Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 8,002 9,897 9,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.02% 13.33% 13.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.35% 59.21% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,699 6,981 8,028
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
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 14,456 16,716 17,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.72% 22.51% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10,806 12,571 14,834
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,152 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.79% +0.28% +1.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -6 1,469 £60,000 +9.09% 338
West London 0 327 £50,000 - 221
South London +5 173 £42,650 +12.24% 37
East London +1 90 £56,500 -19.29% 80
North London +7 23 £42,500 -10.53% 23
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 3,281 (41.00%) Computer Science
2 3,257 (40.70%) Finance
3 2,684 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
4 2,252 (28.14%) SQL
5 1,913 (23.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 1,730 (21.62%) Java
7 1,575 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
8 1,432 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
9 1,385 (17.31%) Python
10 1,353 (16.91%) C#
11 1,333 (16.66%) JavaScript
12 1,209 (15.11%) Analytics
13 1,189 (14.86%) Mathematics
14 1,108 (13.85%) Software Engineering
15 1,089 (13.61%) Microsoft
16 1,049 (13.11%) SQL Server
17 1,029 (12.86%) Banking
18 971 (12.13%) HTML
19 940 (11.75%) .NET
20 911 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
21 844 (10.55%) Project Management
22 822 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
23 820 (10.25%) CSS
23 820 (10.25%) Linux
24 790 (9.87%) Windows
25 774 (9.67%) DevOps
26 735 (9.19%) Scrum
27 665 (8.31%) AngularJS
28 664 (8.30%) Test Automation
29 635 (7.94%) 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
1 192 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 189 (2.36%) CMS
3 149 (1.86%) Apache
4 148 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 148 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 132 (1.65%) Confluence
5 132 (1.65%) SAS
6 125 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 112 (1.40%) IIS
8 111 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 88 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 74 (0.92%) EPiServer
11 54 (0.67%) Ethereum
12 52 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 48 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 44 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 36 (0.45%) nginx
16 32 (0.40%) OpenStack
16 32 (0.40%) WordPress
17 30 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 378 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 323 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 180 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 134 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 76 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 62 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 48 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 47 (0.59%) SPSS
9 44 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
10 38 (0.47%) Photoshop
11 37 (0.46%) InVision
12 16 (0.20%) AutoCAD
13 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (0.15%) InDesign
15 11 (0.14%) Stata
16 8 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
17 6 (0.075%) Chatbot
18 5 (0.062%) Camtasia
19 4 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
20 2 (0.025%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 89 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 89 (1.11%) thinkFolio
2 42 (0.52%) Magento
3 40 (0.50%) Temenos T24
4 32 (0.40%) Relativity
5 31 (0.39%) Eloqua
6 27 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 19 (0.24%) Ripple
8 18 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
9 17 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 15 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
11 14 (0.17%) NetSuite
12 13 (0.16%) SAP CAR
12 13 (0.16%) SAP Retail
13 12 (0.15%) HFM
13 12 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
14 11 (0.14%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 911 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 822 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 303 (3.79%) SaaS
4 235 (2.94%) Office 365
5 212 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 156 (1.95%) PaaS
7 105 (1.31%) GitHub
8 96 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 90 (1.12%) IaaS
10 84 (1.05%) npm
11 67 (0.84%) Serverless
12 53 (0.66%) Google Analytics
13 42 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 39 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (0.45%) Amazon S3
16 35 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
17 31 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
18 30 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (0.32%) OpenShift
20 24 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 305 (3.81%) Firewall
2 166 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 160 (2.00%) Internet
4 141 (1.76%) VPN
5 136 (1.70%) DNS
6 128 (1.60%) WAN
7 117 (1.46%) HTTP
7 117 (1.46%) LAN
8 87 (1.09%) Network Security
9 81 (1.01%) DHCP
10 65 (0.81%) Wireless
11 63 (0.79%) SAN
12 61 (0.76%) SNMP
13 55 (0.69%) BGP
14 50 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
15 49 (0.61%) VoIP
16 42 (0.52%) VLAN
17 39 (0.49%) Intranet
18 38 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
19 37 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,049 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 600 (7.50%) Big Data
3 459 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 339 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 277 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 277 (3.46%) MySQL
6 248 (3.10%) Hadoop
7 243 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
8 176 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 173 (2.16%) Blockchain
10 172 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 157 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 153 (1.91%) Power BI
13 115 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 92 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 92 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 80 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 74 (0.92%) RDBMS
17 73 (0.91%) Data Mining
18 67 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 624 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 376 (4.70%) JIRA
3 329 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 217 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 195 (2.44%) Selenium
6 188 (2.35%) Visual Studio
7 167 (2.09%) TeamCity
8 127 (1.59%) JUnit
9 120 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 117 (1.46%) Maven
11 112 (1.40%) gulp
12 97 (1.21%) Subversion
13 88 (1.10%) Mocha
14 87 (1.09%) Cucumber
15 86 (1.07%) NUnit
16 81 (1.01%) webpack
17 78 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
17 78 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
18 73 (0.91%) Protractor
19 70 (0.87%) Bower
General
1 3,257 (40.70%) Finance
2 1,029 (12.86%) Banking
3 635 (7.94%) Marketing
4 392 (4.90%) Investment Banking
5 384 (4.80%) Retail
6 353 (4.41%) Front Office
7 336 (4.20%) Games
8 238 (2.97%) Telecoms
9 235 (2.94%) Legal
10 232 (2.90%) Advertising
11 226 (2.82%) Financial Institution
12 160 (2.00%) French Language
12 160 (2.00%) Law
13 133 (1.66%) German Language
14 117 (1.46%) Back Office
15 96 (1.20%) Manufacturing
16 86 (1.07%) Spanish Language
17 84 (1.05%) Publishing
18 75 (0.94%) Electronics
19 55 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,254 (28.17%) Developer
2 1,142 (14.27%) Analyst
3 703 (8.79%) Consultant
4 622 (7.77%) Graduate
5 615 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 492 (6.15%) Architect
7 419 (5.24%) Business Analyst
8 410 (5.12%) C# Developer
9 355 (4.44%) Senior Developer
10 347 (4.34%) Graduate Developer
11 342 (4.27%) .NET Developer
12 329 (4.11%) Junior
13 311 (3.89%) Software Engineer
14 269 (3.36%) Project Manager
15 239 (2.99%) Software Developer
16 206 (2.57%) Junior Developer
17 198 (2.47%) Data Scientist
18 178 (2.22%) Support Engineer
19 165 (2.06%) Python Developer
20 161 (2.01%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (12.13%) HTML
2 940 (11.75%) .NET
3 820 (10.25%) CSS
4 665 (8.31%) AngularJS
5 598 (7.47%) Web Services
6 496 (6.20%) React
7 414 (5.17%) HTML5
8 391 (4.89%) RESTful
9 380 (4.75%) ASP.NET
10 365 (4.56%) REST
11 355 (4.44%) Spring
12 317 (3.96%) jQuery
13 311 (3.89%) Node.js
14 298 (3.72%) XML
15 274 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 214 (2.67%) WCF
17 201 (2.51%) .NET Framework
18 185 (2.31%) CSS3
19 179 (2.24%) WPF
20 176 (2.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,432 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
2 543 (6.79%) User Experience
3 521 (6.51%) Fintech
4 434 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 345 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
6 340 (4.25%) Algorithms
7 322 (4.02%) Derivative
8 317 (3.96%) Hedge funds
9 305 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 299 (3.74%) Fixed Income
11 288 (3.60%) Equities
12 255 (3.19%) Data Structures
13 208 (2.60%) Data Centre
14 174 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
15 166 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
16 134 (1.67%) Mobile App
17 129 (1.61%) Virtual Team
18 115 (1.44%) Public Cloud
19 99 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
20 87 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 820 (10.25%) Linux
2 790 (9.87%) Windows
3 346 (4.32%) Unix
4 256 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 108 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (1.31%) Android
7 99 (1.24%) Windows 7
8 95 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 93 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 74 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 59 (0.74%) CentOS
13 40 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 31 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.34%) Solaris
16 17 (0.21%) Debian
17 16 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.19%) Fedora
19 13 (0.16%) Windows 8
20 12 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,281 (41.00%) Computer Science
2 2,684 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1,575 (19.68%) Problem-Solving
4 1,209 (15.11%) Analytics
5 1,189 (14.86%) Mathematics
6 1,108 (13.85%) Software Engineering
7 844 (10.55%) Project Management
8 774 (9.67%) DevOps
9 735 (9.19%) Scrum
10 664 (8.30%) Test Automation
11 592 (7.40%) Data Science
12 572 (7.15%) TDD
13 557 (6.96%) Mentoring
14 537 (6.71%) MVC
15 519 (6.49%) SDLC
16 515 (6.44%) OO
17 503 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 489 (6.11%) Machine Learning
19 487 (6.09%) Microservices
20 464 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,252 (28.14%) SQL
2 1,730 (21.62%) Java
3 1,385 (17.31%) Python
4 1,353 (16.91%) C#
5 1,333 (16.66%) JavaScript
6 545 (6.81%) C++
7 338 (4.22%) C
8 337 (4.21%) R
9 298 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 280 (3.50%) Ruby
11 254 (3.17%) Java 8
12 236 (2.95%) Scala
13 230 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 227 (2.84%) PHP
15 225 (2.81%) Bash Shell
16 220 (2.75%) Perl
17 132 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 123 (1.54%) Go
19 105 (1.31%) VBA
20 92 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,913 (23.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 446 (5.57%) Master's Degree
3 286 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
4 256 (3.20%) PhD
5 219 (2.74%) CISSP
6 173 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 141 (1.76%) MBA
8 139 (1.74%) Security Cleared
9 128 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 117 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 112 (1.40%) PMP
12 91 (1.14%) CISM
13 87 (1.09%) CISA
14 83 (1.04%) ISTQB
15 82 (1.02%) CCNP
16 80 (1.00%) ISEB
16 80 (1.00%) MCSE
17 74 (0.92%) CCIE
17 74 (0.92%) CCNA
18 64 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 592 (7.40%) QA
2 158 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 128 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 111 (1.39%) GDPR
5 106 (1.32%) PMO
6 81 (1.01%) SLA
7 54 (0.67%) MiFID
8 44 (0.55%) PCI DSS
9 34 (0.42%) COBIT
10 32 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 30 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 25 (0.31%) Solvency II
13 22 (0.27%) IFRS
14 19 (0.24%) FATCA
15 18 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 16 (0.20%) GxP
16 16 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 16 (0.20%) SAS 70
17 14 (0.17%) EMIR
18 11 (0.14%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 378 (4.72%) Docker
2 377 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 211 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.55%) vSphere
6 31 (0.39%) HDFS
7 26 (0.32%) iptables
7 26 (0.32%) VirtualBox
8 25 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.27%) GridGain
9 22 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 13 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.16%) XenApp
12 12 (0.15%) Firmware
13 11 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.14%) Xen
14 9 (0.11%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.100%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.100%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 214 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 210 (2.62%) Ansible
3 185 (2.31%) Puppet
4 144 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 97 (1.21%) Terraform
6 48 (0.60%) SCCM
7 35 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
8 32 (0.40%) Salt
9 30 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 24 (0.30%) Automic
10 24 (0.30%) Packer
11 20 (0.25%) Nagios
12 19 (0.24%) AirWatch
12 19 (0.24%) SCOM
13 18 (0.22%) Grafana
13 18 (0.22%) Nessus
14 17 (0.21%) Control-M
14 17 (0.21%) vCenter Server
15 16 (0.20%) QRadar
16 15 (0.19%) Consul
Vendors
1 1,089 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 520 (6.50%) Oracle
3 333 (4.16%) Google
4 272 (3.40%) Cisco
5 260 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 259 (3.24%) VMware
7 229 (2.86%) Tableau
8 199 (2.49%) SAP
9 177 (2.21%) Adobe
10 117 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 115 (1.44%) Splunk
12 114 (1.42%) IBM
13 98 (1.22%) NetApp
14 84 (1.05%) F5
15 81 (1.01%) EMC
16 74 (0.92%) HP
17 70 (0.87%) Bloomberg
17 70 (0.87%) Palo Alto
17 70 (0.87%) Reuters
18 68 (0.85%) Dell