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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 883 892 946
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +54
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 69 79 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.071% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 49
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £37,500 £37,309
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
28199 30572 32494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.55% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 23866 25976
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 60 £40,000 -5.88% 6
London +10 23 £45,983 -12.41% 3
East of England - 17 £20,500 - 3
South East +24 14 £48,750 +14.70%
Cambridgeshire - 14 £20,500 - 3
Cambridge - 10 £20,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +17 5 - -
Warwickshire -12 3 £27,500 -
West Midlands -26 3 £27,500 -35.29%
North Wales - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Wales - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Gwynedd - 3 - - 1
Berkshire +8 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Northern Ireland -1 2 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Belfast -1 2 £32,500 +10.16% 2
County Antrim -2 2 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Kent -6 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £57,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £65,000 -
Bradford - 2 £43,750 -
Brentford - 2 £30,000 -
Reigate - 2 £57,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh +6 1 - -
Scotland -1 1 - -
West Sussex -13 1 £38,000 -15.55%

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 113 (72.44%) Degree
2 45 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 34 (21.79%) SQL
5 31 (19.87%) Java
5 31 (19.87%) Finance
6 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (17.95%) RedGate
8 27 (17.31%) Mathematics
9 26 (16.67%) Project Management
10 24 (15.38%) .NET
11 23 (14.74%) Computer Science
12 22 (14.10%) Statistics
13 21 (13.46%) Windows
14 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
15 18 (11.54%) C++
15 18 (11.54%) OO
15 18 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (11.54%) VMware
15 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (11.54%) Coaching
15 18 (11.54%) User Experience
15 18 (11.54%) SDLC
16 17 (10.90%) DevOps
16 17 (10.90%) Analytics
16 17 (10.90%) Change Management
17 16 (10.26%) PRINCE2
18 15 (9.62%) XML
19 14 (8.97%) R
19 14 (8.97%) Machine Learning

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (4.49%) SAS
2 5 (3.21%) Confluence
3 4 (2.56%) CMS
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.92%) Drupal
4 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.92%) WordPress
5 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.28%) Node.js
5 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) 3ds Max
3 4 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.92%) Maya
4 3 (1.92%) SPSS
5 2 (1.28%) EViews
5 2 (1.28%) MS Office
5 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.28%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Lorenzo
1 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
1 4 (2.56%) LAN
1 4 (2.56%) SAN
1 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (2.56%) WLAN
2 2 (1.28%) HTTP
2 2 (1.28%) Intranet
2 2 (1.28%) RS-232
2 2 (1.28%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) Big Data
3 9 (5.77%) MySQL
4 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.56%) DB2
7 4 (2.56%) GIS
7 4 (2.56%) Informix
7 4 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.56%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.41%) Subversion
3 6 (3.85%) JUnit
3 6 (3.85%) Maven
3 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 4 (2.56%) ERwin
6 2 (1.28%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 31 (19.87%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Marketing
2 9 (5.77%) Retail
3 8 (5.13%) Games
3 8 (5.13%) Legal
3 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.21%) Automotive
5 5 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (16.03%) Developer
2 19 (12.18%) Graduate
3 17 (10.90%) Analyst
3 17 (10.90%) Designer
4 15 (9.62%) UX Designer
5 14 (8.97%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.41%) Junior
8 8 (5.13%) Data Scientist
8 8 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) IT Graduate
9 7 (4.49%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.38%) .NET
2 15 (9.62%) XML
3 14 (8.97%) CSS
3 14 (8.97%) HTML
4 13 (8.33%) Web Services
5 10 (6.41%) REST
6 9 (5.77%) JSON
7 8 (5.13%) jQuery
8 7 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.85%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.85%) HTML5
9 6 (3.85%) JMS
9 6 (3.85%) Middleware
9 6 (3.85%) OSGi
9 6 (3.85%) Spring
9 6 (3.85%) Spring MVC
9 6 (3.85%) Swing
9 6 (3.85%) XML Schema
10 5 (3.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (3.21%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (17.31%) Mathematics
3 23 (14.74%) Computer Science
4 22 (14.10%) Statistics
5 18 (11.54%) User Experience
6 11 (7.05%) Physics
7 10 (6.41%) Algorithms
8 9 (5.77%) Economics
9 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
10 7 (4.49%) NHS
11 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
11 6 (3.85%) Visualisation
12 5 (3.21%) Social Media
12 5 (3.21%) Streaming Video
13 4 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (2.56%) Data Integration
13 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.56%) Internet of Things
13 4 (2.56%) Ontologies
13 4 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.46%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.77%) Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.21%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.92%) Unix
6 2 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.67%) Project Management
3 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 18 (11.54%) Coaching
4 18 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (11.54%) OO
4 18 (11.54%) SDLC
5 17 (10.90%) Analytics
5 17 (10.90%) Change Management
5 17 (10.90%) DevOps
6 16 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 14 (8.97%) Machine Learning
8 11 (7.05%) ITIL
8 11 (7.05%) Quality Management
9 10 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.77%) ITSM
10 9 (5.77%) Logistics
10 9 (5.77%) MVC
10 9 (5.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) SQL
2 31 (19.87%) Java
3 18 (11.54%) C++
4 14 (8.97%) R
5 13 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.69%) C
6 12 (7.69%) Python
7 11 (7.05%) MATLAB
8 10 (6.41%) C#
9 9 (5.77%) PHP
10 7 (4.49%) VBA
11 4 (2.56%) Scala
12 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.28%) Perl
13 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.28%) Tcl
14 1 (0.64%) F#
Qualifications
1 113 (72.44%) Degree
2 13 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (3.85%) MBA
3 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.56%) CITP
4 4 (2.56%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.56%) PhD
4 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.92%) APMG
6 2 (1.28%) ISEB
6 2 (1.28%) MCSA
6 2 (1.28%) MCSE
6 2 (1.28%) OCP
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) HNC
7 1 (0.64%) HND
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) ISO13485
1 5 (3.21%) MISRA
2 4 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) DICOM
3 2 (1.28%) HL7
4 1 (0.64%) COSHH
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (17.95%) RedGate
2 18 (11.54%) VMware
3 13 (8.33%) Symantec
4 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.49%) IBM
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle
6 6 (3.85%) Sun
7 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.56%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.56%) SAP
8 4 (2.56%) Sybase
9 3 (1.92%) Adobe
9 3 (1.92%) Autodesk
9 3 (1.92%) Google
10 2 (1.28%) Remedy
10 2 (1.28%) Twitter
11 1 (0.64%) OpenText
11 1 (0.64%) RedDot
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