The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 44 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 105 84 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.47% 5.82% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 5.97% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 74 69 65
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,193 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1554 1406 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.75% 97.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1205 1278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 63 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Abingdon +5 18 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Kidlington - 2 £50,000 - 1
Witney - 2 £35,000 -
Bicester - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 180 (97.83%) Software Engineering
2 113 (61.41%) C++
3 81 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (38.04%) Degree
5 68 (36.96%) Python
6 64 (34.78%) Linux
7 59 (32.07%) C#
8 57 (30.98%) Java
9 56 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 51 (27.72%) Windows
11 47 (25.54%) Computer Science
12 46 (25.00%) SQL
13 45 (24.46%) TDD
14 41 (22.28%) .NET
15 35 (19.02%) Git (software)
16 32 (17.39%) C
16 32 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (15.76%) OO
18 28 (15.22%) Sophos
19 27 (14.67%) STL
19 27 (14.67%) MVC
20 26 (14.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 26 (14.13%) Node.js
21 24 (13.04%) Unit Testing
21 24 (13.04%) jQuery
21 24 (13.04%) CSS
22 23 (12.50%) Visual Studio
22 23 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
22 23 (12.50%) Mathematics
23 22 (11.96%) Open Source

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (14.13%) Node.js
2 16 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.80%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.26%) Confluence
5 2 (1.09%) Apache
5 2 (1.09%) Jetty
5 2 (1.09%) nginx
5 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) Simulink
3 1 (0.54%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.17%) CloudFront
5 4 (2.17%) Route 53
5 4 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) DNS
1 3 (1.63%) Internet
1 3 (1.63%) SSL
2 2 (1.09%) RS-232
3 1 (0.54%) RS-485
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.41%) Big Data
2 14 (7.61%) MySQL
3 12 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.98%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.26%) CouchDB
6 6 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Redis
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 21 (11.41%) Jenkins
4 20 (10.87%) JUnit
5 18 (9.78%) Mockito
6 17 (9.24%) Maven
7 15 (8.15%) Subversion
8 12 (6.52%) Ant
8 12 (6.52%) GCC
9 11 (5.98%) Bower
9 11 (5.98%) GDB
9 11 (5.98%) Grunt
9 11 (5.98%) gulp
9 11 (5.98%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (5.98%) Mocha
9 11 (5.98%) Protractor
10 10 (5.43%) JIRA
11 4 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 15 (8.15%) Electronics
2 12 (6.52%) Publishing
3 8 (4.35%) Automotive
4 5 (2.72%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.17%) Japanese Language
5 4 (2.17%) Russian Language
6 3 (1.63%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.63%) Finance
6 3 (1.63%) Games
6 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.28%) .NET
2 27 (14.67%) STL
3 26 (14.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 24 (13.04%) CSS
4 24 (13.04%) jQuery
5 22 (11.96%) AngularJS
5 22 (11.96%) HTML
6 20 (10.87%) Spring
7 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET
8 15 (8.15%) Web Services
9 13 (7.07%) XML
10 11 (5.98%) D3.js
10 11 (5.98%) Electron Framework
10 11 (5.98%) Grails
10 11 (5.98%) HTML5
10 11 (5.98%) Play Framework
10 11 (5.98%) Spring MVC
11 8 (4.35%) Symfony
12 7 (3.80%) J2SE
12 7 (3.80%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.54%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 19 (10.33%) Semantic Web
4 18 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (9.24%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.43%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (3.80%) User Experience
8 6 (3.26%) Biotechnology
8 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.72%) Streaming Video
10 4 (2.17%) Physics
11 3 (1.63%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.63%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.63%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.63%) Robotics
11 3 (1.63%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (34.78%) Linux
2 51 (27.72%) Windows
3 9 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.35%) Android
5 7 (3.80%) Windows CE
5 7 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.09%) Fedora
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) CentOS
9 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (97.83%) Software Engineering
2 81 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (24.46%) TDD
4 32 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (15.76%) OO
6 27 (14.67%) MVC
7 24 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 22 (11.96%) Image Processing
8 22 (11.96%) Open Source
8 22 (11.96%) Pair Programming
9 19 (10.33%) Data Protection
10 17 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.61%) OOD
11 14 (7.61%) Process Improvement
11 14 (7.61%) Scrum
12 13 (7.07%) BDD
12 13 (7.07%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.52%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.98%) OOP
14 11 (5.98%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 113 (61.41%) C++
2 68 (36.96%) Python
3 59 (32.07%) C#
4 57 (30.98%) Java
5 56 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 46 (25.00%) SQL
7 32 (17.39%) C
8 16 (8.70%) PHP
9 14 (7.61%) Ruby
10 10 (5.43%) MATLAB
11 8 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.35%) VC++
12 5 (2.72%) R
12 5 (2.72%) XPath
13 4 (2.17%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.17%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.63%) Perl
14 3 (1.63%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (38.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.70%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) ISO13485
2 6 (3.26%) MISRA
3 1 (0.54%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.54%) SDET
Systems Management
1 19 (10.33%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (9.78%) Ansible
2 18 (9.78%) Puppet
3 4 (2.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (15.22%) Sophos
2 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.07%) Oracle
4 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.26%) Progress
6 5 (2.72%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.17%) Perforce
8 1 (0.54%) EMC
8 1 (0.54%) Talend
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Unspecified - Salary depends on skills and experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits culture
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago