Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 32 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 13.39% 17.37% 15.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.51% 57.94% 58.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 55
Colchester median annual salary £40,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +47.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £32,500 £24,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,300 £73,500
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £49,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -19.19% +32.00% -6.25%

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 79 107 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 33.05% 29.97% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 70 87 87
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £31,119 £30,350 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £73,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.55% +13.13% -11.11%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Degree.

1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) Marketing
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
7 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) OOP
7 6 (18.75%) OO
7 6 (18.75%) Swing
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
8 5 (15.63%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) MCSE
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.50%) Internet

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 4 (12.50%) CMS
1 4 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DHCP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
1 4 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) OLAP
5 2 (6.25%) OLTP
5 2 (6.25%) Power BI
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Ant
2 4 (12.50%) Gradle
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate
5 3 (9.38%) Java Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) Swing
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.50%) JMS
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) Java EE
5 3 (9.38%) JSP
5 3 (9.38%) Servlets
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
5 3 (9.38%) WPF
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) CUDA
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.75%) OO
3 6 (18.75%) OOP
3 6 (18.75%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Physics
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) Image Processing
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.25%) PMP
5 1 (3.13%) MBA
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) VMware