The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank - 96 93
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 0 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.97% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.19% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +6.02%
Postgraduate
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
390 358 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.35% 23.17% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 266 229 170
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exotic Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Exotic Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft