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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 801 802 759
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -43
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 65 62 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 100
Average salary £45,000 £37,309 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.61% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,342 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,350 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+47.69% +3.17%
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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +20 21 £48,000 +47.69% 1
London +5 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -14 15 £42,500 +8.97% 1
South West +1 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
North West - 1 £26,000 -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 99 (73.33%) Degree
2 53 (39.26%) Mathematics
3 46 (34.07%) C++
4 39 (28.89%) Software Engineering
5 37 (27.41%) Java
6 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (20.00%) Project Management
7 27 (20.00%) C#
7 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 26 (19.26%) Oracle
9 25 (18.52%) SQL
10 24 (17.78%) Web Development
10 24 (17.78%) Life Science
11 23 (17.04%) Eclipse
12 22 (16.30%) Python
12 22 (16.30%) Linux
13 20 (14.81%) PL/SQL
13 20 (14.81%) GWT
14 19 (14.07%) Finance
14 19 (14.07%) Marketing
14 19 (14.07%) Google
15 18 (13.33%) Windows
16 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (11.11%) Visualisation
17 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
17 15 (11.11%) Mentoring
18 14 (10.37%) Algorithms
18 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
19 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
19 13 (9.63%) JavaScript

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.74%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Mathematica
2 3 (2.22%) Stata
2 3 (2.22%) Weka
3 1 (0.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.96%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) Network Security
2 6 (4.44%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) NGN
3 5 (3.70%) MVNO
4 2 (1.48%) Broadband
5 1 (0.74%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) Text Mining
2 7 (5.19%) Big Data
3 5 (3.70%) MySQL
4 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.22%) Mahout
5 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (17.04%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.96%) LabVIEW
2 4 (2.96%) Subversion
2 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.22%) JUnit
3 3 (2.22%) Grunt
4 2 (1.48%) Trac
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.48%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.74%) GCC
5 1 (0.74%) Robotium
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
1 19 (14.07%) Marketing
2 15 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.19%) Advertising
4 5 (3.70%) Military
4 5 (3.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 3 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Developer
2 16 (11.85%) Senior Manager
3 14 (10.37%) Consultant
4 12 (8.89%) Analyst
4 12 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.19%) Administrator
7 7 (5.19%) Sales Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Communications Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Senior Communications Manager
8 6 (4.44%) Principal Consultant
8 6 (4.44%) Programmer
9 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Systems Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) GWT
2 10 (7.41%) XML
3 8 (5.93%) Web Services
4 7 (5.19%) jQuery
5 6 (4.44%) HTML
5 6 (4.44%) HTML5
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.22%) Qt
7 3 (2.22%) CSS
7 3 (2.22%) J2EE
7 3 (2.22%) Ajax
7 3 (2.22%) JSON
7 3 (2.22%) REST
7 3 (2.22%) CSS3
7 3 (2.22%) PostGIS
7 3 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.48%) SciPy
8 2 (1.48%) NumPy
8 2 (1.48%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.48%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (39.26%) Mathematics
2 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (17.78%) Life Science
4 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 14 (10.37%) Algorithms
7 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
8 9 (6.67%) Statistics
9 8 (5.93%) Cryptography
10 7 (5.19%) Social Media
11 6 (4.44%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (3.70%) Informatics
12 5 (3.70%) Handset
13 4 (2.96%) Grid Computing
13 4 (2.96%) GIS
14 3 (2.22%) Physics
14 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
14 3 (2.22%) Open Source
15 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
15 2 (1.48%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Windows
3 8 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) Android
5 3 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) Software Engineering
2 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.00%) Project Management
4 24 (17.78%) Web Development
5 15 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 13 (9.63%) Information Security
7 11 (8.15%) Line Management
8 10 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 9 (6.67%) UML
10 8 (5.93%) OO
10 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.93%) Product Management
10 8 (5.93%) Requirements Management
11 7 (5.19%) Email Marketing
11 7 (5.19%) Telemarketing
11 7 (5.19%) Product Marketing
11 7 (5.19%) B2B
11 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.07%) C++
2 37 (27.41%) Java
3 27 (20.00%) C#
4 25 (18.52%) SQL
5 22 (16.30%) Python
6 20 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.15%) C
9 10 (7.41%) Perl
9 10 (7.41%) R
9 10 (7.41%) MATLAB
10 8 (5.93%) Fortran
11 6 (4.44%) Delphi
12 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 99 (73.33%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) PhD
4 4 (2.96%) MBA
4 4 (2.96%) CIPD
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.96%) CITP
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.48%) RHCE
6 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CISA
7 1 (0.74%) CISM
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Puppet
2 6 (4.44%) Ansible
3 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (19.26%) Oracle
2 19 (14.07%) Google
3 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.19%) NetSuite
4 7 (5.19%) HubSpot
5 4 (2.96%) ESRI
5 4 (2.96%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.22%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.48%) SolidWorks
7 2 (1.48%) VMware
7 2 (1.48%) Intel
7 2 (1.48%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
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