The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 53 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.81% 4.43% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 4.58% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 25
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,000
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 685 720 771
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.34% 96.64% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 579 639 665
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) C++
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
5 13 (33.33%) Python
5 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) PHP
7 10 (25.64%) REST
7 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
7 10 (25.64%) Algorithms
8 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
9 8 (20.51%) Kanban
10 7 (17.95%) Scrum
10 7 (17.95%) OO
10 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
10 7 (17.95%) MySQL
10 7 (17.95%) C
10 7 (17.95%) User Experience
11 6 (15.38%) C#
11 6 (15.38%) .NET
11 6 (15.38%) Publishing
11 6 (15.38%) TDD
11 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (15.38%) RESTful
11 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.38%) Spring
11 6 (15.38%) Maven

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 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Jetty
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) KDB
3 5 (12.82%) Redis
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Maven
2 5 (12.82%) Bower
2 5 (12.82%) Grunt
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Gradle
General
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 10 (25.64%) REST
3 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) RESTful
3 6 (15.38%) Spring
4 5 (12.82%) Doctrine
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 5 (12.82%) JMS
4 5 (12.82%) JSON
4 5 (12.82%) RequireJS
4 5 (12.82%) Semantic UI
4 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
4 5 (12.82%) STL
4 5 (12.82%) Symfony
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) Qt
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.95%) User Experience
3 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.82%) Fintech
5 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (5.13%) Reinsurance
7 1 (2.56%) Arduino
7 1 (2.56%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Kanban
3 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
4 7 (17.95%) OO
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
7 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
7 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.69%) Android Development
8 3 (7.69%) Image Processing
8 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 3 (7.69%) OOD
9 2 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Informatics
9 2 (5.13%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) C++
4 13 (33.33%) Python
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) PHP
7 7 (17.95%) C
8 6 (15.38%) C#
9 5 (12.82%) CoffeeScript
9 5 (12.82%) TypeScript
10 2 (5.13%) R
10 2 (5.13%) Ruby
10 2 (5.13%) Scala
10 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.56%) VB
11 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Packer
1 5 (12.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits + Qualifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
E3D Online Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous Share Options
Posted: 27 days ago