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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 25 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 73 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.68% 4.55% 6.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.96% 4.66% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 64 29 48
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
733 729 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.21% 97.59% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 626 608 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 71 (56.35%) JavaScript
2 59 (46.83%) C#
3 57 (45.24%) Java
4 55 (43.65%) Software Engineering
5 46 (36.51%) SQL
6 42 (33.33%) .NET
7 40 (31.75%) OO
8 37 (29.37%) MySQL
9 36 (28.57%) MVC
10 35 (27.78%) jQuery
11 34 (26.98%) C++
12 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
12 33 (26.19%) Degree
13 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET
14 30 (23.81%) PHP
14 30 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (23.02%) Python
15 29 (23.02%) Mobile App
16 28 (22.22%) Drupal
16 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
17 26 (20.63%) Linux
17 26 (20.63%) Mobile Application Development
18 25 (19.84%) Node.js
19 23 (18.25%) TDD
20 22 (17.46%) CSS
20 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 19 (15.08%) HTML
22 19 (15.08%) AngularJS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (22.22%) Drupal
2 25 (19.84%) Node.js
3 13 (10.32%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.17%) CloudFront
4 4 (3.17%) Route 53
4 4 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.37%) MySQL
2 33 (26.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.52%) Big Data
4 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.38%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.38%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 18 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.94%) Ant
2 10 (7.94%) Bower
2 10 (7.94%) Grunt
2 10 (7.94%) gulp
2 10 (7.94%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (7.94%) Maven
2 10 (7.94%) Mocha
2 10 (7.94%) Protractor
3 9 (7.14%) JUnit
3 9 (7.14%) Mockito
4 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.17%) PhpStorm
6 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.38%) Selenium
6 3 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (7.94%) Publishing
2 7 (5.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Japanese Language
3 4 (3.17%) Russian Language
3 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.33%) .NET
2 35 (27.78%) jQuery
3 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET
4 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (17.46%) CSS
5 19 (15.08%) AngularJS
5 19 (15.08%) HTML
6 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (11.11%) XML
9 12 (9.52%) CSS3
9 12 (9.52%) Web Services
10 10 (7.94%) D3.js
10 10 (7.94%) Electron Framework
10 10 (7.94%) Spring
11 9 (7.14%) HTML5
12 8 (6.35%) REST
12 8 (6.35%) Symfony
13 7 (5.56%) Django
13 7 (5.56%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Mobile App
2 17 (13.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.32%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.14%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.17%) CUDA
5 4 (3.17%) User Experience
6 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.38%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.59%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) Linux
2 17 (13.49%) Android
2 17 (13.49%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.73%) Windows
4 9 (7.14%) Unix
5 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Software Engineering
2 40 (31.75%) OO
3 36 (28.57%) MVC
4 30 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (20.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 23 (18.25%) TDD
7 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (13.49%) Android Development
8 17 (13.49%) iOS Development
9 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.14%) BDD
11 9 (7.14%) Process Improvement
12 8 (6.35%) Data Management
12 8 (6.35%) OOD
13 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.76%) Data Protection
14 6 (4.76%) Open Source
14 6 (4.76%) Product Management
14 6 (4.76%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.35%) JavaScript
2 59 (46.83%) C#
3 57 (45.24%) Java
4 46 (36.51%) SQL
5 34 (26.98%) C++
6 30 (23.81%) PHP
7 29 (23.02%) Python
8 18 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 17 (13.49%) Ruby
10 8 (6.35%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.17%) XPath
12 3 (2.38%) C
13 2 (1.59%) Perl
14 1 (0.79%) COBOL
14 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Degree
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) Puppet
2 11 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.14%) Ansible
4 4 (3.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.38%) SAP
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