Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 498 396 444
Rank change year-on-year -102 +48 +35
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 274 518 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 3.26% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 203 353 278
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £105,625
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 13,032 15,896 16,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.46% 22.70% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,578 12,327 13,285
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +28 70 £70,000 +3.70% 2
West London +13 5 £88,750 +82.99%
East London +16 2 £56,500 -25.90%
South London -4 1 - - 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Degree
2 129 (47.08%) Computer Science
3 116 (42.34%) Python
4 103 (37.59%) Finance
5 87 (31.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 82 (29.93%) Mathematics
7 79 (28.83%) SQL
8 78 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (23.72%) Java
10 63 (22.99%) C#
11 61 (22.26%) Analytics
12 50 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
13 47 (17.15%) Machine Learning
14 45 (16.42%) Data Science
15 43 (15.69%) Risk Management
16 41 (14.96%) PhD
17 37 (13.50%) DevOps
18 36 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (12.77%) R
19 35 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (12.41%) OO
20 34 (12.41%) C++
20 34 (12.41%) .NET
21 33 (12.04%) Statistics
22 32 (11.68%) Microservices
23 31 (11.31%) Physics
24 29 (10.58%) Project Management
24 29 (10.58%) Microsoft
24 29 (10.58%) Ansible

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 20 (7.30%) SAS
1 20 (7.30%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (5.47%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.47%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.38%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.19%) GeoServer
5 4 (1.46%) Apache
5 4 (1.46%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.73%) JBoss
6 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.36%) Appian
7 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.73%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.73%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.73%) InVision
6 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.36%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Magento
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.85%) PaaS
4 23 (8.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (7.30%) SaaS
6 15 (5.47%) OpenShift
7 14 (5.11%) IaaS
7 14 (5.11%) Serverless
8 13 (4.74%) IBM Cloud
9 8 (2.92%) Office 365
10 7 (2.55%) iTunes
11 6 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (2.19%) GitHub
12 2 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.73%) Boomi
12 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.73%) Google Play
12 2 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.20%) Internet
2 13 (4.74%) Firewall
2 13 (4.74%) VPN
3 6 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.36%) 2G
5 1 (0.36%) 3G
5 1 (0.36%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.36%) 4G
5 1 (0.36%) AMQP
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) GPRS
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) WebEx
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.22%) Relational Database
2 27 (9.85%) Big Data
3 25 (9.12%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.84%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.38%) Power BI
7 12 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.65%) HBase
10 9 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (2.19%) Apache Hive
13 6 (2.19%) DB2
13 6 (2.19%) Redis
14 4 (1.46%) KDB
14 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.74%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.38%) JIRA
3 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.82%) Mocha
5 4 (1.46%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.09%) Ant
6 3 (1.09%) webpack
7 2 (0.73%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.73%) Maven
7 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.73%) Subversion
8 1 (0.36%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.36%) ERwin
8 1 (0.36%) Hudson
8 1 (0.36%) NUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.36%) RStudio
8 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 103 (37.59%) Finance
2 26 (9.49%) Front Office
3 25 (9.12%) Banking
4 14 (5.11%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.38%) Advertising
5 12 (4.38%) French Language
5 12 (4.38%) Marketing
6 10 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.65%) Spanish Language
7 9 (3.28%) Games
7 9 (3.28%) German Language
8 8 (2.92%) Retail
9 5 (1.82%) Legal
9 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.46%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.09%) Law
11 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.73%) Automotive
12 2 (0.73%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (30.29%) Developer
2 37 (13.50%) Data Scientist
3 28 (10.22%) Architect
4 23 (8.39%) Analyst
5 22 (8.03%) C# Developer
6 16 (5.84%) Qualitative Analyst
6 16 (5.84%) Quantitative Analyst
7 15 (5.47%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.38%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (4.38%) Consultant
9 12 (4.38%) Junior
9 12 (4.38%) Python Developer
10 11 (4.01%) Junior Developer
10 11 (4.01%) Senior Data Scientist
11 9 (3.28%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.92%) Front Office Developer
12 8 (2.92%) Graduate
12 8 (2.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.41%) .NET
2 26 (9.49%) AngularJS
3 25 (9.12%) HTML
4 23 (8.39%) Node.js
5 21 (7.66%) CSS
6 20 (7.30%) Spring
7 19 (6.93%) HTML5
7 19 (6.93%) XML
8 18 (6.57%) WPF
9 16 (5.84%) Web Services
10 15 (5.47%) React
11 14 (5.11%) Natural Language Processing
12 13 (4.74%) Java EE
12 13 (4.74%) Spring Boot
12 13 (4.74%) WCF
13 12 (4.38%) Middleware
14 11 (4.01%) REST
15 10 (3.65%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.65%) TIBCO EMS
16 9 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.76%) Fintech
3 22 (8.03%) Blog
4 21 (7.66%) Algorithms
5 20 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (5.84%) Equities
7 16 (5.84%) Fixed Income
7 16 (5.84%) Management Information System
7 16 (5.84%) User Experience
8 15 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (4.74%) Cloud Native
9 13 (4.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (4.38%) Data Structures
11 11 (4.01%) Credit Risk
11 11 (4.01%) Exotic Derivative
11 11 (4.01%) Market Risk
11 11 (4.01%) Public Cloud
12 7 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.03%) Linux
2 17 (6.20%) Unix
3 12 (4.38%) Windows
4 6 (2.19%) CentOS
4 6 (2.19%) Fedora
5 3 (1.09%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (47.08%) Computer Science
2 82 (29.93%) Mathematics
3 78 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (22.26%) Analytics
5 47 (17.15%) Machine Learning
6 45 (16.42%) Data Science
7 43 (15.69%) Risk Management
8 37 (13.50%) DevOps
9 36 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (12.41%) OO
11 33 (12.04%) Statistics
12 32 (11.68%) Microservices
13 31 (11.31%) Physics
14 29 (10.58%) Project Management
15 26 (9.49%) Open Source
16 24 (8.76%) Scrum
16 24 (8.76%) Software Engineering
17 23 (8.39%) Visualisation
18 22 (8.03%) Data Analysis
18 22 (8.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 116 (42.34%) Python
2 79 (28.83%) SQL
3 65 (23.72%) Java
4 63 (22.99%) C#
5 35 (12.77%) R
6 34 (12.41%) C++
7 28 (10.22%) JavaScript
8 21 (7.66%) Go
9 17 (6.20%) MATLAB
10 13 (4.74%) Scala
11 8 (2.92%) C
11 8 (2.92%) VBA
12 7 (2.55%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.55%) Ruby
13 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.73%) Java 8
13 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 274 (100.00%) Degree
2 87 (31.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (14.96%) PhD
4 16 (5.84%) CISSP
5 10 (3.65%) CISA
5 10 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.55%) SANS
8 6 (2.19%) AWS Certification
8 6 (2.19%) CEH
8 6 (2.19%) GREM
8 6 (2.19%) MBA
8 6 (2.19%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.82%) CISM
10 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) CIMA
11 1 (0.36%) CRISC
11 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) GIAC
11 1 (0.36%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) Dodd-Frank
1 11 (4.01%) EMIR
1 11 (4.01%) MiFID
2 9 (3.28%) QA
3 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.82%) GDPR
5 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.09%) PMO
6 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.36%) COBIT
7 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (10.58%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (10.58%) Ansible
2 23 (8.39%) Puppet
3 22 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.57%) Kubernetes
5 13 (4.74%) Salt
6 2 (0.73%) Graphite
6 2 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.73%) Oozie
6 2 (0.73%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.85%) Google
3 24 (8.76%) Oracle
4 21 (7.66%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.93%) SAP
6 16 (5.84%) Tableau
7 15 (5.47%) IBM
8 11 (4.01%) Apple
9 10 (3.65%) TIBCO
10 9 (3.28%) Cloudera
11 8 (2.92%) Cognizant
12 7 (2.55%) hybris
13 6 (2.19%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.19%) Splunk
14 5 (1.82%) Intershop
14 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.46%) Adobe
15 4 (1.46%) Alteryx
16 3 (1.09%) OutSystems
17 2 (0.73%) Dataiku