The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 73 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 17 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.42% 0.72% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.75% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 19
Average salary £21,250 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1141 1066 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.32% 95.86% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 984 890 1007
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
East of England

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 28 July 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 -4 4 £21,000 -47.50%
Loughton - 3 £22,000 - 1
Harlow -2 1 £24,000 -
Colchester -4 1 £20,000 -
Hockley - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (74.07%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) Degree
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) Social Network
8 2 (7.41%) Android
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) C
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) PHP

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSL
5 1 (3.70%) Flash
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) JSF
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Social Network
3 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.11%) OOP
2 3 (11.11%) OO
2 3 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) OOD
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) DNA
4 1 (3.70%) Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Document Management
4 1 (3.70%) SEO
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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