Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 25 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 222 303 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.56% 9.98% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.89% 10.31% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 193 235 76
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,350 £68,500 £65,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 2,244 2,940 2,583
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.87% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,859 2,430 2,065
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +2 171 £55,000 +15.79% 34
Abingdon -11 20 £60,000 +14.29% 6
Banbury +9 12 £25,000 -54.55%
Wantage - 5 £42,500 - 1
Thame +5 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 221 (99.55%) Software Engineering
2 122 (54.95%) C++
3 113 (50.90%) C#
4 106 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (46.85%) Computer Science
6 97 (43.69%) Java
7 96 (43.24%) Python
8 68 (30.63%) Linux
9 65 (29.28%) JavaScript
10 57 (25.68%) .NET
10 57 (25.68%) Degree
11 51 (22.97%) Algorithms
11 51 (22.97%) Mathematics
12 50 (22.52%) HTML
12 50 (22.52%) CSS
13 48 (21.62%) Artificial Intelligence
14 44 (19.82%) SQL
15 42 (18.92%) Google
15 42 (18.92%) AngularJS
16 40 (18.02%) Windows
17 39 (17.57%) PhD
18 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
19 33 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (14.86%) Microservices
20 32 (14.41%) MVC
20 32 (14.41%) ASP.NET
21 30 (13.51%) OOP
21 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
21 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
22 29 (13.06%) OO

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 5 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.80%) Confluence
3 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.35%) WildFly
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.56%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.80%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.35%) Google Play
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.56%) Firewall
2 3 (1.35%) HTTP
2 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.01%) MySQL
3 10 (4.50%) Big Data
4 7 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.25%) GIS
6 4 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.90%) Redis
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.15%) JIRA
4 6 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.25%) CMake
6 4 (1.80%) JUnit
6 4 (1.80%) Selenium
6 4 (1.80%) Spinnaker
7 3 (1.35%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.35%) Gatling
7 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.35%) Xcode
8 2 (0.90%) Maven
8 2 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.90%) Subversion
9 1 (0.45%) GitLab
9 1 (0.45%) JMeter
9 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.45%) NUnit
9 1 (0.45%) The Grinder
General
1 23 (10.36%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Games
3 10 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.25%) Banking
5 3 (1.35%) French Language
5 3 (1.35%) German Language
5 3 (1.35%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (1.35%) Military
5 3 (1.35%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.68%) .NET
2 50 (22.52%) CSS
2 50 (22.52%) HTML
3 42 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 32 (14.41%) ASP.NET
5 24 (10.81%) WPF
6 20 (9.01%) Natural Language Processing
7 19 (8.56%) TensorFlow
8 17 (7.66%) Node.js
9 16 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (6.76%) React
10 15 (6.76%) Web Services
11 13 (5.86%) HTML5
12 11 (4.95%) RESTful
13 10 (4.50%) Django
13 10 (4.50%) Spring
14 9 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (3.60%) Cocoa
16 7 (3.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.97%) Algorithms
2 25 (11.26%) Data Structures
3 19 (8.56%) User Experience
4 17 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.86%) Robotics
6 10 (4.50%) Life Science
6 10 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) CUDA
11 1 (0.45%) Animation
11 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.45%) Fintech
11 1 (0.45%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.63%) Linux
2 40 (18.02%) Windows
3 19 (8.56%) Android
4 17 (7.66%) Unix
5 16 (7.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.90%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.45%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (99.55%) Software Engineering
2 106 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (46.85%) Computer Science
4 51 (22.97%) Mathematics
5 48 (21.62%) Artificial Intelligence
6 33 (14.86%) Microservices
7 32 (14.41%) MVC
8 30 (13.51%) OOP
8 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 29 (13.06%) OO
10 28 (12.61%) Machine Learning
11 27 (12.16%) Computer Vision
12 26 (11.71%) Deep Learning
13 25 (11.26%) Multithreading
13 25 (11.26%) SDLC
14 23 (10.36%) Scrum
15 22 (9.91%) Time Management
16 20 (9.01%) Bayesian Methods
16 20 (9.01%) Prototyping
17 19 (8.56%) Computational Linguistics
Programming Languages
1 122 (54.95%) C++
2 113 (50.90%) C#
3 97 (43.69%) Java
4 96 (43.24%) Python
5 65 (29.28%) JavaScript
6 44 (19.82%) SQL
7 25 (11.26%) C
8 19 (8.56%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.95%) Apple Swift
9 11 (4.95%) Objective-C
10 10 (4.50%) PHP
11 9 (4.05%) Ruby
12 8 (3.60%) Java 8
12 8 (3.60%) Kotlin
12 8 (3.60%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.70%) Go
14 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.35%) XAML
15 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (25.68%) Degree
2 39 (17.57%) PhD
3 27 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (8.56%) MPhil
5 4 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 12 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.80%) Kibana
3 3 (1.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (18.92%) Google
2 11 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.70%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.25%) Facebook
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle
6 3 (1.35%) Sun
7 2 (0.90%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) GUPTA
8 1 (0.45%) SaltStack