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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 94 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.17% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.18%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
377 328 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.34% 27.06% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 244 160 283
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 28 July 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Refactoring
2 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (86.67%) Web Development
2 13 (86.67%) HTML5
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Objective-C
2 13 (86.67%) Business Analysis
2 13 (86.67%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) OO
2 13 (86.67%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) CSS3
3 8 (53.33%) CoffeeScript
3 8 (53.33%) Sass
3 8 (53.33%) LESS
3 8 (53.33%) Node.js
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (46.67%) SQL

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (53.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Development Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML5
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) CSS3
2 8 (53.33%) Sass
2 8 (53.33%) LESS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) UNIX
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Refactoring
1 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (86.67%) Web Development
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
1 13 (86.67%) Business Analysis
1 13 (86.67%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) Objective-C
2 13 (86.67%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) CoffeeScript
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree