Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,186 1,311 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.82% 12.36% 13.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.25% 53.84% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,150 1,215
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +0.84% +8.18%
10th Percentile £30,900 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £58,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +1.30% +4.55%

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 2,036 2,435 2,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.28% 22.95% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 2,170 2,273
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,575 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -9 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Moorgate -13 1 £72,500 +81.25%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 492 (41.48%) Computer Science
2 481 (40.56%) Finance
3 349 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (27.40%) SQL
5 253 (21.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 250 (21.08%) C#
7 242 (20.40%) Python
8 235 (19.81%) Microsoft
9 226 (19.06%) Mathematics
10 210 (17.71%) Java
11 205 (17.28%) JavaScript
12 191 (16.10%) .NET
13 181 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
14 175 (14.76%) Project Management
14 175 (14.76%) SQL Server
15 159 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
16 155 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
17 153 (12.90%) Windows
18 136 (11.47%) Analytics
19 135 (11.38%) Software Engineering
20 131 (11.05%) Banking
20 131 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
21 126 (10.62%) DevOps
22 114 (9.61%) Linux
23 112 (9.44%) Fintech
24 109 (9.19%) AngularJS
25 108 (9.11%) OO
25 108 (9.11%) HTML
26 104 (8.77%) Advertising
27 99 (8.35%) TDD

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 39 (3.29%) Confluence
2 31 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.85%) Apache
5 15 (1.26%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.18%) IIS
6 14 (1.18%) SAS
7 12 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.67%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.42%) nginx
10 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.84%) Sketch
7 7 (0.59%) InVision
8 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.084%) SPSS
10 1 (0.084%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (0.67%) Magento
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.25%) Endur
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) HFM
7 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 155 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (4.38%) Office 365
4 32 (2.70%) Power Platform
5 27 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (2.28%) SaaS
6 13 (1.10%) IaaS
7 12 (1.01%) PaaS
8 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.67%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.34%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.25%) GitHub
13 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.17%) Slack
13 2 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.16%) Firewall
2 54 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 46 (3.88%) DNS
4 37 (3.12%) WAN
5 31 (2.61%) LAN
6 28 (2.36%) VPN
7 22 (1.85%) BGP
7 22 (1.85%) SAN
8 21 (1.77%) DHCP
9 19 (1.60%) Wireless
10 17 (1.43%) Internet
10 17 (1.43%) VLAN
11 16 (1.35%) Network Security
12 15 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (1.18%) MPLS
14 10 (0.84%) SMTP
15 7 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (0.51%) Intranet
16 6 (0.51%) SSL
16 6 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.95%) Big Data
6 32 (2.70%) MySQL
6 32 (2.70%) Power BI
7 30 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 17 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.18%) Blockchain
13 14 (1.18%) Data Lake
14 8 (0.67%) QlikView
14 8 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (5.99%) JIRA
2 66 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (2.02%) git-flow
5 22 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.52%) RSpec
7 14 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.18%) JUnit
7 14 (1.18%) PyCharm
7 14 (1.18%) Visual Studio Code
8 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.67%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.67%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.59%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.59%) Mocha
11 6 (0.51%) Gatling
11 6 (0.51%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.42%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.42%) Selenium
12 5 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 481 (40.56%) Finance
2 131 (11.05%) Banking
3 104 (8.77%) Advertising
4 47 (3.96%) Marketing
5 42 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 41 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 38 (3.20%) Retail
8 32 (2.70%) Front Office
9 30 (2.53%) Legal
10 22 (1.85%) Law
11 21 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 19 (1.60%) Games
13 11 (0.93%) German Language
14 10 (0.84%) Back Office
15 7 (0.59%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.51%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.51%) Publishing
17 3 (0.25%) French Language
17 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 350 (29.51%) Developer
2 189 (15.94%) Analyst
3 104 (8.77%) C# Developer
4 93 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 80 (6.75%) Graduate
6 71 (5.99%) Architect
7 70 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 61 (5.14%) Consultant
8 61 (5.14%) Junior
9 53 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 50 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 49 (4.13%) Graduate Developer
12 48 (4.05%) Java Developer
13 43 (3.63%) Software Engineer
14 41 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
15 39 (3.29%) SQL Developer
16 36 (3.04%) Support Analyst
16 36 (3.04%) Technical Architect
17 34 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
18 32 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (16.10%) .NET
2 109 (9.19%) AngularJS
3 108 (9.11%) HTML
4 69 (5.82%) CSS
5 63 (5.31%) Web Services
6 62 (5.23%) jQuery
7 59 (4.97%) RESTful
8 57 (4.81%) React
9 54 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 49 (4.13%) REST
11 48 (4.05%) WPF
12 39 (3.29%) .NET Framework
13 38 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (3.20%) Spring
14 32 (2.70%) WCF
15 28 (2.36%) Node.js
16 27 (2.28%) Entity Framework
17 26 (2.19%) .NET Core
18 24 (2.02%) TensorFlow
19 22 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 181 (15.26%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (9.44%) Fintech
3 74 (6.24%) Management Information System
4 65 (5.48%) Reinsurance
5 60 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 60 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (5.06%) User Experience
6 37 (3.12%) Data Centre
7 36 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 34 (2.87%) Data Structures
9 33 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 30 (2.53%) Algorithms
11 24 (2.02%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.94%) Xbox
13 20 (1.69%) Market Risk
14 19 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (1.35%) Credit Risk
15 16 (1.35%) Derivative
15 16 (1.35%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 153 (12.90%) Windows
2 114 (9.61%) Linux
3 63 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.96%) Unix
5 35 (2.95%) Android
6 22 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.76%) CentOS
11 8 (0.67%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.34%) Solaris
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.25%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.25%) Debian
14 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.084%) AIX
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (41.48%) Computer Science
2 349 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (19.06%) Mathematics
4 175 (14.76%) Project Management
5 159 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
6 136 (11.47%) Analytics
7 135 (11.38%) Software Engineering
8 126 (10.62%) DevOps
9 108 (9.11%) OO
10 99 (8.35%) TDD
11 96 (8.09%) SDLC
12 92 (7.76%) Scrum
13 85 (7.17%) Physics
14 82 (6.91%) ITIL
15 73 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (5.90%) Machine Learning
17 69 (5.82%) Change Management
17 69 (5.82%) MVC
18 67 (5.65%) Risk Management
19 65 (5.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 325 (27.40%) SQL
2 250 (21.08%) C#
3 242 (20.40%) Python
4 210 (17.71%) Java
5 205 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 86 (7.25%) C++
7 84 (7.08%) R
8 60 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 58 (4.89%) PowerShell
10 55 (4.64%) Ruby
11 43 (3.63%) C
12 40 (3.37%) Java 8
13 33 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 24 (2.02%) Perl
15 24 (2.02%) Scala
16 19 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 19 (1.60%) VBA
17 14 (1.18%) MATLAB
18 13 (1.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 253 (21.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 64 (5.40%) Master's Degree
3 63 (5.31%) PhD
4 38 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
5 36 (3.04%) CISSP
6 31 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 29 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.02%) CISM
8 24 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 23 (1.94%) SC Cleared
10 21 (1.77%) PMP
11 20 (1.69%) HND
12 19 (1.60%) CISA
12 19 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (1.26%) CCNA
13 15 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.18%) CEH
15 12 (1.01%) ISTQB
15 12 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.96%) QA
2 43 (3.63%) SLA
3 34 (2.87%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (1.10%) EMIR
4 13 (1.10%) MiFID
4 13 (1.10%) PMO
5 12 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.59%) GDPR
6 7 (0.59%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.42%) NIST 800
8 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 71 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.88%) Docker
4 26 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.60%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.59%) XenApp
8 6 (0.51%) Firmware
8 6 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.42%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.42%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.25%) iptables
11 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.17%) vSphere
13 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.084%) zsh
Systems Management
1 45 (3.79%) Puppet
2 33 (2.78%) Ansible
3 29 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (2.11%) Terraform
5 23 (1.94%) Salt
6 19 (1.60%) Packer
7 18 (1.52%) Consul
7 18 (1.52%) Icinga
7 18 (1.52%) Prometheus
8 11 (0.93%) SCCM
9 10 (0.84%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.59%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.51%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (0.25%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.17%) Grafana
15 2 (0.17%) Graphite
15 2 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 235 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 72 (6.07%) VMware
3 50 (4.22%) Oracle
4 47 (3.96%) Cisco
5 34 (2.87%) Tableau
6 33 (2.78%) Citrix
7 30 (2.53%) Google
8 27 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.94%) Adobe
10 19 (1.60%) LogicMonitor
11 14 (1.18%) Ivanti
12 13 (1.10%) SAP
13 12 (1.01%) Veeam
14 10 (0.84%) Infragistics
15 9 (0.76%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.76%) EMC
15 9 (0.76%) HP
15 9 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.76%) Yardi
16 8 (0.67%) hybris