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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 49 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.65% 7.75% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 8.08% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 48
Average salary £37,500 £32,959 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £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
727 743 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.78% 95.99% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 600 684 813
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 28 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 25 (51.02%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) OO
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 19 (38.78%) Java
4 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
6 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
7 14 (28.57%) CSS
7 14 (28.57%) C++
7 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 13 (26.53%) HTML
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (26.53%) Degree
9 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
9 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
9 12 (24.49%) iOS Development
10 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
11 10 (20.41%) PHP
11 10 (20.41%) TDD
11 10 (20.41%) Android
11 10 (20.41%) Android Development
12 9 (18.37%) Linux
13 8 (16.33%) Open Source
14 7 (14.29%) Ajax
14 7 (14.29%) Marketing
14 7 (14.29%) Python

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (12.24%) Node.js
2 4 (8.16%) Drupal
3 2 (4.08%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) Ajax
6 6 (12.24%) jQuery
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (10.20%) Cocoa Touch
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.20%) XML
7 5 (10.20%) XSLT
7 5 (10.20%) Cocoa
8 4 (8.16%) WinForms
8 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (6.12%) HTML5
9 3 (6.12%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Web 2.0
4 4 (8.16%) User Experience
5 3 (6.12%) CUDA
5 3 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.08%) GIS
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 10 (20.41%) Android
4 9 (18.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) OO
2 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.49%) iOS Development
4 10 (20.41%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) Android Development
5 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Pair Programming
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.24%) Kanban
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (10.20%) Mobile Development
9 4 (8.16%) OOP
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.57%) C++
5 10 (20.41%) PHP
6 7 (14.29%) Python
6 7 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (8.16%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (4.08%) XQuery
9 2 (4.08%) VB
9 2 (4.08%) Delphi
9 2 (4.08%) Scala
9 2 (4.08%) Clojure
9 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.04%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Apple
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