Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 514 1,173 1,396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.88% 11.41% 12.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.56% 60.28% 55.86%
Number of salaries quoted 448 1,019 1,234
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +11.30%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.12% +2.08% +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 978 1,946 2,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.80% 18.93% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,683 2,180
Median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 237 (46.11%) Computer Science
2 178 (34.63%) Finance
3 167 (32.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 164 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (27.63%) SQL
6 121 (23.54%) Python
7 98 (19.07%) Java
8 94 (18.29%) Microsoft
8 94 (18.29%) AWS
9 87 (16.93%) Azure
9 87 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
10 78 (15.18%) Analytics
11 62 (12.06%) .NET
12 57 (11.09%) Master's Degree
13 55 (10.70%) C#
14 53 (10.31%) JavaScript
15 50 (9.73%) Mathematics
16 49 (9.53%) Git (software)
16 49 (9.53%) DevOps
16 49 (9.53%) Fintech
17 48 (9.34%) Project Management
17 48 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
18 47 (9.14%) Docker
19 46 (8.95%) Management Information System
20 45 (8.75%) HTML
21 44 (8.56%) CSS
22 43 (8.37%) Information Security
23 42 (8.17%) User Experience
24 41 (7.98%) Migration
24 41 (7.98%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (4.67%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.09%) Confluence
3 15 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.53%) Apache
5 12 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.78%) IIS
9 4 (0.78%) Luigi
10 3 (0.58%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) Drupal
11 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.19%) Appian
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) uWSGI
Applications
1 33 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.97%) 3ds Max
5 5 (0.97%) Revit
5 5 (0.97%) SketchUp
5 5 (0.97%) Stata
6 4 (0.78%) ArchiCAD
6 4 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.78%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.58%) SPSS
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.39%) EViews
8 2 (0.39%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.39%) InDesign
9 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.19%) MODO
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Eikon
2 2 (0.39%) Endur
2 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.39%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) Relativity
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (18.29%) AWS
2 87 (16.93%) Azure
3 30 (5.84%) Office 365
4 21 (4.09%) GCP
4 21 (4.09%) Power Platform
4 21 (4.09%) SaaS
5 10 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.17%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.17%) PaaS
8 5 (0.97%) IaaS
9 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.58%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.39%) Serverless
11 2 (0.39%) WhatsApp
12 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.25%) Firewall
2 12 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.75%) VoIP
3 9 (1.75%) Wireless
4 5 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.97%) Network Security
5 4 (0.78%) RSVP
5 4 (0.78%) Skype
5 4 (0.78%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.78%) Wireless Security
6 3 (0.58%) LAN
6 3 (0.58%) SAN
6 3 (0.58%) WAN
7 2 (0.39%) DNS
7 2 (0.39%) Internet
7 2 (0.39%) SNMP
7 2 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (5.84%) Big Data
3 30 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.67%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (3.89%) Power BI
7 19 (3.70%) DB2
8 18 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.92%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.56%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.56%) MySQL
11 8 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
11 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.17%) OLAP
12 6 (1.17%) OLTP
12 6 (1.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (9.53%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.64%) JIRA
3 27 (5.25%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.92%) Bitbucket
5 14 (2.72%) git-flow
6 11 (2.14%) Selenium
7 10 (1.95%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.56%) RSpec
9 7 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.97%) Mocha
11 4 (0.78%) Flyway
11 4 (0.78%) Liquibase
11 4 (0.78%) Maven
11 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.78%) VersionOne
12 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.58%) GitLab
12 3 (0.58%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 178 (34.63%) Finance
2 39 (7.59%) Marketing
3 34 (6.61%) Banking
4 24 (4.67%) Advertising
5 23 (4.47%) Back Office
6 22 (4.28%) Law
7 18 (3.50%) Front Office
8 15 (2.92%) Retail
9 14 (2.72%) Telecoms
10 13 (2.53%) Legal
11 11 (2.14%) Games
12 10 (1.95%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.75%) German Language
14 6 (1.17%) Italian Language
14 6 (1.17%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.78%) Public Sector
16 3 (0.58%) Billing
16 3 (0.58%) French Language
17 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (24.32%) Analyst
2 113 (21.98%) Developer
3 37 (7.20%) Business Analyst
3 37 (7.20%) Support Analyst
4 33 (6.42%) Java Developer
5 30 (5.84%) Architect
6 27 (5.25%) Data Scientist
7 26 (5.06%) Consultant
8 24 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 24 (4.67%) Data Engineer
9 23 (4.47%) PHP Developer
10 22 (4.28%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (4.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 18 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (3.50%) Junior
12 18 (3.50%) SQL Support Analyst
13 16 (3.11%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.92%) Risk Analyst
15 14 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.06%) .NET
2 45 (8.75%) HTML
3 44 (8.56%) CSS
4 29 (5.64%) XML
5 28 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 27 (5.25%) HTML5
6 27 (5.25%) React
7 18 (3.50%) .NET Core
8 17 (3.31%) RESTful
9 16 (3.11%) Kafka
9 16 (3.11%) Vue.js
10 15 (2.92%) Web Services
11 13 (2.53%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.53%) Pandas
11 13 (2.53%) REST
11 13 (2.53%) TensorFlow
12 12 (2.33%) CSS3
12 12 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (2.33%) Node.js
13 11 (2.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.95%) Management Information System
3 42 (8.17%) User Experience
4 33 (6.42%) Public Cloud
5 30 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.84%) Reinsurance
6 22 (4.28%) Derivative
7 21 (4.09%) Data Centre
7 21 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (3.89%) Algorithms
9 18 (3.50%) AS400
9 18 (3.50%) iSeries
10 16 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.95%) Equities
12 10 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.75%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.36%) Market Risk
15 6 (1.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.20%) Windows
2 36 (7.00%) Linux
3 20 (3.89%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.56%) Android
8 6 (1.17%) Unix
9 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.78%) CentOS
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (46.11%) Computer Science
2 164 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (15.18%) Analytics
4 50 (9.73%) Mathematics
5 49 (9.53%) DevOps
5 49 (9.53%) Fintech
6 48 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (9.34%) Project Management
7 43 (8.37%) Information Security
8 41 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (7.98%) Migration
9 40 (7.78%) Artificial Intelligence
9 40 (7.78%) Scrum
10 39 (7.59%) ITIL
11 38 (7.39%) Machine Learning
11 38 (7.39%) OO
12 37 (7.20%) Software Engineering
13 36 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (6.81%) Decision-Making
14 35 (6.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (27.63%) SQL
2 121 (23.54%) Python
3 98 (19.07%) Java
4 55 (10.70%) C#
5 53 (10.31%) JavaScript
6 35 (6.81%) PHP
7 27 (5.25%) PowerShell
7 27 (5.25%) Scala
8 25 (4.86%) C++
8 25 (4.86%) R
9 18 (3.50%) RPG
10 15 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.72%) Kotlin
11 14 (2.72%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.75%) C
13 9 (1.75%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.75%) Perl
14 8 (1.56%) Go
14 8 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 167 (32.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 57 (11.09%) Master's Degree
3 37 (7.20%) CISSP
4 30 (5.84%) CISM
5 28 (5.45%) CISA
6 20 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.31%) CRISC
8 17 (3.31%) PhD
9 11 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (1.75%) MCSA
11 8 (1.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (1.36%) MCP
12 7 (1.36%) MCSE
13 6 (1.17%) MBA
14 5 (0.97%) CEH
14 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.97%) OSCP
15 4 (0.78%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.78%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.67%) QA
2 17 (3.31%) NIST
3 14 (2.72%) GDPR
4 12 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.36%) EMIR
6 7 (1.36%) SLA
7 6 (1.17%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (1.17%) MiFID
8 5 (0.97%) PMO
9 4 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.78%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.58%) COBIT
11 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (9.14%) Docker
2 32 (6.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.78%) Firmware
6 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (6.23%) Kubernetes
2 24 (4.67%) Ansible
3 19 (3.70%) Puppet
4 13 (2.53%) Terraform
5 12 (2.33%) SCCM
6 10 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.95%) Prometheus
6 10 (1.95%) Salt
7 8 (1.56%) Consul
7 8 (1.56%) Icinga
7 8 (1.56%) Kibana
7 8 (1.56%) Packer
8 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.39%) MIIS
10 2 (0.39%) Netcool
10 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 94 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.09%) ServiceNow
3 13 (2.53%) Tableau
4 11 (2.14%) Citrix
4 11 (2.14%) VMware
5 10 (1.95%) Google
5 10 (1.95%) Oracle
6 7 (1.36%) Cisco
6 7 (1.36%) SAP
7 6 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.17%) CyberArk
7 6 (1.17%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (0.78%) Adobe
9 4 (0.78%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.78%) Marketo
9 4 (0.78%) SnapLogic
10 3 (0.58%) Autodesk
10 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com