Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 289 902 1,006
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.45% 9.01% 9.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 9.64% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 288 796 917
Median annual salary £66,750 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,875 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,625 £96,875 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 3,637 9,357 10,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.76% 93.46% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,143 8,215 9,070
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 4 £70,000 -1.75%
Problem-Solving
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 113 (39.10%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (34.95%) Finance
3 94 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (26.30%) Azure
5 68 (23.53%) SQL
6 66 (22.84%) Microsoft
7 61 (21.11%) AWS
7 61 (21.11%) DevOps
8 54 (18.69%) Python
9 45 (15.57%) Java
10 44 (15.22%) Degree
11 43 (14.88%) JavaScript
12 42 (14.53%) Fintech
13 40 (13.84%) TDD
14 39 (13.49%) Windows
15 38 (13.15%) SQL Server
16 36 (12.46%) Data Modelling
16 36 (12.46%) User Experience
17 34 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (11.42%) Software Engineering
18 33 (11.42%) Power BI
18 33 (11.42%) Power Platform
19 32 (11.07%) SDLC
19 32 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (11.07%) Scrum
20 30 (10.38%) Git (software)
21 28 (9.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 28 (9.69%) Linux
21 28 (9.69%) Analytics
22 27 (9.34%) Jenkins

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 11 (3.81%) IIS
1 11 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.11%) Apache
3 6 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.73%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.38%) CMS
5 4 (1.38%) Confluence
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.35%) Appian
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.42%) SPSS
3 7 (2.42%) Stata
4 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.04%) Sketch
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.69%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.35%) Figma
7 1 (0.35%) InVision
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.04%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Endur
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.69%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.35%) Relativity
3 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.30%) Azure
2 61 (21.11%) AWS
3 33 (11.42%) Power Platform
4 26 (9.00%) SaaS
5 19 (6.57%) Office 365
6 7 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.73%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.73%) GCP
8 4 (1.38%) GitHub
8 4 (1.38%) PaaS
8 4 (1.38%) Serverless
9 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.04%) IaaS
9 3 (1.04%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.69%) Heroku
10 2 (0.69%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.46%) Firewall
1 10 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.42%) DNS
2 7 (2.42%) HTTP
3 6 (2.08%) VPN
4 5 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.73%) DHCP
4 5 (1.73%) IPsec
4 5 (1.73%) Junos
4 5 (1.73%) SMTP
4 5 (1.73%) tcpdump
4 5 (1.73%) WAN
4 5 (1.73%) Wireshark
4 5 (1.73%) WLAN
5 4 (1.38%) Wireless
6 3 (1.04%) FTP
6 3 (1.04%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.04%) PBX
6 3 (1.04%) Skype
6 3 (1.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.42%) Power BI
3 32 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (9.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.88%) OLAP
8 16 (5.54%) OLAP Cube
8 16 (5.54%) OLTP
9 15 (5.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (4.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (4.15%) Big Data
13 9 (3.11%) Snowflake Schema
14 7 (2.42%) Hadoop
14 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2017
15 6 (2.08%) Data Lake
15 6 (2.08%) MySQL
16 5 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.92%) JIRA
4 5 (1.73%) GitLab
5 4 (1.38%) Maven
5 4 (1.38%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.04%) GoCD
6 3 (1.04%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.69%) Selenium
7 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.35%) JMeter
8 1 (0.35%) JUnit
8 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.35%) TestNG
General
1 101 (34.95%) Finance
2 26 (9.00%) Banking
3 24 (8.30%) Law
4 17 (5.88%) Front Office
5 13 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.46%) Games
7 5 (1.73%) Back Office
7 5 (1.73%) Legal
8 3 (1.04%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Police
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (43.94%) Developer
2 36 (12.46%) Analyst
3 30 (10.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 21 (7.27%) Azure Developer
5 19 (6.57%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (6.57%) SQL Developer
6 18 (6.23%) SQL BI Developer
7 17 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
8 16 (5.54%) ETL Developer
8 16 (5.54%) Excel Developer
8 16 (5.54%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 16 (5.54%) Mobile Developer
8 16 (5.54%) OLAP Developer
8 16 (5.54%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 16 (5.54%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (5.54%) SSIS Developer
9 15 (5.19%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.84%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 14 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.00%) AngularJS
1 26 (9.00%) CSS
1 26 (9.00%) REST
2 25 (8.65%) HTML
3 23 (7.96%) Web Services
4 21 (7.27%) JSON
5 19 (6.57%) SOAP
6 17 (5.88%) .NET
6 17 (5.88%) HTML5
7 16 (5.54%) React Native
7 16 (5.54%) Sass
7 16 (5.54%) Vue.js
7 16 (5.54%) XML
8 15 (5.19%) CSS3
8 15 (5.19%) LESS
9 14 (4.84%) Laravel
9 14 (4.84%) Vuetify.js
10 13 (4.50%) React
11 11 (3.81%) MDX
12 7 (2.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 113 (39.10%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.46%) User Experience
3 18 (6.23%) Virtual Team
4 15 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.42%) Equities
8 6 (2.08%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.38%) PMI
11 3 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (1.04%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.69%) Clustering
12 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.49%) Windows
2 28 (9.69%) Linux
3 23 (7.96%) Android
4 21 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 16 (5.54%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.15%) Unix
7 8 (2.77%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.11%) DevOps
3 42 (14.53%) Fintech
4 40 (13.84%) TDD
5 36 (12.46%) Data Modelling
6 34 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (11.42%) Software Engineering
8 32 (11.07%) Scrum
8 32 (11.07%) SDLC
9 28 (9.69%) Analytics
10 25 (8.65%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.65%) OO
10 25 (8.65%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.96%) Critical Thinking
11 23 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (7.61%) ITIL
13 20 (6.92%) Computer Science
13 20 (6.92%) Data Analytics
13 20 (6.92%) ETL
14 19 (6.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.53%) SQL
2 54 (18.69%) Python
3 45 (15.57%) Java
4 43 (14.88%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.65%) C#
6 18 (6.23%) PHP
7 16 (5.54%) C++
7 16 (5.54%) Scala
8 13 (4.50%) Go
9 12 (4.15%) Kotlin
10 11 (3.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (2.77%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.77%) R
12 7 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.08%) C
13 6 (2.08%) Ruby
13 6 (2.08%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.38%) Java 8
14 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.04%) ISEB
4 3 (1.04%) MBA
5 2 (0.69%) CCDA
5 2 (0.69%) CCDP
5 2 (0.69%) CCNA
5 2 (0.69%) CCNP
5 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.35%) CISA
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) CISSP
6 1 (0.35%) MCITP
6 1 (0.35%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.92%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) NIST
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (9.00%) Docker
2 17 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) HDFS
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 18 (6.23%) Terraform
3 14 (4.84%) Puppet
4 5 (1.73%) Ansible
5 4 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.38%) Control-M
5 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.04%) Nagios
6 3 (1.04%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Grafana
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.50%) Oracle
3 12 (4.15%) VMware
4 9 (3.11%) Cisco
5 7 (2.42%) Juniper
6 5 (1.73%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.73%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.73%) Databricks
6 5 (1.73%) Google
6 5 (1.73%) HP
6 5 (1.73%) Meraki
7 4 (1.38%) iManage
7 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.04%) Apple
8 3 (1.04%) Avaya
8 3 (1.04%) EMC
8 3 (1.04%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.04%) Informatica
8 3 (1.04%) Isilon
8 3 (1.04%) Tableau