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

Degree
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 199 144 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.72% 13.41% 13.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.99% 52.75% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 158 119 132
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £72,000
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 321 273 363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.81% 25.42% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 235 209 285
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £24,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 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 30 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 68 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Chelmsford -8 25 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Billericay - 19 £23,000 -
Brentwood +11 12 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Saffron Walden -5 7 £41,995 -6.67% 7
Basildon +13 2 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Braintree -2 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Harlow -5 2 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £43,750 -
Witham - 2 £49,250 -
Tilbury - 1 £20,500 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 170 (50.75%) Computer Science
2 140 (41.79%) Java
3 110 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (31.34%) Oracle
5 98 (29.25%) SQL
6 72 (21.49%) JBoss
7 71 (21.19%) Relational Database
8 70 (20.90%) HTML
9 66 (19.70%) JavaScript
10 64 (19.10%) PL/SQL
11 56 (16.72%) J2EE
12 55 (16.42%) SQL Server
13 54 (16.12%) CSS
13 54 (16.12%) Java EE
14 53 (15.82%) WebSphere
15 52 (15.52%) Linux
16 51 (15.22%) WebLogic
17 46 (13.73%) Hibernate
17 46 (13.73%) Oracle Database
18 45 (13.43%) Finance
19 44 (13.13%) MVC
19 44 (13.13%) Ant
19 44 (13.13%) Maven
20 43 (12.84%) OO
20 43 (12.84%) E-Commerce
20 43 (12.84%) RDBMS
21 41 (12.24%) .NET
22 40 (11.94%) Windows
23 38 (11.34%) Spring
24 36 (10.75%) GlassFish

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 72 (21.49%) JBoss
2 53 (15.82%) WebSphere
3 51 (15.22%) WebLogic
4 36 (10.75%) GlassFish
5 18 (5.37%) Apache Spark
6 17 (5.07%) Tomcat
7 16 (4.78%) SharePoint
8 13 (3.88%) Apache
9 11 (3.28%) Apache Pig
9 11 (3.28%) Documentum
9 11 (3.28%) IIS
10 10 (2.99%) Confluence
11 6 (1.79%) Moodle
12 4 (1.19%) CMS
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Geronimo
13 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.69%) MS Office
3 7 (2.09%) MS Project
4 5 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.09%) GitHub
3 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) AdWords
4 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.78%) LDAP
2 15 (4.48%) HTTP
3 11 (3.28%) Internet
3 11 (3.28%) Kerberos
4 8 (2.39%) Firewall
5 6 (1.79%) SSL
5 6 (1.79%) VPN
6 5 (1.49%) SNMP
6 5 (1.49%) Wireless
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.30%) DHCP
8 1 (0.30%) DNS
8 1 (0.30%) FTP
8 1 (0.30%) SMTP
8 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.19%) Relational Database
2 55 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 46 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 43 (12.84%) RDBMS
5 29 (8.66%) NoSQL
6 21 (6.27%) MySQL
7 19 (5.67%) CouchDB
7 19 (5.67%) MongoDB
8 16 (4.78%) Data Mining
9 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (4.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (3.28%) Big Data
10 11 (3.28%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.09%) QlikView
14 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (13.13%) Ant
1 44 (13.13%) Maven
2 34 (10.15%) Gradle
3 24 (7.16%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.48%) JIRA
5 6 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.79%) Moq
5 6 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.79%) Selenium
5 6 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.49%) gulp
6 5 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.30%) NetBeans
General
1 45 (13.43%) Finance
2 30 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.48%) Automotive
4 9 (2.69%) Banking
4 9 (2.69%) Billing
5 6 (1.79%) Electronics
5 6 (1.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.49%) Advertising
6 5 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 190 (56.72%) Developer
2 117 (34.93%) Java Developer
3 76 (22.69%) Senior Developer
4 60 (17.91%) Oracle Developer
5 59 (17.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 41 (12.24%) Java Programmer
6 41 (12.24%) Programmer
7 40 (11.94%) Analyst
8 35 (10.45%) Software Developer
9 33 (9.85%) Agile Developer
10 32 (9.55%) Agile Java Developer
10 32 (9.55%) Graduate
11 31 (9.25%) J2EE Developer
11 31 (9.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 24 (7.16%) Graduate Developer
12 24 (7.16%) Senior Java Programmer
12 24 (7.16%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 24 (7.16%) Senior Programmer
13 22 (6.57%) Consultant
14 21 (6.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.90%) HTML
2 56 (16.72%) J2EE
3 54 (16.12%) CSS
3 54 (16.12%) Java EE
4 46 (13.73%) Hibernate
5 41 (12.24%) .NET
6 38 (11.34%) Spring
7 35 (10.45%) Swing
8 34 (10.15%) JMS
9 33 (9.85%) Ajax
10 24 (7.16%) Spring MVC
11 16 (4.78%) ASP.NET
12 14 (4.18%) HTML5
13 12 (3.58%) jQuery
14 11 (3.28%) Web Services
15 10 (2.99%) EJB
15 10 (2.99%) Servlets
16 9 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (2.39%) JPA
17 8 (2.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 170 (50.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.88%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.39%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.39%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.39%) Social Media
6 7 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.79%) Learning Management System
7 6 (1.79%) VLE
8 5 (1.49%) DataPower
8 5 (1.49%) e-Health
8 5 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.19%) Fintech
9 4 (1.19%) Wiki
10 3 (0.90%) CMDB
11 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.52%) Linux
2 40 (11.94%) Windows
3 18 (5.37%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.78%) Unix
5 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.39%) Android
7 7 (2.09%) VMS
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.13%) MVC
3 43 (12.84%) E-Commerce
3 43 (12.84%) OO
4 36 (10.75%) OOP
5 33 (9.85%) Software Engineering
6 28 (8.36%) Configuration Management
7 27 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 27 (8.06%) Project Management
8 26 (7.76%) ITIL
9 22 (6.57%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.57%) Web Development
10 20 (5.97%) Capacity Management
10 20 (5.97%) Data Modelling
10 20 (5.97%) SDLC
11 19 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (5.67%) Change Management
12 18 (5.37%) B2B
12 18 (5.37%) B2C
13 17 (5.07%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 140 (41.79%) Java
2 98 (29.25%) SQL
3 66 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.10%) PL/SQL
5 29 (8.66%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.36%) C#
7 20 (5.97%) Python
8 19 (5.67%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.28%) Perl
11 7 (2.09%) C++
12 5 (1.49%) C
12 5 (1.49%) PHP
13 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.19%) VB
14 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.60%) Ruby
16 1 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.30%) Haskell
16 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (3.88%) CBAP
1 13 (3.88%) IIBA
2 9 (2.69%) Postgraduate
3 8 (2.39%) OCP
3 8 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.09%) PMP
5 6 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.49%) ISEB
6 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.19%) CCNA
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.19%) HNC
7 4 (1.19%) PgMP
7 4 (1.19%) SAP Certification
7 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.19%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.39%) LXC
2 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.19%) vSphere
3 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) Docker
5 1 (0.30%) HDFS
5 1 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.30%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (2.39%) Nagios
2 4 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.19%) OpenView
2 4 (1.19%) Opsview
2 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Mesos
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (31.34%) Oracle
2 30 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.39%) IBM
5 6 (1.79%) Blackboard
5 6 (1.79%) SAP
5 6 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.49%) Cognos
7 4 (1.19%) BMC
7 4 (1.19%) CA
7 4 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco
7 4 (1.19%) Compuware
7 4 (1.19%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.19%) F5
7 4 (1.19%) HP
7 4 (1.19%) Juniper
7 4 (1.19%) Nimsoft
7 4 (1.19%) Splunk
7 4 (1.19%) VMware
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Jobg8.com
Salary: Up to 20k depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holid
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holid
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 14 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 20 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 17 days ago
Harlow
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Basildon
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago