Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 46 55
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 244 174 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.21% 5.97% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 6.15% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 184 116 121
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,475 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2867 2830 3204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.08% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 2308 2632
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 £25,775
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 19 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 19 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 +21 123 £47,500 - 16
Abingdon -3 60 £52,500 +31.25%
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 19 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.

1 243 (99.59%) Software Engineering
2 156 (63.93%) C++
3 139 (56.97%) Python
4 111 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (40.98%) Degree
6 99 (40.57%) Java
7 95 (38.93%) Computer Science
8 82 (33.61%) Linux
9 79 (32.38%) Windows
10 63 (25.82%) Amazon AWS
11 62 (25.41%) Qt
12 61 (25.00%) C#
13 53 (21.72%) Test Automation
14 51 (20.90%) Physics
15 50 (20.49%) Mathematics
16 47 (19.26%) Algorithms
17 44 (18.03%) JavaScript
18 40 (16.39%) Mentoring
19 39 (15.98%) User Experience
19 39 (15.98%) Git (software)
20 35 (14.34%) OO
20 35 (14.34%) Sophos
21 34 (13.93%) SQL
21 34 (13.93%) CUDA
22 32 (13.11%) Multithreading
22 32 (13.11%) Visual Studio
23 31 (12.70%) MFC
24 30 (12.30%) WinForms
24 30 (12.30%) Pair Programming
25 29 (11.89%) PhD

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 (3.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.46%) Confluence
2 6 (2.46%) IIS
2 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.64%) JBoss
4 4 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.23%) CMS
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (25.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.74%) SaaS
3 6 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.46%) Office 365
4 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.23%) GitHub
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.46%) Broadband
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.41%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.33%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.87%) Big Data
5 7 (2.87%) MySQL
6 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.82%) Redis
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (15.98%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.11%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.92%) Selenium
5 10 (4.10%) JIRA
6 7 (2.87%) Hudson
6 7 (2.87%) Maven
7 6 (2.46%) GitLab
7 6 (2.46%) JUnit
7 6 (2.46%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.64%) Subversion
9 3 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.41%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.41%) JMeter
10 1 (0.41%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.41%) TestLink
General
1 18 (7.38%) Automotive
2 16 (6.56%) Electronics
3 10 (4.10%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.28%) Games
5 5 (2.05%) Marketing
6 4 (1.64%) Back Office
6 4 (1.64%) Finance
6 4 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (25.41%) Qt
2 31 (12.70%) MFC
3 30 (12.30%) WinForms
4 28 (11.48%) HTML
5 26 (10.66%) OpenGL
6 24 (9.84%) Web Services
7 22 (9.02%) CSS
8 20 (8.20%) .NET
9 19 (7.79%) RESTful
10 18 (7.38%) AngularJS
10 18 (7.38%) Spring
11 15 (6.15%) SOAP
12 14 (5.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 14 (5.74%) J2EE
12 14 (5.74%) REST
13 12 (4.92%) JSON
13 12 (4.92%) Spring Boot
14 10 (4.10%) XML
15 9 (3.69%) J2SE
15 9 (3.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 95 (38.93%) Computer Science
2 47 (19.26%) Algorithms
3 39 (15.98%) User Experience
4 34 (13.93%) CUDA
5 22 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.10%) Robotics
8 7 (2.87%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (2.46%) Life Science
9 6 (2.46%) Verilog
9 6 (2.46%) VHDL
10 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.64%) Spread Betting
12 3 (1.23%) iPhone
12 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
14 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (33.61%) Linux
2 79 (32.38%) Windows
3 13 (5.33%) Unix
3 13 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.87%) AIX
4 7 (2.87%) Solaris
5 3 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (99.59%) Software Engineering
2 111 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.72%) Test Automation
4 51 (20.90%) Physics
5 50 (20.49%) Mathematics
6 40 (16.39%) Mentoring
7 35 (14.34%) OO
8 32 (13.11%) Multithreading
9 30 (12.30%) Pair Programming
10 25 (10.25%) OOD
10 25 (10.25%) Regression Testing
11 24 (9.84%) Coaching
11 24 (9.84%) Scrum
12 23 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (8.61%) TDD
14 19 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (7.79%) Machine Learning
15 15 (6.15%) DevOps
16 14 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (5.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 156 (63.93%) C++
2 139 (56.97%) Python
3 99 (40.57%) Java
4 61 (25.00%) C#
5 44 (18.03%) JavaScript
6 34 (13.93%) SQL
7 23 (9.43%) C
8 12 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.10%) Ruby
10 9 (3.69%) Perl
11 8 (3.28%) PHP
12 6 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.05%) Tcl
14 3 (1.23%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.23%) Go
14 3 (1.23%) Korn
14 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.82%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 100 (40.98%) Degree
2 29 (11.89%) PhD
3 15 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.10%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.74%) QA
2 10 (4.10%) ECSS
3 2 (0.82%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.41%) GCP
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.41%) IEC 61131
4 1 (0.41%) JTAG
4 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (6.56%) Docker
2 10 (4.10%) Firmware
3 6 (2.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) Terraform
2 5 (2.05%) Packer
3 2 (0.82%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (14.34%) Sophos
2 20 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.56%) Oracle
4 7 (2.87%) HP
5 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.23%) Siemens
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Capita
7 1 (0.41%) EMC
7 1 (0.41%) Facebook
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter