Master's Degree Jobs in the UK excluding London

Master's Degree
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 236 44 254
Rank change year-on-year -192 +210 +7
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 859 3,994 1,013
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.24% 6.38% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 17.39% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 428 360 336
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £43,469
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -7.89% +8.57%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,125 £78,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +12.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,228 22,971 21,939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.72% 36.67% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12,216 8,401 10,290
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,000 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £64,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £57,810 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% +5.11% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the UK excluding London

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the UK excluding London

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the UK excluding London

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -110 278 £60,000 - 153
North of England -220 130 £50,000 +6.38% 114
Scotland -111 116 £70,000 +32.08% 49
East of England -92 113 £55,000 -4.35% 101
Midlands -159 99 £55,000 +57.14% 81
South West -151 95 £45,000 -1.64% 80
North West -158 82 £66,440 +15.55% 61
West Midlands -115 57 £52,500 +5.00% 49
East Midlands -118 40 £61,439 +265.71% 32
North East -83 26 £50,000 +4.88% 22
Yorkshire -146 22 £48,750 +9.93% 37
Northern Ireland +20 19 £60,000 - 7
Wales -70 10 £51,250 -35.94% 13
Master's Degree
UK

Master's Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (3.38%) FileNet
2 8 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.81%) Apache
3 7 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 7 (0.81%) Confluence
4 6 (0.70%) IIS
4 6 (0.70%) nginx
5 5 (0.58%) SAS
6 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.35%) WordPress
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 32 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.63%) Simulink
4 12 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.70%) InVision
6 6 (0.70%) Sketch
6 6 (0.70%) Trello
6 6 (0.70%) UserZoom
7 5 (0.58%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.47%) EPLAN
8 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.35%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.58%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Shopify
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.35%) Primavera
4 3 (0.35%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.35%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.35%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 88 (10.24%) AWS
2 85 (9.90%) Azure
3 58 (6.75%) Power Platform
4 43 (5.01%) GitHub
5 39 (4.54%) Figma
6 37 (4.31%) Amazon S3
7 32 (3.73%) SurveyMonkey
8 22 (2.56%) GCP
9 20 (2.33%) SaaS
10 19 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.98%) Microsoft 365
11 17 (1.98%) Serverless
12 15 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (1.75%) PowerApps
13 13 (1.51%) IaaS
14 12 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (1.28%) PaaS
16 10 (1.16%) Power Automate
17 9 (1.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 8 (0.93%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.14%) 5G
1 27 (3.14%) Broadband
2 16 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.75%) Internet
4 14 (1.63%) Network Security
5 12 (1.40%) Firewall
5 12 (1.40%) HTTP
6 8 (0.93%) Ethernet
6 8 (0.93%) Wireless
7 5 (0.58%) Intranet
7 5 (0.58%) MQTT
7 5 (0.58%) PPP
7 5 (0.58%) SNMP
7 5 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.47%) LAN
8 4 (0.47%) RS-232
8 4 (0.47%) WAN
8 4 (0.47%) WebEx
9 2 (0.23%) DNS
9 2 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.05%) Power BI
2 47 (5.47%) NoSQL
3 33 (3.84%) SQL Server
4 32 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 27 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 25 (2.91%) Tableau
8 21 (2.44%) Big Data
9 17 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.63%) MySQL
12 8 (0.93%) DynamoDB
12 8 (0.93%) GIS
13 7 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
14 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.70%) Redis
14 6 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.70%) Star Schema
15 5 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 54 (6.29%) Git
2 37 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.38%) Jasmine
3 29 (3.38%) JUnit
3 29 (3.38%) Mockito
4 17 (1.98%) JIRA
5 10 (1.16%) GitLab
6 4 (0.47%) Subversion
6 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.35%) Babel
7 3 (0.35%) CMake
7 3 (0.35%) TestRail
7 3 (0.35%) webpack
8 2 (0.23%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.23%) ERwin
8 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.12%) Maven
9 1 (0.12%) MSTest
9 1 (0.12%) TestComplete
General
1 306 (35.62%) Social Skills
2 202 (23.52%) Finance
3 162 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
4 154 (17.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 144 (16.76%) Marketing
6 127 (14.78%) Law
7 65 (7.57%) Manufacturing
8 57 (6.64%) Legal
9 44 (5.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 37 (4.31%) Electronics
11 32 (3.73%) Retail
11 32 (3.73%) Social Science
12 28 (3.26%) Telecoms
13 26 (3.03%) Banking
14 24 (2.79%) Aerospace
15 22 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
16 20 (2.33%) Automotive
17 14 (1.63%) Military
18 13 (1.51%) Investment Banking
18 13 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 150 (17.46%) Senior
2 126 (14.67%) Software Engineer
3 85 (9.90%) Lead
4 73 (8.50%) Developer
5 63 (7.33%) Graduate
6 57 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
7 49 (5.70%) Analyst
7 49 (5.70%) Principal Engineer
8 40 (4.66%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 35 (4.07%) Data Scientist
10 30 (3.49%) Architect
10 30 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 26 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (2.56%) Data Engineer
12 22 (2.56%) Junior
13 21 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (2.21%) Quantity Surveyor
15 17 (1.98%) Senior Data Scientist
16 16 (1.86%) Consultant
16 16 (1.86%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.73%) AngularJS
2 67 (7.80%) React
3 37 (4.31%) Kafka
4 30 (3.49%) GraphQL
5 29 (3.38%) .NET
5 29 (3.38%) Hibernate
5 29 (3.38%) J2EE
5 29 (3.38%) Spring
5 29 (3.38%) Spring Integration
6 28 (3.26%) Web Services
7 25 (2.91%) RESTful
8 24 (2.79%) HTML
9 16 (1.86%) CSS
10 15 (1.75%) OpenMP
10 15 (1.75%) Vue
11 14 (1.63%) OpenACC
12 13 (1.51%) Flask
12 13 (1.51%) PyTorch
13 12 (1.40%) HTML5
14 11 (1.28%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 144 (16.76%) Algorithms
2 55 (6.40%) Cloud Native
3 51 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 48 (5.59%) Data Structures
5 45 (5.24%) Driving Licence
6 34 (3.96%) Product Ownership
7 28 (3.26%) Market Risk
8 24 (2.79%) CUDA
9 21 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
10 19 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
11 18 (2.10%) IoT
11 18 (2.10%) Onboarding
12 17 (1.98%) Life Science
13 16 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
14 15 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
15 14 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (1.63%) Distributed Systems
15 14 (1.63%) Renewable Energy
16 12 (1.40%) Biopharmaceutical
17 11 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (9.90%) Linux
2 38 (4.42%) Windows
3 31 (3.61%) Unix
4 7 (0.81%) FreeRTOS
5 6 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.23%) Android
8 2 (0.23%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (43.07%) Computer Science
2 341 (39.70%) Problem-Solving
3 197 (22.93%) Agile
4 185 (21.54%) Software Engineering
5 132 (15.37%) Analytics
6 130 (15.13%) Mathematics
7 128 (14.90%) Machine Learning
8 124 (14.44%) Artificial Intelligence
9 116 (13.50%) Roadmaps
10 96 (11.18%) Data Analysis
11 93 (10.83%) User Experience
12 89 (10.36%) Project Management
13 88 (10.24%) DevOps
14 86 (10.01%) Decision-Making
15 84 (9.78%) CI/CD
15 84 (9.78%) Data Science
16 79 (9.20%) Physics
17 76 (8.85%) Visualisation
18 73 (8.50%) Data Analytics
18 73 (8.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 248 (28.87%) Python
2 125 (14.55%) SQL
3 93 (10.83%) C
4 76 (8.85%) C#
5 75 (8.73%) R
6 73 (8.50%) Java
7 72 (8.38%) C++
8 56 (6.52%) JavaScript
9 48 (5.59%) Fortran
10 29 (3.38%) MATLAB
11 21 (2.44%) Bash
11 21 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.33%) Go
13 13 (1.51%) Rust
14 12 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.16%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.81%) Haskell
17 4 (0.47%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.47%) Scala
17 4 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 859 (100.00%) Degree
2 242 (28.17%) PhD
3 187 (21.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 91 (10.59%) MBA
5 51 (5.94%) Security Cleared
6 50 (5.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 19 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.98%) CISSP
9 15 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.28%) DBS Check
11 10 (1.16%) CFA
11 10 (1.16%) CIMA
11 10 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.05%) AWS Certification
12 9 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.05%) CompTIA CySA+
12 9 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (1.05%) PMP
13 8 (0.93%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.89%) QA
2 36 (4.19%) GDPR
3 28 (3.26%) Data Quality
4 25 (2.91%) Accessibility
5 18 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.63%) PMO
7 13 (1.51%) PCI DSS
8 12 (1.40%) NIST
9 11 (1.28%) HIPAA
10 10 (1.16%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 7 (0.81%) ISO 13485
11 7 (0.81%) NCSC
12 6 (0.70%) WCAG
13 4 (0.47%) Automotive SPICE
13 4 (0.47%) ISO 26262
14 3 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.23%) ECSS
15 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17025
15 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (5.70%) Docker
2 13 (1.51%) Firmware
3 11 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) Snort
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (7.10%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.28%) Terraform
3 8 (0.93%) CASB
4 7 (0.81%) Ansible
5 4 (0.47%) Functional Safety
5 4 (0.47%) vRealize
5 4 (0.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (0.23%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.23%) Nmap
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.89%) EMC
3 38 (4.42%) Oracle
3 38 (4.42%) Qualtrics
4 28 (3.26%) SAP
5 27 (3.14%) Virgin Media
6 18 (2.10%) Google
7 14 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.93%) VMware
9 7 (0.81%) Nintex
9 7 (0.81%) Salesforce
10 6 (0.70%) Cisco
10 6 (0.70%) NVIDIA
10 6 (0.70%) YouTube
11 5 (0.58%) Aruba
11 5 (0.58%) BT
12 4 (0.47%) CA
12 4 (0.47%) Dell
12 4 (0.47%) HP
12 4 (0.47%) ServiceNow