The median annual salary for a Graduate was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Graduate
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 75 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.33% 1.49% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.56% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 41
Median salary £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% +2.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 933 960 1218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.79% 95.24% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 785 781 973
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Essex

Graduate
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Essex

Graduate
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +4 5 £20,000 -33.33%
Saffron Walden - 5 £30,000 -
Chelmsford -15 3 £24,000 -
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
3 13 (39.39%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (24.24%) Java EE
7 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) Spring
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
9 6 (18.18%) Office 365
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 5 (15.15%) Service Management
10 5 (15.15%) Firewall
10 5 (15.15%) VoIP
10 5 (15.15%) SMTP
10 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.15%) Android Development
10 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
10 5 (15.15%) Android
10 5 (15.15%) IMAP
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.12%) Struts
11 4 (12.12%) EJB

Graduate 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) IMAP
1 5 (15.15%) SMTP
1 5 (15.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Java EE
2 8 (24.24%) jQuery
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) EJB
4 4 (12.12%) Struts
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) JPA
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) iPad
2 3 (9.09%) iPhone
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.15%) Android Development
2 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Facebook
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
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