Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9,037 9,292 12,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.89% 13.29% 15.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.41% 55.48% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,789 7,338 10,496
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.62% +8.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 15,741 16,747 22,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.45% 23.95% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12,394 13,627 18,257
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in London

Degree
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in London.

Salary trend for Degree in London

Degree
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in London over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -1 1,786 £57,500 - 354
West London -2 377 £48,500 +14.12% 218
South London -4 153 £37,500 -11.76% 38
East London -1 135 £57,500 -8.00% 71
North London -1 43 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 3,689 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 3,191 (35.31%) Finance
3 2,751 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2,180 (24.12%) SQL
5 2,067 (22.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 1,996 (22.09%) Java
7 1,525 (16.88%) JavaScript
8 1,381 (15.28%) C#
9 1,368 (15.14%) Python
10 1,352 (14.96%) Microsoft
11 1,304 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
12 1,214 (13.43%) HTML
13 1,172 (12.97%) Analytics
14 1,153 (12.76%) .NET
15 1,122 (12.42%) SQL Server
16 1,118 (12.37%) Mathematics
17 1,106 (12.24%) Banking
18 1,101 (12.18%) Windows
19 1,094 (12.11%) Linux
20 1,092 (12.08%) Software Engineering
21 1,034 (11.44%) CSS
22 1,031 (11.41%) Scrum
23 970 (10.73%) Project Management
24 837 (9.26%) AngularJS
25 768 (8.50%) Marketing
26 759 (8.40%) TDD
27 710 (7.86%) Oracle
28 692 (7.66%) C++
29 667 (7.38%) OO
30 647 (7.16%) Amazon AWS

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
1 286 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 186 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
3 181 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 163 (1.80%) SAS
5 155 (1.72%) Apache
6 153 (1.69%) CMS
6 153 (1.69%) IIS
7 115 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 98 (1.08%) Confluence
9 71 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 62 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 54 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 53 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 53 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 49 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.53%) JBoss
15 46 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 43 (0.48%) Apache Pig
17 42 (0.46%) nginx
18 41 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 417 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 339 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 142 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 104 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 92 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 89 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 55 (0.61%) SPSS
8 53 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
9 50 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
10 47 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 39 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
12 37 (0.41%) InVision
13 22 (0.24%) InDesign
14 12 (0.13%) Stata
15 10 (0.11%) Acrobat
15 10 (0.11%) Chatbot
16 6 (0.066%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.066%) Simulink
17 5 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 87 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 49 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (0.39%) Relativity
4 30 (0.33%) Magento
4 30 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 30 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 29 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 28 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 27 (0.30%) SAP SD
8 24 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 24 (0.27%) SAP HCM
9 23 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 21 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
11 20 (0.22%) SAP Business One
11 20 (0.22%) SAP PP
12 19 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
12 19 (0.21%) HFM
13 18 (0.20%) Concordance
14 17 (0.19%) Eloqua
14 17 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 647 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 564 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 320 (3.54%) SaaS
4 207 (2.29%) Office 365
5 113 (1.25%) PaaS
6 103 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 95 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 81 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 80 (0.89%) GitHub
10 76 (0.84%) IaaS
11 71 (0.79%) npm
12 58 (0.64%) AdWords
13 53 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 41 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
15 34 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
16 31 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
17 27 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (0.29%) Serverless
19 25 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
20 24 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 321 (3.55%) Firewall
2 260 (2.88%) Internet
3 212 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 202 (2.24%) DNS
5 178 (1.97%) WAN
6 157 (1.74%) LAN
7 135 (1.49%) DHCP
8 130 (1.44%) VPN
9 128 (1.42%) HTTP
10 123 (1.36%) Wireless
11 113 (1.25%) Network Security
12 85 (0.94%) MPLS
13 72 (0.80%) Ethernet
14 70 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
15 68 (0.75%) Unified Communications
16 66 (0.73%) BGP
17 62 (0.69%) SAN
17 62 (0.69%) VoIP
18 53 (0.59%) Intranet
19 49 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,122 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 606 (6.71%) Big Data
3 488 (5.40%) Relational Database
4 389 (4.30%) MySQL
5 385 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 378 (4.18%) NoSQL
7 345 (3.82%) Hadoop
8 246 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 243 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 203 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 186 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 169 (1.87%) Oracle Database
13 155 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 140 (1.55%) Power BI
15 122 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 106 (1.17%) Apache Hive
16 106 (1.17%) QlikView
17 98 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
18 94 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
19 88 (0.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 507 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 346 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 305 (3.38%) JIRA
4 153 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 151 (1.67%) Selenium
6 150 (1.66%) Subversion
7 142 (1.57%) Maven
8 136 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 123 (1.36%) gulp
10 113 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 107 (1.18%) NUnit
12 99 (1.10%) JUnit
13 98 (1.08%) webpack
14 83 (0.92%) Moq
15 77 (0.85%) Grunt
16 73 (0.81%) Eclipse
16 73 (0.81%) MSTest
17 72 (0.80%) Mocha
18 67 (0.74%) Protractor
19 63 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 3,191 (35.31%) Finance
2 1,106 (12.24%) Banking
3 768 (8.50%) Marketing
4 552 (6.11%) Investment Banking
5 523 (5.79%) Retail
6 332 (3.67%) Front Office
7 328 (3.63%) Telecoms
8 304 (3.36%) Advertising
9 300 (3.32%) Legal
10 297 (3.29%) Games
11 225 (2.49%) Retail Banking
12 177 (1.96%) Manufacturing
13 174 (1.93%) Financial Institution
14 143 (1.58%) Law
15 106 (1.17%) Electronics
16 103 (1.14%) Back Office
17 94 (1.04%) Automotive
18 84 (0.93%) French Language
19 79 (0.87%) German Language
20 77 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,782 (30.78%) Developer
2 1,307 (14.46%) Analyst
3 900 (9.96%) Consultant
4 699 (7.73%) Java Developer
5 515 (5.70%) C# Developer
6 481 (5.32%) Graduate
7 473 (5.23%) Junior
8 449 (4.97%) Architect
9 444 (4.91%) Senior Developer
10 440 (4.87%) Business Analyst
11 340 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 338 (3.74%) .NET Developer
13 326 (3.61%) Software Developer
14 261 (2.89%) Graduate Developer
15 242 (2.68%) Project Manager
16 227 (2.51%) Junior Developer
17 212 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
18 211 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 209 (2.31%) Python Developer
20 202 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,214 (13.43%) HTML
2 1,153 (12.76%) .NET
3 1,034 (11.44%) CSS
4 837 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 506 (5.60%) HTML5
6 504 (5.58%) Web Services
7 491 (5.43%) ASP.NET
8 434 (4.80%) jQuery
9 425 (4.70%) React
10 420 (4.65%) REST
11 388 (4.29%) Spring
12 383 (4.24%) XML
13 355 (3.93%) Node.js
14 344 (3.81%) RESTful
15 286 (3.16%) CSS3
16 257 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 252 (2.79%) .NET Framework
18 217 (2.40%) WCF
19 187 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
20 186 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3,689 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 1,304 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
3 584 (6.46%) User Experience
4 554 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 521 (5.77%) Fintech
6 382 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 305 (3.38%) Hedge funds
8 249 (2.76%) Derivative
9 243 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
10 240 (2.66%) Data Centre
11 227 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 220 (2.43%) Data Structures
13 214 (2.37%) Mobile App
14 206 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
15 185 (2.05%) Fixed Income
16 174 (1.93%) Equities
17 120 (1.33%) Social Media
18 119 (1.32%) PMI
19 118 (1.31%) Client/Server
19 118 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,101 (12.18%) Windows
2 1,094 (12.11%) Linux
3 387 (4.28%) Unix
4 363 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 170 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 169 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 166 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 164 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 162 (1.79%) Android
10 134 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 54 (0.60%) Solaris
12 53 (0.59%) CentOS
13 50 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 32 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 32 (0.35%) VMS
17 21 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.22%) Debian
19 18 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,751 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,172 (12.97%) Analytics
3 1,118 (12.37%) Mathematics
4 1,092 (12.08%) Software Engineering
5 1,031 (11.41%) Scrum
6 970 (10.73%) Project Management
7 759 (8.40%) TDD
8 667 (7.38%) OO
9 643 (7.12%) MVC
10 618 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
11 560 (6.20%) SDLC
12 528 (5.84%) DevOps
13 466 (5.16%) ITIL
14 464 (5.13%) Information Security
15 454 (5.02%) Data Science
16 439 (4.86%) Web Development
17 434 (4.80%) Test Automation
18 429 (4.75%) Open Source
19 427 (4.73%) Asset Management
20 421 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2,180 (24.12%) SQL
2 1,996 (22.09%) Java
3 1,525 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 1,381 (15.28%) C#
5 1,368 (15.14%) Python
6 692 (7.66%) C++
7 358 (3.96%) PHP
7 358 (3.96%) Scala
8 311 (3.44%) C
9 297 (3.29%) R
10 258 (2.85%) T-SQL
11 243 (2.69%) Ruby
12 191 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 176 (1.95%) Perl
14 167 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 145 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 136 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 134 (1.48%) VBA
18 117 (1.29%) TypeScript
19 114 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,067 (22.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 516 (5.71%) Master's Degree
3 295 (3.26%) CISSP
4 281 (3.11%) Numerate Degree
5 271 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 210 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 201 (2.22%) CISM
8 172 (1.90%) PhD
9 168 (1.86%) PMI Certification
10 146 (1.62%) Security Cleared
11 143 (1.58%) CISA
12 129 (1.43%) ISEB
13 127 (1.41%) CCNA
14 118 (1.31%) MCSE
15 94 (1.04%) CCNP
16 92 (1.02%) MCP
17 87 (0.96%) PMP
18 83 (0.92%) MBA
19 75 (0.83%) CEH
20 74 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 523 (5.79%) QA
2 172 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 127 (1.41%) SLA
4 125 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 114 (1.26%) GDPR
6 68 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 65 (0.72%) MiFID
8 61 (0.68%) PMO
9 38 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
10 34 (0.38%) COBIT
11 22 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
12 20 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
12 20 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 16 (0.18%) EMIR
15 13 (0.14%) GCP
15 13 (0.14%) IFRS
16 12 (0.13%) FATCA
17 11 (0.12%) Solvency II
18 10 (0.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 349 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 316 (3.50%) Docker
3 234 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 84 (0.93%) XenApp
6 77 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 61 (0.68%) vSphere
8 60 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 42 (0.46%) XenServer
10 39 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 38 (0.42%) HDFS
12 27 (0.30%) iptables
13 25 (0.28%) Firmware
14 19 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
16 14 (0.15%) Xen
17 13 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.14%) VMware NSX
18 11 (0.12%) Apache Flume
18 11 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 175 (1.94%) Ansible
2 144 (1.59%) Puppet
3 132 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 55 (0.61%) SCCM
6 50 (0.55%) Terraform
7 47 (0.52%) QRadar
8 44 (0.49%) Nagios
9 42 (0.46%) Nessus
10 41 (0.45%) Salt
11 38 (0.42%) AirWatch
12 35 (0.39%) CSIRT
13 32 (0.35%) SCOM
14 27 (0.30%) Cacti
15 26 (0.29%) Mesos
16 23 (0.25%) Icinga
16 23 (0.25%) Kibana
16 23 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
17 21 (0.23%) Grafana
18 20 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,352 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 710 (7.86%) Oracle
3 378 (4.18%) SAP
4 351 (3.88%) VMware
5 316 (3.50%) Cisco
6 315 (3.49%) Google
7 278 (3.08%) Tableau
8 186 (2.06%) Adobe
9 176 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
10 175 (1.94%) Citrix
11 114 (1.26%) Splunk
12 95 (1.05%) HP
13 93 (1.03%) NetApp
14 88 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 79 (0.87%) Sitecore
16 77 (0.85%) IBM
17 75 (0.83%) Sybase
18 74 (0.82%) EMC
19 73 (0.81%) F5
20 69 (0.76%) Dell