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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 58 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.64% 5.58% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 5.82% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 34
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £31,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
720 722 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.86% 95.88% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 591 663 803
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 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Oxford

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) HTML
3 20 (55.56%) Degree
3 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 11 (30.56%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) JSP
6 9 (25.00%) Servlets
6 9 (25.00%) HTTP
6 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 9 (25.00%) Project Management
6 9 (25.00%) JSF
6 9 (25.00%) SDLC
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.67%) C++
10 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) Selenium
11 4 (11.11%) WCF
11 4 (11.11%) Web Development
11 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.11%) WebDriver

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) JSP
3 9 (25.00%) Servlets
3 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (25.00%) JSF
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) Java EE
7 2 (5.56%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) XSLT
8 1 (2.78%) LAMP
8 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.78%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Project Management
1 9 (25.00%) SDLC
2 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 4 (11.11%) Web Development
3 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) C#
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) Delphi
9 1 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (2.78%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) C
9 1 (2.78%) Fortran
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.78%) Pascal
9 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nessus
1 2 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) SAP