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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 59 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 88 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.58% 9.81% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 10.29% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 84 43
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,938 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £35,931
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
707 855 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.93% 95.32% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 582 777 839
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 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) C#
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 22 (43.14%) Degree
5 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
5 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (35.29%) CSS
7 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
8 15 (29.41%) HTML
9 14 (27.45%) OO
9 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
10 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
11 12 (23.53%) TDD
12 11 (21.57%) Java
12 11 (21.57%) C++
13 10 (19.61%) Windows
14 8 (15.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (15.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
14 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
14 8 (15.69%) STL
14 8 (15.69%) XML
14 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
14 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
15 7 (13.73%) AngularJS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (9.80%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.96%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.88%) Military
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) HTML
4 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
5 8 (15.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (15.69%) STL
5 8 (15.69%) XML
6 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (11.76%) XSLT
8 5 (9.80%) Play Framework
8 5 (9.80%) Spring
9 4 (7.84%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (7.84%) Cocoa
9 4 (7.84%) WinForms
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.88%) Ajax
10 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (15.69%) Device Driver
2 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.73%) Open Source
4 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) GIS
6 3 (5.88%) User Experience
7 2 (3.92%) Life Science
7 2 (3.92%) Web 2.0
7 2 (3.92%) Statistics
7 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.80%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) OO
2 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
5 5 (9.80%) Android Development
5 5 (9.80%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Mobile Development
7 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) MVVM
8 2 (3.92%) BDD
8 2 (3.92%) Kanban
8 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) C++
5 7 (13.73%) Objective-C
6 5 (9.80%) XQuery
6 5 (9.80%) Clojure
6 5 (9.80%) Scala
7 4 (7.84%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (5.88%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.92%) Python
10 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Apple
3 2 (3.92%) Twitter
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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