The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 243 228 221
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.14% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.49% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +42.42%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1879 1636 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.49% 28.25% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1334 1656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Postgraduate Salary Trend in the South West

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Devon -5 3 £39,000 -16.12%
Gloucestershire -12 1 £37,500 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
5 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
5 5 (27.78%) Probability Theory
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) R
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (22.22%) Statistics
6 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) SAS

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) SPSS
1 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) IT Auditor
1 8 (44.44%) Auditor
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Auditor
2 4 (22.22%) Data Scientist
2 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Auditor
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Statistics
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 8 (44.44%) Information Security
1 8 (44.44%) Time Management
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
3 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
3 5 (27.78%) Probability Theory
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) RAD
5 1 (5.56%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
1 4 (22.22%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.56%) ESRI
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