Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,053 1,363 1,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.97% 9.44% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 10.11% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1,202 1,011
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £57,728 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% +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 12,266 13,483 11,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 92.81% 93.39% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10,867 11,950 10,536
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,375
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -1 841 £60,000 +1.27% 254
City of Westminster -5 26 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Southwark +10 15 £50,000 -11.11%
West End of London -37 13 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Camden -13 9 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Lambeth -9 4 - - 1
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 403 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
2 376 (35.71%) Finance
3 345 (32.76%) SQL
4 293 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
5 260 (24.69%) Degree
6 256 (24.31%) Microsoft
7 200 (18.99%) Python
8 197 (18.71%) SQL Server
9 170 (16.14%) Windows
10 157 (14.91%) Computer Science
11 154 (14.62%) Analytics
12 151 (14.34%) Java
13 144 (13.68%) JavaScript
14 135 (12.82%) DevOps
15 131 (12.44%) C#
16 122 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
16 122 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
17 113 (10.73%) Scrum
18 111 (10.54%) Software Engineering
19 110 (10.45%) HTML
20 108 (10.26%) Project Management
21 105 (9.97%) CSS
22 104 (9.88%) .NET
23 103 (9.78%) Active Directory
24 100 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
25 99 (9.40%) ITIL
26 95 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
27 94 (8.93%) Office 365
28 92 (8.74%) Linux
29 90 (8.55%) Microsoft Office

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 34 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.13%) Confluence
3 31 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 25 (2.37%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.47%) CMS
10 5 (0.47%) JCAPS
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.38%) Drupal
11 4 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.28%) IIS
12 3 (0.28%) JBoss
12 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.19%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 90 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.04%) Sketch
6 10 (0.95%) InVision
7 7 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.38%) Figma
9 4 (0.38%) Marvel
9 4 (0.38%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.28%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) Endur
6 2 (0.19%) iTrent
6 2 (0.19%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.19%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.19%) Tradar
6 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.095%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 122 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
1 122 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (8.93%) Office 365
3 76 (7.22%) Power Platform
4 44 (4.18%) Azure Data Factory
5 39 (3.70%) SaaS
6 22 (2.09%) GitHub
7 18 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (1.23%) Heroku
11 11 (1.04%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.95%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.76%) npm
14 7 (0.66%) Dropbox
14 7 (0.66%) G Suite
14 7 (0.66%) OpenDNS
14 7 (0.66%) Serverless
14 7 (0.66%) Slack
15 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.60%) TCP/IP
2 50 (4.75%) Firewall
3 37 (3.51%) DNS
3 37 (3.51%) WAN
4 36 (3.42%) BGP
5 33 (3.13%) DHCP
6 30 (2.85%) LAN
7 29 (2.75%) VoIP
8 27 (2.56%) Network Security
8 27 (2.56%) VPN
9 19 (1.80%) Internet
10 18 (1.71%) Skype
11 17 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (1.61%) MPLS
11 17 (1.61%) NetScaler
12 16 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (1.33%) OSPF
13 14 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (1.33%) Wireless
14 11 (1.04%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 95 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (7.03%) Power BI
3 74 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (6.74%) MySQL
5 68 (6.46%) NoSQL
5 68 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 65 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 50 (4.75%) Big Data
8 50 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (4.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 43 (4.08%) Data Lake
11 39 (3.70%) MongoDB
12 25 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (2.28%) Relational Database
14 16 (1.52%) Redis
15 15 (1.42%) Hadoop
16 12 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (1.04%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 88 (8.36%) JIRA
2 55 (5.22%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.28%) Visual Studio
6 20 (1.90%) Selenium
7 12 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 9 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.76%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.66%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.57%) Bower
11 6 (0.57%) GitLab
11 6 (0.57%) NUnit
12 5 (0.47%) Maven
12 5 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (0.47%) Subversion
12 5 (0.47%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 376 (35.71%) Finance
2 72 (6.84%) Marketing
3 69 (6.55%) Banking
4 50 (4.75%) Retail
5 45 (4.27%) Advertising
6 35 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.94%) Legal
8 18 (1.71%) Law
9 15 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.42%) Front Office
10 14 (1.33%) Games
11 12 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.95%) Back Office
14 7 (0.66%) French Language
15 6 (0.57%) Publishing
16 4 (0.38%) Cantonese Language
16 4 (0.38%) German Language
16 4 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 256 (24.31%) Developer
2 169 (16.05%) Analyst
3 55 (5.22%) Senior Developer
3 55 (5.22%) Support Analyst
4 51 (4.84%) Java Developer
5 47 (4.46%) Consultant
5 47 (4.46%) Software Engineer
6 44 (4.18%) Support Engineer
7 42 (3.99%) Applications Support
8 40 (3.80%) Architect
9 39 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 39 (3.70%) Python Developer
10 38 (3.61%) IT Support
11 37 (3.51%) .NET Developer
11 37 (3.51%) SQL Developer
12 35 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 34 (3.23%) IT Analyst
14 32 (3.04%) AWS Engineer
14 32 (3.04%) Lead Developer
15 29 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (10.45%) HTML
2 105 (9.97%) CSS
3 104 (9.88%) .NET
4 55 (5.22%) REST
5 42 (3.99%) MDX
6 40 (3.80%) AngularJS
7 36 (3.42%) Node.js
8 35 (3.32%) Web Services
9 34 (3.23%) Spring
10 30 (2.85%) XML
11 28 (2.66%) RESTful
12 27 (2.56%) HTML5
12 27 (2.56%) React
13 25 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (2.18%) scikit-learn
15 22 (2.09%) GraphQL
16 21 (1.99%) .NET Core
16 21 (1.99%) ASP.NET
17 20 (1.90%) jQuery
17 20 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 403 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.89%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 52 (4.94%) User Experience
5 34 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (3.04%) Algorithms
7 31 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.18%) Equities
10 21 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.90%) Reinsurance
12 19 (1.80%) Robotics
13 17 (1.61%) iPhone
14 16 (1.52%) Cloud Native
14 16 (1.52%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.42%) iPad
16 14 (1.33%) Blackberry
16 14 (1.33%) Public Cloud
17 13 (1.23%) Clustering
18 10 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (16.14%) Windows
2 92 (8.74%) Linux
3 81 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 55 (5.22%) Unix
5 47 (4.46%) Windows 10
6 38 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 37 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.94%) Android
9 21 (1.99%) Mac OS
10 16 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (14.91%) Computer Science
3 154 (14.62%) Analytics
4 135 (12.82%) DevOps
5 113 (10.73%) Scrum
6 111 (10.54%) Software Engineering
7 108 (10.26%) Project Management
8 100 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
9 99 (9.40%) ITIL
10 81 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 76 (7.22%) Data Analytics
12 73 (6.93%) Data Modelling
12 73 (6.93%) Fintech
13 71 (6.74%) Test Automation
14 68 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (6.36%) Mathematics
16 65 (6.17%) Microservices
17 64 (6.08%) Risk Management
18 62 (5.89%) Kanban
19 60 (5.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 345 (32.76%) SQL
2 200 (18.99%) Python
3 151 (14.34%) Java
4 144 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 131 (12.44%) C#
6 63 (5.98%) PowerShell
7 52 (4.94%) C++
8 41 (3.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 34 (3.23%) Scala
9 34 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 33 (3.13%) Ruby
11 32 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 31 (2.94%) TypeScript
13 26 (2.47%) PHP
14 22 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.80%) C
15 19 (1.80%) Java 8
16 18 (1.71%) R
17 15 (1.42%) Perl
18 13 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 260 (24.69%) Degree
2 76 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.99%) Master's Degree
3 21 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.71%) HND
6 16 (1.52%) CCNP
6 16 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.23%) CISA
8 12 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.14%) PhD
8 12 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.04%) CCIE
9 11 (1.04%) CCIE Security
9 11 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.13%) QA
2 28 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 27 (2.56%) SLA
4 10 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.76%) COBIT
6 8 (0.76%) GDPR
6 8 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.66%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.57%) PMO
9 3 (0.28%) NIST
9 3 (0.28%) P3O
10 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 73 (6.93%) Docker
3 61 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.99%) VirtualBox
6 14 (1.33%) XenApp
7 10 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.57%) vSphere
10 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.28%) Firmware
12 2 (0.19%) KVM
13 1 (0.095%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.095%) HDFS
13 1 (0.095%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 50 (4.75%) Kubernetes
2 47 (4.46%) Terraform
3 35 (3.32%) Puppet
4 19 (1.80%) SCCM
5 18 (1.71%) Ansible
6 10 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (0.47%) Consul
9 5 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.47%) WSUS
10 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.28%) Nagios
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.095%) Icinga
12 1 (0.095%) Kibana
12 1 (0.095%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.095%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 256 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.79%) Oracle
3 76 (7.22%) VMware
4 45 (4.27%) Cisco
4 45 (4.27%) Databricks
5 44 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (3.70%) Citrix
7 25 (2.37%) SAP
8 24 (2.28%) Google
8 24 (2.28%) Juniper
9 21 (1.99%) LogicMonitor
10 20 (1.90%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.90%) HP
11 16 (1.52%) Tableau
12 15 (1.42%) Apple
12 15 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.42%) Ivanti
13 14 (1.33%) Fidessa
13 14 (1.33%) Informatica
14 13 (1.23%) IBM