Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 338 382 522
Rank change year-on-year +44 +140 -128
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 248 324 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 3.55% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 171 206 208
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,625 £53,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £117,500 £100,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £120,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £78,750 £70,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.80% +6.25%

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 5,701 9,121 13,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.48% 19.42% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,336 7,013 9,884
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +17 56 £82,500 +6.45% 14
West London +67 8 £80,000 +10.34% 3
South London +19 2 £55,750 +3.24%
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Degree
2 182 (73.39%) Computer Science
3 112 (45.16%) Finance
4 95 (38.31%) Python
4 95 (38.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (27.42%) Marketing
6 62 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (24.60%) SAP
7 61 (24.60%) Electronics
7 61 (24.60%) Manufacturing
8 60 (24.19%) Telecoms
9 59 (23.79%) Programme Management
9 59 (23.79%) Digital Marketing
9 59 (23.79%) Public Sector
10 52 (20.97%) JavaScript
11 49 (19.76%) Go
12 46 (18.55%) Software Engineering
13 45 (18.15%) C#
14 44 (17.74%) Java
14 44 (17.74%) AngularJS
14 44 (17.74%) User Experience
15 43 (17.34%) TypeScript
16 41 (16.53%) AWS
17 36 (14.52%) Google
18 35 (14.11%) SQL
18 35 (14.11%) GCP
19 34 (13.71%) React
19 34 (13.71%) .NET
19 34 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (12.90%) Machine Learning

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 7 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.61%) SAS
3 3 (1.21%) WordPress
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 2 (0.81%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.40%) Mule
5 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Revit
2 5 (2.02%) AutoCAD
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.02%) UXPin
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.63%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle Clinical
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.53%) AWS
2 35 (14.11%) GCP
3 20 (8.06%) Azure
4 9 (3.63%) Serverless
5 8 (3.23%) SaaS
6 7 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.42%) Azure Functions
7 6 (2.42%) GitHub
7 6 (2.42%) PaaS
8 4 (1.61%) IaaS
9 3 (1.21%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.81%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.81%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.81%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) Internet
1 6 (2.42%) NAS
2 3 (1.21%) Multicast
2 3 (1.21%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.40%) 5G
3 1 (0.40%) DHCP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
3 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.24%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.23%) Blockchain
5 8 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.02%) Looker
7 5 (2.02%) Snowflake Schema
7 5 (2.02%) Tableau
8 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.21%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.81%) MySQL
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.03%) JUnit
2 10 (4.03%) Mocha
2 10 (4.03%) Storybook
3 9 (3.63%) webpack
4 7 (2.82%) JIRA
5 6 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.42%) NUnit
6 4 (1.61%) Mockito
7 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.81%) Maven
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
7 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.40%) Gradle
8 1 (0.40%) Spinnaker
General
1 112 (45.16%) Finance
2 68 (27.42%) Marketing
3 61 (24.60%) Electronics
3 61 (24.60%) Manufacturing
4 60 (24.19%) Telecoms
5 59 (23.79%) Public Sector
6 15 (6.05%) Advertising
7 11 (4.44%) Banking
8 6 (2.42%) Games
8 6 (2.42%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.61%) Law
9 4 (1.61%) Legal
10 3 (1.21%) French Language
10 3 (1.21%) Front Office
11 2 (0.81%) Bulgarian Language
11 2 (0.81%) German Language
11 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.81%) Publishing
11 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (46.37%) Developer
2 53 (21.37%) Senior Developer
3 16 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (5.65%) Data Scientist
6 13 (5.24%) Angular Developer
7 12 (4.84%) Consultant
7 12 (4.84%) Python Developer
8 11 (4.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.03%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.03%) Analyst
9 10 (4.03%) Senior Python Developer
9 10 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.63%) Backend Developer
10 9 (3.63%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.63%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.63%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 9 (3.63%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (2.42%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
11 6 (2.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.74%) AngularJS
2 34 (13.71%) .NET
2 34 (13.71%) React
3 31 (12.50%) HTML
4 26 (10.48%) CSS
5 24 (9.68%) REST
6 21 (8.47%) HTML5
6 21 (8.47%) Jest
7 19 (7.66%) ASP.NET
7 19 (7.66%) ASP.NET Core
7 19 (7.66%) Sass
8 17 (6.85%) TensorFlow
9 16 (6.45%) Spring
10 14 (5.65%) CSS3
10 14 (5.65%) Node.js
11 13 (5.24%) .NET Framework
12 12 (4.84%) PyTorch
13 11 (4.44%) Web Services
14 10 (4.03%) Enzyme
14 10 (4.03%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.74%) User Experience
2 27 (10.89%) Algorithms
3 21 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.03%) Public Cloud
7 10 (4.03%) Wiki
8 9 (3.63%) Equities
8 9 (3.63%) Exotic Derivative
8 9 (3.63%) Market Risk
9 8 (3.23%) Data Structures
9 8 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.23%) Robotics
10 6 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (2.42%) Fixed Income
10 6 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.05%) Linux
2 7 (2.82%) Windows
3 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.21%) Android
4 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (73.39%) Computer Science
2 62 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (23.79%) Digital Marketing
3 59 (23.79%) Programme Management
4 46 (18.55%) Software Engineering
5 34 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (12.90%) Machine Learning
7 31 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (11.69%) Data Science
9 28 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence
10 27 (10.89%) Mathematics
10 27 (10.89%) Microservices
11 26 (10.48%) Web Development
12 22 (8.87%) Front End Development
12 22 (8.87%) Open Source
13 21 (8.47%) Analytics
13 21 (8.47%) Mentoring
14 19 (7.66%) DevOps
14 19 (7.66%) Fintech
15 17 (6.85%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 95 (38.31%) Python
2 52 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.76%) Go
4 45 (18.15%) C#
5 44 (17.74%) Java
6 43 (17.34%) TypeScript
7 35 (14.11%) SQL
8 20 (8.06%) C++
9 16 (6.45%) ES6
10 14 (5.65%) C
11 10 (4.03%) R
12 7 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.42%) VBA
14 5 (2.02%) Java 8
14 5 (2.02%) Julia
14 5 (2.02%) Kotlin
14 5 (2.02%) Solidity
15 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.81%) Groovy
16 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 248 (100.00%) Degree
2 95 (38.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (11.29%) PhD
4 4 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) CFA
6 2 (0.81%) MBA
6 2 (0.81%) PgMP
6 2 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.87%) QA
2 9 (3.63%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (3.63%) EMIR
2 9 (3.63%) MiFID
3 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) IFRS
5 1 (0.40%) SOC 2
System Software
1 23 (9.27%) Docker
2 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.21%) Ansible
2 3 (1.21%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Consul
4 1 (0.40%) Salt
4 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (24.60%) SAP
2 36 (14.52%) Google
3 28 (11.29%) Oracle
4 13 (5.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.42%) Autodesk
5 6 (2.42%) Kofax
6 5 (2.02%) Alteryx
6 5 (2.02%) DataRobot
6 5 (2.02%) PagerDuty
7 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.21%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.21%) Sun
9 2 (0.81%) OutSystems
9 2 (0.81%) Sage
9 2 (0.81%) Snapchat
9 2 (0.81%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.40%) Sophos
10 1 (0.40%) Talend