Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 150 169
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 14 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.65% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.72% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 4
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £21,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +126.74% -65.04% +26.80%
10th Percentile £35,000 £19,750 £50,650
90th Percentile £62,050 £43,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £33,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +40.74% -32.50% +17.65%

Innovative Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,446 2,498 2,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.16% 90.05% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,141 2,073 2,232
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Innovative Thinking
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Innovative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Innovative Thinking
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Oxfordshire

Innovative Thinking
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 7 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Thame - 3 £55,000 -
Witney - 3 £40,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £67,500 - 3
Innovative Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Innovative Thinking.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) GitLab
5 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 3 (21.43%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Twitter
5 3 (21.43%) GitHub
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Google
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Perl

Innovative Thinking
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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Power BI
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) GitLab
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) GDB
2 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Digital Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Reporting Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Procurement Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Tandem
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau