The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 101
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.25% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £33,626 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.57% +3.52%  

Postgraduate is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 270 394 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 24.09% 29.42% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 158 273 226
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in Edinburgh

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Postgraduate in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Zemax
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Zemax
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Validation