Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 47 24
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 436 249 790
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.94% 5.74% 8.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 6.02% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 374 214 671
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,125
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +2.31% +4.00% +4.17%

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 5,884 4,134 8,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.68% 95.28% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,180 3,645 7,475
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £37,731
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +1.54%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge +6 11 £90,000 +26.76%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 190 (43.58%) Finance
2 158 (36.24%) Social Skills
3 153 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (30.96%) SQL
6 104 (23.85%) Microsoft
7 89 (20.41%) Degree
8 77 (17.66%) Azure
9 71 (16.28%) AWS
10 66 (15.14%) Computer Science
11 65 (14.91%) Python
12 63 (14.45%) Project Management
13 58 (13.30%) Windows
13 58 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 58 (13.30%) Analytics
14 57 (13.07%) Computer Science Degree
14 57 (13.07%) Software Engineering
15 48 (11.01%) Git (software)
15 48 (11.01%) Migration
16 47 (10.78%) ITIL
17 46 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (10.32%) Power Platform
18 45 (10.32%) CI/CD
19 43 (9.86%) Docker
20 42 (9.63%) SQL Server
20 42 (9.63%) Business Analysis
21 40 (9.17%) Java
22 39 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
22 39 (8.94%) QA
22 39 (8.94%) DevOps

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 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.98%) Confluence
3 7 (1.61%) IIS
4 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.92%) nginx
6 3 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.21%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.92%) InVision
6 4 (0.92%) Sketch
7 2 (0.46%) UserZoom
8 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.23%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 77 (17.66%) Azure
2 71 (16.28%) AWS
3 45 (10.32%) Power Platform
4 38 (8.72%) Microsoft 365
5 22 (5.05%) GitHub
6 21 (4.82%) SaaS
7 19 (4.36%) Snowflake
8 18 (4.13%) Serverless
9 17 (3.90%) GCP
10 15 (3.44%) PowerApps
11 14 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (3.21%) OneDrive
12 13 (2.98%) Amazon S3
12 13 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (2.06%) Smartsheet
15 8 (1.83%) AWS Step Functions
16 7 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (1.61%) Amazon SageMaker
16 7 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.96%) Firewall
2 14 (3.21%) DNS
3 12 (2.75%) WebEx
4 10 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.06%) VPN
6 8 (1.83%) LAN
7 7 (1.61%) WAN
7 7 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.61%) Wireless
8 5 (1.15%) DHCP
8 5 (1.15%) SD-WAN
9 4 (0.92%) Internet
10 3 (0.69%) FTP
10 3 (0.69%) Network Security
10 3 (0.69%) VoIP
11 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.46%) SMS
11 2 (0.46%) Telnet
11 2 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (8.94%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.65%) Power BI
4 27 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.36%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.21%) MySQL
9 12 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (2.52%) Metadata
10 11 (2.52%) Tableau
11 10 (2.29%) Big Data
12 9 (2.06%) BigQuery
13 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2017
13 8 (1.83%) SSDT
14 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.03%) JIRA
3 20 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.06%) NUnit
6 9 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.83%) GitLab
8 4 (0.92%) Maven
9 3 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.69%) Selenium
9 3 (0.69%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.69%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.46%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 190 (43.58%) Finance
2 158 (36.24%) Social Skills
3 153 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.11%) Marketing
5 27 (6.19%) Banking
6 22 (5.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 21 (4.82%) Legal
8 17 (3.90%) Organisational Skills
9 16 (3.67%) Electronics
9 16 (3.67%) Influencing Skills
10 13 (2.98%) Advertising
10 13 (2.98%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (2.98%) Retail
11 12 (2.75%) Financial Institution
12 10 (2.29%) Front Office
13 9 (2.06%) Back Office
13 9 (2.06%) Law
14 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
15 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (23.39%) Analyst
2 95 (21.79%) Developer
3 26 (5.96%) Applications Support
3 26 (5.96%) Support Analyst
4 25 (5.73%) Systems Analyst
5 23 (5.28%) Project Manager
6 21 (4.82%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (4.36%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.13%) Development Manager
9 18 (4.13%) React Developer
9 18 (4.13%) Software Manager
9 18 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
10 16 (3.67%) Architect
10 16 (3.67%) Consultant
11 15 (3.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (3.44%) Data Analyst
12 14 (3.21%) Python Developer
12 14 (3.21%) Software Development Manager
13 13 (2.98%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.42%) .NET
2 25 (5.73%) HTML
3 22 (5.05%) Web Services
4 21 (4.82%) RESTful
5 20 (4.59%) CSS
6 19 (4.36%) .NET Core
7 18 (4.13%) AngularJS
7 18 (4.13%) Spring
8 17 (3.90%) React
9 16 (3.67%) Spring Boot
10 15 (3.44%) Kafka
11 13 (2.98%) CSS3
12 12 (2.75%) HTML5
12 12 (2.75%) JAX-RS
12 12 (2.75%) Node.js
12 12 (2.75%) Spring MVC
12 12 (2.75%) XML
13 10 (2.29%) jQuery
14 8 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.90%) User Experience
4 15 (3.44%) Analytical Mindset
5 14 (3.21%) Renewable Energy
6 12 (2.75%) Derivative
6 12 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.06%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.06%) Reinsurance
9 7 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.38%) NHS
10 6 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.69%) Blog
11 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.30%) Windows
2 34 (7.80%) Linux
3 23 (5.28%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.92%) Unix
8 2 (0.46%) Android
8 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.14%) Computer Science
3 63 (14.45%) Project Management
4 58 (13.30%) Analytics
4 58 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (13.07%) Software Engineering
6 48 (11.01%) Migration
7 47 (10.78%) ITIL
8 46 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (10.32%) CI/CD
10 42 (9.63%) Business Analysis
11 39 (8.94%) DevOps
11 39 (8.94%) Process Improvement
12 37 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (8.26%) Data Analysis
14 35 (8.03%) Full Stack Development
15 33 (7.57%) Decision-Making
15 33 (7.57%) People Management
16 29 (6.65%) Microservices
16 29 (6.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 135 (30.96%) SQL
2 65 (14.91%) Python
3 40 (9.17%) Java
4 37 (8.49%) C#
5 33 (7.57%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.13%) Go
7 16 (3.67%) Java 8
8 15 (3.44%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.98%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.06%) VBA
12 8 (1.83%) C
12 8 (1.83%) C++
12 8 (1.83%) XPath
13 6 (1.38%) Bash
13 6 (1.38%) Scala
14 5 (1.15%) ES6
15 4 (0.92%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.92%) R
16 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (20.41%) Degree
2 57 (13.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.69%) CCNA
5 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.69%) ISEB
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.46%) CBAP
7 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.23%) CCNP
7 1 (0.23%) CSPO
7 1 (0.23%) MCDST
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.94%) QA
2 27 (6.19%) SLA
3 18 (4.13%) GDPR
4 13 (2.98%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.92%) PMO
6 2 (0.46%) COBIT
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) MiFID
6 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 43 (9.86%) Docker
2 31 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.92%) Ceph
6 4 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.46%) XenApp
7 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.23%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) Varnish
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.52%) Terraform
3 8 (1.83%) Ansible
4 5 (1.15%) Kibana
4 5 (1.15%) logstash
5 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.69%) SCCM
6 3 (0.69%) VxRail
7 2 (0.46%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.46%) Puppet
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) Grafana
8 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.23%) Istio
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) vMotion
8 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.65%) VMware
3 19 (4.36%) Citrix
4 18 (4.13%) Oracle
5 16 (3.67%) Google
6 10 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.06%) Informatica
7 9 (2.06%) SAP
7 9 (2.06%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.06%) Talend
8 8 (1.83%) Cisco
8 8 (1.83%) Databricks
8 8 (1.83%) MarketAxess
8 8 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.83%) Tradeweb
9 7 (1.61%) IBM
9 7 (1.61%) SnapLogic
10 6 (1.38%) Splunk
11 5 (1.15%) Nimble Storage