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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 76 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 24 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.92% 0.64% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.67% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 3
Average salary £23,000 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
1197 1188 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 95.50% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 965 947 771
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,755 £60,000
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
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 March 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 +10 10 £22,000 +4.76%
Colchester - 4 £21,000 - 4
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (76.36%) Degree
2 34 (61.82%) Computer Science
3 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (38.18%) Java
5 19 (34.55%) .NET
6 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 15 (27.27%) Finance
7 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (18.18%) J2EE
9 9 (16.36%) SQL
9 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
9 9 (16.36%) Spring
10 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.73%) EJB
11 7 (12.73%) JPA
12 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.91%) Struts
13 5 (9.09%) JBoss
13 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
13 5 (9.09%) C#
13 5 (9.09%) MVC
14 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (7.27%) Automotive
14 4 (7.27%) HTML
14 4 (7.27%) VB
14 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
14 4 (7.27%) ADO.NET
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
14 4 (7.27%) Web Services

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JUnit
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Mockito
3 1 (1.82%) jMock
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) J2EE
3 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
3 9 (16.36%) Spring
4 7 (12.73%) EJB
4 7 (12.73%) JPA
5 6 (10.91%) Struts
6 4 (7.27%) Web Services
6 4 (7.27%) HTML
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.27%) JSP
6 4 (7.27%) Servlets
6 4 (7.27%) ADO.NET
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) Java EE
7 3 (5.45%) jQuery
8 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.82%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 34 (61.82%) Computer Science
2 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Open Source
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.09%) MVC
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Web Development
6 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.82%) Business Development
7 1 (1.82%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.82%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.82%) Validation
7 1 (1.82%) Scrum
7 1 (1.82%) TDD
7 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.82%) OOP
7 1 (1.82%) OO
7 1 (1.82%) DNA
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) VB
5 2 (3.64%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (76.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCNA
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) JTAG
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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