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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 826 748 824
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +76
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 76 128 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54 92 69
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,634
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,400 £67,200
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £43,077
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.14%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -75 70 £48,000 +6.66% 7
London -72 27 £75,000 +64.83% 3
South East -7 19 £48,000 +12.94%
Surrey +12 13 £48,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire -8 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England -35 13 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Cambridge -13 10 £40,000 -3.03% 3
City of London -3 6 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Berkshire +5 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Slough - 5 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -32 3 £43,000 +13.66%
Northern Ireland - 3 £34,300 - 1
County Londonderry - 3 £34,300 -
Camberley - 3 £30,000 -
North West -19 2 - -
South West -26 2 £52,500 +34.61%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Loughborough - 2 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Guildford +11 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Lewes -14 1 £42,500 +54.54%
West Midlands -18 1 £20,500 -34.92%
East Sussex -26 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £28,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £20,500 -
Avon - 1 £52,500 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 108 (67.50%) Degree
2 60 (37.50%) C++
3 52 (32.50%) Java
4 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 46 (28.75%) SQL
7 41 (25.63%) JavaScript
7 41 (25.63%) Mentoring
8 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 39 (24.38%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (23.75%) C#
10 38 (23.75%) Finance
11 36 (22.50%) Mathematics
12 35 (21.88%) Python
13 33 (20.63%) Linux
14 29 (18.13%) Perl
15 26 (16.25%) Web Development
16 25 (15.63%) Marketing
16 25 (15.63%) Oracle
17 24 (15.00%) Project Management
18 22 (13.75%) OO
19 21 (13.13%) UNIX
19 21 (13.13%) Windows
20 19 (11.88%) Analytics
21 18 (11.25%) HTML5
21 18 (11.25%) .NET
21 18 (11.25%) MySQL
21 18 (11.25%) HTML
21 18 (11.25%) Management Information System
22 16 (10.00%) C

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.00%) Node.js
2 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.88%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.88%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) SPSS
3 1 (0.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.50%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.38%) NGN
3 6 (3.75%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.13%) Internet
4 5 (3.13%) Wireshark
4 5 (3.13%) SSH
4 5 (3.13%) Ethereal
4 5 (3.13%) tcpdump
4 5 (3.13%) MVNO
5 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.50%) SAN
5 4 (2.50%) Broadband
6 2 (1.25%) 3G
6 2 (1.25%) Wireless
6 2 (1.25%) Intranet
6 2 (1.25%) Firewall
6 2 (1.25%) Network Security
6 2 (1.25%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.63%) DVB
7 1 (0.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) MySQL
2 11 (6.88%) Big Data
3 7 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.75%) Text Mining
5 5 (3.13%) QlikView
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.50%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.75%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.50%) JUnit
3 3 (1.88%) Grunt
4 2 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.63%) GCC
5 1 (0.63%) Robotium
5 1 (0.63%) SCons
5 1 (0.63%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (23.75%) Finance
2 25 (15.63%) Marketing
3 16 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.25%) Back Office
5 6 (3.75%) Legal
6 5 (3.13%) Advertising
6 5 (3.13%) Retail
7 4 (2.50%) Banking
8 3 (1.88%) Games
8 3 (1.88%) Military
8 3 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.25%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.63%) Electronics
10 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Developer
2 21 (13.13%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) Analyst
4 17 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.75%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.75%) Senior Manager
6 13 (8.13%) Consultant
6 13 (8.13%) Software Development Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Development Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Programmer
10 7 (4.38%) Administrator
10 7 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Sales Manager
11 6 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.25%) HTML
1 18 (11.25%) .NET
1 18 (11.25%) HTML5
2 16 (10.00%) jQuery
3 15 (9.38%) CSS
3 15 (9.38%) CSS3
4 12 (7.50%) GWT
5 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.25%) Web Services
7 8 (5.00%) Sass
7 8 (5.00%) LESS
8 7 (4.38%) XML
9 5 (3.13%) LAMP
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.88%) JSON
11 3 (1.88%) J2EE
11 3 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.88%) REST
12 2 (1.25%) PostGIS
12 2 (1.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 39 (24.38%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (22.50%) Mathematics
4 18 (11.25%) Management Information System
5 16 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 15 (9.38%) User Experience
7 12 (7.50%) Life Science
8 7 (4.38%) Open Source
9 6 (3.75%) GIS
9 6 (3.75%) Grid Computing
10 5 (3.13%) Statistics
10 5 (3.13%) Cryptography
10 5 (3.13%) PMI
10 5 (3.13%) Handset
10 5 (3.13%) Replication
10 5 (3.13%) Social Media
10 5 (3.13%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (3.13%) Physics
10 5 (3.13%) Biology
11 4 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.63%) Linux
2 21 (13.13%) UNIX
2 21 (13.13%) Windows
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.13%) Fedora
3 5 (3.13%) CentOS
3 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.63%) Mentoring
3 40 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 26 (16.25%) Web Development
5 24 (15.00%) Project Management
6 22 (13.75%) OO
7 19 (11.88%) Analytics
8 14 (8.75%) Information Security
8 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
8 14 (8.75%) Automated Testing
9 13 (8.13%) Refactoring
9 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
9 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.13%) ITIL
10 12 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.25%) Change Management
11 10 (6.25%) Coaching
12 9 (5.63%) Data Protection
12 9 (5.63%) Data Management
12 9 (5.63%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.50%) C++
2 52 (32.50%) Java
3 46 (28.75%) SQL
4 41 (25.63%) JavaScript
5 38 (23.75%) C#
6 35 (21.88%) Python
7 29 (18.13%) Perl
8 16 (10.00%) C
9 14 (8.75%) Ruby
10 13 (8.13%) PL/SQL
10 13 (8.13%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.00%) R
11 8 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (3.13%) sed
12 5 (3.13%) Korn
12 5 (3.13%) Bourne shell
12 5 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.13%) AWK
12 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.13%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 108 (67.50%) Degree
2 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) PhD
3 8 (5.00%) MBA
4 5 (3.13%) CITP
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.50%) CIPD
6 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.63%) OCP
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) MCTS
8 1 (0.63%) MCITP
8 1 (0.63%) VCAP
8 1 (0.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) TickIT
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) YUM
2 2 (1.25%) Puppet
2 2 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (15.63%) Oracle
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.88%) Google
4 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.75%) ESRI
5 6 (3.75%) FrontRange
6 5 (3.13%) NetSuite
6 5 (3.13%) CA
6 5 (3.13%) HubSpot
7 4 (2.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.50%) Cognos
8 3 (1.88%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.25%) Siebel
9 2 (1.25%) VMware
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) HP
10 1 (0.63%) Dell
10 1 (0.63%) Avaya
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