Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - +110 +39
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 5 0 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.41% - 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% - 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Essex median annual salary £23,000 - £63,250
10th Percentile £22,500 - £50,675
90th Percentile £23,500 - £75,225
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £31,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +43.55% -52.31% +44.44%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 287 316 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.49% 22.13% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 188 259 291
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,050 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +1.16%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Essex

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Essex.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in Essex

Master's Degree
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Chelmsford - 2 £23,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Master's Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Physics
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) JPA
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Research Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
1 1 (20.00%) JPA
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (20.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (20.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Physics
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP