Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 335 413 481
Rank change year-on-year +78 +68 -69
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 172 325 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 3.30% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 141 190 251
Median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,150 £36,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £106,250
England median annual salary £60,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.37% +8.00% +4.17%

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 4,493 9,861 13,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.46% 19.40% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,597 7,630 10,310
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +47 43 £62,500 -21.88% 14
West London +80 8 £61,250 -18.33% 2
South London +31 2 £55,750 +2.29%
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Degree
2 118 (68.60%) Computer Science
3 78 (45.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (36.63%) Finance
5 57 (33.14%) Python
6 49 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (26.16%) Java
8 44 (25.58%) Machine Learning
9 41 (23.84%) Mathematics
10 36 (20.93%) SQL
11 34 (19.77%) PhD
11 34 (19.77%) Artificial Intelligence
12 30 (17.44%) Algorithms
13 29 (16.86%) C#
13 29 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (15.70%) DevOps
15 25 (14.53%) TensorFlow
15 25 (14.53%) Oracle
15 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
16 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.95%) Azure
16 24 (13.95%) AWS
17 23 (13.37%) Linux
17 23 (13.37%) Data Science
17 23 (13.37%) PyTorch
18 21 (12.21%) C++
19 20 (11.63%) Physics
19 20 (11.63%) Computer Vision
20 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
20 19 (11.05%) Mentoring

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 6 (3.49%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) SAS
3 4 (2.33%) Apache
4 3 (1.74%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 2 (1.16%) Drupal
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (1.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) Mule
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.95%) AWS
1 24 (13.95%) Azure
2 14 (8.14%) GCP
3 9 (5.23%) GitHub
4 6 (3.49%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.91%) SaaS
6 4 (2.33%) PaaS
7 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.16%) Apigee
7 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.16%) IaaS
7 2 (1.16%) Kong
7 2 (1.16%) Route 53
7 2 (1.16%) Veeva
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.07%) NAS
3 2 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.58%) 4G
4 1 (0.58%) 5G
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) Multicast
4 1 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.58%) Skype
4 1 (0.58%) VoIP
4 1 (0.58%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) Big Data
3 7 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (3.49%) Power BI
4 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.49%) Snowflake Schema
4 6 (3.49%) Tableau
5 5 (2.91%) Looker
5 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.33%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.74%) MySQL
8 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.16%) KDB
8 2 (1.16%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (8.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.65%) JIRA
4 7 (4.07%) Selenium
4 7 (4.07%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.58%) Gradle
6 1 (0.58%) JUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 63 (36.63%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Advertising
3 11 (6.40%) Banking
4 6 (3.49%) Electronics
5 4 (2.33%) Front Office
5 4 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.74%) French Language
6 3 (1.74%) German Language
6 3 (1.74%) Publishing
6 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Billing
7 2 (1.16%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.16%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.16%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.58%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (33.14%) Developer
2 17 (9.88%) Senior Developer
3 16 (9.30%) Consultant
3 16 (9.30%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 15 (8.72%) Quantitative Developer
5 13 (7.56%) Analyst
5 13 (7.56%) SQL Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Analyst Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Qualitative Analyst
6 10 (5.81%) Quantitative Analyst
6 10 (5.81%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Senior Quantitative Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Architect
7 9 (5.23%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Data Manager
8 7 (4.07%) Project Management Consultant
8 7 (4.07%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.53%) TensorFlow
2 23 (13.37%) PyTorch
3 16 (9.30%) React
4 15 (8.72%) Spring
5 14 (8.14%) .NET
5 14 (8.14%) AngularJS
5 14 (8.14%) REST
6 10 (5.81%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.65%) Natural Language Processing
7 8 (4.65%) Node.js
8 7 (4.07%) HTML
8 7 (4.07%) HTML5
8 7 (4.07%) Kafka
8 7 (4.07%) Keras
8 7 (4.07%) OpenCV
8 7 (4.07%) Pandas
8 7 (4.07%) scikit-learn
9 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.49%) NumPy
10 5 (2.91%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.44%) Algorithms
2 15 (8.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.56%) Equities
4 13 (7.56%) Exotic Derivative
4 13 (7.56%) Market Risk
4 13 (7.56%) User Experience
5 10 (5.81%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.49%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.91%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.33%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.33%) Robotics
11 3 (1.74%) Animation
11 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.16%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.16%) Derivative
12 2 (1.16%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Linux
2 12 (6.98%) Android
2 12 (6.98%) Windows
3 11 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.40%) Unix
4 2 (1.16%) VMS
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (68.60%) Computer Science
2 49 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (25.58%) Machine Learning
4 41 (23.84%) Mathematics
5 34 (19.77%) Artificial Intelligence
6 29 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (15.70%) DevOps
8 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
9 23 (13.37%) Data Science
10 20 (11.63%) Computer Vision
10 20 (11.63%) Physics
11 19 (11.05%) Analytics
11 19 (11.05%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.88%) Deep Learning
12 17 (9.88%) Project Management
12 17 (9.88%) Scrum
13 15 (8.72%) Risk Management
14 14 (8.14%) Fintech
14 14 (8.14%) Reinforcement Learning
14 14 (8.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) Python
2 45 (26.16%) Java
3 36 (20.93%) SQL
4 29 (16.86%) C#
5 21 (12.21%) C++
6 15 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 12 (6.98%) C
8 12 (6.98%) Java 8
9 10 (5.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.65%) R
11 7 (4.07%) Ruby
12 6 (3.49%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.49%) Perl
12 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.91%) Go
13 5 (2.91%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.91%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.33%) Groovy
15 3 (1.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 172 (100.00%) Degree
2 78 (45.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (19.77%) PhD
4 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.16%) CFA
5 2 (1.16%) PgMP
5 2 (1.16%) PMP
5 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) MBA
6 1 (0.58%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) Dodd-Frank
1 13 (7.56%) EMIR
1 13 (7.56%) MiFID
1 13 (7.56%) QA
2 7 (4.07%) PMO
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.58%) IFRS
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) Docker
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.49%) RHEV
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) NDS
4 1 (0.58%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) Ansible
1 12 (6.98%) Puppet
2 10 (5.81%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.74%) Terraform
5 2 (1.16%) SCCM
5 2 (1.16%) SCOM
5 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.58%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.58%) Salt
6 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Oracle
2 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.65%) Google
4 7 (4.07%) VMware
5 6 (3.49%) Databricks
5 6 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.91%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.74%) Kofax
7 3 (1.74%) SAP
7 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.16%) Facebook
8 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.16%) Sybase
8 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.16%) Twitter
9 1 (0.58%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.58%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.58%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.58%) Talend