Period
to 19 September 2019

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

Academic Degree
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,381 1,650 1,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.74% 11.69% 13.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.54% 55.65% 57.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,193 1,464 1,462
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,700 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 2,400 2,965 2,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.67% 21.01% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,059 2,599 2,576
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,200 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 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
City of London -4 1,115 £65,000 +8.33% 284
City of Westminster +2 40 £52,500 -25.00% 1
West End of London -12 32 £65,000 +132.14% 1
Camden -9 26 £49,750 +4.19% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +13 9 £57,500 +27.78%
Southwark -6 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Degree
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 674 (48.81%) Computer Science
2 456 (33.02%) Finance
3 398 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
4 392 (28.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 352 (25.49%) Python
6 333 (24.11%) SQL
7 307 (22.23%) Problem-Solving
8 296 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 244 (17.67%) JavaScript
10 235 (17.02%) Java
11 224 (16.22%) C#
12 218 (15.79%) Windows
13 217 (15.71%) AWS
14 200 (14.48%) Mathematics
15 193 (13.98%) Microsoft
16 183 (13.25%) Linux
17 171 (12.38%) Azure
17 171 (12.38%) Fintech
18 158 (11.44%) .NET
19 156 (11.30%) Analytics
20 153 (11.08%) Project Management
21 150 (10.86%) Software Engineering
22 128 (9.27%) SQL Server
22 128 (9.27%) DevOps
23 121 (8.76%) OO
24 118 (8.54%) HTML
24 118 (8.54%) AngularJS
25 115 (8.33%) SDLC
26 114 (8.25%) Master's Degree
26 114 (8.25%) Marketing

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 52 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.96%) Confluence
4 19 (1.38%) SAS
5 18 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.94%) Skype for Business
8 12 (0.87%) IIS
9 10 (0.72%) Apache
10 9 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.65%) CMS
11 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.51%) nginx
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.36%) JCAPS
14 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.09%) Sketch
7 7 (0.51%) InVision
7 7 (0.51%) SPSS
8 6 (0.43%) Marvel
9 3 (0.22%) Stata
10 2 (0.14%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.072%) EViews
11 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.36%) Shopify
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.22%) FastStats
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Endur
6 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.072%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.072%) iTrent
7 1 (0.072%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.072%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.072%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 217 (15.71%) AWS
2 171 (12.38%) Azure
3 110 (7.97%) Office 365
4 54 (3.91%) GCP
5 51 (3.69%) SaaS
6 47 (3.40%) Power Platform
7 21 (1.52%) IaaS
8 17 (1.23%) G Suite
9 15 (1.09%) PaaS
10 13 (0.94%) Serverless
10 13 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.87%) OneDrive
12 11 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.72%) GitHub
13 10 (0.72%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.65%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.51%) Slack
16 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.52%) DNS
2 75 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 65 (4.71%) Firewall
4 47 (3.40%) WAN
5 46 (3.33%) LAN
6 42 (3.04%) DHCP
7 27 (1.96%) VPN
8 26 (1.88%) Wireless
9 25 (1.81%) SMTP
10 23 (1.67%) SAN
11 20 (1.45%) BGP
11 20 (1.45%) VLAN
12 19 (1.38%) HTTP
12 19 (1.38%) Internet
13 18 (1.30%) VoIP
14 15 (1.09%) Skype
15 12 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (0.80%) Network Security
17 10 (0.72%) IP Telephony
17 10 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.65%) Big Data
3 58 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 56 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (3.69%) Hadoop
7 45 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (3.04%) Power BI
9 38 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (2.32%) MySQL
11 30 (2.17%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.45%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.38%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.09%) Redis
16 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (0.72%) Apache Hive
18 10 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (5.00%) JIRA
2 63 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.45%) JUnit
7 18 (1.30%) git-flow
8 17 (1.23%) PyCharm
8 17 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
9 14 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (0.87%) gulp
11 11 (0.80%) Selenium
12 10 (0.72%) Grunt
12 10 (0.72%) Mockito
13 9 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.65%) Jasmine
14 8 (0.58%) Gatling
14 8 (0.58%) Mocha
14 8 (0.58%) RSpec
General
1 456 (33.02%) Finance
2 114 (8.25%) Marketing
3 82 (5.94%) Banking
4 71 (5.14%) Advertising
5 42 (3.04%) Legal
6 38 (2.75%) Public Sector
7 33 (2.39%) Law
8 31 (2.24%) Games
9 28 (2.03%) Retail
10 24 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.74%) Front Office
11 21 (1.52%) Publishing
12 20 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.38%) Investment Banking
14 18 (1.30%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.80%) Back Office
16 8 (0.58%) German Language
17 6 (0.43%) French Language
18 4 (0.29%) Automotive
18 4 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 377 (27.30%) Developer
2 193 (13.98%) Analyst
3 84 (6.08%) Architect
4 78 (5.65%) Senior Developer
5 77 (5.58%) Java Developer
6 72 (5.21%) Graduate
7 71 (5.14%) Junior
8 66 (4.78%) .NET Developer
9 58 (4.20%) Python Developer
9 58 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 53 (3.84%) Consultant
11 51 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 51 (3.69%) Software Engineer
12 38 (2.75%) IT Support
12 38 (2.75%) Project Manager
13 36 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (2.46%) Data Engineer
15 32 (2.32%) Administrator
15 32 (2.32%) Business Analyst
16 31 (2.24%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (11.44%) .NET
2 118 (8.54%) AngularJS
2 118 (8.54%) HTML
3 100 (7.24%) React
4 86 (6.23%) CSS
5 67 (4.85%) REST
6 65 (4.71%) RESTful
7 57 (4.13%) Spring
8 56 (4.06%) Web Services
9 49 (3.55%) XML
10 48 (3.48%) Node.js
11 45 (3.26%) jQuery
12 41 (2.97%) .NET Core
12 41 (2.97%) Django
13 40 (2.90%) HTML5
14 35 (2.53%) ASP.NET
15 29 (2.10%) scikit-learn
15 29 (2.10%) Spring Boot
16 28 (2.03%) Keras
16 28 (2.03%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 296 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.87%) User Experience
3 72 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 70 (5.07%) Reinsurance
5 68 (4.92%) Algorithms
6 64 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
7 52 (3.77%) Data Structures
8 37 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 30 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
10 27 (1.96%) Virtual Team
11 25 (1.81%) Cloud Native
11 25 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 21 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.52%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.09%) Equities
15 15 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 218 (15.79%) Windows
2 183 (13.25%) Linux
3 92 (6.66%) Unix
4 67 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.46%) Android
7 28 (2.03%) Windows 10
8 26 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 22 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.22%) Solaris
15 2 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.072%) AIX
16 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (48.81%) Computer Science
2 398 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (22.23%) Problem-Solving
4 200 (14.48%) Mathematics
5 171 (12.38%) Fintech
6 156 (11.30%) Analytics
7 153 (11.08%) Project Management
8 150 (10.86%) Software Engineering
9 128 (9.27%) DevOps
10 121 (8.76%) OO
11 115 (8.33%) SDLC
12 109 (7.89%) Risk Management
13 101 (7.31%) Scrum
14 94 (6.81%) Machine Learning
15 93 (6.73%) Mentoring
16 88 (6.37%) ITIL
17 85 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
18 83 (6.01%) Data Science
19 80 (5.79%) Physics
20 77 (5.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 352 (25.49%) Python
2 333 (24.11%) SQL
3 244 (17.67%) JavaScript
4 235 (17.02%) Java
5 224 (16.22%) C#
6 109 (7.89%) C++
7 84 (6.08%) Ruby
8 83 (6.01%) PowerShell
9 77 (5.58%) Scala
10 66 (4.78%) R
11 53 (3.84%) T-SQL
12 48 (3.48%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.90%) Java 8
14 32 (2.32%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.32%) TypeScript
15 29 (2.10%) C
16 27 (1.96%) VB.NET
17 24 (1.74%) Perl
18 21 (1.52%) VBA
19 17 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 392 (28.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 114 (8.25%) Master's Degree
3 42 (3.04%) PhD
4 34 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (2.39%) Numerate Degree
6 26 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 24 (1.74%) CISSP
8 21 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.52%) PMP
9 20 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (1.16%) CISA
11 15 (1.09%) CISM
12 13 (0.94%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.87%) MCSE
14 11 (0.80%) MCP
14 11 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (0.72%) CCNA
15 10 (0.72%) HND
15 10 (0.72%) MCSA
15 10 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.42%) QA
2 39 (2.82%) SLA
3 34 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.81%) GDPR
5 23 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.23%) PMO
7 15 (1.09%) NIST
8 7 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.51%) EMIR
8 7 (0.51%) MiFID
9 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.36%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.22%) COBIT
11 3 (0.22%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.072%) PSD2
13 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (7.02%) Docker
2 95 (6.88%) Active Directory
3 56 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.45%) VirtualBox
6 19 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.36%) XenApp
10 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.22%) Firmware
12 2 (0.14%) KVM
12 2 (0.14%) oVirt
12 2 (0.14%) QEMU
12 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.072%) HDFS
13 1 (0.072%) zsh
Systems Management
1 56 (4.06%) Kubernetes
1 56 (4.06%) Terraform
2 42 (3.04%) Puppet
3 29 (2.10%) Ansible
4 23 (1.67%) Consul
5 21 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.45%) SCCM
7 10 (0.72%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.72%) Salt
8 9 (0.65%) Packer
9 8 (0.58%) Icinga
9 8 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.29%) Kibana
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 193 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 79 (5.72%) VMware
3 76 (5.50%) Google
4 69 (5.00%) Oracle
5 38 (2.75%) Tableau
6 37 (2.68%) Cisco
7 35 (2.53%) Citrix
8 29 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.81%) Veeam
10 20 (1.45%) LogicMonitor
11 16 (1.16%) IFS
12 14 (1.01%) Ivanti
12 14 (1.01%) SAP
13 13 (0.94%) Adobe
13 13 (0.94%) HP
13 13 (0.94%) Splunk
14 10 (0.72%) Apple
14 10 (0.72%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.65%) Informatica
15 9 (0.65%) Infragistics