Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 1.26% 0.85% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.88% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Colchester median annual salary £21,000 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £21,500 £32,500 £26,500
Essex median annual salary £24,500 £24,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year +2.08% +5.49% +1.11%

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 235 341 355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 96.33% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 195 295 342
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -16.17%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,314 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle