Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 532 845 1,220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.84% 10.35% 11.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.18% 54.41% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 481 741 1,059
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £54,250 £46,250 £43,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £61,875
% change year-on-year +11.54% +5.05% +7.61%

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 899 1,553 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.32% 19.01% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 766 1,373 1,841
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% - +5.93%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Moorgate - 1 £50,000 -
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 267 (50.19%) SQL
2 234 (43.98%) Computer Science
3 216 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (36.09%) C#
5 186 (34.96%) .NET
6 181 (34.02%) Finance
7 180 (33.83%) JavaScript
8 175 (32.89%) Azure
9 159 (29.89%) CSS
10 150 (28.20%) Python
11 143 (26.88%) OO
12 142 (26.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 123 (23.12%) React
14 122 (22.93%) DevOps
15 120 (22.56%) SQL Server
16 119 (22.37%) Microservices
17 115 (21.62%) CRM
18 113 (21.24%) SharePoint
19 106 (19.92%) Test Automation
20 104 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
21 103 (19.36%) Dynamics CRM
22 101 (18.98%) Microsoft
23 100 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
24 92 (17.29%) Java
25 91 (17.11%) .NET Core
26 90 (16.92%) jQuery
27 87 (16.35%) MVC
28 84 (15.79%) HTML
29 83 (15.60%) Deployment Automation
29 83 (15.60%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 113 (21.24%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.50%) SAS
4 5 (0.94%) Apache
4 5 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (0.94%) Confluence
4 5 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.38%) IIS
6 2 (0.38%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) ejabberd
7 1 (0.19%) Mule
7 1 (0.19%) nginx
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.38%) Figma
4 2 (0.38%) InVision
4 2 (0.38%) Sketch
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 103 (19.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.88%) FINCAD Analytics
2 10 (1.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) MoSes
3 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 175 (32.89%) Azure
2 83 (15.60%) PaaS
3 76 (14.29%) Power Platform
4 71 (13.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 68 (12.78%) Azure Key Vault
6 67 (12.59%) Azure App Service
6 67 (12.59%) Azure Service Bus
6 67 (12.59%) Azure Service Fabric
6 67 (12.59%) Azure Storage
7 47 (8.83%) Dynamics 365
8 46 (8.65%) AWS
9 37 (6.95%) PowerApps
10 25 (4.70%) SaaS
11 22 (4.14%) GCP
11 22 (4.14%) Serverless
12 17 (3.20%) Azure Functions
12 17 (3.20%) Microsoft 365
13 9 (1.69%) Amazon SageMaker
14 8 (1.50%) IaaS
15 7 (1.32%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.26%) Firewall
2 7 (1.32%) Multicast
3 6 (1.13%) Extranet
3 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.94%) DHCP
4 5 (0.94%) DNS
4 5 (0.94%) tcpdump
4 5 (0.94%) WAN
5 4 (0.75%) 5G
5 4 (0.75%) BGP
5 4 (0.75%) LAN
5 4 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.56%) Internet
6 3 (0.56%) MPLS
6 3 (0.56%) OSPF
6 3 (0.56%) VLAN
6 3 (0.56%) VoIP
7 2 (0.38%) LTE
7 2 (0.38%) MIMO
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (5.83%) Power BI
5 29 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 24 (4.51%) Big Data
6 24 (4.51%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.57%) Data Lake
8 18 (3.38%) Tableau
9 16 (3.01%) Apache Hive
9 16 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (2.63%) Data Mining
10 14 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.26%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.69%) MySQL
13 9 (1.69%) Yellowfin
14 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (12.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 38 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 35 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.76%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.20%) JIRA
7 11 (2.07%) GitLab
8 8 (1.50%) Selenium
9 5 (0.94%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.94%) Maven
10 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.75%) Travis CI
10 4 (0.75%) webpack
11 3 (0.56%) Babel
12 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.38%) Gradle
12 2 (0.38%) MSTest
12 2 (0.38%) NUnit
12 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 181 (34.02%) Finance
2 57 (10.71%) Banking
3 32 (6.02%) Private Banking
4 31 (5.83%) Advertising
5 19 (3.57%) Law
5 19 (3.57%) Marketing
6 18 (3.38%) Retail
7 15 (2.82%) Front Office
8 11 (2.07%) Legal
9 10 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.32%) Games
10 7 (1.32%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.13%) French Language
11 6 (1.13%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.56%) German Language
13 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (42.29%) Developer
2 99 (18.61%) C# Developer
3 97 (18.23%) Senior Developer
4 75 (14.10%) .NET Developer
5 67 (12.59%) Azure Developer
6 61 (11.47%) Senior C# Developer
7 59 (11.09%) Consultant
8 53 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (9.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 49 (9.21%) Analyst
11 47 (8.83%) SQL Developer
12 44 (8.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 42 (7.89%) Senior SQL Developer
14 41 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 34 (6.39%) Architect
16 33 (6.20%) Technical Leader
17 30 (5.64%) Technical Consultant
18 26 (4.89%) Data Scientist
19 25 (4.70%) Software Developer
20 24 (4.51%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (34.96%) .NET
2 159 (29.89%) CSS
3 123 (23.12%) React
4 91 (17.11%) .NET Core
5 90 (16.92%) jQuery
6 84 (15.79%) HTML
7 83 (15.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 78 (14.66%) Web Services
9 73 (13.72%) Entity Framework
10 70 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 69 (12.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 64 (12.03%) XML
13 53 (9.96%) ASP.NET
14 48 (9.02%) AngularJS
15 32 (6.02%) WCF
15 32 (6.02%) XSD
16 31 (5.83%) Node.js
17 25 (4.70%) HTML5
18 21 (3.95%) RESTful
19 16 (3.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 104 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (12.59%) N-Tier
3 55 (10.34%) Reinsurance
4 31 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 24 (4.51%) Data Structures
6 23 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.20%) Equities
8 17 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (3.20%) Hedge funds
8 17 (3.20%) User Experience
9 14 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.44%) Derivative
11 12 (2.26%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.69%) Exotic Derivative
12 9 (1.69%) FMCG
12 9 (1.69%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.50%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.45%) Linux
2 19 (3.57%) Windows
3 8 (1.50%) Unix
4 7 (1.32%) CentOS
5 5 (0.94%) Android
5 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (43.98%) Computer Science
2 216 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.88%) OO
4 122 (22.93%) DevOps
5 119 (22.37%) Microservices
6 115 (21.62%) CRM
7 106 (19.92%) Test Automation
8 100 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (16.35%) MVC
10 83 (15.60%) Deployment Automation
11 77 (14.47%) SOA
12 75 (14.10%) Mentoring
13 72 (13.53%) UML
14 70 (13.16%) SOLID
15 67 (12.59%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 67 (12.59%) Mathematics
16 62 (11.65%) Migration
17 51 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
18 49 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
19 48 (9.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 267 (50.19%) SQL
2 192 (36.09%) C#
3 180 (33.83%) JavaScript
4 150 (28.20%) Python
5 92 (17.29%) Java
6 77 (14.47%) T-SQL
7 68 (12.78%) PowerShell
8 34 (6.39%) TypeScript
9 24 (4.51%) R
10 22 (4.14%) Kotlin
10 22 (4.14%) PHP
11 20 (3.76%) ES6
12 18 (3.38%) C++
13 17 (3.20%) Scala
14 14 (2.63%) C
15 7 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.32%) Go
16 5 (0.94%) Julia
17 3 (0.56%) Java 8
18 2 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 142 (26.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 42 (7.89%) Master's Degree
3 31 (5.83%) PhD
4 9 (1.69%) MBA
5 8 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.50%) CISSP
5 8 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.75%) CISM
6 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (0.56%) CCNP
7 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) CCIE
8 2 (0.38%) CCNA
8 2 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.38%) CHFI
8 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.14%) QA
2 14 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.69%) EMIR
3 9 (1.69%) MiFID
4 7 (1.32%) GDPR
5 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.75%) CDISC
6 4 (0.75%) Good Clinical Practice
6 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.75%) PMO
6 4 (0.75%) SLA
7 3 (0.56%) GRC
7 3 (0.56%) NIST
8 2 (0.38%) COBIT
8 2 (0.38%) NCSC
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.19%) GMP
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (7.14%) Docker
2 10 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) iptables
6 1 (0.19%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.19%) KVM
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Postfix
6 1 (0.19%) QEMU
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 74 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (13.72%) Terraform
3 35 (6.58%) Kubernetes
4 16 (3.01%) Puppet
5 15 (2.82%) Ansible
6 8 (1.50%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.75%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.56%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.19%) vRealize
9 1 (0.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 101 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.59%) Nintex
3 16 (3.01%) Databricks
4 13 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
4 13 (2.44%) SAP
4 13 (2.44%) VMware
5 10 (1.88%) Cisco
5 10 (1.88%) Google
6 8 (1.50%) Oracle
7 7 (1.32%) Workday
8 6 (1.13%) Citrix
9 4 (0.75%) Adobe
10 3 (0.56%) Arista
10 3 (0.56%) Facebook
10 3 (0.56%) Lotus
10 3 (0.56%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.38%) Apple
11 2 (0.38%) Palantir
11 2 (0.38%) Pega
11 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow