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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 733 805 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.24% 12.79% 13.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.90% 55.25% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 626 702 1150
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £78,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1266 1457 2542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.60% 23.15% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1292 2178
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 558 (39.74%) Finance
2 518 (36.89%) Computer Science
3 446 (31.77%) SQL
4 383 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
5 335 (23.86%) Java
6 279 (19.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 274 (19.52%) SQL Server
8 271 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 235 (16.74%) JavaScript
10 228 (16.24%) Windows
11 217 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
12 198 (14.10%) Banking
13 195 (13.89%) Python
14 189 (13.46%) Project Management
15 184 (13.11%) HTML
16 183 (13.03%) C#
17 178 (12.68%) Linux
18 173 (12.32%) .NET
19 169 (12.04%) Mathematics
20 167 (11.89%) Fintech
21 156 (11.11%) CSS
22 138 (9.83%) Management Information System
23 135 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
23 135 (9.62%) JIRA
24 133 (9.47%) TDD
25 126 (8.97%) Software Engineering
25 126 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
26 122 (8.69%) C++
27 116 (8.26%) Multithreading
28 114 (8.12%) Test Automation

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 44 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.85%) Confluence
3 34 (2.42%) CMS
4 28 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 23 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (1.57%) IIS
7 20 (1.42%) Apache
8 19 (1.35%) JBoss
9 18 (1.28%) SAS
10 15 (1.07%) Apache Spark
10 15 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.78%) WordPress
13 10 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.64%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 126 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.71%) SPSS
7 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Stata
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.14%) InVision
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.071%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) thinkFolio
2 13 (0.93%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.57%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.43%) Magento
5 6 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.28%) CaseMap
6 4 (0.28%) Relativity
6 4 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.21%) HFM
7 3 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.63%) SaaS
3 53 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.85%) Office 365
6 17 (1.21%) GitHub
7 13 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.85%) PaaS
9 10 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.57%) Yammer
11 6 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.43%) Dropbox
11 6 (0.43%) Force.com
12 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.36%) IaaS
12 5 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.70%) Firewall
2 35 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.78%) HTTP
3 25 (1.78%) Internet
3 25 (1.78%) VPN
3 25 (1.78%) WAN
4 24 (1.71%) DNS
5 23 (1.64%) LAN
6 21 (1.50%) Wireless
7 20 (1.42%) Network Security
8 17 (1.21%) SAN
9 16 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (0.93%) DHCP
11 13 (0.93%) Intranet
12 12 (0.85%) VoIP
13 10 (0.71%) IP Telephony
14 9 (0.64%) FTP
15 8 (0.57%) MPLS
16 7 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 59 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (4.06%) MySQL
7 56 (3.99%) NoSQL
8 54 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (3.70%) Big Data
10 35 (2.49%) MongoDB
11 34 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (2.14%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (1.64%) QlikView
15 23 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
16 22 (1.57%) Power BI
16 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 135 (9.62%) JIRA
2 63 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 55 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 41 (2.92%) Subversion
6 35 (2.49%) Selenium
7 34 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.28%) Jenkins
9 30 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 29 (2.07%) JUnit
11 23 (1.64%) Maven
12 21 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 13 (0.93%) Gatling
13 13 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.85%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.78%) Mocha
16 10 (0.71%) Mockito
17 9 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 558 (39.74%) Finance
2 198 (14.10%) Banking
3 101 (7.19%) Advertising
3 101 (7.19%) Legal
4 96 (6.84%) Marketing
5 70 (4.99%) Front Office
6 60 (4.27%) Investment Banking
7 49 (3.49%) Law
8 40 (2.85%) Publishing
8 40 (2.85%) Retail
9 35 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 32 (2.28%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.92%) Back Office
12 24 (1.71%) French Language
13 14 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.93%) German Language
15 11 (0.78%) Military
16 9 (0.64%) Billing
16 9 (0.64%) Games
17 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 448 (31.91%) Developer
2 295 (21.01%) Analyst
3 151 (10.75%) Java Developer
4 104 (7.41%) Architect
5 94 (6.70%) Graduate
6 85 (6.05%) Business Analyst
7 76 (5.41%) Junior
8 53 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 53 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 53 (3.77%) Support Engineer
9 52 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 48 (3.42%) Consultant
10 48 (3.42%) Junior Developer
11 45 (3.21%) .NET Developer
12 40 (2.85%) Support Analyst
13 38 (2.71%) C++ Developer
14 35 (2.49%) Enterprise Architect
14 35 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
14 35 (2.49%) Technical Architect
15 33 (2.35%) Graduate Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (13.11%) HTML
2 173 (12.32%) .NET
3 156 (11.11%) CSS
4 86 (6.13%) XML
5 85 (6.05%) AngularJS
6 82 (5.84%) jQuery
7 72 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 69 (4.91%) HTML5
8 69 (4.91%) Web Services
9 67 (4.77%) Spring
10 52 (3.70%) REST
11 49 (3.49%) React
12 48 (3.42%) Hibernate
12 48 (3.42%) J2SE
13 46 (3.28%) Java SE
13 46 (3.28%) WPF
14 42 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (2.64%) WCF
17 31 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 518 (36.89%) Computer Science
2 217 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (11.89%) Fintech
4 138 (9.83%) Management Information System
5 72 (5.13%) User Experience
6 51 (3.63%) Hedge funds
7 46 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.92%) Algorithms
9 40 (2.85%) Client/Server
10 35 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (2.28%) Equities
12 30 (2.14%) Derivative
13 29 (2.07%) Data Centre
14 26 (1.85%) N-Tier
15 24 (1.71%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.64%) Fixed Income
17 21 (1.50%) Mobile App
18 20 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
19 17 (1.21%) Clustering
19 17 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 228 (16.24%) Windows
2 178 (12.68%) Linux
3 101 (7.19%) Unix
4 65 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (2.49%) Windows 7
8 27 (1.92%) Android
9 24 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.21%) Windows 10
11 16 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.71%) CentOS
12 10 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.36%) Debian
14 5 (0.36%) Solaris
14 5 (0.36%) VMS
15 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (13.46%) Project Management
3 169 (12.04%) Mathematics
4 135 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 133 (9.47%) TDD
6 126 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 116 (8.26%) Multithreading
8 114 (8.12%) Test Automation
9 112 (7.98%) Analytics
10 108 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 97 (6.91%) Scrum
12 90 (6.41%) CRM
12 90 (6.41%) SDLC
13 89 (6.34%) ITIL
14 86 (6.13%) Low Latency
14 86 (6.13%) MVC
15 82 (5.84%) Risk Management
16 79 (5.63%) Business Analysis
16 79 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 446 (31.77%) SQL
2 335 (23.86%) Java
3 235 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 195 (13.89%) Python
5 183 (13.03%) C#
6 122 (8.69%) C++
7 105 (7.48%) T-SQL
8 59 (4.20%) Shell Script
9 54 (3.85%) VBA
10 51 (3.63%) R
11 50 (3.56%) C
12 44 (3.13%) PHP
13 43 (3.06%) PowerShell
14 42 (2.99%) Scala
15 32 (2.28%) Perl
16 25 (1.78%) Ruby
17 18 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.21%) MATLAB
19 15 (1.07%) Apex Code
19 15 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 279 (19.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 59 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 49 (3.49%) PhD
5 46 (3.28%) Numerate Degree
6 43 (3.06%) ISEB
7 41 (2.92%) CISM
8 39 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (2.78%) CISSP
9 37 (2.64%) Postgraduate
10 33 (2.35%) PMI Certification
11 31 (2.21%) CISA
11 31 (2.21%) PMP
12 26 (1.85%) ISTQB
13 25 (1.78%) MCP
13 25 (1.78%) Security Cleared
14 19 (1.35%) CCNA
14 19 (1.35%) CCNP
15 11 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.77%) QA
2 39 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.85%) PMO
4 19 (1.35%) SLA
5 12 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.85%) MiFID
6 10 (0.71%) GDPR
7 8 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.57%) EMIR
7 8 (0.57%) P3O
8 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.28%) COBIT
10 4 (0.28%) SEPA
11 2 (0.14%) COREP
11 2 (0.14%) FATCA
11 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.071%) Section 508
System Software
1 76 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.57%) Docker
4 15 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.78%) HDFS
6 9 (0.64%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.57%) vSphere
8 7 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.21%) XenApp
11 2 (0.14%) Varnish
12 1 (0.071%) KVM
12 1 (0.071%) Snort
12 1 (0.071%) vCloud
12 1 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (1.78%) SCCM
2 24 (1.71%) Puppet
3 15 (1.07%) Ansible
3 15 (1.07%) Control-M
4 9 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.43%) Nessus
7 4 (0.28%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.28%) HockeyApp
7 4 (0.28%) Mesos
7 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.28%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.21%) MOM
8 3 (0.21%) Nagios
8 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 271 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 95 (6.77%) Oracle
3 54 (3.85%) VMware
4 47 (3.35%) Cisco
5 41 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (2.28%) Tableau
7 31 (2.21%) Google
8 25 (1.78%) SAP
9 24 (1.71%) Citrix
10 23 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.50%) Talend
12 19 (1.35%) Adobe
13 16 (1.14%) Bloomberg
13 16 (1.14%) Xamarin
14 13 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.93%) HP
15 12 (0.85%) Sybase
16 11 (0.78%) CheckPoint
16 11 (0.78%) TIBCO
17 10 (0.71%) Symantec
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £5000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + To £55k plus excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago