Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 24 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 786 872 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.69% 8.07% 9.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.34% 8.65% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 706 735 905
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,535 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £91,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £56,743 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.74% -1.32% +4.55%

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 9,425 10,082 9,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.19% 93.32% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,345 8,885 8,677
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 0 3 £49,750 -7.44%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 327 (41.60%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (36.01%) Finance
3 272 (34.61%) SQL
4 243 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (25.57%) Microsoft
6 154 (19.59%) Degree
7 147 (18.70%) Windows
8 132 (16.79%) SQL Server
9 126 (16.03%) C#
10 119 (15.14%) Python
11 111 (14.12%) Computer Science
12 105 (13.36%) Analytics
13 101 (12.85%) .NET
14 95 (12.09%) JavaScript
15 91 (11.58%) Java
16 90 (11.45%) Active Directory
17 87 (11.07%) Project Management
18 83 (10.56%) Banking
19 81 (10.31%) JIRA
20 77 (9.80%) Test Automation
21 70 (8.91%) HTML
22 67 (8.52%) CSS
23 66 (8.40%) Software Engineering
23 66 (8.40%) DevOps
24 64 (8.14%) Office 365
24 64 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
25 63 (8.02%) Linux
26 62 (7.89%) QA
27 61 (7.76%) Coaching
28 60 (7.63%) Firewall

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 27 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (1.91%) Confluence
4 11 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.51%) Apache
9 4 (0.51%) CMS
9 4 (0.51%) Drupal
10 3 (0.38%) Marvel
10 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.38%) WordPress
11 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (2.16%) AutoCAD
7 10 (1.27%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.76%) InVision
9 4 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.13%) Maya
11 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.51%) Bloomberg AIM
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.38%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.25%) iTrent
5 2 (0.25%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.25%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 1 (0.13%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.14%) Office 365
2 58 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (3.69%) SaaS
5 24 (3.05%) Azure Data Factory
6 16 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.89%) Serverless
9 6 (0.76%) Azure Functions
9 6 (0.76%) GitHub
9 6 (0.76%) npm
10 5 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.64%) Heroku
10 5 (0.64%) Slack
11 4 (0.51%) NuGet
11 4 (0.51%) Trello
12 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.38%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.38%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.63%) Firewall
2 53 (6.74%) BGP
3 52 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 43 (5.47%) WAN
5 37 (4.71%) VPN
6 35 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (4.07%) OSPF
8 31 (3.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 31 (3.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 31 (3.94%) MPLS
9 30 (3.82%) Cisco IOS
9 30 (3.82%) Network Security
10 29 (3.69%) NetScaler
11 28 (3.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (3.44%) NX-OS
12 27 (3.44%) VPLS
13 23 (2.93%) DNS
14 21 (2.67%) VoIP
15 16 (2.04%) Internet
16 15 (1.91%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (5.73%) MySQL
4 39 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 37 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (4.33%) Power BI
7 27 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (3.05%) Big Data
9 23 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (1.91%) Data Lake
13 15 (1.91%) MarkLogic
13 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (1.65%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 81 (10.31%) JIRA
2 48 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 22 (2.80%) Selenium
5 22 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.76%) Bower
9 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.76%) tSQLt
10 5 (0.64%) Appium
10 5 (0.64%) Hudson
10 5 (0.64%) Maven
10 5 (0.64%) Protractor
10 5 (0.64%) webpack
11 4 (0.51%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 283 (36.01%) Finance
2 83 (10.56%) Banking
3 45 (5.73%) Advertising
4 38 (4.83%) Retail
5 36 (4.58%) Marketing
6 24 (3.05%) Back Office
7 20 (2.54%) Legal
8 19 (2.42%) Law
9 14 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.78%) Front Office
9 14 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.89%) Games
12 4 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) International Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 198 (25.19%) Developer
2 157 (19.97%) Analyst
3 59 (7.51%) Support Analyst
4 48 (6.11%) Applications Support
5 42 (5.34%) Network Engineer
6 38 (4.83%) .NET Developer
7 35 (4.45%) C# Developer
7 35 (4.45%) Consultant
8 32 (4.07%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (3.82%) Lead Developer
10 30 (3.82%) Python Developer
11 29 (3.69%) IT Analyst
11 29 (3.69%) IT Support
12 28 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (3.56%) Senior Network Engineer
12 28 (3.56%) Support Engineer
13 27 (3.44%) Network Security Engineer
13 27 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 27 (3.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (12.85%) .NET
2 70 (8.91%) HTML
3 67 (8.52%) CSS
4 45 (5.73%) AngularJS
5 39 (4.96%) Spring
6 35 (4.45%) REST
7 29 (3.69%) ASP.NET
8 27 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (2.80%) .NET Framework
10 21 (2.67%) Node.js
11 20 (2.54%) Kafka
12 19 (2.42%) jQuery
12 19 (2.42%) WCF
13 17 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (2.16%) HTML5
13 17 (2.16%) RESTful
13 17 (2.16%) Spring Boot
14 16 (2.04%) MDX
14 16 (2.04%) Middleware
14 16 (2.04%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 327 (41.60%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (6.23%) Fintech
4 41 (5.22%) User Experience
5 35 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (3.56%) Data Structures
8 27 (3.44%) Reinsurance
9 26 (3.31%) Cloud Native
10 22 (2.80%) Mobile App
11 21 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (2.42%) Algorithms
13 16 (2.04%) Robotics
14 13 (1.65%) Clustering
14 13 (1.65%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.53%) Equities
15 12 (1.53%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.40%) iPhone
17 9 (1.15%) Client/Server
17 9 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 147 (18.70%) Windows
2 63 (8.02%) Linux
3 60 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.45%) Windows 10
5 34 (4.33%) Unix
6 25 (3.18%) Apple iOS
7 23 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.54%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.16%) Android
9 17 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.53%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.89%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.38%) Solaris
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.12%) Computer Science
3 105 (13.36%) Analytics
4 87 (11.07%) Project Management
5 77 (9.80%) Test Automation
6 66 (8.40%) DevOps
6 66 (8.40%) Software Engineering
7 61 (7.76%) Coaching
8 60 (7.63%) Scrum
9 56 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (7.12%) ITIL
10 55 (7.00%) Decision-Making
10 55 (7.00%) Time Management
11 53 (6.74%) SDLC
12 52 (6.62%) Microservices
13 41 (5.22%) Data Analytics
13 41 (5.22%) Mathematics
14 40 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (5.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (5.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 272 (34.61%) SQL
2 126 (16.03%) C#
3 119 (15.14%) Python
4 95 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 91 (11.58%) Java
6 48 (6.11%) PowerShell
7 41 (5.22%) C
8 34 (4.33%) C++
9 30 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 26 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.54%) Go
12 19 (2.42%) R
13 17 (2.16%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 16 (2.04%) Perl
15 15 (1.91%) PHP
16 13 (1.65%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.27%) ES6
18 9 (1.15%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 154 (19.59%) Degree
2 55 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (4.96%) CCNP
5 33 (4.20%) CCIE
6 26 (3.31%) CCIE Security
7 18 (2.29%) Security Cleared
8 16 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.40%) HND
10 11 (1.40%) Master's Degree
10 11 (1.40%) PgMP
10 11 (1.40%) PMP
11 9 (1.15%) CISA
11 9 (1.15%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.89%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.89%) PhD
13 7 (0.89%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.89%) QA
2 23 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.78%) SLA
4 9 (1.15%) PMO
5 8 (1.02%) COBIT
5 8 (1.02%) GDPR
5 8 (1.02%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.51%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 90 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 51 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (3.44%) Docker
3 27 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.54%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.15%) XenApp
7 7 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.76%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.76%) vSphere
9 4 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.13%) HDFS
12 1 (0.13%) KVM
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (3.44%) Puppet
1 27 (3.44%) Terraform
2 23 (2.93%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.29%) SCCM
4 12 (1.53%) Ansible
5 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.64%) Nagios
8 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.25%) SCOM
10 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.25%) vRealize
10 2 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 201 (25.57%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.63%) VMware
3 55 (7.00%) Cisco
4 49 (6.23%) Oracle
5 38 (4.83%) CheckPoint
6 34 (4.33%) Juniper
7 33 (4.20%) F5
8 29 (3.69%) Citrix
9 20 (2.54%) LogicMonitor
9 20 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (2.29%) Databricks
11 16 (2.04%) Google
11 16 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.91%) Cognizant
12 15 (1.91%) Ivanti
13 14 (1.78%) Apple
13 14 (1.78%) Tableau
14 13 (1.65%) HP
15 12 (1.53%) SAP
16 11 (1.40%) Palo Alto