Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 135 163
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 43 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.42% 1.29% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.33% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 16
Oxfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +0.52%
10th Percentile £50,500 £32,429 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,650 £88,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2918 2853 3240
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 97.11% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2430 2324 2657
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 13 £60,000 -22.58% 2
Wallingford - 9 £52,500 - 1
Abingdon +9 7 £60,000 +14.29%
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 36 (83.72%) Software Engineering
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (53.49%) Web Services
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 20 (46.51%) C++
4 20 (46.51%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) RESTful
6 17 (39.53%) C#
6 17 (39.53%) TDD
6 17 (39.53%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (37.21%) Python
8 15 (34.88%) Linux
9 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
10 13 (30.23%) MVC
10 13 (30.23%) User Stories
10 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
11 12 (27.91%) JSON
11 12 (27.91%) Scrum
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
13 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
13 10 (23.26%) .NET
13 10 (23.26%) Spring
14 9 (20.93%) Coaching
14 9 (20.93%) Spring Boot
14 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
14 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
14 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
15 8 (18.60%) SOAP
15 8 (18.60%) REST
16 7 (16.28%) Computer Science

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.28%) Confluence
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) npm
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
5 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.98%) Big Data
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) GitLab
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.95%) NUnit
3 6 (13.95%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) webpack
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (16.28%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 5 (11.63%) Back Office
4 3 (6.98%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Web Services
2 18 (41.86%) RESTful
3 12 (27.91%) JSON
4 10 (23.26%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.26%) Spring
5 9 (20.93%) Spring Boot
6 8 (18.60%) REST
6 8 (18.60%) SOAP
7 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.95%) Catalyst
8 6 (13.95%) DBIx::Class
8 6 (13.95%) HTML
8 6 (13.95%) Moose
9 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (11.63%) Dropwizard
10 4 (9.30%) J2EE
10 4 (9.30%) JMS
11 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Fintech
4 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Software Engineering
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
4 13 (30.23%) MVC
4 13 (30.23%) User Stories
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) Coaching
7 7 (16.28%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (16.28%) Computer Vision
7 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (16.28%) Workflow
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (13.95%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 6 (13.95%) High Availability
8 6 (13.95%) OO
8 6 (13.95%) Refactoring
8 6 (13.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) C++
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) C#
4 16 (37.21%) Python
5 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 6 (13.95%) Tcl
6 6 (13.95%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Packer
1 4 (9.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle