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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 80 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 22 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.71% 0.10% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.11% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 11
Average salary £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
1229 912 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.79% 95.70% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 981 700 746
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 30 January 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 - 11 £22,000 -
Basildon - 1 £19,000 - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (56.36%) Computer Science
3 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (40.00%) .NET
5 19 (34.55%) Java
6 15 (27.27%) Finance
7 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (21.82%) J2EE
8 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
9 11 (20.00%) SQL
10 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
11 8 (14.55%) MVC
11 8 (14.55%) EJB
11 8 (14.55%) C#
11 8 (14.55%) JPA
12 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (12.73%) Spring
12 7 (12.73%) JBoss
13 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
13 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (9.09%) HTML
14 5 (9.09%) VB
14 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 5 (9.09%) Struts
15 4 (7.27%) Web Services
15 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
15 4 (7.27%) ADO.NET

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Mockito
3 1 (1.82%) jMock
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) J2EE
3 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 8 (14.55%) EJB
4 8 (14.55%) JPA
5 7 (12.73%) Spring
6 5 (9.09%) HTML
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.09%) Struts
7 4 (7.27%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) ADO.NET
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.45%) CSS
9 2 (3.64%) JSP
9 2 (3.64%) Servlets
9 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
9 2 (3.64%) Java EE
9 2 (3.64%) jQuery
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (56.36%) Computer Science
2 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.55%) MVC
4 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) TDD
9 1 (1.82%) Budget Control
9 1 (1.82%) Business Development
9 1 (1.82%) Validation
9 1 (1.82%) Project Management
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.82%) DNA
9 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.82%) OOP
9 1 (1.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.09%) VB
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 42 (76.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) CCNA
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) JTAG
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco
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