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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 54 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 110 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.11% 11.98% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 12.57% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 100 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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
709 875 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.81% 95.32% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 583 771 850
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (98.95%) Software Engineering
2 44 (46.32%) SQL
3 43 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (44.21%) Java
5 41 (43.16%) C++
6 40 (42.11%) Computer Science
7 39 (41.05%) Python
8 37 (38.95%) JavaScript
9 33 (34.74%) C#
9 33 (34.74%) TDD
10 30 (31.58%) OO
11 28 (29.47%) Degree
12 27 (28.42%) Node.js
13 26 (27.37%) Windows
14 21 (22.11%) Linux
15 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
16 19 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 19 (20.00%) HTML
16 19 (20.00%) Perl
16 19 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (18.95%) .NET
18 17 (17.89%) CSS
18 17 (17.89%) Subversion
19 16 (16.84%) Open Source
19 16 (16.84%) PHP
19 16 (16.84%) Big Data
20 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
20 15 (15.79%) Mathematics
20 15 (15.79%) Marketing
21 14 (14.74%) Relational Database

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (28.42%) Node.js
2 7 (7.37%) Apache Solr
2 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.32%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (16.84%) Big Data
3 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (14.74%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.26%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.05%) MySQL
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Subversion
2 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.63%) Grunt
3 12 (12.63%) Karma Test Runner
3 12 (12.63%) Bower
4 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.11%) GDB
5 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.05%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.05%) GCC
General
1 15 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (2.11%) Publishing
3 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.05%) Electronics
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 19 (20.00%) HTML
3 18 (18.95%) .NET
4 17 (17.89%) CSS
5 13 (13.68%) jQuery
6 10 (10.53%) Ajax
7 9 (9.47%) Web Services
7 9 (9.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (8.42%) XML
8 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.37%) Lucene
9 7 (7.37%) Catalyst
9 7 (7.37%) Moose
9 7 (7.37%) Backbone.js
9 7 (7.37%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (7.37%) Ember.js
10 6 (6.32%) Spring
10 6 (6.32%) STL
10 6 (6.32%) J2EE
11 3 (3.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.84%) Open Source
3 15 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 12 (12.63%) User Experience
5 10 (10.53%) Physics
5 10 (10.53%) Web 2.0
6 6 (6.32%) Statistics
6 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.26%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.05%) Life Science
9 1 (1.05%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 21 (22.11%) Linux
3 7 (7.37%) FreeBSD
4 6 (6.32%) Android
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.26%) UNIX
6 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (98.95%) Software Engineering
2 43 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.74%) TDD
4 30 (31.58%) OO
5 19 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.68%) MVC
7 12 (12.63%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (10.53%) Analytics
9 8 (8.42%) Web Development
10 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.32%) OOP
10 6 (6.32%) Parallel Computing
10 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.26%) Image Processing
11 5 (5.26%) OOD
12 4 (4.21%) Scrum
12 4 (4.21%) Software Architecture
12 4 (4.21%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (4.21%) Data Analytics
13 3 (3.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) SQL
2 42 (44.21%) Java
3 41 (43.16%) C++
4 39 (41.05%) Python
5 37 (38.95%) JavaScript
6 33 (34.74%) C#
7 19 (20.00%) Perl
8 16 (16.84%) PHP
9 10 (10.53%) Ruby
10 7 (7.37%) ActionScript
11 5 (5.26%) MATLAB
12 4 (4.21%) C
13 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.05%) SPARQL
14 1 (1.05%) Scala
14 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) Twitter
3 3 (3.16%) Apple
3 3 (3.16%) Progress
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
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