Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 11 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 464 502 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.51% 16.38% 11.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.27% 17.80% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 378 478 288
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +25.75% -7.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £77,875 £80,375 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,836 2,820 2,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 93.01% 92.04% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,532 2,520 2,137
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,125 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +8 259 £55,000 - 56
Abingdon +4 54 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Witney +19 11 £50,000 - 2
Bicester +7 8 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Kidlington +9 2 £90,000 +34.33% 3
Thame +3 2 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Banbury -1 2 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 217 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (42.46%) C++
3 195 (42.03%) Degree
4 189 (40.73%) Java
5 161 (34.70%) Python
6 138 (29.74%) Computer Science
7 117 (25.22%) Git (software)
8 111 (23.92%) C#
9 110 (23.71%) Linux
10 108 (23.28%) Mathematics
11 104 (22.41%) JavaScript
12 90 (19.40%) DevOps
13 85 (18.32%) .NET
14 84 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
15 79 (17.03%) CSS
16 74 (15.95%) AngularJS
16 74 (15.95%) React
17 73 (15.73%) Jenkins
17 73 (15.73%) C
18 72 (15.52%) Google Cloud Platform
19 70 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
20 69 (14.87%) Kubernetes
21 66 (14.22%) Algorithms
21 66 (14.22%) Windows
22 64 (13.79%) Mentoring
22 64 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (13.58%) Web Services
23 63 (13.58%) HTML
24 61 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
25 58 (12.50%) Docker

Software Engineering
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 12 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.16%) Confluence
3 7 (1.51%) Apache
3 7 (1.51%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.08%) WordPress
5 4 (0.86%) JBoss
5 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.65%) CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.51%) Sketch
3 6 (1.29%) Figma
3 6 (1.29%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.43%) Weka
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 84 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (15.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 64 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.31%) GitHub
5 17 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (3.66%) Amazon S3
5 17 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.59%) SaaS
7 7 (1.51%) Office 365
8 6 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (1.29%) npm
8 6 (1.29%) Yarn
9 4 (0.86%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.23%) Internet
2 7 (1.51%) PSTN
2 7 (1.51%) Skype
2 7 (1.51%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.22%) RS-232
5 1 (0.22%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.91%) MySQL
2 31 (6.68%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.53%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (3.66%) Big Data
6 17 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.43%) Flink
8 2 (0.43%) Redis
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.22%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.22%) DataStage
9 1 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 117 (25.22%) Git (software)
2 73 (15.73%) Jenkins
3 35 (7.54%) Selenium
4 34 (7.33%) Cucumber
5 26 (5.60%) JIRA
5 26 (5.60%) TeamCity
6 21 (4.53%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (3.88%) Maven
7 18 (3.88%) Mocha
8 15 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (3.02%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.02%) Subversion
10 13 (2.80%) JUnit
11 12 (2.59%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.59%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.37%) Gradle
12 11 (2.37%) Spinnaker
12 11 (2.37%) Travis CI
13 10 (2.16%) Eclipse RCP
14 7 (1.51%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (4.96%) Manufacturing
2 22 (4.74%) Finance
3 18 (3.88%) Games
4 17 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (2.37%) Law
5 11 (2.37%) Publishing
6 6 (1.29%) Marketing
7 4 (0.86%) Electronics
7 4 (0.86%) Retail
8 2 (0.43%) Automotive
8 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 284 (61.21%) Software Engineer
2 116 (25.00%) Developer
3 65 (14.01%) Senior Software Engineer
4 45 (9.70%) Graduate
5 44 (9.48%) Junior
5 44 (9.48%) Software Developer
6 42 (9.05%) Research Engineer
7 41 (8.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 38 (8.19%) C++ Software Engineer
9 31 (6.68%) Junior Software Engineer
10 30 (6.47%) Java Developer
11 29 (6.25%) Java Engineer
11 29 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
12 27 (5.82%) Senior Developer
13 26 (5.60%) C# Software Engineer
14 20 (4.31%) C# Developer
15 19 (4.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 18 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 16 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
17 16 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (18.32%) .NET
2 79 (17.03%) CSS
3 74 (15.95%) AngularJS
3 74 (15.95%) React
4 63 (13.58%) HTML
4 63 (13.58%) Web Services
5 45 (9.70%) Spring
6 41 (8.84%) RESTful
7 40 (8.62%) REST
8 37 (7.97%) Node.js
9 30 (6.47%) Spring Boot
10 26 (5.60%) HTML5
11 20 (4.31%) Spring Cloud
12 19 (4.09%) CSS3
12 19 (4.09%) JSON
13 18 (3.88%) WPF
14 16 (3.45%) Gherkin
14 16 (3.45%) Swagger
15 15 (3.23%) .NET Core
15 15 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.22%) Algorithms
2 37 (7.97%) User Experience
3 32 (6.90%) Robotics
4 21 (4.53%) Life Science
5 17 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.16%) Internet of Things
8 10 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.72%) Semantic Web
11 7 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.86%) Blog
13 4 (0.86%) CUDA
13 4 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
15 2 (0.43%) Acoustics
15 2 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
16 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 110 (23.71%) Linux
2 66 (14.22%) Windows
3 20 (4.31%) Android
3 20 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.37%) Unix
4 11 (2.37%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (29.74%) Computer Science
3 108 (23.28%) Mathematics
4 90 (19.40%) DevOps
5 64 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 61 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (12.07%) TDD
8 51 (10.99%) OOP
8 51 (10.99%) Unit Testing
9 50 (10.78%) SDLC
10 45 (9.70%) Microservices
11 43 (9.27%) OO
11 43 (9.27%) Physics
12 41 (8.84%) Front End Development
13 40 (8.62%) Web Development
14 37 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (7.76%) Visualisation
16 34 (7.33%) Artificial Intelligence
16 34 (7.33%) Scrum
16 34 (7.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.46%) C++
2 189 (40.73%) Java
3 161 (34.70%) Python
4 111 (23.92%) C#
5 104 (22.41%) JavaScript
6 73 (15.73%) C
7 56 (12.07%) SQL
8 37 (7.97%) Go
9 26 (5.60%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.96%) MATLAB
10 23 (4.96%) Ruby
11 16 (3.45%) R
12 13 (2.80%) PHP
13 11 (2.37%) Java 8
14 10 (2.16%) Jython
15 8 (1.72%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.51%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.08%) C++/CLI
18 4 (0.86%) ES6
19 3 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 195 (42.03%) Degree
2 70 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (5.60%) DBS Check
4 23 (4.96%) PhD
5 11 (2.37%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.65%) CCNA
6 3 (0.65%) CCNP
6 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.45%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 58 (12.50%) Docker
2 7 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 69 (14.87%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.59%) Terraform
3 10 (2.16%) Puppet
4 9 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.72%) Ansible
6 7 (1.51%) Kibana
6 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.65%) Salt
8 2 (0.43%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.43%) Istio
8 2 (0.43%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.22%) Icinga
9 1 (0.22%) logstash
9 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (10.13%) Google
2 28 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.88%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 15 (3.23%) Oracle
5 7 (1.51%) Polycom
5 7 (1.51%) SaltStack
6 6 (1.29%) Perforce
6 6 (1.29%) Spotify
7 5 (1.08%) Sun
8 3 (0.65%) Facebook
8 3 (0.65%) SAP
9 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.43%) Talend
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe
10 1 (0.22%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.22%) IBM
10 1 (0.22%) Infor
10 1 (0.22%) Informatica
10 1 (0.22%) Tableau