The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 21 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.73% 0.56% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.38% 0.56% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Graduate
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 179 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 93.81% 100.00% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 165 126
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Colchester

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) C#
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
1 16 (57.14%) jQuery
1 16 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) Web Design
3 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 5 (17.86%) C
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.14%) Statistics
8 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (7.14%) Visualisation

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
1 16 (57.14%) jQuery
1 16 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Swing
3 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) MVC
1 9 (32.14%) Web Design
1 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) CRM
3 5 (17.86%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.57%) Android Development
4 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
3 5 (17.86%) C
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
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