Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 183 221 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.27% 10.49% 13.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.41% 54.03% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 139 169 288
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,750 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 378 409 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.34% 19.41% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 308 299 490
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.72%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Essex

Degree
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Degree in Essex

Degree
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Essex over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Essex

Degree
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -2 41 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Chelmsford -2 38 £48,250 +30.41% 2
Saffron Walden +1 25 £35,614 -20.86%
Billericay +6 21 £23,000 -
Brentwood +32 17 - - 1
Harlow -3 11 £40,000 -23.81%
Ongar - 1 £60,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £33,500 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for Degree.

1 66 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.69%) SQL
3 57 (31.15%) C#
4 55 (30.05%) Computer Science
5 44 (24.04%) Microsoft
6 42 (22.95%) Java
7 41 (22.40%) SQL Server
8 37 (20.22%) .NET
9 33 (18.03%) Finance
10 30 (16.39%) MVC
10 30 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (15.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (13.66%) Spring
14 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (13.11%) Windows
14 24 (13.11%) HTML
14 24 (13.11%) Spring MVC
15 23 (12.57%) Computer Science Degree
15 23 (12.57%) Software Engineering
16 22 (12.02%) Web Development
16 22 (12.02%) JavaScript
17 20 (10.93%) ITIL
17 20 (10.93%) TDD
18 19 (10.38%) OO
18 19 (10.38%) C++
18 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
18 19 (10.38%) Visual Studio
19 18 (9.84%) CSS
19 18 (9.84%) Linux

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (6.56%) CMS
2 10 (5.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.28%) JBoss
4 4 (2.19%) IIS
4 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Maya
4 1 (0.55%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) GitHub
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) FTP
2 5 (2.73%) Firewall
3 4 (2.19%) DHCP
3 4 (2.19%) DNS
3 4 (2.19%) LAN
3 4 (2.19%) VPN
3 4 (2.19%) WAN
4 3 (1.64%) Frame Relay
4 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) SSL
5 1 (0.55%) VLAN
5 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (8.20%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.65%) MySQL
7 11 (6.01%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.46%) OLAP
8 10 (5.46%) OLTP
8 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.37%) QlikView
10 6 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.28%) SAP BW
11 5 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.64%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (10.38%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.56%) Subversion
3 9 (4.92%) JIRA
4 7 (3.83%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.19%) Ant
5 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.19%) Gradle
5 4 (2.19%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.19%) Maven
6 2 (1.09%) JUnit
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (18.03%) Finance
2 18 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.65%) Marketing
4 6 (3.28%) Automotive
5 4 (2.19%) Electronics
5 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (52.46%) Developer
2 29 (15.85%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.57%) Consultant
4 20 (10.93%) Graduate
5 19 (10.38%) Graduate Developer
6 17 (9.29%) Recruitment Consultant
7 16 (8.74%) SQL Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Agile Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.56%) C# Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Trainee
11 11 (6.01%) Software Engineer
11 11 (6.01%) Trainee Consultant
11 11 (6.01%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
11 11 (6.01%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.46%) HTML Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Programmer
12 10 (5.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.22%) .NET
2 25 (13.66%) Spring
3 24 (13.11%) HTML
3 24 (13.11%) Spring MVC
4 18 (9.84%) CSS
5 17 (9.29%) Java EE
6 16 (8.74%) ASP.NET
6 16 (8.74%) XML
7 12 (6.56%) HTML5
8 10 (5.46%) Swing
9 9 (4.92%) Struts
10 8 (4.37%) Java SE
10 8 (4.37%) JSP
10 8 (4.37%) MDX
10 8 (4.37%) Servlets
10 8 (4.37%) WCF
11 7 (3.83%) J2EE
11 7 (3.83%) jQuery
12 6 (3.28%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.28%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.05%) Computer Science
2 30 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.65%) User Experience
4 10 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.28%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.73%) iPad
6 5 (2.73%) iPhone
7 4 (2.19%) CUDA
7 4 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) CMDB
9 1 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.55%) LIMS
9 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.55%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.55%) Social Media
9 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.11%) Windows
2 18 (9.84%) Linux
3 14 (7.65%) Unix
4 13 (7.10%) Windows 7
5 12 (6.56%) Windows 10
6 8 (4.37%) Android
7 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.55%) VMS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.39%) MVC
3 23 (12.57%) Software Engineering
4 22 (12.02%) Web Development
5 20 (10.93%) ITIL
5 20 (10.93%) TDD
6 19 (10.38%) OO
7 18 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.84%) Mathematics
8 15 (8.20%) Data Analysis
8 15 (8.20%) PRINCE2
8 15 (8.20%) SDLC
9 12 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.56%) Project Management
10 11 (6.01%) B2B
10 11 (6.01%) B2C
11 10 (5.46%) ETL
11 10 (5.46%) OOP
12 9 (4.92%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.37%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.69%) SQL
2 57 (31.15%) C#
3 42 (22.95%) Java
4 22 (12.02%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.38%) C++
6 16 (8.74%) Python
6 16 (8.74%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.65%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.56%) VBA
9 9 (4.92%) C
9 9 (4.92%) Perl
9 9 (4.92%) R
9 9 (4.92%) VBScript
10 5 (2.73%) PHP
11 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.55%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.55%) MAXScript
13 1 (0.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (12.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.83%) PMP
4 5 (2.73%) PhD
5 4 (2.19%) ISEB
5 4 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (0.55%) CCNA
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CISM
7 1 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) MBA
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.55%) SANS
7 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) MISRA
4 1 (0.55%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 11 (6.01%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.28%) HP
4 6 (3.28%) SAP
5 5 (2.73%) Citrix
6 4 (2.19%) Cisco
7 3 (1.64%) Remedy
8 2 (1.09%) Facebook
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter
8 2 (1.09%) VMware
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.55%) IFS
9 1 (0.55%) McAfee
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.55%) Sophos
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
9 1 (0.55%) Xamarin