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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 825 766 820
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +54
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 79 113 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 85
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -

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
30936 29020 33232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.19% 26.82% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24445 23647 27646
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 -55 73 £48,000 +6.66% 7
London -48 29 £70,000 +55.27% 1
South East +4 21 £48,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey -4 12 £48,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -29 12 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Cambridge -8 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -11 11 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Slough +10 7 £60,000 +179.06%
Berkshire +8 7 £60,000 +158.06% 1
City of London -4 4 £31,000 -31.11%
Camberley - 4 £30,000 - 1
South West -19 3 £52,500 +34.61%
Yorkshire -25 3 £43,000 +13.66%
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,300 - 1
County Londonderry - 3 £34,300 -
East Midlands -2 2 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -6 2 - - 1
East Sussex -14 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 -
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Lewes - 2 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Guildford -2 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -17 1 - -
Devon -20 1 - -
West Midlands -30 1 £20,500 -34.92%
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 114 (71.25%) Degree
2 60 (37.50%) C++
3 55 (34.38%) Java
4 45 (28.13%) Computer Science
5 42 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (26.25%) Software Engineering
6 40 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 39 (24.38%) SQL
8 38 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (23.13%) Mentoring
9 37 (23.13%) Linux
9 37 (23.13%) Python
10 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
10 34 (21.25%) C#
11 31 (19.38%) Finance
12 30 (18.75%) Perl
13 28 (17.50%) Project Management
14 27 (16.88%) Oracle
14 27 (16.88%) Web Development
15 24 (15.00%) Marketing
16 23 (14.38%) Windows
17 22 (13.75%) Management Information System
18 21 (13.13%) UNIX
19 20 (12.50%) C
20 19 (11.88%) OO
20 19 (11.88%) Telecoms
21 18 (11.25%) Information Security
22 17 (10.63%) MySQL
22 17 (10.63%) Analytics
23 16 (10.00%) HTML5

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (4.38%) Node.js
2 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.88%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.88%) Smallworld
3 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) Mathematica
3 3 (1.88%) Stata
4 1 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Workday HCM
1 4 (2.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.75%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.13%) Ethereal
3 5 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 5 (3.13%) NGN
3 5 (3.13%) SSH
3 5 (3.13%) MVNO
3 5 (3.13%) tcpdump
4 4 (2.50%) SAN
4 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.88%) Internet
6 2 (1.25%) Network Security
6 2 (1.25%) Broadband
6 2 (1.25%) Intranet
6 2 (1.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.63%) DVB
7 1 (0.63%) CTI
7 1 (0.63%) ATM
7 1 (0.63%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) MySQL
2 10 (6.25%) Big Data
3 7 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.13%) Text Mining
4 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.88%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.88%) QlikView
7 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.50%) Subversion
3 4 (2.50%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.88%) JUnit
4 3 (1.88%) Grunt
5 2 (1.25%) Trac
5 2 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.63%) GCC
6 1 (0.63%) Robotium
General
1 31 (19.38%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Marketing
3 19 (11.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.38%) Advertising
5 5 (3.13%) Law
5 5 (3.13%) Legal
5 5 (3.13%) Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Retail
5 5 (3.13%) Back Office
6 4 (2.50%) Military
6 4 (2.50%) Games
7 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (21.25%) Developer
2 21 (13.13%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) Analyst
4 16 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 15 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Consultant
7 12 (7.50%) Programmer
7 12 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Software Development Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Development Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Architect
9 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Communications Manager
10 7 (4.38%) Sales Manager
10 7 (4.38%) Marketing Manager
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Communications Manager
11 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.00%) HTML5
1 16 (10.00%) HTML
2 15 (9.38%) GWT
3 13 (8.13%) CSS
3 13 (8.13%) .NET
3 13 (8.13%) CSS3
4 11 (6.88%) jQuery
5 9 (5.63%) XML
6 7 (4.38%) Web Services
6 7 (4.38%) Sass
6 7 (4.38%) LESS
7 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.50%) LAMP
9 3 (1.88%) JSON
9 3 (1.88%) J2EE
9 3 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.88%) REST
10 2 (1.25%) SciPy
10 2 (1.25%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 40 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 38 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (13.75%) Management Information System
5 15 (9.38%) Algorithms
5 15 (9.38%) Life Science
5 15 (9.38%) Visualisation
6 11 (6.88%) Data Structures
7 9 (5.63%) User Experience
7 9 (5.63%) Cryptography
8 7 (4.38%) Statistics
8 7 (4.38%) Social Media
9 6 (3.75%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (3.13%) Replication
10 5 (3.13%) Handset
10 5 (3.13%) GIS
10 5 (3.13%) PMI
10 5 (3.13%) Physics
10 5 (3.13%) Biology
10 5 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.13%) Linux
2 23 (14.38%) Windows
3 21 (13.13%) UNIX
4 5 (3.13%) Fedora
4 5 (3.13%) CentOS
5 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.50%) Android
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (26.25%) Software Engineering
2 37 (23.13%) Mentoring
3 28 (17.50%) Project Management
4 27 (16.88%) Web Development
5 19 (11.88%) OO
6 18 (11.25%) Information Security
7 17 (10.63%) Analytics
8 16 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.75%) ITIL
10 13 (8.13%) Data Protection
11 12 (7.50%) Line Management
12 11 (6.88%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.88%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.88%) Refactoring
13 10 (6.25%) Coaching
14 9 (5.63%) Product Management
14 9 (5.63%) Risk Management
14 9 (5.63%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.50%) C++
2 55 (34.38%) Java
3 39 (24.38%) SQL
4 37 (23.13%) Python
5 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 34 (21.25%) C#
6 30 (18.75%) Perl
7 20 (12.50%) C
8 15 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.50%) Ruby
10 11 (6.88%) Objective-C
11 10 (6.25%) R
12 9 (5.63%) Bash Shell
13 8 (5.00%) MATLAB
14 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
14 7 (4.38%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (3.13%) AWK
15 5 (3.13%) Korn
15 5 (3.13%) PowerHouse
15 5 (3.13%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 114 (71.25%) Degree
2 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) PhD
3 8 (5.00%) MBA
4 7 (4.38%) CITP
5 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.50%) CIPD
7 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) RHCE
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.63%) OCP
9 1 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
2 1 (0.63%) TickIT
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) KVM
2 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) YUM
2 4 (2.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Oracle
2 13 (8.13%) Google
3 9 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.38%) NetSuite
4 7 (4.38%) HubSpot
5 6 (3.75%) FrontRange
6 5 (3.13%) ESRI
6 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.50%) CA
8 3 (1.88%) Cognos
8 3 (1.88%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.25%) Intel
9 2 (1.25%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.25%) ANSYS
9 2 (1.25%) VMware
9 2 (1.25%) SolidWorks
10 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.63%) Avaya
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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