Period
to 23 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,189 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 32 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 +24 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 313 257 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.15% 8.81% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.76% 8.99% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 249 228 114
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,189 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.64% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £37,500 £28,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £68,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +11.76%

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 1,868 2,859 2,702
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.98% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 2,526 2,300
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,610 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 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 +10 145 £52,500 -4.55% 26
Abingdon +12 59 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bicester +7 12 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 313 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 179 (57.19%) C++
3 169 (53.99%) Degree
4 136 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (43.45%) Python
5 116 (37.06%) Mathematics
5 116 (37.06%) Computer Science
6 109 (34.82%) Java
7 98 (31.31%) Linux
8 77 (24.60%) Git (software)
9 73 (23.32%) C
9 73 (23.32%) C#
10 69 (22.04%) Computer Science Degree
11 68 (21.73%) .NET
12 67 (21.41%) Windows
12 67 (21.41%) DevOps
13 63 (20.13%) Algorithms
14 62 (19.81%) Jenkins
15 58 (18.53%) Azure
15 58 (18.53%) Unit Testing
16 57 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (18.21%) GCP
17 56 (17.89%) Web Services
17 56 (17.89%) SQL
17 56 (17.89%) SDLC
18 48 (15.34%) Docker
19 47 (15.02%) Kubernetes
20 46 (14.70%) AngularJS
21 42 (13.42%) JavaScript
21 42 (13.42%) React

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 8 (2.56%) Confluence
2 6 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.64%) JBoss
3 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.32%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 58 (18.53%) Azure
2 57 (18.21%) GCP
3 31 (9.90%) AWS
4 15 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.28%) IaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.96%) npm
6 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Yarn
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.27%) MySQL
2 22 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.51%) Big Data
5 10 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.96%) Redis
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 77 (24.60%) Git (software)
2 62 (19.81%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.03%) Selenium
4 21 (6.71%) Cucumber
4 21 (6.71%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (4.79%) Mocha
7 14 (4.47%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.47%) Eclipse RCP
7 14 (4.47%) Maven
7 14 (4.47%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (3.83%) Subversion
9 12 (3.83%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.51%) Gradle
10 11 (3.51%) Travis CI
11 10 (3.19%) JIRA
12 7 (2.24%) JUnit
12 7 (2.24%) Spinnaker
13 2 (0.64%) CMake
General
1 14 (4.47%) Manufacturing
2 12 (3.83%) Games
3 11 (3.51%) Law
3 11 (3.51%) Publishing
4 8 (2.56%) Finance
5 4 (1.28%) Automotive
5 4 (1.28%) Marketing
5 4 (1.28%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.64%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.73%) .NET
2 56 (17.89%) Web Services
3 46 (14.70%) AngularJS
4 42 (13.42%) React
5 36 (11.50%) RESTful
6 34 (10.86%) CSS
7 28 (8.95%) HTML
8 26 (8.31%) Node.js
8 26 (8.31%) REST
9 24 (7.67%) Spring
10 21 (6.71%) WPF
11 19 (6.07%) Spring Boot
12 15 (4.79%) .NET Core
13 14 (4.47%) GraphQL
13 14 (4.47%) Universal Windows Platform
13 14 (4.47%) WinForms
14 12 (3.83%) SOAP
15 11 (3.51%) Apache Camel
15 11 (3.51%) JSON
15 11 (3.51%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.13%) Algorithms
2 22 (7.03%) Robotics
3 14 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.47%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.83%) CUDA
4 12 (3.83%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.83%) Life Science
5 9 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.24%) Internet of Things
6 7 (2.24%) User Experience
7 6 (1.92%) Blog
8 4 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.96%) Xbox
10 2 (0.64%) Acoustics
11 1 (0.32%) Animation
11 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (31.31%) Linux
2 67 (21.41%) Windows
3 15 (4.79%) Android
3 15 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.51%) VxWorks
5 7 (2.24%) Unix
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 136 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (37.06%) Computer Science
3 116 (37.06%) Mathematics
4 67 (21.41%) DevOps
5 58 (18.53%) Unit Testing
6 57 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (17.89%) SDLC
8 40 (12.78%) Physics
9 37 (11.82%) OO
10 36 (11.50%) Computer Vision
10 36 (11.50%) OOD
11 34 (10.86%) TDD
12 31 (9.90%) Artificial Intelligence
13 30 (9.58%) Visualisation
14 29 (9.27%) Test Automation
14 29 (9.27%) Web Development
15 28 (8.95%) OOP
16 24 (7.67%) Mentoring
17 23 (7.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 179 (57.19%) C++
2 136 (43.45%) Python
3 109 (34.82%) Java
4 73 (23.32%) C
4 73 (23.32%) C#
5 56 (17.89%) SQL
6 42 (13.42%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.35%) MATLAB
8 20 (6.39%) Go
9 19 (6.07%) Bash Shell
10 16 (5.11%) R
11 14 (4.47%) Jython
12 9 (2.88%) PHP
13 8 (2.56%) C++/CLI
14 6 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.60%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.60%) Java 8
15 5 (1.60%) Ruby
16 4 (1.28%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 169 (53.99%) Degree
2 69 (22.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.47%) PhD
4 12 (3.83%) DBS Check
5 11 (3.51%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (15.34%) Docker
2 10 (3.19%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (15.02%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.92%) Kibana
3 3 (0.96%) Fluentd
3 3 (0.96%) Istio
3 3 (0.96%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.64%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (12.14%) Google
2 19 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 14 (4.47%) Oracle
5 7 (2.24%) Perforce
6 5 (1.60%) Sun
7 2 (0.64%) Algorithmics
7 2 (0.64%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.32%) Spotify