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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 48 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.60% 7.43% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 7.71% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 52
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
770 778 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.65% 96.29% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 669 712 835
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 £27,100 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (62.96%) .NET
2 30 (55.56%) C#
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 25 (46.30%) OO
5 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.33%) Java
6 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 18 (33.33%) CSS
6 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
7 16 (29.63%) Degree
7 16 (29.63%) HTML
8 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
8 14 (25.93%) Mobile App
9 13 (24.07%) C++
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 12 (22.22%) TDD
10 12 (22.22%) iOS Development
10 12 (22.22%) Apple iOS
11 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
11 11 (20.37%) Windows
12 10 (18.52%) PHP
12 10 (18.52%) Android
12 10 (18.52%) Android Development
13 8 (14.81%) Linux
13 8 (14.81%) MVC
13 8 (14.81%) Open Source
13 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
14 7 (12.96%) Marketing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (12.96%) Node.js
2 4 (7.41%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.96%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) .NET
2 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 18 (33.33%) CSS
3 16 (29.63%) HTML
4 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 7 (12.96%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) Ajax
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (11.11%) jQuery
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (9.26%) Cocoa Touch
7 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.26%) XSLT
7 5 (9.26%) Cocoa
8 4 (7.41%) WinForms
8 4 (7.41%) STL
8 4 (7.41%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 14 (25.93%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.11%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) GIS
6 2 (3.70%) Life Science
6 2 (3.70%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) Android
4 8 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) OO
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
4 12 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 10 (18.52%) Android Development
6 8 (14.81%) Open Source
6 8 (14.81%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Kanban
8 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.11%) SDLC
9 5 (9.26%) Mobile Development
9 5 (9.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.41%) OOP
10 4 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 18 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (24.07%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) PHP
7 7 (12.96%) Python
7 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
8 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
9 4 (7.41%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.70%) Scala
10 2 (3.70%) Clojure
10 2 (3.70%) XQuery
10 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.70%) Delphi
11 1 (1.85%) Perl
11 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Apple
3 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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