Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,328 1,409 1,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.09% 13.84% 12.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.56% 59.35% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,216 1,381
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 2,348 2,374 2,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.37% 23.32% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,049 2,095 2,516
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £31,629
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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
London Bridge -5 5 £60,000 +169.66%
Moorgate 0 2 £20,750 -76.94%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 644 (48.49%) Finance
2 542 (40.81%) Computer Science
3 460 (34.64%) SQL
4 403 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
5 281 (21.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 263 (19.80%) SQL Server
7 251 (18.90%) Microsoft
8 246 (18.52%) C#
9 244 (18.37%) Mathematics
10 231 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 226 (17.02%) .NET
12 217 (16.34%) JavaScript
13 216 (16.27%) Java
14 203 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
15 164 (12.35%) Python
16 158 (11.90%) Banking
16 158 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 157 (11.82%) CSS
18 151 (11.37%) OO
19 149 (11.22%) Software Engineering
20 148 (11.14%) HTML
21 143 (10.77%) Advertising
22 127 (9.56%) Project Management
23 126 (9.49%) Windows
24 121 (9.11%) Linux
24 121 (9.11%) MVC
24 121 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
25 117 (8.81%) AngularJS
26 115 (8.66%) T-SQL
27 112 (8.43%) TDD

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 57 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 29 (2.18%) CMS
4 23 (1.73%) SAS
5 19 (1.43%) Apache
6 17 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.98%) Confluence
8 12 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.83%) nginx
10 10 (0.75%) IIS
11 9 (0.68%) WordPress
12 8 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.45%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.30%) JBoss
16 4 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 74 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 74 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.075%) EViews
8 1 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.075%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 44 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) SAP CAR
2 6 (0.45%) SAP Retail
3 4 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.30%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 4 (0.30%) SAP POS DM
4 3 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.23%) Workfront
5 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.15%) HFM
5 2 (0.15%) Minerva
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.15%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 158 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (4.22%) SaaS
4 50 (3.77%) IaaS
5 38 (2.86%) PaaS
6 32 (2.41%) Office 365
7 24 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.68%) G Suite
10 9 (0.68%) GitHub
11 8 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.45%) npm
14 5 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.30%) Serverless
15 4 (0.30%) Yarn
16 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.00%) Firewall
2 41 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.33%) DNS
4 29 (2.18%) DHCP
5 28 (2.11%) WAN
6 27 (2.03%) Internet
7 26 (1.96%) LAN
8 25 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 22 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 22 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (1.66%) SNMP
9 22 (1.66%) VLAN
10 21 (1.58%) VPN
11 17 (1.28%) Wireless
12 16 (1.20%) SAN
13 14 (1.05%) WebEx
14 12 (0.90%) HTTP
15 11 (0.83%) MPLS
15 11 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (5.35%) Relational Database
4 67 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (4.44%) Big Data
6 57 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 48 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (2.71%) MySQL
9 33 (2.48%) MongoDB
10 28 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (2.03%) Power BI
12 23 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
13 21 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (1.28%) Data Lake
15 16 (1.20%) Blockchain
15 16 (1.20%) SQLPlus
16 14 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 46 (3.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 44 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 43 (3.24%) JIRA
6 39 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.73%) Subversion
8 12 (0.90%) CruiseControl
8 12 (0.90%) MSBuild
8 12 (0.90%) NUnit
9 11 (0.83%) Selenium
10 10 (0.75%) JUnit
10 10 (0.75%) Maven
11 7 (0.53%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.53%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.45%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.45%) Gradle
12 6 (0.45%) gulp
13 5 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 644 (48.49%) Finance
2 158 (11.90%) Banking
3 143 (10.77%) Advertising
4 73 (5.50%) Marketing
5 61 (4.59%) Front Office
6 44 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 40 (3.01%) Retail
8 35 (2.64%) Legal
9 32 (2.41%) Back Office
10 29 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 29 (2.18%) Games
11 27 (2.03%) Law
12 19 (1.43%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.83%) French Language
14 7 (0.53%) Publishing
14 7 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.30%) German Language
16 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 402 (30.27%) Developer
2 237 (17.85%) Analyst
3 117 (8.81%) Java Developer
4 108 (8.13%) Graduate
5 100 (7.53%) Consultant
6 92 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 89 (6.70%) Architect
8 73 (5.50%) Graduate Developer
9 69 (5.20%) Senior Developer
10 66 (4.97%) .NET Developer
11 55 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 54 (4.07%) Business Analyst
13 51 (3.84%) Junior
14 48 (3.61%) Data Scientist
15 46 (3.46%) SQL Developer
16 45 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
17 40 (3.01%) Applications Support
18 38 (2.86%) Security Engineer
19 37 (2.79%) Graduate Java Developer
20 35 (2.64%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (17.02%) .NET
2 157 (11.82%) CSS
3 148 (11.14%) HTML
4 117 (8.81%) AngularJS
5 103 (7.76%) jQuery
6 102 (7.68%) Web Services
7 81 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 75 (5.65%) React
9 61 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 60 (4.52%) ASP.NET
11 58 (4.37%) HTML5
12 55 (4.14%) Entity Framework
13 48 (3.61%) Spring
14 46 (3.46%) .NET Core
15 45 (3.39%) WCF
16 44 (3.31%) XML
17 38 (2.86%) RESTful
18 36 (2.71%) WPF
19 35 (2.64%) Ajax
20 31 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 542 (40.81%) Computer Science
2 231 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (8.13%) Fintech
4 78 (5.87%) Management Information System
5 59 (4.44%) User Experience
6 55 (4.14%) Hedge funds
7 50 (3.77%) Data Structures
8 49 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
9 46 (3.46%) Algorithms
10 42 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
11 40 (3.01%) N-Tier
12 35 (2.64%) Fixed Income
13 32 (2.41%) Derivative
13 32 (2.41%) Reinsurance
14 30 (2.26%) Virtual Team
15 29 (2.18%) Data Centre
16 28 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (1.96%) Mobile App
17 26 (1.96%) Xbox
18 23 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 126 (9.49%) Windows
2 121 (9.11%) Linux
3 72 (5.42%) Unix
4 52 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.90%) Android
9 12 (0.90%) VMS
10 10 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.45%) CentOS
11 6 (0.45%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.38%) HPUX
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.075%) MVS
14 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.075%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (18.37%) Mathematics
3 203 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (11.37%) OO
5 149 (11.22%) Software Engineering
6 127 (9.56%) Project Management
7 121 (9.11%) MVC
8 112 (8.43%) TDD
9 106 (7.98%) DevOps
9 106 (7.98%) Scrum
10 105 (7.91%) Information Security
11 100 (7.53%) Web Development
12 96 (7.23%) Analytics
12 96 (7.23%) Test Automation
13 93 (7.00%) Mentoring
14 89 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
15 87 (6.55%) SOA
16 85 (6.40%) CRM
17 84 (6.33%) Waterfall
18 82 (6.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 460 (34.64%) SQL
2 246 (18.52%) C#
3 217 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 216 (16.27%) Java
5 164 (12.35%) Python
6 115 (8.66%) T-SQL
7 64 (4.82%) R
8 62 (4.67%) Java 8
9 47 (3.54%) C++
9 47 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.16%) VBA
11 35 (2.64%) Scala
12 30 (2.26%) PHP
13 27 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.03%) Ruby
14 21 (1.58%) C
15 19 (1.43%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.20%) Perl
17 15 (1.13%) MATLAB
18 14 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 281 (21.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 69 (5.20%) CISSP
3 68 (5.12%) PhD
4 44 (3.31%) Master's Degree
5 34 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
7 26 (1.96%) CCNP
8 25 (1.88%) CCIE
8 25 (1.88%) CISM
9 22 (1.66%) CompTIA Security+
10 19 (1.43%) MBA
11 18 (1.36%) PMP
12 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (1.05%) CISA
13 14 (1.05%) ISTQB
13 14 (1.05%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.90%) Postgraduate
15 11 (0.83%) CCNA
15 11 (0.83%) MCSE
15 11 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.52%) QA
2 39 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.13%) GDPR
5 14 (1.05%) MiFID
6 9 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.68%) EMIR
6 9 (0.68%) SLA
7 6 (0.45%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.30%) COBIT
9 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.30%) PMO
10 3 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.075%) GCP
11 1 (0.075%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.075%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 83 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.64%) Docker
3 31 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.53%) vSphere
8 6 (0.45%) iptables
8 6 (0.45%) XenApp
9 5 (0.38%) KVM
10 4 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.15%) Xen
12 2 (0.15%) XenServer
13 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 13 (0.98%) Ansible
3 13 (0.98%) Nessus
3 13 (0.98%) SCCM
4 10 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.53%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.53%) Puppet
7 6 (0.45%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.45%) Terraform
8 4 (0.30%) Control-M
8 4 (0.30%) Nagios
8 4 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.30%) OpenVAS
8 4 (0.30%) QRadar
8 4 (0.30%) SCOM
9 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 251 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.78%) Oracle
3 53 (3.99%) Cisco
4 41 (3.09%) VMware
5 38 (2.86%) Google
5 38 (2.86%) Nintex
6 37 (2.79%) Tableau
7 35 (2.64%) Palo Alto
8 29 (2.18%) F5
9 25 (1.88%) Citrix
10 23 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.73%) Splunk
11 22 (1.66%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.13%) Cognos
12 15 (1.13%) SAP
13 14 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (0.83%) Symantec
15 10 (0.75%) McAfee
15 10 (0.75%) Sun
16 9 (0.68%) IBM