Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4,991 7,264 8,912
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.27% 11.82% 12.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.14% 55.13% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,725 5,363 6,862
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 9,393 13,177 15,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.32% 21.44% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,074 9,751 12,557
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,284 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.57% +4.17% +6.67%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 0 1,113 £63,500 +5.83% 228
West London -3 208 £50,000 -11.11% 111
South London 0 156 £42,495 -0.01% 36
North London +20 83 £35,000 -6.67% 14
East London +16 54 £52,500 -3.23% 62
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 2,205 (44.18%) Computer Science
2 1,605 (32.16%) Finance
3 1,542 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
4 1,510 (30.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1,335 (26.75%) SQL
6 1,103 (22.10%) Python
7 930 (18.63%) Java
8 910 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
9 862 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
10 810 (16.23%) JavaScript
11 778 (15.59%) Analytics
12 738 (14.79%) C#
13 655 (13.12%) AWS
14 627 (12.56%) SQL Server
15 608 (12.18%) Mathematics
16 574 (11.50%) HTML
17 572 (11.46%) Microsoft
18 568 (11.38%) Azure
19 557 (11.16%) Software Engineering
20 552 (11.06%) Oracle
21 549 (11.00%) Project Management
22 539 (10.80%) .NET
23 516 (10.34%) DevOps
24 498 (9.98%) CSS
25 467 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
26 443 (8.88%) Marketing
27 433 (8.68%) Linux
28 421 (8.44%) Windows
29 411 (8.23%) Git (software)
30 397 (7.95%) Fintech

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
1 185 (3.71%) Apache Spark
2 112 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (1.42%) IIS
4 67 (1.34%) Confluence
5 58 (1.16%) Apache
6 49 (0.98%) CMS
6 49 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 48 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 30 (0.60%) SAS
8 30 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 26 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
10 24 (0.48%) Jupyter
11 19 (0.38%) Luigi
12 15 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.24%) GeoServer
14 12 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.22%) Skype for Business
16 10 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 225 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 222 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 89 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 44 (0.88%) Sketch
6 42 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 32 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.46%) InVision
9 20 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 20 (0.40%) AutoCAD
10 16 (0.32%) SPSS
11 15 (0.30%) Adobe XD
12 14 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
13 12 (0.24%) Zeplin
14 7 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
15 6 (0.12%) InDesign
16 5 (0.10%) ProjectWise
17 4 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.080%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 31 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
4 25 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 17 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (0.34%) Shopify
7 16 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (0.30%) Oracle FAH
9 14 (0.28%) Magento
9 14 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
10 13 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
11 12 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
12 11 (0.22%) HFM
12 11 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (0.20%) SAP ERP
13 10 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 655 (13.12%) AWS
2 568 (11.38%) Azure
3 204 (4.09%) SaaS
4 203 (4.07%) Office 365
5 179 (3.59%) GCP
6 146 (2.93%) Power Platform
7 103 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 93 (1.86%) Serverless
9 71 (1.42%) GitHub
10 58 (1.16%) PaaS
11 51 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 48 (0.96%) IaaS
13 45 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
14 38 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
16 32 (0.64%) G Suite
17 29 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
17 29 (0.58%) Force.com
17 29 (0.58%) OpenShift
18 24 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 209 (4.19%) Firewall
2 123 (2.46%) WAN
3 108 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 107 (2.14%) VoIP
5 102 (2.04%) LAN
6 92 (1.84%) Internet
7 90 (1.80%) VPN
8 82 (1.64%) DNS
9 75 (1.50%) Wireless
10 71 (1.42%) Network Security
11 64 (1.28%) BGP
12 55 (1.10%) MPLS
13 52 (1.04%) DHCP
14 47 (0.94%) Unified Communications
15 45 (0.90%) SAN
16 38 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
17 36 (0.72%) HTTP
18 35 (0.70%) IP Telephony
18 35 (0.70%) IPsec
19 34 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 290 (5.81%) Big Data
3 212 (4.25%) Relational Database
4 199 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 188 (3.77%) Data Lake
6 176 (3.53%) Hadoop
7 171 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
8 166 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 146 (2.93%) Power BI
10 139 (2.79%) MySQL
10 139 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 135 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
12 99 (1.98%) MongoDB
13 89 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 76 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 64 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 63 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
17 58 (1.16%) Data Mining
18 57 (1.14%) Blockchain
19 48 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 411 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 207 (4.15%) JIRA
3 180 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 118 (2.36%) Selenium
5 61 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 55 (1.10%) JUnit
7 51 (1.02%) Subversion
8 42 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 42 (0.84%) Jasmine
9 40 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 39 (0.78%) webpack
11 38 (0.76%) Maven
11 38 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 35 (0.70%) WebDriver
13 32 (0.64%) Bitbucket
14 30 (0.60%) Eclipse
14 30 (0.60%) Mocha
15 29 (0.58%) GitLab
15 29 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (0.56%) git-flow
General
1 1,605 (32.16%) Finance
2 443 (8.88%) Marketing
3 290 (5.81%) Banking
4 243 (4.87%) Retail
5 207 (4.15%) Legal
6 196 (3.93%) Front Office
7 188 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 172 (3.45%) Games
9 128 (2.56%) Law
10 117 (2.34%) Advertising
11 90 (1.80%) Investment Banking
12 81 (1.62%) Public Sector
13 76 (1.52%) Back Office
14 66 (1.32%) Electronics
14 66 (1.32%) Financial Institution
15 48 (0.96%) German Language
16 43 (0.86%) French Language
17 37 (0.74%) Publishing
18 29 (0.58%) Manufacturing
19 26 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,446 (28.97%) Developer
2 668 (13.38%) Analyst
3 336 (6.73%) Consultant
4 321 (6.43%) Junior
5 310 (6.21%) Java Developer
6 289 (5.79%) Graduate
7 276 (5.53%) Senior Developer
8 210 (4.21%) C# Developer
9 206 (4.13%) .NET Developer
10 190 (3.81%) Architect
11 186 (3.73%) Junior Developer
12 183 (3.67%) Data Analyst
13 173 (3.47%) Graduate Developer
14 169 (3.39%) Software Engineer
15 148 (2.97%) Business Analyst
16 140 (2.81%) Python Developer
17 138 (2.76%) Data Scientist
18 131 (2.62%) Project Manager
19 130 (2.60%) Support Analyst
20 126 (2.52%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (11.50%) HTML
2 539 (10.80%) .NET
3 498 (9.98%) CSS
4 385 (7.71%) AngularJS
5 349 (6.99%) React
6 311 (6.23%) Web Services
7 268 (5.37%) HTML5
8 242 (4.85%) REST
9 207 (4.15%) ASP.NET
10 196 (3.93%) Node.js
10 196 (3.93%) RESTful
11 162 (3.25%) XML
12 154 (3.09%) Spring
13 152 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 150 (3.01%) .NET Core
15 149 (2.99%) CSS3
16 137 (2.74%) .NET Framework
17 135 (2.70%) Vue.js
18 117 (2.34%) jQuery
19 113 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 910 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 333 (6.67%) User Experience
3 272 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 235 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 214 (4.29%) Algorithms
6 171 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 140 (2.81%) Hedge funds
8 119 (2.38%) Derivative
9 115 (2.30%) Data Structures
10 112 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 98 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
12 97 (1.94%) Fixed Income
13 95 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 94 (1.88%) Data Centre
15 93 (1.86%) Virtual Team
16 83 (1.66%) Public Cloud
17 66 (1.32%) Social Media
18 60 (1.20%) Equities
19 58 (1.16%) Reinsurance
20 51 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 433 (8.68%) Linux
2 421 (8.44%) Windows
3 163 (3.27%) Unix
4 142 (2.85%) Apple iOS
5 140 (2.81%) Windows Server
6 139 (2.79%) Android
7 89 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 48 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 44 (0.88%) CentOS
9 44 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
11 28 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 26 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.26%) Solaris
16 12 (0.24%) VMS
17 11 (0.22%) Debian
18 8 (0.16%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,205 (44.18%) Computer Science
2 1,542 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
3 862 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
4 778 (15.59%) Analytics
5 608 (12.18%) Mathematics
6 557 (11.16%) Software Engineering
7 549 (11.00%) Project Management
8 516 (10.34%) DevOps
9 467 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
10 397 (7.95%) Fintech
11 396 (7.93%) Scrum
12 364 (7.29%) Data Science
13 359 (7.19%) Machine Learning
14 355 (7.11%) Data Analysis
15 336 (6.73%) OO
16 307 (6.15%) TDD
17 306 (6.13%) Artificial Intelligence
18 305 (6.11%) ETL
19 291 (5.83%) Data Analytics
20 290 (5.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,335 (26.75%) SQL
2 1,103 (22.10%) Python
3 930 (18.63%) Java
4 810 (16.23%) JavaScript
5 738 (14.79%) C#
6 317 (6.35%) C++
7 192 (3.85%) PHP
8 186 (3.73%) C
9 171 (3.43%) Scala
10 167 (3.35%) R
11 152 (3.05%) TypeScript
12 128 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 119 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 102 (2.04%) Ruby
15 99 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 90 (1.80%) ES6
17 87 (1.74%) VBA
18 83 (1.66%) Bash Shell
19 82 (1.64%) PL/SQL
20 76 (1.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,510 (30.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 338 (6.77%) Master's Degree
3 163 (3.27%) Numerate Degree
4 157 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 141 (2.83%) PhD
6 129 (2.58%) CISSP
7 106 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 106 (2.12%) Security Cleared
8 91 (1.82%) CCNP
9 70 (1.40%) CISM
10 69 (1.38%) MBA
11 67 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 66 (1.32%) CCNA
13 59 (1.18%) MCSE
14 57 (1.14%) PMI Certification
15 51 (1.02%) DV Cleared
16 48 (0.96%) CISA
17 46 (0.92%) AWS Certification
18 45 (0.90%) MCP
18 45 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (5.59%) QA
2 84 (1.68%) GAAP
3 69 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 65 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 64 (1.28%) GDPR
6 60 (1.20%) SLA
7 32 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 29 (0.58%) PMO
9 18 (0.36%) NIST
10 15 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (0.28%) MiFID
12 11 (0.22%) COBIT
13 9 (0.18%) EMIR
14 8 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 8 (0.16%) NCSC
15 7 (0.14%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.10%) Basel II
16 5 (0.10%) SEPA
16 5 (0.10%) TARGET2
System Software
1 336 (6.73%) Docker
2 218 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 134 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.56%) VirtualBox
6 23 (0.46%) VMware NSX
7 20 (0.40%) Firmware
8 17 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.30%) XenApp
10 13 (0.26%) vSphere
11 7 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.10%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.10%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.080%) NFS
Systems Management
1 222 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 122 (2.44%) Ansible
3 108 (2.16%) Terraform
4 106 (2.12%) Puppet
5 58 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.94%) SCCM
7 35 (0.70%) Salt
8 26 (0.52%) Consul
9 25 (0.50%) Packer
9 25 (0.50%) Prometheus
10 23 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
11 20 (0.40%) Icinga
12 16 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
12 16 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (0.26%) FortiGate
14 12 (0.24%) Cisco CME
15 11 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (0.20%) Istio
16 10 (0.20%) Mesos
16 10 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 572 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 552 (11.06%) Oracle
3 337 (6.75%) Tableau
4 214 (4.29%) Google
5 178 (3.57%) Cisco
6 175 (3.51%) Cadence
7 173 (3.47%) VMware
8 168 (3.37%) Alteryx
8 168 (3.37%) Teradata
9 167 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
10 166 (3.33%) Blue Prism
11 163 (3.27%) UiPath
12 160 (3.21%) Automation Anywhere
13 98 (1.96%) Adobe
14 96 (1.92%) SAP
15 76 (1.52%) Apple
16 66 (1.32%) ServiceNow
17 55 (1.10%) Citrix
18 52 (1.04%) Palo Alto
19 51 (1.02%) HP