Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 969 954 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.79% 9.42% 8.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 10.37% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 835 840 1,066
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,675 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,200 £92,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £56,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.75% +3.64% +10.00%

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 10,180 9,200 12,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.30% 90.84% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,006 8,282 11,015
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -3 6 £53,750 +34.38%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 422 (43.55%) Analytical Skills
2 417 (43.03%) Finance
3 304 (31.37%) SQL
4 269 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (24.05%) Microsoft
6 217 (22.39%) Degree
7 200 (20.64%) Java
8 199 (20.54%) SQL Server
9 181 (18.68%) C#
10 155 (16.00%) Python
11 151 (15.58%) JavaScript
12 148 (15.27%) .NET
13 146 (15.07%) Computer Science
14 137 (14.14%) Windows
15 132 (13.62%) Banking
16 113 (11.66%) HTML
17 108 (11.15%) Linux
18 98 (10.11%) Active Directory
19 96 (9.91%) Scrum
20 94 (9.70%) OO
21 93 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
22 92 (9.49%) CSS
23 85 (8.77%) ITIL
23 85 (8.77%) MVC
23 85 (8.77%) DevOps
24 83 (8.57%) VMware
24 83 (8.57%) TDD
25 82 (8.46%) Project Management
26 78 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
26 78 (8.05%) AngularJS

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 40 (4.13%) CMS
2 31 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.27%) IIS
5 17 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.44%) SAS
7 13 (1.34%) Confluence
8 12 (1.24%) Apache
9 10 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.03%) WordPress
10 9 (0.93%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.93%) JBoss
11 7 (0.72%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.62%) Anypoint
12 6 (0.62%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.31%) Moodle
14 3 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 75 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.41%) SPSS
6 4 (0.41%) Stata
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.21%) InDesign
8 2 (0.21%) InVision
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.10%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.31%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.02%) Office 365
4 21 (2.17%) SaaS
5 18 (1.86%) GitHub
6 16 (1.65%) PaaS
7 11 (1.14%) IaaS
8 9 (0.93%) Serverless
9 8 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.72%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.52%) npm
12 4 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
13 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.31%) G Suite
14 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.26%) Firewall
2 33 (3.41%) WAN
3 31 (3.20%) Internet
4 28 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (2.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 27 (2.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 26 (2.68%) VPN
7 24 (2.48%) Network Security
8 23 (2.37%) DNS
9 22 (2.27%) SAN
10 20 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (1.96%) DHCP
12 18 (1.86%) BGP
12 18 (1.86%) MPLS
12 18 (1.86%) OSPF
13 17 (1.75%) NetScaler
13 17 (1.75%) TCP/IP
14 16 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (1.65%) VPLS
15 15 (1.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (4.64%) MySQL
7 39 (4.02%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.72%) NoSQL
10 34 (3.51%) Big Data
11 26 (2.68%) Power BI
12 25 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (2.17%) OLAP
14 14 (1.44%) Hadoop
14 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 46 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 35 (3.61%) JIRA
5 30 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 29 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.96%) Maven
7 19 (1.96%) Subversion
8 16 (1.65%) Eclipse
9 15 (1.55%) JUnit
9 15 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.44%) Grunt
11 13 (1.34%) NUnit
12 12 (1.24%) Ant
12 12 (1.24%) Selenium
13 11 (1.14%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.03%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.93%) gulp
15 9 (0.93%) webpack
16 7 (0.72%) Protractor
General
1 417 (43.03%) Finance
2 132 (13.62%) Banking
3 43 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 37 (3.82%) Advertising
4 37 (3.82%) Front Office
5 33 (3.41%) Retail
6 31 (3.20%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.17%) Legal
8 17 (1.75%) Back Office
8 17 (1.75%) Marketing
8 17 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.44%) Law
10 13 (1.34%) Games
11 11 (1.14%) Publishing
12 8 (0.83%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.41%) Arabic Language
13 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
14 3 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 314 (32.40%) Developer
2 191 (19.71%) Analyst
3 65 (6.71%) Java Developer
4 52 (5.37%) C# Developer
5 50 (5.16%) Senior Developer
6 47 (4.85%) .NET Developer
7 46 (4.75%) Architect
8 45 (4.64%) SQL Developer
9 43 (4.44%) Consultant
10 39 (4.02%) Graduate
11 38 (3.92%) Business Analyst
12 35 (3.61%) Applications Support
12 35 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 34 (3.51%) Support Engineer
14 33 (3.41%) Support Analyst
15 32 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
15 32 (3.30%) Software Engineer
16 31 (3.20%) Analyst Developer
16 31 (3.20%) Software Developer
17 27 (2.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (15.27%) .NET
2 113 (11.66%) HTML
3 92 (9.49%) CSS
4 78 (8.05%) AngularJS
5 70 (7.22%) ASP.NET
6 60 (6.19%) HTML5
7 52 (5.37%) REST
8 46 (4.75%) React
9 44 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (4.33%) RESTful
11 41 (4.23%) XML
12 39 (4.02%) JSON
13 35 (3.61%) Node.js
14 34 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (3.41%) Web Services
16 28 (2.89%) Spring
17 26 (2.68%) CSS3
18 23 (2.37%) jQuery
18 23 (2.37%) Sass
19 19 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 422 (43.55%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 78 (8.05%) Fintech
4 77 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
5 72 (7.43%) User Experience
6 58 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (4.33%) Management Information System
8 36 (3.72%) Data Structures
9 34 (3.51%) Algorithms
10 32 (3.30%) Virtual Team
11 28 (2.89%) Equities
12 27 (2.79%) Derivative
13 25 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (2.48%) Hedge funds
15 23 (2.37%) Analytical Mindset
15 23 (2.37%) Fixed Income
15 23 (2.37%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.96%) Data Centre
17 16 (1.65%) Reinsurance
18 11 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 137 (14.14%) Windows
2 108 (11.15%) Linux
3 50 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 43 (4.44%) Unix
5 32 (3.30%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.14%) Android
10 9 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.62%) Solaris
14 4 (0.41%) Debian
15 3 (0.31%) CentOS
15 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (9.91%) Scrum
3 94 (9.70%) OO
4 85 (8.77%) DevOps
4 85 (8.77%) ITIL
4 85 (8.77%) MVC
5 83 (8.57%) TDD
6 82 (8.46%) Project Management
7 78 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (7.64%) Software Engineering
9 70 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (7.02%) Analytics
10 68 (7.02%) Mathematics
11 63 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (6.09%) Time Management
13 57 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 56 (5.78%) Microservices
15 52 (5.37%) Unit Testing
16 50 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (4.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 304 (31.37%) SQL
2 200 (20.64%) Java
3 181 (18.68%) C#
4 155 (16.00%) Python
5 151 (15.58%) JavaScript
6 70 (7.22%) T-SQL
7 68 (7.02%) C++
8 52 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 36 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 33 (3.41%) PHP
11 31 (3.20%) Bash Shell
12 30 (3.10%) Java 8
13 26 (2.68%) Perl
14 20 (2.06%) Ruby
15 19 (1.96%) VBA
16 18 (1.86%) R
17 17 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.75%) Scala
18 12 (1.24%) C
18 12 (1.24%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 217 (22.39%) Degree
2 66 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (3.10%) CCNP
5 29 (2.99%) CCIE
6 23 (2.37%) CISSP
7 16 (1.65%) CISM
8 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.34%) MCSE
10 11 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (1.03%) CISA
12 9 (0.93%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.93%) MCSA
13 8 (0.83%) PhD
13 8 (0.83%) Security Cleared
14 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.72%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.72%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.62%) CCNA
15 6 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.60%) QA
2 17 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.44%) GDPR
5 9 (0.93%) SLA
6 8 (0.83%) PMO
7 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.52%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.31%) MiFID
10 2 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.10%) COBIT
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) GAAP
11 1 (0.10%) IFRS
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.10%) PSD2
11 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 41 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.34%) XenApp
4 11 (1.14%) Docker
4 11 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.41%) vSphere
9 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.21%) LXC
11 1 (0.10%) ACF2
11 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.10%) GridGain
11 1 (0.10%) HDFS
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (2.06%) Puppet
2 17 (1.75%) SCCM
3 14 (1.44%) Ansible
4 12 (1.24%) Terraform
5 9 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.93%) vCenter Server
6 5 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.52%) logstash
7 4 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.41%) Mesos
7 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.31%) Graphite
8 3 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.31%) Nagios
9 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.21%) Nessus
10 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 233 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.57%) VMware
3 49 (5.06%) Cisco
4 47 (4.85%) Citrix
5 41 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (3.82%) Oracle
7 32 (3.30%) CheckPoint
8 29 (2.99%) F5
9 21 (2.17%) Juniper
10 18 (1.86%) HP
10 18 (1.86%) SAP
11 16 (1.65%) Apple
11 16 (1.65%) Google
12 15 (1.55%) Palo Alto
13 13 (1.34%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.24%) Tableau
15 9 (0.93%) TIBCO
16 8 (0.83%) Perforce
17 7 (0.72%) Blue Coat
17 7 (0.72%) IBM