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

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10215 10193 13331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.52% 13.47% 15.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.16% 56.01% 58.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7118 8294 10710
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 £28,113
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 16979 18197 22698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.47% 24.05% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12673 15140 18511
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,325
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14% +6.65%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 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 November 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 0 1791 £55,000 - 202
West London -2 429 £50,000 +17.65% 58
South London -12 154 £39,500 -7.06% 13
East London -7 103 £70,000 +12.00% 24
North London -20 29 £44,000 - 10
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4293 (42.03%) Computer Science
2 4038 (39.53%) Finance
3 3079 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2490 (24.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 2310 (22.61%) SQL
6 2219 (21.72%) Java
7 1844 (18.05%) Banking
8 1680 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
9 1574 (15.41%) JavaScript
10 1556 (15.23%) Microsoft
11 1513 (14.81%) C#
12 1396 (13.67%) Python
13 1344 (13.16%) Scrum
14 1278 (12.51%) HTML
15 1261 (12.34%) Linux
16 1257 (12.31%) .NET
17 1247 (12.21%) Project Management
18 1243 (12.17%) SQL Server
19 1238 (12.12%) Windows
20 1198 (11.73%) Investment Banking
21 1195 (11.70%) Asset Management
22 1172 (11.47%) Mathematics
23 1166 (11.41%) Analytics
24 1138 (11.14%) Software Engineering
25 1037 (10.15%) CSS
26 951 (9.31%) Oracle
27 905 (8.86%) Wealth Management
28 885 (8.66%) Retail Banking
29 842 (8.24%) TDD
30 841 (8.23%) C++

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
1 306 (3.00%) Apache Spark
2 284 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 196 (1.92%) SAS
4 178 (1.74%) Apache
5 172 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 165 (1.62%) Confluence
7 158 (1.55%) CMS
8 152 (1.49%) IIS
9 128 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 102 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 79 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 73 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 64 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 61 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 61 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 50 (0.49%) JBoss
16 49 (0.48%) Apache Solr
17 46 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
18 44 (0.43%) nginx
19 42 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 544 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 441 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 175 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 93 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 69 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 65 (0.64%) SPSS
7 60 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 53 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 48 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
10 46 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
11 24 (0.23%) InVision
12 18 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 13 (0.13%) InDesign
14 6 (0.059%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
16 4 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
16 4 (0.039%) Maple
16 4 (0.039%) Maya
16 4 (0.039%) Simulink
17 3 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 93 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 75 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.39%) Magento
4 38 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 37 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 34 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 34 (0.33%) SAP SD
7 32 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 32 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 30 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
8 30 (0.29%) SAP HCM
9 24 (0.23%) HFM
9 24 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 24 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 24 (0.23%) SAP PP
10 22 (0.22%) SAP CAR
10 22 (0.22%) SAP MM
11 21 (0.21%) NetSuite
12 20 (0.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 677 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 494 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 314 (3.07%) SaaS
4 205 (2.01%) Office 365
5 129 (1.26%) GitHub
6 114 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 102 (1.00%) PaaS
8 95 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 86 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (0.62%) IaaS
11 54 (0.53%) AdWords
12 50 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
13 44 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
14 42 (0.41%) Amazon S3
15 39 (0.38%) npm
16 31 (0.30%) Google Play
17 30 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
19 25 (0.24%) Serverless
20 24 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 363 (3.55%) Firewall
2 261 (2.56%) Internet
3 234 (2.29%) DNS
4 217 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 179 (1.75%) LAN
6 174 (1.70%) WAN
7 168 (1.64%) VPN
8 162 (1.59%) DHCP
9 116 (1.14%) HTTP
10 114 (1.12%) MPLS
11 112 (1.10%) Network Security
12 102 (1.00%) Wireless
13 93 (0.91%) BGP
14 87 (0.85%) Ethernet
15 84 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
16 75 (0.73%) SAN
17 66 (0.65%) OSPF
18 65 (0.64%) VoIP
19 60 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
20 55 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1243 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 555 (5.43%) Big Data
3 514 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 447 (4.38%) MySQL
5 404 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 369 (3.61%) Hadoop
7 310 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 296 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 289 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 250 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 249 (2.44%) Oracle Database
12 179 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 174 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
14 171 (1.67%) Power BI
15 141 (1.38%) QlikView
15 141 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 119 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
17 111 (1.09%) Blockchain
18 100 (0.98%) Apache Hive
18 100 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 555 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 424 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 374 (3.66%) JIRA
4 223 (2.18%) Selenium
5 163 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 160 (1.57%) Subversion
7 137 (1.34%) JUnit
8 135 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 129 (1.26%) Maven
10 117 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 93 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 89 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 88 (0.86%) NUnit
14 77 (0.75%) gulp
15 75 (0.73%) Eclipse
16 67 (0.66%) Moq
17 64 (0.63%) Jasmine
18 61 (0.60%) Grunt
18 61 (0.60%) Mockito
18 61 (0.60%) MSTest
General
1 4038 (39.53%) Finance
2 1844 (18.05%) Banking
3 1198 (11.73%) Investment Banking
4 885 (8.66%) Retail Banking
5 794 (7.77%) Marketing
6 645 (6.31%) Retail
7 451 (4.42%) Front Office
8 424 (4.15%) Legal
9 371 (3.63%) Telecoms
10 278 (2.72%) Games
11 242 (2.37%) Financial Institution
12 233 (2.28%) Advertising
13 169 (1.65%) Manufacturing
14 142 (1.39%) Publishing
15 124 (1.21%) Automotive
16 119 (1.16%) Back Office
17 115 (1.13%) Electronics
17 115 (1.13%) Law
18 73 (0.71%) German Language
19 65 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2860 (28.00%) Developer
2 1690 (16.54%) Analyst
3 935 (9.15%) Consultant
4 700 (6.85%) Java Developer
5 631 (6.18%) Business Analyst
6 570 (5.58%) Architect
7 569 (5.57%) C# Developer
8 560 (5.48%) Graduate
9 558 (5.46%) Junior
10 446 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 420 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 387 (3.79%) .NET Developer
13 355 (3.48%) Software Developer
14 293 (2.87%) Junior Developer
15 267 (2.61%) Graduate Developer
16 260 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
17 228 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
18 222 (2.17%) Project Manager
19 219 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
20 212 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1278 (12.51%) HTML
2 1257 (12.31%) .NET
3 1037 (10.15%) CSS
4 770 (7.54%) AngularJS
5 570 (5.58%) Web Services
6 495 (4.85%) ASP.NET
7 480 (4.70%) HTML5
8 426 (4.17%) React
9 402 (3.94%) REST
10 394 (3.86%) Spring
11 393 (3.85%) jQuery
12 390 (3.82%) XML
13 354 (3.47%) Node.js
14 345 (3.38%) RESTful
15 294 (2.88%) .NET Framework
16 264 (2.58%) WCF
17 259 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 231 (2.26%) CSS3
18 231 (2.26%) J2EE
19 220 (2.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4293 (42.03%) Computer Science
2 1680 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
3 794 (7.77%) Management Information System
4 630 (6.17%) User Experience
5 482 (4.72%) Fintech
6 419 (4.10%) Algorithms
7 315 (3.08%) Hedge funds
8 273 (2.67%) Derivative
9 240 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 230 (2.25%) Fixed Income
11 222 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
12 184 (1.80%) Data Centre
13 181 (1.77%) Equities
13 181 (1.77%) Mobile App
14 161 (1.58%) Data Structures
15 160 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
16 134 (1.31%) Client/Server
17 127 (1.24%) Social Media
18 109 (1.07%) PMI
19 104 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1261 (12.34%) Linux
2 1238 (12.12%) Windows
3 583 (5.71%) Unix
4 353 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 215 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 210 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 188 (1.84%) Apple iOS
8 180 (1.76%) Windows 10
9 175 (1.71%) Android
10 164 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 75 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 69 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 46 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 42 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 35 (0.34%) CentOS
16 31 (0.30%) Solaris
17 30 (0.29%) VMS
18 28 (0.27%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.23%) Mac OS
20 20 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3079 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1344 (13.16%) Scrum
3 1247 (12.21%) Project Management
4 1195 (11.70%) Asset Management
5 1172 (11.47%) Mathematics
6 1166 (11.41%) Analytics
7 1138 (11.14%) Software Engineering
8 905 (8.86%) Wealth Management
9 842 (8.24%) TDD
10 792 (7.75%) SDLC
11 769 (7.53%) OO
12 739 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
13 642 (6.28%) DevOps
14 619 (6.06%) MVC
15 584 (5.72%) Test Automation
16 582 (5.70%) Mentoring
17 556 (5.44%) Information Security
18 543 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
19 513 (5.02%) ITIL
20 504 (4.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2310 (22.61%) SQL
2 2219 (21.72%) Java
3 1574 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 1513 (14.81%) C#
5 1396 (13.67%) Python
6 841 (8.23%) C++
7 468 (4.58%) R
8 409 (4.00%) C
9 353 (3.46%) PHP
9 353 (3.46%) Scala
10 285 (2.79%) T-SQL
11 237 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 234 (2.29%) Ruby
13 205 (2.01%) Perl
14 182 (1.78%) VBA
15 178 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 166 (1.63%) PL/SQL
17 157 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 144 (1.41%) VB
19 111 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2490 (24.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 597 (5.84%) Master's Degree
3 311 (3.04%) Numerate Degree
4 300 (2.94%) CISSP
5 243 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 223 (2.18%) CISM
7 193 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 192 (1.88%) PhD
9 181 (1.77%) ISEB
10 172 (1.68%) PMI Certification
11 169 (1.65%) Security Cleared
12 151 (1.48%) CISA
13 110 (1.08%) MCSE
14 107 (1.05%) PMP
15 105 (1.03%) ISTQB
16 104 (1.02%) CCNA
17 97 (0.95%) MBA
18 81 (0.79%) SC Cleared
19 80 (0.78%) MCP
20 78 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 773 (7.57%) QA
2 157 (1.54%) PMO
3 152 (1.49%) SLA
4 146 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 130 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 91 (0.89%) GDPR
6 91 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 71 (0.70%) MiFID
8 40 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 39 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
10 35 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 33 (0.32%) COBIT
12 17 (0.17%) FATCA
13 16 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 15 (0.15%) EMIR
15 13 (0.13%) GCP
16 12 (0.12%) ISO 9001
16 12 (0.12%) P3O
17 11 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
18 8 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 367 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 323 (3.16%) Docker
3 254 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 106 (1.04%) XenApp
6 90 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 86 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 49 (0.48%) vSphere
9 40 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 37 (0.36%) XenServer
11 30 (0.29%) Firmware
12 27 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (0.24%) Xen
14 24 (0.23%) iptables
15 23 (0.23%) HDFS
16 18 (0.18%) VMware NSX
17 17 (0.17%) Apache Flume
18 11 (0.11%) Snort
19 9 (0.088%) DFS Replication
20 7 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 210 (2.06%) Puppet
2 195 (1.91%) Ansible
3 165 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (0.96%) SCCM
5 90 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 56 (0.55%) Nagios
7 55 (0.54%) Terraform
8 52 (0.51%) QRadar
9 42 (0.41%) Nessus
10 38 (0.37%) SCOM
11 35 (0.34%) CSIRT
12 32 (0.31%) ZABBIX
13 31 (0.30%) Cacti
13 31 (0.30%) Mesos
14 22 (0.22%) logstash
14 22 (0.22%) vRealize
15 21 (0.21%) Grafana
15 21 (0.21%) Salt
16 20 (0.20%) Opsview
17 19 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1556 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 951 (9.31%) Oracle
3 460 (4.50%) SAP
4 368 (3.60%) VMware
5 332 (3.25%) Google
6 304 (2.98%) Tableau
7 284 (2.78%) Cisco
8 188 (1.84%) Citrix
9 186 (1.82%) Adobe
10 164 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 111 (1.09%) IBM
12 103 (1.01%) Cadence
12 103 (1.01%) HP
13 99 (0.97%) Murex
13 99 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 87 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
15 84 (0.82%) Sybase
16 77 (0.75%) Cognizant
17 70 (0.69%) Juniper
17 70 (0.69%) Splunk