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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 857 892
Rank change year-on-year +82 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 77 93 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.089% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 54
Median salary £85,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.18% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £67,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -26.91% +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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21178 28974 29635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.77% 27.71% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16684 23232 23258
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £71,000
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 30 March 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 30 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
England +67 75 £105,000 +138.63% 7
London +75 45 £110,000 +175.00% 4
City of London +60 28 £110,000 +175.00%
South West - 11 £30,000 - 1
East of England +24 10 £32,159 +56.87% 2
Essex +21 7 £32,159 - 1
North West -9 7 £37,500 -
Manchester -18 6 £37,500 -
Cornwall - 6 - - 1
Wales +5 5 - -
Newquay - 5 - -
New Quay - 5 - -
Ceredigion - 5 - -
Mid Wales - 5 - -
Oldham - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +18 3 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £30,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £30,000 -
St Albans - 2 £57,500 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £32,159 - 1
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +40 1 £53,000 +19.10%
South East +37 1 £53,000 +20.45%
Yorkshire +28 1 £35,094 -19.78%
Scotland +15 1 - -
West Yorkshire +12 1 £35,094 -19.78%
Belfast -6 1 £30,000 -14.28%
County Antrim -11 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Northern Ireland -12 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Docklands, London - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 170 (91.40%) Degree
2 114 (61.29%) Computer Science
3 98 (52.69%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (44.62%) PhD
5 77 (41.40%) Mentoring
6 73 (39.25%) Advertising
7 43 (23.12%) C
8 41 (22.04%) Mathematics
8 41 (22.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 41 (22.04%) Analytics
9 37 (19.89%) Information Security
10 35 (18.82%) Finance
11 32 (17.20%) Python
12 31 (16.67%) Oracle
12 31 (16.67%) Data Architecture
13 28 (15.05%) NoSQL
14 26 (13.98%) Linux
15 25 (13.44%) Front Office
16 24 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (12.90%) Marketing
16 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
17 23 (12.37%) JavaScript
17 23 (12.37%) Data Analytics
18 22 (11.83%) Big Data
18 22 (11.83%) CRM
19 21 (11.29%) Data Management
19 21 (11.29%) Algorithms
19 21 (11.29%) IT Strategy
20 19 (10.22%) HDFS
20 19 (10.22%) Java

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 12 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.84%) SAS
3 7 (3.76%) Apache
4 6 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) SPSS
2 4 (2.15%) EViews
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Stata
4 1 (0.54%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.60%) SaaS
1 16 (8.60%) Yammer
2 8 (4.30%) GitHub
3 5 (2.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.69%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (2.69%) Heroku
4 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) PPP
2 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) RS-232
4 1 (0.54%) RS-485
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.05%) NoSQL
2 22 (11.83%) Big Data
3 17 (9.14%) Apache Hive
4 16 (8.60%) HAWQ
4 16 (8.60%) Sqoop
5 15 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.91%) MySQL
6 11 (5.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.84%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.76%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.76%) Redis
9 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.15%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.08%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.08%) gulp
5 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.54%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
5 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (39.25%) Advertising
2 35 (18.82%) Finance
3 25 (13.44%) Front Office
4 24 (12.90%) Marketing
5 16 (8.60%) Back Office
6 12 (6.45%) Banking
7 8 (4.30%) Retail
8 7 (3.76%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.69%) Publishing
9 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.15%) Games
10 4 (2.15%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.08%) Bengali Language
11 2 (1.08%) Electronics
11 2 (1.08%) French Language
11 2 (1.08%) German Language
11 2 (1.08%) Law
11 2 (1.08%) Legal
11 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (39.25%) Architect
2 57 (30.65%) Enterprise Architect
3 23 (12.37%) Developer
4 18 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 18 (9.68%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 16 (8.60%) Platform Architect
6 15 (8.06%) Analyst
6 15 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Data Scientist
8 13 (6.99%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 13 (6.99%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 13 (6.99%) Information Architect
8 13 (6.99%) Information Security Architect
8 13 (6.99%) Security Architect
9 10 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.60%) Kafka
2 15 (8.06%) .NET
2 15 (8.06%) HTML
3 14 (7.53%) Web Services
4 13 (6.99%) XML
5 10 (5.38%) REST
6 9 (4.84%) Express
6 9 (4.84%) HTML5
6 9 (4.84%) Node.js
6 9 (4.84%) SOAP
7 7 (3.76%) CPAN
7 7 (3.76%) DBIx::Class
7 7 (3.76%) Moose
8 6 (3.23%) CSS
8 6 (3.23%) CSS3
8 6 (3.23%) jQuery
9 5 (2.69%) Ajax
9 5 (2.69%) JSON
9 5 (2.69%) OpenMP
9 5 (2.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 114 (61.29%) Computer Science
2 98 (52.69%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.29%) Algorithms
4 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.91%) Robotics
5 11 (5.91%) SCADA
6 5 (2.69%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.61%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.61%) Life Science
8 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 2 (1.08%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.08%) MPEG
8 2 (1.08%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.98%) Linux
2 9 (4.84%) Unix
3 8 (4.30%) Windows
4 7 (3.76%) VMS
5 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.40%) Mentoring
2 41 (22.04%) Analytics
2 41 (22.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 41 (22.04%) Mathematics
3 37 (19.89%) Information Security
4 31 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 24 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 23 (12.37%) Data Analytics
7 22 (11.83%) CRM
8 21 (11.29%) Data Management
8 21 (11.29%) IT Strategy
9 18 (9.68%) Data Ingestion
10 16 (8.60%) API Integration
10 16 (8.60%) Master Data Management
10 16 (8.60%) Project Management
10 16 (8.60%) Statistics
11 14 (7.53%) Machine Learning
11 14 (7.53%) Physics
11 14 (7.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.12%) C
2 32 (17.20%) Python
3 23 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.22%) C++
4 19 (10.22%) Java
4 19 (10.22%) SQL
5 17 (9.14%) C#
6 14 (7.53%) MATLAB
7 13 (6.99%) R
8 12 (6.45%) PHP
9 10 (5.38%) Perl
10 7 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.69%) Fortran
12 5 (2.69%) Ruby
13 4 (2.15%) Groovy
13 4 (2.15%) Scala
14 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.08%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 170 (91.40%) Degree
2 83 (44.62%) PhD
3 5 (2.69%) HND
4 3 (1.61%) CISM
4 3 (1.61%) CISSP
4 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) MBA
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.54%) RHCE
6 1 (0.54%) SANS
6 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) QA
2 4 (2.15%) IFRS
2 4 (2.15%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.54%) Basel III
5 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (10.22%) HDFS
2 17 (9.14%) Apache Flume
3 7 (3.76%) LXC
4 3 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.08%) Docker
6 1 (0.54%) GPFS
6 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Dokku
2 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 31 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.69%) Google
4 3 (1.61%) BT
4 3 (1.61%) Facebook
5 2 (1.08%) Tableau
5 2 (1.08%) Teradata
6 1 (0.54%) Ariba
6 1 (0.54%) Avaya
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco
6 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Intel
6 1 (0.54%) Perforce
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.54%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) SAP
6 1 (0.54%) Sun
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
London
Required IT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: From £35,646 to £41,103 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance)
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 17 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth University
Posted: 16 days ago