Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > London
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 1,976 6,262 8,734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.00% 11.32% 12.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.13% 55.75% 57.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,610 4,710 6,193
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £108,875 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 4,022 11,232 15,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.36% 20.30% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,040 8,421 11,298
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 -6 412 £65,000 - 190
West London -11 52 £65,000 +18.18% 54
South London -18 33 £90,000 +89.28% 14
East London +8 14 £65,000 +33.33% 30
North London +11 10 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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.

1 900 (45.55%) Computer Science
2 689 (34.87%) Finance
3 593 (30.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 569 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
5 500 (25.30%) Python
6 485 (24.54%) SQL
7 407 (20.60%) Java
8 372 (18.83%) AWS
9 337 (17.05%) Azure
10 332 (16.80%) Mathematics
11 326 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
12 318 (16.09%) JavaScript
13 306 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
14 303 (15.33%) Microsoft
14 303 (15.33%) DevOps
15 270 (13.66%) Software Engineering
16 252 (12.75%) Analytics
17 248 (12.55%) C#
18 222 (11.23%) .NET
19 209 (10.58%) HTML
20 201 (10.17%) Git (software)
21 200 (10.12%) SQL Server
22 199 (10.07%) Scrum
23 188 (9.51%) CSS
24 186 (9.41%) Master's Degree
25 184 (9.31%) Linux
26 180 (9.11%) Docker
27 171 (8.65%) OO
28 170 (8.60%) Project Management
28 170 (8.60%) Banking

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
1 110 (5.57%) Apache Spark
2 71 (3.59%) Confluence
3 38 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.16%) IIS
6 21 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 20 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 19 (0.96%) Skype for Business
9 17 (0.86%) Apache
10 13 (0.66%) CMS
11 12 (0.61%) SAS
12 11 (0.56%) Jupyter
12 11 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.51%) nginx
14 9 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
18 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
18 4 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.46%) Stata
7 8 (0.40%) 3ds Max
7 8 (0.40%) Figma
7 8 (0.40%) Revit
7 8 (0.40%) SketchUp
7 8 (0.40%) SPSS
8 7 (0.35%) ArchiCAD
8 7 (0.35%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.35%) MicroStation
8 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.25%) Maya
9 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 41 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.66%) Shopify
3 10 (0.51%) Endur
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.30%) Magento
7 4 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
7 4 (0.20%) Findur
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle AGIS
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 372 (18.83%) AWS
2 337 (17.05%) Azure
3 109 (5.52%) GCP
4 101 (5.11%) SaaS
5 97 (4.91%) Office 365
6 78 (3.95%) Power Platform
7 62 (3.14%) IaaS
8 51 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 49 (2.48%) PaaS
10 36 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
11 33 (1.67%) Serverless
12 30 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (0.86%) GitHub
15 16 (0.81%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
18 11 (0.56%) Slack
19 10 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
20 9 (0.46%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.74%) Firewall
2 37 (1.87%) Network Security
3 36 (1.82%) VPN
4 33 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.37%) WAN
6 24 (1.21%) Internet
7 23 (1.16%) DNS
7 23 (1.16%) LAN
8 22 (1.11%) SAN
8 22 (1.11%) Skype
9 17 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (0.81%) HTTP
11 14 (0.71%) WebEx
12 13 (0.66%) Wireless
13 10 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (0.51%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.40%) 5G
14 8 (0.40%) PBX
15 7 (0.35%) DHCP
15 7 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.95%) Big Data
3 112 (5.67%) Hadoop
4 106 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 98 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 70 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 61 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (2.63%) Power BI
11 48 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (2.38%) Data Mining
13 44 (2.23%) Apache Hive
14 43 (2.18%) Blockchain
15 42 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (2.02%) MySQL
17 34 (1.72%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.62%) Flink
19 26 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
20 24 (1.21%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 201 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 113 (5.72%) JIRA
3 109 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 39 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 35 (1.77%) Selenium
6 28 (1.42%) Maven
7 22 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (1.01%) GitLab
8 20 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (0.86%) Bitbucket
9 17 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 16 (0.81%) JUnit
11 13 (0.66%) Mocha
12 11 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.56%) Subversion
13 9 (0.46%) Ant
13 9 (0.46%) RSpec
14 8 (0.40%) Cypress.io
14 8 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 689 (34.87%) Finance
2 170 (8.60%) Banking
3 120 (6.07%) Marketing
4 97 (4.91%) Front Office
5 73 (3.69%) Retail
6 64 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.38%) Advertising
8 38 (1.92%) Law
9 37 (1.87%) Legal
10 36 (1.82%) Games
11 35 (1.77%) Public Sector
12 28 (1.42%) Investment Banking
13 27 (1.37%) Private Banking
14 25 (1.27%) Back Office
15 23 (1.16%) Electronics
16 22 (1.11%) French Language
16 22 (1.11%) Manufacturing
17 21 (1.06%) Financial Institution
18 20 (1.01%) German Language
19 14 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 502 (25.40%) Developer
2 258 (13.06%) Analyst
3 142 (7.19%) Consultant
4 100 (5.06%) Software Engineer
5 97 (4.91%) Java Developer
6 89 (4.50%) Architect
7 84 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 81 (4.10%) C# Developer
9 80 (4.05%) Business Analyst
9 80 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 71 (3.59%) Data Engineer
11 66 (3.34%) .NET Developer
12 61 (3.09%) Junior
13 58 (2.94%) Python Developer
14 52 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
15 51 (2.58%) Administrator
15 51 (2.58%) Graduate
16 45 (2.28%) Data Scientist
17 44 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
17 44 (2.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (11.23%) .NET
2 209 (10.58%) HTML
3 188 (9.51%) CSS
4 134 (6.78%) React
5 114 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 109 (5.52%) Node.js
7 95 (4.81%) REST
8 93 (4.71%) Web Services
9 88 (4.45%) Kafka
10 78 (3.95%) HTML5
11 76 (3.85%) XML
12 72 (3.64%) ASP.NET
13 61 (3.09%) Natural Language Processing
13 61 (3.09%) Spring
14 58 (2.94%) .NET Core
14 58 (2.94%) Vue.js
15 55 (2.78%) RESTful
16 49 (2.48%) .NET Framework
17 48 (2.43%) Django
18 44 (2.23%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 326 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 137 (6.93%) Algorithms
4 124 (6.28%) Hedge funds
5 82 (4.15%) User Experience
6 71 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
7 69 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 68 (3.44%) Public Cloud
9 65 (3.29%) Equities
10 62 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
11 59 (2.99%) Derivative
12 52 (2.63%) Mobile App
13 51 (2.58%) Fixed Income
14 47 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (2.33%) Data Structures
16 44 (2.23%) Virtual Team
17 43 (2.18%) Cloud Native
18 38 (1.92%) Data Centre
19 28 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
20 27 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.31%) Linux
2 146 (7.39%) Windows
3 65 (3.29%) Unix
4 46 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 39 (1.97%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.52%) Android
8 20 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
9 19 (0.96%) VMS
10 16 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.46%) CentOS
14 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
15 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.25%) Debian
17 4 (0.20%) AIX
17 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 900 (45.55%) Computer Science
2 569 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (16.80%) Mathematics
4 306 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
5 303 (15.33%) DevOps
6 270 (13.66%) Software Engineering
7 252 (12.75%) Analytics
8 199 (10.07%) Scrum
9 171 (8.65%) OO
10 170 (8.60%) Project Management
11 168 (8.50%) Fintech
12 163 (8.25%) Microservices
13 142 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
14 139 (7.03%) Machine Learning
15 126 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
16 124 (6.28%) Risk Management
17 121 (6.12%) SDLC
18 120 (6.07%) Information Security
19 119 (6.02%) TDD
20 114 (5.77%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 500 (25.30%) Python
2 485 (24.54%) SQL
3 407 (20.60%) Java
4 318 (16.09%) JavaScript
5 248 (12.55%) C#
6 130 (6.58%) C++
7 86 (4.35%) C
8 84 (4.25%) PowerShell
9 59 (2.99%) R
10 58 (2.94%) Scala
11 53 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 44 (2.23%) TypeScript
13 41 (2.07%) PHP
14 38 (1.92%) Go
15 36 (1.82%) Ruby
16 35 (1.77%) Bash Shell
17 33 (1.67%) Java 8
17 33 (1.67%) Kotlin
18 29 (1.47%) Perl
19 26 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 593 (30.01%) Computer Science Degree
2 186 (9.41%) Master's Degree
3 87 (4.40%) CISSP
4 80 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (3.14%) CISM
6 61 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
7 59 (2.99%) PhD
8 57 (2.88%) CCNA
9 54 (2.73%) Security Cleared
10 50 (2.53%) AWS Certification
11 47 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (2.18%) CISA
13 28 (1.42%) SC Cleared
14 24 (1.21%) MBA
14 24 (1.21%) MCSE
15 19 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.96%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.86%) CCNP
17 16 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 15 (0.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.96%) QA
2 49 (2.48%) SLA
3 47 (2.38%) GDPR
4 42 (2.13%) NIST
5 36 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 30 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.86%) MiFID
7 17 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.81%) PMO
9 14 (0.71%) EMIR
10 12 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.46%) COBIT
13 9 (0.46%) Solvency II
14 6 (0.30%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
15 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 4 (0.20%) PSD2
16 3 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 180 (9.11%) Docker
2 91 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 35 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.61%) HDFS
6 9 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.30%) Firmware
7 6 (0.30%) RHEV
8 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.20%) vSphere
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.10%) LXC
11 2 (0.10%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.10%) XenApp
11 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.051%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 165 (8.35%) Kubernetes
2 108 (5.47%) Terraform
3 101 (5.11%) Ansible
4 51 (2.58%) Puppet
5 46 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (1.06%) SCCM
8 17 (0.86%) Kibana
9 16 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.71%) Grafana
11 13 (0.66%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (0.40%) Istio
12 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.35%) Rancher
14 6 (0.30%) Graylog
15 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
16 4 (0.20%) CloudHub
16 4 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 303 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 108 (5.47%) Oracle
3 75 (3.80%) Google
4 74 (3.74%) Tableau
5 64 (3.24%) VMware
6 59 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (2.88%) Cisco
8 38 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 32 (1.62%) SAP
10 25 (1.27%) Talend
11 23 (1.16%) IBM
12 22 (1.11%) CheckPoint
13 21 (1.06%) HP
13 21 (1.06%) MuleSoft
14 20 (1.01%) Dell
15 17 (0.86%) Citrix
15 17 (0.86%) Databricks
16 14 (0.71%) Cognizant
16 14 (0.71%) Facebook
16 14 (0.71%) TIBCO