The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 251 222 253
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +31
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 12 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.94% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 25
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -
Postgraduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2346 2022 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.08% 28.83% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 1644 2341
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the East of England region.

Postgraduate Salary Trend in the East of England

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 11 £35,000 -15.15%
Hertfordshire -17 1 - -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Postgraduate.

1 25 (75.76%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
3 10 (30.30%) Information Security
3 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
4 9 (27.27%) Product Management
4 9 (27.27%) Line Management
4 9 (27.27%) Cryptography
4 9 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Perl
5 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
6 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
6 7 (21.21%) Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) C++
6 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
7 6 (18.18%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (15.15%) Biology
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 5 (15.15%) Text Mining
8 5 (15.15%) C
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) MySQL
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) Validation

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) ATM
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) DVB
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Text Mining
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Programmer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (3.03%) Head of Security
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.03%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
3 9 (27.27%) Cryptography
4 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
6 6 (18.18%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (15.15%) Biology
8 3 (9.09%) Life Science
8 3 (9.09%) Informatics
9 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
9 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
10 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (3.03%) Human Factors
10 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Information Security
1 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
2 9 (27.27%) Product Management
2 9 (27.27%) Line Management
2 9 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
4 5 (15.15%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) CAD
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Information Management
6 2 (6.06%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) C
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) WAI
1 1 (3.03%) TickIT
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.06%) SolidWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle