Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 396 483 404
Rank change year-on-year +87 -79 +61
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 334 317 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 2.34% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 198 217 314
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £45,950 £37,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £118,250 £95,000 £103,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 9,883 13,562 15,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.43% 21.59% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7,497 10,044 12,543
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 20 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +92 115 £77,500 +6.90% 20
South London +3 7 £54,000 +13.68% 2
West London +13 6 £75,000 +100.00% 10
North London - 2 - - 1
East London +8 1 - - 7
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 334 (100.00%) Degree
2 213 (63.77%) Computer Science
3 117 (35.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 100 (29.94%) Finance
5 95 (28.44%) Python
6 86 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (25.45%) Java
8 78 (23.35%) Mathematics
9 73 (21.86%) SQL
10 64 (19.16%) Analytics
11 63 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (17.96%) AWS
13 57 (17.07%) Statistics
14 53 (15.87%) PhD
15 51 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (14.67%) Machine Learning
17 44 (13.17%) Software Engineering
17 44 (13.17%) Data Science
18 41 (12.28%) DevOps
18 41 (12.28%) Artificial Intelligence
19 40 (11.98%) Marketing
20 39 (11.68%) JavaScript
20 39 (11.68%) Google
21 37 (11.08%) Linux
22 35 (10.48%) C++
23 34 (10.18%) Visualisation
23 34 (10.18%) Algorithms
23 34 (10.18%) Fintech
24 33 (9.88%) SDLC
24 33 (9.88%) Oracle

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 14 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.20%) SAS
4 3 (0.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Magento
1 6 (1.80%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.60%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 60 (17.96%) AWS
2 29 (8.68%) GCP
3 26 (7.78%) Azure
4 10 (2.99%) SaaS
5 8 (2.40%) PaaS
5 8 (2.40%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.10%) IaaS
7 5 (1.50%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.20%) Akamai
8 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.20%) Serverless
9 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.60%) WhatsApp
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.30%) Force.com
10 1 (0.30%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.29%) Internet
2 15 (4.49%) Firewall
3 6 (1.80%) VPN
4 4 (1.20%) HTTP
4 4 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.20%) Network Security
4 4 (1.20%) SSL
5 3 (0.90%) DNS
5 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.58%) Big Data
2 26 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.09%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.79%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.89%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.89%) Looker
7 12 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.29%) OLAP
8 11 (3.29%) Oracle OLAP
9 9 (2.69%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.40%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.40%) Power BI
10 8 (2.40%) QlikView
11 7 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (2.10%) CouchDB
11 7 (2.10%) OLTP
11 7 (2.10%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.69%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.89%) JUnit
4 10 (2.99%) webpack
5 7 (2.10%) ERwin
5 7 (2.10%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (1.50%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.50%) Subversion
7 4 (1.20%) Grunt
7 4 (1.20%) gulp
7 4 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.20%) Mocha
8 3 (0.90%) JIRA
8 3 (0.90%) Selenium
9 2 (0.60%) Appium
9 2 (0.60%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.60%) Mockito
9 2 (0.60%) Postman
10 1 (0.30%) RStudio
10 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
General
1 100 (29.94%) Finance
2 40 (11.98%) Marketing
3 26 (7.78%) Public Sector
4 20 (5.99%) Advertising
5 17 (5.09%) Banking
5 17 (5.09%) Retail
6 11 (3.29%) Legal
7 10 (2.99%) Games
8 8 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.40%) Front Office
8 8 (2.40%) German Language
8 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.10%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.80%) Law
11 5 (1.50%) French Language
11 5 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.50%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.60%) Military
14 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 75 (22.46%) Developer
2 40 (11.98%) Consultant
3 38 (11.38%) Java Developer
4 34 (10.18%) Analyst
5 29 (8.68%) Data Scientist
6 28 (8.38%) Architect
7 19 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.39%) Delivery Manager
9 16 (4.79%) Qualitative Analyst
9 16 (4.79%) Quantitative Analyst
9 16 (4.79%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (4.49%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.59%) Senior Manager
12 11 (3.29%) C++ Developer
12 11 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (3.29%) Principal Consultant
12 11 (3.29%) Senior Data Scientist
13 10 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (2.99%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.29%) .NET
2 18 (5.39%) HTML
2 18 (5.39%) jQuery
3 17 (5.09%) Kafka
3 17 (5.09%) TensorFlow
4 15 (4.49%) Node.js
5 14 (4.19%) CSS
6 13 (3.89%) AngularJS
6 13 (3.89%) HTML5
7 12 (3.59%) Pandas
7 12 (3.59%) React
8 11 (3.29%) D3.js
9 10 (2.99%) CSS3
10 9 (2.69%) JSON
10 9 (2.69%) Keras
11 8 (2.40%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (2.40%) scikit-learn
12 7 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (2.10%) Spring
12 7 (2.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.18%) Algorithms
3 33 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 22 (6.59%) User Experience
5 19 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (5.09%) Hedge funds
8 16 (4.79%) Data Structures
8 16 (4.79%) Fixed Income
8 16 (4.79%) Reference Data
8 16 (4.79%) Virtual Team
9 15 (4.49%) Equities
10 12 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (3.59%) Internet of Things
11 11 (3.29%) Market Risk
12 10 (2.99%) Credit Risk
12 10 (2.99%) Exotic Derivative
13 9 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (2.40%) e-Learning
14 8 (2.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.08%) Linux
2 21 (6.29%) Windows
3 14 (4.19%) Unix
4 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (63.77%) Computer Science
2 86 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (23.35%) Mathematics
4 64 (19.16%) Analytics
5 57 (17.07%) Statistics
6 51 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (14.67%) Machine Learning
8 44 (13.17%) Data Science
8 44 (13.17%) Software Engineering
9 41 (12.28%) Artificial Intelligence
9 41 (12.28%) DevOps
10 34 (10.18%) Fintech
10 34 (10.18%) Visualisation
11 33 (9.88%) SDLC
12 30 (8.98%) Project Delivery
12 30 (8.98%) Project Management
13 28 (8.38%) Service Delivery
14 26 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (7.49%) Deep Learning
16 24 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 95 (28.44%) Python
2 85 (25.45%) Java
3 73 (21.86%) SQL
4 39 (11.68%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.48%) C++
6 31 (9.28%) R
7 19 (5.69%) MATLAB
8 16 (4.79%) C#
9 14 (4.19%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.29%) Scala
11 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.40%) Java 8
11 8 (2.40%) PHP
12 7 (2.10%) Ruby
13 6 (1.80%) Go
14 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.20%) ES6
15 4 (1.20%) Perl
15 4 (1.20%) Smalltalk
15 4 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 334 (100.00%) Degree
2 117 (35.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (15.87%) PhD
4 15 (4.49%) CISSP
5 12 (3.59%) CIMA
6 11 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.40%) AWS Certification
7 8 (2.40%) CISA
8 7 (2.10%) CISM
9 6 (1.80%) MBA
10 5 (1.50%) CCNA
10 5 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.90%) IISP
11 3 (0.90%) OSCP
12 2 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.60%) GCIA
12 2 (0.60%) GIAC
12 2 (0.60%) GREM
12 2 (0.60%) SANS
12 2 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.69%) QA
2 10 (2.99%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (2.99%) EMIR
2 10 (2.99%) MiFID
3 9 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.69%) GDPR
3 9 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.20%) COBIT
5 4 (1.20%) SLA
6 2 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (8.38%) Docker
2 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (6.29%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.89%) Terraform
3 12 (3.59%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (2.10%) Ansible
5 6 (1.80%) Consul
6 4 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.90%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (11.68%) Google
2 33 (9.88%) Oracle
3 31 (9.28%) Tableau
4 15 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.10%) SAP
7 6 (1.80%) Adobe
7 6 (1.80%) Demandware
7 6 (1.80%) hybris
8 5 (1.50%) Cadence
8 5 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.90%) Facebook
9 3 (0.90%) VMware
10 2 (0.60%) Sony
10 2 (0.60%) Teradata
11 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.30%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.30%) Comptel
11 1 (0.30%) Palantir
11 1 (0.30%) Varonis