The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 68 32 65
Rank change year-on-year -36 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 107 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.49% 7.59% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 7.82% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 74 45
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1363 1369 1330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.94% 97.16% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1183 1097
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

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 Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -30 18 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Abingdon 0 10 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Kidlington -10 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £33,750 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (73.26%) Java
3 43 (50.00%) C++
4 36 (41.86%) Python
5 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 34 (39.53%) SQL
6 30 (34.88%) Degree
7 28 (32.56%) AngularJS
8 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (29.07%) Linux
9 21 (24.42%) Sophos
9 21 (24.42%) TDD
9 21 (24.42%) QA
10 20 (23.26%) C#
11 19 (22.09%) OO
12 18 (20.93%) .NET
12 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.93%) Big Data
13 17 (19.77%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (19.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (17.44%) Integration Testing
14 15 (17.44%) Algorithms
15 14 (16.28%) Spark SQL
15 14 (16.28%) Apache Spark
15 14 (16.28%) Semantic Web
15 14 (16.28%) Apache Solr
15 14 (16.28%) Apache Hive
15 14 (16.28%) Lucene
15 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
15 14 (16.28%) Code Coverage

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (19.77%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (16.28%) Apache Solr
2 14 (16.28%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) Drupal
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) Jetty
5 2 (2.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.98%) SaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.49%) GitHub
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
2 1 (1.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) Big Data
2 17 (19.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (16.28%) Apache Hive
3 14 (16.28%) Spark SQL
4 11 (12.79%) MySQL
5 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.65%) KDB
7 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.65%) Redis
8 3 (3.49%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) Maven
3 4 (4.65%) Bower
3 4 (4.65%) Grunt
4 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.49%) JUnit
4 3 (3.49%) Mockito
4 3 (3.49%) Selenium
4 3 (3.49%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) Gradle
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) AngularJS
2 18 (20.93%) .NET
3 14 (16.28%) Lucene
4 11 (12.79%) CSS
4 11 (12.79%) HTML
5 10 (11.63%) RESTful
6 8 (9.30%) REST
7 7 (8.14%) Spring
8 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.98%) Ajax
8 6 (6.98%) jQuery
8 6 (6.98%) Node.js
8 6 (6.98%) Qt
9 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.65%) Doctrine
10 4 (4.65%) J2EE
10 4 (4.65%) Java EE
10 4 (4.65%) Semantic UI
10 4 (4.65%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Algorithms
2 14 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.28%) Semantic Web
3 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) User Experience
4 6 (6.98%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.81%) Web 2.0
6 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.65%) Fintech
7 3 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.33%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Arduino
9 1 (1.16%) CUDA
9 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Android
3 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.65%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) CentOS
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.42%) TDD
4 19 (22.09%) OO
5 15 (17.44%) Integration Testing
6 14 (16.28%) Code Coverage
7 13 (15.12%) Scrum
7 13 (15.12%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Pair Programming
9 10 (11.63%) Multithreading
10 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.30%) Kanban
11 8 (9.30%) OOP
11 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Web Development
12 7 (8.14%) Informatics
12 7 (8.14%) OOD
12 7 (8.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (73.26%) Java
2 43 (50.00%) C++
3 36 (41.86%) Python
4 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 34 (39.53%) SQL
5 20 (23.26%) C#
6 13 (15.12%) C
7 8 (9.30%) PHP
8 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.65%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (4.65%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.49%) Go
10 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 3 (3.49%) Rust
10 3 (3.49%) Scala
10 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.33%) R
12 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.49%) Packer
1 3 (3.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Sophos
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Talend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum +Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
United Kingdom Energy Authority, CCFE
Salary: From £44,192 to £49,400 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago