Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 668 1,181 1,316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.10% 11.85% 12.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.44% 58.49% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 589 1,018 1,159
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,350 £33,225
90th Percentile £101,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 1,250 2,019 2,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.89% 20.25% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 1,731 2,169
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.69% +7.27%

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 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 330 (49.40%) Computer Science
2 246 (36.83%) Finance
3 239 (35.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 199 (29.79%) SQL
4 199 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (23.20%) Python
6 153 (22.90%) Java
7 129 (19.31%) AWS
8 111 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
9 108 (16.17%) Microsoft
10 94 (14.07%) Analytics
11 89 (13.32%) JavaScript
12 87 (13.02%) Azure
13 75 (11.23%) Fintech
14 73 (10.93%) DevOps
15 71 (10.63%) C#
16 70 (10.48%) Master's Degree
16 70 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (10.18%) .NET
17 68 (10.18%) Docker
18 67 (10.03%) User Experience
18 67 (10.03%) Project Management
19 63 (9.43%) Management Information System
20 62 (9.28%) Migration
20 62 (9.28%) HTML
20 62 (9.28%) Mathematics
21 61 (9.13%) Windows
21 61 (9.13%) Linux
22 60 (8.98%) CSS
23 59 (8.83%) Git (software)

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 30 (4.49%) Apache Spark
2 23 (3.44%) Apache
3 21 (3.14%) Confluence
4 19 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (1.35%) IIS
7 9 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.05%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.75%) Luigi
10 3 (0.45%) CMS
11 2 (0.30%) Drupal
11 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.15%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 54 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.60%) InDesign
5 3 (0.45%) Sketch
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.30%) EViews
6 2 (0.30%) Stata
7 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.15%) MODO
7 1 (0.15%) Revit
7 1 (0.15%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Eikon
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.30%) Shopify
3 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.15%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 129 (19.31%) AWS
2 87 (13.02%) Azure
3 38 (5.69%) Office 365
4 25 (3.74%) SaaS
5 24 (3.59%) Power Platform
6 20 (2.99%) GCP
7 13 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.65%) Serverless
9 9 (1.35%) WhatsApp
10 7 (1.05%) PaaS
11 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.90%) IaaS
12 5 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.60%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.45%) npm
14 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.45%) PowerApps
15 2 (0.30%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.64%) Firewall
2 24 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.65%) VoIP
4 8 (1.20%) BGP
4 8 (1.20%) Wireless
5 7 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.05%) LAN
5 7 (1.05%) Network Security
6 6 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (0.60%) DNS
7 4 (0.60%) RSVP
7 4 (0.60%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.60%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.45%) Internet
8 3 (0.45%) NAS
8 3 (0.45%) SAN
8 3 (0.45%) WAN
9 2 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.30%) Skype
10 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.29%) Big Data
3 38 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (4.04%) DB2
7 26 (3.89%) Hadoop
7 26 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (3.74%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.59%) Power BI
10 22 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.65%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.65%) Snowflake Schema
13 10 (1.50%) OLAP
13 10 (1.50%) OLTP
13 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.20%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.90%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 59 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.24%) JIRA
3 32 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.99%) git-flow
5 16 (2.40%) Selenium
6 14 (2.10%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.10%) RSpec
7 10 (1.50%) JUnit
8 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.90%) ERwin
9 6 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.60%) Flyway
10 4 (0.60%) Liquibase
10 4 (0.60%) Maven
10 4 (0.60%) Mocha
10 4 (0.60%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.60%) VersionOne
11 3 (0.45%) GitLab
General
1 246 (36.83%) Finance
2 52 (7.78%) Marketing
3 47 (7.04%) Advertising
4 34 (5.09%) Banking
5 27 (4.04%) Back Office
6 21 (3.14%) Front Office
6 21 (3.14%) Law
6 21 (3.14%) Retail
7 19 (2.84%) Games
7 19 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.25%) Legal
9 11 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.35%) German Language
11 7 (1.05%) Publishing
12 6 (0.90%) Billing
12 6 (0.90%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.60%) French Language
14 3 (0.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 166 (24.85%) Developer
2 146 (21.86%) Analyst
3 57 (8.53%) Java Developer
4 51 (7.63%) Architect
5 49 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 41 (6.14%) Business Analyst
7 32 (4.79%) Administrator
8 30 (4.49%) Consultant
8 30 (4.49%) SQL Analyst
9 28 (4.19%) Data Engineer
10 26 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 26 (3.89%) SQL Support Analyst
11 25 (3.74%) Data Scientist
11 25 (3.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 25 (3.74%) PHP Developer
12 24 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
13 22 (3.29%) Junior
14 21 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 20 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.18%) .NET
2 62 (9.28%) HTML
3 60 (8.98%) CSS
4 51 (7.63%) React
5 48 (7.19%) AngularJS
5 48 (7.19%) HTML5
6 38 (5.69%) XML
7 35 (5.24%) RESTful
8 23 (3.44%) Kafka
9 20 (2.99%) .NET Core
9 20 (2.99%) Vue.js
9 20 (2.99%) Web Services
10 19 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (2.84%) Node.js
10 19 (2.84%) Spring
11 16 (2.40%) CSS3
12 14 (2.10%) REST
13 13 (1.95%) Laravel
13 13 (1.95%) Pandas
14 12 (1.80%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 111 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (10.03%) User Experience
3 63 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 41 (6.14%) Reinsurance
5 40 (5.99%) Derivative
6 34 (5.09%) Public Cloud
7 33 (4.94%) Mobile App
8 28 (4.19%) Data Centre
8 28 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (3.89%) AS400
9 26 (3.89%) iSeries
10 18 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (2.40%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.40%) Hedge funds
12 14 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.80%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (1.80%) Social Media
13 12 (1.80%) Virtual Team
14 11 (1.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.13%) Linux
1 61 (9.13%) Windows
2 29 (4.34%) Windows Server
3 22 (3.29%) Windows 10
4 15 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.95%) Unix
6 11 (1.65%) Android
6 11 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.05%) CentOS
8 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (49.40%) Computer Science
2 199 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (14.07%) Analytics
4 75 (11.23%) Fintech
5 73 (10.93%) DevOps
6 70 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (10.03%) Project Management
8 62 (9.28%) Mathematics
8 62 (9.28%) Migration
9 51 (7.63%) ITIL
10 47 (7.04%) Artificial Intelligence
10 47 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 47 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (6.89%) Project Delivery
12 42 (6.29%) OO
13 41 (6.14%) CRM
13 41 (6.14%) Information Security
13 41 (6.14%) Scrum
14 40 (5.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 199 (29.79%) SQL
2 155 (23.20%) Python
3 153 (22.90%) Java
4 89 (13.32%) JavaScript
5 71 (10.63%) C#
6 42 (6.29%) PHP
7 39 (5.84%) C++
8 34 (5.09%) PowerShell
9 33 (4.94%) Scala
10 26 (3.89%) RPG
11 21 (3.14%) R
11 21 (3.14%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.84%) Ruby
13 17 (2.54%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.25%) Kotlin
14 15 (2.25%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.10%) ES6
15 14 (2.10%) Perl
16 12 (1.80%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.65%) C
Qualifications
1 239 (35.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 70 (10.48%) Master's Degree
3 31 (4.64%) CISSP
4 27 (4.04%) CISA
5 24 (3.59%) CISM
6 23 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.10%) CRISC
9 13 (1.95%) PhD
10 12 (1.80%) AWS Certification
10 12 (1.80%) MCSA
11 10 (1.50%) MCSE
12 8 (1.20%) CEH
12 8 (1.20%) MCP
13 7 (1.05%) GIAC
13 7 (1.05%) OSCP
14 6 (0.90%) HND
14 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.44%) QA
2 12 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.65%) GDPR
3 11 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.35%) SLA
5 8 (1.20%) NIST
6 7 (1.05%) EMIR
6 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.90%) MiFID
8 5 (0.75%) PMO
9 4 (0.60%) COBIT
9 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.45%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (10.18%) Docker
2 42 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.20%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.75%) Firmware
8 3 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.45%) vSphere
9 2 (0.30%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 35 (5.24%) Puppet
3 29 (4.34%) Ansible
4 23 (3.44%) Terraform
5 17 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.54%) Salt
6 16 (2.40%) Prometheus
7 14 (2.10%) Consul
7 14 (2.10%) Icinga
7 14 (2.10%) Packer
8 13 (1.95%) SCCM
9 5 (0.75%) Kibana
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.30%) MIIS
11 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 108 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.34%) Oracle
3 28 (4.19%) ServiceNow
4 25 (3.74%) VMware
5 13 (1.95%) Citrix
6 12 (1.80%) Google
6 12 (1.80%) Tableau
7 11 (1.65%) SAP
8 10 (1.50%) Apple
9 9 (1.35%) Cisco
9 9 (1.35%) Guidewire
10 8 (1.20%) CyberArk
10 8 (1.20%) LogicMonitor
11 7 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.90%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.75%) Adobe
13 5 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
14 4 (0.60%) Marketo
14 4 (0.60%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.60%) SnapLogic