The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 800 723 794
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +71
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 69 106 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 86 71
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £41,153
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £35,968 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.11%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29627 27648 31020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.21% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23374 22505 26721
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Postgraduate
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
South East +2 22 £48,000 +6.66% 2
London -65 22 £49,000 +5.37% 2
East of England -23 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North East - 2 £28,000 -
South West -17 1 £34,500 -48.88% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 - 1
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 84 (66.67%) Degree
2 51 (40.48%) C++
3 46 (36.51%) SQL
4 36 (28.57%) Finance
5 34 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 29 (23.02%) C#
6 29 (23.02%) Mathematics
7 26 (20.63%) Computer Science
7 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 25 (19.84%) MS Excel
8 25 (19.84%) Java
8 25 (19.84%) Oracle
9 23 (18.25%) Linux
10 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
11 21 (16.67%) Windows
11 21 (16.67%) Python
11 21 (16.67%) Project Management
12 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (15.87%) Analytics
13 18 (14.29%) jQuery
13 18 (14.29%) Marketing
14 17 (13.49%) Back Office
14 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
14 17 (13.49%) .NET
15 16 (12.70%) MySQL
16 14 (11.11%) Perl
16 14 (11.11%) Visualisation
17 13 (10.32%) C
17 13 (10.32%) PL/SQL
17 13 (10.32%) Eclipse

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.38%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.38%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.79%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (19.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Workday HCM
1 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.79%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.79%) Agresso
2 1 (0.79%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.56%) Internet
3 6 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.76%) NGN
4 5 (3.97%) Wireshark
4 5 (3.97%) Ethereal
4 5 (3.97%) SSH
4 5 (3.97%) Wireless
4 5 (3.97%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.17%) Wireless Security
5 4 (3.17%) 3G
5 4 (3.17%) SAN
5 4 (3.17%) Broadband
5 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.38%) Network Security
7 2 (1.59%) Intranet
7 2 (1.59%) UMTS
7 2 (1.59%) Firewall
8 1 (0.79%) GSM
8 1 (0.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) MySQL
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.76%) QlikView
3 6 (4.76%) Big Data
3 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.76%) Text Mining
4 4 (3.17%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) JUnit
3 1 (0.79%) SCons
3 1 (0.79%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.79%) GCC
3 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 18 (14.29%) Marketing
3 17 (13.49%) Back Office
4 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.76%) Banking
5 6 (4.76%) Retail
6 5 (3.97%) Law
6 5 (3.97%) Legal
7 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.59%) Front Office
7 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Military
7 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (35.71%) Developer
2 26 (20.63%) Senior Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Senior .NET Developer
3 17 (13.49%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Analyst
4 13 (10.32%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) Programmer
7 7 (5.56%) Administrator
7 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Programmer
9 5 (3.97%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Customer Support Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Customer Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.97%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) jQuery
2 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
2 17 (13.49%) .NET
3 12 (9.52%) GWT
4 11 (8.73%) Web Services
5 5 (3.97%) LAMP
6 3 (2.38%) XML
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.59%) Qt
7 2 (1.59%) Zend Framework
7 2 (1.59%) HTML5
7 2 (1.59%) CSS3
7 2 (1.59%) CSS
7 2 (1.59%) HTML
8 1 (0.79%) OpenMP
8 1 (0.79%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.79%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.79%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Mathematics
2 26 (20.63%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 12 (9.52%) Life Science
5 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.35%) Grid Computing
7 6 (4.76%) Open Source
8 5 (3.97%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.97%) Replication
8 5 (3.97%) GIS
8 5 (3.97%) Biology
9 4 (3.17%) Market Risk
9 4 (3.17%) Hedge funds
9 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.17%) Statistics
10 3 (2.38%) Informatics
10 3 (2.38%) Physics
11 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.59%) GPGPU
11 2 (1.59%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) Linux
2 21 (16.67%) Windows
3 9 (7.14%) UNIX
4 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.97%) Fedora
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.97%) CentOS
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.59%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.67%) Project Management
3 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.87%) Analytics
4 12 (9.52%) Product Management
5 11 (8.73%) Web Development
6 10 (7.94%) Data Management
7 8 (6.35%) OO
7 8 (6.35%) TDD
8 7 (5.56%) Bioinformatics
8 7 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 6 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.76%) UML
9 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.76%) Information Security
9 6 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.97%) Requirements Management
10 5 (3.97%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.48%) C++
2 46 (36.51%) SQL
3 34 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.02%) C#
5 25 (19.84%) Java
6 21 (16.67%) Python
7 14 (11.11%) Perl
8 13 (10.32%) C
8 13 (10.32%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.76%) R
10 5 (3.97%) Korn
10 5 (3.97%) AWK
10 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.97%) sed
10 5 (3.97%) Bourne shell
10 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 2 (1.59%) Fortran
12 1 (0.79%) Delphi
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) MBA
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.17%) PhD
5 3 (2.38%) CIPD
5 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) PMP
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) MCTS
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) MCSD
7 1 (0.79%) OCP
7 1 (0.79%) VCAP
7 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) WAI
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) vSphere
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) YUM
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.84%) Oracle
3 11 (8.73%) Google
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.97%) Cognos
5 5 (3.97%) Siebel
5 5 (3.97%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.97%) ESRI
5 5 (3.97%) CA
6 4 (3.17%) IBM
7 2 (1.59%) Zend
7 2 (1.59%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.59%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.59%) Intel
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
8 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.79%) HP
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