Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate Developer
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 101 118
Rank change year-on-year +58 +17 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 63 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.97% 1.35% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 1.39% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 16
Essex median annual salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £31,375 £41,250 £38,125
East of England median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,218 1,506 1,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 96.48% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1,265 1,543
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Graduate Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in Essex

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in Essex.

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in Essex

Graduate Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Developer in Essex

Graduate Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +20 14 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Chelmsford +14 13 £24,000 +3.23% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £22,500 -
Witham - 7 £22,000 -
Saffron Walden +2 2 £35,000 +16.67%
Basildon - 1 £27,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £22,500 -
Graduate Developer
East of England

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Graduate Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 53 (84.13%) Degree
2 46 (73.02%) Computer Science
3 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
4 37 (58.73%) Java
4 37 (58.73%) C#
5 33 (52.38%) MySQL
6 32 (50.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (47.62%) .NET
8 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
9 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (41.27%) CSS
11 24 (38.10%) OO
11 24 (38.10%) SQL
12 22 (34.92%) HTML
13 21 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (31.75%) MVC
14 20 (31.75%) PHP
15 19 (30.16%) Automotive
16 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
17 17 (26.98%) Visual Studio
17 17 (26.98%) E-Commerce
17 17 (26.98%) jQuery
17 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
18 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
18 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (25.40%) Oracle
18 16 (25.40%) Subversion
19 15 (23.81%) Finance
19 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
20 14 (22.22%) LESS

Graduate Developer Skill Set
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 4 (6.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (52.38%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
1 17 (26.98%) Visual Studio
2 16 (25.40%) Subversion
3 9 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 19 (30.16%) Automotive
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) .NET
2 26 (41.27%) CSS
3 22 (34.92%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) jQuery
5 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 14 (22.22%) LESS
7 13 (20.63%) Spring
8 12 (19.05%) J2EE
8 12 (19.05%) Java EE
9 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.87%) JPA
10 9 (14.29%) Struts
11 7 (11.11%) React
11 7 (11.11%) Vue.js
12 6 (9.52%) Java SE
13 4 (6.35%) Ajax
14 3 (4.76%) HTML5
14 3 (4.76%) JSP
14 3 (4.76%) Servlets
14 3 (4.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 46 (73.02%) Computer Science
2 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (20.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) OO
3 21 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (31.75%) MVC
5 17 (26.98%) E-Commerce
6 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.22%) Web Development
8 13 (20.63%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
8 13 (20.63%) TDD
9 9 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.70%) OOP
11 7 (11.11%) BDD
12 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.76%) Front End Development
13 3 (4.76%) Open Source
14 1 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
14 1 (1.59%) CRM
14 1 (1.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) C#
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.10%) SQL
4 20 (31.75%) PHP
5 13 (20.63%) TypeScript
6 11 (17.46%) C++
7 7 (11.11%) Java 8
8 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.17%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (84.13%) Degree
2 32 (50.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) Oracle