Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 402 406 402
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +63
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 356 441 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.41% 3.06% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 199 286 308
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £115,250 £130,000 £107,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,455 14,390 16,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.65% 21.67% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7,970 10,722 12,508
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +85 125 £82,500 +17.86% 14
West London +10 7 £75,000 +33.33% 5
South London +8 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Degree
2 228 (64.04%) Computer Science
3 123 (34.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 113 (31.74%) Java
5 111 (31.18%) Finance
6 108 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (29.78%) Python
8 104 (29.21%) SQL
9 98 (27.53%) Mathematics
10 83 (23.31%) Analytical Skills
11 72 (20.22%) Machine Learning
12 71 (19.94%) Analytics
12 71 (19.94%) Statistics
13 66 (18.54%) PhD
14 65 (18.26%) Data Science
15 64 (17.98%) DevOps
16 63 (17.70%) Algorithms
17 61 (17.13%) AWS
18 58 (16.29%) JavaScript
18 58 (16.29%) C++
19 57 (16.01%) Big Data
20 56 (15.73%) Linux
20 56 (15.73%) Google
21 52 (14.61%) Software Engineering
21 52 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (13.48%) Marketing
23 45 (12.64%) Visualisation
24 43 (12.08%) Project Delivery
25 42 (11.80%) Apache Spark
25 42 (11.80%) Docker

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 42 (11.80%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.78%) SAS
3 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.84%) Drupal
4 3 (0.84%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) OpenCart
1 3 (0.84%) osCommerce
1 3 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.13%) AWS
2 31 (8.71%) Azure
3 28 (7.87%) GCP
4 11 (3.09%) PaaS
4 11 (3.09%) SaaS
5 9 (2.53%) IaaS
6 6 (1.69%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) Akamai
8 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.56%) WhatsApp
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Force.com
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.37%) Internet
2 7 (1.97%) Firewall
2 7 (1.97%) VPN
3 2 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (0.56%) HTTP
3 2 (0.56%) Network Security
3 2 (0.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.01%) Big Data
2 42 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 39 (10.96%) Hadoop
4 36 (10.11%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.46%) RDBMS
6 19 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (5.34%) Looker
7 16 (4.49%) Data Mining
7 16 (4.49%) Oracle Database
8 15 (4.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (2.53%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.25%) QlikView
11 8 (2.25%) SQL Server
12 7 (1.97%) BigQuery
12 7 (1.97%) Flink
13 6 (1.69%) OLAP
13 6 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (8.15%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.65%) webpack
4 8 (2.25%) JUnit
5 7 (1.97%) Grunt
5 7 (1.97%) gulp
6 6 (1.69%) Subversion
7 5 (1.40%) JIRA
7 5 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.12%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.12%) Mocha
9 3 (0.84%) Appium
9 3 (0.84%) Bower
9 3 (0.84%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.84%) Selenium
10 2 (0.56%) ERwin
10 2 (0.56%) Mockito
10 2 (0.56%) Postman
10 2 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (31.18%) Finance
2 48 (13.48%) Marketing
3 24 (6.74%) Public Sector
4 22 (6.18%) Advertising
4 22 (6.18%) Banking
5 18 (5.06%) Retail
6 12 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 12 (3.37%) Law
7 11 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.81%) Games
9 9 (2.53%) German Language
10 8 (2.25%) French Language
11 7 (1.97%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.97%) Legal
11 7 (1.97%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.40%) Front Office
12 5 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.28%) Automotive
14 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (25.56%) Developer
2 51 (14.33%) Consultant
3 44 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 35 (9.83%) Analyst
4 35 (9.83%) Data Scientist
5 28 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.18%) Data Engineer
7 20 (5.62%) C++ Developer
7 20 (5.62%) Senior Data Scientist
8 19 (5.34%) Architect
9 18 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (4.78%) Senior Consultant
11 16 (4.49%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.21%) Qualitative Analyst
12 15 (4.21%) Quantitative Analyst
13 14 (3.93%) Senior Data Engineer
14 13 (3.65%) C++ Software Developer
15 12 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
16 11 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
16 11 (3.09%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.99%) AngularJS
1 32 (8.99%) jQuery
2 27 (7.58%) HTML
3 25 (7.02%) Pandas
4 24 (6.74%) Node.js
5 23 (6.46%) TensorFlow
6 22 (6.18%) CSS
7 21 (5.90%) Kafka
7 21 (5.90%) scikit-learn
8 20 (5.62%) Keras
9 19 (5.34%) GraphQL
10 18 (5.06%) .NET
10 18 (5.06%) HTML5
10 18 (5.06%) Spring
11 16 (4.49%) React
11 16 (4.49%) Spring Boot
12 14 (3.93%) D3.js
12 14 (3.93%) SciPy
13 12 (3.37%) Redux
14 11 (3.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.31%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (17.70%) Algorithms
3 31 (8.71%) Data Structures
4 26 (7.30%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (6.46%) User Experience
7 22 (6.18%) Hedge funds
8 20 (5.62%) Fixed Income
9 19 (5.34%) Equities
10 18 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (3.65%) Digital Media
11 13 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (3.37%) Virtual Team
13 11 (3.09%) Management Information System
13 11 (3.09%) Market Risk
14 10 (2.81%) Credit Risk
14 10 (2.81%) Exotic Derivative
15 8 (2.25%) Derivative
15 8 (2.25%) Internet of Things
15 8 (2.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.73%) Linux
2 32 (8.99%) Windows
3 24 (6.74%) Unix
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (64.04%) Computer Science
2 108 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (27.53%) Mathematics
4 72 (20.22%) Machine Learning
5 71 (19.94%) Analytics
5 71 (19.94%) Statistics
6 65 (18.26%) Data Science
7 64 (17.98%) DevOps
8 52 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (14.61%) Software Engineering
9 45 (12.64%) Visualisation
10 43 (12.08%) Project Delivery
11 41 (11.52%) SDLC
12 39 (10.96%) Fintech
13 38 (10.67%) Deep Learning
14 29 (8.15%) Project Management
15 28 (7.87%) Presales
16 27 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (7.30%) Scrum
18 25 (7.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (31.74%) Java
2 106 (29.78%) Python
3 104 (29.21%) SQL
4 58 (16.29%) C++
4 58 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 38 (10.67%) R
6 28 (7.87%) Scala
7 27 (7.58%) TypeScript
8 20 (5.62%) Java 8
9 19 (5.34%) C#
10 18 (5.06%) MATLAB
11 9 (2.53%) PHP
11 9 (2.53%) VBA
12 7 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.97%) Ruby
13 4 (1.12%) C
13 4 (1.12%) ES6
13 4 (1.12%) Go
13 4 (1.12%) Perl
13 4 (1.12%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 356 (100.00%) Degree
2 123 (34.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (18.54%) PhD
4 18 (5.06%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (2.25%) CIMA
6 4 (1.12%) CISM
6 4 (1.12%) CISSP
7 3 (0.84%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.84%) MBA
8 2 (0.56%) CISA
8 2 (0.56%) CRISC
9 1 (0.28%) CFA
9 1 (0.28%) MOS
9 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.65%) GDPR
2 11 (3.09%) QA
3 10 (2.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (2.81%) EMIR
3 10 (2.81%) MiFID
4 8 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.56%) COBIT
6 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (11.80%) Docker
2 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (8.99%) Kubernetes
2 24 (6.74%) Terraform
3 19 (5.34%) Consul
4 12 (3.37%) Ansible
5 8 (2.25%) Puppet
5 8 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (15.73%) Google
2 39 (10.96%) Tableau
3 35 (9.83%) Oracle
4 11 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.40%) Facebook
6 4 (1.12%) Qualtrics
6 4 (1.12%) SAP
7 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 2 (0.56%) Demandware
8 2 (0.56%) hybris
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.56%) Sony
8 2 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) CA
9 1 (0.28%) Comptel
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Netezza
9 1 (0.28%) Siebel
9 1 (0.28%) Varonis