Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 491 951 1,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.48% 10.39% 11.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.22% 58.09% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 463 849 1,005
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £29,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £110,000 £94,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +6.56% +6.09%

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 802 1,637 2,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.76% 17.88% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 677 1,405 1,818
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.31% +5.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £66,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +6.40% - +13.64%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +16 1 £60,000 +52.87%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 198 (40.33%) Computer Science
2 193 (39.31%) SQL
3 180 (36.66%) Finance
3 180 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (31.36%) Azure
5 139 (28.31%) .NET
6 138 (28.11%) Python
7 124 (25.25%) JavaScript
8 122 (24.85%) C#
9 115 (23.42%) Microsoft
10 110 (22.40%) CSS
11 96 (19.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 91 (18.53%) OO
13 89 (18.13%) Java
13 89 (18.13%) DevOps
14 80 (16.29%) XML
15 79 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (15.48%) HTML
17 74 (15.07%) Power Platform
18 72 (14.66%) CRM
19 66 (13.44%) Mathematics
20 65 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM
20 65 (13.24%) SQL Server
21 63 (12.83%) React
22 62 (12.63%) Banking
23 61 (12.42%) Microservices
24 57 (11.61%) Test Automation
25 55 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
25 55 (11.20%) Deployment Automation
26 54 (11.00%) Scrum

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 46 (9.37%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.04%) Confluence
3 10 (2.04%) SAS
4 6 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.81%) Apache
6 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.20%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.43%) 3ds Max
3 7 (1.43%) ArchiCAD
3 7 (1.43%) AutoCAD
3 7 (1.43%) MicroStation
3 7 (1.43%) Revit
3 7 (1.43%) SketchUp
4 6 (1.22%) SPSS
4 6 (1.22%) Stata
5 5 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Figma
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (13.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.43%) FINCAD Analytics
3 5 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.81%) MoSes
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) Endur
6 1 (0.20%) Relativity
6 1 (0.20%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 154 (31.36%) Azure
2 74 (15.07%) Power Platform
3 53 (10.79%) Dynamics 365
4 51 (10.39%) AWS
5 44 (8.96%) PaaS
6 35 (7.13%) GCP
7 26 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (4.89%) SaaS
9 17 (3.46%) Office 365
10 14 (2.85%) PowerApps
11 11 (2.24%) GitHub
12 10 (2.04%) Amazon SageMaker
12 10 (2.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 8 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.43%) Serverless
15 5 (1.02%) IaaS
16 4 (0.81%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.61%) Azure Functions
18 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
19 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.94%) Firewall
2 19 (3.87%) Network Security
3 14 (2.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (2.44%) VPN
5 10 (2.04%) PBX
6 9 (1.83%) WAN
6 9 (1.83%) Wireless
7 8 (1.63%) LAN
8 5 (1.02%) DHCP
8 5 (1.02%) DNS
9 4 (0.81%) SNMP
9 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.61%) MPLS
10 3 (0.61%) Skype
10 3 (0.61%) VoIP
11 2 (0.41%) BGP
11 2 (0.41%) Multicast
11 2 (0.41%) OSPF
11 2 (0.41%) VLAN
12 1 (0.20%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (9.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (5.91%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.28%) Big Data
5 21 (4.28%) Data Lake
5 21 (4.28%) Power BI
6 19 (3.87%) Tableau
7 18 (3.67%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.44%) MySQL
10 12 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.63%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.43%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.02%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 44 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 31 (6.31%) Jenkins
4 28 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (5.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 21 (4.28%) JIRA
7 11 (2.24%) Maven
8 9 (1.83%) CircleCI
9 8 (1.63%) GitLab
9 8 (1.63%) Travis CI
10 4 (0.81%) webpack
11 3 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.61%) Babel
11 3 (0.61%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.61%) GCC
11 3 (0.61%) Gradle
11 3 (0.61%) JUnit
11 3 (0.61%) Mockito
11 3 (0.61%) Subversion
12 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
General
1 180 (36.66%) Finance
2 62 (12.63%) Banking
3 39 (7.94%) Advertising
3 39 (7.94%) Private Banking
4 18 (3.67%) Marketing
5 14 (2.85%) Law
6 13 (2.65%) Front Office
7 7 (1.43%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.81%) Games
9 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.81%) Retail
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (33.60%) Developer
2 75 (15.27%) Analyst
3 63 (12.83%) Senior Developer
4 49 (9.98%) C# Developer
5 45 (9.16%) Consultant
6 37 (7.54%) .NET Developer
7 33 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (6.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 29 (5.91%) SQL Developer
10 28 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 28 (5.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.50%) Senior SQL Developer
11 27 (5.50%) Software Developer
12 26 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (5.30%) Azure Developer
12 26 (5.30%) Lead Developer
13 25 (5.09%) Architect
14 23 (4.68%) Business Analyst
15 20 (4.07%) Software Engineer
15 20 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (28.31%) .NET
2 110 (22.40%) CSS
3 80 (16.29%) XML
4 76 (15.48%) HTML
5 63 (12.83%) React
6 49 (9.98%) ASP.NET
7 44 (8.96%) jQuery
8 40 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 39 (7.94%) WCF
9 39 (7.94%) XSD
10 38 (7.74%) .NET Core
10 38 (7.74%) .NET Framework
11 34 (6.92%) Web Services
12 31 (6.31%) Entity Framework
13 26 (5.30%) AngularJS
13 26 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (5.09%) Node.js
15 17 (3.46%) REST
15 17 (3.46%) RESTful
16 14 (2.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.92%) Reinsurance
3 30 (6.11%) Algorithms
4 26 (5.30%) N-Tier
5 21 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.87%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.46%) Equities
9 16 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (3.26%) User Experience
10 13 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (2.65%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.44%) Exotic Derivative
11 12 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.44%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.44%) Market Risk
12 11 (2.24%) Derivative
12 11 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.63%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.33%) Linux
2 27 (5.50%) Windows
3 6 (1.22%) Unix
4 5 (1.02%) Android
5 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.81%) CentOS
5 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (40.33%) Computer Science
2 180 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (18.53%) OO
4 89 (18.13%) DevOps
5 72 (14.66%) CRM
6 66 (13.44%) Mathematics
7 61 (12.42%) Microservices
8 57 (11.61%) Test Automation
9 55 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (11.20%) Deployment Automation
10 54 (11.00%) Scrum
11 52 (10.59%) Machine Learning
11 52 (10.59%) Statistics
12 49 (9.98%) Physics
12 49 (9.98%) Web Development
13 48 (9.78%) SDLC
14 45 (9.16%) Mentoring
15 44 (8.96%) Fintech
15 44 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 193 (39.31%) SQL
2 138 (28.11%) Python
3 124 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 122 (24.85%) C#
5 89 (18.13%) Java
6 32 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 31 (6.31%) R
7 31 (6.31%) T-SQL
8 20 (4.07%) C++
9 16 (3.26%) Kotlin
9 16 (3.26%) PHP
10 15 (3.05%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.44%) C
12 11 (2.24%) ES6
13 10 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.04%) Scala
14 9 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.22%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.02%) Go
16 5 (1.02%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 96 (19.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 40 (8.15%) Master's Degree
3 33 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (6.72%) CISSP
4 31 (6.31%) PhD
5 30 (6.11%) CISM
6 20 (4.07%) CISA
7 15 (3.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 15 (3.05%) CCNA
8 14 (2.85%) CCSP
9 9 (1.83%) CSSLP
10 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.81%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.81%) CCNP
12 4 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.81%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.61%) MCSE
13 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.09%) NIST
2 19 (3.87%) QA
3 15 (3.05%) GDPR
4 14 (2.85%) SLA
5 13 (2.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (2.44%) EMIR
6 12 (2.44%) MiFID
7 8 (1.63%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.81%) PMO
8 4 (0.81%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.41%) COBIT
9 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.20%) GAMP
10 1 (0.20%) GMP
10 1 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 24 (4.89%) Docker
2 18 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (7.33%) Terraform
3 25 (5.09%) Kubernetes
4 23 (4.68%) Ansible
5 14 (2.85%) Puppet
6 5 (1.02%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.81%) Kibana
8 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.61%) SCCM
8 3 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.61%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.61%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.20%) CASB
10 1 (0.20%) Control-M
10 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.20%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) vRealize
10 1 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 115 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.30%) Nintex
3 24 (4.89%) Databricks
4 17 (3.46%) Cisco
5 16 (3.26%) VMware
6 15 (3.05%) Google
7 11 (2.24%) SAP
8 10 (2.04%) Blue Coat
8 10 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.04%) Meraki
9 9 (1.83%) Oracle
10 8 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.22%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.02%) Netskope
12 5 (1.02%) Zscaler
13 4 (0.81%) Adobe
13 4 (0.81%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.81%) Citrix
13 4 (0.81%) IBM
13 4 (0.81%) Splunk