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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 185 107 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.80% 11.12% 13.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.46% 56.32% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 148 91 137
Median salary £35,354 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.29% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £62,500 £60,400
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 306 190 320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.10% 19.75% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 237 149 240
Median salary £46,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 57 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Saffron Walden 0 28 £34,807 -26.72% 10
Billericay - 25 £19,500 -
Chelmsford -8 21 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Brentwood +9 9 - - 1
Harlow -5 5 £37,500 -28.57%
Southend-on-Sea +19 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 168 (45.78%) Computer Science
2 129 (35.15%) Java
3 127 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (28.61%) SQL
5 101 (27.52%) Oracle
6 88 (23.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 70 (19.07%) JavaScript
8 69 (18.80%) SQL Server
9 68 (18.53%) Relational Database
10 63 (17.17%) MVC
11 61 (16.62%) HTML
12 60 (16.35%) PL/SQL
13 59 (16.08%) Java EE
14 56 (15.26%) Spring
14 56 (15.26%) JBoss
15 53 (14.44%) CSS
16 51 (13.90%) Linux
17 50 (13.62%) OO
18 46 (12.53%) Hibernate
19 45 (12.26%) Finance
19 45 (12.26%) Windows
20 44 (11.99%) Ant
20 44 (11.99%) Maven
21 43 (11.72%) Telecoms
21 43 (11.72%) .NET
21 43 (11.72%) E-Commerce
22 42 (11.44%) C#
22 42 (11.44%) Web Development
22 42 (11.44%) Spring MVC
23 41 (11.17%) J2EE

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 56 (15.26%) JBoss
2 37 (10.08%) WebSphere
3 36 (9.81%) WebLogic
4 29 (7.90%) GlassFish
5 25 (6.81%) Apache Spark
6 18 (4.90%) Tomcat
7 15 (4.09%) Apache Pig
8 13 (3.54%) Apache
9 12 (3.27%) IIS
10 11 (3.00%) Documentum
11 10 (2.72%) Confluence
12 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.09%) CMS
13 4 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.54%) Apache Geronimo
14 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.36%) GitHub
2 2 (0.54%) AdWords
2 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.27%) LDAP
2 11 (3.00%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.91%) HTTP
4 6 (1.63%) Firewall
5 5 (1.36%) DHCP
5 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 5 (1.36%) Frame Relay
5 5 (1.36%) Internet
5 5 (1.36%) LAN
5 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.36%) VPN
5 5 (1.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 68 (18.53%) Relational Database
3 39 (10.63%) NoSQL
3 39 (10.63%) RDBMS
4 38 (10.35%) Oracle Database
5 34 (9.26%) MySQL
6 26 (7.08%) CouchDB
6 26 (7.08%) MongoDB
7 21 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (5.18%) Data Mining
9 15 (4.09%) Big Data
9 15 (4.09%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.81%) QlikView
11 12 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (3.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 44 (11.99%) Ant
1 44 (11.99%) Maven
2 30 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.17%) Gradle
3 21 (5.72%) JIRA
4 16 (4.36%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.91%) JIRA Agile
6 7 (1.91%) Subversion
7 5 (1.36%) gulp
8 2 (0.54%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.27%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (12.26%) Finance
2 43 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.81%) Automotive
4 10 (2.72%) Marketing
4 10 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.45%) Billing
6 6 (1.63%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Retail
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (58.86%) Developer
2 113 (30.79%) Java Developer
3 66 (17.98%) Senior Developer
4 59 (16.08%) Oracle Developer
5 46 (12.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 41 (11.17%) Software Developer
7 39 (10.63%) Consultant
8 37 (10.08%) Programmer
9 36 (9.81%) Java Programmer
10 35 (9.54%) Recruitment Consultant
11 30 (8.17%) Graduate
12 29 (7.90%) Analyst
12 29 (7.90%) Trainee
13 28 (7.63%) Agile Developer
13 28 (7.63%) Agile Java Developer
13 28 (7.63%) Graduate Developer
14 26 (7.08%) Trainee Consultant
14 26 (7.08%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
15 23 (6.27%) J2EE Developer
15 23 (6.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.62%) HTML
2 59 (16.08%) Java EE
3 56 (15.26%) Spring
4 53 (14.44%) CSS
5 46 (12.53%) Hibernate
6 43 (11.72%) .NET
7 42 (11.44%) Spring MVC
8 41 (11.17%) J2EE
9 36 (9.81%) Swing
10 30 (8.17%) JMS
11 25 (6.81%) Ajax
12 22 (5.99%) Servlets
13 20 (5.45%) jQuery
14 16 (4.36%) ASP.NET
14 16 (4.36%) JSP
15 15 (4.09%) DBIx::Class
16 13 (3.54%) EJB
16 13 (3.54%) Web Services
17 12 (3.27%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (3.00%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 168 (45.78%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.54%) Virtual Team
5 11 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.72%) User Experience
7 8 (2.18%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.91%) iPad
9 6 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.63%) iPhone
9 6 (1.63%) LIMS
10 4 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.09%) Fintech
11 3 (0.82%) CUDA
11 3 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.82%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.90%) Linux
2 45 (12.26%) Windows
3 15 (4.09%) Android
4 14 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.54%) Unix
5 13 (3.54%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.72%) VMS
8 5 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (17.17%) MVC
3 50 (13.62%) OO
4 43 (11.72%) E-Commerce
5 42 (11.44%) Web Development
6 37 (10.08%) Software Engineering
7 36 (9.81%) OOP
8 33 (8.99%) Mathematics
9 30 (8.17%) Business Analysis
10 27 (7.36%) Project Management
11 26 (7.08%) B2B
11 26 (7.08%) B2C
11 26 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (5.99%) TDD
13 20 (5.45%) Data Modelling
13 20 (5.45%) ITIL
13 20 (5.45%) Logical Data Model
13 20 (5.45%) PRINCE2
14 18 (4.90%) Service Delivery
14 18 (4.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (35.15%) Java
2 105 (28.61%) SQL
3 70 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 60 (16.35%) PL/SQL
5 42 (11.44%) C#
6 28 (7.63%) Shell Script
7 24 (6.54%) Python
8 23 (6.27%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.18%) Perl
10 16 (4.36%) C++
11 11 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.63%) C
12 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.09%) PHP
14 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.82%) VBScript
15 2 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.54%) Ruby
16 1 (0.27%) Haskell
16 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (23.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (4.36%) Master's Degree
3 13 (3.54%) CBAP
3 13 (3.54%) IIBA
3 13 (3.54%) PMP
4 12 (3.27%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.72%) Postgraduate
6 7 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.63%) OCP
7 6 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.09%) PgMP
8 4 (1.09%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.82%) ISEB
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CISSP
10 2 (0.54%) HNC
10 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CISM
11 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.36%) SLA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.54%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.00%) LXC
2 7 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Mesos
1 1 (0.27%) Nagios
1 1 (0.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 101 (27.52%) Oracle
2 41 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.63%) SAP
5 5 (1.36%) Cisco
5 5 (1.36%) Cognos
5 5 (1.36%) Remedy
5 5 (1.36%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.09%) Facebook
7 2 (0.54%) Google
7 2 (0.54%) Kenshoo
7 2 (0.54%) Marin
7 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.54%) Twitter
8 1 (0.27%) F5
8 1 (0.27%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.27%) Splunk
8 1 (0.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Excellent Bens inc. Pension, Laptop, Life Assurance + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 65k + 5% Pension scheme, 25 Holidays plus Bank Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 13 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
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Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Full package
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XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
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