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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 156 163 153
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.097% 0.17% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.74% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £46,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +46.82%
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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
930 816 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.05% 23.51% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 631 532 510
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in Scotland

Postgraduate
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh +4 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Exotic Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) F#
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) VCP4
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Exotic Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VCP4
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft