Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10026 10329 13285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.54% 13.44% 14.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.10% 55.97% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6891 8478 10671
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 16682 18456 22683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.52% 24.01% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12384 15422 18514
London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 1649 £55,000 - 174
West London 0 428 £50,000 +15.51% 47
South London -16 142 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East London -8 88 £70,000 +16.67% 36
North London -14 31 £37,500 -13.29% 7
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4170 (41.59%) Computer Science
2 4004 (39.94%) Finance
3 2990 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2452 (24.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2279 (22.73%) SQL
6 2144 (21.38%) Java
7 1821 (18.16%) Banking
8 1658 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
9 1560 (15.56%) JavaScript
10 1516 (15.12%) Microsoft
11 1460 (14.56%) C#
12 1310 (13.07%) Scrum
13 1302 (12.99%) HTML
14 1271 (12.68%) Python
15 1269 (12.66%) Project Management
16 1262 (12.59%) Asset Management
17 1245 (12.42%) Linux
18 1233 (12.30%) Investment Banking
19 1232 (12.29%) SQL Server
20 1223 (12.20%) .NET
21 1218 (12.15%) Windows
22 1158 (11.55%) Analytics
23 1104 (11.01%) Software Engineering
24 1060 (10.57%) Mathematics
25 1051 (10.48%) CSS
26 965 (9.62%) Wealth Management
27 937 (9.35%) Retail Banking
28 935 (9.33%) Oracle
29 845 (8.43%) C++
30 841 (8.39%) Management Information System

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
1 285 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 274 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 188 (1.88%) SAS
4 176 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 171 (1.71%) Apache
5 171 (1.71%) Confluence
6 155 (1.55%) CMS
7 145 (1.45%) IIS
8 121 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 100 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 86 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 77 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 68 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 63 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 60 (0.60%) JBoss
15 52 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 47 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
17 46 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
17 46 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
18 44 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 539 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 430 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 187 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 95 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 68 (0.68%) SPSS
6 56 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 53 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 52 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 46 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
10 39 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
11 27 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
12 25 (0.25%) InVision
13 6 (0.060%) InDesign
14 5 (0.050%) SPSS Modeler
15 4 (0.040%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.040%) Maple
15 4 (0.040%) Maya
16 3 (0.030%) Autodesk Inventor
16 3 (0.030%) Siemens NX
16 3 (0.030%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 82 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 38 (0.38%) Magento
4 36 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 30 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 29 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 29 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 27 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 27 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 27 (0.27%) SAP HCM
8 27 (0.27%) SAP SD
9 25 (0.25%) Eloqua
10 24 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 24 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
11 23 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
12 21 (0.21%) SAP MM
13 20 (0.20%) NetSuite
13 20 (0.20%) SAP CAR
14 19 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 672 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 479 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 310 (3.09%) SaaS
4 198 (1.97%) Office 365
5 149 (1.49%) GitHub
6 106 (1.06%) Google Analytics
7 103 (1.03%) PaaS
8 99 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 81 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 58 (0.58%) IaaS
11 53 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
12 41 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 40 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
14 38 (0.38%) npm
15 37 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
16 32 (0.32%) AdWords
17 31 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
18 30 (0.30%) Google Play
19 28 (0.28%) Serverless
20 22 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 375 (3.74%) Firewall
2 259 (2.58%) DNS
3 236 (2.35%) Internet
4 203 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 186 (1.86%) LAN
6 185 (1.85%) DHCP
7 180 (1.80%) WAN
8 175 (1.75%) VPN
9 117 (1.17%) HTTP
10 113 (1.13%) MPLS
11 112 (1.12%) Network Security
12 104 (1.04%) Wireless
13 94 (0.94%) BGP
14 85 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
15 84 (0.84%) SAN
16 71 (0.71%) Ethernet
17 70 (0.70%) OSPF
17 70 (0.70%) VoIP
18 66 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
19 58 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1232 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 510 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 487 (4.86%) Big Data
4 451 (4.50%) MySQL
5 395 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 327 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 303 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
8 279 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 278 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 248 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 247 (2.46%) Oracle Database
12 170 (1.70%) Power BI
13 167 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 156 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
15 145 (1.45%) QlikView
16 139 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 114 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
18 106 (1.06%) Blockchain
19 104 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
20 94 (0.94%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 577 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 413 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 383 (3.82%) JIRA
4 237 (2.36%) Selenium
5 182 (1.82%) Subversion
6 170 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 143 (1.43%) JUnit
8 138 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 132 (1.32%) Maven
10 129 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 98 (0.98%) Cucumber
12 97 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 80 (0.80%) Eclipse
14 78 (0.78%) NUnit
15 76 (0.76%) gulp
16 65 (0.65%) Mockito
17 64 (0.64%) Grunt
18 60 (0.60%) HP UFT
18 60 (0.60%) Moq
19 58 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 4004 (39.94%) Finance
2 1821 (18.16%) Banking
3 1233 (12.30%) Investment Banking
4 937 (9.35%) Retail Banking
5 778 (7.76%) Marketing
6 635 (6.33%) Retail
7 463 (4.62%) Legal
8 422 (4.21%) Front Office
9 333 (3.32%) Telecoms
10 274 (2.73%) Games
11 258 (2.57%) Financial Institution
12 212 (2.11%) Advertising
13 155 (1.55%) Publishing
14 132 (1.32%) Manufacturing
15 111 (1.11%) Back Office
15 111 (1.11%) Law
16 97 (0.97%) Automotive
17 83 (0.83%) Electronics
18 69 (0.69%) German Language
19 62 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2792 (27.85%) Developer
2 1668 (16.64%) Analyst
3 887 (8.85%) Consultant
4 664 (6.62%) Java Developer
5 647 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 571 (5.70%) Graduate
7 566 (5.65%) Architect
8 553 (5.52%) Junior
9 545 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 417 (4.16%) Senior Developer
11 412 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 381 (3.80%) .NET Developer
13 360 (3.59%) Software Developer
14 288 (2.87%) Junior Developer
15 258 (2.57%) Graduate Developer
16 247 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
17 227 (2.26%) JavaScript Developer
18 226 (2.25%) Project Manager
19 222 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
20 210 (2.09%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1302 (12.99%) HTML
2 1223 (12.20%) .NET
3 1051 (10.48%) CSS
4 712 (7.10%) AngularJS
5 578 (5.77%) Web Services
6 478 (4.77%) HTML5
7 465 (4.64%) ASP.NET
8 419 (4.18%) React
9 411 (4.10%) XML
10 386 (3.85%) jQuery
11 383 (3.82%) Spring
12 368 (3.67%) REST
13 346 (3.45%) Node.js
14 333 (3.32%) RESTful
15 264 (2.63%) .NET Framework
15 264 (2.63%) WCF
16 238 (2.37%) J2EE
17 235 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 233 (2.32%) Hibernate
19 219 (2.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4170 (41.59%) Computer Science
2 1658 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 841 (8.39%) Management Information System
4 666 (6.64%) User Experience
5 487 (4.86%) Fintech
6 373 (3.72%) Algorithms
7 325 (3.24%) Hedge funds
8 262 (2.61%) Derivative
9 222 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 220 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 214 (2.13%) Fixed Income
12 186 (1.86%) Data Centre
13 178 (1.78%) Mobile App
14 170 (1.70%) Equities
15 164 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
16 133 (1.33%) Data Structures
17 117 (1.17%) PMI
18 103 (1.03%) Social Media
19 95 (0.95%) Virtual Team
20 94 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1245 (12.42%) Linux
2 1218 (12.15%) Windows
3 596 (5.94%) Unix
4 326 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 204 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 204 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 200 (1.99%) Android
7 198 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 167 (1.67%) Windows 10
9 153 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 67 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 44 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 37 (0.37%) Solaris
15 31 (0.31%) CentOS
16 30 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.26%) VMS
18 24 (0.24%) Debian
18 24 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2990 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1310 (13.07%) Scrum
3 1269 (12.66%) Project Management
4 1262 (12.59%) Asset Management
5 1158 (11.55%) Analytics
6 1104 (11.01%) Software Engineering
7 1060 (10.57%) Mathematics
8 965 (9.62%) Wealth Management
9 820 (8.18%) TDD
10 812 (8.10%) SDLC
11 792 (7.90%) Business Intelligence
12 754 (7.52%) OO
13 649 (6.47%) DevOps
14 598 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 594 (5.92%) Test Automation
16 582 (5.80%) MVC
17 565 (5.64%) Information Security
18 547 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
19 533 (5.32%) Change Management
20 517 (5.16%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2279 (22.73%) SQL
2 2144 (21.38%) Java
3 1560 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 1460 (14.56%) C#
5 1271 (12.68%) Python
6 845 (8.43%) C++
7 461 (4.60%) R
8 408 (4.07%) C
9 344 (3.43%) PHP
10 329 (3.28%) Scala
11 303 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 249 (2.48%) PowerShell
13 214 (2.13%) Ruby
14 196 (1.95%) Perl
15 186 (1.86%) VBA
16 164 (1.64%) Shell Script
17 159 (1.59%) Bash Shell
17 159 (1.59%) PL/SQL
18 153 (1.53%) VB
19 107 (1.07%) Go
Qualifications
1 2452 (24.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 587 (5.85%) Master's Degree
3 310 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
4 297 (2.96%) CISSP
5 231 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 229 (2.28%) CISM
7 205 (2.04%) ISEB
8 199 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
9 195 (1.94%) PhD
10 175 (1.75%) PMI Certification
11 165 (1.65%) CISA
12 161 (1.61%) Security Cleared
13 115 (1.15%) ISTQB
14 108 (1.08%) PMP
15 99 (0.99%) MCSE
16 98 (0.98%) CCNA
17 89 (0.89%) MBA
18 86 (0.86%) SC Cleared
19 85 (0.85%) CCNP
20 77 (0.77%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 813 (8.11%) QA
2 168 (1.68%) PMO
3 156 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 137 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 135 (1.35%) SLA
6 91 (0.91%) GDPR
7 83 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 68 (0.68%) MiFID
9 43 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 40 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 32 (0.32%) COBIT
12 20 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
13 17 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
14 15 (0.15%) FATCA
15 14 (0.14%) ISO 9001
16 13 (0.13%) EMIR
16 13 (0.13%) GCP
17 12 (0.12%) P3O
18 10 (0.100%) Dodd-Frank
19 7 (0.070%) COSO
System Software
1 371 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 315 (3.14%) Docker
3 265 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 118 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 104 (1.04%) XenApp
6 95 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 76 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 52 (0.52%) vSphere
9 38 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (0.37%) XenServer
11 33 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 27 (0.27%) Xen
13 24 (0.24%) Firmware
14 20 (0.20%) iptables
15 19 (0.19%) Apache Flume
15 19 (0.19%) HDFS
16 17 (0.17%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.080%) Ceph
18 7 (0.070%) DFS Replication
19 6 (0.060%) Snort
Systems Management
1 218 (2.17%) Puppet
2 185 (1.85%) Ansible
3 162 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (0.96%) SCCM
5 92 (0.92%) Kubernetes
6 53 (0.53%) Terraform
7 52 (0.52%) Nagios
8 41 (0.41%) SCOM
9 39 (0.39%) QRadar
10 37 (0.37%) Nessus
11 29 (0.29%) Cacti
11 29 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 28 (0.28%) CSIRT
12 28 (0.28%) Mesos
13 26 (0.26%) Graphite
13 26 (0.26%) Opsview
14 21 (0.21%) logstash
14 21 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
14 21 (0.21%) Packer
14 21 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1516 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 935 (9.33%) Oracle
3 399 (3.98%) SAP
4 384 (3.83%) VMware
5 322 (3.21%) Google
6 301 (3.00%) Tableau
7 293 (2.92%) Cisco
8 204 (2.03%) Adobe
9 192 (1.92%) Citrix
10 170 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 118 (1.18%) IBM
12 102 (1.02%) Murex
13 99 (0.99%) Cadence
13 99 (0.99%) HP
14 95 (0.95%) Red Hat
15 87 (0.87%) Cognizant
16 83 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
17 82 (0.82%) Sybase
18 79 (0.79%) Juniper
19 77 (0.77%) ServiceNow