Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 341 377
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 +6
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 10 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.076% 0.11% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.50% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.25%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2807 2807 3301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.34% 22.52% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2146 2230 2531
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Postgraduate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in the North West

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in the North West

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Postgraduate in the North West

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester -14 9 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Lancashire - 1 £92,500 -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 10 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (70.00%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Image Processing
2 7 (70.00%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Augmented Reality
2 7 (70.00%) Machine Learning
2 7 (70.00%) OpenCV
2 7 (70.00%) Deep Learning
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (70.00%) TensorFlow
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Vision
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (70.00%) Computer Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Research Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) OpenCV
1 7 (70.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) 3D Graphics
1 7 (70.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (70.00%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (70.00%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Vision
2 7 (70.00%) Deep Learning
2 7 (70.00%) Image Processing
2 7 (70.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree