Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 92 114
Rank change year-on-year +47 +22 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 60 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.02% 1.52% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 1.57% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 20
Essex median annual salary £22,500 £24,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +1.04% +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,000 £20,900
90th Percentile £25,000 £41,250 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +20.00% +9.89%

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 1,160 1,335 1,915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.39% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1,142 1,451
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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
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 10 December 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 +16 11 £27,500 +30.95%
Chelmsford -1 9 £24,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +1 8 £22,500 -10.00%
Witham - 7 £22,000 -
Basildon - 2 £23,500 -
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 10 December 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 44 (73.33%) Degree
2 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
3 37 (61.67%) Computer Science
4 36 (60.00%) C#
5 34 (56.67%) Java
6 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (48.33%) .NET
8 27 (45.00%) MySQL
9 26 (43.33%) JavaScript
9 26 (43.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (36.67%) CSS
11 21 (35.00%) OO
11 21 (35.00%) Automotive
11 21 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (31.67%) PHP
13 18 (30.00%) SQL
13 18 (30.00%) HTML
13 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (28.33%) Visual Studio
15 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
16 15 (25.00%) Finance
17 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
17 14 (23.33%) jQuery
17 14 (23.33%) Web Development
18 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
18 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
18 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
18 13 (21.67%) LESS
18 13 (21.67%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 1 (1.67%) LiveCycle
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (45.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Subversion
3 6 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 21 (35.00%) Automotive
2 15 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) .NET
2 22 (36.67%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) HTML
4 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (23.33%) jQuery
6 13 (21.67%) LESS
7 7 (11.67%) React
7 7 (11.67%) Vue.js
8 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.00%) J2EE
8 6 (10.00%) Java EE
8 6 (10.00%) Java SE
8 6 (10.00%) JPA
8 6 (10.00%) Spring
8 6 (10.00%) Struts
9 3 (5.00%) HTML5
10 1 (1.67%) Ajax
10 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Computer Science
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) OO
3 21 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 14 (23.33%) Web Development
5 13 (21.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 13 (21.67%) Mathematics
5 13 (21.67%) MVC
5 13 (21.67%) TDD
5 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.67%) BDD
6 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) OOP
9 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 1 (1.67%) CRM
10 1 (1.67%) OOD
10 1 (1.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) C#
2 34 (56.67%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (31.67%) PHP
5 18 (30.00%) SQL
6 13 (21.67%) TypeScript
7 11 (18.33%) C++
8 6 (10.00%) Java 8
9 2 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (73.33%) Degree
2 26 (43.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle