The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 89 99 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.65% 13.81% 10.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.57% 17.71% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 65 82 99
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
611 559 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.97% 77.96% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 469 479 633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Oxford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 84 (51.53%) JavaScript
2 73 (44.79%) Java
3 72 (44.17%) Degree
4 69 (42.33%) Computer Science
5 68 (41.72%) SQL
6 62 (38.04%) C++
7 55 (33.74%) C#
8 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (28.22%) jQuery
10 44 (26.99%) Linux
11 43 (26.38%) .NET
12 39 (23.93%) Python
13 37 (22.70%) HTML
14 36 (22.09%) TDD
14 36 (22.09%) MVC
15 31 (19.02%) OO
16 30 (18.40%) ASP.NET
17 26 (15.95%) Subversion
17 26 (15.95%) Visual Studio
18 24 (14.72%) CSS
19 22 (13.50%) OOD
19 22 (13.50%) Windows
19 22 (13.50%) Git (software)
20 21 (12.88%) Hibernate
21 20 (12.27%) Spring
22 18 (11.04%) Configuration Management
22 18 (11.04%) Project Management
22 18 (11.04%) Unit Testing
22 18 (11.04%) Puppet
22 18 (11.04%) Big Data

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.13%) Node.js
2 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.45%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.13%) SaaS
3 8 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) HTTP
2 5 (3.07%) DNS
3 3 (1.84%) Modbus
3 3 (1.84%) Profibus
3 3 (1.84%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.23%) FTP
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.04%) Big Data
2 15 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.52%) MySQL
3 9 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.91%) CouchDB
4 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (15.95%) Visual Studio
1 26 (15.95%) Subversion
2 22 (13.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.43%) Mockito
3 17 (10.43%) JUnit
4 7 (4.29%) Ant
4 7 (4.29%) Maven
5 6 (3.68%) GCC
5 6 (3.68%) GDB
6 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.45%) Valgrind
7 3 (1.84%) Grunt
7 3 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.84%) Bower
8 2 (1.23%) JIRA
8 2 (1.23%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.23%) Xcode
8 2 (1.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (6.75%) Publishing
2 9 (5.52%) Games
3 6 (3.68%) Marketing
3 6 (3.68%) Electronics
4 5 (3.07%) Automotive
4 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Finance
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (49.69%) Software Engineer
1 81 (49.69%) Developer
2 29 (17.79%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.72%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (12.27%) Senior Developer
5 18 (11.04%) C++ Software Engineer
6 17 (10.43%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.36%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.75%) C++ Developer
11 10 (6.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.91%) .NET Software Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) Coordinator
12 8 (4.91%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Administrator
12 8 (4.91%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.22%) jQuery
2 43 (26.38%) .NET
3 37 (22.70%) HTML
4 30 (18.40%) ASP.NET
5 24 (14.72%) CSS
6 21 (12.88%) Hibernate
7 20 (12.27%) Spring
8 17 (10.43%) JSF
8 17 (10.43%) Spring MVC
8 17 (10.43%) Grails
8 17 (10.43%) Play Framework
9 14 (8.59%) STL
9 14 (8.59%) Web Services
10 13 (7.98%) XML
10 13 (7.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.13%) JSP
12 10 (6.13%) Servlets
12 10 (6.13%) JBoss Seam
13 9 (5.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (42.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.43%) Semantic Web
3 12 (7.36%) Mathematics
3 12 (7.36%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.13%) Device Driver
4 10 (6.13%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (5.52%) Life Science
6 8 (4.91%) CUDA
7 6 (3.68%) Robotics
8 5 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.45%) Social Gaming
9 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.45%) Physics
9 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.84%) User Experience
10 3 (1.84%) Web 2.0
11 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.99%) Linux
2 22 (13.50%) Windows
3 9 (5.52%) Android
3 9 (5.52%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.91%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.61%) UNIX
6 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.09%) TDD
2 36 (22.09%) MVC
3 31 (19.02%) OO
4 22 (13.50%) OOD
5 18 (11.04%) Configuration Management
5 18 (11.04%) Project Management
5 18 (11.04%) Unit Testing
6 17 (10.43%) Open Source
7 16 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.98%) BDD
9 10 (6.13%) UML
10 9 (5.52%) Image Processing
10 9 (5.52%) SDLC
11 8 (4.91%) Web Development
12 7 (4.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.29%) SOA
12 7 (4.29%) Product Management
12 7 (4.29%) Mobile Development
12 7 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.53%) JavaScript
2 73 (44.79%) Java
3 68 (41.72%) SQL
4 62 (38.04%) C++
5 55 (33.74%) C#
6 39 (23.93%) Python
7 14 (8.59%) C
7 14 (8.59%) PHP
8 11 (6.75%) Ruby
9 10 (6.13%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.52%) VB.NET
11 8 (4.91%) MATLAB
11 8 (4.91%) VB
12 7 (4.29%) XPath
13 6 (3.68%) ActionScript
14 5 (3.07%) Objective-C
14 5 (3.07%) Embedded C
14 5 (3.07%) Perl
15 3 (1.84%) Lua
16 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 72 (44.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) PhD
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) JTAG
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) Puppet
2 17 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (10.43%) Ansible
3 4 (2.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) Perforce
4 4 (2.45%) Apple
5 3 (1.84%) Progress
6 2 (1.23%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Telerik
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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