Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 229 234 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.60% 16.01% 10.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.04% 18.20% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 212 230 152
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,875 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1428 1286 1409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.07% 87.96% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1117 1126
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +9.32%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Oxford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Oxford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 145 (63.32%) Python
2 120 (52.40%) C++
3 105 (45.85%) Java
4 95 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (37.99%) Amazon AWS
6 66 (28.82%) Degree
7 53 (23.14%) Qt
8 52 (22.71%) Computer Science
9 51 (22.27%) Mathematics
10 48 (20.96%) Git (software)
10 48 (20.96%) PhD
11 45 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (19.65%) Machine Learning
12 44 (19.21%) Algorithms
12 44 (19.21%) JavaScript
13 42 (18.34%) Windows
13 42 (18.34%) Test Automation
14 40 (17.47%) Physics
15 38 (16.59%) QA
15 38 (16.59%) Linux
16 37 (16.16%) Scrum
16 37 (16.16%) Multithreading
17 36 (15.72%) C#
18 34 (14.85%) Artificial Intelligence
19 33 (14.41%) Selenium
19 33 (14.41%) SQL
20 32 (13.97%) User Experience
21 30 (13.10%) CUDA
22 29 (12.66%) Web Services
23 27 (11.79%) OO

Software Engineering
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 17 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.80%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.49%) Apache
4 8 (3.49%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.62%) Confluence
6 2 (0.87%) DNN
7 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 87 (37.99%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.49%) SaaS
5 5 (2.18%) GitHub
6 4 (1.75%) Serverless
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.99%) Big Data
2 15 (6.55%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.37%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.06%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.06%) Text Mining
5 6 (2.62%) MySQL
6 5 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.87%) Redis
9 1 (0.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.44%) HBase
9 1 (0.44%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.44%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 48 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.41%) Selenium
3 23 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 23 (10.04%) Maven
4 15 (6.55%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.68%) JUnit
6 11 (4.80%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.49%) JIRA
8 6 (2.62%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (2.18%) Ant
9 5 (2.18%) Hudson
9 5 (2.18%) Mockito
10 2 (0.87%) Subversion
11 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.44%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (5.68%) Automotive
1 13 (5.68%) Electronics
2 8 (3.49%) Publishing
3 5 (2.18%) Marketing
4 3 (1.31%) Finance
5 2 (0.87%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (53.71%) Software Engineer
2 64 (27.95%) C++ Software Engineer
3 47 (20.52%) Developer
4 23 (10.04%) Java Engineer
5 22 (9.61%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (9.17%) Test Engineer
7 20 (8.73%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (7.42%) Graduate
8 17 (7.42%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 17 (7.42%) Junior
9 16 (6.99%) Java Developer
10 15 (6.55%) Analyst
10 15 (6.55%) Junior Software Engineer
10 15 (6.55%) QA Analyst
10 15 (6.55%) QA Engineer
10 15 (6.55%) QA Test Analyst
10 15 (6.55%) QA Test Engineer
10 15 (6.55%) Test Analyst
11 14 (6.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 14 (6.11%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.14%) Qt
2 29 (12.66%) Web Services
3 27 (11.79%) HTML
3 27 (11.79%) MFC
4 26 (11.35%) WinForms
5 23 (10.04%) J2EE
5 23 (10.04%) OpenGL
6 19 (8.30%) Natural Language Processing
7 18 (7.86%) RESTful
8 17 (7.42%) CSS
8 17 (7.42%) JSON
9 16 (6.99%) .NET
10 14 (6.11%) Django
10 14 (6.11%) Spring
11 13 (5.68%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 12 (5.24%) TensorFlow
12 12 (5.24%) Theano
13 11 (4.80%) J2SE
13 11 (4.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.71%) Computer Science
2 44 (19.21%) Algorithms
3 32 (13.97%) User Experience
4 30 (13.10%) CUDA
5 11 (4.80%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.18%) Linked Data
7 5 (2.18%) Robotics
8 3 (1.31%) Fintech
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.34%) Windows
2 38 (16.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.27%) Mathematics
3 45 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (19.65%) Machine Learning
4 42 (18.34%) Test Automation
5 40 (17.47%) Physics
6 37 (16.16%) Multithreading
6 37 (16.16%) Scrum
7 34 (14.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 27 (11.79%) OO
9 24 (10.48%) DevOps
9 24 (10.48%) TDD
10 21 (9.17%) OOD
11 16 (6.99%) Kanban
12 15 (6.55%) User Stories
13 13 (5.68%) Manual Testing
14 12 (5.24%) Bayesian Methods
14 12 (5.24%) Cross-Platform Development
14 12 (5.24%) Process Improvement
14 12 (5.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (63.32%) Python
2 120 (52.40%) C++
3 105 (45.85%) Java
4 44 (19.21%) JavaScript
5 36 (15.72%) C#
6 33 (14.41%) SQL
7 21 (9.17%) C
8 14 (6.11%) Ruby
9 12 (5.24%) R
10 9 (3.93%) PHP
10 9 (3.93%) Scala
11 6 (2.62%) Perl
12 5 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.18%) Julia
12 5 (2.18%) Tcl
13 3 (1.31%) Korn
13 3 (1.31%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.87%) Go
14 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (28.82%) Degree
2 48 (20.96%) PhD
3 6 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.87%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.59%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.87%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 22 (9.61%) Docker
2 6 (2.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.24%) Terraform
2 10 (4.37%) Packer
3 7 (3.06%) Ansible
4 3 (1.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 8 (3.49%) Google
2 7 (3.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) Talend
4 5 (2.18%) Sophos
4 5 (2.18%) Sun
5 2 (0.87%) Zend
6 1 (0.44%) Capita
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle