Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 51 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 31.48% 18.43% 21.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.26% 62.07% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 68
Colchester median annual salary £72,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.10% -2.33% +43.33%
10th Percentile £27,061 £26,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £87,500 £69,425
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,750 £47,212
% change year-on-year -12.57% -3.10% +24.24%

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 62 87 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 38.27% 29.69% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 79 89
Colchester median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% - +31.25%
10th Percentile £18,500 £27,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,500 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £44,143 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.07% +5.56% +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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 26 (50.98%) Computer Science
2 25 (49.02%) C#
3 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (47.06%) Oracle
3 24 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
4 20 (39.22%) MySQL
5 19 (37.25%) HTML
5 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
5 19 (37.25%) CSS
6 18 (35.29%) Windows
7 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (31.37%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (31.37%) .NET
9 14 (27.45%) Java
10 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (23.53%) Ant
11 12 (23.53%) SOAP
11 12 (23.53%) JBoss
11 12 (23.53%) Maven
11 12 (23.53%) Java EE
12 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
12 11 (21.57%) Web Services
13 10 (19.61%) JSP
13 10 (19.61%) Servlets
13 10 (19.61%) Swing
13 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
13 10 (19.61%) C++
13 10 (19.61%) RDBMS

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 12 (23.53%) JBoss
2 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
3 9 (17.65%) Apache
3 9 (17.65%) Apache Geronimo
3 9 (17.65%) GlassFish
4 8 (15.69%) Apache Spark
5 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (15.69%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) MySQL
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
2 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.65%) Big Data
4 8 (15.69%) Apache Hive
4 8 (15.69%) CouchDB
4 8 (15.69%) Hadoop
4 8 (15.69%) Mahout
4 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.69%) Neo4j
4 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (15.69%) Sqoop
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Ant
1 12 (23.53%) Maven
2 10 (19.61%) Gradle
3 6 (11.76%) Moq
3 6 (11.76%) NUnit
3 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.92%) JMeter
5 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Graduate
2 10 (19.61%) Graduate Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Graduate Web Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Lead Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Lead Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Trainee
2 10 (19.61%) Trainee Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Trainee Web Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Web Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Network Technician
4 5 (9.80%) Telecoms Technician
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) CSS
1 19 (37.25%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) .NET
3 12 (23.53%) Java EE
3 12 (23.53%) SOAP
4 11 (21.57%) Web Services
5 10 (19.61%) JMS
5 10 (19.61%) JSP
5 10 (19.61%) LESS
5 10 (19.61%) REST
5 10 (19.61%) Servlets
5 10 (19.61%) Spring
5 10 (19.61%) Spring MVC
5 10 (19.61%) Swing
6 9 (17.65%) Ajax
6 9 (17.65%) EJB
6 9 (17.65%) FreeMarker
6 9 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 9 (17.65%) JPA
6 9 (17.65%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.84%) CUDA
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Computer Science
2 24 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 10 (19.61%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
5 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
5 10 (19.61%) MVC
5 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
5 10 (19.61%) Web Development
6 9 (17.65%) Scrum-ban
7 8 (15.69%) Analytics
7 8 (15.69%) SDLC
8 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Business Process Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) TypeScript
5 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) Uniface
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) IIBA
1 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
1 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 24 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Alteryx
2 8 (15.69%) Tableau
3 2 (3.92%) PureLoad
3 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy