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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 76 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 29 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 1.80% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.87% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 1
Average salary £24,000 £24,125 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% +7.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +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
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Colchester -10 7 £24,000 -6.79%
Chelmsford +5 6 £23,750 +7.95% 3
Brentwood - 6 £32,500 - 1
Graduate
East of England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (81.33%) Degree
2 45 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 31 (41.33%) Java
4 22 (29.33%) MVC
5 18 (24.00%) SQL
6 17 (22.67%) .NET
7 16 (21.33%) Automotive
7 16 (21.33%) Spring
8 15 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 15 (20.00%) Finance
8 15 (20.00%) J2EE
8 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.33%) Business Analysis
11 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (16.00%) HTML
12 11 (14.67%) C#
12 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.33%) EJB
13 10 (13.33%) CSS
14 9 (12.00%) Project Management
14 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (12.00%) Spring MVC
14 9 (12.00%) Wealth Management
14 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
15 8 (10.67%) JPA
15 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
15 8 (10.67%) Oracle
15 8 (10.67%) Cyberthreat

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (8.00%) JBoss
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Firebase
1 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.67%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle CX
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) JUnit
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Bower
3 2 (2.67%) Grunt
3 2 (2.67%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.33%) TestNG
General
1 16 (21.33%) Automotive
2 15 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (9.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) Spring
3 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 15 (20.00%) J2EE
4 12 (16.00%) HTML
5 10 (13.33%) CSS
5 10 (13.33%) EJB
6 9 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 8 (10.67%) JPA
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (9.33%) WCF
9 6 (8.00%) jQuery
10 5 (6.67%) Java EE
10 5 (6.67%) Java SE
10 5 (6.67%) JavaBeans
10 5 (6.67%) Servlets
10 5 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.67%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (10.67%) Social Media
4 7 (9.33%) SWIFT
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) MVC
2 13 (17.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.00%) Project Management
4 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.00%) Wealth Management
5 7 (9.33%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (8.00%) Web Development
7 3 (4.00%) SDLC
7 3 (4.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.67%) CRM
8 2 (2.67%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.67%) Open Source
9 1 (1.33%) OO
9 1 (1.33%) OOP
9 1 (1.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) C#
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.00%) VB
5 6 (8.00%) VB6
6 2 (2.67%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (81.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) MCSD
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Google
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