Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1057 1061 1164
Rank change year-on-year +4 +103 -11
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 93 136 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.077% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 105 85
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £115,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +0.56%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40397 46198 56292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.98% 26.17% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31283 37327 45194
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Postgraduate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 41 £40,000 -54.29% 3
North of England +4 16 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +33 12 £50,000 - 2
East of England -4 12 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North West -13 10 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South West +7 8 £39,991 +2.07%
Yorkshire +7 6 - - 2
Midlands +10 4 £40,500 +35.00% 1
West Midlands +4 3 £33,500 +11.67% 1
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
Postgraduate
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 57 (61.29%) Degree
2 37 (39.78%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 30 (32.26%) Computer Science
4 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (30.11%) SQL
6 25 (26.88%) Finance
7 23 (24.73%) MATLAB
8 22 (23.66%) C++
8 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
9 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 21 (22.58%) Python
10 19 (20.43%) Visualisation
11 18 (19.35%) R
11 18 (19.35%) Analytics
12 17 (18.28%) Statistics
13 16 (17.20%) PhD
13 16 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (17.20%) TensorFlow
14 15 (16.13%) Machine Learning
14 15 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (16.13%) SPSS
14 15 (16.13%) Marketing
15 14 (15.05%) Java
16 13 (13.98%) Windows
16 13 (13.98%) C
16 13 (13.98%) Oracle
16 13 (13.98%) Hadoop
16 13 (13.98%) Deep Learning
17 12 (12.90%) Algorithms

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 12 (12.90%) SAS
2 10 (10.75%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.38%) Confluence
4 5 (5.38%) JBoss
5 3 (3.23%) Jetty
5 3 (3.23%) MediaWiki
5 3 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Drupal
6 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.15%) WordPress
7 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) SPSS
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.23%) Pipeline Pilot
3 3 (3.23%) Stata
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) GitHub
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) npm
4 2 (2.15%) Yarn
5 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (4.30%) ZigBee
2 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.15%) NAS
2 2 (2.15%) SAN
2 2 (2.15%) Skype
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
2 2 (2.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.45%) Lumira
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) Star Schema
4 5 (5.38%) Big Data
4 5 (5.38%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.38%) Power BI
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.23%) BigQuery
6 3 (3.23%) GIS
6 3 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.23%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 6 (6.45%) Toad
2 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.38%) Travis CI
3 4 (4.30%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.23%) Buildbot
4 3 (3.23%) FindBugs
4 3 (3.23%) JUnit
4 3 (3.23%) Log4j
4 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.23%) Mockito
4 3 (3.23%) SCons
4 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.15%) Broccoli
5 2 (2.15%) webpack
6 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) TestRail
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Marketing
3 12 (12.90%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Electronics
5 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Advertising
6 3 (3.23%) French Language
6 3 (3.23%) German Language
6 3 (3.23%) Law
7 2 (2.15%) Games
7 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Developer
2 11 (11.83%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Audio Visual Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Audio Visual Support
4 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Computer Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Research Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Junior
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Firmware Developer
8 4 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Firmware Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) TensorFlow
2 10 (10.75%) Web Services
3 9 (9.68%) .NET
3 9 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (8.60%) JSON
4 8 (8.60%) REST
5 7 (7.53%) OpenCV
5 7 (7.53%) XML
6 6 (6.45%) Spring
7 5 (5.38%) Middleware
8 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.30%) HTML
8 4 (4.30%) Theano
9 3 (3.23%) CSS
9 3 (3.23%) D3.js
9 3 (3.23%) Guava
9 3 (3.23%) jOOQ
9 3 (3.23%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (3.23%) SOAP
9 3 (3.23%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (32.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.90%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.53%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (7.53%) Augmented Reality
5 6 (6.45%) Credit Risk
5 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.45%) User Experience
6 5 (5.38%) Life Science
7 4 (4.30%) Blog
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.30%) Grid Computing
7 4 (4.30%) Smart Home
8 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (3.23%) Derivative
8 3 (3.23%) e-Learning
8 3 (3.23%) NHS
8 3 (3.23%) Robotics
8 3 (3.23%) SCADA
9 2 (2.15%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.66%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.43%) Visualisation
5 18 (19.35%) Analytics
6 17 (18.28%) Statistics
7 16 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
8 15 (16.13%) Machine Learning
9 13 (13.98%) Deep Learning
10 11 (11.83%) Physics
11 10 (10.75%) Data Management
12 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.68%) Coaching
12 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
12 9 (9.68%) Economics
12 9 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
12 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.60%) OO
13 8 (8.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 23 (24.73%) MATLAB
3 22 (23.66%) C++
4 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.58%) Python
5 18 (19.35%) R
6 14 (15.05%) Java
7 13 (13.98%) C
8 7 (7.53%) C#
9 6 (6.45%) Perl
10 5 (5.38%) Scala
11 4 (4.30%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.15%) PHP
13 1 (1.08%) Ada
13 1 (1.08%) Fortran
13 1 (1.08%) Lisp
13 1 (1.08%) Lua
13 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (61.29%) Degree
2 16 (17.20%) PhD
3 15 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) MBA
5 2 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CITP
6 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.08%) MBCS
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.15%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Firmware
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (2.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Tableau
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.60%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.23%) Datactics
6 2 (2.15%) Brocade
6 2 (2.15%) CommVault
6 2 (2.15%) Dell
6 2 (2.15%) EMC
6 2 (2.15%) F5
6 2 (2.15%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.15%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) Veeam
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.08%) Marketo
7 1 (1.08%) SIMUL8
7 1 (1.08%) Sun