Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 498 543 1,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 8.90% 9.92% 11.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.49% 53.24% 60.26%
Number of salaries quoted 429 473 1,038
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £49,000 £52,500 £44,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £105,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -

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 914 1,020 1,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.33% 18.63% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 786 903 1,734
10th Percentile £42,125 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £63,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.24% +1.60% -
75th Percentile £84,688 £81,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -

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 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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.

1 208 (41.77%) Computer Science
2 205 (41.16%) Finance
3 202 (40.56%) SQL
4 183 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (36.55%) Azure
6 157 (31.53%) C#
6 157 (31.53%) Social Skills
7 156 (31.33%) Python
8 129 (25.90%) JavaScript
9 128 (25.70%) .NET
10 119 (23.90%) DevOps
11 118 (23.69%) Computer Science Degree
12 115 (23.09%) SQL Server
13 109 (21.89%) Microservices
14 103 (20.68%) CSS
15 100 (20.08%) React
15 100 (20.08%) Test Automation
16 95 (19.08%) SharePoint
17 94 (18.88%) CRM
18 93 (18.67%) OO
19 91 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
20 86 (17.27%) AWS
21 85 (17.07%) Microsoft
22 84 (16.87%) Java
23 83 (16.67%) Analytics
24 78 (15.66%) Master's Degree
25 75 (15.06%) UML
26 71 (14.26%) Dynamics CRM
27 69 (13.86%) Docker
28 68 (13.65%) Software Engineering

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 95 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 37 (7.43%) Confluence
3 21 (4.22%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.20%) SAS
6 2 (0.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.20%) Appian
7 1 (0.20%) ejabberd
7 1 (0.20%) nginx
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.40%) Figma
5 2 (0.40%) InVision
5 2 (0.40%) Sketch
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (14.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) FINCAD Analytics
2 5 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.60%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.20%) Salerio
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 182 (36.55%) Azure
2 86 (17.27%) AWS
3 60 (12.05%) GCP
4 54 (10.84%) Power Platform
4 54 (10.84%) Serverless
5 49 (9.84%) PaaS
6 46 (9.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (8.63%) Azure Key Vault
8 40 (8.03%) Azure App Service
8 40 (8.03%) Azure Service Bus
8 40 (8.03%) Azure Service Fabric
8 40 (8.03%) Azure Storage
9 37 (7.43%) PowerApps
10 25 (5.02%) Dynamics 365
11 24 (4.82%) Microsoft 365
12 23 (4.62%) SaaS
13 17 (3.41%) Azure Logic Apps
13 17 (3.41%) Power Automate
14 14 (2.81%) Azure Functions
15 9 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.21%) Extranet
2 11 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.01%) Firewall
4 7 (1.41%) Internet
4 7 (1.41%) WAN
5 6 (1.20%) Network Security
6 5 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.80%) AMQP
7 4 (0.80%) Broadband
7 4 (0.80%) DNS
7 4 (0.80%) Wireless
8 3 (0.60%) 5G
8 3 (0.60%) DHCP
8 3 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.60%) LAN
8 3 (0.60%) Multicast
8 3 (0.60%) VLAN
9 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.40%) IPsec
9 2 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.09%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.65%) NoSQL
3 48 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (8.84%) Relational Database
5 36 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 35 (7.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 34 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (6.63%) Power BI
9 31 (6.22%) Big Data
10 22 (4.42%) Hadoop
11 19 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (2.81%) Apache Hive
12 14 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (2.41%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.41%) MySQL
14 10 (2.01%) Looker
15 9 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (1.81%) Tableau
16 8 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 44 (8.84%) JIRA
2 40 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (8.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 36 (7.23%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.03%) SonarQube
5 33 (6.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (5.42%) Git (software)
7 23 (4.62%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.61%) GitLab
9 7 (1.41%) Selenium
10 5 (1.00%) Subversion
11 4 (0.80%) ER Studio
11 4 (0.80%) ERwin
11 4 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.80%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.80%) Toad
11 4 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (0.60%) JMeter
12 3 (0.60%) JUnit
12 3 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 205 (41.16%) Finance
2 157 (31.53%) Social Skills
3 91 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (8.43%) Presentation Skills
5 34 (6.83%) Banking
6 33 (6.63%) Influencing Skills
7 31 (6.22%) Retail
8 29 (5.82%) Games
9 27 (5.42%) Advertising
10 24 (4.82%) Marketing
11 22 (4.42%) Law
12 18 (3.61%) Legal
13 15 (3.01%) Private Banking
14 9 (1.81%) Front Office
14 9 (1.81%) Manufacturing
15 7 (1.41%) Online Betting
16 6 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
17 5 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 4 (0.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 160 (32.13%) Developer
2 62 (12.45%) C# Developer
3 60 (12.05%) .NET Developer
4 58 (11.65%) Analyst
5 51 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 50 (10.04%) Technical Leader
7 40 (8.03%) Azure Developer
8 35 (7.03%) Consultant
9 32 (6.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (6.43%) SQL Developer
10 31 (6.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (5.82%) Senior C# Developer
12 27 (5.42%) Architect
13 22 (4.42%) Project Manager
14 21 (4.22%) Data Scientist
15 19 (3.82%) Java Developer
16 18 (3.61%) Integration Developer
17 17 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
18 15 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 15 (3.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (25.70%) .NET
2 103 (20.68%) CSS
3 100 (20.08%) React
4 63 (12.65%) HTML
5 62 (12.45%) .NET Core
6 60 (12.05%) jQuery
7 52 (10.44%) Node.js
8 50 (10.04%) Web Services
9 47 (9.44%) AngularJS
10 46 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (8.23%) Entity Framework
13 39 (7.83%) .NET Framework
13 39 (7.83%) ASP.NET
14 37 (7.43%) OAuth
15 34 (6.83%) OAuth2
16 32 (6.43%) OpenID
17 24 (4.82%) XML
18 22 (4.42%) HTML5
18 22 (4.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.03%) N-Tier
2 25 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.62%) Reinsurance
4 22 (4.42%) User Experience
5 17 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.21%) Legacy Systems
7 13 (2.61%) Derivative
7 13 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.61%) Social Media
8 12 (2.41%) Mobile Games
9 11 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.21%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.01%) FMCG
11 9 (1.81%) Equities
12 7 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (1.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.82%) Linux
2 17 (3.41%) Windows
3 6 (1.20%) Mac OS X
3 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.60%) Android
5 3 (0.60%) CentOS
5 3 (0.60%) Unix
5 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (41.77%) Computer Science
2 183 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (23.90%) DevOps
4 109 (21.89%) Microservices
5 100 (20.08%) Test Automation
6 94 (18.88%) CRM
7 93 (18.67%) OO
8 83 (16.67%) Analytics
9 75 (15.06%) UML
10 68 (13.65%) Software Engineering
11 63 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
12 61 (12.25%) MVC
13 60 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
14 53 (10.64%) Mathematics
15 51 (10.24%) Validation
16 47 (9.44%) Data Science
16 47 (9.44%) Scrum
17 46 (9.24%) Mentoring
18 45 (9.04%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 202 (40.56%) SQL
2 157 (31.53%) C#
3 156 (31.33%) Python
4 129 (25.90%) JavaScript
5 84 (16.87%) Java
6 54 (10.84%) T-SQL
7 45 (9.04%) PowerShell
8 44 (8.84%) C++
9 37 (7.43%) TypeScript
10 35 (7.03%) R
11 21 (4.22%) C
12 20 (4.02%) PHP
13 16 (3.21%) ES6
13 16 (3.21%) Scala
14 14 (2.81%) Kotlin
15 6 (1.20%) VBA
16 4 (0.80%) Go
16 4 (0.80%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.60%) Julia
Qualifications
1 118 (23.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 78 (15.66%) Master's Degree
3 23 (4.62%) PhD
4 12 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.61%) CISM
6 8 (1.61%) MBA
7 7 (1.41%) CISA
8 6 (1.20%) CISSP
8 6 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.00%) CCNA
9 5 (1.00%) MCSE
9 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.80%) CCNP
10 4 (0.80%) CEH
11 3 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.60%) CRISC
11 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.45%) QA
2 39 (7.83%) GDPR
3 9 (1.81%) Accessibility
4 8 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.41%) GRC
5 7 (1.41%) MiFID
5 7 (1.41%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.20%) CDISC
7 5 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (1.00%) EMIR
7 5 (1.00%) Good Clinical Practice
8 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.60%) NIST
10 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.40%) NCSC
10 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (13.86%) Docker
2 10 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) KVM
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) iptables
6 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.20%) Postfix
6 1 (0.20%) QEMU
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (13.05%) Kubernetes
2 48 (9.64%) Terraform
3 44 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.61%) Ansible
5 7 (1.41%) Puppet
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.60%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.60%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.40%) SCCM
7 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.40%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.44%) Oracle
3 40 (8.03%) Nintex
4 17 (3.41%) Workday
5 12 (2.41%) Google
6 11 (2.21%) Facebook
7 10 (2.01%) Cisco
8 8 (1.61%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.61%) Databricks
8 8 (1.61%) SAP
9 7 (1.41%) Apple
9 7 (1.41%) VMware
10 5 (1.00%) Citrix
10 5 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.60%) Adobe
11 3 (0.60%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.60%) iManage
11 3 (0.60%) Intapp
11 3 (0.60%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds