Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 5,144 1,943 6,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.09% 9.76% 11.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.28% 48.56% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,781 1,585 4,563
10th Percentile £36,750 £39,015 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +1.01%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,826 4,001 10,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.32% 20.10% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5,458 3,194 8,349
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,575 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in London

Degree
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in London.

Salary trend for Degree in London

Degree
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in London

Degree
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the London region over the 6 months to 27 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
Central London -3 596 £67,500 +3.85% 350
West London -4 210 £67,500 +12.50% 120
South London +17 110 £60,000 -33.33% 23
East London +2 31 £101,250 +55.77% 113
North London -19 4 £53,750 -2.27% 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 2,509 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 1,765 (34.31%) Social Skills
3 1,742 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1,511 (29.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1,501 (29.18%) Finance
6 1,245 (24.20%) Python
7 1,178 (22.90%) SQL
8 1,078 (20.96%) Software Engineering
9 1,075 (20.90%) JavaScript
10 1,023 (19.89%) AWS
11 1,019 (19.81%) Java
11 1,019 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
12 940 (18.27%) Azure
13 876 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
14 803 (15.61%) Analytics
14 803 (15.61%) Mathematics
15 757 (14.72%) DevOps
16 672 (13.06%) Docker
17 656 (12.75%) C#
18 650 (12.64%) Microsoft
19 649 (12.62%) React
20 579 (11.26%) Kubernetes
21 552 (10.73%) User Experience
22 546 (10.61%) Project Management
23 530 (10.30%) Full Stack Development
24 525 (10.21%) Microservices
25 517 (10.05%) Master's Degree
26 511 (9.93%) GCP
27 507 (9.86%) Node.js
28 505 (9.82%) AngularJS

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 143 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 141 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 128 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 122 (2.37%) Confluence
5 96 (1.87%) CMS
6 61 (1.19%) IIS
7 59 (1.15%) Apache
8 57 (1.11%) SAS
9 31 (0.60%) Documentum
10 26 (0.51%) nginx
10 26 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 19 (0.37%) Jupyter
13 18 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 17 (0.33%) Appian
15 16 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
15 16 (0.31%) Ethereum
15 16 (0.31%) Tornado
16 14 (0.27%) WordPress
17 13 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 227 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 220 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
3 89 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 31 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.56%) Sketch
8 27 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.45%) InVision
10 21 (0.41%) Figma
10 21 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
11 20 (0.39%) Chatbot
12 18 (0.35%) Adobe XD
13 16 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
14 14 (0.27%) GIMP
15 8 (0.16%) Windchill
16 6 (0.12%) SPSS
17 5 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 4 (0.078%) AutoCAD
19 3 (0.058%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 39 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.60%) TrackWise
3 25 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 25 (0.49%) R3 Corda
4 17 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.25%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 13 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 12 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.16%) FastStats
9 8 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.16%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.14%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.12%) Summit
12 5 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,023 (19.89%) AWS
2 940 (18.27%) Azure
3 511 (9.93%) GCP
4 431 (8.38%) SaaS
5 283 (5.50%) GitHub
6 256 (4.98%) Serverless
7 254 (4.94%) Power Platform
8 186 (3.62%) Microsoft 365
9 154 (2.99%) PaaS
10 115 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
11 105 (2.04%) IaaS
12 104 (2.02%) OpenShift
13 99 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
14 89 (1.73%) Amazon S3
15 79 (1.54%) Veeva
16 69 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
17 62 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
17 62 (1.21%) Snowflake
18 54 (1.05%) Google Analytics
19 53 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 131 (2.55%) Firewall
2 129 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 99 (1.92%) VPN
4 95 (1.85%) DNS
5 90 (1.75%) WAN
6 80 (1.56%) Internet
7 79 (1.54%) HTTP
8 60 (1.17%) DHCP
9 56 (1.09%) Broadband
10 52 (1.01%) BGP
10 52 (1.01%) VoIP
11 50 (0.97%) LAN
12 48 (0.93%) Wireless
13 47 (0.91%) Network Security
14 45 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
15 41 (0.80%) OSPF
16 37 (0.72%) IPv6
17 32 (0.62%) MPLS
17 32 (0.62%) Multicast
18 29 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (9.23%) NoSQL
2 451 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 404 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 332 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 305 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
6 264 (5.13%) Big Data
7 212 (4.12%) Power BI
8 200 (3.89%) Tableau
9 183 (3.56%) MySQL
10 143 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 129 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 106 (2.06%) Hadoop
13 94 (1.83%) Redis
14 78 (1.52%) RDBMS
15 72 (1.40%) Blockchain
16 70 (1.36%) Data Mining
17 66 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
18 62 (1.21%) Oracle Database
19 60 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 58 (1.13%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 455 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 296 (5.75%) JIRA
3 290 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 109 (2.12%) Maven
5 99 (1.92%) JUnit
6 88 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 85 (1.65%) GitLab
8 77 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 72 (1.40%) Selenium
10 60 (1.17%) SonarQube
11 58 (1.13%) Bitbucket
12 55 (1.07%) CircleCI
13 51 (0.99%) Cucumber
13 51 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 50 (0.97%) webpack
15 47 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (0.89%) MSI
17 45 (0.87%) TeamCity
18 44 (0.86%) Cypress.io
19 42 (0.82%) JMeter
General
1 1,765 (34.31%) Social Skills
2 1,501 (29.18%) Finance
3 876 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
4 448 (8.71%) Marketing
5 369 (7.17%) Banking
6 292 (5.68%) Games
7 291 (5.66%) Presentation Skills
8 284 (5.52%) Retail
9 186 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 170 (3.30%) Telecoms
11 148 (2.88%) Advertising
12 144 (2.80%) Law
13 137 (2.66%) Influencing Skills
14 131 (2.55%) Investment Banking
14 131 (2.55%) Legal
15 128 (2.49%) Public Sector
16 110 (2.14%) Manufacturing
16 110 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
17 88 (1.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 83 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,174 (22.82%) Developer
2 493 (9.58%) Software Engineer
3 490 (9.53%) Analyst
4 292 (5.68%) Architect
5 264 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 258 (5.02%) Consultant
7 191 (3.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 158 (3.07%) Java Developer
9 153 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
10 151 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 128 (2.49%) Data Scientist
12 124 (2.41%) Software Developer
13 115 (2.24%) Data Analyst
14 114 (2.22%) Data Engineer
14 114 (2.22%) Graduate
15 111 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (2.10%) Project Manager
17 106 (2.06%) Business Analyst
18 105 (2.04%) C# Developer
19 104 (2.02%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 649 (12.62%) React
2 507 (9.86%) Node.js
3 505 (9.82%) AngularJS
4 499 (9.70%) .NET
5 475 (9.23%) HTML
6 413 (8.03%) REST
7 411 (7.99%) Web Services
8 408 (7.93%) CSS
9 294 (5.72%) Spring
10 275 (5.35%) RESTful
11 206 (4.00%) Kafka
12 177 (3.44%) Spring Boot
13 161 (3.13%) Vue.js
14 144 (2.80%) GraphQL
15 133 (2.59%) .NET Framework
16 122 (2.37%) JSON
17 120 (2.33%) .NET Core
18 114 (2.22%) HTML5
18 114 (2.22%) Redux
19 112 (2.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 552 (10.73%) User Experience
2 367 (7.13%) Algorithms
3 316 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 238 (4.63%) Data Structures
5 220 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
6 170 (3.30%) Cloud Native
7 166 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 154 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 152 (2.95%) Life Science
10 137 (2.66%) Blog
11 135 (2.62%) Data Centre
12 123 (2.39%) Virtual Team
13 113 (2.20%) Public Cloud
14 108 (2.10%) Client/Server
15 97 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
16 74 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 74 (1.44%) Social Media
17 68 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
18 64 (1.24%) Equities
19 62 (1.21%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 473 (9.20%) Linux
2 384 (7.47%) Windows
3 145 (2.82%) Unix
4 129 (2.51%) Android
5 95 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 94 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 68 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 44 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 39 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 37 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
13 28 (0.54%) CentOS
14 27 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (0.097%) DC/OS
19 4 (0.078%) FreeRTOS
19 4 (0.078%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,509 (48.78%) Computer Science
2 1,742 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1,078 (20.96%) Software Engineering
4 1,019 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
5 803 (15.61%) Analytics
5 803 (15.61%) Mathematics
6 757 (14.72%) DevOps
7 546 (10.61%) Project Management
8 530 (10.30%) Full Stack Development
9 525 (10.21%) Microservices
10 485 (9.43%) Scrum
11 463 (9.00%) Data Science
12 459 (8.92%) Test Automation
13 405 (7.87%) Machine Learning
14 402 (7.81%) Mentoring
15 401 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
16 376 (7.31%) TDD
17 345 (6.71%) Fintech
18 342 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
19 322 (6.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,245 (24.20%) Python
2 1,178 (22.90%) SQL
3 1,075 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 1,019 (19.81%) Java
5 656 (12.75%) C#
6 455 (8.85%) C++
6 455 (8.85%) TypeScript
7 290 (5.64%) C
8 231 (4.49%) Go
9 209 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 178 (3.46%) R
11 154 (2.99%) Scala
12 136 (2.64%) Java 8
13 116 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 109 (2.12%) PHP
15 91 (1.77%) T-SQL
16 90 (1.75%) Kotlin
17 84 (1.63%) Ruby
18 70 (1.36%) Rust
19 65 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,511 (29.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 517 (10.05%) Master's Degree
3 183 (3.56%) Numerate Degree
4 111 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 103 (2.00%) PhD
6 93 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 70 (1.36%) CISSP
9 58 (1.13%) MBA
10 57 (1.11%) CISM
11 56 (1.09%) CCNP
12 51 (0.99%) CCNA
13 50 (0.97%) SC Cleared
14 47 (0.91%) HND
15 41 (0.80%) ISTQB
16 40 (0.78%) PMI Certification
17 39 (0.76%) CISA
17 39 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
18 36 (0.70%) CCIE
19 35 (0.68%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (7.45%) QA
2 167 (3.25%) GDPR
3 135 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 105 (2.04%) Accessibility
5 76 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (0.99%) NIST
7 45 (0.87%) SLA
8 31 (0.60%) PMO
9 24 (0.47%) CDISC
9 24 (0.47%) Good Clinical Practice
9 24 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.33%) GRC
11 15 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (0.27%) COBIT
12 14 (0.27%) ISO 13485
13 13 (0.25%) MiFID
14 12 (0.23%) HIPAA
15 11 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
15 11 (0.21%) Def Stans
15 11 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 672 (13.06%) Docker
2 250 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 105 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.51%) Firmware
6 22 (0.43%) vSphere
7 19 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.23%) KVM
8 12 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.21%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.16%) Ceph
11 5 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.058%) LXC
12 3 (0.058%) NFS
12 3 (0.058%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.039%) iptables
13 2 (0.039%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 579 (11.26%) Kubernetes
2 239 (4.65%) Terraform
3 172 (3.34%) Ansible
4 79 (1.54%) Puppet
5 78 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (1.30%) SCCM
7 38 (0.74%) Prometheus
8 35 (0.68%) Nagios
9 30 (0.58%) Grafana
10 26 (0.51%) Istio
11 22 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (0.33%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.27%) linkerd
14 10 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.19%) Salt
15 9 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 9 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
16 8 (0.16%) Kibana
16 8 (0.16%) vCenter Server
17 7 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 650 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 408 (7.93%) Google
3 356 (6.92%) Oracle
4 166 (3.23%) SAP
5 161 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 137 (2.66%) Cisco
7 115 (2.24%) VMware
8 91 (1.77%) Adobe
9 88 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 67 (1.30%) IBM
11 54 (1.05%) Databricks
12 51 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 51 (0.99%) Workday
13 48 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 44 (0.86%) Apple
15 40 (0.78%) MuleSoft
16 38 (0.74%) Dell
17 37 (0.72%) LexisNexis
18 36 (0.70%) HP
18 36 (0.70%) SolarWinds