Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 329 359
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.11% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.34% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
South West median annual salary £39,991 £39,179 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.07% - -
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 South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3068 3551 3644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.83% 32.99% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2355 2783 2916
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,050 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in the South West

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in the South West

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Postgraduate in the South West

Postgraduate
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol - 7 £39,991 -
Wiltshire - 1 £38,000 -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) Statistics
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 4 (50.00%) R
4 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
5 3 (37.50%) BigQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (37.50%) Time Series Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Factor Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) TensorFlow
5 3 (37.50%) Theano
5 3 (37.50%) Econometric Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) D3.js
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Impala
5 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
5 3 (37.50%) Data Munging
5 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SPSS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) BigQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 3 (37.50%) Impala
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) TestRail
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Junior IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modeller
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) D3.js
1 3 (37.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (37.50%) TensorFlow
1 3 (37.50%) Theano
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) OpenCL
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Blog
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) CUDA
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Cluster Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (37.50%) Data Munging
4 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Econometric Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Factor Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) R
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Ada
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Fortran
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) PhD
4 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ECSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau