Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9,094 9,925 11,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.11% 13.40% 13.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.36% 58.40% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6,376 6,879 9,491
London median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £89,500 £89,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15,855 16,996 20,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.86% 22.96% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11,773 12,765 16,823
London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 1,692 £60,000 +9.09% 348
West London +2 408 £42,000 -6.67% 198
South London +9 150 £35,684 -28.63% 34
East London +16 128 £50,000 -20.63% 78
North London +5 48 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 3,789 (41.66%) Finance
2 3,537 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 2,937 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
4 2,624 (28.85%) SQL
5 2,098 (23.07%) Java
6 2,049 (22.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1,906 (20.96%) Problem-Solving
8 1,683 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1,549 (17.03%) JavaScript
10 1,539 (16.92%) Python
11 1,538 (16.91%) C#
12 1,373 (15.10%) Analytics
13 1,318 (14.49%) Banking
14 1,286 (14.14%) Mathematics
15 1,228 (13.50%) Software Engineering
16 1,223 (13.45%) SQL Server
17 1,221 (13.43%) Microsoft
18 1,192 (13.11%) HTML
19 1,160 (12.76%) .NET
20 1,042 (11.46%) Linux
21 1,021 (11.23%) Project Management
22 1,010 (11.11%) CSS
23 933 (10.26%) Windows
24 889 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
25 875 (9.62%) AngularJS
26 839 (9.23%) Big Data
27 816 (8.97%) DevOps
28 808 (8.88%) Marketing
29 803 (8.83%) C++
30 800 (8.80%) OO

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
1 285 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 247 (2.72%) CMS
3 217 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 166 (1.83%) Apache
5 157 (1.73%) IIS
6 152 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 152 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 149 (1.64%) SAS
8 111 (1.22%) Confluence
9 104 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 97 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 76 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 57 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 56 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 48 (0.53%) JBoss
15 45 (0.49%) WebLogic
16 42 (0.46%) Ethereum
17 39 (0.43%) WordPress
18 38 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 458 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 365 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 196 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 148 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 102 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 67 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
7 64 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 64 (0.70%) InVision
8 62 (0.68%) SPSS
9 49 (0.54%) Photoshop
10 45 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 21 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.088%) Stata
13 7 (0.077%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.077%) EViews
14 6 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.066%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.066%) Revit
15 5 (0.055%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.055%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 77 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.54%) Relativity
3 44 (0.48%) thinkFolio
4 42 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 39 (0.43%) Eloqua
6 29 (0.32%) Magento
7 28 (0.31%) Ringtail
8 27 (0.30%) Concordance
9 26 (0.29%) Markit EDM
10 25 (0.27%) NetSuite
11 23 (0.25%) Ripple
12 22 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
13 21 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
14 16 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
15 15 (0.16%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
15 15 (0.16%) SAP Retail
16 13 (0.14%) Summit
17 12 (0.13%) SAP BPC
17 12 (0.13%) SAP GRC
17 12 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 889 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 723 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 319 (3.51%) SaaS
4 166 (1.83%) Office 365
5 149 (1.64%) PaaS
6 131 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 118 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 100 (1.10%) npm
9 98 (1.08%) IaaS
10 97 (1.07%) GitHub
11 89 (0.98%) Google Analytics
12 67 (0.74%) Amazon S3
13 56 (0.62%) Serverless
14 52 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
15 39 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 38 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
16 38 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
17 36 (0.40%) OpenShift
18 35 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 34 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 333 (3.66%) Firewall
2 202 (2.22%) Internet
3 196 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 169 (1.86%) DNS
5 167 (1.84%) WAN
6 157 (1.73%) VPN
7 147 (1.62%) LAN
8 135 (1.48%) HTTP
9 115 (1.26%) Wireless
10 108 (1.19%) DHCP
11 91 (1.00%) Network Security
12 80 (0.88%) BGP
13 78 (0.86%) MPLS
14 76 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
15 72 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
16 64 (0.70%) Unified Communications
17 58 (0.64%) OSPF
17 58 (0.64%) VLAN
18 57 (0.63%) SAN
19 48 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,223 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 839 (9.23%) Big Data
3 507 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 456 (5.01%) Relational Database
5 383 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 297 (3.27%) MySQL
7 277 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 270 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
9 250 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 221 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 215 (2.36%) Blockchain
12 191 (2.10%) Power BI
13 189 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
14 115 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 103 (1.13%) Data Lake
16 96 (1.06%) Data Mining
17 85 (0.93%) RDBMS
18 81 (0.89%) Redis
19 79 (0.87%) Apache Hive
20 78 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 589 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 351 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 316 (3.47%) JIRA
4 278 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 239 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 208 (2.29%) Selenium
7 203 (2.23%) TeamCity
8 192 (2.11%) Maven
9 164 (1.80%) Subversion
10 163 (1.79%) gulp
11 133 (1.46%) JUnit
12 121 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 117 (1.29%) Gradle
14 113 (1.24%) Mocha
15 108 (1.19%) Eclipse
16 107 (1.18%) webpack
17 100 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
18 93 (1.02%) Protractor
19 83 (0.91%) Sinon.JS
20 80 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 3,789 (41.66%) Finance
2 1,318 (14.49%) Banking
3 808 (8.88%) Marketing
4 726 (7.98%) Investment Banking
5 544 (5.98%) Front Office
6 504 (5.54%) Financial Institution
7 485 (5.33%) Retail
8 332 (3.65%) Advertising
9 311 (3.42%) Legal
10 310 (3.41%) Games
11 256 (2.82%) Telecoms
12 175 (1.92%) Law
13 151 (1.66%) German Language
14 137 (1.51%) Back Office
15 127 (1.40%) French Language
16 123 (1.35%) Manufacturing
17 98 (1.08%) Italian Language
18 85 (0.93%) Electronics
19 78 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
20 77 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,686 (29.54%) Developer
2 1,401 (15.41%) Analyst
3 817 (8.98%) Consultant
4 655 (7.20%) Java Developer
5 574 (6.31%) Graduate
6 498 (5.48%) Architect
7 469 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 449 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 400 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 387 (4.26%) Junior
11 366 (4.02%) Software Engineer
12 362 (3.98%) .NET Developer
13 302 (3.32%) Software Developer
14 258 (2.84%) Graduate Developer
15 250 (2.75%) Project Manager
16 243 (2.67%) Designer
17 208 (2.29%) Data Scientist
18 206 (2.27%) Support Engineer
19 200 (2.20%) Applications Support
19 200 (2.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,192 (13.11%) HTML
2 1,160 (12.76%) .NET
3 1,010 (11.11%) CSS
4 875 (9.62%) AngularJS
5 638 (7.02%) Web Services
6 525 (5.77%) React
7 518 (5.70%) jQuery
8 464 (5.10%) HTML5
9 462 (5.08%) ASP.NET
10 425 (4.67%) XML
11 421 (4.63%) Spring
12 397 (4.37%) RESTful
13 379 (4.17%) REST
14 344 (3.78%) Node.js
15 238 (2.62%) WCF
16 229 (2.52%) CSS3
16 229 (2.52%) JSON
17 213 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
18 202 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 200 (2.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3,537 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 1,683 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
3 705 (7.75%) User Experience
4 619 (6.81%) Fintech
5 509 (5.60%) Algorithms
6 498 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 493 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
8 390 (4.29%) Hedge funds
9 383 (4.21%) Fixed Income
10 380 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 369 (4.06%) Cyberthreat
12 366 (4.02%) Data Structures
13 363 (3.99%) Derivative
14 338 (3.72%) Equities
15 294 (3.23%) Data Centre
16 239 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
17 209 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
18 164 (1.80%) Virtual Team
19 148 (1.63%) Mobile App
20 127 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 1,042 (11.46%) Linux
2 933 (10.26%) Windows
3 463 (5.09%) Unix
4 315 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 142 (1.56%) Android
6 108 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 103 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 97 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 92 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 91 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 84 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 40 (0.44%) Solaris
14 28 (0.31%) CentOS
15 22 (0.24%) VMS
16 20 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.15%) AIX
17 14 (0.15%) HPUX
18 12 (0.13%) Fedora
18 12 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,937 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,906 (20.96%) Problem-Solving
3 1,373 (15.10%) Analytics
4 1,286 (14.14%) Mathematics
5 1,228 (13.50%) Software Engineering
6 1,021 (11.23%) Project Management
7 816 (8.97%) DevOps
8 800 (8.80%) OO
8 800 (8.80%) Scrum
9 713 (7.84%) TDD
10 703 (7.73%) SDLC
11 633 (6.96%) Risk Management
12 621 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
13 594 (6.53%) MVC
14 589 (6.48%) Investment Management
15 587 (6.45%) Data Science
16 577 (6.34%) Mentoring
17 568 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 547 (6.01%) Machine Learning
19 526 (5.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,624 (28.85%) SQL
2 2,098 (23.07%) Java
3 1,549 (17.03%) JavaScript
4 1,539 (16.92%) Python
5 1,538 (16.91%) C#
6 803 (8.83%) C++
7 399 (4.39%) C
8 333 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 318 (3.50%) Scala
10 298 (3.28%) Ruby
11 278 (3.06%) Java 8
12 277 (3.05%) Perl
13 274 (3.01%) R
14 260 (2.86%) PHP
15 237 (2.61%) PowerShell
16 223 (2.45%) Bash Shell
17 213 (2.34%) VBA
18 158 (1.74%) Shell Script
19 129 (1.42%) Go
20 97 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,049 (22.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 639 (7.03%) Master's Degree
3 340 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
4 284 (3.12%) CISSP
5 264 (2.90%) PhD
6 235 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 183 (2.01%) Security Cleared
8 176 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 145 (1.59%) CCNP
10 143 (1.57%) CISM
11 139 (1.53%) CCNA
12 137 (1.51%) CISA
13 135 (1.48%) PMI Certification
14 116 (1.28%) CCIE
15 102 (1.12%) ISEB
16 99 (1.09%) ISTQB
17 98 (1.08%) PMP
18 91 (1.00%) MBA
19 75 (0.82%) MCSE
20 74 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 540 (5.94%) QA
2 174 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (1.54%) GDPR
4 104 (1.14%) SLA
5 102 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 75 (0.82%) PMO
7 53 (0.58%) MiFID
7 53 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 48 (0.53%) COBIT
9 40 (0.44%) GCP
10 24 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
11 16 (0.18%) FATCA
12 14 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 14 (0.15%) IFRS
12 14 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 13 (0.14%) GxP
13 13 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 12 (0.13%) EMIR
14 12 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 386 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 377 (4.15%) Docker
3 206 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.64%) HDFS
6 43 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.25%) GridGain
9 22 (0.24%) VMware NSX
10 16 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 16 (0.18%) Snort
10 16 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 16 (0.18%) vSphere
11 15 (0.16%) iptables
12 13 (0.14%) Xen
12 13 (0.14%) XenApp
13 10 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.088%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.077%) NFS
Systems Management
1 198 (2.18%) Ansible
2 174 (1.91%) Kubernetes
3 166 (1.83%) Puppet
4 163 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (0.76%) Terraform
6 62 (0.68%) Salt
7 53 (0.58%) SCCM
8 34 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 30 (0.33%) Nagios
10 24 (0.26%) Automic
10 24 (0.26%) Kibana
11 22 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 21 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
13 20 (0.22%) Mesos
14 19 (0.21%) Packer
15 18 (0.20%) Grafana
16 17 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 17 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
16 17 (0.19%) Nessus
17 16 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,221 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 668 (7.35%) Oracle
3 348 (3.83%) Google
4 328 (3.61%) Cisco
5 316 (3.47%) VMware
6 305 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
7 291 (3.20%) Tableau
8 194 (2.13%) Adobe
9 183 (2.01%) SAP
10 142 (1.56%) Splunk
11 121 (1.33%) IBM
12 120 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 110 (1.21%) Bloomberg
14 109 (1.20%) F5
15 101 (1.11%) NetApp
16 97 (1.07%) Citrix
17 90 (0.99%) Cognizant
17 90 (0.99%) EMC
18 84 (0.92%) Sybase
19 83 (0.91%) Dell