Period
to 19 February 2018

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

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 126 154
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 63 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.03% 1.30% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.33% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60 13 20
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +44.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £48,625 £41,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £88,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3,009 2,560 3,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.71% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,527 2,065 2,778
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 February 2018.

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 February 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 +7 35 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Abingdon -14 19 £52,500 - 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 19 February 2018, 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 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (73.02%) C++
3 44 (69.84%) Python
4 30 (47.62%) Windows
5 28 (44.44%) SQL
6 27 (42.86%) Java
7 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (38.10%) C#
9 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (31.75%) CUDA
9 20 (31.75%) Mentoring
10 19 (30.16%) Multithreading
11 17 (26.98%) Qt
11 17 (26.98%) Algorithms
12 16 (25.40%) Linux
12 16 (25.40%) XML
13 15 (23.81%) Client/Server
13 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
13 15 (23.81%) MFC
13 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio
13 15 (23.81%) STL
13 15 (23.81%) Multithreaded Programming
14 14 (22.22%) TDD
15 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
15 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
16 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
16 10 (15.87%) Degree
16 10 (15.87%) Web Services
17 9 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 7 (11.11%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) SaaS
3 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Modbus
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.70%) JIRA
4 7 (11.11%) GitLab
5 4 (6.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.59%) CMake
6 1 (1.59%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) GCC
6 1 (1.59%) GDB
6 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.59%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.59%) Hudson
6 1 (1.59%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) Mockito
6 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.70%) Games
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Qt
2 16 (25.40%) XML
3 15 (23.81%) MFC
3 15 (23.81%) STL
4 10 (15.87%) Web Services
5 7 (11.11%) HTML
5 7 (11.11%) REST
6 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.76%) Catalyst
7 3 (4.76%) CSS
7 3 (4.76%) DBIx::Class
7 3 (4.76%) J2EE
7 3 (4.76%) Moose
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
8 2 (3.17%) J2SE
8 2 (3.17%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (3.17%) RESTful
8 2 (3.17%) Spring
9 1 (1.59%) React
9 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) CUDA
2 17 (26.98%) Algorithms
3 15 (23.81%) Client/Server
4 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.59%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (31.75%) Mentoring
4 19 (30.16%) Multithreading
5 15 (23.81%) Multithreaded Programming
6 14 (22.22%) TDD
7 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
9 8 (12.70%) Coaching
9 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
9 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (11.11%) OO
10 7 (11.11%) User Stories
10 7 (11.11%) Workflow
11 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
11 6 (9.52%) Physics
12 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) C++
2 44 (69.84%) Python
3 28 (44.44%) SQL
4 27 (42.86%) Java
5 24 (38.10%) C#
6 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) C
8 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 3 (4.76%) Tcl
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PhD
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GCP
2 1 (1.59%) HL7
2 1 (1.59%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.59%) JTAG
2 1 (1.59%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Packer
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Sophos
2 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Talend