Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 44 42
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 209 187 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.97% 6.09% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 6.29% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 187 180 163
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88% -5.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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 2,248 2,975 2,582
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.81% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,868 2,454 2,064
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,578
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.69% +0.18%
10th Percentile £27,925 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,750
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +10 109 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Banbury +18 33 £30,000 -41.46%
Abingdon +33 23 £40,000 - 7
Henley-on-Thames +7 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Wallingford +6 10 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Witney +2 2 £48,750 +126.74%
Thame -1 2 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Bicester +4 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 143 (68.42%) C#
2 131 (62.68%) JavaScript
3 125 (59.81%) .NET
4 84 (40.19%) ASP.NET
5 79 (37.80%) Java
5 79 (37.80%) MVC
6 68 (32.54%) HTML
7 66 (31.58%) C++
8 65 (31.10%) Software Engineering
9 64 (30.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (26.32%) jQuery
11 55 (26.32%) Python
12 51 (24.40%) PhD
12 51 (24.40%) SQL Server
13 49 (23.44%) SQL
13 49 (23.44%) AngularJS
14 45 (21.53%) Algorithms
15 40 (19.14%) CSS
16 37 (17.70%) Git (software)
17 33 (15.79%) Mathematics
18 29 (13.88%) Linux
18 29 (13.88%) Degree
19 28 (13.40%) Artificial Intelligence
19 28 (13.40%) SDLC
20 27 (12.92%) React
20 27 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 27 (12.92%) Computer Science
21 26 (12.44%) Multithreading
21 26 (12.44%) Machine Learning

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 5 (2.39%) CMS
1 5 (2.39%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.91%) npm
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.83%) MySQL
4 7 (3.35%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.39%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.44%) Big Data
9 2 (0.96%) GIS
9 2 (0.96%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.48%) Event Store
10 1 (0.48%) Redis
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.74%) NUnit
4 8 (3.83%) GitLab
5 6 (2.87%) Subversion
6 4 (1.91%) Maven
6 4 (1.91%) webpack
7 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.48%) JUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.48%) MSTest
8 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (8.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (3.83%) Finance
3 7 (3.35%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (59.81%) .NET
2 84 (40.19%) ASP.NET
3 68 (32.54%) HTML
4 64 (30.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (26.32%) jQuery
6 49 (23.44%) AngularJS
7 40 (19.14%) CSS
8 27 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (12.92%) React
9 19 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
9 19 (9.09%) TensorFlow
10 17 (8.13%) .NET Framework
11 14 (6.70%) Django
11 14 (6.70%) Web Services
12 13 (6.22%) RESTful
13 9 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (4.31%) XML
14 7 (3.35%) Entity Framework
14 7 (3.35%) Spring
14 7 (3.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.53%) Algorithms
2 12 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.35%) CUDA
5 6 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.39%) Robotics
7 3 (1.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.88%) Linux
2 12 (5.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.48%) Android
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.80%) MVC
2 65 (31.10%) Software Engineering
3 63 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 28 (13.40%) Artificial Intelligence
5 28 (13.40%) SDLC
6 27 (12.92%) Computer Science
7 26 (12.44%) Machine Learning
7 26 (12.44%) Multithreading
8 25 (11.96%) Analytics
9 23 (11.00%) OO
10 20 (9.57%) Innovative Thinking
10 20 (9.57%) Mobile Development
11 19 (9.09%) Computational Biology
11 19 (9.09%) Computational Linguistics
11 19 (9.09%) Computer Vision
11 19 (9.09%) Deep Learning
11 19 (9.09%) Distributed Algorithms
11 19 (9.09%) Probabilistic Modelling
11 19 (9.09%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 143 (68.42%) C#
2 131 (62.68%) JavaScript
3 79 (37.80%) Java
4 66 (31.58%) C++
5 55 (26.32%) Python
6 49 (23.44%) SQL
7 24 (11.48%) C
8 11 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.83%) PHP
9 8 (3.83%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.35%) Java 8
11 5 (2.39%) Go
11 5 (2.39%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.39%) R
11 5 (2.39%) Ruby
12 4 (1.91%) Scala
13 2 (0.96%) XAML
14 1 (0.48%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) PhD
2 29 (13.88%) Degree
3 19 (9.09%) MPhil
4 6 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) Terraform
2 4 (1.91%) Packer
3 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.39%) Xamarin
3 2 (0.96%) Google
4 1 (0.48%) Telerik