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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 799 723 808
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +85
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 72 128 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 50 97 65
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £44,634
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £68,400 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £43,077
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
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
28797 26647 31816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.79% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22644 21944 27111
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
London -58 29 £75,000 +64.83% 3
South East -12 20 £48,000 +12.94%
East of England -38 13 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire -37 3 £43,000 +13.66% 1
North West -18 2 - -
South West -20 2 £52,500 +34.61%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £28,000 - 1
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 90 (65.22%) Degree
2 49 (35.51%) C++
3 39 (28.26%) SQL
4 36 (26.09%) Mathematics
5 35 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (22.46%) Java
7 28 (20.29%) Computer Science
7 28 (20.29%) Finance
7 28 (20.29%) Mentoring
8 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 26 (18.84%) C#
9 26 (18.84%) Marketing
10 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
10 25 (18.12%) Oracle
11 22 (15.94%) Project Management
12 21 (15.22%) Python
12 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (14.49%) Windows
14 19 (13.77%) Linux
14 19 (13.77%) Analytics
15 17 (12.32%) jQuery
15 17 (12.32%) Visualisation
15 17 (12.32%) MySQL
16 16 (11.59%) C
16 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
16 16 (11.59%) User Experience
17 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.87%) Perl
18 14 (10.14%) Eclipse
18 14 (10.14%) Web Development

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.17%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.17%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) SPSS
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.90%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) NGN
1 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 6 (4.35%) Internet
3 5 (3.62%) MVNO
3 5 (3.62%) tcpdump
3 5 (3.62%) Broadband
3 5 (3.62%) SSH
3 5 (3.62%) Ethereal
3 5 (3.62%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.90%) SAN
5 3 (2.17%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.17%) Network Security
5 3 (2.17%) 3G
5 3 (2.17%) Wireless
6 2 (1.45%) Intranet
6 2 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) DVB
7 1 (0.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) MySQL
2 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.35%) Text Mining
3 6 (4.35%) Big Data
4 5 (3.62%) QlikView
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.90%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.90%) JUnit
3 3 (2.17%) Grunt
4 2 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.72%) Robotium
5 1 (0.72%) SCons
5 1 (0.72%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.72%) GCC
5 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 26 (18.84%) Marketing
3 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.97%) Back Office
5 6 (4.35%) Legal
6 5 (3.62%) Retail
6 5 (3.62%) Advertising
7 4 (2.90%) Banking
8 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.17%) Military
9 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.72%) Law
10 1 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (27.54%) Developer
2 19 (13.77%) Analyst
2 19 (13.77%) Senior Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Senior Manager
3 14 (10.14%) Consultant
3 14 (10.14%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (7.97%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.07%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.07%) Administrator
5 7 (5.07%) Sales Manager
6 6 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.35%) Architect
6 6 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.35%) Programmer
6 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Senior Communications Manager
7 5 (3.62%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) jQuery
2 12 (8.70%) GWT
3 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.97%) Web Services
3 11 (7.97%) .NET
4 7 (5.07%) XML
5 4 (2.90%) LAMP
5 4 (2.90%) HTML
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (2.90%) HTML5
6 3 (2.17%) PostGIS
6 3 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.17%) REST
6 3 (2.17%) J2EE
6 3 (2.17%) JSON
7 2 (1.45%) Spring
7 2 (1.45%) Qt
8 1 (0.72%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 28 (20.29%) Computer Science
3 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (12.32%) Visualisation
5 16 (11.59%) User Experience
6 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 12 (8.70%) Life Science
7 8 (5.80%) Open Source
8 7 (5.07%) GIS
8 7 (5.07%) Grid Computing
9 5 (3.62%) Social Media
9 5 (3.62%) Biology
9 5 (3.62%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (3.62%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.62%) Statistics
9 5 (3.62%) Replication
9 5 (3.62%) Handset
10 4 (2.90%) Hedge funds
11 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Linux
3 9 (6.52%) UNIX
4 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.62%) CentOS
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.62%) Fedora
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.90%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.17%) Android
7 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.29%) Mentoring
3 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
4 22 (15.94%) Project Management
5 19 (13.77%) Analytics
6 14 (10.14%) Web Development
7 9 (6.52%) UML
7 9 (6.52%) OO
7 9 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.52%) Data Management
7 9 (6.52%) Data Protection
8 8 (5.80%) Product Management
8 8 (5.80%) Line Management
8 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.07%) Change Management
10 6 (4.35%) Information Security
10 6 (4.35%) TDD
10 6 (4.35%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.62%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (3.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) C++
2 39 (28.26%) SQL
3 31 (22.46%) Java
4 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.84%) C#
6 21 (15.22%) Python
7 16 (11.59%) C
8 15 (10.87%) Perl
9 13 (9.42%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.80%) R
11 5 (3.62%) sed
11 5 (3.62%) Bourne shell
11 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.62%) Fortran
11 5 (3.62%) Korn
11 5 (3.62%) AWK
12 4 (2.90%) Delphi
13 2 (1.45%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (65.22%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.80%) PhD
4 6 (4.35%) MBA
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.90%) CIPD
6 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.45%) CITP
8 2 (1.45%) MCSE
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.72%) VCAP
9 1 (0.72%) OCP
9 1 (0.72%) MCSD
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) MCTS
9 1 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) TickIT
1 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
1 1 (0.72%) WAI
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) YUM
2 2 (1.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) Oracle
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.97%) Google
4 7 (5.07%) ESRI
4 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.62%) HubSpot
5 5 (3.62%) CA
5 5 (3.62%) NetSuite
6 4 (2.90%) Cognos
6 4 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.90%) Mapinfo
7 3 (2.17%) Siebel
8 2 (1.45%) VMware
9 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.72%) BMC
9 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.72%) HP
9 1 (0.72%) Dell
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco
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