Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 378 1,058 1,284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.35% 10.63% 11.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.78% 60.73% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 354 912 1,158
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £27,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 690 1,742 2,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.89% 17.51% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 591 1,456 2,031
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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 +19 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 145 (38.36%) Computer Science
2 143 (37.83%) Finance
3 129 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (29.63%) Azure
5 95 (25.13%) SQL
5 95 (25.13%) Python
6 89 (23.54%) Microsoft
7 70 (18.52%) .NET
7 70 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 69 (18.25%) JavaScript
9 64 (16.93%) AWS
10 62 (16.40%) CSS
11 58 (15.34%) HTML
11 58 (15.34%) DevOps
12 57 (15.08%) Java
13 55 (14.55%) OO
14 52 (13.76%) Banking
15 47 (12.43%) C#
16 46 (12.17%) CISSP
16 46 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
17 45 (11.90%) XML
17 45 (11.90%) Scrum
18 44 (11.64%) Information Security
18 44 (11.64%) Mathematics
19 43 (11.38%) CISM
19 43 (11.38%) SDLC
20 41 (10.85%) Firewall
20 41 (10.85%) Risk Management
21 39 (10.32%) Power Platform
22 38 (10.05%) Master's Degree

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 18 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.44%) Confluence
3 9 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.12%) SAS
4 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Appian
7 1 (0.26%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.26%) uWSGI
Applications
1 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.38%) Stata
4 8 (2.12%) 3ds Max
4 8 (2.12%) Revit
4 8 (2.12%) SketchUp
5 7 (1.85%) ArchiCAD
5 7 (1.85%) AutoCAD
5 7 (1.85%) MicroStation
5 7 (1.85%) SPSS
6 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.53%) EViews
8 2 (0.53%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.53%) InDesign
9 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.26%) Figma
9 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 31 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) MoSes
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle AGIS
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.53%) Endur
3 2 (0.53%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 112 (29.63%) Azure
2 64 (16.93%) AWS
3 39 (10.32%) Power Platform
4 36 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
5 33 (8.73%) GCP
6 21 (5.56%) Office 365
7 18 (4.76%) SaaS
8 12 (3.17%) PaaS
9 10 (2.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 8 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.12%) GitHub
11 5 (1.32%) IaaS
12 4 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.06%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.06%) Serverless
13 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon SageMaker
14 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.85%) Firewall
2 19 (5.03%) Network Security
3 15 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (3.44%) VPN
5 10 (2.65%) PBX
6 8 (2.12%) Wireless
7 5 (1.32%) LAN
7 5 (1.32%) Skype
7 5 (1.32%) WAN
8 4 (1.06%) SNMP
9 3 (0.79%) SSH
9 3 (0.79%) VoIP
10 2 (0.53%) SAN
10 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.26%) DHCP
11 1 (0.26%) DNS
11 1 (0.26%) HTTP
11 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (6.35%) Big Data
4 23 (6.08%) Hadoop
5 21 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 17 (4.50%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.17%) MySQL
7 12 (3.17%) Tableau
8 9 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.12%) Data Lake
9 8 (2.12%) Power BI
9 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.85%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.06%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.97%) JIRA
5 10 (2.65%) Maven
6 8 (2.12%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.06%) CircleCI
7 4 (1.06%) GitLab
7 4 (1.06%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.79%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.79%) Gradle
8 3 (0.79%) JUnit
8 3 (0.79%) Mocha
8 3 (0.79%) Selenium
9 2 (0.53%) Gatling
9 2 (0.53%) GCC
9 2 (0.53%) Mockito
9 2 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 143 (37.83%) Finance
2 52 (13.76%) Banking
3 31 (8.20%) Advertising
4 30 (7.94%) Private Banking
5 13 (3.44%) Law
6 12 (3.17%) Marketing
7 8 (2.12%) Front Office
8 7 (1.85%) Games
9 6 (1.59%) Legal
9 6 (1.59%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.06%) Back Office
11 3 (0.79%) Billing
11 3 (0.79%) Electronics
11 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.79%) Retail
11 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 96 (25.40%) Developer
2 85 (22.49%) Analyst
3 30 (7.94%) Consultant
4 28 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 25 (6.61%) Lead Developer
6 21 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 21 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 18 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 14 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 13 (3.44%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.17%) Security Specialist
11 12 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (2.91%) Analyst Developer
12 11 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (2.91%) Information Officer
12 11 (2.91%) Information Security Officer
12 11 (2.91%) Quantitative Developer
12 11 (2.91%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.52%) .NET
2 62 (16.40%) CSS
3 58 (15.34%) HTML
4 45 (11.90%) XML
5 33 (8.73%) ASP.NET
6 30 (7.94%) WCF
6 30 (7.94%) XSD
7 26 (6.88%) React
8 17 (4.50%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 16 (4.23%) Node.js
9 16 (4.23%) RESTful
10 13 (3.44%) .NET Framework
10 13 (3.44%) Keras
10 13 (3.44%) TensorFlow
11 12 (3.17%) PyTorch
12 11 (2.91%) Vue.js
13 10 (2.65%) HTML5
14 9 (2.38%) scikit-learn
14 9 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.73%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.82%) Public Cloud
4 18 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 17 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.23%) Derivative
7 15 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.97%) User Experience
8 13 (3.44%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (2.91%) Equities
9 11 (2.91%) Market Risk
10 10 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
10 10 (2.65%) Exotic Derivative
10 10 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.12%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.85%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.67%) Linux
2 28 (7.41%) Windows
3 7 (1.85%) Android
4 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.32%) Unix
5 5 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.79%) CentOS
6 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (38.36%) Computer Science
2 129 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (15.34%) DevOps
4 55 (14.55%) OO
5 45 (11.90%) Scrum
6 44 (11.64%) Information Security
6 44 (11.64%) Mathematics
7 43 (11.38%) SDLC
8 41 (10.85%) Risk Management
9 38 (10.05%) CRM
9 38 (10.05%) Project Delivery
10 37 (9.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
12 35 (9.26%) Use Case
12 35 (9.26%) Web Development
13 34 (8.99%) Fintech
13 34 (8.99%) OOD
14 33 (8.73%) Analytics
14 33 (8.73%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.13%) Python
1 95 (25.13%) SQL
2 69 (18.25%) JavaScript
3 57 (15.08%) Java
4 47 (12.43%) C#
5 25 (6.61%) R
6 18 (4.76%) PHP
6 18 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.23%) Kotlin
8 14 (3.70%) Scala
9 13 (3.44%) C++
9 13 (3.44%) MATLAB
10 11 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.12%) ES6
13 7 (1.85%) C
14 4 (1.06%) Groovy
14 4 (1.06%) Perl
14 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 46 (12.17%) CISSP
3 43 (11.38%) CISM
4 38 (10.05%) Master's Degree
5 33 (8.73%) CISA
5 33 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 18 (4.76%) PhD
7 15 (3.97%) CCSP
8 14 (3.70%) CCNA
9 11 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.38%) CRISC
10 9 (2.38%) CSSLP
11 6 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.06%) MCSE
12 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.20%) NIST
2 18 (4.76%) GDPR
3 16 (4.23%) QA
4 15 (3.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (3.44%) SLA
6 11 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (2.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (2.65%) EMIR
7 10 (2.65%) MiFID
8 5 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.06%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.53%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.26%) COBIT
11 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 24 (6.35%) Docker
2 8 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (6.08%) Ansible
1 23 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.91%) Puppet
4 10 (2.65%) Kibana
4 10 (2.65%) Terraform
5 6 (1.59%) SCCM
6 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.79%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.26%) Control-M
9 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.26%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) Netcool
9 1 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 89 (23.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.97%) Databricks
3 12 (3.17%) Cisco
4 11 (2.91%) CheckPoint
5 10 (2.65%) Blue Coat
5 10 (2.65%) Google
5 10 (2.65%) Meraki
5 10 (2.65%) VMware
6 8 (2.12%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.32%) Adobe
7 5 (1.32%) IBM
7 5 (1.32%) Netskope
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle
7 5 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.32%) Zscaler
8 4 (1.06%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.06%) Splunk
9 3 (0.79%) Autodesk
9 3 (0.79%) Perforce