Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 87 122
Rank change year-on-year -30 +35 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 70 79 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.33% 2.94% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.03% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 63 92 47
Oxfordshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -3.77% +10.42%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,900 £20,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £32,500 £37,500
South East median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% -

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 2,956 2,604 2,945
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.27% 97.02% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,581 2,190 2,478
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £66,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -7 30 £30,000 +1.69% 12
Abingdon -1 12 £26,500 -19.70% 1
Thame -7 10 £27,500 +41.03% 2
Henley-on-Thames +7 7 £21,500 - 1
Banbury -2 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Wallingford -15 1 £20,000 -31.03%
Graduate
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 51 (72.86%) Degree
2 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
3 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 26 (37.14%) C#
5 25 (35.71%) C++
6 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
7 22 (31.43%) Java
8 17 (24.29%) Python
9 14 (20.00%) .NET
9 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.14%) C
10 12 (17.14%) MVC
10 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.29%) Linux
12 10 (14.29%) OOP
12 10 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.86%) OO
13 9 (12.86%) Windows
13 9 (12.86%) PhD
13 9 (12.86%) jQuery
14 8 (11.43%) Marketing
14 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (11.43%) Sophos
14 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.43%) Pair Programming
14 8 (11.43%) Machine Learning
15 7 (10.00%) Link Building

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 5 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.71%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Selenium
1 1 (1.43%) TestComplete
1 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.43%) Marketing
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
2 5 (7.14%) Games
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
1 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (12.86%) jQuery
3 7 (10.00%) CSS
3 7 (10.00%) TensorFlow
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) Qt
5 4 (5.71%) REST
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.29%) Theano
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.86%) HTML5
7 2 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.86%) Spring
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.43%) Node.js
8 1 (1.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 7 (10.00%) Social Media
5 3 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Smart City
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.14%) MVC
3 10 (14.29%) OOP
4 9 (12.86%) OO
4 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) Machine Learning
5 8 (11.43%) Pair Programming
5 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
6 7 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 7 (10.00%) Link Building
6 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (10.00%) Online Marketing
6 7 (10.00%) SEO
7 6 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) C++
3 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.43%) Java
5 17 (24.29%) Python
6 12 (17.14%) C
7 7 (10.00%) Fortran
7 7 (10.00%) Scala
8 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.29%) SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.43%) R
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (72.86%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) PhD
3 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Sophos
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle