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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 826 828 775
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -53
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 71 62 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.057% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 100
Average salary £43,750 £37,309 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.26% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £66,350 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+47.69% +3.17%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 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 December 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 +1 65 £45,000 +20.61% 6
South East +20 21 £48,000 +47.69% 1
London +5 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -14 15 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Cambridge +2 14 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 14 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Surrey - 14 £48,000 - 1
South West +1 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire +1 3 £60,000 +140.00%
Slough -13 2 £60,000 +179.06%
Sevenoaks - 2 £40,000 -
Camberley - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +24 1 £85,000 +88.88% 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 - -
Bristol +5 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Devon -5 1 - -
East Sussex -11 1 - -
Hertfordshire -18 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £26,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £30,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £55,000 -
Lewes - 1 - -
North West - 1 £26,000 -

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 110 (74.83%) Degree
2 57 (38.78%) Mathematics
3 47 (31.97%) C++
4 42 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 40 (27.21%) Java
6 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (21.09%) Project Management
8 30 (20.41%) Computer Science
9 28 (19.05%) C#
10 26 (17.69%) Oracle
10 26 (17.69%) SQL
11 25 (17.01%) Finance
11 25 (17.01%) Web Development
12 24 (16.33%) Life Science
13 23 (15.65%) Eclipse
14 22 (14.97%) Python
14 22 (14.97%) Linux
15 20 (13.61%) PL/SQL
15 20 (13.61%) GWT
15 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (12.93%) Google
16 19 (12.93%) Marketing
17 18 (12.24%) Windows
18 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
19 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
19 15 (10.20%) Visualisation
20 14 (9.52%) Algorithms
20 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
20 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
20 14 (9.52%) Risk Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.36%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.68%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.68%) Drupal
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Mathematica
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
2 3 (2.04%) Weka
2 3 (2.04%) Stata
3 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.68%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) EViews
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 4 (2.72%) Workday HCM
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.48%) Network Security
2 6 (4.08%) Firewall
3 5 (3.40%) NGN
3 5 (3.40%) MVNO
4 3 (2.04%) UMTS
5 2 (1.36%) Broadband
6 1 (0.68%) CTI
6 1 (0.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) Text Mining
2 7 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (3.40%) MySQL
3 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.04%) Mahout
5 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.65%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.72%) LabVIEW
2 4 (2.72%) Subversion
2 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.04%) JUnit
3 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.04%) Grunt
4 2 (1.36%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.36%) Trac
4 2 (1.36%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.68%) GCC
5 1 (0.68%) Robotium
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (17.01%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Marketing
3 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.76%) Advertising
5 5 (3.40%) Military
5 5 (3.40%) Banking
6 4 (2.72%) Games
6 4 (2.72%) Law
7 3 (2.04%) Legal
7 3 (2.04%) Retail
8 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (23.81%) Developer
2 18 (12.24%) Analyst
3 16 (10.88%) Senior Manager
4 14 (9.52%) Consultant
5 12 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.76%) Administrator
9 7 (4.76%) Sales Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Communications Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Communications Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Portfolio Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) Principal Consultant
10 6 (4.08%) Programmer
11 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Graduate
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.61%) GWT
2 10 (6.80%) XML
3 8 (5.44%) Web Services
4 7 (4.76%) jQuery
5 6 (4.08%) HTML
5 6 (4.08%) HTML5
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.04%) Qt
7 3 (2.04%) CSS
7 3 (2.04%) J2EE
7 3 (2.04%) Ajax
7 3 (2.04%) JSON
7 3 (2.04%) REST
7 3 (2.04%) CSS3
7 3 (2.04%) PostGIS
7 3 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.36%) SciPy
8 2 (1.36%) NumPy
8 2 (1.36%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.36%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (38.78%) Mathematics
2 30 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.33%) Life Science
4 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.20%) Visualisation
6 14 (9.52%) Algorithms
6 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 10 (6.80%) Statistics
8 8 (5.44%) Cryptography
9 7 (4.76%) Social Media
10 6 (4.08%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (4.08%) PMI
11 5 (3.40%) Handset
11 5 (3.40%) Physics
11 5 (3.40%) Informatics
12 4 (2.72%) Grid Computing
12 4 (2.72%) GIS
13 3 (2.04%) Open Source
13 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
14 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Linux
2 18 (12.24%) Windows
3 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.72%) UNIX
4 4 (2.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.09%) Project Management
4 25 (17.01%) Web Development
5 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 14 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.52%) Information Security
7 12 (8.16%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.48%) Line Management
9 10 (6.80%) Change Management
9 10 (6.80%) ITIL
9 10 (6.80%) Data Protection
10 9 (6.12%) UML
10 9 (6.12%) OO
11 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.44%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.44%) Requirements Management
11 8 (5.44%) Product Management
12 7 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.97%) C++
2 40 (27.21%) Java
3 28 (19.05%) C#
4 26 (17.69%) SQL
5 22 (14.97%) Python
6 20 (13.61%) PL/SQL
7 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.16%) C
9 11 (7.48%) MATLAB
9 11 (7.48%) R
10 10 (6.80%) Perl
11 8 (5.44%) Fortran
12 6 (4.08%) Delphi
13 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.36%) PHP
15 1 (0.68%) VBA
15 1 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 110 (74.83%) Degree
2 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) CITP
3 8 (5.44%) MBA
4 7 (4.76%) PhD
5 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.72%) CIPD
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.36%) RHCE
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) CISA
9 1 (0.68%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Puppet
2 6 (4.08%) Ansible
3 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (17.69%) Oracle
2 19 (12.93%) Google
3 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.76%) NetSuite
4 7 (4.76%) HubSpot
5 4 (2.72%) ESRI
5 4 (2.72%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.04%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.36%) SolidWorks
7 2 (1.36%) VMware
7 2 (1.36%) Intel
7 2 (1.36%) Huawei
7 2 (1.36%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.68%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.68%) Avaya
8 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cranfield University
Salary: From £39,750 to £44,308 per annum (with additional pay up to £54,277)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Santander
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago