The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 81 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.36% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.19% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £21,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Graduate Software Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1057 1033 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.74% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 865 843 874
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Graduate Software Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 1 £20,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Graduate Software Developer
East of England

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) EJB
5 1 (16.67%) Social Network
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Graduate Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) EJB
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft