Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England > South West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 330 353
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 -22
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 11 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.11% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.34% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
South West median annual salary £38,000 £28,358 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.00% - -
England median annual salary £40,250 £90,000 £43,300
% change year-on-year -55.28% +107.85% +1.88%

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 3,003 3,243 3,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.30% 31.29% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,148 2,558 3,005
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,675 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 February 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 20 February 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
Bristol -12 5 £34,750 -
Cornwall -26 3 - -
Devon +17 2 £78,750 +177.70%
Wiltshire - 1 £38,000 -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Data Science
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
4 4 (36.36%) Power BI
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
5 3 (27.27%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) R
5 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (27.27%) 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Power BI
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) TestRail
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Science Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modeller
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Statistician
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) GeoExt
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) OpenCL
3 1 (9.09%) OpenLayers
3 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Science
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Statistics
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) R
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Fortran
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PhD
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) ESRI
3 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau