Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,252 1,361 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.27% 13.30% 12.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.99% 59.59% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 1,208 1,255
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £105,000
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 2,319 2,284 2,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.88% 22.31% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,003 2,035 2,380
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,300 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £94,750 £92,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 3 £55,000 +144.44%
Moorgate -2 3 £22,500 -75.00%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 583 (46.57%) Finance
2 540 (43.13%) Computer Science
3 378 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (30.11%) SQL
5 270 (21.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 266 (21.25%) Mathematics
7 229 (18.29%) C#
7 229 (18.29%) Java
8 213 (17.01%) JavaScript
9 202 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 202 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 196 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
11 188 (15.02%) .NET
12 187 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
13 173 (13.82%) Python
14 158 (12.62%) Banking
15 151 (12.06%) CSS
15 151 (12.06%) Software Engineering
16 144 (11.50%) Linux
16 144 (11.50%) HTML
17 130 (10.38%) Windows
18 129 (10.30%) Project Management
18 129 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
19 127 (10.14%) OO
20 125 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
21 113 (9.03%) MVC
22 105 (8.39%) TDD
23 104 (8.31%) Fintech
24 102 (8.15%) Advertising
25 97 (7.75%) Analytics

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 47 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.92%) CMS
4 20 (1.60%) Apache
5 14 (1.12%) SAS
6 12 (0.96%) nginx
6 12 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.88%) IIS
7 11 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.56%) Confluence
11 6 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.40%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.40%) WordPress
13 4 (0.32%) JBoss
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.080%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.080%) Simulink
7 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.40%) SAP CAR
2 5 (0.40%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.24%) HFM
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 3 (0.24%) SAP POS DM
4 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
4 2 (0.16%) Minerva
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.16%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.16%) Relativity
4 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.16%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.080%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 129 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.27%) SaaS
4 32 (2.56%) Office 365
5 25 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (2.00%) IaaS
6 21 (1.68%) PaaS
7 13 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.96%) G Suite
9 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.56%) GitHub
11 5 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.32%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.32%) Serverless
12 4 (0.32%) Trello
13 3 (0.24%) Yammer
14 2 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.47%) Firewall
2 39 (3.12%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.16%) DNS
4 25 (2.00%) VPN
5 24 (1.92%) DHCP
5 24 (1.92%) VLAN
6 22 (1.76%) Internet
7 20 (1.60%) Network Security
8 18 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (1.44%) SNMP
9 17 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 17 (1.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 17 (1.36%) WAN
10 15 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (1.20%) LAN
10 15 (1.20%) SAN
11 13 (1.04%) HTTP
11 13 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.96%) WebEx
13 9 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.99%) NoSQL
2 50 (3.99%) Relational Database
3 49 (3.91%) Big Data
4 44 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (2.72%) MySQL
6 34 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (1.84%) MongoDB
10 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 21 (1.68%) Power BI
12 20 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.44%) Blockchain
14 17 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.04%) SQLPlus
16 11 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 36 (2.88%) JIRA
5 33 (2.64%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.44%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.36%) Subversion
8 15 (1.20%) JUnit
9 14 (1.12%) NUnit
10 9 (0.72%) Maven
10 9 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.56%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.56%) Selenium
13 5 (0.40%) Gradle
13 5 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.40%) Metasploit
13 5 (0.40%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 583 (46.57%) Finance
2 158 (12.62%) Banking
3 102 (8.15%) Advertising
4 58 (4.63%) Marketing
5 46 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 38 (3.04%) Front Office
6 38 (3.04%) Retail
7 35 (2.80%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.48%) Law
9 26 (2.08%) Legal
10 22 (1.76%) Games
11 20 (1.60%) Back Office
12 16 (1.28%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.88%) French Language
14 8 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.32%) German Language
16 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 367 (29.31%) Developer
2 194 (15.50%) Analyst
3 133 (10.62%) Java Developer
4 126 (10.06%) Graduate
5 108 (8.63%) Consultant
6 90 (7.19%) Graduate Developer
7 89 (7.11%) C# Developer
8 73 (5.83%) Architect
9 72 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 60 (4.79%) .NET Developer
11 55 (4.39%) Software Engineer
12 54 (4.31%) Graduate Java Developer
13 49 (3.91%) Junior
14 47 (3.75%) Data Scientist
15 46 (3.67%) Business Analyst
16 40 (3.19%) Security Engineer
17 39 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
18 38 (3.04%) Project Manager
18 38 (3.04%) SQL Developer
19 36 (2.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (15.02%) .NET
2 151 (12.06%) CSS
3 144 (11.50%) HTML
4 94 (7.51%) AngularJS
5 92 (7.35%) jQuery
6 90 (7.19%) Web Services
7 75 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (5.11%) React
9 60 (4.79%) ASP.NET
10 59 (4.71%) HTML5
11 54 (4.31%) Entity Framework
12 47 (3.75%) Spring
13 46 (3.67%) .NET Core
13 46 (3.67%) WPF
14 42 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (3.19%) Ajax
16 39 (3.12%) WCF
17 35 (2.80%) .NET Framework
18 34 (2.72%) XML
19 33 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 540 (43.13%) Computer Science
2 196 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (8.31%) Fintech
4 69 (5.51%) Hedge funds
5 62 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 44 (3.51%) User Experience
7 43 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
8 38 (3.04%) Data Structures
9 37 (2.96%) Data Centre
10 36 (2.88%) Reinsurance
10 36 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
11 34 (2.72%) Xbox
12 30 (2.40%) N-Tier
13 24 (1.92%) Virtual Team
14 22 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.76%) Mobile App
15 21 (1.68%) Fixed Income
16 20 (1.60%) Derivative
17 15 (1.20%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 144 (11.50%) Linux
2 130 (10.38%) Windows
3 74 (5.91%) Unix
4 47 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 29 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.04%) Android
10 13 (1.04%) CentOS
11 11 (0.88%) Solaris
12 8 (0.64%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.40%) VMS
13 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.080%) Robot Operating System
15 1 (0.080%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (21.25%) Mathematics
3 187 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (12.06%) Software Engineering
5 129 (10.30%) Project Management
6 127 (10.14%) OO
7 113 (9.03%) MVC
8 105 (8.39%) TDD
9 97 (7.75%) Analytics
10 95 (7.59%) DevOps
10 95 (7.59%) Scrum
11 93 (7.43%) Cybersecurity
12 91 (7.27%) Test Automation
13 85 (6.79%) Information Security
13 85 (6.79%) Mentoring
14 80 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (6.39%) Waterfall
15 77 (6.15%) Multithreading
16 76 (6.07%) SOA
17 75 (5.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 377 (30.11%) SQL
2 229 (18.29%) C#
2 229 (18.29%) Java
3 213 (17.01%) JavaScript
4 173 (13.82%) Python
5 86 (6.87%) T-SQL
6 68 (5.43%) Java 8
7 61 (4.87%) C++
8 60 (4.79%) R
9 52 (4.15%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.88%) C
11 31 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 28 (2.24%) Ruby
13 25 (2.00%) PHP
13 25 (2.00%) Scala
14 20 (1.60%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.44%) Perl
15 18 (1.44%) VB
15 18 (1.44%) VBA
16 16 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 270 (21.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 77 (6.15%) PhD
3 57 (4.55%) CISSP
4 38 (3.04%) Master's Degree
5 36 (2.88%) Numerate Degree
6 31 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.68%) CCNP
8 19 (1.52%) CCIE
8 19 (1.52%) CISM
9 17 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.28%) PMP
11 15 (1.20%) CREST Certified
11 15 (1.20%) MBA
11 15 (1.20%) PMI Certification
12 14 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (1.12%) MCSE
13 12 (0.96%) Postgraduate
14 11 (0.88%) CCNA
14 11 (0.88%) CISA
14 11 (0.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.75%) QA
2 33 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.12%) GDPR
5 11 (0.88%) MiFID
6 10 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.80%) SLA
7 9 (0.72%) EMIR
7 9 (0.72%) PMO
8 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.40%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.24%) COBIT
11 3 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.24%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.080%) GCP
13 1 (0.080%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.080%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 71 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.32%) Docker
2 29 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.64%) iptables
4 8 (0.64%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (0.56%) XenApp
6 6 (0.48%) KVM
6 6 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.24%) XenServer
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.16%) vSphere
9 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.52%) Puppet
3 12 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.72%) Nessus
5 9 (0.72%) Terraform
5 9 (0.72%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.64%) Ansible
6 8 (0.64%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.40%) Nagios
8 5 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.40%) OpenVAS
8 5 (0.40%) QRadar
8 5 (0.40%) SCCM
8 5 (0.40%) SCOM
9 4 (0.32%) CASB
10 2 (0.16%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 202 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.43%) Oracle
3 57 (4.55%) Cisco
4 45 (3.59%) Google
5 40 (3.19%) VMware
6 38 (3.04%) Palo Alto
7 33 (2.64%) Tableau
8 30 (2.40%) Nintex
9 26 (2.08%) F5
9 26 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.92%) Splunk
11 20 (1.60%) Symantec
12 18 (1.44%) Citrix
13 17 (1.36%) CheckPoint
14 14 (1.12%) SAP
15 12 (0.96%) Cognos
15 12 (0.96%) Meraki
15 12 (0.96%) NetApp
15 12 (0.96%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.80%) MicroStrategy