Period
to 23 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 600 431 1,366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 8.83% 9.61% 10.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.05% 53.47% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 511 367 1,164
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,780 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £102,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +4.35%

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 Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,110 806 2,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.33% 17.97% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 960 686 2,044
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,618 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,625 £97,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Central London

Degree
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Central London.

Salary trend for Degree in Central London

Degree
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Central London over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in Central London

Degree
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
City of London -6 493 £70,000 +3.70% 241
West End of London -5 16 £105,000 +82.61% 14
Southwark +4 7 - -
City of Westminster -12 5 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Camden -1 4 £45,000 - 13
Lambeth - 1 - -
Degree
London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, IT jobs citing 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 Central London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 270 (45.00%) Finance
2 222 (37.00%) Computer Science
3 214 (35.67%) Python
4 200 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (31.83%) Azure
6 185 (30.83%) SQL
7 184 (30.67%) Social Skills
8 136 (22.67%) C#
9 131 (21.83%) AWS
10 114 (19.00%) DevOps
11 113 (18.83%) Master's Degree
12 112 (18.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 106 (17.67%) Microsoft
14 102 (17.00%) Java
14 102 (17.00%) SQL Server
15 101 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
15 101 (16.83%) Analytics
16 96 (16.00%) GCP
17 95 (15.83%) JavaScript
18 86 (14.33%) Microservices
18 86 (14.33%) Test Automation
19 85 (14.17%) Kubernetes
19 85 (14.17%) Software Engineering
20 84 (14.00%) .NET
20 84 (14.00%) Docker
21 76 (12.67%) QA
21 76 (12.67%) Data Science
22 73 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
23 72 (12.00%) Mathematics
24 71 (11.83%) Serverless

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 54 (9.00%) Confluence
2 49 (8.17%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.67%) SAS
5 7 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.83%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 2 (0.33%) IIS
9 2 (0.33%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.17%) Appian
10 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) InVision
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.50%) Sketch
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.50%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) HFM
4 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clinical
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.17%) Salerio
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 191 (31.83%) Azure
2 131 (21.83%) AWS
3 96 (16.00%) GCP
4 71 (11.83%) Serverless
5 61 (10.17%) Power Platform
6 46 (7.67%) SaaS
7 33 (5.50%) Microsoft 365
8 24 (4.00%) PowerApps
9 23 (3.83%) PaaS
10 18 (3.00%) Azure Logic Apps
11 17 (2.83%) Power Automate
12 16 (2.67%) Amazon S3
13 15 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (2.17%) Azure Key Vault
15 12 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (1.67%) Azure App Service
17 10 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
17 10 (1.67%) Azure Service Fabric
17 10 (1.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.83%) WAN
3 18 (3.00%) Internet
4 17 (2.83%) Firewall
5 16 (2.67%) DNS
5 16 (2.67%) Extranet
5 16 (2.67%) VPN
6 15 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (2.33%) DHCP
7 14 (2.33%) Wireless
8 9 (1.50%) IPsec
9 8 (1.33%) FTP
9 8 (1.33%) VLAN
10 7 (1.17%) Network Security
11 6 (1.00%) BGP
12 5 (0.83%) LAN
12 5 (0.83%) Skype
12 5 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.67%) Broadband
13 4 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (11.50%) NoSQL
3 65 (10.83%) Relational Database
4 62 (10.33%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (9.00%) Power BI
6 52 (8.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 46 (7.67%) MongoDB
8 32 (5.33%) Big Data
9 29 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (4.67%) Tableau
11 22 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
12 17 (2.83%) Hadoop
13 14 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (2.33%) MySQL
13 14 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (1.83%) Data Lake
14 11 (1.83%) Looker
15 10 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 70 (11.67%) JIRA
2 50 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 47 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 47 (7.83%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.33%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.17%) GitLab
6 11 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.33%) Selenium
9 7 (1.17%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.00%) ER Studio
10 6 (1.00%) ERwin
10 6 (1.00%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (1.00%) Subversion
11 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.83%) Toad
11 5 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
12 4 (0.67%) JMeter
12 4 (0.67%) NeoLoad
General
1 270 (45.00%) Finance
2 184 (30.67%) Social Skills
3 101 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (9.83%) Presentation Skills
5 50 (8.33%) Influencing Skills
6 46 (7.67%) Marketing
7 42 (7.00%) Banking
8 40 (6.67%) Advertising
9 32 (5.33%) Games
10 30 (5.00%) Retail
11 20 (3.33%) Telecoms
12 17 (2.83%) Law
12 17 (2.83%) Legal
13 15 (2.50%) Manufacturing
14 13 (2.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 13 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
14 13 (2.17%) Public Sector
15 12 (2.00%) Electronics
16 10 (1.67%) Front Office
17 9 (1.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (23.50%) Developer
2 83 (13.83%) Analyst
3 58 (9.67%) Technical Leader
4 46 (7.67%) C# Developer
5 45 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 33 (5.50%) Senior Developer
7 32 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.33%) Architect
9 24 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (3.67%) Data Engineer
11 21 (3.50%) Data Scientist
11 21 (3.50%) Graduate
12 20 (3.33%) SQL Developer
13 19 (3.17%) Junior
14 18 (3.00%) Applications Support
14 18 (3.00%) Business Analyst
14 18 (3.00%) Consultant
14 18 (3.00%) Data Analyst
15 17 (2.83%) Agile Project Manager
15 17 (2.83%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.00%) .NET
2 62 (10.33%) React
3 59 (9.83%) Node.js
4 54 (9.00%) CSS
5 48 (8.00%) OAuth
6 46 (7.67%) HTML
7 44 (7.33%) OAuth2
7 44 (7.33%) OpenID
8 41 (6.83%) AngularJS
9 33 (5.50%) .NET Core
10 30 (5.00%) Web Services
11 29 (4.83%) jQuery
12 26 (4.33%) ASP.NET
13 19 (3.17%) ARM Templates
13 19 (3.17%) RESTful
14 18 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (2.67%) JSON
16 15 (2.50%) REST
17 14 (2.33%) HTML5
17 14 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.00%) User Experience
2 28 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.33%) Mobile Games
7 13 (2.17%) Derivative
7 13 (2.17%) Equities
8 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.00%) iPad
8 12 (2.00%) iPhone
8 12 (2.00%) Social Media
9 10 (1.67%) Exotic Derivative
9 10 (1.67%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.50%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.50%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.50%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.67%) Windows
2 29 (4.83%) Linux
3 26 (4.33%) Mac OS X
4 21 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.00%) Android
7 12 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (1.83%) Unix
9 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (37.00%) Computer Science
2 200 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (19.00%) DevOps
4 101 (16.83%) Analytics
5 86 (14.33%) Microservices
5 86 (14.33%) Test Automation
6 85 (14.17%) Software Engineering
7 76 (12.67%) Data Science
8 73 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (12.00%) Mathematics
10 69 (11.50%) Validation
11 67 (11.17%) UML
12 64 (10.67%) Data Protection
13 62 (10.33%) Coaching
14 60 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
15 59 (9.83%) Scrum
16 58 (9.67%) Enterprise Architecture
17 57 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (9.17%) CRM
19 53 (8.83%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 214 (35.67%) Python
2 185 (30.83%) SQL
3 136 (22.67%) C#
4 102 (17.00%) Java
5 95 (15.83%) JavaScript
6 59 (9.83%) C++
7 58 (9.67%) R
8 34 (5.67%) PowerShell
9 32 (5.33%) TypeScript
10 27 (4.50%) T-SQL
11 24 (4.00%) C
12 23 (3.83%) Scala
13 16 (2.67%) Go
13 16 (2.67%) PHP
14 10 (1.67%) VB
15 9 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.33%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.17%) ES6
17 7 (1.17%) VBA
18 6 (1.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 113 (18.83%) Master's Degree
2 112 (18.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (4.50%) PhD
4 16 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.17%) CCNA
6 12 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (1.83%) CISA
7 11 (1.83%) CISM
8 10 (1.67%) CCNP
8 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.50%) CISSP
10 8 (1.33%) CSPO
10 8 (1.33%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.17%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.83%) CBAP
12 5 (0.83%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (0.67%) MCSE
13 4 (0.67%) SANS
14 3 (0.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (12.67%) QA
2 58 (9.67%) GDPR
3 12 (2.00%) MiFID
4 10 (1.67%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.67%) EMIR
5 9 (1.50%) CDISC
5 9 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.33%) Good Clinical Practice
6 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (1.17%) Solvency II
8 6 (1.00%) GRC
9 4 (0.67%) NIST
9 4 (0.67%) SLA
10 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.17%) IFRS
12 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 84 (14.00%) Docker
2 24 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.33%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 85 (14.17%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.67%) Terraform
3 11 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.33%) Ansible
5 5 (0.83%) SCCM
6 4 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.67%) OfficeScan
6 4 (0.67%) SCOM
6 4 (0.67%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 3 (0.50%) Puppet
7 3 (0.50%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Brooklyn
9 1 (0.17%) Istio
9 1 (0.17%) Marathon
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 106 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (11.50%) Oracle
3 27 (4.50%) Google
4 22 (3.67%) Cisco
5 18 (3.00%) SAP
6 17 (2.83%) Workday
7 16 (2.67%) Apple
8 15 (2.50%) VMware
9 13 (2.17%) Alteryx
10 12 (2.00%) Databricks
10 12 (2.00%) Facebook
11 10 (1.67%) Nintex
11 10 (1.67%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.50%) Meraki
13 8 (1.33%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.17%) Okta
15 6 (1.00%) LogicMonitor
16 5 (0.83%) Citrix
17 4 (0.67%) Altiris
17 4 (0.67%) Veritas