Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 253 426 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.73% 21.48% 16.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.37% 23.11% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 224 403 435
Median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,125 £79,000 £85,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,242 1,843 2,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 91.93% 92.94% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,533 2,382
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,040 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,975
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 0 170 £40,000 -27.27% 17
Bicester +1 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Abingdon -16 12 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Thame 0 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Banbury +8 2 £65,000 +160.00%
Wantage -1 2 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Wallingford - 1 £23,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 126 (49.80%) Mathematics
2 125 (49.41%) .NET
3 119 (47.04%) Degree
4 116 (45.85%) C#
4 116 (45.85%) Windows
5 110 (43.48%) Python
6 103 (40.71%) Computer Science
7 102 (40.32%) C++
8 78 (30.83%) Git (software)
9 74 (29.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 71 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (26.48%) Algorithms
12 64 (25.30%) Unit Testing
13 56 (22.13%) Java
14 55 (21.74%) MATLAB
15 54 (21.34%) JavaScript
16 44 (17.39%) User Experience
17 43 (17.00%) R
17 43 (17.00%) Subversion
17 43 (17.00%) Computer Vision
18 39 (15.42%) React
18 39 (15.42%) WinForms
18 39 (15.42%) VB.NET
18 39 (15.42%) Image Processing
19 38 (15.02%) CSS
20 37 (14.62%) HTML
20 37 (14.62%) OOD
21 36 (14.23%) SQL
21 36 (14.23%) AngularJS
22 35 (13.83%) Software Architecture

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 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.40%) CATIA
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) Azure
2 14 (5.53%) AWS
3 10 (3.95%) GCP
4 7 (2.77%) GitHub
5 4 (1.58%) SaaS
6 2 (0.79%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.16%) ATM
1 8 (3.16%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.98%) SpaceWire
3 2 (0.79%) Modbus
4 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.49%) Big Data
3 3 (1.19%) MySQL
3 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 78 (30.83%) Git (software)
2 43 (17.00%) Subversion
3 28 (11.07%) Eclipse
4 15 (5.93%) Eclipse RCP
5 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.56%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.16%) JIRA
8 6 (2.37%) CMake
8 6 (2.37%) Gerrit
8 6 (2.37%) Maven
9 5 (1.98%) GitLab
10 4 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.58%) Selenium
10 4 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.19%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.19%) Postman
12 2 (0.79%) IDA Disassembler
13 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.40%) TestRail
13 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (5.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (4.74%) Games
3 9 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.58%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.58%) Finance
5 3 (1.19%) Automotive
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 177 (69.96%) Software Engineer
2 49 (19.37%) C# Software Engineer
3 48 (18.97%) C++ Software Engineer
4 47 (18.58%) Developer
5 24 (9.49%) Development Engineer
5 24 (9.49%) Graduate
5 24 (9.49%) Software Development Engineer
6 23 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 23 (9.09%) Junior
6 23 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.32%) Control Systems Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) Junior Software Engineer
10 14 (5.53%) Python Engineer
10 14 (5.53%) Python Software Engineer
11 9 (3.56%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.16%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (49.41%) .NET
2 39 (15.42%) React
2 39 (15.42%) WinForms
3 38 (15.02%) CSS
4 37 (14.62%) HTML
5 36 (14.23%) AngularJS
6 22 (8.70%) Node.js
7 16 (6.32%) WPF
8 15 (5.93%) Java RMI
8 15 (5.93%) JMS
8 15 (5.93%) Middleware
9 14 (5.53%) .NET Framework
10 13 (5.14%) RESTful
11 10 (3.95%) Qt
11 10 (3.95%) REST
12 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (2.37%) OpenGL
14 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.98%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.48%) Algorithms
2 44 (17.39%) User Experience
3 35 (13.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 15 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.56%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.16%) CUDA
8 8 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.77%) Life Science
10 6 (2.37%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.98%) Wiki
12 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.40%) Biotechnology
13 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.40%) SystemC
13 1 (0.40%) Verilog
13 1 (0.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 116 (45.85%) Windows
2 19 (7.51%) Linux
3 8 (3.16%) Android
4 6 (2.37%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.37%) Unix
4 6 (2.37%) VxWorks
5 5 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.80%) Mathematics
2 103 (40.71%) Computer Science
3 71 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (25.30%) Unit Testing
5 43 (17.00%) Computer Vision
6 39 (15.42%) Image Processing
7 37 (14.62%) OOD
8 35 (13.83%) Software Architecture
9 34 (13.44%) Mathematical Modelling
9 34 (13.44%) SDLC
10 31 (12.25%) Microservices
11 30 (11.86%) Data Analysis
12 26 (10.28%) Physics
13 23 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
14 22 (8.70%) OOP
15 21 (8.30%) Multithreading
15 21 (8.30%) Validation
16 16 (6.32%) Front End Development
16 16 (6.32%) Multithreaded Programming
16 16 (6.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (45.85%) C#
2 110 (43.48%) Python
3 102 (40.32%) C++
4 56 (22.13%) Java
5 55 (21.74%) MATLAB
6 54 (21.34%) JavaScript
7 43 (17.00%) R
8 39 (15.42%) VB.NET
9 36 (14.23%) SQL
10 26 (10.28%) C
11 18 (7.11%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.16%) Fortran
12 8 (3.16%) Go
13 7 (2.77%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.37%) Groovy
15 4 (1.58%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.19%) Embedded C++
16 3 (1.19%) Ruby
17 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.79%) Rust
Qualifications
1 119 (47.04%) Degree
2 74 (29.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 10 (3.95%) PhD
5 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) HNC
6 1 (0.40%) HND
6 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 22 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.74%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (3.95%) Microsoft
1 10 (3.95%) Xamarin
2 5 (1.98%) Perforce
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle
3 2 (0.79%) QNX
3 2 (0.79%) VMware
4 1 (0.40%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.40%) Capita
4 1 (0.40%) Google
4 1 (0.40%) Twitter