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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 896 921 906
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 36 57 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.051% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 52
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -15.00%

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
26061 30373 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.33% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21094 24061 25904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 30 £40,000 -20.00% 12
London +2 9 £38,432 -43.06% 4
East of England +36 8 £38,750 -35.41%
South East +34 8 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridge +15 8 £38,750 -35.41%
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £38,750 -35.41%
Oxfordshire -7 4 £40,000 -
Oxford - 4 £40,000 -
Witney - 4 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £38,432 -
Hampshire - 3 £56,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 3
North West - 2 £38,035 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +26 1 - -
Wales +11 1 - -
County Antrim +7 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Northern Ireland +7 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Belfast +6 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Warwickshire +1 1 £27,500 -5.17%
West Midlands -30 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Gwynedd - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £36,070 -
Yorkshire - 1 £57,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £57,000 - 2
Oldham - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £36,070 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £27,500 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 96 (74.42%) Degree
2 41 (31.78%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
4 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (19.38%) SQL
6 24 (18.60%) Mathematics
7 23 (17.83%) .NET
8 22 (17.05%) Statistics
9 21 (16.28%) User Experience
10 20 (15.50%) Project Management
11 19 (14.73%) Java
12 18 (13.95%) RedGate
13 17 (13.18%) Analytics
13 17 (13.18%) Python
14 16 (12.40%) C++
15 15 (11.63%) R
15 15 (11.63%) Prototyping
16 14 (10.85%) C#
16 14 (10.85%) Windows
16 14 (10.85%) Finance
17 13 (10.08%) Retail
17 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
17 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2
17 13 (10.08%) Machine Learning
18 12 (9.30%) Algorithms
18 12 (9.30%) Linux
18 12 (9.30%) Web Services
18 12 (9.30%) MATLAB
19 11 (8.53%) ITIL
19 11 (8.53%) Physics

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.75%) SAS
2 4 (3.10%) CMS
2 4 (3.10%) Confluence
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) Drupal
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) 3ds Max
3 4 (3.10%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.10%) SPSS
4 3 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.33%) EViews
4 3 (2.33%) Maya
4 3 (2.33%) MS Office
5 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
2 3 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Firewall
1 5 (3.88%) LAN
2 3 (2.33%) VLAN
2 3 (2.33%) WAN
2 3 (2.33%) Wireless
3 2 (1.55%) SAN
3 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.55%) WLAN
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) Big Data
3 7 (5.43%) MySQL
4 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (2.33%) QlikView
8 2 (1.55%) DB2
8 2 (1.55%) GIS
8 2 (1.55%) Informix
8 2 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.78%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.10%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) ERwin
4 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (10.85%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Retail
3 11 (8.53%) Marketing
4 7 (5.43%) Games
5 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.10%) Automotive
6 4 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (15.50%) Developer
2 17 (13.18%) Designer
3 15 (11.63%) Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) UX Designer
4 11 (8.53%) Graduate
5 10 (7.75%) Data Scientist
6 8 (6.20%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Junior
7 7 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) IT Graduate
8 6 (4.65%) IT Support
8 6 (4.65%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate Help Desk Support
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate IT Support
9 5 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) .NET
2 12 (9.30%) Web Services
3 9 (6.98%) CSS
3 9 (6.98%) HTML
4 8 (6.20%) REST
4 8 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.65%) JMS
5 6 (4.65%) Spring
5 6 (4.65%) Spring MVC
5 6 (4.65%) XML
6 5 (3.88%) JSON
6 5 (3.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (3.88%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (3.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (3.10%) jQuery
7 4 (3.10%) Middleware
7 4 (3.10%) OpenCL
7 4 (3.10%) OpenCV
7 4 (3.10%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (18.60%) Mathematics
3 22 (17.05%) Statistics
4 21 (16.28%) User Experience
5 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (9.30%) Algorithms
7 11 (8.53%) Physics
7 11 (8.53%) Visualisation
8 10 (7.75%) Economics
9 5 (3.88%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.10%) Social Media
10 4 (3.10%) Streaming Video
11 3 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (2.33%) CMDB
11 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.33%) Neural Network
11 3 (2.33%) NHS
12 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Unix
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.50%) Project Management
3 17 (13.18%) Analytics
4 15 (11.63%) Prototyping
5 13 (10.08%) Machine Learning
5 13 (10.08%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.53%) ITIL
6 11 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.75%) OO
7 10 (7.75%) SDLC
8 9 (6.98%) Coaching
8 9 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.98%) ITSM
8 9 (6.98%) MVC
9 8 (6.20%) Service Management
10 7 (5.43%) Operations Research
10 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.65%) Change Management
11 6 (4.65%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) SQL
2 19 (14.73%) Java
3 17 (13.18%) Python
4 16 (12.40%) C++
5 15 (11.63%) R
6 14 (10.85%) C#
7 12 (9.30%) MATLAB
8 10 (7.75%) C
9 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.88%) VBA
11 4 (3.10%) PHP
12 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.78%) F#
13 1 (0.78%) Fortran
13 1 (0.78%) Perl
13 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.78%) Scala
13 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (74.42%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.88%) PhD
4 3 (2.33%) APMG
4 3 (2.33%) CISA
4 3 (2.33%) CISSP
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.55%) CITP
5 2 (1.55%) HND
5 2 (1.55%) MBA
5 2 (1.55%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) OCP
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO13485
2 4 (3.10%) MISRA
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) DICOM
4 1 (0.78%) HL7
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) RedGate
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.20%) VMware
4 6 (4.65%) Sun
5 4 (3.10%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.33%) Adobe
6 3 (2.33%) Autodesk
6 3 (2.33%) IBM
6 3 (2.33%) Netezza
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle
6 3 (2.33%) Symantec
7 2 (1.55%) Google
7 2 (1.55%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.55%) Remedy
7 2 (1.55%) SAP
7 2 (1.55%) Sybase
8 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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