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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 45 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 35 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.58% 5.86% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 6.20% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 42
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
718 677 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.98% 94.42% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 566 605 808
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (60.38%) C#
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 26 (49.06%) OO
4 24 (45.28%) Java
4 24 (45.28%) SQL
5 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.85%) HTML
7 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
8 17 (32.08%) C++
8 17 (32.08%) CSS
8 17 (32.08%) Degree
9 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
10 14 (26.42%) Python
10 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
10 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
11 13 (24.53%) Mobile App
12 12 (22.64%) Linux
12 12 (22.64%) PHP
12 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.75%) MVC
13 11 (20.75%) TDD
14 10 (18.87%) Ajax
14 10 (18.87%) Windows
14 10 (18.87%) Apple iOS
14 10 (18.87%) iOS Development
15 9 (16.98%) Android Development
15 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
15 9 (16.98%) MySQL
15 9 (16.98%) Android

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (13.21%) Node.js
2 5 (9.43%) Drupal
3 2 (3.77%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (13.21%) Back Office
1 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) HTML
3 17 (32.08%) CSS
4 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.87%) Ajax
6 6 (11.32%) jQuery
6 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.43%) HTML5
7 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.55%) Cocoa
8 4 (7.55%) WinForms
8 4 (7.55%) XML
8 4 (7.55%) XSLT
8 4 (7.55%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (5.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (5.66%) STL
9 3 (5.66%) OpenMP
9 3 (5.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.21%) Web 2.0
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 3 (5.66%) CUDA
5 3 (5.66%) Device Driver
5 3 (5.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.77%) Physics
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Apple iOS
3 9 (16.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) OO
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) iOS Development
6 9 (16.98%) Android Development
7 8 (15.09%) Scrum
8 7 (13.21%) Kanban
8 7 (13.21%) Open Source
8 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.21%) BDD
8 7 (13.21%) Pair Programming
8 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.32%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (7.55%) Mobile Development
10 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (45.28%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) C++
5 14 (26.42%) Python
6 12 (22.64%) PHP
7 6 (11.32%) Objective-C
8 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
9 4 (7.55%) Perl
10 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.77%) VB
11 2 (3.77%) Delphi
12 1 (1.89%) XQuery
12 1 (1.89%) Ruby
12 1 (1.89%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.89%) Scala
12 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
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