Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 269 265
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 59 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 1.06% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 10 5
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -53.80%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,000 £27,350
90th Percentile £87,500 £56,375 £37,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -20.51%

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 1662 1603 1889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.21% 21.72% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1343 1447
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,100 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £32,500 -
Master's Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 59 (100.00%) Degree
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (42.37%) Mentoring
4 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
4 23 (38.98%) Time Management
4 23 (38.98%) Windows
5 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
6 18 (30.51%) MCSE
6 18 (30.51%) SAN
6 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
6 18 (30.51%) Web Development
6 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
6 18 (30.51%) Open Source
6 18 (30.51%) Driving Licence
6 18 (30.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (28.81%) EqualLogic
7 17 (28.81%) Office 365
7 17 (28.81%) Dell
8 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
8 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.03%) Python
10 12 (20.34%) CSS
10 12 (20.34%) XML
10 12 (20.34%) HTML
10 12 (20.34%) Java
10 12 (20.34%) Coaching
10 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (18.64%) Ticket Management
11 11 (18.64%) SQL
11 11 (18.64%) Oracle

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 3 (5.08%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Office 365
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 7 (11.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) SAN
2 7 (11.86%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.86%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) Redis
4 5 (8.47%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
1 8 (13.56%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.86%) Electronics
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 18 (30.51%) IT Engineer
1 18 (30.51%) IT Support
1 18 (30.51%) IT Support Engineer
1 18 (30.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Support Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Service Management Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Applications Support
5 7 (11.86%) Java Architect
5 7 (11.86%) PHP Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
1 12 (20.34%) XML
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) CSS3
2 7 (11.86%) HTML5
2 7 (11.86%) JSON
2 7 (11.86%) Middleware
2 7 (11.86%) Polymer
2 7 (11.86%) REST
2 7 (11.86%) RESTful
2 7 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (11.86%) SOAP
2 7 (11.86%) Spring
2 7 (11.86%) Spring Boot
2 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
2 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) XSL
3 2 (3.39%) QML
3 2 (3.39%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
2 18 (30.51%) Driving Licence
3 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (8.47%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (8.47%) EPoS
6 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Mentoring
2 23 (38.98%) Time Management
3 18 (30.51%) Open Source
3 18 (30.51%) Web Development
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.34%) Coaching
6 11 (18.64%) ITIL
6 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
6 11 (18.64%) Service Management
6 11 (18.64%) Ticket Management
7 8 (13.56%) Use Case
8 7 (11.86%) Econometrics
8 7 (11.86%) Kanban
8 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
8 7 (11.86%) MVC
8 7 (11.86%) OOP
8 7 (11.86%) Scrum
8 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.86%) Statistics
8 7 (11.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Python
2 12 (20.34%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) SQL
4 8 (13.56%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) Ruby
5 7 (11.86%) Go
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
5 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.17%) C++
6 6 (10.17%) R
7 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.47%) VB
7 5 (8.47%) VBA
8 2 (3.39%) C
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Degree
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (30.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (30.51%) MCSE
4 11 (18.64%) MCPD
4 11 (18.64%) MCSD
5 8 (13.56%) PhD
6 3 (5.08%) CISM
6 3 (5.08%) CISSP
6 3 (5.08%) CRISC
7 2 (3.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
1 7 (11.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
2 3 (5.08%) ISO 14001
2 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
1 18 (30.51%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Dell
1 17 (28.81%) EqualLogic
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.39%) EMC
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau