Period
to 5 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.85% 5.95% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 6.01% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Colchester median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +30.95% -19.23%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £28,750 £21,500
Essex median annual salary £22,250 £23,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -3.26% -4.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 260 183 257
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 98.92% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89 118 212
Colchester median annual salary £44,735 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.81% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,900 £21,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £61,125
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Colchester

Graduate
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Colchester

Graduate Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, Graduate job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) MySQL
2 12 (92.31%) LESS
2 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (92.31%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 12 (92.31%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (92.31%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (92.31%) TypeScript
2 12 (92.31%) Web Development
2 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) E-Commerce
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software

Graduate Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MySQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (92.31%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
1 12 (92.31%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 12 (92.31%) E-Commerce
1 12 (92.31%) Mathematics
1 12 (92.31%) Problem-Solving
1 12 (92.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) TypeScript
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft