Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 92 100
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 52 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.26% 1.97% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.01% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 31 26
Oxford median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +17.65% +2.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,000 £19,125
90th Percentile £40,000 £48,750 £34,375
Oxfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 1545 1442 1587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1264 1278
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Oxford

Graduate
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Oxford

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Oxford

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 40 (76.92%) Degree
2 35 (67.31%) Computer Science
3 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 18 (34.62%) C++
4 17 (32.69%) Java
5 16 (30.77%) C#
6 15 (28.85%) Linux
6 15 (28.85%) Python
7 14 (26.92%) Mathematics
8 12 (23.08%) Electronics
8 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 12 (23.08%) Qt
9 10 (19.23%) .NET
9 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.38%) JIRA
11 7 (13.46%) QA
11 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Confluence
11 7 (13.46%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (13.46%) Validation
11 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
11 7 (13.46%) C
12 6 (11.54%) PHP
12 6 (11.54%) Spring
12 6 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (11.54%) Microservices
12 6 (11.54%) SDLC
12 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
12 6 (11.54%) Physics
13 5 (9.62%) CSS3

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.92%) VLAN
1 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Qt
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 6 (11.54%) Spring
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
4 5 (9.62%) CSS3
4 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.85%) STL
6 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) React
6 1 (1.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 35 (67.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.92%) Mathematics
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Validation
5 6 (11.54%) Microservices
5 6 (11.54%) Physics
5 6 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (5.77%) Machine Learning
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.85%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.85%) MVC
7 2 (3.85%) Open Source
7 2 (3.85%) Random Forest
7 2 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (1.92%) OO
8 1 (1.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C++
2 17 (32.69%) Java
3 16 (30.77%) C#
4 15 (28.85%) Python
5 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.46%) C
7 6 (11.54%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) R
8 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PhD
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Capita
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco