Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 96 112
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 35 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.29% 0.99% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.01% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 10
Oxford median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +30.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £49,500 £40,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £88,750 £70,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 1,483 1,286 1,547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 98.24% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,331 1,091 1,260
Oxford median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (80.00%) C++
3 26 (74.29%) Python
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) SQL
5 16 (45.71%) CUDA
6 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
7 14 (40.00%) Qt
7 14 (40.00%) C#
8 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
9 12 (34.29%) Multithreaded Programming
9 12 (34.29%) MFC
9 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
9 12 (34.29%) STL
9 12 (34.29%) XML
9 12 (34.29%) Client/Server
10 11 (31.43%) Java
11 9 (25.71%) HTML
12 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
13 7 (20.00%) User Experience
13 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (17.14%) Marketing
14 6 (17.14%) Tcl
14 6 (17.14%) MVC
14 6 (17.14%) Linux
14 6 (17.14%) OO
14 6 (17.14%) Perl

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Qt
2 12 (34.29%) MFC
2 12 (34.29%) STL
2 12 (34.29%) XML
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) Catalyst
4 6 (17.14%) DBIx::Class
4 6 (17.14%) Moose
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.71%) J2SE
7 2 (5.71%) JMS
7 2 (5.71%) JSON
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) CUDA
2 13 (37.14%) Algorithms
3 12 (34.29%) Client/Server
4 7 (20.00%) User Experience
5 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 12 (34.29%) Multithreaded Programming
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) High Availability
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.43%) Physics
7 3 (8.57%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C++
2 26 (74.29%) Python
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) C#
5 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (31.43%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) Perl
7 6 (17.14%) Tcl
8 3 (8.57%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Packer
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform