The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 855 789 821
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +32
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 62 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.085% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 84 85
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,309 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £32,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+43.51% -18.12%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -72 58 £50,000 +42.85% 10
London -59 20 £51,879 -5.67% 2
South East -16 18 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Surrey +1 14 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Guildford - 13 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire -17 10 £47,000 +46.87% 1
Cambridge -17 10 £47,000 +46.87% 1
East of England -35 10 £47,000 +39.25% 1
South West - 8 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Devon - 3 £46,500 -
Paignton - 3 £46,500 -
Belfast +13 2 £33,750 - 1
Northern Ireland +13 2 £33,750 - 1
County Antrim +12 2 £33,750 - 1
Scotland -18 2 - - 2
City of London -19 2 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 2
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oxford +3 1 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £37,500 +17.18%
Hampshire -3 1 £40,325 -26.68% 1
Oxfordshire -10 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £40,325 - 1
Warwick - 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £32,500 -
Avon - 1 £45,000 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 71 (61.21%) Degree
2 61 (52.59%) Finance
3 39 (33.62%) C++
4 35 (30.17%) SQL
5 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
6 28 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
8 26 (22.41%) Project Management
9 25 (21.55%) C#
9 25 (21.55%) Linux
10 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
11 22 (18.97%) .NET
12 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
13 20 (17.24%) Risk Management
14 18 (15.52%) Windows
14 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.66%) C
16 16 (13.79%) Mathematics
16 16 (13.79%) jQuery
16 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
17 15 (12.93%) Information Security
18 13 (11.21%) Back Office
18 13 (11.21%) Banking
18 13 (11.21%) Java
18 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
19 12 (10.34%) Web Services
19 12 (10.34%) Oracle
19 12 (10.34%) Python
19 12 (10.34%) OO

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.59%) Node.js
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.86%) Tornado
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) Stata
4 1 (0.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) ResourceLink
1 4 (3.45%) Agresso
2 1 (0.86%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.86%) Heroku
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) Wireless
2 4 (3.45%) HTTP
3 3 (2.59%) Wireless Security
3 3 (2.59%) NGN
3 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.59%) LAN
3 3 (2.59%) Broadband
3 3 (2.59%) 3G
3 3 (2.59%) FTP
3 3 (2.59%) SMTP
4 2 (1.72%) UMTS
4 2 (1.72%) VoIP
5 1 (0.86%) LTE
5 1 (0.86%) AMQP
5 1 (0.86%) Network Security
5 1 (0.86%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) QlikView
3 3 (2.59%) Text Mining
4 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.86%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.86%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.86%) SQLite
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.72%) JUnit
2 2 (1.72%) SCons
2 2 (1.72%) GoogleTest
2 2 (1.72%) GCC
2 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.86%) Hudson
3 1 (0.86%) Mocha
3 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 61 (52.59%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Back Office
2 13 (11.21%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Law
4 6 (5.17%) Legal
4 6 (5.17%) Marketing
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Front Office
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.59%) Games
7 2 (1.72%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Military
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) Senior Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.21%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Programmer
6 11 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Market Risk Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Administrator
9 6 (5.17%) Market Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Research Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.31%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) .NET
2 16 (13.79%) jQuery
3 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
4 12 (10.34%) Web Services
5 7 (6.03%) Qt
6 6 (5.17%) HTML
6 6 (5.17%) HTML5
7 4 (3.45%) CSS
7 4 (3.45%) CSS3
8 3 (2.59%) LAMP
9 2 (1.72%) Java SE
9 2 (1.72%) Java EE
9 2 (1.72%) SWT
9 2 (1.72%) Swing
9 2 (1.72%) AWT
9 2 (1.72%) JSP
9 2 (1.72%) Servlets
9 2 (1.72%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.72%) ZK
10 1 (0.86%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 16 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.03%) Hedge funds
4 7 (6.03%) Market Risk
4 7 (6.03%) Grid Computing
5 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.17%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.17%) Derivative
5 6 (5.17%) GPGPU
6 5 (4.31%) Statistics
7 4 (3.45%) Equities
7 4 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.59%) Semantic Web
8 3 (2.59%) Online Games
8 3 (2.59%) Open Source
8 3 (2.59%) NHS
9 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Linux
2 18 (15.52%) Windows
3 6 (5.17%) Scientific Linux
4 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.31%) UNIX
5 4 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.41%) Project Management
3 20 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.93%) Information Security
6 12 (10.34%) OO
7 9 (7.76%) TDD
7 9 (7.76%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.90%) Validation
8 8 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.90%) UML
8 8 (6.90%) Analytics
9 7 (6.03%) Parallel Programming
9 7 (6.03%) Stress Testing
9 7 (6.03%) Product Management
9 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.03%) Change Management
10 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.17%) Bioinformatics
10 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) C++
2 35 (30.17%) SQL
3 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.55%) C#
5 17 (14.66%) C
6 13 (11.21%) Java
7 12 (10.34%) Python
8 6 (5.17%) R
9 5 (4.31%) Perl
10 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.59%) Ruby
12 2 (1.72%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.72%) Fortran
12 2 (1.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.86%) Scala
13 1 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.86%) VBScript
13 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (61.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) PhD
3 5 (4.31%) MCSA
3 5 (4.31%) CISA
3 5 (4.31%) QiCA
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.31%) MCTS
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.59%) MBA
5 2 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.86%) VCAP
6 1 (0.86%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) MCITP
6 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 5 (4.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) GAMP
3 1 (0.86%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
1 2 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) IBM
4 6 (5.17%) Intel
5 5 (4.31%) JBoss
6 4 (3.45%) Siebel
7 3 (2.59%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) VMware
8 2 (1.72%) Google
8 2 (1.72%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.72%) ESRI
8 2 (1.72%) Cognos
8 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.86%) Zend
9 1 (0.86%) Tableau
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) Apple
9 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.86%) HP
9 1 (0.86%) Dell
Leatherhead, Surrey
Experis Engineering
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 2 days ago
Malton, North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: To £15K
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
TTM Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago