Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 228 272
Rank change year-on-year -44 +44 -6
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 10 60 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.77% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 3.57% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 57 10
Manchester median annual salary £62,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £38,575 £28,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £72,750 £87,500 £56,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% -1.79% +12.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,666 1,682 1,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.41% 21.48% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,361 1,333 1,366
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,875
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Manchester

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in Manchester

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in Manchester

Master's Degree
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Stockport +8 2 £63,750 +2.00% 1
Altrincham -13 1 £62,500 +92.31%
Bolton - 1 £14,500 - 1
Master's Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 5 (50.00%) R
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Data Science
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Statistics
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (30.00%) Cluster Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamic Pricing
6 2 (20.00%) Markov Model
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source Development
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Pricing Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Numerate Degree

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) Redis
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PCB Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PCB Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Trainee
3 1 (10.00%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (20.00%) Pandas
2 2 (20.00%) Polymer
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Data Science
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Econometrics
4 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Research
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Go
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) EMC