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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 26 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 62 64 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.22% 8.73% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 9.24% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 53
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,140 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £85,000
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
708 693 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.90% 94.54% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 553 621 813
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 81 (88.04%) Software Engineering
2 50 (54.35%) Computer Science
3 46 (50.00%) Degree
4 44 (47.83%) Java
4 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 43 (46.74%) SQL
5 43 (46.74%) C++
6 41 (44.57%) Python
7 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (36.96%) Linux
9 33 (35.87%) TDD
10 30 (32.61%) C#
11 25 (27.17%) jQuery
12 24 (26.09%) Windows
13 23 (25.00%) OO
14 21 (22.83%) .NET
14 21 (22.83%) Open Source
15 20 (21.74%) MVC
16 19 (20.65%) HTML
17 18 (19.57%) CSS
17 18 (19.57%) Subversion
18 17 (18.48%) BDD
19 16 (17.39%) Visual Studio
20 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
20 15 (16.30%) Big Data
21 14 (15.22%) Puppet
21 14 (15.22%) Node.js
21 14 (15.22%) Grails
21 14 (15.22%) Mockito
21 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (15.22%) Node.js
2 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
1 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.26%) Modbus
1 3 (3.26%) Profibus
2 2 (2.17%) FTP
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) Big Data
2 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 4 (4.35%) CouchDB
4 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Subversion
2 16 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 14 (15.22%) JUnit
3 14 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.22%) Mockito
4 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.52%) GDB
6 5 (5.43%) GCC
7 4 (4.35%) Valgrind
7 4 (4.35%) Selenium
7 4 (4.35%) Ant
7 4 (4.35%) Maven
8 3 (3.26%) Grunt
8 3 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.26%) Bower
9 2 (2.17%) JIRA
9 2 (2.17%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.17%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.17%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.70%) Publishing
2 7 (7.61%) Back Office
3 6 (6.52%) Electronics
3 6 (6.52%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.35%) Automotive
6 2 (2.17%) Games
6 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) jQuery
2 21 (22.83%) .NET
3 19 (20.65%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) CSS
5 14 (15.22%) STL
5 14 (15.22%) Spring
5 14 (15.22%) Spring MVC
5 14 (15.22%) Grails
5 14 (15.22%) Play Framework
6 13 (14.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (10.87%) Ajax
7 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
7 10 (10.87%) JBoss Seam
8 8 (8.70%) XML
9 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.52%) Java EE
11 5 (5.43%) REST
12 4 (4.35%) Cocoa
12 4 (4.35%) JSF
12 4 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (54.35%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.22%) Semantic Web
3 10 (10.87%) Device Driver
3 10 (10.87%) Web 2.0
4 9 (9.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (9.78%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.52%) Robotics
5 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (4.35%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.26%) User Experience
8 3 (3.26%) Physics
8 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.09%) IPTV
9 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Android
3 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.09%) Fedora
6 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (88.04%) Software Engineering
2 40 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.87%) TDD
4 23 (25.00%) OO
5 21 (22.83%) Open Source
6 20 (21.74%) MVC
7 17 (18.48%) BDD
8 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.78%) OOD
11 9 (9.78%) Scrum
12 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.61%) Kanban
13 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.52%) Image Processing
15 4 (4.35%) Product Management
15 4 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) Java
1 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 43 (46.74%) C++
2 43 (46.74%) SQL
3 41 (44.57%) Python
4 30 (32.61%) C#
5 14 (15.22%) PHP
6 13 (14.13%) C
7 9 (9.78%) Perl
8 6 (6.52%) ActionScript
9 5 (5.43%) MATLAB
9 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.35%) Ruby
10 4 (4.35%) XPath
10 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.17%) Lua
11 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Puppet
1 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (15.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle
1 4 (4.35%) Apple
2 2 (2.17%) Progress
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.09%) Perforce
3 1 (1.09%) Telerik
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