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

Master's Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 249 245
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 14 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 2.84% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 47 17
Manchester median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -11.76% +19.30%
10th Percentile £34,875 £26,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +60.00% -11.76% +6.25%

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 1,494 1,796 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.45% 22.16% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,474 1,460
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,400 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 September 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 September 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 +9 2 £63,750 +15.91%
Cheadle - 2 £32,500 -
Altrincham -13 1 £62,500 +92.31%
Master's Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (64.29%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) PhD
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) R
4 8 (57.14%) Analytics
4 8 (57.14%) Data Science
5 7 (50.00%) Data Analytics
5 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 7 (50.00%) C
5 7 (50.00%) C++
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Statistics
5 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (42.86%) Applied Mathematics
6 6 (42.86%) Operations Research
6 6 (42.86%) Economics
6 6 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (42.86%) Econometrics
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (42.86%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (42.86%) Dynamic Pricing
6 6 (42.86%) Price Optimisation
6 6 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
6 6 (42.86%) Pricing Strategy
6 6 (42.86%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) OOP

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 (7.14%) Apache Pig
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) French Language
1 1 (7.14%) German Language
1 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Applications Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PCB Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PCB Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Polymer
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (7.14%) NumPy
4 1 (7.14%) Pandas
4 1 (7.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Analytics
1 8 (57.14%) Data Science
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (50.00%) Statistics
3 6 (42.86%) Applied Mathematics
3 6 (42.86%) Commercial Awareness
3 6 (42.86%) Dynamic Pricing
3 6 (42.86%) Econometrics
3 6 (42.86%) Economics
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematical Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Operations Research
3 6 (42.86%) Price Optimisation
3 6 (42.86%) Pricing Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) R
3 7 (50.00%) C
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Go
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
6 1 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
6 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) PhD
3 6 (42.86%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
1 2 (14.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk