Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 45 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 232 158 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.24% 5.76% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 5.95% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 204 125 130
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2,751 2,655 2,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 96.72% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,403 2,233 2,423
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,225
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 +21 148 £55,000 +15.79% 42
Abingdon -3 19 £50,000 - 7
Kidlington +2 6 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Banbury +14 4 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Bicester -3 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Witney +4 2 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Thame -12 1 £50,000 +100.00%
Wantage - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 231 (99.57%) Software Engineering
2 129 (55.60%) C++
3 118 (50.86%) Java
4 111 (47.84%) Python
5 93 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (34.48%) C#
7 63 (27.16%) Computer Science
8 60 (25.86%) .NET
8 60 (25.86%) Machine Learning
9 57 (24.57%) Test Automation
10 50 (21.55%) Artificial Intelligence
11 48 (20.69%) HTML
12 47 (20.26%) C
12 47 (20.26%) User Experience
12 47 (20.26%) Natural Language Processing
13 46 (19.83%) PhD
14 45 (19.40%) SDLC
15 43 (18.53%) Microservices
15 43 (18.53%) Algorithms
15 43 (18.53%) Computer Vision
15 43 (18.53%) JavaScript
15 43 (18.53%) Google
16 42 (18.10%) Mathematics
17 41 (17.67%) Linux
18 40 (17.24%) Multithreading
19 39 (16.81%) Bayesian Methods
19 39 (16.81%) Deep Learning
20 38 (16.38%) SQL
21 37 (15.95%) UX Design
22 35 (15.09%) HTML5

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 6 (2.59%) JBoss
2 3 (1.29%) Apache
2 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.29%) IIS
3 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.86%) Confluence
3 2 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) Jetty
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.02%) GitHub
4 3 (1.29%) Google Play
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) npm
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.16%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) DNS
3 3 (1.29%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.29%) Modbus
4 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.86%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.19%) Relational Database
2 18 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.03%) MySQL
4 6 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.72%) Big Data
5 4 (1.72%) Redis
6 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.86%) GIS
7 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.86%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.17%) Subversion
4 11 (4.74%) Selenium
5 9 (3.88%) JIRA
6 6 (2.59%) CMake
7 4 (1.72%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.72%) JUnit
7 4 (1.72%) NUnit
8 3 (1.29%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.29%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.29%) CppUnit
8 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.29%) GDB
8 3 (1.29%) GitLab
8 3 (1.29%) Gradle
8 3 (1.29%) Hudson
8 3 (1.29%) Maven
8 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (4.31%) Manufacturing
2 9 (3.88%) Aerospace
2 9 (3.88%) Automotive
3 8 (3.45%) Finance
4 3 (1.29%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.86%) .NET
2 48 (20.69%) HTML
3 47 (20.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 35 (15.09%) HTML5
5 31 (13.36%) TensorFlow
5 31 (13.36%) Web Services
6 30 (12.93%) AngularJS
7 27 (11.64%) ASP.NET
8 23 (9.91%) CSS
9 17 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (6.47%) Spring
10 15 (6.47%) WPF
11 11 (4.74%) J2EE
12 10 (4.31%) J2SE
13 9 (3.88%) Node.js
14 8 (3.45%) OpenCV
14 8 (3.45%) WinForms
15 6 (2.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (2.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (27.16%) Computer Science
2 47 (20.26%) User Experience
3 43 (18.53%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.31%) Life Science
6 6 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.72%) CAN bus
8 4 (1.72%) Robotics
9 3 (1.29%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.29%) State Machine
10 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.86%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.86%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.67%) Linux
2 14 (6.03%) Windows
3 11 (4.74%) Android
4 9 (3.88%) Unix
5 8 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (99.57%) Software Engineering
2 93 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (25.86%) Machine Learning
4 57 (24.57%) Test Automation
5 50 (21.55%) Artificial Intelligence
6 45 (19.40%) SDLC
7 43 (18.53%) Computer Vision
7 43 (18.53%) Microservices
8 42 (18.10%) Mathematics
9 40 (17.24%) Multithreading
10 39 (16.81%) Bayesian Methods
10 39 (16.81%) Deep Learning
11 37 (15.95%) UX Design
12 35 (15.09%) Web Application Development
13 34 (14.66%) MVC
14 33 (14.22%) Nanotechnology
15 30 (12.93%) Scrum
16 28 (12.07%) Biology
16 28 (12.07%) Computational Biology
16 28 (12.07%) Computational Linguistics
Programming Languages
1 129 (55.60%) C++
2 118 (50.86%) Java
3 111 (47.84%) Python
4 80 (34.48%) C#
5 47 (20.26%) C
6 43 (18.53%) JavaScript
7 38 (16.38%) SQL
8 24 (10.34%) Go
9 8 (3.45%) PHP
9 8 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.02%) Ruby
11 4 (1.72%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.72%) Java 8
11 4 (1.72%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.72%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.29%) Scala
12 3 (1.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (19.83%) PhD
2 33 (14.22%) Degree
3 28 (12.07%) MPhil
4 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) JTAG
2 3 (1.29%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Ansible
1 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.72%) Terraform
2 2 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (18.53%) Google
2 33 (14.22%) Sun
3 32 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle
5 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.43%) EMC
6 1 (0.43%) Facebook
6 1 (0.43%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.43%) Twitter