Period
to 22 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Thames Valley during the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

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

Graduate
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 119 118
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 202 293 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 2.12% 2.60% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.71% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 194 292 297
Thames Valley median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
South East median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% +6.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. 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
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies in the Thames Valley with a recognized job title 9,086 10,809 11,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.78% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,400 8,885 9,566
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £70,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the Thames Valley

Graduate
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Graduate in the Thames Valley

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the Thames Valley

Graduate
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Oxfordshire +34 99 £30,250 +0.83% 12
Berkshire -41 74 £30,000 +9.09% 18
Buckinghamshire -19 29 £30,000 +13.21% 4
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 Thames Valley region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 157 (77.72%) Degree
2 127 (62.87%) Computer Science
3 110 (54.46%) C#
4 105 (51.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 95 (47.03%) Software Engineering
6 88 (43.56%) .NET
7 66 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (32.18%) SQL
9 53 (26.24%) Docker
10 48 (23.76%) C++
11 47 (23.27%) Windows
12 44 (21.78%) Git (software)
13 43 (21.29%) MVC
14 42 (20.79%) Mathematics
15 39 (19.31%) JavaScript
16 38 (18.81%) Java
17 34 (16.83%) ASP.NET
18 32 (15.84%) Python
19 31 (15.35%) Azure
19 31 (15.35%) Jenkins
20 30 (14.85%) SQL Server
21 29 (14.36%) HTML
22 28 (13.86%) AngularJS
23 27 (13.37%) CSS
23 27 (13.37%) Subversion
23 27 (13.37%) React
24 26 (12.87%) OOP
25 25 (12.38%) C
25 25 (12.38%) Node.js
26 24 (11.88%) Problem-Solving

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 4 (1.98%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) Apache
3 2 (0.99%) JBoss
3 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.35%) Azure
2 14 (6.93%) AWS
3 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.98%) G Suite
5 3 (1.49%) GitHub
5 3 (1.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.99%) GCP
6 2 (0.99%) SaaS
7 1 (0.50%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) LAN
1 5 (2.48%) RFID
1 5 (2.48%) WAN
1 5 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (2.48%) WLAN
2 4 (1.98%) DMZ
2 4 (1.98%) DNS
2 4 (1.98%) Firewall
2 4 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.99%) Skype
3 2 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) IPv4
4 1 (0.50%) IPv6
4 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) MySQL
2 5 (2.48%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.49%) InfluxDB
4 3 (1.49%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.35%) Jenkins
3 27 (13.37%) Subversion
4 4 (1.98%) JIRA
4 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 17 (8.42%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Retail
3 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.47%) Advertising
5 4 (1.98%) Electronics
5 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.98%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (43.56%) .NET
2 34 (16.83%) ASP.NET
3 29 (14.36%) HTML
4 28 (13.86%) AngularJS
5 27 (13.37%) CSS
5 27 (13.37%) React
6 25 (12.38%) Node.js
7 14 (6.93%) WPF
8 10 (4.95%) RESTful
8 10 (4.95%) WinForms
9 8 (3.96%) XML
10 7 (3.47%) Universal Windows Platform
11 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.49%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.49%) HTML5
12 3 (1.49%) jQuery
12 3 (1.49%) LAMP
12 3 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) Algorithms
1 14 (6.93%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (3.47%) Mobile Computing
2 7 (3.47%) User Experience
3 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.99%) BBC
5 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.99%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.50%) Arduino
6 1 (0.50%) Life Science
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.27%) Windows
2 18 (8.91%) Android
2 18 (8.91%) Linux
3 11 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (1.49%) CentOS
5 3 (1.49%) Debian
5 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (62.87%) Computer Science
2 95 (47.03%) Software Engineering
3 66 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (21.29%) MVC
5 42 (20.79%) Mathematics
6 26 (12.87%) OOP
7 24 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (10.89%) Web Development
9 18 (8.91%) OOD
9 18 (8.91%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.43%) Microservices
11 11 (5.45%) OO
12 9 (4.46%) Scrum
13 8 (3.96%) Front End Development
14 7 (3.47%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (3.47%) Monetization
14 7 (3.47%) MVVM
14 7 (3.47%) Physics
15 6 (2.97%) Technical Leadership
15 6 (2.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 110 (54.46%) C#
2 65 (32.18%) SQL
3 48 (23.76%) C++
4 39 (19.31%) JavaScript
5 38 (18.81%) Java
6 32 (15.84%) Python
7 25 (12.38%) C
8 11 (5.45%) PHP
9 8 (3.96%) Go
10 5 (2.48%) C++/CLI
11 4 (1.98%) Google Apps Script
11 4 (1.98%) Java 8
11 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.98%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.49%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.49%) Perl
12 3 (1.49%) Ruby
12 3 (1.49%) Scala
13 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 157 (77.72%) Degree
2 105 (51.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 53 (26.24%) Docker
2 10 (4.95%) Firmware
3 8 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.96%) Google
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle
4 4 (1.98%) VMware
5 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.49%) SAP
6 2 (0.99%) Apple
6 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.99%) Facebook
6 2 (0.99%) Sony
6 2 (0.99%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.50%) Algorithmics
7 1 (0.50%) Epicor
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin