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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 81 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.32% 8.55% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 8.71% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 51
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
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
724 930 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.26% 98.20% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 623 789 932
Average salary £40,450 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 79 (82.29%) C#
2 67 (69.79%) JavaScript
3 62 (64.58%) .NET
4 61 (63.54%) SQL
5 55 (57.29%) Java
6 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
7 43 (44.79%) OO
8 41 (42.71%) Degree
9 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (39.58%) Computer Science
11 34 (35.42%) HTML
12 32 (33.33%) CSS
12 32 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 26 (27.08%) C++
14 25 (26.04%) PHP
15 23 (23.96%) XML
16 22 (22.92%) MySQL
17 20 (20.83%) Mathematics
17 20 (20.83%) GitHub
17 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (18.75%) OOP
18 18 (18.75%) NoSQL
19 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
19 15 (15.63%) Big Data
20 14 (14.58%) Linux
20 14 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
20 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
21 13 (13.54%) Oracle
21 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
21 13 (13.54%) Ajax

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (13.54%) Node.js
2 12 (12.50%) ColdFusion
3 6 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) GitHub
2 12 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.92%) MySQL
3 18 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 15 (15.63%) Big Data
5 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) PyUnit
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (64.58%) .NET
2 34 (35.42%) HTML
3 32 (33.33%) CSS
4 23 (23.96%) XML
5 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 14 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
7 13 (13.54%) Backbone.js
7 13 (13.54%) Ember.js
7 13 (13.54%) Ajax
8 9 (9.38%) SOAP
9 8 (8.33%) XSLT
9 8 (8.33%) jQuery
10 7 (7.29%) LAMP
11 6 (6.25%) Spring
12 4 (4.17%) XSL
12 4 (4.17%) STL
12 4 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (4.17%) Play Framework
13 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.58%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.54%) Statistics
4 10 (10.42%) Open Source
5 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.29%) Physics
6 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.17%) User Experience
8 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.08%) Semantic Web
9 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.04%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.79%) OO
2 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.75%) OOP
5 13 (13.54%) Waterfall
5 13 (13.54%) Analytics
5 13 (13.54%) Web Development
6 11 (11.46%) TDD
7 9 (9.38%) MVC
7 9 (9.38%) CRM
8 6 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.13%) CAD
10 1 (1.04%) Project Management
10 1 (1.04%) Scrum
10 1 (1.04%) Logistics
10 1 (1.04%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.04%) BDD
10 1 (1.04%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 79 (82.29%) C#
2 67 (69.79%) JavaScript
3 61 (63.54%) SQL
4 55 (57.29%) Java
5 26 (27.08%) C++
6 25 (26.04%) PHP
7 9 (9.38%) Scala
8 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.21%) XQuery
10 4 (4.17%) Python
10 4 (4.17%) Clojure
11 3 (3.13%) F#
11 3 (3.13%) VB
12 1 (1.04%) C
12 1 (1.04%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
1 13 (13.54%) Twitter
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