Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 120 114
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 89 40 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.87% 1.53% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 1.56% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 56
Oxfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £33,600 £36,250
South East median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

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 3,009 2,560 3,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.71% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,527 2,065 2,778
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +10 46 £30,000 - 11
Abingdon +3 20 £27,750 +16.84%
Henley-on-Thames - 8 £21,500 -
Banbury - 1 £22,000 -
Bicester - 1 £28,500 -
Thame - 1 £31,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £20,000 -
Graduate
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 (57.30%) Degree
2 39 (43.82%) Computer Science
3 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
4 31 (34.83%) C++
5 29 (32.58%) Python
6 28 (31.46%) C#
7 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
8 21 (23.60%) Linux
8 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (22.47%) Java
10 18 (20.22%) Electronics
11 17 (19.10%) Sophos
11 17 (19.10%) Pair Programming
11 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
11 17 (19.10%) Qt
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (12.36%) .NET
12 11 (12.36%) PHP
12 11 (12.36%) SQL
12 11 (12.36%) QA
12 11 (12.36%) Mathematics
13 10 (11.24%) JIRA
13 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
13 10 (11.24%) C
13 10 (11.24%) CSS
14 9 (10.11%) Confluence
14 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.11%) Defect Tracking
14 9 (10.11%) Validation
14 9 (10.11%) CMS

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 9 (10.11%) CMS
1 9 (10.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) VLAN
3 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.12%) RFID
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) MySQL
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (20.22%) Electronics
2 8 (8.99%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) Qt
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
3 10 (11.24%) CSS
4 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.87%) HTML
5 6 (6.74%) CSS3
5 6 (6.74%) HTML5
6 4 (4.49%) Ajax
7 3 (3.37%) Spring
8 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.25%) jQuery
8 2 (2.25%) Node.js
8 2 (2.25%) React
8 2 (2.25%) REST
9 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.12%) Django
9 1 (1.12%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (8.99%) Social Media
4 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Pair Programming
3 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
4 11 (12.36%) Mathematics
5 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.11%) CRM
6 9 (10.11%) Data Management
6 9 (10.11%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (10.11%) Manual Testing
6 9 (10.11%) Validation
7 8 (8.99%) Creative Thinking
7 8 (8.99%) Innovative Thinking
7 8 (8.99%) Link Building
7 8 (8.99%) Online Marketing
7 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
7 8 (8.99%) SEO
8 6 (6.74%) Physics
9 4 (4.49%) Machine Learning
9 4 (4.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) C++
2 29 (32.58%) Python
3 28 (31.46%) C#
4 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
5 20 (22.47%) Java
6 11 (12.36%) PHP
6 11 (12.36%) SQL
7 10 (11.24%) C
8 3 (3.37%) R
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (57.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.62%) PhD
3 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Sophos
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Google
4 3 (3.37%) Capita
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco