Period
to 23 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 8,673 10,087 10,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.74% 13.51% 13.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.24% 59.63% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,089 6,931 8,414
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £94,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 15,151 16,916 18,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.26% 22.66% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11,298 12,549 15,414
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +2.80%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -5 1,597 £60,000 +9.09% 361
West London +1 397 £45,000 -10.00% 221
South London +3 141 £40,000 - 25
East London +8 140 £55,000 -21.43% 99
North London +9 34 £50,000 +33.33% 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 3,654 (42.13%) Finance
2 3,477 (40.09%) Computer Science
3 2,862 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2,463 (28.40%) SQL
5 2,042 (23.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1,917 (22.10%) Java
7 1,867 (21.53%) Problem-Solving
8 1,650 (19.02%) Analytical Skills
9 1,538 (17.73%) JavaScript
10 1,504 (17.34%) Python
11 1,448 (16.70%) C#
12 1,307 (15.07%) Analytics
13 1,266 (14.60%) Mathematics
14 1,201 (13.85%) Banking
15 1,169 (13.48%) Software Engineering
16 1,151 (13.27%) SQL Server
17 1,139 (13.13%) HTML
18 1,093 (12.60%) Microsoft
19 1,048 (12.08%) .NET
20 977 (11.26%) CSS
21 958 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
22 945 (10.90%) Linux
23 915 (10.55%) Project Management
24 832 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
25 826 (9.52%) DevOps
26 824 (9.50%) Windows
27 790 (9.11%) Big Data
28 788 (9.09%) AngularJS
29 764 (8.81%) Scrum
30 711 (8.20%) Marketing

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
1 247 (2.85%) CMS
2 231 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 177 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 169 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 160 (1.84%) Apache
6 155 (1.79%) SAS
7 132 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 124 (1.43%) Confluence
9 123 (1.42%) IIS
10 109 (1.26%) MS Exchange
11 96 (1.11%) EPiServer
12 90 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 59 (0.68%) Ethereum
13 59 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
14 57 (0.66%) WebLogic
15 46 (0.53%) WordPress
16 45 (0.52%) nginx
17 41 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 37 (0.43%) JBoss
19 33 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 399 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 361 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
3 185 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 136 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 83 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
6 75 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 65 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
8 56 (0.65%) InVision
9 55 (0.63%) SPSS
10 54 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 51 (0.59%) Photoshop
12 17 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
13 13 (0.15%) Stata
14 12 (0.14%) AutoCAD
15 11 (0.13%) InDesign
16 9 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
17 5 (0.058%) Chatbot
18 4 (0.046%) Camtasia
18 4 (0.046%) Gephi
18 4 (0.046%) Revit
Business Applications
1 76 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.55%) Relativity
3 44 (0.51%) thinkFolio
4 42 (0.48%) Eloqua
5 40 (0.46%) Magento
6 30 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 29 (0.33%) Concordance
8 26 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
8 26 (0.30%) Ripple
9 20 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
10 18 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (0.20%) NetSuite
12 16 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
12 16 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
12 16 (0.18%) Ringtail
13 15 (0.17%) Markit EDM
13 15 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
14 14 (0.16%) SAP ERP
14 14 (0.16%) SAP Retail
15 13 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 958 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 832 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 306 (3.53%) SaaS
4 211 (2.43%) Office 365
5 184 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 170 (1.96%) PaaS
7 111 (1.28%) npm
8 110 (1.27%) GitHub
9 105 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 101 (1.16%) IaaS
11 75 (0.86%) Serverless
12 69 (0.80%) Google Analytics
13 46 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
14 43 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 43 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
15 42 (0.48%) OpenShift
16 39 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
17 38 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
18 34 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 31 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 334 (3.85%) Firewall
2 179 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 163 (1.88%) Internet
4 162 (1.87%) DNS
5 144 (1.66%) VPN
6 142 (1.64%) HTTP
7 133 (1.53%) WAN
8 122 (1.41%) LAN
9 93 (1.07%) DHCP
9 93 (1.07%) Network Security
10 89 (1.03%) Wireless
11 71 (0.82%) BGP
12 65 (0.75%) SAN
13 59 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
14 57 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
15 56 (0.65%) OSPF
16 55 (0.63%) MPLS
17 51 (0.59%) VLAN
18 50 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
19 49 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,151 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 790 (9.11%) Big Data
3 528 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 398 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 363 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 307 (3.54%) MySQL
7 257 (2.96%) Hadoop
8 254 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 225 (2.59%) Blockchain
10 222 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 191 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 185 (2.13%) Power BI
13 168 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
14 110 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 108 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 83 (0.96%) Data Mining
17 74 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 74 (0.85%) Redis
18 70 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
19 68 (0.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 646 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 345 (3.98%) JIRA
3 337 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 270 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 250 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 232 (2.67%) Selenium
7 193 (2.23%) TeamCity
8 162 (1.87%) Maven
9 155 (1.79%) gulp
10 147 (1.69%) JUnit
11 143 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 119 (1.37%) Mocha
13 118 (1.36%) Subversion
14 108 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
15 106 (1.22%) Protractor
15 106 (1.22%) webpack
16 95 (1.10%) Bower
16 95 (1.10%) Sinon.JS
17 92 (1.06%) Gradle
18 90 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 3,654 (42.13%) Finance
2 1,201 (13.85%) Banking
3 711 (8.20%) Marketing
4 640 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 462 (5.33%) Front Office
6 448 (5.17%) Financial Institution
7 432 (4.98%) Retail
8 288 (3.32%) Games
9 287 (3.31%) Legal
10 267 (3.08%) Advertising
11 261 (3.01%) Telecoms
12 169 (1.95%) Law
13 153 (1.76%) German Language
14 152 (1.75%) French Language
15 130 (1.50%) Back Office
16 106 (1.22%) Manufacturing
17 95 (1.10%) Electronics
18 78 (0.90%) Italian Language
19 75 (0.86%) Spanish Language
20 71 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,467 (28.44%) Developer
2 1,260 (14.53%) Analyst
3 755 (8.71%) Consultant
4 624 (7.19%) Java Developer
5 616 (7.10%) Graduate
6 510 (5.88%) Architect
7 445 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 407 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 388 (4.47%) .NET Developer
10 380 (4.38%) Senior Developer
11 376 (4.34%) Junior
12 357 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 309 (3.56%) Graduate Developer
14 268 (3.09%) Software Developer
15 261 (3.01%) Project Manager
16 221 (2.55%) Designer
17 219 (2.53%) Junior Developer
18 202 (2.33%) Data Scientist
19 195 (2.25%) Applications Support
20 193 (2.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,139 (13.13%) HTML
2 1,048 (12.08%) .NET
3 977 (11.26%) CSS
4 788 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 617 (7.11%) Web Services
6 543 (6.26%) React
7 492 (5.67%) HTML5
8 434 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 434 (5.00%) jQuery
9 411 (4.74%) RESTful
10 397 (4.58%) Spring
11 360 (4.15%) REST
12 347 (4.00%) XML
13 344 (3.97%) Node.js
14 262 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 228 (2.63%) CSS3
16 212 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 212 (2.44%) WCF
17 205 (2.36%) Kafka
18 190 (2.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3,477 (40.09%) Computer Science
2 1,650 (19.02%) Analytical Skills
3 655 (7.55%) User Experience
4 572 (6.60%) Fintech
5 448 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 409 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
7 406 (4.68%) Management Information System
8 374 (4.31%) Hedge funds
9 351 (4.05%) Fixed Income
10 343 (3.95%) Derivative
11 340 (3.92%) Data Structures
12 324 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
12 324 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 307 (3.54%) Equities
14 239 (2.76%) Data Centre
15 189 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
16 185 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
17 152 (1.75%) Virtual Team
18 139 (1.60%) Mobile App
19 125 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 945 (10.90%) Linux
2 824 (9.50%) Windows
3 421 (4.85%) Unix
4 260 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 108 (1.25%) Android
6 102 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 100 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 95 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 91 (1.05%) Windows 10
10 88 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 51 (0.59%) CentOS
14 25 (0.29%) Solaris
14 25 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.17%) AIX
15 15 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.16%) Debian
17 13 (0.15%) Fedora
17 13 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,862 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,867 (21.53%) Problem-Solving
3 1,307 (15.07%) Analytics
4 1,266 (14.60%) Mathematics
5 1,169 (13.48%) Software Engineering
6 915 (10.55%) Project Management
7 826 (9.52%) DevOps
8 764 (8.81%) Scrum
9 678 (7.82%) OO
10 655 (7.55%) Data Science
11 651 (7.51%) TDD
12 644 (7.43%) Test Automation
13 632 (7.29%) SDLC
14 610 (7.03%) MVC
15 593 (6.84%) Mentoring
16 569 (6.56%) Risk Management
17 556 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
18 529 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
19 518 (5.97%) Microservices
20 505 (5.82%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,463 (28.40%) SQL
2 1,917 (22.10%) Java
3 1,538 (17.73%) JavaScript
4 1,504 (17.34%) Python
5 1,448 (16.70%) C#
6 677 (7.81%) C++
7 362 (4.17%) C
8 324 (3.74%) R
9 319 (3.68%) Ruby
10 290 (3.34%) Scala
11 288 (3.32%) Perl
12 279 (3.22%) T-SQL
13 269 (3.10%) Java 8
14 249 (2.87%) PowerShell
15 241 (2.78%) PHP
16 238 (2.74%) Bash Shell
17 159 (1.83%) Shell Script
18 140 (1.61%) VBA
19 134 (1.55%) Go
20 101 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,042 (23.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 600 (6.92%) Master's Degree
3 333 (3.84%) Numerate Degree
4 278 (3.21%) PhD
5 257 (2.96%) CISSP
6 179 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 167 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 126 (1.45%) MBA
9 116 (1.34%) PMI Certification
10 110 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 103 (1.19%) CISM
12 98 (1.13%) CCNP
12 98 (1.13%) PMP
13 96 (1.11%) ISTQB
14 93 (1.07%) CISA
15 89 (1.03%) CCNA
16 85 (0.98%) ISEB
17 77 (0.89%) SC Cleared
18 76 (0.88%) CCIE
19 71 (0.82%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 538 (6.20%) QA
2 181 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 130 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 116 (1.34%) GDPR
5 99 (1.14%) SLA
6 97 (1.12%) PMO
7 52 (0.60%) MiFID
8 46 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 41 (0.47%) COBIT
10 29 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 22 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 20 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 17 (0.20%) GxP
14 16 (0.18%) SAS 70
15 15 (0.17%) FATCA
15 15 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 15 (0.17%) Solvency II
16 14 (0.16%) IFRS
17 12 (0.14%) IFRS 9
18 10 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 411 (4.74%) Docker
2 366 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 186 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.43%) HDFS
6 32 (0.37%) iptables
7 30 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (0.30%) vSphere
10 23 (0.27%) GridGain
11 21 (0.24%) VirtualBox
12 14 (0.16%) VMware NSX
12 14 (0.16%) Xen
13 11 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.12%) Firmware
14 10 (0.12%) Snort
14 10 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.12%) XenApp
15 9 (0.10%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 229 (2.64%) Ansible
2 219 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 174 (2.01%) Puppet
4 160 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (1.15%) Terraform
6 50 (0.58%) Salt
7 40 (0.46%) SCCM
8 33 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 28 (0.32%) Automic
10 21 (0.24%) Nagios
11 19 (0.22%) Kibana
11 19 (0.22%) Packer
12 17 (0.20%) Consul
12 17 (0.20%) Grafana
13 16 (0.18%) Mesos
14 15 (0.17%) AirWatch
14 15 (0.17%) Nessus
14 15 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 14 (0.16%) Dollar Universe
15 14 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,093 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 563 (6.49%) Oracle
3 348 (4.01%) Google
4 279 (3.22%) Cisco
5 269 (3.10%) Tableau
6 260 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
7 258 (2.97%) VMware
8 208 (2.40%) SAP
9 204 (2.35%) Adobe
10 143 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 129 (1.49%) IBM
12 118 (1.36%) Splunk
13 80 (0.92%) Bloomberg
14 79 (0.91%) F5
15 74 (0.85%) Sybase
16 72 (0.83%) Palo Alto
17 71 (0.82%) Reuters
18 69 (0.80%) NetApp
19 68 (0.78%) Citrix
20 67 (0.77%) Sitecore