Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 301 348
Rank change year-on-year +23 +47 +11
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 108 68 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.76% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 53
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.60% +4.17% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40,050 £37,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £92,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%

Creative Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,991 11,376 14,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 91.87% 91.53% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11,575 10,267 12,977
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Central London

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Central London.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in Central London

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in Central London

Creative Thinking
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
City of London -33 52 £65,000 +4.00% 26
West End of London - 22 £57,500 - 6
Southwark - 4 £57,500 -
City of Westminster - 3 £65,000 -
Camden - 1 £110,000 -
Creative Thinking
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Central London region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 41 (37.96%) Finance
2 38 (35.19%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (28.70%) Project Management
4 28 (25.93%) Retail
5 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 25 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (23.15%) Strategic Thinking
6 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (20.37%) Node.js
9 18 (16.67%) Workflow
10 17 (15.74%) Java
10 17 (15.74%) Microservices
11 16 (14.81%) DNA
11 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.89%) HTML
12 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
12 15 (13.89%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (13.89%) PMO
13 14 (12.96%) Workflow Analysis
13 14 (12.96%) Organisational Awareness
13 14 (12.96%) CSS
13 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
13 14 (12.96%) Change Management
13 14 (12.96%) QA
13 14 (12.96%) Banking
14 13 (12.04%) Algorithms
15 12 (11.11%) User Experience
15 12 (11.11%) Fintech

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 8 (7.41%) CMS
1 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.78%) Kentico
2 3 (2.78%) Marvel
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.93%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.70%) InVision
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.85%) UserZoom
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.93%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.93%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.93%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.93%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.93%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.93%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.93%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Office 365
3 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.78%) GitHub
3 3 (2.78%) PaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Slack
3 3 (2.78%) Trello
4 2 (1.85%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.85%) SaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Serverless
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Firewall
1 2 (1.85%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.93%) Skype
2 1 (0.93%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
2 3 (2.78%) Big Data
2 3 (2.78%) Blockchain
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.85%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.93%) GIS
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) SonarQube
2 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.85%) CA Release Automation
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Babel
5 1 (0.93%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 41 (37.96%) Finance
2 28 (25.93%) Retail
3 14 (12.96%) Banking
4 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.48%) Billing
6 5 (4.63%) Marketing
7 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.78%) Games
9 2 (1.85%) Advertising
10 1 (0.93%) Legal
10 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Architect
2 26 (24.07%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (18.52%) Lead Architect
3 20 (18.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 13 (12.04%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.11%) Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (7.41%) UI Architect
7 8 (7.41%) UI Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Supply Chain Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) Node.js
2 15 (13.89%) HTML
3 14 (12.96%) CSS
4 10 (9.26%) Kafka
4 10 (9.26%) React
5 9 (8.33%) REST
5 9 (8.33%) Spring
6 8 (7.41%) Dropwizard
6 8 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (7.41%) Vert.x
7 7 (6.48%) WPF
8 5 (4.63%) .NET
9 3 (2.78%) HTML5
9 3 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (2.78%) Velocity
9 3 (2.78%) WinForms
10 2 (1.85%) CSS3
10 2 (1.85%) D3.js
10 2 (1.85%) Sass
11 1 (0.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.04%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.11%) Fintech
3 12 (11.11%) User Experience
4 9 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.48%) iPad
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.85%) Life Science
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) PMI
8 2 (1.85%) Social Network
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.78%) Android
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (28.70%) Project Management
3 27 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 25 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (23.15%) Strategic Thinking
5 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.67%) Workflow
7 17 (15.74%) Microservices
8 16 (14.81%) DNA
9 15 (13.89%) Collaborative Working
9 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 14 (12.96%) Change Management
10 14 (12.96%) Organisational Awareness
10 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
10 14 (12.96%) Workflow Analysis
11 11 (10.19%) Product Management
11 11 (10.19%) SDLC
12 10 (9.26%) Service Management
13 9 (8.33%) CRM
13 9 (8.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.74%) Java
3 12 (11.11%) SQL
4 11 (10.19%) C#
5 7 (6.48%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (1.85%) ES6
7 2 (1.85%) Julia
7 2 (1.85%) R
7 2 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Java 8
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.78%) PMP
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.93%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.93%) GPEN
3 1 (0.93%) GXPN
3 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.93%) OSCE
3 1 (0.93%) OSCP
3 1 (0.93%) OSWP
3 1 (0.93%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) PMO
2 14 (12.96%) QA
3 5 (4.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.85%) HDFS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Ansible
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.85%) Mesos
2 2 (1.85%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (10.19%) hybris
4 7 (6.48%) IBM
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) SAP
5 4 (3.70%) Apigee
5 4 (3.70%) ATG
5 4 (3.70%) Citrix
5 4 (3.70%) Demandware
5 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
7 2 (1.85%) Google
7 2 (1.85%) Remedy
7 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.85%) Workday
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) arcserve
8 1 (0.93%) HP