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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 805 709 810
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +101
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 77 121 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.44% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 93 69
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 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,750 £41,153
% change year-on-year
+6.13% -0.97%
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
28904 27274 31670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 26.95% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22607 22394 27084
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 £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 -46 30 £68,750 +51.09% 2
South East -14 23 £48,000 +12.94% 1
East of England -25 16 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North West -11 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £28,000 -
Yorkshire -35 1 £28,000 -13.84% 1
South West - 1 £52,500 -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 91 (67.41%) Degree
2 50 (37.04%) C++
3 40 (29.63%) SQL
4 37 (27.41%) Mathematics
5 29 (21.48%) Java
5 29 (21.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (20.74%) Finance
7 27 (20.00%) Marketing
7 27 (20.00%) C#
7 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 24 (17.78%) Oracle
9 23 (17.04%) Software Engineering
10 20 (14.81%) Python
10 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (14.07%) MS Excel
11 19 (14.07%) Windows
11 19 (14.07%) Linux
12 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 18 (13.33%) Analytics
13 17 (12.59%) jQuery
13 17 (12.59%) Visualisation
13 17 (12.59%) Project Management
14 16 (11.85%) MySQL
15 15 (11.11%) C
16 14 (10.37%) Perl
16 14 (10.37%) Eclipse
16 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
17 13 (9.63%) Back Office
17 13 (9.63%) Web Development
17 13 (9.63%) PL/SQL

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.22%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.22%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.74%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.96%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) NGN
2 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.19%) Internet
4 6 (4.44%) Broadband
4 6 (4.44%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.70%) Wireless
5 5 (3.70%) SSH
5 5 (3.70%) Ethereal
5 5 (3.70%) Wireshark
5 5 (3.70%) tcpdump
5 5 (3.70%) MVNO
6 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.96%) Wireless Security
6 4 (2.96%) 3G
6 4 (2.96%) SAN
7 3 (2.22%) Network Security
8 2 (1.48%) Firewall
8 2 (1.48%) Intranet
8 2 (1.48%) UMTS
9 1 (0.74%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) MySQL
2 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.44%) Big Data
4 5 (3.70%) Text Mining
4 5 (3.70%) QlikView
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.96%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.22%) JUnit
3 2 (1.48%) Grunt
3 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.74%) GCC
4 1 (0.74%) Robotium
4 1 (0.74%) SCons
4 1 (0.74%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 27 (20.00%) Marketing
3 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.63%) Back Office
5 6 (4.44%) Legal
6 5 (3.70%) Advertising
7 4 (2.96%) Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Retail
8 3 (2.22%) Military
9 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (30.37%) Developer
2 22 (16.30%) Senior Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Consultant
4 14 (10.37%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.63%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Senior Manager
5 13 (9.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (5.19%) Sales Manager
6 7 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.19%) Administrator
7 6 (4.44%) Programmer
7 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Architect
8 5 (3.70%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) jQuery
2 13 (9.63%) .NET
2 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.89%) GWT
4 11 (8.15%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) XML
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.96%) LAMP
7 3 (2.22%) HTML
7 3 (2.22%) HTML5
8 2 (1.48%) REST
8 2 (1.48%) PostGIS
8 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.48%) Qt
8 2 (1.48%) JSON
8 2 (1.48%) J2EE
9 1 (0.74%) CSS
9 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.74%) OpenMP
9 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.41%) Mathematics
2 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.59%) Visualisation
4 11 (8.15%) Life Science
5 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.93%) Grid Computing
7 7 (5.19%) Open Source
8 6 (4.44%) GIS
9 5 (3.70%) Handset
9 5 (3.70%) Replication
9 5 (3.70%) Statistics
9 5 (3.70%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.70%) Social Media
9 5 (3.70%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (3.70%) Biology
10 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
11 3 (2.22%) Physics
11 3 (2.22%) PMI
12 2 (1.48%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.07%) Windows
1 19 (14.07%) Linux
2 8 (5.93%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) CentOS
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.70%) Fedora
3 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.04%) Software Engineering
2 20 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.33%) Analytics
4 17 (12.59%) Project Management
5 13 (9.63%) Web Development
6 9 (6.67%) Product Management
6 9 (6.67%) Data Management
6 9 (6.67%) OO
7 8 (5.93%) Risk Management
7 8 (5.93%) Data Protection
8 7 (5.19%) Change Management
8 7 (5.19%) TDD
8 7 (5.19%) UML
9 6 (4.44%) Quality Management
9 6 (4.44%) Information Security
9 6 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.44%) Information Retrieval
10 5 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.04%) C++
2 40 (29.63%) SQL
3 29 (21.48%) Java
3 29 (21.48%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.00%) C#
5 20 (14.81%) Python
6 15 (11.11%) C
7 14 (10.37%) Perl
8 13 (9.63%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.19%) R
10 5 (3.70%) sed
10 5 (3.70%) Bourne shell
10 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.70%) AWK
10 5 (3.70%) Korn
11 4 (2.96%) Fortran
12 3 (2.22%) Delphi
13 2 (1.48%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (67.41%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) MBA
4 6 (4.44%) PhD
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.96%) CIPD
7 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.48%) CITP
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.48%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) OCP
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) VCAP
9 1 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
1 1 (0.74%) TickIT
1 1 (0.74%) WAI
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) YUM
2 2 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Oracle
2 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.15%) Google
4 7 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.44%) ESRI
6 5 (3.70%) NetSuite
6 5 (3.70%) CA
6 5 (3.70%) HubSpot
7 4 (2.96%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.96%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.96%) Cognos
7 4 (2.96%) Siebel
8 3 (2.22%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.48%) VMware
10 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.74%) Zend
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) HP
10 1 (0.74%) Dell
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