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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Postgraduate
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 798 617 299
Rank change year-on-year -181 -318 +52
Permanent jobs citing Postgraduate 84 26 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.11% 0.063% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40 5 5
10th Percentile £37,085 £45,400 -
25th Percentile £40,065 £46,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +28.00% -
75th Percentile £67,188 £55,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £55,750 -
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £56,476
% change year-on-year +0.95% -7.04% +25.53%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,649 7,562 1,373
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.56% 18.33% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,199 4,997 1,082
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,775
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,454 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% +4.76% -8.70%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,450
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Postgraduate
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Postgraduate trend for jobs with a WFH option

Postgraduate
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Postgraduate.

Postgraduate salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Postgraduate
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Postgraduate over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Postgraduate salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, Postgraduate job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 76 (90.48%) Degree
2 43 (51.19%) Computer Science
3 42 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 33 (39.29%) Python
5 32 (38.10%) Agile
5 32 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 26 (30.95%) Scrum
7 22 (26.19%) Linux
8 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 21 (25.00%) Line Management
8 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (23.81%) IoT
9 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 20 (23.81%) JIRA
10 18 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (20.24%) Windows
11 17 (20.24%) Project Management
12 16 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (19.05%) Business Strategy
13 15 (17.86%) Electronics
13 15 (17.86%) Automotive
13 15 (17.86%) Perforce
13 15 (17.86%) ClearCase
13 15 (17.86%) JUnit
13 15 (17.86%) Web Services
13 15 (17.86%) Bluetooth
13 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.86%) Signal Processing
13 15 (17.86%) CppUnit
13 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Stata
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Bitrise
3 4 (4.76%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.57%) AWS
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
5 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Einstein
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (17.86%) Bluetooth
2 15 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.76%) WAN
4 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) HTTP
4 3 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.57%) IPsec
4 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 3 (3.57%) SNMP
4 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 3 (3.57%) Telnet
5 1 (1.19%) 5G
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) SD-WAN
5 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Text Mining
2 4 (4.76%) Power BI
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Redis
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.81%) JIRA
3 15 (17.86%) ClearCase
3 15 (17.86%) CppUnit
3 15 (17.86%) JUnit
4 5 (5.95%) Gradle
4 5 (5.95%) Postman
General
1 42 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 15 (17.86%) Automotive
2 15 (17.86%) Electronics
3 12 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (11.90%) Retail
5 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.95%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.57%) Military
8 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Finance
9 1 (1.19%) Advertising
9 1 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.19%) Marketing
9 1 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Developer
1 17 (20.24%) Software Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Graduate
3 15 (17.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Voice Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) C++ Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Agile Coach
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Tester
7 5 (5.95%) Mobile Tester
7 5 (5.95%) Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Instructor
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Instructor
9 3 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) ModSecurity
2 3 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.19%) Sidekiq
3 1 (1.19%) Spring
3 1 (1.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) IoT
2 15 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (14.29%) PMI
4 11 (13.10%) Grid Computing
4 11 (13.10%) Semantic Web
5 10 (11.90%) Management Information System
6 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
7 7 (8.33%) NHS
8 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
8 5 (5.95%) Life Science
9 3 (3.57%) CESG
9 3 (3.57%) Low-Code
9 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
9 3 (3.57%) User Experience
10 1 (1.19%) Blog
10 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Android
3 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.57%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Computer Science
2 32 (38.10%) Agile
2 32 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 26 (30.95%) Scrum
4 21 (25.00%) Line Management
4 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 18 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (20.24%) Project Management
8 16 (19.05%) Business Strategy
9 15 (17.86%) Signal Processing
9 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 14 (16.67%) Coaching
11 13 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (14.29%) Analytics
12 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 12 (14.29%) TDD
12 12 (14.29%) Validation
13 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (13.10%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Python
2 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.29%) C++
3 12 (14.29%) Java
4 11 (13.10%) Lua
4 11 (13.10%) Perl
5 10 (11.90%) SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Kotlin
7 4 (4.76%) R
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) C#
10 1 (1.19%) Fortran
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (90.48%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 8 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.76%) PhD
5 3 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (3.57%) CISM
5 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 3 (3.57%) ISACA
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) GMP
2 3 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.57%) NCSC
2 3 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) RMADS
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.19%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Perforce
2 6 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Alteryx
4 3 (3.57%) Cognos
4 3 (3.57%) OutSystems
4 3 (3.57%) RapidMiner
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com