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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 850 912 910
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -2
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 68 51 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.047% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 53
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +5.23%

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
24919 29540 31095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20051 23835 24286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +54 62 £50,000 +28.91% 11
London +40 17 £40,000 +6.45% 3
South East +30 10 £50,000 -28.57% 1
East of England +30 9 £41,250 +3.12% 5
Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 -
North West - 7 £55,000 - 1
South West - 7 £50,000 -
Manchester - 7 £55,000 - 1
Scotland - 6 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +16 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Cambridge +9 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Reading - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -15 4 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
Cornwall - 4 - -
Mid Wales - 4 - -
Newquay - 4 - -
Twickenham - 4 £38,432 -
Skipton - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
New Quay - 4 - -
Ceredigion - 4 - -
Essex - 4 £37,500 - 1
Exeter - 3 £50,000 -
Devon - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £60,000 - 1

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 84 (80.00%) Degree
2 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.81%) SQL
4 21 (20.00%) Python
5 20 (19.05%) Finance
5 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (18.10%) C#
6 19 (18.10%) Java
6 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
7 17 (16.19%) Analytics
8 16 (15.24%) Big Data
9 14 (13.33%) Linux
10 13 (12.38%) Windows
11 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
11 12 (11.43%) Visualisation
12 11 (10.48%) Hadoop
12 11 (10.48%) Machine Learning
12 11 (10.48%) User Experience
12 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
13 10 (9.52%) Statistics
13 10 (9.52%) Information Security
13 10 (9.52%) CISSP
13 10 (9.52%) HTML
13 10 (9.52%) Web Services
13 10 (9.52%) Apache Spark
13 10 (9.52%) Algorithms
14 9 (8.57%) C++
14 9 (8.57%) .NET
14 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
14 9 (8.57%) Microsoft

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 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.81%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) Mathematica
2 4 (3.81%) Zemax
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.95%) EViews
4 1 (0.95%) Maya
4 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Office 365
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
2 3 (2.86%) LAN
2 3 (2.86%) VLAN
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
2 3 (2.86%) Wireless
3 2 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) SAN
4 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
4 1 (0.95%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) Big Data
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.48%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.76%) Impala
5 5 (4.76%) QlikView
5 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.81%) HBase
6 4 (3.81%) MySQL
6 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.81%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.90%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.90%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Marketing
3 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.71%) Retail
6 5 (4.76%) Banking
6 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Electronics
7 3 (2.86%) Front Office
7 3 (2.86%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.90%) Games
8 2 (1.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Analyst
4 9 (8.57%) Data Scientist
5 7 (6.67%) Development Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Security Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Agile Development Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Support Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Angular Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Postgraduate Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Postgraduate Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) HTML
1 10 (9.52%) Web Services
2 9 (8.57%) .NET
3 8 (7.62%) CSS
4 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.67%) XML
5 6 (5.71%) jQuery
5 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.76%) REST
7 4 (3.81%) Akka
7 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.81%) CSS3
7 4 (3.81%) EDI
7 4 (3.81%) HTML5
7 4 (3.81%) JMS
7 4 (3.81%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (3.81%) Spring
7 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.86%) JSON
8 3 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.43%) Visualisation
4 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
4 11 (10.48%) User Experience
5 10 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 10 (9.52%) Statistics
6 8 (7.62%) Derivative
6 8 (7.62%) Equities
6 8 (7.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
8 6 (5.71%) Physics
9 5 (4.76%) Data Integration
9 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (3.81%) Credit Risk
10 4 (3.81%) Economics
10 4 (3.81%) Neural Network
10 4 (3.81%) Replication
11 3 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) Windows
3 7 (6.67%) Unix
4 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.19%) Analytics
3 11 (10.48%) Machine Learning
4 10 (9.52%) Information Security
5 8 (7.62%) Project Management
5 8 (7.62%) Project Planning
5 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
6 7 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL
6 7 (6.67%) MVC
6 7 (6.67%) Operations Research
6 7 (6.67%) SDLC
6 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.67%) Workflow
7 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.71%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (5.71%) OO
7 6 (5.71%) Prototyping
7 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) Python
3 19 (18.10%) C#
3 19 (18.10%) Java
4 9 (8.57%) C++
5 7 (6.67%) C
6 6 (5.71%) MATLAB
6 6 (5.71%) Scala
7 5 (4.76%) F#
7 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.81%) Clojure
8 4 (3.81%) Haskell
8 4 (3.81%) PHP
8 4 (3.81%) R
9 2 (1.90%) Perl
9 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Fortran
10 1 (0.95%) Prolog
10 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (80.00%) Degree
2 10 (9.52%) CISSP
3 7 (6.67%) CISM
3 7 (6.67%) SANS
4 6 (5.71%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.86%) CISA
5 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.86%) PhD
6 2 (1.90%) CEH
6 2 (1.90%) CHFI
7 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.95%) HND
7 1 (0.95%) MBA
7 1 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) Basel III
3 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.95%) GPG13
4 1 (0.95%) HL7
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) HDFS
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) GridGain
4 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Oozie
2 2 (1.90%) SCCM
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) SAP
2 6 (5.71%) Sun
3 4 (3.81%) Netezza
3 4 (3.81%) VMware
4 3 (2.86%) EMC
4 3 (2.86%) Intel
4 3 (2.86%) Tableau
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) arcserve
6 1 (0.95%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.95%) Dell
6 1 (0.95%) MapR
6 1 (0.95%) Sophos
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Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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FT Select
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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TRG
Salary: 20000-26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
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