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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 842 819 775
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -44
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 55 86 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 86
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £36,936
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,163 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -0.79%

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
29759 31530 29565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 24632 23798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in the UK

Postgraduate
Top 19 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 4 August 2015. 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 0 53 £47,500 -1.04% 23
London +24 21 £67,500 +37.75% 4
South East +9 13 £70,000 +45.83% 6
West Midlands - 12 £27,500 - 1
Birmingham - 11 £27,500 - 1
Cambridge +12 6 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East of England -11 6 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £70,000 - 2
Kent - 6 £70,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 - - 1
City of London +35 5 £78,750 - 1
Kidlington - 5 - - 1
Warwick - 1 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £29,000 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 - 1

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 102 (79.69%) Degree
2 64 (50.00%) Finance
3 38 (29.69%) SQL
4 37 (28.91%) Java
5 34 (26.56%) Analytics
6 32 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (22.66%) Project Management
8 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (15.63%) SAS
10 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
11 17 (13.28%) OO
11 17 (13.28%) Risk Management
12 16 (12.50%) C++
12 16 (12.50%) R
13 15 (11.72%) Time Management
13 15 (11.72%) Telecoms
13 15 (11.72%) Information Security
14 14 (10.94%) Data Modelling
14 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
14 14 (10.94%) Marketing
15 13 (10.16%) C#
15 13 (10.16%) Windows
15 13 (10.16%) Statistics
16 12 (9.38%) Economics
16 12 (9.38%) MATLAB
16 12 (9.38%) Python
16 12 (9.38%) Sun
16 12 (9.38%) Sun Certification
16 12 (9.38%) SPSS
16 12 (9.38%) Waterfall

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (15.63%) SAS
2 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.56%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) SPSS
2 11 (8.59%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.78%) GIMP
5 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) UMTS
2 5 (3.91%) PPP
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.47%) Base SAS
2 7 (5.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.34%) Big Data
6 2 (1.56%) Impala
6 2 (1.56%) MySQL
6 2 (1.56%) HBase
6 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.78%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 64 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.94%) Marketing
4 11 (8.59%) Banking
5 8 (6.25%) Front Office
6 6 (4.69%) Retail
7 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.91%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.91%) Legal
8 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.56%) Games
8 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.78%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Developer
2 25 (19.53%) Analyst
3 18 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.59%) IT Auditor
4 11 (8.59%) Auditor
5 10 (7.81%) Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Semantic Web Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Auditor
8 7 (5.47%) Java Web Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Senior IT Auditor
8 7 (5.47%) Trainer
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.69%) Technical Trainer
9 6 (4.69%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (4.69%) Head of Architecture
10 4 (3.13%) SAP Manager
10 4 (3.13%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.13%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) XML
2 8 (6.25%) Apache Jena
3 6 (4.69%) HTML
3 6 (4.69%) CSS
4 5 (3.91%) HTML5
5 4 (3.13%) CSS3
5 4 (3.13%) Web Services
5 4 (3.13%) .NET
6 3 (2.34%) Spring
6 3 (2.34%) jQuery
6 3 (2.34%) Qt
7 2 (1.56%) RESTful
7 2 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.56%) JSON
7 2 (1.56%) Django
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.78%) Sass
8 1 (0.78%) LESS
8 1 (0.78%) Ajax
8 1 (0.78%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
4 13 (10.16%) Statistics
5 12 (9.38%) Economics
6 8 (6.25%) Ontologies
6 8 (6.25%) Physics
6 8 (6.25%) Semantic Web
6 8 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 7 (5.47%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.69%) Equities
8 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.91%) Fixed Income
9 5 (3.91%) Derivative
9 5 (3.91%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.13%) LIMS
10 4 (3.13%) Informatics
10 4 (3.13%) Robotics
11 3 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) Windows
2 7 (5.47%) Linux
3 3 (2.34%) UNIX
4 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) Analytics
2 29 (22.66%) Project Management
3 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.28%) Risk Management
4 17 (13.28%) OO
5 15 (11.72%) Information Security
5 15 (11.72%) Time Management
6 14 (10.94%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.81%) Predictive Analytics
9 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.25%) RDF
10 8 (6.25%) CHAID
10 8 (6.25%) ITIL
10 8 (6.25%) OOP
10 8 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
10 8 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.25%) Customer Insight
10 8 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.69%) SQL
2 37 (28.91%) Java
3 16 (12.50%) C++
3 16 (12.50%) R
4 13 (10.16%) C#
5 12 (9.38%) Python
5 12 (9.38%) MATLAB
6 8 (6.25%) SPARQL
6 8 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.47%) VBA
8 6 (4.69%) Perl
9 5 (3.91%) Haskell
9 5 (3.91%) F#
10 4 (3.13%) C
11 3 (2.34%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (79.69%) Degree
2 12 (9.38%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.34%) CISA
3 3 (2.34%) CISM
3 3 (2.34%) CISMP
3 3 (2.34%) APMP
4 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) MBA
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.56%) HDFS
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Oozie
1 2 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Sun
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.47%) Alterian
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle
4 5 (3.91%) SAP
5 4 (3.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.56%) Sybase
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) EMC
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) OpenText
7 1 (0.78%) RedDot
7 1 (0.78%) Huawei
7 1 (0.78%) Brocade
7 1 (0.78%) New Relic
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
National Theatre
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
HP
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + £5,000 car & upto £35,000 comms
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wales
Airbus
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £47,328 to £59,486 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £47,328 to £59,486 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago