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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
UK
Rank 760 854 872
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +18
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 92 95 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 54
Median salary £110,000 £43,300 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+154.04% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.93% +10.00%

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
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 26 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +95 90 £110,000 +150.00% 5
London +111 67 £110,000 +175.00% 3
City of London +81 46 £110,000 +175.00% 1
North West -5 8 £37,500 -11.69%
East of England +20 7 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Manchester -17 7 £37,500 -
Oldham - 5 - -
South West - 4 - -
West Midlands +35 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Wales +18 3 - -
Hertfordshire +12 3 £55,000 -
Newquay - 3 - -
New Quay - 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 - -
Ceredigion - 3 - -
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Scotland +23 2 £50,500 - 2
Essex +17 2 £32,159 - 1
Cambridge -1 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £35,000 +2.94% 1
St Albans - 2 £55,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +36 1 £35,094 +27.61%
Yorkshire +33 1 £35,094 +27.61%
Leeds +26 1 £35,094 +27.61%
Cheshire +15 1 - -
Birmingham +14 1 £52,500 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £65,500 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 167 (91.26%) Degree
2 106 (57.92%) Computer Science
3 95 (51.91%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (44.26%) PhD
5 74 (40.44%) Mentoring
6 70 (38.25%) Advertising
7 45 (24.59%) C
8 44 (24.04%) Mathematics
9 41 (22.40%) Analytics
10 40 (21.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 37 (20.22%) Information Security
12 35 (19.13%) Finance
13 32 (17.49%) Data Architecture
14 30 (16.39%) Python
15 28 (15.30%) Oracle
15 28 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (14.21%) Big Data
17 25 (13.66%) Front Office
18 24 (13.11%) Marketing
18 24 (13.11%) Algorithms
19 22 (12.02%) Data Analytics
19 22 (12.02%) NoSQL
19 22 (12.02%) Software Engineering
19 22 (12.02%) Linux
19 22 (12.02%) CRM
20 20 (10.93%) C++
20 20 (10.93%) HDFS
21 19 (10.38%) Apache Hive
21 19 (10.38%) Java
21 19 (10.38%) SQL

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 9 (4.92%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.92%) SAS
2 5 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) SPSS
2 4 (2.19%) EViews
2 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.64%) Zemax
4 1 (0.55%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) SaaS
1 16 (8.74%) Yammer
2 5 (2.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.73%) Google Compute Engine
2 5 (2.73%) Heroku
3 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) PPP
2 2 (1.09%) Firewall
2 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
3 1 (0.55%) VLAN
3 1 (0.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.21%) Big Data
2 22 (12.02%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.38%) Apache Hive
4 16 (8.74%) HAWQ
4 16 (8.74%) Sqoop
5 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.01%) MySQL
7 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.83%) Redis
9 5 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.19%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.09%) OLAP
12 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.09%) gulp
5 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.55%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium
5 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (38.25%) Advertising
2 35 (19.13%) Finance
3 25 (13.66%) Front Office
4 24 (13.11%) Marketing
5 16 (8.74%) Back Office
6 12 (6.56%) Banking
7 8 (4.37%) Retail
8 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
8 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.73%) Publishing
10 4 (2.19%) Games
10 4 (2.19%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.55%) Automotive
13 1 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (37.70%) Architect
2 54 (29.51%) Enterprise Architect
3 24 (13.11%) Developer
4 17 (9.29%) Analyst
5 16 (8.74%) Data Architect
5 16 (8.74%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 16 (8.74%) Platform Architect
6 15 (8.20%) Data Scientist
7 14 (7.65%) Software Engineer
8 13 (7.10%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 13 (7.10%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 13 (7.10%) Information Architect
8 13 (7.10%) Information Security Architect
8 13 (7.10%) Security Architect
9 9 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Junior
12 5 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.74%) HTML
1 16 (8.74%) Kafka
2 15 (8.20%) .NET
3 14 (7.65%) XML
4 13 (7.10%) Web Services
5 10 (5.46%) CSS
6 9 (4.92%) CSS3
6 9 (4.92%) jQuery
6 9 (4.92%) REST
7 8 (4.37%) JSON
7 8 (4.37%) SOAP
8 7 (3.83%) HTML5
9 6 (3.28%) Ajax
9 6 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (3.28%) WCF
10 5 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (2.73%) OpenMP
10 5 (2.73%) Sass
10 5 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 106 (57.92%) Computer Science
2 95 (51.91%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (13.11%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.01%) Robotics
5 11 (6.01%) SCADA
6 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.28%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.73%) User Experience
9 3 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.64%) Derivative
9 3 (1.64%) Equities
9 3 (1.64%) Life Science
10 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.09%) Replication
10 2 (1.09%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.09%) Social Media
11 1 (0.55%) GPGPU
11 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.02%) Linux
2 10 (5.46%) Unix
3 7 (3.83%) Windows
4 6 (3.28%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.09%) VMS
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.44%) Mentoring
2 44 (24.04%) Mathematics
3 41 (22.40%) Analytics
4 40 (21.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (20.22%) Information Security
6 32 (17.49%) Data Architecture
7 28 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (12.02%) CRM
8 22 (12.02%) Data Analytics
8 22 (12.02%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.84%) Data Ingestion
9 18 (9.84%) Data Management
9 18 (9.84%) Physics
10 17 (9.29%) Machine Learning
10 17 (9.29%) Statistics
11 16 (8.74%) API Integration
11 16 (8.74%) Master Data Management
12 15 (8.20%) Project Management
13 13 (7.10%) Security Architecture
13 13 (7.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.59%) C
2 30 (16.39%) Python
3 20 (10.93%) C++
4 19 (10.38%) Java
4 19 (10.38%) SQL
5 18 (9.84%) C#
6 17 (9.29%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.74%) MATLAB
8 13 (7.10%) R
9 11 (6.01%) PHP
10 6 (3.28%) Ruby
10 6 (3.28%) Scala
11 5 (2.73%) Fortran
11 5 (2.73%) Perl
11 5 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.19%) Groovy
13 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) Lua
14 2 (1.09%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 167 (91.26%) Degree
2 81 (44.26%) PhD
3 5 (2.73%) HND
4 4 (2.19%) CISM
4 4 (2.19%) CISSP
5 2 (1.09%) IIBA
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB
5 2 (1.09%) SANS
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.55%) RHCE
6 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) IFRS
2 4 (2.19%) IFRS 9
2 4 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) Basel III
3 2 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) HDFS
2 18 (9.84%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.09%) Docker
3 2 (1.09%) LXC
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.55%) GPFS
4 1 (0.55%) GridGain
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Dokku
1 2 (1.09%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (15.30%) Oracle
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.73%) Google
4 3 (1.64%) Facebook
4 3 (1.64%) Tableau
5 2 (1.09%) Actian
5 2 (1.09%) Teradata
6 1 (0.55%) Ariba
6 1 (0.55%) Avaya
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco
6 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.55%) Intel
6 1 (0.55%) Marketo
6 1 (0.55%) Perforce
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Sun
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
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