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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 848 871 880
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 86 79 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.074% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 39
Average salary £43,300 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +17.24%

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
28441 29525 28128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.05% 27.72% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22731 23597 22083
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +12 83 £44,000 +3.52% 15
London +28 37 £40,000 -13.51% 9
South East +28 23 £44,395 -7.51% 1
Surrey +25 14 £44,395 -7.51%
North West +27 10 £42,469 +63.34% 2
East of England -3 10 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Oxfordshire -1 6 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge -6 6 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Guildford - 6 £44,000 -
Manchester +27 5 - - 1
City of London - 5 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex 0 4 £67,500 +50.00%
Cheshire - 4 £42,469 -
Camberley - 4 £67,500 -
Warrington - 4 £42,469 -
Gatwick - 4 £67,500 -
Kent +10 2 - -
Wales +9 1 £38,240 +25.37%
South Wales +2 1 £38,240 +25.37%
Reading 0 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Cardiff 0 1 £38,240 +25.37%
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -
Belfast - 1 £35,000 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 99 (65.56%) Degree
2 47 (31.13%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (29.80%) SQL
4 44 (29.14%) SQL Server
5 40 (26.49%) Finance
6 35 (23.18%) Mathematics
7 32 (21.19%) Computer Science
8 30 (19.87%) Red Gate
9 27 (17.88%) Change Management
10 26 (17.22%) Project Management
10 26 (17.22%) Windows
10 26 (17.22%) Statistics
10 26 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (17.22%) DevOps
11 24 (15.89%) Windows Server
12 23 (15.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (14.57%) Symantec
13 22 (14.57%) VMware
13 22 (14.57%) Backup Exec
13 22 (14.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (14.57%) PowerShell
14 21 (13.91%) Analytics
14 21 (13.91%) Java
15 19 (12.58%) Coaching
16 18 (11.92%) Software Engineering
17 17 (11.26%) C++
17 17 (11.26%) R
18 16 (10.60%) SDLC
18 16 (10.60%) PRINCE2

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.31%) Confluence
1 5 (3.31%) SAS
2 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.32%) Node.js
3 2 (1.32%) WordPress
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Drupal
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) SPSS
3 2 (1.32%) EViews
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) OrCAD
3 2 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 3 (1.99%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.65%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.99%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) LAN
2 4 (2.65%) SAN
2 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.65%) WLAN
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) RS-232
3 2 (1.32%) RS-422
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) Big Data
3 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.31%) MySQL
5 4 (2.65%) DB2
5 4 (2.65%) GIS
5 4 (2.65%) Informix
5 4 (2.65%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.65%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.32%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.28%) Subversion
3 10 (6.62%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.97%) JUnit
4 6 (3.97%) Maven
4 6 (3.97%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.31%) JIRA
6 4 (2.65%) ERwin
7 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (26.49%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Marketing
3 10 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.30%) Legal
5 7 (4.64%) Retail
6 6 (3.97%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.31%) Automotive
7 5 (3.31%) Games
7 5 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.99%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.85%) Analyst
2 15 (9.93%) Developer
2 15 (9.93%) Junior
3 13 (8.61%) Administrator
3 13 (8.61%) DevOps Administrator
3 13 (8.61%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 13 (8.61%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (6.62%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.62%) Graduate
5 8 (5.30%) Designer
5 8 (5.30%) UX Designer
6 7 (4.64%) IT Manager
6 7 (4.64%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.64%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (3.97%) Data Scientist
7 6 (3.97%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) .NET
2 12 (7.95%) XML
3 11 (7.28%) CSS
3 11 (7.28%) HTML
4 7 (4.64%) JSON
5 6 (3.97%) Apache Camel
5 6 (3.97%) OSGi
5 6 (3.97%) STL
5 6 (3.97%) Swing
5 6 (3.97%) XML Schema
6 5 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (3.31%) HTML5
6 5 (3.31%) jQuery
6 5 (3.31%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (3.31%) OpenCL
6 5 (3.31%) OpenCV
6 5 (3.31%) Web Services
7 4 (2.65%) CSS3
7 4 (2.65%) Middleware
7 4 (2.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.13%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (23.18%) Mathematics
3 32 (21.19%) Computer Science
4 26 (17.22%) Statistics
5 15 (9.93%) User Experience
6 11 (7.28%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.30%) Physics
8 7 (4.64%) Economics
8 7 (4.64%) NHS
9 6 (3.97%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.31%) Streaming Video
11 4 (2.65%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (2.65%) Credit Risk
11 4 (2.65%) Data Integration
11 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.65%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.65%) Ontologies
11 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.22%) Windows
2 24 (15.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.31%) Unix
4 3 (1.99%) Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.88%) Change Management
2 26 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.22%) DevOps
2 26 (17.22%) Project Management
3 23 (15.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (13.91%) Analytics
5 19 (12.58%) Coaching
6 18 (11.92%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.60%) PRINCE2
7 16 (10.60%) Quality Management
7 16 (10.60%) SDLC
8 14 (9.27%) Machine Learning
8 14 (9.27%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.95%) Data Analysis
9 12 (7.95%) Scrum
10 11 (7.28%) OO
11 9 (5.96%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (5.30%) Service Management
12 8 (5.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.80%) SQL
2 22 (14.57%) PowerShell
3 21 (13.91%) Java
4 17 (11.26%) C++
4 17 (11.26%) R
5 15 (9.93%) Python
6 12 (7.95%) C
7 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.96%) MATLAB
9 6 (3.97%) PHP
9 6 (3.97%) VBA
10 4 (2.65%) Scala
10 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.32%) Perl
12 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.32%) Tcl
13 1 (0.66%) C#
13 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (65.56%) Degree
2 22 (14.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.64%) MBA
4 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.31%) PhD
6 4 (2.65%) CITP
6 4 (2.65%) MCDBA
6 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.32%) ISEB
7 2 (1.32%) MCSA
7 2 (1.32%) MCSE
7 2 (1.32%) OCP
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.66%) HNC
8 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.66%) PMP
8 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) ISO13485
1 5 (3.31%) MISRA
2 2 (1.32%) DICOM
2 2 (1.32%) HL7
3 1 (0.66%) COSHH
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (14.57%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.65%) EnCase
2 4 (2.65%) FTK
3 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (19.87%) Red Gate
2 22 (14.57%) Symantec
2 22 (14.57%) VMware
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle
4 6 (3.97%) SAP
5 5 (3.31%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.31%) IBM
5 5 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.31%) Sybase
6 4 (2.65%) Google
6 4 (2.65%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.99%) Maxymiser
7 3 (1.99%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.66%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.66%) HP
8 1 (0.66%) Twitter
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Salary: to £45k
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Hotcourses
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