The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 8 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 21 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.00% 25.82% 13.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.64% 77.05% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £27,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Degree
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Qualifications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 22.00% 33.52% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Degree
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Colchester region.

Degree Salary Trend in Colchester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Colchester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JBoss
2 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 13 (29.55%) Validation
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
6 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.00%) .NET
7 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
8 10 (22.73%) Ant
8 10 (22.73%) OOP
8 10 (22.73%) OO
8 10 (22.73%) IIS
8 10 (22.73%) Maven
9 9 (20.45%) Software AG
9 9 (20.45%) webMethods
9 9 (20.45%) SOA
9 9 (20.45%) Web Analytics
9 9 (20.45%) Analytics
10 8 (18.18%) Swing
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) J2EE

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (43.18%) JBoss
2 10 (22.73%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.91%) GlassFish
4 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.27%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) TKPROF
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Ant
1 10 (22.73%) Maven
2 7 (15.91%) Gradle
3 6 (13.64%) JMeter
4 3 (6.82%) NUnit
4 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.82%) DbUnit
4 3 (6.82%) JProfiler
4 3 (6.82%) Hudson
4 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.82%) Redmine
4 3 (6.82%) Cactus
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
4 3 (6.82%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Rational Rose
4 3 (6.82%) ArgoUML
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Automotive
3 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Applications Support
4 9 (20.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Programmer
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Support
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Graduate
9 2 (4.55%) DBA
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) Swing
3 7 (15.91%) JMS
3 7 (15.91%) J2EE
3 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) Java EE
6 2 (4.55%) WPF
6 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
6 2 (4.55%) DirectX
6 2 (4.55%) OpenCL
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.27%) WCF
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) CUDA
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) E-Commerce
2 13 (29.55%) Validation
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
3 10 (22.73%) OOP
3 10 (22.73%) OO
4 9 (20.45%) SOA
4 9 (20.45%) Web Analytics
4 9 (20.45%) Analytics
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Scrum
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.82%) Use Case
8 3 (6.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (6.82%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) ABAP
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) XAML
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ACCA
2 2 (4.55%) CIMA
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Software AG
2 9 (20.45%) webMethods
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) DevExpress