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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 46 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.52% 4.73% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 4.88% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
663 882 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.91% 96.92% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 589 773 799
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 88 (75.21%) C#
2 85 (72.65%) .NET
3 67 (57.26%) JavaScript
4 61 (52.14%) Java
5 60 (51.28%) SQL
6 50 (42.74%) OO
6 50 (42.74%) Degree
7 49 (41.88%) SQL Server
8 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
8 45 (38.46%) C++
9 38 (32.48%) Software Engineering
10 35 (29.91%) HTML
11 33 (28.21%) PHP
12 32 (27.35%) Computer Science
13 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
15 28 (23.93%) MVC
16 27 (23.08%) CSS
17 26 (22.22%) OOP
18 22 (18.80%) XML
19 21 (17.95%) Mathematics
20 20 (17.09%) TDD
21 19 (16.24%) Web Services
21 19 (16.24%) Mobile App
22 17 (14.53%) Visual Studio
22 17 (14.53%) jQuery
22 17 (14.53%) GitHub
23 16 (13.68%) Oracle
24 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
24 15 (12.82%) Mobile Application Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (5.98%) IIS
1 7 (5.98%) Node.js
2 6 (5.13%) Drupal
3 5 (4.27%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Project
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) GitHub
2 5 (4.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (41.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.11%) MySQL
3 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.55%) Big Data
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.84%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.42%) MarkLogic
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.42%) JSUnit
3 4 (3.42%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.42%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) PyUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Ant
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (72.65%) .NET
2 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 35 (29.91%) HTML
4 27 (23.08%) CSS
5 22 (18.80%) XML
6 19 (16.24%) Web Services
7 17 (14.53%) jQuery
8 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (11.97%) Ajax
10 8 (6.84%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.98%) Ember.js
11 7 (5.98%) HTML5
11 7 (5.98%) CSS3
11 7 (5.98%) Backbone.js
11 7 (5.98%) ADO.NET
12 6 (5.13%) LAMP
13 5 (4.27%) J2EE
13 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.95%) Mathematics
3 19 (16.24%) Mobile App
4 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.55%) Physics
6 7 (5.98%) Statistics
7 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (5.13%) Open Source
8 4 (3.42%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.42%) Semantic Web
8 4 (3.42%) W3C
8 4 (3.42%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.42%) Equities
8 4 (3.42%) Derivative
8 4 (3.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) UNIX
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Android
3 9 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.74%) OO
2 38 (32.48%) Software Engineering
3 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.93%) MVC
5 26 (22.22%) OOP
6 20 (17.09%) TDD
7 15 (12.82%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (10.26%) Web Development
8 12 (10.26%) Project Management
9 10 (8.55%) BDD
10 9 (7.69%) Android Development
10 9 (7.69%) iOS Development
11 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.98%) Analytics
12 6 (5.13%) CRM
12 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.42%) Data Analysis
13 4 (3.42%) UML
13 4 (3.42%) E-business
13 4 (3.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 88 (75.21%) C#
2 67 (57.26%) JavaScript
3 61 (52.14%) Java
4 60 (51.28%) SQL
5 45 (38.46%) C++
6 33 (28.21%) PHP
7 13 (11.11%) Python
8 12 (10.26%) Scala
9 8 (6.84%) F#
10 6 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.13%) VBA
10 6 (5.13%) Delphi
11 5 (4.27%) Perl
12 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.56%) VB
14 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.85%) PHP5
15 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Twitter
4 5 (4.27%) Sybase
5 4 (3.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (3.42%) TIBCO
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