Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 71 42
Rank change year-on-year +40 -29 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 265 111 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.59% 3.94% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 4.06% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 242 97 149
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +8.57% +2.94%

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 3,028 2,735 3,087
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.15% 97.02% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,704 2,356 2,596
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +52 160 £55,000 +25.71% 38
Abingdon +6 26 £50,000 +8.11% 6
Kidlington -1 8 £67,250 +3.46% 1
Banbury +10 4 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Bicester - 3 £50,000 - 3
Witney +4 2 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Thame -15 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 17 July 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.

1 264 (99.62%) Software Engineering
2 142 (53.58%) C++
3 125 (47.17%) Java
4 122 (46.04%) Python
5 106 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (30.19%) Machine Learning
7 65 (24.53%) C#
7 65 (24.53%) Computer Science
8 56 (21.13%) PhD
9 55 (20.75%) .NET
10 52 (19.62%) C
10 52 (19.62%) Test Automation
11 49 (18.49%) Artificial Intelligence
11 49 (18.49%) JavaScript
11 49 (18.49%) Natural Language Processing
12 46 (17.36%) SQL
12 46 (17.36%) Mathematics
13 45 (16.98%) Degree
13 45 (16.98%) HTML
13 45 (16.98%) User Experience
14 41 (15.47%) Linux
15 38 (14.34%) Computer Vision
16 36 (13.58%) Microservices
16 36 (13.58%) Deep Learning
17 35 (13.21%) Bayesian Methods
17 35 (13.21%) SDLC
18 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
18 33 (12.45%) Multithreading
18 33 (12.45%) HTML5
19 32 (12.08%) UX Design

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 11 (4.15%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.02%) JBoss
3 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.75%) Apache
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) Drupal
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.40%) GitHub
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) npm
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.64%) Internet
2 6 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.13%) DNS
3 3 (1.13%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.13%) HTTP
3 3 (1.13%) Modbus
4 2 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.91%) MySQL
4 10 (3.77%) Big Data
5 9 (3.40%) Blockchain
6 7 (2.64%) GIS
7 6 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.75%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 25 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.66%) Selenium
4 14 (5.28%) Subversion
5 8 (3.02%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.26%) CruiseControl
6 6 (2.26%) JIRA
6 6 (2.26%) NUnit
7 5 (1.89%) JUnit
8 3 (1.13%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.13%) CMake
8 3 (1.13%) CppUnit
8 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.13%) GDB
8 3 (1.13%) Gradle
8 3 (1.13%) Hudson
8 3 (1.13%) Maven
8 3 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 11 (4.15%) Aerospace
2 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.02%) Automotive
4 7 (2.64%) Finance
5 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.75%) .NET
2 49 (18.49%) Natural Language Processing
3 45 (16.98%) HTML
4 33 (12.45%) HTML5
5 31 (11.70%) Web Services
6 26 (9.81%) AngularJS
6 26 (9.81%) ASP.NET
6 26 (9.81%) CSS
7 24 (9.06%) TensorFlow
8 18 (6.79%) J2EE
9 17 (6.42%) Spring
9 17 (6.42%) XML
10 15 (5.66%) J2SE
10 15 (5.66%) WinForms
11 14 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.91%) WPF
13 11 (4.15%) Node.js
14 10 (3.77%) jQuery
15 9 (3.40%) .NET Framework
16 7 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (24.53%) Computer Science
2 45 (16.98%) User Experience
3 32 (12.08%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.77%) Life Science
6 7 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.89%) CUDA
8 4 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.51%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.13%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.13%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.13%) State Machine
10 2 (0.75%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.38%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.47%) Linux
2 23 (8.68%) Windows
3 10 (3.77%) Unix
4 7 (2.64%) Android
4 7 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (99.62%) Software Engineering
2 106 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (30.19%) Machine Learning
4 52 (19.62%) Test Automation
5 49 (18.49%) Artificial Intelligence
6 46 (17.36%) Mathematics
7 38 (14.34%) Computer Vision
8 36 (13.58%) Deep Learning
8 36 (13.58%) Microservices
9 35 (13.21%) Bayesian Methods
9 35 (13.21%) SDLC
10 33 (12.45%) Multithreading
11 32 (12.08%) UX Design
12 31 (11.70%) MVC
13 29 (10.94%) Scrum
13 29 (10.94%) Web Application Development
14 28 (10.57%) Nanotechnology
15 25 (9.43%) OO
16 21 (7.92%) Visualisation
17 20 (7.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (53.58%) C++
2 125 (47.17%) Java
3 122 (46.04%) Python
4 65 (24.53%) C#
5 52 (19.62%) C
6 49 (18.49%) JavaScript
7 46 (17.36%) SQL
8 21 (7.92%) Go
9 10 (3.77%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.40%) Scala
10 9 (3.40%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.64%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.26%) Fortran
12 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.89%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.89%) Java 8
14 4 (1.51%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.13%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.13%) Ruby
15 3 (1.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (21.13%) PhD
2 45 (16.98%) Degree
3 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.64%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) JTAG
2 3 (1.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Firmware
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.51%) Ansible
2 3 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.13%) Terraform
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.08%) Google
3 28 (10.57%) Sun
4 7 (2.64%) Oracle
5 5 (1.89%) Sophos
6 2 (0.75%) Atmel
6 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.75%) Talend
6 2 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.38%) EMC
7 1 (0.38%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.38%) Twitter