Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 83 45
Rank change year-on-year +52 -38 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 279 99 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.87% 3.66% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.08% 3.77% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 236 78 170
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -7.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,875 £57,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3,073 2,628 3,075
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.26% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,634 2,178 2,552
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £66,250 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +54 155 £50,000 -9.09% 22
Abingdon +2 66 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Kidlington -9 5 £67,000 +3.08% 2
Banbury -2 1 - - 2
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 171 (61.29%) C++
3 151 (54.12%) Python
4 118 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (39.07%) Java
6 94 (33.69%) Degree
7 90 (32.26%) Computer Science
8 75 (26.88%) Windows
9 69 (24.73%) Machine Learning
10 67 (24.01%) Linux
11 64 (22.94%) C#
12 58 (20.79%) Test Automation
13 56 (20.07%) Qt
13 56 (20.07%) Mathematics
14 54 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
15 52 (18.64%) PhD
16 46 (16.49%) Algorithms
17 45 (16.13%) SQL
18 42 (15.05%) Artificial Intelligence
19 41 (14.70%) Physics
19 41 (14.70%) User Experience
19 41 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (13.98%) JavaScript
21 38 (13.62%) OO
21 38 (13.62%) CUDA
22 37 (13.26%) Sophos
22 37 (13.26%) Multithreading
23 34 (12.19%) C
24 32 (11.47%) Pair Programming
25 29 (10.39%) .NET

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 14 (5.02%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.15%) Confluence
2 6 (2.15%) JBoss
3 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) DNN
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.51%) GitHub
4 4 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.72%) Serverless
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Broadband
2 3 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) Modbus
3 1 (0.36%) RFID
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.66%) Big Data
2 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.94%) Blockchain
3 11 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.58%) MySQL
5 5 (1.79%) GIS
5 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.53%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.73%) Selenium
5 11 (3.94%) JIRA
6 7 (2.51%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.79%) GitLab
8 4 (1.43%) Subversion
9 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.08%) JUnit
10 2 (0.72%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.72%) NUnit
11 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.36%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.36%) Hudson
11 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.36%) Maven
11 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.36%) Mockito
11 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (5.02%) Automotive
2 13 (4.66%) Electronics
3 12 (4.30%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.51%) Games
6 6 (2.15%) Finance
7 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.07%) Qt
2 29 (10.39%) .NET
2 29 (10.39%) MFC
3 26 (9.32%) XML
4 25 (8.96%) WinForms
5 23 (8.24%) Natural Language Processing
6 22 (7.89%) J2EE
7 20 (7.17%) HTML
8 18 (6.45%) J2SE
8 18 (6.45%) OpenGL
8 18 (6.45%) Web Services
9 16 (5.73%) CSS
10 15 (5.38%) Spring
11 13 (4.66%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.66%) ASP.NET
11 13 (4.66%) STL
12 12 (4.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (3.58%) HTML5
13 10 (3.58%) Node.js
13 10 (3.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 90 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 46 (16.49%) Algorithms
3 41 (14.70%) User Experience
4 38 (13.62%) CUDA
5 15 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.66%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (3.58%) Robotics
9 8 (2.87%) Spread Betting
10 7 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.43%) Life Science
13 3 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.08%) Verilog
13 3 (1.08%) VHDL
14 2 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
15 1 (0.36%) ASIC
15 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.88%) Windows
2 67 (24.01%) Linux
3 16 (5.73%) Unix
3 16 (5.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.79%) Android
4 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 118 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (24.73%) Machine Learning
4 58 (20.79%) Test Automation
5 56 (20.07%) Mathematics
6 42 (15.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 41 (14.70%) Physics
7 41 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (13.62%) OO
9 37 (13.26%) Multithreading
10 32 (11.47%) Pair Programming
11 29 (10.39%) Regression Testing
12 28 (10.04%) Mentoring
13 26 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (8.60%) TDD
15 20 (7.17%) OOD
16 19 (6.81%) Coaching
16 19 (6.81%) Microservices
16 19 (6.81%) MVC
16 19 (6.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 171 (61.29%) C++
2 151 (54.12%) Python
3 109 (39.07%) Java
4 64 (22.94%) C#
5 45 (16.13%) SQL
6 39 (13.98%) JavaScript
7 34 (12.19%) C
8 14 (5.02%) Scala
9 11 (3.94%) Perl
10 9 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.15%) Fortran
11 6 (2.15%) Go
11 6 (2.15%) PHP
12 5 (1.79%) Java 8
12 5 (1.79%) Tcl
13 4 (1.43%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.72%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (33.69%) Degree
2 52 (18.64%) PhD
3 10 (3.58%) Master's Degree
4 9 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) ECSS
2 6 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) JTAG
3 1 (0.36%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (2.87%) Docker
1 8 (2.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Ansible
1 3 (1.08%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.08%) Terraform
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Packer
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (13.26%) Sophos
2 14 (5.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle
4 7 (2.51%) Google
5 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.08%) Talend
7 2 (0.72%) Atmel
8 1 (0.36%) Capita
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Mapbox