Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 275 162 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 18.08% 12.35% 12.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.74% 14.05% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 255 172 195
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -4.26%

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 1,393 1,153 1,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.58% 87.88% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 968 1,132
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 165 (60.00%) Python
2 151 (54.91%) C++
3 116 (42.18%) Java
4 97 (35.27%) Amazon AWS
5 91 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (32.00%) Degree
7 75 (27.27%) Qt
8 71 (25.82%) Mathematics
9 70 (25.45%) Windows
10 69 (25.09%) JavaScript
11 64 (23.27%) Linux
12 61 (22.18%) Computer Science
13 60 (21.82%) Physics
13 60 (21.82%) C#
14 58 (21.09%) Git (software)
15 54 (19.64%) PhD
15 54 (19.64%) Algorithms
16 51 (18.55%) CUDA
17 50 (18.18%) Machine Learning
18 49 (17.82%) Multithreading
19 47 (17.09%) User Experience
20 44 (16.00%) QA
21 41 (14.91%) HTML
21 41 (14.91%) SQL
22 38 (13.82%) MFC
22 38 (13.82%) Test Automation
23 35 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
24 34 (12.36%) CSS
24 34 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
25 33 (12.00%) Scrum

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 8 (2.91%) Confluence
2 7 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.09%) DNN
5 3 (1.09%) WordPress
6 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 97 (35.27%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.73%) SaaS
4 10 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.45%) Serverless
7 3 (1.09%) GitHub
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.64%) Big Data
2 10 (3.64%) MySQL
2 10 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.18%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.18%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.82%) Redis
6 1 (0.36%) HBase
6 1 (0.36%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 58 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.64%) Selenium
3 25 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 21 (7.64%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.55%) Maven
6 12 (4.36%) JUnit
7 10 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.64%) JIRA
8 8 (2.91%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.45%) Ant
9 4 (1.45%) Hudson
9 4 (1.45%) Subversion
10 2 (0.73%) gulp
10 2 (0.73%) Mockito
10 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.73%) webpack
11 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.36%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (6.18%) Automotive
1 17 (6.18%) Electronics
2 6 (2.18%) Finance
2 6 (2.18%) Marketing
3 2 (0.73%) Advertising
3 2 (0.73%) Games
4 1 (0.36%) Banking
4 1 (0.36%) Law
4 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 163 (59.27%) Software Engineer
2 85 (30.91%) C++ Software Engineer
3 65 (23.64%) Developer
4 35 (12.73%) Senior Software Engineer
5 26 (9.45%) Java Engineer
6 25 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (8.00%) Graduate
7 22 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 22 (8.00%) Junior
8 19 (6.91%) Junior Software Engineer
9 18 (6.55%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (6.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.18%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (6.18%) Python Developer
10 17 (6.18%) Test Engineer
11 15 (5.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 14 (5.09%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (5.09%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (5.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (27.27%) Qt
2 41 (14.91%) HTML
3 38 (13.82%) MFC
4 34 (12.36%) CSS
5 31 (11.27%) WinForms
6 28 (10.18%) OpenGL
7 25 (9.09%) .NET
8 22 (8.00%) J2EE
9 21 (7.64%) Web Services
10 18 (6.55%) J2SE
10 18 (6.55%) XML
11 17 (6.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 17 (6.18%) RESTful
12 15 (5.45%) jQuery
13 13 (4.73%) JSON
14 12 (4.36%) Django
14 12 (4.36%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (4.36%) STL
14 12 (4.36%) TensorFlow
14 12 (4.36%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.18%) Computer Science
2 54 (19.64%) Algorithms
3 51 (18.55%) CUDA
4 47 (17.09%) User Experience
5 13 (4.73%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.82%) Robotics
9 4 (1.45%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.73%) Fintech
10 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.73%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.45%) Windows
2 64 (23.27%) Linux
3 4 (1.45%) Unix
4 3 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.82%) Mathematics
3 60 (21.82%) Physics
4 50 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 49 (17.82%) Multithreading
6 38 (13.82%) Test Automation
7 35 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
8 34 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (12.00%) Scrum
10 32 (11.64%) OO
11 30 (10.91%) DevOps
12 26 (9.45%) OOD
13 24 (8.73%) MVC
14 22 (8.00%) TDD
15 21 (7.64%) SDLC
16 17 (6.18%) Cross-Platform Development
16 17 (6.18%) Prototyping
16 17 (6.18%) Time Management
17 15 (5.45%) Kanban
18 14 (5.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 165 (60.00%) Python
2 151 (54.91%) C++
3 116 (42.18%) Java
4 69 (25.09%) JavaScript
5 60 (21.82%) C#
6 41 (14.91%) SQL
7 15 (5.45%) Ruby
8 14 (5.09%) C
9 13 (4.73%) PHP
10 12 (4.36%) R
11 10 (3.64%) Scala
12 9 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.18%) Perl
13 6 (2.18%) Tcl
13 6 (2.18%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.82%) Julia
15 4 (1.45%) ES6
16 3 (1.09%) Korn
16 3 (1.09%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (32.00%) Degree
2 54 (19.64%) PhD
3 7 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.36%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.18%) Terraform
2 5 (1.82%) Ansible
2 5 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.45%) Packer
4 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.64%) Google
3 9 (3.27%) Talend
4 6 (2.18%) Capita
5 5 (1.82%) Sun
5 5 (1.82%) Zend
6 4 (1.45%) Sophos
7 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle