Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 25 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 832 780 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.82% 7.47% 8.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 8.03% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 736 687 899
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +7.48%

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 9,764 9,710 10,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.83% 92.99% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,727 8,763 9,309
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -1 4 £49,750 -5.24%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 358 (43.03%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (33.53%) Finance
3 272 (32.69%) SQL
4 258 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (24.16%) Microsoft
6 167 (20.07%) Windows
7 161 (19.35%) C#
8 158 (18.99%) Degree
9 147 (17.67%) SQL Server
10 120 (14.42%) .NET
11 119 (14.30%) Python
12 116 (13.94%) Java
13 115 (13.82%) Active Directory
14 109 (13.10%) Computer Science
15 106 (12.74%) JavaScript
16 99 (11.90%) Banking
17 86 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 85 (10.22%) Project Management
19 84 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
20 79 (9.50%) HTML
21 73 (8.77%) Analytics
22 72 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
23 71 (8.53%) Time Management
24 70 (8.41%) ITIL
25 69 (8.29%) CSS
25 69 (8.29%) Firewall
26 66 (7.93%) Linux
26 66 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
27 65 (7.81%) Scrum
28 58 (6.97%) Office 365

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 37 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.80%) Apache
5 13 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.08%) SAS
10 8 (0.96%) IIS
11 6 (0.72%) Confluence
12 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.48%) CMS
13 4 (0.48%) WordPress
14 3 (0.36%) Mule
15 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.24%) nginx
15 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.12%) Marvel
Applications
1 55 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.92%) AutoCAD
6 13 (1.56%) Photoshop
7 11 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.36%) InVision
10 3 (0.36%) UserZoom
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Maya
12 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.12%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.12%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.12%) InDesign
12 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.36%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.36%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (6.97%) Office 365
4 31 (3.73%) SaaS
5 12 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (1.44%) Serverless
6 11 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (0.60%) Azure Functions
8 5 (0.60%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.48%) Apigee
9 4 (0.48%) IaaS
10 3 (0.36%) Force.com
10 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.36%) npm
10 3 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.29%) Firewall
2 36 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (4.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 36 (4.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 36 (4.33%) VPN
3 31 (3.73%) BGP
4 30 (3.61%) WAN
5 27 (3.25%) Network Security
6 26 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 25 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (2.88%) DNS
8 24 (2.88%) MPLS
9 23 (2.76%) NetScaler
10 22 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (2.64%) Internet
11 20 (2.40%) OSPF
11 20 (2.40%) SNMP
12 19 (2.28%) NX-OS
12 19 (2.28%) VPLS
13 15 (1.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 26 (3.13%) MySQL
7 26 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.16%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.04%) Big Data
11 16 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.44%) Power BI
14 11 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.20%) Blockchain
15 10 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (4.81%) JIRA
2 40 (4.81%) Visual Studio
3 37 (4.45%) Selenium
4 36 (4.33%) Git (software)
5 31 (3.73%) TeamCity
6 30 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 16 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.96%) Hudson
11 8 (0.96%) Protractor
11 8 (0.96%) webpack
12 7 (0.84%) Maven
13 6 (0.72%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.72%) Subversion
14 5 (0.60%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.60%) Mocha
14 5 (0.60%) WinDbg
General
1 279 (33.53%) Finance
2 99 (11.90%) Banking
3 51 (6.13%) Retail
4 49 (5.89%) Advertising
5 33 (3.97%) Marketing
6 32 (3.85%) Back Office
7 25 (3.00%) Games
8 21 (2.52%) Law
9 17 (2.04%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.92%) Legal
11 14 (1.68%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.68%) Front Office
11 14 (1.68%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.48%) Billing
14 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (26.20%) Developer
2 174 (20.91%) Analyst
3 47 (5.65%) .NET Developer
4 46 (5.53%) C# Developer
5 45 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 43 (5.17%) SQL Developer
6 43 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 41 (4.93%) Business Analyst
8 40 (4.81%) Consultant
9 38 (4.57%) Applications Support
10 36 (4.33%) Support Engineer
11 33 (3.97%) Network Engineer
12 29 (3.49%) IT Support
13 28 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.25%) Lead Developer
15 26 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (3.13%) Python Developer
16 25 (3.00%) Java Developer
17 23 (2.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (14.42%) .NET
2 79 (9.50%) HTML
3 69 (8.29%) CSS
4 54 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 47 (5.65%) ASP.NET
6 39 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 39 (4.69%) REST
7 31 (3.73%) WCF
8 30 (3.61%) jQuery
9 29 (3.49%) Web Services
10 27 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (3.25%) Entity Framework
11 26 (3.13%) React
11 26 (3.13%) XML
12 25 (3.00%) HTML5
13 24 (2.88%) Spring
14 22 (2.64%) Node.js
15 19 (2.28%) JSON
15 19 (2.28%) RESTful
16 17 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 358 (43.03%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
3 57 (6.85%) User Experience
4 55 (6.61%) Fintech
5 38 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 27 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (3.25%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.16%) Reinsurance
10 16 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.80%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
13 12 (1.44%) Robotics
14 11 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
14 11 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.32%) Equities
14 11 (1.32%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.20%) Fixed Income
16 9 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 167 (20.07%) Windows
2 66 (7.93%) Linux
3 56 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 32 (3.85%) Unix
5 28 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 24 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 19 (2.28%) Android
8 18 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.24%) Solaris
17 1 (0.12%) Debian
17 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 85 (10.22%) Project Management
4 84 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 73 (8.77%) Analytics
6 71 (8.53%) Time Management
7 70 (8.41%) ITIL
8 65 (7.81%) Scrum
9 58 (6.97%) Test Automation
10 55 (6.61%) MVC
11 54 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (6.49%) Mathematics
12 52 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 51 (6.13%) DevOps
13 51 (6.13%) OO
14 48 (5.77%) Business Analysis
15 46 (5.53%) Microservices
15 46 (5.53%) TDD
16 44 (5.29%) SDLC
17 43 (5.17%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 272 (32.69%) SQL
2 161 (19.35%) C#
3 119 (14.30%) Python
4 116 (13.94%) Java
5 106 (12.74%) JavaScript
6 53 (6.37%) C++
7 51 (6.13%) PowerShell
8 47 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 31 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.61%) C
11 25 (3.00%) Perl
12 22 (2.64%) Java 8
12 22 (2.64%) R
13 21 (2.52%) VB.NET
14 20 (2.40%) Go
15 18 (2.16%) PHP
15 18 (2.16%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.92%) Scala
17 15 (1.80%) Ruby
18 14 (1.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 158 (18.99%) Degree
2 45 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (4.45%) CCIE
4 37 (4.45%) CCNP
5 16 (1.92%) PMP
6 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.20%) CCIE Security
8 10 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (1.08%) MCSE
9 9 (1.08%) PgMP
10 8 (0.96%) PhD
11 7 (0.84%) CISA
11 7 (0.84%) CISSP
12 6 (0.72%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.72%) MCSA
13 5 (0.60%) CCNA
13 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.05%) QA
2 17 (2.04%) GDPR
2 17 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.56%) SLA
4 12 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (1.32%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.20%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.96%) MiFID
8 5 (0.60%) PMO
9 2 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.24%) WAI
10 1 (0.12%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.12%) EMIR
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 115 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.37%) Docker
5 8 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (0.96%) XenApp
6 7 (0.84%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.84%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.60%) vSphere
9 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.12%) ACF2
12 1 (0.12%) StorNext
12 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 33 (3.97%) Ansible
1 33 (3.97%) Puppet
2 25 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.64%) SCCM
4 14 (1.68%) Terraform
5 12 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.20%) Nagios
7 8 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.96%) SCOM
8 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.72%) Salt
9 5 (0.60%) logstash
10 4 (0.48%) Graphite
10 4 (0.48%) ThinApp
10 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.36%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 201 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.37%) Cisco
3 48 (5.77%) VMware
4 42 (5.05%) Oracle
5 41 (4.93%) CheckPoint
6 36 (4.33%) Citrix
6 36 (4.33%) F5
7 35 (4.21%) Google
8 33 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (3.37%) Tableau
10 22 (2.64%) Juniper
11 19 (2.28%) Splunk
12 18 (2.16%) Palo Alto
13 12 (1.44%) Ivanti
13 12 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.44%) SAP
14 11 (1.32%) Apple
14 11 (1.32%) Infragistics
15 10 (1.20%) McAfee
16 7 (0.84%) TIBCO