Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £56,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 111 117
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 49 65 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.12% 2.12% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.19% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 17
Oxfordshire median annual salary £56,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.61% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,375 £48,500 £32,429
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,500 £88,750
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -

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 2,236 2,966 2,591
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.83% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 2,450 2,066
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,650 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,750
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +12 41 £60,000 - 13
Abingdon +7 2 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Banbury -5 1 £42,500 -22.73%
Thame - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (59.18%) Java
3 28 (57.14%) C++
4 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
6 19 (38.78%) HTML
6 19 (38.78%) C#
7 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
8 17 (34.69%) Python
9 16 (32.65%) CSS
10 15 (30.61%) SQL
11 14 (28.57%) SDLC
12 11 (22.45%) Microservices
12 11 (22.45%) Finance
13 10 (20.41%) .NET
13 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.41%) DevOps
14 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
14 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
14 9 (18.37%) Linux
14 9 (18.37%) Docker
15 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
15 8 (16.33%) OOP
15 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
15 8 (16.33%) MVC
15 8 (16.33%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (16.33%) Software Architecture
16 7 (14.29%) HTML5
16 7 (14.29%) 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 4 (8.16%) Confluence
1 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.04%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) JUnit
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
3 4 (8.16%) Spinnaker
4 1 (2.04%) CMake
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Games
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) CSS
3 10 (20.41%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (14.29%) HTML5
5 7 (14.29%) JSON
5 7 (14.29%) Spring
5 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 7 (14.29%) Web Services
6 6 (12.24%) RESTful
7 5 (10.20%) Node.js
7 5 (10.20%) Open Inventor
7 5 (10.20%) Spring Cloud
7 5 (10.20%) WebGL
8 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
8 4 (8.16%) REST
8 4 (8.16%) Swagger
9 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
2 7 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Robotics
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
4 14 (28.57%) SDLC
5 11 (22.45%) Microservices
6 10 (20.41%) DevOps
7 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
8 8 (16.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (16.33%) MVC
8 8 (16.33%) OOP
8 8 (16.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.29%) OO
9 7 (14.29%) Scrum
10 6 (12.24%) Conceptual Models
10 6 (12.24%) Parallel Computing
10 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
11 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Java
2 28 (57.14%) C++
3 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.78%) C#
5 17 (34.69%) Python
6 15 (30.61%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) Java 8
8 5 (10.20%) C
9 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) VC++
9 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
1 6 (12.24%) PhD
2 2 (4.08%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Kibana
1 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Packer
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Facebook
1 5 (10.20%) Google
2 3 (6.12%) Sun
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft