Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > South West
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 264 310 312
Rank change year-on-year +46 +2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 22 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.089% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.32% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 22
South West median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £25,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.08% +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 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 2,213 2,853 3,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.24% 28.17% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,638 2,047 2,150
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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
Somerset +32 12 £50,000 +88.68%
Devon - 4 £38,000 -
Bristol +33 2 £62,500 +131.48% 1
Gloucestershire -10 2 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £85,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £62,500 -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Machine Learning
4 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Data Science
7 5 (22.73%) C
7 5 (22.73%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) PhD
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
7 5 (22.73%) Azure
7 5 (22.73%) AWS
7 5 (22.73%) Docker
7 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
7 5 (22.73%) Cloud Native
7 5 (22.73%) .NET Core
7 5 (22.73%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (18.18%) Data Lake
8 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (18.18%) Predictive Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Power Platform
8 4 (18.18%) Power BI

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 4 (18.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (18.18%) Data Lake
2 4 (18.18%) Power BI
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 3 (13.64%) Military
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Data Scientist
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (18.18%) AWS Developer
2 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Azure Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Python Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) .NET Core
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Cloud Native
2 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) BBC
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (40.91%) Machine Learning
3 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Data Science
6 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Physics
7 4 (18.18%) Predictive Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
8 3 (13.64%) Deep Learning
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) C
3 5 (22.73%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Go
5 3 (13.64%) Rust
6 2 (9.09%) Ada
7 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (22.73%) PhD
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) SAP