The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 48 72 29
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 17 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.80% 1.89% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 1.98% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 35
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Programmer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 858 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.92% 95.23% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 581 781 838
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Programmer
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Oxford region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Oxford

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 12 (30.77%) C++
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
1 12 (30.77%) Android
1 12 (30.77%) Android Development
2 10 (25.64%) Games
3 9 (23.08%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) .NET
3 9 (23.08%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 9 (23.08%) User Experience
4 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
4 8 (20.51%) Game Development
4 8 (20.51%) MySQL
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Mobile Games
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
5 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.38%) Algorithms
6 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 6 (15.38%) Big Data
6 6 (15.38%) Data Extraction
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) Python
7 5 (12.82%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) TDD

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) CMS
1 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.56%) DNN
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.82%) Emacs
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Maven
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) CSS
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) WPF
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (5.13%) Ajax
8 2 (5.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile Games
3 6 (15.38%) Data Extraction
3 6 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Xbox
6 1 (2.56%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Android
2 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Phone
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Android Development
2 9 (23.08%) MVC
3 8 (20.51%) Game Development
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Mobile Development
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) Signal Processing
10 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C++
2 9 (23.08%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) C
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) EPiServer