Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 108 128
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 3 4 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.21% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 1.09% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Median annual salary £82,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £80,500 £36,550 £25,700
90th Percentile £84,500 £56,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 354 367 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.52% 21.70% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 298 281 280
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £24,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,271
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.48% +9.49%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Wales

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in Wales.

Salary trend 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 3 June 2020. 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 +1 3 £82,500 +57.14%
Master's Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
3 1 (33.33%) SABSA
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) GCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (33.33%) PyTorch
1 1 (33.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Convolutional Neural Network
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Deep Learning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Neuroscience
2 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Sentiment Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) IISP
2 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (33.33%) MBA
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google