Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 311 296
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 32 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.66% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 27
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -42.86% +100.00%
10th Percentile £35,125 £27,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,700 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.00%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,142 3,184 3,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.13% 31.29% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,245 2,510 2,873
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,725 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the South West

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in the South West over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the South West

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Bristol -1 13 £62,500 - 11
Wiltshire -13 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Gloucestershire +26 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Cornwall - 4 - - 3
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 32 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Electronics
4 12 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (28.13%) REST
6 8 (25.00%) Android
6 8 (25.00%) Google
6 8 (25.00%) Android Development
6 8 (25.00%) Internet of Things
6 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.00%) User Experience
6 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 8 (25.00%) Wireless
6 8 (25.00%) Bluetooth
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (15.63%) Ajax
8 5 (15.63%) Line Management
8 5 (15.63%) High Availability
8 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.63%) CSS

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
1 8 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 12 (37.50%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Android Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (9.38%) Head of IT
6 3 (9.38%) Head of IT Infrastructure
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) REST
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) Ajax
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) Django
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) React Native
5 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.13%) Tapestry
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 8 (25.00%) User Experience
3 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.50%) BBC
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (9.38%) NHS
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.13%) Fintech
6 1 (3.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Android Development
2 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
4 5 (15.63%) Line Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.25%) SIEM
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
8 1 (3.13%) OOP
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (15.63%) Postgraduate
4 3 (9.38%) MCP
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CEH
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) Sony
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle