The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 242 221
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.016% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.062% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Median salary £23,245 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.47% -15.38%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1242 1626 1489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.01% 26.13% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1173 1150
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Postgraduate
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Postgraduate in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sun