Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 223 312
Rank change year-on-year +63 +89 -42
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 37 105 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 1.04% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.99% 5.77% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 43
Median annual salary £63,750 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.07% - -19.44%
10th Percentile £45,250 £49,050 £54,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £55,750 £71,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year -22.30% +2.50% -17.65%

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 City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 741 1,821 2,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.98% 18.05% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1,542 2,053
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £35,050 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in the City of London

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Master's Degree in the City of London

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 37 (100.00%) Degree
2 26 (70.27%) Computer Science
3 20 (54.05%) Python
4 19 (51.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (43.24%) Finance
6 15 (40.54%) Mathematics
6 15 (40.54%) Azure
6 15 (40.54%) AWS
7 14 (37.84%) Physics
8 13 (35.14%) Machine Learning
8 13 (35.14%) Data Science
9 12 (32.43%) PhD
9 12 (32.43%) R
10 11 (29.73%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) CISM
11 10 (27.03%) CISSP
11 10 (27.03%) Firewall
11 10 (27.03%) Information Security
11 10 (27.03%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (27.03%) Natural Language Processing
11 10 (27.03%) Statistics
12 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
12 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
12 9 (24.32%) CRISC
12 9 (24.32%) Information Security Governance
12 9 (24.32%) Analytics
12 9 (24.32%) Deep Learning
12 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
12 9 (24.32%) Advertising
12 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (16.22%) Apache Spark
1 6 (16.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) AWS
1 15 (40.54%) Azure
2 7 (18.92%) Power Platform
3 6 (16.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Big Data
1 7 (18.92%) Power BI
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.70%) Mocha
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Advertising
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Games
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Compliance Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Governance Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Risk Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Security Compliance Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Security Risk Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Qualitative Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Quantitative Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Data Manager
5 6 (16.22%) Data Scientist
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Manager
6 5 (13.51%) Data Science Manager
7 4 (10.81%) Data Science Director
7 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (24.32%) Keras
2 9 (24.32%) PyTorch
2 9 (24.32%) TensorFlow
3 6 (16.22%) Matplotlib
3 6 (16.22%) NetworkX
3 6 (16.22%) NumPy
3 6 (16.22%) Pandas
3 6 (16.22%) PySpark
3 6 (16.22%) scikit-learn
3 6 (16.22%) SciPy
3 6 (16.22%) Shiny
3 6 (16.22%) SpaCy
3 6 (16.22%) XGBoost
4 3 (8.11%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) Java SE
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Algorithms
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
1 9 (24.32%) Public Cloud
2 8 (21.62%) Exotic Derivative
2 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (21.62%) Market Risk
3 7 (18.92%) Equities
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (40.54%) Mathematics
3 14 (37.84%) Physics
4 13 (35.14%) Data Science
4 13 (35.14%) Machine Learning
5 10 (27.03%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (27.03%) Information Security
5 10 (27.03%) Statistics
6 9 (24.32%) Analytics
6 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
6 9 (24.32%) Deep Learning
6 9 (24.32%) Information Security Governance
6 9 (24.32%) Quality Management
6 9 (24.32%) Reinforcement Learning
6 9 (24.32%) Remediation Plan
6 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (21.62%) Neural Network
7 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.62%) Stochastic Calculus
7 8 (21.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) R
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) MATLAB
4 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
5 7 (18.92%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) Go
6 3 (8.11%) Julia
7 2 (5.41%) Java 8
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (51.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (32.43%) PhD
4 10 (27.03%) CISM
4 10 (27.03%) CISSP
5 9 (24.32%) CISA
5 9 (24.32%) CRISC
6 1 (2.70%) GIAC
6 1 (2.70%) IISP
6 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) NIST
1 9 (24.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (21.62%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (21.62%) EMIR
2 8 (21.62%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Tableau
3 6 (16.22%) Cloudera
3 6 (16.22%) Databricks
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos