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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 154 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.065% 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +19.16%
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
861 778 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.87% 23.97% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 594 475 572
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 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 - -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) F#
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Management
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exotic Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Quantitative Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Exotic Derivative
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (66.67%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Fund Management
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) F#
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft