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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 29 26 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 86 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.50% 8.63% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 8.88% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 55 80 33
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
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
695 968 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.82% 97.19% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 615 836 923
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £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 21 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 81 (81.00%) C#
2 67 (67.00%) JavaScript
3 65 (65.00%) .NET
4 55 (55.00%) SQL
5 53 (53.00%) Java
6 51 (51.00%) OO
7 45 (45.00%) SQL Server
8 41 (41.00%) Degree
9 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (34.00%) HTML
11 32 (32.00%) Computer Science
12 29 (29.00%) CSS
13 27 (27.00%) OOP
13 27 (27.00%) PHP
13 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
14 26 (26.00%) C++
15 22 (22.00%) MySQL
16 21 (21.00%) XML
17 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET
18 19 (19.00%) Mathematics
19 18 (18.00%) GitHub
19 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
21 14 (14.00%) Ajax
21 14 (14.00%) Linux
21 14 (14.00%) NoSQL
22 13 (13.00%) Big Data
22 13 (13.00%) MVC
23 12 (12.00%) ColdFusion
23 12 (12.00%) SaaS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (12.00%) ColdFusion
2 11 (11.00%) Node.js
3 7 (7.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.00%) GitHub
2 12 (12.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.00%) MySQL
3 14 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 13 (13.00%) Big Data
5 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) PyUnit
3 1 (1.00%) Ant
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (65.00%) .NET
2 34 (34.00%) HTML
3 29 (29.00%) CSS
4 21 (21.00%) XML
5 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (14.00%) Ajax
7 12 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.00%) Ember.js
8 11 (11.00%) Backbone.js
8 11 (11.00%) jQuery
9 9 (9.00%) SOAP
10 7 (7.00%) LAMP
11 6 (6.00%) XSLT
12 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (4.00%) Web Services
13 4 (4.00%) XSL
13 4 (4.00%) Spring
14 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
15 2 (2.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (19.00%) Mathematics
3 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.00%) Statistics
5 8 (8.00%) Physics
5 8 (8.00%) Open Source
6 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.00%) User Experience
9 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.00%) Semantic Web
10 1 (1.00%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) OO
2 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
3 27 (27.00%) OOP
4 13 (13.00%) MVC
5 11 (11.00%) CRM
5 11 (11.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (11.00%) Web Development
5 11 (11.00%) Analytics
6 10 (10.00%) TDD
7 7 (7.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (6.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.00%) CAD
9 3 (3.00%) Project Management
9 3 (3.00%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.00%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.00%) Coaching
11 1 (1.00%) Logistics
11 1 (1.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (81.00%) C#
2 67 (67.00%) JavaScript
3 55 (55.00%) SQL
4 53 (53.00%) Java
5 27 (27.00%) PHP
6 26 (26.00%) C++
7 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (9.00%) Scala
8 6 (6.00%) Python
9 5 (5.00%) F#
10 3 (3.00%) XQuery
10 3 (3.00%) VB
11 2 (2.00%) Clojure
12 1 (1.00%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (41.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) Twitter
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Flex Hours
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum - 25 days’ holiday + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Posted: 25 days ago