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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 809 736 793
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +57
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 94 128 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 81
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 £30,000 £35,387 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,200 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,325 £42,500 £41,153
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +3.27%

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
31234 29580 33891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.11% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24200 23976 28787
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -51 82 £48,000 +6.66% 14
London -40 32 £67,500 +49.03% 4
South East +10 25 £48,000 +12.94% 1
Surrey +13 17 £48,000 +20.00%
East of England -20 16 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Cambridgeshire -16 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridge -9 9 £45,000 +8.43% 1
City of London -8 7 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Scotland -17 6 £32,000 - 3
Berkshire -8 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Slough - 5 £60,000 -
Glasgow -7 4 £32,000 - 1
Camberley - 3 £30,000 -
County Londonderry - 3 £34,300 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,300 -
Guildford +16 2 £57,500 +43.75%
North West -15 2 - - 1
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £28,000 -
Southampton - 2 £40,325 -
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £40,325 -
Leicestershire - 2 £35,000 - 1
South West - 2 £34,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £28,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £28,000 -
Lewes -10 1 £42,500 +54.54%

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 113 (67.66%) Degree
2 65 (38.92%) C++
3 50 (29.94%) Java
4 49 (29.34%) SQL
5 48 (28.74%) Computer Science
6 45 (26.95%) JavaScript
7 42 (25.15%) Finance
8 41 (24.55%) C#
9 40 (23.95%) Software Engineering
9 40 (23.95%) Mathematics
10 34 (20.36%) Python
11 33 (19.76%) Linux
11 33 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (16.77%) Perl
13 27 (16.17%) Marketing
14 26 (15.57%) Web Development
15 25 (14.97%) Oracle
16 22 (13.17%) Project Management
16 22 (13.17%) OO
17 21 (12.57%) .NET
17 21 (12.57%) UNIX
18 20 (11.98%) Windows
18 20 (11.98%) MS Excel
18 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
19 19 (11.38%) Analytics
20 18 (10.78%) jQuery
20 18 (10.78%) Telecoms
21 17 (10.18%) Visualisation
22 16 (9.58%) HTML5
22 16 (9.58%) MySQL

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.79%) Node.js
2 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.80%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.80%) Smallworld
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.40%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) TCP/IP
1 9 (5.39%) NGN
2 7 (4.19%) Internet
3 6 (3.59%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.59%) Broadband
4 5 (2.99%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.99%) Wireless
4 5 (2.99%) SSH
4 5 (2.99%) Ethereal
4 5 (2.99%) tcpdump
4 5 (2.99%) MVNO
5 4 (2.40%) Wireless Security
5 4 (2.40%) 3G
5 4 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.40%) SAN
6 3 (1.80%) Network Security
7 2 (1.20%) Firewall
7 2 (1.20%) Intranet
7 2 (1.20%) UMTS
8 1 (0.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) MySQL
2 11 (6.59%) Big Data
3 7 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.59%) QlikView
5 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.99%) Text Mining
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.40%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.80%) JUnit
3 2 (1.20%) Grunt
3 2 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.60%) GCC
4 1 (0.60%) Robotium
4 1 (0.60%) SCons
4 1 (0.60%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (25.15%) Finance
2 27 (16.17%) Marketing
3 18 (10.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.38%) Back Office
5 6 (3.59%) Legal
6 5 (2.99%) Advertising
7 4 (2.40%) Banking
7 4 (2.40%) Retail
8 3 (1.80%) Military
9 2 (1.20%) Games
9 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Developer
2 23 (13.77%) Senior Developer
3 22 (13.17%) Analyst
4 20 (11.98%) Software Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) Consultant
6 14 (8.38%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.38%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Software Development Engineer
7 13 (7.78%) Senior Manager
7 13 (7.78%) Development Engineer
8 12 (7.19%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Programmer
10 7 (4.19%) Administrator
10 7 (4.19%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) Sales Manager
10 7 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.59%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.57%) .NET
2 18 (10.78%) jQuery
3 16 (9.58%) HTML
3 16 (9.58%) HTML5
4 14 (8.38%) CSS3
4 14 (8.38%) ASP.NET
4 14 (8.38%) CSS
5 12 (7.19%) GWT
6 11 (6.59%) Web Services
7 8 (4.79%) Sass
7 8 (4.79%) LESS
8 6 (3.59%) XML
9 4 (2.40%) LAMP
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.20%) Qt
10 2 (1.20%) J2EE
10 2 (1.20%) JSON
10 2 (1.20%) PostGIS
10 2 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.74%) Computer Science
2 40 (23.95%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.18%) Visualisation
4 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.59%) Life Science
6 8 (4.79%) Grid Computing
7 7 (4.19%) Open Source
8 6 (3.59%) Statistics
8 6 (3.59%) PMI
8 6 (3.59%) GIS
9 5 (2.99%) Handset
9 5 (2.99%) Replication
9 5 (2.99%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.99%) Social Media
9 5 (2.99%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (2.99%) Physics
9 5 (2.99%) Biology
10 4 (2.40%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.20%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.76%) Linux
2 21 (12.57%) UNIX
3 20 (11.98%) Windows
4 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.99%) Fedora
4 5 (2.99%) CentOS
4 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) Software Engineering
2 33 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.57%) Web Development
4 22 (13.17%) OO
4 22 (13.17%) Project Management
5 19 (11.38%) Analytics
6 14 (8.38%) ITIL
6 14 (8.38%) Information Security
6 14 (8.38%) Automated Testing
7 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.78%) Refactoring
7 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.59%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.59%) Product Management
9 10 (5.99%) Change Management
10 9 (5.39%) Data Management
10 9 (5.39%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (4.79%) Data Protection
12 7 (4.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.92%) C++
2 50 (29.94%) Java
3 49 (29.34%) SQL
4 45 (26.95%) JavaScript
5 41 (24.55%) C#
6 34 (20.36%) Python
7 28 (16.77%) Perl
8 16 (9.58%) C
9 14 (8.38%) Ruby
10 13 (7.78%) PL/SQL
10 13 (7.78%) Objective-C
11 8 (4.79%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (4.19%) R
13 5 (2.99%) sed
13 5 (2.99%) Korn
13 5 (2.99%) Bourne shell
13 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.99%) AWK
13 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.99%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 113 (67.66%) Degree
2 10 (5.99%) MBA
3 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.59%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.59%) PhD
5 5 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (2.99%) CITP
6 4 (2.40%) CIPD
7 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) OCP
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) MCTS
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) VCAP
9 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) TickIT
2 1 (0.60%) WAI
2 1 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) YUM
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (14.97%) Oracle
2 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.59%) Google
4 7 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.59%) FrontRange
5 6 (3.59%) ESRI
6 5 (2.99%) NetSuite
6 5 (2.99%) HubSpot
6 5 (2.99%) Cognos
6 5 (2.99%) Siebel
6 5 (2.99%) CA
6 5 (2.99%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.40%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.80%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.60%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.60%) Zend
10 1 (0.60%) Tableau
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