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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 68 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 19 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.73% 0.54% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.57% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 13
Average salary £21,750 £24,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.22% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £37,000 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
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 £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
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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
Chelmsford 0 3 £25,500 -27.14%
Colchester - 3 £20,000 -
Basildon - 2 £24,000 - 1
Hockley - 1 £21,500 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 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 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 16 (51.61%) .NET
4 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) C++
9 4 (12.90%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) MVC
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.68%) PowerHouse
10 3 (9.68%) OOP
10 3 (9.68%) OO
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.68%) EJB
10 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.68%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) JPA
10 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.45%) HTML5

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) JPA
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) EJB
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) XSL
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Social Network
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) OOP
3 3 (9.68%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) OOD
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Web Development
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Business Development
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.23%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) PowerHouse
6 2 (6.45%) C
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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