42%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.07%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.63%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.76%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.32%) MySQL
8 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.44%) Siebel EIM
10 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.32%) Subversion
4 5 (3.60%) CMake
5 4 (2.88%) JIRA
6 3 (2.16%) Grunt
6 3 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.16%) Bower
7 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.72%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.72%) Ant
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 15 (10.79%) Marketing
2 11 (7.91%) Legal
2 11 (7.91%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Publishing
4 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.06%) .NET
2 37 (26.62%) Web Services
3 32 (23.02%) HTML
4 29 (20.86%) ASP.NET
5 26 (18.71%) XML
6 19 (13.67%) Spring
6 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
7 18 (12.95%) J2EE
8 16 (11.51%) CSS
8 16 (11.51%) jQuery
9 14 (10.07%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (9.35%) Ember.js
10 13 (9.35%) Backbone.js
11 12 (8.63%) RESTful
12 9 (6.47%) WCF
13 8 (5.76%) WPF
13 8 (5.76%) Middleware
14 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (4.32%) LAMP
15 6 (4.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.18%) Computer Science
2 32 (23.02%) Mathematics
3 25 (17.99%) Physics
4 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (12.95%) Open Source
6 14 (10.07%) User Experience
7 13 (9.35%) Statistics
8 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
9 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (4.32%) Web 2.0
11 5 (3.60%) Robotics
12 4 (2.88%) Clustering
12 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
13 3 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (2.16%) Device Driver
14 2 (1.44%) CUDA
14 2 (1.44%) Chemistry
14 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.30%) Linux
2 21 (15.11%) Windows
3 8 (5.76%) FreeBSD
4 3 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (98.56%) Software Engineering
2 56 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.02%) TDD
4 23 (16.55%) OO
5 21 (15.11%) MVC
6 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.95%) Analytics
8 17 (12.23%) Scrum
9 14 (10.07%) Web Development
9 14 (10.07%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (10.07%) BDD
10 13 (9.35%) Integration Testing
10 13 (9.35%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.35%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.91%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.32%) Parallel Computing
13 5 (3.60%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.60%) Regression Testing
13 5 (3.60%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.32%) SQL
2 60 (43.17%) C#
3 59 (42.45%) Java
4 52 (37.41%) C++
5 43 (30.94%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.99%) Python
7 20 (14.39%) PHP
8 15 (10.79%) Perl
9 7 (5.04%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.32%) Ruby
11 5 (3.60%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.16%) C
13 1 (0.72%) VB
13 1 (0.72%) Fortran
13 1 (0.72%) XQuery
13 1 (0.72%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) Degree
2 17 (12.23%) PhD
3 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (20.86%) Oracle
2 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.35%) Twitter
4 2 (1.44%) Adobe
4 2 (1.44%) Siebel
5 1 (0.72%) EMC
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