Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 55 41
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 128 71 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.03% 4.82% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 4.92% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 116 70 89
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £33,350 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,875 £60,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.26%

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 1545 1442 1587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1264 1278
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer 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 in Oxford.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Oxford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 128 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 94 (73.44%) C++
3 85 (66.41%) Python
4 63 (49.22%) Degree
5 58 (45.31%) Qt
6 57 (44.53%) Java
7 52 (40.63%) Computer Science
8 48 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 47 (36.72%) Mathematics
9 47 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (35.16%) Windows
11 42 (32.81%) Physics
12 39 (30.47%) Linux
13 34 (26.56%) C#
14 33 (25.78%) CUDA
14 33 (25.78%) Algorithms
15 31 (24.22%) Git (software)
15 31 (24.22%) Multithreading
16 30 (23.44%) MFC
17 29 (22.66%) PhD
18 28 (21.88%) WinForms
18 28 (21.88%) User Experience
19 25 (19.53%) OpenGL
20 23 (17.97%) OOD
21 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
21 22 (17.19%) OO
22 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
22 17 (13.28%) SQL
23 15 (11.72%) Scrum
23 15 (11.72%) J2EE

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 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
1 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.13%) Big Data
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (24.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.47%) Maven
4 6 (4.69%) Selenium
5 2 (1.56%) JUnit
5 2 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.78%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (10.94%) Automotive
2 13 (10.16%) Electronics
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Finance
6 2 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (45.31%) Qt
2 30 (23.44%) MFC
3 28 (21.88%) WinForms
4 25 (19.53%) OpenGL
5 15 (11.72%) HTML
5 15 (11.72%) J2EE
6 13 (10.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (7.81%) CSS
7 10 (7.81%) J2SE
8 9 (7.03%) RESTful
8 9 (7.03%) STL
9 8 (6.25%) Spring
10 7 (5.47%) XML
11 6 (4.69%) .NET
12 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.91%) Catalyst
12 5 (3.91%) JMS
12 5 (3.91%) JSON
12 5 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (3.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 52 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 33 (25.78%) Algorithms
2 33 (25.78%) CUDA
3 28 (21.88%) User Experience
4 8 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (5.47%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Windows
2 39 (30.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.72%) Mathematics
3 42 (32.81%) Physics
4 31 (24.22%) Multithreading
5 23 (17.97%) OOD
6 22 (17.19%) OO
7 15 (11.72%) Scrum
8 14 (10.94%) Machine Learning
9 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.16%) Cross-Platform Development
9 13 (10.16%) Prototyping
9 13 (10.16%) Time Management
10 10 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.03%) TDD
12 8 (6.25%) DevOps
13 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.47%) Multithreaded Programming
13 7 (5.47%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (73.44%) C++
2 85 (66.41%) Python
3 57 (44.53%) Java
4 34 (26.56%) C#
5 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
6 17 (13.28%) SQL
7 8 (6.25%) C
7 8 (6.25%) Ruby
8 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.91%) Perl
8 5 (3.91%) Tcl
9 4 (3.13%) PHP
10 3 (2.34%) Korn
10 3 (2.34%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.56%) Go
11 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (49.22%) Degree
2 29 (22.66%) PhD
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) IEC 62304
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Terraform
2 5 (3.91%) Packer
3 2 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
1 5 (3.91%) Sophos
2 1 (0.78%) Capita