Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6,326 9,160 9,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.19% 13.15% 13.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.43% 57.40% 58.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,639 6,415 6,871
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 11,622 15,958 16,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.56% 22.90% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,715 11,848 12,755
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -4 1,408 £62,500 +4.17% 326
West London -6 263 £55,000 +29.41% 161
South London -3 138 £42,283 +18.49% 33
East London -28 32 £48,750 -2.50% 67
North London -16 19 £41,247 -17.51% 22
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 2,532 (40.03%) Computer Science
2 2,303 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2,103 (33.24%) Finance
4 1,590 (25.13%) SQL
5 1,413 (22.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 1,235 (19.52%) Java
7 1,216 (19.22%) Python
8 1,125 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
9 1,111 (17.56%) C#
10 1,090 (17.23%) JavaScript
11 1,056 (16.69%) Problem-Solving
12 987 (15.60%) Microsoft
13 916 (14.48%) Mathematics
14 847 (13.39%) .NET
15 793 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
16 759 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 759 (12.00%) Software Engineering
17 741 (11.71%) Project Management
18 733 (11.59%) HTML
19 697 (11.02%) Analytics
20 675 (10.67%) SQL Server
21 659 (10.42%) Banking
22 640 (10.12%) Linux
23 638 (10.09%) Windows
24 598 (9.45%) DevOps
25 548 (8.66%) CSS
26 533 (8.43%) Marketing
26 533 (8.43%) Git (software)
27 526 (8.31%) Scrum
28 499 (7.89%) 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
1 199 (3.15%) Apache Spark
2 164 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 133 (2.10%) SharePoint
4 112 (1.77%) Confluence
5 94 (1.49%) SAS
6 92 (1.45%) CMS
7 87 (1.38%) IIS
8 70 (1.11%) Apache
9 65 (1.03%) MS Exchange
10 64 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 63 (1.00%) Skype for Business
12 29 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
14 25 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (0.32%) nginx
17 19 (0.30%) EPiServer
18 17 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (0.25%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 365 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 321 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 144 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 63 (1.00%) Sketch
5 59 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 46 (0.73%) InVision
7 31 (0.49%) SPSS
8 23 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 21 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 17 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
13 10 (0.16%) Zeplin
14 9 (0.14%) Marvel
14 9 (0.14%) Stata
15 8 (0.13%) Acrobat
16 7 (0.11%) Adobe XD
16 7 (0.11%) Chatbot
17 6 (0.095%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 81 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
3 29 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 24 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 22 (0.35%) thinkFolio
7 18 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 13 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 11 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
11 10 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
11 10 (0.16%) Magento
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.13%) Markit EDM
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 8 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 793 (12.54%) Amazon AWS
2 759 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 308 (4.87%) Office 365
4 290 (4.58%) SaaS
5 178 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 176 (2.78%) Power Platform
7 119 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 106 (1.68%) PaaS
9 91 (1.44%) IaaS
10 80 (1.26%) Serverless
11 78 (1.23%) GitHub
12 62 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 62 (0.98%) Google Analytics
13 56 (0.89%) Amazon S3
14 55 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
15 46 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 39 (0.62%) G Suite
17 38 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
17 38 (0.60%) OneDrive
18 37 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 293 (4.63%) Firewall
2 194 (3.07%) WAN
3 175 (2.77%) LAN
4 162 (2.56%) Internet
5 145 (2.29%) DNS
6 143 (2.26%) TCP/IP
7 126 (1.99%) VPN
8 104 (1.64%) DHCP
9 95 (1.50%) MPLS
10 86 (1.36%) HTTP
11 80 (1.26%) Network Security
11 80 (1.26%) Wireless
12 69 (1.09%) VoIP
13 67 (1.06%) Skype
14 63 (1.00%) Unified Communications
15 60 (0.95%) BGP
16 59 (0.93%) SAN
17 49 (0.77%) WLAN
18 40 (0.63%) VLAN
19 35 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 330 (5.22%) Big Data
3 243 (3.84%) NoSQL
4 234 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 224 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 202 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 197 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 190 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 169 (2.67%) Power BI
10 141 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 131 (2.07%) MySQL
12 106 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 104 (1.64%) MongoDB
14 74 (1.17%) Redis
15 66 (1.04%) Blockchain
16 64 (1.01%) Data Mining
17 58 (0.92%) Apache Hive
18 56 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 52 (0.82%) RDBMS
20 51 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 533 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 314 (4.96%) JIRA
3 262 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 138 (2.18%) Selenium
5 112 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 105 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 86 (1.36%) TeamCity
8 73 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 68 (1.07%) NUnit
10 63 (1.00%) Subversion
11 60 (0.95%) webpack
12 59 (0.93%) JUnit
13 56 (0.89%) Jasmine
14 52 (0.82%) Bitbucket Server
15 50 (0.79%) SpecFlow
15 50 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
16 49 (0.77%) Maven
17 47 (0.74%) Mocha
18 41 (0.65%) Bitbucket
18 41 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 2,103 (33.24%) Finance
2 659 (10.42%) Banking
3 533 (8.43%) Marketing
4 268 (4.24%) Front Office
5 255 (4.03%) Games
6 252 (3.98%) Retail
7 173 (2.73%) Advertising
8 159 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 138 (2.18%) Legal
10 136 (2.15%) Telecoms
11 119 (1.88%) Back Office
12 92 (1.45%) French Language
13 91 (1.44%) Financial Institution
14 87 (1.38%) Publishing
15 83 (1.31%) Law
16 79 (1.25%) Manufacturing
17 74 (1.17%) German Language
18 68 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.81%) Billing
20 47 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,719 (27.17%) Developer
2 822 (12.99%) Analyst
3 529 (8.36%) Consultant
4 411 (6.50%) Junior
5 384 (6.07%) Graduate
6 337 (5.33%) Architect
7 318 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 315 (4.98%) Java Developer
9 297 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 261 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 250 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 245 (3.87%) Business Analyst
13 231 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
14 216 (3.41%) Software Developer
15 200 (3.16%) Junior Developer
16 167 (2.64%) Support Analyst
17 164 (2.59%) Project Manager
18 150 (2.37%) Python Developer
19 145 (2.29%) Data Scientist
20 140 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (13.39%) .NET
2 733 (11.59%) HTML
3 548 (8.66%) CSS
4 484 (7.65%) AngularJS
5 418 (6.61%) REST
6 393 (6.21%) React
7 374 (5.91%) Web Services
8 317 (5.01%) ASP.NET
9 258 (4.08%) HTML5
10 257 (4.06%) Spring
11 220 (3.48%) RESTful
12 208 (3.29%) .NET Framework
13 201 (3.18%) XML
14 193 (3.05%) Node.js
15 169 (2.67%) JSON
16 168 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 147 (2.32%) jQuery
18 138 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 138 (2.18%) Kafka
19 125 (1.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,125 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 424 (6.70%) User Experience
3 313 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 296 (4.68%) Algorithms
5 247 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 198 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 197 (3.11%) Data Structures
8 160 (2.53%) Hedge funds
9 146 (2.31%) Fixed Income
10 144 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
10 144 (2.28%) Virtual Team
11 138 (2.18%) Derivative
12 134 (2.12%) Data Centre
13 115 (1.82%) Social Media
14 114 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 102 (1.61%) Public Cloud
16 86 (1.36%) Equities
17 80 (1.26%) Reinsurance
18 79 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
19 78 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 640 (10.12%) Linux
2 638 (10.09%) Windows
3 216 (3.41%) Unix
4 163 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 131 (2.07%) Android
6 107 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 88 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 68 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 67 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 24 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 18 (0.28%) CentOS
14 16 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.19%) VMS
17 9 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.13%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.079%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,532 (40.03%) Computer Science
2 2,303 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1,056 (16.69%) Problem-Solving
4 916 (14.48%) Mathematics
5 759 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 741 (11.71%) Project Management
7 697 (11.02%) Analytics
8 598 (9.45%) DevOps
9 526 (8.31%) Scrum
10 499 (7.89%) Fintech
11 496 (7.84%) OO
12 466 (7.37%) Test Automation
13 441 (6.97%) TDD
14 428 (6.77%) SDLC
15 406 (6.42%) Data Science
16 402 (6.35%) Mentoring
17 387 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
18 386 (6.10%) Machine Learning
19 384 (6.07%) ITIL
20 380 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,590 (25.13%) SQL
2 1,235 (19.52%) Java
3 1,216 (19.22%) Python
4 1,111 (17.56%) C#
5 1,090 (17.23%) JavaScript
6 384 (6.07%) C++
7 297 (4.69%) R
8 261 (4.13%) C
9 246 (3.89%) Scala
10 243 (3.84%) PowerShell
11 221 (3.49%) T-SQL
12 181 (2.86%) PHP
13 175 (2.77%) Bash Shell
13 175 (2.77%) Ruby
14 145 (2.29%) VBA
15 143 (2.26%) Java 8
16 117 (1.85%) TypeScript
17 102 (1.61%) Perl
18 88 (1.39%) VB
19 76 (1.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,413 (22.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 321 (5.07%) Master's Degree
3 188 (2.97%) CISSP
4 182 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 178 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
6 161 (2.55%) PhD
7 150 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 119 (1.88%) Security Cleared
9 112 (1.77%) CISM
10 104 (1.64%) CISA
11 102 (1.61%) CCNP
12 101 (1.60%) CCNA
13 91 (1.44%) PMI Certification
14 75 (1.19%) PMP
15 69 (1.09%) MBA
15 69 (1.09%) MCP
16 62 (0.98%) ISTQB
16 62 (0.98%) SC Cleared
17 53 (0.84%) CFA
18 46 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (6.37%) QA
2 108 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (1.58%) GDPR
4 90 (1.42%) SLA
5 63 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 62 (0.98%) PMO
7 43 (0.68%) NIST
8 35 (0.55%) PCI DSS
9 27 (0.43%) COBIT
10 19 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
11 15 (0.24%) IFRS
12 14 (0.22%) MiFID
13 12 (0.19%) EMIR
14 11 (0.17%) IFRS 9
14 11 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
15 10 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
16 9 (0.14%) NIST 800
16 9 (0.14%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 414 (6.54%) Docker
2 299 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 148 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.40%) Varnish
7 22 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 20 (0.32%) XenApp
9 17 (0.27%) Firmware
10 12 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.14%) HDFS
13 8 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.13%) GridGain
14 7 (0.11%) vCloud
14 7 (0.11%) Xen
15 6 (0.095%) KVM
15 6 (0.095%) VMware NSX
16 5 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 231 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 166 (2.62%) Terraform
3 163 (2.58%) Ansible
4 119 (1.88%) Puppet
5 97 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 77 (1.22%) SCCM
7 49 (0.77%) Nessus
8 42 (0.66%) Packer
9 37 (0.58%) Salt
10 35 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
11 30 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
12 27 (0.43%) Consul
12 27 (0.43%) Nagios
12 27 (0.43%) SQL Sentry
13 21 (0.33%) EnCase
13 21 (0.33%) Mesos
14 19 (0.30%) Prometheus
15 16 (0.25%) Ambari
16 15 (0.24%) FTK
17 14 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 987 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 413 (6.53%) Oracle
3 261 (4.13%) Google
4 221 (3.49%) VMware
5 197 (3.11%) Cisco
6 185 (2.92%) Tableau
7 170 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
8 141 (2.23%) Adobe
9 140 (2.21%) SAP
10 129 (2.04%) Citrix
11 89 (1.41%) Splunk
12 63 (1.00%) IBM
13 60 (0.95%) Palo Alto
14 58 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 55 (0.87%) hybris
16 52 (0.82%) EMC
17 48 (0.76%) Bloomberg
18 47 (0.74%) LogRhythm
19 46 (0.73%) SolarWinds
20 45 (0.71%) Apple