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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank - - 251
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +4.76%
Postgraduate
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1539 1558 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.78% 22.48% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1199 1458
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in the North West

Postgraduate
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA