Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 284 192 310
Rank change year-on-year -92 +118 -7
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 56 13 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.52% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.42% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 24
10th Percentile £30,750 " £46,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £65,000 £49,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +27.27% +26.44%
75th Percentile £77,500 £90,000 £55,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £105,000 £60,875
England median annual salary £77,500 £66,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year +16.98% +3.92% -1.92%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,356 917 2,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.99% 22.41% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 710 1,997
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,898 £25,650
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £74,997 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the Midlands

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the Midlands

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the Midlands

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
West Midlands -71 29 £65,000 -3.70% 6
East Midlands -47 27 £31,500 -55.00% 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 39 (69.64%) Social Skills
3 34 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 29 (51.79%) Finance
4 29 (51.79%) Analytics
5 23 (41.07%) Python
5 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.14%) Mathematics
7 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
7 17 (30.36%) Algorithms
7 17 (30.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (28.57%) Prototyping
9 13 (23.21%) Decision-Making
9 13 (23.21%) Data Analytics
9 13 (23.21%) Statistics
10 12 (21.43%) Banking
10 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
10 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
10 12 (21.43%) Logistic Regression
10 12 (21.43%) C++
10 12 (21.43%) Machine Learning
10 12 (21.43%) Apache Hive
10 12 (21.43%) R
10 12 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (21.43%) Linear Regression
10 12 (21.43%) Factor Analysis
10 12 (21.43%) Data Science
10 12 (21.43%) Data-Driven Decision Making
10 12 (21.43%) Data Acquisition

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
1 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Azure
1 4 (7.14%) IaaS
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Wireless
2 5 (8.93%) MQTT
2 5 (8.93%) NFC
2 5 (8.93%) PPP
3 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Apache Hive
1 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
3 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) GoogleTest
4 5 (8.93%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (8.93%) TestRail
4 5 (8.93%) Valgrind
4 5 (8.93%) webpack
5 1 (1.79%) Appium
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.79%) JMeter
5 1 (1.79%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.79%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 39 (69.64%) Social Skills
2 29 (51.79%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Banking
4 7 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
5 6 (10.71%) Marketing
6 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
7 4 (7.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (7.14%) Public Sector
8 3 (5.36%) Back Office
8 3 (5.36%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (3.57%) Electronics
9 2 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (1.79%) French Language
10 1 (1.79%) German Language
10 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
10 1 (1.79%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Data Scientist
2 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (8.93%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) RF Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior RF Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) ERP Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Product Owner
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Product Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Product Owner
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Bokeh
1 12 (21.43%) PySpark
2 5 (8.93%) GraphQL
2 5 (8.93%) Jest
2 5 (8.93%) JSON
2 5 (8.93%) Kafka
2 5 (8.93%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) React
2 5 (8.93%) Redux
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Algorithms
2 10 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.71%) User Experience
4 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.93%) Smartcard
5 4 (7.14%) Blog
6 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.79%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.79%) Robotics
8 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Debian
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Computer Science
2 29 (51.79%) Analytics
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) Mathematics
5 16 (28.57%) Prototyping
6 13 (23.21%) Data Analytics
6 13 (23.21%) Decision-Making
6 13 (23.21%) Statistics
7 12 (21.43%) Actionable Insight
7 12 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
7 12 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (21.43%) Decision Tree
7 12 (21.43%) Factor Analysis
7 12 (21.43%) Gradient Boosting
7 12 (21.43%) Linear Regression
7 12 (21.43%) Logistic Regression
7 12 (21.43%) Machine Learning
7 12 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
7 12 (21.43%) Random Forest
7 12 (21.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) C++
2 12 (21.43%) R
3 11 (19.64%) Java
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) C
5 5 (8.93%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (30.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (5.36%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) SAFe Agilist
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.57%) MISRA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Firmware
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Google
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.36%) BT
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.79%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.79%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Lagan
5 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) UiPath