Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,106 1,159 1,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.59% 8.04% 8.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 8.66% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 998 996 1,024
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,625 £80,000 £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 11,786 13,384 11,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 91.55% 92.80% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10,508 11,792 10,658
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -1 791 £60,000 +4.35% 216
West End of London +26 68 £45,000 -2.17%
City of Westminster -1 25 £52,500 -25.00%
Southwark +29 15 £57,500 +4.55%
Camden +7 14 £47,500 -13.64%
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 478 (43.22%) Analytical Skills
2 387 (34.99%) Finance
3 374 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 318 (28.75%) SQL
5 256 (23.15%) Microsoft
6 225 (20.34%) Degree
7 204 (18.44%) Windows
8 194 (17.54%) C#
9 177 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 167 (15.10%) Java
11 163 (14.74%) Project Management
12 152 (13.74%) .NET
13 149 (13.47%) JavaScript
14 142 (12.84%) Python
15 132 (11.93%) Active Directory
16 131 (11.84%) Computer Science
17 127 (11.48%) Banking
18 115 (10.40%) HTML
19 99 (8.95%) Analytics
20 95 (8.59%) CSS
21 94 (8.50%) QA
22 93 (8.41%) Scrum
23 91 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
24 90 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
25 87 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
26 85 (7.69%) ITIL
26 85 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
26 85 (7.69%) Test Automation
26 85 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
27 81 (7.32%) SDLC

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 38 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.08%) Apache
7 11 (0.99%) Confluence
7 11 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.90%) SAS
9 9 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.72%) Anypoint
10 8 (0.72%) Marvel
11 6 (0.54%) IIS
11 6 (0.54%) WordPress
12 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.36%) CMS
13 4 (0.36%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 74 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 25 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (1.63%) AutoCAD
6 18 (1.63%) Photoshop
7 12 (1.08%) InVision
7 12 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.27%) UserZoom
11 2 (0.18%) InDesign
11 2 (0.18%) Maya
11 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.090%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.090%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.090%) Flinto
12 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.54%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.45%) Magento
5 4 (0.36%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.18%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.18%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.090%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.090%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.090%) iTrent
8 1 (0.090%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.090%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 91 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (6.69%) Office 365
4 63 (5.70%) SaaS
5 18 (1.63%) GitHub
6 17 (1.54%) Serverless
7 16 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.90%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.63%) Dropbox
12 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.54%) Azure Functions
12 6 (0.54%) Slack
13 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.27%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.05%) Firewall
2 47 (4.25%) WAN
3 42 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 40 (3.62%) VPN
5 37 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 36 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 35 (3.16%) BGP
8 33 (2.98%) DNS
8 33 (2.98%) Network Security
9 32 (2.89%) MPLS
10 28 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (2.44%) NetScaler
12 26 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (2.26%) LAN
14 24 (2.17%) OSPF
14 24 (2.17%) SAN
15 23 (2.08%) VPLS
16 22 (1.99%) NX-OS
17 21 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (3.44%) MySQL
6 32 (2.89%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (1.81%) Big Data
9 20 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.36%) Power BI
14 14 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.08%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.72%) MarkLogic
17 7 (0.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (5.15%) JIRA
3 47 (4.25%) Visual Studio
4 45 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 40 (3.62%) Selenium
6 39 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 32 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.99%) Maven
9 17 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 16 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (1.45%) webpack
11 15 (1.36%) NUnit
12 14 (1.27%) gulp
13 12 (1.08%) Grunt
14 11 (0.99%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.99%) MSTest
14 11 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (0.90%) Hudson
15 10 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 387 (34.99%) Finance
2 127 (11.48%) Banking
3 69 (6.24%) Retail
4 65 (5.88%) Marketing
5 52 (4.70%) Advertising
6 38 (3.44%) Back Office
7 34 (3.07%) Games
8 28 (2.53%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.99%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.90%) Law
11 19 (1.72%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.72%) Legal
12 10 (0.90%) Front Office
13 7 (0.63%) Automotive
13 7 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.54%) Billing
14 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 300 (27.12%) Developer
2 204 (18.44%) Analyst
3 63 (5.70%) Senior Developer
4 59 (5.33%) .NET Developer
5 58 (5.24%) Java Developer
6 56 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 53 (4.79%) Support Analyst
8 52 (4.70%) Business Analyst
9 50 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 49 (4.43%) SQL Developer
11 48 (4.34%) Consultant
11 48 (4.34%) Support Engineer
12 43 (3.89%) Applications Support
13 42 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (3.80%) IT Support
14 40 (3.62%) Software Developer
15 37 (3.35%) Graduate
15 37 (3.35%) Network Engineer
16 35 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
17 34 (3.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.74%) .NET
2 115 (10.40%) HTML
3 95 (8.59%) CSS
4 75 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 62 (5.61%) ASP.NET
6 59 (5.33%) Spring
7 48 (4.34%) RESTful
8 47 (4.25%) HTML5
9 43 (3.89%) WCF
10 42 (3.80%) jQuery
10 42 (3.80%) React
11 39 (3.53%) CSS3
12 37 (3.35%) .NET Framework
12 37 (3.35%) Spring Boot
13 36 (3.25%) Kafka
14 35 (3.16%) Web Services
15 31 (2.80%) REST
16 28 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (2.35%) Entity Framework
17 26 (2.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 478 (43.22%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
3 74 (6.69%) User Experience
4 63 (5.70%) Fintech
5 54 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 39 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 37 (3.35%) Data Structures
8 33 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 30 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
10 29 (2.62%) Hedge funds
11 24 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.81%) Reinsurance
13 15 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
13 15 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.99%) Cloud Native
14 11 (0.99%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.90%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.90%) Robotics
16 9 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
16 9 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 204 (18.44%) Windows
2 80 (7.23%) Linux
3 71 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.44%) Unix
5 37 (3.35%) Windows 10
6 26 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 21 (1.90%) Android
7 21 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.36%) Solaris
13 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) AIX
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (14.74%) Project Management
3 131 (11.84%) Computer Science
4 99 (8.95%) Analytics
5 93 (8.41%) Scrum
6 87 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 85 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 85 (7.69%) ITIL
7 85 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 81 (7.32%) SDLC
8 81 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 77 (6.96%) TDD
10 74 (6.69%) Time Management
11 72 (6.51%) Microservices
12 69 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (6.06%) Mathematics
14 65 (5.88%) Business Analysis
15 62 (5.61%) CRM
16 61 (5.52%) Decision-Making
16 61 (5.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 318 (28.75%) SQL
2 194 (17.54%) C#
3 167 (15.10%) Java
4 149 (13.47%) JavaScript
5 142 (12.84%) Python
6 59 (5.33%) C++
7 57 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.52%) T-SQL
9 40 (3.62%) C
10 33 (2.98%) Perl
11 27 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 25 (2.26%) Go
13 23 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.99%) R
15 20 (1.81%) Scala
15 20 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.54%) PHP
16 17 (1.54%) VBA
17 16 (1.45%) Java 8
18 14 (1.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 225 (20.34%) Degree
2 64 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (3.80%) CCNP
5 39 (3.53%) CCIE
6 31 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 26 (2.35%) PMP
8 23 (2.08%) MCSE
9 15 (1.36%) CISSP
9 15 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.27%) CCIE Security
11 11 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.99%) PgMP
12 10 (0.90%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.81%) CCNA
13 9 (0.81%) PhD
13 9 (0.81%) Security Cleared
14 8 (0.72%) MCSA
15 7 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.50%) QA
2 40 (3.62%) PMO
3 22 (1.99%) SLA
4 18 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.45%) GDPR
5 16 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.99%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.72%) MiFID
9 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.18%) P3O
9 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.090%) EMIR
10 1 (0.090%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.090%) SEPA
System Software
1 132 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 53 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.89%) Docker
4 33 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.08%) XenApp
6 10 (0.90%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.72%) vSphere
8 7 (0.63%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.090%) ACF2
13 1 (0.090%) RACF
13 1 (0.090%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.090%) XenServer
13 1 (0.090%) zsh
Systems Management
1 38 (3.44%) Ansible
2 32 (2.89%) Kubernetes
3 30 (2.71%) SCCM
4 27 (2.44%) Puppet
5 17 (1.54%) Terraform
6 16 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.72%) SCOM
8 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.63%) Nagios
9 6 (0.54%) Grafana
10 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.36%) WSUS
11 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.18%) Mesos
12 2 (0.18%) Salt
12 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.18%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 256 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.33%) Cisco
3 63 (5.70%) VMware
4 62 (5.61%) Oracle
5 48 (4.34%) CheckPoint
6 39 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (3.44%) Citrix
7 38 (3.44%) F5
8 35 (3.16%) Google
9 30 (2.71%) Juniper
10 29 (2.62%) Splunk
11 27 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 26 (2.35%) SAP
13 24 (2.17%) Tableau
14 19 (1.72%) Apple
14 19 (1.72%) Palo Alto
15 17 (1.54%) NetApp
16 15 (1.36%) Adobe
16 15 (1.36%) Ivanti
16 15 (1.36%) JD Edwards