Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 48 58
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 252 176 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.30% 5.98% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.61% 6.16% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 192 117 127
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £29,325 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 2926 2855 3214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.08% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2435 2328 2639
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%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 +27 128 £47,500 - 19
Abingdon -2 61 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Banbury - 1 £55,000 -
Bicester - 1 £37,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 251 (99.60%) Software Engineering
2 165 (65.48%) C++
3 145 (57.54%) Python
4 113 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (42.06%) Degree
6 102 (40.48%) Java
7 100 (39.68%) Computer Science
8 86 (34.13%) Linux
9 83 (32.94%) Windows
10 67 (26.59%) Qt
11 66 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
12 64 (25.40%) C#
13 54 (21.43%) Physics
14 53 (21.03%) Mathematics
14 53 (21.03%) Test Automation
15 52 (20.63%) Algorithms
16 43 (17.06%) JavaScript
17 41 (16.27%) Git (software)
17 41 (16.27%) Mentoring
18 40 (15.87%) User Experience
19 37 (14.68%) CUDA
20 36 (14.29%) SQL
20 36 (14.29%) OO
21 35 (13.89%) Sophos
21 35 (13.89%) Multithreading
22 34 (13.49%) MFC
22 34 (13.49%) Visual Studio
23 32 (12.70%) WinForms
24 31 (12.30%) PhD
25 30 (11.90%) Pair Programming

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 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.78%) Confluence
3 6 (2.38%) IIS
3 6 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.59%) JBoss
5 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.19%) CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 66 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.56%) SaaS
3 6 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.38%) Office 365
4 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.79%) Serverless
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.78%) Broadband
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.40%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.16%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.78%) Big Data
5 7 (2.78%) MySQL
6 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.79%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (16.27%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.49%) Visual Studio
3 20 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.76%) Selenium
5 11 (4.37%) JIRA
6 7 (2.78%) GitLab
6 7 (2.78%) Hudson
6 7 (2.78%) Maven
7 6 (2.38%) JUnit
7 6 (2.38%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.59%) Subversion
9 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.40%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.40%) JMeter
10 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.40%) TestLink
General
1 19 (7.54%) Automotive
2 17 (6.75%) Electronics
3 12 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 12 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.57%) Games
5 5 (1.98%) Marketing
6 4 (1.59%) Back Office
6 4 (1.59%) Finance
6 4 (1.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.59%) Qt
2 34 (13.49%) MFC
3 32 (12.70%) WinForms
4 28 (11.11%) HTML
4 28 (11.11%) OpenGL
5 25 (9.92%) Web Services
6 22 (8.73%) CSS
7 20 (7.94%) .NET
8 19 (7.54%) RESTful
9 18 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.14%) Spring
10 15 (5.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (5.95%) J2EE
10 15 (5.95%) REST
10 15 (5.95%) SOAP
11 12 (4.76%) JSON
11 12 (4.76%) Spring Boot
12 11 (4.37%) XML
13 10 (3.97%) J2SE
13 10 (3.97%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (39.68%) Computer Science
2 52 (20.63%) Algorithms
3 40 (15.87%) User Experience
4 37 (14.68%) CUDA
5 22 (8.73%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.76%) Robotics
7 8 (3.17%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (2.38%) Life Science
8 6 (2.38%) Verilog
8 6 (2.38%) VHDL
9 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.59%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.19%) iPhone
12 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.79%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.13%) Linux
2 83 (32.94%) Windows
3 13 (5.16%) Unix
3 13 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.78%) AIX
4 7 (2.78%) Solaris
5 3 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (99.60%) Software Engineering
2 113 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.43%) Physics
4 53 (21.03%) Mathematics
4 53 (21.03%) Test Automation
5 41 (16.27%) Mentoring
6 36 (14.29%) OO
7 35 (13.89%) Multithreading
8 30 (11.90%) Pair Programming
9 27 (10.71%) OOD
10 25 (9.92%) Regression Testing
11 24 (9.52%) Coaching
11 24 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (9.52%) Scrum
12 22 (8.73%) Artificial Intelligence
12 22 (8.73%) TDD
13 20 (7.94%) Machine Learning
14 15 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (5.95%) DevOps
14 15 (5.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 165 (65.48%) C++
2 145 (57.54%) Python
3 102 (40.48%) Java
4 64 (25.40%) C#
5 43 (17.06%) JavaScript
6 36 (14.29%) SQL
7 25 (9.92%) C
8 12 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.97%) Ruby
10 9 (3.57%) Perl
11 7 (2.78%) PHP
12 6 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.98%) Tcl
14 3 (1.19%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.19%) Go
14 3 (1.19%) Korn
14 3 (1.19%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.79%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 106 (42.06%) Degree
2 31 (12.30%) PhD
3 16 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.76%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) QA
2 12 (4.76%) ECSS
3 2 (0.79%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.40%) GCP
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.40%) JTAG
4 1 (0.40%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (6.35%) Docker
2 10 (3.97%) Firmware
3 6 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) Terraform
2 5 (1.98%) Packer
3 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (13.89%) Sophos
2 20 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.35%) Oracle
4 7 (2.78%) HP
4 7 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.19%) Siemens
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) Capita
6 1 (0.40%) EMC
6 1 (0.40%) Facebook
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter