Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 442 458 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.75% 19.74% 16.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.54% 21.42% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 377 410 412
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,189 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.29% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,275 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,605 2,138 2,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 89.87% 92.16% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,382 1,793 2,300
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +5.62%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 228 £40,000 -27.27% 65
Bicester +6 48 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Abingdon +7 32 £45,000 - 5
Burford - 4 £35,000 -
Banbury +3 2 £65,000 +160.00%
Thame +2 2 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Henley-on-Thames -1 2 £30,000 -14.29%
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 212 (47.96%) C++
2 208 (47.06%) Degree
3 203 (45.93%) Python
4 180 (40.72%) Computer Science
5 148 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (30.54%) .NET
7 129 (29.19%) Windows
7 129 (29.19%) Mathematics
8 123 (27.83%) Java
9 122 (27.60%) C#
10 113 (25.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 101 (22.85%) Algorithms
12 91 (20.59%) Git (software)
13 80 (18.10%) Unit Testing
14 79 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (17.19%) Linux
16 72 (16.29%) JavaScript
17 67 (15.16%) DevOps
18 60 (13.57%) MATLAB
19 59 (13.35%) SQL
20 56 (12.67%) OOD
21 55 (12.44%) Computer Vision
22 54 (12.22%) SDLC
23 53 (11.99%) C
24 51 (11.54%) AWS
25 50 (11.31%) User Experience
26 47 (10.63%) AngularJS
27 44 (9.95%) Physics
27 44 (9.95%) React
28 43 (9.73%) Jenkins

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 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.26%) CMS
3 9 (2.04%) Joomla!
3 9 (2.04%) WordPress
4 4 (0.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Figma
1 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (0.45%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.54%) AWS
2 17 (3.85%) Azure
3 14 (3.17%) GCP
4 12 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.04%) G Suite
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.68%) SaaS
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.23%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
9 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.04%) Firewall
1 9 (2.04%) Internet
2 6 (1.36%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.13%) SpaceWire
4 2 (0.45%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) UWB
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.60%) Big Data
2 30 (6.79%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.07%) MySQL
4 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.68%) Redis
9 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) Event Store
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 91 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.73%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.56%) Subversion
4 14 (3.17%) JIRA
5 13 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 12 (2.71%) Eclipse RCP
7 8 (1.81%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.36%) GitLab
8 6 (1.36%) Selenium
9 5 (1.13%) CircleCI
9 5 (1.13%) GoogleTest
9 5 (1.13%) JUnit
10 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.90%) JMeter
10 4 (0.90%) Maven
10 4 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.68%) GoCD
11 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.45%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.45%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 9 (2.04%) Games
1 9 (2.04%) Law
2 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.58%) Electronics
4 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (0.90%) Finance
5 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.45%) Automotive
6 2 (0.45%) Legal
6 2 (0.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 274 (61.99%) Software Engineer
2 66 (14.93%) Developer
3 57 (12.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 53 (11.99%) Graduate
5 52 (11.76%) Junior
6 46 (10.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 38 (8.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 37 (8.37%) Research Engineer
9 34 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 29 (6.56%) Junior Software Engineer
11 26 (5.88%) Development Engineer
12 25 (5.66%) Software Developer
13 23 (5.20%) .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (4.75%) Applications Engineer
15 20 (4.52%) Graduate Developer
16 18 (4.07%) Embedded Engineer
16 18 (4.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 18 (4.07%) Junior Developer
16 18 (4.07%) Software Development Engineer
16 18 (4.07%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (30.54%) .NET
2 47 (10.63%) AngularJS
3 44 (9.95%) React
4 41 (9.28%) HTML
5 39 (8.82%) CSS
5 39 (8.82%) Node.js
6 34 (7.69%) Web Services
7 27 (6.11%) WPF
8 26 (5.88%) RESTful
9 24 (5.43%) WinForms
10 22 (4.98%) REST
11 18 (4.07%) OpenMP
12 15 (3.39%) Spring
13 12 (2.71%) Java RMI
13 12 (2.71%) JMS
13 12 (2.71%) JSON
13 12 (2.71%) Middleware
13 12 (2.71%) Spring Boot
14 10 (2.26%) GraphQL
15 9 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.85%) Algorithms
2 50 (11.31%) User Experience
3 34 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 23 (5.20%) CUDA
5 18 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (3.85%) Robotics
7 14 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.71%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.49%) Xbox
10 9 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (2.04%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.58%) Life Science
11 7 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.36%) VHDL
13 5 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.13%) GPGPU
14 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 129 (29.19%) Windows
2 76 (17.19%) Linux
3 10 (2.26%) Mac OS
4 8 (1.81%) Android
5 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.68%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.45%) Unix
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (40.72%) Computer Science
2 148 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (29.19%) Mathematics
4 80 (18.10%) Unit Testing
5 79 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (15.16%) DevOps
7 56 (12.67%) OOD
8 55 (12.44%) Computer Vision
9 54 (12.22%) SDLC
10 44 (9.95%) Physics
11 40 (9.05%) Image Processing
12 39 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 38 (8.60%) TDD
14 37 (8.37%) Software Architecture
15 36 (8.14%) Data Analysis
15 36 (8.14%) Machine Learning
16 35 (7.92%) OO
17 31 (7.01%) Multithreading
18 30 (6.79%) Artificial Intelligence
19 28 (6.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 212 (47.96%) C++
2 203 (45.93%) Python
3 123 (27.83%) Java
4 122 (27.60%) C#
5 72 (16.29%) JavaScript
6 60 (13.57%) MATLAB
7 59 (13.35%) SQL
8 53 (11.99%) C
9 43 (9.73%) R
10 26 (5.88%) PHP
11 23 (5.20%) VB.NET
12 17 (3.85%) TypeScript
13 14 (3.17%) Go
14 11 (2.49%) Fortran
14 11 (2.49%) Java 8
14 11 (2.49%) Perl
14 11 (2.49%) Ruby
15 7 (1.58%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.58%) Scala
15 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (47.06%) Degree
2 113 (25.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.98%) DBS Check
4 12 (2.71%) PhD
5 3 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) PMO
3 4 (0.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 41 (9.28%) Docker
2 18 (4.07%) Firmware
3 8 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (6.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.45%) Ansible
2 2 (0.45%) Terraform
3 1 (0.23%) Fluentd
3 1 (0.23%) Istio
3 1 (0.23%) Kibana
3 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 22 (4.98%) Google
2 21 (4.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.26%) Oracle
4 6 (1.36%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.36%) Xilinx
5 5 (1.13%) Intel
6 3 (0.68%) Perforce
7 2 (0.45%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.23%) QNX
8 1 (0.23%) Twitter