Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 40 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 180 167 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.91% 6.34% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 6.51% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 174 163 206
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -5.52% +16.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,150 £26,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 2,946 2,566 3,157
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 97.34% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,432 2,039 2,584
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,655 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% +0.36% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,075
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 16 January 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 -5 87 £45,000 +7.14% 22
Kidlington +6 15 £45,000 +16.88%
Wallingford -2 14 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Henley-on-Thames -5 13 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Abingdon -16 12 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Thame - 7 £45,000 -
Banbury +6 6 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Bicester - 3 £40,000 - 2
Witney -4 1 £21,500 -33.85% 4
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 110 (61.11%) .NET
2 94 (52.22%) JavaScript
3 91 (50.56%) C#
3 91 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (43.33%) HTML
5 69 (38.33%) ASP.NET
6 58 (32.22%) SQL Server
7 53 (29.44%) Java
7 53 (29.44%) SQL
7 53 (29.44%) CSS
8 46 (25.56%) MVC
9 44 (24.44%) C++
9 44 (24.44%) Scrum
10 43 (23.89%) jQuery
11 37 (20.56%) TDD
12 36 (20.00%) Python
13 34 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (14.44%) AngularJS
14 26 (14.44%) OO
15 25 (13.89%) Windows
15 25 (13.89%) Linux
15 25 (13.89%) Web Services
16 22 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (11.67%) Degree
17 21 (11.67%) MySQL
18 20 (11.11%) Visual Studio
18 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
18 20 (11.11%) Subversion
18 20 (11.11%) WCF
18 20 (11.11%) Git (software)

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 19 (10.56%) CMS
2 16 (8.89%) Umbraco
3 14 (7.78%) IIS
4 7 (3.89%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.22%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.11%) Drupal
6 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.11%) WordPress
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.89%) GitHub
4 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.67%) Office 365
5 3 (1.67%) SaaS
6 2 (1.11%) npm
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.67%) Skype
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.67%) MySQL
3 15 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.78%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.11%) Big Data
6 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 20 (11.11%) Subversion
1 20 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 9 (5.00%) Trac
3 5 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.67%) Hudson
4 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.67%) NUnit
4 3 (1.67%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.11%) webpack
6 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (6.67%) Retail
2 8 (4.44%) Finance
3 4 (2.22%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
5 2 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (61.11%) .NET
2 78 (43.33%) HTML
3 69 (38.33%) ASP.NET
4 53 (29.44%) CSS
5 43 (23.89%) jQuery
6 34 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (14.44%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.89%) Web Services
9 20 (11.11%) WCF
10 18 (10.00%) CSS3
11 16 (8.89%) XML
12 15 (8.33%) Node.js
13 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
14 13 (7.22%) WinForms
15 12 (6.67%) Backbone.js
15 12 (6.67%) Entity Framework
15 12 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (6.67%) React
15 12 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.44%) CUDA
6 6 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.33%) User Experience
7 5 (2.78%) Blog
8 4 (2.22%) Fintech
8 4 (2.22%) Life Science
9 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.11%) NHS
10 2 (1.11%) Social Media
11 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.56%) e-Health
11 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.89%) Linux
1 25 (13.89%) Windows
2 6 (3.33%) Unix
3 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.56%) MVC
3 44 (24.44%) Scrum
4 37 (20.56%) TDD
5 26 (14.44%) OO
6 19 (10.56%) Refactoring
6 19 (10.56%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.44%) Multithreading
8 16 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 15 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.33%) SDLC
10 13 (7.22%) Mathematics
11 12 (6.67%) OOP
12 11 (6.11%) Machine Learning
12 11 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.11%) MVVM
12 11 (6.11%) Open Source
13 10 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (5.56%) Physics
13 10 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (52.22%) JavaScript
2 91 (50.56%) C#
3 53 (29.44%) Java
3 53 (29.44%) SQL
4 44 (24.44%) C++
5 36 (20.00%) Python
6 16 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 15 (8.33%) C
8 14 (7.78%) Perl
8 14 (7.78%) TypeScript
9 11 (6.11%) MATLAB
10 10 (5.56%) Scala
11 9 (5.00%) PHP
11 9 (5.00%) R
12 7 (3.89%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.67%) Ruby
14 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.56%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Degree
2 19 (10.56%) PhD
3 6 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.56%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) Docker
1 8 (4.44%) KVM
1 8 (4.44%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.00%) Google
3 8 (4.44%) Perforce
3 8 (4.44%) Sophos
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle
4 4 (2.22%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Talend