Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 471 481
Rank change year-on-year +68 +10 +51
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 512 398 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 2.38% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 320 265 391
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +11.61%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,500 £103,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,749 16,742 22,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.48% 23.98% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12,413 13,610 18,397
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,016
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Master's Degree in London.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Master's Degree in London over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Master's Degree within the London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +3 78 £67,500 +3.85% 14
West London +39 25 £48,500 +125.58% 4
East London - 16 £77,500 - 3
South London -8 4 £40,000 -60.00% 1
North London - 2 £45,000 -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 512 (100.00%) Degree
2 258 (50.39%) Computer Science
3 224 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (42.77%) Finance
5 171 (33.40%) Java
6 146 (28.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 134 (26.17%) Python
8 111 (21.68%) Scrum
9 107 (20.90%) SQL
10 99 (19.34%) Project Management
11 93 (18.16%) Mathematics
12 87 (16.99%) Banking
13 85 (16.60%) DevOps
14 82 (16.02%) Creative Thinking
15 76 (14.84%) Big Data
16 70 (13.67%) C++
17 69 (13.48%) Analytics
17 69 (13.48%) Relational Database
18 67 (13.09%) Retail
19 66 (12.89%) Linux
19 66 (12.89%) R
20 63 (12.30%) Hadoop
21 62 (12.11%) Open Source
21 62 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (11.91%) C#
23 57 (11.13%) Requirements Management
24 56 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
25 53 (10.35%) Machine Learning
25 53 (10.35%) HTML
26 52 (10.16%) Performance Improvement

Master's Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 48 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 34 (6.64%) Apache
3 30 (5.86%) SAS
4 23 (4.49%) Apache Solr
5 18 (3.52%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.37%) Confluence
9 6 (1.17%) eris
9 6 (1.17%) Ethereum
9 6 (1.17%) Hyperledger
10 5 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.59%) JBoss
13 1 (0.20%) nginx
13 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (4.30%) SPSS
2 18 (3.52%) InVision
3 16 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.59%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.39%) Pixate
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.20%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.93%) SAP Business One
2 6 (1.17%) MultiChain
3 2 (0.39%) Magento
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.08%) SaaS
4 23 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (3.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 10 (1.95%) GitHub
7 7 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.37%) PaaS
8 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.17%) Serverless
9 5 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.78%) IaaS
11 3 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) npm
13 1 (0.20%) Office 365
13 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.10%) Firewall
1 21 (4.10%) Internet
2 13 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.34%) Intranet
4 10 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (1.76%) VoIP
6 4 (0.78%) Wireless
7 3 (0.59%) AMQP
7 3 (0.59%) BGP
7 3 (0.59%) H.323
7 3 (0.59%) MPLS
7 3 (0.59%) Network Security
7 3 (0.59%) OSPF
7 3 (0.59%) SMTP
8 2 (0.39%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.39%) HTTP
8 2 (0.39%) MGCP
8 2 (0.39%) RFID
8 2 (0.39%) SCCP
8 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.84%) Big Data
2 69 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 63 (12.30%) Hadoop
4 52 (10.16%) NoSQL
5 48 (9.38%) RDBMS
6 33 (6.45%) Apache Hive
7 30 (5.86%) Data Lake
8 28 (5.47%) MongoDB
9 24 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (4.10%) QlikView
10 21 (4.10%) Redis
11 19 (3.71%) Riak
12 15 (2.93%) SQL Server
13 14 (2.73%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.15%) MySQL
15 10 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.56%) Blockchain
16 8 (1.56%) Parquet
17 7 (1.37%) Neo4j
17 7 (1.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (8.01%) Jenkins
2 31 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.05%) JIRA
3 16 (3.13%) Maven
4 7 (1.37%) Subversion
5 6 (1.17%) Ant
5 6 (1.17%) Axure RP
5 6 (1.17%) CMake
6 5 (0.98%) GitLab
7 4 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.78%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.59%) FishEye
8 3 (0.59%) Hudson
8 3 (0.59%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.59%) JMeter
8 3 (0.59%) JUnit
8 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.39%) Gradle
10 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
General
1 219 (42.77%) Finance
2 87 (16.99%) Banking
3 67 (13.09%) Retail
4 40 (7.81%) Marketing
5 37 (7.23%) Investment Banking
6 27 (5.27%) Front Office
7 21 (4.10%) Retail Banking
8 18 (3.52%) French Language
8 18 (3.52%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.73%) Advertising
10 13 (2.54%) Games
11 11 (2.15%) Financial Institution
11 11 (2.15%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.37%) Law
12 7 (1.37%) Publishing
13 5 (0.98%) Legal
14 4 (0.78%) German Language
14 4 (0.78%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.59%) International Banking
15 3 (0.59%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 123 (24.02%) Developer
2 52 (10.16%) Architect
3 48 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 42 (8.20%) Analyst
5 33 (6.45%) Data Scientist
6 26 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.69%) C++ Developer
8 21 (4.10%) Designer
8 21 (4.10%) Digital Transformation
9 20 (3.91%) Analytics Manager
9 20 (3.91%) Consultant
9 20 (3.91%) Data Analytics Manager
10 19 (3.71%) Technical Architect
10 19 (3.71%) UX Designer
11 17 (3.32%) Junior
12 16 (3.13%) Data Engineer
12 16 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.13%) Transformation Manager
13 15 (2.93%) Digital Transformation Manager
13 15 (2.93%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.35%) HTML
2 43 (8.40%) .NET
3 42 (8.20%) JSON
4 41 (8.01%) CSS
5 36 (7.03%) Node.js
6 35 (6.84%) AngularJS
7 34 (6.64%) XML
8 32 (6.25%) jQuery
9 25 (4.88%) Spring
10 24 (4.69%) React
11 22 (4.30%) REST
12 21 (4.10%) SOAP
13 20 (3.91%) Struts
13 20 (3.91%) XSLT
14 18 (3.52%) LESS
15 17 (3.32%) CodeIgniter
15 17 (3.32%) RESTful
15 17 (3.32%) Ruby on Rails
15 17 (3.32%) Sass
15 17 (3.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 258 (50.39%) Computer Science
2 62 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.59%) Management Information System
4 43 (8.40%) Algorithms
5 37 (7.23%) User Experience
6 32 (6.25%) Mobile App
7 27 (5.27%) Fintech
7 27 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (5.27%) Hedge funds
8 24 (4.69%) Data Centre
9 23 (4.49%) Data Structures
10 20 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (3.32%) N-Tier
12 15 (2.93%) IVR
13 13 (2.54%) Blog
13 13 (2.54%) Market Risk
13 13 (2.54%) PMI
14 11 (2.15%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.89%) Linux
2 26 (5.08%) Unix
3 17 (3.32%) Windows
4 13 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.15%) Android
6 3 (0.59%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.59%) VMS
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (21.68%) Scrum
3 99 (19.34%) Project Management
4 93 (18.16%) Mathematics
5 85 (16.60%) DevOps
6 82 (16.02%) Creative Thinking
7 69 (13.48%) Analytics
8 62 (12.11%) Open Source
9 57 (11.13%) Requirements Management
10 53 (10.35%) Machine Learning
11 52 (10.16%) Performance Improvement
12 50 (9.77%) Physics
12 50 (9.77%) Software Engineering
13 49 (9.57%) Data Science
14 46 (8.98%) Kanban
15 43 (8.40%) SOA
16 41 (8.01%) SDLC
17 39 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (7.42%) Risk Management
19 37 (7.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 171 (33.40%) Java
2 134 (26.17%) Python
3 107 (20.90%) SQL
4 70 (13.67%) C++
5 66 (12.89%) R
6 61 (11.91%) C#
7 48 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 42 (8.20%) Scala
9 41 (8.01%) Perl
10 28 (5.47%) C
11 27 (5.27%) MATLAB
12 26 (5.08%) PHP
13 25 (4.88%) Go
14 24 (4.69%) Ruby
15 12 (2.34%) VBA
16 10 (1.95%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.37%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.17%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 512 (100.00%) Degree
2 146 (28.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (7.42%) PhD
4 28 (5.47%) CISSP
5 25 (4.88%) CISA
6 20 (3.91%) CISM
7 14 (2.73%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.34%) SANS
9 11 (2.15%) CEH
10 8 (1.56%) MBA
10 8 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (1.37%) CISMP
12 5 (0.98%) CCNA
12 5 (0.98%) CCNP
12 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.98%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.39%) CCNP Voice
13 2 (0.39%) CGEIT
13 2 (0.39%) CIMA
13 2 (0.39%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.69%) QA
2 11 (2.15%) MiFID
3 10 (1.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (1.95%) EMIR
4 8 (1.56%) GDPR
5 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.59%) PMO
6 3 (0.59%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.39%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.20%) GCP
8 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (8.20%) Docker
2 11 (2.15%) HDFS
3 6 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (7.03%) Puppet
2 35 (6.84%) Ansible
3 24 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.71%) Terraform
5 15 (2.93%) Kubernetes
6 14 (2.73%) Mesos
7 5 (0.98%) Oozie
8 3 (0.59%) Kibana
9 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) Consul
10 1 (0.20%) Grafana
10 1 (0.20%) Graphite
10 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.20%) Icinga
10 1 (0.20%) Nessus
10 1 (0.20%) Nmap
10 1 (0.20%) Riemann
10 1 (0.20%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (8.01%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.84%) Tableau
3 33 (6.45%) Google
4 30 (5.86%) Oracle
5 25 (4.88%) SAP
6 21 (4.10%) Teradata
7 20 (3.91%) Netezza
8 18 (3.52%) New Relic
9 15 (2.93%) Alias
10 11 (2.15%) Murex
11 10 (1.95%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.17%) Monax
13 5 (0.98%) Adobe
13 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.98%) Talend
14 4 (0.78%) Cognizant
14 4 (0.78%) Hortonworks
15 3 (0.59%) Panasonic
15 3 (0.59%) Twitter