Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 750 769 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.24% 7.40% 7.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 7.98% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 633 692 718
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £33,965 £29,775 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -4.35%

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 8,510 9,636 10,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.47% 92.73% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,335 8,557 8,933
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 10 £42,500 -14.57%
Moorgate - 4 £65,000 - 1
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 257 (34.27%) Finance
2 249 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (32.53%) Analytical Skills
4 203 (27.07%) SQL
5 162 (21.60%) Python
6 157 (20.93%) Degree
7 137 (18.27%) AWS
8 132 (17.60%) Computer Science
9 131 (17.47%) C#
10 130 (17.33%) Windows
11 127 (16.93%) JavaScript
12 116 (15.47%) Azure
13 111 (14.80%) Java
13 111 (14.80%) Microsoft
14 104 (13.87%) DevOps
15 96 (12.80%) Linux
16 91 (12.13%) HTML
17 88 (11.73%) .NET
18 87 (11.60%) SQL Server
18 87 (11.60%) Project Management
19 84 (11.20%) Analytics
20 80 (10.67%) CSS
21 74 (9.87%) Banking
22 73 (9.73%) Software Engineering
23 72 (9.60%) Scrum
23 72 (9.60%) Fintech
24 69 (9.20%) PowerShell
25 67 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
26 64 (8.53%) User Experience
26 64 (8.53%) VMware

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 21 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.67%) CMS
3 19 (2.53%) Apache
4 14 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.47%) Confluence
7 10 (1.33%) IIS
8 9 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.07%) JBoss
10 6 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.67%) nginx
11 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.40%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.40%) WordPress
14 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 37 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.87%) Sketch
4 11 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.53%) InDesign
8 4 (0.53%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.40%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.40%) InVision
10 2 (0.27%) Figma
10 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.67%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.27%) Magento
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.27%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 137 (18.27%) AWS
2 116 (15.47%) Azure
3 53 (7.07%) Office 365
4 21 (2.80%) GCP
4 21 (2.80%) Power Platform
5 17 (2.27%) SaaS
6 16 (2.13%) Serverless
7 12 (1.60%) Google Analytics
8 10 (1.33%) GitHub
9 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.67%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.67%) npm
11 5 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.40%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.40%) Heroku
12 3 (0.40%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.13%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.80%) BGP
3 19 (2.53%) DNS
4 14 (1.87%) Firewall
5 12 (1.60%) LAN
6 10 (1.33%) DHCP
7 9 (1.20%) WAN
8 8 (1.07%) VoIP
8 8 (1.07%) VPN
9 7 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.80%) HTTP
10 6 (0.80%) Internet
10 6 (0.80%) Wireless
11 5 (0.67%) Skype
12 3 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.40%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.40%) SAN
13 2 (0.27%) FTP
13 2 (0.27%) SSL
13 2 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (4.27%) Big Data
4 30 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.53%) Power BI
8 19 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.87%) Snowflake Schema
11 13 (1.73%) MySQL
12 12 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.47%) KDB
13 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (1.33%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (1.20%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (4.93%) Git (software)
1 37 (4.93%) JIRA
2 36 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (1.87%) gulp
5 14 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.07%) Grunt
7 8 (1.07%) Jasmine
7 8 (1.07%) Protractor
8 7 (0.93%) ERwin
8 7 (0.93%) JUnit
8 7 (0.93%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (0.80%) Cypress.io
9 6 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (0.80%) Mocha
9 6 (0.80%) MSTest
9 6 (0.80%) NUnit
10 5 (0.67%) Mockito
General
1 257 (34.27%) Finance
2 74 (9.87%) Banking
3 52 (6.93%) Marketing
4 38 (5.07%) Front Office
5 26 (3.47%) Retail
6 25 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.80%) Advertising
8 14 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.87%) Law
9 11 (1.47%) Legal
10 9 (1.20%) Back Office
10 9 (1.20%) Public Sector
11 8 (1.07%) Publishing
11 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.67%) Games
12 5 (0.67%) Housing Association
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.40%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 211 (28.13%) Developer
2 105 (14.00%) Analyst
3 48 (6.40%) .NET Developer
4 44 (5.87%) Architect
4 44 (5.87%) Support Engineer
5 38 (5.07%) C# Developer
6 29 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (3.87%) Project Manager
6 29 (3.87%) Senior Developer
7 27 (3.60%) Support Analyst
8 26 (3.47%) Administrator
8 26 (3.47%) Applications Support
9 25 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 25 (3.33%) Consultant
10 23 (3.07%) Lead Developer
10 23 (3.07%) Software Engineer
11 21 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 21 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (2.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (12.13%) HTML
2 88 (11.73%) .NET
3 80 (10.67%) CSS
4 46 (6.13%) AngularJS
4 46 (6.13%) React
5 40 (5.33%) HTML5
6 38 (5.07%) ASP.NET
7 34 (4.53%) XML
8 32 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (4.27%) REST
9 28 (3.73%) FIX Protocol
10 23 (3.07%) Spring
11 19 (2.53%) CSS3
11 19 (2.53%) jQuery
12 18 (2.40%) .NET Core
12 18 (2.40%) Node.js
12 18 (2.40%) RESTful
13 15 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (1.87%) Redux
14 14 (1.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 244 (32.53%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.53%) User Experience
3 63 (8.40%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (5.87%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.13%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.67%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.53%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.87%) Equities
10 14 (1.87%) iPad
10 14 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
11 12 (1.60%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.60%) iPhone
12 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 130 (17.33%) Windows
2 96 (12.80%) Linux
3 53 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 46 (6.13%) Unix
5 38 (5.07%) Windows 10
6 30 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.73%) Android
8 10 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.20%) Solaris
9 9 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.67%) CentOS
11 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (17.60%) Computer Science
3 104 (13.87%) DevOps
4 87 (11.60%) Project Management
5 84 (11.20%) Analytics
6 73 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 72 (9.60%) Fintech
7 72 (9.60%) Scrum
8 59 (7.87%) SDLC
9 57 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (7.47%) OO
11 49 (6.53%) Decision-Making
11 49 (6.53%) ITIL
12 45 (6.00%) Project Delivery
13 44 (5.87%) Artificial Intelligence
14 43 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (5.73%) MVC
14 43 (5.73%) TDD
15 42 (5.60%) Critical Thinking
15 42 (5.60%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 203 (27.07%) SQL
2 162 (21.60%) Python
3 131 (17.47%) C#
4 127 (16.93%) JavaScript
5 111 (14.80%) Java
6 69 (9.20%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.13%) C++
8 37 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 35 (4.67%) Bash Shell
9 35 (4.67%) Ruby
10 30 (4.00%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.73%) Scala
12 19 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.60%) PHP
14 11 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.33%) C
15 10 (1.33%) R
15 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.20%) Bourne shell
16 9 (1.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 157 (20.93%) Degree
2 67 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 17 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.20%) PhD
7 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.67%) CFA
8 5 (0.67%) CISSP
9 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.53%) CISM
9 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.53%) MCSE
9 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.40%) CCNP
10 3 (0.40%) HND
10 3 (0.40%) MCP
11 2 (0.27%) CCNA
11 2 (0.27%) ISEB
11 2 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.40%) QA
2 22 (2.93%) SLA
3 16 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.20%) GDPR
5 5 (0.67%) MiFID
6 4 (0.53%) COBIT
6 4 (0.53%) EMIR
6 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) PMO
7 3 (0.40%) NIST
8 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.27%) GAAP
8 2 (0.27%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.13%) FINRA
9 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.60%) Docker
4 41 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.80%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.93%) Firmware
7 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) ACF2
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (5.47%) Terraform
2 34 (4.53%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.80%) Puppet
4 14 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.33%) Ansible
6 7 (0.93%) Consul
7 6 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.53%) Grafana
9 4 (0.53%) Packer
9 4 (0.53%) SCCM
10 3 (0.40%) Control-M
10 3 (0.40%) Kibana
11 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.27%) QRadar
12 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.53%) VMware
3 33 (4.40%) Oracle
4 29 (3.87%) Google
5 28 (3.73%) Citrix
6 26 (3.47%) Adobe
6 26 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.80%) LogicMonitor
8 12 (1.60%) Sybase
9 11 (1.47%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.47%) Tableau
10 9 (1.20%) Apple
10 9 (1.20%) Cisco
10 9 (1.20%) MuleSoft
10 9 (1.20%) Remedy
11 8 (1.07%) Polycom
12 7 (0.93%) Talend
13 6 (0.80%) Ivanti
13 6 (0.80%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.80%) SnapLogic