Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 287 351 350
Rank change year-on-year +64 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 76 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.63% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 1.17% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 34
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £78,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.49% +78.29% -20.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £125,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 3,423 3,345 4,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.23% 22.16% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,234 2,524 3,035
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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
East Midlands +67 47 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands +32 29 £45,000 -45.45% 11
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 76 (100.00%) Degree
2 57 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (69.74%) HTML
4 53 (69.74%) JavaScript
5 47 (61.84%) SQL
6 44 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
7 43 (56.58%) Linux
8 39 (51.32%) Java
9 38 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
10 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
11 35 (46.05%) Web Services
11 35 (46.05%) Unit Testing
11 35 (46.05%) Docker
12 34 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (43.42%) Node.js
13 33 (43.42%) HTML5
13 33 (43.42%) OAuth
13 33 (43.42%) Virtual Team
13 33 (43.42%) ForgeRock
13 33 (43.42%) Microservices
13 33 (43.42%) Public Cloud
13 33 (43.42%) Data Centre
13 33 (43.42%) Kubernetes
13 33 (43.42%) Identity Access Management
13 33 (43.42%) Windows
13 33 (43.42%) SAML
14 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
15 27 (35.53%) C#
15 27 (35.53%) .NET

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 (6.58%) Apache
1 5 (6.58%) nginx
1 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.32%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.84%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (11.84%) Amazon S3
3 9 (11.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.26%) QlikView
4 4 (5.26%) Spotfire
5 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.63%) DB2
6 2 (2.63%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.63%) PowerCenter
6 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Concordion
1 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.63%) FitNesse
1 2 (2.63%) Selenium
1 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
1 9 (11.84%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Local Government
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.74%) C# Developer
4 14 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 14 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Lead Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Lead Java Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Applications Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Applications Support
5 13 (17.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Graduate
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (69.74%) HTML
2 35 (46.05%) Web Services
3 33 (43.42%) HTML5
3 33 (43.42%) Node.js
3 33 (43.42%) OAuth
3 33 (43.42%) SAML
4 27 (35.53%) .NET
5 25 (32.89%) J2EE
6 20 (26.32%) CSS
7 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
8 13 (17.11%) Java EE
9 9 (11.84%) jQuery
9 9 (11.84%) React
10 6 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Core
12 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.63%) LAMP
12 2 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (43.42%) Data Centre
2 33 (43.42%) Public Cloud
2 33 (43.42%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) PMI
4 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Linux
2 33 (43.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) Unit Testing
4 33 (43.42%) Identity Access Management
4 33 (43.42%) Microservices
5 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
6 14 (18.42%) Scrum
7 13 (17.11%) Kanban
8 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.84%) Analytics
10 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 7 (9.21%) Project Management
11 5 (6.58%) CRM
11 5 (6.58%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.58%) Data Science
11 5 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (6.58%) MVC
11 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) JavaScript
2 47 (61.84%) SQL
3 39 (51.32%) Java
4 27 (35.53%) C#
5 12 (15.79%) Python
6 11 (14.47%) PHP
7 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Degree
2 20 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 35 (46.05%) Docker
2 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (43.42%) Kubernetes
2 9 (11.84%) Ansible
2 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (43.42%) ForgeRock
3 6 (7.89%) SAP
4 5 (6.58%) Tableau
5 4 (5.26%) Cognos
5 4 (5.26%) Demandware
5 4 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Informatica
6 2 (2.63%) Netezza
6 2 (2.63%) Teradata
7 1 (1.32%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.32%) Pega