Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 301 289
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 29 40 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 1.13% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 35
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -28.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,250 £38,400
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 3033 3537 3524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.65% 32.68% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2773 2837
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,800 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -19 15 £25,000 -50.00%
Gloucestershire +22 9 £67,500 +66.67% 2
Somerset - 3 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £26,000 -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Master's Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
3 11 (37.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (31.03%) Internet
5 8 (27.59%) CISSP
5 8 (27.59%) C
5 8 (27.59%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 7 (24.14%) Information Security
7 6 (20.69%) CESG
7 6 (20.69%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) IIS
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
7 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (20.69%) IISP
7 6 (20.69%) CLAS
7 6 (20.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (20.69%) RMADS
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared

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 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.90%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Internet
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) MQTT
5 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Graduate
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Software Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance Leader
3 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Information Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Junior
3 6 (20.69%) Junior Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Junior Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Junior Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) CESG
2 6 (20.69%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (13.79%) Photography
4 3 (10.34%) Internet of Things
4 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) Arduino
5 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) SDLC
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) Logistics
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Planning
8 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (27.59%) CISSP
4 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (20.69%) CLAS
4 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) IISP
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (20.69%) RMADS
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
1 3 (10.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Intel
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Nokia
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec