Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 165 259
Rank change year-on-year +7 +94 +66
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 115 42 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.68% 1.00% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.44% 5.53% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 95 38 68
10th Percentile £66,750 £45,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £77,500 £46,750 £55,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £71,250 £78,250
Median % change year-on-year +36.84% -8.95% +11.79%
75th Percentile £118,125 £95,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £110,000
London median annual salary £90,000 £73,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +22.03% +5.36% -6.67%

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 Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,102 760 2,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.13% 18.18% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 944 654 1,984
10th Percentile £39,650 £35,743 £29,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,519 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,313
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Central London

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in Central London

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in Central London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in Central London

Master's Degree
Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
City of London -6 104 £97,500 +34.48% 13
West End of London - 5 £105,000 - 2
Lambeth - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Master's Degree
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 115 (100.00%) Degree
2 75 (65.22%) Python
3 73 (63.48%) Finance
3 73 (63.48%) GCP
4 70 (60.87%) AWS
5 66 (57.39%) Azure
6 63 (54.78%) Kubernetes
7 62 (53.91%) C#
8 61 (53.04%) NoSQL
8 61 (53.04%) Microservices
9 59 (51.30%) PostgreSQL
10 58 (50.43%) Oracle
11 56 (48.70%) Java
12 54 (46.96%) Relational Database
13 53 (46.09%) Test Automation
13 53 (46.09%) C++
13 53 (46.09%) SQL Server
13 53 (46.09%) Validation
13 53 (46.09%) Technical Leadership
14 52 (45.22%) DevOps
14 52 (45.22%) QA
14 52 (45.22%) Docker
15 51 (44.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 51 (44.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 51 (44.35%) Process Management
15 51 (44.35%) Software Engineering
15 51 (44.35%) UML
15 51 (44.35%) Code Coverage
15 51 (44.35%) Data Privacy
15 51 (44.35%) SonarQube

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 35 (30.43%) Confluence
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 73 (63.48%) GCP
2 70 (60.87%) AWS
3 66 (57.39%) Azure
4 51 (44.35%) Serverless
5 7 (6.09%) Lucidchart
6 6 (5.22%) Snowflake
7 5 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (3.48%) SaaS
9 2 (1.74%) PaaS
10 1 (0.87%) Azure Service Fabric
10 1 (0.87%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.87%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.87%) GitHub
10 1 (0.87%) IaaS
10 1 (0.87%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) DHCP
1 2 (1.74%) DNS
1 2 (1.74%) Firewall
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
1 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.74%) Network Security
1 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.74%) VLAN
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (53.04%) NoSQL
2 59 (51.30%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (46.96%) Relational Database
4 53 (46.09%) SQL Server
5 51 (44.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 44 (38.26%) MongoDB
7 11 (9.57%) Amazon Aurora
8 9 (7.83%) Big Data
9 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (6.09%) Hadoop
10 7 (6.09%) MySQL
11 6 (5.22%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (5.22%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (5.22%) OLTP
12 5 (4.35%) Metadata
13 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.74%) Data Lake
14 2 (1.74%) Tableau
15 1 (0.87%) Power BI
15 1 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 51 (44.35%) SonarQube
2 44 (38.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 44 (38.26%) Jenkins
3 35 (30.43%) JIRA
4 6 (5.22%) ER Studio
4 6 (5.22%) ERwin
4 6 (5.22%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (4.35%) Subversion
5 5 (4.35%) Toad
5 5 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.87%) JMeter
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.87%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (63.48%) Finance
2 51 (44.35%) Social Skills
3 45 (39.13%) Influencing Skills
3 45 (39.13%) Presentation Skills
4 17 (14.78%) Games
4 17 (14.78%) Retail
5 14 (12.17%) Advertising
6 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
8 9 (7.83%) Marketing
9 8 (6.96%) Banking
9 8 (6.96%) Electronics
9 8 (6.96%) Manufacturing
9 8 (6.96%) Public Sector
10 6 (5.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (3.48%) Legal
12 3 (2.61%) Law
13 1 (0.87%) Front Office
13 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (49.57%) Technical Leader
2 21 (18.26%) Developer
3 9 (7.83%) Architect
3 9 (7.83%) Quantitative Developer
4 8 (6.96%) C# Developer
4 8 (6.96%) C# Quant Developer
4 8 (6.96%) Data Scientist
5 7 (6.09%) Data Architect
6 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.48%) Operations Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Research Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Angular Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Backend Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Senior Backend Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Senior Data Scientist
9 2 (1.74%) SaaS Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.26%) Node.js
1 44 (38.26%) OAuth
1 44 (38.26%) OAuth2
1 44 (38.26%) OpenID
2 10 (8.70%) React
3 7 (6.09%) .NET
4 5 (4.35%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.61%) PyTorch
5 3 (2.61%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.74%) Keras
6 2 (1.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.87%) D3.js
7 1 (0.87%) Flask
7 1 (0.87%) JSON
7 1 (0.87%) NLTK
7 1 (0.87%) Pandas
7 1 (0.87%) scikit-learn
7 1 (0.87%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.96%) Equities
2 8 (6.96%) Exotic Derivative
2 8 (6.96%) Market Risk
3 7 (6.09%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.48%) User Experience
7 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.87%) Life Science
9 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.87%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.04%) Microservices
2 53 (46.09%) Technical Leadership
2 53 (46.09%) Test Automation
2 53 (46.09%) Validation
3 52 (45.22%) DevOps
4 51 (44.35%) Code Coverage
4 51 (44.35%) Data Privacy
4 51 (44.35%) Event-Driven
4 51 (44.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 51 (44.35%) Process Management
4 51 (44.35%) Software Engineering
4 51 (44.35%) UML
5 49 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (40.87%) Enterprise Architecture
7 45 (39.13%) Matrix Organization
7 45 (39.13%) Strategic Roadmap
7 45 (39.13%) Technical Architecture
8 44 (38.26%) Data Protection
8 44 (38.26%) OWASP
8 44 (38.26%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 75 (65.22%) Python
2 62 (53.91%) C#
3 56 (48.70%) Java
4 53 (46.09%) C++
5 20 (17.39%) SQL
6 12 (10.43%) Go
7 11 (9.57%) C
8 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.09%) Scala
10 6 (5.22%) Rust
11 4 (3.48%) R
12 1 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.87%) Julia
12 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) PhD
3 7 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.48%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CCDA
5 2 (1.74%) CCENT
5 2 (1.74%) CCNA
5 2 (1.74%) CCNP
5 2 (1.74%) CEH
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.74%) CWNA
5 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CBAP
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (45.22%) QA
2 44 (38.26%) GDPR
3 8 (6.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (6.96%) EMIR
3 8 (6.96%) MiFID
4 6 (5.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 52 (45.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 63 (54.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (50.43%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) Google
3 8 (6.96%) SAP
4 6 (5.22%) Databricks
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.87%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (0.87%) Sybase
5 1 (0.87%) Veracode
5 1 (0.87%) Workday