Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 132 135
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 5 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 1.63% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 11
Wales median annual salary £45,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.38% +14.29% -54.10%
10th Percentile £35,025 £25,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,075 £97,500 £85,000
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 366 491 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.52% 25.47% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 271 325 442
Wales median annual salary £38,650 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.38% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,625 £23,275
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,700
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Wales

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Wales.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in Wales

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Wales over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in Wales

Master's Degree
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
South Wales -2 4 £45,750 -25.61% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Master's Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Kotlin
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Logistics

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Android Development
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP