Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 484 369 1,058
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 8.12% 10.21% 10.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.88% 54.42% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 402 333 885
10th Percentile £33,875 £45,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £47,313 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £104,750 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 882 678 1,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.81% 18.76% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 757 588 1,461
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,325 £28,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,500 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +2 1 £62,500 +4.17%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 254 (52.48%) Finance
2 187 (38.64%) Python
3 182 (37.60%) Computer Science
4 157 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (32.44%) Azure
5 149 (30.79%) SQL
6 131 (27.07%) Social Skills
7 123 (25.41%) C#
8 104 (21.49%) AWS
8 104 (21.49%) Master's Degree
9 102 (21.07%) Microsoft
10 101 (20.87%) DevOps
11 98 (20.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 95 (19.63%) Java
13 94 (19.42%) SQL Server
14 92 (19.01%) Analytics
15 88 (18.18%) GCP
16 80 (16.53%) Software Engineering
16 80 (16.53%) QA
17 77 (15.91%) Kubernetes
18 75 (15.50%) Microservices
19 74 (15.29%) Test Automation
20 71 (14.67%) JavaScript
21 70 (14.46%) Docker
22 69 (14.26%) Validation
23 68 (14.05%) .NET
24 67 (13.84%) Data Science
25 66 (13.64%) JIRA
26 65 (13.43%) C++
26 65 (13.43%) NoSQL

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 54 (11.16%) Confluence
2 30 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.89%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.21%) Appian
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 20 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) Salerio
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 157 (32.44%) Azure
2 104 (21.49%) AWS
3 88 (18.18%) GCP
4 64 (13.22%) Serverless
5 47 (9.71%) Power Platform
6 30 (6.20%) SaaS
7 22 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
8 17 (3.51%) PowerApps
9 12 (2.48%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.48%) Snowflake
10 11 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
10 11 (2.27%) Power Automate
11 8 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.65%) PaaS
12 7 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.45%) Lucidchart
13 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.13%) Internet
2 20 (4.13%) WAN
3 19 (3.93%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (3.72%) Wireless
5 12 (2.48%) DNS
5 12 (2.48%) Firewall
6 11 (2.27%) Extranet
7 8 (1.65%) DHCP
8 5 (1.03%) Network Security
8 5 (1.03%) Skype
9 4 (0.83%) LAN
10 3 (0.62%) Broadband
10 3 (0.62%) HTTP
10 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.62%) VLAN
10 3 (0.62%) VPN
11 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.41%) Intranet
11 2 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 64 (13.22%) Relational Database
4 62 (12.81%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (10.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 45 (9.30%) MongoDB
7 41 (8.47%) Power BI
8 28 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (4.96%) Big Data
10 21 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (4.34%) Tableau
11 18 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (2.69%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.69%) Looker
13 12 (2.48%) MySQL
14 11 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (2.07%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (2.07%) Data Lake
15 10 (2.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (13.64%) JIRA
2 51 (10.54%) SonarQube
3 48 (9.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 45 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.72%) Git (software)
6 12 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.65%) GitLab
8 7 (1.45%) Selenium
9 6 (1.24%) Subversion
9 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.03%) ER Studio
10 5 (1.03%) ERwin
10 5 (1.03%) JMeter
10 5 (1.03%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (1.03%) Toad
10 5 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (0.83%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.83%) NeoLoad
General
1 254 (52.48%) Finance
2 131 (27.07%) Social Skills
3 59 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (11.98%) Presentation Skills
5 49 (10.12%) Banking
6 44 (9.09%) Influencing Skills
7 35 (7.23%) Marketing
8 34 (7.02%) Advertising
9 32 (6.61%) Games
10 24 (4.96%) Retail
11 19 (3.93%) Legal
12 18 (3.72%) Law
13 15 (3.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 11 (2.27%) Telecoms
15 9 (1.86%) Investment Banking
16 8 (1.65%) Front Office
17 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
18 4 (0.83%) Spanish Language
19 3 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 117 (24.17%) Developer
2 70 (14.46%) Analyst
3 58 (11.98%) Technical Leader
4 35 (7.23%) C# Developer
5 33 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 28 (5.79%) Project Manager
7 25 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 22 (4.55%) Architect
8 22 (4.55%) Graduate
9 21 (4.34%) Data Scientist
10 19 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.93%) Data Analyst
10 19 (3.93%) Desktop Support
11 18 (3.72%) Junior
11 18 (3.72%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.51%) Agile Project Manager
13 16 (3.31%) Data Engineer
13 16 (3.31%) Desktop Support Technician
13 16 (3.31%) Desktop Technician
13 16 (3.31%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.05%) .NET
2 54 (11.16%) Node.js
3 49 (10.12%) OAuth
4 45 (9.30%) OAuth2
4 45 (9.30%) OpenID
5 41 (8.47%) React
6 36 (7.44%) HTML
7 34 (7.02%) CSS
8 30 (6.20%) AngularJS
9 23 (4.75%) ASP.NET
9 23 (4.75%) Web Services
10 19 (3.93%) .NET Core
11 17 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (2.89%) XML
13 13 (2.69%) jQuery
14 12 (2.48%) RESTful
15 10 (2.07%) HTML5
16 9 (1.86%) TensorFlow
17 8 (1.65%) .NET Framework
18 7 (1.45%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.44%) User Experience
2 22 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (3.31%) iPad
5 16 (3.31%) iPhone
6 14 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.89%) Mobile Games
7 11 (2.27%) Equities
8 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.07%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.86%) Derivative
9 9 (1.86%) Reinsurance
10 8 (1.65%) Exotic Derivative
10 8 (1.65%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.65%) Market Risk
10 8 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.85%) Windows
2 24 (4.96%) Linux
3 18 (3.72%) Mac OS X
3 18 (3.72%) Windows 7
4 16 (3.31%) Android
4 16 (3.31%) Windows 8
5 13 (2.69%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.07%) Unix
7 4 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.60%) Computer Science
2 157 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (20.87%) DevOps
4 92 (19.01%) Analytics
5 80 (16.53%) Software Engineering
6 75 (15.50%) Microservices
7 74 (15.29%) Test Automation
8 69 (14.26%) Validation
9 67 (13.84%) Data Science
10 63 (13.02%) Coaching
10 63 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
11 62 (12.81%) Technical Leadership
12 61 (12.60%) Data Protection
12 61 (12.60%) Enterprise Architecture
13 57 (11.78%) Mathematics
14 56 (11.57%) Scrum
15 54 (11.16%) Data Privacy
16 53 (10.95%) Event-Driven
16 53 (10.95%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 53 (10.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 187 (38.64%) Python
2 149 (30.79%) SQL
3 123 (25.41%) C#
4 95 (19.63%) Java
5 71 (14.67%) JavaScript
6 65 (13.43%) C++
7 48 (9.92%) R
8 27 (5.58%) C
9 25 (5.17%) TypeScript
10 23 (4.75%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.69%) Scala
13 11 (2.27%) PHP
14 8 (1.65%) Go
15 7 (1.45%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.24%) Rust
17 5 (1.03%) ES6
17 5 (1.03%) VBA
18 4 (0.83%) Kotlin
19 3 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 104 (21.49%) Master's Degree
2 98 (20.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.75%) PhD
4 12 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.27%) CSPO
6 9 (1.86%) CCNA
6 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.24%) CCNP
7 6 (1.24%) CISA
7 6 (1.24%) CISM
7 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.03%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.83%) CBAP
9 4 (0.83%) CISSP
9 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.83%) MCSE
10 3 (0.62%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.62%) CCSP
10 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (16.53%) QA
2 53 (10.95%) GDPR
3 10 (2.07%) MiFID
4 9 (1.86%) Accessibility
5 8 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.65%) EMIR
6 7 (1.45%) Solvency II
7 6 (1.24%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.24%) GRC
8 5 (1.03%) NIST
9 4 (0.83%) CDISC
9 4 (0.83%) SLA
10 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.41%) Good Clinical Practice
11 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.21%) COBIT
12 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (14.46%) Docker
2 17 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.83%) vSphere
5 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.41%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 77 (15.91%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.51%) Terraform
3 6 (1.24%) SCCM
4 4 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.83%) OfficeScan
4 4 (0.83%) SCOM
4 4 (0.83%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (0.62%) Ansible
5 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.62%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.21%) Istio
7 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.22%) Oracle
3 26 (5.37%) Cisco
4 20 (4.13%) Google
5 19 (3.93%) Apple
6 13 (2.69%) Databricks
7 12 (2.48%) Facebook
7 12 (2.48%) Workday
8 11 (2.27%) Alteryx
9 10 (2.07%) VMware
10 8 (1.65%) SAP
11 5 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.83%) Altiris
12 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.83%) Citrix
12 4 (0.83%) HP
12 4 (0.83%) Huawei
12 4 (0.83%) McAfee
12 4 (0.83%) Veritas
13 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg