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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank - 159 160
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.032% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.13% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £31,389
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,077
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
881 790 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.58% 25.58% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 563 503 619
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (85.71%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (76.19%) Degree
4 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (66.67%) C++
5 14 (66.67%) Perl
5 14 (66.67%) Linux
5 14 (66.67%) Python
5 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (66.67%) Ruby
6 13 (61.90%) C#
6 13 (61.90%) HTML
6 13 (61.90%) CSS
6 13 (61.90%) UNIX
6 13 (61.90%) OO
6 13 (61.90%) Objective-C
6 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
6 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
6 13 (61.90%) Web Development
6 13 (61.90%) Refactoring
6 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (61.90%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (61.90%) HTML5
6 13 (61.90%) CSS3
6 13 (61.90%) Mentoring
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Node.js
7 8 (38.10%) CoffeeScript

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) CDMA
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Software Development Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Development Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Development Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
3 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
1 13 (61.90%) HTML5
1 13 (61.90%) CSS3
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Sass
2 8 (38.10%) LESS
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 13 (61.90%) OO
2 13 (61.90%) Web Development
2 13 (61.90%) Refactoring
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) Perl
3 14 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) Ruby
3 14 (66.67%) C++
4 13 (61.90%) Objective-C
4 13 (61.90%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) FrontRange