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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 873 907 907
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 45 54 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.049% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 48
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -1.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -17.61%

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
26026 30183 31681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.38% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21043 23983 24821
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 40 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England +32 11 £40,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cambridge +12 10 £42,500 +6.25% 4
London +25 9 £38,432 -43.06% 5
South East +28 8 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £33,750 -
Scotland - 5 £47,500 -
North West - 4 £46,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £55,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -20 3 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £38,432 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Skipton - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £40,000 -
Witney - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £53,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Leeds - 2 £33,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £33,750 -
Wales +2 1 - - 1
West Midlands -15 1 £30,000 +6.19% 1
Birmingham -21 1 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Merseyside - 1 £36,070 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
New Quay - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 - -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 90 (77.59%) Degree
2 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
4 21 (18.10%) SQL
4 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
5 18 (15.52%) Analytics
6 17 (14.66%) Python
6 17 (14.66%) Mathematics
7 16 (13.79%) Statistics
7 16 (13.79%) C#
7 16 (13.79%) Java
7 16 (13.79%) User Experience
8 15 (12.93%) .NET
8 15 (12.93%) Linux
9 14 (12.07%) Marketing
10 13 (11.21%) C++
10 13 (11.21%) Project Management
11 12 (10.34%) Windows
11 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.34%) Prototyping
11 12 (10.34%) Visualisation
12 11 (9.48%) Algorithms
12 11 (9.48%) Web Services
12 11 (9.48%) ITIL
13 10 (8.62%) Finance
13 10 (8.62%) CSS
13 10 (8.62%) HTML
13 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
13 10 (8.62%) Active Directory

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.03%) SAS
2 4 (3.45%) CMS
2 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) Apache
3 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.59%) Drupal
4 2 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) 3ds Max
3 4 (3.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.59%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.59%) Maya
4 3 (2.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.86%) EViews
5 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.86%) SPSS
5 1 (0.86%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.86%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.86%) GitHub
4 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Firewall
2 3 (2.59%) LAN
2 3 (2.59%) VLAN
2 3 (2.59%) WAN
2 3 (2.59%) Wireless
3 2 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Big Data
2 9 (7.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (3.45%) QlikView
3 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.72%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.86%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.86%) Impala
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 14 (12.07%) Marketing
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Retail
3 6 (5.17%) Games
3 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.72%) Automotive
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Front Office
5 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Developer
2 11 (9.48%) Analyst
2 11 (9.48%) Designer
3 9 (7.76%) Graduate
3 9 (7.76%) Software Developer
3 9 (7.76%) UX Designer
4 8 (6.90%) Data Scientist
4 8 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Junior
6 6 (5.17%) IT Graduate
6 6 (5.17%) IT Support
6 6 (5.17%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.31%) Graduate 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.31%) Graduate Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.31%) Graduate IT Support
7 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.31%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) .NET
2 11 (9.48%) Web Services
3 10 (8.62%) CSS
3 10 (8.62%) HTML
3 10 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.17%) JMS
5 6 (5.17%) jQuery
5 6 (5.17%) REST
5 6 (5.17%) Spring
5 6 (5.17%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (4.31%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (3.45%) XML
8 3 (2.59%) EDI
8 3 (2.59%) HTML5
8 3 (2.59%) JSON
8 3 (2.59%) LAMP
9 2 (1.72%) Laravel
9 2 (1.72%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
3 17 (14.66%) Mathematics
4 16 (13.79%) Statistics
4 16 (13.79%) User Experience
5 12 (10.34%) Visualisation
6 11 (9.48%) Algorithms
7 10 (8.62%) Physics
8 6 (5.17%) Economics
9 3 (2.59%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (2.59%) CMDB
9 3 (2.59%) Neural Network
9 3 (2.59%) Social Media
10 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.72%) Health Informatics
10 2 (1.72%) Informatics
10 2 (1.72%) Life Science
10 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 12 (10.34%) Windows
3 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.31%) Unix
4 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.52%) Analytics
3 13 (11.21%) Project Management
4 12 (10.34%) Prototyping
4 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.48%) ITIL
6 10 (8.62%) Machine Learning
7 9 (7.76%) MVC
7 9 (7.76%) OO
8 8 (6.90%) ITSM
8 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.03%) Project Planning
9 7 (6.03%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.17%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.17%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.17%) SDLC
10 6 (5.17%) Service Management
10 6 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.10%) SQL
2 17 (14.66%) Python
3 16 (13.79%) C#
3 16 (13.79%) Java
4 13 (11.21%) C++
5 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.90%) MATLAB
6 8 (6.90%) R
7 7 (6.03%) C
8 6 (5.17%) PHP
9 4 (3.45%) VBA
10 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.86%) F#
12 1 (0.86%) Fortran
12 1 (0.86%) Lua
12 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (77.59%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Sun Certification
3 5 (4.31%) CISSP
4 4 (3.45%) PhD
5 3 (2.59%) APMG
5 3 (2.59%) CISA
6 2 (1.72%) CEH
6 2 (1.72%) CHFI
6 2 (1.72%) CISM
6 2 (1.72%) HND
6 2 (1.72%) SANS
7 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) MCP
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) ISO13485
3 2 (1.72%) MISRA
3 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) HL7
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) RedGate
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.03%) Sun
3 7 (6.03%) VMware
4 4 (3.45%) Netezza
4 4 (3.45%) SAP
5 3 (2.59%) Adobe
5 3 (2.59%) Autodesk
5 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco
6 2 (1.72%) Google
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.72%) Remedy
6 2 (1.72%) Tableau
7 1 (0.86%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.86%) Veeam
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