The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 429 443
Rank change year-on-year +37 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 1 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 8
Median salary £53,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.45% +3.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -26.91% +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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4158 6133 6605
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.75% 31.27% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 4962 5039
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in the South East

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Surrey +40 1 £53,000 +19.10%
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) PPP
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Groovy
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Stata
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (12.50%) R
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Application Development Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle