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

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 793 361 452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.84% 6.60% 7.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.36% 6.91% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 607 291 395
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £97,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% +8.33%

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 7,658 5,221 5,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.00% 95.43% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,782 4,667 5,058
10th Percentile £45,501 £43,750 £42,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Moorgate -7 3 £42,500 -15.00%
London Bridge -5 1 £120,000 +41.18%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 353 (44.51%) Social Skills
2 317 (39.97%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (38.97%) Finance
4 299 (37.70%) Agile
5 268 (33.80%) SQL
6 185 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 171 (21.56%) Azure
8 167 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (15.51%) Java
9 123 (15.51%) AWS
10 115 (14.50%) Microservices
11 112 (14.12%) DevOps
12 110 (13.87%) Python
13 109 (13.75%) Microsoft
14 105 (13.24%) .NET
15 100 (12.61%) SQL Server
16 98 (12.36%) C#
17 94 (11.85%) Degree
18 90 (11.35%) QA
19 85 (10.72%) Machine Learning
20 84 (10.59%) Git (software)
21 83 (10.47%) Business Analysis
22 82 (10.34%) Linux
23 80 (10.09%) Scrum
24 79 (9.96%) People Management
25 78 (9.84%) Analytics
26 77 (9.71%) Presentation Skills
27 75 (9.46%) Thought Leadership
27 75 (9.46%) Power Platform
27 75 (9.46%) OO

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 (4.92%) Confluence
2 29 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.66%) Umbraco
3 17 (2.14%) SAS
4 14 (1.77%) Apache
5 9 (1.13%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.38%) Drupal
7 3 (0.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.25%) WordPress
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.76%) Sketch
6 5 (0.63%) InVision
6 5 (0.63%) Maple
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.88%) Fidessa
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.25%) Global One
3 2 (0.25%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.25%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.25%) Toggl
3 2 (0.25%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.13%) BambooHR
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 171 (21.56%) Azure
2 123 (15.51%) AWS
3 75 (9.46%) Power Platform
4 36 (4.54%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (3.28%) SaaS
6 25 (3.15%) Azure DevOps
7 23 (2.90%) Serverless
8 22 (2.77%) Collibra
9 21 (2.65%) Snowflake
10 19 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 18 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (2.14%) Matillion
13 13 (1.64%) Amazon S3
13 13 (1.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 9 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (1.13%) GCP
14 9 (1.13%) PowerApps
14 9 (1.13%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
15 8 (1.01%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 8 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.28%) Internet
2 18 (2.27%) Firewall
3 14 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.39%) LAN
5 10 (1.26%) WAN
6 8 (1.01%) VoIP
7 7 (0.88%) WebEx
8 6 (0.76%) DNS
8 6 (0.76%) Multicast
8 6 (0.76%) Network Security
8 6 (0.76%) VPN
8 6 (0.76%) Wireless
9 5 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (0.63%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.50%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.50%) FTP
10 4 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.38%) SD-WAN
12 2 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.25%) LoRaWAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 52 (6.56%) Power BI
5 42 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (4.54%) Metadata
7 35 (4.41%) MySQL
8 32 (4.04%) RDBMS
9 26 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (2.52%) Data Lake
12 19 (2.40%) NoSQL
12 19 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.77%) Big Data
13 14 (1.77%) Tableau
14 11 (1.39%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.39%) Redis
15 10 (1.26%) MongoDB
15 10 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (1.01%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 84 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.32%) JIRA
3 35 (4.41%) Maven
4 31 (3.91%) GitLab
5 27 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (1.89%) Artifactory
7 15 (1.89%) SonarQube
8 9 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (0.88%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.76%) Selenium
11 6 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.76%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.63%) NUnit
13 3 (0.38%) JUnit
13 3 (0.38%) Katalon Studio
14 2 (0.25%) Codeception
General
1 353 (44.51%) Social Skills
2 317 (39.97%) Analytical Skills
3 309 (38.97%) Finance
4 77 (9.71%) Presentation Skills
5 46 (5.80%) Banking
6 40 (5.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 38 (4.79%) Organisational Skills
8 36 (4.54%) Advertising
9 33 (4.16%) Marketing
10 32 (4.04%) Retail
11 27 (3.40%) Legal
12 22 (2.77%) Public Sector
13 21 (2.65%) Front Office
14 17 (2.14%) Law
15 15 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
16 14 (1.77%) Investment Banking
17 13 (1.64%) Publishing
18 12 (1.51%) Back Office
18 12 (1.51%) Electronics
19 11 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 203 (25.60%) Analyst
2 172 (21.69%) Developer
3 78 (9.84%) Business Analyst
4 56 (7.06%) Software Engineer
5 54 (6.81%) Data Analyst
6 50 (6.31%) Development Manager
7 40 (5.04%) Systems Analyst
8 34 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 32 (4.04%) Applications Support
9 32 (4.04%) Java Developer
10 29 (3.66%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.53%) Consultant
12 27 (3.40%) Software Developer
12 27 (3.40%) Support Engineer
13 23 (2.90%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.77%) Support Analyst
15 21 (2.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 21 (2.65%) SQL Analyst
16 20 (2.52%) Analytics Developer
16 20 (2.52%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (13.24%) .NET
2 55 (6.94%) React
3 49 (6.18%) HTML
4 44 (5.55%) Spring
5 42 (5.30%) CSS
6 41 (5.17%) AngularJS
7 36 (4.54%) .NET Core
8 31 (3.91%) Sass
9 28 (3.53%) Semantic HTML
10 24 (3.03%) REST
11 21 (2.65%) XML
12 20 (2.52%) RESTful
13 16 (2.02%) Node.js
14 15 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (1.51%) ADO
15 12 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
16 11 (1.39%) Kafka
16 11 (1.39%) Spring Boot
17 10 (1.26%) .NET Framework
18 9 (1.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 44 (5.55%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.03%) User Experience
5 21 (2.65%) Derivative
6 20 (2.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 20 (2.52%) Reference Data
7 18 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.14%) Cyberattack
8 17 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (2.02%) Cybercrime
10 15 (1.89%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.77%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.77%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.39%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
12 11 (1.39%) NHS
12 11 (1.39%) Reinsurance
13 10 (1.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.34%) Linux
2 70 (8.83%) Windows
3 23 (2.90%) Unix
4 16 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.39%) Android
7 8 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (37.70%) Agile
2 185 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 167 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (14.50%) Microservices
5 112 (14.12%) DevOps
6 85 (10.72%) Machine Learning
7 83 (10.47%) Business Analysis
8 80 (10.09%) Scrum
9 79 (9.96%) People Management
10 78 (9.84%) Analytics
11 75 (9.46%) OO
11 75 (9.46%) Thought Leadership
12 73 (9.21%) Project Management
13 72 (9.08%) Data Governance
14 70 (8.83%) TDD
15 69 (8.70%) ETL
15 69 (8.70%) Mentoring
16 64 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (8.07%) Data Modelling
17 63 (7.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 268 (33.80%) SQL
2 123 (15.51%) Java
3 110 (13.87%) Python
4 98 (12.36%) C#
5 49 (6.18%) JavaScript
6 40 (5.04%) C++
7 25 (3.15%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.27%) Bash
9 17 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.02%) VBA
11 14 (1.77%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.64%) Go
12 13 (1.64%) Perl
13 11 (1.39%) C
13 11 (1.39%) PHP
13 11 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 9 (1.13%) Ruby
16 7 (0.88%) R
17 6 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (11.85%) Degree
2 29 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.50%) CISM
8 4 (0.50%) CISSP
9 3 (0.38%) CCNA
9 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.38%) PMP
9 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.13%) CRISC
11 1 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (11.35%) QA
2 50 (6.31%) Data Quality
3 38 (4.79%) GDPR
4 31 (3.91%) SLA
5 19 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.13%) PMO
7 4 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.25%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.25%) IFRS
8 2 (0.25%) MiFID
8 2 (0.25%) NIST
8 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.13%) CDISC
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 43 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.16%) Docker
3 8 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.38%) Ceph
5 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.25%) zsh
7 1 (0.13%) Postfix
7 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (2.52%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.89%) Terraform
3 12 (1.51%) Kibana
3 12 (1.51%) logstash
4 11 (1.39%) Ansible
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.63%) Grafana
6 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.50%) SCCM
7 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.38%) Puppet
9 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.25%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.13%) Istio
10 1 (0.13%) Rancher
10 1 (0.13%) VxRail
Vendors
1 109 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.55%) Informatica
3 37 (4.67%) Oracle
4 31 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.65%) Talend
6 19 (2.40%) Google
7 17 (2.14%) Sybase
8 16 (2.02%) VMware
9 14 (1.77%) SAP
10 13 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 12 (1.51%) IBM
12 10 (1.26%) Adobe
13 9 (1.13%) Cisco
13 9 (1.13%) Citrix
13 9 (1.13%) SnapLogic
14 7 (0.88%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.76%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.76%) Murex
16 5 (0.63%) Charles River
16 5 (0.63%) Red Hat