Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 975 766 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.80% 7.72% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.58% 8.42% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 867 669 936
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.98% +6.36%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,750 £81,250 £83,875
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +6.67%

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 10,177 9,093 10,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.88% 91.64% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9,104 8,211 9,942
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.68%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -7 5 £52,500 -
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 425 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
2 390 (40.00%) Finance
3 305 (31.28%) SQL
4 288 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (21.13%) Microsoft
6 196 (20.10%) C#
7 193 (19.79%) Degree
8 184 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 175 (17.95%) Java
10 158 (16.21%) Python
11 142 (14.56%) Windows
11 142 (14.56%) Computer Science
12 138 (14.15%) .NET
13 131 (13.44%) JavaScript
14 125 (12.82%) Banking
15 116 (11.90%) Active Directory
16 113 (11.59%) HTML
17 98 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
18 97 (9.95%) Linux
19 92 (9.44%) CSS
20 90 (9.23%) Scrum
21 88 (9.03%) ITIL
22 85 (8.72%) TDD
23 83 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
24 82 (8.41%) OO
25 80 (8.21%) C++
26 79 (8.10%) DevOps
27 78 (8.00%) User Experience
27 78 (8.00%) Project Management
27 78 (8.00%) MVC

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 31 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.87%) CMS
3 24 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.64%) SAS
6 13 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.33%) IIS
7 12 (1.23%) Apache
7 12 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.13%) WordPress
9 7 (0.72%) Confluence
10 6 (0.62%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.51%) nginx
12 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.41%) Mule
12 4 (0.41%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.31%) InDesign
9 3 (0.31%) InVision
9 3 (0.31%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.21%) Maya
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.10%) Autodesk Flame
11 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Shopify
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.10%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 98 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.51%) Office 365
4 22 (2.26%) SaaS
5 13 (1.33%) GitHub
6 11 (1.13%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.03%) Serverless
8 8 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.82%) IaaS
9 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.62%) npm
10 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.51%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.41%) PaaS
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
12 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.31%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.54%) Firewall
2 34 (3.49%) Internet
3 30 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 30 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 30 (3.08%) WAN
4 27 (2.77%) VPN
5 23 (2.36%) SNMP
6 22 (2.26%) DNS
7 21 (2.15%) Network Security
8 17 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (1.74%) MPLS
9 16 (1.64%) BGP
9 16 (1.64%) NetScaler
9 16 (1.64%) SAN
10 15 (1.54%) LAN
11 14 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (1.33%) DHCP
12 13 (1.33%) TCP/IP
13 12 (1.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (4.82%) MySQL
5 39 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 38 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 31 (3.18%) Big Data
9 27 (2.77%) NoSQL
9 27 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.36%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.23%) OLAP
15 12 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.23%) Redis
16 11 (1.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 58 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.54%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (3.59%) Jenkins
5 33 (3.38%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.18%) Selenium
7 29 (2.97%) JIRA
8 20 (2.05%) Subversion
9 18 (1.85%) WebDriver
10 17 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.33%) Maven
12 11 (1.13%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.13%) Protractor
13 9 (0.92%) gulp
14 8 (0.82%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.82%) NUnit
14 8 (0.82%) webpack
15 7 (0.72%) Ant
15 7 (0.72%) Grunt
15 7 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 390 (40.00%) Finance
2 125 (12.82%) Banking
3 51 (5.23%) Advertising
4 43 (4.41%) Retail
5 33 (3.38%) Back Office
6 30 (3.08%) Marketing
7 26 (2.67%) Games
8 22 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.15%) Front Office
9 21 (2.15%) Law
10 20 (2.05%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.74%) Legal
12 12 (1.23%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.62%) Billing
14 5 (0.51%) French Language
14 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 293 (30.05%) Developer
2 201 (20.62%) Analyst
3 69 (7.08%) Senior Developer
4 56 (5.74%) Business Analyst
4 56 (5.74%) SQL Developer
5 52 (5.33%) .NET Developer
5 52 (5.33%) C# Developer
6 47 (4.82%) Java Developer
7 44 (4.51%) Consultant
8 38 (3.90%) Python Developer
8 38 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 36 (3.69%) Support Analyst
10 35 (3.59%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 34 (3.49%) Applications Support
12 30 (3.08%) Software Developer
12 30 (3.08%) Team Leader
13 29 (2.97%) IT Support
14 28 (2.87%) Junior
15 27 (2.77%) Graduate
15 27 (2.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (14.15%) .NET
2 113 (11.59%) HTML
3 92 (9.44%) CSS
4 57 (5.85%) ASP.NET
5 53 (5.44%) AngularJS
6 42 (4.31%) HTML5
6 42 (4.31%) REST
7 41 (4.21%) XML
8 38 (3.90%) JSON
8 38 (3.90%) Web Services
9 33 (3.38%) RESTful
9 33 (3.38%) Spring
10 32 (3.28%) .NET Framework
10 32 (3.28%) jQuery
11 30 (3.08%) React
12 27 (2.77%) Node.js
12 27 (2.77%) WCF
13 26 (2.67%) CSS3
14 25 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 425 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (14.56%) Computer Science
3 78 (8.00%) User Experience
4 72 (7.38%) Fintech
5 67 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (4.10%) Management Information System
8 36 (3.69%) Data Structures
8 36 (3.69%) Mobile App
9 34 (3.49%) Hedge funds
10 27 (2.77%) Algorithms
10 27 (2.77%) Analytical Mindset
11 23 (2.36%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.74%) Derivative
12 17 (1.74%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.74%) Reinsurance
13 14 (1.44%) Equities
14 11 (1.13%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 142 (14.56%) Windows
2 97 (9.95%) Linux
3 47 (4.82%) Unix
4 35 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 34 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 32 (3.28%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.64%) Android
9 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.21%) Debian
16 1 (0.10%) AIX
16 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.10%) HPUX
16 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (9.23%) Scrum
3 88 (9.03%) ITIL
4 85 (8.72%) TDD
5 83 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 82 (8.41%) OO
7 79 (8.10%) DevOps
8 78 (8.00%) MVC
8 78 (8.00%) Project Management
9 76 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (7.49%) Mathematics
11 72 (7.38%) Time Management
12 67 (6.87%) Microservices
13 66 (6.77%) Software Engineering
14 64 (6.56%) Business Analysis
15 63 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (6.36%) Analytics
16 62 (6.36%) Test Automation
17 56 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 52 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 305 (31.28%) SQL
2 196 (20.10%) C#
3 175 (17.95%) Java
4 158 (16.21%) Python
5 131 (13.44%) JavaScript
6 80 (8.21%) C++
7 48 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 43 (4.41%) Java 8
9 40 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 40 (4.10%) PowerShell
10 33 (3.38%) Perl
11 32 (3.28%) PHP
12 25 (2.56%) Scala
13 23 (2.36%) R
13 23 (2.36%) Shell Script
14 22 (2.26%) VBA
15 21 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 21 (2.15%) Ruby
15 21 (2.15%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 193 (19.79%) Degree
2 49 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (3.28%) CCNP
5 31 (3.18%) CCIE
6 15 (1.54%) CISSP
7 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.13%) MCSE
9 9 (0.92%) CISA
9 9 (0.92%) CISM
9 9 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (0.92%) PhD
10 8 (0.82%) PMP
11 7 (0.72%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.62%) CCNA
12 6 (0.62%) MBA
12 6 (0.62%) MCSA
12 6 (0.62%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.51%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.23%) QA
2 16 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.33%) GDPR
4 11 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.03%) MiFID
6 7 (0.72%) SLA
7 6 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.62%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.31%) PMO
9 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) WAI
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) SEPA
10 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 116 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.28%) Docker
4 17 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.03%) XenApp
6 9 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.51%) vSphere
9 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.31%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.21%) HDFS
13 1 (0.10%) RACF
13 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 26 (2.67%) Ansible
2 21 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.95%) Puppet
4 10 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.03%) SCCM
5 8 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (0.82%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.72%) Graphite
6 7 (0.72%) logstash
7 6 (0.62%) Nagios
7 6 (0.62%) Salt
8 5 (0.51%) Terraform
9 4 (0.41%) SCOM
9 4 (0.41%) ThinApp
9 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.31%) Mesos
10 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 206 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.64%) VMware
3 53 (5.44%) Cisco
4 43 (4.41%) Oracle
5 42 (4.31%) Citrix
6 36 (3.69%) CheckPoint
7 33 (3.38%) Google
8 30 (3.08%) F5
8 30 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (3.08%) Tableau
9 19 (1.95%) Palo Alto
10 18 (1.85%) SAP
11 17 (1.74%) Apple
12 14 (1.44%) Juniper
13 13 (1.33%) Splunk
14 11 (1.13%) Ivanti
15 10 (1.03%) HP
16 9 (0.92%) Cognos
16 9 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
17 8 (0.82%) NetApp