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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 157 109 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.53% 10.74% 13.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.88% 50.70% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 125 86 140
Essex median annual salary £35,614 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.16% +31.25%  
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £54,700 £63,750 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 276 215 298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.05% 21.18% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 384 299 444
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £51,459 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.83% +16.95%  
10th Percentile £25,225 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 +13 47 £35,092 -29.81% 1
Saffron Walden 0 32 £35,614 -25.02%
Billericay - 21 £23,000 -
Chelmsford -12 17 £50,000 +37.93% 5
Brentwood +11 7 - - 1
Harlow -6 4 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Ongar - 1 £60,000 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 159 (44.41%) Computer Science
2 123 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (32.96%) Java
4 99 (27.65%) SQL
5 91 (25.42%) Oracle
6 78 (21.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 66 (18.44%) SQL Server
7 66 (18.44%) JavaScript
7 66 (18.44%) MVC
8 65 (18.16%) Relational Database
9 58 (16.20%) Spring
10 57 (15.92%) HTML
10 57 (15.92%) PL/SQL
10 57 (15.92%) Java EE
11 53 (14.80%) CSS
11 53 (14.80%) Linux
12 48 (13.41%) JBoss
12 48 (13.41%) C#
13 47 (13.13%) Microsoft
14 46 (12.85%) Spring MVC
15 45 (12.57%) Web Development
15 45 (12.57%) OO
16 44 (12.29%) .NET
17 43 (12.01%) Windows
17 43 (12.01%) Hibernate
17 43 (12.01%) Telecoms
18 42 (11.73%) Maven
18 42 (11.73%) Ant
19 41 (11.45%) Mathematics
20 40 (11.17%) RDBMS

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 48 (13.41%) JBoss
2 31 (8.66%) WebSphere
3 30 (8.38%) WebLogic
4 27 (7.54%) GlassFish
5 25 (6.98%) Apache Spark
6 17 (4.75%) Tomcat
7 15 (4.19%) Apache Pig
8 12 (3.35%) Apache
9 11 (3.07%) IIS
10 10 (2.79%) CMS
11 9 (2.51%) Documentum
11 9 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (2.23%) Confluence
13 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.56%) Apache Geronimo
14 2 (0.56%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.47%) GitHub
2 2 (0.56%) AdWords
2 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.51%) Kerberos
1 9 (2.51%) LDAP
2 5 (1.40%) DHCP
2 5 (1.40%) DNS
2 5 (1.40%) Firewall
2 5 (1.40%) Frame Relay
2 5 (1.40%) LAN
2 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.40%) VPN
2 5 (1.40%) WAN
3 4 (1.12%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 65 (18.16%) Relational Database
3 40 (11.17%) RDBMS
4 38 (10.61%) NoSQL
5 34 (9.50%) MySQL
6 33 (9.22%) Oracle Database
7 26 (7.26%) CouchDB
7 26 (7.26%) MongoDB
8 23 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (4.19%) Big Data
9 15 (4.19%) Data Mining
9 15 (4.19%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (3.07%) QlikView
12 9 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (11.73%) Ant
1 42 (11.73%) Maven
2 30 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.82%) Gradle
4 19 (5.31%) JIRA
4 19 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
6 7 (1.96%) Subversion
7 5 (1.40%) gulp
8 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.28%) NetBeans
General
1 43 (12.01%) Telecoms
2 39 (10.89%) Finance
3 15 (4.19%) Marketing
4 12 (3.35%) Automotive
5 10 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.51%) Billing
7 6 (1.68%) Banking
8 5 (1.40%) Electronics
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (58.10%) Developer
2 104 (29.05%) Java Developer
3 61 (17.04%) Senior Developer
4 53 (14.80%) Oracle Developer
5 40 (11.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (10.89%) Consultant
7 35 (9.78%) Recruitment Consultant
7 35 (9.78%) Software Developer
8 28 (7.82%) Programmer
9 27 (7.54%) Java Programmer
9 27 (7.54%) Trainee
10 26 (7.26%) Analyst
11 24 (6.70%) Agile Developer
11 24 (6.70%) Agile Java Developer
11 24 (6.70%) Graduate
11 24 (6.70%) Graduate Developer
11 24 (6.70%) Trainee Consultant
11 24 (6.70%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
12 20 (5.59%) Lead Developer
12 20 (5.59%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.20%) Spring
2 57 (15.92%) HTML
2 57 (15.92%) Java EE
3 53 (14.80%) CSS
4 46 (12.85%) Spring MVC
5 44 (12.29%) .NET
6 43 (12.01%) Hibernate
7 34 (9.50%) J2EE
8 31 (8.66%) Swing
9 28 (7.82%) JMS
10 22 (6.15%) Servlets
11 21 (5.87%) Ajax
11 21 (5.87%) jQuery
12 18 (5.03%) ASP.NET
13 16 (4.47%) JSP
14 15 (4.19%) DBIx::Class
15 14 (3.91%) Web Services
16 12 (3.35%) EJB
16 12 (3.35%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (3.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 159 (44.41%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.35%) User Experience
5 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.23%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.96%) iPad
8 7 (1.96%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.68%) iPhone
9 6 (1.68%) LIMS
10 4 (1.12%) CUDA
10 4 (1.12%) Fintech
11 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.80%) Linux
2 43 (12.01%) Windows
3 21 (5.87%) Unix
4 14 (3.91%) Android
5 13 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.63%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.35%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.07%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.79%) VMS
9 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.44%) MVC
3 45 (12.57%) OO
3 45 (12.57%) Web Development
4 41 (11.45%) Mathematics
5 36 (10.06%) E-Commerce
6 33 (9.22%) Software Engineering
7 31 (8.66%) OOP
8 26 (7.26%) Project Management
9 25 (6.98%) TDD
10 24 (6.70%) B2B
10 24 (6.70%) B2C
10 24 (6.70%) Business Analysis
11 23 (6.42%) Bioinformatics
11 23 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.03%) Informatics
12 18 (5.03%) Test Automation
13 17 (4.75%) ITIL
13 17 (4.75%) PRINCE2
13 17 (4.75%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 118 (32.96%) Java
2 99 (27.65%) SQL
3 66 (18.44%) JavaScript
4 57 (15.92%) PL/SQL
5 48 (13.41%) C#
6 29 (8.10%) Python
7 26 (7.26%) Shell Script
8 24 (6.70%) Perl
9 23 (6.42%) T-SQL
10 20 (5.59%) C++
11 11 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.51%) C
13 6 (1.68%) R
14 4 (1.12%) PHP
15 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.84%) VBScript
16 2 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (0.56%) Ruby
17 1 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 78 (21.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (3.63%) PMP
3 12 (3.35%) Master's Degree
3 12 (3.35%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.79%) CBAP
4 10 (2.79%) IIBA
4 10 (2.79%) Postgraduate
5 6 (1.68%) OCP
5 6 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.68%) PhD
6 5 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.12%) PgMP
7 4 (1.12%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.84%) ISEB
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) CISM
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.07%) LXC
2 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) KVM
3 1 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 91 (25.42%) Oracle
2 47 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.79%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.51%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.68%) SAP
6 5 (1.40%) Cisco
6 5 (1.40%) Remedy
7 4 (1.12%) Facebook
8 2 (0.56%) Cognos
8 2 (0.56%) Google
8 2 (0.56%) Kenshoo
8 2 (0.56%) Marin
8 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.56%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.28%) EMC
9 1 (0.28%) IFS
9 1 (0.28%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.28%) Tableau
9 1 (0.28%) Xamarin
Harlow, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-45k Contributory pension Life Insurance and 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k Contributory Pension, Laptop, Life Insurance, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: c£43,000 to £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Comms Express
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago