The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 807 835 775
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -60
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 73 54 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.052% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 97
Average salary £42,500 £37,309 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.91% +14.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £31,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £65,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29281 28280 31282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.21% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23491 22195 26247
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Postgraduate
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK.

Postgraduate Salary Trend in the UK

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postgraduate over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in the UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
England +21 66 £42,500 +9.94% 15
South West +2 14 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England +2 13 £42,500 +11.11%
London -14 13 £42,250 -0.58% 11
South East -22 13 £48,000 +32.41% 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 12 £42,500 -
Cambridge +9 11 £42,500 +11.11%
Cambridgeshire +7 11 £42,500 +11.11%
Surrey +2 9 £48,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland +1 3 - - 2
North West - 3 £26,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £26,000 - 1
Derbyshire +20 2 - - 1
East Midlands +8 2 - - 1
Derby +5 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -2 2 - -
Kent - 2 £40,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Devon -3 1 £39,000 -
Bristol -4 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Camberley - 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £30,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Greenford - 1 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £30,500 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 117 (78.52%) Degree
2 51 (34.23%) Mathematics
3 38 (25.50%) C++
4 35 (23.49%) Finance
4 35 (23.49%) Software Engineering
5 33 (22.15%) Java
6 32 (21.48%) Project Management
7 31 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (18.12%) Information Security
8 27 (18.12%) Computer Science
9 26 (17.45%) C#
10 25 (16.78%) Risk Management
11 21 (14.09%) SQL
12 20 (13.42%) Web Development
13 18 (12.08%) Life Science
13 18 (12.08%) Linux
13 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (12.08%) Algorithms
14 17 (11.41%) Management Information System
14 17 (11.41%) Oracle
14 17 (11.41%) Eclipse
14 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
15 16 (10.74%) Time Management
15 16 (10.74%) Marketing
16 15 (10.07%) Python
16 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
17 14 (9.40%) PL/SQL
17 14 (9.40%) Windows
17 14 (9.40%) Google
17 14 (9.40%) GWT

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (2.68%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Office
2 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) SPSS
2 4 (2.68%) Mathematica
2 4 (2.68%) Weka
3 3 (2.01%) Stata
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) EViews
5 1 (0.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (1.34%) FINCAD Analytics
1 2 (1.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) Network Security
2 5 (3.36%) MVNO
2 5 (3.36%) NGN
3 4 (2.68%) Firewall
4 3 (2.01%) UMTS
5 2 (1.34%) Broadband
6 1 (0.67%) CTI
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
6 1 (0.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.36%) Text Mining
1 5 (3.36%) Big Data
2 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.68%) Mahout
2 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.01%) MySQL
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.68%) LabVIEW
2 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.68%) Subversion
2 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.01%) Grunt
3 3 (2.01%) JUnit
4 2 (1.34%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.34%) Trac
5 1 (0.67%) GCC
5 1 (0.67%) Robotium
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Marketing
3 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.03%) Advertising
5 5 (3.36%) Games
5 5 (3.36%) Military
5 5 (3.36%) Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Law
6 4 (2.68%) Retail
7 3 (2.01%) Electronics
8 2 (1.34%) Front Office
8 2 (1.34%) Legal
8 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Developer
2 18 (12.08%) Analyst
3 16 (10.74%) Auditor
4 15 (10.07%) IT Auditor
5 14 (9.40%) Senior Manager
6 10 (6.71%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Consultant
6 10 (6.71%) Architect
7 9 (6.04%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.04%) Senior Auditor
7 9 (6.04%) Senior IT Auditor
8 7 (4.70%) Sales Manager
8 7 (4.70%) Data Scientist
9 6 (4.03%) Senior Communications Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Portfolio Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.03%) Communications Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Graduate
10 5 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.40%) GWT
2 9 (6.04%) Web Services
2 9 (6.04%) XML
3 7 (4.70%) HTML
3 7 (4.70%) jQuery
4 6 (4.03%) HTML5
5 4 (2.68%) CSS
6 3 (2.01%) Spring
6 3 (2.01%) Ajax
6 3 (2.01%) JSON
6 3 (2.01%) J2EE
6 3 (2.01%) REST
6 3 (2.01%) CSS3
6 3 (2.01%) Qt
6 3 (2.01%) PostGIS
6 3 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.34%) OpenCV
7 2 (1.34%) RESTful
7 2 (1.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.34%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 51 (34.23%) Mathematics
2 27 (18.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.08%) Life Science
3 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.08%) Algorithms
4 17 (11.41%) Management Information System
5 12 (8.05%) Visualisation
5 12 (8.05%) Statistics
6 10 (6.71%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.03%) PMI
7 6 (4.03%) Social Media
8 5 (3.36%) Handset
8 5 (3.36%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (2.68%) Physics
9 4 (2.68%) Informatics
10 3 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.01%) GIS
10 3 (2.01%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.08%) Linux
2 14 (9.40%) Windows
3 6 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.68%) UNIX
4 4 (2.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.49%) Software Engineering
2 32 (21.48%) Project Management
3 31 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (18.12%) Information Security
5 25 (16.78%) Risk Management
6 20 (13.42%) Web Development
7 16 (10.74%) Time Management
8 13 (8.72%) Data Protection
9 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
9 12 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.05%) Line Management
10 11 (7.38%) ITIL
10 11 (7.38%) Requirements Management
11 10 (6.71%) Product Management
12 9 (6.04%) UML
12 9 (6.04%) Change Management
13 8 (5.37%) OO
14 7 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (4.70%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.50%) C++
2 33 (22.15%) Java
3 26 (17.45%) C#
4 21 (14.09%) SQL
5 15 (10.07%) Python
6 14 (9.40%) PL/SQL
7 13 (8.72%) MATLAB
8 12 (8.05%) C
9 11 (7.38%) R
10 8 (5.37%) Fortran
11 6 (4.03%) Delphi
11 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.03%) Perl
12 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) F#
13 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.34%) VBA
13 2 (1.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 117 (78.52%) Degree
2 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) CITP
3 8 (5.37%) MBA
4 6 (4.03%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.36%) PhD
5 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.34%) RHCE
6 2 (1.34%) CIPD
7 1 (0.67%) CISA
7 1 (0.67%) CISM
7 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) Basel II
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) Oracle
2 14 (9.40%) Google
3 6 (4.03%) NetSuite
3 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.03%) HubSpot
4 3 (2.01%) Mapinfo
4 3 (2.01%) ESRI
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.01%) Twitter
5 2 (1.34%) Huawei
5 2 (1.34%) ANSYS
5 2 (1.34%) Intel
5 2 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.34%) SolidWorks
5 2 (1.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Alterian
6 1 (0.67%) Sun
6 1 (0.67%) Avaya
6 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.67%) FrontRange
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Ealing Hammersmith & West London College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Ealing Hammersmith & West London College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Ealing Hammersmith & West London College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Enfield Council
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Regents University London
Salary: £36,000 per annum, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Westway Trust
Salary: £42,000
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago