Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 452 860 1,014
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.44% 8.23% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 8.81% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 439 772 896
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,450 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £88,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £56,743
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.74% +3.17%

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 5,718 9,758 10,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.17% 93.36% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,979 8,623 9,447
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 5 July 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 5 July 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
Moorgate +5 6 £67,500 -5.26%
London Bridge +3 2 £48,500 -3.00%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 170 (37.61%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (33.85%) Finance
3 137 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (21.68%) SQL
5 80 (17.70%) Python
6 75 (16.59%) Microsoft
7 74 (16.37%) AWS
8 73 (16.15%) Fintech
9 72 (15.93%) Windows
10 68 (15.04%) Java
10 68 (15.04%) Azure
11 60 (13.27%) JavaScript
11 60 (13.27%) Linux
12 57 (12.61%) Degree
13 53 (11.73%) Scrum
13 53 (11.73%) DevOps
14 50 (11.06%) User Experience
14 50 (11.06%) Project Management
15 46 (10.18%) Banking
16 45 (9.96%) HTML
17 43 (9.51%) C#
18 42 (9.29%) SQL Server
18 42 (9.29%) Office 365
18 42 (9.29%) SDLC
19 41 (9.07%) OO
20 40 (8.85%) CSS
21 39 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
21 39 (8.63%) Analytics
22 38 (8.41%) Computer Science
23 36 (7.96%) ITIL

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 17 (3.76%) Apache
2 16 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.21%) CMS
4 8 (1.77%) IIS
4 8 (1.77%) JBoss
4 8 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.77%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.55%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Kentico
7 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.44%) WordPress
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.21%) Sketch
4 8 (1.77%) InVision
5 6 (1.33%) Figma
5 6 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.66%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.22%) SPSS
9 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.44%) Shopify
3 2 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Endur
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 74 (16.37%) AWS
2 68 (15.04%) Azure
3 42 (9.29%) Office 365
4 25 (5.53%) SaaS
5 24 (5.31%) Power Platform
6 11 (2.43%) GCP
7 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.55%) Serverless
9 6 (1.33%) BrowserStack
10 5 (1.11%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.11%) npm
11 4 (0.88%) GitHub
11 4 (0.88%) Heroku
11 4 (0.88%) PaaS
12 3 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.66%) IaaS
12 3 (0.66%) iTunes
13 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.44%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.21%) DNS
2 10 (2.21%) Firewall
2 10 (2.21%) HTTP
3 9 (1.99%) DHCP
4 7 (1.55%) VoIP
4 7 (1.55%) VPN
5 6 (1.33%) WAN
5 6 (1.33%) Wireless
6 5 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.11%) IPsec
6 5 (1.11%) Junos
6 5 (1.11%) PBX
6 5 (1.11%) SMTP
6 5 (1.11%) tcpdump
6 5 (1.11%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.11%) WLAN
7 4 (0.88%) Skype
8 3 (0.66%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.66%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.31%) Power BI
4 23 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.76%) Snowflake Schema
5 17 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.32%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.10%) OLAP
9 13 (2.88%) OLTP
10 12 (2.65%) Big Data
10 12 (2.65%) MySQL
10 12 (2.65%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.21%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.99%) OLAP Cube
13 9 (1.99%) Redis
14 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (6.64%) Git (software)
1 30 (6.64%) JIRA
2 18 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.21%) gulp
5 9 (1.99%) Maven
6 8 (1.77%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.33%) Cypress.io
7 6 (1.33%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.11%) Grunt
8 5 (1.11%) MSTest
8 5 (1.11%) NUnit
9 4 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.88%) ERwin
9 4 (0.88%) GitLab
9 4 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.88%) Protractor
9 4 (0.88%) Ranorex
9 4 (0.88%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 153 (33.85%) Finance
2 46 (10.18%) Banking
3 28 (6.19%) Front Office
4 17 (3.76%) Marketing
5 15 (3.32%) Law
6 14 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.43%) Games
8 8 (1.77%) Advertising
9 7 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.33%) Back Office
11 5 (1.11%) Retail
11 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.88%) Legal
13 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (35.40%) Developer
2 48 (10.62%) Analyst
3 32 (7.08%) Support Engineer
4 25 (5.53%) Project Manager
5 23 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 23 (5.09%) Lead Developer
6 21 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 21 (4.65%) Architect
7 19 (4.20%) .NET Developer
8 18 (3.98%) Consultant
9 17 (3.76%) Quantitative Developer
9 17 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.54%) Report Developer
11 15 (3.32%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.32%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.10%) ETL Developer
13 13 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.88%) SQL Developer
14 11 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.96%) HTML
2 40 (8.85%) CSS
3 32 (7.08%) .NET
4 28 (6.19%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.20%) HTML5
6 17 (3.76%) REST
6 17 (3.76%) Web Services
7 16 (3.54%) JSON
7 16 (3.54%) Kafka
7 16 (3.54%) React
7 16 (3.54%) XML
8 15 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (3.10%) jQuery
9 14 (3.10%) Redux
9 14 (3.10%) Sass
10 12 (2.65%) CSS3
10 12 (2.65%) SOAP
11 11 (2.43%) Vue.js
12 10 (2.21%) React Native
13 9 (1.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 170 (37.61%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (11.06%) User Experience
3 31 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.32%) Virtual Team
7 14 (3.10%) Equities
8 12 (2.65%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.55%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.55%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.11%) Derivative
12 5 (1.11%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.88%) PKI
14 3 (0.66%) iPad
14 3 (0.66%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.93%) Windows
2 60 (13.27%) Linux
3 27 (5.97%) Windows 10
4 24 (5.31%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.20%) Android
5 19 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.76%) Unix
7 14 (3.10%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.66%) CentOS
14 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.15%) Fintech
3 53 (11.73%) DevOps
3 53 (11.73%) Scrum
4 50 (11.06%) Project Management
5 42 (9.29%) SDLC
6 41 (9.07%) OO
7 39 (8.63%) Analytics
7 39 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (8.41%) Computer Science
9 36 (7.96%) Data Modelling
9 36 (7.96%) ITIL
10 35 (7.74%) Artificial Intelligence
11 34 (7.52%) Migration
12 33 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (6.86%) Mathematics
13 31 (6.86%) Software Engineering
13 31 (6.86%) Test Automation
13 31 (6.86%) Time Management
14 29 (6.42%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 98 (21.68%) SQL
2 80 (17.70%) Python
3 68 (15.04%) Java
4 60 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.51%) C#
6 27 (5.97%) C++
7 22 (4.87%) Scala
8 20 (4.42%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.98%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.32%) Kotlin
12 13 (2.88%) PHP
13 10 (2.21%) Go
13 10 (2.21%) Java 8
14 9 (1.99%) C
15 8 (1.77%) Ruby
16 7 (1.55%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 57 (12.61%) Degree
2 24 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.11%) MCSE
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.88%) ISEB
8 3 (0.66%) CCNA
8 3 (0.66%) HND
8 3 (0.66%) MBA
8 3 (0.66%) MCITP
8 3 (0.66%) MCSA
9 2 (0.44%) CCDA
9 2 (0.44%) CCDP
9 2 (0.44%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) CISSP
9 2 (0.44%) PhD
9 2 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.08%) QA
2 8 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.33%) SLA
4 5 (1.11%) PMO
5 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.66%) NIST
7 2 (0.44%) FINRA
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.22%) EMIR
8 1 (0.22%) GAAP
8 1 (0.22%) GDPR
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.19%) Docker
3 14 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.55%) Firmware
6 3 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.66%) vSphere
6 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.44%) HDFS
7 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 22 (4.87%) Terraform
3 11 (2.43%) Puppet
4 7 (1.55%) Ansible
4 7 (1.55%) Control-M
5 6 (1.33%) Grafana
5 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.11%) SCCM
7 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.88%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.66%) Nagios
9 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.22%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.31%) VMware
3 23 (5.09%) Oracle
4 13 (2.88%) Google
5 10 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.99%) Apple
6 9 (1.99%) Tableau
7 8 (1.77%) Informatica
7 8 (1.77%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.55%) Cisco
8 7 (1.55%) HP
8 7 (1.55%) Juniper
8 7 (1.55%) SnapLogic
8 7 (1.55%) Talend
9 6 (1.33%) Adobe
9 6 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.11%) Avaya
10 5 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.11%) Citrix
10 5 (1.11%) Ivanti