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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 814 848 807
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -41
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 81 58 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.051% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 87
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +38.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,309 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +44.61%

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
30031 31161 30625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23591 24788 24798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 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 +11 72 £42,500 -17.07% 7
London +12 24 £52,500 +1.19% 5
South East +14 19 £42,500 -34.61%
Berkshire +10 9 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
Reading - 9 £42,500 -
South West -9 6 £39,000 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 -
County Antrim +13 4 £30,000 -11.11%
Belfast +11 4 £30,000 -11.11%
Northern Ireland +4 4 £30,000 -11.11%
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland +18 3 - -
Devon +3 3 £39,000 -12.84%
Cheltenham +2 3 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -11 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands -14 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Crawley - 3 £45,000 -
Derby - 3 - -
East of England +5 2 - -
Edinburgh +1 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -
Essex - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £43,000 - 1
North West - 2 £43,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Warwick -5 1 - -
Warwickshire -9 1 - -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 137 (86.71%) Degree
2 50 (31.65%) Finance
3 47 (29.75%) Mathematics
4 38 (24.05%) Information Security
5 35 (22.15%) SQL
6 33 (20.89%) Java
6 33 (20.89%) Project Management
7 32 (20.25%) C++
8 30 (18.99%) Risk Management
9 29 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (17.72%) Time Management
10 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (16.46%) Software Engineering
12 23 (14.56%) Analytics
13 22 (13.92%) C#
13 22 (13.92%) Computer Science
14 21 (13.29%) Algorithms
15 20 (12.66%) MATLAB
15 20 (12.66%) Telecoms
16 19 (12.03%) Statistics
17 18 (11.39%) SAS
18 17 (10.76%) MS Office
18 17 (10.76%) R
19 16 (10.13%) Linux
19 16 (10.13%) Management Information System
19 16 (10.13%) Life Science
20 15 (9.49%) Eclipse
20 15 (9.49%) Python
21 14 (8.86%) Windows
21 14 (8.86%) Requirements Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (11.39%) SAS
2 4 (2.53%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Office
2 11 (6.96%) SPSS
3 6 (3.80%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.53%) Mathematica
4 4 (2.53%) Weka
5 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.27%) Stata
7 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.63%) EViews
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.27%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) UMTS
2 10 (6.33%) Network Security
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) 3G
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) Base SAS
1 6 (3.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) Big Data
3 4 (2.53%) Text Mining
3 4 (2.53%) Mahout
3 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.53%) LabVIEW
4 4 (2.53%) Subversion
4 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.27%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.27%) Trac
6 1 (0.63%) GCC
General
1 50 (31.65%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.23%) Marketing
4 10 (6.33%) Banking
5 7 (4.43%) Retail
6 6 (3.80%) Law
7 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.53%) Automotive
8 4 (2.53%) Legal
9 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.90%) Games
10 2 (1.27%) Military
10 2 (1.27%) Advertising
10 2 (1.27%) Front Office
10 2 (1.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (16.46%) Auditor
2 25 (15.82%) Developer
2 25 (15.82%) IT Auditor
3 15 (9.49%) Analyst
4 14 (8.86%) Senior Auditor
4 14 (8.86%) Senior IT Auditor
5 12 (7.59%) Trainer
5 12 (7.59%) AWS Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Consultant
7 9 (5.70%) Team Leader
7 9 (5.70%) Data Scientist
8 8 (5.06%) Technical Trainer
8 8 (5.06%) Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Systems Architect
10 6 (3.80%) Java Team Leader
11 5 (3.16%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) GWT
2 6 (3.80%) Web Services
3 5 (3.16%) XML
3 5 (3.16%) HTML
3 5 (3.16%) CSS
4 4 (2.53%) HTML5
4 4 (2.53%) .NET
5 3 (1.90%) jQuery
5 3 (1.90%) Ajax
5 3 (1.90%) CSS3
6 2 (1.27%) OpenCV
6 2 (1.27%) SciPy
6 2 (1.27%) NumPy
6 2 (1.27%) OpenMP
6 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 2 (1.27%) Qt
6 2 (1.27%) RESTful
6 2 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.75%) Mathematics
2 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.92%) Computer Science
4 21 (13.29%) Algorithms
5 19 (12.03%) Statistics
6 16 (10.13%) Management Information System
6 16 (10.13%) Life Science
7 12 (7.59%) Visualisation
7 12 (7.59%) Cryptography
8 10 (6.33%) Physics
9 8 (5.06%) Economics
10 3 (1.90%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.90%) Informatics
11 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.27%) Exotic Derivative
11 2 (1.27%) Derivative
11 2 (1.27%) Equities
11 2 (1.27%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.27%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.13%) Linux
2 14 (8.86%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.53%) UNIX
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) Information Security
2 33 (20.89%) Project Management
3 30 (18.99%) Risk Management
4 29 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (17.72%) Time Management
6 26 (16.46%) Software Engineering
7 23 (14.56%) Analytics
8 14 (8.86%) Requirements Management
8 14 (8.86%) Data Protection
8 14 (8.86%) Web Development
9 13 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.59%) Line Management
10 12 (7.59%) Product Management
11 11 (6.96%) Performance Management
12 9 (5.70%) Predictive Analytics
12 9 (5.70%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.06%) Quality Management
13 8 (5.06%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.15%) SQL
2 33 (20.89%) Java
3 32 (20.25%) C++
4 22 (13.92%) C#
5 20 (12.66%) MATLAB
6 17 (10.76%) R
7 15 (9.49%) Python
8 12 (7.59%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.06%) C
10 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.16%) Perl
11 5 (3.16%) Fortran
12 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.90%) VBA
14 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.27%) F#
14 2 (1.27%) Delphi
15 1 (0.63%) PHP
15 1 (0.63%) VB
15 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (86.71%) Degree
2 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.70%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.27%) RHCE
5 2 (1.27%) MBA
5 2 (1.27%) PhD
6 1 (0.63%) CISSP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CISA
6 1 (0.63%) CISM
6 1 (0.63%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) SLA
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Puppet
2 4 (2.53%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (8.23%) Oracle
2 12 (7.59%) Google
3 9 (5.70%) Sun
4 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.43%) Alterian
5 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.53%) Huawei
7 3 (1.90%) VMware
7 3 (1.90%) SAP
7 3 (1.90%) Twitter
8 2 (1.27%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.27%) Intel
8 2 (1.27%) ANSYS
8 2 (1.27%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.63%) Brocade
9 1 (0.63%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.63%) ESRI
9 1 (0.63%) NetApp
9 1 (0.63%) EMC
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
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