Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Graduate
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 103 77
Rank change year-on-year +21 -26 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 28 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.99% 1.65% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.78% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 65
Essex median annual salary £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £26,250
East of England median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% +4.17% +2.13%

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 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford -2 17 £24,000 -
Colchester +12 3 £21,000 -25.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £25,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -6 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Graduate
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
5 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) .NET
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) Web Development
7 6 (21.43%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) JBoss
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) R
9 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 3 (10.71%) Project Management
10 3 (10.71%) TDD
10 3 (10.71%) Time Management
10 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Spring
10 3 (10.71%) Social Media

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
1 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) EJB
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) JavaBeans
4 2 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Social Media
4 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) Android Development
6 2 (7.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Segmentation Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter