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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
UK
Rank 739 863 878
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +15
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 114 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.084% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 48
Median salary £110,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,337 £27,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £113,500 £67,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%

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
20933 28198 29273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.09% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16553 22544 23400
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,864 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £67,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +119 110 £110,000 +150.00% 21
London +96 75 £110,000 +175.00% 12
City of London +92 54 £110,000 +131.57% 4
East of England +20 9 £47,500 - 3
North West -11 8 £61,250 +44.22% 1
West Midlands +12 7 £40,000 - 2
Devon - 5 £28,358 -
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
South West - 5 £28,358 - 2
Exeter - 5 £28,358 -
Lichfield - 5 £40,000 -
South East +46 4 £44,000 -1.76%
Cambridge +8 4 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Liverpool -2 4 - -
Merseyside -5 4 - -
Manchester -18 4 £61,250 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
St Albans - 3 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £40,000 -
Southampton - 3 £44,000 -
West Yorkshire +32 2 £35,094 +27.61% 1
Leeds +31 2 £35,094 +27.61% 1
Yorkshire +29 2 £35,094 +27.61% 1
South Wales +21 2 £60,000 +56.90%
Cardiff +19 2 £60,000 +56.90%
Wales +13 2 £60,000 +56.90%
Scotland - 2 £50,500 - 2
Oldham - 2 - - 1

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 162 (89.50%) Degree
2 83 (45.86%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (45.30%) Computer Science
4 63 (34.81%) PhD
5 61 (33.70%) Mentoring
6 57 (31.49%) Advertising
7 41 (22.65%) Analytics
8 39 (21.55%) Information Security
8 39 (21.55%) Finance
9 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (18.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 34 (18.78%) C
11 32 (17.68%) Mathematics
12 25 (13.81%) Data Architecture
13 24 (13.26%) Front Office
14 23 (12.71%) Big Data
15 22 (12.15%) Linux
16 21 (11.60%) Python
16 21 (11.60%) Oracle
17 20 (11.05%) SQL
17 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
17 20 (11.05%) Algorithms
18 19 (10.50%) Data Analytics
18 19 (10.50%) C#
18 19 (10.50%) CRM
19 17 (9.39%) Physics
19 17 (9.39%) Statistics
19 17 (9.39%) Marketing
19 17 (9.39%) Apache Hive
19 17 (9.39%) HDFS

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 (4.97%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Moodle
4 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) EViews
2 4 (2.21%) Mathematica
2 4 (2.21%) SPSS
2 4 (2.21%) Zemax
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.55%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.84%) SaaS
2 13 (7.18%) Yammer
3 5 (2.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.76%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (2.76%) Heroku
4 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) PPP
2 1 (0.55%) DHCP
2 1 (0.55%) DNS
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.55%) SAN
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) VLAN
2 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) Big Data
2 17 (9.39%) Apache Hive
3 16 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.08%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.08%) MySQL
5 11 (6.08%) Sqoop
6 10 (5.52%) HAWQ
7 9 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.87%) Redis
9 6 (3.31%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.21%) HBase
11 4 (2.21%) Impala
12 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.10%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.10%) gulp
4 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.55%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (31.49%) Advertising
2 39 (21.55%) Finance
3 24 (13.26%) Front Office
4 17 (9.39%) Marketing
5 15 (8.29%) Banking
6 13 (7.18%) Back Office
7 10 (5.52%) Investment Banking
8 9 (4.97%) Retail
8 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.76%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.76%) Publishing
10 4 (2.21%) Games
10 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.21%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.66%) Aerospace
12 2 (1.10%) Military
13 1 (0.55%) Automotive
13 1 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (31.49%) Architect
2 44 (24.31%) Enterprise Architect
3 27 (14.92%) Developer
4 14 (7.73%) Analyst
5 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Information Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Information Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Information Security Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Platform Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Security Architect
6 12 (6.63%) Data Scientist
6 12 (6.63%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Data Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 8 (4.42%) Development Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.29%) .NET
2 14 (7.73%) HTML
3 13 (7.18%) Web Services
4 12 (6.63%) XML
5 11 (6.08%) CSS
6 10 (5.52%) CSS3
6 10 (5.52%) Kafka
7 9 (4.97%) jQuery
8 8 (4.42%) HTML5
8 8 (4.42%) JSON
9 6 (3.31%) Ajax
9 6 (3.31%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (3.31%) REST
9 6 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (3.31%) WCF
10 5 (2.76%) ELK Stack
10 5 (2.76%) OpenMP
10 5 (2.76%) Sass
10 5 (2.76%) SOAP
10 5 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 83 (45.86%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (45.30%) Computer Science
3 32 (17.68%) Mathematics
4 20 (11.05%) Algorithms
5 17 (9.39%) Physics
5 17 (9.39%) Statistics
6 14 (7.73%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.52%) Economics
7 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.52%) User Experience
8 9 (4.97%) Robotics
8 9 (4.97%) SCADA
9 7 (3.87%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (3.87%) Derivative
9 7 (3.87%) Equities
9 7 (3.87%) Neural Network
9 7 (3.87%) Visualisation
10 6 (3.31%) Credit Risk
10 6 (3.31%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.15%) Linux
2 10 (5.52%) Unix
2 10 (5.52%) Windows
3 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.70%) Mentoring
2 41 (22.65%) Analytics
3 39 (21.55%) Information Security
4 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (13.81%) Data Architecture
7 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.50%) CRM
8 19 (10.50%) Data Analytics
9 15 (8.29%) Data Management
9 15 (8.29%) Machine Learning
9 15 (8.29%) Project Management
10 13 (7.18%) API Integration
10 13 (7.18%) Data Ingestion
10 13 (7.18%) Master Data Management
10 13 (7.18%) Security Architecture
11 12 (6.63%) Line Management
12 11 (6.08%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.78%) C
2 21 (11.60%) Python
3 20 (11.05%) SQL
4 19 (10.50%) C#
5 16 (8.84%) C++
6 15 (8.29%) Java
6 15 (8.29%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.52%) R
8 9 (4.97%) MATLAB
8 9 (4.97%) PHP
9 7 (3.87%) Scala
10 6 (3.31%) Ruby
11 5 (2.76%) Fortran
12 4 (2.21%) Clojure
12 4 (2.21%) F#
12 4 (2.21%) Groovy
12 4 (2.21%) Haskell
13 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.10%) Cypher
14 2 (1.10%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 162 (89.50%) Degree
2 63 (34.81%) PhD
3 7 (3.87%) CISM
3 7 (3.87%) CISSP
4 6 (3.31%) SANS
5 5 (2.76%) HND
6 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.10%) IIBA
7 2 (1.10%) ISEB
7 2 (1.10%) MBA
7 2 (1.10%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.55%) RHCE
8 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) Basel III
3 2 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) GPG13
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) HDFS
2 13 (7.18%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.10%) Docker
3 2 (1.10%) GridGain
3 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) GPFS
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) Oozie
2 2 (1.10%) Dokku
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) Oracle
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.76%) Google
4 4 (2.21%) Intel
5 2 (1.10%) EMC
5 2 (1.10%) Facebook
5 2 (1.10%) SAP
5 2 (1.10%) Sun
5 2 (1.10%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Actian
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) Ariba
6 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) MapR
6 1 (0.55%) Marketo
6 1 (0.55%) Perforce
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau
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