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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 53 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 41 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.35% 1.50% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 1.57% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 5
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
1117 1085 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.18% 95.59% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 856 887 851
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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
Chelmsford -6 10 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £20,000 -
Colchester +4 5 £24,000 +20.00%
Braintree - 3 £21,500 -
Witham - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (58.97%) Degree
2 37 (47.44%) Computer Science
3 30 (38.46%) Java
4 29 (37.18%) HTML
5 28 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.90%) .NET
6 27 (34.62%) MVC
7 26 (33.33%) C#
8 23 (29.49%) SQL
9 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 19 (24.36%) jQuery
12 17 (21.79%) Spring
13 16 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
14 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.95%) J2EE
16 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
18 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
19 10 (12.82%) EJB
19 10 (12.82%) CSS
20 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
20 9 (11.54%) C
20 9 (11.54%) Finance
20 9 (11.54%) Web Design
20 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
20 9 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
21 8 (10.26%) Git (software)

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (10.26%) JBoss
2 2 (2.56%) Node.js
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.56%) Firebase
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.26%) Subversion
2 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Grunt
3 2 (2.56%) Bower
4 1 (1.28%) Mockito
4 1 (1.28%) jMock
4 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Automotive
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) HTML
2 28 (35.90%) .NET
3 19 (24.36%) jQuery
4 17 (21.79%) Spring
5 16 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (19.23%) Hibernate
6 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 14 (17.95%) J2EE
8 10 (12.82%) EJB
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 7 (8.97%) JavaBeans
10 5 (6.41%) Spring MVC
10 5 (6.41%) JPA
11 4 (5.13%) Servlets
11 4 (5.13%) Struts
12 3 (3.85%) XML
12 3 (3.85%) JSP
12 3 (3.85%) Java EE
13 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (47.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.56%) Statistics
3 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) EMV
4 1 (1.28%) APACS
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) MVC
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.54%) Web Design
4 9 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (10.26%) OOP
5 8 (10.26%) OO
5 8 (10.26%) TDD
6 7 (8.97%) SDLC
7 6 (7.69%) CRM
7 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 5 (6.41%) Time Management
9 4 (5.13%) Web Development
10 3 (3.85%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.56%) Investment Management
11 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.56%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.33%) C#
4 23 (29.49%) SQL
5 9 (11.54%) C
6 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.13%) C++
8 3 (3.85%) VB
8 3 (3.85%) VB6
9 2 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) VeriFone
4 1 (1.28%) Gemalto
4 1 (1.28%) Ingenico
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £15k per year + £25k OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago