Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 130 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +125
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 0.099% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Wales median annual salary £40,750 £46,232 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.86% - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -

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 386 409 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.94% 20.22% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 324 278 386
Wales median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,723
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +4 7 £40,750 -32.04% 3
West Wales - 5 - -
Master's Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 5 (41.67%) Logistics
3 5 (41.67%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Military
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Logistics
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 3 (25.00%) GIAC
3 3 (25.00%) SANS
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MBA
4 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft