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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 848 857 793
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -64
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 54 81 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.069% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 49 76
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £33,545
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +4.76%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in the UK

Postgraduate
Top 25 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 3 July 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 +15 51 £45,000 -3.74% 15
London +30 26 £67,500 +44.38% 5
West Midlands - 11 £30,750 - 2
Birmingham - 10 £32,500 -
South East 0 6 £42,500 -11.45% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
City of London +35 4 £78,750 +31.25% 3
Cambridge +14 4 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England -7 4 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Kidlington - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £50,000 -
County Antrim +6 1 £25,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 1 £45,000 -45.45%
Northern Ireland +3 1 £25,000 - 1
Belfast +1 1 £25,000 - 1
South West -5 1 £39,000 +13.04%
Devon -10 1 £39,000 -16.12%
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Warwick - 1 £29,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £29,000 - 1

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 108 (80.60%) Degree
2 61 (45.52%) Finance
3 39 (29.10%) SQL
4 32 (23.88%) Java
5 31 (23.13%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (21.64%) Analytics
7 28 (20.90%) Project Management
8 25 (18.66%) Risk Management
9 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (17.16%) Information Security
11 22 (16.42%) SAS
11 22 (16.42%) Time Management
12 18 (13.43%) R
13 17 (12.69%) Telecoms
13 17 (12.69%) Mathematics
14 16 (11.94%) C++
14 16 (11.94%) MS Office
15 15 (11.19%) Statistics
16 14 (10.45%) Banking
16 14 (10.45%) Marketing
16 14 (10.45%) C#
16 14 (10.45%) OO
16 14 (10.45%) MATLAB
16 14 (10.45%) SPSS
17 13 (9.70%) Computer Science
17 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (8.96%) Waterfall
18 12 (8.96%) Algorithms
18 12 (8.96%) Economics
18 12 (8.96%) Windows

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (16.42%) SAS
2 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) WordPress
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Office
2 14 (10.45%) SPSS
3 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.75%) GIMP
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.49%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) UMTS
2 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) NAS
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) Base SAS
2 7 (5.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.99%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.49%) Impala
5 2 (1.49%) HBase
5 2 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (45.52%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.45%) Banking
3 14 (10.45%) Marketing
4 9 (6.72%) Front Office
5 7 (5.22%) Retail
6 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.73%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.73%) Legal
7 4 (2.99%) Automotive
8 3 (2.24%) Games
9 2 (1.49%) Law
9 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.75%) Advertising
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (20.90%) Developer
2 23 (17.16%) Analyst
3 18 (13.43%) IT Auditor
3 18 (13.43%) Auditor
4 15 (11.19%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Consultant
6 10 (7.46%) Senior IT Auditor
6 10 (7.46%) Senior Auditor
7 9 (6.72%) Team Leader
7 9 (6.72%) Trainer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Trainer
9 6 (4.48%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (4.48%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.73%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Commercial Manager
11 4 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Semantic Web Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (2.99%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) XML
2 6 (4.48%) HTML
2 6 (4.48%) CSS
3 5 (3.73%) .NET
4 4 (2.99%) Web Services
4 4 (2.99%) Spring
4 4 (2.99%) HTML5
4 4 (2.99%) Apache Jena
5 3 (2.24%) jQuery
5 3 (2.24%) CSS3
5 3 (2.24%) Qt
6 1 (0.75%) RESTful
6 1 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.75%) Ajax
6 1 (0.75%) BREW
6 1 (0.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.75%) Java EE
6 1 (0.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.69%) Mathematics
3 15 (11.19%) Statistics
4 13 (9.70%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.96%) Algorithms
5 12 (8.96%) Economics
6 9 (6.72%) Physics
6 9 (6.72%) Visualisation
7 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.48%) Equities
8 6 (4.48%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.73%) Derivative
10 4 (2.99%) Ontologies
10 4 (2.99%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.99%) Semantic Web
11 3 (2.24%) E-Learning
11 3 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.24%) LIMS
11 3 (2.24%) Informatics
11 3 (2.24%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) UNIX
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Analytics
2 28 (20.90%) Project Management
3 25 (18.66%) Risk Management
4 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (17.16%) Information Security
6 22 (16.42%) Time Management
7 14 (10.45%) OO
8 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.46%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.46%) Predictive Analytics
11 9 (6.72%) Performance Management
11 9 (6.72%) ITIL
11 9 (6.72%) CHAID
11 9 (6.72%) Customer Insight
12 7 (5.22%) Functional Programming
12 7 (5.22%) Operations Research
13 6 (4.48%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.10%) SQL
2 32 (23.88%) Java
3 18 (13.43%) R
4 16 (11.94%) C++
5 14 (10.45%) C#
5 14 (10.45%) MATLAB
6 11 (8.21%) Python
7 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.22%) VBA
8 6 (4.48%) F#
9 5 (3.73%) Haskell
9 5 (3.73%) C
10 4 (2.99%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) SPARQL
11 3 (2.24%) Scala
12 1 (0.75%) Fortran
12 1 (0.75%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (80.60%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) APMP
4 3 (2.24%) CISMP
4 3 (2.24%) CISA
4 3 (2.24%) CISM
5 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PhD
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.49%) HDFS
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Oozie
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Sun
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) Alterian
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) SAP
4 3 (2.24%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.49%) Huawei
5 2 (1.49%) VMware
5 2 (1.49%) Sybase
5 2 (1.49%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) New Relic
6 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco
6 1 (0.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.75%) EMC
6 1 (0.75%) NetApp
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.75%) Brocade
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy
6 1 (0.75%) OpenText
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