Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 3,384 6,696 9,550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.31% 11.39% 13.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.88% 54.38% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,482 5,039 6,882
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,638
90th Percentile £103,625 £96,250 £93,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 6,523 12,313 16,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.88% 20.94% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,847 9,189 12,556
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -1 725 £65,000 +8.33% 109
West London -2 134 £48,250 -12.27% 58
South London +6 115 £42,640 +6.60% 12
North London +23 66 £46,500 +16.25% 12
East London +24 55 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1,538 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1,099 (32.48%) Finance
3 1,077 (31.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 985 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 931 (27.51%) SQL
6 827 (24.44%) Python
7 739 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
8 647 (19.12%) Analytics
9 642 (18.97%) Java
10 571 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
11 532 (15.72%) AWS
12 504 (14.89%) JavaScript
13 474 (14.01%) C#
14 453 (13.39%) SQL Server
15 433 (12.80%) Azure
16 424 (12.53%) Microsoft
17 417 (12.32%) Oracle
18 412 (12.17%) Mathematics
19 404 (11.94%) DevOps
20 398 (11.76%) Project Management
21 390 (11.52%) Software Engineering
22 378 (11.17%) .NET
23 367 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
24 342 (10.11%) HTML
25 296 (8.75%) Linux
25 296 (8.75%) Data Analysis
26 290 (8.57%) CSS
27 281 (8.30%) OO
28 280 (8.27%) Scrum
29 279 (8.24%) Data Analytics

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
1 167 (4.93%) Apache Spark
2 76 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (1.95%) Confluence
4 47 (1.39%) Apache
5 46 (1.36%) IIS
6 45 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 40 (1.18%) CMS
8 34 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 26 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
9 26 (0.77%) Jupyter
10 17 (0.50%) Luigi
10 17 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.47%) SAS
12 14 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.30%) nginx
14 10 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 151 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 144 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.56%) Sketch
7 16 (0.47%) InVision
8 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.27%) SPSS
11 8 (0.24%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.15%) InDesign
12 5 (0.15%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.12%) EViews
13 4 (0.12%) Notepad++
13 4 (0.12%) Stata
14 3 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.089%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.059%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 28 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 26 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.68%) Shopify
4 21 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.33%) Magento
7 11 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.27%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
12 6 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
12 6 (0.18%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 532 (15.72%) AWS
2 433 (12.80%) Azure
3 151 (4.46%) SaaS
4 131 (3.87%) GCP
5 126 (3.72%) Office 365
6 109 (3.22%) Power Platform
7 67 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
8 65 (1.92%) Serverless
9 61 (1.80%) PaaS
10 57 (1.68%) IaaS
11 51 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 48 (1.42%) Amazon S3
13 38 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
14 32 (0.95%) GitHub
15 29 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
16 26 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
17 22 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
17 22 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
17 22 (0.65%) Force.com
18 21 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 125 (3.69%) Firewall
2 73 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 58 (1.71%) DNS
4 51 (1.51%) VPN
4 51 (1.51%) WAN
5 50 (1.48%) Internet
6 49 (1.45%) LAN
7 48 (1.42%) VoIP
8 46 (1.36%) Network Security
9 39 (1.15%) Wireless
10 30 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
11 27 (0.80%) BGP
12 26 (0.77%) DHCP
12 26 (0.77%) SAN
13 20 (0.59%) HTTP
13 20 (0.59%) IP Telephony
14 17 (0.50%) OSPF
15 16 (0.47%) WebEx
16 15 (0.44%) MPLS
17 14 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 223 (6.59%) Big Data
3 174 (5.14%) Data Lake
4 164 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 150 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 137 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 129 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
8 121 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
8 121 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
9 108 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 106 (3.13%) Power BI
11 103 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 80 (2.36%) MySQL
13 69 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 65 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
15 59 (1.74%) Data Mining
16 54 (1.60%) RDBMS
17 53 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 41 (1.21%) Oracle Database
19 38 (1.12%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 273 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 141 (4.17%) JIRA
3 132 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 62 (1.83%) Selenium
5 49 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 46 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 36 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 36 (1.06%) Subversion
8 32 (0.95%) JUnit
9 28 (0.83%) GitLab
10 26 (0.77%) Maven
11 24 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 22 (0.65%) Cypress.io
12 22 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 20 (0.59%) git-flow
14 18 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (0.47%) webpack
16 15 (0.44%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.44%) RSpec
16 15 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 1,099 (32.48%) Finance
2 267 (7.89%) Marketing
3 190 (5.61%) Banking
4 160 (4.73%) Retail
5 150 (4.43%) Legal
6 141 (4.17%) Front Office
7 106 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 91 (2.69%) Games
9 67 (1.98%) Law
10 62 (1.83%) Back Office
11 55 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 51 (1.51%) Advertising
13 43 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 41 (1.21%) Public Sector
15 29 (0.86%) German Language
16 22 (0.65%) Billing
16 22 (0.65%) Electronics
16 22 (0.65%) French Language
17 17 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 897 (26.51%) Developer
2 542 (16.02%) Analyst
3 215 (6.35%) Consultant
4 177 (5.23%) Junior
5 174 (5.14%) Java Developer
6 170 (5.02%) Data Analyst
7 169 (4.99%) Senior Developer
8 160 (4.73%) Architect
9 144 (4.26%) Graduate
10 135 (3.99%) Software Engineer
11 131 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 131 (3.87%) Business Analyst
12 127 (3.75%) Data Engineer
13 120 (3.55%) C# Developer
14 111 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
15 108 (3.19%) Python Developer
16 97 (2.87%) Support Analyst
17 91 (2.69%) Junior Developer
18 87 (2.57%) Data Scientist
19 78 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (11.17%) .NET
2 342 (10.11%) HTML
3 290 (8.57%) CSS
4 241 (7.12%) AngularJS
5 211 (6.24%) React
6 165 (4.88%) Web Services
7 148 (4.37%) HTML5
8 135 (3.99%) REST
9 132 (3.90%) Node.js
10 130 (3.84%) Kafka
11 120 (3.55%) .NET Core
12 113 (3.34%) ASP.NET
13 110 (3.25%) XML
14 104 (3.07%) Vue.js
15 88 (2.60%) Spring
16 80 (2.36%) Django
17 78 (2.30%) .NET Framework
17 78 (2.30%) jQuery
18 73 (2.16%) RESTful
19 71 (2.10%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 739 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 187 (5.53%) User Experience
4 155 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
5 150 (4.43%) Algorithms
6 135 (3.99%) Hedge funds
7 99 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 95 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 93 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
10 88 (2.60%) Derivative
10 88 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 78 (2.30%) Virtual Team
12 77 (2.28%) Public Cloud
13 73 (2.16%) Data Structures
14 68 (2.01%) Fixed Income
15 62 (1.83%) Equities
16 57 (1.68%) Data Centre
17 53 (1.57%) Cloud Native
18 45 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
19 44 (1.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 296 (8.75%) Linux
2 223 (6.59%) Windows
3 89 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 89 (2.63%) Unix
4 83 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 81 (2.39%) Android
6 53 (1.57%) Windows 10
7 36 (1.06%) CentOS
8 32 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 29 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 28 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.50%) VMS
12 15 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.21%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,538 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 985 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 647 (19.12%) Analytics
4 571 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
5 412 (12.17%) Mathematics
6 404 (11.94%) DevOps
7 398 (11.76%) Project Management
8 390 (11.52%) Software Engineering
9 367 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
10 296 (8.75%) Data Analysis
11 281 (8.30%) OO
12 280 (8.27%) Scrum
13 279 (8.24%) Data Analytics
14 256 (7.57%) ETL
15 242 (7.15%) Machine Learning
16 239 (7.06%) Fintech
17 225 (6.65%) Visualisation
18 217 (6.41%) Data Science
19 213 (6.29%) Artificial Intelligence
20 212 (6.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 931 (27.51%) SQL
2 827 (24.44%) Python
3 642 (18.97%) Java
4 504 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 474 (14.01%) C#
6 194 (5.73%) C++
7 122 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 118 (3.49%) PHP
9 113 (3.34%) Scala
10 110 (3.25%) R
11 109 (3.22%) C
12 93 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 82 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 66 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 60 (1.77%) Bash Shell
16 58 (1.71%) VBA
17 56 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 53 (1.57%) Ruby
19 48 (1.42%) Go
20 45 (1.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,077 (31.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 271 (8.01%) Master's Degree
3 99 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (2.87%) CISSP
5 92 (2.72%) Numerate Degree
6 87 (2.57%) Security Cleared
7 79 (2.33%) PhD
8 74 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 72 (2.13%) AWS Certification
10 62 (1.83%) MBA
11 58 (1.71%) SC Cleared
12 55 (1.63%) CCNA
13 53 (1.57%) CISM
14 41 (1.21%) CCNP
14 41 (1.21%) CISA
15 39 (1.15%) DV Cleared
16 38 (1.12%) PMI Certification
17 26 (0.77%) MCSE
18 25 (0.74%) PMP
19 24 (0.71%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (4.82%) QA
2 83 (2.45%) GAAP
3 68 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 60 (1.77%) SLA
5 48 (1.42%) GDPR
6 39 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.53%) NIST
8 18 (0.53%) PMO
9 15 (0.44%) COBIT
10 9 (0.27%) MiFID
11 8 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.24%) EMIR
11 8 (0.24%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.18%) SEPA
12 6 (0.18%) TARGET2
13 5 (0.15%) Basel II
13 5 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 240 (7.09%) Docker
2 133 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 74 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.38%) Firmware
5 13 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.30%) VMware NSX
8 9 (0.27%) HDFS
8 9 (0.27%) XenApp
9 8 (0.24%) vSphere
10 5 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.089%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.059%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.059%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 184 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 125 (3.69%) Ansible
3 121 (3.58%) Terraform
4 73 (2.16%) Puppet
5 51 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (0.92%) SCCM
7 20 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 19 (0.56%) Salt
9 16 (0.47%) Kibana
9 16 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.41%) Grafana
10 14 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (0.38%) Icinga
12 12 (0.35%) Packer
13 11 (0.33%) Consul
14 10 (0.30%) Control-M
15 9 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
16 7 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
17 6 (0.18%) Istio
17 6 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 424 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 417 (12.32%) Oracle
3 271 (8.01%) Tableau
4 173 (5.11%) Cadence
5 166 (4.91%) Blue Prism
6 164 (4.85%) Teradata
7 163 (4.82%) Alteryx
7 163 (4.82%) Automation Anywhere
7 163 (4.82%) UiPath
8 118 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
9 112 (3.31%) Google
10 99 (2.93%) VMware
11 96 (2.84%) Cisco
12 87 (2.57%) SAP
13 65 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 51 (1.51%) Adobe
15 39 (1.15%) Citrix
16 33 (0.98%) Cognizant
17 30 (0.89%) Apple
18 27 (0.80%) IBM