Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 5,423 7,621 9,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.67% 12.08% 13.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.01% 55.91% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,053 5,460 6,739
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 9,858 13,630 15,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.39% 21.61% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,507 10,143 12,333
London 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 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 25 January 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 25 January 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 1,186 £62,500 +4.17% 307
West London -6 192 £55,000 +4.76% 141
South London -18 116 £43,279 +1.47% 32
North London +17 50 £35,000 -12.50% 20
East London -19 28 £50,000 -20.00% 68
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 2,411 (44.46%) Computer Science
2 1,771 (32.66%) Finance
3 1,763 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
4 1,535 (28.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 1,269 (23.40%) SQL
6 1,131 (20.86%) Python
7 1,040 (19.18%) Java
8 963 (17.76%) JavaScript
9 962 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
10 856 (15.78%) C#
11 793 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
12 694 (12.80%) Mathematics
13 693 (12.78%) AWS
14 668 (12.32%) Microsoft
15 667 (12.30%) HTML
16 648 (11.95%) Analytics
17 626 (11.54%) Software Engineering
18 616 (11.36%) Azure
19 602 (11.10%) .NET
20 591 (10.90%) CSS
21 577 (10.64%) Windows
22 558 (10.29%) SQL Server
23 556 (10.25%) Project Management
24 539 (9.94%) Linux
25 515 (9.50%) DevOps
26 513 (9.46%) Fintech
27 478 (8.81%) Marketing
28 449 (8.28%) Git (software)
29 425 (7.84%) AngularJS
30 414 (7.63%) C++

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
1 170 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 110 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
3 93 (1.71%) IIS
4 71 (1.31%) Confluence
5 62 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 59 (1.09%) SAS
7 53 (0.98%) CMS
8 51 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 49 (0.90%) Apache
10 41 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.53%) nginx
12 25 (0.46%) Skype for Business
13 22 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 16 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 14 (0.26%) WordPress
18 12 (0.22%) Jupyter
19 10 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
20 9 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 259 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 255 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
3 109 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 48 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.76%) Sketch
7 33 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 22 (0.41%) SPSS
10 18 (0.33%) InVision
11 16 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
12 15 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 10 (0.18%) Adobe XD
15 8 (0.15%) Zeplin
16 7 (0.13%) Chatbot
17 5 (0.092%) InDesign
17 5 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
17 5 (0.092%) ProjectWise
18 3 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 26 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (0.39%) thinkFolio
3 18 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 16 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.22%) HFM
8 12 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.18%) Magento
10 10 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
10 10 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (0.18%) Shopify
10 10 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 693 (12.78%) AWS
2 616 (11.36%) Azure
3 266 (4.91%) Office 365
4 226 (4.17%) SaaS
5 178 (3.28%) GCP
6 135 (2.49%) Power Platform
7 115 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
8 83 (1.53%) GitHub
9 78 (1.44%) Serverless
10 59 (1.09%) PaaS
11 50 (0.92%) IaaS
12 44 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 37 (0.68%) G Suite
13 37 (0.68%) Google Analytics
14 35 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
15 30 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
16 28 (0.52%) Amazon S3
17 24 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 21 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 257 (4.74%) Firewall
2 162 (2.99%) WAN
3 144 (2.66%) Internet
4 125 (2.30%) LAN
5 122 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 116 (2.14%) DNS
6 116 (2.14%) VPN
7 100 (1.84%) VoIP
8 81 (1.49%) MPLS
9 76 (1.40%) HTTP
10 72 (1.33%) BGP
10 72 (1.33%) Wireless
11 70 (1.29%) Network Security
12 68 (1.25%) DHCP
13 66 (1.22%) Unified Communications
14 62 (1.14%) SAN
15 34 (0.63%) IPsec
16 32 (0.59%) Skype
17 30 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 345 (6.36%) Big Data
3 220 (4.06%) NoSQL
3 220 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 177 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
5 155 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 151 (2.78%) MySQL
7 144 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 130 (2.40%) Power BI
9 120 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 95 (1.75%) Data Mining
11 76 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 67 (1.24%) Blockchain
13 60 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 58 (1.07%) Redis
15 55 (1.01%) Data Lake
16 47 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
17 46 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
18 45 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 449 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 225 (4.15%) JIRA
3 202 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 133 (2.45%) Selenium
5 65 (1.20%) JUnit
6 53 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 50 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 50 (0.92%) Jasmine
8 48 (0.89%) webpack
9 45 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (0.79%) TeamCity
11 42 (0.77%) Mocha
11 42 (0.77%) Subversion
12 37 (0.68%) Maven
12 37 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 34 (0.63%) Gradle
14 31 (0.57%) Eclipse
14 31 (0.57%) Postman
15 30 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
16 28 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,771 (32.66%) Finance
2 478 (8.81%) Marketing
3 379 (6.99%) Banking
4 251 (4.63%) Front Office
5 240 (4.43%) Retail
6 201 (3.71%) Games
7 185 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 154 (2.84%) Advertising
9 147 (2.71%) Legal
10 142 (2.62%) Law
11 114 (2.10%) Investment Banking
12 109 (2.01%) Public Sector
13 95 (1.75%) French Language
14 81 (1.49%) German Language
15 72 (1.33%) Financial Institution
16 70 (1.29%) Back Office
17 68 (1.25%) Electronics
18 53 (0.98%) Billing
19 51 (0.94%) Publishing
20 47 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,627 (30.00%) Developer
2 540 (9.96%) Analyst
3 459 (8.46%) Consultant
4 349 (6.44%) Junior
5 345 (6.36%) Senior Developer
6 327 (6.03%) Java Developer
7 325 (5.99%) Graduate
8 230 (4.24%) C# Developer
9 224 (4.13%) Software Engineer
10 214 (3.95%) Junior Developer
11 204 (3.76%) .NET Developer
12 198 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
13 184 (3.39%) Architect
14 183 (3.37%) Software Developer
15 173 (3.19%) Project Manager
16 161 (2.97%) Python Developer
17 157 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 150 (2.77%) IT Support
19 138 (2.54%) Data Scientist
20 131 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 667 (12.30%) HTML
2 602 (11.10%) .NET
3 591 (10.90%) CSS
4 425 (7.84%) AngularJS
5 410 (7.56%) React
6 347 (6.40%) REST
7 332 (6.12%) HTML5
7 332 (6.12%) Web Services
8 245 (4.52%) ASP.NET
9 231 (4.26%) RESTful
10 216 (3.98%) Node.js
11 196 (3.61%) CSS3
12 174 (3.21%) XML
13 166 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 165 (3.04%) Spring
15 143 (2.64%) .NET Framework
16 135 (2.49%) Redux
17 124 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 115 (2.12%) .NET Core
18 115 (2.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 793 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 364 (6.71%) User Experience
3 296 (5.46%) Algorithms
4 294 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 240 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
6 186 (3.43%) Hedge funds
6 186 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 139 (2.56%) Fixed Income
8 137 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 123 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 122 (2.25%) Derivative
11 110 (2.03%) Data Centre
12 100 (1.84%) Virtual Team
13 97 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
14 86 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
15 85 (1.57%) Equities
16 71 (1.31%) Social Media
16 71 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
17 66 (1.22%) Public Cloud
18 55 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 577 (10.64%) Windows
2 539 (9.94%) Linux
3 221 (4.08%) Unix
4 174 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 123 (2.27%) Android
6 116 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 115 (2.12%) Windows 10
8 63 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 59 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 27 (0.50%) CentOS
12 27 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 27 (0.50%) Solaris
13 20 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.31%) VMS
15 16 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.20%) Debian
17 10 (0.18%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,411 (44.46%) Computer Science
2 1,763 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
3 962 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
4 694 (12.80%) Mathematics
5 648 (11.95%) Analytics
6 626 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 556 (10.25%) Project Management
8 515 (9.50%) DevOps
9 513 (9.46%) Fintech
10 407 (7.51%) Scrum
11 394 (7.27%) Data Science
12 390 (7.19%) Machine Learning
13 381 (7.03%) OO
14 329 (6.07%) TDD
15 321 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
16 316 (5.83%) ITIL
17 312 (5.75%) Mentoring
18 311 (5.73%) Test Automation
19 301 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
19 301 (5.55%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1,269 (23.40%) SQL
2 1,131 (20.86%) Python
3 1,040 (19.18%) Java
4 963 (17.76%) JavaScript
5 856 (15.78%) C#
6 414 (7.63%) C++
7 230 (4.24%) C
8 197 (3.63%) R
9 185 (3.41%) PHP
10 170 (3.13%) Scala
11 159 (2.93%) TypeScript
12 156 (2.88%) T-SQL
13 152 (2.80%) Ruby
14 151 (2.78%) PowerShell
15 109 (2.01%) Go
16 101 (1.86%) ES6
17 99 (1.83%) Bash Shell
18 98 (1.81%) VBA
19 96 (1.77%) Java 8
20 86 (1.59%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,535 (28.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 325 (5.99%) Master's Degree
3 166 (3.06%) Numerate Degree
4 163 (3.01%) CISSP
5 154 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 147 (2.71%) PhD
7 131 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 108 (1.99%) CISM
9 98 (1.81%) CCNP
10 87 (1.60%) Security Cleared
11 79 (1.46%) MCP
12 75 (1.38%) PMI Certification
13 72 (1.33%) MCSE
14 70 (1.29%) MBA
15 69 (1.27%) PMP
16 67 (1.24%) CCNA
17 64 (1.18%) CISA
18 61 (1.12%) MCSA
19 58 (1.07%) CIMA
20 56 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (6.31%) QA
2 100 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (1.59%) GDPR
4 66 (1.22%) SLA
5 52 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.76%) PMO
8 40 (0.74%) NIST
9 18 (0.33%) MiFID
10 14 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (0.26%) NCSC
11 12 (0.22%) COBIT
12 11 (0.20%) PSD2
13 10 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.18%) EMIR
14 8 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.092%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.092%) ITGC
System Software
1 411 (7.58%) Docker
2 268 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 147 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.52%) VirtualBox
6 24 (0.44%) Firmware
7 19 (0.35%) VMware NSX
8 16 (0.30%) NFS
8 16 (0.30%) XenApp
9 14 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.26%) vSphere
10 12 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.17%) vCloud
12 8 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (0.11%) HDFS
13 6 (0.11%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.074%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 270 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 139 (2.56%) Ansible
3 131 (2.42%) Puppet
4 123 (2.27%) Terraform
5 79 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (0.98%) SCCM
7 43 (0.79%) Salt
8 36 (0.66%) Consul
9 35 (0.65%) Packer
10 29 (0.53%) Mesos
11 22 (0.41%) Nagios
12 20 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
13 19 (0.35%) Prometheus
13 19 (0.35%) SQL Sentry
14 18 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
15 17 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
16 16 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
16 16 (0.30%) Nessus
17 15 (0.28%) EnCase
18 14 (0.26%) Grafana
Vendors
1 668 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 400 (7.38%) Oracle
3 279 (5.14%) Google
4 198 (3.65%) VMware
5 191 (3.52%) Tableau
6 190 (3.50%) Cisco
7 185 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
8 103 (1.90%) Adobe
9 92 (1.70%) Citrix
10 83 (1.53%) Apple
11 67 (1.24%) SAP
12 62 (1.14%) ServiceNow
12 62 (1.14%) Splunk
13 60 (1.11%) Bloomberg
14 59 (1.09%) Palo Alto
15 56 (1.03%) HP
16 55 (1.01%) Reuters
17 45 (0.83%) SolarWinds
18 38 (0.70%) IBM
19 36 (0.66%) Avaya