Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,305 1,056 1,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.26% 7.70% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 8.39% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,167 926 1,141
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,400 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,750 £82,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

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 12,857 12,588 13,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 91.26% 91.82% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11,476 11,207 11,885
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,560
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%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Central London

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Central London

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Central London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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 -2 927 £60,000 +4.35% 206
West End of London +14 90 £61,250 +44.12% 41
City of Westminster +7 37 £55,000 -26.67%
Camden +2 17 £75,000 +100.00% 1
Southwark +28 15 £57,500 +4.55%
Lambeth - 1 £26,000 -
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 541 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
2 490 (37.55%) Finance
3 429 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
4 385 (29.50%) SQL
5 275 (21.07%) Microsoft
6 270 (20.69%) Degree
7 236 (18.08%) C#
8 234 (17.93%) SQL Server
9 231 (17.70%) Java
10 199 (15.25%) Windows
11 198 (15.17%) Python
12 184 (14.10%) JavaScript
13 180 (13.79%) .NET
14 177 (13.56%) Project Management
15 171 (13.10%) Computer Science
16 152 (11.65%) HTML
17 140 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 139 (10.65%) Active Directory
19 137 (10.50%) Linux
20 130 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
21 126 (9.66%) Banking
22 119 (9.12%) CSS
23 112 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
24 111 (8.51%) Scrum
25 106 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
26 105 (8.05%) User Experience
27 102 (7.82%) Self-Motivation
28 101 (7.74%) TDD
29 100 (7.66%) DevOps
30 96 (7.36%) C++

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 42 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.38%) Apache
6 17 (1.30%) CMS
7 15 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (1.15%) IIS
8 12 (0.92%) Anypoint
8 12 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (0.92%) SAS
8 12 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.69%) Confluence
10 8 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.61%) WordPress
11 7 (0.54%) Marvel
12 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.38%) nginx
13 4 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 70 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.30%) Photoshop
6 16 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (1.15%) InVision
8 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.69%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.23%) InDesign
10 3 (0.23%) UserZoom
11 2 (0.15%) Maya
12 1 (0.077%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.077%) Flinto
12 1 (0.077%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.077%) HipChat
12 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.30%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.61%) Infor SunSystems
6 7 (0.54%) Magento
6 7 (0.54%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.23%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.15%) Shopify
10 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 140 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (5.13%) SaaS
4 60 (4.60%) Office 365
5 28 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (1.76%) GitHub
7 20 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.38%) Serverless
9 11 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.84%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.54%) IaaS
13 5 (0.38%) Apigee
13 5 (0.38%) Slack
14 4 (0.31%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.31%) G Suite
14 4 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.52%) Firewall
2 34 (2.61%) VPN
3 33 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (2.53%) SAN
4 32 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 32 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 32 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.45%) WAN
5 31 (2.38%) DNS
5 31 (2.38%) Internet
6 25 (1.92%) BGP
6 25 (1.92%) Network Security
7 23 (1.76%) MPLS
8 22 (1.69%) SNMP
9 20 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (1.53%) NetScaler
10 19 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (1.38%) DHCP
11 18 (1.38%) LAN
12 17 (1.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (4.37%) MySQL
5 51 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 50 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 38 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 37 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.76%) Big Data
11 33 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (2.30%) Hadoop
13 27 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (1.30%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (1.00%) Blockchain
19 12 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 62 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 61 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 41 (3.14%) TeamCity
6 40 (3.07%) Selenium
7 37 (2.84%) JIRA
8 30 (2.30%) Maven
9 24 (1.84%) WebDriver
10 23 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.61%) Subversion
12 19 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (1.15%) JUnit
15 14 (1.07%) Jasmine
15 14 (1.07%) webpack
16 13 (1.00%) gulp
16 13 (1.00%) NUnit
17 12 (0.92%) Protractor
18 11 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 490 (37.55%) Finance
2 126 (9.66%) Banking
3 76 (5.82%) Retail
4 73 (5.59%) Marketing
5 57 (4.37%) Advertising
6 38 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 38 (2.91%) Games
7 32 (2.45%) Back Office
8 27 (2.07%) Law
9 22 (1.69%) Legal
10 21 (1.61%) Front Office
11 19 (1.46%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.30%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.69%) French Language
14 8 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.54%) Automotive
15 7 (0.54%) Billing
16 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.38%) German Language
17 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 371 (28.43%) Developer
2 242 (18.54%) Analyst
3 86 (6.59%) Senior Developer
4 80 (6.13%) Java Developer
5 70 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 69 (5.29%) .NET Developer
7 68 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 65 (4.98%) Consultant
9 63 (4.83%) SQL Developer
10 61 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 54 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 52 (3.98%) Applications Support
13 49 (3.75%) Support Engineer
14 47 (3.60%) Graduate
15 41 (3.14%) Architect
16 38 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (2.84%) Python Developer
18 36 (2.76%) Software Developer
19 34 (2.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (13.79%) .NET
2 152 (11.65%) HTML
3 119 (9.12%) CSS
4 73 (5.59%) AngularJS
5 72 (5.52%) ASP.NET
6 67 (5.13%) HTML5
7 62 (4.75%) Spring
8 55 (4.21%) RESTful
8 55 (4.21%) XML
9 52 (3.98%) React
10 51 (3.91%) Web Services
11 50 (3.83%) CSS3
12 45 (3.45%) REST
12 45 (3.45%) Spring Boot
13 41 (3.14%) jQuery
14 38 (2.91%) Node.js
15 37 (2.84%) .NET Framework
16 36 (2.76%) Kafka
16 36 (2.76%) WCF
17 32 (2.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 541 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 105 (8.05%) User Experience
4 102 (7.82%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (6.05%) Fintech
6 55 (4.21%) Management Information System
7 48 (3.68%) Mobile App
8 46 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
9 39 (2.99%) Hedge funds
10 36 (2.76%) Data Structures
11 32 (2.45%) Algorithms
12 26 (1.99%) Analytical Mindset
13 23 (1.76%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (1.38%) Derivative
15 18 (1.38%) Reinsurance
16 17 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.07%) Data Centre
18 13 (1.00%) Public Cloud
19 11 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 199 (15.25%) Windows
2 137 (10.50%) Linux
3 67 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 57 (4.37%) Unix
5 32 (2.45%) Windows 10
6 28 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.53%) Android
10 19 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.61%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.38%) AIX
15 5 (0.38%) CentOS
15 5 (0.38%) HPUX
15 5 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (13.56%) Project Management
3 112 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 111 (8.51%) Scrum
5 106 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (7.74%) TDD
7 100 (7.66%) DevOps
8 94 (7.20%) Analytics
8 94 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 93 (7.13%) ITIL
10 90 (6.90%) Microservices
11 88 (6.74%) Time Management
12 87 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 83 (6.36%) Mathematics
14 82 (6.28%) OO
15 80 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (6.05%) MVC
17 76 (5.82%) Business Analysis
18 72 (5.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 385 (29.50%) SQL
2 236 (18.08%) C#
3 231 (17.70%) Java
4 198 (15.17%) Python
5 184 (14.10%) JavaScript
6 96 (7.36%) C++
7 61 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 51 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 43 (3.30%) Perl
11 33 (2.53%) PHP
12 32 (2.45%) Scala
13 31 (2.38%) C
13 31 (2.38%) Java 8
13 31 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 31 (2.38%) VBA
14 28 (2.15%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.99%) R
16 22 (1.69%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 270 (20.69%) Degree
2 78 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (2.68%) CCNP
5 33 (2.53%) CCIE
6 29 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.92%) MCSE
8 20 (1.53%) CISSP
9 19 (1.46%) PMP
10 15 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.07%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.84%) MCSA
12 11 (0.84%) PhD
13 9 (0.69%) CISA
13 9 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.61%) CISM
15 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.54%) Security Cleared
16 6 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
16 6 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.90%) QA
2 47 (3.60%) PMO
3 29 (2.22%) SLA
4 23 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.69%) GDPR
6 11 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.77%) MiFID
8 8 (0.61%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.54%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.15%) WAI
12 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.077%) EMIR
12 1 (0.077%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.077%) SEPA
System Software
1 139 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.75%) Docker
3 50 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.00%) XenApp
6 10 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.69%) vSphere
8 8 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.15%) pfSense
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.077%) KVM
13 1 (0.077%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 51 (3.91%) Ansible
2 34 (2.61%) Puppet
3 31 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 29 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.92%) SCCM
6 14 (1.07%) Terraform
7 13 (1.00%) Nagios
8 8 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.61%) logstash
8 8 (0.61%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.54%) Graphite
9 7 (0.54%) SCOM
10 6 (0.46%) Grafana
10 6 (0.46%) Salt
11 5 (0.38%) WSUS
12 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.31%) ThinApp
12 4 (0.31%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.23%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 275 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.98%) Oracle
3 63 (4.83%) Cisco
4 62 (4.75%) VMware
5 50 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
6 44 (3.37%) Citrix
7 43 (3.30%) Google
8 39 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 36 (2.76%) Splunk
10 33 (2.53%) SAP
11 32 (2.45%) F5
11 32 (2.45%) Tableau
12 29 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 26 (1.99%) NetApp
14 20 (1.53%) Juniper
15 19 (1.46%) Palo Alto
16 17 (1.30%) Adobe
16 17 (1.30%) EMC
17 15 (1.15%) AppDynamics
17 15 (1.15%) EqualLogic