The first table below looks at the demand for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 108 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £32,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+43.51% -18.12%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
382 321 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.04% 29.23% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 245 184 301
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Postgraduate
Scotland

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree