The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 225 208 213
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £34,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.88% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.18%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1569 1504 2029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.69% 28.71% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1268 1799
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Postgraduate
England

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 25 July 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
Wiltshire -4 1 £34,500 -48.88%
Somerset - 1 £34,500 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) NGN
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless Security
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Siebel
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) 3G
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) MBA
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Zend
5 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) GIS
5 2 (20.00%) ESRI
5 2 (20.00%) Mapinfo

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Broadband
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
1 4 (40.00%) NGN
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Product Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) MODAF
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) MBA
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Siebel
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (20.00%) ESRI
2 2 (20.00%) Zend