Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1364 1474 2363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.66% 12.44% 13.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.62% 55.52% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1289 1971
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,775 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £101,500 £85,000
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 2250 2655 4273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.53% 22.41% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2351 3655
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,450 £31,507 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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
London Bridge -6 4 £22,250 -50.56%
Moorgate - 4 £90,000 -
Degree
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 568 (41.64%) Finance
2 470 (34.46%) Computer Science
3 396 (29.03%) SQL
4 381 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
5 354 (25.95%) Java
6 256 (18.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 252 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 234 (17.16%) SQL Server
9 218 (15.98%) C#
10 215 (15.76%) Windows
11 208 (15.25%) JavaScript
12 194 (14.22%) Python
13 175 (12.83%) HTML
13 175 (12.83%) .NET
14 161 (11.80%) Linux
15 160 (11.73%) Mathematics
16 159 (11.66%) TDD
17 151 (11.07%) Project Management
17 151 (11.07%) Fintech
18 144 (10.56%) C++
19 143 (10.48%) CSS
20 142 (10.41%) Banking
21 130 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
22 120 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
23 114 (8.36%) Management Information System
24 111 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 108 (7.92%) Multithreading
26 105 (7.70%) Scrum
27 103 (7.55%) QA
28 102 (7.48%) 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 40 (2.93%) Apache Spark
2 38 (2.79%) IIS
3 37 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.35%) Confluence
5 24 (1.76%) SAS
6 23 (1.69%) CMS
7 20 (1.47%) MS Exchange
8 18 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (1.25%) Apache
10 16 (1.17%) JBoss
11 14 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.88%) Anypoint
13 12 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.81%) WordPress
15 8 (0.59%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.59%) nginx
15 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 98 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.51%) SPSS
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.15%) InVision
11 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.59%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.51%) SAP BPC
4 7 (0.51%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.44%) Endur
6 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 2 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.073%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.073%) FastStats
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.073%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.49%) SaaS
4 25 (1.83%) Office 365
5 16 (1.17%) GitHub
5 16 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.59%) Dropbox
7 8 (0.59%) npm
7 8 (0.59%) PaaS
8 7 (0.51%) Serverless
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.29%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.29%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.03%) Internet
2 45 (3.30%) Firewall
3 27 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.39%) WAN
5 18 (1.32%) DNS
5 18 (1.32%) LAN
6 17 (1.25%) Intranet
7 15 (1.10%) VPN
8 13 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (0.95%) Wireless
9 12 (0.88%) HTTP
10 10 (0.73%) DHCP
11 9 (0.66%) BGP
11 9 (0.66%) IP Telephony
11 9 (0.66%) VoIP
11 9 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.59%) MPLS
12 8 (0.59%) Network Security
12 8 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 111 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (4.47%) MySQL
5 51 (3.74%) Big Data
6 49 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.52%) Hadoop
7 48 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (2.64%) NoSQL
10 35 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
11 34 (2.49%) MongoDB
12 29 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
13 26 (1.91%) QlikView
14 22 (1.61%) Power BI
15 16 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.10%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (0.88%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 84 (6.16%) JIRA
2 50 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 42 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.79%) Selenium
4 38 (2.79%) TeamCity
5 36 (2.64%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.61%) Subversion
7 21 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 21 (1.54%) Mocha
7 21 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (1.39%) GoogleTest
8 19 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.17%) JUnit
10 15 (1.10%) gulp
10 15 (1.10%) Maven
10 15 (1.10%) webpack
11 14 (1.03%) Sinon.JS
12 13 (0.95%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
12 13 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 568 (41.64%) Finance
2 142 (10.41%) Banking
3 84 (6.16%) Marketing
4 80 (5.87%) Retail
5 66 (4.84%) Advertising
6 63 (4.62%) Legal
7 43 (3.15%) Front Office
8 40 (2.93%) Investment Banking
9 37 (2.71%) Back Office
9 37 (2.71%) Publishing
10 25 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.69%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.47%) Law
13 15 (1.10%) Games
14 9 (0.66%) French Language
14 9 (0.66%) German Language
15 8 (0.59%) Military
16 6 (0.44%) Billing
16 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 395 (28.96%) Developer
2 308 (22.58%) Analyst
3 122 (8.94%) Graduate
4 104 (7.62%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.40%) Junior
6 93 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 85 (6.23%) C# Developer
8 79 (5.79%) Architect
9 63 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 63 (4.62%) Consultant
9 63 (4.62%) Junior Developer
10 55 (4.03%) Senior Developer
11 47 (3.45%) Project Manager
12 46 (3.37%) Support Engineer
13 45 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
14 43 (3.15%) Support Analyst
15 40 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
15 40 (2.93%) Graduate Analyst
16 38 (2.79%) C++ Developer
17 35 (2.57%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (12.83%) .NET
1 175 (12.83%) HTML
2 143 (10.48%) CSS
3 102 (7.48%) AngularJS
4 75 (5.50%) HTML5
5 74 (5.43%) React
6 72 (5.28%) ASP.NET
7 61 (4.47%) Spring
8 59 (4.33%) jQuery
9 57 (4.18%) RESTful
10 51 (3.74%) Web Services
11 46 (3.37%) XML
12 44 (3.23%) CSS3
13 41 (3.01%) Hibernate
14 39 (2.86%) .NET Framework
14 39 (2.86%) Node.js
14 39 (2.86%) WPF
15 30 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (2.20%) REST
16 28 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 470 (34.46%) Computer Science
2 151 (11.07%) Fintech
3 130 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (8.36%) Management Information System
5 86 (6.30%) User Experience
6 59 (4.33%) Hedge funds
7 46 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (2.64%) Fixed Income
9 35 (2.57%) Algorithms
9 35 (2.57%) Data Centre
10 33 (2.42%) Mobile App
11 32 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.83%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.76%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.69%) Reinsurance
15 21 (1.54%) Equities
15 21 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
16 20 (1.47%) PMI
17 19 (1.39%) Blackberry
17 19 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 215 (15.76%) Windows
2 161 (11.80%) Linux
3 66 (4.84%) Unix
4 47 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.05%) Android
6 25 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.59%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.29%) HPUX
13 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.29%) VMS
14 3 (0.22%) CentOS
14 3 (0.22%) Debian
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (11.73%) Mathematics
3 159 (11.66%) TDD
4 151 (11.07%) Project Management
5 120 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
6 108 (7.92%) Multithreading
7 105 (7.70%) Scrum
8 101 (7.40%) ITIL
9 98 (7.18%) Analytics
10 96 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 95 (6.96%) Test Automation
12 92 (6.74%) DevOps
13 82 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 79 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 77 (5.65%) OO
16 71 (5.21%) Business Analysis
17 68 (4.99%) Machine Learning
18 64 (4.69%) Physics
18 64 (4.69%) Risk Management
18 64 (4.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 396 (29.03%) SQL
2 354 (25.95%) Java
3 218 (15.98%) C#
4 208 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 194 (14.22%) Python
6 144 (10.56%) C++
7 91 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 66 (4.84%) Scala
9 58 (4.25%) Shell Script
10 48 (3.52%) VB
11 44 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 42 (3.08%) R
13 40 (2.93%) C
14 36 (2.64%) PHP
14 36 (2.64%) VBA
15 34 (2.49%) Ruby
16 27 (1.98%) Perl
17 19 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 19 (1.39%) MATLAB
18 15 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 256 (18.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 68 (4.99%) Master's Degree
3 50 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
5 37 (2.71%) ISEB
5 37 (2.71%) ISTQB
6 34 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (2.42%) CISSP
8 32 (2.35%) PMI Certification
9 30 (2.20%) CISM
10 27 (1.98%) PhD
11 26 (1.91%) CISA
12 21 (1.54%) Security Cleared
13 19 (1.39%) CCNA
14 18 (1.32%) MCP
15 17 (1.25%) PMP
16 16 (1.17%) CCNP
17 15 (1.10%) MCSE
18 14 (1.03%) CBAP
19 11 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (7.55%) QA
2 40 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.39%) GDPR
4 19 (1.39%) PMO
5 14 (1.03%) SLA
6 10 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.59%) MiFID
8 7 (0.51%) P3O
8 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.44%) EMIR
10 5 (0.37%) COBIT
11 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.29%) SEPA
12 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.22%) FATCA
12 3 (0.22%) SAS 70
13 2 (0.15%) FISMA
13 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 59 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.05%) Docker
3 24 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.88%) XenApp
4 12 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.51%) DFS Replication
6 7 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.37%) vSphere
7 5 (0.37%) Xen
8 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.22%) HDFS
10 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.15%) KVM
11 1 (0.073%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.073%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (2.49%) Puppet
2 23 (1.69%) SCCM
3 20 (1.47%) SCOM
4 16 (1.17%) Ansible
5 15 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.81%) SCOrch
6 11 (0.81%) XenMobile
7 10 (0.73%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.59%) Nessus
8 8 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.51%) vRealize
10 6 (0.44%) Cacti
10 6 (0.44%) CSIRT
10 6 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.44%) Nagios
10 6 (0.44%) Perfmon
10 6 (0.44%) QRadar
10 6 (0.44%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 252 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.11%) Oracle
3 47 (3.45%) VMware
4 44 (3.23%) Tableau
5 38 (2.79%) Citrix
6 32 (2.35%) Sybase
7 30 (2.20%) Cisco
8 28 (2.05%) Google
9 26 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.69%) SAP
11 18 (1.32%) Infragistics
12 15 (1.10%) Bloomberg
12 15 (1.10%) webMethods
13 14 (1.03%) Symantec
14 13 (0.95%) Talend
15 12 (0.88%) IBM
15 12 (0.88%) SolarWinds
16 11 (0.81%) Sitecore
16 11 (0.81%) Splunk
17 10 (0.73%) Atlassian