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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 49 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 123 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.93% 13.71% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 14.39% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 123 50
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £57,500 £50,000
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
707 855 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.93% 95.32% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 582 777 839
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 41 (54.67%) Computer Science
3 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (49.33%) C++
4 37 (49.33%) Python
5 35 (46.67%) Java
6 33 (44.00%) TDD
7 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
8 30 (40.00%) Degree
9 28 (37.33%) SQL
10 27 (36.00%) C#
11 26 (34.67%) OO
12 24 (32.00%) Node.js
13 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (26.67%) Windows
15 19 (25.33%) Linux
16 18 (24.00%) Subversion
16 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
17 16 (21.33%) .NET
18 15 (20.00%) Open Source
19 14 (18.67%) Grunt
19 14 (18.67%) Karma Test Runner
19 14 (18.67%) Bower
20 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
20 13 (17.33%) HTML
20 13 (17.33%) Perl
20 13 (17.33%) CSS
21 12 (16.00%) PHP
21 12 (16.00%) jQuery
21 12 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (32.00%) Node.js
2 5 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.00%) Big Data
4 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Subversion
2 14 (18.67%) Grunt
2 14 (18.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 14 (18.67%) Bower
3 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) GDB
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) GCC
6 1 (1.33%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (10.67%) Marketing
2 2 (2.67%) Publishing
2 2 (2.67%) Electronics
2 2 (2.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (21.33%) .NET
3 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) CSS
4 12 (16.00%) jQuery
4 12 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (12.00%) Ajax
5 9 (12.00%) STL
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.67%) Lucene
7 5 (6.67%) Qt
8 4 (5.33%) XML
8 4 (5.33%) Cocoa
8 4 (5.33%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (4.00%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.00%) XSD
10 2 (2.67%) Web Services
10 2 (2.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.00%) Open Source
3 9 (12.00%) Web 2.0
4 8 (10.67%) Device Driver
4 8 (10.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (10.67%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.33%) User Experience
7 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.67%) Statistics
8 2 (2.67%) Physics
8 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.33%) Life Science
9 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Android
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.67%) UNIX
5 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (97.33%) Software Engineering
2 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (44.00%) TDD
4 26 (34.67%) OO
5 22 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.67%) MVC
7 6 (8.00%) OOP
7 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.00%) Analytics
8 5 (6.67%) Image Processing
8 5 (6.67%) OOD
9 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.33%) Web Development
9 4 (5.33%) Mobile Development
9 4 (5.33%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (5.33%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.33%) Android Development
9 4 (5.33%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) C++
1 37 (49.33%) Python
2 35 (46.67%) Java
3 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
4 28 (37.33%) SQL
5 27 (36.00%) C#
6 13 (17.33%) Perl
7 12 (16.00%) PHP
8 7 (9.33%) Ruby
8 7 (9.33%) ActionScript
8 7 (9.33%) C
9 5 (6.67%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Apple
2 3 (4.00%) Progress
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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