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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 781 900 914
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +14
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 101 64 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.060% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 81 41 37
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,062
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-11.58% -1.04%

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
23105 29059 31710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.45% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18254 23020 25398
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 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 +91 94 £55,000 +29.41% 12
London +44 51 £110,000 +175.00% 3
City of London +46 32 £110,000 +131.57% 1
East of England +28 11 £47,500 - 5
South East +72 8 £44,000 -26.66% 1
South West +21 8 £28,358 -
West Midlands - 8 £37,500 - 2
North West -15 7 £61,250 +44.22% 1
Hampshire - 7 £44,000 - 1
Devon - 6 £28,358 -
Exeter - 6 £28,358 -
Southampton - 6 £44,000 - 1
Merseyside -8 5 - -
Liverpool -15 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Lichfield - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland - 5 £47,500 -
Cambridge +16 4 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Essex - 4 £47,500 -
Wales - 4 £60,000 -
Colchester - 4 £47,500 -
Hereford - 3 £23,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £23,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £65,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Manchester -10 2 £61,250 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £60,000 -
Cornwall - 2 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 146 (87.43%) Degree
2 61 (36.53%) Computer Science
3 57 (34.13%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (20.96%) PhD
5 35 (20.96%) Mentoring
6 32 (19.16%) Analytics
6 32 (19.16%) Finance
7 31 (18.56%) Advertising
8 30 (17.96%) Information Security
9 26 (15.57%) C
10 25 (14.97%) Python
11 24 (14.37%) Linux
11 24 (14.37%) Mathematics
12 23 (13.77%) SQL
13 22 (13.17%) Big Data
14 20 (11.98%) Algorithms
15 19 (11.38%) C#
16 18 (10.78%) Software Engineering
17 16 (9.58%) Enterprise Architecture
17 16 (9.58%) Oracle
17 16 (9.58%) HTML
18 15 (8.98%) Java
18 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
18 15 (8.98%) C++
18 15 (8.98%) Project Management
18 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
18 15 (8.98%) Statistics
18 15 (8.98%) Marketing
18 15 (8.98%) Physics

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 10 (5.99%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Moodle
5 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) Zemax
3 4 (2.40%) Mathematica
4 2 (1.20%) MS Office
4 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.60%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.60%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) SaaS
2 7 (4.19%) Yammer
3 5 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.99%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (2.99%) Heroku
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) Firewall
1 4 (2.40%) PPP
2 3 (1.80%) LAN
2 3 (1.80%) VLAN
2 3 (1.80%) WAN
2 3 (1.80%) Wireless
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) Big Data
2 13 (7.78%) Apache Hive
2 13 (7.78%) MySQL
3 12 (7.19%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.19%) Sqoop
7 6 (3.59%) HAWQ
7 6 (3.59%) Redis
8 5 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.99%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.40%) HBase
9 4 (2.40%) Impala
10 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.20%) QlikView
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.60%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.60%) gulp
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 31 (18.56%) Advertising
3 15 (8.98%) Marketing
4 14 (8.38%) Front Office
5 10 (5.99%) Banking
5 10 (5.99%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.39%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.19%) Back Office
8 6 (3.59%) Aerospace
8 6 (3.59%) Retail
9 5 (2.99%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.99%) Publishing
10 4 (2.40%) Games
11 3 (1.80%) Electronics
12 2 (1.20%) Military
13 1 (0.60%) Automotive
13 1 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 31 (18.56%) Architect
2 29 (17.37%) Developer
3 24 (14.37%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (7.19%) Software Engineer
5 11 (6.59%) Analyst
5 11 (6.59%) Data Scientist
6 10 (5.99%) Development Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Information Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Information Security Architect
7 9 (5.39%) Security Architect
8 8 (4.79%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Security Manager
9 7 (4.19%) Platform Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Information Manager
10 6 (3.59%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.58%) HTML
2 13 (7.78%) .NET
2 13 (7.78%) CSS
3 12 (7.19%) XML
4 11 (6.59%) jQuery
5 10 (5.99%) CSS3
5 10 (5.99%) HTML5
5 10 (5.99%) Web Services
6 8 (4.79%) JSON
7 7 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (3.59%) Ajax
8 6 (3.59%) Kafka
8 6 (3.59%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.99%) ELK Stack
9 5 (2.99%) OpenMP
9 5 (2.99%) Sass
9 5 (2.99%) WCF
10 4 (2.40%) Akka
10 4 (2.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (36.53%) Computer Science
2 57 (34.13%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (14.37%) Mathematics
4 20 (11.98%) Algorithms
5 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
5 15 (8.98%) Physics
5 15 (8.98%) Statistics
6 12 (7.19%) User Experience
7 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.99%) Visualisation
8 8 (4.79%) Derivative
8 8 (4.79%) Equities
9 7 (4.19%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (3.59%) Data Integration
10 6 (3.59%) Economics
10 6 (3.59%) Neural Network
10 6 (3.59%) Robotics
10 6 (3.59%) SCADA
11 5 (2.99%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Linux
2 13 (7.78%) Unix
3 12 (7.19%) Windows
4 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.96%) Mentoring
3 32 (19.16%) Analytics
4 30 (17.96%) Information Security
5 18 (10.78%) Software Engineering
6 16 (9.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (8.98%) Data Architecture
7 15 (8.98%) Project Management
8 14 (8.38%) Machine Learning
9 13 (7.78%) CRM
10 11 (6.59%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.99%) Data Analytics
11 10 (5.99%) ERP
12 9 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.39%) Data Ingestion
12 9 (5.39%) Security Architecture
12 9 (5.39%) User Stories
12 9 (5.39%) Workflow
13 8 (4.79%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.57%) C
2 25 (14.97%) Python
3 23 (13.77%) SQL
4 19 (11.38%) C#
5 15 (8.98%) C++
5 15 (8.98%) Java
5 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.59%) PHP
7 7 (4.19%) Scala
8 6 (3.59%) R
8 6 (3.59%) Ruby
9 5 (2.99%) F#
9 5 (2.99%) Fortran
10 4 (2.40%) Clojure
10 4 (2.40%) Groovy
10 4 (2.40%) Haskell
10 4 (2.40%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.20%) Perl
11 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (87.43%) Degree
2 35 (20.96%) PhD
3 12 (7.19%) CISSP
4 9 (5.39%) CISM
5 8 (4.79%) SANS
6 5 (2.99%) HND
7 3 (1.80%) CISA
7 3 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.20%) CEH
8 2 (1.20%) CHFI
8 2 (1.20%) IIBA
8 2 (1.20%) ISEB
8 2 (1.20%) MBA
8 2 (1.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.19%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) Basel III
4 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.60%) GPG13
5 1 (0.60%) HL7
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) HDFS
2 9 (5.39%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) GridGain
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Oozie
2 1 (0.60%) Dokku
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) Oracle
2 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.59%) SAP
4 5 (2.99%) Google
5 4 (2.40%) Intel
6 3 (1.80%) EMC
7 2 (1.20%) Sun
7 2 (1.20%) Tableau
7 2 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) Actian
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco
8 1 (0.60%) Facebook
8 1 (0.60%) MapR
8 1 (0.60%) Marketo
8 1 (0.60%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.60%) Netezza
8 1 (0.60%) Perforce
8 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.60%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Carnival UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + competitive benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago