The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
North West / Manchester
Rank 193 181 183
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £43,000
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 910 827 1103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.42% 24.52% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 688 681 887
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in Manchester

Postgraduate
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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
Oldham - 4 - -
Postgraduate
North West

Postgraduate
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Machine Learning
2 7 (77.78%) Algorithms
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) PhD
2 7 (77.78%) MATLAB
3 6 (66.67%) Validation
3 6 (66.67%) Neural Network
4 5 (55.56%) Linear Regression
4 5 (55.56%) Logistic Regression
4 5 (55.56%) Decision Tree
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) Intel
6 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) SANS
6 1 (11.11%) Security Operations

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Algorithms
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Machine Learning
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Neural Network
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
3 5 (55.56%) Decision Tree
3 5 (55.56%) Linear Regression
3 5 (55.56%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) MATLAB
1 7 (77.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) PhD
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Intel