Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6,213 8,313 10,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.34% 12.31% 13.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.81% 56.06% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,578 5,938 7,108
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +3.19% +4.44%

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 10,936 14,829 17,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.96% 21.95% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,262 11,138 12,771
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,152
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.79% +0.28%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,925 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 0 1,370 £63,500 +5.83% 336
West London -4 240 £57,500 +27.78% 167
South London -13 116 £47,548 +11.88% 49
North London +7 49 £35,000 -26.32% 25
East London -18 40 £50,000 -18.37% 69
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,614 (42.07%) Computer Science
2 2,131 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 2,002 (32.22%) Finance
4 1,561 (25.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 1,429 (23.00%) SQL
6 1,286 (20.70%) Python
7 1,112 (17.90%) Java
8 1,084 (17.45%) JavaScript
9 1,069 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
10 1,028 (16.55%) C#
11 929 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
12 841 (13.54%) Microsoft
12 841 (13.54%) Mathematics
13 762 (12.26%) AWS
14 740 (11.91%) HTML
15 738 (11.88%) Azure
16 734 (11.81%) .NET
17 702 (11.30%) Software Engineering
18 682 (10.98%) Analytics
19 679 (10.93%) Project Management
20 676 (10.88%) Windows
21 662 (10.66%) Linux
22 646 (10.40%) SQL Server
23 622 (10.01%) CSS
24 590 (9.50%) DevOps
25 582 (9.37%) Fintech
26 576 (9.27%) Marketing
27 559 (9.00%) Banking
28 510 (8.21%) Git (software)
29 477 (7.68%) Data Science

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
1 178 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 121 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
3 102 (1.64%) IIS
4 95 (1.53%) SAS
5 82 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 80 (1.29%) Confluence
7 73 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 68 (1.09%) CMS
9 60 (0.97%) Skype for Business
10 46 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 45 (0.72%) Apache
12 38 (0.61%) nginx
13 27 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 23 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.27%) WordPress
17 14 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (0.21%) ArcGIS
19 12 (0.19%) Apache Solr
20 11 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 306 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 279 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 120 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 64 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 53 (0.85%) Sketch
7 37 (0.60%) SPSS
8 35 (0.56%) InVision
9 32 (0.52%) Photoshop
10 18 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
12 15 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (0.21%) AutoCAD
14 12 (0.19%) Zeplin
15 8 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 7 (0.11%) Marvel
17 6 (0.097%) Chatbot
18 5 (0.080%) Gliffy
18 5 (0.080%) ProjectWise
19 4 (0.064%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 50 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
3 25 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.35%) thinkFolio
5 18 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 10 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
11 8 (0.13%) HFM
11 8 (0.13%) Magento
11 8 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.11%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.097%) Primavera
13 6 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
13 6 (0.097%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 762 (12.26%) AWS
2 738 (11.88%) Azure
3 320 (5.15%) Office 365
4 250 (4.02%) SaaS
5 177 (2.85%) GCP
5 177 (2.85%) Power Platform
6 122 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 88 (1.42%) Serverless
8 75 (1.21%) GitHub
9 72 (1.16%) PaaS
10 64 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
10 64 (1.03%) IaaS
11 54 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 51 (0.82%) G Suite
13 45 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
14 41 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
15 38 (0.61%) Google Analytics
16 34 (0.55%) OpenShift
16 34 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 30 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 307 (4.94%) Firewall
2 215 (3.46%) WAN
3 190 (3.06%) Internet
4 180 (2.90%) LAN
5 160 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 146 (2.35%) DNS
7 138 (2.22%) VPN
8 114 (1.83%) MPLS
9 99 (1.59%) DHCP
10 98 (1.58%) HTTP
11 93 (1.50%) VoIP
12 89 (1.43%) Network Security
13 77 (1.24%) Unified Communications
14 76 (1.22%) Wireless
15 71 (1.14%) BGP
16 69 (1.11%) Skype
17 68 (1.09%) SAN
18 44 (0.71%) WLAN
19 43 (0.69%) VLAN
20 34 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 384 (6.18%) Big Data
3 244 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 231 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 219 (3.52%) Hadoop
6 205 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
7 182 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
7 182 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 170 (2.74%) Power BI
9 159 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 150 (2.41%) MySQL
11 100 (1.61%) Data Mining
12 96 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 77 (1.24%) Redis
14 73 (1.17%) MongoDB
15 72 (1.16%) Data Lake
16 70 (1.13%) Blockchain
17 53 (0.85%) Apache Hive
18 52 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
19 46 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 510 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 280 (4.51%) JIRA
3 248 (3.99%) Jenkins
4 139 (2.24%) Selenium
5 88 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 75 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 74 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (1.08%) JUnit
9 61 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 61 (0.98%) webpack
10 54 (0.87%) Subversion
11 50 (0.80%) Jasmine
12 49 (0.79%) Mocha
13 46 (0.74%) NUnit
14 42 (0.68%) Gradle
15 41 (0.66%) Bitbucket
16 40 (0.64%) Grunt
16 40 (0.64%) Maven
17 39 (0.63%) Bitbucket Server
18 38 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,002 (32.22%) Finance
2 576 (9.27%) Marketing
3 559 (9.00%) Banking
4 310 (4.99%) Front Office
5 252 (4.06%) Retail
6 227 (3.65%) Games
7 198 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 163 (2.62%) Legal
9 154 (2.48%) Public Sector
10 144 (2.32%) Investment Banking
11 142 (2.29%) Advertising
12 130 (2.09%) Law
13 112 (1.80%) French Language
14 100 (1.61%) German Language
15 85 (1.37%) Back Office
16 69 (1.11%) Billing
17 64 (1.03%) Electronics
18 60 (0.97%) Financial Institution
19 58 (0.93%) Publishing
20 51 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,719 (27.67%) Developer
2 651 (10.48%) Analyst
3 593 (9.54%) Consultant
4 420 (6.76%) Junior
5 355 (5.71%) Graduate
6 334 (5.38%) Senior Developer
7 316 (5.09%) Java Developer
8 291 (4.68%) Architect
9 279 (4.49%) Software Engineer
10 227 (3.65%) Junior Developer
11 226 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 221 (3.56%) C# Developer
13 217 (3.49%) Software Developer
14 208 (3.35%) Graduate Developer
15 189 (3.04%) Project Manager
16 174 (2.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 169 (2.72%) Python Developer
18 164 (2.64%) Business Analyst
19 150 (2.41%) Support Analyst
20 149 (2.40%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 740 (11.91%) HTML
2 734 (11.81%) .NET
3 622 (10.01%) CSS
4 461 (7.42%) AngularJS
4 461 (7.42%) React
5 392 (6.31%) REST
6 357 (5.75%) HTML5
7 316 (5.09%) Web Services
8 267 (4.30%) ASP.NET
9 239 (3.85%) Node.js
10 210 (3.38%) CSS3
11 208 (3.35%) RESTful
12 173 (2.78%) Spring
12 173 (2.78%) XML
13 166 (2.67%) Redux
14 157 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 146 (2.35%) .NET Framework
16 145 (2.33%) jQuery
17 126 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 122 (1.96%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 929 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 402 (6.47%) User Experience
3 346 (5.57%) Algorithms
4 313 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 264 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 199 (3.20%) Hedge funds
7 184 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 174 (2.80%) Data Structures
9 164 (2.64%) Fixed Income
10 125 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 125 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 115 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 113 (1.82%) Derivative
13 97 (1.56%) Equities
14 93 (1.50%) Virtual Team
15 88 (1.42%) Social Media
16 81 (1.30%) Public Cloud
17 79 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
18 65 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
19 59 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 676 (10.88%) Windows
2 662 (10.66%) Linux
3 233 (3.75%) Unix
4 173 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 140 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 108 (1.74%) Android
7 90 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 81 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 67 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 44 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (0.42%) Solaris
13 25 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.32%) VMS
16 18 (0.29%) CentOS
16 18 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.19%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.16%) Debian
18 10 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,614 (42.07%) Computer Science
2 2,131 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1,069 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
4 841 (13.54%) Mathematics
5 702 (11.30%) Software Engineering
6 682 (10.98%) Analytics
7 679 (10.93%) Project Management
8 590 (9.50%) DevOps
9 582 (9.37%) Fintech
10 477 (7.68%) Data Science
11 439 (7.07%) Scrum
12 430 (6.92%) Mentoring
13 429 (6.90%) Machine Learning
14 427 (6.87%) OO
15 417 (6.71%) Test Automation
16 393 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
17 378 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
18 369 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
19 360 (5.79%) ITIL
20 359 (5.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,429 (23.00%) SQL
2 1,286 (20.70%) Python
3 1,112 (17.90%) Java
4 1,084 (17.45%) JavaScript
5 1,028 (16.55%) C#
6 421 (6.78%) C++
7 308 (4.96%) R
8 297 (4.78%) C
9 226 (3.64%) Scala
10 213 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 213 (3.43%) T-SQL
11 204 (3.28%) PHP
12 174 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 166 (2.67%) Ruby
14 156 (2.51%) Bash Shell
15 113 (1.82%) Java 8
16 105 (1.69%) ES6
17 100 (1.61%) Perl
18 99 (1.59%) Go
19 97 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,561 (25.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 351 (5.65%) Master's Degree
3 219 (3.52%) CISSP
4 177 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 159 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 159 (2.56%) PhD
6 140 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
7 137 (2.21%) CISM
8 116 (1.87%) CCNP
9 106 (1.71%) Security Cleared
10 95 (1.53%) CISA
10 95 (1.53%) MCP
11 89 (1.43%) CCNA
12 82 (1.32%) MBA
13 79 (1.27%) PMP
14 78 (1.26%) PMI Certification
15 72 (1.16%) CFA
16 66 (1.06%) CIMA
17 65 (1.05%) MCSE
18 63 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (6.15%) QA
2 125 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 104 (1.67%) GDPR
4 74 (1.19%) SLA
5 68 (1.09%) PMO
6 61 (0.98%) NIST
7 59 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 49 (0.79%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.24%) PSD2
10 14 (0.23%) COBIT
10 14 (0.23%) MiFID
10 14 (0.23%) NCSC
11 13 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (0.19%) EMIR
13 11 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
14 10 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.16%) IFRS
15 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 9 (0.14%) NIST 800
16 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 440 (7.08%) Docker
2 285 (4.59%) Active Directory
3 134 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.42%) Firmware
5 26 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.37%) VirtualBox
7 17 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.26%) NFS
9 15 (0.24%) XenApp
10 13 (0.21%) vCloud
11 12 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 11 (0.18%) HDFS
13 9 (0.14%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.13%) vSphere
15 7 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 6 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.097%) Xen
17 5 (0.080%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 283 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 173 (2.78%) Ansible
3 172 (2.77%) Terraform
4 140 (2.25%) Puppet
5 97 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (1.13%) SCCM
7 44 (0.71%) Salt
8 41 (0.66%) Packer
9 39 (0.63%) SQL Sentry
10 35 (0.56%) Consul
10 35 (0.56%) Nessus
11 33 (0.53%) Nagios
12 27 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
13 26 (0.42%) Mesos
14 23 (0.37%) EnCase
15 21 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
16 17 (0.27%) FTK
16 17 (0.27%) Grafana
17 15 (0.24%) Kibana
18 14 (0.23%) Graphite
Vendors
1 841 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 409 (6.58%) Oracle
3 306 (4.93%) Google
4 203 (3.27%) VMware
5 197 (3.17%) Cisco
6 169 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 169 (2.72%) Tableau
7 118 (1.90%) Citrix
8 111 (1.79%) Adobe
9 96 (1.55%) Splunk
10 87 (1.40%) SAP
11 73 (1.17%) Apple
12 61 (0.98%) Palo Alto
13 53 (0.85%) Bloomberg
14 52 (0.84%) IBM
15 51 (0.82%) SolarWinds
16 47 (0.76%) Reuters
17 45 (0.72%) HP
18 43 (0.69%) ServiceNow
19 39 (0.63%) Casewise