Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,405 1,437 1,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.66% 13.96% 13.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.47% 57.11% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,247 1,607
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,900 £30,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £90,000
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 2,533 2,516 3,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.83% 24.45% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,217 2,246 2,928
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +1.66%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,507
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 11 £55,000 +37.50%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 717 (51.03%) Finance
2 551 (39.22%) Computer Science
3 491 (34.95%) SQL
4 411 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
5 306 (21.78%) SQL Server
6 295 (21.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 272 (19.36%) C#
8 270 (19.22%) Microsoft
9 258 (18.36%) Java
10 255 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
11 241 (17.15%) Mathematics
12 237 (16.87%) .NET
13 223 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
14 218 (15.52%) JavaScript
15 196 (13.95%) Python
16 169 (12.03%) Software Engineering
17 164 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 164 (11.67%) Banking
18 156 (11.10%) HTML
19 153 (10.89%) OO
20 151 (10.75%) Windows
21 149 (10.60%) CSS
21 149 (10.60%) Project Management
22 144 (10.25%) Advertising
23 134 (9.54%) TDD
24 129 (9.18%) AngularJS
25 122 (8.68%) Linux
26 117 (8.33%) Scrum
26 117 (8.33%) SDLC
27 115 (8.19%) Fintech

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 50 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.57%) CMS
4 19 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.21%) SAS
6 16 (1.14%) Confluence
7 11 (0.78%) IIS
7 11 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.71%) WordPress
9 9 (0.64%) Apache
10 7 (0.50%) JBoss
10 7 (0.50%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.43%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 91 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.50%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.36%) SPSS
9 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.21%) Revit
9 3 (0.21%) Stata
10 2 (0.14%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.14%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.071%) EViews
11 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 35 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.36%) Workfront
4 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.21%) HFM
5 3 (0.21%) iTrent
5 3 (0.21%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.21%) Primavera
5 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.14%) Eikon
6 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.14%) Exstream
6 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CAR
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (0.14%) SAP POS DM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 164 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (3.91%) SaaS
4 51 (3.63%) IaaS
5 42 (2.99%) PaaS
6 23 (1.64%) Office 365
7 19 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.93%) GitHub
10 8 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.36%) npm
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.28%) NuGet
13 4 (0.28%) Yarn
14 3 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.21%) AdWords
14 3 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.76%) Firewall
2 44 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.13%) WAN
3 37 (2.63%) Internet
4 34 (2.42%) LAN
5 31 (2.21%) DNS
6 28 (1.99%) DHCP
7 27 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 26 (1.85%) Wireless
9 22 (1.57%) VPN
10 21 (1.49%) SAN
11 19 (1.35%) MPLS
12 16 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 16 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (1.14%) SNMP
12 16 (1.14%) WebEx
13 15 (1.07%) VLAN
14 13 (0.93%) IP Telephony
15 11 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 94 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 79 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 71 (5.05%) Big Data
6 57 (4.06%) NoSQL
7 55 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 37 (2.63%) Power BI
10 36 (2.56%) MySQL
10 36 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.28%) Data Lake
12 25 (1.78%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.21%) QlikView
17 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
17 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 80 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (3.63%) Visual Studio
4 46 (3.27%) JIRA
5 45 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 37 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 29 (2.06%) Subversion
8 17 (1.21%) CruiseControl
8 17 (1.21%) MSBuild
9 16 (1.14%) NUnit
10 15 (1.07%) JUnit
11 14 (1.00%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.78%) Maven
12 11 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.78%) Selenium
13 9 (0.64%) Moq
14 8 (0.57%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.57%) MSTest
14 8 (0.57%) WebDriver
15 7 (0.50%) Jasmine
General
1 717 (51.03%) Finance
2 164 (11.67%) Banking
3 144 (10.25%) Advertising
4 86 (6.12%) Front Office
5 72 (5.12%) Marketing
6 56 (3.99%) Legal
7 49 (3.49%) Investment Banking
8 37 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 37 (2.63%) Law
9 29 (2.06%) Back Office
9 29 (2.06%) Games
10 24 (1.71%) Retail
11 14 (1.00%) Publishing
12 10 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.64%) Military
14 7 (0.50%) French Language
15 4 (0.28%) Electronics
15 4 (0.28%) German Language
15 4 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
16 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 443 (31.53%) Developer
2 262 (18.65%) Analyst
3 106 (7.54%) Java Developer
4 89 (6.33%) C# Developer
5 87 (6.19%) Architect
5 87 (6.19%) Consultant
6 84 (5.98%) Senior Developer
7 76 (5.41%) Graduate
8 70 (4.98%) Business Analyst
9 69 (4.91%) .NET Developer
10 68 (4.84%) Junior
11 54 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 45 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 45 (3.20%) Data Scientist
13 44 (3.13%) SQL Developer
14 39 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 39 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
15 38 (2.70%) Applications Support
16 36 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
16 36 (2.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (16.87%) .NET
2 156 (11.10%) HTML
3 149 (10.60%) CSS
4 129 (9.18%) AngularJS
5 103 (7.33%) Web Services
6 86 (6.12%) jQuery
7 85 (6.05%) React
8 70 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (4.77%) ASP.NET
10 64 (4.56%) HTML5
11 56 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 52 (3.70%) REST
13 49 (3.49%) Spring
14 46 (3.27%) XML
15 45 (3.20%) RESTful
16 42 (2.99%) WCF
17 40 (2.85%) Entity Framework
18 33 (2.35%) .NET Core
18 33 (2.35%) Node.js
18 33 (2.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 551 (39.22%) Computer Science
2 255 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (8.19%) Fintech
4 104 (7.40%) Management Information System
5 68 (4.84%) Hedge funds
6 58 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
7 53 (3.77%) User Experience
8 50 (3.56%) Data Structures
9 48 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
10 47 (3.35%) Algorithms
11 44 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 41 (2.92%) Derivative
13 39 (2.78%) Fixed Income
14 36 (2.56%) Reinsurance
15 33 (2.35%) N-Tier
16 30 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (2.06%) Virtual Team
18 26 (1.85%) Equities
19 24 (1.71%) Mobile App
20 23 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 151 (10.75%) Windows
2 122 (8.68%) Linux
3 67 (4.77%) Windows Server
4 64 (4.56%) Unix
5 30 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 24 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.28%) VMS
9 16 (1.14%) Android
9 16 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 16 (1.14%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.43%) CentOS
12 5 (0.36%) HPUX
12 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.071%) Solaris
13 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (17.15%) Mathematics
3 223 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
4 169 (12.03%) Software Engineering
5 153 (10.89%) OO
6 149 (10.60%) Project Management
7 134 (9.54%) TDD
8 117 (8.33%) Scrum
8 117 (8.33%) SDLC
9 112 (7.97%) Analytics
10 111 (7.90%) MVC
11 109 (7.76%) Web Development
12 107 (7.62%) DevOps
13 101 (7.19%) Information Security
14 98 (6.98%) Mentoring
15 96 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
16 93 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
17 87 (6.19%) Test Automation
18 84 (5.98%) SOA
19 83 (5.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 491 (34.95%) SQL
2 272 (19.36%) C#
3 258 (18.36%) Java
4 218 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 196 (13.95%) Python
6 115 (8.19%) T-SQL
7 68 (4.84%) C++
8 57 (4.06%) Java 8
9 53 (3.77%) VBA
10 52 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 52 (3.70%) R
11 46 (3.27%) PHP
12 41 (2.92%) Scala
13 28 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.64%) C
15 22 (1.57%) Perl
15 22 (1.57%) Ruby
16 18 (1.28%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.07%) VB
18 14 (1.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 295 (21.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 79 (5.62%) CISSP
3 59 (4.20%) Master's Degree
4 49 (3.49%) PhD
5 39 (2.78%) CISM
5 39 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
6 25 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.64%) CISA
8 20 (1.42%) CCIE
8 20 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.35%) CCNP
9 19 (1.35%) MBA
10 18 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
10 18 (1.28%) PMP
11 15 (1.07%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.93%) CBAP
13 13 (0.93%) ISEB
14 12 (0.85%) CEH
15 9 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.48%) QA
2 33 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.78%) GDPR
4 16 (1.14%) SLA
5 15 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.07%) MiFID
6 9 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.64%) EMIR
7 8 (0.57%) PMO
8 7 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.43%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
13 1 (0.071%) COREP
13 1 (0.071%) COSO
13 1 (0.071%) GCP
13 1 (0.071%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.071%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.85%) Docker
3 19 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.36%) vSphere
7 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.071%) LXC
10 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.071%) Xen
10 1 (0.071%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.35%) Puppet
2 16 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.07%) Ansible
3 15 (1.07%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.78%) Nessus
5 10 (0.71%) SCCM
6 8 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.36%) Control-M
7 5 (0.36%) Salt
7 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.21%) Terraform
9 3 (0.21%) WSUS
10 2 (0.14%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 270 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 110 (7.83%) Oracle
3 43 (3.06%) Tableau
3 43 (3.06%) VMware
4 40 (2.85%) Cisco
5 31 (2.21%) Nintex
6 25 (1.78%) Citrix
7 21 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (1.49%) Sybase
8 19 (1.35%) Adobe
8 19 (1.35%) Palo Alto
9 18 (1.28%) Google
10 17 (1.21%) F5
11 16 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 13 (0.93%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.85%) Cognos
13 12 (0.85%) Splunk
14 11 (0.78%) Xerox
15 10 (0.71%) Intapp
15 10 (0.71%) SAP