Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 206 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +240
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 6 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Scotland median annual salary £34,250 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.89% - -
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +1.12%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1350 1249 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.92% 24.08% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 855 742 1176
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in Scotland

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in Scotland

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Postgraduate in Scotland

Postgraduate
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -21 5 £23,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -
Postgraduate
UK

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

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HND
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) Use Case
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Java

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
1 1 (16.67%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft