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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 74 93 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 24 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.87% 0.72% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.75% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 1
Average salary £24,000 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
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
1235 1334 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.41% 95.42% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1074 832
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Graduate Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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
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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 - 9 £21,000 -
Chelmsford +5 7 £24,000 +14.28% 3
Chigwell - 1 £22,500 - 1
Basildon - 1 £30,000 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (70.00%) Degree
2 29 (58.00%) Computer Science
3 21 (42.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (28.00%) .NET
6 13 (26.00%) Finance
6 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Spring
10 9 (18.00%) J2EE
11 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
12 7 (14.00%) Struts
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.00%) HTML
13 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.00%) JPA
14 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
14 5 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (10.00%) MVC
14 5 (10.00%) EJB
15 4 (8.00%) JUnit
15 4 (8.00%) C
15 4 (8.00%) JSP
15 4 (8.00%) Servlets
15 4 (8.00%) CRM
15 4 (8.00%) Automotive
15 4 (8.00%) Web Application Development
15 4 (8.00%) Open Source
15 4 (8.00%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (6.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) jMock
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Mockito
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) Spring
3 9 (18.00%) J2EE
4 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.00%) Struts
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) JPA
7 5 (10.00%) EJB
8 4 (8.00%) JSP
8 4 (8.00%) Servlets
8 4 (8.00%) jQuery
9 3 (6.00%) Java EE
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.00%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.00%) Web Services
11 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
11 1 (2.00%) iOS SDK
11 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) EMV
5 1 (2.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.00%) MVC
3 5 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (8.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (8.00%) Web Development
4 4 (8.00%) CRM
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
5 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Web Design
7 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.00%) Gemalto
3 1 (2.00%) Ingenico
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