Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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

Research Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 140 191
Rank change year-on-year -20 +51 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 18 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.58% 0.97% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.00% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 3
Oxfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +64.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £51,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £55,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +53.33% +25.00%

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 2997 2713 3270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.38% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2475 2193 2670
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Research Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Engineer in Oxfordshire

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Research Engineer in Oxfordshire

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Engineer in Oxfordshire

Research 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 Research Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 -20 18 £62,500 +8.70%
Research Engineer
South East

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Research 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Research Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) C
2 15 (83.33%) Algorithms
3 14 (77.78%) Machine Learning
4 11 (61.11%) MATLAB
4 11 (61.11%) Computer Vision
5 9 (50.00%) PhD
5 9 (50.00%) Video Processing
6 8 (44.44%) R
6 8 (44.44%) Python
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 6 (33.33%) Big Data
8 6 (33.33%) Distributed Algorithms
9 5 (27.78%) Time Series Forecasting
10 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 2 (11.11%) Deep Learning
13 1 (5.56%) Computational Linguistics
13 1 (5.56%) Computational Biology
13 1 (5.56%) Game Theory
13 1 (5.56%) Biology
13 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
13 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
13 1 (5.56%) RESTful
13 1 (5.56%) Games
13 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (5.56%) Maven

Research 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Machine Learning
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Vision
3 9 (50.00%) Video Processing
4 7 (38.89%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) Distributed Algorithms
5 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 5 (27.78%) Time Series Forecasting
7 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.11%) Deep Learning
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Biology
9 1 (5.56%) Computational Biology
9 1 (5.56%) Computational Linguistics
9 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Game Theory
9 1 (5.56%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) C
3 11 (61.11%) MATLAB
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) R
5 7 (38.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) PhD