Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2,140 5,515 7,581
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.81% 10.75% 12.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.84% 55.32% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,973 4,276 5,618
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,300 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 4,473 9,969 13,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.42% 19.42% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,573 7,706 10,316
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,800 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +2 559 £70,000 +7.69% 209
West London +1 58 £65,000 +15.56% 76
South London -6 46 £57,750 +35.88% 13
North London +2 10 £60,000 +71.43% 12
East London +6 5 £63,000 +17.76% 35
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 913 (42.66%) Computer Science
2 721 (33.69%) Finance
3 661 (30.89%) SQL
4 590 (27.57%) Python
5 587 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
6 523 (24.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 407 (19.02%) Azure
8 401 (18.74%) Microsoft
9 391 (18.27%) JavaScript
10 389 (18.18%) Mathematics
11 377 (17.62%) Java
12 357 (16.68%) Analytical Skills
13 335 (15.65%) C#
14 320 (14.95%) DevOps
15 307 (14.35%) AWS
16 303 (14.16%) .NET
17 300 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
18 295 (13.79%) Analytics
19 272 (12.71%) Software Engineering
20 261 (12.20%) SQL Server
21 247 (11.54%) CSS
22 233 (10.89%) Microservices
23 230 (10.75%) HTML
24 219 (10.23%) Scrum
25 218 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
26 213 (9.95%) React
27 207 (9.67%) Fintech
28 198 (9.25%) Machine Learning
29 197 (9.21%) Linux
30 196 (9.16%) Windows

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 94 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 77 (3.60%) Apache Spark
3 50 (2.34%) Confluence
4 31 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.17%) Apache
5 25 (1.17%) CMS
6 20 (0.93%) IIS
7 19 (0.89%) SAS
8 17 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (0.70%) Skype for Business
10 12 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.28%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.23%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.19%) TPMS
Applications
1 110 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.79%) Figma
6 16 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.56%) SPSS
8 11 (0.51%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.42%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.37%) InVision
10 8 (0.37%) Maya
11 7 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.28%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.28%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.23%) ArchiCAD
13 5 (0.23%) MicroStation
13 5 (0.23%) Revit
13 5 (0.23%) Sketch
13 5 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 85 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
3 8 (0.37%) Magento
3 8 (0.37%) SAP EWM
3 8 (0.37%) SAP WM
4 6 (0.28%) Endur
4 6 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.19%) Findur
5 4 (0.19%) MoSes
5 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 407 (19.02%) Azure
2 307 (14.35%) AWS
3 143 (6.68%) Power Platform
4 129 (6.03%) GCP
5 113 (5.28%) SaaS
6 90 (4.21%) PaaS
7 78 (3.64%) Office 365
8 61 (2.85%) Dynamics 365
9 59 (2.76%) IaaS
10 48 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 42 (1.96%) GitHub
11 42 (1.96%) Serverless
12 29 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (0.93%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.93%) PowerApps
16 16 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
17 14 (0.65%) Google Analytics
18 11 (0.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.83%) Firewall
2 41 (1.92%) VPN
3 37 (1.73%) WAN
4 35 (1.64%) Internet
4 35 (1.64%) Network Security
5 28 (1.31%) LAN
6 25 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.07%) DNS
8 18 (0.84%) Skype
9 15 (0.70%) HTTP
9 15 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (0.70%) PBX
9 15 (0.70%) SSL
10 13 (0.61%) DHCP
11 12 (0.56%) Wireless
12 11 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (0.47%) MPLS
13 10 (0.47%) VoIP
14 8 (0.37%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.89%) Big Data
3 113 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 96 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 95 (4.44%) Tableau
6 83 (3.88%) Power BI
7 79 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (3.64%) Hadoop
9 71 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 65 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 62 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
12 60 (2.80%) MySQL
13 59 (2.76%) MongoDB
14 41 (1.92%) Data Lake
15 36 (1.68%) Data Mining
16 33 (1.54%) Looker
17 31 (1.45%) Blockchain
18 30 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
18 30 (1.40%) Apache Hive
19 29 (1.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 185 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 124 (5.79%) Jenkins
3 113 (5.28%) JIRA
4 67 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 46 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (1.68%) Maven
7 32 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 30 (1.40%) GitLab
9 29 (1.36%) Selenium
10 21 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 20 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 17 (0.79%) Gradle
12 17 (0.79%) JUnit
13 16 (0.75%) Mocha
14 15 (0.70%) Subversion
14 15 (0.70%) webpack
15 13 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.51%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.47%) CircleCI
17 10 (0.47%) Mockito
General
1 721 (33.69%) Finance
2 192 (8.97%) Banking
3 141 (6.59%) Marketing
4 100 (4.67%) Front Office
5 70 (3.27%) Public Sector
6 67 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 62 (2.90%) Retail
8 60 (2.80%) Advertising
9 49 (2.29%) Legal
10 48 (2.24%) Electronics
11 42 (1.96%) Private Banking
12 41 (1.92%) Manufacturing
13 40 (1.87%) Law
14 36 (1.68%) Games
15 32 (1.50%) Financial Institution
16 29 (1.36%) Back Office
17 28 (1.31%) French Language
18 22 (1.03%) Investment Banking
19 19 (0.89%) German Language
20 12 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 620 (28.97%) Developer
2 260 (12.15%) Analyst
3 168 (7.85%) Consultant
4 152 (7.10%) Senior Developer
5 138 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 97 (4.53%) Architect
7 92 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 84 (3.93%) .NET Developer
9 78 (3.64%) Junior
10 76 (3.55%) Data Scientist
11 75 (3.50%) Business Analyst
11 75 (3.50%) Software Developer
12 69 (3.22%) Java Developer
12 69 (3.22%) Python Engineer
13 68 (3.18%) Data Engineer
13 68 (3.18%) SQL Developer
14 67 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 66 (3.08%) Graduate
16 63 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
17 62 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (14.16%) .NET
2 247 (11.54%) CSS
3 230 (10.75%) HTML
4 213 (9.95%) React
5 154 (7.20%) Node.js
6 124 (5.79%) XML
7 121 (5.65%) REST
8 102 (4.77%) .NET Core
9 100 (4.67%) AngularJS
10 96 (4.49%) Web Services
11 77 (3.60%) .NET Framework
12 73 (3.41%) ASP.NET
13 70 (3.27%) HTML5
14 65 (3.04%) jQuery
15 64 (2.99%) RESTful
16 63 (2.94%) Spring
16 63 (2.94%) Vue.js
17 60 (2.80%) TensorFlow
18 50 (2.34%) Django
18 50 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 357 (16.68%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 116 (5.42%) Algorithms
4 99 (4.63%) User Experience
5 76 (3.55%) Hedge funds
6 68 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 67 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 53 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 51 (2.38%) Reinsurance
10 50 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 49 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (2.20%) Public Cloud
12 47 (2.20%) Virtual Team
13 46 (2.15%) Data Centre
14 45 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
15 43 (2.01%) Fixed Income
16 41 (1.92%) Equities
17 38 (1.78%) N-Tier
18 34 (1.59%) Social Media
19 33 (1.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 197 (9.21%) Linux
2 196 (9.16%) Windows
3 60 (2.80%) Android
4 56 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 54 (2.52%) Unix
6 53 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 14 (0.65%) VMS
10 12 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.33%) Debian
14 6 (0.28%) CentOS
15 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
17 2 (0.093%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.047%) AIX
18 1 (0.047%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (42.66%) Computer Science
2 587 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 320 (14.95%) DevOps
5 300 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
6 295 (13.79%) Analytics
7 272 (12.71%) Software Engineering
8 233 (10.89%) Microservices
9 219 (10.23%) Scrum
10 218 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
11 207 (9.67%) Fintech
12 198 (9.25%) Machine Learning
13 193 (9.02%) Data Science
14 187 (8.74%) Test Automation
15 173 (8.08%) Project Management
16 161 (7.52%) OO
17 153 (7.15%) Mentoring
18 143 (6.68%) Visualisation
19 138 (6.45%) CRM
20 133 (6.21%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 661 (30.89%) SQL
2 590 (27.57%) Python
3 391 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 377 (17.62%) Java
5 335 (15.65%) C#
6 150 (7.01%) C++
7 110 (5.14%) C
8 86 (4.02%) R
9 74 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 69 (3.22%) PowerShell
10 69 (3.22%) T-SQL
11 50 (2.34%) PHP
12 49 (2.29%) Kotlin
13 45 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 40 (1.87%) Scala
15 39 (1.82%) ES6
15 39 (1.82%) Java 8
16 31 (1.45%) Perl
16 31 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.21%) Go
Qualifications
1 523 (24.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 174 (8.13%) Master's Degree
3 96 (4.49%) Numerate Degree
4 80 (3.74%) PhD
5 73 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (3.27%) CISSP
7 64 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 54 (2.52%) CISM
9 46 (2.15%) CCNA
10 39 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (1.78%) CISA
12 29 (1.36%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.31%) SC Cleared
14 25 (1.17%) MCSE
15 24 (1.12%) PMI Certification
16 22 (1.03%) Postgraduate
17 20 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.89%) PMP
19 17 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
20 16 (0.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.09%) QA
2 47 (2.20%) GDPR
3 40 (1.87%) NIST
4 36 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (1.26%) SLA
7 24 (1.12%) MiFID
8 18 (0.84%) EMIR
9 17 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
10 16 (0.75%) PMO
11 15 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
11 15 (0.70%) PCI DSS
12 10 (0.47%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.19%) COBIT
13 4 (0.19%) GMP
13 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.19%) ITGC
13 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.093%) Def Stans
System Software
1 148 (6.92%) Docker
2 122 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 47 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.79%) Firmware
5 12 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.28%) HDFS
7 6 (0.28%) RHEV
8 5 (0.23%) KVM
8 5 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.14%) vSphere
10 3 (0.14%) Xen
11 2 (0.093%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.093%) NFS
12 1 (0.047%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 167 (7.80%) Kubernetes
2 89 (4.16%) Terraform
3 68 (3.18%) Ansible
4 59 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (2.01%) Puppet
6 18 (0.84%) Prometheus
7 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (0.61%) SCCM
9 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.37%) Grafana
10 8 (0.37%) Istio
11 7 (0.33%) Kibana
12 6 (0.28%) Salt
13 5 (0.23%) CASB
14 4 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.19%) Graylog
14 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.19%) QRadar
14 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 401 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 97 (4.53%) Google
3 79 (3.69%) Oracle
4 77 (3.60%) VMware
5 59 (2.76%) SAP
6 55 (2.57%) Cisco
7 43 (2.01%) Databricks
8 41 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.36%) Nintex
10 21 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.93%) Adobe
12 19 (0.89%) Facebook
13 16 (0.75%) IBM
14 15 (0.70%) Apple
14 15 (0.70%) Bloomberg
14 15 (0.70%) CheckPoint
14 15 (0.70%) Talend
15 12 (0.56%) Cloudera
15 12 (0.56%) MuleSoft
15 12 (0.56%) TIBCO