Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,135 1,317 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.10% 12.72% 12.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.61% 57.46% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1,170 1,146
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 2,117 2,292 2,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.70% 22.13% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,056 2,209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,200
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -4 7 £62,500 +78.57%
Moorgate -7 3 £22,500 -75.00%
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 503 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 489 (43.08%) Finance
3 332 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (28.37%) SQL
5 277 (24.41%) Mathematics
6 253 (22.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 221 (19.47%) Java
8 217 (19.12%) C#
9 199 (17.53%) Microsoft
10 181 (15.95%) .NET
11 178 (15.68%) JavaScript
12 164 (14.45%) SQL Server
13 154 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
14 150 (13.22%) Project Management
14 150 (13.22%) Python
15 149 (13.13%) Banking
16 145 (12.78%) Software Engineering
17 138 (12.16%) Windows
18 136 (11.98%) Linux
19 130 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
20 128 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
21 117 (10.31%) HTML
22 105 (9.25%) CSS
22 105 (9.25%) DevOps
23 96 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
24 94 (8.28%) Advertising
24 94 (8.28%) Fintech
25 87 (7.67%) Analytics
26 86 (7.58%) MVC
27 82 (7.22%) AngularJS

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 24 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.85%) Apache
3 15 (1.32%) CMS
3 15 (1.32%) nginx
4 14 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.06%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.88%) SAS
8 8 (0.70%) IIS
9 6 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.44%) Confluence
11 4 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.26%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.18%) JBoss
13 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (5.64%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.26%) InVision
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.088%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.088%) SPSS
9 1 (0.088%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) SAP CAR
2 5 (0.44%) SAP Retail
3 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.26%) HFM
3 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 3 (0.26%) SAP POS DM
4 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.18%) Relativity
4 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.088%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.088%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.088%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.088%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 130 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.82%) SaaS
4 31 (2.73%) Office 365
5 27 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.79%) G Suite
7 9 (0.79%) IaaS
7 9 (0.79%) PaaS
8 8 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.44%) GitHub
10 4 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
10 4 (0.35%) Trello
11 3 (0.26%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.26%) Serverless
11 3 (0.26%) Slack
11 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.99%) Firewall
2 39 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.56%) VLAN
4 28 (2.47%) DNS
5 24 (2.11%) VPN
6 23 (2.03%) DHCP
6 23 (2.03%) Network Security
7 16 (1.41%) LAN
7 16 (1.41%) SAN
7 16 (1.41%) SNMP
8 15 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (1.32%) WAN
9 14 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (1.06%) BGP
10 12 (1.06%) BIG-IP
10 12 (1.06%) Internet
11 10 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 42 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 42 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 36 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (3.08%) Big Data
6 32 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (2.47%) MySQL
7 28 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 25 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.32%) Blockchain
12 14 (1.23%) Power BI
12 14 (1.23%) Redis
13 12 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.06%) MongoDB
14 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 44 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 44 (3.88%) JIRA
2 29 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.59%) JUnit
6 16 (1.41%) NUnit
7 13 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.97%) Subversion
9 9 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.70%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.62%) Maven
11 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.44%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.44%) Metasploit
13 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.35%) Checkstyle
14 4 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 489 (43.08%) Finance
2 149 (13.13%) Banking
3 94 (8.28%) Advertising
4 52 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 43 (3.79%) Marketing
6 37 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 37 (3.26%) Retail
7 31 (2.73%) Front Office
8 26 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.85%) Legal
10 20 (1.76%) Law
11 15 (1.32%) Games
12 12 (1.06%) Back Office
13 9 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
14 7 (0.62%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 335 (29.52%) Developer
2 159 (14.01%) Analyst
3 130 (11.45%) Java Developer
4 110 (9.69%) Graduate
5 94 (8.28%) C# Developer
6 89 (7.84%) Consultant
6 89 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
7 65 (5.73%) Senior Developer
8 64 (5.64%) .NET Developer
9 61 (5.37%) Graduate Java Developer
10 58 (5.11%) Software Engineer
11 48 (4.23%) Architect
12 46 (4.05%) Junior
13 44 (3.88%) Administrator
14 40 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
15 38 (3.35%) Project Manager
15 38 (3.35%) SQL Developer
16 36 (3.17%) Lead Developer
17 32 (2.82%) Business Analyst
18 31 (2.73%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (15.95%) .NET
2 117 (10.31%) HTML
3 105 (9.25%) CSS
4 82 (7.22%) AngularJS
5 70 (6.17%) Web Services
6 63 (5.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 59 (5.20%) WPF
8 57 (5.02%) jQuery
9 53 (4.67%) ASP.NET
10 45 (3.96%) Ajax
10 45 (3.96%) WCF
11 44 (3.88%) .NET Framework
12 43 (3.79%) Entity Framework
13 42 (3.70%) HTML5
14 39 (3.44%) React
14 39 (3.44%) Task Parallel Library
15 34 (3.00%) GWT
16 33 (2.91%) Spring
17 30 (2.64%) .NET Core
18 24 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 128 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (8.28%) Fintech
3 59 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 53 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 42 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (3.70%) Xbox
6 40 (3.52%) Reinsurance
7 39 (3.44%) User Experience
8 34 (3.00%) Data Centre
9 31 (2.73%) Algorithms
10 27 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.41%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.23%) Equities
15 13 (1.15%) Credit Risk
16 12 (1.06%) Exotic Derivative
17 10 (0.88%) Derivative
17 10 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 138 (12.16%) Windows
2 136 (11.98%) Linux
3 64 (5.64%) Unix
4 47 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.94%) CentOS
8 21 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.32%) Solaris
10 14 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.06%) Android
11 12 (1.06%) CoreOS
12 11 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.97%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.26%) Debian
15 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
16 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 332 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (24.41%) Mathematics
4 154 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
5 150 (13.22%) Project Management
6 145 (12.78%) Software Engineering
7 105 (9.25%) DevOps
8 87 (7.67%) Analytics
9 86 (7.58%) MVC
10 78 (6.87%) OO
11 77 (6.78%) Physics
11 77 (6.78%) TDD
12 75 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
12 75 (6.61%) Scrum
13 71 (6.26%) Waterfall
14 70 (6.17%) Multithreading
15 69 (6.08%) Information Security
16 65 (5.73%) Migration
17 62 (5.46%) Business Analysis
17 62 (5.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 322 (28.37%) SQL
2 221 (19.47%) Java
3 217 (19.12%) C#
4 178 (15.68%) JavaScript
5 150 (13.22%) Python
6 66 (5.81%) Java 8
7 64 (5.64%) PowerShell
8 58 (5.11%) C++
8 58 (5.11%) T-SQL
9 56 (4.93%) R
10 43 (3.79%) C
11 30 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 30 (2.64%) Ruby
12 28 (2.47%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.59%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.23%) Haskell
14 14 (1.23%) VBA
15 13 (1.15%) VB
16 12 (1.06%) Perl
16 12 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 253 (22.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 79 (6.96%) PhD
3 38 (3.35%) CISSP
4 37 (3.26%) Master's Degree
5 34 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
6 32 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.82%) PMI Certification
7 27 (2.38%) PMP
8 19 (1.67%) CCNP
8 19 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.59%) CREST Certified
10 16 (1.41%) CCNA
10 16 (1.41%) CISM
10 16 (1.41%) PgMP
11 15 (1.32%) CCIE
12 13 (1.15%) CISA
12 13 (1.15%) MCSE
13 11 (0.97%) Security Cleared
14 10 (0.88%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.79%) QA
2 22 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.50%) PMO
5 14 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (1.15%) EMIR
6 13 (1.15%) MiFID
7 9 (0.79%) SLA
8 5 (0.44%) GDPR
8 5 (0.44%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.26%) COBIT
10 3 (0.26%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.088%) FATCA
System Software
1 72 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.47%) Docker
5 13 (1.15%) VirtualBox
6 12 (1.06%) iptables
7 9 (0.79%) XenApp
8 8 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.44%) KVM
10 5 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.26%) vSphere
11 3 (0.26%) XenServer
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.088%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.088%) Firmware
13 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (2.82%) Puppet
2 27 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.32%) Ansible
3 15 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 15 (1.32%) Terraform
4 12 (1.06%) HAProxy
5 10 (0.88%) SCCM
6 9 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.53%) Nessus
8 5 (0.44%) CASB
8 5 (0.44%) Nagios
8 5 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.44%) OpenVAS
8 5 (0.44%) QRadar
8 5 (0.44%) Salt
8 5 (0.44%) SCOM
8 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 199 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.64%) Cisco
3 60 (5.29%) Oracle
4 50 (4.41%) VMware
5 42 (3.70%) Google
6 32 (2.82%) Palo Alto
7 26 (2.29%) F5
7 26 (2.29%) Tableau
8 22 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.85%) Symantec
10 17 (1.50%) Citrix
10 17 (1.50%) HP
10 17 (1.50%) Splunk
11 16 (1.41%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.41%) NetApp
12 12 (1.06%) SAP
13 10 (0.88%) LogicMonitor
14 9 (0.79%) Cognos
14 9 (0.79%) Meraki