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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 69 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.81% 3.18% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 3.30% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 20
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
595 727 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.75% 96.29% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 557 599 773
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Tcl
3 6 (54.55%) Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) User Experience
3 6 (54.55%) Catalyst
3 6 (54.55%) DBIx::Class
3 6 (54.55%) Moose
3 6 (54.55%) Plack
4 5 (45.45%) Games
5 4 (36.36%) Xbox
6 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) PlayStation
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Physics
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) R
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Catalyst
2 6 (54.55%) DBIx::Class
2 6 (54.55%) Moose
2 6 (54.55%) Plack
3 2 (18.18%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Xbox
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Physics
3 2 (18.18%) PlayStation
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Tcl
4 2 (18.18%) R
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft