Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 313 323 337
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 7 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.072% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
South West median annual salary £50,000 £38,000 £39,179
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -3.01% -
10th Percentile £32,075 £32,250 £25,016
90th Percentile £70,500 £56,850 £55,625
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -18.18% +23.89%

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 2,727 2,989 3,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.89% 29.70% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,953 2,223 2,724
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +14 3 £60,000 +37.14% 2
Cornwall - 3 - -
Wiltshire -12 1 £40,000 +5.26%
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making

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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) Alfresco
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) GeoServer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QGIS
3 1 (14.29%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TestRail
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Solutions Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) GIS Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAS Insight Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SPSS Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) GeoExt
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) OpenLayers
3 1 (14.29%) PostGIS
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Cyberattack
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau