Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 633 491 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.84% 16.70% 19.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.66% 57.03% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 533 425 522
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +18.31%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,450 £63,750 £60,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 922 861 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.36% 29.28% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 792 697 835
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,763 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Degree in Oxfordshire

Degree
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 280 £42,500 +8.97% 17
Abingdon -3 71 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Henley-on-Thames +3 25 £27,500 -51.11% 2
Kidlington -3 18 £60,000 +12.15% 5
Banbury +14 16 £30,000 -62.50% 2
Wallingford -5 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Witney +9 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Bicester - 2 £34,250 - 1
Thame -22 1 £32,500 -36.59%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 303 (47.87%) Computer Science
2 177 (27.96%) C++
3 168 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (26.07%) Python
5 163 (25.75%) Software Engineering
6 155 (24.49%) Java
7 122 (19.27%) Linux
8 117 (18.48%) Windows
9 107 (16.90%) Microsoft
10 105 (16.59%) C#
11 104 (16.43%) SQL
12 103 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
13 91 (14.38%) Mathematics
14 88 (13.90%) JavaScript
15 86 (13.59%) C
16 85 (13.43%) SQL Server
17 84 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
18 79 (12.48%) Web Services
18 79 (12.48%) Physics
19 74 (11.69%) HTML
19 74 (11.69%) .NET
20 67 (10.58%) Mentoring
21 66 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
22 62 (9.79%) Qt
23 60 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
24 56 (8.85%) Git (software)
25 54 (8.53%) CSS
26 53 (8.37%) Algorithms
27 51 (8.06%) QA
27 51 (8.06%) Test Automation

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 16 (2.53%) Confluence
2 13 (2.05%) Apache Solr
3 11 (1.74%) CMS
4 10 (1.58%) WordPress
5 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.26%) Drupal
6 8 (1.26%) nginx
7 6 (0.95%) IIS
7 6 (0.95%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.47%) Apache
9 3 (0.47%) lighttpd
10 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.16%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.26%) AutoCAD
3 8 (1.26%) PTC Creo
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.32%) InVision
6 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.84%) SAP ERP
2 11 (1.74%) SAP CO
2 11 (1.74%) SAP FI
2 11 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle AGIS
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.32%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (3.00%) SaaS
4 16 (2.53%) Office 365
5 9 (1.42%) GitHub
6 7 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.95%) npm
8 4 (0.63%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.74%) Network Security
2 36 (5.69%) Ethernet
3 34 (5.37%) VPN
4 28 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (4.42%) WAN
5 27 (4.27%) Internet
6 25 (3.95%) BGP
7 24 (3.79%) Broadband
8 22 (3.48%) TCP/IP
9 21 (3.32%) Firewall
10 18 (2.84%) DNS
11 17 (2.69%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (2.21%) LAN
13 13 (2.05%) VLAN
14 10 (1.58%) IPsec
14 10 (1.58%) LDAP
14 10 (1.58%) OSPF
15 9 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.11%) EIGRP
16 7 (1.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.11%) Big Data
3 24 (3.79%) MySQL
4 22 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.74%) GIS
6 11 (1.74%) SAP BW
7 10 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.26%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.79%) Redis
11 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.37%) Selenium
3 30 (4.74%) JIRA
4 26 (4.11%) JUnit
5 22 (3.48%) Cucumber
6 20 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.00%) JMeter
8 18 (2.84%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.21%) Subversion
10 8 (1.26%) Metasploit
10 8 (1.26%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.11%) Hudson
12 6 (0.95%) NUnit
12 6 (0.95%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.95%) webpack
13 5 (0.79%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.79%) MSI
14 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.63%) TestLink
14 4 (0.63%) TestRail
General
1 48 (7.58%) Finance
2 41 (6.48%) Marketing
3 36 (5.69%) Games
4 33 (5.21%) Electronics
4 33 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.48%) Automotive
6 21 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.37%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.74%) Publishing
9 8 (1.26%) Legal
10 7 (1.11%) Local Government
11 6 (0.95%) Retail
12 4 (0.63%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.32%) Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (26.38%) Developer
2 106 (16.75%) Software Engineer
3 70 (11.06%) Graduate
4 66 (10.43%) Junior
5 62 (9.79%) C++ Software Engineer
6 56 (8.85%) Consultant
7 52 (8.21%) Analyst
8 39 (6.16%) Software Developer
9 38 (6.00%) Network Engineer
10 35 (5.53%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.74%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.58%) Security Engineer
13 27 (4.27%) .NET Developer
13 27 (4.27%) C# Developer
13 27 (4.27%) Graduate Developer
13 27 (4.27%) Network Security Engineer
14 26 (4.11%) Junior Developer
15 25 (3.95%) Web Developer
16 23 (3.63%) Administrator
16 23 (3.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.48%) Web Services
2 74 (11.69%) .NET
2 74 (11.69%) HTML
3 62 (9.79%) Qt
4 54 (8.53%) CSS
5 43 (6.79%) jQuery
6 41 (6.48%) ASP.NET
7 37 (5.85%) RESTful
8 36 (5.69%) Spring
9 33 (5.21%) AngularJS
10 29 (4.58%) OpenGL
10 29 (4.58%) WinForms
11 27 (4.27%) MFC
12 24 (3.79%) Hibernate
13 22 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (2.84%) HTML5
14 18 (2.84%) React
15 17 (2.69%) XML
16 16 (2.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 303 (47.87%) Computer Science
2 66 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.37%) Algorithms
4 39 (6.16%) User Experience
5 30 (4.74%) CUDA
6 19 (3.00%) Social Media
7 18 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.37%) Robotics
10 13 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.90%) Life Science
12 9 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (1.42%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.26%) 3D Printing
13 8 (1.26%) Verilog
14 6 (0.95%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (0.95%) VHDL
15 5 (0.79%) Cybercrime
15 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 122 (19.27%) Linux
2 117 (18.48%) Windows
3 23 (3.63%) Unix
4 15 (2.37%) Mac OS X
5 14 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.74%) Windows 10
7 10 (1.58%) CentOS
8 8 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.11%) VxWorks
10 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.47%) Android
12 3 (0.47%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.32%) Debian
13 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (25.75%) Software Engineering
3 91 (14.38%) Mathematics
4 79 (12.48%) Physics
5 67 (10.58%) Mentoring
6 51 (8.06%) Test Automation
7 50 (7.90%) OO
8 49 (7.74%) MVC
8 49 (7.74%) Project Management
9 47 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 47 (7.42%) Scrum
10 46 (7.27%) Time Management
11 35 (5.53%) ITIL
12 34 (5.37%) Machine Learning
13 33 (5.21%) Matrix Organization
14 32 (5.06%) Web Development
15 31 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
16 30 (4.74%) ERP
16 30 (4.74%) OOD
17 29 (4.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.96%) C++
2 165 (26.07%) Python
3 155 (24.49%) Java
4 105 (16.59%) C#
5 104 (16.43%) SQL
6 88 (13.90%) JavaScript
7 86 (13.59%) C
8 36 (5.69%) Perl
9 29 (4.58%) Shell Script
10 28 (4.42%) Ruby
11 24 (3.79%) PHP
12 20 (3.16%) R
13 16 (2.53%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.90%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.74%) VBA
16 10 (1.58%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.26%) sed
18 7 (1.11%) Groovy
19 6 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 46 (7.27%) PhD
3 28 (4.42%) Master's Degree
4 27 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.42%) CCNA
8 8 (1.26%) CEH
8 8 (1.26%) CHECK Team Member
8 8 (1.26%) CREST Certified
8 8 (1.26%) Cyber Scheme
8 8 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.26%) OSCP
9 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.95%) MCSE
10 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.95%) PMP
11 5 (0.79%) GCIH
11 5 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.06%) QA
2 25 (3.95%) PMO
3 14 (2.21%) SLA
4 12 (1.90%) ECSS
5 7 (1.11%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.32%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.16%) GDPR
10 1 (0.16%) IASME
10 1 (0.16%) IEC 61131
10 1 (0.16%) JTAG
10 1 (0.16%) MISRA
System Software
1 29 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.74%) Firmware
3 10 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.47%) Postfix
7 3 (0.47%) Varnish
8 2 (0.32%) Docker
8 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.32%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (2.37%) Nagios
2 12 (1.90%) SCOM
3 8 (1.26%) Ansible
3 8 (1.26%) Nessus
4 5 (0.79%) SCCM
5 3 (0.47%) Cacti
5 3 (0.47%) Nmap
5 3 (0.47%) Salt
6 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 107 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.95%) SAP
3 38 (6.00%) Oracle
4 26 (4.11%) Palo Alto
5 23 (3.63%) Juniper
6 19 (3.00%) Cisco
7 17 (2.69%) Sophos
8 12 (1.90%) SolarWinds
8 12 (1.90%) VMware
9 10 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.42%) Google
11 8 (1.26%) ANSYS
11 8 (1.26%) Apple
11 8 (1.26%) Capita
11 8 (1.26%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.79%) PTC
13 4 (0.63%) Cognos
13 4 (0.63%) IBM
13 4 (0.63%) Tableau
14 3 (0.47%) Xamarin