Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 264 323
Rank change year-on-year -25 +59 +16
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 52 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 41
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +26.32%
10th Percentile £38,625 £36,700 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £61,750 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +4.17% +33.33%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,156 9,299 11,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.24% 91.53% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,055 8,389 10,476
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in the City of London

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in the City of London.

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in the City of London

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in the City of London

Creative Thinking
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
London Bridge - 1 £75,000 -
Creative Thinking
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (26.92%) Banking
4 12 (23.08%) Microservices
4 12 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 11 (21.15%) Product Management
5 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 11 (21.15%) C#
5 11 (21.15%) Java
6 10 (19.23%) Service Management
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.23%) Kafka
6 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (19.23%) Fintech
7 9 (17.31%) REST
7 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
8 8 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 8 (15.38%) Node.js
8 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
8 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (15.38%) Spring
8 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.77%) Kentico
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.92%) Kinematics
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.85%) UserZoom
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.92%) InVision
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Dropbox
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Serverless
2 2 (3.85%) Slack
2 2 (3.85%) Trello
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.85%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) HBase
4 1 (1.92%) Mixpanel
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Power BI
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Babel
3 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Architect
2 14 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Lead Architect
3 12 (23.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 10 (19.23%) Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Java Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Java Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.69%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) CMS Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Data Scientist
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Designer
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Kafka
2 9 (17.31%) REST
3 8 (15.38%) Dropwizard
3 8 (15.38%) Node.js
3 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (15.38%) Spring
3 8 (15.38%) Vert.x
4 7 (13.46%) HTML
4 7 (13.46%) WPF
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
6 5 (9.62%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) HTML5
7 3 (5.77%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (5.77%) Velocity
7 3 (5.77%) WinForms
8 2 (3.85%) CSS3
8 2 (3.85%) D3.js
8 2 (3.85%) Sass
9 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Fintech
3 8 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 7 (13.46%) User Experience
5 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.85%) Life Science
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.85%) PMI
7 2 (3.85%) Social Network
8 1 (1.92%) CESG
8 1 (1.92%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (23.08%) Microservices
3 11 (21.15%) Product Management
4 10 (19.23%) Service Management
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
6 7 (13.46%) Machine Learning
7 6 (11.54%) Analytics
7 6 (11.54%) MVVM
7 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (9.62%) Decision-Making
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
8 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Business Development
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.15%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) Julia
4 2 (3.85%) R
4 2 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) ES6
5 1 (1.92%) Java 8
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.85%) PMP
1 2 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.92%) CSSLP
2 1 (1.92%) GPEN
2 1 (1.92%) GXPN
2 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.92%) OSCE
2 1 (1.92%) OSCP
2 1 (1.92%) OSWP
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
2 1 (1.92%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.92%) Mitel
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) VMware