Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 264 221
Rank change year-on-year +4 -43 +44
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 16 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.72% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 26
Manchester median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +2.86% +20.69%
10th Percentile £35,625 £26,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +18.42%

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 1,398 1,916 1,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.09% 23.18% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,077 1,548 1,449
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +8.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,825 £63,350
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.86%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 5 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Cheadle - 2 £32,500 - 2
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Master's Degree
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Statistics
5 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) PhD
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) OOP
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) RESTful
5 7 (43.75%) R
5 7 (43.75%) Machine Learning
5 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Data Science
6 6 (37.50%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (37.50%) Dynamic Pricing
6 6 (37.50%) Price Optimisation
6 6 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
6 6 (37.50%) Pricing Strategy
6 6 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) NoSQL

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 (6.25%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 5 (31.25%) Redis
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.25%) HBase
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) French Language
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
1 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Data Scientist
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Java Architect
3 5 (31.25%) PHP Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Java Applications Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Android Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) CSS3
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Polymer
3 5 (31.25%) REST
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Boot
3 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) XSL
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Data Science
2 7 (43.75%) Machine Learning
2 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Statistics
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Applied Mathematics
3 6 (37.50%) Commercial Awareness
3 6 (37.50%) Dynamic Pricing
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 6 (37.50%) Operations Research
3 6 (37.50%) Price Optimisation
3 6 (37.50%) Pricing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) R
3 6 (37.50%) C
3 6 (37.50%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Go
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) Kotlin
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (43.75%) PhD
3 6 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CFA
4 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
1 5 (31.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Splunk