Period
to 19 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,192 1,386 1,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.47% 10.77% 12.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.73% 52.76% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,019 1,228 1,547
Central London median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,200 £29,925 £30,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £92,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%

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 2,101 2,627 3,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.45% 20.41% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,779 2,262 2,810
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £91,750
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Central London

Degree
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Central London.

Salary trend for Degree in Central London

Degree
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Central London over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

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 January 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
City of London -1 941 £62,500 +4.17% 252
West End of London -12 37 £57,500 +139.58% 3
City of Westminster +9 34 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Camden -1 16 £56,250 +26.40% 2
Southwark -4 14 £39,250 -30.22% 1
Lambeth - 9 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 8 £57,500 -
Degree
London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 641 (53.78%) Computer Science
2 434 (36.41%) Finance
3 407 (34.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 367 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (27.52%) Python
6 290 (24.33%) SQL
7 247 (20.72%) JavaScript
8 244 (20.47%) Java
9 234 (19.63%) Problem-Solving
10 204 (17.11%) AWS
11 202 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
12 171 (14.35%) C#
13 165 (13.84%) HTML
14 164 (13.76%) Windows
14 164 (13.76%) Linux
15 160 (13.42%) CSS
16 159 (13.34%) Fintech
17 139 (11.66%) Mathematics
18 131 (10.99%) Software Engineering
19 130 (10.91%) C++
20 126 (10.57%) Analytics
21 123 (10.32%) React
22 122 (10.23%) Azure
23 118 (9.90%) Microsoft
24 117 (9.82%) Marketing
25 116 (9.73%) AngularJS
26 114 (9.56%) Docker
27 113 (9.48%) Master's Degree
28 102 (8.56%) Machine Learning
28 102 (8.56%) HTML5

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 61 (5.12%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.59%) CMS
3 16 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.26%) SAS
5 14 (1.17%) Confluence
5 14 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.09%) Apache
7 11 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.67%) IIS
9 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.42%) Headless CMS
10 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.42%) WordPress
11 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.17%) nginx
12 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.084%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 71 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.17%) Sketch
6 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.42%) InVision
9 5 (0.42%) SPSS
10 4 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.25%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.084%) Figma
13 1 (0.084%) InDesign
13 1 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.67%) Magento
2 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) FastStats
4 3 (0.25%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.084%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.084%) iTrent
6 1 (0.084%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.084%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.084%) Shopify
6 1 (0.084%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 204 (17.11%) AWS
2 122 (10.23%) Azure
3 71 (5.96%) Office 365
4 44 (3.69%) SaaS
5 37 (3.10%) GCP
6 28 (2.35%) Power Platform
6 28 (2.35%) Serverless
7 12 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.84%) GitHub
10 9 (0.76%) npm
11 7 (0.59%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.59%) Slack
12 6 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.50%) IaaS
12 6 (0.50%) PaaS
12 6 (0.50%) WhatsApp
13 5 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.45%) Firewall
2 49 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 43 (3.61%) DNS
4 39 (3.27%) LAN
5 34 (2.85%) WAN
6 30 (2.52%) BGP
7 29 (2.43%) VPN
8 28 (2.35%) VoIP
9 20 (1.68%) HTTP
9 20 (1.68%) Network Security
10 19 (1.59%) Internet
11 18 (1.51%) Wireless
12 17 (1.43%) DHCP
13 12 (1.01%) SAN
14 11 (0.92%) Skype
15 10 (0.84%) VLAN
16 9 (0.76%) 2G
16 9 (0.76%) 3G
16 9 (0.76%) 4G
16 9 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (8.22%) Big Data
2 71 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 56 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 55 (4.61%) Hadoop
5 46 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (2.94%) MySQL
7 33 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (2.18%) Power BI
13 24 (2.01%) Data Mining
14 22 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.76%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
18 13 (1.09%) DB2
19 11 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 11 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 80 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.69%) JIRA
3 32 (2.68%) JUnit
4 31 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.68%) Selenium
6 14 (1.17%) webpack
7 12 (1.01%) Jasmine
7 12 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.92%) gulp
8 11 (0.92%) Mocha
9 10 (0.84%) Mockito
10 9 (0.76%) RSpec
10 9 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.67%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.67%) git-flow
12 7 (0.59%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.59%) Grunt
12 7 (0.59%) Postman
13 6 (0.50%) Subversion
14 5 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 434 (36.41%) Finance
2 117 (9.82%) Marketing
3 88 (7.38%) Advertising
4 48 (4.03%) Banking
5 47 (3.94%) Retail
6 34 (2.85%) Legal
7 29 (2.43%) Law
8 28 (2.35%) Games
9 25 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 24 (2.01%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.68%) Publishing
12 16 (1.34%) Front Office
12 16 (1.34%) Public Sector
13 15 (1.26%) Electronics
14 14 (1.17%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.76%) German Language
15 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.50%) Back Office
17 5 (0.42%) French Language
17 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 374 (31.38%) Developer
2 147 (12.33%) Analyst
3 115 (9.65%) Java Developer
4 92 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 63 (5.29%) Junior
6 54 (4.53%) Administrator
7 49 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 48 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 47 (3.94%) Architect
9 47 (3.94%) Consultant
9 47 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 46 (3.86%) Graduate
10 46 (3.86%) Python Developer
11 43 (3.61%) Data Engineer
12 39 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 37 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
15 34 (2.85%) .NET Developer
16 33 (2.77%) IT Support
16 33 (2.77%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (13.84%) HTML
2 160 (13.42%) CSS
3 123 (10.32%) React
4 116 (9.73%) AngularJS
5 102 (8.56%) HTML5
6 95 (7.97%) .NET
7 77 (6.46%) RESTful
8 65 (5.45%) Node.js
9 63 (5.29%) CSS3
10 58 (4.87%) Spring
11 46 (3.86%) Web Services
12 42 (3.52%) REST
13 40 (3.36%) Redux
14 36 (3.02%) Spring Boot
14 36 (3.02%) Vue.js
15 35 (2.94%) XML
16 26 (2.18%) .NET Core
16 26 (2.18%) Kafka
16 26 (2.18%) TensorFlow
17 25 (2.10%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 202 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.80%) User Experience
3 80 (6.71%) Algorithms
4 62 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (5.03%) Management Information System
6 56 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (3.86%) Data Structures
8 40 (3.36%) Derivative
9 35 (2.94%) Hedge funds
10 32 (2.68%) Reinsurance
11 28 (2.35%) Fixed Income
11 28 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
13 24 (2.01%) Virtual Team
14 20 (1.68%) Cloud Native
15 18 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.51%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.51%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (1.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 164 (13.76%) Linux
1 164 (13.76%) Windows
2 80 (6.71%) Unix
3 58 (4.87%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.18%) Windows 7
5 23 (1.93%) Android
6 22 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.67%) Solaris
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.67%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.50%) CentOS
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (53.78%) Computer Science
2 367 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (19.63%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (13.34%) Fintech
5 139 (11.66%) Mathematics
6 131 (10.99%) Software Engineering
7 126 (10.57%) Analytics
8 102 (8.56%) Machine Learning
9 94 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
10 91 (7.63%) OO
10 91 (7.63%) Project Management
11 90 (7.55%) Risk Management
12 89 (7.47%) DevOps
13 87 (7.30%) Data Science
14 78 (6.54%) Scrum
14 78 (6.54%) Statistics
15 77 (6.46%) ITIL
16 76 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (6.21%) SDLC
18 66 (5.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 328 (27.52%) Python
2 290 (24.33%) SQL
3 247 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 244 (20.47%) Java
5 171 (14.35%) C#
6 130 (10.91%) C++
7 70 (5.87%) Scala
8 60 (5.03%) TypeScript
9 57 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 55 (4.61%) Ruby
11 50 (4.19%) R
12 45 (3.78%) PHP
13 39 (3.27%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.68%) T-SQL
15 28 (2.35%) ES6
15 28 (2.35%) Java 8
16 25 (2.10%) C
17 23 (1.93%) Kotlin
18 22 (1.85%) MATLAB
19 21 (1.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 407 (34.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 113 (9.48%) Master's Degree
3 51 (4.28%) PhD
4 31 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.01%) CISSP
6 22 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
7 21 (1.76%) CCNP
7 21 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.59%) CISM
9 18 (1.51%) PMI Certification
10 17 (1.43%) CISA
11 16 (1.34%) PMP
12 14 (1.17%) CCNA
13 12 (1.01%) CRISC
14 11 (0.92%) MCSA
14 11 (0.92%) MCSE
15 10 (0.84%) Security Cleared
16 9 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 9 (0.76%) HNC
16 9 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.29%) QA
2 21 (1.76%) GDPR
3 18 (1.51%) SLA
4 13 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.09%) MiFID
5 12 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.84%) EMIR
8 6 (0.50%) COBIT
9 5 (0.42%) PMO
9 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.34%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.34%) ITGC
10 4 (0.34%) NIST
10 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
System Software
1 114 (9.56%) Docker
2 75 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 62 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.10%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.92%) Firmware
6 11 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.76%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.34%) NFS
9 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.34%) vSphere
10 1 (0.084%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.084%) HDFS
10 1 (0.084%) KVM
10 1 (0.084%) oVirt
10 1 (0.084%) QEMU
10 1 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.084%) XenApp
10 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 48 (4.03%) Terraform
3 35 (2.94%) Puppet
4 21 (1.76%) Ansible
4 21 (1.76%) Consul
5 13 (1.09%) SCCM
6 10 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.76%) Cisco CME
7 9 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (0.76%) FortiGate
7 9 (0.76%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.67%) Salt
9 7 (0.59%) Icinga
9 7 (0.59%) Packer
10 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.42%) Kibana
11 4 (0.34%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 118 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.12%) Oracle
3 68 (5.70%) VMware
4 63 (5.29%) Google
5 45 (3.78%) Cisco
6 29 (2.43%) Tableau
7 25 (2.10%) LogicMonitor
8 24 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (1.85%) Adobe
10 19 (1.59%) ServiceNow
11 18 (1.51%) SAP
12 16 (1.34%) Citrix
13 13 (1.09%) Apple
14 12 (1.01%) Avaya
15 11 (0.92%) Splunk
16 10 (0.84%) Veeam
17 9 (0.76%) BT
18 7 (0.59%) HP
19 6 (0.50%) Informatica
19 6 (0.50%) Sybase