Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 274 236
Rank change year-on-year +20 -38 +38
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 21 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 1.02% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 17
Manchester median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +10.53% -34.48%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,125 £66,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +23.53% +84.78%

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 1,332 1,767 1,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.83% 22.71% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,399 1,414
Manchester median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +0.63%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 - 10 £62,500 -
Cheadle - 2 £32,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Master's Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
2 16 (76.19%) Python
3 13 (61.90%) OO
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 12 (57.14%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) OOP
4 12 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 12 (57.14%) RESTful
4 12 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
5 11 (52.38%) Open Source
5 11 (52.38%) Use Case
5 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) Middleware
5 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (47.62%) Ruby
6 10 (47.62%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (47.62%) Web Development
6 10 (47.62%) JSON
6 10 (47.62%) MVC
6 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 10 (47.62%) Spring
6 10 (47.62%) CSS
6 10 (47.62%) SOAP
6 10 (47.62%) XML
6 10 (47.62%) XSL

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 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 10 (47.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
2 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) Redis
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) HBase
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 10 (47.62%) Java Architect
2 10 (47.62%) PHP Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Data Scientist
3 5 (23.81%) Java Applications Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Java Technical Architect
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Technical Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) RESTful
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) Middleware
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) CSS3
3 10 (47.62%) HTML5
3 10 (47.62%) JSON
3 10 (47.62%) Polymer
3 10 (47.62%) REST
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (47.62%) SOAP
3 10 (47.62%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) Spring Boot
3 10 (47.62%) Spring MVC
3 10 (47.62%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) Pandas
4 1 (4.76%) scikit-learn
4 1 (4.76%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (47.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) OOP
2 12 (57.14%) Scrum
2 12 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
3 11 (52.38%) Open Source
3 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 11 (52.38%) Use Case
4 10 (47.62%) Coaching
4 10 (47.62%) Mobile First
4 10 (47.62%) MVC
4 10 (47.62%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (47.62%) Open Source Development
4 10 (47.62%) OWASP
4 10 (47.62%) SDLC
4 10 (47.62%) Secure Coding
4 10 (47.62%) SOA
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Go
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) PHP
3 10 (47.62%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) R
5 4 (19.05%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
7 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (23.81%) PhD
4 3 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CFA
5 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
1 10 (47.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Splunk