Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Master's Degree
England > London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 289 434 348
Rank change year-on-year +145 -86 +50
Permanent jobs citing Master's Degree 185 330 621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.60% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.58% 2.96% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 135 211 362
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £142,000 £105,000 £129,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%

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 4,035 11,133 15,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.32% 20.27% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,047 8,342 11,370
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +76 42 £57,500 -23.33% 8
West London +82 7 £65,000 -13.33% 2
East London - 4 £52,500 - 1
Master's Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Degree
2 123 (66.49%) Computer Science
3 98 (52.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (40.00%) Java
5 71 (38.38%) Finance
6 59 (31.89%) Python
7 49 (26.49%) Software Engineering
8 45 (24.32%) Linux
9 43 (23.24%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (22.70%) Mathematics
11 39 (21.08%) Oracle
12 37 (20.00%) SQL
13 36 (19.46%) AWS
14 34 (18.38%) Algorithms
15 33 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (15.68%) DevOps
17 28 (15.14%) Management Information System
18 27 (14.59%) Analytics
18 27 (14.59%) Azure
19 26 (14.05%) Decision-Making
20 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
20 25 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
21 24 (12.97%) Project Management
21 24 (12.97%) PhD
21 24 (12.97%) Data Science
22 23 (12.43%) Statistics
22 23 (12.43%) Machine Learning
22 23 (12.43%) Kafka
23 21 (11.35%) Equities

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 11 (5.95%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.24%) SAS
3 4 (2.16%) Apache
4 3 (1.62%) CMS
4 3 (1.62%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.08%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.54%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.46%) AWS
2 27 (14.59%) Azure
3 11 (5.95%) GCP
4 9 (4.86%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.08%) GitHub
5 2 (1.08%) Route 53
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Apigee
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Kong
6 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.41%) Firewall
2 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.62%) FTP
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) MPLS
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (9.73%) Big Data
3 13 (7.03%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (4.86%) Power BI
6 9 (4.86%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.32%) Snowflake Schema
8 7 (3.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.78%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.78%) OLAP
8 7 (3.78%) OLTP
8 7 (3.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (3.24%) MySQL
10 5 (2.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.78%) ERwin
3 7 (3.78%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (3.24%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.70%) GitLab
5 5 (2.70%) JIRA
6 4 (2.16%) JUnit
6 4 (2.16%) Selenium
6 4 (2.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.62%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.54%) Gradle
8 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.54%) Mocha
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 71 (38.38%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Banking
3 15 (8.11%) Advertising
4 10 (5.41%) Front Office
5 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.70%) German Language
6 5 (2.70%) Law
6 5 (2.70%) Marketing
7 4 (2.16%) Dutch Language
7 4 (2.16%) French Language
7 4 (2.16%) Polish Language
8 3 (1.62%) Games
8 3 (1.62%) Publishing
8 3 (1.62%) Retail
9 2 (1.08%) Electronics
9 2 (1.08%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (28.11%) Developer
2 25 (13.51%) Analyst
3 23 (12.43%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.27%) Architect
6 15 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.57%) Consultant
8 12 (6.49%) Java Engineer
8 12 (6.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (6.49%) Quantitative Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
9 10 (5.41%) Data Architect
9 10 (5.41%) Data Manager
9 10 (5.41%) Qualitative Analyst
9 10 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst
9 10 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
10 9 (4.86%) Data Science Manager
10 9 (4.86%) Senior Architect
10 9 (4.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.43%) Kafka
2 18 (9.73%) Spring
3 16 (8.65%) TensorFlow
4 15 (8.11%) PyTorch
4 15 (8.11%) Spring Boot
5 13 (7.03%) Node.js
6 12 (6.49%) Natural Language Processing
7 10 (5.41%) XML
8 9 (4.86%) Keras
9 8 (4.32%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.32%) JSON
9 8 (4.32%) REST
10 7 (3.78%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (3.78%) React
10 7 (3.78%) Web Services
11 6 (3.24%) Matplotlib
11 6 (3.24%) NumPy
11 6 (3.24%) Pandas
11 6 (3.24%) scikit-learn
11 6 (3.24%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.38%) Algorithms
2 33 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (15.14%) Management Information System
4 21 (11.35%) Equities
5 17 (9.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (8.11%) Data Structures
7 14 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (7.03%) Fixed Income
8 13 (7.03%) User Experience
9 10 (5.41%) Cybercrime
9 10 (5.41%) Exotic Derivative
9 10 (5.41%) Market Risk
10 9 (4.86%) Public Cloud
11 7 (3.78%) Reference Data
11 7 (3.78%) SWIFT
12 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (2.70%) Cyberattack
13 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
14 4 (2.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.32%) Linux
2 18 (9.73%) Windows
3 16 (8.65%) Unix
4 8 (4.32%) Android
5 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.08%) VMS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (66.49%) Computer Science
2 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (26.49%) Software Engineering
4 43 (23.24%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (22.70%) Mathematics
6 29 (15.68%) DevOps
7 27 (14.59%) Analytics
8 26 (14.05%) Decision-Making
9 25 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
10 24 (12.97%) Data Science
10 24 (12.97%) Project Management
11 23 (12.43%) Machine Learning
11 23 (12.43%) Statistics
12 21 (11.35%) Information Security
13 20 (10.81%) Mentoring
14 19 (10.27%) Fintech
14 19 (10.27%) Physics
15 18 (9.73%) OO
15 18 (9.73%) Validation
16 17 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.00%) Java
2 59 (31.89%) Python
3 37 (20.00%) SQL
4 18 (9.73%) Java 8
5 17 (9.19%) C#
5 17 (9.19%) C++
6 16 (8.65%) R
7 15 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.86%) MATLAB
8 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.24%) C
10 6 (3.24%) Go
10 6 (3.24%) Perl
10 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.24%) Ruby
10 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.70%) Scala
12 4 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.62%) Julia
Qualifications
1 185 (100.00%) Degree
2 98 (52.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (12.97%) PhD
4 15 (8.11%) CISSP
5 9 (4.86%) CISM
6 8 (4.32%) CISA
6 8 (4.32%) CRISC
7 7 (3.78%) AWS Certification
8 6 (3.24%) GIAC
9 5 (2.70%) SANS
9 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.08%) CFA
10 2 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.54%) CCIE
11 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.54%) IISP
11 1 (0.54%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.54%) MBA
11 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) QA
2 10 (5.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (5.41%) EMIR
2 10 (5.41%) MiFID
3 9 (4.86%) PMO
4 8 (4.32%) NIST
4 8 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (3.78%) Data Quality
6 5 (2.70%) GDPR
7 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.54%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.54%) SEPA
8 1 (0.54%) SLA
8 1 (0.54%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (3.78%) Docker
2 6 (3.24%) RHEV
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) HDFS
4 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) NDS
5 1 (0.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) Ansible
1 9 (4.86%) Puppet
2 8 (4.32%) Terraform
3 7 (3.78%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.62%) Kibana
5 2 (1.08%) HP Fortify
5 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.54%) Salt
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (21.08%) Oracle
2 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.78%) Databricks
3 7 (3.78%) IBM
4 6 (3.24%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.24%) Google
4 6 (3.24%) Tableau
4 6 (3.24%) VMware
5 5 (2.70%) SAP
6 3 (1.62%) Cognos
6 3 (1.62%) Informatica
6 3 (1.62%) Talend
7 2 (1.08%) Facebook
7 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.08%) Sybase
7 2 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.54%) Aveksa
8 1 (0.54%) Netezza