Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 68 48
Rank change year-on-year +42 -20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 301 102 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.71% 3.81% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.01% 3.90% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 238 57 162
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -7.22%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +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 3,006 2,616 3,317
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 97.68% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,532 2,113 2,774
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,750
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +54 164 £48,750 -11.36% 33
Abingdon -2 85 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Banbury - 1 £55,000 - 1
Bicester - 1 £37,500 - 2
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Thame - 1 £45,000 - 2
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 300 (99.67%) Software Engineering
2 196 (65.12%) C++
3 182 (60.47%) Python
4 138 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (37.87%) Degree
6 112 (37.21%) Java
7 103 (34.22%) Windows
8 97 (32.23%) Linux
9 92 (30.56%) Computer Science
10 85 (28.24%) C#
11 80 (26.58%) Qt
12 71 (23.59%) Test Automation
13 67 (22.26%) Amazon AWS
14 65 (21.59%) Mathematics
15 61 (20.27%) Physics
16 55 (18.27%) Algorithms
17 53 (17.61%) Sophos
18 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
18 50 (16.61%) CUDA
19 49 (16.28%) Mentoring
19 49 (16.28%) SQL
20 47 (15.61%) OO
20 47 (15.61%) Pair Programming
21 45 (14.95%) Multithreading
22 42 (13.95%) PhD
22 42 (13.95%) Regression Testing
23 41 (13.62%) MFC
23 41 (13.62%) Machine Learning
24 40 (13.29%) User Experience
25 35 (11.63%) WinForms

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 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.33%) Confluence
3 6 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) DNN
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (22.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.32%) SaaS
3 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.00%) GitHub
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.66%) Office 365
6 2 (0.66%) Serverless
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) Broadband
2 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) Modbus
2 1 (0.33%) RFID
2 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.32%) MySQL
4 9 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.99%) Big Data
6 6 (1.99%) Blockchain
6 6 (1.99%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 2 (0.66%) Redis
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 33 (10.96%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.32%) JIRA
5 11 (3.65%) Selenium
6 7 (2.33%) GitLab
6 7 (2.33%) JUnit
7 4 (1.33%) Subversion
8 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.00%) Hudson
8 3 (1.00%) Maven
9 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.66%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.33%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.33%) JMeter
10 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.33%) TestRail
General
1 22 (7.31%) Automotive
2 20 (6.64%) Electronics
3 11 (3.65%) Aerospace
3 11 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.99%) Games
5 6 (1.99%) Finance
6 3 (1.00%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (26.58%) Qt
2 41 (13.62%) MFC
3 35 (11.63%) WinForms
4 31 (10.30%) .NET
5 28 (9.30%) OpenGL
6 25 (8.31%) HTML
7 24 (7.97%) CSS
8 23 (7.64%) XML
9 19 (6.31%) AngularJS
9 19 (6.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 18 (5.98%) J2EE
11 17 (5.65%) J2SE
11 17 (5.65%) Web Services
12 15 (4.98%) STL
13 14 (4.65%) REST
14 11 (3.65%) Spring
15 10 (3.32%) ASP.NET
15 10 (3.32%) jQuery
16 9 (2.99%) RESTful
16 9 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (30.56%) Computer Science
2 55 (18.27%) Algorithms
3 50 (16.61%) CUDA
4 40 (13.29%) User Experience
5 22 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (4.98%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.65%) Robotics
8 9 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.99%) Spread Betting
9 7 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.99%) Verilog
10 6 (1.99%) VHDL
11 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.00%) iPhone
12 3 (1.00%) Life Science
13 2 (0.66%) Reinsurance
14 1 (0.33%) Fintech
14 1 (0.33%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 103 (34.22%) Windows
2 97 (32.23%) Linux
3 22 (7.31%) Unix
3 22 (7.31%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.66%) Android
5 7 (2.33%) AIX
5 7 (2.33%) Solaris
6 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.33%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (99.67%) Software Engineering
2 138 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (23.59%) Test Automation
4 65 (21.59%) Mathematics
5 61 (20.27%) Physics
6 49 (16.28%) Mentoring
7 47 (15.61%) OO
7 47 (15.61%) Pair Programming
8 45 (14.95%) Multithreading
9 42 (13.95%) Regression Testing
10 41 (13.62%) Machine Learning
11 35 (11.63%) Artificial Intelligence
12 33 (10.96%) Coaching
13 29 (9.63%) OOD
14 27 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (7.31%) Cross-Platform Development
15 22 (7.31%) Prototyping
16 21 (6.98%) Scrum
17 20 (6.64%) TDD
17 20 (6.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (65.12%) C++
2 182 (60.47%) Python
3 112 (37.21%) Java
4 85 (28.24%) C#
5 50 (16.61%) JavaScript
6 49 (16.28%) SQL
7 24 (7.97%) C
8 13 (4.32%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.99%) Perl
10 10 (3.32%) Scala
11 9 (2.99%) PHP
12 5 (1.66%) Ruby
13 4 (1.33%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.33%) Tcl
14 3 (1.00%) Go
15 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.33%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 114 (37.87%) Degree
2 42 (13.95%) PhD
3 13 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.65%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.32%) QA
2 11 (3.65%) ECSS
3 1 (0.33%) GCP
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.33%) JTAG
3 1 (0.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (4.98%) Docker
2 10 (3.32%) Firmware
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.00%) Ansible
2 3 (1.00%) Terraform
3 2 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 53 (17.61%) Sophos
2 12 (3.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.65%) Oracle
4 7 (2.33%) HP
4 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.00%) Siemens
6 2 (0.66%) Talend
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.33%) Atmel
7 1 (0.33%) Capita
7 1 (0.33%) EMC
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter