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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 174 154 202
Rank change year-on-year -20 +48 +62
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 98 36 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.46% 0.91% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 3.11% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
10th Percentile £28,100 - -
25th Percentile £49,950 £32,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -26.32% -13.64%
75th Percentile £60,050 £37,500 £55,000
90th Percentile - £58,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +7.69%

Master's Degree 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 advertised in the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,420 1,156 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.96% 29.27% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 767 594 779
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,605
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the East of England

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the East of England

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the East of England

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Master's Degree within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -36 45 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Bedfordshire - 19 £24,500 -
Hertfordshire -35 17 - - 2
Norfolk +3 11 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 5 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT jobs citing Master's Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 98 (100.00%) Degree
2 70 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 44 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (36.73%) Agile
5 35 (35.71%) Social Skills
6 30 (30.61%) Software Engineering
7 26 (26.53%) Statistics
7 26 (26.53%) SAS
8 25 (25.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (24.49%) Mathematics
10 22 (22.45%) QA
11 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (20.41%) User Experience
13 19 (19.39%) Biostatistics
14 17 (17.35%) Risk Management
14 17 (17.35%) Electronics
15 16 (16.33%) Automotive
15 16 (16.33%) Linux
15 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
16 15 (15.31%) Self-Motivation
16 15 (15.31%) Data Management
17 14 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
17 14 (14.29%) Device Driver
17 14 (14.29%) Android
17 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
17 14 (14.29%) OpenGL
17 14 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (14.29%) C
17 14 (14.29%) Mali
17 14 (14.29%) Vulkan

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (26.53%) SAS
2 10 (10.20%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) InVision
1 10 (10.20%) Sketch
1 10 (10.20%) Zeplin
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.06%) Simulink
3 1 (1.02%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Figma
2 2 (2.04%) AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Veeva
3 1 (1.02%) Azure
3 1 (1.02%) GCP
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.04%) Trac
3 1 (1.02%) Appium
3 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.02%) TestRail
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (35.71%) Social Skills
2 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (17.35%) Electronics
4 16 (16.33%) Automotive
5 14 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (10.20%) Retail
7 4 (4.08%) Marketing
8 3 (3.06%) Banking
8 3 (3.06%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (3.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
8 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
9 2 (2.04%) Finance
10 1 (1.02%) Advertising
10 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Programmer
2 20 (20.41%) Software Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Statistical Programmer
5 6 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Software Manager
7 4 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Product Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Senior IT Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) OpenCL
1 14 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 14 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
1 14 (14.29%) Vulkan
2 5 (5.10%) REST
3 4 (4.08%) Web Services
4 3 (3.06%) SOAP
5 2 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.04%) CSS
5 2 (2.04%) HTML
5 2 (2.04%) Kafka
5 2 (2.04%) XML
6 1 (1.02%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.02%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.02%) gRPC
6 1 (1.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) User Experience
2 15 (15.31%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 14 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (14.29%) Mali
3 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 11 (11.22%) Biotechnology
5 6 (6.12%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.06%) FMCG
7 3 (3.06%) Life Science
8 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 44 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (36.73%) Agile
4 30 (30.61%) Software Engineering
5 26 (26.53%) Statistics
6 24 (24.49%) Mathematics
7 19 (19.39%) Biostatistics
8 17 (17.35%) Risk Management
9 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
10 15 (15.31%) Data Management
11 14 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
11 14 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
11 14 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (14.29%) Memory Management
12 12 (12.24%) Lean UX
12 12 (12.24%) Validation
13 11 (11.22%) User Research
13 11 (11.22%) UX Research
13 11 (11.22%) Value Proposition
13 11 (11.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) C
2 13 (13.27%) Python
3 11 (11.22%) Java
4 4 (4.08%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.06%) R
6 2 (2.04%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.02%) Scala
7 1 (1.02%) SQL
7 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Degree
2 25 (25.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.14%) PhD
4 6 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.06%) MBA
5 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.06%) PMP
5 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.45%) QA
2 8 (8.16%) CDISC
2 8 (8.16%) IEC 62304
3 6 (6.12%) ISO 13485
4 4 (4.08%) PMO
5 3 (3.06%) GDPR
6 2 (2.04%) HIPAA
6 2 (2.04%) SLA
7 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.02%) Good Clinical Practice
7 1 (1.02%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.02%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Adobe
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.02%) Cadence
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud