Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 305 332 485
Rank change year-on-year +27 +153 -139
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 479 240 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.06% 0.84% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.96% 4.14% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 246 177 204
10th Percentile £51,250 £44,371 £42,500
25th Percentile £73,750 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% +3.70% -3.57%
75th Percentile £117,500 £110,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £121,250 £127,500 £106,750
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -0.79%

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 8,043 5,798 11,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.86% 20.23% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,095 4,389 9,062
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £79,188
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +32 100 £97,500 +39.29% 16
West London -13 15 £105,000 +61.54% 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Degree
2 280 (58.46%) Computer Science
3 209 (43.63%) Python
4 204 (42.59%) Finance
5 167 (34.86%) Software Engineering
6 151 (31.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 143 (29.85%) Java
8 141 (29.44%) Social Skills
9 122 (25.47%) C#
10 121 (25.26%) AWS
11 112 (23.38%) Marketing
11 112 (23.38%) GCP
12 111 (23.17%) Azure
13 110 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
14 108 (22.55%) Kubernetes
15 101 (21.09%) Docker
15 101 (21.09%) NoSQL
16 100 (20.88%) JavaScript
17 91 (19.00%) SAP
18 90 (18.79%) User Experience
19 89 (18.58%) React
20 88 (18.37%) Node.js
21 87 (18.16%) C++
21 87 (18.16%) Google
22 86 (17.95%) SQL
23 83 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
23 83 (17.33%) QA
24 82 (17.12%) TypeScript
24 82 (17.12%) Telecoms
24 82 (17.12%) Public Sector

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 24 (5.01%) Confluence
2 11 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (1.25%) SAS
4 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.42%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.42%) Mule
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.88%) UXPin
2 6 (1.25%) Revit
3 5 (1.04%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle Clinical
2 4 (0.84%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (0.84%) Summit
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (25.26%) AWS
2 112 (23.38%) GCP
3 111 (23.17%) Azure
4 46 (9.60%) Serverless
5 27 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (5.64%) SaaS
6 18 (3.76%) PaaS
7 17 (3.55%) Google Analytics
8 14 (2.92%) Amazon EKS
8 14 (2.92%) OpenShift
9 11 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (1.67%) Google Ads
10 8 (1.67%) IaaS
11 7 (1.46%) MinIO
11 7 (1.46%) Stackdriver
11 7 (1.46%) WhatsApp
12 6 (1.25%) Azure Functions
12 6 (1.25%) Snowflake
13 5 (1.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.04%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.51%) HTTP
3 10 (2.09%) Firewall
4 7 (1.46%) SAN
4 7 (1.46%) SD-WAN
4 7 (1.46%) VPN
4 7 (1.46%) VSAN
5 6 (1.25%) Internet
6 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.42%) DHCP
7 2 (0.42%) DNS
7 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.42%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.42%) Network Security
7 2 (0.42%) VLAN
8 1 (0.21%) 5G
8 1 (0.21%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.09%) NoSQL
2 75 (15.66%) Relational Database
3 57 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (10.44%) SQL Server
5 41 (8.56%) MongoDB
6 36 (7.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (3.55%) MySQL
8 13 (2.71%) Big Data
9 12 (2.51%) Amazon Aurora
9 12 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.88%) Looker
11 8 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.25%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.25%) OLTP
13 5 (1.04%) Tableau
14 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 37 (7.72%) JIRA
3 35 (7.31%) SonarQube
4 32 (6.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (6.26%) JUnit
6 26 (5.43%) Git (software)
7 16 (3.34%) Mocha
7 16 (3.34%) Storybook
8 12 (2.51%) webpack
9 8 (1.67%) Mockito
10 7 (1.46%) GitLab
10 7 (1.46%) NUnit
11 6 (1.25%) ER Studio
11 6 (1.25%) ERwin
11 6 (1.25%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (0.84%) Subversion
12 4 (0.84%) Toad
12 4 (0.84%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
14 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 204 (42.59%) Finance
2 141 (29.44%) Social Skills
3 112 (23.38%) Marketing
4 82 (17.12%) Public Sector
4 82 (17.12%) Telecoms
5 81 (16.91%) Manufacturing
6 79 (16.49%) Electronics
7 56 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (10.23%) Influencing Skills
9 48 (10.02%) Presentation Skills
10 38 (7.93%) Law
11 35 (7.31%) Games
12 25 (5.22%) Advertising
13 23 (4.80%) Banking
14 16 (3.34%) Retail
15 12 (2.51%) Legal
16 10 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (1.67%) French Language
18 7 (1.46%) Italian Language
18 7 (1.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (29.44%) Developer
2 64 (13.36%) Senior Developer
3 53 (11.06%) Software Engineer
4 40 (8.35%) Technical Leader
5 33 (6.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 27 (5.64%) Consultant
7 23 (4.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 22 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 21 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (4.18%) Angular Developer
10 20 (4.18%) Architect
10 20 (4.18%) Java Engineer
11 19 (3.97%) Backend Developer
12 18 (3.76%) Data Scientist
13 16 (3.34%) Senior Java Engineer
14 13 (2.71%) .NET Developer
15 12 (2.51%) Analyst
16 11 (2.30%) Python Developer
17 10 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
17 10 (2.09%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (18.58%) React
2 88 (18.37%) Node.js
3 75 (15.66%) AngularJS
4 72 (15.03%) .NET
5 54 (11.27%) HTML
6 46 (9.60%) Spring
7 45 (9.39%) CSS
8 43 (8.98%) Jest
9 38 (7.93%) OAuth
9 38 (7.93%) OAuth2
10 35 (7.31%) .NET Core
11 34 (7.10%) Kafka
12 32 (6.68%) .NET Framework
12 32 (6.68%) OpenID
13 31 (6.47%) REST
14 30 (6.26%) Web Services
15 27 (5.64%) HTML5
16 26 (5.43%) ASP.NET
16 26 (5.43%) ASP.NET Core
16 26 (5.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 90 (18.79%) User Experience
2 52 (10.86%) Algorithms
2 52 (10.86%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (6.05%) Data Structures
4 25 (5.22%) Public Cloud
5 23 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.38%) Virtual Team
7 16 (3.34%) Life Science
7 16 (3.34%) Wiki
8 15 (3.13%) Cloud Native
8 15 (3.13%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.51%) Blog
9 12 (2.51%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.88%) Semantic Web
12 7 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.25%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.05%) Linux
2 5 (1.04%) Windows
3 2 (0.42%) Android
3 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (58.46%) Computer Science
2 167 (34.86%) Software Engineering
3 110 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (16.91%) Digital Marketing
6 78 (16.28%) DevOps
7 77 (16.08%) Microservices
7 77 (16.08%) Programme Management
8 56 (11.69%) Analytics
9 55 (11.48%) Test Automation
10 52 (10.86%) Coaching
11 51 (10.65%) Validation
12 50 (10.44%) Event-Driven
13 49 (10.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 45 (9.39%) Data Science
15 43 (8.98%) Fintech
15 43 (8.98%) Web Development
16 42 (8.77%) Technical Leadership
17 41 (8.56%) Artificial Intelligence
17 41 (8.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 209 (43.63%) Python
2 143 (29.85%) Java
3 122 (25.47%) C#
4 100 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 87 (18.16%) C++
6 86 (17.95%) SQL
7 82 (17.12%) TypeScript
8 75 (15.66%) Go
9 38 (7.93%) C
10 22 (4.59%) ES6
11 11 (2.30%) R
12 10 (2.09%) Perl
12 10 (2.09%) Scala
13 6 (1.25%) VBA
14 5 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.04%) Julia
14 5 (1.04%) Solidity
15 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.63%) SOQL
16 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 479 (100.00%) Degree
2 151 (31.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (6.26%) PhD
4 15 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.04%) MBA
5 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.84%) CISM
6 4 (0.84%) CISSP
7 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.42%) CCDA
8 2 (0.42%) CCENT
8 2 (0.42%) CCNA
8 2 (0.42%) CCNP
8 2 (0.42%) CEH
8 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.42%) CWNA
8 2 (0.42%) MCSE
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (17.33%) QA
2 34 (7.10%) GDPR
3 11 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.88%) Accessibility
5 5 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.04%) EMIR
5 5 (1.04%) MiFID
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) NIST
6 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (21.09%) Docker
2 10 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.46%) Ceph
3 7 (1.46%) KVM
3 7 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 108 (22.55%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.13%) Ansible
3 10 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.09%) Puppet
3 10 (2.09%) Salt
4 7 (1.46%) Prometheus
4 7 (1.46%) Terraform
4 7 (1.46%) vCenter Server
4 7 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.63%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.63%) Rancher
6 1 (0.21%) Consul
6 1 (0.21%) Knative
Vendors
1 91 (19.00%) SAP
2 87 (18.16%) Google
3 79 (16.49%) Oracle
4 12 (2.51%) IBM
4 12 (2.51%) VMware
5 10 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.88%) Maxymiser
6 9 (1.88%) Optimizely
6 9 (1.88%) Qubit
7 7 (1.46%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.46%) Dynatrace
7 7 (1.46%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.46%) Snapchat
8 6 (1.25%) Autodesk
8 6 (1.25%) Databricks
8 6 (1.25%) PagerDuty
9 5 (1.04%) Instagram
10 4 (0.84%) Algorithmics
10 4 (0.84%) DataRobot