The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
Rank 56 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.81% 2.08% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.14% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 20
Median salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
848 1213 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 96.96% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 624 909 945
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Essex

Graduate
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -7 10 £24,000 +2.12% 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £23,000 -
Brentwood +4 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Graduate
East of England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 31 (70.45%) Degree
2 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 18 (40.91%) Java
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) HTML
5 10 (22.73%) .NET
6 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.45%) CSS
7 8 (18.18%) Social Media
7 8 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (18.18%) C#
7 8 (18.18%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Java EE
8 6 (13.64%) Spring
8 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) HTTP
9 5 (11.36%) Windows
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
10 4 (9.09%) Wealth Management
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (9.09%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
10 4 (9.09%) MVC
11 3 (6.82%) CMS
11 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.82%) Automotive
11 3 (6.82%) Banking
11 3 (6.82%) Content Management
11 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) IMAP
2 2 (4.55%) SMTP
2 2 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) Java EE
3 6 (13.64%) Spring
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5
6 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) Struts
6 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.82%) WPF
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.55%) EJB
7 2 (4.55%) JPA
8 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (18.18%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Photography
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Video Editing
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
2 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.09%) MVC
3 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 3 (6.82%) Content Management
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.82%) Email Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Web Development
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) OO
6 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe
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