Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 2,963 4,707 7,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.52% 10.21% 11.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.49% 52.55% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,285 3,481 5,245
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £30,100
25th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 5,755 8,957 13,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.50% 19.43% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,373 6,882 9,808
10th Percentile £38,300 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,740 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in London

Degree
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in London.

Salary trend for Degree in London

Degree
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 0 645 £72,500 +11.54% 252
West London +4 87 £68,750 +37.50% 106
South London -15 60 £52,500 +23.53% 16
North London -3 13 £57,500 +64.29% 17
East London -15 7 £45,000 -14.29% 45
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 1,329 (44.85%) Computer Science
2 970 (32.74%) Finance
3 874 (29.50%) SQL
4 792 (26.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 785 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
6 766 (25.85%) Python
7 654 (22.07%) JavaScript
8 542 (18.29%) Azure
9 514 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
10 512 (17.28%) Java
11 511 (17.25%) C#
12 496 (16.74%) Microsoft
13 465 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
14 446 (15.05%) .NET
15 441 (14.88%) AWS
16 436 (14.71%) Software Engineering
17 419 (14.14%) CSS
18 407 (13.74%) Analytics
18 407 (13.74%) DevOps
19 397 (13.40%) Mathematics
20 363 (12.25%) React
21 353 (11.91%) Microservices
21 353 (11.91%) HTML
22 340 (11.47%) SQL Server
23 305 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
24 296 (9.99%) Linux
25 285 (9.62%) Marketing
26 284 (9.58%) Fintech
27 272 (9.18%) Docker
28 270 (9.11%) Test Automation

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
1 165 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 95 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 69 (2.33%) Confluence
4 64 (2.16%) IIS
5 48 (1.62%) Apache
6 41 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 40 (1.35%) CMS
8 37 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (1.11%) nginx
10 27 (0.91%) SAS
11 26 (0.88%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.44%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.40%) ejabberd
13 12 (0.40%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.27%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.27%) Luigi
17 7 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.67%) Figma
5 19 (0.64%) InVision
6 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.34%) Sketch
9 10 (0.34%) SPSS
10 9 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.30%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.27%) UXPin
12 7 (0.24%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.20%) Revit
14 5 (0.17%) Stata
15 2 (0.067%) GIMP
15 2 (0.067%) Maya
Business Applications
1 115 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 12 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.34%) FINCAD Analytics
5 9 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.27%) FastStats
6 8 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.24%) Magento
7 7 (0.24%) SAP EWM
7 7 (0.24%) SAP WM
7 7 (0.24%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.17%) HFM
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Clinical
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 542 (18.29%) Azure
2 441 (14.88%) AWS
3 194 (6.55%) SaaS
4 193 (6.51%) GCP
5 177 (5.97%) Power Platform
6 156 (5.26%) PaaS
7 98 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 96 (3.24%) GitHub
9 93 (3.14%) Microsoft 365
10 91 (3.07%) Serverless
11 79 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
12 69 (2.33%) IaaS
13 54 (1.82%) Amazon S3
14 48 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
14 48 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
15 47 (1.59%) PowerApps
16 46 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (1.01%) Azure Functions
18 25 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
19 21 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.73%) Firewall
2 68 (2.29%) Internet
3 47 (1.59%) VPN
4 35 (1.18%) DNS
5 32 (1.08%) WAN
6 30 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 27 (0.91%) LAN
8 25 (0.84%) HTTP
9 22 (0.74%) BGP
9 22 (0.74%) SSL
9 22 (0.74%) Unified Communications
10 21 (0.71%) DHCP
11 19 (0.64%) Network Security
12 18 (0.61%) VoIP
13 17 (0.57%) PBX
13 17 (0.57%) Skype
13 17 (0.57%) Wireless
14 16 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
15 14 (0.47%) FTP
15 14 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 148 (4.99%) Relational Database
3 142 (4.79%) Big Data
4 136 (4.59%) Tableau
5 127 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 123 (4.15%) Power BI
7 113 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
8 109 (3.68%) MongoDB
9 103 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
10 93 (3.14%) MySQL
11 89 (3.00%) Hadoop
12 88 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 66 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 58 (1.96%) Data Mining
15 39 (1.32%) Data Lake
15 39 (1.32%) Looker
16 37 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
17 35 (1.18%) Redis
18 33 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 31 (1.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 263 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 157 (5.30%) JIRA
3 138 (4.66%) Jenkins
4 86 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 85 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 70 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 65 (2.19%) Maven
8 58 (1.96%) Gradle
9 47 (1.59%) Selenium
10 46 (1.55%) GitLab
10 46 (1.55%) Mocha
11 39 (1.32%) webpack
12 34 (1.15%) Bitbucket
13 33 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 32 (1.08%) Cypress.io
14 32 (1.08%) JUnit
15 27 (0.91%) CircleCI
15 27 (0.91%) MSI
16 25 (0.84%) WiX
17 24 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 970 (32.74%) Finance
2 285 (9.62%) Marketing
3 239 (8.07%) Banking
4 147 (4.96%) Public Sector
5 133 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 119 (4.02%) Manufacturing
7 117 (3.95%) Retail
8 113 (3.81%) Electronics
9 100 (3.37%) Games
10 87 (2.94%) Front Office
11 78 (2.63%) Legal
12 77 (2.60%) Advertising
13 61 (2.06%) Law
14 45 (1.52%) Financial Institution
15 36 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 34 (1.15%) Private Banking
17 32 (1.08%) Investment Banking
18 29 (0.98%) French Language
19 27 (0.91%) Back Office
20 18 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 909 (30.68%) Developer
2 296 (9.99%) Analyst
3 250 (8.44%) Senior Developer
4 217 (7.32%) Consultant
5 206 (6.95%) Software Engineer
6 185 (6.24%) Architect
7 165 (5.57%) C# Developer
8 138 (4.66%) .NET Developer
9 124 (4.18%) Java Developer
10 120 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 104 (3.51%) Software Developer
12 98 (3.31%) Junior
13 97 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
14 95 (3.21%) Data Scientist
15 88 (2.97%) SQL Developer
16 87 (2.94%) Data Engineer
17 83 (2.80%) Python Developer
18 79 (2.67%) React Developer
19 78 (2.63%) Business Analyst
19 78 (2.63%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (15.05%) .NET
2 419 (14.14%) CSS
3 363 (12.25%) React
4 353 (11.91%) HTML
5 229 (7.73%) Node.js
6 227 (7.66%) REST
7 222 (7.49%) AngularJS
8 196 (6.61%) Web Services
9 160 (5.40%) .NET Core
10 128 (4.32%) HTML5
11 123 (4.15%) jQuery
12 119 (4.02%) XML
13 117 (3.95%) ASP.NET
14 114 (3.85%) .NET Framework
15 113 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 112 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
17 106 (3.58%) RESTful
18 102 (3.44%) Entity Framework
19 100 (3.37%) Vue.js
20 92 (3.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 514 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (8.03%) User Experience
3 148 (4.99%) Management Information System
4 136 (4.59%) Algorithms
5 128 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
6 91 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 91 (3.07%) N-Tier
7 79 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 76 (2.56%) Hedge funds
9 75 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 70 (2.36%) Data Structures
11 63 (2.13%) Public Cloud
12 62 (2.09%) Reinsurance
13 59 (1.99%) Virtual Team
14 55 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 51 (1.72%) Cloud Native
16 48 (1.62%) Equities
17 47 (1.59%) Client/Server
18 43 (1.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 296 (9.99%) Linux
2 270 (9.11%) Windows
3 99 (3.34%) Android
4 83 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 60 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 52 (1.75%) Unix
7 29 (0.98%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.61%) Debian
9 16 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 15 (0.51%) CentOS
11 13 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.24%) VMS
15 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,329 (44.85%) Computer Science
2 785 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
3 465 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
4 436 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 407 (13.74%) Analytics
5 407 (13.74%) DevOps
6 397 (13.40%) Mathematics
7 353 (11.91%) Microservices
8 305 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
9 284 (9.58%) Fintech
10 270 (9.11%) Test Automation
11 257 (8.67%) OO
12 249 (8.40%) Scrum
13 238 (8.03%) Project Management
14 235 (7.93%) Mentoring
15 223 (7.53%) Data Science
16 221 (7.46%) Machine Learning
17 203 (6.85%) CRM
18 192 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
19 189 (6.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 874 (29.50%) SQL
2 766 (25.85%) Python
3 654 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 512 (17.28%) Java
5 511 (17.25%) C#
6 203 (6.85%) TypeScript
7 156 (5.26%) C++
8 142 (4.79%) C
9 133 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 130 (4.39%) PowerShell
11 99 (3.34%) PHP
12 98 (3.31%) R
13 95 (3.21%) ES6
14 94 (3.17%) Go
15 70 (2.36%) Bash Shell
16 69 (2.33%) Scala
17 67 (2.26%) Kotlin
18 63 (2.13%) Java 8
19 46 (1.55%) Perl
20 32 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 792 (26.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 254 (8.57%) Master's Degree
3 117 (3.95%) Numerate Degree
4 96 (3.24%) Security Cleared
5 77 (2.60%) PhD
6 64 (2.16%) CISSP
7 45 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 42 (1.42%) CISM
9 40 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 37 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 29 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 28 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (0.94%) PMP
13 27 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (0.74%) MBA
15 21 (0.71%) CISA
16 20 (0.67%) MCSE
17 18 (0.61%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (5.43%) QA
2 58 (1.96%) GDPR
3 44 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 35 (1.18%) NIST
6 27 (0.91%) GRC
7 22 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.57%) MiFID
8 17 (0.57%) SLA
9 14 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.44%) EMIR
11 12 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.40%) PMO
12 10 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.17%) COBIT
15 4 (0.13%) CDISC
15 4 (0.13%) FedRAMP
15 4 (0.13%) Good Clinical Practice
15 4 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 272 (9.18%) Docker
2 140 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 44 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.61%) KVM
5 17 (0.57%) HDFS
6 16 (0.54%) Firmware
7 15 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.47%) Kamailio
9 12 (0.40%) iptables
9 12 (0.40%) Postfix
9 12 (0.40%) QEMU
10 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.34%) vSphere
11 6 (0.20%) LXC
11 6 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.10%) NFS
12 3 (0.10%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 248 (8.37%) Kubernetes
2 134 (4.52%) Terraform
3 103 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (2.43%) Ansible
5 62 (2.09%) Puppet
6 24 (0.81%) SCCM
7 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (0.64%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 13 (0.44%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
12 11 (0.37%) Grafana
12 11 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
14 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.20%) Salt
16 5 (0.17%) CASB
16 5 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
16 5 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
16 5 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 496 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 171 (5.77%) Google
3 146 (4.93%) SAP
4 111 (3.75%) Oracle
5 68 (2.29%) Nintex
6 62 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (2.06%) Cisco
8 59 (1.99%) VMware
9 57 (1.92%) Databricks
10 35 (1.18%) IBM
11 32 (1.08%) Adobe
12 28 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 28 (0.94%) HP
13 22 (0.74%) Citrix
14 19 (0.64%) Alteryx
14 19 (0.64%) Facebook
14 19 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 16 (0.54%) Apple
15 16 (0.54%) Autodesk
16 14 (0.47%) Nortel