Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 441 486
Rank change year-on-year +54 +45 -18
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 569 456 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 2.55% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 304 324 422
London median annual salary £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £108,000 £111,750 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 16575 17849 22615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.32% 24.12% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12466 14726 18635
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +40 84 £86,250 +38.00% 6
West London +26 18 £48,500 +125.58% 4
East London +2 12 £77,500 +121.43%
South London -1 5 £40,000 -51.52%
North London - 3 £51,000 -
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Master's Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 569 (100.00%) Degree
2 314 (55.18%) Computer Science
3 297 (52.20%) Finance
4 288 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (40.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 178 (31.28%) Project Management
7 177 (31.11%) Java
8 175 (30.76%) Scrum
9 166 (29.17%) Banking
10 128 (22.50%) Management Information System
11 118 (20.74%) Python
12 116 (20.39%) Kanban
13 108 (18.98%) C++
14 103 (18.10%) Investment Banking
15 99 (17.40%) SQL
16 97 (17.05%) Asset Management
17 94 (16.52%) Mathematics
18 92 (16.17%) Wealth Management
18 92 (16.17%) Retail Banking
18 92 (16.17%) DevOps
19 87 (15.29%) Oracle
20 86 (15.11%) Machine Learning
21 85 (14.94%) Algorithms
22 84 (14.76%) Analytics
23 77 (13.53%) .NET
24 75 (13.18%) Creative Thinking
25 74 (13.01%) Software Engineering
26 73 (12.83%) HTML
27 72 (12.65%) Open Source
27 72 (12.65%) NoSQL

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 43 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 32 (5.62%) SAS
3 23 (4.04%) Apache
4 22 (3.87%) eris
4 22 (3.87%) Ethereum
4 22 (3.87%) Hyperledger
5 18 (3.16%) OpenStack
6 16 (2.81%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.93%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.76%) Confluence
9 9 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.70%) CMS
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.53%) JBoss
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.18%) IIS
14 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (3.16%) SPSS
2 14 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.11%) InVision
5 9 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.58%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.35%) Pixate
9 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.53%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.85%) SaaS
3 32 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.93%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.23%) PaaS
7 6 (1.05%) GitHub
8 5 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.70%) IaaS
10 3 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.53%) Office 365
10 3 (0.53%) Serverless
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.57%) Internet
2 23 (4.04%) Firewall
3 12 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.76%) Intranet
4 10 (1.76%) VoIP
5 9 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.88%) Wireless
7 4 (0.70%) MPLS
7 4 (0.70%) RFID
7 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.70%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.53%) AMQP
8 3 (0.53%) BGP
8 3 (0.53%) H.323
8 3 (0.53%) OSPF
9 2 (0.35%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.35%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.35%) HTTP
9 2 (0.35%) MGCP
9 2 (0.35%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.65%) NoSQL
2 69 (12.13%) Relational Database
3 59 (10.37%) Big Data
4 52 (9.14%) Hadoop
5 51 (8.96%) Oracle Database
5 51 (8.96%) RDBMS
6 36 (6.33%) MongoDB
7 31 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (4.57%) Apache Hive
8 26 (4.57%) SQL Server
9 24 (4.22%) Blockchain
10 22 (3.87%) Redis
11 19 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (3.16%) Riak
13 16 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (2.64%) Data Mining
15 14 (2.46%) MySQL
15 14 (2.46%) QlikView
16 13 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (6.50%) Jenkins
2 34 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.04%) JIRA
4 10 (1.76%) Maven
5 9 (1.58%) Subversion
6 6 (1.05%) CMake
7 5 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.88%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.88%) Xcode
8 4 (0.70%) Grunt
8 4 (0.70%) Selenium
8 4 (0.70%) webpack
9 3 (0.53%) Ant
9 3 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.53%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.53%) FishEye
9 3 (0.53%) Hudson
9 3 (0.53%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 297 (52.20%) Finance
2 166 (29.17%) Banking
3 103 (18.10%) Investment Banking
4 92 (16.17%) Retail Banking
5 65 (11.42%) Retail
6 40 (7.03%) Marketing
7 28 (4.92%) Front Office
8 26 (4.57%) Publishing
9 15 (2.64%) Advertising
10 14 (2.46%) French Language
11 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.05%) German Language
12 6 (1.05%) Italian Language
12 6 (1.05%) Legal
12 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.88%) Electronics
13 5 (0.88%) Games
14 4 (0.70%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.53%) International Banking
15 3 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (21.09%) Architect
2 104 (18.28%) Developer
3 58 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
4 56 (9.84%) Technical Architect
5 48 (8.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 39 (6.85%) Data Scientist
7 33 (5.80%) C++ Developer
8 32 (5.62%) Analyst
8 32 (5.62%) Chief Technology Officer
9 27 (4.75%) Project Manager
10 23 (4.04%) Java Developer
11 22 (3.87%) Consultant
11 22 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.87%) Software Architect
12 21 (3.69%) Digital Transformation
13 19 (3.34%) Lead Architect
14 18 (3.16%) IT Manager
14 18 (3.16%) Technical Manager
15 17 (2.99%) Software Developer
16 14 (2.46%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.53%) .NET
2 73 (12.83%) HTML
3 46 (8.08%) HTML5
4 45 (7.91%) .NET Framework
5 31 (5.45%) CSS
5 31 (5.45%) Node.js
6 22 (3.87%) Smart Contracts
7 20 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.51%) JSON
8 19 (3.34%) React
8 19 (3.34%) Spring
9 18 (3.16%) RESTful
9 18 (3.16%) XML
10 17 (2.99%) REST
10 17 (2.99%) Web Services
11 13 (2.28%) Kafka
12 12 (2.11%) Natural Language Processing
12 12 (2.11%) SOAP
12 12 (2.11%) XSLT
13 11 (1.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 314 (55.18%) Computer Science
2 128 (22.50%) Management Information System
3 85 (14.94%) Algorithms
4 48 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (6.85%) User Experience
6 35 (6.15%) Fintech
7 29 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (3.87%) Client/Server
10 21 (3.69%) Data Structures
11 20 (3.51%) Mobile App
12 18 (3.16%) Hedge funds
13 17 (2.99%) PMI
14 15 (2.64%) Data Centre
15 14 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (2.11%) Blog
16 12 (2.11%) Private Cloud
16 12 (2.11%) Reinsurance
17 10 (1.76%) SWIFT
18 9 (1.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.42%) Linux
2 56 (9.84%) Unix
3 27 (4.75%) Windows
4 14 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.41%) Android
7 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (31.28%) Project Management
3 175 (30.76%) Scrum
4 116 (20.39%) Kanban
5 97 (17.05%) Asset Management
6 94 (16.52%) Mathematics
7 92 (16.17%) DevOps
7 92 (16.17%) Wealth Management
8 86 (15.11%) Machine Learning
9 84 (14.76%) Analytics
10 75 (13.18%) Creative Thinking
11 74 (13.01%) Software Engineering
12 72 (12.65%) Open Source
13 67 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (11.25%) SDLC
15 58 (10.19%) High Availability
15 58 (10.19%) Low Latency
16 54 (9.49%) Risk Management
17 44 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (7.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 177 (31.11%) Java
2 118 (20.74%) Python
3 108 (18.98%) C++
4 99 (17.40%) SQL
5 66 (11.60%) Perl
6 62 (10.90%) R
7 43 (7.56%) C#
8 41 (7.21%) Go
9 39 (6.85%) C
10 34 (5.98%) Scala
11 33 (5.80%) JavaScript
12 23 (4.04%) MATLAB
13 22 (3.87%) Solidity
14 18 (3.16%) PHP
14 18 (3.16%) Ruby
15 11 (1.93%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 569 (100.00%) Degree
2 228 (40.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.85%) PhD
4 31 (5.45%) CISA
5 30 (5.27%) CISSP
6 19 (3.34%) CISM
7 17 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (2.46%) SANS
9 13 (2.28%) CEH
10 10 (1.76%) CISMP
11 5 (0.88%) MBA
12 4 (0.70%) CCNA
12 4 (0.70%) CCNP
12 4 (0.70%) CIMA
12 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.53%) CHECK Team Leader
13 3 (0.53%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.53%) GXPN
13 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.50%) QA
2 9 (1.58%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (1.58%) EMIR
2 9 (1.58%) MiFID
3 5 (0.88%) GDPR
3 5 (0.88%) SLA
4 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.70%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) PMO
6 2 (0.35%) FATCA
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) GCP
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (7.91%) Docker
2 4 (0.70%) HDFS
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (6.50%) Puppet
2 29 (5.10%) Ansible
3 28 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.16%) Terraform
5 11 (1.93%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.76%) Mesos
7 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.53%) Nessus
8 3 (0.53%) Nmap
9 1 (0.18%) Consul
9 1 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.18%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.18%) Icinga
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.18%) Riemann
9 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (15.29%) Oracle
2 48 (8.44%) Murex
3 43 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.04%) Tableau
5 20 (3.51%) Cognizant
5 20 (3.51%) Google
6 19 (3.34%) New Relic
6 19 (3.34%) SAP
7 14 (2.46%) Teradata
8 12 (2.11%) Netezza
9 10 (1.76%) Adobe
10 9 (1.58%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.88%) Apple
12 4 (0.70%) Sigfox
13 3 (0.53%) Cisco
13 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.53%) Twitter
14 2 (0.35%) IBM
14 2 (0.35%) Minitab
14 2 (0.35%) Panasonic