The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 792 811 754
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -57
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 67 49 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 93
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,347 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +36.50%
Postgraduate
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29924 27047 28209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.17% 27.24% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23958 21534 23405
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in England

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in England

Postgraduate
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
London +11 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East -10 15 £42,500 -34.61%
South West -11 10 £39,000 +3.31%
East of England -1 6 - -
East Midlands +28 4 £50,000 - 1
North West - 3 £26,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 108 (85.04%) Degree
2 39 (30.71%) Mathematics
3 34 (26.77%) Information Security
4 32 (25.20%) Finance
5 31 (24.41%) Project Management
5 31 (24.41%) C++
6 29 (22.83%) Java
7 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
8 24 (18.90%) Risk Management
9 23 (18.11%) Computer Science
10 21 (16.54%) Time Management
10 21 (16.54%) SQL
11 20 (15.75%) Algorithms
12 18 (14.17%) C#
12 18 (14.17%) Management Information System
13 17 (13.39%) Linux
14 16 (12.60%) Life Science
15 15 (11.81%) Data Protection
15 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
15 15 (11.81%) Eclipse
15 15 (11.81%) Python
15 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.02%) MATLAB
16 14 (11.02%) Requirements Management
16 14 (11.02%) Web Development
17 13 (10.24%) Statistics
17 13 (10.24%) Windows
18 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
18 12 (9.45%) Oracle

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 7 (5.51%) SAS
2 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
2 5 (3.94%) SPSS
3 4 (3.15%) Weka
3 4 (3.15%) Mathematica
4 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.57%) Stata
6 1 (0.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Network Security
2 5 (3.94%) UMTS
3 4 (3.15%) Firewall
4 2 (1.57%) Intranet
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) Text Mining
1 5 (3.94%) Big Data
2 4 (3.15%) Mahout
2 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.57%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.72%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.15%) Subversion
3 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.15%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.57%) Trac
5 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) GCC
6 1 (0.79%) Grunt
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Marketing
4 6 (4.72%) Banking
4 6 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.72%) Law
5 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Games
6 3 (2.36%) Electronics
7 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.57%) Advertising
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
7 2 (1.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Auditor
3 21 (16.54%) IT Auditor
4 11 (8.66%) Senior IT Auditor
4 11 (8.66%) Senior Auditor
5 9 (7.09%) Architect
6 8 (6.30%) Data Scientist
7 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.72%) Systems Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Technical Trainer
9 5 (3.94%) Trainer
9 5 (3.94%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.15%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (3.15%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) GWT
2 6 (4.72%) Web Services
3 5 (3.94%) XML
3 5 (3.94%) HTML
4 4 (3.15%) jQuery
4 4 (3.15%) HTML5
4 4 (3.15%) CSS
5 3 (2.36%) CSS3
5 3 (2.36%) Spring
5 3 (2.36%) Ajax
6 2 (1.57%) OpenCV
6 2 (1.57%) PostGIS
6 2 (1.57%) OpenMP
6 2 (1.57%) Qt
6 2 (1.57%) RESTful
6 2 (1.57%) SciPy
6 2 (1.57%) NumPy
6 2 (1.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.57%) .NET
6 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.71%) Mathematics
2 23 (18.11%) Computer Science
3 20 (15.75%) Algorithms
4 18 (14.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (12.60%) Life Science
6 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (10.24%) Statistics
8 12 (9.45%) Cryptography
9 10 (7.87%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.94%) Physics
11 4 (3.15%) Informatics
12 3 (2.36%) E-Learning
12 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (1.57%) Economics
13 2 (1.57%) Telematics
13 2 (1.57%) Social Media
13 2 (1.57%) GPGPU
13 2 (1.57%) Open Source
13 2 (1.57%) GIS
13 2 (1.57%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Linux
2 13 (10.24%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Android
4 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Information Security
2 31 (24.41%) Project Management
3 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.69%) Software Engineering
4 24 (18.90%) Risk Management
5 21 (16.54%) Time Management
6 15 (11.81%) Data Protection
7 14 (11.02%) Requirements Management
7 14 (11.02%) Web Development
8 12 (9.45%) Product Management
8 12 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (9.45%) Line Management
9 10 (7.87%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.09%) Analytics
11 8 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.30%) Quality Management
12 7 (5.51%) Validation
12 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.72%) TOGAF
13 6 (4.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.41%) C++
2 29 (22.83%) Java
3 21 (16.54%) SQL
4 18 (14.17%) C#
5 15 (11.81%) Python
6 14 (11.02%) MATLAB
7 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.66%) R
9 8 (6.30%) C
10 6 (4.72%) Fortran
10 6 (4.72%) Perl
11 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.36%) Delphi
14 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (85.04%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.57%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.57%) CITP
4 2 (1.57%) MBA
4 2 (1.57%) RHCE
4 2 (1.57%) PhD
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) CISA
5 1 (0.79%) CISM
5 1 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) KVM
1 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Puppet
2 4 (3.15%) Ansible
3 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle
1 12 (9.45%) Google
2 6 (4.72%) Sun
2 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.36%) Alterian
3 3 (2.36%) Twitter
4 2 (1.57%) HubSpot
4 2 (1.57%) ANSYS
4 2 (1.57%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.57%) ESRI
4 2 (1.57%) SolidWorks
4 2 (1.57%) VMware
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.57%) Mapinfo
4 2 (1.57%) Intel
5 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
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