The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 76 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 2 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 0.33% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.35% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £37,366 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Senior 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
707 855 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.93% 95.32% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 582 777 839
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Oxford

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) STL
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (12.50%) Xbox
5 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Perforce
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) C#

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Xbox
3 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft