The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 43 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 33 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.63% 4.25% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 4.39% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 40
Average salary £24,500 £26,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.54% -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
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
669 888 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.96% 96.73% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 587 785 772
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Oxford

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Oxford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Graduate 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 Graduate in their job title.

1 41 (63.08%) Degree
2 39 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 33 (50.77%) C#
5 29 (44.62%) .NET
6 27 (41.54%) HTML
7 25 (38.46%) SQL
8 22 (33.85%) Java
9 21 (32.31%) CSS
10 20 (30.77%) Mathematics
11 17 (26.15%) jQuery
12 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.54%) PHP
13 14 (21.54%) Linux
14 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 12 (18.46%) OO
15 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
16 11 (16.92%) XML
17 10 (15.38%) Python
18 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
18 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
18 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (12.31%) Physics
20 7 (10.77%) Validation
20 7 (10.77%) VB
20 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
20 7 (10.77%) OOP
20 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
20 7 (10.77%) Scala

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Graduate 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 Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) Drupal
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
2 27 (41.54%) HTML
3 21 (32.31%) CSS
4 17 (26.15%) jQuery
5 11 (16.92%) XML
6 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.23%) LAMP
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.62%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.31%) Physics
5 7 (10.77%) Open Source
6 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
6 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (7.69%) Statistics
8 4 (6.15%) Economics
8 4 (6.15%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Debian
2 1 (1.54%) Fedora
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) OO
1 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.77%) OOP
2 7 (10.77%) Validation
2 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (7.69%) CAD
5 4 (6.15%) Web Development
5 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.08%) Scrum
6 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.08%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.54%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.54%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 33 (50.77%) C#
3 25 (38.46%) SQL
4 22 (33.85%) Java
5 14 (21.54%) PHP
6 10 (15.38%) Python
7 7 (10.77%) Scala
7 7 (10.77%) VB
8 6 (9.23%) Ruby
9 4 (6.15%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (63.08%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PhD
3 2 (3.08%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Cognos
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
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