Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 127 145
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 55 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.83% 1.69% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.74% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 22
Oxfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £46,625 £32,429 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £88,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 2901 2810 3210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 97.06% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2290 2635
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +4 21 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Abingdon -9 13 £60,000 - 2
Banbury - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (65.45%) C++
3 28 (50.91%) Python
4 25 (45.45%) Java
5 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (36.36%) SQL
7 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
7 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
7 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
8 16 (29.09%) TDD
8 16 (29.09%) Windows
9 14 (25.45%) C#
9 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
10 13 (23.64%) Web Services
10 13 (23.64%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (21.82%) Linux
11 12 (21.82%) Algorithms
12 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 10 (18.18%) Qt
13 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (18.18%) CUDA
13 10 (18.18%) Spring
14 9 (16.36%) RESTful
14 9 (16.36%) JSON
14 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
14 9 (16.36%) XML
14 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.36%) AngularJS

Senior 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 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) Confluence
3 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.27%) JBoss
4 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.27%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Broadband
2 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Modbus
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
2 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 6 (10.91%) GitLab
5 5 (9.09%) Maven
6 4 (7.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.82%) CMake
7 1 (1.82%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) GCC
7 1 (1.82%) GDB
7 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.82%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (1.82%) Hudson
7 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.73%) Games
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Back Office
3 4 (7.27%) Publishing
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Web Services
2 10 (18.18%) Qt
2 10 (18.18%) Spring
3 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
3 9 (16.36%) JSON
3 9 (16.36%) RESTful
3 9 (16.36%) Spring Boot
3 9 (16.36%) XML
4 8 (14.55%) MFC
4 8 (14.55%) REST
4 8 (14.55%) STL
5 7 (12.73%) HTML
6 5 (9.09%) Catalyst
6 5 (9.09%) DBIx::Class
6 5 (9.09%) J2EE
6 5 (9.09%) JMS
6 5 (9.09%) Moose
7 4 (7.27%) Dropwizard
7 4 (7.27%) SOAP
8 2 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.82%) Algorithms
3 10 (18.18%) CUDA
4 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
5 7 (12.73%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.82%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (29.09%) TDD
5 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.36%) Computer Vision
6 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
7 8 (14.55%) Multithreaded Programming
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.91%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) User Stories
9 6 (10.91%) Workflow
10 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.09%) High Availability
10 5 (9.09%) Kanban
10 5 (9.09%) Microservices
10 5 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) C++
2 28 (50.91%) Python
3 25 (45.45%) Java
4 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 14 (25.45%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 5 (9.09%) Tcl
8 3 (5.45%) C
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) GCP
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
2 1 (1.82%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.82%) JTAG
2 1 (1.82%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Packer
1 5 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Sophos