Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1357 1430 2268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.28% 12.30% 13.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.04% 54.00% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1247 1918
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £106,250 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 2260 2648 4100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.12% 22.78% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 2353 3533
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,000 £92,500 £83,950
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 4 £90,000 +233.33%
London Bridge -7 3 £35,000 -26.32%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 584 (43.04%) Finance
2 478 (35.22%) Computer Science
3 370 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 369 (27.19%) Java
5 360 (26.53%) SQL
6 273 (20.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 251 (18.50%) Microsoft
8 237 (17.46%) C#
9 220 (16.21%) SQL Server
10 209 (15.40%) Python
11 200 (14.74%) Windows
12 199 (14.66%) JavaScript
13 182 (13.41%) .NET
14 167 (12.31%) Mathematics
15 155 (11.42%) Linux
16 152 (11.20%) TDD
17 148 (10.91%) HTML
18 144 (10.61%) Project Management
19 139 (10.24%) C++
20 138 (10.17%) Banking
20 138 (10.17%) Fintech
21 128 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
22 123 (9.06%) CSS
23 117 (8.62%) AngularJS
24 110 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 104 (7.66%) ITIL
25 104 (7.66%) Scrum
26 101 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
27 100 (7.37%) Multithreading
28 98 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 46 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 40 (2.95%) IIS
3 38 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.92%) SAS
5 23 (1.69%) Confluence
6 21 (1.55%) CMS
6 21 (1.55%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.33%) JBoss
8 16 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.03%) Anypoint
9 14 (1.03%) Apache
9 14 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.66%) WordPress
13 8 (0.59%) nginx
13 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.59%) SPSS
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.074%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.074%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (0.96%) SAP BPC
2 11 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.44%) Endur
4 4 (0.29%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.074%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.074%) Concordance
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.074%) Relativity
7 1 (0.074%) Ringtail
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.074%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 90 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.92%) SaaS
4 25 (1.84%) Office 365
5 15 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (0.66%) GitHub
8 8 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
9 7 (0.52%) Dropbox
10 6 (0.44%) PaaS
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.37%) npm
12 4 (0.29%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.22%) Force.com
13 3 (0.22%) Google Play
13 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.27%) Internet
2 41 (3.02%) Firewall
3 26 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.18%) WAN
5 15 (1.11%) DNS
5 15 (1.11%) LAN
6 13 (0.96%) Wireless
7 12 (0.88%) BGP
7 12 (0.88%) Intranet
7 12 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (0.81%) DHCP
8 11 (0.81%) MPLS
8 11 (0.81%) VPN
8 11 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (0.74%) HTTP
9 10 (0.74%) Wireshark
10 9 (0.66%) Network Security
11 8 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (16.21%) SQL Server
2 110 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 98 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (4.72%) MySQL
5 56 (4.13%) Big Data
6 47 (3.46%) Hadoop
7 46 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (3.02%) MongoDB
10 39 (2.87%) Relational Database
11 34 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
12 32 (2.36%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (1.84%) QlikView
15 20 (1.47%) Data Mining
15 20 (1.47%) Power BI
16 18 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (1.33%) Oracle Database
17 16 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 70 (5.16%) JIRA
2 40 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.51%) TeamCity
4 33 (2.43%) Visual Studio
5 30 (2.21%) Selenium
6 19 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.25%) JUnit
7 17 (1.25%) Maven
8 16 (1.18%) GoogleTest
8 16 (1.18%) Mocha
9 14 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (0.96%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.96%) webpack
11 11 (0.81%) gulp
11 11 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (0.74%) Sinon.JS
13 9 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 584 (43.04%) Finance
2 138 (10.17%) Banking
3 79 (5.82%) Marketing
4 76 (5.60%) Advertising
5 63 (4.64%) Retail
6 55 (4.05%) Legal
7 48 (3.54%) Front Office
8 41 (3.02%) Investment Banking
9 40 (2.95%) Back Office
10 31 (2.28%) Publishing
11 25 (1.84%) Law
12 17 (1.25%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.88%) Games
15 8 (0.59%) German Language
16 6 (0.44%) French Language
17 5 (0.37%) Billing
17 5 (0.37%) Electronics
17 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 390 (28.74%) Developer
2 298 (21.96%) Analyst
3 112 (8.25%) Graduate
4 104 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 103 (7.59%) Business Analyst
6 99 (7.30%) Junior
7 90 (6.63%) C# Developer
8 87 (6.41%) Architect
9 71 (5.23%) Senior Developer
10 66 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 64 (4.72%) Consultant
12 59 (4.35%) Junior Developer
13 48 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 48 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
14 42 (3.10%) Project Manager
15 38 (2.80%) Support Analyst
15 38 (2.80%) Support Engineer
16 37 (2.73%) Graduate Analyst
17 34 (2.51%) Graduate Developer
17 34 (2.51%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (13.41%) .NET
2 148 (10.91%) HTML
3 123 (9.06%) CSS
4 117 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 79 (5.82%) ASP.NET
6 76 (5.60%) React
7 66 (4.86%) HTML5
8 63 (4.64%) Spring
9 60 (4.42%) jQuery
10 56 (4.13%) Web Services
11 55 (4.05%) RESTful
12 44 (3.24%) .NET Framework
12 44 (3.24%) XML
13 43 (3.17%) Node.js
14 42 (3.10%) CSS3
15 37 (2.73%) Hibernate
16 35 (2.58%) WPF
17 32 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 28 (2.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 478 (35.22%) Computer Science
2 138 (10.17%) Fintech
3 128 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 74 (5.45%) User Experience
6 57 (4.20%) Hedge funds
7 47 (3.46%) Algorithms
7 47 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 34 (2.51%) Fixed Income
9 29 (2.14%) Virtual Team
10 28 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 28 (2.06%) Reinsurance
11 25 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 21 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.55%) Social Media
13 18 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 200 (14.74%) Windows
2 155 (11.42%) Linux
3 64 (4.72%) Unix
4 51 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.40%) Android
7 15 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) HPUX
12 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (12.31%) Mathematics
3 152 (11.20%) TDD
4 144 (10.61%) Project Management
5 104 (7.66%) ITIL
5 104 (7.66%) Scrum
6 101 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (7.37%) Multithreading
8 97 (7.15%) Test Automation
9 94 (6.93%) Analytics
10 89 (6.56%) DevOps
11 88 (6.48%) Software Engineering
12 83 (6.12%) OO
13 82 (6.04%) Mentoring
14 76 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 75 (5.53%) Machine Learning
16 68 (5.01%) Business Analysis
17 66 (4.86%) Investment Management
18 65 (4.79%) MVC
18 65 (4.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 369 (27.19%) Java
2 360 (26.53%) SQL
3 237 (17.46%) C#
4 209 (15.40%) Python
5 199 (14.66%) JavaScript
6 139 (10.24%) C++
7 76 (5.60%) Scala
8 74 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 55 (4.05%) PHP
10 52 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 49 (3.61%) R
12 47 (3.46%) VB
13 39 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 38 (2.80%) Ruby
15 32 (2.36%) VBA
16 29 (2.14%) C
17 25 (1.84%) Perl
18 21 (1.55%) MATLAB
19 20 (1.47%) TypeScript
20 19 (1.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 273 (20.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 69 (5.08%) Master's Degree
3 48 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (3.46%) Numerate Degree
5 39 (2.87%) PhD
6 36 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (2.28%) ISTQB
8 29 (2.14%) ISEB
9 28 (2.06%) CISSP
10 25 (1.84%) PMI Certification
11 24 (1.77%) CISM
12 21 (1.55%) CCNA
13 20 (1.47%) Security Cleared
14 19 (1.40%) CISA
15 18 (1.33%) CCNP
15 18 (1.33%) MCSE
16 16 (1.18%) MCP
17 13 (0.96%) CBAP
18 11 (0.81%) PMP
19 8 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.85%) QA
2 27 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.40%) GDPR
5 18 (1.33%) SLA
6 17 (1.25%) PMO
7 10 (0.74%) MiFID
7 10 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.59%) EMIR
9 7 (0.52%) P3O
9 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.44%) COBIT
10 6 (0.44%) SAS 70
11 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.22%) FATCA
13 2 (0.15%) FISMA
13 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 60 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.21%) Docker
3 28 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.03%) XenApp
5 13 (0.96%) XenDesktop
6 12 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.66%) DFS Replication
7 9 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.52%) Xen
9 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.22%) vSphere
12 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.15%) KVM
12 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.074%) Firmware
13 1 (0.074%) HDFS
13 1 (0.074%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.074%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (2.36%) Puppet
2 23 (1.69%) SCCM
3 21 (1.55%) SCOM
4 15 (1.11%) Ansible
5 14 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.96%) SCOrch
7 12 (0.88%) XenMobile
8 9 (0.66%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (0.59%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.52%) Nessus
10 7 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.52%) QRadar
10 7 (0.52%) vRealize
11 6 (0.44%) CSIRT
11 6 (0.44%) Nagios
11 6 (0.44%) Perfmon
12 5 (0.37%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.37%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 251 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 55 (4.05%) VMware
3 50 (3.68%) Oracle
4 42 (3.10%) Citrix
4 42 (3.10%) Tableau
5 34 (2.51%) Sybase
6 32 (2.36%) Cisco
7 31 (2.28%) Google
8 30 (2.21%) SAP
9 21 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.25%) webMethods
11 16 (1.18%) Bloomberg
11 16 (1.18%) Splunk
12 12 (0.88%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.88%) Symantec
13 11 (0.81%) AppSense
13 11 (0.81%) IBM
13 11 (0.81%) Talend
14 10 (0.74%) Adobe
14 10 (0.74%) ServiceNow