Master's Degree Jobs in the West Midlands

Master's Degree
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 158 188 244
Rank change year-on-year +30 +56 -44
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 62 95 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.30% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 3.30% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 21
10th Percentile - £39,360 £45,000
25th Percentile £28,500 £45,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -36.36% -18.52% +45.95%
75th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £84,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -16.67% +20.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,420 2,878 2,040
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.22% 39.37% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,054 1,130
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,559 £28,289
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £64,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the West Midlands

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the West Midlands

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the West Midlands

Master's Degree
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Warwickshire +62 21 £28,500 -45.71% 7
Birmingham +12 11 £35,000 -41.67% 18
Shropshire - 8 £72,500 -
Staffordshire +5 7 £29,000 - 9
Worcestershire - 7 £55,000 - 4
Coventry +29 1 £80,000 +14.29% 11
Wolverhampton +19 1 £70,000 - 2
Solihull - 1 £45,000 - 1
Master's Degree
England

Master's Degree
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 4 (6.45%) AutoCAD
1 4 (6.45%) EPLAN
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Simulink
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Shopify
2 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.61%) GCP
2 1 (1.61%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Tableau
2 1 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
2 14 (22.58%) Finance
3 12 (19.35%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (16.13%) Marketing
5 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.06%) Automotive
6 4 (6.45%) Billing
6 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.84%) Electronics
8 2 (3.23%) Law
8 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (3.23%) Retail
9 1 (1.61%) Back Office
9 1 (1.61%) Games
9 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Graduate
2 12 (19.35%) IT Graduate
3 11 (17.74%) Senior
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Lead
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) PyTorch
1 5 (8.06%) TensorFlow
2 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.23%) React
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.06%) CUDA
2 5 (8.06%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.45%) Operational Technology
3 4 (6.45%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (4.84%) Tandem
5 2 (3.23%) Cyber Threat
5 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.61%) Cyber Security Posture
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Genomics
6 1 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (32.26%) Computer Science
3 18 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (20.97%) Analytics
5 12 (19.35%) Decision-Making
5 12 (19.35%) ITIL
5 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.13%) DevOps
7 9 (14.52%) Agile
8 8 (12.90%) Project Management
9 6 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.68%) Validation
10 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Deep Learning
10 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.06%) Neural Network
10 5 (8.06%) Parallel Processing
10 5 (8.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Python
2 6 (9.68%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.84%) R
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C
6 2 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (22.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (16.13%) MBA
4 9 (14.52%) PhD
5 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
5 6 (9.68%) PMP
5 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) HND
6 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) CFCE
7 3 (4.84%) CISM
7 3 (4.84%) CISSP
7 3 (4.84%) EnCE
8 1 (1.61%) CISA
8 1 (1.61%) CRISC
8 1 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) PMO
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.61%) GDPR
4 1 (1.61%) GRC
4 1 (1.61%) NIST
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) NVIDIA
2 4 (6.45%) EMC
2 4 (6.45%) Guidewire
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.23%) Panasonic
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Sparx