Period
to 8 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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

Graduate Software Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 143 152
Rank change year-on-year +50 +9 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Engineer 46 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.41% 0.68% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 20
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% +10.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,400
90th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
South East median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.51% +3.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1,808 2,433 2,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 96.66% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,563 2,085 2,481
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Graduate Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Graduate Software Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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 +37 25 £35,000 -
Bicester - 10 £40,000 - 1
Abingdon - 6 £30,000 -
Graduate Software Engineer
South East

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, Graduate Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Graduate Software Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (82.61%) Degree
3 35 (76.09%) Computer Science
4 29 (63.04%) .NET
5 28 (60.87%) C#
6 23 (50.00%) C++
6 23 (50.00%) Windows
6 23 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 23 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (39.13%) React
7 18 (39.13%) AngularJS
7 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
7 18 (39.13%) Node.js
7 18 (39.13%) OOP
7 18 (39.13%) OOD
7 18 (39.13%) HTML
7 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 18 (39.13%) CSS
7 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
7 18 (39.13%) Web Development
7 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (30.43%) Algorithms
9 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (21.74%) Firmware
9 10 (21.74%) C
10 8 (17.39%) Python
11 6 (13.04%) Linux
11 6 (13.04%) Java
11 6 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping

Graduate Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) AngularJS
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
2 18 (39.13%) HTML
2 18 (39.13%) Node.js
2 18 (39.13%) React
3 5 (10.87%) Universal Windows Platform
3 5 (10.87%) WinForms
3 5 (10.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Algorithms
2 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (13.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (76.09%) Computer Science
3 23 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (39.13%) OOD
4 18 (39.13%) OOP
4 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 18 (39.13%) Web Development
5 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 6 (13.04%) Prototyping
5 6 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (10.87%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) MVC
6 5 (10.87%) MVVM
6 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) C++
3 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) C
5 8 (17.39%) Python
6 6 (13.04%) Go
6 6 (13.04%) Java
7 5 (10.87%) C++/CLI
8 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (82.61%) Degree
2 23 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Algorithmics