Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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

Graduate
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 69 113
Rank change year-on-year -43 +44 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 63 103 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.16% 3.67% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 3.79% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 115 65
Oxfordshire median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £23,300 £19,750 £20,650
90th Percentile £47,500 £32,500 £41,250
South East median annual salary £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% -

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 2,860 2,715 2,991
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.01% 96.62% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,531 2,315 2,471
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Oxfordshire

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Oxfordshire

Graduate
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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 -14 32 £31,500 +8.62% 8
Thame +2 12 £27,500 +41.03%
Abingdon 0 5 £35,000 +32.08% 1
Banbury -1 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Henley-on-Thames -2 2 £23,000 +6.98% 1
Witney -1 1 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Graduate
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, Graduate 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 in the job title.

1 48 (76.19%) Degree
2 41 (65.08%) Computer Science
3 31 (49.21%) Software Engineering
4 28 (44.44%) C#
5 24 (38.10%) Java
6 21 (33.33%) C++
7 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
8 19 (30.16%) .NET
9 18 (28.57%) Python
10 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 14 (22.22%) C
11 14 (22.22%) MVC
11 14 (22.22%) Machine Learning
12 13 (20.63%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (20.63%) PhD
13 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.05%) OOP
14 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
14 11 (17.46%) jQuery
14 11 (17.46%) OO
15 8 (12.70%) Linux
15 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (12.70%) TensorFlow
16 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (11.11%) Games
16 7 (11.11%) VMware
16 7 (11.11%) Windows
16 7 (11.11%) Fortran
16 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (11.11%) Scala

Graduate 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Mathematica
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Broadband
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) DHCP
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Maven
1 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.11%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.46%) jQuery
4 8 (12.70%) TensorFlow
5 6 (9.52%) HTML
6 5 (7.94%) CSS
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.76%) HTML5
7 3 (4.76%) Theano
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.17%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (3.17%) REST
8 2 (3.17%) Spring
8 2 (3.17%) Web Services
9 1 (1.59%) Node.js
9 1 (1.59%) Swing
9 1 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (65.08%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.63%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.17%) Smart City
5 2 (3.17%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) Fintech
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Robotics
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 14 (22.22%) MVC
3 12 (19.05%) OOP
4 11 (17.46%) Mathematics
4 11 (17.46%) OO
5 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Computer Vision
6 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.52%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.35%) Microservices
9 3 (4.76%) Data Extraction
9 3 (4.76%) Scrum
10 2 (3.17%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 21 (33.33%) C++
4 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (28.57%) Python
6 14 (22.22%) C
7 7 (11.11%) Fortran
7 7 (11.11%) Scala
8 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.35%) SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Java 8
10 1 (1.59%) Java 9
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (76.19%) Degree
2 13 (20.63%) PhD
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Capita