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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 863 904 937
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +33
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 46 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 50
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.57%

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
27039 29728 32470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.50% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21817 23333 26059
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 38 £40,000 -5.88% 19
South East +21 13 £40,000 -5.88%
London +19 9 £39,084 -39.87% 7
Cambridge - 9 £40,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 9 £40,000 - 5
East of England - 9 £40,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire +26 5 - -
Witney - 4 £40,000 -
Oxford - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Gwynedd - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 3 - -
North Wales - 3 - -
Northern Ireland +17 2 £32,500 -3.70%
County Antrim +16 2 £32,500 -3.70%
Belfast +16 2 £32,500 -3.70%
West Midlands -19 2 £27,500 -15.38% 3
North West - 2 £38,035 -
Bradford - 2 £43,750 -
Brentford - 2 £30,000 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £27,500 -
Surrey - 2 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £27,500 -
Reigate - 2 £57,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £38,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £36,070 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Oldham - 1 £40,000 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 97 (69.78%) Degree
2 42 (30.22%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
4 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (20.14%) Java
6 27 (19.42%) Mathematics
7 26 (18.71%) SQL
8 24 (17.27%) .NET
8 24 (17.27%) Project Management
9 21 (15.11%) Statistics
9 21 (15.11%) RedGate
10 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.67%) Finance
12 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
12 18 (12.95%) C++
12 18 (12.95%) User Experience
13 17 (12.23%) Coaching
13 17 (12.23%) Windows
13 17 (12.23%) Python
14 16 (11.51%) Machine Learning
14 16 (11.51%) Big Data
14 16 (11.51%) Analytics
15 15 (10.79%) HTML
15 15 (10.79%) CSS
15 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
16 14 (10.07%) C#
16 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
16 14 (10.07%) R
16 14 (10.07%) SDLC
17 13 (9.35%) Web Services

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 9 (6.47%) SAS
2 5 (3.60%) Confluence
3 4 (2.88%) CMS
4 3 (2.16%) Apache
4 3 (2.16%) Drupal
4 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) WordPress
5 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.44%) Node.js
5 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) 3ds Max
3 4 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.88%) SPSS
4 3 (2.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.16%) EViews
4 3 (2.16%) Maya
5 2 (1.44%) MS Office
5 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Lorenzo
1 2 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Internet
1 4 (2.88%) LAN
1 4 (2.88%) SAN
1 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (2.88%) WLAN
2 2 (1.44%) HTTP
2 2 (1.44%) Intranet
2 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.51%) Big Data
3 9 (6.47%) MySQL
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.88%) DB2
6 4 (2.88%) GIS
6 4 (2.88%) Informix
6 4 (2.88%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.88%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.44%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.72%) QlikView
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.60%) JIRA
3 5 (3.60%) Subversion
4 4 (2.88%) ERwin
5 2 (1.44%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.44%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.72%) JUnit
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 10 (7.19%) Marketing
4 8 (5.76%) Games
5 5 (3.60%) Automotive
5 5 (3.60%) Legal
5 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Developer
2 17 (12.23%) Designer
3 16 (11.51%) Analyst
4 15 (10.79%) Graduate
4 15 (10.79%) UX Designer
5 11 (7.91%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.19%) Data Scientist
7 8 (5.76%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) IT Graduate
8 7 (5.04%) Junior
8 7 (5.04%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.60%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.27%) .NET
2 15 (10.79%) CSS
2 15 (10.79%) HTML
3 13 (9.35%) Web Services
4 11 (7.91%) XML
5 10 (7.19%) REST
5 10 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (6.47%) JSON
7 8 (5.76%) jQuery
8 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.32%) HTML5
8 6 (4.32%) JMS
8 6 (4.32%) Middleware
8 6 (4.32%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (4.32%) Spring
8 6 (4.32%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.60%) CSS3
9 5 (3.60%) OpenCL
9 5 (3.60%) OpenCV
9 5 (3.60%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.22%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (19.42%) Mathematics
3 21 (15.11%) Statistics
4 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
4 18 (12.95%) User Experience
5 11 (7.91%) Algorithms
5 11 (7.91%) Economics
5 11 (7.91%) Physics
6 8 (5.76%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.60%) NHS
8 5 (3.60%) Social Media
8 5 (3.60%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.88%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.88%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.88%) Unix
6 2 (1.44%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.27%) Project Management
3 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
4 17 (12.23%) Coaching
5 16 (11.51%) Analytics
5 16 (11.51%) Machine Learning
6 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
7 14 (10.07%) SDLC
8 13 (9.35%) OO
9 11 (7.91%) DevOps
9 11 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.91%) ITIL
10 9 (6.47%) Change Management
10 9 (6.47%) ITSM
10 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.47%) MVC
10 9 (6.47%) Scrum
11 8 (5.76%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.76%) Service Management
12 7 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.14%) Java
2 26 (18.71%) SQL
3 18 (12.95%) C++
4 17 (12.23%) Python
5 14 (10.07%) C#
5 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.07%) R
6 13 (9.35%) MATLAB
7 11 (7.91%) C
8 9 (6.47%) PHP
9 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.60%) VBA
11 4 (2.88%) Scala
12 3 (2.16%) Perl
12 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.44%) Tcl
14 1 (0.72%) F#
14 1 (0.72%) Lua
Qualifications
1 97 (69.78%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.32%) Sun Certification
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.88%) CITP
3 4 (2.88%) MBA
3 4 (2.88%) MCDBA
3 4 (2.88%) PhD
3 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.16%) APMG
5 2 (1.44%) HND
5 2 (1.44%) MCSA
5 2 (1.44%) MCSE
5 2 (1.44%) OCP
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) ISO13485
1 5 (3.60%) MISRA
2 4 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) DICOM
3 2 (1.44%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.72%) Ansible
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) RedGate
2 11 (7.91%) VMware
3 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.04%) IBM
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle
5 6 (4.32%) Sun
5 6 (4.32%) Symantec
6 5 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.88%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.88%) SAP
7 4 (2.88%) Sybase
8 3 (2.16%) Adobe
8 3 (2.16%) Autodesk
8 3 (2.16%) Google
9 2 (1.44%) Remedy
9 2 (1.44%) Twitter
10 1 (0.72%) Netezza
10 1 (0.72%) OpenText
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Edinburgh University
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh University
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Salary: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Edinburgh University
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £41 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience + good benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
University of Essex
Salary: From £31,665 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago