Period
to 6 June 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 258 288
Rank change year-on-year +77 +30 +6
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 71 65 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 3.19% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 60
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £45,250 £50,000 £49,950
90th Percentile £120,000 £92,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +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 1,237 2,040 2,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.90% 20.21% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 1,749 2,211
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 6 June 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 71 (100.00%) Degree
2 52 (73.24%) Computer Science
3 41 (57.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (46.48%) Finance
5 29 (40.85%) AWS
6 27 (38.03%) Python
7 26 (36.62%) SQL
8 23 (32.39%) Management Information System
9 21 (29.58%) Java
10 17 (23.94%) Analytics
11 16 (22.54%) Information Security
12 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.13%) Azure
12 15 (21.13%) Mathematics
13 14 (19.72%) CISA
14 13 (18.31%) Firewall
14 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
15 12 (16.90%) Reference Data
15 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (16.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (16.90%) CISSP
16 11 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
16 11 (15.49%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (15.49%) Validation
16 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
16 11 (15.49%) Remediation Plan
17 10 (14.08%) CISM
17 10 (14.08%) Oracle

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 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.85%) AWS
2 15 (21.13%) Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.82%) GCP
4 2 (2.82%) Serverless
5 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.45%) CouchDB
2 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.45%) OLAP
2 6 (8.45%) OLTP
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.45%) Snowflake Schema
3 4 (5.63%) Power BI
4 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) ERwin
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.45%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (5.63%) JUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.82%) PyCharm
3 2 (2.82%) RStudio
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Advertising
3 6 (8.45%) Law
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Architect
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Compliance Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Governance Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Risk Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Security Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Security Compliance Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Security Risk Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Security Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Data Scientist
5 6 (8.45%) Lead Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Lead Cloud Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Quantitative Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) XML
2 6 (8.45%) Django
2 6 (8.45%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (8.45%) JSON
2 6 (8.45%) Kafka
3 3 (4.23%) TensorFlow
4 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.82%) Pandas
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) Keras
5 1 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.41%) PyTorch
5 1 (1.41%) React
5 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.90%) Reference Data
3 11 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (12.68%) Public Cloud
5 6 (8.45%) User Experience
6 5 (7.04%) Exotic Derivative
6 5 (7.04%) Market Risk
7 4 (5.63%) Equities
8 3 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
9 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.41%) Clustering
10 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.41%) FMCG
10 1 (1.41%) Social Media
10 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (23.94%) Analytics
3 16 (22.54%) Information Security
4 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.13%) Mathematics
5 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
5 11 (15.49%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (15.49%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (15.49%) Validation
6 9 (12.68%) Data Analytics
6 9 (12.68%) Information Security Governance
6 9 (12.68%) Quality Management
7 8 (11.27%) Data Governance
7 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.27%) Line Management
7 8 (11.27%) Migration
7 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.27%) Statistics
8 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Python
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.27%) R
6 5 (7.04%) C#
6 5 (7.04%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.63%) Go
8 3 (4.23%) C++
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) Julia
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Degree
2 41 (57.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (19.72%) CISA
4 12 (16.90%) CISSP
5 10 (14.08%) CISM
6 9 (12.68%) CRISC
6 9 (12.68%) PhD
7 6 (8.45%) AWS Certification
8 3 (4.23%) MBA
9 2 (2.82%) CFA
9 2 (2.82%) GREM
9 2 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (2.82%) OSCP
9 2 (2.82%) SANS
10 1 (1.41%) GIAC
10 1 (1.41%) IISP
10 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (12.68%) NIST
3 8 (11.27%) QA
4 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
5 5 (7.04%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (7.04%) EMIR
5 5 (7.04%) MiFID
6 3 (4.23%) COBIT
6 3 (4.23%) Solvency II
7 2 (2.82%) GDPR
8 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.23%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) Cognos
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) VMware