Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,306 1,380 1,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.34% 13.56% 13.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.72% 54.65% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,194 1,684
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,575 £30,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% +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 2,431 2,525 3,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.97% 24.81% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 2,266 3,075
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +1 18 £50,000 +37.93%
Moorgate +7 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 671 (51.38%) Finance
2 538 (41.19%) Computer Science
3 431 (33.00%) SQL
4 334 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
5 311 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 278 (21.29%) Microsoft
7 272 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 255 (19.53%) C#
8 255 (19.53%) Java
9 222 (17.00%) .NET
10 212 (16.23%) Mathematics
11 207 (15.85%) JavaScript
12 195 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
13 194 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
14 188 (14.40%) Python
15 159 (12.17%) Banking
16 154 (11.79%) Advertising
17 152 (11.64%) Software Engineering
18 147 (11.26%) Windows
19 145 (11.10%) HTML
20 131 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
20 131 (10.03%) SDLC
21 128 (9.80%) AngularJS
21 128 (9.80%) Project Management
22 127 (9.72%) CSS
23 112 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
24 105 (8.04%) Management Information System
24 105 (8.04%) TDD
25 103 (7.89%) Analytics
26 102 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel

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 33 (2.53%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.45%) SAS
5 18 (1.38%) CMS
6 17 (1.30%) IIS
7 12 (0.92%) Confluence
8 11 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.69%) WordPress
10 7 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.46%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.46%) Apache
12 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.38%) JBoss
12 5 (0.38%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.38%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.31%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 102 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.00%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.77%) SPSS
8 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.38%) Stata
9 4 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.23%) Revit
11 2 (0.15%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.15%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.077%) EViews
12 1 (0.077%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.077%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.38%) Workfront
3 4 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.23%) iTrent
4 3 (0.23%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.23%) Primavera
5 2 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Eikon
5 2 (0.15%) Exstream
5 2 (0.15%) HFM
5 2 (0.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP CAR
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 2 (0.15%) SAP POS DM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 131 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.45%) SaaS
4 36 (2.76%) IaaS
5 31 (2.37%) PaaS
6 17 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.15%) Office 365
8 14 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.84%) GitHub
10 9 (0.69%) npm
11 6 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.31%) NuGet
13 4 (0.31%) Yarn
14 3 (0.23%) AdWords
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.05%) Firewall
2 44 (3.37%) WAN
3 37 (2.83%) LAN
4 35 (2.68%) Wireless
5 34 (2.60%) Internet
6 33 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 25 (1.91%) DNS
8 23 (1.76%) MPLS
9 22 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 21 (1.61%) DHCP
10 21 (1.61%) VPN
11 18 (1.38%) SNMP
12 16 (1.23%) VLAN
12 16 (1.23%) WebEx
13 15 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.07%) SAN
15 13 (1.00%) SMTP
16 10 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (0.77%) IP Telephony
16 10 (0.77%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 79 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 65 (4.98%) Big Data
6 55 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 48 (3.68%) NoSQL
9 39 (2.99%) MySQL
10 36 (2.76%) Data Lake
11 32 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (2.30%) Power BI
13 23 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.45%) Hadoop
16 18 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (1.38%) QlikView
17 17 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (1.23%) SQLPlus
19 15 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 44 (3.37%) JIRA
4 41 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.07%) Subversion
7 18 (1.38%) NUnit
7 18 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 17 (1.30%) JUnit
9 16 (1.23%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.07%) CruiseControl
10 14 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.00%) Moq
12 12 (0.92%) MSTest
13 11 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (0.77%) Maven
15 9 (0.69%) Mockito
15 9 (0.69%) RStudio
16 8 (0.61%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 671 (51.38%) Finance
2 159 (12.17%) Banking
3 154 (11.79%) Advertising
4 83 (6.36%) Front Office
5 76 (5.82%) Legal
6 58 (4.44%) Marketing
7 53 (4.06%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.76%) Law
9 27 (2.07%) Back Office
9 27 (2.07%) Retail
10 24 (1.84%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.53%) Games
12 18 (1.38%) Publishing
13 11 (0.84%) Military
14 8 (0.61%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Electronics
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 435 (33.31%) Developer
2 271 (20.75%) Analyst
3 95 (7.27%) Java Developer
4 88 (6.74%) Business Analyst
5 79 (6.05%) Senior Developer
6 76 (5.82%) C# Developer
7 68 (5.21%) .NET Developer
8 64 (4.90%) Architect
9 63 (4.82%) Junior
10 58 (4.44%) Graduate
11 53 (4.06%) Consultant
12 45 (3.45%) Software Engineer
13 37 (2.83%) Applications Support
13 37 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 37 (2.83%) Data Scientist
13 37 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
14 34 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
14 34 (2.60%) Support Analyst
15 33 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 31 (2.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (17.00%) .NET
2 145 (11.10%) HTML
3 128 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 127 (9.72%) CSS
5 74 (5.67%) ASP.NET
6 72 (5.51%) Web Services
7 68 (5.21%) React
8 57 (4.36%) HTML5
9 53 (4.06%) REST
10 50 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 50 (3.83%) jQuery
10 50 (3.83%) RESTful
11 44 (3.37%) XML
12 33 (2.53%) Node.js
12 33 (2.53%) Spring
12 33 (2.53%) WCF
12 33 (2.53%) WPF
13 30 (2.30%) J2EE
14 29 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 538 (41.19%) Computer Science
2 194 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (8.04%) Management Information System
4 91 (6.97%) Fintech
5 68 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (4.29%) Hedge funds
7 48 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 46 (3.52%) User Experience
9 45 (3.45%) Algorithms
10 44 (3.37%) Data Structures
11 41 (3.14%) Derivative
12 38 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
13 34 (2.60%) Reinsurance
14 31 (2.37%) Fixed Income
15 27 (2.07%) Market Risk
16 26 (1.99%) Data Centre
17 25 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (1.84%) Equities
19 18 (1.38%) Mobile App
20 17 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 147 (11.26%) Windows
2 102 (7.81%) Linux
3 57 (4.36%) Windows Server
4 52 (3.98%) Unix
5 24 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 21 (1.61%) Android
6 21 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.15%) VMS
9 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.69%) CentOS
12 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.38%) HPUX
13 5 (0.38%) Solaris
14 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.077%) Debian
15 1 (0.077%) Fedora
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (16.23%) Mathematics
3 195 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
4 152 (11.64%) Software Engineering
5 131 (10.03%) SDLC
6 128 (9.80%) Project Management
7 112 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
8 105 (8.04%) TDD
9 103 (7.89%) Analytics
10 95 (7.27%) DevOps
11 92 (7.04%) OO
11 92 (7.04%) Scrum
12 87 (6.66%) Information Security
13 83 (6.36%) Web Development
14 79 (6.05%) Multithreading
14 79 (6.05%) MVC
15 78 (5.97%) Investment Management
16 74 (5.67%) Data Science
17 73 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
17 73 (5.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 431 (33.00%) SQL
2 255 (19.53%) C#
2 255 (19.53%) Java
3 207 (15.85%) JavaScript
4 188 (14.40%) Python
5 86 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 71 (5.44%) C++
7 65 (4.98%) PHP
8 47 (3.60%) VBA
9 46 (3.52%) R
10 44 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.06%) Java 8
12 39 (2.99%) Scala
13 22 (1.68%) Ruby
14 19 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 17 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.23%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.15%) VB
18 14 (1.07%) C
18 14 (1.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 311 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 68 (5.21%) CISSP
3 62 (4.75%) Master's Degree
4 42 (3.22%) Numerate Degree
5 40 (3.06%) CISM
6 35 (2.68%) PhD
7 33 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (2.14%) CISA
9 22 (1.68%) CCNP
10 19 (1.45%) MBA
10 19 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 17 (1.30%) CCIE
11 17 (1.30%) ISTQB
12 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (1.23%) PMP
13 15 (1.15%) CEH
14 14 (1.07%) ISEB
15 11 (0.84%) CBAP
15 11 (0.84%) CCNA
16 9 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.98%) QA
2 26 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.76%) GDPR
4 20 (1.53%) MiFID
5 16 (1.23%) SLA
6 13 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.92%) EMIR
8 10 (0.77%) PMO
9 7 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.46%) COBIT
11 4 (0.31%) COSO
12 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.077%) COREP
14 1 (0.077%) IFRS
14 1 (0.077%) IFRS 9
14 1 (0.077%) SAS 70
System Software
1 76 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.99%) Docker
3 15 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.38%) vSphere
7 4 (0.31%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.15%) KVM
9 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.077%) LXC
10 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.077%) Xen
10 1 (0.077%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.45%) Puppet
2 17 (1.30%) Ansible
3 14 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.92%) Nessus
6 10 (0.77%) SCCM
7 6 (0.46%) Salt
8 5 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.38%) Terraform
9 4 (0.31%) Control-M
9 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.23%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.23%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.23%) WSUS
11 2 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 278 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.81%) Oracle
3 46 (3.52%) Cisco
4 40 (3.06%) VMware
5 35 (2.68%) Tableau
6 26 (1.99%) Sybase
7 24 (1.84%) Citrix
7 24 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.76%) Adobe
9 15 (1.15%) Bloomberg
10 14 (1.07%) Intapp
11 13 (1.00%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.00%) Cognos
11 13 (1.00%) iManage
11 13 (1.00%) Xerox
12 10 (0.77%) F5
12 10 (0.77%) Palo Alto
12 10 (0.77%) SAP
13 9 (0.69%) Google
13 9 (0.69%) Splunk