Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 274 896 897
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.82% 9.01% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 9.62% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 267 772 820
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 3,782 9,313 10,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.20% 93.70% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,318 8,033 9,230
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% +6.67%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020. 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 +10 2 £71,000 +24.56% 1
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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.

1 102 (37.23%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (36.86%) Finance
3 77 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (28.10%) DevOps
4 72 (26.28%) Azure
5 63 (22.99%) AWS
5 63 (22.99%) SQL
6 57 (20.80%) Microsoft
7 52 (18.98%) Python
8 47 (17.15%) Java
8 47 (17.15%) Degree
9 39 (14.23%) Analytics
10 38 (13.87%) SQL Server
10 38 (13.87%) TDD
10 38 (13.87%) Software Engineering
11 35 (12.77%) Jenkins
12 33 (12.04%) Docker
12 33 (12.04%) JavaScript
12 33 (12.04%) Web Services
13 31 (11.31%) CSS
13 31 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (10.95%) Windows
14 30 (10.95%) HTML
14 30 (10.95%) Git (software)
14 30 (10.95%) Power BI
14 30 (10.95%) Fintech
14 30 (10.95%) Power Platform
15 29 (10.58%) User Experience
15 29 (10.58%) Data Modelling

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 10 (3.65%) IIS
2 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.19%) Confluence
3 6 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.09%) CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Ethereum
5 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Synapse
6 1 (0.36%) Appian
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.55%) SPSS
3 7 (2.55%) Stata
4 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) Sketch
5 2 (0.73%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Global One
2 2 (0.73%) Endur
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.73%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.36%) Actimize
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Relativity
3 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 72 (26.28%) Azure
2 63 (22.99%) AWS
3 30 (10.95%) Power Platform
4 26 (9.49%) SaaS
5 13 (4.74%) Office 365
6 10 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.92%) GCP
8 7 (2.55%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.19%) Serverless
10 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.46%) npm
11 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.09%) Lucidchart
11 3 (1.09%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.73%) GitHub
13 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.74%) Firewall
2 8 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.55%) Network Security
3 7 (2.55%) WAN
4 5 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.82%) LAN
4 5 (1.82%) Wireless
5 4 (1.46%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.46%) DNS
5 4 (1.46%) MPLS
6 3 (1.09%) BGP
6 3 (1.09%) DHCP
6 3 (1.09%) HTTP
6 3 (1.09%) Internet
6 3 (1.09%) Multicast
6 3 (1.09%) OSPF
6 3 (1.09%) Skype
6 3 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (10.95%) Power BI
4 22 (8.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (7.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.74%) OLAP
8 13 (4.74%) OLAP Cube
8 13 (4.74%) OLTP
9 12 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (4.01%) Data Lake
10 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (3.28%) MongoDB
11 9 (3.28%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.19%) Big Data
13 5 (1.82%) Tableau
14 4 (1.46%) MySQL
14 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 30 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.74%) JIRA
4 5 (1.82%) Selenium
5 4 (1.46%) webpack
6 3 (1.09%) Bower
6 3 (1.09%) Grunt
6 3 (1.09%) JUnit
6 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.73%) GitLab
7 2 (0.73%) Maven
7 2 (0.73%) Postman
7 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.73%) TestNG
8 1 (0.36%) Calabash
8 1 (0.36%) Moq
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (36.86%) Finance
2 23 (8.39%) Law
3 20 (7.30%) Banking
4 11 (4.01%) Front Office
5 10 (3.65%) Back Office
6 7 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.19%) Marketing
8 5 (1.82%) Legal
9 3 (1.09%) Games
9 3 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.36%) Retail
11 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 101 (36.86%) Developer
2 41 (14.96%) Analyst
3 25 (9.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (8.03%) Azure Developer
5 16 (5.84%) Backend Developer
5 16 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (5.84%) PHP Developer
5 16 (5.84%) SQL Developer
6 15 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (5.47%) Senior Developer
6 15 (5.47%) SQL BI Developer
7 14 (5.11%) Lead Developer
7 14 (5.11%) SSAS Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 13 (4.74%) OLAP Developer
8 13 (4.74%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 13 (4.74%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 13 (4.74%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (4.74%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.04%) Web Services
2 31 (11.31%) CSS
3 30 (10.95%) HTML
4 26 (9.49%) REST
5 25 (9.12%) AngularJS
6 21 (7.66%) HTML5
7 19 (6.93%) CSS3
7 19 (6.93%) Laravel
7 19 (6.93%) LESS
7 19 (6.93%) Sass
7 19 (6.93%) Vue.js
8 17 (6.20%) JSON
9 16 (5.84%) SOAP
9 16 (5.84%) Vuetify.js
10 14 (5.11%) .NET
11 13 (4.74%) XML
12 12 (4.38%) React
12 12 (4.38%) React Native
13 10 (3.65%) Node.js
14 9 (3.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 102 (37.23%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.58%) User Experience
3 19 (6.93%) Virtual Team
4 16 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (5.11%) Algorithms
6 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.55%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.55%) Equities
10 6 (2.19%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.46%) PMI
12 4 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.09%) Derivative
13 3 (1.09%) Reinsurance
14 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.73%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.95%) Windows
2 23 (8.39%) Linux
3 15 (5.47%) Android
3 15 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.92%) Unix
6 6 (2.19%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (28.10%) DevOps
2 39 (14.23%) Analytics
3 38 (13.87%) Software Engineering
3 38 (13.87%) TDD
4 31 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.95%) Fintech
6 29 (10.58%) Data Modelling
7 26 (9.49%) ETL
7 26 (9.49%) Scrum
7 26 (9.49%) SDLC
8 25 (9.12%) Software Delivery
9 24 (8.76%) Data Analytics
10 22 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.66%) Migration
11 21 (7.66%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.30%) Computer Science
12 20 (7.30%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.93%) MVC
13 19 (6.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.99%) SQL
2 52 (18.98%) Python
3 47 (17.15%) Java
4 33 (12.04%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.49%) C#
6 23 (8.39%) PHP
7 12 (4.38%) C++
8 10 (3.65%) Go
9 9 (3.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.28%) R
10 7 (2.55%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.19%) Ruby
11 6 (2.19%) Scala
11 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.82%) Groovy
13 4 (1.46%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.09%) C
15 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (17.15%) Degree
2 8 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.82%) CCNP
3 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.46%) CCIE
4 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.09%) CISSP
5 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.09%) MBA
6 2 (0.73%) CCNA
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.36%) CCSP
7 1 (0.36%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.30%) QA
2 4 (1.46%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) NIST
4 1 (0.36%) FATCA
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (12.04%) Docker
2 21 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.73%) XenApp
5 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (6.93%) Puppet
2 17 (6.20%) Terraform
3 14 (5.11%) Kubernetes
4 11 (4.01%) Ansible
5 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.82%) SCCM
6 3 (1.09%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.73%) Control-M
7 2 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.73%) Nagios
7 2 (0.73%) SCOM
7 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 57 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.47%) Cisco
3 10 (3.65%) Oracle
4 9 (3.28%) Databricks
5 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.19%) VMware
7 5 (1.82%) Apple
7 5 (1.82%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.46%) iManage
9 3 (1.09%) Citrix
9 3 (1.09%) Google
9 3 (1.09%) Informatica
9 3 (1.09%) Meraki
9 3 (1.09%) Reuters
9 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.73%) Lotus
10 2 (0.73%) Solace
11 1 (0.36%) Zscaler