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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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 243 162 175
Rank change year-on-year -81 +13 +67
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 60 88 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 1.57% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 9.44% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 73 40
10th Percentile £52,750 £57,250 -
25th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £97,500 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.26% +57.26% -13.59%
75th Percentile £105,000 £118,750 £81,563
90th Percentile £152,500 - £101,625
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £97,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -10.26% +44.44% -4.93%

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 1,254 932 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.11% 16.63% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 827 795 786
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,716
% change year-on-year +3.70% +5.94% +1.95%

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 18 August 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 60 (100.00%) Degree
2 35 (58.33%) Python
3 26 (43.33%) AWS
4 25 (41.67%) Azure
5 23 (38.33%) GCP
5 23 (38.33%) Social Skills
6 22 (36.67%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) Agile
7 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 20 (33.33%) C++
8 20 (33.33%) SQL
8 20 (33.33%) DevOps
9 18 (30.00%) Microservices
9 18 (30.00%) Advertising
10 17 (28.33%) Validation
10 17 (28.33%) Java
10 17 (28.33%) Oracle
11 16 (26.67%) Risk Management
11 16 (26.67%) Kubernetes
12 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
13 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
13 13 (21.67%) PhD
13 13 (21.67%) Presentation Skills
14 12 (20.00%) Model Validation
14 12 (20.00%) Data Analysis
14 12 (20.00%) JIRA
14 12 (20.00%) Data Integration
15 11 (18.33%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
15 11 (18.33%) Docker

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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (43.33%) AWS
2 25 (41.67%) Azure
3 23 (38.33%) GCP
4 10 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (16.67%) Serverless
5 5 (8.33%) Power Platform
5 5 (8.33%) Snowflake
6 4 (6.67%) AWS Step Functions
6 4 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Composer
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (6.67%) Mimecast
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.67%) CloudBees
9 1 (1.67%) GitHub
9 1 (1.67%) Google Data Studio
9 1 (1.67%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) WAN
2 4 (6.67%) DHCP
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) SD-WAN
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.67%) ISDN
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) PBX
4 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) VSAN
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (15.00%) DynamoDB
5 8 (13.33%) Big Data
5 8 (13.33%) OLTP
6 7 (11.67%) Data Vault
7 5 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 5 (8.33%) Power BI
8 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
8 4 (6.67%) HDInsight
8 4 (6.67%) Looker
8 4 (6.67%) Spark SQL
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (6.67%) Sqoop
8 4 (6.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) JIRA
2 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (13.33%) ER Studio
3 8 (13.33%) ERwin
3 8 (13.33%) PowerDesigner
3 8 (13.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.67%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Toad
4 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 23 (38.33%) Social Skills
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 18 (30.00%) Advertising
4 13 (21.67%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (16.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (15.00%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (11.67%) Banking
8 2 (3.33%) Legal
8 2 (3.33%) Marketing
9 1 (1.67%) French Language
9 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Python Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Data Scientist
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Head of Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Head of IT
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Python Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Node.js
1 8 (13.33%) OAuth
1 8 (13.33%) OAuth2
1 8 (13.33%) OpenID
1 8 (13.33%) React
2 4 (6.67%) PySpark
3 2 (3.33%) Kafka
3 2 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) Flask
4 1 (1.67%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.67%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Equities
1 8 (13.33%) Exotic Derivative
1 8 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (11.67%) Cloud Native
2 7 (11.67%) Market Risk
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.67%) Derivative
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.67%) CCTV
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) PMI
6 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile
2 20 (33.33%) DevOps
3 18 (30.00%) Microservices
4 17 (28.33%) Validation
5 16 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
7 12 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 12 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 12 (20.00%) Model Validation
8 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
8 11 (18.33%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.67%) CI/CD
9 10 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 10 (16.67%) Data Science
9 10 (16.67%) Machine Learning
10 9 (15.00%) Event-Driven
10 9 (15.00%) Strategic Roadmap
10 9 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Python
2 20 (33.33%) C++
2 20 (33.33%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.67%) Scala
6 6 (10.00%) C
6 6 (10.00%) Go
6 6 (10.00%) Rust
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) R
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) PhD
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (5.00%) CISA
6 3 (5.00%) CISM
6 3 (5.00%) CISSP
6 3 (5.00%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (3.33%) CRISC
8 1 (1.67%) MBA
8 1 (1.67%) MCSE
8 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) GDPR
2 8 (13.33%) QA
3 7 (11.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (11.67%) EMIR
3 7 (11.67%) MiFID
4 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.33%) GRC
5 2 (3.33%) NIST
5 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.67%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Dell DRAC
3 1 (1.67%) Grafana
3 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.67%) Proxmox
3 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Databricks
4 4 (6.67%) Darktrace
4 4 (6.67%) Google
4 4 (6.67%) Meraki
4 4 (6.67%) Zscaler
5 3 (5.00%) Teradata
6 2 (3.33%) ANSYS
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) MikroTik
7 1 (1.67%) Mitel
7 1 (1.67%) QNAP
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (1.67%) Veeam
7 1 (1.67%) VMware