Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 312 333
Rank change year-on-year +49 +21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 63 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 87
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,125 £35,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £75,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +38.89% -5.26%

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 9209 10393 15217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.14% 89.42% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 9470 13192
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 42 (66.67%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 18 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 14 (22.22%) Tableau
6 14 (22.22%) Analytics
7 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (19.05%) C#
8 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
8 12 (19.05%) Process Improvement
9 11 (17.46%) R
9 11 (17.46%) Visualisation
9 11 (17.46%) Coaching
9 11 (17.46%) Project Management
9 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (17.46%) Banking
10 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (15.87%) Legal
10 10 (15.87%) Migration
10 10 (15.87%) C++
10 10 (15.87%) Java
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
11 9 (14.29%) Hedge funds

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 2 (3.17%) Drupal
1 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Google Analytics
1 4 (6.35%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.17%) GitHub
3 2 (3.17%) Serverless
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) SMS
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.52%) Power BI
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) ERwin
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
3 10 (15.87%) Legal
4 9 (14.29%) Front Office
4 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.94%) Marketing
6 3 (4.76%) Games
7 2 (3.17%) Retail
8 1 (1.59%) Back Office
8 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Business Manager
2 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Qualitative Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Quantitative Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Commercial Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Designer
9 4 (6.35%) Analytics Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Business Finance Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Analytics Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Middleware
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.17%) HTML5
4 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 2 (3.17%) LAMP
4 2 (3.17%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) Symfony
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) COM
5 1 (1.59%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Equities
1 9 (14.29%) Fintech
1 9 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) User Experience
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.17%) Derivative
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.17%) Social Media
6 2 (3.17%) W3C
7 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.59%) Animation
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 14 (22.22%) Analytics
5 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (19.05%) Process Improvement
6 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.46%) Coaching
7 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
7 11 (17.46%) Visualisation
8 10 (15.87%) Business Analysis
8 10 (15.87%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) BCP
9 9 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 9 (14.29%) Economics
9 9 (14.29%) Presales
9 9 (14.29%) Process Management
9 9 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 9 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
3 11 (17.46%) R
4 10 (15.87%) C++
4 10 (15.87%) Java
5 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 6 (9.52%) VB
6 6 (9.52%) VBA
7 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.35%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) Python
10 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
1 9 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) AAT
2 2 (3.17%) APMG
3 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 7 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.17%) Basel III
3 2 (3.17%) MiFID
3 2 (3.17%) WAI
4 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Tableau
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Siebel
4 4 (6.35%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) VMware