Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 53 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 25.98% 13.44% 17.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.83% 39.53% 57.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 58
Colchester median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -36.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £26,205 £25,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £71,450
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +33.33%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Colchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 86 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 28.92% 33.99% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22 74 86
Colchester median annual salary £38,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.19% -4.55% +51.72%
10th Percentile £27,061 £31,522 £30,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Colchester

Degree
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Colchester.

Salary trend for Degree in Colchester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Colchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 25 (47.17%) C#
2 24 (45.28%) Oracle
2 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
3 21 (39.62%) MySQL
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
4 19 (35.85%) E-Commerce
5 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
5 18 (33.96%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (32.08%) Windows
6 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
7 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
7 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (30.19%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (28.30%) .NET
9 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (24.53%) Java
11 12 (22.64%) Web Development
12 11 (20.75%) Spring
12 11 (20.75%) Web Services
12 11 (20.75%) TypeScript
13 10 (18.87%) LESS
13 10 (18.87%) Issue Tracking
13 10 (18.87%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 10 (18.87%) C++
13 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
13 10 (18.87%) Multithreading
14 9 (16.98%) Spring MVC
14 9 (16.98%) Java EE

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) JBoss
1 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
1 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Geronimo
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Spark
2 6 (11.32%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (11.32%) Weka
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle CX
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.21%) Big Data
4 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
5 6 (11.32%) Apache Hive
5 6 (11.32%) CouchDB
5 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
5 6 (11.32%) Mahout
5 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
5 6 (11.32%) Neo4j
5 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.32%) Sqoop
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Ant
1 7 (13.21%) Gradle
1 7 (13.21%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) Moq
2 6 (11.32%) NUnit
2 6 (11.32%) Subversion
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Bower
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Grunt
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Graduate
2 12 (22.64%) Graduate Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Graduate Web Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Software Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Trainee
4 10 (18.87%) Trainee Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Trainee Web Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Lead Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Network Technician
7 5 (9.43%) Telecoms Technician
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) CSS
3 15 (28.30%) .NET
4 11 (20.75%) Spring
4 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 10 (18.87%) LESS
6 9 (16.98%) Java EE
6 9 (16.98%) JSP
6 9 (16.98%) Servlets
6 9 (16.98%) Spring MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Swing
7 8 (15.09%) Ajax
7 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
8 7 (13.21%) JMS
8 7 (13.21%) REST
8 7 (13.21%) SOAP
9 6 (11.32%) EJB
9 6 (11.32%) FreeMarker
9 6 (11.32%) JPA
9 6 (11.32%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.19%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.55%) CUDA
6 2 (3.77%) Online Gambling
6 2 (3.77%) Social Gaming
6 2 (3.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
2 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) E-Commerce
2 18 (33.96%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
4 12 (22.64%) Web Development
5 10 (18.87%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.87%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
5 10 (18.87%) Multithreading
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum-ban
7 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.43%) Business Process Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
8 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Physics
9 4 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) TypeScript
5 10 (18.87%) C++
6 9 (16.98%) SQL
7 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
7 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (9.43%) Uniface
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.77%) IIBA
2 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
1 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
1 24 (45.28%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Alteryx
2 6 (11.32%) Tableau
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.89%) VMware