Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 265 310
Rank change year-on-year -28 +45 +18
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 50 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.64% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 45
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +12.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £31,875 £47,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,500 £101,625 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £58,750 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.07% +16.67% +20.00%

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 9,707 9,635 10,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.85% 92.98% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8,688 8,698 9,387
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 (42.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 14 (28.00%) Banking
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (24.00%) Product Management
7 11 (22.00%) ITIL
8 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (20.00%) REST
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (18.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) Spring
9 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
9 9 (18.00%) Fintech
10 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.00%) HTML
10 8 (16.00%) C#
10 8 (16.00%) .NET
10 8 (16.00%) Service Management
10 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
10 8 (16.00%) Analytics
10 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.00%) Microservices
11 7 (14.00%) Refactoring
11 7 (14.00%) User Experience
11 7 (14.00%) Data Structures
11 7 (14.00%) Kafka
11 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) Kentico
2 4 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Kinematics
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (6.00%) UserZoom
5 1 (2.00%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (6.00%) Data Lake
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) Power BI
4 3 (6.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) Mixpanel
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Babel
3 1 (2.00%) GitLab
3 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 7 (14.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Retail
5 3 (6.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Games
7 1 (2.00%) Billing
7 1 (2.00%) Law
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) Publishing
7 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Lead Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Java Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Leader
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) CMS Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Dashboard Developer
7 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior User Researcher
7 3 (6.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) REST
2 9 (18.00%) Spring
3 8 (16.00%) .NET
3 8 (16.00%) HTML
4 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 7 (14.00%) Dropwizard
4 7 (14.00%) Kafka
4 7 (14.00%) Node.js
4 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (14.00%) Vert.x
5 4 (8.00%) WinForms
6 3 (6.00%) JSON
6 3 (6.00%) React
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) JDBC
7 2 (4.00%) Struts
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
1 9 (18.00%) Fintech
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) Data Structures
3 7 (14.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
5 2 (4.00%) Robotics
6 1 (2.00%) Blog
6 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.00%) Life Science
6 1 (2.00%) Online Gambling
6 1 (2.00%) Social Network
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Robot Operating System
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (24.00%) Product Management
4 11 (22.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) Analytics
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (16.00%) Microservices
5 8 (16.00%) Service Management
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) Decision-Making
6 7 (14.00%) Refactoring
6 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (14.00%) Software Architecture
6 7 (14.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
7 6 (12.00%) Workflow
8 5 (10.00%) Cognitive Science
8 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) Ethnography
8 5 (10.00%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) ES6
7 1 (2.00%) Julia
7 1 (2.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) LexisNexis
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Remedy
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Hummingbird
6 1 (2.00%) iManage
6 1 (2.00%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.00%) Meridio
6 1 (2.00%) OpenText
6 1 (2.00%) Polycom