Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 302 356
Rank change year-on-year +37 +54 +2
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 126 80 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.88% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.71% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 94 65 62
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £68,750 £91,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.14%

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 13,192 11,208 15,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 92.30% 90.29% 90.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,613 10,089 13,802
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -7 76 £69,000 +10.40% 21
West End of London - 25 £46,750 - 8
Southwark - 4 £75,000 -
Camden +1 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Creative Thinking
London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 49 (38.89%) Finance
2 30 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.02%) Retail
4 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 25 (19.84%) Software Engineering
6 24 (19.05%) Java
6 24 (19.05%) SQL
7 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
7 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
7 22 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (16.67%) Project Management
9 19 (15.08%) HTML
9 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
9 19 (15.08%) Tableau
9 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.49%) Python
10 17 (13.49%) CSS
10 17 (13.49%) Marketing
10 17 (13.49%) Analytics
11 16 (12.70%) Line Management
11 16 (12.70%) DNA
12 15 (11.90%) Data Modelling
12 15 (11.90%) Degree
12 15 (11.90%) Business Analysis
12 15 (11.90%) Node.js
12 15 (11.90%) Data Structures
13 14 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 14 (11.11%) Data Quality
13 14 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 14 (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 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (3.97%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.17%) Apache
3 4 (3.17%) Jupyter
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.59%) nginx
5 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (6.35%) Photoshop
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.79%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.17%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.79%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.79%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.79%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.79%) OPENContractor
3 1 (0.79%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.79%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.79%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.56%) Trello
3 6 (4.76%) SaaS
4 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.97%) GitHub
5 3 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.38%) PaaS
5 3 (2.38%) Serverless
5 3 (2.38%) Slack
6 2 (1.59%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.79%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.79%) Office 365
7 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) DNS
1 4 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.59%) LAN
2 2 (1.59%) SAN
2 2 (1.59%) SMS
2 2 (1.59%) SNMP
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) VPN
2 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (0.79%) Skype
3 1 (0.79%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) Power BI
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.97%) MySQL
5 4 (3.17%) Big Data
5 4 (3.17%) GIS
6 3 (2.38%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.38%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.35%) SonarQube
3 5 (3.97%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.97%) Grunt
3 5 (3.97%) gulp
3 5 (3.97%) Subversion
4 3 (2.38%) JIRA
4 3 (2.38%) RStudio
5 2 (1.59%) ERwin
6 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.79%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) NUnit
6 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (38.89%) Finance
2 29 (23.02%) Retail
3 17 (13.49%) Marketing
4 10 (7.94%) Legal
5 6 (4.76%) Advertising
5 6 (4.76%) Banking
6 5 (3.97%) Billing
7 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.17%) Publishing
8 3 (2.38%) Front Office
8 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.59%) Back Office
9 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.79%) Games
10 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (16.67%) Analyst
1 21 (16.67%) Architect
2 18 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (10.32%) Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Lead Architect
3 13 (10.32%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 11 (8.73%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis Manager
5 8 (6.35%) Business Manager
5 8 (6.35%) UI Architect
5 8 (6.35%) UI Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) SSIS Specialist
7 6 (4.76%) SSRS Specialist
7 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.08%) HTML
2 17 (13.49%) CSS
3 15 (11.90%) Node.js
4 10 (7.94%) .NET
5 9 (7.14%) React
6 6 (4.76%) jQuery
6 6 (4.76%) RESTful
6 6 (4.76%) Sass
7 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.97%) Ember.js
7 5 (3.97%) FreeMarker
7 5 (3.97%) Jinja
7 5 (3.97%) Mustache
7 5 (3.97%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (3.97%) Twig
7 5 (3.97%) Web Services
7 5 (3.97%) WPF
8 4 (3.17%) NumPy
8 4 (3.17%) Pandas
8 4 (3.17%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.90%) Data Structures
3 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.94%) Fintech
5 8 (6.35%) User Experience
6 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.76%) BBC
7 6 (4.76%) Digital TV
8 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.97%) Social Media
9 4 (3.17%) Equities
9 4 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (3.17%) iPad
10 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.38%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.59%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.59%) PMI
11 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.79%) Unix
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.84%) Software Engineering
3 22 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (16.67%) Project Management
5 17 (13.49%) Analytics
6 16 (12.70%) DNA
6 16 (12.70%) Line Management
7 15 (11.90%) Business Analysis
7 15 (11.90%) Data Modelling
8 14 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 14 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 13 (10.32%) Data Analytics
9 13 (10.32%) Data Management
10 12 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 12 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
10 12 (9.52%) Scrum
10 12 (9.52%) SDLC
10 12 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.05%) Java
1 24 (19.05%) SQL
2 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.49%) Python
4 13 (10.32%) C#
5 12 (9.52%) VB
5 12 (9.52%) VBA
6 8 (6.35%) PHP
7 7 (5.56%) R
8 4 (3.17%) C++
9 3 (2.38%) ES6
9 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.59%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.79%) Java 8
11 1 (0.79%) Julia
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) ISEB
3 4 (3.17%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.38%) PMP
4 3 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) CISA
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) CISSP
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.79%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.79%) GPEN
6 1 (0.79%) GXPN
6 1 (0.79%) OSCE
6 1 (0.79%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 9 (7.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.59%) XenServer
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Ansible
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.08%) Tableau
3 12 (9.52%) Adobe
4 8 (6.35%) hybris
5 6 (4.76%) Arqiva
5 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.97%) Apple
6 5 (3.97%) Yahoo!
7 4 (3.17%) Apigee
7 4 (3.17%) ATG
7 4 (3.17%) Demandware
7 4 (3.17%) IBM
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle
7 4 (3.17%) SAP
7 4 (3.17%) VMware
8 3 (2.38%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.59%) Facebook
9 2 (1.59%) Rakuten
9 2 (1.59%) Twitter
10 1 (0.79%) Castleton