The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 882 899
Rank change year-on-year +64 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 48 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.031% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 44
Median salary £39,996 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.01% -17.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £27,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £56,100 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20582 24543 28068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.57% 26.53% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16116 20102 22447
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in England

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Postgraduate in England

Postgraduate
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +50 22 £51,500 +27.26% 3
East of England -7 12 £38,750 - 1
South East +42 6 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South West - 6 £28,358 - 1
West Midlands +7 1 £23,245 -15.47%
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
Postgraduate
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 100 (82.64%) Degree
2 72 (59.50%) Computer Science
3 61 (50.41%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (37.19%) Python
5 41 (33.88%) PhD
6 32 (26.45%) Mentoring
7 30 (24.79%) Java
7 30 (24.79%) Advertising
8 29 (23.97%) SQL
9 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
9 27 (22.31%) Data Management
9 27 (22.31%) Analytics
10 25 (20.66%) NoSQL
10 25 (20.66%) Software Engineering
11 24 (19.83%) Perl
12 23 (19.01%) Mathematics
12 23 (19.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (18.18%) C
13 22 (18.18%) Oracle
13 22 (18.18%) Finance
14 21 (17.36%) Visualisation
15 20 (16.53%) Apache Spark
15 20 (16.53%) Linux
16 19 (15.70%) C++
16 19 (15.70%) MATLAB
17 18 (14.88%) Marketing
18 17 (14.05%) Enterprise Architecture
18 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
18 17 (14.05%) Monetization
19 16 (13.22%) R

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (16.53%) Apache Spark
2 11 (9.09%) SAS
3 10 (8.26%) Apache
4 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.96%) Confluence
4 6 (4.96%) JBoss
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.31%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.48%) Jetty
6 3 (2.48%) MediaWiki
6 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) SPSS
2 4 (3.31%) EViews
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) GitHub
2 7 (5.79%) SaaS
2 7 (5.79%) Yammer
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) VLAN
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) NoSQL
2 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.40%) Big Data
4 13 (10.74%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 10 (8.26%) CouchDB
6 10 (8.26%) MongoDB
7 9 (7.44%) Apache Hive
7 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.79%) HAWQ
8 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.79%) Sqoop
9 6 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.96%) Text Mining
10 5 (4.13%) GIS
11 4 (3.31%) QGIS
11 4 (3.31%) Spatial Data
12 3 (2.48%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.96%) Travis CI
3 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.48%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.48%) Buildbot
4 3 (2.48%) FindBugs
4 3 (2.48%) JUnit
4 3 (2.48%) Log4j
4 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.48%) Mockito
4 3 (2.48%) SCons
5 1 (0.83%) Broccoli
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 30 (24.79%) Advertising
2 22 (18.18%) Finance
3 18 (14.88%) Marketing
4 9 (7.44%) Front Office
5 7 (5.79%) Back Office
5 7 (5.79%) Banking
6 6 (4.96%) French Language
6 6 (4.96%) German Language
7 5 (4.13%) Law
7 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.31%) Bengali Language
8 4 (3.31%) Hindi Language
8 4 (3.31%) Legal
8 4 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (3.31%) Retail
8 4 (3.31%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.31%) Turkish Language
8 4 (3.31%) Urdu Language
9 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Architect
2 22 (18.18%) Developer
2 22 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 14 (11.57%) Software Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Data Scientist
6 10 (8.26%) Data Architect
6 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 10 (8.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Platform Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Solutions Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) .NET
2 13 (10.74%) XML
3 11 (9.09%) HTML
3 11 (9.09%) Node.js
3 11 (9.09%) Web Services
4 10 (8.26%) CPAN
4 10 (8.26%) DBIx::Class
4 10 (8.26%) Express
4 10 (8.26%) Moose
5 8 (6.61%) REST
6 7 (5.79%) Kafka
6 7 (5.79%) Middleware
6 7 (5.79%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (5.79%) SOAP
6 7 (5.79%) Spring
6 7 (5.79%) TensorFlow
7 5 (4.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (3.31%) PostGIS
9 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.48%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (59.50%) Computer Science
2 61 (50.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (13.22%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.26%) Algorithms
4 10 (8.26%) Life Science
5 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.96%) Grid Computing
7 5 (4.13%) Credit Risk
8 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.31%) NHS
8 4 (3.31%) Robotics
8 4 (3.31%) SCADA
9 3 (2.48%) Cybercrime
9 3 (2.48%) Derivative
9 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.65%) Blog
10 2 (1.65%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.65%) MPEG
10 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) VMS
3 6 (4.96%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) Unix
5 4 (3.31%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Debian
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.45%) Mentoring
2 27 (22.31%) Analytics
2 27 (22.31%) Data Management
3 25 (20.66%) Software Engineering
4 23 (19.01%) Mathematics
5 21 (17.36%) Visualisation
6 17 (14.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (14.05%) Monetization
7 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.22%) Bioinformatics
7 16 (13.22%) Project Management
8 15 (12.40%) Data Analytics
8 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.57%) Informatics
10 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.74%) Data Architecture
10 13 (10.74%) Presales
11 12 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (9.92%) Migration
11 12 (9.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) Python
2 30 (24.79%) Java
3 29 (23.97%) SQL
4 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
5 24 (19.83%) Perl
6 22 (18.18%) C
7 19 (15.70%) C++
7 19 (15.70%) MATLAB
8 16 (13.22%) R
9 15 (12.40%) C#
10 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.61%) Scala
12 6 (4.96%) PHP
12 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.31%) VBA
14 3 (2.48%) Fortran
14 3 (2.48%) Lua
15 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (82.64%) Degree
2 41 (33.88%) PhD
3 23 (19.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.79%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.31%) MBA
7 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) CITP
8 1 (0.83%) ISEB
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MBCS
8 1 (0.83%) RHCE
8 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.31%) IFRS
3 4 (3.31%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) Basel III
5 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) LXC
2 8 (6.61%) Apache Flume
2 8 (6.61%) HDFS
3 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.83%) GPFS
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) BT
4 2 (1.65%) Tableau
4 2 (1.65%) Teradata
5 1 (0.83%) Actian
5 1 (0.83%) Avaya
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco
5 1 (0.83%) Facebook
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Sun
5 1 (0.83%) VMware
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lancashire
Bupa
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MathWorks
Salary: From £43,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £41,103 - 47,373 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
E3D Online Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous Share Options
Posted: 25 days ago