Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 43 41
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 286 168 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.87% 5.63% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 5.81% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 282 171 198
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.88% +2.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £61,125 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -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 2,545 2,892 2,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.95% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,205 2,423 2,343
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +28 180 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Banbury +6 18 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Wallingford +2 17 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Abingdon +24 16 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Henley-on-Thames +7 14 £50,000 +20.48%
Witney - 7 £50,000 - 2
Bicester +2 2 £50,000 +75.44%
Thame -5 2 £50,000 +13.64%
Wantage - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 199 (69.58%) C#
2 158 (55.24%) .NET
3 155 (54.20%) JavaScript
4 109 (38.11%) HTML
5 105 (36.71%) ASP.NET
6 103 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (34.97%) MVC
8 94 (32.87%) Java
9 90 (31.47%) C++
9 90 (31.47%) Software Engineering
10 84 (29.37%) SQL Server
11 82 (28.67%) SQL
12 74 (25.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (24.13%) Python
14 62 (21.68%) AngularJS
15 61 (21.33%) CSS
16 59 (20.63%) PhD
16 59 (20.63%) Git (software)
17 56 (19.58%) jQuery
18 49 (17.13%) Multithreading
19 45 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (15.38%) Algorithms
21 43 (15.03%) OO
22 41 (14.34%) Linux
23 40 (13.99%) Artificial Intelligence
23 40 (13.99%) Scrum
23 40 (13.99%) Computer Science
24 37 (12.94%) Degree
25 34 (11.89%) SDLC
25 34 (11.89%) TDD

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 17 (5.94%) CMS
1 17 (5.94%) Umbraco
2 7 (2.45%) NServiceBus
3 6 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) Kentico
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.15%) npm
3 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.35%) Network Security
2 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.20%) MySQL
8 11 (3.85%) Big Data
9 9 (3.15%) RavenDB
10 8 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.45%) Event Store
12 6 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.70%) GIS
15 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.04%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.04%) NUnit
3 14 (4.90%) Subversion
4 10 (3.50%) GitLab
4 10 (3.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.15%) webpack
6 8 (2.80%) Maven
6 8 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.45%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.75%) Selenium
9 3 (1.05%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.70%) JUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.35%) Gradle
11 1 (0.35%) JIRA
11 1 (0.35%) MSTest
11 1 (0.35%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (8.04%) Retail
2 11 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.05%) Automotive
3 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.35%) Local Government
5 1 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (55.24%) .NET
2 109 (38.11%) HTML
3 105 (36.71%) ASP.NET
4 74 (25.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (21.68%) AngularJS
6 61 (21.33%) CSS
7 56 (19.58%) jQuery
8 45 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (11.89%) RESTful
10 32 (11.19%) .NET Framework
10 32 (11.19%) Natural Language Processing
11 29 (10.14%) TensorFlow
12 23 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (8.04%) Web Services
12 23 (8.04%) XML
13 20 (6.99%) Django
13 20 (6.99%) React
14 15 (5.24%) Backbone.js
14 15 (5.24%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.24%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 40 (13.99%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.39%) Mobile App
4 17 (5.94%) CUDA
5 12 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.15%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.80%) User Experience
8 6 (2.10%) NHS
9 4 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.40%) Robotics
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.34%) Linux
2 24 (8.39%) Windows
3 8 (2.80%) Android
3 8 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.35%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (34.97%) MVC
3 90 (31.47%) Software Engineering
4 49 (17.13%) Multithreading
5 43 (15.03%) OO
6 40 (13.99%) Artificial Intelligence
6 40 (13.99%) Scrum
7 34 (11.89%) Machine Learning
7 34 (11.89%) SDLC
7 34 (11.89%) TDD
8 29 (10.14%) Bayesian Methods
8 29 (10.14%) Biology
8 29 (10.14%) Computational Biology
8 29 (10.14%) Computational Linguistics
8 29 (10.14%) Computer Vision
8 29 (10.14%) Deep Learning
8 29 (10.14%) Distributed Algorithms
8 29 (10.14%) Probabilistic Modelling
8 29 (10.14%) Reinforcement Learning
9 27 (9.44%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 199 (69.58%) C#
2 155 (54.20%) JavaScript
3 94 (32.87%) Java
4 90 (31.47%) C++
5 82 (28.67%) SQL
6 69 (24.13%) Python
7 32 (11.19%) C
8 16 (5.59%) Ruby
9 15 (5.24%) PHP
9 15 (5.24%) TypeScript
9 15 (5.24%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.15%) Scala
11 7 (2.45%) Go
12 6 (2.10%) Java 8
13 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.70%) XAML
15 1 (0.35%) Groovy
15 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (20.63%) PhD
2 37 (12.94%) Degree
3 29 (10.14%) MPhil
4 9 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.45%) Terraform
2 6 (2.10%) Packer
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.20%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.40%) Oracle
4 3 (1.05%) Google
4 3 (1.05%) Telerik
5 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.70%) Twitter
5 2 (0.70%) VMware
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian