Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,333 1,331 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.50% 12.84% 14.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.48% 53.93% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 1,168 1,678
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £110,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +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 2,360 2,468 3,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.13% 23.81% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,115 2,207 3,095
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,100 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £56,743 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% - +10.00%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +1 15 £47,500 +18.75%
Moorgate +8 5 £90,000 +233.33%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 625 (46.89%) Finance
2 530 (39.76%) Computer Science
3 347 (26.03%) Java
4 346 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
5 329 (24.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 320 (24.01%) SQL
7 260 (19.50%) C#
8 239 (17.93%) Microsoft
9 224 (16.80%) JavaScript
10 223 (16.73%) Python
11 201 (15.08%) SQL Server
12 189 (14.18%) .NET
13 179 (13.43%) Mathematics
14 167 (12.53%) Windows
15 156 (11.70%) HTML
16 155 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
17 139 (10.43%) Linux
18 134 (10.05%) CSS
19 132 (9.90%) Banking
20 130 (9.75%) TDD
21 128 (9.60%) AngularJS
22 120 (9.00%) Software Engineering
22 120 (9.00%) Project Management
23 117 (8.78%) C++
23 117 (8.78%) Fintech
24 112 (8.40%) Multithreading
25 108 (8.10%) Advertising
26 104 (7.80%) Analytics
27 101 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
28 99 (7.43%) SDLC

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 (2.93%) Apache Spark
2 33 (2.48%) IIS
3 24 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (1.80%) SAS
3 24 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.28%) CMS
5 14 (1.05%) Confluence
6 11 (0.83%) JBoss
6 11 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.75%) Apache
8 9 (0.68%) Anypoint
8 9 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.30%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.23%) nginx
12 3 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.75%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.68%) SPSS
10 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.23%) Stata
13 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.15%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.15%) QuarkXPress
13 2 (0.15%) Revit
14 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.075%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (1.13%) SAP BPC
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.23%) HFM
6 3 (0.23%) iTrent
6 3 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.15%) Exstream
7 2 (0.15%) Primavera
7 2 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.075%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.075%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.075%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.33%) SaaS
4 16 (1.20%) Office 365
5 12 (0.90%) PaaS
6 9 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (0.38%) GitHub
9 5 (0.38%) npm
10 4 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.30%) IaaS
11 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.15%) Force.com
12 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.98%) Firewall
2 51 (3.83%) Internet
3 37 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.40%) Wireless
5 24 (1.80%) WAN
6 23 (1.73%) DNS
7 20 (1.50%) LAN
8 17 (1.28%) DHCP
9 15 (1.13%) HTTP
9 15 (1.13%) VLAN
10 14 (1.05%) MPLS
10 14 (1.05%) VPN
11 13 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.90%) SNMP
13 11 (0.83%) Network Security
14 10 (0.75%) BGP
14 10 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.75%) EIGRP
14 10 (0.75%) Intranet
14 10 (0.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (4.50%) Big Data
5 57 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 55 (4.13%) MySQL
7 45 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
9 34 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
11 23 (1.73%) NoSQL
12 22 (1.65%) QlikView
13 21 (1.58%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.50%) Power BI
14 20 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (1.43%) Data Mining
16 17 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 54 (4.05%) JIRA
2 41 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.95%) JUnit
5 24 (1.80%) TeamCity
5 24 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.35%) NUnit
7 17 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.20%) Maven
8 16 (1.20%) Subversion
9 15 (1.13%) Mockito
10 14 (1.05%) Selenium
11 13 (0.98%) webpack
12 11 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.75%) Moq
13 10 (0.75%) MSTest
14 9 (0.68%) Jasmine
14 9 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (0.60%) GoogleTest
General
1 625 (46.89%) Finance
2 132 (9.90%) Banking
3 108 (8.10%) Advertising
4 74 (5.55%) Legal
5 66 (4.95%) Marketing
6 52 (3.90%) Front Office
7 49 (3.68%) Investment Banking
8 45 (3.38%) Retail
9 39 (2.93%) Law
10 24 (1.80%) Back Office
11 23 (1.73%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.50%) Publishing
13 12 (0.90%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.75%) Games
14 10 (0.75%) Military
15 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 2 (0.15%) Electronics
17 2 (0.15%) International Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 435 (32.63%) Developer
2 273 (20.48%) Analyst
3 107 (8.03%) Business Analyst
4 101 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 89 (6.68%) C# Developer
6 85 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 81 (6.08%) Graduate
8 78 (5.85%) Junior
9 69 (5.18%) Architect
10 63 (4.73%) .NET Developer
11 56 (4.20%) Consultant
12 43 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
13 41 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 41 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 38 (2.85%) Graduate Developer
15 37 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 36 (2.70%) Junior Developer
17 34 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
18 33 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
18 33 (2.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (14.18%) .NET
2 156 (11.70%) HTML
3 134 (10.05%) CSS
4 128 (9.60%) AngularJS
5 87 (6.53%) ASP.NET
6 78 (5.85%) React
7 66 (4.95%) HTML5
8 57 (4.28%) RESTful
9 55 (4.13%) Web Services
10 49 (3.68%) jQuery
11 46 (3.45%) Node.js
12 45 (3.38%) XML
13 43 (3.23%) REST
14 42 (3.15%) Spring
15 40 (3.00%) WPF
16 35 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (2.63%) CSS3
17 34 (2.55%) .NET Framework
18 30 (2.25%) J2EE
19 29 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 530 (39.76%) Computer Science
2 155 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (8.78%) Fintech
4 81 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 67 (5.03%) User Experience
6 62 (4.65%) Hedge funds
7 55 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
8 53 (3.98%) Algorithms
9 48 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (2.85%) Data Centre
11 37 (2.78%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.95%) Fixed Income
13 24 (1.80%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.73%) Market Risk
14 23 (1.73%) Mobile App
15 22 (1.65%) Derivative
15 22 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.65%) Reinsurance
16 21 (1.58%) Blackberry
17 18 (1.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 167 (12.53%) Windows
2 139 (10.43%) Linux
3 56 (4.20%) Unix
4 52 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.73%) Android
6 17 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.83%) CentOS
8 11 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.38%) Solaris
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.075%) AIX
12 1 (0.075%) HPUX
12 1 (0.075%) VMS
12 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (13.43%) Mathematics
3 130 (9.75%) TDD
4 120 (9.00%) Project Management
4 120 (9.00%) Software Engineering
5 112 (8.40%) Multithreading
6 104 (7.80%) Analytics
7 101 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 99 (7.43%) SDLC
9 93 (6.98%) ITIL
10 92 (6.90%) Scrum
11 79 (5.93%) OO
12 75 (5.63%) DevOps
12 75 (5.63%) Investment Management
13 69 (5.18%) Test Automation
13 69 (5.18%) Unit Testing
14 67 (5.03%) Mentoring
15 65 (4.88%) Data Science
15 65 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (4.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 347 (26.03%) Java
2 320 (24.01%) SQL
3 260 (19.50%) C#
4 224 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 223 (16.73%) Python
6 117 (8.78%) C++
7 86 (6.45%) PHP
8 79 (5.93%) Scala
9 51 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 50 (3.75%) R
11 47 (3.53%) Ruby
12 39 (2.93%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.55%) PowerShell
14 28 (2.10%) C
14 28 (2.10%) VB
15 27 (2.03%) Perl
16 22 (1.65%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.43%) Bash Shell
18 16 (1.20%) MATLAB
18 16 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 329 (24.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 65 (4.88%) Master's Degree
3 49 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
4 43 (3.23%) CISSP
5 40 (3.00%) PhD
6 33 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (2.48%) CISM
7 28 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (1.80%) ISTQB
9 20 (1.50%) PMI Certification
10 19 (1.43%) CISA
11 18 (1.35%) ISEB
12 17 (1.28%) CCNA
12 17 (1.28%) Security Cleared
13 16 (1.20%) CCNP
14 15 (1.13%) MCP
15 13 (0.98%) MBA
16 12 (0.90%) CEH
16 12 (0.90%) MCSE
17 11 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.93%) QA
2 28 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.95%) GDPR
4 19 (1.43%) MiFID
5 15 (1.13%) SLA
6 12 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (0.90%) EMIR
7 10 (0.75%) PMO
8 9 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.45%) COBIT
10 6 (0.45%) SAS 70
11 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.30%) COSO
12 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.15%) FISMA
13 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.33%) Docker
3 20 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.90%) XenApp
6 9 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 8 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.53%) Xen
9 4 (0.30%) KVM
10 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.075%) Firmware
12 1 (0.075%) HDFS
12 1 (0.075%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.075%) LXC
12 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.65%) Puppet
2 20 (1.50%) Ansible
3 16 (1.20%) SCCM
3 16 (1.20%) SCOM
4 12 (0.90%) SCOrch
5 10 (0.75%) Nessus
5 10 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.60%) XenMobile
7 7 (0.53%) Nagios
7 7 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.45%) Terraform
9 5 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.38%) Salt
9 5 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.30%) QRadar
10 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 239 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.20%) Oracle
3 43 (3.23%) VMware
4 40 (3.00%) Cisco
5 38 (2.85%) Tableau
6 29 (2.18%) Sybase
7 25 (1.88%) SAP
8 23 (1.73%) Citrix
9 22 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.43%) Splunk
11 18 (1.35%) Adobe
12 15 (1.13%) Google
13 13 (0.98%) Cognos
14 12 (0.90%) Alteryx
15 11 (0.83%) Bloomberg
15 11 (0.83%) iManage
15 11 (0.83%) Xerox
16 10 (0.75%) Intapp
16 10 (0.75%) Ivanti
16 10 (0.75%) Red Hat