Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9935 11172 12980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.45% 13.87% 14.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.06% 56.68% 57.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6861 9325 10489
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16821 19709 22729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.78% 24.47% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12591 16498 18685
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £46,658 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.41% +3.68% -

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 1625 £55,000 - 189
West London +2 431 £45,000 - 34
South London -17 124 £50,000 +17.65% 24
East London -13 86 £65,000 +18.18% 32
North London -11 40 £37,500 +4.17% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4009 (40.35%) Computer Science
2 3814 (38.39%) Finance
3 2864 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
4 2377 (23.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 2329 (23.44%) SQL
6 2086 (21.00%) Java
7 1699 (17.10%) Banking
8 1679 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
9 1599 (16.09%) JavaScript
10 1481 (14.91%) Microsoft
11 1439 (14.48%) C#
12 1306 (13.15%) Linux
13 1276 (12.84%) Project Management
14 1270 (12.78%) Retail
15 1250 (12.58%) HTML
16 1225 (12.33%) .NET
16 1225 (12.33%) Analytics
17 1219 (12.27%) Windows
18 1208 (12.16%) Python
19 1189 (11.97%) SQL Server
20 1179 (11.87%) Scrum
21 1084 (10.91%) Investment Banking
21 1084 (10.91%) Software Engineering
22 1080 (10.87%) CSS
23 1065 (10.72%) Asset Management
24 1036 (10.43%) Mathematics
25 945 (9.51%) Oracle
26 858 (8.64%) Management Information System
27 849 (8.55%) C++
27 849 (8.55%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 239 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 208 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 184 (1.85%) SAS
5 177 (1.78%) Apache
6 163 (1.64%) Confluence
7 152 (1.53%) CMS
8 138 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 118 (1.19%) IIS
10 108 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 88 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 83 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 79 (0.80%) OpenStack
14 76 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 60 (0.60%) JBoss
16 58 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 54 (0.54%) nginx
18 49 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
19 47 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
20 46 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 623 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 421 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
3 243 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 98 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 91 (0.92%) SPSS
6 62 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 48 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 44 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 41 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 37 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 37 (0.37%) Photoshop
11 21 (0.21%) InVision
12 8 (0.081%) Stata
13 5 (0.050%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.050%) SPSS Modeler
14 4 (0.040%) EViews
14 4 (0.040%) HipChat
14 4 (0.040%) Maya
15 3 (0.030%) InDesign
15 3 (0.030%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 95 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 30 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 29 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 28 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 27 (0.27%) Magento
7 27 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 24 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
9 23 (0.23%) SAP SD
10 20 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
11 19 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
11 19 (0.19%) SAP FI
11 19 (0.19%) SAP MM
12 18 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 18 (0.18%) SAP BPC
12 18 (0.18%) thinkFolio
13 16 (0.16%) Actimize
13 16 (0.16%) SAP CO
13 16 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 646 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 373 (3.75%) SaaS
4 192 (1.93%) Office 365
5 159 (1.60%) GitHub
6 115 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 102 (1.03%) Google Analytics
8 101 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 88 (0.89%) PaaS
10 57 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
11 50 (0.50%) IaaS
12 46 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
13 43 (0.43%) Amazon S3
14 41 (0.41%) Google Play
15 40 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
16 25 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
17 23 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 23 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 21 (0.21%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 414 (4.17%) Firewall
2 259 (2.61%) DNS
3 216 (2.17%) VPN
4 209 (2.10%) LAN
5 205 (2.06%) TCP/IP
6 202 (2.03%) WAN
7 189 (1.90%) DHCP
7 189 (1.90%) Internet
8 132 (1.33%) HTTP
9 123 (1.24%) Network Security
10 111 (1.12%) MPLS
11 98 (0.99%) Wireless
12 89 (0.90%) SAN
13 80 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
14 79 (0.80%) BGP
15 70 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
16 66 (0.66%) OSPF
17 64 (0.64%) VoIP
18 61 (0.61%) Ethernet
19 56 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1189 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 498 (5.01%) Relational Database
3 479 (4.82%) Big Data
4 457 (4.60%) MySQL
5 381 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 302 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 290 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 275 (2.77%) MongoDB
9 236 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 230 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 208 (2.09%) Oracle Database
12 180 (1.81%) RDBMS
13 173 (1.74%) QlikView
14 149 (1.50%) Power BI
15 146 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
16 132 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 103 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
18 98 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
19 93 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 90 (0.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 653 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 449 (4.52%) JIRA
3 373 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 251 (2.53%) Selenium
5 238 (2.40%) Subversion
6 186 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 174 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 165 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 160 (1.61%) JUnit
10 134 (1.35%) Maven
11 106 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 99 (1.00%) Cucumber
13 90 (0.91%) NUnit
14 84 (0.85%) gulp
15 81 (0.82%) Jasmine
16 77 (0.78%) Bitbucket
16 77 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
17 75 (0.75%) Mockito
18 71 (0.71%) Eclipse
19 70 (0.70%) Protractor
General
1 3814 (38.39%) Finance
2 1699 (17.10%) Banking
3 1270 (12.78%) Retail
4 1084 (10.91%) Investment Banking
5 794 (7.99%) Marketing
6 754 (7.59%) Retail Banking
7 469 (4.72%) Legal
8 372 (3.74%) Front Office
9 363 (3.65%) Telecoms
10 336 (3.38%) Games
11 238 (2.40%) Financial Institution
12 233 (2.35%) Advertising
13 154 (1.55%) Publishing
14 138 (1.39%) Law
15 117 (1.18%) Manufacturing
16 103 (1.04%) Electronics
17 102 (1.03%) Back Office
18 70 (0.70%) Automotive
19 69 (0.69%) French Language
20 64 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2792 (28.10%) Developer
2 1692 (17.03%) Analyst
3 845 (8.51%) Consultant
4 638 (6.42%) Business Analyst
5 614 (6.18%) Java Developer
6 586 (5.90%) Junior
7 572 (5.76%) Graduate
8 538 (5.42%) Architect
9 511 (5.14%) C# Developer
10 395 (3.98%) Software Engineer
11 374 (3.76%) .NET Developer
12 368 (3.70%) Senior Developer
13 307 (3.09%) Junior Developer
14 303 (3.05%) Software Developer
15 242 (2.44%) Project Manager
16 237 (2.39%) Graduate Developer
17 232 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
18 228 (2.29%) C++ Developer
19 225 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
20 207 (2.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1250 (12.58%) HTML
2 1225 (12.33%) .NET
3 1080 (10.87%) CSS
4 711 (7.16%) AngularJS
5 597 (6.01%) Web Services
6 479 (4.82%) ASP.NET
7 463 (4.66%) HTML5
8 452 (4.55%) XML
9 445 (4.48%) jQuery
10 380 (3.82%) React
11 375 (3.77%) Spring
12 357 (3.59%) REST
13 323 (3.25%) Node.js
14 279 (2.81%) RESTful
15 264 (2.66%) .NET Framework
16 254 (2.56%) WCF
17 251 (2.53%) CSS3
18 245 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 232 (2.34%) J2EE
20 223 (2.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4009 (40.35%) Computer Science
2 1679 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 858 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 691 (6.96%) User Experience
5 482 (4.85%) Fintech
6 357 (3.59%) Algorithms
7 342 (3.44%) Hedge funds
8 284 (2.86%) Derivative
9 246 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 215 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 211 (2.12%) Fixed Income
12 194 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
13 193 (1.94%) Data Centre
14 192 (1.93%) Equities
15 150 (1.51%) Mobile App
16 133 (1.34%) Data Structures
17 102 (1.03%) Social Media
18 100 (1.01%) iPad
19 97 (0.98%) PMI
20 96 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1306 (13.15%) Linux
2 1219 (12.27%) Windows
3 601 (6.05%) Unix
4 326 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 257 (2.59%) Android
6 220 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 200 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 192 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 148 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 123 (1.24%) Windows 10
11 76 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 75 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 58 (0.58%) CentOS
14 56 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 41 (0.41%) Solaris
16 40 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 29 (0.29%) Debian
17 29 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 28 (0.28%) Mac OS
19 27 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2864 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1276 (12.84%) Project Management
3 1225 (12.33%) Analytics
4 1179 (11.87%) Scrum
5 1084 (10.91%) Software Engineering
6 1065 (10.72%) Asset Management
7 1036 (10.43%) Mathematics
8 849 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
9 816 (8.21%) SDLC
10 813 (8.18%) TDD
11 802 (8.07%) Wealth Management
12 775 (7.80%) OO
13 649 (6.53%) DevOps
14 593 (5.97%) Information Security
15 587 (5.91%) Test Automation
16 586 (5.90%) Mentoring
17 564 (5.68%) MVC
18 547 (5.51%) Business Analysis
19 537 (5.41%) ITIL
20 524 (5.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2329 (23.44%) SQL
2 2086 (21.00%) Java
3 1599 (16.09%) JavaScript
4 1439 (14.48%) C#
5 1208 (12.16%) Python
6 849 (8.55%) C++
7 444 (4.47%) R
8 385 (3.88%) C
9 352 (3.54%) PHP
10 285 (2.87%) T-SQL
11 276 (2.78%) Scala
12 232 (2.34%) PowerShell
13 222 (2.23%) VBA
14 202 (2.03%) Ruby
15 200 (2.01%) Perl
16 163 (1.64%) Shell Script
17 146 (1.47%) Bash Shell
18 144 (1.45%) VB
19 129 (1.30%) PL/SQL
20 83 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2377 (23.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 585 (5.89%) Master's Degree
3 350 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
4 308 (3.10%) CISSP
5 250 (2.52%) CISM
6 238 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 220 (2.21%) CISA
7 220 (2.21%) PhD
8 200 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 183 (1.84%) ISEB
10 166 (1.67%) Security Cleared
11 164 (1.65%) PMI Certification
12 123 (1.24%) PMP
13 110 (1.11%) ISTQB
14 107 (1.08%) CCNA
15 103 (1.04%) CCNP
16 100 (1.01%) MBA
17 92 (0.93%) SC Cleared
18 77 (0.78%) MCP
19 75 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 758 (7.63%) QA
2 177 (1.78%) PMO
3 155 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 118 (1.19%) SLA
6 84 (0.85%) MiFID
7 81 (0.82%) GDPR
8 74 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 49 (0.49%) COBIT
10 41 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 39 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 19 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 19 (0.19%) FATCA
13 17 (0.17%) P3O
14 15 (0.15%) ISO 9001
15 13 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
15 13 (0.13%) COSO
15 13 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
16 11 (0.11%) EMIR
16 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 409 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 291 (2.93%) Docker
3 244 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 86 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (0.52%) XenApp
7 47 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 36 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.25%) vSphere
10 20 (0.20%) Firmware
11 18 (0.18%) Xen
12 17 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 17 (0.17%) iptables
13 15 (0.15%) HDFS
14 14 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.13%) VMware NSX
16 12 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 10 (0.10%) Snort
18 9 (0.091%) Varnish
19 7 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 233 (2.35%) Puppet
2 180 (1.81%) Ansible
3 164 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 105 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 96 (0.97%) SCCM
6 52 (0.52%) Nagios
7 46 (0.46%) Terraform
8 36 (0.36%) Nessus
9 35 (0.35%) Graphite
9 35 (0.35%) ZABBIX
10 33 (0.33%) logstash
11 32 (0.32%) Opsview
12 30 (0.30%) QRadar
13 27 (0.27%) Mesos
14 26 (0.26%) CSIRT
15 21 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (0.21%) SCOM
16 20 (0.20%) Cacti
17 19 (0.19%) Backup Exec
17 19 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1481 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 945 (9.51%) Oracle
3 368 (3.70%) VMware
4 345 (3.47%) Google
5 309 (3.11%) Tableau
6 290 (2.92%) Cisco
7 281 (2.83%) SAP
8 223 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 216 (2.17%) Adobe
10 147 (1.48%) Citrix
11 136 (1.37%) IBM
12 115 (1.16%) Cognizant
13 102 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 95 (0.96%) Murex
15 91 (0.92%) HP
16 89 (0.90%) Splunk
17 83 (0.84%) Cadence
17 83 (0.84%) ServiceNow
18 81 (0.82%) Bloomberg
19 79 (0.80%) Juniper