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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 417 410 301
Rank change year-on-year -7 -109 +32
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 532 154 15
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.74% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 2.74% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 179 69 12
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £34,000
25th Percentile £48,649 £45,000 £38,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.13% +11.90%
75th Percentile £84,375 £80,000 £90,625
90th Percentile £104,000 £117,000 £113,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +12.00%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 14,766 5,625 1,482
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.68% 17.83% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,701 4,133 1,161
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,424 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Master's Degree
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Master's Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Master's Degree trend for jobs with a WFH option

Master's Degree
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Master's Degree.

Master's Degree salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Master's Degree over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Master's Degree salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Master's Degree job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 532 (100.00%) Degree
2 296 (55.64%) Computer Science
3 226 (42.48%) Agile
3 226 (42.48%) Problem-Solving
4 207 (38.91%) Python
5 192 (36.09%) Social Skills
6 191 (35.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 153 (28.76%) Software Engineering
8 131 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
9 125 (23.50%) SQL
10 123 (23.12%) Java
11 117 (21.99%) Mathematics
12 110 (20.68%) Project Management
13 105 (19.74%) AWS
13 105 (19.74%) Analytics
14 103 (19.36%) Statistics
15 101 (18.98%) JavaScript
16 99 (18.61%) Data Science
17 93 (17.48%) DevOps
18 88 (16.54%) Finance
19 83 (15.60%) Data Management
20 82 (15.41%) Google
20 82 (15.41%) Mentoring
21 78 (14.66%) Algorithms
22 73 (13.72%) Marketing
23 72 (13.53%) Test Automation
24 70 (13.16%) SAS
25 69 (12.97%) Artificial Intelligence
26 68 (12.78%) Scrum
27 66 (12.41%) Advertising

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 70 (13.16%) SAS
2 28 (5.26%) Apache Airflow
3 19 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.69%) CMS
6 6 (1.13%) Hyperledger
6 6 (1.13%) Luigi
7 5 (0.94%) Confluence
8 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.56%) TYPO3
8 3 (0.56%) WordPress
9 2 (0.38%) Apache
9 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.38%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.95%) Sketch
3 20 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.57%) InVision
5 18 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (3.38%) Zeplin
6 8 (1.50%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.56%) Simulink
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (2.26%) Shopify
2 6 (1.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (1.13%) R3 Corda
3 5 (0.94%) SAP MDG
4 4 (0.75%) Magento
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (19.74%) AWS
2 53 (9.96%) Azure
3 45 (8.46%) GCP
4 36 (6.77%) Power Platform
5 31 (5.83%) Serverless
6 27 (5.08%) GitHub
7 25 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (4.14%) Figma
9 21 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 19 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (3.01%) SaaS
12 15 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (2.63%) Cloud Run
13 14 (2.63%) Firebase
14 13 (2.44%) Google Play
14 13 (2.44%) PowerApps
15 12 (2.26%) Azure Storage
16 11 (2.07%) Amazon EMR
17 10 (1.88%) Cloudflare
18 8 (1.50%) Squarespace
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.38%) MQTT
2 16 (3.01%) PPP
3 14 (2.63%) HTTP
4 8 (1.50%) Broadband
5 6 (1.13%) DNS
5 6 (1.13%) Internet
5 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.13%) WAN
6 4 (0.75%) DHCP
6 4 (0.75%) LAN
6 4 (0.75%) SAN
7 2 (0.38%) 5G
7 2 (0.38%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.38%) SMTP
8 1 (0.19%) Extranet
8 1 (0.19%) Firewall
8 1 (0.19%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.19%) Network Security
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.96%) Big Data
2 49 (9.21%) NoSQL
2 49 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.77%) SQL Server
4 32 (6.02%) Tableau
5 31 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 26 (4.89%) Power BI
8 19 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.57%) Spotfire
9 14 (2.63%) MariaDB
9 14 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.07%) DTS
11 11 (2.07%) Electronic Patient Records
12 10 (1.88%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (1.50%) Looker
15 7 (1.32%) Data Lake
15 7 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (12.03%) JIRA
2 60 (11.28%) Git (software)
3 50 (9.40%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.70%) TestRail
5 23 (4.32%) Rational DOORS
6 20 (3.76%) Bitbucket
6 20 (3.76%) GoogleTest
7 16 (3.01%) Eclipse
7 16 (3.01%) Valgrind
8 15 (2.82%) GitLab
9 10 (1.88%) Babel
9 10 (1.88%) webpack
10 9 (1.69%) Appium
10 9 (1.69%) Mocha
11 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.32%) JMeter
12 7 (1.32%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 192 (36.09%) Social Skills
2 131 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (16.54%) Finance
4 73 (13.72%) Marketing
5 66 (12.41%) Advertising
6 61 (11.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (7.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 35 (6.58%) Games
8 35 (6.58%) Presentation Skills
9 28 (5.26%) Manufacturing
10 19 (3.57%) Public Sector
11 16 (3.01%) Banking
11 16 (3.01%) Retail
12 14 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
13 11 (2.07%) Electronics
14 10 (1.88%) Legal
15 8 (1.50%) Law
16 7 (1.32%) Publishing
17 5 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
17 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (17.11%) Developer
2 73 (13.72%) Software Engineer
3 56 (10.53%) Programmer
4 36 (6.77%) Analyst
5 33 (6.20%) Data Scientist
6 32 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 27 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (4.89%) Java Engineer
8 26 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (4.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 23 (4.32%) Senior Data Scientist
10 23 (4.32%) Statistical Programmer
11 22 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (3.76%) Product Manager
12 20 (3.76%) Senior Programmer
13 19 (3.57%) Data Engineer
14 18 (3.38%) Embedded Engineer
14 18 (3.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 18 (3.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.77%) REST
2 43 (8.08%) React
3 35 (6.58%) Node.js
4 33 (6.20%) HTML
4 33 (6.20%) Web Services
5 29 (5.45%) CSS
6 28 (5.26%) JSON
7 27 (5.08%) .NET
8 26 (4.89%) Apache Flex
9 24 (4.51%) RESTful
9 24 (4.51%) XML
10 21 (3.95%) Kafka
11 17 (3.20%) Spring
12 15 (2.82%) React Native
12 15 (2.82%) Redux
12 15 (2.82%) Spring Boot
12 15 (2.82%) TensorFlow
13 14 (2.63%) CSS3
13 14 (2.63%) HTML5
13 14 (2.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.66%) Algorithms
2 58 (10.90%) User Experience
3 48 (9.02%) Data Structures
4 41 (7.71%) Management Information System
5 31 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (5.08%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.95%) Renewable Energy
8 20 (3.76%) Biotechnology
8 20 (3.76%) Blockchain
8 20 (3.76%) NHS
9 17 (3.20%) Life Science
10 16 (3.01%) CAN bus
11 15 (2.82%) Sports Betting
12 14 (2.63%) Cloud Native
13 13 (2.44%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.69%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.69%) FMCG
15 8 (1.50%) Social Media
16 7 (1.32%) Cardano
17 6 (1.13%) Web3
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.40%) Linux
2 27 (5.08%) Windows
3 17 (3.20%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.01%) Debian
4 16 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (3.01%) Unix
5 4 (0.75%) Android
5 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (55.64%) Computer Science
2 226 (42.48%) Agile
2 226 (42.48%) Problem-Solving
3 153 (28.76%) Software Engineering
4 117 (21.99%) Mathematics
5 110 (20.68%) Project Management
6 105 (19.74%) Analytics
7 103 (19.36%) Statistics
8 99 (18.61%) Data Science
9 93 (17.48%) DevOps
10 83 (15.60%) Data Management
11 82 (15.41%) Mentoring
12 72 (13.53%) Test Automation
13 69 (12.97%) Artificial Intelligence
14 68 (12.78%) Scrum
15 63 (11.84%) Microservices
16 62 (11.65%) Machine Learning
17 61 (11.47%) CI/CD
17 61 (11.47%) Unit Testing
18 59 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 207 (38.91%) Python
2 125 (23.50%) SQL
3 123 (23.12%) Java
4 101 (18.98%) JavaScript
5 55 (10.34%) C#
6 45 (8.46%) R
7 42 (7.89%) Go
8 39 (7.33%) TypeScript
9 36 (6.77%) C++
10 31 (5.83%) Scala
11 15 (2.82%) Bash
12 14 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.44%) Apple Swift
13 13 (2.44%) C
13 13 (2.44%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.44%) VBA
14 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.50%) VB
15 7 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 532 (100.00%) Degree
2 191 (35.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (6.02%) PhD
4 13 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.50%) DBS Check
6 7 (1.32%) CISA
7 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.13%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.75%) CISM
8 4 (0.75%) CISSP
8 4 (0.75%) ISEB
8 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.75%) MCSE
8 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.56%) APMP
9 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.56%) MBA
9 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.26%) QA
2 12 (2.26%) CDISC
3 7 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (1.13%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.13%) GxP
5 5 (0.94%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.94%) IEC 62304
5 5 (0.94%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.75%) HL7
6 4 (0.75%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.75%) NIST
6 4 (0.75%) WCAG
7 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.56%) GDPR
7 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.56%) PSD2
8 2 (0.38%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (6.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 61 (11.47%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.76%) Terraform
3 15 (2.82%) Ansible
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.38%) Autotask
5 2 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (15.41%) Google
2 65 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.32%) Apple
4 22 (4.14%) Adobe
5 17 (3.20%) Oracle
6 12 (2.26%) SAP
7 8 (1.50%) Facebook
7 8 (1.50%) IBM
7 8 (1.50%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.50%) TikTok
7 8 (1.50%) VMware
7 8 (1.50%) WooCommerce
8 7 (1.32%) Hitachi
9 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.94%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.56%) Databricks
11 3 (0.56%) Dataiku
11 3 (0.56%) HP
11 3 (0.56%) Snapchat
12 2 (0.38%) NVIDIA