Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 155 142
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 22 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.89% 0.58% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.60% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 27
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +53.33%
10th Percentile £34,265 £37,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +43.75%

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 2,400 2,989 2,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.76% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 2,467 2,212
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 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 +4 22 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Research Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, Research 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 Research Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (95.45%) Computer Science
3 20 (90.91%) C++
4 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) Machine Learning
7 8 (36.36%) Deep Learning
7 8 (36.36%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
8 7 (31.82%) Computer Vision
8 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (31.82%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
8 7 (31.82%) PhD
8 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 6 (27.27%) Neural Network
9 6 (27.27%) Bayesian Methods
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 5 (22.73%) Reinforcement Learning
10 5 (22.73%) C
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) RESTful
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (22.73%) DevOps
10 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
11 2 (9.09%) Data Ingestion

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) RESTful
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Caffe
2 1 (4.55%) Keras
2 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.55%) OpenCV
2 1 (4.55%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Smart City
3 1 (4.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Computer Science
2 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Machine Learning
5 8 (36.36%) Deep Learning
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Vision
6 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
6 7 (31.82%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
7 6 (27.27%) Bayesian Methods
7 6 (27.27%) Neural Network
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) Reinforcement Learning
8 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Data Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Data Ingestion
9 2 (9.09%) Data Science
9 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (90.91%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
1 7 (31.82%) PhD