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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 41 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 2 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.12% 7.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 7.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 0
Average salary £24,500 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
176 189 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.32% 97.93% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 152 167 200
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Swing
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle CX
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle