The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Postgraduate
Rank 214 - 203
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% - 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £27,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
Postgraduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1470 1482 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.85% 27.58% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1227 1383
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,425
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the West Midlands region.

Postgraduate Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Postgraduate Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 11 £27,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £29,000 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) Semantic Web
4 8 (44.44%) SPARQL
4 8 (44.44%) Financial Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Ontologies
4 8 (44.44%) RDF
4 8 (44.44%) OOP
4 8 (44.44%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) Apache Jena
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
7 3 (16.67%) Games
7 3 (16.67%) CISA
7 3 (16.67%) CISM
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) APMP
7 3 (16.67%) Economics
7 3 (16.67%) CISMP
7 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Spring

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Semantic Web Developer
5 7 (38.89%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Planning Manager
7 2 (11.11%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Auditor
8 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (5.56%) IT Auditor
8 1 (5.56%) Auditor
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
1 8 (44.44%) Apache Jena
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) LESS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Semantic Web
2 8 (44.44%) Ontologies
3 3 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (5.56%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Financial Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) RDF
2 8 (44.44%) OOP
2 8 (44.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) SEO
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SPARQL
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
2 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (16.67%) APMP
2 3 (16.67%) CISMP
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (5.56%) OpenText
2 1 (5.56%) RedDot
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: flexible hours, Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 20 days ago