Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 310 350
Rank change year-on-year +2 +40 +4
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 37 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.16% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.53% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
South West median annual salary £50,750 £34,996 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.02% -30.01% +28.21%
10th Percentile £29,803 £25,016 £45,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,225 £55,000
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -11.11%

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 3,083 3,221 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.55% 31.05% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 2,535 2,826
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,313
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.78% +3.37%
10th Percentile £24,942 £22,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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
Cornwall +24 32 - -
Devon +17 2 £70,000 +146.85%
Bristol +18 1 £31,500 -21.23%
Dorset - 1 £31,410 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 33 (89.19%) Degree
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) SOA
3 22 (59.46%) ETL
3 22 (59.46%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (59.46%) SOAP
3 22 (59.46%) Web Services
3 22 (59.46%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
3 22 (59.46%) ITIL
3 22 (59.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (59.46%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (59.46%) Project Management
3 22 (59.46%) Management Information System
3 22 (59.46%) Finance
3 22 (59.46%) Validation
3 22 (59.46%) Data Integration
3 22 (59.46%) REST
3 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (59.46%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (51.35%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (51.35%) SQL
6 18 (48.65%) Business Process Modelling
6 18 (48.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
7 15 (40.54%) XML
8 14 (37.84%) CRM
8 14 (37.84%) ERP
8 14 (37.84%) C#

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 22 (59.46%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2012
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 8 (21.62%) Power BI
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data
4 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (10.81%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (10.81%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) TestRail
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Business Systems Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Solutions Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) REST
1 22 (59.46%) SOAP
1 22 (59.46%) Web Services
2 15 (40.54%) XML
3 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) COM
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Enterprise Software
1 22 (59.46%) Management Information System
2 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
4 10 (27.03%) BBC
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Team
6 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) Data Integration
1 22 (59.46%) ETL
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
1 22 (59.46%) Project Management
1 22 (59.46%) SOA
1 22 (59.46%) Validation
2 19 (51.35%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (48.65%) Business Process Modelling
3 18 (48.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
4 14 (37.84%) Business Process Improvement
4 14 (37.84%) CRM
4 14 (37.84%) Decision-Making
4 14 (37.84%) ERP
4 14 (37.84%) Process Improvement
5 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
6 8 (21.62%) Change Data Capture
6 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
6 8 (21.62%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) PHP
2 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
3 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (89.19%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) Master's Degree
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.70%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Sony
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) HP