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

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 500 384 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.40% 14.57% 9.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.53% 16.39% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 402 312 280
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -4.26%
10th Percentile £31,271 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £60,125
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2,699 2,343 2,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.55% 88.88% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,203 1,830 2,334
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 January 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 +5 272 £50,000 +5.26% 59
Abingdon -1 123 £52,500 +34.62% 16
Wallingford -15 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Henley-on-Thames -12 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Kidlington -19 3 £55,000 +2.80% 2
Thame - 3 £40,000 -
Banbury 0 2 £53,750 -17.31%
Bicester +3 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 266 (53.20%) Python
2 257 (51.40%) C++
3 232 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (42.40%) Java
5 174 (34.80%) Degree
6 134 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
7 132 (26.40%) Computer Science
8 129 (25.80%) Windows
9 127 (25.40%) Test Automation
10 123 (24.60%) Linux
11 120 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 115 (23.00%) C#
13 96 (19.20%) SQL
14 88 (17.60%) Git (software)
15 85 (17.00%) Mathematics
16 82 (16.40%) Qt
17 78 (15.60%) Algorithms
18 73 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (14.40%) Physics
19 72 (14.40%) Sophos
20 69 (13.80%) Scrum
20 69 (13.80%) HTML
20 69 (13.80%) Machine Learning
21 68 (13.60%) User Experience
22 66 (13.20%) QA
23 65 (13.00%) OO
24 63 (12.60%) CSS
25 62 (12.40%) Web Services
25 62 (12.40%) PhD
26 58 (11.60%) Selenium

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 (3.20%) Confluence
2 14 (2.80%) Apache Solr
3 7 (1.40%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.20%) IIS
4 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.80%) CMS
5 4 (0.80%) WordPress
6 3 (0.60%) DNN
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.20%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 134 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.00%) SaaS
4 12 (2.40%) GitHub
4 12 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.20%) Office 365
7 5 (1.00%) Serverless
8 4 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.40%) npm
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.80%) Internet
2 7 (1.40%) Broadband
3 6 (1.20%) Network Security
4 3 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.20%) Modbus
5 1 (0.20%) RFID
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) WPA
5 1 (0.20%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (6.00%) MySQL
4 27 (5.40%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.60%) Big Data
7 15 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.40%) Redis
9 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.20%) HBase
11 1 (0.20%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 58 (11.60%) Selenium
3 56 (11.20%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.00%) Visual Studio
5 21 (4.20%) JIRA
5 21 (4.20%) JUnit
6 19 (3.80%) Maven
7 18 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.20%) Hudson
9 10 (2.00%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.80%) gulp
10 9 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.60%) Subversion
12 7 (1.40%) Babel
12 7 (1.40%) GitLab
13 6 (1.20%) Travis CI
14 5 (1.00%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.80%) Ant
15 4 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 23 (4.60%) Electronics
2 22 (4.40%) Automotive
2 22 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.00%) Aerospace
4 9 (1.80%) Games
4 9 (1.80%) Marketing
5 6 (1.20%) Finance
6 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Law
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 292 (58.40%) Software Engineer
2 140 (28.00%) Developer
3 117 (23.40%) C++ Software Engineer
4 64 (12.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 44 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 41 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 40 (8.00%) Java Engineer
8 37 (7.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 34 (6.80%) Graduate
9 34 (6.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 29 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 29 (5.80%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (5.20%) Junior
12 25 (5.00%) Python Developer
13 22 (4.40%) Junior Software Engineer
13 22 (4.40%) Senior Software Developer
13 22 (4.40%) Test Engineer
14 20 (4.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
15 19 (3.80%) Principal Engineer
15 19 (3.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (16.40%) Qt
2 69 (13.80%) HTML
3 63 (12.60%) CSS
4 62 (12.40%) Web Services
5 52 (10.40%) .NET
6 46 (9.20%) AngularJS
7 42 (8.40%) MFC
7 42 (8.40%) Spring
8 40 (8.00%) XML
9 37 (7.40%) WinForms
10 33 (6.60%) Hibernate
11 32 (6.40%) OpenGL
12 31 (6.20%) J2EE
13 29 (5.80%) JSON
14 27 (5.40%) RESTful
15 26 (5.20%) SOAP
16 25 (5.00%) HTML5
17 23 (4.60%) REST
18 22 (4.40%) jQuery
19 21 (4.20%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 132 (26.40%) Computer Science
2 78 (15.60%) Algorithms
3 68 (13.60%) User Experience
4 57 (11.40%) CUDA
5 33 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (4.40%) Robotics
7 13 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.60%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.60%) Spread Betting
9 7 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.40%) Life Science
9 7 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.20%) Verilog
10 6 (1.20%) VHDL
11 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.80%) Fintech
12 4 (0.80%) iPhone
12 4 (0.80%) Linked Data
13 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (25.80%) Windows
2 123 (24.60%) Linux
3 20 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.80%) Unix
5 7 (1.40%) AIX
5 7 (1.40%) Solaris
6 4 (0.80%) Android
7 3 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (25.40%) Test Automation
3 85 (17.00%) Mathematics
4 73 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (14.40%) Physics
6 69 (13.80%) Machine Learning
6 69 (13.80%) Scrum
7 65 (13.00%) OO
8 58 (11.60%) Mentoring
9 57 (11.40%) TDD
10 55 (11.00%) DevOps
11 54 (10.80%) Multithreading
12 52 (10.40%) Artificial Intelligence
13 51 (10.20%) Pair Programming
14 48 (9.60%) Regression Testing
15 38 (7.60%) MVC
16 33 (6.60%) Coaching
16 33 (6.60%) OOD
17 32 (6.40%) Analytics
17 32 (6.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 266 (53.20%) Python
2 257 (51.40%) C++
3 212 (42.40%) Java
4 120 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 115 (23.00%) C#
6 96 (19.20%) SQL
7 39 (7.80%) C
8 20 (4.00%) PHP
9 19 (3.80%) Ruby
10 18 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.00%) Perl
12 14 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.40%) R
13 12 (2.40%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.20%) ES6
15 9 (1.80%) Scala
15 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.40%) Tcl
17 5 (1.00%) Julia
18 4 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 174 (34.80%) Degree
2 62 (12.40%) PhD
3 29 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.00%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (13.20%) QA
2 15 (3.00%) ECSS
3 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.20%) GCP
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.20%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.20%) JTAG
3 1 (0.20%) MISRA
System Software
1 27 (5.40%) Docker
2 12 (2.40%) Firmware
3 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.60%) Ansible
2 11 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.80%) Puppet
4 7 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.20%) Terraform
6 4 (0.80%) Packer
Vendors
1 72 (14.40%) Sophos
2 30 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.00%) Oracle
3 11 (2.20%) Google
4 10 (2.00%) Talend
5 9 (1.80%) Perforce
5 9 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.40%) HP
6 7 (1.40%) Sun
7 6 (1.20%) Capita
8 5 (1.00%) Zend
9 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.60%) Siemens
11 1 (0.20%) EMC
11 1 (0.20%) Facebook
11 1 (0.20%) Twitter
11 1 (0.20%) Xamarin