Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 496 336 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.98% 11.95% 15.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.62% 13.26% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 461 307 394
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,700 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2,664 2,534 2,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 91.20% 90.15% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,360 2,120 2,255
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 August 2018.

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 August 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 +8 292 £55,000 +15.79% 58
Abingdon 0 43 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Thame +2 17 £28,750 +15.00% 2
Kidlington +2 11 £67,000 +3.08% 2
Banbury -2 8 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Bicester - 4 £50,000 - 4
Witney 0 2 £50,000 +132.56% 1
Henley-on-Thames -4 2 £35,000 - 1
Wallingford -17 1 £52,500 +7.69% 6
Wantage - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 219 (44.15%) Java
2 215 (43.35%) C++
3 201 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (40.12%) Python
5 143 (28.83%) Computer Science
6 133 (26.81%) Machine Learning
7 131 (26.41%) C#
8 124 (25.00%) Degree
9 109 (21.98%) JavaScript
10 107 (21.57%) .NET
11 98 (19.76%) SQL
12 96 (19.35%) Web Services
13 95 (19.15%) Linux
14 93 (18.75%) PhD
15 87 (17.54%) Artificial Intelligence
16 84 (16.94%) Mathematics
16 84 (16.94%) SDLC
17 83 (16.73%) C
18 80 (16.13%) Natural Language Processing
19 77 (15.52%) Test Automation
20 75 (15.12%) Computer Vision
21 71 (14.31%) SQL Server
21 71 (14.31%) MVC
22 69 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
23 68 (13.71%) TDD
24 66 (13.31%) Multithreading
25 61 (12.30%) HTML
25 61 (12.30%) ASP.NET
25 61 (12.30%) Algorithms
26 60 (12.10%) Analytics

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 30 (6.05%) Apache Solr
1 30 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.63%) JBoss
3 11 (2.22%) Confluence
4 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.60%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Jetty
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.60%) Simulink
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 69 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (3.83%) GitHub
5 5 (1.01%) SaaS
5 5 (1.01%) Slack
6 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.40%) Google Play
7 1 (0.20%) npm
7 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.02%) Internet
2 7 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.81%) HTTP
4 3 (0.60%) DNS
4 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.60%) Modbus
4 3 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.40%) Broadband
5 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.40%) WPA2
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.48%) Big Data
3 24 (4.84%) MySQL
4 23 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.21%) GIS
8 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.01%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.60%) Redis
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.40%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (10.28%) Jenkins
2 39 (7.86%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.03%) JIRA
4 17 (3.43%) Selenium
5 14 (2.82%) Subversion
6 11 (2.22%) GitLab
7 10 (2.02%) Ant
7 10 (2.02%) Hudson
8 9 (1.81%) JUnit
9 8 (1.61%) CMake
9 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.61%) Maven
10 6 (1.21%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.21%) NUnit
11 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.81%) GDB
13 3 (0.60%) CppUnit
13 3 (0.60%) Gradle
13 3 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 13 (2.62%) Automotive
2 12 (2.42%) Aerospace
2 12 (2.42%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.22%) Finance
4 8 (1.61%) Games
5 6 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.81%) Publishing
6 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 251 (50.60%) Software Engineer
2 197 (39.72%) Developer
3 87 (17.54%) Software Developer
4 64 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (9.07%) C++ Software Engineer
6 41 (8.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 40 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 39 (7.86%) C++ Developer
8 39 (7.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 38 (7.66%) .NET Developer
10 36 (7.26%) C++ Software Developer
10 36 (7.26%) Computer Engineer
11 35 (7.06%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 34 (6.85%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 34 (6.85%) Python Engineer
13 31 (6.25%) Graduate
14 27 (5.44%) Python Developer
15 26 (5.24%) Python Software Engineer
16 21 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
16 21 (4.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (21.57%) .NET
2 96 (19.35%) Web Services
3 80 (16.13%) Natural Language Processing
4 61 (12.30%) ASP.NET
4 61 (12.30%) HTML
5 43 (8.67%) jQuery
6 41 (8.27%) TensorFlow
7 40 (8.06%) AngularJS
7 40 (8.06%) CSS
8 38 (7.66%) HTML5
9 35 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (7.06%) Spring
10 32 (6.45%) XML
11 30 (6.05%) RESTful
12 29 (5.85%) Lucene
13 26 (5.24%) J2EE
14 25 (5.04%) OpenCV
15 22 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 20 (4.03%) Hibernate
16 20 (4.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 143 (28.83%) Computer Science
2 61 (12.30%) Algorithms
3 59 (11.90%) User Experience
4 30 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (5.04%) Mobile App
6 23 (4.64%) CUDA
7 21 (4.23%) Robotics
8 15 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.22%) Life Science
10 8 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.81%) CAN bus
13 4 (0.81%) iPad
13 4 (0.81%) Semantic Web
14 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.60%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.60%) Smart City
14 3 (0.60%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 95 (19.15%) Linux
2 48 (9.68%) Windows
3 14 (2.82%) Unix
4 11 (2.22%) Android
5 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.81%) CentOS
7 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.60%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (26.81%) Machine Learning
3 87 (17.54%) Artificial Intelligence
4 84 (16.94%) Mathematics
4 84 (16.94%) SDLC
5 77 (15.52%) Test Automation
6 75 (15.12%) Computer Vision
7 71 (14.31%) MVC
8 68 (13.71%) TDD
9 66 (13.31%) Multithreading
10 60 (12.10%) Analytics
11 55 (11.09%) Deep Learning
12 52 (10.48%) Bayesian Methods
13 51 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (10.08%) Scrum
15 48 (9.68%) OO
16 46 (9.27%) Visualisation
17 45 (9.07%) Microservices
18 44 (8.87%) DevOps
19 39 (7.86%) Nanotechnology
Programming Languages
1 219 (44.15%) Java
2 215 (43.35%) C++
3 199 (40.12%) Python
4 131 (26.41%) C#
5 109 (21.98%) JavaScript
6 98 (19.76%) SQL
7 83 (16.73%) C
8 23 (4.64%) Go
9 14 (2.82%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.62%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.62%) Scala
11 12 (2.42%) MATLAB
12 11 (2.22%) PHP
12 11 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.61%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.61%) Java 8
14 8 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.41%) Fortran
16 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (25.00%) Degree
2 93 (18.75%) PhD
3 17 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) JTAG
2 3 (0.60%) MISRA
3 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (3.02%) Docker
2 11 (2.22%) Firmware
3 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.43%) Ansible
2 13 (2.62%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.02%) Puppet
3 10 (2.02%) Terraform
4 2 (0.40%) Packer
5 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.28%) Google
3 39 (7.86%) Sun
4 30 (6.05%) Oracle
5 16 (3.23%) Capita
6 13 (2.62%) Talend
7 6 (1.21%) VMware
8 5 (1.01%) Twitter
9 4 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.81%) Informatica
10 3 (0.60%) ABBYY
11 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.20%) Atmel
12 1 (0.20%) EMC
12 1 (0.20%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.20%) NVIDIA
12 1 (0.20%) Siemens
12 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.20%) Zend