Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 233 268
Rank change year-on-year +27 +35 +2
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.25% 0.074% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Leeds median annual salary £45,150 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.54% -10.34% +107.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,900 £66,125
90th Percentile £53,750 £83,500 £76,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,150 £65,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -30.54% -10.34% +107.14%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 948 1253 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.44% 23.32% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 773 1070 1256
Leeds median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,000 £24,611
90th Percentile £61,150 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Leeds

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in Leeds

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Master's Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) CREST Certified
3 6 (50.00%) OSCP
3 6 (50.00%) CEH
3 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) CREST Certified
3 6 (50.00%) CEH
3 6 (50.00%) OSCP
4 2 (16.67%) CCDA
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (8.33%) CCA
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) VMware