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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
England / South West
Rank 222 - 238
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 10 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% - 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Median salary £30,000 - £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,626 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -23.57% +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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1543 1963 1830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.72% 33.40% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1566 1438
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Cornwall - 5 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £30,000 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) Data Integration

Postgraduate
Top Related 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 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Solutions Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) OpenMP
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) HEVC
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Cybercrime
5 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (12.50%) Digital TV
5 2 (12.50%) MPEG
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (6.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) Business Process Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
2 5 (31.25%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Fortran
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
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