Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer/Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

Software Engineer/Developer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 145 159
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 49 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.73% 1.10% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.14% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 24
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £58,750 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% +10.33% +25.29%
10th Percentile £45,000 £30,105 £32,429
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% +8.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,771 2,625 2,976
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.85% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,428 2,216 2,432
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Developer/Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer/Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +12 46 £52,500 -14.63% 10
Witney - 2 £50,000 -
Thame - 1 £50,000 -
Wantage - 1 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 - 2
Banbury - 1 £50,000 - 1
Bicester - 1 £50,000 -
Developer/Software Engineer
South East

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Developer/Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Developer/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 37 (75.51%) Java
3 36 (73.47%) C#
4 33 (67.35%) C++
5 31 (63.27%) Python
6 29 (59.18%) Multithreading
6 29 (59.18%) Algorithms
7 27 (55.10%) Natural Language Processing
7 27 (55.10%) Machine Learning
8 26 (53.06%) Distributed Algorithms
8 26 (53.06%) Deep Learning
8 26 (53.06%) Bayesian Methods
8 26 (53.06%) TensorFlow
8 26 (53.06%) Computational Linguistics
8 26 (53.06%) Computational Biology
8 26 (53.06%) Computer Vision
8 26 (53.06%) Probabilistic Modelling
8 26 (53.06%) Reinforcement Learning
8 26 (53.06%) Biology
8 26 (53.06%) Artificial Intelligence
8 26 (53.06%) PhD
8 26 (53.06%) C
9 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.41%) MySQL
10 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 7 (14.29%) MVC
11 7 (14.29%) PHP
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) Ruby

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
1 2 (4.08%) Confluence
1 2 (4.08%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Jetty
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
3 3 (6.12%) NUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) GitLab
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (8.16%) Aerospace
1 4 (8.16%) Automotive
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) Natural Language Processing
2 26 (53.06%) TensorFlow
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) WinForms
5 4 (8.16%) Cocoa
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.12%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) Node.js
6 3 (6.12%) Spring
7 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) LAMP
7 2 (4.08%) REST
7 2 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Algorithms
2 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 29 (59.18%) Multithreading
3 27 (55.10%) Machine Learning
4 26 (53.06%) Artificial Intelligence
4 26 (53.06%) Bayesian Methods
4 26 (53.06%) Biology
4 26 (53.06%) Computational Biology
4 26 (53.06%) Computational Linguistics
4 26 (53.06%) Computer Vision
4 26 (53.06%) Deep Learning
4 26 (53.06%) Distributed Algorithms
4 26 (53.06%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 26 (53.06%) Reinforcement Learning
5 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) iOS Development
8 5 (10.20%) Kanban
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) Java
2 36 (73.47%) C#
3 33 (67.35%) C++
4 31 (63.27%) Python
5 26 (53.06%) C
6 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.29%) PHP
7 7 (14.29%) Ruby
8 6 (12.24%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) Apple Swift
9 4 (8.16%) Go
9 4 (8.16%) Kotlin
9 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
10 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.04%) Groovy
11 1 (2.04%) Java 8
11 1 (2.04%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) PhD
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
1 2 (4.08%) Terraform
2 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook