The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 59 24 44
Rank change year-on-year -35 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 60 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.60% 9.24% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 9.49% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 22
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 680 632 678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 98.41% 97.38% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 593 565 553
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Oxford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (77.42%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Python
4 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 13 (41.94%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) C++
5 13 (41.94%) OO
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) Algorithms
7 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 11 (35.48%) .NET
7 11 (35.48%) MySQL
7 11 (35.48%) HTML
7 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
8 10 (32.26%) CSS
9 9 (29.03%) Degree
10 8 (25.81%) PHP
11 7 (22.58%) C
11 7 (22.58%) Web Development
11 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
11 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
12 6 (19.35%) User Experience
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery
12 6 (19.35%) Ajax
12 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
12 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
12 6 (19.35%) Node.js
12 6 (19.35%) REST
12 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.13%) C#

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.68%) Drupal
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Jetty
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) KDB
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) Redis
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Bower
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Grunt
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
3 6 (19.35%) Ajax
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) Node.js
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) Qt
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Doctrine
5 4 (12.90%) RequireJS
5 4 (12.90%) Semantic UI
5 4 (12.90%) Symfony
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Algorithms
2 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (19.35%) User Experience
4 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
5 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
5 4 (12.90%) Fintech
6 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (3.23%) Arduino
8 1 (3.23%) CUDA
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) Front End Development
3 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
6 4 (12.90%) Android Development
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
6 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) OOD
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.45%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Python
3 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) C++
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) PHP
7 7 (22.58%) C
8 5 (16.13%) C#
9 4 (12.90%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (12.90%) TypeScript
10 3 (9.68%) Ruby
10 3 (9.68%) Scala
11 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (6.45%) R
12 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum +Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 5 days ago