Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 17 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 913 1,203 1,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.18% 11.50% 12.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.74% 55.13% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1,060 1,172
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 1,638 2,182 2,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.27% 20.86% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,863 2,187
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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 -17 2 £39,250 -38.43%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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.

1 478 (52.35%) Computer Science
2 369 (40.42%) Finance
3 329 (36.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 267 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
5 245 (26.83%) SQL
6 244 (26.73%) Python
7 198 (21.69%) Java
8 178 (19.50%) JavaScript
9 164 (17.96%) AWS
10 155 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
11 144 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
12 123 (13.47%) C#
12 123 (13.47%) HTML
13 118 (12.92%) CSS
14 117 (12.81%) Fintech
15 112 (12.27%) Mathematics
16 110 (12.05%) Analytics
17 104 (11.39%) Windows
18 101 (11.06%) Microsoft
19 98 (10.73%) Linux
20 97 (10.62%) C++
21 96 (10.51%) Marketing
21 96 (10.51%) Azure
22 90 (9.86%) Master's Degree
23 89 (9.75%) React
24 85 (9.31%) HTML5
25 84 (9.20%) Software Engineering
26 83 (9.09%) Docker
26 83 (9.09%) DevOps
27 82 (8.98%) AngularJS

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 46 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.97%) Apache
3 15 (1.64%) CMS
4 13 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.20%) Confluence
7 9 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.88%) SAS
9 7 (0.77%) IIS
10 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.55%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.44%) Headless CMS
12 4 (0.44%) Luigi
13 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.22%) Drupal
13 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.11%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 57 (6.24%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.53%) Sketch
5 10 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.55%) InVision
7 5 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.55%) SPSS
8 4 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.22%) InDesign
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.22%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.11%) Figma
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) FastStats
1 4 (0.44%) R3 Corda
1 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.22%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.11%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 164 (17.96%) AWS
2 96 (10.51%) Azure
3 42 (4.60%) Office 365
4 33 (3.61%) SaaS
5 29 (3.18%) Serverless
6 28 (3.07%) Power Platform
7 22 (2.41%) GCP
8 11 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.10%) WhatsApp
10 7 (0.77%) GitHub
11 6 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.66%) npm
12 5 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.55%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.44%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.33%) IaaS
14 3 (0.33%) PaaS
14 3 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 34 (3.72%) Firewall
3 29 (3.18%) LAN
4 26 (2.85%) BGP
5 25 (2.74%) WAN
6 23 (2.52%) VPN
7 21 (2.30%) VoIP
8 17 (1.86%) DNS
9 16 (1.75%) Network Security
9 16 (1.75%) Wireless
10 11 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (0.88%) DHCP
13 7 (0.77%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (0.66%) NAS
14 6 (0.66%) Skype
15 5 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.55%) HSRP
15 5 (0.55%) Multicast
15 5 (0.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.68%) Big Data
2 49 (5.37%) SQL Server
3 48 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 40 (4.38%) Hadoop
5 38 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 28 (3.07%) Power BI
8 28 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (2.96%) DB2
10 26 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (2.41%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.86%) MySQL
13 15 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (1.42%) Snowflake Schema
16 11 (1.20%) Data Mining
17 10 (1.10%) MongoDB
18 8 (0.88%) KDB
Development Applications
1 69 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.72%) JIRA
3 29 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.41%) JUnit
5 14 (1.53%) git-flow
6 12 (1.31%) RSpec
6 12 (1.31%) Selenium
7 11 (1.20%) webpack
8 7 (0.77%) ERwin
8 7 (0.77%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.66%) GitLab
9 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.55%) Newman
10 5 (0.55%) Postman
10 5 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.44%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.44%) Subversion
11 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 369 (40.42%) Finance
2 96 (10.51%) Marketing
3 77 (8.43%) Advertising
4 46 (5.04%) Banking
5 33 (3.61%) Retail
6 32 (3.50%) Law
7 27 (2.96%) Legal
8 26 (2.85%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.63%) Investment Banking
10 19 (2.08%) Front Office
11 18 (1.97%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.97%) Publishing
12 17 (1.86%) Games
13 16 (1.75%) Back Office
14 9 (0.99%) Public Sector
15 8 (0.88%) Billing
16 6 (0.66%) French Language
17 5 (0.55%) Electronics
17 5 (0.55%) German Language
17 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 262 (28.70%) Developer
2 144 (15.77%) Analyst
3 86 (9.42%) Java Developer
4 58 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 57 (6.24%) Architect
6 50 (5.48%) Administrator
7 49 (5.37%) Junior
7 49 (5.37%) Support Analyst
8 38 (4.16%) Software Engineer
9 36 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 36 (3.94%) Python Developer
10 35 (3.83%) Consultant
11 34 (3.72%) Graduate
12 31 (3.40%) Business Analyst
13 28 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
14 25 (2.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 25 (2.74%) Python Engineer
14 25 (2.74%) React Developer
14 25 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
15 24 (2.63%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (13.47%) HTML
2 118 (12.92%) CSS
3 89 (9.75%) React
4 85 (9.31%) HTML5
5 82 (8.98%) AngularJS
6 72 (7.89%) .NET
7 60 (6.57%) RESTful
8 46 (5.04%) Node.js
9 38 (4.16%) CSS3
10 36 (3.94%) XML
11 34 (3.72%) Spring
12 33 (3.61%) Web Services
13 29 (3.18%) Kafka
14 28 (3.07%) Redux
15 22 (2.41%) REST
16 21 (2.30%) Vue.js
17 18 (1.97%) .NET Core
18 17 (1.86%) Elastic Stack
19 16 (1.75%) Pandas
20 15 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 155 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (8.32%) Management Information System
3 74 (8.11%) User Experience
4 47 (5.15%) Derivative
5 43 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (4.71%) Reinsurance
5 43 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
6 39 (4.27%) Algorithms
7 36 (3.94%) Hedge funds
8 33 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (2.63%) AS400
9 24 (2.63%) iSeries
10 23 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 21 (2.30%) Data Structures
12 20 (2.19%) Data Centre
13 17 (1.86%) Market Risk
14 16 (1.75%) Reference Data
15 15 (1.64%) Credit Risk
15 15 (1.64%) Equities
16 14 (1.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 104 (11.39%) Windows
2 98 (10.73%) Linux
3 46 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 43 (4.71%) Unix
5 22 (2.41%) Android
6 18 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.88%) Solaris
11 6 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.44%) CentOS
13 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (52.35%) Computer Science
2 267 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (15.77%) Problem-Solving
4 117 (12.81%) Fintech
5 112 (12.27%) Mathematics
6 110 (12.05%) Analytics
7 84 (9.20%) Software Engineering
8 83 (9.09%) DevOps
9 80 (8.76%) Project Management
10 77 (8.43%) ITIL
11 75 (8.21%) Artificial Intelligence
12 69 (7.56%) OO
13 65 (7.12%) Project Delivery
14 59 (6.46%) Machine Learning
14 59 (6.46%) Risk Management
15 57 (6.24%) Migration
16 55 (6.02%) Scrum
17 53 (5.81%) CRM
17 53 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (5.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 245 (26.83%) SQL
2 244 (26.73%) Python
3 198 (21.69%) Java
4 178 (19.50%) JavaScript
5 123 (13.47%) C#
6 97 (10.62%) C++
7 53 (5.81%) Scala
8 44 (4.82%) PHP
8 44 (4.82%) PowerShell
9 42 (4.60%) R
10 38 (4.16%) Ruby
11 32 (3.50%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.50%) TypeScript
12 29 (3.18%) ES6
13 24 (2.63%) RPG
14 23 (2.52%) C
15 22 (2.41%) Kotlin
16 20 (2.19%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.97%) MATLAB
18 16 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 329 (36.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 90 (9.86%) Master's Degree
3 29 (3.18%) CISSP
3 29 (3.18%) PhD
4 26 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.30%) CISA
6 21 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (2.19%) CISM
8 15 (1.64%) AWS Certification
9 13 (1.42%) CRISC
9 13 (1.42%) MCSA
9 13 (1.42%) MCSE
10 12 (1.31%) CCNP
10 12 (1.31%) MCP
11 10 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (1.10%) PMP
12 9 (0.99%) CEH
13 8 (0.88%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.24%) QA
2 19 (2.08%) GDPR
3 18 (1.97%) SLA
4 15 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.42%) MiFID
6 11 (1.20%) EMIR
7 10 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.66%) COBIT
9 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.55%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.44%) ITGC
12 3 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.11%) NIST
13 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (9.09%) Docker
2 54 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 40 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.30%) VirtualBox
6 14 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.99%) Firmware
8 4 (0.44%) NFS
8 4 (0.44%) vSphere
9 3 (0.33%) XenApp
10 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (6.24%) Kubernetes
2 39 (4.27%) Puppet
3 34 (3.72%) Terraform
4 28 (3.07%) Ansible
5 17 (1.86%) Consul
5 17 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.86%) Salt
6 16 (1.75%) SCCM
7 12 (1.31%) Icinga
7 12 (1.31%) Packer
7 12 (1.31%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.44%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 101 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.35%) Oracle
3 46 (5.04%) VMware
4 33 (3.61%) Google
4 33 (3.61%) ServiceNow
5 21 (2.30%) Cisco
5 21 (2.30%) LogicMonitor
6 19 (2.08%) Tableau
7 18 (1.97%) Adobe
8 14 (1.53%) Apple
9 13 (1.42%) SAP
10 12 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.20%) Citrix
12 9 (0.99%) Splunk
13 7 (0.77%) Guidewire
14 6 (0.66%) Informatica
14 6 (0.66%) Sybase
15 5 (0.55%) Ab Initio
15 5 (0.55%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.55%) CyberArk