Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 252 326
Rank change year-on-year -20 +74 +3
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 78 79 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.86% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 50
City of London median annual salary £69,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.40% +13.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £36,000 £29,425 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,250 £68,750 £83,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% +31.25%

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 10,180 9,200 12,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.30% 90.84% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,006 8,282 11,015
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 - 4 £75,000 -
Creative Thinking
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 44 (56.41%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (25.64%) Tableau
5 18 (23.08%) Analytics
5 18 (23.08%) Line Management
6 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
7 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 14 (17.95%) Data Quality
7 14 (17.95%) Data Structures
7 14 (17.95%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (16.67%) Power BI
8 13 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (16.67%) C#
8 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.67%) Data Management
9 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (15.38%) Legal
9 12 (15.38%) VB
9 12 (15.38%) VBA
9 12 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 12 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 11 (14.10%) Degree
10 11 (14.10%) Java

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 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.13%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.28%) InVision
6 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) GitHub
2 4 (5.13%) SaaS
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Serverless
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Dropbox
4 2 (2.56%) Slack
4 2 (2.56%) Trello
5 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) Power BI
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.13%) Data Lake
4 4 (5.13%) GIS
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.56%) Big Data
6 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.28%) HBase
7 1 (1.28%) MySQL
7 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.28%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.13%) RStudio
3 2 (2.56%) ERwin
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (56.41%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Legal
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Advertising
5 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Front Office
6 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis Manager
2 10 (12.82%) Business Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Architect
3 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) SSIS Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) SSRS Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Business Analysis Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Commercial Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Data Scientist
6 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Build Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Designer
7 4 (5.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (5.13%) NumPy
3 4 (5.13%) Pandas
3 4 (5.13%) scikit-learn
3 4 (5.13%) WPF
4 3 (3.85%) Kafka
4 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 2 (2.56%) HTML
5 2 (2.56%) Velocity
6 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) CSS3
6 1 (1.28%) D3.js
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) LINQ
6 1 (1.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) RESTful
6 1 (1.28%) Sass
6 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Data Structures
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Fintech
4 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.85%) Equities
7 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.85%) User Experience
8 2 (2.56%) PMI
9 1 (1.28%) CESG
9 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Life Science
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.28%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) Analytics
2 18 (23.08%) Line Management
3 17 (21.79%) Mathematics
4 14 (17.95%) Collaborative Working
4 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
5 13 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 13 (16.67%) Data Management
6 12 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 12 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
7 11 (14.10%) BCP
7 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.82%) Business Continuity
8 10 (12.82%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (12.82%) DevOps
8 10 (12.82%) Economics
8 10 (12.82%) Process Management
8 10 (12.82%) Project Management
8 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) C#
3 12 (15.38%) VB
3 12 (15.38%) VBA
4 11 (14.10%) Java
4 11 (14.10%) Python
5 8 (10.26%) R
6 4 (5.13%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.28%) Java 8
8 1 (1.28%) Julia
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 10 (12.82%) ISEB
3 4 (5.13%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) CISM
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.28%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.28%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.28%) GPEN
6 1 (1.28%) GXPN
6 1 (1.28%) OSCE
6 1 (1.28%) OSCP
6 1 (1.28%) OSWP
6 1 (1.28%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.28%) HDFS
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Tableau
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Alteryx
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (2.56%) Rakuten
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Mitel
6 1 (1.28%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) VMware