Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1377 1655 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.57% 12.89% 13.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.62% 55.93% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1469 2233
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,100
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 2390 2959 4940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.56% 23.04% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2121 2651 4255
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 -8 5 £22,500 -50.00%
Moorgate 0 1 £42,500 -39.29%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 561 (40.74%) Finance
2 490 (35.58%) Computer Science
3 455 (33.04%) SQL
4 391 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (25.05%) Java
6 269 (19.54%) Microsoft
7 268 (19.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 266 (19.32%) SQL Server
9 233 (16.92%) Windows
10 216 (15.69%) JavaScript
11 206 (14.96%) C#
12 188 (13.65%) .NET
12 188 (13.65%) Python
13 184 (13.36%) Linux
14 182 (13.22%) HTML
14 182 (13.22%) Banking
15 168 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
16 165 (11.98%) Fintech
17 162 (11.76%) Project Management
18 158 (11.47%) CSS
19 153 (11.11%) TDD
20 145 (10.53%) Mathematics
21 133 (9.66%) C++
22 132 (9.59%) Management Information System
23 131 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
23 131 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
24 114 (8.28%) Multithreading
25 110 (7.99%) JIRA
26 108 (7.84%) Test Automation
26 108 (7.84%) T-SQL

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 49 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.11%) Confluence
3 29 (2.11%) IIS
4 27 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 27 (1.96%) CMS
5 24 (1.74%) Apache
6 23 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (1.38%) SAS
8 17 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.23%) WordPress
9 16 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.09%) JBoss
11 14 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.65%) Anypoint
15 8 (0.58%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 131 (9.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.80%) SPSS
7 8 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.15%) InVision
9 2 (0.15%) Stata
10 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.73%) Eloqua
2 10 (0.73%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.44%) Endur
3 6 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.36%) Relativity
5 4 (0.29%) CaseMap
5 4 (0.29%) Magento
5 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.29%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.22%) HFM
6 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.22%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.15%) Unica
8 1 (0.073%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.27%) SaaS
4 25 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.53%) Office 365
6 18 (1.31%) GitHub
6 18 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.94%) PaaS
8 10 (0.73%) Dropbox
9 7 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.36%) Google Drive
10 5 (0.36%) IaaS
11 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.29%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.29%) Force.com
11 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.92%) Firewall
2 42 (3.05%) Internet
3 26 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.53%) WAN
5 20 (1.45%) LAN
5 20 (1.45%) VPN
6 19 (1.38%) HTTP
7 18 (1.31%) DNS
7 18 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (1.31%) Network Security
8 17 (1.23%) Wireless
9 16 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (1.02%) Intranet
11 11 (0.80%) IP Telephony
11 11 (0.80%) SAN
12 10 (0.73%) DHCP
12 10 (0.73%) VoIP
13 7 (0.51%) BGP
13 7 (0.51%) FTP
13 7 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (19.32%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (5.66%) MySQL
5 55 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 50 (3.63%) Big Data
7 50 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (3.56%) NoSQL
9 39 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 36 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 29 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (1.82%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.82%) QlikView
14 20 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.38%) Power BI
16 18 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 110 (7.99%) JIRA
2 63 (4.58%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.56%) Visual Studio
4 43 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 37 (2.69%) Selenium
6 34 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 29 (2.11%) Subversion
8 27 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
9 24 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.45%) JUnit
11 18 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.16%) Mocha
13 14 (1.02%) gulp
13 14 (1.02%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.94%) GoogleTest
14 13 (0.94%) Maven
15 11 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (0.80%) Protractor
General
1 561 (40.74%) Finance
2 182 (13.22%) Banking
3 88 (6.39%) Marketing
4 81 (5.88%) Legal
5 68 (4.94%) Advertising
6 61 (4.43%) Retail
7 50 (3.63%) Investment Banking
8 46 (3.34%) Front Office
9 40 (2.90%) Publishing
10 32 (2.32%) Back Office
11 31 (2.25%) Law
12 30 (2.18%) Telecoms
13 27 (1.96%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.02%) French Language
15 12 (0.87%) Games
16 11 (0.80%) German Language
17 10 (0.73%) Military
18 7 (0.51%) Billing
18 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 424 (30.79%) Developer
2 313 (22.73%) Analyst
3 125 (9.08%) Graduate
4 119 (8.64%) Java Developer
5 94 (6.83%) Junior
6 89 (6.46%) Business Analyst
7 78 (5.66%) Architect
8 71 (5.16%) C# Developer
9 63 (4.58%) Junior Developer
10 60 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 55 (3.99%) Support Analyst
12 54 (3.92%) Senior Developer
12 54 (3.92%) Support Engineer
13 52 (3.78%) Consultant
13 52 (3.78%) Project Manager
14 41 (2.98%) Graduate Analyst
15 40 (2.90%) C++ Developer
16 36 (2.61%) IT Analyst
16 36 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
17 34 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (13.65%) .NET
2 182 (13.22%) HTML
3 158 (11.47%) CSS
4 94 (6.83%) AngularJS
5 80 (5.81%) jQuery
5 80 (5.81%) Spring
5 80 (5.81%) XML
6 76 (5.52%) ASP.NET
7 75 (5.45%) Web Services
8 64 (4.65%) HTML5
8 64 (4.65%) React
9 58 (4.21%) Hibernate
10 47 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (3.41%) WPF
11 42 (3.05%) .NET Framework
12 40 (2.90%) WCF
13 39 (2.83%) REST
13 39 (2.83%) RESTful
14 37 (2.69%) J2SE
15 36 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 490 (35.58%) Computer Science
2 168 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (11.98%) Fintech
4 132 (9.59%) Management Information System
5 66 (4.79%) Hedge funds
5 66 (4.79%) User Experience
6 40 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (2.76%) Algorithms
8 35 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 28 (2.03%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.74%) Equities
11 23 (1.67%) Derivative
12 22 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 22 (1.60%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.60%) Reinsurance
13 21 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.45%) N-Tier
15 19 (1.38%) Virtual Team
16 18 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 233 (16.92%) Windows
2 184 (13.36%) Linux
3 84 (6.10%) Unix
4 61 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 29 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.82%) Android
8 22 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.65%) CentOS
12 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.36%) Debian
15 4 (0.29%) HPUX
15 4 (0.29%) VMS
16 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.22%) Solaris
16 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (11.76%) Project Management
3 153 (11.11%) TDD
4 145 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 131 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
6 114 (8.28%) Multithreading
7 108 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 107 (7.77%) Software Engineering
9 100 (7.26%) Analytics
10 98 (7.12%) Scrum
11 95 (6.90%) ITIL
12 85 (6.17%) MVC
13 84 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 80 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 79 (5.74%) Business Analysis
16 77 (5.59%) Low Latency
17 76 (5.52%) Risk Management
18 75 (5.45%) DevOps
19 73 (5.30%) Machine Learning
20 71 (5.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 455 (33.04%) SQL
2 345 (25.05%) Java
3 216 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 206 (14.96%) C#
5 188 (13.65%) Python
6 133 (9.66%) C++
7 108 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 65 (4.72%) Shell Script
9 58 (4.21%) VBA
10 44 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 43 (3.12%) PHP
11 43 (3.12%) Scala
12 41 (2.98%) C
13 38 (2.76%) VB
14 35 (2.54%) R
15 33 (2.40%) Perl
16 22 (1.60%) Ruby
17 19 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 13 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 268 (19.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 63 (4.58%) Master's Degree
3 59 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (3.05%) ISEB
5 41 (2.98%) CISSP
5 41 (2.98%) Numerate Degree
6 38 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (2.76%) CISM
7 35 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 35 (2.54%) PMI Certification
8 33 (2.40%) CISA
9 30 (2.18%) PMP
10 25 (1.82%) MCP
11 24 (1.74%) PhD
12 21 (1.53%) Security Cleared
13 18 (1.31%) CCNA
14 16 (1.16%) CCNP
15 13 (0.94%) CCIE
16 12 (0.87%) CBAP
16 12 (0.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.68%) QA
2 46 (3.34%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.60%) PMO
4 16 (1.16%) SLA
5 15 (1.09%) GDPR
6 14 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.65%) MiFID
8 8 (0.58%) P3O
9 6 (0.44%) COBIT
9 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.36%) EMIR
11 4 (0.29%) SEPA
12 3 (0.22%) FATCA
12 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.15%) COREP
13 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.073%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 79 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.96%) Docker
3 25 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.51%) vSphere
8 5 (0.36%) XenApp
9 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.15%) HDFS
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.073%) KVM
11 1 (0.073%) Snort
11 1 (0.073%) Varnish
11 1 (0.073%) vCloud
11 1 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (2.11%) Puppet
2 24 (1.74%) SCCM
3 15 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.87%) Control-M
4 12 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.65%) Ansible
6 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (0.58%) SCOM
7 7 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.51%) Nessus
7 7 (0.51%) vRealize
8 6 (0.44%) Cacti
8 6 (0.44%) Perfmon
8 6 (0.44%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.36%) CSIRT
9 5 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.29%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.29%) HockeyApp
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 269 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.61%) Oracle
3 51 (3.70%) VMware
4 36 (2.61%) Cisco
5 35 (2.54%) Google
6 34 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (2.40%) Tableau
8 30 (2.18%) Citrix
9 27 (1.96%) Talend
10 24 (1.74%) Sybase
11 22 (1.60%) SAP
12 19 (1.38%) Bloomberg
13 18 (1.31%) Infragistics
14 15 (1.09%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.09%) IBM
15 13 (0.94%) Adobe
15 13 (0.94%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.87%) Symantec
16 12 (0.87%) webMethods
16 12 (0.87%) Xamarin