Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 329 348
Rank change year-on-year +33 +19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 75 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.57% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 1.76% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 39
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +68.18% -48.84%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £125,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%

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 3,452 3,468 4,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.30% 22.79% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,335 2,739 3,446
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £69,600 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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
West Midlands +31 45 £43,500 -14.71% 2
East Midlands +19 30 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 75 (100.00%) Degree
2 59 (78.67%) Computer Science
3 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (56.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (54.67%) SQL
6 36 (48.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (45.33%) HTML
7 34 (45.33%) Java
8 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
9 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
10 28 (37.33%) Linux
11 27 (36.00%) Windows
12 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (34.67%) Self-Motivation
13 24 (32.00%) Docker
13 24 (32.00%) C#
14 22 (29.33%) .NET
15 21 (28.00%) Microservices
16 20 (26.67%) Mathematics
17 19 (25.33%) Java EE
17 19 (25.33%) Unit Testing
17 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
17 19 (25.33%) Web Services
17 19 (25.33%) Scrum
17 19 (25.33%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (24.00%) HTML5
19 17 (22.67%) Node.js
19 17 (22.67%) OAuth
19 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
19 17 (22.67%) ForgeRock

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 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.33%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 9 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (10.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.00%) MySQL
3 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (12.00%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (5.33%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.33%) QlikView
7 4 (5.33%) Spotfire
8 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.00%) DB2
9 2 (2.67%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.67%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.67%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JUnit
1 6 (8.00%) Maven
2 3 (4.00%) Concordion
2 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) WiX
General
1 8 (10.67%) Legal
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Local Government
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) French Language
5 2 (2.67%) German Language
6 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Applications Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Applications Support
3 13 (17.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Graduate
5 7 (9.33%) Lead Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) HTML
2 22 (29.33%) .NET
3 19 (25.33%) Java EE
3 19 (25.33%) Web Services
4 18 (24.00%) HTML5
5 17 (22.67%) Node.js
5 17 (22.67%) OAuth
5 17 (22.67%) SAML
6 16 (21.33%) CSS
7 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
7 13 (17.33%) J2EE
8 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.00%) jQuery
9 9 (12.00%) React
10 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (8.00%) Spring
12 5 (6.67%) Apache Camel
13 2 (2.67%) LAMP
13 2 (2.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (78.67%) Computer Science
2 26 (34.67%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
3 17 (22.67%) Public Cloud
3 17 (22.67%) Virtual Team
4 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
6 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.33%) PMI
9 2 (2.67%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.33%) NHS
10 1 (1.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Linux
2 27 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (10.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Microservices
3 20 (26.67%) Mathematics
4 19 (25.33%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
4 19 (25.33%) Unit Testing
5 17 (22.67%) Identity Access Management
6 16 (21.33%) Kanban
7 15 (20.00%) TDD
8 11 (14.67%) Web Development
9 10 (13.33%) SDLC
9 10 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (12.00%) Analytics
11 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.67%) Cross-Platform Development
11 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
11 8 (10.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (10.67%) Project Management
12 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (54.67%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) Java
4 24 (32.00%) C#
5 16 (21.33%) Python
6 12 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.00%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) C
9 2 (2.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Degree
2 36 (48.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (32.00%) Docker
2 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (12.00%) Ansible
2 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) ForgeRock
3 8 (10.67%) Remedy
3 8 (10.67%) Xamarin
4 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 5 (6.67%) Tableau
6 4 (5.33%) Cognos
6 4 (5.33%) Demandware
6 4 (5.33%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Informatica
7 2 (2.67%) Netezza
7 2 (2.67%) Teradata
8 1 (1.33%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.33%) Pega