Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 221 311
Rank change year-on-year +57 +90 -57
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 41 106 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 1.07% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 6.10% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 36
Median annual salary £66,250 £80,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.19% +12.28% -25.00%
10th Percentile £45,950 £49,125 £46,875
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,125 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -21.88% +14.29% -18.84%

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 764 1,737 2,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.00% 17.50% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 650 1,456 1,992
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £40,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +13.64%

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 25 November 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 41 (100.00%) Degree
2 29 (70.73%) Computer Science
3 25 (60.98%) Python
4 21 (51.22%) Finance
4 21 (51.22%) Machine Learning
5 19 (46.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (43.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (43.90%) Mathematics
7 17 (41.46%) Physics
7 17 (41.46%) Azure
8 16 (39.02%) AWS
9 13 (31.71%) PhD
10 12 (29.27%) Java
10 12 (29.27%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (29.27%) Statistics
10 12 (29.27%) Data Science
10 12 (29.27%) Deep Learning
10 12 (29.27%) GCP
11 11 (26.83%) Algorithms
11 11 (26.83%) Keras
11 11 (26.83%) Reinforcement Learning
11 11 (26.83%) TensorFlow
11 11 (26.83%) PyTorch
11 11 (26.83%) Neural Network
11 11 (26.83%) R
12 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
12 10 (24.39%) Advertising
12 10 (24.39%) Use Case
13 9 (21.95%) Market Risk
13 9 (21.95%) Stochastic Calculus

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 8 (19.51%) Apache Spark
1 8 (19.51%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Azure
2 16 (39.02%) AWS
3 12 (29.27%) GCP
4 9 (21.95%) Power Platform
5 4 (9.76%) GitHub
6 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Big Data
1 9 (21.95%) Power BI
2 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
2 8 (19.51%) Tableau
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.44%) Redis
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Mocha
3 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Advertising
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Quantitative Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Quantitative Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Data Manager
5 8 (19.51%) Qualitative Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Quantitative Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Manager
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
6 7 (17.07%) Data Science Manager
7 6 (14.63%) Data Science Director
8 4 (9.76%) Data Scientist
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Compliance Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (26.83%) Keras
2 11 (26.83%) PyTorch
2 11 (26.83%) TensorFlow
3 8 (19.51%) Matplotlib
3 8 (19.51%) NetworkX
3 8 (19.51%) NumPy
3 8 (19.51%) Pandas
3 8 (19.51%) PySpark
3 8 (19.51%) scikit-learn
3 8 (19.51%) SciPy
3 8 (19.51%) Shiny
3 8 (19.51%) SpaCy
3 8 (19.51%) XGBoost
4 6 (14.63%) REST
4 6 (14.63%) Spring
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Node.js
6 4 (9.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Algorithms
2 9 (21.95%) Equities
2 9 (21.95%) Exotic Derivative
2 9 (21.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (21.95%) Market Risk
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Computer Science
2 21 (51.22%) Machine Learning
3 18 (43.90%) Artificial Intelligence
3 18 (43.90%) Mathematics
4 17 (41.46%) Physics
5 12 (29.27%) Data Science
5 12 (29.27%) Deep Learning
5 12 (29.27%) Statistics
6 11 (26.83%) Neural Network
6 11 (26.83%) Reinforcement Learning
7 10 (24.39%) Risk Management
7 10 (24.39%) Use Case
8 9 (21.95%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (21.95%) Stochastic Calculus
8 9 (21.95%) Validation
9 8 (19.51%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (19.51%) Economics
9 8 (19.51%) Logistic Regression
9 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (19.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Python
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) R
4 8 (19.51%) C#
4 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
5 6 (14.63%) C++
5 6 (14.63%) Java 8
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.76%) Groovy
7 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.32%) Go
8 3 (7.32%) Julia
8 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (46.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (31.71%) PhD
4 3 (7.32%) CISA
4 3 (7.32%) CISM
4 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 3 (7.32%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (21.95%) EMIR
1 9 (21.95%) MiFID
2 3 (7.32%) NIST
2 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Ansible
1 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Databricks
2 8 (19.51%) Cloudera
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.44%) Talend