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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 66 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.55% 0.73% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.77% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 20
Average salary £21,500 £24,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,000 £24,100
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
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
1043 1043 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.16% 95.60% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 855 851 876
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 £23,880 £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
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 1 September 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
Chelmsford -1 4 £21,000 -40.00%
Colchester -1 3 £20,000 -
Harlow +6 1 £24,000 -
Hockley - 1 £21,500 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Basildon - 1 £23,500 - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) Degree
3 14 (46.67%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 3 (10.00%) OOP
10 3 (10.00%) OO
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.00%) EJB
10 3 (10.00%) CSS
10 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) C++
10 3 (10.00%) J2EE
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
10 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (10.00%) Web Development
10 3 (10.00%) JPA
11 2 (6.67%) HTML5
11 2 (6.67%) Android
11 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.67%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) EJB
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) JPA
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.33%) Struts
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Social Network
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) OOP
3 3 (10.00%) OO
3 3 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) OOD
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Development
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) DNA
5 1 (3.33%) SEO
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Web Design
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Delphi
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £28000 per annum - extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago