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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 27 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 51 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.61% 6.45% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% 6.53% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 96
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,300 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
706 781 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.45% 98.74% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 649 852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 131 (98.50%) Software Engineering
2 58 (43.61%) SQL
3 57 (42.86%) Java
4 55 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (39.85%) C#
6 48 (36.09%) C++
7 39 (29.32%) JavaScript
8 38 (28.57%) TDD
9 35 (26.32%) Computer Science
10 32 (24.06%) Web Services
11 31 (23.31%) HTML
12 30 (22.56%) .NET
13 29 (21.80%) Python
14 28 (21.05%) Linux
15 27 (20.30%) Big Data
16 26 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (18.80%) Mathematics
17 25 (18.80%) Degree
17 25 (18.80%) NoSQL
17 25 (18.80%) Node.js
18 24 (18.05%) Windows
18 24 (18.05%) XML
19 23 (17.29%) Oracle
20 22 (16.54%) OO
21 21 (15.79%) Microsoft
21 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
21 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
22 20 (15.04%) Perl
22 20 (15.04%) PHP
22 20 (15.04%) MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (18.80%) Node.js
2 7 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.51%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Simulink
2 1 (0.75%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) GitHub
2 10 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) Big Data
2 25 (18.80%) NoSQL
3 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 15 (11.28%) Relational Database
4 15 (11.28%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.77%) RDBMS
6 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.76%) MySQL
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.75%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (6.02%) Grunt
2 8 (6.02%) Bower
3 6 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.51%) Subversion
4 4 (3.01%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (12.03%) Marketing
2 11 (8.27%) Legal
3 9 (6.77%) Publishing
4 7 (5.26%) Finance
5 2 (1.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.06%) Web Services
2 31 (23.31%) HTML
3 30 (22.56%) .NET
4 24 (18.05%) XML
5 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 19 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.53%) CSS
8 17 (12.78%) J2EE
8 17 (12.78%) Spring
9 14 (10.53%) jQuery
10 11 (8.27%) RESTful
11 9 (6.77%) Backbone.js
11 9 (6.77%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (6.77%) Catalyst
11 9 (6.77%) Moose
11 9 (6.77%) Ember.js
12 8 (6.02%) Ajax
13 7 (5.26%) WCF
13 7 (5.26%) Middleware
13 7 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 25 (18.80%) Mathematics
3 20 (15.04%) Physics
4 19 (14.29%) Open Source
5 16 (12.03%) User Experience
6 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
8 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (6.77%) Statistics
10 8 (6.02%) Web 2.0
11 5 (3.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (3.76%) Device Driver
12 4 (3.01%) Clustering
12 4 (3.01%) Data Integration
13 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.75%) CAN bus
14 1 (0.75%) Mechatronics
14 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
14 1 (0.75%) Life Science
14 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Linux
2 24 (18.05%) Windows
3 9 (6.77%) FreeBSD
4 4 (3.01%) UNIX
5 2 (1.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (98.50%) Software Engineering
2 55 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.57%) TDD
4 26 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (16.54%) OO
6 20 (15.04%) MVC
7 16 (12.03%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (9.77%) Analytics
8 13 (9.77%) BDD
8 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
8 13 (9.77%) Integration Testing
9 12 (9.02%) Scrum
10 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.52%) Web Development
12 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.51%) Parallel Computing
14 5 (3.76%) OOP
14 5 (3.76%) Data Modelling
14 5 (3.76%) SOA
15 4 (3.01%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.61%) SQL
2 57 (42.86%) Java
3 53 (39.85%) C#
4 48 (36.09%) C++
5 39 (29.32%) JavaScript
6 29 (21.80%) Python
7 20 (15.04%) Perl
7 20 (15.04%) PHP
8 7 (5.26%) Ruby
9 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.51%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.75%) XQuery
10 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Degree
2 16 (12.03%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Oracle
2 21 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.77%) Twitter
4 1 (0.75%) Siebel
4 1 (0.75%) EMC
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