Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 493 498 953
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.91% 11.64% 10.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.17% 61.86% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 391 452 815
10th Percentile £38,750 £46,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £49,375 £52,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +10.24% +4.96%
75th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,625 £109,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 945 805 1,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.16% 18.81% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 773 679 1,421
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £30,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.19% +9.60% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £84,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £106,000 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the City of London

Degree
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the City of London.

Salary trend for Degree in the City of London

Degree
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Degree in the City of London

Degree
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
London Bridge -1 2 £56,250 -6.25%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 257 (52.13%) Finance
2 201 (40.77%) Computer Science
3 177 (35.90%) Python
4 156 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (29.61%) SQL
6 142 (28.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 123 (24.95%) Azure
8 114 (23.12%) Social Skills
9 112 (22.72%) AWS
10 111 (22.52%) C#
11 106 (21.50%) Microsoft
12 104 (21.10%) Java
13 97 (19.68%) Master's Degree
14 86 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
15 77 (15.62%) SQL Server
16 73 (14.81%) Mathematics
17 71 (14.40%) DevOps
18 66 (13.39%) GCP
18 66 (13.39%) Analytics
19 65 (13.18%) QA
19 65 (13.18%) C++
20 64 (12.98%) Banking
21 63 (12.78%) Kubernetes
22 62 (12.58%) Data Science
22 62 (12.58%) Software Engineering
23 57 (11.56%) Validation
24 56 (11.36%) Advertising
24 56 (11.36%) JavaScript
25 53 (10.75%) .NET
25 53 (10.75%) Business Intelligence

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 34 (6.90%) Confluence
2 10 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.01%) Jupyter
4 5 (1.01%) SAS
4 5 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.81%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.20%) Moodle
7 1 (0.20%) nginx
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.20%) TPMS
Applications
1 25 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.65%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.20%) InVision
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Summit
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 123 (24.95%) Azure
2 112 (22.72%) AWS
3 66 (13.39%) GCP
4 45 (9.13%) Serverless
5 41 (8.32%) Power Platform
6 33 (6.69%) SaaS
7 19 (3.85%) GitHub
8 11 (2.23%) Amazon S3
8 11 (2.23%) Microsoft 365
8 11 (2.23%) Snowflake
9 9 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.62%) Lucidchart
11 7 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.61%) Google Workspace
14 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.45%) Firewall
2 17 (3.45%) Internet
3 15 (3.04%) WAN
3 15 (3.04%) Wireless
4 14 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (2.64%) DNS
6 8 (1.62%) DHCP
7 5 (1.01%) Skype
8 4 (0.81%) SMTP
9 3 (0.61%) LAN
9 3 (0.61%) VLAN
9 3 (0.61%) VPN
10 2 (0.41%) Network Security
10 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.41%) VoIP
11 1 (0.20%) NAS
11 1 (0.20%) SMS
11 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.75%) NoSQL
3 51 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (7.91%) Power BI
6 37 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 29 (5.88%) Tableau
8 21 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 18 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (3.45%) Big Data
11 16 (3.25%) MySQL
11 16 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (2.03%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.83%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2017
15 8 (1.62%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 49 (9.94%) JIRA
2 47 (9.53%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.10%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.88%) SonarQube
5 27 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (3.04%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.62%) NUnit
10 7 (1.42%) Selenium
11 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.01%) ER Studio
11 5 (1.01%) ERwin
11 5 (1.01%) GitLab
11 5 (1.01%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.81%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.41%) Gradle
13 2 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 257 (52.13%) Finance
2 114 (23.12%) Social Skills
3 64 (12.98%) Banking
4 56 (11.36%) Advertising
5 38 (7.71%) Presentation Skills
6 37 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (5.68%) Marketing
8 23 (4.67%) Influencing Skills
9 21 (4.26%) Electronics
9 21 (4.26%) Law
10 20 (4.06%) Investment Banking
11 17 (3.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (3.04%) Legal
13 14 (2.84%) Telecoms
14 11 (2.23%) Manufacturing
15 10 (2.03%) Games
15 10 (2.03%) Retail
16 8 (1.62%) Front Office
17 7 (1.42%) Public Sector
18 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (20.69%) Developer
2 75 (15.21%) Analyst
3 40 (8.11%) Technical Leader
4 26 (5.27%) Project Manager
5 23 (4.67%) C# Developer
6 22 (4.46%) Graduate
6 22 (4.46%) Senior Developer
7 19 (3.85%) Data Scientist
7 19 (3.85%) Junior
8 18 (3.65%) Consultant
8 18 (3.65%) Data Engineer
9 16 (3.25%) Desktop Support
9 16 (3.25%) Python Developer
9 16 (3.25%) Software Manager
10 15 (3.04%) Architect
10 15 (3.04%) Cloud Developer
10 15 (3.04%) Development Manager
11 14 (2.84%) Angular Developer
11 14 (2.84%) Lead Developer
11 14 (2.84%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.75%) .NET
2 38 (7.71%) Web Services
3 29 (5.88%) React
4 28 (5.68%) Node.js
5 25 (5.07%) HTML
6 23 (4.67%) OAuth
7 22 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 22 (4.46%) CSS
7 22 (4.46%) OAuth2
7 22 (4.46%) OpenID
8 20 (4.06%) RESTful
9 19 (3.85%) XML
10 18 (3.65%) .NET Framework
10 18 (3.65%) REST
11 17 (3.45%) Spring
12 16 (3.25%) Spring Boot
13 13 (2.64%) .NET Core
13 13 (2.64%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.43%) JAX-RS
14 12 (2.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.71%) User Experience
2 29 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.26%) Equities
5 18 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 18 (3.65%) Exotic Derivative
5 18 (3.65%) Market Risk
5 18 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.25%) Cloud Native
6 16 (3.25%) Derivative
7 15 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (2.84%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.84%) Reference Data
8 14 (2.84%) Reinsurance
9 13 (2.64%) iPad
9 13 (2.64%) iPhone
10 12 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (2.43%) PKI
11 10 (2.03%) Credit Risk
11 10 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.34%) Windows
2 48 (9.74%) Linux
3 17 (3.45%) Mac OS
4 16 (3.25%) Unix
5 15 (3.04%) Android
6 14 (2.84%) Mac OS X
6 14 (2.84%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.64%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.77%) Computer Science
2 156 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 71 (14.40%) DevOps
6 66 (13.39%) Analytics
7 62 (12.58%) Data Science
7 62 (12.58%) Software Engineering
8 57 (11.56%) Validation
9 53 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (10.55%) Project Management
11 51 (10.34%) Microservices
12 49 (9.94%) Coaching
12 49 (9.94%) Risk Management
13 47 (9.53%) CI/CD
14 44 (8.92%) Test Automation
15 43 (8.72%) Machine Learning
15 43 (8.72%) Technical Leadership
16 41 (8.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (8.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 177 (35.90%) Python
2 146 (29.61%) SQL
3 111 (22.52%) C#
4 104 (21.10%) Java
5 65 (13.18%) C++
6 56 (11.36%) JavaScript
7 35 (7.10%) R
8 27 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 26 (5.27%) C
10 14 (2.84%) Java 8
11 13 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.64%) Scala
11 13 (2.64%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.43%) Go
13 11 (2.23%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.23%) Rust
14 9 (1.83%) PHP
15 8 (1.62%) XPath
16 7 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (28.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 97 (19.68%) Master's Degree
3 32 (6.49%) PhD
4 12 (2.43%) CSPO
4 12 (2.43%) SANS
5 9 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.81%) CCNA
8 4 (0.81%) CISSP
8 4 (0.81%) ISEB
8 4 (0.81%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.61%) CCNP
9 3 (0.61%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (0.61%) CISM
10 2 (0.41%) CBAP
10 2 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (13.18%) QA
2 28 (5.68%) GDPR
3 18 (3.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (3.65%) EMIR
3 18 (3.65%) MiFID
4 9 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.22%) Accessibility
7 5 (1.01%) SLA
8 3 (0.61%) GRC
8 3 (0.61%) NIST
9 2 (0.41%) CDISC
9 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.20%) COBIT
10 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.20%) PMO
10 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (10.34%) Docker
2 15 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.81%) vSphere
5 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (12.78%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.23%) Terraform
3 8 (1.62%) Ansible
4 6 (1.22%) SCCM
5 4 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.81%) OfficeScan
5 4 (0.81%) SCOM
5 4 (0.81%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.61%) Puppet
7 2 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.41%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) Istio
8 1 (0.20%) MIIS
8 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.53%) Oracle
3 20 (4.06%) Cisco
4 18 (3.65%) Google
5 14 (2.84%) Apple
6 13 (2.64%) Databricks
7 9 (1.83%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.83%) SAP
7 9 (1.83%) VMware
8 8 (1.62%) IBM
8 8 (1.62%) MarketAxess
8 8 (1.62%) Tradeweb
9 5 (1.01%) HP
9 5 (1.01%) RedGate
9 5 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.01%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.81%) Adobe
10 4 (0.81%) Altiris
10 4 (0.81%) McAfee
10 4 (0.81%) Veritas