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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 60 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 81 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.76% 8.97% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 9.43% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 77 40
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
727 859 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.66% 95.13% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 605 761 834
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 24 April 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (60.71%) C#
1 34 (60.71%) .NET
2 32 (57.14%) SQL
3 25 (44.64%) Degree
4 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 19 (33.93%) Java
6 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
7 18 (32.14%) HTML
7 18 (32.14%) CSS
8 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
10 14 (25.00%) OO
10 14 (25.00%) C++
11 12 (21.43%) XML
11 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
12 10 (17.86%) TDD
12 10 (17.86%) XSLT
12 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
13 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
13 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (14.29%) Scala
14 8 (14.29%) Open Source
14 8 (14.29%) Web Development
14 8 (14.29%) Windows
14 8 (14.29%) XQuery
15 7 (12.50%) Spring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (5.36%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) Big Data
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.79%) QlikView
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.36%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 18 (32.14%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) XML
4 10 (17.86%) XSLT
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (12.50%) Play Framework
6 7 (12.50%) Spring
7 6 (10.71%) STL
7 6 (10.71%) Backbone.js
7 6 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (8.93%) Ember.js
8 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) jQuery
10 3 (5.36%) HTML5
10 3 (5.36%) Xamarin.iOS
10 3 (5.36%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (5.36%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Open Source
4 6 (10.71%) Device Driver
4 6 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (8.93%) Statistics
5 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.14%) GIS
6 4 (7.14%) User Experience
7 2 (3.57%) Life Science
8 1 (1.79%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.00%) OO
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) Web Development
6 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Android Development
10 3 (5.36%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.36%) OOP
11 2 (3.57%) MVVM
11 2 (3.57%) Scrum
11 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) C#
2 32 (57.14%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) Java
5 14 (25.00%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) XQuery
6 8 (14.29%) Scala
7 7 (12.50%) Clojure
8 6 (10.71%) Objective-C
9 5 (8.93%) PHP
9 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
10 4 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (5.36%) Apple Swift
12 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.79%) VB
13 1 (1.79%) Python
13 1 (1.79%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.93%) Twitter
2 3 (5.36%) Apple
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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