Period
to 16 January 2019

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

Master's Degree
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 298 307
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 9 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.092% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 1.04% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 24
South West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +4.40% -35.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £53,988
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 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 2,727 2,989 3,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.89% 29.70% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,953 2,223 2,724
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 16 January 2019.

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 16 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
Gloucestershire +17 6 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Somerset +19 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South West region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
4 4 (44.44%) Data Science
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) PhD
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Data Security
6 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) SAS
6 2 (22.22%) Robotics
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics

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 2 (22.22%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) CDMA
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Data Science
2 4 (44.44%) Machine Learning
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Deep Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) R
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PhD
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ATG