Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 323 367
Rank change year-on-year +16 +44 -20
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 89 50 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.62% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 68 47 68
Central London median annual salary £73,750 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.92% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £35,875
90th Percentile £102,500 £64,250 £70,375
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% +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 13,086 11,616 15,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.72% 89.40% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11,499 10,547 13,432
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +41 82 £80,000 +28.00% 32
West End of London +2 1 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Creative Thinking
London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Central London region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 64 (71.91%) Finance
2 38 (42.70%) Mathematics
3 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.09%) Business Analysis
3 25 (28.09%) Collaborative Working
4 24 (26.97%) Legal
5 23 (25.84%) Line Management
6 22 (24.72%) Business Continuity Planning
6 22 (24.72%) Business Continuity
6 22 (24.72%) Quality Management
6 22 (24.72%) Process Management
6 22 (24.72%) Economics
6 22 (24.72%) BCP
6 22 (24.72%) ISEB
7 19 (21.35%) C#
7 19 (21.35%) Java
8 18 (20.22%) Project Management
8 18 (20.22%) Process Improvement
9 17 (19.10%) R
9 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
9 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
9 17 (19.10%) Banking
9 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
10 16 (17.98%) Tableau
10 16 (17.98%) Fintech
11 15 (16.85%) C++
11 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
11 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (15.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (15.73%) MATLAB

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 2 (2.25%) Apache
1 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.25%) Drupal
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.49%) Google Tag Manager
3 4 (4.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Serverless
5 1 (1.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) SMS
3 2 (2.25%) SNMP
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.25%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) Power BI
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) ERwin
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (71.91%) Finance
2 24 (26.97%) Legal
3 17 (19.10%) Banking
4 14 (15.73%) Front Office
4 14 (15.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.62%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Business Manager
3 21 (23.60%) Business Analysis Manager
4 20 (22.47%) Business Analyst
5 15 (16.85%) Commercial Manager
6 14 (15.73%) Qualitative Analyst
6 14 (15.73%) Quantitative Analyst
7 12 (13.48%) Credit Analyst
8 8 (8.99%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Business Finance Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Finance Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Transformation Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Designer
11 4 (4.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) Middleware
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
4 3 (3.37%) HTML
5 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.25%) CSS
5 2 (2.25%) HTML5
5 2 (2.25%) JSON
5 2 (2.25%) Node.js
5 2 (2.25%) REST
5 2 (2.25%) SOAP
5 2 (2.25%) XML
6 1 (1.12%) COM
6 1 (1.12%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Fintech
2 14 (15.73%) Equities
2 14 (15.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (15.73%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Derivative
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Social Media
5 2 (2.25%) W3C
6 1 (1.12%) Animation
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Mathematics
2 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) Business Analysis
2 25 (28.09%) Collaborative Working
3 23 (25.84%) Line Management
4 22 (24.72%) BCP
4 22 (24.72%) Business Continuity
4 22 (24.72%) Business Continuity Planning
4 22 (24.72%) Economics
4 22 (24.72%) Process Management
4 22 (24.72%) Quality Management
5 18 (20.22%) Process Improvement
5 18 (20.22%) Project Management
6 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
6 17 (19.10%) Risk Management
7 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
8 14 (15.73%) Coaching
8 14 (15.73%) Presales
8 14 (15.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) C#
1 19 (21.35%) Java
2 17 (19.10%) R
3 15 (16.85%) C++
4 14 (15.73%) MATLAB
5 13 (14.61%) SQL
6 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) VB
7 2 (2.25%) VBA
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) ISEB
2 7 (7.87%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) AAT
3 2 (2.25%) APMG
4 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.12%) PhD
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Basel III
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) MiFID
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) WAI
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.25%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Tableau
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Google
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix
5 2 (2.25%) Meraki
5 2 (2.25%) Siebel
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
6 1 (1.12%) Dell
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.12%) Rakuten
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods