Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 305 333
Rank change year-on-year -14 +28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 25 75 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 2.61% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 19
North West median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.64% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £33,600
90th Percentile £72,500 £83,750 £58,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +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 North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,563 2,877 2,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.85% 21.68% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,984 2,198 2,265
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 North West

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the North West

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Master's Degree in the North West.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the North West

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in the North West over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the North West

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 15 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
Manchester -36 13 £62,500 +66.67% 7
Cheshire +22 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Merseyside +16 3 £52,583 -26.46% 1
Lancashire +12 1 - - 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 North West region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) Python
4 9 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (32.00%) Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) R
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) C++
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Statistics
6 7 (28.00%) C
6 7 (28.00%) PhD
6 7 (28.00%) Data Science
7 6 (24.00%) Data Analytics
7 6 (24.00%) Machine Learning
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (16.00%) Commercial Awareness
9 4 (16.00%) Dynamic Pricing

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) SPSS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Loan IQ
1 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) HBase
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Environment Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Buyer
3 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Applications Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) RESTful
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) QML
2 3 (12.00%) Qt
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (8.00%) NumPy
3 2 (8.00%) Pandas
3 2 (8.00%) Polymer
3 2 (8.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) SciPy
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (8.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) CCTV
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Fintech
5 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Analytics
2 7 (28.00%) Data Science
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
2 7 (28.00%) Statistics
3 6 (24.00%) Data Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (24.00%) Open Source
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (16.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (16.00%) Econometrics
5 4 (16.00%) Economics
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 4 (16.00%) Operations Research
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) R
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Go
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
7 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (28.00%) PhD
4 4 (16.00%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) RHCA
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Rancher
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) New Relic
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.00%) Teradata
2 1 (4.00%) VMware