Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 180 218
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 +73
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 98 43 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 0.99% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.22% 5.20% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 83 39 65
10th Percentile £60,250 £51,000 £53,000
25th Percentile £71,250 £55,375 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £70,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -9.68% +3.33%
75th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £152,500 £105,000 £111,400
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +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 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 959 827 1,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.27% 19.06% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 780 703 1,407
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £30,920
25th Percentile £53,688 £52,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £84,125 £81,875
90th Percentile £106,250 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +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 27 January 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 98 (100.00%) Degree
2 61 (62.24%) Python
3 59 (60.20%) Finance
4 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (46.94%) Microservices
6 44 (44.90%) AWS
7 42 (42.86%) C++
7 42 (42.86%) GCP
7 42 (42.86%) Kubernetes
8 40 (40.82%) Java
8 40 (40.82%) Validation
9 37 (37.76%) C#
9 37 (37.76%) NoSQL
10 35 (35.71%) Risk Management
11 34 (34.69%) Azure
12 33 (33.67%) DevOps
12 33 (33.67%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (32.65%) Oracle
14 30 (30.61%) Relational Database
14 30 (30.61%) Test Automation
15 29 (29.59%) Technical Leadership
15 29 (29.59%) Event-Driven
16 28 (28.57%) QA
16 28 (28.57%) Docker
17 27 (27.55%) Data Privacy
17 27 (27.55%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 27 (27.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
17 27 (27.55%) SQL
17 27 (27.55%) UML

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 25 (25.51%) Confluence
2 3 (3.06%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) InVision
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.02%) Sketch
2 1 (1.02%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 44 (44.90%) AWS
2 42 (42.86%) GCP
3 34 (34.69%) Azure
4 27 (27.55%) Serverless
5 7 (7.14%) Lucidchart
6 5 (5.10%) Snowflake
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (1.02%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.02%) Figma
7 1 (1.02%) GitHub
7 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.76%) NoSQL
2 33 (33.67%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (30.61%) Relational Database
4 27 (27.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 27 (27.55%) SQL Server
5 20 (20.41%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.14%) MySQL
7 6 (6.12%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (6.12%) Big Data
7 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (5.10%) Metadata
8 5 (5.10%) OLTP
9 3 (3.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (3.06%) Tableau
10 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.04%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) SonarQube
2 25 (25.51%) JIRA
3 20 (20.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.10%) ER Studio
4 5 (5.10%) ERwin
4 5 (5.10%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.04%) Subversion
6 2 (2.04%) Toad
6 2 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.02%) JMeter
7 1 (1.02%) Maven
7 1 (1.02%) NUnit
7 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (60.20%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Advertising
3 24 (24.49%) Social Skills
4 21 (21.43%) Presentation Skills
5 20 (20.41%) Banking
5 20 (20.41%) Influencing Skills
6 12 (12.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
9 3 (3.06%) Electronics
9 3 (3.06%) Games
9 3 (3.06%) Law
9 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 3 (3.06%) Marketing
9 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
9 3 (3.06%) Retail
9 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (1.02%) Front Office
10 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Technical Leader
2 25 (25.51%) Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Quantitative Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Python Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Data Scientist
6 6 (6.12%) Qualitative Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Quantitative Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.10%) C# Quant Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Validation Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Data Scientist
9 2 (2.04%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) Node.js
1 20 (20.41%) OAuth
1 20 (20.41%) OAuth2
1 20 (20.41%) OpenID
2 17 (17.35%) React
3 5 (5.10%) .NET
4 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.06%) Kafka
5 3 (3.06%) Spring
5 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.04%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.04%) D3.js
6 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.04%) Java SE
6 2 (2.04%) JMS
6 2 (2.04%) JSON
6 2 (2.04%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (2.04%) Matplotlib
6 2 (2.04%) Middleware
6 2 (2.04%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Equities
1 19 (19.39%) Exotic Derivative
1 19 (19.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 19 (19.39%) Market Risk
2 15 (15.31%) Cloud Native
3 6 (6.12%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Life Science
7 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) Microservices
3 40 (40.82%) Validation
4 35 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 33 (33.67%) DevOps
6 30 (30.61%) Test Automation
7 29 (29.59%) Event-Driven
7 29 (29.59%) Technical Leadership
8 27 (27.55%) Code Coverage
8 27 (27.55%) Data Privacy
8 27 (27.55%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 27 (27.55%) Process Management
8 27 (27.55%) UML
9 26 (26.53%) Computer Science
9 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
10 25 (25.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 24 (24.49%) Machine Learning
12 23 (23.47%) Physics
13 22 (22.45%) Data Protection
13 22 (22.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.24%) Python
2 42 (42.86%) C++
3 40 (40.82%) Java
4 37 (37.76%) C#
5 27 (27.55%) SQL
6 18 (18.37%) C
7 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.27%) Go
9 12 (12.24%) Rust
9 12 (12.24%) Scala
10 10 (10.20%) R
11 6 (6.12%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.04%) Java 8
12 2 (2.04%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.02%) Julia
13 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Degree
2 24 (24.49%) PhD
3 11 (11.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.06%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.02%) CISA
5 1 (1.02%) CISM
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
5 1 (1.02%) CRISC
5 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.57%) QA
2 20 (20.41%) GDPR
3 19 (19.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 19 (19.39%) EMIR
3 19 (19.39%) MiFID
4 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.02%) GRC
5 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.02%) NIST
5 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.02%) SLA
5 1 (1.02%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 28 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 42 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) Databricks
3 3 (3.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) Sybase
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (1.02%) Veracode
5 1 (1.02%) Workday