Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 294 227 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.53% 8.05% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.71% 8.30% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 294 233 256
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 3,028 2,735 3,087
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.15% 97.02% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,704 2,356 2,596
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +16 204 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Wallingford -2 21 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Abingdon -3 11 £50,000 +14.29% 3
Witney +3 6 £50,000 +132.56% 7
Henley-on-Thames 0 6 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Banbury 0 5 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Bicester - 5 £50,000 - 1
Kidlington -1 4 £65,250 -6.79% 1
Wantage +1 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Thame -13 2 £50,000 +42.86%
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 183 (62.24%) C#
2 154 (52.38%) .NET
3 152 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (46.26%) JavaScript
5 121 (41.16%) HTML
6 110 (37.41%) Java
7 93 (31.63%) SQL
8 85 (28.91%) MVC
9 83 (28.23%) ASP.NET
10 81 (27.55%) SQL Server
11 80 (27.21%) C++
12 77 (26.19%) Software Engineering
13 72 (24.49%) CSS
14 67 (22.79%) TDD
15 61 (20.75%) Scrum
15 61 (20.75%) OO
15 61 (20.75%) Git (software)
16 59 (20.07%) AngularJS
17 58 (19.73%) Computer Science
18 57 (19.39%) Python
19 56 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 53 (18.03%) jQuery
21 45 (15.31%) RESTful
21 45 (15.31%) Degree
22 43 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
23 40 (13.61%) PhD
24 39 (13.27%) Linux
25 37 (12.59%) Machine Learning
25 37 (12.59%) Retail
26 36 (12.24%) Unit Testing

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 23 (7.82%) CMS
2 22 (7.48%) Umbraco
3 11 (3.74%) Apache Solr
3 11 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.72%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.70%) Kentico
6 4 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.02%) Confluence
7 3 (1.02%) JBoss
8 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (6.46%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.42%) npm
3 7 (2.38%) GitHub
4 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) Firewall
2 2 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.48%) MongoDB
3 21 (7.14%) Big Data
4 20 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 19 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (5.10%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.74%) MySQL
9 10 (3.40%) RavenDB
10 8 (2.72%) Event Store
11 5 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 61 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.82%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.80%) Subversion
4 18 (6.12%) NUnit
5 16 (5.44%) Visual Studio
6 14 (4.76%) Selenium
7 13 (4.42%) webpack
8 10 (3.40%) Mercurial
9 9 (3.06%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.70%) JIRA
10 5 (1.70%) Maven
11 3 (1.02%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.02%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.02%) JUnit
11 3 (1.02%) Trac
12 2 (0.68%) GitLab
12 2 (0.68%) Gradle
13 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (12.59%) Retail
2 13 (4.42%) Finance
3 4 (1.36%) Aerospace
3 4 (1.36%) Automotive
4 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (52.38%) .NET
2 121 (41.16%) HTML
3 83 (28.23%) ASP.NET
4 72 (24.49%) CSS
5 59 (20.07%) AngularJS
6 56 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (18.03%) jQuery
8 45 (15.31%) RESTful
9 35 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (11.56%) Web Services
10 34 (11.56%) XML
11 33 (11.22%) Natural Language Processing
12 32 (10.88%) .NET Framework
13 29 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (7.14%) Backbone.js
15 19 (6.46%) Entity Framework
16 18 (6.12%) Django
16 18 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
17 17 (5.78%) TensorFlow
18 16 (5.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.73%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.86%) Mobile App
3 28 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 19 (6.46%) User Experience
5 18 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.76%) CUDA
7 8 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.70%) NHS
9 4 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.68%) Life Science
11 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.34%) Arduino
12 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.34%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.34%) Robotics
12 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.27%) Linux
2 31 (10.54%) Windows
3 9 (3.06%) Android
4 8 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.68%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.91%) MVC
3 77 (26.19%) Software Engineering
4 67 (22.79%) TDD
5 61 (20.75%) OO
5 61 (20.75%) Scrum
6 43 (14.63%) Artificial Intelligence
7 37 (12.59%) Machine Learning
8 36 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (12.24%) Unit Testing
9 35 (11.90%) Multithreading
10 30 (10.20%) Mathematics
10 30 (10.20%) SDLC
11 26 (8.84%) BDD
11 26 (8.84%) Test Automation
12 23 (7.82%) Analytics
13 22 (7.48%) Mentoring
14 20 (6.80%) Refactoring
15 19 (6.46%) Biology
16 18 (6.12%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 183 (62.24%) C#
2 136 (46.26%) JavaScript
3 110 (37.41%) Java
4 93 (31.63%) SQL
5 80 (27.21%) C++
6 57 (19.39%) Python
7 27 (9.18%) C
8 21 (7.14%) Ruby
9 19 (6.46%) TypeScript
10 17 (5.78%) Scala
11 11 (3.74%) PHP
12 9 (3.06%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.36%) Go
15 3 (1.02%) Fortran
15 3 (1.02%) Java 8
15 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.68%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (15.31%) Degree
2 40 (13.61%) PhD
3 13 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Docker
1 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.68%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Ansible
1 2 (0.68%) Packer
1 2 (0.68%) Terraform
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.40%) Capita
3 9 (3.06%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.04%) Oracle
5 4 (1.36%) Google
5 4 (1.36%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.36%) VMware
6 3 (1.02%) Telerik
7 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.34%) Motorola
8 1 (0.34%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.34%) Perforce
8 1 (0.34%) Sophos