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

Academic Degree
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 140 232 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.96% 10.94% 14.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.36% 56.72% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 110 170 306
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £49,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.19% +32.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,375 £68,750 £71,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 302 409 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.49% 19.29% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 249 290 511
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% +13.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,600 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,350 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% +0.58% +1.18%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Chelmsford -10 33 £46,500 +3.33% 1
Colchester -1 32 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Saffron Walden +2 15 £40,000 - 1
Brentwood +32 13 - -
Billericay +5 10 £23,000 -
Harlow -9 8 £40,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +14 5 £25,000 -15.25% 2
Witham -8 3 £53,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £33,500 -
Ongar - 1 £60,000 -
Degree
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for Degree.

1 51 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.00%) C#
3 47 (33.57%) Computer Science
4 43 (30.71%) SQL
5 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
6 32 (22.86%) .NET
6 32 (22.86%) Java
6 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 28 (20.00%) Finance
8 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (16.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (15.00%) HTML
12 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
12 20 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (13.57%) MVC
13 19 (13.57%) SDLC
14 18 (12.86%) TDD
14 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
15 17 (12.14%) Visual Studio
15 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
15 17 (12.14%) Web Development
15 17 (12.14%) Spring
15 17 (12.14%) Spring MVC
16 16 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
17 15 (10.71%) XML
17 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (10.00%) Mathematics
18 14 (10.00%) 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 10 (7.14%) CMS
2 8 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.29%) JBoss
4 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Maya
4 1 (0.71%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.71%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) FTP
2 5 (3.57%) DHCP
2 5 (3.57%) DNS
2 5 (3.57%) Network Security
3 4 (2.86%) Internet
3 4 (2.86%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (6.43%) MySQL
5 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.00%) OLAP
6 7 (5.00%) OLTP
6 7 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.29%) SAP BW
8 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.57%) QlikView
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.14%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.71%) Subversion
3 4 (2.86%) Ant
3 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.86%) Gradle
3 4 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.86%) Maven
3 4 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.14%) JIRA
5 2 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.43%) JUnit
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Marketing
3 9 (6.43%) Automotive
4 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Billing
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (52.86%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.00%) Graduate
4 16 (11.43%) Graduate Developer
5 14 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Consultant
6 12 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Agile Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Graduate C# Developer
8 9 (6.43%) HTML Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Junior
9 8 (5.71%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.86%) .NET
2 21 (15.00%) HTML
3 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.14%) Spring
3 17 (12.14%) Spring MVC
4 15 (10.71%) XML
5 14 (10.00%) CSS
6 11 (7.86%) HTML5
6 11 (7.86%) Java EE
7 7 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (5.00%) Java SE
7 7 (5.00%) Struts
7 7 (5.00%) WCF
8 6 (4.29%) JPA
8 6 (4.29%) Swing
9 5 (3.57%) J2EE
9 5 (3.57%) MDX
9 5 (3.57%) OSGi
9 5 (3.57%) SWT
10 4 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (33.57%) Computer Science
2 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.00%) User Experience
4 5 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Social Media
7 2 (1.43%) CUDA
7 2 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Animation
8 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) Linux
2 12 (8.57%) Unix
3 9 (6.43%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.43%) Android
6 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.71%) VMS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.57%) MVC
2 19 (13.57%) SDLC
3 18 (12.86%) TDD
4 17 (12.14%) Web Development
5 16 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 12 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 12 (8.57%) OO
8 11 (7.86%) ITIL
9 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.71%) ERP
11 8 (5.71%) ETL
11 8 (5.71%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.00%) Physics
12 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.29%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.00%) C#
2 43 (30.71%) SQL
3 32 (22.86%) Java
4 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.29%) Python
6 12 (8.57%) C++
6 12 (8.57%) VBA
7 11 (7.86%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.14%) C
9 9 (6.43%) R
9 9 (6.43%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.29%) Perl
10 6 (4.29%) VBScript
11 4 (2.86%) PHP
12 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.71%) MAXScript
13 1 (0.71%) Tcl
13 1 (0.71%) VB
13 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.29%) MCSE
4 5 (3.57%) CCNA
4 5 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.57%) PhD
5 4 (2.86%) ISEB
5 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PMP
7 1 (0.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.71%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) MBA
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.71%) SANS
7 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.71%) MISRA
3 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Firmware
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.29%) HP
4 6 (4.29%) SAP
5 5 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (1.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Avaya
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) EMC
7 1 (0.71%) Facebook
7 1 (0.71%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.71%) IFS
7 1 (0.71%) McAfee
7 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.71%) Sophos
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) Twitter