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 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
Graduate
Rank 58 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.71% 3.01% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 3.16% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 18
Average salary £26,250 £29,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £21,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
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%

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 22 May 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Oxford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 22 (64.71%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) Computer Science
4 16 (47.06%) CSS
5 15 (44.12%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 13 (38.24%) .NET
7 13 (38.24%) Java
7 13 (38.24%) C#
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) HTTP
9 6 (17.65%) Project Management
9 6 (17.65%) JSP
9 6 (17.65%) Servlets
9 6 (17.65%) JSF
9 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.76%) MS Office
11 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
11 4 (11.76%) Selenium
11 4 (11.76%) WCF
11 4 (11.76%) Ruby
11 4 (11.76%) Wireless
11 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
11 4 (11.76%) AngularJS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
1 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) JSP
4 6 (17.65%) Servlets
4 6 (17.65%) JSF
4 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.76%) WCF
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) LAMP
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
2 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Web Development
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.94%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Dell