Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 36 39
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 317 190 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.28% 6.98% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.53% 7.22% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 314 197 248
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £24,250 £31,775
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% 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 2,750 2,633 3,030
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.83% 96.66% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,405 2,219 2,468
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 +27 219 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Wallingford -3 24 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Henley-on-Thames 0 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Abingdon +5 10 £50,000 +14.29% 12
Banbury +7 7 £47,500 +58.33% 6
Witney +4 7 £50,000 +132.56% 4
Thame - 3 £50,000 -
Wantage +1 2 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Bicester - 2 £50,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 219 (69.09%) C#
2 170 (53.63%) .NET
3 159 (50.16%) JavaScript
4 136 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (41.64%) HTML
6 105 (33.12%) Java
7 104 (32.81%) ASP.NET
8 101 (31.86%) MVC
9 98 (30.91%) SQL
10 90 (28.39%) SQL Server
11 89 (28.08%) C++
12 86 (27.13%) Software Engineering
13 73 (23.03%) Git (software)
14 71 (22.40%) CSS
15 69 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (21.45%) AngularJS
17 66 (20.82%) Python
18 54 (17.03%) PhD
18 54 (17.03%) Scrum
18 54 (17.03%) TDD
18 54 (17.03%) jQuery
19 52 (16.40%) OO
20 50 (15.77%) Multithreading
21 48 (15.14%) RESTful
21 48 (15.14%) ASP.NET Web API
22 45 (14.20%) Computer Science
23 44 (13.88%) Artificial Intelligence
24 42 (13.25%) Linux
25 38 (11.99%) SDLC
26 37 (11.67%) .NET Framework

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 24 (7.57%) CMS
1 24 (7.57%) Umbraco
2 9 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.84%) NServiceBus
3 8 (2.52%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.26%) Kentico
5 4 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.95%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.73%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.42%) npm
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) Skype
3 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.32%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (28.39%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.20%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.62%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.68%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.05%) Big Data
7 14 (4.42%) MySQL
8 12 (3.79%) RavenDB
9 9 (2.84%) Event Store
10 7 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.32%) GIS
12 1 (0.32%) Redis
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 29 (9.15%) NUnit
4 19 (5.99%) Subversion
5 14 (4.42%) Visual Studio
5 14 (4.42%) webpack
6 11 (3.47%) Mercurial
7 10 (3.15%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.84%) GitLab
8 9 (2.84%) Selenium
9 8 (2.52%) Maven
10 5 (1.58%) JIRA
11 3 (0.95%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.95%) JUnit
12 2 (0.63%) Gradle
13 1 (0.32%) MSTest
13 1 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (11.04%) Retail
2 9 (2.84%) Finance
3 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.26%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.26%) Automotive
5 1 (0.32%) Games
5 1 (0.32%) Local Government
5 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (53.63%) .NET
2 132 (41.64%) HTML
3 104 (32.81%) ASP.NET
4 71 (22.40%) CSS
5 69 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 68 (21.45%) AngularJS
7 54 (17.03%) jQuery
8 48 (15.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (15.14%) RESTful
9 37 (11.67%) .NET Framework
10 36 (11.36%) XML
11 35 (11.04%) Natural Language Processing
12 33 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (10.09%) Web Services
14 26 (8.20%) TensorFlow
15 20 (6.31%) Backbone.js
15 20 (6.31%) Django
15 20 (6.31%) Entity Framework
15 20 (6.31%) React
15 20 (6.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.20%) Computer Science
2 36 (11.36%) Algorithms
3 32 (10.09%) Mobile App
4 21 (6.62%) CUDA
5 15 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.73%) User Experience
6 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.89%) NHS
7 4 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.25%) Linux
2 31 (9.78%) Windows
3 9 (2.84%) Android
3 9 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.86%) MVC
3 86 (27.13%) Software Engineering
4 54 (17.03%) Scrum
4 54 (17.03%) TDD
5 52 (16.40%) OO
6 50 (15.77%) Multithreading
7 44 (13.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 38 (11.99%) SDLC
9 37 (11.67%) Machine Learning
10 34 (10.73%) Unit Testing
11 30 (9.46%) BDD
12 29 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (8.52%) Computer Vision
14 26 (8.20%) Bayesian Methods
14 26 (8.20%) Computational Biology
14 26 (8.20%) Computational Linguistics
14 26 (8.20%) Distributed Algorithms
14 26 (8.20%) Probabilistic Modelling
14 26 (8.20%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 219 (69.09%) C#
2 159 (50.16%) JavaScript
3 105 (33.12%) Java
4 98 (30.91%) SQL
5 89 (28.08%) C++
6 66 (20.82%) Python
7 33 (10.41%) C
8 23 (7.26%) Ruby
9 18 (5.68%) TypeScript
10 17 (5.36%) Scala
11 16 (5.05%) PHP
11 16 (5.05%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.52%) Go
13 5 (1.58%) Java 8
13 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.63%) VBScript
16 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (17.03%) PhD
2 34 (10.73%) Degree
3 8 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.46%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.21%) Docker
2 4 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.89%) Terraform
2 5 (1.58%) Packer
3 3 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.42%) Capita
2 14 (4.42%) Xamarin
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle
4 4 (1.26%) Google
4 4 (1.26%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.26%) Telerik
4 4 (1.26%) VMware
5 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.63%) Twitter
6 1 (0.32%) Atlassian