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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 853 440 576
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 9.57% 6.71% 7.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.11% 7.07% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 662 362 492
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £34,028
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £63,000 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.91% +10.42%
75th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £81,563
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £106,225
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.84%

Problem-Solving 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 8,441 6,223 7,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 94.70% 94.89% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,460 5,572 6,390
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £98,775
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Central London

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Central London.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Central London

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Central London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Central London

Problem-Solving
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 Problem-Solving within the Central London region over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +20 792 £72,500 +7.41% 200
West End of London +1 16 £62,500 +66.62%
City of Westminster 0 16 £62,500 +66.62%
Camden -14 6 £49,000 +8.89%
Southwark -3 4 £75,000 -11.76%
Kensington and Chelsea -3 2 £29,750 -65.00%
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Problem-Solving.

1 386 (45.25%) Social Skills
2 354 (41.50%) Analytical Skills
3 317 (37.16%) Finance
4 313 (36.69%) Agile
5 282 (33.06%) SQL
6 188 (22.04%) Software Engineering
7 181 (21.22%) Azure
8 168 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 142 (16.65%) AWS
10 130 (15.24%) Java
11 119 (13.95%) Microservices
12 117 (13.72%) DevOps
12 117 (13.72%) Microsoft
13 114 (13.36%) .NET
14 111 (13.01%) Python
15 108 (12.66%) Degree
16 107 (12.54%) C#
17 104 (12.19%) SQL Server
18 98 (11.49%) QA
19 88 (10.32%) Scrum
20 87 (10.20%) Business Analysis
20 87 (10.20%) Git (software)
21 85 (9.96%) Machine Learning
22 82 (9.61%) Linux
23 80 (9.38%) Windows
23 80 (9.38%) Project Management
23 80 (9.38%) People Management
24 79 (9.26%) Analytics
24 79 (9.26%) Presentation Skills
25 78 (9.14%) Power Platform

Problem-Solving
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 39 (4.57%) Confluence
2 32 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.40%) Umbraco
4 17 (1.99%) SAS
5 14 (1.64%) Apache
6 9 (1.06%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.35%) Drupal
8 3 (0.35%) IIS
9 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.23%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.82%) Sketch
6 6 (0.70%) InVision
6 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.59%) Maple
8 2 (0.23%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.82%) Fidessa
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.23%) Global One
3 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.23%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.23%) Toggl
3 2 (0.23%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.12%) BambooHR
4 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 181 (21.22%) Azure
2 142 (16.65%) AWS
3 78 (9.14%) Power Platform
4 42 (4.92%) Microsoft 365
5 37 (4.34%) SaaS
6 29 (3.40%) Azure DevOps
7 27 (3.17%) Serverless
8 22 (2.58%) Collibra
9 21 (2.46%) Snowflake
10 19 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 18 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (1.88%) Matillion
13 15 (1.76%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (1.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 11 (1.29%) GCP
16 9 (1.06%) PowerApps
16 9 (1.06%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
17 8 (0.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 8 (0.94%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.05%) Internet
2 20 (2.34%) Firewall
2 20 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.99%) WAN
4 13 (1.52%) DNS
5 12 (1.41%) LAN
6 9 (1.06%) Wireless
7 8 (0.94%) DHCP
7 8 (0.94%) VoIP
7 8 (0.94%) VPN
8 7 (0.82%) BGP
8 7 (0.82%) WebEx
9 6 (0.70%) Multicast
9 6 (0.70%) Network Security
10 5 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (0.59%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.47%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.47%) FTP
11 4 (0.47%) SD-WAN
11 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 54 (6.33%) Power BI
5 43 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (4.34%) Metadata
7 35 (4.10%) MySQL
8 32 (3.75%) RDBMS
9 28 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (2.34%) Data Lake
13 19 (2.23%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.76%) Tableau
15 14 (1.64%) Big Data
16 11 (1.29%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.29%) Redis
17 10 (1.17%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 87 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.85%) JIRA
3 35 (4.10%) Maven
4 31 (3.63%) GitLab
5 27 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (1.76%) Artifactory
7 15 (1.76%) SonarQube
8 9 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.06%) Selenium
9 8 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.82%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.59%) NUnit
13 3 (0.35%) Appium
13 3 (0.35%) JUnit
13 3 (0.35%) Katalon Studio
General
1 386 (45.25%) Social Skills
2 354 (41.50%) Analytical Skills
3 317 (37.16%) Finance
4 79 (9.26%) Presentation Skills
5 47 (5.51%) Banking
6 40 (4.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 40 (4.69%) Organisational Skills
7 36 (4.22%) Advertising
8 35 (4.10%) Marketing
9 33 (3.87%) Retail
10 29 (3.40%) Legal
11 25 (2.93%) Public Sector
12 21 (2.46%) Front Office
13 17 (1.99%) Law
14 16 (1.88%) Influencing Skills
15 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
15 14 (1.64%) Publishing
16 12 (1.41%) Back Office
16 12 (1.41%) Electronics
17 11 (1.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 205 (24.03%) Analyst
2 184 (21.57%) Developer
3 78 (9.14%) Business Analyst
4 59 (6.92%) Software Engineer
5 54 (6.33%) Data Analyst
6 50 (5.86%) Development Manager
7 40 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
8 38 (4.45%) Project Manager
9 34 (3.99%) Applications Support
10 32 (3.75%) Java Developer
11 30 (3.52%) Senior Developer
12 29 (3.40%) C# Developer
12 29 (3.40%) Consultant
13 28 (3.28%) Support Engineer
14 27 (3.17%) Software Developer
15 23 (2.70%) Support Analyst
16 22 (2.58%) SQL Analyst
17 21 (2.46%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 20 (2.34%) Analytics Developer
18 20 (2.34%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (13.36%) .NET
2 62 (7.27%) React
3 51 (5.98%) HTML
4 47 (5.51%) AngularJS
5 44 (5.16%) Spring
6 42 (4.92%) CSS
7 38 (4.45%) .NET Core
8 37 (4.34%) REST
9 31 (3.63%) Sass
10 28 (3.28%) Semantic HTML
11 25 (2.93%) XML
12 21 (2.46%) RESTful
13 18 (2.11%) Node.js
14 15 (1.76%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (1.76%) JSON
15 14 (1.64%) .NET Framework
16 12 (1.41%) ADO
16 12 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
17 11 (1.29%) HTML5
17 11 (1.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 45 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (4.22%) User Experience
5 22 (2.58%) Analytical Mindset
5 22 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.46%) Derivative
7 20 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.34%) Reference Data
8 19 (2.23%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.99%) Cyberattack
10 17 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.88%) Cybercrime
12 14 (1.64%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.64%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.52%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.29%) Life Science
14 11 (1.29%) NHS
14 11 (1.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.61%) Linux
2 80 (9.38%) Windows
3 24 (2.81%) Unix
4 22 (2.58%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.64%) Android
7 11 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (36.69%) Agile
2 188 (22.04%) Software Engineering
3 168 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (13.95%) Microservices
5 117 (13.72%) DevOps
6 88 (10.32%) Scrum
7 87 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 85 (9.96%) Machine Learning
9 80 (9.38%) People Management
9 80 (9.38%) Project Management
10 79 (9.26%) Analytics
11 78 (9.14%) OO
12 75 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 75 (8.79%) Thought Leadership
13 72 (8.44%) Data Governance
14 70 (8.21%) ETL
14 70 (8.21%) TDD
15 69 (8.09%) Test Automation
16 68 (7.97%) Data Modelling
17 66 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 282 (33.06%) SQL
2 130 (15.24%) Java
3 111 (13.01%) Python
4 107 (12.54%) C#
5 62 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 40 (4.69%) C++
7 35 (4.10%) PowerShell
8 24 (2.81%) Bash
9 20 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.88%) TypeScript
10 16 (1.88%) VBA
11 15 (1.76%) Go
12 13 (1.52%) Perl
13 12 (1.41%) PHP
14 11 (1.29%) C
14 11 (1.29%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 9 (1.06%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.06%) Ruby
17 8 (0.94%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 108 (12.66%) Degree
2 35 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.47%) CISM
9 4 (0.47%) CISSP
10 3 (0.35%) CCNA
10 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PMP
10 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.12%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (11.49%) QA
2 50 (5.86%) Data Quality
3 38 (4.45%) GDPR
4 34 (3.99%) SLA
5 19 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.06%) PMO
7 4 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.23%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.23%) GAAP
8 2 (0.23%) IFRS
8 2 (0.23%) MiFID
8 2 (0.23%) NIST
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.12%) CDISC
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 50 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.10%) Docker
3 16 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.35%) Ceph
5 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.23%) zsh
7 1 (0.12%) Postfix
7 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (2.81%) Terraform
2 22 (2.58%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.41%) Kibana
3 12 (1.41%) logstash
4 11 (1.29%) Ansible
5 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.59%) Grafana
6 5 (0.59%) Prometheus
6 5 (0.59%) SCCM
6 5 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.35%) Puppet
9 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.23%) Salt
10 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.12%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 117 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.04%) Informatica
2 43 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
3 38 (4.45%) Oracle
4 24 (2.81%) VMware
5 20 (2.34%) Talend
6 19 (2.23%) Google
7 17 (1.99%) Sybase
8 14 (1.64%) SAP
9 13 (1.52%) Bloomberg
9 13 (1.52%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.41%) IBM
11 11 (1.29%) Adobe
11 11 (1.29%) Cisco
12 10 (1.17%) Citrix
12 10 (1.17%) Okta
13 8 (0.94%) SnapLogic
14 6 (0.70%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.70%) LogicMonitor
14 6 (0.70%) Murex