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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 799 859 792
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -67
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 73 65 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.055% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 80
Average salary £42,500 £49,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.14% +41.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £37,627 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +34.28%

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
30123 32318 30429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 27.30% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23597 25892 24530
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in the UK

Postgraduate
Top 28 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 6 May 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 +33 65 £42,500 -15.00% 9
London +41 30 £52,500 -2.34% 1
South East +9 15 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Berkshire +4 8 £42,500 - 1
Reading - 8 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 -
County Antrim +3 5 £29,500 +18.00%
Northern Ireland +2 5 £29,500 +18.00%
Belfast 0 5 £29,500 +18.00%
West Midlands -15 5 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Birmingham - 4 £33,000 - 2
Devon -10 3 £39,000 -16.12% 1
South West -12 3 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +8 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 128 (87.07%) Degree
2 59 (40.14%) Finance
3 39 (26.53%) Information Security
4 37 (25.17%) Risk Management
5 36 (24.49%) SQL
6 35 (23.81%) Mathematics
7 33 (22.45%) Time Management
8 30 (20.41%) Project Management
9 29 (19.73%) Java
10 27 (18.37%) Analytics
11 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (12.93%) SAS
14 18 (12.24%) C++
14 18 (12.24%) MS Office
14 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
14 18 (12.24%) Statistics
15 17 (11.56%) Algorithms
15 17 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (10.88%) R
17 15 (10.20%) C#
18 14 (9.52%) MATLAB
18 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
18 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
19 13 (8.84%) Banking
20 12 (8.16%) Performance Management
20 12 (8.16%) UMTS
20 12 (8.16%) Data Modelling
20 12 (8.16%) SPSS
21 11 (7.48%) Management Information System

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (12.93%) SAS
2 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) MS Office
2 12 (8.16%) SPSS
3 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.72%) Weka
5 1 (0.68%) EViews
5 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.36%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (1.36%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) UMTS
2 7 (4.76%) Network Security
3 3 (2.04%) Firewall
4 2 (1.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) 3G
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) SAN
5 1 (0.68%) NAS
5 1 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.08%) Base SAS
2 6 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.40%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.40%) Big Data
3 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.72%) Mahout
4 4 (2.72%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.04%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.36%) Impala
6 2 (1.36%) HBase
6 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.72%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.84%) Banking
4 11 (7.48%) Marketing
5 9 (6.12%) Retail
6 5 (3.40%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.40%) Legal
7 4 (2.72%) Automotive
7 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.04%) Front Office
9 2 (1.36%) Electronics
9 2 (1.36%) Law
9 2 (1.36%) Games
9 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (19.73%) Auditor
2 28 (19.05%) IT Auditor
3 19 (12.93%) Developer
4 16 (10.88%) Analyst
4 16 (10.88%) Senior IT Auditor
4 16 (10.88%) Senior Auditor
5 12 (8.16%) Trainer
6 10 (6.80%) Data Scientist
7 9 (6.12%) Consultant
7 9 (6.12%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.44%) Technical Trainer
8 8 (5.44%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Architect
10 6 (4.08%) AWS Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Java Team Leader
11 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.72%) Commercial Manager
12 4 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) GWT
2 5 (3.40%) HTML
2 5 (3.40%) CSS
3 4 (2.72%) Web Services
3 4 (2.72%) .NET
3 4 (2.72%) HTML5
4 3 (2.04%) CSS3
4 3 (2.04%) jQuery
5 2 (1.36%) RESTful
5 2 (1.36%) XML
5 2 (1.36%) Spring
6 1 (0.68%) Ajax
6 1 (0.68%) BREW
6 1 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.68%) Java EE
6 1 (0.68%) WCF
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.68%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 23 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.24%) Statistics
4 17 (11.56%) Algorithms
5 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.48%) Visualisation
6 11 (7.48%) Economics
6 11 (7.48%) Management Information System
7 10 (6.80%) Physics
8 9 (6.12%) Life Science
9 8 (5.44%) Cryptography
10 5 (3.40%) Equities
11 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (2.04%) E-Learning
12 3 (2.04%) Credit Risk
13 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.36%) Telematics
13 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (1.36%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.12%) Windows
2 7 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) Information Security
2 37 (25.17%) Risk Management
3 33 (22.45%) Time Management
4 30 (20.41%) Project Management
5 27 (18.37%) Analytics
6 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 12 (8.16%) Performance Management
9 12 (8.16%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.80%) Data Protection
10 10 (6.80%) Requirements Management
11 9 (6.12%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.12%) ITIL
12 8 (5.44%) Product Management
12 8 (5.44%) Line Management
13 7 (4.76%) Operations Research
13 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.49%) SQL
2 29 (19.73%) Java
3 18 (12.24%) C++
4 16 (10.88%) R
5 15 (10.20%) C#
6 14 (9.52%) MATLAB
7 10 (6.80%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.40%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.72%) VBA
11 3 (2.04%) F#
11 3 (2.04%) Fortran
11 3 (2.04%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Perl
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.68%) Haskell
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 128 (87.07%) Degree
2 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.12%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) CISA
4 4 (2.72%) CISM
5 3 (2.04%) APMP
5 3 (2.04%) CISMP
6 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MBA
6 2 (1.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.36%) HDFS
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Puppet
1 3 (2.04%) Ansible
2 2 (1.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (6.12%) Sun
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.76%) Alterian
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle
4 6 (4.08%) Google
5 5 (3.40%) SAP
6 4 (2.72%) Huawei
7 3 (2.04%) Twitter
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.68%) ESRI
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) NetApp
8 1 (0.68%) Brocade
Leicestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28k to £38k, plus pension contribution
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CEM
Salary: From £24,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath, Somerset, Avon (BA2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18-24k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago