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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 239 211 208
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.020% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.067% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £52,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1749 1482 2208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.34% 29.24% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1268 1940
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 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
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) NGN
3 2 (40.00%) MBA
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Siebel
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (40.00%) Internet

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
1 2 (40.00%) NGN
1 2 (40.00%) Broadband
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Product Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Siebel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Mapinfo
1 2 (40.00%) ESRI
2 1 (20.00%) Zend