Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 315 284 428
Rank change year-on-year -31 +144 -57
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 509 183 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.01% 0.93% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 4.63% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 270 137 206
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -6.67%
75th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £97,500
90th Percentile £121,000 £140,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.81% +8.00% -3.85%

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 8,718 3,951 10,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.29% 20.10% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,404 3,163 8,354
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in London.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in London over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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 +12 113 £97,500 +36.84% 18
West London -74 8 £105,000 +71.43% 10
South London - 2 - -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 509 (100.00%) Degree
2 267 (52.46%) Computer Science
3 215 (42.24%) Python
4 208 (40.86%) Finance
5 193 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (37.52%) Social Skills
7 184 (36.15%) Software Engineering
8 167 (32.81%) Java
9 156 (30.65%) AWS
10 145 (28.49%) Azure
10 145 (28.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 139 (27.31%) C#
12 132 (25.93%) Kubernetes
13 128 (25.15%) NoSQL
14 124 (24.36%) Docker
15 117 (22.99%) SQL
16 115 (22.59%) C++
16 115 (22.59%) GCP
16 115 (22.59%) Relational Database
17 107 (21.02%) Node.js
18 96 (18.86%) Microservices
19 94 (18.47%) QA
20 93 (18.27%) DevOps
21 86 (16.90%) PostgreSQL
22 85 (16.70%) JavaScript
22 85 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (16.50%) Analytics
24 82 (16.11%) React
25 73 (14.34%) Oracle
25 73 (14.34%) Test Automation

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 45 (8.84%) Confluence
2 13 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.98%) Ethereum
4 5 (0.98%) Hyperledger
5 3 (0.59%) Apache
5 3 (0.59%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.59%) LiveCycle
5 3 (0.59%) Mule
5 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.16%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) UXPin
5 2 (0.39%) Figma
5 2 (0.39%) InVision
5 2 (0.39%) Sketch
5 2 (0.39%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (0.98%) R3 Corda
1 5 (0.98%) Summit
2 2 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 156 (30.65%) AWS
2 145 (28.49%) Azure
3 115 (22.59%) GCP
4 54 (10.61%) Serverless
5 32 (6.29%) SaaS
6 30 (5.89%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.34%) PaaS
8 15 (2.95%) Amazon EKS
8 15 (2.95%) OpenShift
9 14 (2.75%) Google Analytics
10 10 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (1.57%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (1.38%) GitHub
12 7 (1.38%) IaaS
12 7 (1.38%) iPaaS
12 7 (1.38%) Lucidchart
12 7 (1.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (1.38%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.14%) HTTP
2 14 (2.75%) Firewall
2 14 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.38%) SAN
3 7 (1.38%) SD-WAN
3 7 (1.38%) VPN
3 7 (1.38%) VSAN
4 4 (0.79%) Internet
5 3 (0.59%) DNS
5 3 (0.59%) LAN
5 3 (0.59%) WAN
6 2 (0.39%) DHCP
6 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) VLAN
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.20%) LTE
7 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (25.15%) NoSQL
2 115 (22.59%) Relational Database
3 86 (16.90%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (11.20%) SQL Server
5 50 (9.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 46 (9.04%) MongoDB
7 33 (6.48%) Big Data
8 25 (4.91%) MySQL
9 20 (3.93%) Hadoop
10 16 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.77%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.77%) Looker
13 9 (1.77%) Tableau
14 7 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.38%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.38%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 60 (11.79%) JIRA
2 53 (10.41%) Jenkins
3 49 (9.63%) SonarQube
4 42 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (4.72%) Git (software)
5 24 (4.72%) JUnit
6 7 (1.38%) ER Studio
6 7 (1.38%) ERwin
6 7 (1.38%) GitLab
6 7 (1.38%) PowerDesigner
7 6 (1.18%) Subversion
8 5 (0.98%) Toad
8 5 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
8 5 (0.98%) webpack
9 4 (0.79%) Mocha
9 4 (0.79%) Mockito
9 4 (0.79%) Storybook
10 3 (0.59%) Codeship
11 2 (0.39%) Burp Suite
11 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 208 (40.86%) Finance
2 191 (37.52%) Social Skills
3 85 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (12.77%) Presentation Skills
5 63 (12.38%) Marketing
6 56 (11.00%) Influencing Skills
7 42 (8.25%) Law
8 39 (7.66%) Public Sector
9 38 (7.47%) Banking
9 38 (7.47%) Games
10 33 (6.48%) Electronics
10 33 (6.48%) Manufacturing
10 33 (6.48%) Telecoms
11 30 (5.89%) Retail
12 28 (5.50%) Advertising
13 19 (3.73%) Automotive
14 18 (3.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 16 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (1.96%) Legal
17 8 (1.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (21.02%) Developer
2 61 (11.98%) Technical Leader
3 60 (11.79%) Software Engineer
4 38 (7.47%) Senior Developer
5 36 (7.07%) Architect
6 33 (6.48%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (4.52%) Consultant
7 23 (4.52%) Data Scientist
8 21 (4.13%) Java Engineer
9 17 (3.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (3.34%) Python Developer
9 17 (3.34%) Senior Java Engineer
10 15 (2.95%) Analyst
10 15 (2.95%) C# Developer
10 15 (2.95%) Python Engineer
11 14 (2.75%) Java Developer
11 14 (2.75%) Quantitative Developer
12 13 (2.55%) Angular Developer
12 13 (2.55%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (2.16%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (21.02%) Node.js
2 82 (16.11%) React
3 65 (12.77%) .NET
4 62 (12.18%) AngularJS
5 53 (10.41%) Spring
6 45 (8.84%) .NET Core
7 43 (8.45%) OAuth
7 43 (8.45%) OAuth2
8 42 (8.25%) OpenID
9 33 (6.48%) Kafka
10 31 (6.09%) HTML
11 29 (5.70%) Web Services
12 25 (4.91%) .NET Framework
12 25 (4.91%) Jest
12 25 (4.91%) REST
13 22 (4.32%) TensorFlow
14 21 (4.13%) CSS
14 21 (4.13%) Django
15 20 (3.93%) RESTful
16 18 (3.54%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.75%) User Experience
2 60 (11.79%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (9.43%) Algorithms
4 26 (5.11%) Data Structures
5 25 (4.91%) Life Science
6 23 (4.52%) Virtual Team
7 21 (4.13%) Cloud Native
8 18 (3.54%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.55%) Public Cloud
10 12 (2.36%) Blog
10 12 (2.36%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (2.16%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.16%) Equities
11 11 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (2.16%) Semantic Web
12 10 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.77%) Exotic Derivative
13 9 (1.77%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.04%) Linux
2 12 (2.36%) Windows
3 7 (1.38%) Android
3 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.18%) Unix
5 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (52.46%) Computer Science
2 193 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (36.15%) Software Engineering
4 96 (18.86%) Microservices
5 93 (18.27%) DevOps
6 84 (16.50%) Analytics
7 73 (14.34%) Test Automation
8 72 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (13.75%) Coaching
10 69 (13.56%) Mathematics
11 65 (12.77%) Validation
12 64 (12.57%) Machine Learning
13 63 (12.38%) Data Science
14 61 (11.98%) Event-Driven
15 60 (11.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 57 (11.20%) Technical Leadership
17 56 (11.00%) Artificial Intelligence
17 56 (11.00%) UML
18 54 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
19 49 (9.63%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 215 (42.24%) Python
2 167 (32.81%) Java
3 139 (27.31%) C#
4 117 (22.99%) SQL
5 115 (22.59%) C++
6 85 (16.70%) JavaScript
7 59 (11.59%) TypeScript
8 46 (9.04%) C
9 40 (7.86%) Go
10 26 (5.11%) Scala
11 16 (3.14%) R
12 10 (1.96%) Perl
13 9 (1.77%) VBA
14 8 (1.57%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.38%) SOQL
16 6 (1.18%) ES6
16 6 (1.18%) Rust
17 5 (0.98%) DAML
17 5 (0.98%) Java 8
18 3 (0.59%) Julia
Qualifications
1 509 (100.00%) Degree
2 145 (28.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (7.66%) PhD
4 22 (4.32%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.38%) CISSP
5 7 (1.38%) MBA
6 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.79%) CISM
7 4 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.59%) RHCA
9 2 (0.39%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) CCNP
9 2 (0.39%) CEH
9 2 (0.39%) CISA
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CWNA
9 2 (0.39%) ISEB
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (18.47%) QA
2 44 (8.64%) GDPR
3 12 (2.36%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.77%) EMIR
4 9 (1.77%) MiFID
5 5 (0.98%) COBIT
5 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.59%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.39%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) NIST
System Software
1 124 (24.36%) Docker
2 12 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.38%) Ceph
4 7 (1.38%) KVM
5 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.59%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 132 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.14%) Ansible
3 10 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.96%) Puppet
4 9 (1.77%) Salt
5 8 (1.57%) Terraform
6 7 (1.38%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.38%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.38%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.20%) Knative
8 1 (0.20%) Packer
8 1 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 73 (14.34%) Oracle
2 64 (12.57%) Google
3 40 (7.86%) SAP
4 17 (3.34%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.75%) IBM
6 13 (2.55%) VMware
7 12 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.77%) Maxymiser
8 9 (1.77%) Optimizely
8 9 (1.77%) Qubit
9 7 (1.38%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.38%) Databricks
9 7 (1.38%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.18%) Adobe
10 6 (1.18%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.98%) Instagram
11 5 (0.98%) LexisNexis
11 5 (0.98%) Sybase
12 4 (0.79%) CyberArk