Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 912 1,014 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.00% 9.24% 7.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.63% 9.92% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 779 904 699
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £95,250 £87,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

Problem-Solving 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 9,471 10,221 9,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.50% 93.16% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,325 9,108 8,449
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the City of London

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the City of London

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the City of London

Problem-Solving
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 Problem-Solving within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. 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 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Moorgate - 2 £71,250 -
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Problem-Solving.

1 354 (38.82%) Finance
2 326 (35.75%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (33.88%) SQL
4 267 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (27.74%) Degree
6 189 (20.72%) Python
7 187 (20.50%) Microsoft
8 169 (18.53%) Computer Science
9 167 (18.31%) Analytics
10 164 (17.98%) SQL Server
11 159 (17.43%) Windows
12 147 (16.12%) Java
13 142 (15.57%) JavaScript
14 140 (15.35%) Azure
15 137 (15.02%) AWS
16 129 (14.14%) C#
17 128 (14.04%) DevOps
18 104 (11.40%) Project Management
18 104 (11.40%) Scrum
19 103 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
20 102 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
21 100 (10.96%) Software Engineering
22 94 (10.31%) Linux
23 88 (9.65%) HTML
24 85 (9.32%) Data Analytics
25 84 (9.21%) .NET
26 82 (8.99%) Power BI
26 82 (8.99%) Power Platform
27 80 (8.77%) Windows Server
28 78 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Problem-Solving
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 28 (3.07%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.96%) Confluence
3 16 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.77%) IIS
6 6 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.55%) Apache
7 5 (0.55%) CMS
7 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.44%) nginx
8 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.44%) WordPress
9 3 (0.33%) Drupal
9 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.22%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) Sketch
7 2 (0.22%) InVision
7 2 (0.22%) Marvel
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.22%) Endur
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.22%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.22%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 140 (15.35%) Azure
2 137 (15.02%) AWS
3 82 (8.99%) Power Platform
4 56 (6.14%) Office 365
5 46 (5.04%) Azure Data Factory
6 31 (3.40%) SaaS
7 29 (3.18%) GCP
8 20 (2.19%) GitHub
9 15 (1.64%) G Suite
10 14 (1.54%) Heroku
11 12 (1.32%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.99%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.77%) Slack
14 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.66%) npm
15 5 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 31 (3.40%) DNS
3 28 (3.07%) Firewall
4 26 (2.85%) LAN
5 25 (2.74%) DHCP
6 23 (2.52%) WAN
7 20 (2.19%) BGP
8 17 (1.86%) Internet
8 17 (1.86%) VoIP
9 13 (1.43%) Wireless
10 12 (1.32%) VPN
11 11 (1.21%) Network Security
11 11 (1.21%) Skype
12 9 (0.99%) IP Telephony
13 8 (0.88%) HTTP
14 7 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.55%) Unified Communications
16 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.44%) MPLS
16 4 (0.44%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 103 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (8.99%) Power BI
4 78 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 67 (7.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 65 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 50 (5.48%) Big Data
10 49 (5.37%) Data Lake
10 49 (5.37%) MySQL
10 49 (5.37%) NoSQL
11 27 (2.96%) Hadoop
11 27 (2.96%) Relational Database
12 21 (2.30%) Redis
13 20 (2.19%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.43%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 74 (8.11%) JIRA
2 44 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 21 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.21%) Selenium
6 11 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.77%) JUnit
9 7 (0.77%) Mockito
10 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.66%) Subversion
11 4 (0.44%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.44%) Hudson
11 4 (0.44%) NUnit
11 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 354 (38.82%) Finance
2 56 (6.14%) Marketing
3 51 (5.59%) Banking
4 37 (4.06%) Retail
5 32 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.29%) Advertising
7 27 (2.96%) Front Office
8 25 (2.74%) Legal
8 25 (2.74%) Public Sector
9 20 (2.19%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.86%) Law
10 17 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.77%) Back Office
12 7 (0.77%) Publishing
13 4 (0.44%) French Language
13 4 (0.44%) Games
13 4 (0.44%) German Language
13 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 256 (28.07%) Developer
2 128 (14.04%) Analyst
3 53 (5.81%) Senior Developer
4 47 (5.15%) Java Developer
4 47 (5.15%) Software Engineer
5 42 (4.61%) Lead Developer
6 40 (4.39%) .NET Developer
6 40 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 38 (4.17%) Consultant
8 36 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 36 (3.95%) SQL Developer
8 36 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 34 (3.73%) Azure Developer
9 34 (3.73%) Database Developer
10 32 (3.51%) SQL BI Developer
10 32 (3.51%) SQL Database Developer
11 31 (3.40%) Applications Support
12 28 (3.07%) Python Developer
13 27 (2.96%) Administrator
13 27 (2.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (9.65%) HTML
2 84 (9.21%) .NET
3 77 (8.44%) CSS
4 48 (5.26%) MDX
5 40 (4.39%) REST
6 38 (4.17%) XML
7 34 (3.73%) React
8 32 (3.51%) scikit-learn
9 31 (3.40%) Node.js
9 31 (3.40%) TensorFlow
10 28 (3.07%) RESTful
11 27 (2.96%) GraphQL
12 26 (2.85%) AngularJS
13 25 (2.74%) .NET Core
14 24 (2.63%) Spring
15 23 (2.52%) HTML5
15 23 (2.52%) Keras
16 20 (2.19%) Web Services
17 18 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (1.75%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 326 (35.75%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 42 (4.61%) User Experience
5 37 (4.06%) Algorithms
6 30 (3.29%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.74%) Equities
9 22 (2.41%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.64%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.64%) Robotics
13 14 (1.54%) Reinsurance
13 14 (1.54%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.43%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.43%) iPad
14 13 (1.43%) iPhone
15 10 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 159 (17.43%) Windows
2 94 (10.31%) Linux
3 80 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 64 (7.02%) Unix
5 28 (3.07%) Android
6 27 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 26 (2.85%) Windows 10
8 24 (2.63%) Windows 7
9 23 (2.52%) Mac OS
10 13 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.77%) Solaris
14 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (18.53%) Computer Science
3 167 (18.31%) Analytics
4 128 (14.04%) DevOps
5 104 (11.40%) Project Management
5 104 (11.40%) Scrum
6 102 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (10.96%) Software Engineering
8 85 (9.32%) Data Analytics
9 74 (8.11%) Data Modelling
10 73 (8.00%) Decision-Making
10 73 (8.00%) ITIL
11 65 (7.13%) Fintech
12 64 (7.02%) Kanban
13 63 (6.91%) ETL
13 63 (6.91%) Microservices
14 62 (6.80%) Mathematics
14 62 (6.80%) Risk Management
15 61 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (6.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 309 (33.88%) SQL
2 189 (20.72%) Python
3 147 (16.12%) Java
4 142 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 129 (14.14%) C#
6 60 (6.58%) C++
6 60 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 47 (5.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 46 (5.04%) Ruby
9 43 (4.71%) TypeScript
10 38 (4.17%) Scala
11 25 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.19%) PHP
13 19 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.86%) C
15 16 (1.75%) VB
16 15 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.64%) R
17 12 (1.32%) Perl
18 11 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 253 (27.74%) Degree
2 63 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.40%) Master's Degree
4 20 (2.19%) PhD
5 11 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.66%) PMP
10 5 (0.55%) CBAP
10 5 (0.55%) CCNP
10 5 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.55%) HND
11 4 (0.44%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.33%) CISSP
12 3 (0.33%) MCP
12 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.91%) QA
2 26 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.85%) SLA
3 15 (1.64%) GDPR
4 6 (0.66%) PMO
5 5 (0.55%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 67 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 65 (7.13%) Docker
3 47 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.19%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.10%) XenApp
7 8 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.33%) Firmware
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.22%) vSphere
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.11%) HDFS
12 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (4.71%) Terraform
2 41 (4.50%) Kubernetes
3 29 (3.18%) Puppet
4 15 (1.64%) Consul
5 12 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.32%) SCCM
6 11 (1.21%) Ansible
7 9 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.11%) Control-M
10 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.11%) QRadar
10 1 (0.11%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 59 (6.47%) VMware
3 52 (5.70%) Oracle
4 49 (5.37%) Databricks
5 44 (4.82%) Google
5 44 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (3.73%) Citrix
7 27 (2.96%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.19%) LogicMonitor
9 19 (2.08%) Cisco
10 16 (1.75%) IFS
11 15 (1.64%) Tableau
11 15 (1.64%) Veeam
12 13 (1.43%) Informatica
12 13 (1.43%) SAP
13 11 (1.21%) Fidessa
14 8 (0.88%) Avaya
14 8 (0.88%) Sybase
15 6 (0.66%) Apple
15 6 (0.66%) HP