Period
to 16 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £46,719 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 109 151
Rank change year-on-year +32 +42 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 65 67 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.29% 2.17% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.21% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 20
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,719 £55,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.06% -13.73% +27.50%
10th Percentile £34,265 £45,000 £54,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,600 £70,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 1,915 3,026 2,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.18% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,606 2,706 2,362
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 +36 23 £75,000 +30.43% 6
Abingdon -4 3 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (93.85%) Java
3 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (66.15%) Python
5 41 (63.08%) Degree
6 40 (61.54%) SDLC
7 37 (56.92%) Jenkins
7 37 (56.92%) C++
7 37 (56.92%) Linux
8 35 (53.85%) DevOps
9 33 (50.77%) Web Services
10 32 (49.23%) SQL
11 31 (47.69%) C
11 31 (47.69%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (47.69%) RESTful
12 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.38%) Microservices
14 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
14 10 (15.38%) Kubernetes
14 10 (15.38%) TDD
14 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 9 (13.85%) C#
15 9 (13.85%) Technical Leadership
16 8 (12.31%) Workflow
16 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
16 8 (12.31%) JIRA
16 8 (12.31%) Spring
17 7 (10.77%) Jython
17 7 (10.77%) Physics

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 6 (9.23%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.62%) SaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (56.92%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.31%) JIRA
4 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.77%) Eclipse RCP
5 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.23%) JUnit
5 6 (9.23%) Selenium
5 6 (9.23%) Spinnaker
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
1 6 (9.23%) Games
2 3 (4.62%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) Web Services
2 31 (47.69%) RESTful
3 8 (12.31%) Spring
4 6 (9.23%) CSS
4 6 (9.23%) Gherkin
4 6 (9.23%) HTML
4 6 (9.23%) JSON
4 6 (9.23%) REST
4 6 (9.23%) Spring Boot
4 6 (9.23%) Spring Cloud
4 6 (9.23%) Swagger
5 3 (4.62%) .NET
5 3 (4.62%) Java RMI
5 3 (4.62%) JMS
5 3 (4.62%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.54%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
2 2 (3.08%) Life Science
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (61.54%) SDLC
4 35 (53.85%) DevOps
5 31 (47.69%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 10 (15.38%) Microservices
6 10 (15.38%) TDD
6 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 9 (13.85%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
8 8 (12.31%) Workflow
9 7 (10.77%) Data Acquisition
9 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.77%) Physics
10 6 (9.23%) Front End Development
11 2 (3.08%) Fintech
11 2 (3.08%) Kanban
11 2 (3.08%) Story Points
11 2 (3.08%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) Java
2 43 (66.15%) Python
3 37 (56.92%) C++
4 32 (49.23%) SQL
5 31 (47.69%) C
6 9 (13.85%) C#
7 7 (10.77%) Jython
8 5 (7.69%) Go
8 5 (7.69%) Ruby
9 2 (3.08%) Java 8
9 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.54%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 41 (63.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.08%) Kibana
2 2 (3.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle