Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 311 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +340
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 25 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
South West median annual salary £70,000 £29,179 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +139.90% - -
England median annual salary £37,312 £67,500 £42,469
% change year-on-year -44.72% +58.94% -0.07%

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 3,105 3,164 3,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.20% 31.17% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,221 2,492 2,902
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,525 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 17 - - 2
Devon +11 4 £73,750 +160.07%
Bristol -1 3 £28,250 -43.50% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 15 (60.00%) Project Management
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (52.00%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 13 (52.00%) Validation
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
4 13 (52.00%) Web Services
4 13 (52.00%) ITIL
4 13 (52.00%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (52.00%) SOA
4 13 (52.00%) ETL
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (52.00%) Data Integration
4 13 (52.00%) REST
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (52.00%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (48.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 11 (44.00%) Data Science
7 10 (40.00%) Data Modelling
8 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (36.00%) Analytics
8 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (32.00%) Change Data Capture

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 13 (52.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMS
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) Power BI
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (28.00%) Big Data
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (28.00%) PerformancePoint
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) TestRail
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Integration Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) GIS Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Statistician
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) REST
1 13 (52.00%) SOAP
1 13 (52.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) GeoExt
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) OpenLayers
4 1 (4.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (28.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (16.00%) BBC
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Project Management
2 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (52.00%) Data Integration
2 13 (52.00%) ETL
2 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) SOA
2 13 (52.00%) Validation
3 12 (48.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 11 (44.00%) Data Science
5 10 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (36.00%) Analytics
6 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (32.00%) Change Data Capture
7 8 (32.00%) EAI
7 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (28.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (28.00%) Master Data Management
8 7 (28.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (16.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) R
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Sony
4 1 (4.00%) ESRI
4 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com