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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 824 756 820
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +64
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 83 113 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 84 74
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,153
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £29,496
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31712 29651 33003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.27% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24819 23877 28269
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -80 68 £48,000 +6.66% 15
South East +12 22 £48,000 +6.66% 4
London -51 21 £49,000 +8.19% 4
East of England -19 20 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -6 19 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Surrey - 17 £48,000 - 3
Scotland -3 14 £32,000 -
Cambridge -6 11 £45,000 +10.42% 4
Edinburgh 0 8 - -
City of London -7 5 - - 2
Glasgow -10 5 £32,000 -
Guildford - 4 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,325 -
Southampton - 3 £40,325 -
Berkshire +2 2 £60,000 +14.28% 1
North East - 2 £28,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £28,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £28,000 -
Slough - 2 £60,000 -
Wiltshire -10 1 £34,500 -48.88%
South West -15 1 £34,500 -48.88% 1
West Yorkshire -39 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -45 1 £28,000 -20.00%
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £34,300 - 3
Swindon - 1 £34,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £82,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £34,500 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 £34,300 - 1

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 103 (68.67%) Degree
2 65 (43.33%) C++
3 55 (36.67%) SQL
4 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
5 45 (30.00%) Finance
5 45 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 44 (29.33%) Java
7 42 (28.00%) C#
8 38 (25.33%) Linux
8 38 (25.33%) Software Engineering
9 35 (23.33%) Python
10 33 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 28 (18.67%) Perl
13 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
13 26 (17.33%) Microsoft
14 25 (16.67%) Oracle
15 24 (16.00%) .NET
15 24 (16.00%) Web Development
16 23 (15.33%) Project Management
17 22 (14.67%) UNIX
17 22 (14.67%) Windows
18 21 (14.00%) OO
19 20 (13.33%) Analytics
20 18 (12.00%) jQuery
21 17 (11.33%) Marketing
21 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET
21 17 (11.33%) Back Office
22 16 (10.67%) MySQL
23 15 (10.00%) HTML

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (5.33%) Node.js
2 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.00%) Smallworld
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (1.33%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.67%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.67%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.67%) Internet
3 6 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.33%) Wireless
4 5 (3.33%) SSH
4 5 (3.33%) Ethereal
4 5 (3.33%) NGN
4 5 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 5 (3.33%) tcpdump
5 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.67%) Wireless Security
5 4 (2.67%) 3G
5 4 (2.67%) SAN
5 4 (2.67%) Broadband
6 3 (2.00%) Network Security
7 2 (1.33%) Firewall
7 2 (1.33%) UMTS
7 2 (1.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.67%) DVB
8 1 (0.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) Big Data
3 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.00%) Text Mining
4 6 (4.00%) QlikView
5 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.67%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.67%) GCC
3 1 (0.67%) SCons
3 1 (0.67%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) JUnit
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Back Office
2 17 (11.33%) Marketing
3 11 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.67%) Banking
4 7 (4.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Law
6 5 (3.33%) Legal
7 3 (2.00%) Front Office
7 3 (2.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Military
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (31.33%) Developer
2 26 (17.33%) Senior Developer
3 19 (12.67%) Analyst
4 18 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 17 (11.33%) .NET Developer
5 17 (11.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Software Development Engineer
6 13 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Development Engineer
7 12 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Programmer
9 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) Consultant
11 7 (4.67%) Administrator
12 6 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.00%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
13 5 (3.33%) Customer Support Engineer
13 5 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.00%) .NET
2 18 (12.00%) jQuery
3 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.00%) CSS
4 15 (10.00%) HTML
4 15 (10.00%) HTML5
4 15 (10.00%) CSS3
5 12 (8.00%) GWT
6 11 (7.33%) Web Services
7 8 (5.33%) Sass
7 8 (5.33%) LESS
8 5 (3.33%) LAMP
9 3 (2.00%) XML
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.33%) Qt
10 2 (1.33%) Zend Framework
11 1 (0.67%) OpenMP
11 1 (0.67%) PostGIS
11 1 (0.67%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.67%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 30 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (9.33%) Visualisation
3 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.00%) Life Science
5 8 (5.33%) Grid Computing
6 6 (4.00%) Open Source
7 5 (3.33%) Biology
7 5 (3.33%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.33%) Statistics
7 5 (3.33%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.33%) Replication
7 5 (3.33%) GIS
7 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.67%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.00%) Physics
9 3 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.00%) Equities
9 3 (2.00%) GPGPU
9 3 (2.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) UNIX
2 22 (14.67%) Windows
3 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.33%) CentOS
4 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.33%) Fedora
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) Software Engineering
2 33 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.00%) Web Development
4 23 (15.33%) Project Management
5 21 (14.00%) OO
6 20 (13.33%) Analytics
7 14 (9.33%) Automated Testing
8 13 (8.67%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.67%) Refactoring
8 13 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.67%) Information Security
9 12 (8.00%) Product Management
10 11 (7.33%) ITIL
11 10 (6.67%) Data Management
12 9 (6.00%) Statistical Analysis
12 9 (6.00%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.33%) TDD
13 8 (5.33%) Bioinformatics
14 7 (4.67%) UML
14 7 (4.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 65 (43.33%) C++
2 55 (36.67%) SQL
3 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 44 (29.33%) Java
5 42 (28.00%) C#
6 35 (23.33%) Python
7 28 (18.67%) Perl
8 14 (9.33%) C
8 14 (9.33%) Ruby
9 13 (8.67%) PL/SQL
9 13 (8.67%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.33%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (4.00%) R
12 5 (3.33%) sed
12 5 (3.33%) Korn
12 5 (3.33%) Bourne shell
12 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.33%) AWK
12 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 103 (68.67%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) MBA
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) PhD
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.00%) CIPD
5 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) PMP
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.67%) MCSA
6 1 (0.67%) OCP
6 1 (0.67%) MCSD
6 1 (0.67%) CITP
6 1 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.67%) MCTS
6 1 (0.67%) MCITP
6 1 (0.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) TickIT
3 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) YUM
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
2 2 (1.33%) Ansible
2 2 (1.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.67%) Oracle
3 11 (7.33%) Google
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.33%) CA
5 5 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.33%) Cognos
5 5 (3.33%) Siebel
5 5 (3.33%) FrontRange
5 5 (3.33%) ESRI
5 5 (3.33%) IBM
6 3 (2.00%) Intel
7 2 (1.33%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.33%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.33%) VMware
7 2 (1.33%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.33%) Zend
8 1 (0.67%) Tableau
8 1 (0.67%) Teradata
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive, Flexible
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 4 days ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dungiven, County Londonderry
Unilever
Salary: £30,500 - £38,100
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster University
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Technology Partnership
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Channel 4
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Royal Holloway University
Salary: Salary £ 98,084 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 25 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago