Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 28 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 251 238 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.54% 7.98% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.86% 8.23% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 228 181 118
Oxfordshire median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,125
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 2,545 2,892 2,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.95% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,205 2,423 2,343
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +11 174 £55,000 +15.79% 38
Abingdon -7 19 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Banbury +10 11 £46,250 +10.78% 2
Witney +3 2 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Thame -4 2 £50,000 +42.86%
Bicester +1 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Kidlington - 1 £67,500 - 2
Wantage - 1 £42,500 - 2
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 250 (99.60%) Software Engineering
2 153 (60.96%) C++
3 127 (50.60%) Java
4 122 (48.61%) Python
5 101 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (39.84%) C#
7 73 (29.08%) Computer Science
8 63 (25.10%) Artificial Intelligence
9 62 (24.70%) JavaScript
10 61 (24.30%) .NET
11 60 (23.90%) Linux
11 60 (23.90%) Algorithms
12 53 (21.12%) SQL
12 53 (21.12%) HTML
13 52 (20.72%) Mathematics
13 52 (20.72%) SDLC
14 51 (20.32%) PhD
15 47 (18.73%) Machine Learning
16 46 (18.33%) C
17 45 (17.93%) Test Automation
18 42 (16.73%) Computer Vision
19 41 (16.33%) Google
20 40 (15.94%) Degree
21 39 (15.54%) Multithreading
21 39 (15.54%) AngularJS
22 38 (15.14%) Natural Language Processing
23 35 (13.94%) Deep Learning
23 35 (13.94%) Bayesian Methods
23 35 (13.94%) User Experience
24 34 (13.55%) CSS

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 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.20%) GlassFish
1 3 (1.20%) IIS
1 3 (1.20%) WildFly
2 2 (0.80%) Apache
2 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.80%) Drupal
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) JBoss
3 1 (0.40%) Jetty
3 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) Google Play
6 2 (0.80%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) npm
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.39%) Firewall
2 5 (1.99%) Internet
2 5 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.59%) HTTP
4 2 (0.80%) DNS
4 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.80%) Modbus
4 2 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) Relational Database
1 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.57%) MySQL
3 6 (2.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.59%) Redis
5 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.80%) Big Data
6 2 (0.80%) GIS
6 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 32 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.97%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.98%) Subversion
4 5 (1.99%) CMake
4 5 (1.99%) JIRA
5 4 (1.59%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.59%) JUnit
5 4 (1.59%) Maven
5 4 (1.59%) NUnit
6 3 (1.20%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.20%) Gatling
6 3 (1.20%) GitLab
6 3 (1.20%) Gradle
6 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.80%) GDB
7 2 (0.80%) Hudson
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) TestNG
General
1 21 (8.37%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.39%) Automotive
4 5 (1.99%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.99%) Games
5 3 (1.20%) French Language
5 3 (1.20%) German Language
5 3 (1.20%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (24.30%) .NET
2 53 (21.12%) HTML
3 39 (15.54%) AngularJS
4 38 (15.14%) Natural Language Processing
5 34 (13.55%) CSS
6 33 (13.15%) HTML5
7 30 (11.95%) TensorFlow
7 30 (11.95%) Web Services
8 26 (10.36%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (6.37%) WPF
11 14 (5.58%) Node.js
12 11 (4.38%) RESTful
13 10 (3.98%) Spring
14 8 (3.19%) Cocoa
14 8 (3.19%) Django
14 8 (3.19%) J2EE
14 8 (3.19%) J2SE
15 7 (2.79%) .NET Framework
15 7 (2.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 73 (29.08%) Computer Science
2 60 (23.90%) Algorithms
3 35 (13.94%) User Experience
4 24 (9.56%) Data Structures
5 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (4.38%) Robotics
8 9 (3.59%) Life Science
8 9 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.20%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.80%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.80%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.80%) State Machine
12 1 (0.40%) Animation
12 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.40%) Smart City
12 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.90%) Linux
2 25 (9.96%) Windows
3 15 (5.98%) Android
4 12 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.78%) Unix
5 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (99.60%) Software Engineering
2 101 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (25.10%) Artificial Intelligence
4 52 (20.72%) Mathematics
4 52 (20.72%) SDLC
5 47 (18.73%) Machine Learning
6 45 (17.93%) Test Automation
7 42 (16.73%) Computer Vision
8 39 (15.54%) Multithreading
9 35 (13.94%) Bayesian Methods
9 35 (13.94%) Deep Learning
10 33 (13.15%) Microservices
10 33 (13.15%) Nanotechnology
11 31 (12.35%) MVC
12 30 (11.95%) Biology
12 30 (11.95%) Computational Biology
12 30 (11.95%) Computational Linguistics
12 30 (11.95%) Probabilistic Modelling
12 30 (11.95%) Reinforcement Learning
12 30 (11.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 153 (60.96%) C++
2 127 (50.60%) Java
3 122 (48.61%) Python
4 100 (39.84%) C#
5 62 (24.70%) JavaScript
6 53 (21.12%) SQL
7 46 (18.33%) C
8 19 (7.57%) Go
9 12 (4.78%) PHP
10 9 (3.59%) Ruby
11 8 (3.19%) Apple Swift
11 8 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.19%) Kotlin
11 8 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.79%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.59%) Java 8
13 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.20%) XAML
15 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (20.32%) PhD
2 40 (15.94%) Degree
3 30 (11.95%) MPhil
4 14 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) JTAG
2 2 (0.80%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (3.98%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.99%) Terraform
3 4 (1.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Packer
Vendors
1 41 (16.33%) Google
2 33 (13.15%) Sun
3 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.39%) Oracle
5 2 (0.80%) Facebook
5 2 (0.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.40%) EMC
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter