Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 39 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 168 191 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.65% 6.55% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 6.75% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 197 158
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +3.75%

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 2867 2830 3204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.08% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 2308 2632
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 £25,775
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%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 +2 79 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Henley-on-Thames +5 15 £41,500 +34.96%
Wallingford +8 13 £45,000 +34.33% 1
Banbury +22 11 £30,000 -40.00%
Kidlington -1 9 £45,000 +16.88%
Abingdon -14 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Thame - 3 £44,000 -
Bicester - 2 £34,250 -
Eynsham - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 87 (51.79%) .NET
2 83 (49.40%) C#
3 79 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 63 (37.50%) Java
6 56 (33.33%) HTML
6 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 55 (32.74%) SQL
8 53 (31.55%) SQL Server
9 46 (27.38%) C++
10 44 (26.19%) Software Engineering
11 41 (24.40%) Scrum
12 39 (23.21%) Degree
13 35 (20.83%) MVC
13 35 (20.83%) CSS
14 34 (20.24%) Python
15 30 (17.86%) OO
15 30 (17.86%) Web Services
15 30 (17.86%) Windows
16 27 (16.07%) TDD
16 27 (16.07%) Linux
16 27 (16.07%) Computer Science
17 25 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (13.69%) jQuery
20 21 (12.50%) RESTful
21 20 (11.90%) AngularJS
21 20 (11.90%) C

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 (5.36%) CMS
1 9 (5.36%) IIS
2 8 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.57%) JBoss
3 6 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.38%) WordPress
5 3 (1.79%) Drupal
6 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.17%) npm
4 6 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.79%) GitHub
5 3 (1.79%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) Skype
2 3 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (8.33%) MySQL
4 10 (5.95%) Big Data
4 10 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.19%) GIS
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 24 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.33%) Subversion
4 9 (5.36%) NUnit
5 7 (4.17%) webpack
6 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.79%) Hudson
7 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.79%) Maven
7 3 (1.79%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.19%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.19%) Trac
9 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.60%) Gradle
9 1 (0.60%) JIRA
9 1 (0.60%) JUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (4.17%) Finance
1 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.57%) Back Office
2 6 (3.57%) Marketing
3 5 (2.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Advertising
5 2 (1.19%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (51.79%) .NET
2 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 56 (33.33%) HTML
3 35 (20.83%) CSS
4 30 (17.86%) Web Services
5 25 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (13.69%) jQuery
7 21 (12.50%) RESTful
8 20 (11.90%) AngularJS
9 14 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (7.74%) Spring
11 12 (7.14%) SOAP
11 12 (7.14%) WinForms
12 11 (6.55%) JSON
12 11 (6.55%) Node.js
13 10 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (5.95%) CSS3
14 9 (5.36%) .NET Framework
14 9 (5.36%) Spring Boot
14 9 (5.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.74%) Algorithms
4 12 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.98%) Social Media
7 4 (2.38%) Fintech
7 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.79%) Life Science
8 3 (1.79%) User Experience
9 2 (1.19%) NHS
10 1 (0.60%) Blog
10 1 (0.60%) e-Health
10 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.86%) Windows
2 27 (16.07%) Linux
3 7 (4.17%) VxWorks
4 6 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.57%) Unix
5 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.19%) Software Engineering
3 41 (24.40%) Scrum
4 35 (20.83%) MVC
5 30 (17.86%) OO
6 27 (16.07%) TDD
7 16 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.93%) Open Source
8 15 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.74%) Machine Learning
9 13 (7.74%) Refactoring
10 12 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.14%) SDLC
11 11 (6.55%) Web Development
12 10 (5.95%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (5.36%) Computer Vision
13 9 (5.36%) DevOps
13 9 (5.36%) Kanban
13 9 (5.36%) User Stories
13 9 (5.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (49.40%) C#
2 64 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 63 (37.50%) Java
4 55 (32.74%) SQL
5 46 (27.38%) C++
6 34 (20.24%) Python
7 20 (11.90%) C
8 17 (10.12%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.55%) Perl
9 11 (6.55%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.36%) Scala
11 8 (4.76%) PHP
11 8 (4.76%) R
12 7 (4.17%) Embedded C++
12 7 (4.17%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.57%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (23.21%) Degree
2 10 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (5.95%) PhD
3 7 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (0.60%) IEC 62304
1 1 (0.60%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.57%) Docker
3 4 (2.38%) KVM
3 4 (2.38%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (1.19%) Packer
2 2 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.55%) Oracle
3 7 (4.17%) VMware
4 5 (2.98%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.38%) Perforce
5 4 (2.38%) Sophos
6 3 (1.79%) Google
6 3 (1.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Capita
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.60%) Talend