Period
to 16 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

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

Software Developer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 26 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 139 296 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.05% 9.60% 8.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 9.78% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 127 296 232
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £70,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 1,915 3,026 2,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.18% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,606 2,706 2,362
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Oxfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Oxfordshire

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 Software Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. 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 -16 76 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Banbury +11 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Abingdon -5 11 £50,000 - 5
Wallingford +9 9 £30,000 -45.45% 4
Thame +23 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Henley-on-Thames -1 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 96 (69.06%) C#
2 81 (58.27%) .NET
3 79 (56.83%) JavaScript
4 76 (54.68%) ASP.NET
5 75 (53.96%) MVC
6 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (40.29%) HTML
8 55 (39.57%) CSS
9 50 (35.97%) SQL
9 50 (35.97%) SQL Server
10 47 (33.81%) Java
11 44 (31.65%) Software Engineering
12 39 (28.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (25.90%) Degree
14 33 (23.74%) Computer Science
15 29 (20.86%) jQuery
16 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
17 23 (16.55%) AngularJS
17 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (15.83%) Python
19 20 (14.39%) Computer Science Degree
20 19 (13.67%) Docker
20 19 (13.67%) React
20 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
21 17 (12.23%) Finance
22 16 (11.51%) Front End Development
23 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET Web API
23 15 (10.79%) Analytics
24 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
24 14 (10.07%) Xamarin

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 (6.47%) CMS
2 8 (5.76%) Kentico
3 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.44%) Confluence
4 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.47%) SaaS
4 7 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.44%) npm
7 2 (1.44%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) MySQL
3 5 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.07%) Subversion
3 7 (5.04%) JIRA
3 7 (5.04%) JUnit
3 7 (5.04%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.60%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.60%) Selenium
6 4 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.44%) Ant
8 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.44%) git-flow
9 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (58.27%) .NET
2 76 (54.68%) ASP.NET
3 56 (40.29%) HTML
4 55 (39.57%) CSS
5 39 (28.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (20.86%) jQuery
7 23 (16.55%) AngularJS
8 19 (13.67%) React
9 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (9.35%) Ajax
10 13 (9.35%) Spring
11 12 (8.63%) HTML5
12 10 (7.19%) CSS3
13 8 (5.76%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.76%) REST
13 8 (5.76%) Web Services
14 7 (5.04%) JSON
14 7 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (3.60%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Algorithms
2 10 (7.19%) User Experience
3 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.07%) Linux
2 2 (1.44%) Android
2 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.44%) Unix
2 2 (1.44%) VMS
3 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.96%) MVC
2 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (31.65%) Software Engineering
4 33 (23.74%) Computer Science
5 23 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (11.51%) Front End Development
7 15 (10.79%) Analytics
8 14 (10.07%) Coaching
8 14 (10.07%) DevOps
8 14 (10.07%) TDD
9 13 (9.35%) Mathematics
10 12 (8.63%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.63%) Scrum
11 11 (7.91%) Microservices
12 10 (7.19%) Visualisation
13 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.47%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.47%) Data Science
13 9 (6.47%) Innovative Thinking
13 9 (6.47%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 96 (69.06%) C#
2 79 (56.83%) JavaScript
3 50 (35.97%) SQL
4 47 (33.81%) Java
5 22 (15.83%) Python
6 13 (9.35%) C++
7 11 (7.91%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.76%) TypeScript
9 7 (5.04%) C
9 7 (5.04%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.04%) R
10 4 (2.88%) Java 8
11 3 (2.16%) Go
11 3 (2.16%) Ruby
12 2 (1.44%) C++/CLI
12 2 (1.44%) ES6
12 2 (1.44%) Java 9
12 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.72%) Cypher
13 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (25.90%) Degree
2 20 (14.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.47%) PhD
4 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (10.07%) Xamarin
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.60%) Google