Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 10 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 475 508 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 21.39% 16.23% 10.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.05% 17.65% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 433 428 263
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,125
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98% +2.50%

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 2,061 2,879 2,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 92.80% 91.98% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,742 2,425 1,981
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £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 21 March 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 21 March 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 +7 361 £55,000 +10.00% 107
Abingdon -4 29 £45,000 -7.69% 8
Banbury +12 15 £25,000 -45.95% 1
Witney - 10 £40,000 -
Wantage - 5 £42,500 - 1
Thame +17 4 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Kidlington +17 1 £70,000 +4.48% 3
Bicester - 1 £37,500 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 221 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (44.21%) Java
3 181 (38.11%) C++
4 173 (36.42%) Computer Science
5 166 (34.95%) Python
6 163 (34.32%) JavaScript
7 157 (33.05%) C#
8 133 (28.00%) Degree
9 107 (22.53%) Linux
10 106 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
11 99 (20.84%) Mathematics
12 97 (20.42%) CSS
13 92 (19.37%) HTML
14 91 (19.16%) AngularJS
15 89 (18.74%) .NET
16 86 (18.11%) SQL
17 73 (15.37%) Algorithms
18 72 (15.16%) Git (software)
19 69 (14.53%) DevOps
20 62 (13.05%) React
21 61 (12.84%) Computer Science Degree
22 60 (12.63%) Artificial Intelligence
23 58 (12.21%) OOP
24 53 (11.16%) SQL Server
25 51 (10.74%) Windows
25 51 (10.74%) Machine Learning
25 51 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
26 50 (10.53%) Jenkins
26 50 (10.53%) Microservices
26 50 (10.53%) Scrum

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 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.47%) Confluence
3 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.26%) WordPress
4 4 (0.84%) Apache
4 4 (0.84%) CMS
4 4 (0.84%) GlassFish
4 4 (0.84%) WildFly
5 2 (0.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.21%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 106 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (4.00%) GitHub
4 12 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.26%) npm
6 6 (1.26%) Yarn
7 2 (0.42%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.00%) Firewall
2 8 (1.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.21%) RS-232
4 1 (0.21%) RS-485
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.42%) MySQL
3 38 (8.00%) Big Data
4 24 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.05%) GIS
9 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.84%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.42%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.42%) Looker
13 1 (0.21%) DataStage
13 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 72 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 31 (6.53%) Selenium
4 27 (5.68%) Cucumber
5 20 (4.21%) JUnit
6 19 (4.00%) JIRA
7 11 (2.32%) Maven
8 8 (1.68%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.68%) JBehave
8 8 (1.68%) JMeter
8 8 (1.68%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.47%) Ant
9 7 (1.47%) Mocha
10 6 (1.26%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.05%) Spinnaker
12 4 (0.84%) GitLab
12 4 (0.84%) Mockito
12 4 (0.84%) Subversion
13 3 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 27 (5.68%) Finance
2 22 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (2.74%) Games
4 11 (2.32%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.84%) Banking
6 3 (0.63%) French Language
6 3 (0.63%) German Language
6 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
6 3 (0.63%) Military
6 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 243 (51.16%) Software Engineer
2 166 (34.95%) Developer
3 66 (13.89%) Software Developer
4 61 (12.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 46 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 45 (9.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 45 (9.47%) Graduate
7 37 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 34 (7.16%) Java Engineer
8 34 (7.16%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (6.95%) Junior
10 29 (6.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 28 (5.89%) Research Engineer
12 27 (5.68%) Graduate Developer
12 27 (5.68%) Junior Software Engineer
12 27 (5.68%) Senior Developer
13 26 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (4.42%) Senior DevOps
14 21 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 20 (4.21%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (20.42%) CSS
2 92 (19.37%) HTML
3 91 (19.16%) AngularJS
4 89 (18.74%) .NET
5 62 (13.05%) React
6 48 (10.11%) ASP.NET
6 48 (10.11%) Web Services
7 36 (7.58%) Node.js
8 29 (6.11%) jQuery
8 29 (6.11%) RESTful
9 27 (5.68%) Spring
10 26 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (5.26%) HTML5
12 24 (5.05%) WPF
13 23 (4.84%) Hibernate
14 17 (3.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 17 (3.58%) CSS3
14 17 (3.58%) REST
15 16 (3.37%) Gherkin
16 15 (3.16%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.37%) Algorithms
2 30 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.26%) Robotics
4 22 (4.63%) User Experience
5 21 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 21 (4.42%) Semantic Web
6 18 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.16%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.32%) Life Science
9 8 (1.68%) Fintech
9 8 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.42%) Animation
11 2 (0.42%) CUDA
11 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.42%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.21%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.21%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 107 (22.53%) Linux
2 51 (10.74%) Windows
3 17 (3.58%) Unix
4 12 (2.53%) Android
4 12 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.42%) CentOS
5 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.42%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (36.42%) Computer Science
3 99 (20.84%) Mathematics
4 69 (14.53%) DevOps
5 60 (12.63%) Artificial Intelligence
6 58 (12.21%) OOP
7 51 (10.74%) Machine Learning
7 51 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (10.53%) Microservices
8 50 (10.53%) MVC
8 50 (10.53%) Scrum
9 46 (9.68%) Analytics
10 40 (8.42%) SDLC
11 38 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 38 (8.00%) OO
12 37 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (7.79%) TDD
12 37 (7.79%) Test Automation
13 31 (6.53%) Data Science
14 30 (6.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (44.21%) Java
2 181 (38.11%) C++
3 166 (34.95%) Python
4 163 (34.32%) JavaScript
5 157 (33.05%) C#
6 86 (18.11%) SQL
7 46 (9.68%) C
8 27 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.84%) MATLAB
10 20 (4.21%) PHP
11 19 (4.00%) Java 8
12 18 (3.79%) Ruby
13 14 (2.95%) Go
14 12 (2.53%) R
15 8 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.47%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.47%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.84%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.63%) Scala
19 2 (0.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 133 (28.00%) Degree
2 61 (12.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (10.11%) PhD
4 11 (2.32%) MPhil
5 5 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.84%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 33 (6.95%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (6.32%) Kubernetes
2 27 (5.68%) Terraform
3 11 (2.32%) Puppet
4 10 (2.11%) Ansible
5 9 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.26%) Kibana
7 3 (0.63%) Packer
7 3 (0.63%) Salt
8 2 (0.42%) Icinga
8 2 (0.42%) Nagios
8 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (6.53%) Google
2 22 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.00%) Oracle
4 8 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.26%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 6 (1.26%) Tableau
5 6 (1.26%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.05%) Talend
7 4 (0.84%) Facebook
8 3 (0.63%) Perforce
9 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.42%) New Relic
9 2 (0.42%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.42%) Sun
10 1 (0.21%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) Infor
10 1 (0.21%) Informatica
10 1 (0.21%) SAP
10 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.21%) SnapLogic