Master's Degree Jobs in Scotland

Master's Degree
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 167 66 199
Rank change year-on-year -101 +133 -41
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 115 203 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.74% 4.25% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.11% 14.81% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 16
10th Percentile - £27,150 £30,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £43,500 £53,919
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £53,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +32.08% -24.29% +36.59%
75th Percentile £100,000 £60,000 £75,000
90th Percentile - £69,994 -
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -10.71% +12.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,263 1,371 1,466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 19.06% 28.69% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 561 402 508
10th Percentile £26,700 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -2.77%
75th Percentile £62,750 £69,649 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,715 £81,250
UK median annual salary £54,048 £57,709 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.34% +4.93% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Scotland

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in Scotland

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in Scotland

Master's Degree
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -83 88 £70,000 +27.27% 16
Edinburgh -6 21 £80,000 +50.94% 18
Stirling - 2 - - 1
Fife - 2 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 2 - - 2
Master's Degree
UK

Master's Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (25.22%) FileNet
2 5 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Simulink
2 3 (2.61%) InVision
2 3 (2.61%) Sketch
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.30%) Figma
2 32 (27.83%) SurveyMonkey
3 29 (25.22%) Amazon S3
3 29 (25.22%) GitHub
4 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.61%) AWS
6 1 (0.87%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 29 (25.22%) Elasticsearch
1 29 (25.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.87%) MySQL
2 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Jenkins
2 29 (25.22%) Jasmine
2 29 (25.22%) JUnit
2 29 (25.22%) Mockito
3 5 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (2.61%) GitLab
5 1 (0.87%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.87%) MSTest
5 1 (0.87%) TestComplete
General
1 87 (75.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 82 (71.30%) Law
3 80 (69.57%) Finance
4 68 (59.13%) Marketing
5 32 (27.83%) Social Science
6 24 (20.87%) Social Skills
7 11 (9.57%) Legal
8 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (6.09%) Electronics
9 5 (4.35%) Banking
9 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
10 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
10 3 (2.61%) Polish Language
11 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.87%) Front Office
12 1 (0.87%) Games
12 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Lead
2 39 (33.91%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) User Experience Researcher
4 9 (7.83%) Senior
5 6 (5.22%) Java Engineer
5 6 (5.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Full Stack Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Full Stack Software Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Designer
7 4 (3.48%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Senior Designer
8 3 (2.61%) Senior UX Designer
8 3 (2.61%) UX Designer
9 2 (1.74%) Senior User Experience Researcher
9 2 (1.74%) Senior User Researcher
9 2 (1.74%) User Researcher
10 1 (0.87%) Chief Technologist
10 1 (0.87%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 1 (0.87%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) AngularJS
1 33 (28.70%) React
2 29 (25.22%) GraphQL
2 29 (25.22%) Hibernate
2 29 (25.22%) J2EE
2 29 (25.22%) Kafka
2 29 (25.22%) Spring
2 29 (25.22%) Spring Integration
3 4 (3.48%) HTML
3 4 (3.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.61%) CSS
4 3 (2.61%) LESS
4 3 (2.61%) OpenCV
4 3 (2.61%) OpenVINO
4 3 (2.61%) RESTful
4 3 (2.61%) Sass
5 1 (0.87%) Drools
5 1 (0.87%) HTML5
5 1 (0.87%) jBPM
5 1 (0.87%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.57%) Cloud Native
2 27 (23.48%) Market Risk
3 18 (15.65%) Algorithms
4 12 (10.43%) Product Ownership
5 6 (5.22%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.35%) Distributed Computing
7 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.61%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.74%) Cyber Threat
9 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.87%) Distributed Systems
10 1 (0.87%) FPGA
10 1 (0.87%) IoT
10 1 (0.87%) Life Science
10 1 (0.87%) Robotics
10 1 (0.87%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.74%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Computer Science
2 49 (42.61%) User Experience
3 48 (41.74%) UX Research
4 46 (40.00%) Fintech
4 46 (40.00%) User Research
5 45 (39.13%) Agile
5 45 (39.13%) Anthropology
5 45 (39.13%) Cognitive Science
5 45 (39.13%) Psychology
6 44 (38.26%) Software Engineering
7 43 (37.39%) Actionable Insight
7 43 (37.39%) Interaction Design
7 43 (37.39%) Qualitative Research
7 43 (37.39%) Service Design
8 42 (36.52%) Machine Learning
9 41 (35.65%) Artificial Intelligence
10 38 (33.04%) CI/CD
11 37 (32.17%) Product Management
12 36 (31.30%) SDLC
13 34 (29.57%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.26%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) R
3 33 (28.70%) SQL
4 17 (14.78%) Python
5 15 (13.04%) C++
6 14 (12.17%) C
7 12 (10.43%) Rust
8 7 (6.09%) Haskell
9 6 (5.22%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.35%) Go
11 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.74%) Bash
13 1 (0.87%) C#
13 1 (0.87%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Degree
2 63 (54.78%) PhD
3 39 (33.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) CISM
5 2 (1.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) CBAP
6 1 (0.87%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) Accessibility
2 3 (2.61%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) WCAG
3 1 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (29.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.48%) Ansible
2 4 (3.48%) vRealize
2 4 (3.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Qualtrics
2 29 (25.22%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.48%) Dell
4 1 (0.87%) Google
4 1 (0.87%) Keysight
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.87%) Thales