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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
UK / England
Rank 748 834 858
Rank change year-on-year +86 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 79 86 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.089% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 52
Median salary £110,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £67,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,094 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.24% +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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19442 26570 27157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.71% 27.64% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15457 21514 21485
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +93 50 £110,000 +175.00% 4
South West - 10 £30,000 - 1
East of England +21 9 £32,159 +56.87% 3
North West -12 7 £37,500 -11.69%
South East +43 1 £53,000 +3.41%
West Midlands +31 1 £52,500 +100.00%
Yorkshire +26 1 £35,094 -19.78%
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 166 (93.26%) Degree
2 112 (62.92%) Computer Science
3 93 (52.25%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (46.63%) PhD
5 76 (42.70%) Mentoring
6 72 (40.45%) Advertising
7 44 (24.72%) C
8 41 (23.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 39 (21.91%) Mathematics
10 38 (21.35%) Analytics
11 37 (20.79%) Information Security
12 35 (19.66%) Finance
13 32 (17.98%) Python
14 31 (17.42%) Data Architecture
15 29 (16.29%) Oracle
16 25 (14.04%) Linux
16 25 (14.04%) Front Office
16 25 (14.04%) NoSQL
17 24 (13.48%) Marketing
18 23 (12.92%) Software Engineering
18 23 (12.92%) Big Data
18 23 (12.92%) Data Analytics
19 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
19 22 (12.36%) CRM
20 21 (11.80%) IT Strategy
21 20 (11.24%) Algorithms
22 19 (10.67%) C++
22 19 (10.67%) Data Management
23 18 (10.11%) Java

Postgraduate
Top Related 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 9 (5.06%) Apache Spark
1 9 (5.06%) SAS
2 6 (3.37%) Apache
2 6 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) SPSS
2 4 (2.25%) EViews
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.99%) SaaS
1 16 (8.99%) Yammer
2 7 (3.93%) GitHub
3 5 (2.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.81%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (2.81%) Heroku
4 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) PPP
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) VLAN
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) NoSQL
2 23 (12.92%) Big Data
3 17 (9.55%) Apache Hive
4 16 (8.99%) HAWQ
4 16 (8.99%) Sqoop
5 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.62%) MySQL
8 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.93%) Redis
10 6 (3.37%) CouchDB
10 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 2 (1.12%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.12%) gulp
5 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.56%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (40.45%) Advertising
2 35 (19.66%) Finance
3 25 (14.04%) Front Office
4 24 (13.48%) Marketing
5 16 (8.99%) Back Office
6 12 (6.74%) Banking
7 8 (4.49%) Retail
8 7 (3.93%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.81%) Publishing
10 4 (2.25%) Games
10 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 4 (2.25%) Retail Banking
10 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.56%) Automotive
12 1 (0.56%) Bengali Language
12 1 (0.56%) French Language
12 1 (0.56%) German Language
12 1 (0.56%) Law
12 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (40.45%) Architect
2 56 (31.46%) Enterprise Architect
3 22 (12.36%) Developer
4 17 (9.55%) Data Architect
4 17 (9.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 16 (8.99%) Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) Platform Architect
6 14 (7.87%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 13 (7.30%) Information Architect
7 13 (7.30%) Information Security Architect
7 13 (7.30%) Security Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Data Scientist
9 10 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.99%) Kafka
2 15 (8.43%) HTML
3 14 (7.87%) .NET
3 14 (7.87%) Web Services
4 13 (7.30%) XML
5 10 (5.62%) REST
6 9 (5.06%) HTML5
6 9 (5.06%) SOAP
7 8 (4.49%) Express
7 8 (4.49%) Node.js
8 6 (3.37%) CPAN
8 6 (3.37%) CSS
8 6 (3.37%) CSS3
8 6 (3.37%) DBIx::Class
8 6 (3.37%) jQuery
8 6 (3.37%) Moose
9 5 (2.81%) Ajax
9 5 (2.81%) JSON
9 5 (2.81%) OpenMP
9 5 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 112 (62.92%) Computer Science
2 93 (52.25%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.24%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.18%) Robotics
5 11 (6.18%) SCADA
6 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.81%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.69%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.12%) Derivative
9 2 (1.12%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.12%) Life Science
9 2 (1.12%) MPEG
9 2 (1.12%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.12%) Social Media
9 2 (1.12%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.04%) Linux
2 9 (5.06%) Unix
3 8 (4.49%) Windows
4 6 (3.37%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.37%) VMS
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.70%) Mentoring
2 41 (23.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 39 (21.91%) Mathematics
4 38 (21.35%) Analytics
5 37 (20.79%) Information Security
6 31 (17.42%) Data Architecture
7 23 (12.92%) Data Analytics
7 23 (12.92%) Software Engineering
8 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (12.36%) CRM
9 21 (11.80%) IT Strategy
10 19 (10.67%) Data Management
11 18 (10.11%) Data Ingestion
12 16 (8.99%) API Integration
12 16 (8.99%) Master Data Management
13 14 (7.87%) Project Management
13 14 (7.87%) Statistics
14 13 (7.30%) Machine Learning
14 13 (7.30%) Physics
14 13 (7.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.72%) C
2 32 (17.98%) Python
3 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.67%) C++
5 18 (10.11%) Java
6 17 (9.55%) SQL
7 16 (8.99%) C#
8 15 (8.43%) MATLAB
9 13 (7.30%) R
10 12 (6.74%) PHP
11 9 (5.06%) Perl
12 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.37%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.81%) Fortran
13 5 (2.81%) Ruby
14 4 (2.25%) Groovy
14 4 (2.25%) Scala
15 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.12%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 166 (93.26%) Degree
2 83 (46.63%) PhD
3 5 (2.81%) HND
4 3 (1.69%) CISM
4 3 (1.69%) CISSP
4 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) IIBA
5 2 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) MBA
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.56%) RHCE
6 1 (0.56%) SANS
6 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) IFRS
2 4 (2.25%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.56%) Basel III
5 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 17 (9.55%) Apache Flume
1 17 (9.55%) HDFS
2 6 (3.37%) LXC
3 3 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.12%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) GPFS
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Dokku
2 1 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (16.29%) Oracle
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.81%) Google
4 3 (1.69%) BT
4 3 (1.69%) Facebook
5 2 (1.12%) Tableau
5 2 (1.12%) Teradata
6 1 (0.56%) Ariba
6 1 (0.56%) Avaya
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Intel
6 1 (0.56%) Perforce
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Sun
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
London
Required IT Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Competitive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k (DoE) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth University
Posted: 9 days ago