Master's Degree Jobs in England

Master's Degree
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 175 62 207
Rank change year-on-year -113 +145 +50
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 1,383 4,634 2,487
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.65% 4.82% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 14.70% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 755 761 915
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £37,800
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +12.00%
75th Percentile £86,875 £88,750 £96,875
90th Percentile £115,000 £127,500 £132,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +12.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23,969 31,521 33,822
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 28.65% 32.77% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15,720 13,976 16,703
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £30,886
25th Percentile £38,500 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,863
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,043 £57,709 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.35% +4.93% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in England

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in England

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in England over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in England

Master's Degree
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
London +62 661 £80,000 - 511
South East -105 275 £60,000 - 157
North of England -215 128 £52,500 +10.91% 112
East of England -103 115 £55,250 -3.91% 114
Midlands -161 102 £53,750 +13.16% 78
South West -155 94 £45,000 -1.64% 78
North West -167 80 £67,880 +18.05% 63
West Midlands -117 60 £45,000 -12.20% 48
East Midlands -119 40 £61,439 +95.04% 30
North East -81 26 £50,000 +4.88% 20
Yorkshire -146 22 £48,750 +9.93% 35
Master's Degree
UK

Master's Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 119 (8.60%) Microsoft Exchange
2 24 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 20 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.08%) Apache
6 10 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.43%) IIS
7 6 (0.43%) nginx
7 6 (0.43%) SAS
8 4 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.29%) WordPress
9 3 (0.22%) Confluence
10 2 (0.14%) CMS
11 1 (0.072%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.072%) Luigi
11 1 (0.072%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.51%) Simulink
6 6 (0.43%) Trello
7 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.29%) EPLAN
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.072%) Blender
10 1 (0.072%) InDesign
10 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.29%) Shopify
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.22%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.22%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.22%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.22%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.22%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.072%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.072%) Data Workbench
6 1 (0.072%) Endur
6 1 (0.072%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.072%) Primavera
6 1 (0.072%) Salesforce CRM
6 1 (0.072%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 206 (14.90%) AWS
2 169 (12.22%) Azure
3 160 (11.57%) Microsoft 365
4 81 (5.86%) Power Platform
5 65 (4.70%) GCP
6 48 (3.47%) SaaS
7 30 (2.17%) Serverless
8 26 (1.88%) GitHub
9 24 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.37%) WhatsApp
12 17 (1.23%) IaaS
13 16 (1.16%) Amazon S3
13 16 (1.16%) PowerApps
14 15 (1.08%) PaaS
15 13 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (0.87%) Snowflake
17 11 (0.80%) OCI
18 10 (0.72%) Power Automate
19 9 (0.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 135 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
2 125 (9.04%) Wireless
3 116 (8.39%) WebEx
4 115 (8.32%) WAN
5 111 (8.03%) SD-WAN
6 30 (2.17%) 5G
6 30 (2.17%) Broadband
7 26 (1.88%) Firewall
8 24 (1.74%) Skype
8 24 (1.74%) Telepresence
9 17 (1.23%) Internet
9 17 (1.23%) TCP/IP
10 13 (0.94%) Network Security
11 12 (0.87%) Intranet
11 12 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.65%) SNMP
13 8 (0.58%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.51%) HTTP
15 6 (0.43%) DNS
15 6 (0.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.42%) Power BI
2 60 (4.34%) Tableau
3 56 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 45 (3.25%) Big Data
5 35 (2.53%) Redis
6 34 (2.46%) MySQL
7 31 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.74%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.87%) Data Lake
13 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.65%) GIS
15 8 (0.58%) Amazon Athena
15 8 (0.58%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.58%) DynamoDB
15 8 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 89 (6.44%) Git
2 29 (2.10%) GitLab
3 18 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.30%) JIRA
4 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.29%) Snakemake
5 4 (0.29%) Subversion
6 3 (0.22%) Babel
6 3 (0.22%) CMake
6 3 (0.22%) TestRail
6 3 (0.22%) webpack
7 2 (0.14%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.14%) ERwin
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
7 2 (0.14%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.14%) MLflow
7 2 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.14%) TensorBoard
8 1 (0.072%) CircleCI
General
1 620 (44.83%) Social Skills
2 298 (21.55%) Finance
3 261 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (6.94%) Marketing
5 92 (6.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 91 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 82 (5.93%) Legal
8 71 (5.13%) Manufacturing
9 57 (4.12%) Telecoms
10 55 (3.98%) Automotive
11 54 (3.90%) Retail
12 53 (3.83%) Presentation Skills
13 50 (3.62%) Law
14 47 (3.40%) Public Sector
15 39 (2.82%) Banking
16 37 (2.68%) Electronics
17 30 (2.17%) Games
18 26 (1.88%) Aerospace
19 20 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
20 19 (1.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 248 (17.93%) Senior
2 134 (9.69%) Developer
3 113 (8.17%) IT Support
4 112 (8.10%) Support Specialist
5 111 (8.03%) IT Support Specialist
6 108 (7.81%) Lead
7 106 (7.66%) Software Engineer
8 100 (7.23%) Analyst
9 92 (6.65%) Graduate
10 80 (5.78%) Architect
11 73 (5.28%) Data Scientist
12 59 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
13 49 (3.54%) Principal Engineer
13 49 (3.54%) Senior Data Scientist
14 40 (2.89%) Principal Systems Engineer
15 36 (2.60%) Data Engineer
16 35 (2.53%) Junior
17 34 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
18 33 (2.39%) Senior Developer
19 32 (2.31%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.78%) .NET
2 58 (4.19%) React
3 43 (3.11%) AngularJS
4 42 (3.04%) Kafka
5 38 (2.75%) TensorFlow
6 35 (2.53%) PyTorch
7 30 (2.17%) scikit-learn
8 29 (2.10%) Pandas
9 27 (1.95%) Web Services
10 26 (1.88%) ASP.NET
11 24 (1.74%) HTML
12 19 (1.37%) RESTful
13 17 (1.23%) NumPy
13 17 (1.23%) PySpark
13 17 (1.23%) Vue
14 16 (1.16%) CSS
14 16 (1.16%) Flask
14 16 (1.16%) OpenMP
15 14 (1.01%) OpenACC
16 12 (0.87%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 200 (14.46%) Algorithms
2 136 (9.83%) Video Conferencing
3 111 (8.03%) Wiki
4 97 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 62 (4.48%) Data Structures
6 53 (3.83%) Driving Licence
7 52 (3.76%) Onboarding
8 48 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (2.75%) Product Ownership
10 29 (2.10%) Life Science
11 26 (1.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 26 (1.88%) CUDA
12 23 (1.66%) IoT
13 22 (1.59%) Cloud Native
13 22 (1.59%) Hedge funds
14 21 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
14 21 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (1.23%) Distributed Systems
17 15 (1.08%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 184 (13.30%) Windows
2 138 (9.98%) Windows 10
3 121 (8.75%) Android
4 111 (8.03%) Linux
5 31 (2.24%) Unix
6 24 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
9 4 (0.29%) DC/OS
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.14%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (51.84%) Computer Science
2 487 (35.21%) Problem-Solving
3 254 (18.37%) Agile
4 238 (17.21%) Software Engineering
5 228 (16.49%) Mathematics
6 199 (14.39%) Analytics
7 194 (14.03%) Data Science
8 179 (12.94%) Machine Learning
9 153 (11.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 150 (10.85%) Roadmaps
11 140 (10.12%) Project Management
12 137 (9.91%) Visualisation
13 135 (9.76%) Statistics
14 134 (9.69%) Contract Negotiation
15 131 (9.47%) Data Analysis
16 125 (9.04%) Physics
17 124 (8.97%) DevOps
18 123 (8.89%) Mentoring
19 122 (8.82%) Decision-Making
20 117 (8.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 415 (30.01%) Python
2 204 (14.75%) SQL
3 161 (11.64%) C#
4 101 (7.30%) C++
5 91 (6.58%) C
6 76 (5.50%) Java
7 71 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 67 (4.84%) R
9 46 (3.33%) Fortran
10 36 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 26 (1.88%) MATLAB
12 21 (1.52%) Go
13 18 (1.30%) Bash
14 13 (0.94%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.80%) Scala
17 6 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions
18 5 (0.36%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.36%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,383 (100.00%) Degree
2 416 (30.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 282 (20.39%) PhD
4 152 (10.99%) MBA
5 72 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 51 (3.69%) Chartered Engineer
7 49 (3.54%) CISSP
8 39 (2.82%) CISM
9 33 (2.39%) DBS Check
10 32 (2.31%) SC Cleared
11 24 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (1.45%) AWS Certification
14 19 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 17 (1.23%) DV Cleared
16 16 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
17 15 (1.08%) PMP
18 14 (1.01%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
18 14 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.70%) Data Quality
2 48 (3.47%) QA
3 44 (3.18%) GDPR
4 35 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.45%) Accessibility
5 20 (1.45%) NIST
6 17 (1.23%) NCSC
7 14 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.94%) HIPAA
8 13 (0.94%) PMO
9 11 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.65%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 7 (0.51%) ISO 13485
12 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.29%) Automotive SPICE
13 4 (0.29%) ISO 26262
14 3 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.22%) COBIT
14 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 3 (0.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 129 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 114 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
3 111 (8.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 111 (8.03%) XenApp
3 111 (8.03%) XenDesktop
4 85 (6.15%) Docker
5 13 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.43%) Firmware
8 2 (0.14%) HDFS
9 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 112 (8.10%) SCCM
2 111 (8.03%) AirWatch
3 56 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 37 (2.68%) Terraform
5 11 (0.80%) Ansible
6 8 (0.58%) CASB
6 8 (0.58%) Kubeflow
7 5 (0.36%) Argo
8 4 (0.29%) Functional Safety
9 3 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.14%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.14%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.14%) Nmap
11 1 (0.072%) Grafana
11 1 (0.072%) Puppet
11 1 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 258 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 151 (10.92%) Cisco
3 114 (8.24%) Citrix
4 44 (3.18%) SAP
5 42 (3.04%) EMC
6 35 (2.53%) Google
7 30 (2.17%) Virgin Media
8 27 (1.95%) Apple
9 24 (1.74%) Polycom
10 23 (1.66%) Oracle
11 21 (1.52%) Databricks
12 14 (1.01%) VMware
13 12 (0.87%) Aruba
14 11 (0.80%) HP
15 10 (0.72%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.65%) Salesforce
17 7 (0.51%) CA
17 7 (0.51%) Nintex
18 6 (0.43%) Adobe
18 6 (0.43%) Sage