Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,056 1,246 1,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.63% 11.10% 13.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.62% 53.25% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,112 1,198
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £93,625 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% -

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 1,742 2,340 2,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.53% 20.84% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 2,021 2,030
City of London median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 -10 4 £39,250 -28.64%
Moorgate -4 1 £70,000 +211.11%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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.

1 537 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 384 (36.36%) Finance
3 315 (29.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 303 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
5 268 (25.38%) Python
6 261 (24.72%) SQL
7 243 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
8 216 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 214 (20.27%) JavaScript
10 198 (18.75%) Java
11 170 (16.10%) AWS
12 160 (15.15%) C#
12 160 (15.15%) Windows
13 148 (14.02%) Mathematics
14 144 (13.64%) Fintech
15 138 (13.07%) Linux
16 131 (12.41%) Azure
17 129 (12.22%) Analytics
18 127 (12.03%) Marketing
19 118 (11.17%) HTML
20 116 (10.98%) C++
21 112 (10.61%) CSS
22 109 (10.32%) Master's Degree
23 107 (10.13%) Risk Management
24 104 (9.85%) Microsoft
25 102 (9.66%) Software Engineering
26 95 (9.00%) Project Management
27 92 (8.71%) .NET
27 92 (8.71%) OO
27 92 (8.71%) Machine Learning

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 45 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.70%) CMS
3 16 (1.52%) SAS
4 11 (1.04%) Confluence
5 10 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.47%) WordPress
9 4 (0.38%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.28%) Apache
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.28%) IIS
10 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.19%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.19%) JBoss
11 2 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 64 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.61%) Sketch
5 9 (0.85%) InVision
5 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.57%) SPSS
8 5 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.38%) Marvel
9 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.19%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.095%) EViews
11 1 (0.095%) Figma
11 1 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.095%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) FastStats
2 3 (0.28%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.095%) Endur
4 1 (0.095%) iTrent
4 1 (0.095%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.095%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.095%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 170 (16.10%) AWS
2 131 (12.41%) Azure
3 76 (7.20%) Office 365
4 45 (4.26%) SaaS
5 34 (3.22%) GCP
6 27 (2.56%) Power Platform
7 19 (1.80%) Serverless
8 15 (1.42%) G Suite
9 13 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.85%) GitHub
12 8 (0.76%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.76%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.47%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.38%) npm
15 4 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 48 (4.55%) DNS
3 42 (3.98%) Firewall
4 40 (3.79%) LAN
5 37 (3.50%) WAN
6 34 (3.22%) VPN
7 33 (3.13%) DHCP
8 30 (2.84%) VoIP
9 27 (2.56%) BGP
10 23 (2.18%) Wireless
11 19 (1.80%) SAN
12 17 (1.61%) Network Security
13 15 (1.42%) VLAN
14 14 (1.33%) SMTP
15 11 (1.04%) IP Telephony
16 10 (0.95%) HTTP
16 10 (0.95%) NAS
16 10 (0.95%) Skype
17 9 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
17 9 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (5.97%) Big Data
2 55 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 42 (3.98%) Hadoop
4 40 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (2.56%) Power BI
7 26 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.18%) MySQL
9 21 (1.99%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.89%) Data Mining
11 19 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (1.42%) Apache Hive
13 15 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.85%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.85%) DB2
15 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (5.40%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.17%) JIRA
3 25 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.08%) JUnit
5 16 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.23%) Selenium
8 9 (0.85%) Mockito
8 9 (0.85%) webpack
9 8 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.66%) Gatling
10 7 (0.66%) git-flow
10 7 (0.66%) Mocha
11 6 (0.57%) gulp
11 6 (0.57%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 384 (36.36%) Finance
2 127 (12.03%) Marketing
3 73 (6.91%) Advertising
4 49 (4.64%) Banking
5 37 (3.50%) Law
6 35 (3.31%) Retail
7 33 (3.13%) Legal
8 25 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.27%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.99%) Public Sector
11 19 (1.80%) Front Office
11 19 (1.80%) Publishing
12 16 (1.52%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.04%) Games
14 7 (0.66%) Electronics
14 7 (0.66%) French Language
15 6 (0.57%) Back Office
16 5 (0.47%) German Language
16 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (27.46%) Developer
2 147 (13.92%) Analyst
3 89 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 72 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 61 (5.78%) Junior
6 52 (4.92%) Python Developer
7 48 (4.55%) Consultant
7 48 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 47 (4.45%) Support Analyst
9 44 (4.17%) Graduate
10 43 (4.07%) Architect
11 36 (3.41%) Administrator
12 35 (3.31%) .NET Developer
13 32 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 31 (2.94%) Python Engineer
14 31 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (2.84%) IT Support
16 29 (2.75%) React Developer
17 28 (2.65%) Data Engineer
17 28 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.17%) HTML
2 112 (10.61%) CSS
3 92 (8.71%) .NET
4 88 (8.33%) React
5 84 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 66 (6.25%) HTML5
7 61 (5.78%) Node.js
8 46 (4.36%) RESTful
9 41 (3.88%) REST
10 40 (3.79%) Spring
11 38 (3.60%) CSS3
11 38 (3.60%) XML
12 35 (3.31%) Web Services
13 31 (2.94%) Redux
13 31 (2.94%) scikit-learn
13 31 (2.94%) TensorFlow
14 29 (2.75%) .NET Core
14 29 (2.75%) Keras
15 27 (2.56%) Kafka
16 25 (2.37%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 216 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.53%) User Experience
3 65 (6.16%) Algorithms
4 61 (5.78%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 42 (3.98%) Reinsurance
8 40 (3.79%) Data Structures
9 34 (3.22%) Hedge funds
10 27 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (2.37%) Fixed Income
12 24 (2.27%) Derivative
13 22 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (1.80%) AS400
16 19 (1.80%) iSeries
17 18 (1.70%) Analytical Mindset
18 17 (1.61%) Equities
18 17 (1.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 160 (15.15%) Windows
2 138 (13.07%) Linux
3 77 (7.29%) Unix
4 50 (4.73%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.37%) Mac OS
8 22 (2.08%) Android
9 17 (1.61%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.95%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.76%) Solaris
14 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.19%) CentOS
15 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 303 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
4 148 (14.02%) Mathematics
5 144 (13.64%) Fintech
6 129 (12.22%) Analytics
7 107 (10.13%) Risk Management
8 102 (9.66%) Software Engineering
9 95 (9.00%) Project Management
10 92 (8.71%) Machine Learning
10 92 (8.71%) OO
11 74 (7.01%) Mentoring
11 74 (7.01%) Scrum
12 72 (6.82%) DevOps
12 72 (6.82%) ITIL
13 68 (6.44%) Statistics
14 64 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
14 64 (6.06%) Data Science
15 62 (5.87%) SDLC
16 56 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 268 (25.38%) Python
2 261 (24.72%) SQL
3 214 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 198 (18.75%) Java
5 160 (15.15%) C#
6 116 (10.98%) C++
7 72 (6.82%) Scala
8 59 (5.59%) PowerShell
9 50 (4.73%) R
9 50 (4.73%) Ruby
10 45 (4.26%) TypeScript
11 31 (2.94%) PHP
12 30 (2.84%) Java 8
12 30 (2.84%) Shell Script
13 26 (2.46%) C
14 25 (2.37%) T-SQL
15 23 (2.18%) ES6
16 19 (1.80%) MATLAB
16 19 (1.80%) RPG
17 18 (1.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 315 (29.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 109 (10.32%) Master's Degree
3 43 (4.07%) PhD
4 27 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.46%) CISSP
6 22 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.80%) CISM
8 17 (1.61%) PMP
9 16 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (1.42%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.33%) CISA
11 14 (1.33%) MCP
12 13 (1.23%) CCNP
13 11 (1.04%) CRISC
13 11 (1.04%) MCSE
14 9 (0.85%) MCSA
15 8 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 7 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.57%) CEH
17 6 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.73%) QA
2 27 (2.56%) GDPR
3 20 (1.89%) SLA
4 17 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.33%) MiFID
7 11 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (1.04%) EMIR
8 10 (0.95%) NIST
9 7 (0.66%) PMO
10 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.38%) ITGC
11 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.28%) COBIT
12 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.28%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.28%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 91 (8.62%) Docker
2 65 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.08%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.38%) Firmware
8 4 (0.38%) NFS
8 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.28%) XenApp
9 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.19%) KVM
10 2 (0.19%) oVirt
10 2 (0.19%) QEMU
11 1 (0.095%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 51 (4.83%) Terraform
3 31 (2.94%) Puppet
4 22 (2.08%) Consul
4 22 (2.08%) SCCM
5 19 (1.80%) Ansible
6 8 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.38%) Salt
8 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.28%) Icinga
8 3 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.28%) Packer
8 3 (0.28%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.19%) Kibana
9 2 (0.19%) QRadar
9 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 104 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.25%) Google
2 66 (6.25%) VMware
3 62 (5.87%) Oracle
4 29 (2.75%) Cisco
5 28 (2.65%) Tableau
6 22 (2.08%) LogicMonitor
7 18 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.70%) Veeam
8 16 (1.52%) Adobe
8 16 (1.52%) IFS
8 16 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 13 (1.23%) Citrix
10 11 (1.04%) Apple
10 11 (1.04%) HP
10 11 (1.04%) Splunk
10 11 (1.04%) Symantec
11 7 (0.66%) Informatica
11 7 (0.66%) SAP
12 6 (0.57%) Sybase