The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 72 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 41 79 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.70% 4.76% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 4.93% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 64
Average salary £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1455 1603 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.66% 96.51% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1398 1471
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 33 £24,500 -7.54% 2
Banbury 0 2 £22,500 -
Wallingford -1 2 £24,000 +9.09%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £22,500 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 57 (61.29%) Computer Science
2 56 (60.22%) Degree
3 48 (51.61%) C#
4 46 (49.46%) .NET
5 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 37 (39.78%) HTML
7 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
8 31 (33.33%) CSS
9 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 28 (30.11%) SQL
11 27 (29.03%) Java
12 24 (25.81%) OO
12 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
13 22 (23.66%) Mathematics
14 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
15 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
17 17 (18.28%) Linux
17 17 (18.28%) jQuery
18 16 (17.20%) Windows
19 15 (16.13%) C++
19 15 (16.13%) PHP
20 14 (15.05%) Python
21 12 (12.90%) XML
22 10 (10.75%) Games
22 10 (10.75%) Physics
22 10 (10.75%) Game Development
22 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
23 9 (9.68%) Scala
23 9 (9.68%) QA

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (6.45%) Drupal
2 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) Solid Edge
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.30%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.15%) Selenium
4 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.15%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.08%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.75%) Games
2 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (49.46%) .NET
2 37 (39.78%) HTML
3 31 (33.33%) CSS
4 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 17 (18.28%) jQuery
6 12 (12.90%) XML
7 6 (6.45%) LAMP
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.23%) XBRL
9 1 (1.08%) Ajax
9 1 (1.08%) WCF
9 1 (1.08%) WPF
9 1 (1.08%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.08%) LINQ
9 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.08%) XSL
9 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (61.29%) Computer Science
2 22 (23.66%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.75%) Physics
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.53%) Open Source
5 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.38%) Statistics
7 4 (4.30%) Chemistry
7 4 (4.30%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Fedora
5 1 (1.08%) Debian
5 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) OO
2 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.75%) Game Development
5 8 (8.60%) OOP
6 7 (7.53%) Validation
7 6 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (5.38%) CAD
9 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.30%) Web Development
9 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (3.23%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.15%) Scrum
11 2 (2.15%) Regression Testing
11 2 (2.15%) TDD
11 2 (2.15%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.15%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.61%) C#
2 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.11%) SQL
4 27 (29.03%) Java
5 15 (16.13%) C++
5 15 (16.13%) PHP
6 14 (15.05%) Python
7 9 (9.68%) Scala
8 7 (7.53%) VB
9 6 (6.45%) Ruby
10 4 (4.30%) C
11 3 (3.23%) Perl
12 2 (2.15%) F#
13 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (60.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) PhD
3 2 (2.15%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.15%) MCP
3 2 (2.15%) MCSE
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Cognos
3 3 (3.23%) Coverity
4 2 (2.15%) Wind River
5 1 (1.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
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Salary: 27,000 to £37,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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