The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 427 425 445
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 19 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.057% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.18% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 7
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £33,915
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +25.31%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,077
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.14%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7305 6668 7854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.30% 31.62% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5572 5389 6701
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in the South East

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in the South East

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(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
Surrey 0 13 £48,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -1 5 £60,000 +14.28%
East Sussex -19 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 27 (71.05%) Degree
2 25 (65.79%) SQL
3 24 (63.16%) C++
4 23 (60.53%) C#
5 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 18 (47.37%) Mathematics
7 17 (44.74%) Java
8 16 (42.11%) Oracle
9 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
10 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
11 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
11 12 (31.58%) GWT
12 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
13 10 (26.32%) User Experience
13 10 (26.32%) Web Development
13 10 (26.32%) Google
13 10 (26.32%) jQuery
13 10 (26.32%) .NET
13 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
13 10 (26.32%) Back Office
13 10 (26.32%) Finance
14 9 (23.68%) Life Science
15 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
15 5 (13.16%) Email Marketing
15 5 (13.16%) NetSuite
15 5 (13.16%) Telemarketing
15 5 (13.16%) Marketing

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) QlikView
1 4 (10.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (26.32%) Back Office
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Advertising
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Communications Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Communications Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.63%) VMWare Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) GWT
2 10 (26.32%) jQuery
2 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) LAMP
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) Swing
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 10 (26.32%) User Experience
3 9 (23.68%) Life Science
4 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
4 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.16%) Social Media
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
4 10 (26.32%) Web Development
5 5 (13.16%) Telemarketing
5 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) B2B
5 5 (13.16%) Email Marketing
5 5 (13.16%) Product Marketing
6 4 (10.53%) 3D Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.53%) UML
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) C++
3 23 (60.53%) C#
4 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 17 (44.74%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.53%) Fortran
7 4 (10.53%) Delphi
8 3 (7.89%) C
8 3 (7.89%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VCAP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) MCTS
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Google
3 5 (13.16%) NetSuite
3 5 (13.16%) HubSpot
4 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 4 (10.53%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) VMware