The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 44 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 92 140 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.05% 7.95% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 8.14% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 128 93
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1441 1719 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.74% 97.56% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1465 1804
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 49 £35,000 - 6
Bicester - 10 £27,500 - 1
Wallingford 0 6 £24,000 -36.00%
Abingdon -13 4 £43,750 -7.89%
Witney +24 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Banbury +2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Wantage - 1 £55,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 108 (67.92%) C#
2 92 (57.86%) JavaScript
3 89 (55.97%) .NET
4 77 (48.43%) SQL
5 71 (44.65%) Java
6 60 (37.74%) Degree
7 59 (37.11%) OO
8 58 (36.48%) SQL Server
9 51 (32.08%) C++
10 50 (31.45%) Computer Science
11 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (30.19%) Software Engineering
13 45 (28.30%) PHP
13 45 (28.30%) HTML
14 44 (27.67%) CSS
14 44 (27.67%) XML
15 41 (25.79%) MySQL
16 34 (21.38%) Linux
17 29 (18.24%) MVC
17 29 (18.24%) ASP.NET
18 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (15.72%) Mathematics
20 24 (15.09%) Web Development
20 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
21 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
22 20 (12.58%) NoSQL
22 20 (12.58%) OOP
22 20 (12.58%) GitHub
23 19 (11.95%) SaaS
23 19 (11.95%) Big Data

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (8.81%) Node.js
2 12 (7.55%) ColdFusion
3 6 (3.77%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.58%) GitHub
2 19 (11.95%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) Bluetooth
1 10 (6.29%) GPRS
1 10 (6.29%) GSM
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 41 (25.79%) MySQL
3 20 (12.58%) NoSQL
4 19 (11.95%) Big Data
5 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.26%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.63%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) PyUnit
4 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.63%) Ant
4 1 (0.63%) JUnit
General
1 6 (3.77%) Retail
2 4 (2.52%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.26%) Advertising
3 2 (1.26%) Marketing
3 2 (1.26%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (55.97%) .NET
2 45 (28.30%) HTML
3 44 (27.67%) CSS
3 44 (27.67%) XML
4 29 (18.24%) ASP.NET
5 19 (11.95%) SOAP
5 19 (11.95%) Ajax
6 17 (10.69%) jQuery
6 17 (10.69%) LAMP
7 15 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 14 (8.81%) Backbone.js
9 13 (8.18%) Ember.js
10 12 (7.55%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.55%) Web Services
11 10 (6.29%) XML-RPC
11 10 (6.29%) REST
11 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.66%) Zend Framework
13 8 (5.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.45%) Computer Science
2 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (15.72%) Mathematics
4 13 (8.18%) Statistics
5 11 (6.92%) Open Source
6 10 (6.29%) Physics
7 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.40%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.52%) Chemistry
9 4 (2.52%) User Experience
9 4 (2.52%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.89%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.26%) Semantic Web
11 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.63%) GIS
12 1 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.38%) Linux
2 16 (10.06%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.11%) OO
2 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 29 (18.24%) MVC
5 24 (15.09%) Web Development
6 20 (12.58%) OOP
7 15 (9.43%) Analytics
8 13 (8.18%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.55%) TDD
10 10 (6.29%) OOD
10 10 (6.29%) CRM
11 6 (3.77%) Identity Management
11 6 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (3.77%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.77%) Software Licensing
12 4 (2.52%) Information Management
13 3 (1.89%) Scrum
13 3 (1.89%) CAD
13 3 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (1.89%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 108 (67.92%) C#
2 92 (57.86%) JavaScript
3 77 (48.43%) SQL
4 71 (44.65%) Java
5 51 (32.08%) C++
6 45 (28.30%) PHP
7 14 (8.81%) C
8 13 (8.18%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.66%) Perl
9 9 (5.66%) PHP5
9 9 (5.66%) Scala
10 5 (3.14%) Python
10 5 (3.14%) VB
10 5 (3.14%) XQuery
11 4 (2.52%) Fortran
11 4 (2.52%) Clojure
12 3 (1.89%) F#
13 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (37.74%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) PhD
3 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.06%) Oracle
3 13 (8.18%) Twitter
4 9 (5.66%) Zend
4 9 (5.66%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) Siebel
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
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