Period
to 23 January 2019

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

Master's Degree
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 304 351
Rank change year-on-year -19 +47 -37
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 21 65 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.51% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 2.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 9
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,961 £91,250 £56,500
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 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 2,443 2,601 2,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.06% 20.35% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,957 1,974 2,122
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,721 £23,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
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 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 23 January 2019.

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 23 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
Manchester -43 10 £52,500 +7.69% 5
Cheshire +37 8 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Merseyside +10 2 £52,583 +50.24%
Lancashire +9 1 - - 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Open Source
5 6 (28.57%) Android
5 6 (28.57%) Qt
5 6 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 6 (28.57%) Electronics
5 6 (28.57%) Validation
5 6 (28.57%) C
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) QML
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) R
7 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 3 (14.29%) Signal Processing

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 (9.52%) Apache Pig
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (9.52%) SPSS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) HBase
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Redis
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.52%) Gradle
General
1 6 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Environment Manager
1 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) PCB Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior C Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Electronics Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) QML
1 6 (28.57%) Qt
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (9.52%) NumPy
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.52%) SciPy
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) CCTV
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Android
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) CAD
5 3 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Data Science
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Signal Processing
5 3 (14.29%) Statistics
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 4 (19.05%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) R
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Go
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) Web Application Security Consortium
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata