Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 267 314
Rank change year-on-year +28 +47 -9
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 96 60 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 55 54
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.37% +25.29%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,100 £37,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £66,000 £79,875
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.12% +16.67% +22.38%

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 9,716 9,281 12,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.10% 89.54% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8,642 8,451 11,052
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% +0.18% +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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 72 (75.00%) Finance
2 40 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 28 (29.17%) Line Management
4 26 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (26.04%) Legal
6 24 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 24 (25.00%) Tableau
6 24 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
7 23 (23.96%) C#
8 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 21 (21.88%) SQL
9 21 (21.88%) Data Modelling
9 21 (21.88%) Project Management
9 21 (21.88%) Quality Management
9 21 (21.88%) Process Management
9 21 (21.88%) ISEB
9 21 (21.88%) BCP
9 21 (21.88%) Economics
9 21 (21.88%) Business Continuity
9 21 (21.88%) Process Improvement
9 21 (21.88%) Business Continuity Planning
10 20 (20.83%) R
10 20 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 20 (20.83%) Java
11 19 (19.79%) Banking
12 18 (18.75%) Risk Management
13 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (17.71%) Fintech
14 16 (16.67%) Analytics
14 16 (16.67%) C++

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 4 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.08%) Drupal
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.04%) InVision
6 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.21%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.08%) GitHub
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (2.08%) Serverless
4 1 (1.04%) Boomi
4 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.04%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
2 2 (2.08%) SMS
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.33%) Power BI
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 72 (75.00%) Finance
2 25 (26.04%) Legal
3 19 (19.79%) Banking
4 15 (15.63%) Front Office
4 15 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.29%) Marketing
6 4 (4.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Analyst
2 23 (23.96%) Business Manager
3 21 (21.88%) Business Analysis Manager
4 20 (20.83%) Business Analyst
5 15 (15.63%) Qualitative Analyst
5 15 (15.63%) Quantitative Analyst
6 14 (14.58%) Commercial Manager
7 13 (13.54%) Credit Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Business Analysis Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Business Finance Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Designer
10 6 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Transformation Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) Middleware
2 8 (8.33%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) HTML
3 4 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.08%) CSS
4 2 (2.08%) HTML5
4 2 (2.08%) JSON
4 2 (2.08%) Node.js
4 2 (2.08%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) SOAP
4 2 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Fintech
2 15 (15.63%) Equities
2 15 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (15.63%) Hedge funds
3 8 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) User Experience
6 3 (3.13%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.08%) Derivative
7 2 (2.08%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) Social Media
7 2 (2.08%) W3C
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) Animation
8 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 28 (29.17%) Line Management
3 26 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 24 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 21 (21.88%) BCP
5 21 (21.88%) Business Continuity
5 21 (21.88%) Business Continuity Planning
5 21 (21.88%) Data Modelling
5 21 (21.88%) Economics
5 21 (21.88%) Process Improvement
5 21 (21.88%) Process Management
5 21 (21.88%) Project Management
5 21 (21.88%) Quality Management
6 20 (20.83%) E-Commerce
7 18 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (16.67%) Analytics
10 15 (15.63%) Coaching
10 15 (15.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) C#
2 21 (21.88%) SQL
3 20 (20.83%) Java
3 20 (20.83%) R
4 16 (16.67%) C++
5 15 (15.63%) MATLAB
6 8 (8.33%) VB
6 8 (8.33%) VBA
7 5 (5.21%) Python
8 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) ISEB
2 7 (7.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) AAT
3 2 (2.08%) APMG
4 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.04%) PhD
4 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) Basel III
2 2 (2.08%) MiFID
2 2 (2.08%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) WAI
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Tableau
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) Alteryx
4 3 (3.13%) Rakuten
5 2 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) Dell
6 1 (1.04%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) webMethods