The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 61 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 35 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.93% 1.42% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.48% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 5
Average salary £24,000 £21,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,250 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Graduate
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
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Graduate
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Essex

Graduate
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 +16 14 £25,000 +25.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £20,000 -
Chelmsford -8 3 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Chigwell - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 40 (58.82%) Degree
2 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 26 (38.24%) .NET
4 24 (35.29%) C#
4 24 (35.29%) HTML
4 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 22 (32.35%) Java
6 21 (30.88%) MVC
7 20 (29.41%) SQL
8 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
8 19 (27.94%) jQuery
9 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (19.12%) Finance
13 11 (16.18%) Spring
13 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
14 10 (14.71%) Hibernate
14 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
15 9 (13.24%) C
15 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
15 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
15 9 (13.24%) Web Design
15 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (11.76%) TDD
16 8 (11.76%) OOP
16 8 (11.76%) OO
16 8 (11.76%) J2EE
17 7 (10.29%) Oracle

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.35%) JUnit
3 4 (5.88%) Subversion
3 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Mockito
4 1 (1.47%) jMock
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Automotive
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) .NET
2 24 (35.29%) HTML
3 19 (27.94%) jQuery
4 16 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (16.18%) Spring
7 10 (14.71%) Hibernate
7 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.76%) J2EE
9 7 (10.29%) EJB
9 7 (10.29%) CSS
10 4 (5.88%) Struts
10 4 (5.88%) JavaBeans
10 4 (5.88%) JPA
11 3 (4.41%) Java EE
11 3 (4.41%) JSP
11 3 (4.41%) Servlets
12 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.94%) Swing
13 1 (1.47%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.94%) Statistics
3 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) EMV
4 1 (1.47%) APACS
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) MVC
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.24%) Web Design
4 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (11.76%) OOP
5 8 (11.76%) OO
5 8 (11.76%) TDD
6 7 (10.29%) SDLC
7 6 (8.82%) CRM
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (1.47%) Android Development
12 1 (1.47%) iOS Development
12 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) C#
1 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.35%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) SQL
4 9 (13.24%) C
5 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (58.82%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.47%) Gemalto
3 1 (1.47%) Ingenico
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Posted: Yesterday
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