Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 351 396
Rank change year-on-year -84 +45 +37
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 315 624 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 4.04% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 195 360 298
London median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £43,000 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £106,500 £121,000 £116,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

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 11,140 15,453 17,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.22% 22.59% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,336 11,458 12,695
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +72 110 £72,500 +3.57% 17
West London +21 6 £75,000 +53.85% 5
South London -12 4 £66,250 +1.92% 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Degree
2 184 (58.41%) Computer Science
3 110 (34.92%) SQL
3 110 (34.92%) Finance
4 107 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (33.33%) Python
6 99 (31.43%) Mathematics
7 96 (30.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 85 (26.98%) Java
9 81 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
10 75 (23.81%) Machine Learning
11 66 (20.95%) Analytics
12 65 (20.63%) Data Science
13 63 (20.00%) Statistics
14 62 (19.68%) AWS
15 60 (19.05%) PhD
16 54 (17.14%) DevOps
17 52 (16.51%) Algorithms
18 50 (15.87%) Linux
18 50 (15.87%) Big Data
18 50 (15.87%) Google
19 49 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
20 47 (14.92%) Project Delivery
20 47 (14.92%) JavaScript
21 46 (14.60%) Apache Spark
22 43 (13.65%) Docker
22 43 (13.65%) Hadoop
23 41 (13.02%) Visualisation
23 41 (13.02%) Azure
23 41 (13.02%) C++

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 46 (14.60%) Apache Spark
2 25 (7.94%) SAS
3 9 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.27%) Apache
5 4 (1.27%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.95%) Drupal
6 3 (0.95%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.81%) InVision
2 12 (3.81%) Sketch
3 9 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.95%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.95%) Marvel
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.95%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.95%) osCommerce
3 3 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.68%) AWS
2 41 (13.02%) Azure
3 31 (9.84%) GCP
4 13 (4.13%) SaaS
5 12 (3.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 11 (3.49%) PaaS
7 9 (2.86%) IaaS
8 6 (1.90%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.95%) Boomi
11 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.95%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.32%) GitHub
13 1 (0.32%) Office 365
13 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.54%) Firewall
2 6 (1.90%) VPN
3 3 (0.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.32%) 2G
5 1 (0.32%) 3G
5 1 (0.32%) 4G
5 1 (0.32%) 5G
5 1 (0.32%) GPRS
5 1 (0.32%) LTE
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) WebEx
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.87%) Big Data
2 43 (13.65%) Hadoop
3 38 (12.06%) Relational Database
4 34 (10.79%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 17 (5.40%) Data Mining
7 16 (5.08%) Apache Hive
8 14 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.13%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (3.81%) SQL Server
11 11 (3.49%) Looker
12 10 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.90%) Power BI
14 6 (1.90%) QlikView
15 5 (1.59%) Flink
Development Applications
1 35 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.86%) webpack
4 7 (2.22%) JIRA
5 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.95%) Bower
6 3 (0.95%) Grunt
6 3 (0.95%) gulp
7 2 (0.63%) ER Studio
7 2 (0.63%) ERwin
7 2 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.32%) LSMW
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.32%) Mocha
8 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 110 (34.92%) Finance
2 39 (12.38%) Marketing
3 21 (6.67%) Advertising
3 21 (6.67%) Banking
4 16 (5.08%) Retail
4 16 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.17%) Games
5 10 (3.17%) Law
6 7 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.22%) French Language
7 6 (1.90%) German Language
7 6 (1.90%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.59%) Legal
9 4 (1.27%) Front Office
10 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (28.25%) Developer
2 42 (13.33%) Data Scientist
3 34 (10.79%) Consultant
4 29 (9.21%) Analyst
4 29 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.98%) Architect
6 21 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.71%) Senior Data Scientist
8 16 (5.08%) Data Engineer
9 14 (4.44%) Designer
9 14 (4.44%) Qualitative Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) Quantitative Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) UX Designer
10 13 (4.13%) C++ Developer
10 13 (4.13%) Graduate
10 13 (4.13%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.13%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.17%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.17%) Senior Data Engineer
11 10 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.43%) AngularJS
2 27 (8.57%) jQuery
3 26 (8.25%) HTML
4 21 (6.67%) CSS
5 20 (6.35%) HTML5
5 20 (6.35%) Keras
6 18 (5.71%) Pandas
7 17 (5.40%) scikit-learn
8 16 (5.08%) Kafka
8 16 (5.08%) TensorFlow
9 15 (4.76%) GraphQL
9 15 (4.76%) Node.js
10 14 (4.44%) SciPy
10 14 (4.44%) Spring
10 14 (4.44%) Spring Boot
11 13 (4.13%) Redux
11 13 (4.13%) REST
12 12 (3.81%) NumPy
12 12 (3.81%) React
13 11 (3.49%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (16.51%) Algorithms
3 34 (10.79%) Data Structures
4 25 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (7.62%) User Experience
6 20 (6.35%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (5.71%) Hedge funds
8 17 (5.40%) Digital Media
9 15 (4.76%) Fixed Income
10 11 (3.49%) Equities
11 9 (2.86%) IVR
12 8 (2.54%) Blog
12 8 (2.54%) Social Media
13 7 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (1.90%) Market Risk
15 5 (1.59%) Credit Risk
15 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (1.59%) Exotic Derivative
15 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.87%) Linux
2 27 (8.57%) Unix
3 24 (7.62%) Windows
4 4 (1.27%) CentOS
4 4 (1.27%) Fedora
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (58.41%) Computer Science
2 107 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (31.43%) Mathematics
4 75 (23.81%) Machine Learning
5 66 (20.95%) Analytics
6 65 (20.63%) Data Science
7 63 (20.00%) Statistics
8 54 (17.14%) DevOps
9 49 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (14.92%) Project Delivery
11 41 (13.02%) Visualisation
12 36 (11.43%) Deep Learning
12 36 (11.43%) Fintech
12 36 (11.43%) Mentoring
13 35 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 34 (10.79%) Project Management
15 32 (10.16%) Physics
16 31 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (9.52%) SDLC
18 29 (9.21%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.92%) SQL
2 105 (33.33%) Python
3 85 (26.98%) Java
4 47 (14.92%) JavaScript
5 41 (13.02%) C++
6 36 (11.43%) R
7 31 (9.84%) Scala
8 19 (6.03%) C#
9 16 (5.08%) Java 8
10 15 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.17%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.86%) VBA
13 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.27%) Go
14 4 (1.27%) Ruby
15 3 (0.95%) Perl
15 3 (0.95%) PHP
15 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 315 (100.00%) Degree
2 96 (30.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (19.05%) PhD
4 18 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.90%) CISSP
6 3 (0.95%) CISA
6 3 (0.95%) MBA
6 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CFA
8 1 (0.32%) CEH
8 1 (0.32%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) CRISC
8 1 (0.32%) GREM
8 1 (0.32%) SANS
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.22%) GDPR
2 6 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.59%) EMIR
3 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.59%) MiFID
3 5 (1.59%) QA
4 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.95%) SLA
5 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.63%) ITGC
5 2 (0.63%) NIST
6 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (13.65%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.63%) Firmware
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (9.21%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.67%) Terraform
3 20 (6.35%) Ansible
4 15 (4.76%) Consul
5 13 (4.13%) Puppet
6 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.63%) Salt
8 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 50 (15.87%) Google
2 38 (12.06%) Tableau
3 34 (10.79%) Oracle
4 17 (5.40%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.44%) SAP
6 12 (3.81%) Adobe
7 6 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.59%) Facebook
8 5 (1.59%) IBM
9 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.27%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.27%) Dataiku
9 4 (1.27%) Qualtrics
10 3 (0.95%) Cognos
10 3 (0.95%) Databricks
10 3 (0.95%) Dell
10 3 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.95%) SnapLogic
10 3 (0.95%) Tumblr
10 3 (0.95%) Twitter