Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 318 330
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 +28
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 99 71 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.73% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 51
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £102,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +7.14% +6.67%

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 12,441 13,134 12,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 91.57% 92.58% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,144 11,641 11,416
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,275
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -36 52 £57,500 -17.86% 29
Southwark - 6 £57,500 -
West End of London -6 3 £65,000 +8.33% 5
City of Westminster - 3 £65,000 -
Camden - 2 £42,500 -
Creative Thinking
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 45 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 43 (43.43%) Finance
3 38 (38.38%) Project Management
4 32 (32.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (30.30%) Strategic Thinking
6 29 (29.29%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.24%) QA
8 24 (24.24%) Workflow
9 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 18 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 18 (18.18%) Change Management
10 18 (18.18%) PMO
10 18 (18.18%) Workflow Analysis
10 18 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
10 18 (18.18%) Organisational Awareness
11 16 (16.16%) User Experience
11 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (15.15%) SQL
13 14 (14.14%) Product Management
13 14 (14.14%) Banking
14 13 (13.13%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (13.13%) Analytics
14 13 (13.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 12 (12.12%) HTML
15 12 (12.12%) ITIL
16 11 (11.11%) CSS
16 11 (11.11%) C#
16 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce

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 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.06%) Marvel
3 5 (5.05%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) Kentico
4 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.04%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) Kinematics
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.09%) InVision
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (3.03%) UserZoom
6 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.01%) Flinto
7 1 (1.01%) InDesign
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) Office 365
3 3 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Skype
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) VoIP
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.03%) Data Lake
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.03%) Power BI
5 3 (3.03%) PowerPivot
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Mixpanel
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.01%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (5.05%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.02%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (1.01%) Babel
5 1 (1.01%) GitLab
5 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Retail
4 7 (7.07%) Billing
4 7 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (1.01%) Automotive
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (15.15%) Developer
1 15 (15.15%) Project Manager
2 14 (14.14%) Architect
3 13 (13.13%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
6 9 (9.09%) Designer
6 9 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Senior Designer
7 8 (8.08%) UX Designer
8 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Senior UX Designer
9 6 (6.06%) Java Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Programme Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Supply Chain Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Transformation Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) HTML
2 11 (11.11%) CSS
3 10 (10.10%) REST
4 9 (9.09%) .NET
4 9 (9.09%) Spring
5 8 (8.08%) Node.js
6 7 (7.07%) Dropwizard
6 7 (7.07%) Kafka
6 7 (7.07%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (7.07%) Vert.x
7 5 (5.05%) WPF
8 4 (4.04%) React
8 4 (4.04%) WinForms
9 3 (3.03%) HTML5
9 3 (3.03%) JSON
10 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.02%) JDBC
10 2 (2.02%) Struts
10 2 (2.02%) WCF
10 2 (2.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.16%) User Experience
3 10 (10.10%) Fintech
4 9 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.05%) iPad
6 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.02%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.02%) Reinsurance
8 2 (2.02%) Robotics
9 1 (1.01%) Blog
9 1 (1.01%) Life Science
9 1 (1.01%) Online Gambling
9 1 (1.01%) Social Network
9 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.06%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.01%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (38.38%) Project Management
3 32 (32.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (30.30%) Strategic Thinking
5 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.24%) Workflow
7 18 (18.18%) Change Management
7 18 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
7 18 (18.18%) Organisational Awareness
7 18 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 18 (18.18%) Workflow Analysis
8 14 (14.14%) Product Management
9 13 (13.13%) Analytics
9 13 (13.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 12 (12.12%) ITIL
11 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 10 (10.10%) Service Management
13 9 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 8 (8.08%) CRM
14 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 15 (15.15%) SQL
3 11 (11.11%) C#
4 9 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) Python
6 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.02%) C++
7 2 (2.02%) ES6
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Julia
8 1 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) R
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) PhD
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.24%) QA
2 18 (18.18%) PMO
3 7 (7.07%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) HDFS
3 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Ansible
1 2 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (2.02%) Mesos
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
1 2 (2.02%) Rundeck
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.01%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) Citrix
4 5 (5.05%) hybris
4 5 (5.05%) IBM
4 5 (5.05%) SAP
4 5 (5.05%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.03%) Adobe
5 3 (3.03%) LexisNexis
6 2 (2.02%) Google
6 2 (2.02%) Remedy
6 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) Workday
7 1 (1.01%) iManage
7 1 (1.01%) Meridio
7 1 (1.01%) Mitel
7 1 (1.01%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.01%) Samsung