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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 96 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 1.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +9.75%
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
371 305 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.04% 22.39% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 174 280
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Exotic Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) FINCAD Analytics

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Exotic Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft