Period
to

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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
London > Central London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 22 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 705 625 882
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 8.57% 10.30% 9.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.04% 56.05% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 534 552 758
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £110,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -

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 1,409 1,115 1,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.13% 18.38% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 976 959 1,446
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,870 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,813 £85,000 £81,813
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
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 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -2 589 £72,500 - 105
West End of London +3 19 £55,000 -47.62% 11
Southwark - 14 - -
City of Westminster -5 10 £72,500 +18.37%
Camden -3 8 £57,500 +27.78% 11
Lambeth -9 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 - -
Degree
London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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.

1 288 (40.85%) Computer Science
2 263 (37.30%) Finance
3 256 (36.31%) Social Skills
4 208 (29.50%) Python
5 205 (29.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 197 (27.94%) SQL
7 195 (27.66%) Azure
8 190 (26.95%) Agile
9 171 (24.26%) AWS
10 131 (18.58%) Microsoft
11 116 (16.45%) Java
12 113 (16.03%) Analytics
13 107 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
14 99 (14.04%) C#
15 97 (13.76%) Master's Degree
16 96 (13.62%) DevOps
17 94 (13.33%) Project Management
18 93 (13.19%) Mathematics
19 91 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
20 89 (12.62%) Software Engineering
21 87 (12.34%) Windows
22 81 (11.49%) Advertising
23 80 (11.35%) Data Modelling
24 79 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
25 77 (10.92%) SQL Server
26 74 (10.50%) C++
26 74 (10.50%) Linux
27 62 (8.79%) User Experience
27 62 (8.79%) GCP
28 61 (8.65%) QA

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 22 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.98%) Confluence
3 13 (1.84%) SAS
4 12 (1.70%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.13%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.13%) SugarCRM
6 7 (0.99%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.71%) TPMS
8 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.57%) IIS
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.28%) Apache
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.71%) Sketch
6 4 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.43%) InVision
8 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.28%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) Stata
8 2 (0.28%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 3 (0.43%) Summit
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 195 (27.66%) Azure
2 171 (24.26%) AWS
3 62 (8.79%) GCP
4 60 (8.51%) Power Platform
5 47 (6.67%) SaaS
6 42 (5.96%) Microsoft 365
7 32 (4.54%) Serverless
8 18 (2.55%) GitHub
9 15 (2.13%) PaaS
10 12 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
11 11 (1.56%) PowerApps
12 10 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.42%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.13%) Snowflake
15 7 (0.99%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.71%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.71%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.96%) Firewall
2 30 (4.26%) WAN
3 24 (3.40%) DNS
3 24 (3.40%) VPN
4 23 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 22 (3.12%) DHCP
6 19 (2.70%) BGP
7 17 (2.41%) VLAN
8 15 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.84%) LAN
10 10 (1.42%) VoIP
11 8 (1.13%) Internet
11 8 (1.13%) MPLS
11 8 (1.13%) NAS
11 8 (1.13%) OSPF
12 7 (0.99%) Wireless
13 5 (0.71%) Network Security
13 5 (0.71%) SD-WAN
14 4 (0.57%) SMTP
15 3 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (8.09%) Power BI
4 46 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 45 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (3.83%) Tableau
10 24 (3.40%) Big Data
11 21 (2.98%) MySQL
12 18 (2.55%) MongoDB
13 17 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.56%) Power Query
16 9 (1.28%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.28%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.13%) MariaDB
17 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.25%) JIRA
3 32 (4.54%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (2.41%) SonarQube
6 12 (1.70%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.99%) ER Studio
7 7 (0.99%) ERwin
7 7 (0.99%) NUnit
7 7 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.43%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.43%) GitLab
11 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.28%) gulp
11 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.28%) Selenium
11 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 263 (37.30%) Finance
2 256 (36.31%) Social Skills
3 81 (11.49%) Advertising
4 79 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (8.51%) Banking
6 53 (7.52%) Presentation Skills
7 35 (4.96%) Legal
8 34 (4.82%) Law
9 28 (3.97%) Electronics
9 28 (3.97%) Organisational Skills
10 27 (3.83%) Marketing
11 24 (3.40%) Influencing Skills
12 23 (3.26%) Investment Banking
13 20 (2.84%) Telecoms
14 19 (2.70%) Manufacturing
15 17 (2.41%) Front Office
15 17 (2.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 15 (2.13%) Retail
17 13 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (17.59%) Analyst
2 87 (12.34%) Developer
3 37 (5.25%) Junior
4 33 (4.68%) Architect
5 30 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 24 (3.40%) Data Engineer
7 23 (3.26%) Security Engineer
8 22 (3.12%) Data Analyst
8 22 (3.12%) Network Engineer
8 22 (3.12%) Project Manager
9 21 (2.98%) Data Scientist
9 21 (2.98%) Graduate
9 21 (2.98%) Support Specialist
10 20 (2.84%) Business Analyst
10 20 (2.84%) Consultant
11 19 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
12 18 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (2.41%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.10%) .NET
2 39 (5.53%) REST
3 36 (5.11%) React
4 30 (4.26%) Node.js
5 28 (3.97%) HTML
6 26 (3.69%) Web Services
7 21 (2.98%) Spring
7 21 (2.98%) Spring Boot
8 19 (2.70%) RESTful
9 17 (2.41%) CSS
9 17 (2.41%) HTML5
9 17 (2.41%) OAuth
10 16 (2.27%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.27%) OAuth2
10 16 (2.27%) OpenID
11 15 (2.13%) ARM Templates
12 14 (1.99%) AngularJS
13 11 (1.56%) jQuery
13 11 (1.56%) XML
14 10 (1.42%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.79%) User Experience
2 41 (5.82%) Management Information System
3 38 (5.39%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.83%) Derivative
5 26 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (3.55%) Equities
7 23 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (3.12%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.84%) Cloud Native
10 18 (2.55%) Public Cloud
11 16 (2.27%) Exotic Derivative
12 15 (2.13%) Credit Risk
12 15 (2.13%) Market Risk
12 15 (2.13%) Reinsurance
13 13 (1.84%) Legacy Systems
14 12 (1.70%) Life Science
14 12 (1.70%) Mainframe
14 12 (1.70%) PMI
15 11 (1.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.34%) Windows
2 74 (10.50%) Linux
3 39 (5.53%) Windows 10
4 31 (4.40%) Mac OS
5 27 (3.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.55%) Mac OS X
8 15 (2.13%) Unix
8 15 (2.13%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.42%) Android
10 9 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.28%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (40.85%) Computer Science
2 190 (26.95%) Agile
3 113 (16.03%) Analytics
4 107 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (13.62%) DevOps
6 94 (13.33%) Project Management
7 93 (13.19%) Mathematics
8 91 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
9 89 (12.62%) Software Engineering
10 80 (11.35%) Data Modelling
11 58 (8.23%) Cybersecurity
12 56 (7.94%) Data Science
12 56 (7.94%) Microservices
13 53 (7.52%) Visualisation
14 52 (7.38%) CI/CD
14 52 (7.38%) Data Analytics
14 52 (7.38%) Workflow
15 50 (7.09%) Machine Learning
16 49 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (6.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 208 (29.50%) Python
2 197 (27.94%) SQL
3 116 (16.45%) Java
4 99 (14.04%) C#
5 74 (10.50%) C++
6 52 (7.38%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.25%) PowerShell
8 33 (4.68%) T-SQL
9 32 (4.54%) R
10 26 (3.69%) C
10 26 (3.69%) VBA
11 18 (2.55%) Scala
12 16 (2.27%) Bash
13 15 (2.13%) Go
14 14 (1.99%) PHP
15 13 (1.84%) Ruby
15 13 (1.84%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.56%) Rust
17 8 (1.13%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (29.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 97 (13.76%) Master's Degree
3 32 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (4.54%) PhD
4 26 (3.69%) CCNP
5 20 (2.84%) CCNA
6 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.55%) CISSP
7 18 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
8 17 (2.41%) CISM
9 15 (2.13%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.70%) CISA
10 12 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (1.70%) SANS
11 10 (1.42%) CCIE
11 10 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.42%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.28%) Postgraduate
13 8 (1.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.65%) QA
2 28 (3.97%) GDPR
3 17 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (1.99%) EMIR
4 14 (1.99%) MiFID
5 7 (0.99%) PMO
6 6 (0.85%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.85%) GRC
6 6 (0.85%) NIST
6 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.71%) SLA
8 4 (0.57%) CDISC
8 4 (0.57%) Good Clinical Practice
8 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.28%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 40 (5.67%) Docker
2 36 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.42%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) oVirt
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 33 (4.68%) Terraform
3 22 (3.12%) Ansible
4 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.71%) SCCM
5 3 (0.43%) Grafana
6 2 (0.28%) Avamar
6 2 (0.28%) Kibana
6 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.28%) Packer
6 2 (0.28%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) vRealize
7 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.14%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 131 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.67%) Oracle
3 27 (3.83%) VMware
4 23 (3.26%) Cisco
5 22 (3.12%) Palo Alto
6 19 (2.70%) Google
7 18 (2.55%) Meraki
8 15 (2.13%) Citrix
8 15 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.99%) Bloomberg
10 13 (1.84%) Okta
10 13 (1.84%) SAP
11 11 (1.56%) LogicMonitor
12 10 (1.42%) Databricks
13 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.13%) Adobe
14 8 (1.13%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.13%) Fidessa
14 8 (1.13%) IBM
14 8 (1.13%) Lotus