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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 302 322 374
Rank change year-on-year +20 +52 +146
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 932 317 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.33% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.13% 5.07% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 221 196 200
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,875 £44,975
25th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £100,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.93% +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £117,500 £100,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £137,500 £120,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +7.69%

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 13,076 6,256 7,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.65% 18.39% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,890 4,565 5,822
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,510 £32,500
25th Percentile £49,750 £48,750 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -1 95 £85,000 +3.03% 9
West London -53 20 £110,000 +4.76% 4
South London -35 19 - -
East London - 11 - - 2
North London - 4 - -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 932 (100.00%) Degree
2 435 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 377 (40.45%) Python
4 373 (40.02%) Social Skills
5 364 (39.06%) AWS
6 359 (38.52%) Agile
7 333 (35.73%) Software Engineering
8 297 (31.87%) SQL
9 264 (28.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 234 (25.11%) JavaScript
11 229 (24.57%) Problem-Solving
12 207 (22.21%) Data Science
13 204 (21.89%) Finance
14 201 (21.57%) Java
15 187 (20.06%) Git (software)
15 187 (20.06%) Machine Learning
16 186 (19.96%) DevOps
17 183 (19.64%) Analytics
18 171 (18.35%) User Experience
19 167 (17.92%) Artificial Intelligence
20 163 (17.49%) React
21 160 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
22 151 (16.20%) CI/CD
23 145 (15.56%) Mentoring
24 142 (15.24%) Mathematics
24 142 (15.24%) Web Services
24 142 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
25 137 (14.70%) GCP
26 136 (14.59%) Azure
27 135 (14.48%) CSS

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 83 (8.91%) Apache Spark
2 43 (4.61%) Confluence
3 23 (2.47%) Apache Airflow
4 19 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.29%) SAS
6 8 (0.86%) Apache Pig
7 7 (0.75%) Apache
8 6 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.64%) Luigi
9 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.21%) IIS
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 43 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.08%) Sketch
3 37 (3.97%) InVision
4 20 (2.15%) Zeplin
5 17 (1.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 17 (1.82%) Adobe XD
6 13 (1.39%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 16 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.29%) Shopify
3 4 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 364 (39.06%) AWS
2 137 (14.70%) GCP
3 136 (14.59%) Azure
4 118 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
5 79 (8.48%) SaaS
6 59 (6.33%) Serverless
7 46 (4.94%) Power Platform
8 37 (3.97%) Figma
9 22 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (2.36%) Firebase
10 21 (2.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 21 (2.25%) Google Play
11 19 (2.04%) WhatsApp
12 16 (1.72%) GitHub
12 16 (1.72%) Google Data Studio
12 16 (1.72%) Slack
13 15 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (1.39%) Microsoft 365
15 12 (1.29%) Azure Storage
15 12 (1.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.82%) HTTP
2 12 (1.29%) DHCP
2 12 (1.29%) DNS
2 12 (1.29%) SD-WAN
2 12 (1.29%) WAN
3 7 (0.75%) Internet
4 6 (0.64%) Firewall
5 4 (0.43%) Broadband
6 3 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
2 87 (9.33%) Big Data
2 87 (9.33%) Tableau
3 80 (8.58%) Hadoop
4 75 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 72 (7.73%) SQL Server
6 66 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 65 (6.97%) MongoDB
8 58 (6.22%) BigQuery
8 58 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
9 50 (5.36%) Data Mining
10 46 (4.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 46 (4.94%) Looker
11 45 (4.83%) Flink
12 40 (4.29%) Power BI
13 38 (4.08%) MySQL
14 31 (3.33%) Redis
15 25 (2.68%) Data Lake
16 18 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 187 (20.06%) Git (software)
2 113 (12.12%) Mocha
3 98 (10.52%) JIRA
4 67 (7.19%) GitLab
5 59 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 32 (3.43%) webpack
7 24 (2.58%) SonarQube
8 20 (2.15%) Babel
9 19 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.93%) Travis CI
11 16 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.18%) ERwin
12 11 (1.18%) JUnit
13 10 (1.07%) Selenium
13 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.86%) ER Studio
14 8 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
15 7 (0.75%) Bundler
15 7 (0.75%) ESLint
15 7 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 373 (40.02%) Social Skills
2 204 (21.89%) Finance
3 160 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (9.33%) Marketing
5 86 (9.23%) Advertising
6 66 (7.08%) Games
7 58 (6.22%) Presentation Skills
8 55 (5.90%) Retail
9 39 (4.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 37 (3.97%) Banking
11 32 (3.43%) Public Sector
12 29 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 27 (2.90%) Automotive
14 22 (2.36%) Influencing Skills
15 19 (2.04%) Law
16 16 (1.72%) Telecoms
17 15 (1.61%) Manufacturing
18 12 (1.29%) Legal
19 9 (0.97%) German Language
19 9 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 192 (20.60%) Developer
2 75 (8.05%) Data Scientist
3 66 (7.08%) Senior Developer
4 63 (6.76%) Software Engineer
5 53 (5.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 44 (4.72%) Architect
7 43 (4.61%) Backend Developer
8 42 (4.51%) Data Engineer
9 41 (4.40%) Security Manager
10 39 (4.18%) Senior Data Scientist
11 36 (3.86%) Analyst
12 29 (3.11%) Senior Data Engineer
13 28 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
13 28 (3.00%) Technical Leader
14 25 (2.68%) Cloud Engineer
15 23 (2.47%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 23 (2.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 22 (2.36%) Designer
16 22 (2.36%) iOS Developer
17 21 (2.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (17.49%) React
2 142 (15.24%) Web Services
3 135 (14.48%) CSS
4 134 (14.38%) Node.js
5 133 (14.27%) HTML
6 93 (9.98%) HTML5
7 81 (8.69%) Sass
8 79 (8.48%) REST
9 74 (7.94%) CSS3
10 72 (7.73%) Jest
11 66 (7.08%) Chai
12 58 (6.22%) React Native
13 55 (5.90%) Kafka
14 54 (5.79%) Enzyme
15 48 (5.15%) Redux
16 47 (5.04%) SVG
17 46 (4.94%) Spring
18 45 (4.83%) Spring Boot
18 45 (4.83%) Vue.js
19 35 (3.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 171 (18.35%) User Experience
2 91 (9.76%) Algorithms
3 46 (4.94%) Wiki
4 43 (4.61%) Life Science
5 37 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.65%) Cloud Native
6 34 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.25%) Blog
9 21 (2.25%) Virtual Team
10 19 (2.04%) Sports Betting
11 16 (1.72%) Equities
11 16 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.61%) Exotic Derivative
13 13 (1.39%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.07%) Animation
15 9 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.30%) Linux
2 23 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 14 (1.50%) Windows
4 11 (1.18%) Android
5 6 (0.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 359 (38.52%) Agile
3 333 (35.73%) Software Engineering
4 229 (24.57%) Problem-Solving
5 207 (22.21%) Data Science
6 187 (20.06%) Machine Learning
7 186 (19.96%) DevOps
8 183 (19.64%) Analytics
9 167 (17.92%) Artificial Intelligence
10 151 (16.20%) CI/CD
11 145 (15.56%) Mentoring
12 142 (15.24%) Mathematics
13 120 (12.88%) Data Analysis
14 119 (12.77%) Unit Testing
15 115 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 115 (12.34%) Statistics
16 114 (12.23%) Open Source
17 113 (12.12%) Test Automation
18 111 (11.91%) Microservices
19 110 (11.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 377 (40.45%) Python
2 297 (31.87%) SQL
3 234 (25.11%) JavaScript
4 201 (21.57%) Java
5 127 (13.63%) TypeScript
6 78 (8.37%) R
7 69 (7.40%) C++
8 65 (6.97%) ES6
9 64 (6.87%) Scala
10 52 (5.58%) C#
11 46 (4.94%) Go
12 39 (4.18%) Ruby
13 22 (2.36%) C
13 22 (2.36%) VBA
14 20 (2.15%) Apple Swift
15 16 (1.72%) ES7
16 12 (1.29%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.18%) Rust
18 10 (1.07%) Kotlin
19 9 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 932 (100.00%) Degree
2 264 (28.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (7.62%) PhD
4 51 (5.47%) CISSP
5 48 (5.15%) CISM
6 46 (4.94%) CRISC
7 21 (2.25%) MBA
8 16 (1.72%) AWS Certification
9 14 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.50%) TOGAF Certification
10 12 (1.29%) CISA
10 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.75%) PMP
13 5 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.54%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.40%) QA
2 60 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (5.15%) GRC
3 48 (5.15%) NIST
4 24 (2.58%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.82%) GDPR
6 13 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (1.39%) EMIR
6 13 (1.39%) MiFID
7 11 (1.18%) PMO
8 10 (1.07%) IEC 62304
8 10 (1.07%) ISO 13485
9 9 (0.97%) Accessibility
10 6 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.43%) GxP
13 3 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.21%) SLA
14 2 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
15 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (6.44%) Docker
2 12 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.21%) NDS
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 93 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 77 (8.26%) Terraform
3 15 (1.61%) Ansible
4 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.29%) SCCM
5 7 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.64%) Puppet
7 5 (0.54%) Kubeflow
8 4 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.21%) MIIS
9 2 (0.21%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Grafana
10 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 101 (10.84%) Google
2 61 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.72%) Oracle
4 37 (3.97%) Adobe
5 27 (2.90%) Twitter
6 26 (2.79%) Apple
7 19 (2.04%) Alteryx
7 19 (2.04%) Snapchat
8 18 (1.93%) Teradata
9 17 (1.82%) DataRobot
9 17 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.72%) CA
11 13 (1.39%) Solace
12 12 (1.29%) Cisco
12 12 (1.29%) Darktrace
12 12 (1.29%) Databricks
12 12 (1.29%) Meraki
12 12 (1.29%) Zscaler
13 11 (1.18%) Facebook
14 9 (0.97%) SAP