Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 297 306
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 27 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 1.28% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 26
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -42.86% +100.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £48,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 2,993 3,269 3,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.29% 31.29% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,146 2,580 2,987
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £24,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,575 £62,700
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -14 11 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +29 8 £50,000 -
Somerset - 5 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £26,000 - 3
Wiltshire -16 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (51.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Internet
6 9 (33.33%) Electronics
7 8 (29.63%) C
7 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (29.63%) High Availability
8 7 (25.93%) Internet of Things
8 7 (25.93%) SDLC
8 7 (25.93%) Wireless
9 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (22.22%) OO
10 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (18.52%) C++
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
10 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (18.52%) REST
10 5 (18.52%) Java EE
11 4 (14.81%) Android
11 4 (14.81%) Android Development
11 4 (14.81%) User Experience
11 4 (14.81%) Information Security
11 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall

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 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) ThingWorx
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Internet
2 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) Bluetooth
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) MQTT
6 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Android Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Android Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Head of IT
6 3 (11.11%) Head of IT Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Leader
6 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Information Manager
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
1 5 (18.52%) Java EE
1 5 (18.52%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Internet of Things
3 4 (14.81%) User Experience
4 3 (11.11%) CESG
4 3 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (11.11%) NHS
4 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Arduino
5 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) High Availability
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (14.81%) Android Development
6 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) SIEM
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 1 (3.70%) Network Management
9 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) C
3 5 (18.52%) C++
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 3 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (11.11%) CLAS
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) IISP
4 3 (11.11%) MCP
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (11.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
1 3 (11.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Intel
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Nokia