Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 417 466
Rank change year-on-year +86 +49 +64
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 660 486 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 2.94% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 382 291 412
London median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £113,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 16,198 16,505 20,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.14% 23.47% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12,179 13,042 17,343
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -3 81 £71,250 +9.62% 8
South London +6 11 £65,000 -
West London +15 10 £48,500 -3.00% 4
East London +4 7 £48,750 -25.00% 4
North London 0 2 £45,000 -11.76%
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 660 (100.00%) Degree
2 364 (55.15%) Computer Science
3 315 (47.73%) Finance
4 273 (41.36%) Java
5 258 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
6 238 (36.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 195 (29.55%) Python
8 151 (22.88%) Banking
9 148 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
10 144 (21.82%) C#
11 139 (21.06%) Big Data
12 132 (20.00%) Analytics
13 129 (19.55%) SQL
13 129 (19.55%) Mathematics
14 128 (19.39%) C++
15 126 (19.09%) Risk Management
16 106 (16.06%) Financial Institution
16 106 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
17 103 (15.61%) Linux
18 100 (15.15%) Investment Banking
19 98 (14.85%) DevOps
20 95 (14.39%) Low Latency
21 93 (14.09%) Strategic Thinking
22 92 (13.94%) Investment Management
23 89 (13.48%) Scrum
23 89 (13.48%) Cyberthreat
24 87 (13.18%) Innovative Thinking
25 86 (13.03%) Software Engineering
26 84 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
26 84 (12.73%) Open Source

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 51 (7.73%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.18%) SAS
3 20 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 19 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (2.42%) Apache
7 13 (1.97%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.36%) Ethereum
10 8 (1.21%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.06%) GemFire
12 5 (0.76%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.45%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.45%) Confluence
13 3 (0.45%) JBoss
14 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.30%) Tornado
14 2 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 40 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
2 39 (5.91%) InVision
3 14 (2.12%) SPSS
4 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) Stata
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Ripple
2 6 (0.91%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.76%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.61%) Summit
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 84 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 37 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.85%) PaaS
5 27 (4.09%) Serverless
6 22 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
7 18 (2.73%) OpenShift
8 16 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.42%) GitHub
8 16 (2.42%) SaaS
9 11 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.91%) IaaS
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.76%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.76%) iTunes
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.24%) Firewall
2 22 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.06%) Internet
3 7 (1.06%) SMTP
4 6 (0.91%) Intranet
5 5 (0.76%) DHCP
5 5 (0.76%) DNS
6 4 (0.61%) VPN
7 3 (0.45%) AMQP
7 3 (0.45%) BGP
7 3 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (0.45%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (0.45%) MPLS
7 3 (0.45%) Multicast
7 3 (0.45%) NFC
7 3 (0.45%) OSPF
8 2 (0.30%) LTE
8 2 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (21.06%) Big Data
2 75 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 50 (7.58%) Data Lake
3 50 (7.58%) Hadoop
4 30 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 27 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (3.48%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.33%) Blockchain
8 22 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 21 (3.18%) Apache Hive
9 21 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.12%) MySQL
11 14 (2.12%) Redis
12 12 (1.82%) QlikView
13 11 (1.67%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.36%) Parquet
15 8 (1.21%) OrientDB
15 8 (1.21%) Riak
Development Applications
1 43 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 37 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.24%) JIRA
4 16 (2.42%) Maven
5 12 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.52%) JUnit
7 8 (1.21%) Ant
7 8 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.91%) Gradle
9 5 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.76%) GitLab
9 5 (0.76%) Subversion
9 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.61%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.45%) Mocha
11 3 (0.45%) NUnit
11 3 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 315 (47.73%) Finance
2 151 (22.88%) Banking
3 106 (16.06%) Financial Institution
4 100 (15.15%) Investment Banking
5 76 (11.52%) Marketing
6 50 (7.58%) Front Office
7 45 (6.82%) Retail
8 24 (3.64%) Law
9 14 (2.12%) Games
10 13 (1.97%) Advertising
11 11 (1.67%) Publishing
12 10 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.21%) Legal
14 7 (1.06%) French Language
15 6 (0.91%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.45%) Automotive
16 3 (0.45%) Back Office
16 3 (0.45%) Billing
17 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 179 (27.12%) Developer
2 78 (11.82%) Java Developer
3 69 (10.45%) Analyst
4 67 (10.15%) Designer
5 59 (8.94%) UX Designer
6 52 (7.88%) Consultant
7 42 (6.36%) Lead Designer
7 42 (6.36%) Lead UX Designer
8 33 (5.00%) Architect
9 31 (4.70%) Software Engineer
10 29 (4.39%) Qualitative Analyst
10 29 (4.39%) Quantitative Analyst
11 28 (4.24%) Data Scientist
11 28 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 26 (3.94%) C++ Developer
13 22 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 21 (3.18%) Angular Developer
14 21 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (2.88%) Cloud Architect
16 18 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.91%) AngularJS
2 50 (7.58%) jQuery
3 48 (7.27%) HTML
4 43 (6.52%) Spring
5 38 (5.76%) CSS
5 38 (5.76%) Web Services
6 36 (5.45%) Node.js
6 36 (5.45%) React
7 34 (5.15%) .NET
8 28 (4.24%) RESTful
9 25 (3.79%) XML
10 24 (3.64%) Kafka
11 23 (3.48%) JSON
12 22 (3.33%) J2EE
13 20 (3.03%) Spring Boot
14 19 (2.88%) Java EE
15 17 (2.58%) REST
16 15 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
17 13 (1.97%) scikit-learn
17 13 (1.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 364 (55.15%) Computer Science
2 106 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (13.48%) Cyberthreat
4 69 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
4 69 (10.45%) User Experience
5 66 (10.00%) Algorithms
6 51 (7.73%) Data Structures
7 46 (6.97%) Equities
8 38 (5.76%) IVR
9 37 (5.61%) Fintech
10 34 (5.15%) Fixed Income
11 32 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (4.70%) Derivative
13 27 (4.09%) Management Information System
14 26 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (3.48%) Cybercrime
16 21 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (3.18%) Hedge funds
17 19 (2.88%) Blog
18 18 (2.73%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 103 (15.61%) Linux
2 52 (7.88%) Unix
3 27 (4.09%) Windows
4 10 (1.52%) Android
5 8 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
3 132 (20.00%) Analytics
4 129 (19.55%) Mathematics
5 126 (19.09%) Risk Management
6 98 (14.85%) DevOps
7 95 (14.39%) Low Latency
8 93 (14.09%) Strategic Thinking
9 92 (13.94%) Investment Management
10 89 (13.48%) Scrum
11 87 (13.18%) Innovative Thinking
12 86 (13.03%) Software Engineering
13 84 (12.73%) Open Source
14 81 (12.27%) OO
15 74 (11.21%) SDLC
16 69 (10.45%) Project Management
17 68 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (9.70%) Data Governance
19 63 (9.55%) Prototyping
19 63 (9.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 273 (41.36%) Java
2 195 (29.55%) Python
3 144 (21.82%) C#
4 129 (19.55%) SQL
5 128 (19.39%) C++
6 65 (9.85%) JavaScript
7 56 (8.48%) C
8 46 (6.97%) Go
9 43 (6.52%) R
10 42 (6.36%) Scala
11 33 (5.00%) VBA
12 29 (4.39%) MATLAB
13 28 (4.24%) Perl
14 19 (2.88%) Java 8
15 15 (2.27%) PHP
16 14 (2.12%) Ruby
16 14 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.12%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.67%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.61%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 660 (100.00%) Degree
2 238 (36.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (8.94%) PhD
4 26 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (3.48%) CCNA
5 23 (3.48%) CCNP
6 22 (3.33%) CISA
7 20 (3.03%) CISSP
8 18 (2.73%) CISM
8 18 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
9 15 (2.27%) MBA
10 9 (1.36%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.36%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.21%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.06%) SANS
13 6 (0.91%) GIAC
14 4 (0.61%) CREST Certified
15 3 (0.45%) CCIE
15 3 (0.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.94%) QA
2 24 (3.64%) MiFID
3 15 (2.27%) GCP
4 13 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (1.52%) EMIR
6 10 (1.52%) GDPR
7 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.45%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.30%) PMO
9 2 (0.30%) SLA
10 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.15%) PSD2
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (9.09%) Docker
2 23 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.36%) HDFS
4 6 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 51 (7.73%) Ansible
2 50 (7.58%) Puppet
3 45 (6.82%) Kubernetes
4 42 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.73%) Salt
6 8 (1.21%) Kibana
6 8 (1.21%) Mesos
6 8 (1.21%) Terraform
7 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.91%) Oozie
8 5 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.61%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (8.94%) Google
2 38 (5.76%) Alias
3 34 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.85%) Adobe
5 31 (4.70%) SAP
6 26 (3.94%) IBM
7 24 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 24 (3.64%) Tableau
8 17 (2.58%) Oracle
9 13 (1.97%) Cognizant
9 13 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.82%) Netezza
10 12 (1.82%) Teradata
11 11 (1.67%) New Relic
12 9 (1.36%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.06%) Sybase
13 7 (1.06%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.91%) Cisco
14 6 (0.91%) Talend
15 5 (0.76%) Apple