Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4,605 3,007 6,454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.23% 10.49% 11.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.25% 51.86% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,696 2,155 4,830
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,002
25th Percentile £48,715 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +5.74%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8,043 5,798 11,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.86% 20.23% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,095 4,389 9,062
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £79,188
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -2 608 £72,500 +11.54% 275
West London -10 164 £67,500 +35.00% 113
South London -2 104 £52,500 +5.00% 29
East London -19 17 £55,000 -15.38% 69
North London -12 9 £33,750 +12.50% 6
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 2,187 (47.49%) Computer Science
2 1,430 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1,395 (30.29%) Social Skills
4 1,390 (30.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1,390 (30.18%) Finance
5 1,145 (24.86%) SQL
6 1,128 (24.50%) Python
7 1,077 (23.39%) JavaScript
8 940 (20.41%) Software Engineering
9 870 (18.89%) AWS
10 821 (17.83%) Java
11 820 (17.81%) Azure
12 810 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
13 778 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
14 679 (14.74%) DevOps
15 677 (14.70%) React
16 670 (14.55%) Analytics
17 644 (13.98%) C#
18 610 (13.25%) Docker
19 583 (12.66%) Mathematics
20 579 (12.57%) Microsoft
21 539 (11.70%) .NET
22 536 (11.64%) Microservices
23 523 (11.36%) CSS
24 517 (11.23%) HTML
25 514 (11.16%) Kubernetes
26 512 (11.12%) User Experience
27 482 (10.47%) Marketing
28 479 (10.40%) Master's Degree
29 476 (10.34%) Node.js

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 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 139 (3.02%) Apache Spark
3 124 (2.69%) Confluence
4 98 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 92 (2.00%) IIS
6 68 (1.48%) CMS
7 64 (1.39%) Apache
8 49 (1.06%) nginx
9 45 (0.98%) SAS
10 44 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
12 20 (0.43%) Jupyter
12 20 (0.43%) Tornado
13 15 (0.33%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.26%) Documentum
14 12 (0.26%) WordPress
15 11 (0.24%) ejabberd
15 11 (0.24%) MS Exchange
16 10 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 189 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (0.54%) InVision
7 21 (0.46%) Sketch
8 19 (0.41%) Figma
9 17 (0.37%) GIMP
9 17 (0.37%) MS Visio
10 16 (0.35%) Adobe XD
10 16 (0.35%) Chatbot
10 16 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
11 15 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (0.22%) SPSS
13 9 (0.20%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.20%) UXPin
14 6 (0.13%) Revit
14 6 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 82 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.37%) FastStats
2 17 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 13 (0.28%) R3 Corda
5 12 (0.26%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 12 (0.26%) TrackWise
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.15%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 870 (18.89%) AWS
2 820 (17.81%) Azure
3 410 (8.90%) GCP
4 363 (7.88%) SaaS
5 226 (4.91%) GitHub
6 223 (4.84%) Power Platform
7 210 (4.56%) Serverless
8 198 (4.30%) PaaS
9 145 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
10 104 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 100 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
12 92 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
12 92 (2.00%) IaaS
13 83 (1.80%) Amazon S3
14 70 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
15 68 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
16 57 (1.24%) PowerApps
17 49 (1.06%) Azure Service Bus
17 49 (1.06%) Google Analytics
18 47 (1.02%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.45%) Firewall
2 79 (1.72%) Internet
2 79 (1.72%) VPN
3 77 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 68 (1.48%) HTTP
5 59 (1.28%) DNS
6 46 (1.00%) VoIP
7 41 (0.89%) Network Security
8 40 (0.87%) WAN
9 37 (0.80%) Broadband
10 35 (0.76%) BGP
11 33 (0.72%) Wireless
12 31 (0.67%) LAN
13 29 (0.63%) SSL
14 28 (0.61%) 5G
15 25 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
15 25 (0.54%) SMS
16 24 (0.52%) DHCP
16 24 (0.52%) Unified Communications
17 23 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 401 (8.71%) NoSQL
3 345 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 288 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 278 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
6 229 (4.97%) Big Data
7 192 (4.17%) Power BI
7 192 (4.17%) Tableau
8 179 (3.89%) MySQL
9 128 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 127 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
11 106 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 84 (1.82%) Data Mining
13 78 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 75 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 68 (1.48%) Redis
16 65 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 60 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
18 58 (1.26%) BigQuery
19 54 (1.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 413 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 260 (5.65%) JIRA
3 238 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 97 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 96 (2.08%) Maven
6 80 (1.74%) GitLab
7 72 (1.56%) JUnit
8 70 (1.52%) Gradle
9 68 (1.48%) Cypress.io
9 68 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 65 (1.41%) Selenium
11 63 (1.37%) webpack
12 57 (1.24%) CircleCI
13 54 (1.17%) SonarQube
14 51 (1.11%) Bitbucket
15 50 (1.09%) Cucumber
16 48 (1.04%) Mocha
17 46 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 45 (0.98%) Mockito
19 43 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,395 (30.29%) Social Skills
2 1,390 (30.18%) Finance
3 778 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
4 482 (10.47%) Marketing
5 295 (6.41%) Banking
6 275 (5.97%) Games
7 244 (5.30%) Retail
8 238 (5.17%) Presentation Skills
9 205 (4.45%) Telecoms
10 189 (4.10%) Public Sector
11 171 (3.71%) Manufacturing
12 142 (3.08%) Electronics
13 139 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 122 (2.65%) Influencing Skills
15 118 (2.56%) Advertising
16 115 (2.50%) Legal
17 114 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
18 109 (2.37%) Law
19 71 (1.54%) Investment Banking
20 67 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 1,182 (25.67%) Developer
2 434 (9.42%) Software Engineer
3 418 (9.08%) Analyst
4 275 (5.97%) Senior Developer
5 272 (5.91%) Consultant
6 264 (5.73%) Architect
7 175 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 163 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 153 (3.32%) .NET Developer
10 149 (3.24%) Java Developer
11 147 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 140 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
13 122 (2.65%) C# Developer
14 121 (2.63%) Software Developer
15 103 (2.24%) Data Engineer
16 100 (2.17%) Business Analyst
17 99 (2.15%) Backend Developer
17 99 (2.15%) Data Scientist
18 96 (2.08%) Data Analyst
19 94 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (14.70%) React
2 539 (11.70%) .NET
3 523 (11.36%) CSS
4 517 (11.23%) HTML
5 476 (10.34%) Node.js
6 447 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 433 (9.40%) REST
8 348 (7.56%) Web Services
9 243 (5.28%) RESTful
10 203 (4.41%) Spring
11 193 (4.19%) Kafka
12 180 (3.91%) Vue.js
13 177 (3.84%) HTML5
14 162 (3.52%) .NET Core
15 149 (3.24%) ASP.NET
16 140 (3.04%) jQuery
17 133 (2.89%) GraphQL
18 130 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
19 125 (2.71%) React Native
20 121 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 512 (11.12%) User Experience
2 276 (5.99%) Algorithms
3 240 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 219 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 169 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 154 (3.34%) Mobile App
7 150 (3.26%) Cloud Native
8 142 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
9 132 (2.87%) Blog
10 120 (2.61%) Data Centre
11 115 (2.50%) Client/Server
12 104 (2.26%) Public Cloud
13 94 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
14 88 (1.91%) Life Science
15 87 (1.89%) Virtual Team
16 71 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
17 68 (1.48%) Hedge funds
18 60 (1.30%) Social Media
19 56 (1.22%) N-Tier
20 55 (1.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 439 (9.53%) Linux
2 337 (7.32%) Windows
3 136 (2.95%) Android
4 105 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 95 (2.06%) Unix
6 55 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 44 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 29 (0.63%) CentOS
9 24 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (0.30%) Debian
14 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.087%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,187 (47.49%) Computer Science
2 1,430 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
3 940 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 810 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
5 679 (14.74%) DevOps
6 670 (14.55%) Analytics
7 583 (12.66%) Mathematics
8 536 (11.64%) Microservices
9 434 (9.42%) Full Stack Development
10 430 (9.34%) Project Management
11 429 (9.32%) Scrum
12 405 (8.79%) Test Automation
13 372 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
14 366 (7.95%) Artificial Intelligence
15 349 (7.58%) Fintech
16 346 (7.51%) Data Science
17 328 (7.12%) Mentoring
18 317 (6.88%) Machine Learning
19 307 (6.67%) Open Source
20 286 (6.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,145 (24.86%) SQL
2 1,128 (24.50%) Python
3 1,077 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 821 (17.83%) Java
5 644 (13.98%) C#
6 432 (9.38%) TypeScript
7 329 (7.14%) C++
8 230 (4.99%) C
9 218 (4.73%) Go
10 197 (4.28%) PowerShell
11 163 (3.54%) Scala
12 136 (2.95%) R
13 124 (2.69%) T-SQL
14 123 (2.67%) PHP
15 119 (2.58%) Bash Shell
16 112 (2.43%) ES6
17 100 (2.17%) Java 8
18 80 (1.74%) Kotlin
19 78 (1.69%) Ruby
20 57 (1.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,390 (30.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 479 (10.40%) Master's Degree
3 164 (3.56%) Numerate Degree
4 106 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 100 (2.17%) PhD
6 71 (1.54%) CISSP
7 64 (1.39%) MBA
8 58 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 54 (1.17%) CISM
10 45 (0.98%) SC Cleared
11 42 (0.91%) PMI Certification
12 40 (0.87%) CCNA
13 37 (0.80%) ISTQB
14 35 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (0.72%) PMP
16 25 (0.54%) CISA
17 24 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 24 (0.52%) Postgraduate
18 23 (0.50%) DV Cleared
18 23 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (6.82%) QA
2 136 (2.95%) GDPR
3 114 (2.48%) Accessibility
4 98 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 65 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (1.15%) NIST
7 33 (0.72%) SLA
8 27 (0.59%) GRC
9 26 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 26 (0.56%) PMO
10 17 (0.37%) Good Clinical Practice
11 14 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.28%) CDISC
13 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (0.24%) MiFID
15 9 (0.20%) EMIR
15 9 (0.20%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.17%) Def Stans
16 8 (0.17%) HAZOP
17 7 (0.15%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 610 (13.25%) Docker
2 199 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 66 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.52%) Firmware
5 22 (0.48%) vSphere
6 21 (0.46%) KVM
7 16 (0.35%) Kamailio
8 15 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (0.33%) HDFS
9 14 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.24%) iptables
10 11 (0.24%) ISA Server
10 11 (0.24%) Postfix
10 11 (0.24%) QEMU
11 10 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.20%) LXC
13 8 (0.17%) Ceph
13 8 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.11%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 514 (11.16%) Kubernetes
2 214 (4.65%) Terraform
3 122 (2.65%) Ansible
4 97 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (1.72%) Puppet
6 50 (1.09%) SCCM
7 35 (0.76%) Prometheus
8 31 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 24 (0.52%) ZABBIX
10 23 (0.50%) Grafana
11 14 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.28%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.28%) Nagios
13 12 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
13 12 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
13 12 (0.26%) Salt
14 11 (0.24%) Galera Cluster
14 11 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.22%) vCenter Server
16 8 (0.17%) Istio
Vendors
1 579 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 359 (7.80%) Google
3 296 (6.43%) Oracle
4 208 (4.52%) SAP
5 109 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 96 (2.08%) Cisco
7 87 (1.89%) Adobe
8 76 (1.65%) VMware
9 73 (1.59%) IBM
10 57 (1.24%) Databricks
11 53 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 46 (1.00%) Atlassian
13 40 (0.87%) HP
14 39 (0.85%) Nintex
15 34 (0.74%) Workday
16 29 (0.63%) Facebook
17 28 (0.61%) Dell
17 28 (0.61%) Instagram
18 27 (0.59%) Alteryx
18 27 (0.59%) Citrix