Period
to 22 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 7,118 8,841 9,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.74% 12.63% 13.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.80% 55.64% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,110 6,560 7,179
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £29,450
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 12,989 15,890 16,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.43% 22.70% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,549 12,327 13,284
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,275 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -3.55%

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 22 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -3 1,458 £60,000 +4.35% 82
West London -2 279 £60,000 +41.18% 16
South London +2 187 £42,500 +37.10% 9
East London -23 30 £54,250 +8.50% 6
North London -9 13 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 3,043 (42.75%) Computer Science
2 2,541 (35.70%) Finance
3 2,470 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1,741 (24.46%) SQL
5 1,688 (23.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 1,593 (22.38%) Java
7 1,271 (17.86%) Python
8 1,236 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
9 1,185 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
10 1,151 (16.17%) Software Engineering
11 1,109 (15.58%) C#
12 1,072 (15.06%) JavaScript
13 1,066 (14.98%) Mathematics
14 1,010 (14.19%) Banking
15 996 (13.99%) Microsoft
16 935 (13.14%) Analytics
17 847 (11.90%) .NET
18 787 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
19 783 (11.00%) SQL Server
20 773 (10.86%) Project Management
21 722 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
22 692 (9.72%) HTML
23 684 (9.61%) Scrum
24 677 (9.51%) Linux
25 673 (9.45%) QA
26 652 (9.16%) Windows
27 581 (8.16%) DevOps
28 563 (7.91%) Test Automation
29 555 (7.80%) Management Information System
30 535 (7.52%) CSS

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
1 194 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
2 180 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 162 (2.28%) Confluence
4 157 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 121 (1.70%) Apache
5 121 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 113 (1.59%) CMS
6 113 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 91 (1.28%) IIS
8 78 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 74 (1.04%) SAS
10 51 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 33 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 28 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 27 (0.38%) EPiServer
13 27 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
14 24 (0.34%) WordPress
15 23 (0.32%) nginx
15 23 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 388 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 324 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 166 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (0.46%) InVision
7 27 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 23 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 20 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.21%) SPSS
12 14 (0.20%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 9 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (0.070%) Stata
15 4 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
16 3 (0.042%) Flinto
17 2 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
17 2 (0.028%) GNU Octave
17 2 (0.028%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 155 (2.18%) thinkFolio
2 140 (1.97%) Temenos T24
3 85 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
5 31 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 29 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
7 26 (0.37%) Magento
8 18 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
8 18 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 17 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.18%) Eze OMS
10 13 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.15%) HFM
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.15%) R3 Corda
12 10 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
12 10 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 787 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 722 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 334 (4.69%) SaaS
4 246 (3.46%) Office 365
5 227 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 153 (2.15%) PaaS
7 85 (1.19%) GitHub
7 85 (1.19%) IaaS
8 83 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 80 (1.12%) Google Analytics
10 73 (1.03%) Serverless
11 55 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 54 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
13 53 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 43 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (0.45%) OneDrive
16 28 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 27 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (0.35%) OpenShift
19 24 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 273 (3.84%) Firewall
2 180 (2.53%) Internet
3 128 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 124 (1.74%) WAN
5 118 (1.66%) VPN
6 106 (1.49%) DNS
7 103 (1.45%) LAN
8 76 (1.07%) DHCP
9 73 (1.03%) Network Security
10 72 (1.01%) HTTP
11 62 (0.87%) SAN
12 61 (0.86%) VoIP
13 59 (0.83%) Wireless
14 48 (0.67%) Intranet
15 43 (0.60%) MPLS
16 42 (0.59%) BGP
17 41 (0.58%) Unified Communications
18 35 (0.49%) SNMP
19 32 (0.45%) VLAN
20 28 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 405 (5.69%) Big Data
3 284 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 277 (3.89%) NoSQL
5 218 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 197 (2.77%) MySQL
7 196 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 173 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 165 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
10 164 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 164 (2.30%) MongoDB
11 146 (2.05%) Power BI
12 103 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 92 (1.29%) Blockchain
14 82 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 81 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 75 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 71 (1.00%) Redis
18 67 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
19 53 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 501 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 357 (5.02%) JIRA
3 291 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 130 (1.83%) Selenium
5 96 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 93 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 90 (1.26%) Subversion
8 77 (1.08%) NUnit
9 73 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 71 (1.00%) Visual Studio
11 68 (0.96%) Bitbucket Server
11 68 (0.96%) JUnit
12 65 (0.91%) webpack
13 61 (0.86%) SpecFlow
14 48 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
15 42 (0.59%) Maven
16 40 (0.56%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.55%) Eclipse
18 36 (0.51%) Artifactory
19 34 (0.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,541 (35.70%) Finance
2 1,010 (14.19%) Banking
3 511 (7.18%) Marketing
4 443 (6.22%) Games
5 370 (5.20%) Retail
6 281 (3.95%) Front Office
7 251 (3.53%) Advertising
8 234 (3.29%) Investment Banking
9 179 (2.51%) Financial Institution
10 166 (2.33%) German Language
11 164 (2.30%) Telecoms
12 154 (2.16%) Legal
13 150 (2.11%) French Language
14 131 (1.84%) Back Office
15 96 (1.35%) Spanish Language
16 93 (1.31%) Publishing
17 88 (1.24%) Law
18 69 (0.97%) Manufacturing
19 67 (0.94%) Electronics
20 55 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,987 (27.92%) Developer
2 1,026 (14.41%) Analyst
3 533 (7.49%) Consultant
4 491 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 487 (6.84%) Graduate
6 464 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 414 (5.82%) Architect
8 372 (5.23%) Junior
9 348 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 326 (4.58%) C# Developer
11 295 (4.14%) .NET Developer
11 295 (4.14%) Graduate Developer
12 289 (4.06%) Software Engineer
13 235 (3.30%) Software Developer
14 221 (3.10%) Project Manager
15 199 (2.80%) Junior Developer
16 175 (2.46%) Support Engineer
17 162 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
18 151 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
19 145 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (11.90%) .NET
2 692 (9.72%) HTML
3 535 (7.52%) CSS
4 523 (7.35%) AngularJS
5 447 (6.28%) Web Services
6 430 (6.04%) REST
7 341 (4.79%) Spring
8 336 (4.72%) React
9 293 (4.12%) RESTful
10 292 (4.10%) ASP.NET
11 258 (3.62%) XML
12 243 (3.41%) .NET Framework
13 238 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 222 (3.12%) Node.js
15 200 (2.81%) HTML5
16 191 (2.68%) JSON
17 170 (2.39%) Kafka
18 155 (2.18%) WCF
19 147 (2.07%) jQuery
20 144 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1,236 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 555 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 447 (6.28%) Fintech
4 429 (6.03%) User Experience
5 322 (4.52%) Derivative
6 276 (3.88%) Equities
7 274 (3.85%) Fixed Income
8 272 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 269 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
10 243 (3.41%) Algorithms
11 209 (2.94%) Mobile App
12 199 (2.80%) Hedge funds
13 173 (2.43%) Data Centre
13 173 (2.43%) Data Structures
13 173 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
14 165 (2.32%) Virtual Team
15 138 (1.94%) Public Cloud
16 113 (1.59%) Social Media
17 111 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
18 70 (0.98%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 677 (9.51%) Linux
2 652 (9.16%) Windows
3 250 (3.51%) Unix
4 233 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 183 (2.57%) Android
6 131 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 73 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 66 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 59 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 36 (0.51%) CentOS
13 35 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (0.34%) Debian
15 23 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 15 (0.21%) Solaris
18 13 (0.18%) Fedora
19 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
20 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,043 (42.75%) Computer Science
2 2,470 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1,185 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
4 1,151 (16.17%) Software Engineering
5 1,066 (14.98%) Mathematics
6 935 (13.14%) Analytics
7 773 (10.86%) Project Management
8 684 (9.61%) Scrum
9 581 (8.16%) DevOps
10 563 (7.91%) Test Automation
11 497 (6.98%) Change Management
12 483 (6.79%) Decision-Making
13 482 (6.77%) TDD
14 480 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 478 (6.72%) Machine Learning
16 467 (6.56%) Information Security
17 465 (6.53%) SDLC
18 442 (6.21%) ITIL
19 439 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
20 432 (6.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,741 (24.46%) SQL
2 1,593 (22.38%) Java
3 1,271 (17.86%) Python
4 1,109 (15.58%) C#
5 1,072 (15.06%) JavaScript
6 526 (7.39%) C++
7 330 (4.64%) C
8 272 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 241 (3.39%) R
10 236 (3.32%) Ruby
11 210 (2.95%) Bash Shell
12 191 (2.68%) Scala
13 190 (2.67%) T-SQL
14 182 (2.56%) PHP
15 174 (2.44%) Java 8
16 151 (2.12%) Perl
17 122 (1.71%) VBA
18 109 (1.53%) Shell Script
19 95 (1.33%) Go
20 83 (1.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,688 (23.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 272 (3.82%) Master's Degree
3 262 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
4 206 (2.89%) PhD
5 183 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
6 163 (2.29%) CISSP
7 148 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 146 (2.05%) Security Cleared
9 117 (1.64%) PMI Certification
10 112 (1.57%) CISM
11 110 (1.55%) CISA
12 95 (1.33%) PMP
13 94 (1.32%) CCNA
14 90 (1.26%) MBA
15 87 (1.22%) CCNP
16 72 (1.01%) MCSE
17 69 (0.97%) SC Cleared
18 63 (0.89%) ISEB
19 59 (0.83%) CCIE
20 54 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (9.45%) QA
2 111 (1.56%) SLA
3 109 (1.53%) GDPR
4 92 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 81 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 79 (1.11%) PMO
7 74 (1.04%) MiFID
8 42 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
9 36 (0.51%) COBIT
10 31 (0.44%) PCI DSS
11 30 (0.42%) EMIR
11 30 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 28 (0.39%) Solvency II
13 25 (0.35%) IFRS
14 17 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
15 15 (0.21%) ISO 22301
16 14 (0.20%) IFRS 9
16 14 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 12 (0.17%) FATCA
17 12 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 385 (5.41%) Docker
2 382 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 199 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.44%) vSphere
6 27 (0.38%) XenApp
7 25 (0.35%) Firmware
8 24 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 23 (0.32%) Varnish
9 23 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (0.24%) BitLocker
11 14 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.15%) VMware NSX
13 10 (0.14%) HDFS
14 9 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.13%) XenServer
15 8 (0.11%) KVM
15 8 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.098%) iptables
Systems Management
1 204 (2.87%) Ansible
2 203 (2.85%) Kubernetes
3 173 (2.43%) Puppet
4 139 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (1.42%) Terraform
6 65 (0.91%) SCCM
7 42 (0.59%) Salt
8 35 (0.49%) Backup Exec
9 34 (0.48%) Packer
10 33 (0.46%) Nessus
11 25 (0.35%) Prometheus
12 24 (0.34%) Nagios
13 22 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (0.28%) Control-M
15 19 (0.27%) Mesos
15 19 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
16 17 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
16 17 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 16 (0.22%) Icinga
17 16 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 996 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 470 (6.60%) Oracle
3 297 (4.17%) Google
4 262 (3.68%) VMware
5 249 (3.50%) Cisco
6 224 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 209 (2.94%) SAP
8 190 (2.67%) Tableau
9 133 (1.87%) Adobe
10 112 (1.57%) Citrix
11 110 (1.55%) Charles River
12 93 (1.31%) Splunk
13 91 (1.28%) IBM
14 87 (1.22%) EMC
15 86 (1.21%) HP
16 85 (1.19%) Bloomberg
17 83 (1.17%) NetApp
18 76 (1.07%) Reuters
19 75 (1.05%) hybris
20 74 (1.04%) Cadence