Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 163 223
Rank change year-on-year +8 +60 +79
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 99 36 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.16% 5.01% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 83 32 67
10th Percentile £68,500 " £49,050
25th Percentile £78,125 £45,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £71,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.84% -1.72% -
75th Percentile £118,750 £95,000 £97,500
90th Percentile " £105,000 £115,500
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £57,500 £71,000
% change year-on-year +69.57% -19.01% +1.43%

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 887 718 1,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.16% 18.69% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 768 620 1,548
10th Percentile £41,025 £34,875 £28,925
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,563
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,125 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 20 September 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 99 (100.00%) Degree
2 65 (65.66%) Finance
2 65 (65.66%) Python
2 65 (65.66%) AWS
3 63 (63.64%) GCP
4 60 (60.61%) Azure
4 60 (60.61%) C#
5 59 (59.60%) Kubernetes
6 57 (57.58%) Microservices
7 56 (56.57%) NoSQL
8 54 (54.55%) Oracle
8 54 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (52.53%) Validation
10 51 (51.52%) SQL Server
10 51 (51.52%) Java
11 50 (50.51%) Technical Leadership
12 49 (49.49%) Serverless
12 49 (49.49%) Event-Driven
12 49 (49.49%) UML
12 49 (49.49%) Code Coverage
12 49 (49.49%) Process Management
12 49 (49.49%) Software Engineering
12 49 (49.49%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 49 (49.49%) Test Automation
12 49 (49.49%) QA
12 49 (49.49%) SonarQube
12 49 (49.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 49 (49.49%) Relational Database
12 49 (49.49%) Docker
12 49 (49.49%) Data Privacy

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 31 (31.31%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 65 (65.66%) AWS
2 63 (63.64%) GCP
3 60 (60.61%) Azure
4 49 (49.49%) Serverless
5 7 (7.07%) Lucidchart
6 5 (5.05%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (5.05%) Snowflake
7 2 (2.02%) SaaS
8 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.01%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) DHCP
1 2 (2.02%) DNS
1 2 (2.02%) Firewall
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
1 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.02%) Network Security
1 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.02%) VLAN
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.57%) NoSQL
2 54 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 49 (49.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 49 (49.49%) Relational Database
5 42 (42.42%) MongoDB
6 10 (10.10%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (6.06%) Big Data
7 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (5.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (5.05%) Metadata
8 5 (5.05%) MySQL
8 5 (5.05%) OLTP
9 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.02%) Tableau
10 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.01%) Mahout
10 1 (1.01%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (49.49%) SonarQube
2 42 (42.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 42 (42.42%) Jenkins
3 31 (31.31%) JIRA
4 5 (5.05%) ER Studio
4 5 (5.05%) ERwin
4 5 (5.05%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (5.05%) Subversion
4 5 (5.05%) Toad
4 5 (5.05%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 65 (65.66%) Finance
2 46 (46.46%) Social Skills
3 43 (43.43%) Presentation Skills
4 42 (42.42%) Influencing Skills
5 18 (18.18%) Games
5 18 (18.18%) Retail
6 16 (16.16%) Advertising
7 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.06%) Banking
9 5 (5.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (4.04%) Legal
10 4 (4.04%) Marketing
11 3 (3.03%) Electronics
11 3 (3.03%) Law
11 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (3.03%) Public Sector
12 1 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (1.01%) Front Office
12 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (54.55%) Technical Leader
2 23 (23.23%) Developer
3 11 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
4 10 (10.10%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.10%) C# Quant Developer
5 7 (7.07%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.04%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Research Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Backend Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Backend Developer
10 2 (2.02%) SaaS Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Data Scientist
10 2 (2.02%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) Node.js
1 42 (42.42%) OAuth
1 42 (42.42%) OAuth2
1 42 (42.42%) OpenID
2 10 (10.10%) React
3 7 (7.07%) .NET
4 5 (5.05%) .NET Core
5 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (2.02%) REST
7 1 (1.01%) D3.js
7 1 (1.01%) Keras
7 1 (1.01%) Matplotlib
7 1 (1.01%) PyTorch
7 1 (1.01%) RESTful
7 1 (1.01%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (10.10%) Equities
2 10 (10.10%) Exotic Derivative
2 10 (10.10%) Market Risk
3 7 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.05%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Microservices
2 52 (52.53%) Validation
3 50 (50.51%) Technical Leadership
4 49 (49.49%) Code Coverage
4 49 (49.49%) Data Privacy
4 49 (49.49%) Event-Driven
4 49 (49.49%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 49 (49.49%) Process Management
4 49 (49.49%) Software Engineering
4 49 (49.49%) Test Automation
4 49 (49.49%) UML
5 47 (47.47%) DevOps
6 43 (43.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 43 (43.43%) Strategic Roadmap
7 42 (42.42%) Benchmarking
7 42 (42.42%) Data Protection
7 42 (42.42%) Identity Management
7 42 (42.42%) Matrix Organization
7 42 (42.42%) Technical Architecture
7 42 (42.42%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) Python
2 60 (60.61%) C#
3 51 (51.52%) Java
4 48 (48.48%) C++
5 16 (16.16%) SQL
6 8 (8.08%) C
6 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.05%) Go
7 5 (5.05%) Rust
7 5 (5.05%) Scala
8 2 (2.02%) R
9 1 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 99 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (16.16%) PhD
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.04%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.02%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CCDA
5 2 (2.02%) CCENT
5 2 (2.02%) CCNA
5 2 (2.02%) CCNP
5 2 (2.02%) CEH
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.02%) CWNA
5 2 (2.02%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (49.49%) QA
2 42 (42.42%) GDPR
3 10 (10.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (10.10%) EMIR
3 10 (10.10%) MiFID
4 5 (5.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (49.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 59 (59.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) Databricks
3 4 (4.04%) Google
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) Sage