Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 259 306
Rank change year-on-year +18 +47 +4
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 14 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.055% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% -10.34% +107.14%
10th Percentile £38,350 £36,300 £66,125
90th Percentile £53,600 £83,500 £76,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -24.00% +83.82% -2.86%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,224 1,588 2,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.53% 21.81% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,334 1,587
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,750 £24,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in West Yorkshire

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in West Yorkshire

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in West Yorkshire

Master's Degree
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Leeds +28 11 £46,325 -28.73% 3
Wakefield - 2 £51,000 -
Master's Degree
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Master's Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) OSCP
4 6 (42.86%) CEH
4 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (14.29%) User Experience
8 2 (14.29%) Analytics
8 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (14.29%) Wireframes

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) CTI
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) SMS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 6 (42.86%) CEH
3 6 (42.86%) OSCP
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
4 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) MBA
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Cerner
5 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
5 1 (7.14%) NetIQ