The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 885 918
Rank change year-on-year +51 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 49 38 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.039% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 47
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £27,750 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £56,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21636 26299 30474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.60% 26.71% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16864 21248 24174
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Postgraduate
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Postgraduate.

Salary trend for Postgraduate in the UK

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Postgraduate in the UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +69 47 £37,500 -6.25% 11
London +41 21 £51,500 +27.26% 5
East of England +5 13 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Cambridge -10 9 £40,000 +3.22% 1
South East +43 6 £32,500 -18.75% 3
South West - 5 £28,358 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Oxford +5 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Saffron Walden - 4 £32,159 -
Essex - 4 £32,159 -
Exeter - 3 £28,358 -
Devon - 3 £28,358 -
Wales +10 2 - - 1
West Sussex +9 2 £100,000 +163.15%
Cornwall - 2 - -
Newquay - 2 - -
New Quay - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £112,500 -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
Scotland +14 1 - - 1
West Midlands +11 1 £23,245 -15.47%
Belfast -3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
County Antrim -3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Northern Ireland -3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Edinburgh -8 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £82,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 109 (83.21%) Degree
2 81 (61.83%) Computer Science
3 67 (51.15%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (37.40%) PhD
5 43 (32.82%) Python
6 41 (31.30%) Mentoring
7 37 (28.24%) Advertising
8 31 (23.66%) Java
9 28 (21.37%) SQL
9 28 (21.37%) Data Management
9 28 (21.37%) Analytics
10 26 (19.85%) NoSQL
10 26 (19.85%) Software Engineering
10 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
10 26 (19.85%) C
11 24 (18.32%) Perl
11 24 (18.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (17.56%) Oracle
12 23 (17.56%) Finance
13 22 (16.79%) Mathematics
13 22 (16.79%) Monetization
14 21 (16.03%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (15.27%) Linux
15 20 (15.27%) C++
15 20 (15.27%) Visualisation
16 19 (14.50%) Apache Spark
17 18 (13.74%) MATLAB
18 17 (12.98%) Project Management
18 17 (12.98%) Marketing
18 17 (12.98%) Relational Database

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (14.50%) Apache Spark
2 10 (7.63%) Apache
3 9 (6.87%) SAS
4 6 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.58%) Confluence
4 6 (4.58%) JBoss
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.05%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.29%) Jetty
6 3 (2.29%) MediaWiki
6 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) SPSS
2 4 (3.05%) EViews
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) GitHub
2 8 (6.11%) SaaS
2 8 (6.11%) Yammer
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.53%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) HTTP
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) DHCP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) RS-232
3 1 (0.76%) RS-485
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
3 1 (0.76%) VLAN
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.85%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.98%) Relational Database
3 16 (12.21%) Big Data
4 12 (9.16%) Hadoop
5 11 (8.40%) Data Mining
6 10 (7.63%) Apache Hive
6 10 (7.63%) CouchDB
6 10 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
7 9 (6.87%) HAWQ
7 9 (6.87%) Sqoop
8 7 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.58%) Text Mining
10 4 (3.05%) GIS
10 4 (3.05%) QGIS
10 4 (3.05%) Spatial Data
11 3 (2.29%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.58%) Travis CI
3 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.29%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.29%) Buildbot
4 3 (2.29%) FindBugs
4 3 (2.29%) JUnit
4 3 (2.29%) Log4j
4 3 (2.29%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.29%) Mockito
4 3 (2.29%) SCons
5 1 (0.76%) Broccoli
5 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 37 (28.24%) Advertising
2 23 (17.56%) Finance
3 17 (12.98%) Marketing
4 11 (8.40%) Front Office
5 8 (6.11%) Back Office
6 7 (5.34%) Banking
7 5 (3.82%) French Language
7 5 (3.82%) German Language
7 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.05%) Bengali Language
8 4 (3.05%) Hindi Language
8 4 (3.05%) Law
8 4 (3.05%) Legal
8 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (3.05%) Retail
8 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.05%) Turkish Language
8 4 (3.05%) Urdu Language
9 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Architect
2 28 (21.37%) Enterprise Architect
3 23 (17.56%) Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Software Engineer
5 14 (10.69%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Analyst
6 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.16%) Data Architect
7 12 (9.16%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 10 (7.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (6.87%) Data Scientist
10 8 (6.11%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.11%) Platform Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Consultant
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Solutions Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Solutions Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) .NET
2 13 (9.92%) XML
3 11 (8.40%) HTML
3 11 (8.40%) Node.js
3 11 (8.40%) Web Services
4 10 (7.63%) CPAN
4 10 (7.63%) DBIx::Class
4 10 (7.63%) Express
4 10 (7.63%) Moose
5 9 (6.87%) Kafka
6 8 (6.11%) REST
6 8 (6.11%) Spring
7 7 (5.34%) Middleware
7 7 (5.34%) SOAP
8 6 (4.58%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (4.58%) TensorFlow
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (3.05%) PostGIS
11 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 81 (61.83%) Computer Science
2 67 (51.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.45%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.63%) Life Science
5 9 (6.87%) Algorithms
6 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.58%) Grid Computing
8 5 (3.82%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.05%) NHS
9 4 (3.05%) Robotics
9 4 (3.05%) SCADA
10 3 (2.29%) Cybercrime
10 3 (2.29%) Derivative
10 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.29%) Social Media
11 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.53%) Digital TV
11 2 (1.53%) MPEG
11 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.27%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) VMS
3 6 (4.58%) Unix
3 6 (4.58%) Windows
4 4 (3.05%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) Debian
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.30%) Mentoring
2 28 (21.37%) Analytics
2 28 (21.37%) Data Management
3 26 (19.85%) Software Engineering
4 22 (16.79%) Mathematics
4 22 (16.79%) Monetization
5 21 (16.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (15.27%) Visualisation
7 17 (12.98%) Project Management
8 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (12.21%) Bioinformatics
8 16 (12.21%) Data Analytics
8 16 (12.21%) Data Architecture
9 15 (11.45%) Presales
9 15 (11.45%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.69%) Informatics
11 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.16%) Information Security
12 12 (9.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) Python
2 31 (23.66%) Java
3 28 (21.37%) SQL
4 26 (19.85%) C
4 26 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 24 (18.32%) Perl
6 20 (15.27%) C++
7 18 (13.74%) MATLAB
8 15 (11.45%) C#
9 14 (10.69%) R
10 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
11 8 (6.11%) Scala
12 6 (4.58%) PHP
12 6 (4.58%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.05%) VBA
14 3 (2.29%) Fortran
14 3 (2.29%) Lua
15 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (83.21%) Degree
2 49 (37.40%) PhD
3 24 (18.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.34%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (3.82%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.05%) MBA
7 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) CISM
8 1 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) CITP
8 1 (0.76%) HND
8 1 (0.76%) ISEB
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.76%) MBCS
8 1 (0.76%) RHCE
8 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) Actionable Recommendations
3 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.05%) IFRS
3 4 (3.05%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.53%) PMO
4 2 (1.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.76%) Basel III
5 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Apache Flume
1 10 (7.63%) HDFS
1 10 (7.63%) LXC
2 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) GPFS
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) BT
4 2 (1.53%) Tableau
4 2 (1.53%) Teradata
5 1 (0.76%) Actian
5 1 (0.76%) Avaya
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco
5 1 (0.76%) Facebook
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Sun
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
Lancashire
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Abertillery, Gwent
Recruitment Genius
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Bupa
Posted: 9 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MathWorks
Salary: From £43,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £41,103 - 47,373 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
E3D Online Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous Share Options
Posted: 23 days ago