Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 418 396 456
Rank change year-on-year -22 +60 +32
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 433 563 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 3.41% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 281 307 319
London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,000 £32,800
90th Percentile £130,000 £109,250 £112,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 14,304 16,524 17,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.68% 22.47% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10,647 12,427 14,799
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +1.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -31 51 £70,000 -17.65% 13
West London +8 6 £56,250 +15.98% 7
South London -1 6 £47,500 +18.75%
East London 0 3 £56,500 -27.10% 4
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 433 (100.00%) Degree
2 232 (53.58%) Computer Science
3 203 (46.88%) Finance
4 168 (38.80%) Java
5 163 (37.64%) Python
5 163 (37.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 139 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (27.71%) Mathematics
8 112 (25.87%) Analytics
9 109 (25.17%) SQL
10 94 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
11 93 (21.48%) Software Engineering
12 89 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (19.63%) C#
14 84 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
14 84 (19.40%) Data Science
15 80 (18.48%) Big Data
16 78 (18.01%) C++
17 76 (17.55%) DevOps
18 71 (16.40%) Machine Learning
19 63 (14.55%) Docker
19 63 (14.55%) Linux
20 60 (13.86%) Google
21 57 (13.16%) JavaScript
21 57 (13.16%) Risk Management
22 56 (12.93%) Marketing
23 54 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 54 (12.47%) Banking
23 54 (12.47%) Algorithms
24 53 (12.24%) Front Office

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 27 (6.24%) Apache Spark
2 22 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.93%) Ethereum
5 16 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (3.00%) SAS
8 7 (1.62%) Tornado
9 6 (1.39%) Apache
9 6 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
9 6 (1.39%) CMS
9 6 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.39%) Luigi
9 6 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.92%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.69%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.69%) JBoss
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.46%) GemFire
Applications
1 13 (3.00%) OmniGraffle
2 12 (2.77%) InVision
3 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.92%) SPSS
8 2 (0.46%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.46%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.23%) InDesign
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.93%) Ripple
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
3 4 (0.92%) HFM
3 4 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.69%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.23%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.23%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 84 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 30 (6.93%) PaaS
4 19 (4.39%) IaaS
4 19 (4.39%) SaaS
5 18 (4.16%) IBM Cloud
6 17 (3.93%) OpenShift
7 11 (2.54%) iTunes
8 10 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 9 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.08%) Google Analytics
9 9 (2.08%) Office 365
10 8 (1.85%) Serverless
11 6 (1.39%) GitHub
11 6 (1.39%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.92%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.69%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.69%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.39%) Firewall
2 17 (3.93%) Internet
3 10 (2.31%) Bluetooth
3 10 (2.31%) NFC
4 9 (2.08%) HTTP
5 8 (1.85%) VoIP
5 8 (1.85%) VPN
6 4 (0.92%) DNS
6 4 (0.92%) Network Security
6 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.69%) Broadband
7 3 (0.69%) DHCP
7 3 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.69%) WebEx
8 2 (0.46%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) AMQP
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.23%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.48%) Big Data
2 43 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.01%) Hadoop
4 35 (8.08%) Blockchain
5 31 (7.16%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.31%) SQL Server
7 17 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.46%) Apache Hive
8 15 (3.46%) HBase
9 13 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (3.00%) KDB
10 11 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.54%) MySQL
11 10 (2.31%) DB2
11 10 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.08%) Kdb+
12 9 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.85%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.39%) Data Lake
14 6 (1.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 21 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.08%) Maven
4 8 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.39%) Gradle
6 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.15%) Axure RP
6 5 (1.15%) JUnit
6 5 (1.15%) Subversion
6 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.92%) Mocha
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.69%) Ant
8 3 (0.69%) git-flow
8 3 (0.69%) Selenium
8 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.46%) JIRA
9 2 (0.46%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 203 (46.88%) Finance
2 56 (12.93%) Marketing
3 54 (12.47%) Banking
4 53 (12.24%) Front Office
5 43 (9.93%) Investment Banking
6 34 (7.85%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.46%) Advertising
7 15 (3.46%) French Language
8 14 (3.23%) Law
9 13 (3.00%) Retail
10 12 (2.77%) German Language
11 11 (2.54%) Games
12 9 (2.08%) Spanish Language
13 6 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.92%) Legal
15 3 (0.69%) Back Office
15 3 (0.69%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 116 (26.79%) Developer
2 38 (8.78%) Java Developer
3 35 (8.08%) Data Scientist
3 35 (8.08%) Software Engineer
4 32 (7.39%) Architect
5 30 (6.93%) Senior Developer
6 29 (6.70%) Consultant
6 29 (6.70%) Python Developer
7 28 (6.47%) Analyst
8 22 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (4.85%) Designer
9 21 (4.85%) UX Designer
10 18 (4.16%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.93%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (3.70%) AWS Developer
12 16 (3.70%) Java Engineer
12 16 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.23%) Lead Designer
13 14 (3.23%) Lead UX Designer
13 14 (3.23%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.62%) Web Services
2 44 (10.16%) React
2 44 (10.16%) RESTful
3 39 (9.01%) HTML
4 38 (8.78%) Spring
5 34 (7.85%) AngularJS
6 23 (5.31%) J2EE
6 23 (5.31%) Spring Boot
7 22 (5.08%) Natural Language Processing
7 22 (5.08%) Node.js
8 21 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
9 20 (4.62%) .NET
9 20 (4.62%) REST
10 19 (4.39%) J2SE
11 18 (4.16%) CSS
12 16 (3.70%) HTML5
13 15 (3.46%) Java EE
14 14 (3.23%) Django
14 14 (3.23%) Kafka
14 14 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (12.47%) Algorithms
3 42 (9.70%) Fintech
4 38 (8.78%) User Experience
5 34 (7.85%) Equities
6 30 (6.93%) Data Structures
7 28 (6.47%) Cyberthreat
7 28 (6.47%) Fixed Income
8 27 (6.24%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (5.77%) Blog
10 24 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (3.93%) Bitcoin
11 17 (3.93%) Litecoin
12 16 (3.70%) Virtual Team
13 15 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (3.23%) Cloud Native
15 13 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (2.77%) Credit Risk
16 12 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (2.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.55%) Linux
2 26 (6.00%) Unix
3 19 (4.39%) Windows
4 13 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.92%) Android
10 2 (0.46%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (53.58%) Computer Science
2 139 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (27.71%) Mathematics
4 112 (25.87%) Analytics
5 93 (21.48%) Software Engineering
6 89 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (19.40%) Data Science
8 76 (17.55%) DevOps
9 71 (16.40%) Machine Learning
10 57 (13.16%) Risk Management
11 48 (11.09%) Physics
12 44 (10.16%) Mentoring
12 44 (10.16%) Microservices
13 40 (9.24%) Open Source
13 40 (9.24%) Scrum
14 39 (9.01%) Project Management
14 39 (9.01%) Statistics
14 39 (9.01%) Thought Leadership
15 38 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (8.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.80%) Java
2 163 (37.64%) Python
3 109 (25.17%) SQL
4 85 (19.63%) C#
5 78 (18.01%) C++
6 57 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 50 (11.55%) Go
8 39 (9.01%) R
9 36 (8.31%) C
10 34 (7.85%) Scala
11 15 (3.46%) Java 8
11 15 (3.46%) MATLAB
11 15 (3.46%) Ruby
12 14 (3.23%) Perl
13 11 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.31%) AspectJ
14 10 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.85%) PHP
16 7 (1.62%) VC++
17 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 433 (100.00%) Degree
2 163 (37.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (8.78%) PhD
4 23 (5.31%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.77%) CISSP
6 9 (2.08%) MBA
7 7 (1.62%) CISM
8 5 (1.15%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.69%) CISA
9 3 (0.69%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.69%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.69%) ISSEP
9 3 (0.69%) OCP
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.46%) GIAC
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) CIMA
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.31%) QA
2 14 (3.23%) MiFID
3 10 (2.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (2.31%) EMIR
4 9 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.15%) GDPR
6 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.46%) PSD2
7 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.23%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (14.55%) Docker
2 13 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.69%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (10.39%) Kubernetes
2 36 (8.31%) Puppet
3 35 (8.08%) Ansible
4 34 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.62%) Salt
6 6 (1.39%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.46%) Kibana
8 2 (0.46%) Mesos
8 2 (0.46%) Terraform
9 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.23%) QRadar
9 1 (0.23%) SCCM
9 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (13.86%) Google
2 40 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.24%) Red Hat
4 23 (5.31%) IBM
5 20 (4.62%) Oracle
5 20 (4.62%) SAP
6 16 (3.70%) Splunk
7 15 (3.46%) Adobe
7 15 (3.46%) Apple
8 13 (3.00%) VMware
9 11 (2.54%) New Relic
10 10 (2.31%) Alias
10 10 (2.31%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.85%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.62%) hybris
12 7 (1.62%) Tableau
12 7 (1.62%) Tradeweb
13 6 (1.39%) Maxymiser
13 6 (1.39%) Optimizely
13 6 (1.39%) Qubit