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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 823 765 814
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +49
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 81 110 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 69
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 £29,281
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.18%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31535 29694 33047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.27% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24720 23936 28341
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 £66,500 £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 23 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 23 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
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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 -73 64 £46,500 +3.33% 13
East of England -33 20 £42,500 - 5
London -50 20 £46,750 +2.74% 2
South East 0 19 £48,000 +6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 19 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Scotland -1 17 £32,000 -
Surrey - 15 £48,000 - 2
Edinburgh 0 11 - -
Cambridge -6 11 £42,500 +4.29% 5
Glasgow -8 5 £32,000 -
City of London -8 5 - - 2
Guildford - 5 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,325 - 1
Southampton - 3 £40,325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £28,000 -
North East - 2 £28,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £28,000 -
Berkshire +5 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire -11 1 £34,500 -48.88%
South West -15 1 £34,500 -48.88% 1
West Yorkshire -33 1 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 1 £28,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £82,500 -
Somerset - 1 £34,500 -
Swindon - 1 £34,500 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £34,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £26,500 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 98 (66.22%) Degree
2 63 (42.57%) C++
3 55 (37.16%) SQL
4 49 (33.11%) JavaScript
5 46 (31.08%) Finance
6 45 (30.41%) Computer Science
7 43 (29.05%) Java
8 40 (27.03%) C#
8 40 (27.03%) Linux
8 40 (27.03%) Software Engineering
9 35 (23.65%) Python
10 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
11 28 (18.92%) Perl
12 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
13 26 (17.57%) Mathematics
14 25 (16.89%) .NET
15 22 (14.86%) Oracle
15 22 (14.86%) UNIX
15 22 (14.86%) Windows
15 22 (14.86%) Project Management
15 22 (14.86%) Web Development
16 20 (13.51%) OO
16 20 (13.51%) Analytics
17 19 (12.84%) jQuery
18 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
18 18 (12.16%) Back Office
19 16 (10.81%) MySQL
20 15 (10.14%) HTML
20 15 (10.14%) CSS

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (5.41%) Node.js
2 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.03%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.03%) Smallworld
4 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (1.35%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.68%) Agresso
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.68%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.68%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.73%) Internet
3 6 (4.05%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.38%) Wireless
4 5 (3.38%) SSH
4 5 (3.38%) Ethereal
4 5 (3.38%) Wireshark
4 5 (3.38%) tcpdump
5 4 (2.70%) Wireless Security
5 4 (2.70%) NGN
5 4 (2.70%) 3G
5 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.70%) SAN
5 4 (2.70%) Broadband
6 3 (2.03%) Network Security
7 2 (1.35%) UMTS
7 2 (1.35%) Intranet
7 2 (1.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.68%) DVB
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) MySQL
2 11 (7.43%) Big Data
3 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.05%) Text Mining
4 6 (4.05%) QlikView
5 5 (3.38%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.70%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.68%) GCC
3 1 (0.68%) SCons
3 1 (0.68%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (31.08%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Back Office
3 14 (9.46%) Marketing
4 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.41%) Banking
5 8 (5.41%) Retail
5 8 (5.41%) Law
6 5 (3.38%) Legal
7 4 (2.70%) Front Office
7 4 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.35%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Developer
2 27 (18.24%) Senior Developer
3 21 (14.19%) Software Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Analyst
4 18 (12.16%) .NET Developer
5 17 (11.49%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Software Development Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Programmer
6 13 (8.78%) Development Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) Administrator
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.05%) Market Risk Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.89%) .NET
2 19 (12.84%) jQuery
3 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET
4 15 (10.14%) CSS
4 15 (10.14%) HTML
4 15 (10.14%) HTML5
4 15 (10.14%) CSS3
5 11 (7.43%) Web Services
6 10 (6.76%) GWT
7 8 (5.41%) Sass
7 8 (5.41%) LESS
8 5 (3.38%) LAMP
9 2 (1.35%) Zend Framework
9 2 (1.35%) XML
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.35%) Qt
10 1 (0.68%) PostGIS
10 1 (0.68%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.68%) OpenCL
10 1 (0.68%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.41%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.57%) Mathematics
3 14 (9.46%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.78%) Visualisation
5 10 (6.76%) Life Science
6 8 (5.41%) Grid Computing
7 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (4.05%) Open Source
8 6 (4.05%) Market Risk
9 5 (3.38%) Biology
9 5 (3.38%) GPGPU
9 5 (3.38%) Statistics
9 5 (3.38%) Cryptography
9 5 (3.38%) Replication
9 5 (3.38%) GIS
10 4 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.70%) Equities
10 4 (2.70%) Hedge funds
11 3 (2.03%) Physics
11 3 (2.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.03%) Linux
2 22 (14.86%) UNIX
2 22 (14.86%) Windows
3 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.38%) Scientific Linux
4 5 (3.38%) CentOS
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.38%) Fedora
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.03%) Software Engineering
2 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.86%) Project Management
3 22 (14.86%) Web Development
4 20 (13.51%) OO
4 20 (13.51%) Analytics
5 14 (9.46%) Automated Testing
6 13 (8.78%) Business Analysis
6 13 (8.78%) Refactoring
6 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.78%) Information Security
7 12 (8.11%) Product Management
8 10 (6.76%) ITIL
8 10 (6.76%) Data Management
8 10 (6.76%) Bioinformatics
9 9 (6.08%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (6.08%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.41%) TDD
11 7 (4.73%) UML
11 7 (4.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.57%) C++
2 55 (37.16%) SQL
3 49 (33.11%) JavaScript
4 43 (29.05%) Java
5 40 (27.03%) C#
6 35 (23.65%) Python
7 28 (18.92%) Perl
8 14 (9.46%) Ruby
9 13 (8.78%) Objective-C
9 13 (8.78%) C
10 11 (7.43%) PL/SQL
11 8 (5.41%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (4.05%) R
13 5 (3.38%) sed
13 5 (3.38%) Bourne shell
13 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.38%) AWK
13 5 (3.38%) Korn
14 2 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (66.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) MBA
2 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) PhD
4 3 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.35%) PMP
5 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.35%) MCSE
5 2 (1.35%) CIPD
5 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.68%) MCTS
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) OCP
6 1 (0.68%) MCSD
6 1 (0.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) TickIT
3 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) YUM
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
2 2 (1.35%) Ansible
2 2 (1.35%) SCCM
2 2 (1.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.86%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) Google
4 7 (4.73%) IBM
4 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.38%) Intel
5 5 (3.38%) CA
5 5 (3.38%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.38%) Cognos
5 5 (3.38%) Siebel
5 5 (3.38%) FrontRange
5 5 (3.38%) ESRI
6 2 (1.35%) VMware
6 2 (1.35%) Zend
6 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.35%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.68%) Informatica
7 1 (0.68%) BMC
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster University
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Technology Partnership
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Channel 4
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Royal Holloway University
Salary: Salary £ 98,084 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago