Master's Degree Jobs in the South East

Master's Degree
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 158 54 221
Rank change year-on-year -104 +167 +14
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 278 808 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 5.31% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 13.38% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 164 131 123
10th Percentile £35,300 £30,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £48,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +14.29%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £77,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +12.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,709 6,041 6,288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 34.59% 39.71% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,641 2,681 3,145
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £66,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £84,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,700 £57,810 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.38% +5.11% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the South East

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the South East.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the South East

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the South East

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -47 151 £55,000 +29.41% 64
Oxfordshire -2 74 £52,500 +23.53% 33
Berkshire -47 54 £58,000 -17.14% 22
Hampshire -71 37 £42,500 -43.33% 31
Kent -22 36 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Surrey -76 33 £60,000 -4.00% 30
Buckinghamshire -68 23 £70,000 +25.00% 9
West Sussex -15 14 £64,000 - 7
East Sussex -43 7 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Master's Degree
England

Master's Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East 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 8 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.16%) Apache
2 6 (2.16%) nginx
3 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.44%) Simulink
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.07%) Azure
2 25 (8.99%) AWS
3 20 (7.19%) Power Platform
4 14 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (5.04%) Serverless
5 12 (4.32%) IaaS
5 12 (4.32%) SaaS
6 11 (3.96%) GitHub
7 10 (3.60%) PaaS
8 8 (2.88%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (2.88%) PowerApps
9 7 (2.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 7 (2.52%) Azure Functions
9 7 (2.52%) OneDrive
9 7 (2.52%) Power Automate
9 7 (2.52%) ShareGate
10 6 (2.16%) GitHub Actions
11 5 (1.80%) GCP
11 5 (1.80%) OCI
11 5 (1.80%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) 5G
1 15 (5.40%) Broadband
2 8 (2.88%) Internet
3 7 (2.52%) HTTP
4 5 (1.80%) Firewall
4 5 (1.80%) Intranet
4 5 (1.80%) SNMP
5 4 (1.44%) WebEx
5 4 (1.44%) Wireless
6 2 (0.72%) 4G
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) Network Security
6 2 (0.72%) RS-485
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) NaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.83%) Power BI
3 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.24%) Tableau
5 8 (2.88%) GIS
5 8 (2.88%) MySQL
5 8 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.52%) DynamoDB
6 7 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.16%) Redis
8 5 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.08%) Big Data
9 3 (1.08%) Impala
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (9.35%) Git
2 6 (2.16%) GitLab
2 6 (2.16%) JIRA
3 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.08%) Babel
4 3 (1.08%) CMake
4 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.08%) TestRail
4 3 (1.08%) webpack
5 2 (0.72%) ERwin
6 1 (0.36%) Maven
6 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 131 (47.12%) Social Skills
2 72 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (19.42%) Finance
4 34 (12.23%) Marketing
5 31 (11.15%) Manufacturing
6 26 (9.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 22 (7.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (7.19%) Legal
9 17 (6.12%) Aerospace
10 14 (5.04%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (4.32%) Aviation
11 12 (4.32%) Electronics
11 12 (4.32%) Law
11 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
12 11 (3.96%) Military
13 8 (2.88%) Public Sector
14 5 (1.80%) Automotive
14 5 (1.80%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (1.44%) Aeronautics
16 3 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (16.55%) Senior
2 45 (16.19%) Software Engineer
3 33 (11.87%) Developer
4 25 (8.99%) Lead
5 18 (6.47%) Junior
6 16 (5.76%) Data Scientist
7 10 (3.60%) Architect
7 10 (3.60%) Business Development Manager
7 10 (3.60%) Business Manager
7 10 (3.60%) Consultant
7 10 (3.60%) Development Manager
7 10 (3.60%) Graduate
7 10 (3.60%) Product Manager
8 9 (3.24%) Associate Director
9 8 (2.88%) Research Engineer
9 8 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (2.52%) Azure Developer
10 7 (2.52%) IoT Architect
10 7 (2.52%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.52%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.47%) AngularJS
2 16 (5.76%) React
3 15 (5.40%) OpenMP
3 15 (5.40%) RESTful
4 14 (5.04%) OpenACC
4 14 (5.04%) Web Services
5 13 (4.68%) .NET
5 13 (4.68%) HTML
6 11 (3.96%) Vue
7 9 (3.24%) HTML5
8 8 (2.88%) CSS
8 8 (2.88%) Dask
8 8 (2.88%) Django
8 8 (2.88%) Flask
9 7 (2.52%) gRPC
9 7 (2.52%) jQuery
9 7 (2.52%) NumPy
10 6 (2.16%) Celery
10 6 (2.16%) GeoJSON
10 6 (2.16%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 92 (33.09%) Algorithms
2 34 (12.23%) Data Structures
3 32 (11.51%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.83%) CUDA
5 18 (6.47%) Analytical Mindset
5 18 (6.47%) Product Ownership
6 14 (5.04%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.60%) Biopharmaceutical
7 10 (3.60%) IoT
7 10 (3.60%) Life Science
8 9 (3.24%) Taxonomies
9 8 (2.88%) Distributed Systems
10 7 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.52%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.16%) FPGA
12 5 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.44%) Onboarding
14 3 (1.08%) Renewable Energy
15 2 (0.72%) ASIC Verification
15 2 (0.72%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.66%) Linux
2 25 (8.99%) Unix
2 25 (8.99%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (61.51%) Computer Science
2 119 (42.81%) Problem-Solving
3 80 (28.78%) Agile
3 80 (28.78%) Mathematics
4 69 (24.82%) Software Engineering
5 67 (24.10%) Physics
6 58 (20.86%) DevOps
7 52 (18.71%) Roadmaps
8 51 (18.35%) Machine Learning
9 48 (17.27%) Analytics
10 42 (15.11%) Data Analytics
11 38 (13.67%) Parallel Programming
12 36 (12.95%) Visualisation
13 33 (11.87%) Data Analysis
13 33 (11.87%) Data Visualisation
14 32 (11.51%) Market Research
14 32 (11.51%) Mentoring
15 31 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (11.15%) ETL
16 30 (10.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (40.65%) Python
2 63 (22.66%) C
3 54 (19.42%) C++
4 48 (17.27%) Fortran
5 40 (14.39%) C#
6 32 (11.51%) JavaScript
7 27 (9.71%) SQL
8 14 (5.04%) R
9 12 (4.32%) Go
10 11 (3.96%) Java
11 10 (3.60%) Bash
12 9 (3.24%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.08%) AWK
14 3 (1.08%) C-shell
14 3 (1.08%) Perl
14 3 (1.08%) sed
14 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 278 (100.00%) Degree
2 113 (40.65%) PhD
3 81 (29.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (16.19%) MBA
5 27 (9.71%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.96%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.60%) CFA
7 10 (3.60%) CIMA
8 9 (3.24%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.16%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.08%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.72%) PMP
14 1 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.27%) GDPR
2 22 (7.91%) QA
3 12 (4.32%) Accessibility
3 12 (4.32%) Data Quality
4 10 (3.60%) HIPAA
5 9 (3.24%) California Consumer Privacy Act
6 7 (2.52%) ISO 13485
7 4 (1.44%) Automotive SPICE
7 4 (1.44%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.36%) ECSS
9 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (8.27%) Docker
2 7 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.80%) Firmware
3 5 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.72%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.24%) Terraform
3 4 (1.44%) Functional Safety
4 3 (1.08%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.40%) SAP
2 15 (5.40%) Virgin Media
3 10 (3.60%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.52%) Nintex
5 6 (2.16%) Oracle
5 6 (2.16%) YouTube
6 5 (1.80%) Aruba
7 4 (1.44%) Cisco
7 4 (1.44%) Google
7 4 (1.44%) HP
7 4 (1.44%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.44%) VMware
8 3 (1.08%) Adobe
8 3 (1.08%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.08%) UiPath
9 2 (0.72%) Informatica
9 2 (0.72%) Salesforce
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) Sage