Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 907 846 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.22% 7.93% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 8.57% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 753 746 688
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £34,200 £31,250 £30,175
90th Percentile £99,500 £83,750 £82,500
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 9,213 9,870 9,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.63% 92.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7,948 8,831 8,745
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,536 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -4 10 £57,000 +14.57%
Moorgate - 1 £70,000 - 1
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 331 (36.49%) Finance
2 310 (34.18%) Analytical Skills
3 281 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (30.10%) SQL
5 241 (26.57%) Degree
6 183 (20.18%) Python
7 180 (19.85%) Computer Science
8 165 (18.19%) AWS
9 161 (17.75%) Java
10 159 (17.53%) Azure
11 155 (17.09%) JavaScript
11 155 (17.09%) Windows
12 146 (16.10%) C#
13 144 (15.88%) Microsoft
14 122 (13.45%) SQL Server
15 120 (13.23%) Analytics
16 117 (12.90%) DevOps
17 111 (12.24%) Linux
17 111 (12.24%) Project Management
18 101 (11.14%) .NET
19 95 (10.47%) HTML
20 94 (10.36%) Software Engineering
21 85 (9.37%) Decision-Making
22 83 (9.15%) CSS
23 80 (8.82%) Scrum
24 75 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
25 74 (8.16%) PowerShell
26 73 (8.05%) VMware
26 73 (8.05%) OO
27 72 (7.94%) Banking

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 28 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 23 (2.54%) Confluence
4 18 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.65%) CMS
6 13 (1.43%) IIS
7 10 (1.10%) Apache
8 7 (0.77%) nginx
9 5 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.55%) WordPress
10 3 (0.33%) JBoss
10 3 (0.33%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.33%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.22%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.22%) Drupal
11 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.99%) Sketch
7 6 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.44%) InDesign
9 3 (0.33%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.22%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.66%) R3 Corda
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 165 (18.19%) AWS
2 159 (17.53%) Azure
3 50 (5.51%) Power Platform
4 48 (5.29%) Office 365
5 31 (3.42%) GCP
6 26 (2.87%) SaaS
7 19 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
8 18 (1.98%) GitHub
9 13 (1.43%) Mimecast
10 12 (1.32%) Google Analytics
11 11 (1.21%) G Suite
12 10 (1.10%) Serverless
13 8 (0.88%) Heroku
14 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.44%) npm
17 3 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.33%) Lucidchart
18 2 (0.22%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.73%) TCP/IP
2 25 (2.76%) DNS
3 24 (2.65%) BGP
4 21 (2.32%) Firewall
5 20 (2.21%) LAN
6 17 (1.87%) WAN
7 15 (1.65%) DHCP
8 12 (1.32%) Wireless
9 11 (1.21%) Internet
10 10 (1.10%) VoIP
11 9 (0.99%) IP Telephony
11 9 (0.99%) Network Security
12 7 (0.77%) HTTP
13 6 (0.66%) Skype
13 6 (0.66%) VPN
14 5 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.44%) Broadband
15 4 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.44%) RIP
16 3 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (5.62%) Big Data
3 51 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 48 (5.29%) Power BI
5 44 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 33 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 33 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (3.31%) MySQL
10 29 (3.20%) NoSQL
11 28 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (2.98%) Hadoop
13 22 (2.43%) Data Lake
14 18 (1.98%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.76%) Redis
16 14 (1.54%) KDB
17 13 (1.43%) Blockchain
18 11 (1.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (5.73%) JIRA
2 41 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.10%) JUnit
8 9 (0.99%) Mockito
8 9 (0.99%) Selenium
9 7 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.66%) Subversion
11 5 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.55%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.44%) gulp
12 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.44%) webpack
13 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.33%) Postman
13 3 (0.33%) Protractor
General
1 331 (36.49%) Finance
2 72 (7.94%) Banking
3 64 (7.06%) Marketing
4 44 (4.85%) Front Office
5 38 (4.19%) Investment Banking
6 37 (4.08%) Retail
7 24 (2.65%) Advertising
8 21 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.98%) Legal
10 17 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.76%) Public Sector
12 14 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.54%) Law
13 11 (1.21%) Back Office
14 9 (0.99%) Publishing
15 5 (0.55%) Housing Association
16 4 (0.44%) French Language
16 4 (0.44%) Games
17 3 (0.33%) Electronics
17 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 262 (28.89%) Developer
2 110 (12.13%) Analyst
3 55 (6.06%) .NET Developer
4 45 (4.96%) Java Developer
5 44 (4.85%) Architect
5 44 (4.85%) Senior Developer
6 40 (4.41%) C# Developer
7 37 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 34 (3.75%) Administrator
8 34 (3.75%) Lead Developer
9 31 (3.42%) Business Analyst
9 31 (3.42%) Consultant
10 30 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (3.31%) SQL Developer
11 29 (3.20%) Applications Support
11 29 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 27 (2.98%) Support Engineer
13 26 (2.87%) Data Engineer
13 26 (2.87%) Python Developer
14 23 (2.54%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (11.14%) .NET
2 95 (10.47%) HTML
3 83 (9.15%) CSS
4 49 (5.40%) React
5 45 (4.96%) XML
6 43 (4.74%) AngularJS
7 35 (3.86%) ASP.NET
7 35 (3.86%) HTML5
8 33 (3.64%) REST
9 31 (3.42%) scikit-learn
9 31 (3.42%) TensorFlow
10 29 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (2.98%) RESTful
11 27 (2.98%) Spring
12 26 (2.87%) Node.js
13 25 (2.76%) Keras
14 21 (2.32%) .NET Core
14 21 (2.32%) Pandas
15 19 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 19 (2.09%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 310 (34.18%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 55 (6.06%) User Experience
5 49 (5.40%) Algorithms
6 38 (4.19%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.98%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.43%) Hedge funds
10 19 (2.09%) Equities
11 17 (1.87%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
14 13 (1.43%) Data Centre
14 13 (1.43%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (1.32%) iPad
15 12 (1.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 155 (17.09%) Windows
2 111 (12.24%) Linux
3 72 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 71 (7.83%) Unix
5 25 (2.76%) Windows 10
6 21 (2.32%) Android
6 21 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 12 (1.32%) Solaris
9 8 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (19.85%) Computer Science
3 120 (13.23%) Analytics
4 117 (12.90%) DevOps
5 111 (12.24%) Project Management
6 94 (10.36%) Software Engineering
7 85 (9.37%) Decision-Making
8 80 (8.82%) Scrum
9 73 (8.05%) OO
10 65 (7.17%) Fintech
10 65 (7.17%) SDLC
11 63 (6.95%) Risk Management
12 61 (6.73%) ITIL
13 60 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (6.50%) Critical Thinking
14 59 (6.50%) Microservices
15 57 (6.28%) Machine Learning
16 55 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 54 (5.95%) TDD
18 52 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 273 (30.10%) SQL
2 183 (20.18%) Python
3 161 (17.75%) Java
4 155 (17.09%) JavaScript
5 146 (16.10%) C#
6 74 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 59 (6.50%) C++
8 49 (5.40%) Ruby
9 45 (4.96%) Scala
10 44 (4.85%) TypeScript
11 35 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.65%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 19 (2.09%) PHP
15 16 (1.76%) C
15 16 (1.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 15 (1.65%) Perl
16 15 (1.65%) VB
17 12 (1.32%) Bourne shell
17 12 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 241 (26.57%) Degree
2 68 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.53%) Master's Degree
4 19 (2.09%) PhD
5 12 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.77%) PMP
7 6 (0.66%) CCNP
7 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.66%) CISSP
8 5 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.55%) CBAP
8 5 (0.55%) CFA
8 5 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.44%) CISM
9 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.33%) MCSE
10 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.33%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.95%) QA
2 33 (3.64%) SLA
3 18 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.87%) GDPR
5 5 (0.55%) MiFID
5 5 (0.55%) PMO
6 4 (0.44%) COBIT
6 4 (0.44%) EMIR
7 3 (0.33%) NIST
8 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (7.17%) Docker
2 59 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 45 (4.96%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.65%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.55%) XenApp
8 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.33%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.11%) ACF2
11 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.11%) RACF
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (5.95%) Terraform
2 47 (5.18%) Kubernetes
3 31 (3.42%) Puppet
4 19 (2.09%) Consul
5 18 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.54%) Ansible
7 6 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.66%) SCCM
8 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.44%) Packer
10 3 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.33%) Grafana
10 3 (0.33%) Kibana
11 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.22%) QRadar
12 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.11%) Sysprep
12 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 144 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.05%) VMware
3 47 (5.18%) Google
4 40 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (4.19%) Oracle
6 31 (3.42%) Citrix
7 24 (2.65%) LogicMonitor
8 22 (2.43%) Atlassian
9 19 (2.09%) Adobe
10 16 (1.76%) Databricks
10 16 (1.76%) IFS
10 16 (1.76%) Veeam
11 15 (1.65%) Sybase
12 13 (1.43%) Cisco
13 9 (0.99%) Remedy
14 8 (0.88%) Tableau
15 7 (0.77%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.77%) Polycom
15 7 (0.77%) SAP
16 6 (0.66%) NetApp