The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 47 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.64% 7.46% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 7.55% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 50
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 781 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.45% 98.74% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 649 852
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £28,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Oxford region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Oxford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 71 (82.56%) C#
2 59 (68.60%) SQL
3 58 (67.44%) JavaScript
4 56 (65.12%) .NET
5 46 (53.49%) Java
5 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
6 36 (41.86%) Degree
7 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (40.70%) OO
8 34 (39.53%) Computer Science
9 31 (36.05%) HTML
10 30 (34.88%) CSS
11 27 (31.40%) XML
12 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
13 22 (25.58%) PHP
14 20 (23.26%) C++
14 20 (23.26%) MySQL
15 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (18.60%) NoSQL
17 15 (17.44%) GitHub
17 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
17 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
18 14 (16.28%) OOP
19 13 (15.12%) Ajax
20 12 (13.95%) SaaS
20 12 (13.95%) ColdFusion
20 12 (13.95%) Linux
21 11 (12.79%) Open Source
21 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
22 10 (11.63%) Big Data

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.95%) ColdFusion
2 10 (11.63%) Node.js
3 5 (5.81%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) GitHub
2 12 (13.95%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.26%) MySQL
3 16 (18.60%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.63%) Big Data
5 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) QlikView
6 1 (1.16%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.16%) Publishing
2 1 (1.16%) Military
2 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (65.12%) .NET
2 31 (36.05%) HTML
3 30 (34.88%) CSS
4 27 (31.40%) XML
5 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
6 13 (15.12%) Ajax
7 10 (11.63%) Backbone.js
7 10 (11.63%) XSLT
7 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.47%) SOAP
8 9 (10.47%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (10.47%) Ember.js
9 7 (8.14%) Spring
10 6 (6.98%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.98%) jQuery
10 6 (6.98%) LAMP
10 6 (6.98%) Play Framework
11 5 (5.81%) STL
11 5 (5.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (4.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.53%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
4 11 (12.79%) Open Source
5 9 (10.47%) Statistics
6 6 (6.98%) Physics
6 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.81%) Device Driver
7 5 (5.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (4.65%) User Experience
9 2 (2.33%) Semantic Web
9 2 (2.33%) Life Science
9 2 (2.33%) GIS
10 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (40.70%) OO
2 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
3 14 (16.28%) OOP
4 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
5 10 (11.63%) TDD
6 9 (10.47%) Analytics
6 9 (10.47%) CRM
6 9 (10.47%) Web Development
7 8 (9.30%) MVC
8 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.16%) Logistics
10 1 (1.16%) MVVM
10 1 (1.16%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (1.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.16%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (82.56%) C#
2 59 (68.60%) SQL
3 58 (67.44%) JavaScript
4 46 (53.49%) Java
5 22 (25.58%) PHP
6 20 (23.26%) C++
7 10 (11.63%) VB.NET
8 8 (9.30%) Scala
9 7 (8.14%) XQuery
10 6 (6.98%) Clojure
11 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.16%) C
12 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle
1 9 (10.47%) Twitter
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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