Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 390 510 409
Rank change year-on-year +120 -101 +44
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 340 279 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 2.14% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 211 202 342
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £95,000 £100,000
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 9,373 13,060 15,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.35% 21.42% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,056 9,655 12,549
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 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Master's Degree in London.

Salary trend for Master's Degree in London

Master's Degree
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Master's Degree in London over the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 March 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 +85 118 £77,500 +10.71% 20
East London +14 10 £67,500 +19.47% 3
South London +13 4 £54,000 +13.68%
West London +8 4 £72,500 -38.95% 5
North London - 2 - - 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 340 (100.00%) Degree
2 212 (62.35%) Computer Science
3 119 (35.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 105 (30.88%) Finance
5 99 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (27.94%) Python
7 85 (25.00%) Java
8 77 (22.65%) SQL
9 73 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
10 69 (20.29%) Mathematics
11 67 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
12 66 (19.41%) Analytics
13 60 (17.65%) AWS
14 48 (14.12%) Statistics
14 48 (14.12%) Software Engineering
15 47 (13.82%) PhD
16 43 (12.65%) JavaScript
17 42 (12.35%) Management Information System
18 41 (12.06%) Machine Learning
19 40 (11.76%) Marketing
19 40 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
20 39 (11.47%) Project Management
20 39 (11.47%) Data Science
20 39 (11.47%) DevOps
21 38 (11.18%) Fintech
22 37 (10.88%) Oracle
22 37 (10.88%) Project Delivery
23 32 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (9.41%) Azure
23 32 (9.41%) User Experience

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 9 (2.65%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.18%) IIS
4 2 (0.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 19 (5.59%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) InVision
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) Sketch
5 1 (0.29%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Magento
1 6 (1.76%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.59%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 60 (17.65%) AWS
2 32 (9.41%) Azure
3 26 (7.65%) GCP
4 11 (3.24%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.76%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.47%) SaaS
8 4 (1.18%) Serverless
9 3 (0.88%) Akamai
9 3 (0.88%) PaaS
10 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.59%) Force.com
10 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.59%) IaaS
10 2 (0.59%) WhatsApp
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.29%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.88%) Internet
2 14 (4.12%) Firewall
3 4 (1.18%) Network Security
4 3 (0.88%) DNS
4 3 (0.88%) HTTP
4 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.88%) SSL
4 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.29%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.24%) NoSQL
2 26 (7.65%) Big Data
3 24 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.18%) RDBMS
5 19 (5.59%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.53%) OLAP
8 12 (3.53%) Oracle OLAP
9 11 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.24%) Power BI
10 10 (2.94%) Looker
11 9 (2.65%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (2.35%) CouchDB
12 8 (2.35%) OLTP
12 8 (2.35%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (2.06%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.82%) JUnit
4 9 (2.65%) webpack
5 8 (2.35%) ERwin
5 8 (2.35%) PowerDesigner
6 6 (1.76%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.76%) Subversion
7 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.18%) Grunt
7 4 (1.18%) gulp
7 4 (1.18%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.18%) Mocha
7 4 (1.18%) Selenium
7 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.88%) JIRA
9 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.59%) RStudio
9 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 105 (30.88%) Finance
2 40 (11.76%) Marketing
3 30 (8.82%) Banking
4 19 (5.59%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.71%) Retail
6 12 (3.53%) Advertising
6 12 (3.53%) Front Office
7 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.94%) Games
8 10 (2.94%) Law
9 9 (2.65%) Legal
9 9 (2.65%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.88%) German Language
13 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.59%) Military
14 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (24.12%) Developer
2 43 (12.65%) Java Developer
3 38 (11.18%) Architect
4 35 (10.29%) Analyst
5 29 (8.53%) Consultant
6 23 (6.76%) Data Scientist
7 19 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
9 16 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.82%) Qualitative Analyst
10 13 (3.82%) Quantitative Analyst
11 12 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.53%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.53%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.24%) Lead Architect
12 11 (3.24%) Principal Consultant
12 11 (3.24%) Product Manager
13 10 (2.94%) Security Architect
13 10 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (2.35%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.65%) jQuery
2 21 (6.18%) AngularJS
3 20 (5.88%) Kafka
4 19 (5.59%) HTML
5 17 (5.00%) CSS
6 16 (4.71%) Node.js
7 15 (4.41%) .NET
8 14 (4.12%) TensorFlow
9 12 (3.53%) HTML5
9 12 (3.53%) React
10 11 (3.24%) JSON
11 10 (2.94%) CSS3
12 8 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (2.35%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (2.35%) Pandas
12 8 (2.35%) Spring
12 8 (2.35%) XML
13 7 (2.06%) D3.js
13 7 (2.06%) Django
13 7 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.47%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (12.35%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.41%) User Experience
4 30 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 25 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (5.59%) Fixed Income
7 18 (5.29%) Data Structures
8 17 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (5.00%) Reference Data
8 17 (5.00%) Virtual Team
9 16 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (4.12%) Hedge funds
11 11 (3.24%) Internet of Things
12 9 (2.65%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (2.65%) Equities
12 9 (2.65%) Robotics
12 9 (2.65%) SWIFT
13 8 (2.35%) Market Risk
14 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (2.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.24%) Linux
2 16 (4.71%) Unix
3 15 (4.41%) Windows
4 3 (0.88%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (62.35%) Computer Science
2 99 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (20.29%) Mathematics
4 67 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
5 66 (19.41%) Analytics
6 48 (14.12%) Software Engineering
6 48 (14.12%) Statistics
7 41 (12.06%) Machine Learning
8 40 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
9 39 (11.47%) Data Science
9 39 (11.47%) DevOps
9 39 (11.47%) Project Management
10 38 (11.18%) Fintech
11 37 (10.88%) Project Delivery
12 32 (9.41%) SDLC
12 32 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (8.53%) Service Delivery
13 29 (8.53%) Visualisation
14 27 (7.94%) Critical Thinking
15 24 (7.06%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.94%) Python
2 85 (25.00%) Java
3 77 (22.65%) SQL
4 43 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.53%) C++
6 23 (6.76%) R
7 14 (4.12%) MATLAB
8 13 (3.82%) C#
9 12 (3.53%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.35%) Scala
12 7 (2.06%) Java 8
12 7 (2.06%) PHP
12 7 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.47%) Ruby
14 4 (1.18%) ES6
14 4 (1.18%) Go
15 3 (0.88%) C
16 2 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 340 (100.00%) Degree
2 119 (35.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (13.82%) PhD
4 17 (5.00%) CISSP
5 11 (3.24%) CIMA
6 10 (2.94%) CISA
7 9 (2.65%) CISM
7 9 (2.65%) MBA
8 8 (2.35%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (1.47%) CCNA
10 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.18%) IISP
12 3 (0.88%) CRISC
12 3 (0.88%) GIAC
12 3 (0.88%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.88%) OSCP
12 3 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.59%) GCIA
13 2 (0.59%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.18%) QA
2 11 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (2.06%) EMIR
4 7 (2.06%) GDPR
4 7 (2.06%) MiFID
5 5 (1.47%) SEPA
5 5 (1.47%) TARGET2
6 4 (1.18%) SLA
7 3 (0.88%) COBIT
7 3 (0.88%) NIST
7 3 (0.88%) PMO
7 3 (0.88%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (6.47%) Docker
2 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.53%) Kubernetes
1 12 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (2.35%) Terraform
3 4 (1.18%) Ansible
3 4 (1.18%) Consul
4 2 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (10.88%) Oracle
2 30 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.24%) Google
4 24 (7.06%) Tableau
5 11 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.65%) SAP
7 6 (1.76%) Adobe
7 6 (1.76%) Demandware
7 6 (1.76%) hybris
7 6 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.47%) Cadence
9 3 (0.88%) Cognos
10 2 (0.59%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.59%) IBM
10 2 (0.59%) Informatica
10 2 (0.59%) Sony
10 2 (0.59%) Talend
10 2 (0.59%) Teradata
10 2 (0.59%) VMware
11 1 (0.29%) Palantir