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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Rank 3 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 198 149 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.51% 13.81% 13.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.30% 52.46% 46.78%
Number of salaries quoted 158 123 131
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,100 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 284 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.82% 26.32% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 279
Median salary £44,500 £46,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.81% -4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +11 69 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Chelmsford -8 24 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Billericay - 20 £23,000 -
Brentwood +10 13 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Saffron Walden -6 6 £43,145 -4.12% 6
Basildon +12 2 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Braintree -2 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Harlow -4 2 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £43,750 -
Witham - 2 £49,250 -
Tilbury - 1 £20,500 -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 169 (49.71%) Computer Science
2 137 (40.29%) Java
3 114 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (30.29%) Oracle
5 98 (28.82%) SQL
6 70 (20.59%) HTML
6 70 (20.59%) JBoss
6 70 (20.59%) Relational Database
7 65 (19.12%) JavaScript
8 63 (18.53%) PL/SQL
9 54 (15.88%) J2EE
9 54 (15.88%) CSS
10 53 (15.59%) SQL Server
10 53 (15.59%) Linux
11 52 (15.29%) Java EE
12 51 (15.00%) WebSphere
13 49 (14.41%) WebLogic
14 48 (14.12%) Oracle Database
15 46 (13.53%) Finance
16 44 (12.94%) Hibernate
17 43 (12.65%) RDBMS
18 42 (12.35%) Ant
18 42 (12.35%) Windows
18 42 (12.35%) E-Commerce
18 42 (12.35%) Maven
19 41 (12.06%) MVC
20 40 (11.76%) OO
20 40 (11.76%) .NET
21 36 (10.59%) Spring
22 35 (10.29%) GlassFish

Degree
Top Related 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 70 (20.59%) JBoss
2 51 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 49 (14.41%) WebLogic
4 35 (10.29%) GlassFish
5 17 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 17 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.53%) Apache
8 11 (3.24%) Apache Pig
8 11 (3.24%) Documentum
9 10 (2.94%) Confluence
9 10 (2.94%) IIS
10 6 (1.76%) Moodle
11 4 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.18%) CMS
11 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Geronimo
12 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.12%) MS Office
3 8 (2.35%) MS Project
4 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.76%) GitHub
3 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.18%) iTunes
5 2 (0.59%) AdWords
5 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.71%) LDAP
2 15 (4.41%) HTTP
3 11 (3.24%) Internet
3 11 (3.24%) Kerberos
4 8 (2.35%) Firewall
4 8 (2.35%) VPN
5 6 (1.76%) SSL
6 5 (1.47%) SNMP
6 5 (1.47%) Wireless
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.29%) DHCP
8 1 (0.29%) DNS
8 1 (0.29%) FTP
8 1 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 53 (15.59%) SQL Server
3 48 (14.12%) Oracle Database
4 43 (12.65%) RDBMS
5 27 (7.94%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.88%) MySQL
7 18 (5.29%) CouchDB
7 18 (5.29%) MongoDB
8 15 (4.41%) Data Mining
8 15 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (3.24%) Big Data
9 11 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.76%) QlikView
12 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (12.35%) Ant
1 42 (12.35%) Maven
2 32 (9.41%) Gradle
3 23 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 17 (5.00%) JIRA
5 6 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.76%) Moq
5 6 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.76%) Selenium
5 6 (1.76%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.47%) gulp
6 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.88%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.59%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.59%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.59%) Subversion
10 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
General
1 46 (13.53%) Finance
2 28 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.59%) Automotive
4 9 (2.65%) Banking
4 9 (2.65%) Billing
5 7 (2.06%) Electronics
6 6 (1.76%) Marketing
7 5 (1.47%) Advertising
8 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.88%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 185 (54.41%) Developer
2 112 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 74 (21.76%) Senior Developer
4 60 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
5 58 (17.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (12.35%) Analyst
7 40 (11.76%) Java Programmer
7 40 (11.76%) Programmer
8 34 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 32 (9.41%) Agile Developer
9 32 (9.41%) Graduate
10 31 (9.12%) Agile Java Developer
11 30 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
11 30 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 24 (7.06%) Graduate Developer
12 24 (7.06%) Senior Java Programmer
12 24 (7.06%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 24 (7.06%) Senior Programmer
13 23 (6.76%) Business Analyst
14 21 (6.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.59%) HTML
2 54 (15.88%) CSS
2 54 (15.88%) J2EE
3 52 (15.29%) Java EE
4 44 (12.94%) Hibernate
5 40 (11.76%) .NET
6 36 (10.59%) Spring
7 33 (9.71%) Ajax
7 33 (9.71%) Swing
8 32 (9.41%) JMS
9 22 (6.47%) Spring MVC
10 15 (4.41%) ASP.NET
11 14 (4.12%) HTML5
12 12 (3.53%) jQuery
13 10 (2.94%) EJB
13 10 (2.94%) Web Services
14 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (2.65%) Servlets
15 8 (2.35%) JPA
15 8 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (49.71%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.82%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.65%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.35%) Social Media
6 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.76%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.76%) Learning Management System
7 6 (1.76%) VLE
8 5 (1.47%) DataPower
8 5 (1.47%) e-Health
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.18%) Fintech
9 4 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.18%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.59%) Linux
2 42 (12.35%) Windows
3 18 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.00%) Unix
5 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.06%) Android
8 6 (1.76%) VMS
9 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.18%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.35%) E-Commerce
3 41 (12.06%) MVC
4 40 (11.76%) OO
5 34 (10.00%) OOP
6 33 (9.71%) Software Engineering
7 30 (8.82%) ITIL
7 30 (8.82%) Project Management
8 29 (8.53%) Configuration Management
9 28 (8.24%) Business Analysis
10 23 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 22 (6.47%) SDLC
11 22 (6.47%) Service Delivery
12 20 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.88%) Capacity Management
12 20 (5.88%) Web Development
13 19 (5.59%) Change Management
14 18 (5.29%) ETL
14 18 (5.29%) Logical Data Model
15 17 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 137 (40.29%) Java
2 98 (28.82%) SQL
3 65 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 63 (18.53%) PL/SQL
5 29 (8.53%) C#
5 29 (8.53%) Shell Script
6 19 (5.59%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.59%) Python
7 15 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.94%) Perl
9 7 (2.06%) C++
10 5 (1.47%) C
10 5 (1.47%) PHP
11 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.18%) VB
12 2 (0.59%) Ruby
12 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.59%) VBA
13 1 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.29%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (4.41%) IIBA
2 13 (3.82%) CBAP
3 10 (2.94%) PMP
3 10 (2.94%) Postgraduate
4 9 (2.65%) OCP
4 9 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.06%) ISEB
6 6 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.18%) CCNA
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.18%) HNC
7 4 (1.18%) PgMP
7 4 (1.18%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.18%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (2.06%) LXC
2 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.18%) vSphere
3 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.59%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Docker
5 1 (0.29%) HDFS
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
5 1 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) Nagios
2 4 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.18%) OpenView
2 4 (1.18%) Opsview
2 4 (1.18%) SCCM
2 4 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) Mesos
4 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 103 (30.29%) Oracle
2 31 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.24%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.35%) IBM
5 6 (1.76%) Blackboard
5 6 (1.76%) HP
5 6 (1.76%) SAP
5 6 (1.76%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.47%) Apple
6 5 (1.47%) Cognos
7 4 (1.18%) BMC
7 4 (1.18%) CA
7 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco
7 4 (1.18%) Compuware
7 4 (1.18%) F5
7 4 (1.18%) Juniper
7 4 (1.18%) Nimsoft
7 4 (1.18%) Nokia
7 4 (1.18%) Proofpoint
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Excellent Bens inc. Pension, Laptop, Life Assurance + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 9 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 11 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 15 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 12 days ago
Colchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Harlow
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago