Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9,132 9,036 11,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.07% 13.12% 14.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.84% 55.73% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,536 6,893 10,051
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £92,875 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16,067 16,213 21,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.00% 23.54% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12,191 12,922 17,635
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 1,664 £58,000 +0.87% 307
West London +5 425 £42,500 +1.80% 188
South London +7 167 £35,000 -30.00% 25
East London +7 115 £50,000 -20.00% 69
North London +5 55 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3,624 (39.68%) Computer Science
2 3,504 (38.37%) Finance
3 2,817 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
4 2,520 (27.60%) SQL
5 2,156 (23.61%) Java
6 2,057 (22.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1,778 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
8 1,510 (16.54%) C#
9 1,495 (16.37%) Python
10 1,494 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 1,482 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
12 1,380 (15.11%) Analytics
13 1,330 (14.56%) Microsoft
14 1,276 (13.97%) Banking
15 1,254 (13.73%) .NET
16 1,210 (13.25%) Software Engineering
17 1,208 (13.23%) SQL Server
18 1,202 (13.16%) HTML
19 1,179 (12.91%) Mathematics
20 1,088 (11.91%) Linux
21 1,042 (11.41%) Project Management
22 1,027 (11.25%) Windows
23 998 (10.93%) CSS
24 922 (10.10%) AngularJS
25 841 (9.21%) Big Data
26 836 (9.15%) Scrum
27 817 (8.95%) C++
28 813 (8.90%) Marketing
29 808 (8.85%) OO
30 797 (8.73%) Amazon AWS

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
1 313 (3.43%) Apache Spark
2 204 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 202 (2.21%) CMS
4 197 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 163 (1.78%) IIS
6 159 (1.74%) Apache
7 139 (1.52%) SAS
8 111 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 109 (1.19%) MS Exchange
10 91 (1.00%) Confluence
11 81 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 75 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 60 (0.66%) EPiServer
14 56 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
15 47 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 47 (0.51%) JBoss
16 45 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 43 (0.47%) nginx
18 38 (0.42%) Apache Solr
19 35 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 465 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 372 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 202 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 140 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 98 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 88 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
7 85 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 63 (0.69%) Photoshop
9 62 (0.68%) InVision
10 61 (0.67%) SPSS
11 51 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 23 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
13 17 (0.19%) Stata
14 13 (0.14%) Acrobat
15 12 (0.13%) InDesign
16 11 (0.12%) Chatbot
17 8 (0.088%) AutoCAD
18 6 (0.066%) Revit
19 5 (0.055%) EViews
19 5 (0.055%) Maya
Business Applications
1 68 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.60%) Relativity
3 39 (0.43%) Ringtail
4 35 (0.38%) Concordance
5 34 (0.37%) thinkFolio
6 33 (0.36%) Eloqua
7 31 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
8 29 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 28 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
10 24 (0.26%) NetSuite
11 19 (0.21%) Magento
11 19 (0.21%) SAP BPC
11 19 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
12 18 (0.20%) Markit EDM
13 16 (0.18%) SAP Business One
13 16 (0.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
14 13 (0.14%) Summit
15 12 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
16 10 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
17 9 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 797 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 698 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 369 (4.04%) SaaS
4 193 (2.11%) Office 365
5 147 (1.61%) PaaS
6 115 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 100 (1.10%) IaaS
8 99 (1.08%) npm
9 96 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
10 82 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 81 (0.89%) Google Analytics
12 72 (0.79%) GitHub
13 59 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
14 42 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 38 (0.42%) Serverless
16 34 (0.37%) Force.com
17 32 (0.35%) AdWords
18 30 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
19 29 (0.32%) OneDrive
20 25 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 349 (3.82%) Firewall
2 196 (2.15%) Internet
3 195 (2.14%) WAN
4 194 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 172 (1.88%) DNS
6 166 (1.82%) LAN
7 148 (1.62%) Wireless
8 141 (1.54%) VPN
9 137 (1.50%) HTTP
10 116 (1.27%) Network Security
11 113 (1.24%) DHCP
12 94 (1.03%) Unified Communications
13 74 (0.81%) MPLS
14 70 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
15 67 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
16 65 (0.71%) SAN
17 62 (0.68%) Wireless Security
18 58 (0.64%) VLAN
19 56 (0.61%) BGP
20 51 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,208 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 841 (9.21%) Big Data
3 521 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 460 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 444 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 332 (3.64%) MySQL
7 306 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 248 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 232 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 196 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 193 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 174 (1.91%) Power BI
13 138 (1.51%) Blockchain
14 132 (1.45%) Data Lake
15 123 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 105 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 104 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 96 (1.05%) Apache Hive
19 92 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
20 82 (0.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 535 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 303 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 295 (3.23%) JIRA
4 236 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 183 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 176 (1.93%) Subversion
7 169 (1.85%) Maven
8 168 (1.84%) gulp
9 163 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 160 (1.75%) Selenium
11 121 (1.33%) JUnit
12 111 (1.22%) NUnit
13 109 (1.19%) webpack
14 100 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
15 99 (1.08%) Mocha
16 95 (1.04%) Eclipse
17 88 (0.96%) Protractor
18 86 (0.94%) Axure RP
19 85 (0.93%) Gradle
20 83 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3,504 (38.37%) Finance
2 1,276 (13.97%) Banking
3 813 (8.90%) Marketing
4 693 (7.59%) Investment Banking
5 506 (5.54%) Retail
6 476 (5.21%) Front Office
7 437 (4.79%) Financial Institution
8 371 (4.06%) Advertising
9 311 (3.41%) Games
10 306 (3.35%) Legal
11 283 (3.10%) Telecoms
12 167 (1.83%) Law
13 147 (1.61%) Manufacturing
14 128 (1.40%) Back Office
14 128 (1.40%) German Language
15 113 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 104 (1.14%) French Language
17 92 (1.01%) Italian Language
18 77 (0.84%) Electronics
19 69 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,782 (30.46%) Developer
2 1,384 (15.16%) Analyst
3 812 (8.89%) Consultant
4 676 (7.40%) Java Developer
5 502 (5.50%) Graduate
6 469 (5.14%) Business Analyst
7 467 (5.11%) Architect
8 456 (4.99%) C# Developer
9 409 (4.48%) Senior Developer
10 399 (4.37%) Junior
11 365 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 331 (3.62%) Software Developer
13 324 (3.55%) .NET Developer
14 261 (2.86%) Designer
15 242 (2.65%) Project Manager
16 232 (2.54%) Graduate Developer
17 218 (2.39%) Applications Support
18 210 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 206 (2.26%) Support Engineer
20 198 (2.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,254 (13.73%) .NET
2 1,202 (13.16%) HTML
3 998 (10.93%) CSS
4 922 (10.10%) AngularJS
5 597 (6.54%) Web Services
6 528 (5.78%) jQuery
7 508 (5.56%) HTML5
8 502 (5.50%) ASP.NET
9 460 (5.04%) XML
10 451 (4.94%) React
11 408 (4.47%) Spring
12 397 (4.35%) REST
13 370 (4.05%) RESTful
14 326 (3.57%) Node.js
15 267 (2.92%) CSS3
16 235 (2.57%) WCF
17 231 (2.53%) JSON
18 218 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 216 (2.37%) .NET Framework
20 202 (2.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3,624 (39.68%) Computer Science
2 1,482 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
3 676 (7.40%) User Experience
4 593 (6.49%) Fintech
5 580 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 517 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
7 467 (5.11%) Algorithms
8 395 (4.33%) Hedge funds
9 335 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 325 (3.56%) Derivative
11 322 (3.53%) Data Structures
12 317 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
13 311 (3.41%) Data Centre
14 308 (3.37%) Fixed Income
15 303 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
16 302 (3.31%) Equities
17 208 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
18 205 (2.24%) Mobile App
19 146 (1.60%) Virtual Team
20 119 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,088 (11.91%) Linux
2 1,027 (11.25%) Windows
3 408 (4.47%) Unix
4 324 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 183 (2.00%) Android
6 133 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 124 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 106 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 65 (0.71%) Solaris
12 63 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 39 (0.43%) CentOS
15 31 (0.34%) VMS
16 26 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.22%) Debian
18 17 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,817 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,778 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
3 1,380 (15.11%) Analytics
4 1,210 (13.25%) Software Engineering
5 1,179 (12.91%) Mathematics
6 1,042 (11.41%) Project Management
7 836 (9.15%) Scrum
8 808 (8.85%) OO
9 719 (7.87%) TDD
10 687 (7.52%) SDLC
11 681 (7.46%) DevOps
12 645 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
13 623 (6.82%) MVC
14 581 (6.36%) Risk Management
15 513 (5.62%) Data Science
16 503 (5.51%) Investment Management
17 498 (5.45%) ITIL
18 497 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 491 (5.38%) Machine Learning
20 489 (5.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2,520 (27.60%) SQL
2 2,156 (23.61%) Java
3 1,510 (16.54%) C#
4 1,495 (16.37%) Python
5 1,494 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 817 (8.95%) C++
7 365 (4.00%) C
8 351 (3.84%) Scala
9 325 (3.56%) PHP
10 298 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 253 (2.77%) Java 8
12 252 (2.76%) R
13 243 (2.66%) Perl
14 240 (2.63%) Ruby
15 219 (2.40%) VBA
16 215 (2.35%) PowerShell
17 194 (2.12%) Bash Shell
18 152 (1.66%) Shell Script
19 111 (1.22%) MATLAB
19 111 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2,057 (22.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 612 (6.70%) Master's Degree
3 309 (3.38%) Numerate Degree
4 306 (3.35%) CISSP
5 252 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 248 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 230 (2.52%) PhD
8 194 (2.12%) CISM
9 169 (1.85%) CISA
10 164 (1.80%) CCNA
11 161 (1.76%) PMI Certification
12 150 (1.64%) CCNP
13 144 (1.58%) Security Cleared
14 119 (1.30%) CCIE
15 103 (1.13%) ISEB
16 94 (1.03%) PMP
17 86 (0.94%) MCSE
18 75 (0.82%) CEH
18 75 (0.82%) MBA
19 71 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (4.96%) QA
2 170 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 147 (1.61%) GDPR
4 115 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 112 (1.23%) SLA
6 71 (0.78%) MiFID
7 59 (0.65%) PMO
8 58 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 50 (0.55%) COBIT
10 28 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
11 26 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 21 (0.23%) GCP
13 18 (0.20%) EMIR
14 17 (0.19%) FATCA
15 14 (0.15%) Solvency II
16 13 (0.14%) IFRS
16 13 (0.14%) IFRS 9
17 11 (0.12%) HIPAA
17 11 (0.12%) PSD2
17 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 382 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 352 (3.85%) Docker
3 205 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 68 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (0.61%) HDFS
7 33 (0.36%) vSphere
8 24 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 22 (0.24%) VMware NSX
10 21 (0.23%) XenApp
11 20 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.21%) iptables
13 13 (0.14%) Apache Flume
13 13 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (0.14%) Snort
14 12 (0.13%) XenServer
15 10 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.099%) Firmware
17 8 (0.088%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 183 (2.00%) Ansible
2 149 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (1.61%) Puppet
4 115 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 56 (0.61%) Salt
6 53 (0.58%) Terraform
7 52 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 44 (0.48%) SCCM
9 36 (0.39%) Nessus
10 33 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.32%) Nagios
12 26 (0.28%) Kibana
12 26 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
13 25 (0.27%) QRadar
14 23 (0.25%) CSIRT
14 23 (0.25%) Mesos
15 19 (0.21%) Backup Exec
16 17 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
17 16 (0.18%) Grafana
18 15 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,330 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 728 (7.97%) Oracle
3 362 (3.96%) Cisco
4 342 (3.75%) VMware
5 322 (3.53%) Tableau
6 311 (3.41%) Google
7 291 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
8 222 (2.43%) Adobe
9 177 (1.94%) SAP
10 174 (1.91%) Splunk
11 155 (1.70%) NetApp
12 128 (1.40%) Citrix
13 126 (1.38%) EMC
14 118 (1.29%) F5
15 113 (1.24%) Dell
16 109 (1.19%) Bloomberg
17 99 (1.08%) IBM
18 96 (1.05%) Sitecore
19 91 (1.00%) Sybase
20 82 (0.90%) HP