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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 63 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 37 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 0.93% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 0.97% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 2
Average salary £24,000 £21,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 23 £25,000 -
Chelmsford +3 7 £24,000 +14.28%
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton -6 1 £23,000 +4.54%
Basildon - 1 £30,000 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (59.02%) Degree
2 30 (49.18%) Computer Science
3 24 (39.34%) .NET
4 20 (32.79%) Java
5 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
5 19 (31.15%) SQL
5 19 (31.15%) HTML
6 17 (27.87%) jQuery
7 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
8 14 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (22.95%) C#
9 13 (21.31%) MVC
9 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (18.03%) Finance
11 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
12 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.75%) C
12 9 (14.75%) Web Design
12 9 (14.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (13.11%) Spring
13 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.48%) J2EE
14 7 (11.48%) TDD
15 6 (9.84%) JPA
15 6 (9.84%) CRM
16 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.92%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) Mockito
3 2 (3.28%) jMock
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 19 (31.15%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) jQuery
4 14 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
5 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (13.11%) Spring
6 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
7 7 (11.48%) J2EE
8 6 (9.84%) JPA
9 5 (8.20%) Struts
9 5 (8.20%) EJB
10 4 (6.56%) JSP
10 4 (6.56%) Servlets
11 3 (4.92%) CSS
11 3 (4.92%) Java EE
12 2 (3.28%) Spring MVC
13 1 (1.64%) iOS SDK
13 1 (1.64%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) APACS
5 1 (1.64%) EMV
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) MVC
3 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.75%) Web Design
4 9 (14.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.28%) Web Development
9 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.64%) OOP
10 1 (1.64%) OO
10 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) C#
4 9 (14.75%) C
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.64%) Gemalto
3 1 (1.64%) Ingenico
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