Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,009 874 1,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.19% 8.61% 8.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 9.42% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 886 758 1,031
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,625 £86,625 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 10,146 9,278 11,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.39% 91.42% 91.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,012 8,342 10,838
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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 -1 4 £53,750 +34.38%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 437 (43.31%) Analytical Skills
2 412 (40.83%) Finance
3 329 (32.61%) SQL
4 294 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (21.11%) Degree
6 207 (20.52%) Java
7 206 (20.42%) Microsoft
8 194 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 184 (18.24%) C#
10 165 (16.35%) Python
11 157 (15.56%) JavaScript
12 156 (15.46%) Computer Science
13 143 (14.17%) .NET
14 140 (13.88%) Windows
15 134 (13.28%) Banking
16 122 (12.09%) HTML
17 112 (11.10%) Active Directory
18 110 (10.90%) Linux
19 101 (10.01%) CSS
20 100 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
21 99 (9.81%) OO
22 97 (9.61%) DevOps
23 95 (9.42%) TDD
24 94 (9.32%) Scrum
25 90 (8.92%) C++
26 83 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
27 82 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
28 81 (8.03%) ITIL
29 78 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
30 77 (7.63%) Project Management

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 39 (3.87%) CMS
2 24 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.28%) IIS
3 23 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.68%) SAS
5 16 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.39%) Apache
7 12 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.19%) WordPress
8 11 (1.09%) Confluence
8 11 (1.09%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.50%) nginx
10 5 (0.50%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.50%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.40%) JBoss
11 4 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 57 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.30%) InDesign
8 3 (0.30%) InVision
9 2 (0.20%) Maya
9 2 (0.20%) SPSS
9 2 (0.20%) Stata
10 1 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.099%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.50%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.30%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.099%) Magento
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.099%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.099%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 100 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.17%) Office 365
4 19 (1.88%) GitHub
5 16 (1.59%) SaaS
6 14 (1.39%) Serverless
7 10 (0.99%) IaaS
8 9 (0.89%) PaaS
9 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.59%) npm
12 5 (0.50%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.30%) G Suite
14 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.30%) Heroku
14 3 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.35%) Firewall
2 33 (3.27%) Internet
3 31 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (3.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 31 (3.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 29 (2.87%) WAN
5 25 (2.48%) VPN
6 24 (2.38%) SNMP
7 20 (1.98%) DNS
8 19 (1.88%) SAN
9 17 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (1.59%) Network Security
11 15 (1.49%) BGP
11 15 (1.49%) MPLS
12 13 (1.29%) Intranet
12 13 (1.29%) LAN
12 13 (1.29%) NetScaler
13 12 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (1.19%) DHCP
14 11 (1.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (5.55%) MySQL
4 56 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (4.86%) Relational Database
6 43 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 41 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (3.47%) NoSQL
9 34 (3.37%) Big Data
10 33 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (2.48%) Hadoop
12 21 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (1.98%) Power BI
14 18 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.59%) Redis
16 15 (1.49%) OLAP
17 14 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 73 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 51 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.87%) JIRA
5 32 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 23 (2.28%) Subversion
6 23 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.78%) Selenium
8 16 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (1.39%) Maven
10 13 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.19%) gulp
11 12 (1.19%) Protractor
11 12 (1.19%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.19%) webpack
12 11 (1.09%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.09%) NUnit
13 10 (0.99%) Grunt
14 9 (0.89%) Ant
15 8 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 412 (40.83%) Finance
2 134 (13.28%) Banking
3 55 (5.45%) Advertising
4 40 (3.96%) Retail
5 32 (3.17%) Front Office
5 32 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 25 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.28%) Back Office
7 23 (2.28%) Games
8 19 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.78%) Law
9 18 (1.78%) Marketing
10 13 (1.29%) General Ledger
10 13 (1.29%) Legal
11 7 (0.69%) Publishing
12 5 (0.50%) French Language
12 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.40%) Automotive
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 320 (31.71%) Developer
2 202 (20.02%) Analyst
3 63 (6.24%) Senior Developer
4 56 (5.55%) Java Developer
5 53 (5.25%) C# Developer
6 50 (4.96%) .NET Developer
6 50 (4.96%) Business Analyst
7 46 (4.56%) SQL Developer
8 44 (4.36%) Architect
9 41 (4.06%) Consultant
9 41 (4.06%) Support Analyst
10 40 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 37 (3.67%) Python Developer
12 33 (3.27%) Graduate
13 32 (3.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 31 (3.07%) Software Developer
15 30 (2.97%) IT Support
16 28 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 28 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 28 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (14.17%) .NET
2 122 (12.09%) HTML
3 101 (10.01%) CSS
4 63 (6.24%) AngularJS
5 62 (6.14%) REST
6 60 (5.95%) ASP.NET
7 59 (5.85%) HTML5
8 45 (4.46%) XML
9 44 (4.36%) RESTful
9 44 (4.36%) Web Services
10 41 (4.06%) JSON
11 37 (3.67%) Node.js
12 35 (3.47%) jQuery
12 35 (3.47%) React
12 35 (3.47%) Spring
13 32 (3.17%) CSS3
14 31 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (2.78%) .NET Framework
16 25 (2.48%) Sass
17 23 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 437 (43.31%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (15.46%) Computer Science
3 73 (7.23%) User Experience
4 69 (6.84%) Fintech
4 69 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
5 66 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.96%) Data Structures
7 39 (3.87%) Management Information System
8 31 (3.07%) Algorithms
9 30 (2.97%) Virtual Team
10 28 (2.78%) Hedge funds
10 28 (2.78%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.58%) Analytical Mindset
12 25 (2.48%) Fixed Income
12 25 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (2.18%) Derivative
14 20 (1.98%) Equities
15 19 (1.88%) Reinsurance
16 10 (0.99%) Robotics
17 9 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 140 (13.88%) Windows
2 110 (10.90%) Linux
3 48 (4.76%) Unix
4 40 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 25 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.19%) Android
10 10 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.20%) Debian
15 2 (0.20%) Solaris
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.099%) AIX
16 1 (0.099%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (9.81%) OO
3 97 (9.61%) DevOps
4 95 (9.42%) TDD
5 94 (9.32%) Scrum
6 83 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
7 81 (8.03%) ITIL
8 78 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 77 (7.63%) MVC
9 77 (7.63%) Project Management
10 76 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 73 (7.23%) Microservices
11 73 (7.23%) Time Management
12 72 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 70 (6.94%) Mathematics
14 66 (6.54%) Test Automation
15 62 (6.14%) Business Analysis
16 59 (5.85%) Unit Testing
17 58 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (5.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 329 (32.61%) SQL
2 207 (20.52%) Java
3 184 (18.24%) C#
4 165 (16.35%) Python
5 157 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 90 (8.92%) C++
7 59 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 43 (4.26%) Java 8
9 41 (4.06%) Bash Shell
9 41 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.96%) PHP
11 31 (3.07%) Perl
12 28 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 25 (2.48%) R
14 23 (2.28%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.28%) Ruby
15 22 (2.18%) Scala
16 21 (2.08%) VBA
17 18 (1.78%) C
18 16 (1.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 213 (21.11%) Degree
2 61 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (3.17%) CCNP
5 31 (3.07%) CCIE
6 20 (1.98%) CISSP
7 11 (1.09%) CISM
7 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.99%) CISA
8 10 (0.99%) MCSE
9 8 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.79%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.69%) CCNA
10 7 (0.69%) ISEB
10 7 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.69%) MBA
10 7 (0.69%) PhD
10 7 (0.69%) PMP
10 7 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.35%) QA
2 15 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.09%) GDPR
4 10 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.59%) ISO 8583
5 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.59%) MiFID
5 6 (0.59%) SLA
6 5 (0.50%) PMO
7 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.20%) WAI
9 1 (0.099%) GAAP
9 1 (0.099%) IFRS
9 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 112 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.78%) Docker
4 9 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.89%) XenApp
5 6 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.40%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.20%) ACF2
9 2 (0.20%) HDFS
9 2 (0.20%) RACF
10 1 (0.099%) LXC
10 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (2.48%) Ansible
2 23 (2.28%) Puppet
3 22 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.99%) SCCM
5 8 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (0.69%) Graphite
6 7 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.69%) logstash
7 6 (0.59%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.59%) Mesos
7 6 (0.59%) Salt
7 6 (0.59%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.50%) Nagios
8 5 (0.50%) Terraform
9 4 (0.40%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.30%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.30%) ThinApp
11 2 (0.20%) Rancher
11 2 (0.20%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 206 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.55%) VMware
3 50 (4.96%) Cisco
4 48 (4.76%) Oracle
5 47 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
6 40 (3.96%) Citrix
7 38 (3.77%) CheckPoint
8 31 (3.07%) F5
9 23 (2.28%) SAP
10 22 (2.18%) Tableau
11 20 (1.98%) Palo Alto
12 19 (1.88%) Google
13 14 (1.39%) Apple
13 14 (1.39%) Juniper
14 13 (1.29%) HP
15 11 (1.09%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.89%) Ivanti
16 9 (0.89%) MicroStrategy
16 9 (0.89%) Splunk
17 8 (0.79%) TIBCO