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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 872 913
Rank change year-on-year +65 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 51 46 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 50
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £57,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -19.60% -5.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21127 27066 29810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.85% 27.15% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16486 21840 23409
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 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +81 49 £32,500 -18.75% 10
London +56 17 £51,500 +31.76% 4
East of England +6 15 £32,159 -19.60% 2
South West - 11 £29,179 -
Essex - 8 £32,159 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Cambridge -17 6 £41,250 +3.12% 1
South East +60 5 £32,500 -18.75% 3
City of London - 5 £112,500 -
Saffron Walden - 5 £32,159 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Oxford +1 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Cornwall - 4 - -
Wales +4 3 - -
New Quay - 3 - -
Ceredigion - 3 - -
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Devon - 3 £28,358 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £30,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £30,000 -
Newquay - 3 - -
Exeter - 3 £28,358 -
Surrey +50 1 £53,000 -7.82% 1
West Midlands +29 1 £23,245 -15.47%
Northern Ireland -13 1 £30,000 -7.69% 3
County Antrim -15 1 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Belfast -15 1 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Falmouth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £60,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 119 (85.61%) Degree
2 92 (66.19%) Computer Science
3 73 (52.52%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (43.88%) PhD
5 54 (38.85%) Mentoring
6 50 (35.97%) Advertising
7 40 (28.78%) Python
8 33 (23.74%) Monetization
9 32 (23.02%) C
10 29 (20.86%) Analytics
11 27 (19.42%) NoSQL
11 27 (19.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (17.99%) Finance
13 24 (17.27%) Java
13 24 (17.27%) Data Management
13 24 (17.27%) Mathematics
14 23 (16.55%) Data Architecture
14 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
14 23 (16.55%) Oracle
14 23 (16.55%) Linux
15 22 (15.83%) Computer Science Degree
16 21 (15.11%) Software Engineering
17 20 (14.39%) SQL
17 20 (14.39%) Perl
17 20 (14.39%) Big Data
17 20 (14.39%) Visualisation
18 19 (13.67%) Information Security
19 18 (12.95%) Marketing
19 18 (12.95%) C++
19 18 (12.95%) Project Management

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 15 (10.79%) Apache Spark
2 10 (7.19%) Apache
3 8 (5.76%) SAS
4 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.88%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.44%) Confluence
6 2 (1.44%) JBoss
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) SPSS
2 4 (2.88%) EViews
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) GitHub
2 11 (7.91%) SaaS
2 11 (7.91%) Yammer
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.44%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (1.44%) Heroku
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.44%) Firewall
2 2 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) DHCP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.72%) LAN
3 1 (0.72%) RS-232
3 1 (0.72%) RS-485
3 1 (0.72%) SAN
3 1 (0.72%) VLAN
3 1 (0.72%) VPN
3 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.42%) NoSQL
2 20 (14.39%) Big Data
3 18 (12.95%) Relational Database
4 14 (10.07%) Apache Hive
5 13 (9.35%) HAWQ
5 13 (9.35%) Sqoop
6 11 (7.91%) MongoDB
7 10 (7.19%) CouchDB
8 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
9 7 (5.04%) Data Mining
10 6 (4.32%) MySQL
10 6 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (4.32%) Text Mining
11 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.88%) GIS
12 4 (2.88%) QGIS
12 4 (2.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.44%) Travis CI
2 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) gulp
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 50 (35.97%) Advertising
2 25 (17.99%) Finance
3 18 (12.95%) Marketing
4 14 (10.07%) Front Office
5 11 (7.91%) Back Office
6 8 (5.76%) Banking
7 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.88%) Bengali Language
8 4 (2.88%) French Language
8 4 (2.88%) German Language
8 4 (2.88%) Hindi Language
8 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.88%) Law
8 4 (2.88%) Legal
8 4 (2.88%) Retail
8 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.88%) Turkish Language
8 4 (2.88%) Urdu Language
9 2 (1.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (35.97%) Architect
2 39 (28.06%) Enterprise Architect
3 22 (15.83%) Developer
4 16 (11.51%) Data Architect
4 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 14 (10.07%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Analyst
7 12 (8.63%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.91%) Platform Architect
9 10 (7.19%) Data Scientist
9 10 (7.19%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Information Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Solutions Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Solutions Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) .NET
2 13 (9.35%) Kafka
3 12 (8.63%) Web Services
3 12 (8.63%) XML
4 11 (7.91%) Express
4 11 (7.91%) HTML
4 11 (7.91%) Node.js
5 10 (7.19%) CPAN
5 10 (7.19%) DBIx::Class
5 10 (7.19%) Moose
6 9 (6.47%) REST
7 8 (5.76%) SOAP
8 5 (3.60%) HTML5
9 4 (2.88%) OpenMP
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.88%) PostGIS
10 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.16%) jQuery
10 3 (2.16%) Middleware
10 3 (2.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 92 (66.19%) Computer Science
2 73 (52.52%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.63%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.19%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.32%) Life Science
6 6 (4.32%) Robotics
6 6 (4.32%) SCADA
7 5 (3.60%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.16%) Cybercrime
9 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.16%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.44%) Derivative
10 2 (1.44%) Digital TV
10 2 (1.44%) MPEG
10 2 (1.44%) NHS
10 2 (1.44%) Social Media
10 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.55%) Linux
2 10 (7.19%) VMS
3 7 (5.04%) Windows
4 6 (4.32%) Unix
5 4 (2.88%) Android
6 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Debian
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.85%) Mentoring
2 33 (23.74%) Monetization
3 29 (20.86%) Analytics
4 27 (19.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (17.27%) Data Management
5 24 (17.27%) Mathematics
6 23 (16.55%) Data Architecture
7 21 (15.11%) Software Engineering
8 20 (14.39%) Visualisation
9 19 (13.67%) Information Security
10 18 (12.95%) Data Analytics
10 18 (12.95%) Project Management
11 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (10.79%) Data Ingestion
13 14 (10.07%) Test Automation
14 13 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (9.35%) Validation
15 12 (8.63%) Bioinformatics
15 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (8.63%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.78%) Python
2 32 (23.02%) C
3 24 (17.27%) Java
4 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.39%) Perl
5 20 (14.39%) SQL
6 18 (12.95%) C++
7 17 (12.23%) C#
8 15 (10.79%) MATLAB
9 11 (7.91%) R
10 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.76%) PHP
12 6 (4.32%) VB.NET
13 5 (3.60%) Scala
14 4 (2.88%) Fortran
14 4 (2.88%) VBA
15 3 (2.16%) Lua
16 2 (1.44%) Ruby
17 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 119 (85.61%) Degree
2 61 (43.88%) PhD
3 22 (15.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.04%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) MBA
8 1 (0.72%) CISM
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) RHCE
8 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (2.88%) IFRS
2 4 (2.88%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.72%) Basel III
4 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) Apache Flume
1 14 (10.07%) HDFS
2 10 (7.19%) LXC
3 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) GPFS
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Dokku
1 1 (0.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Oracle
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.16%) BT
4 2 (1.44%) Facebook
4 2 (1.44%) Google
4 2 (1.44%) Tableau
4 2 (1.44%) Teradata
5 1 (0.72%) Actian
5 1 (0.72%) Avaya
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Sun
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
Surrey
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Bupa
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
SThree
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Collinson Central Services Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Frances Crick Group
Salary: Competitive plus benefits, subject to skills and experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Collinson Central Services Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
High Speed Training
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Belfast
Thales
Posted: 26 days ago
Belfast
Thales
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Babylon
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Babylon
Posted: 3 days ago