Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 161 303 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.40% 15.59% 13.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.16% 64.61% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 145 233 294
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £65,000
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 321 469 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.73% 24.13% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 275 328 531
Essex median annual salary £46,500 £45,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.76% +13.13% -12.57%
10th Percentile £23,700 £25,350 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,450 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 -1 67 £52,500 - 6
Chelmsford +1 25 £36,000 -23.28% 10
Southend-on-Sea -5 11 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Saffron Walden -3 7 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Harlow -25 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Billericay +1 4 - - 1
Witham -13 3 £53,000 +11.58%
Brentwood +5 2 - - 2
Basildon -8 2 £22,500 -30.77% 16
Braintree -1 1 £18,000 -62.11%
Epping - 1 £37,500 - 1
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Degree.

1 75 (46.58%) Computer Science
2 59 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.60%) C#
4 37 (22.98%) Java
5 35 (21.74%) SQL
6 34 (21.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (19.25%) HTML
8 29 (18.01%) SQL Server
9 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 28 (17.39%) JBoss
9 28 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 24 (14.91%) Java EE
10 24 (14.91%) Spring
11 23 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 22 (13.66%) .NET
13 21 (13.04%) MVC
13 21 (13.04%) Project Management
13 21 (13.04%) Automotive
13 21 (13.04%) Master's Degree
14 20 (12.42%) SDLC
14 20 (12.42%) WebSphere
15 19 (11.80%) Oracle
15 19 (11.80%) CSS
15 19 (11.80%) JMS
15 19 (11.80%) Tomcat
16 18 (11.18%) OO
16 18 (11.18%) PRINCE2
16 18 (11.18%) Ant
16 18 (11.18%) Mathematics
16 18 (11.18%) Maven

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 28 (17.39%) JBoss
2 20 (12.42%) WebSphere
3 19 (11.80%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.32%) Apache Spark
4 15 (9.32%) GlassFish
5 6 (3.73%) Apache
6 5 (3.11%) Apache Geronimo
6 5 (3.11%) Apache Pig
6 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.11%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.24%) Moodle
9 1 (0.62%) CMS
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (9.94%) Weka
2 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.97%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.62%) InDesign
6 1 (0.62%) InVision
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.62%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.62%) FastStats
3 1 (0.62%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) G Suite
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Network Security
2 4 (2.48%) DHCP
2 4 (2.48%) DNS
2 4 (2.48%) Firewall
2 4 (2.48%) FTP
2 4 (2.48%) Internet
2 4 (2.48%) Wireless
3 3 (1.86%) HTTP
3 3 (1.86%) LAN
3 3 (1.86%) VLAN
3 3 (1.86%) VPN
3 3 (1.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.62%) SAN
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.07%) Data Mining
2 13 (8.07%) MySQL
3 9 (5.59%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.73%) CouchDB
5 6 (3.73%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.73%) Mahout
5 6 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.73%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.11%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.11%) Big Data
6 5 (3.11%) KNIME
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Ant
1 18 (11.18%) Maven
2 16 (9.94%) Gradle
3 13 (8.07%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.45%) JIRA
5 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.59%) JUnit
7 8 (4.97%) JIRA Agile
8 7 (4.35%) gulp
8 7 (4.35%) Subversion
9 4 (2.48%) JMeter
9 4 (2.48%) Selenium
10 2 (1.24%) ArgoUML
10 2 (1.24%) Cactus
10 2 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (1.24%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.24%) NUnit
10 2 (1.24%) Rational Rose
10 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.24%) The Grinder
General
1 21 (13.04%) Automotive
2 13 (8.07%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Games
4 3 (1.86%) Electronics
4 3 (1.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Billing
5 2 (1.24%) Law
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Local Government
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (48.45%) Developer
2 34 (21.12%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Graduate
4 18 (11.18%) Software Developer
5 16 (9.94%) SQL Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Analyst
6 15 (9.32%) Project Manager
7 14 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (6.83%) C# Developer
10 11 (6.83%) HTML Developer
11 10 (6.21%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.21%) Data Scientist
11 10 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (5.59%) Systems Analyst
13 8 (4.97%) Junior
13 8 (4.97%) Junior Developer
13 8 (4.97%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.25%) HTML
2 24 (14.91%) Java EE
2 24 (14.91%) Spring
3 23 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 22 (13.66%) .NET
5 19 (11.80%) CSS
5 19 (11.80%) JMS
6 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET
6 16 (9.94%) J2EE
6 16 (9.94%) Spring MVC
7 15 (9.32%) AngularJS
7 15 (9.32%) XML
8 14 (8.70%) HTML5
8 14 (8.70%) JSP
8 14 (8.70%) Web Services
9 13 (8.07%) EJB
10 12 (7.45%) JPA
10 12 (7.45%) Servlets
11 11 (6.83%) jQuery
11 11 (6.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (46.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.21%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.59%) User Experience
5 8 (4.97%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.48%) Social Media
7 3 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.24%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.24%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.62%) Life Science
9 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.62%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.83%) Linux
2 6 (3.73%) Windows
3 5 (3.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 21 (13.04%) MVC
3 21 (13.04%) Project Management
4 20 (12.42%) SDLC
5 18 (11.18%) Mathematics
5 18 (11.18%) OO
5 18 (11.18%) PRINCE2
6 15 (9.32%) TDD
6 15 (9.32%) Web Development
7 13 (8.07%) IT Strategy
7 13 (8.07%) OOP
8 12 (7.45%) Analytics
9 10 (6.21%) Data Science
9 10 (6.21%) ERP
9 10 (6.21%) Machine Learning
9 10 (6.21%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.59%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.59%) Migration
10 9 (5.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.60%) C#
2 37 (22.98%) Java
3 35 (21.74%) SQL
4 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.83%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.21%) MATLAB
7 8 (4.97%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.11%) C++
8 5 (3.11%) R
9 4 (2.48%) C
9 4 (2.48%) Python
9 4 (2.48%) VBA
10 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.24%) XAML
12 1 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (21.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (13.04%) Master's Degree
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.21%) PhD
4 8 (4.97%) HNC
4 8 (4.97%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (4.97%) PMI Certification
4 8 (4.97%) PMP
5 7 (4.35%) MCSE
6 6 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.11%) CCNA
7 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.48%) IIBA
9 3 (1.86%) MCP
10 2 (1.24%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.24%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.62%) SANS
11 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) PMO
3 2 (1.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) HDFS
2 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco CME
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Oracle
2 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.32%) Tableau
4 6 (3.73%) JD Edwards
4 6 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.73%) SAP
5 5 (3.11%) Alteryx
5 5 (3.11%) DataCash
6 4 (2.48%) VMware
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
7 3 (1.86%) HP
7 3 (1.86%) Symantec
8 2 (1.24%) Adobe
9 1 (0.62%) Avaya
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.62%) McAfee
9 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.62%) Sophos