Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 172 255
Rank change year-on-year -1 +83 +66
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 46 7 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 0.84% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £32,500 £43,750 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% -2.78% +20.00%
75th Percentile £37,500 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile " £64,000 £56,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +25.93% +8.00% -0.79%

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 1,300 830 2,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.52% 27.09% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 578 588 1,543
10th Percentile £28,425 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,813 £35,428 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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
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 1 August 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 46 £35,000 -33.33% 8
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 46 (100.00%) Degree
2 40 (86.96%) Computer Science
3 35 (76.09%) Mathematics
4 31 (67.39%) Statistics
5 21 (45.65%) Data Management
6 20 (43.48%) Life Science
6 20 (43.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (41.30%) PhD
8 18 (39.13%) Law
9 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (34.78%) Thought Leadership
10 16 (34.78%) Biostatistics
11 15 (32.61%) Economics
11 15 (32.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (32.61%) Python
11 15 (32.61%) SQL
11 15 (32.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
12 14 (30.43%) Data-Driven Decision Making
12 14 (30.43%) Process Improvement
12 14 (30.43%) Analytics
12 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
13 13 (28.26%) SAS
13 13 (28.26%) Bioinformatics
13 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (28.26%) Marketing
14 12 (26.09%) Project Management
15 11 (23.91%) Statistical Analysis
15 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse

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 13 (28.26%) SAS
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.52%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon SageMaker
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.52%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.52%) Serverless
3 3 (6.52%) Snowflake
4 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.22%) Data Mining
2 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (6.52%) Metadata
4 3 (6.52%) Spotfire
General
1 18 (39.13%) Law
2 17 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (32.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 15 (32.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (28.26%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Social Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Programmer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Data Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Data Science Director
5 3 (6.52%) Data Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Python Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Associate Director
7 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Kafka
2 3 (6.52%) NLTK
2 3 (6.52%) NumPy
2 3 (6.52%) Pandas
2 3 (6.52%) SciPy
2 3 (6.52%) Shiny
2 3 (6.52%) TensorFlow
3 2 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (2.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Life Science
2 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.39%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.70%) Pharmacovigilance
5 2 (4.35%) Biotechnology
6 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Computer Science
2 35 (76.09%) Mathematics
3 31 (67.39%) Statistics
4 21 (45.65%) Data Management
5 16 (34.78%) Biostatistics
5 16 (34.78%) Thought Leadership
6 15 (32.61%) Economics
6 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
7 14 (30.43%) Analytics
7 14 (30.43%) Data-Driven Decision Making
7 14 (30.43%) Process Improvement
8 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (28.26%) Bioinformatics
9 12 (26.09%) Project Management
10 11 (23.91%) Business Analytics
10 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (23.91%) Data Analytics
10 11 (23.91%) Data Visualisation
10 11 (23.91%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (23.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Python
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) R
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (43.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (41.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Good Clinical Practice
2 1 (2.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft