Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 488 369 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.99% 13.30% 16.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.95% 14.77% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 451 321 418
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £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 2,446 2,498 2,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.16% 90.05% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,141 2,073 2,232
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +6 300 £55,000 +10.00% 84
Abingdon -5 40 £50,000 - 14
Thame +4 15 £45,000 +80.00%
Banbury -4 7 £50,000 +66.67% 6
Kidlington +5 6 £67,500 -3.57% 2
Bicester +2 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Henley-on-Thames 0 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Witney +3 2 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Wallingford -15 1 £52,500 - 2
Wantage - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 226 (46.31%) C++
2 209 (42.83%) Java
3 200 (40.98%) Python
4 179 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (32.79%) C#
6 133 (27.25%) Computer Science
7 128 (26.23%) JavaScript
8 115 (23.57%) Linux
9 114 (23.36%) .NET
10 108 (22.13%) Degree
11 106 (21.72%) SQL
12 105 (21.52%) Machine Learning
13 103 (21.11%) SDLC
14 101 (20.70%) Mathematics
14 101 (20.70%) Artificial Intelligence
15 87 (17.83%) PhD
16 82 (16.80%) Computer Vision
17 80 (16.39%) HTML
18 78 (15.98%) Test Automation
19 77 (15.78%) Algorithms
19 77 (15.78%) MVC
20 75 (15.37%) Web Services
21 73 (14.96%) C
22 70 (14.34%) Multithreading
23 64 (13.11%) SQL Server
23 64 (13.11%) ASP.NET
24 61 (12.50%) Microsoft
25 60 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
26 58 (11.89%) Natural Language Processing
27 56 (11.48%) AngularJS

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 16 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.87%) JBoss
3 12 (2.46%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.64%) Confluence
5 5 (1.02%) Apache
5 5 (1.02%) IIS
6 3 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.41%) Drupal
7 2 (0.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Jetty
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (3.28%) GitHub
5 3 (0.61%) Google Play
5 3 (0.61%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) Slack
7 1 (0.20%) npm
7 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.02%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) Broadband
3 4 (0.82%) HTTP
4 3 (0.61%) Network Security
5 2 (0.41%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.41%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.94%) MySQL
3 26 (5.33%) Big Data
4 20 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.66%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (0.82%) Redis
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.41%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.41%) GIS
11 2 (0.41%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 52 (10.66%) Jenkins
2 36 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.07%) Maven
4 14 (2.87%) GitLab
4 14 (2.87%) JIRA
4 14 (2.87%) JUnit
4 14 (2.87%) Selenium
5 11 (2.25%) Ant
5 11 (2.25%) Subversion
6 8 (1.64%) Hudson
7 7 (1.43%) CMake
7 7 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.02%) Mockito
10 4 (0.82%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.82%) NUnit
10 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.61%) GDB
11 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 21 (4.30%) Finance
2 11 (2.25%) Automotive
2 11 (2.25%) Games
3 10 (2.05%) Aerospace
3 10 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.82%) Advertising
5 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.41%) Banking
6 2 (0.41%) Electronics
6 2 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.20%) Law
7 1 (0.20%) Legal
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 239 (48.98%) Software Engineer
2 210 (43.03%) Developer
3 98 (20.08%) Software Developer
4 65 (13.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 57 (11.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 49 (10.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 46 (9.43%) C++ Developer
8 44 (9.02%) C++ Software Developer
9 37 (7.58%) Java Developer
10 35 (7.17%) .NET Developer
10 35 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (6.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 33 (6.76%) Computer Engineer
12 32 (6.56%) Computer Vision Engineer
13 31 (6.35%) Senior Developer
14 28 (5.74%) C# Software Engineer
15 25 (5.12%) Graduate
15 25 (5.12%) Python Engineer
16 24 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
17 20 (4.10%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (23.36%) .NET
2 80 (16.39%) HTML
3 75 (15.37%) Web Services
4 64 (13.11%) ASP.NET
5 58 (11.89%) Natural Language Processing
6 56 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 53 (10.86%) CSS
8 49 (10.04%) jQuery
9 42 (8.61%) HTML5
10 41 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (7.79%) TensorFlow
12 36 (7.38%) OpenCV
13 33 (6.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 33 (6.76%) Spring
14 31 (6.35%) STL
15 29 (5.94%) J2EE
16 26 (5.33%) RESTful
17 24 (4.92%) J2SE
18 18 (3.69%) Hibernate
18 18 (3.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (27.25%) Computer Science
2 77 (15.78%) Algorithms
3 52 (10.66%) User Experience
4 35 (7.17%) Robotics
5 27 (5.53%) Mobile App
6 25 (5.12%) CUDA
7 24 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (4.71%) Data Structures
9 19 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (2.05%) Life Science
12 4 (0.82%) Semantic Web
13 3 (0.61%) Animation
13 3 (0.61%) CAN bus
13 3 (0.61%) iPad
13 3 (0.61%) Smart City
14 2 (0.41%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.41%) Reinsurance
14 2 (0.41%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 115 (23.57%) Linux
2 50 (10.25%) Windows
3 16 (3.28%) Android
4 15 (3.07%) Unix
5 12 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.61%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.52%) Machine Learning
3 103 (21.11%) SDLC
4 101 (20.70%) Artificial Intelligence
4 101 (20.70%) Mathematics
5 82 (16.80%) Computer Vision
6 78 (15.98%) Test Automation
7 77 (15.78%) MVC
8 70 (14.34%) Multithreading
9 54 (11.07%) Scrum
10 52 (10.66%) Physics
11 50 (10.25%) Microservices
12 49 (10.04%) Bayesian Methods
12 49 (10.04%) Nanotechnology
13 48 (9.84%) OO
14 47 (9.63%) Deep Learning
15 46 (9.43%) DevOps
15 46 (9.43%) TDD
16 45 (9.22%) Analytics
17 42 (8.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 226 (46.31%) C++
2 209 (42.83%) Java
3 200 (40.98%) Python
4 160 (32.79%) C#
5 128 (26.23%) JavaScript
6 106 (21.72%) SQL
7 73 (14.96%) C
8 24 (4.92%) Go
9 22 (4.51%) PHP
10 16 (3.28%) Java 8
11 13 (2.66%) Ruby
12 11 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.84%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.23%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.23%) Scala
15 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (22.13%) Degree
2 87 (17.83%) PhD
3 37 (7.58%) MPhil
4 26 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.38%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) JTAG
2 2 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (3.28%) Docker
2 11 (2.25%) Firmware
3 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.89%) Ansible
2 15 (3.07%) Terraform
3 14 (2.87%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.25%) Puppet
5 10 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.43%) Packer
7 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.20%) Icinga
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.04%) Google
2 49 (10.04%) Sun
3 25 (5.12%) Oracle
4 12 (2.46%) Talend
5 6 (1.23%) VMware
6 4 (0.82%) Informatica
7 3 (0.61%) ABBYY
8 2 (0.41%) Facebook
8 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.41%) Twitter
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) EMC
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.20%) Zend