Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytical Thinking
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 512 542
Rank change year-on-year -47 +30 +72
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Thinking 270 378 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 177 232 280
London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,825 £26,975
90th Percentile £97,000 £93,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Analytical Thinking 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 63,455 68,629 74,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.75% 92.57% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50,662 53,430 64,376
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in London

Analytical Thinking
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in London.

Salary trend for Analytical Thinking in London

Analytical Thinking
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Thinking in London

Analytical Thinking
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking within the London region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Central London -4 53 £45,000 -25.00% 9
West London -15 6 £51,250 -6.82% 4
East London -5 4 £47,500 - 3
North London - 2 - - 1
South London -3 1 £51,500 +21.18% 1
Analytical Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 London region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 270 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (48.89%) Finance
3 120 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (41.48%) Problem-Solving
5 69 (25.56%) Java
6 59 (21.85%) Degree
7 58 (21.48%) SQL
8 55 (20.37%) Project Management
9 54 (20.00%) Banking
9 54 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 53 (19.63%) Microsoft
11 48 (17.78%) Python
12 45 (16.67%) C#
12 45 (16.67%) Investment Management
13 43 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (14.44%) Big Data
15 39 (14.44%) Software Engineering
16 38 (14.07%) Business Analysis
16 38 (14.07%) DevOps
17 37 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (13.70%) Strategic Thinking
17 37 (13.70%) SDLC
18 36 (13.33%) Innovative Thinking
18 36 (13.33%) Selenium
18 36 (13.33%) TDD
18 36 (13.33%) Financial Institution
19 35 (12.96%) Investment Banking
20 33 (12.22%) Analytics
21 32 (11.85%) Scrum

Analytical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.33%) Confluence
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.48%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) SmartSockets
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) InVision
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Workfront
4 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.37%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.70%) SaaS
4 4 (1.48%) iTunes
5 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.11%) Google Play
5 3 (1.11%) Office 365
6 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.74%) Serverless
6 2 (0.74%) Trello
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) LAN
2 7 (2.59%) Wireless
3 5 (1.85%) WAN
4 4 (1.48%) Firewall
5 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) Internet
6 2 (0.74%) MPLS
6 2 (0.74%) SSH
7 1 (0.37%) IMAP
7 1 (0.37%) IPsec
7 1 (0.37%) L2TP
7 1 (0.37%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) PPTP
7 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) Skype
7 1 (0.37%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.44%) Big Data
2 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.52%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.81%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.70%) DB2
6 10 (3.70%) Flink
6 10 (3.70%) MemSQL
6 10 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
6 10 (3.70%) Sybase IQ
7 6 (2.22%) MySQL
8 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (13.33%) Selenium
2 28 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.37%) JIRA
3 12 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 11 (4.07%) NUnit
5 9 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.33%) WinDbg
6 8 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.96%) JUnit
6 8 (2.96%) TestNG
7 7 (2.59%) JMeter
8 6 (2.22%) Moq
9 5 (1.85%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.85%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.85%) Protractor
9 5 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.85%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.48%) Maven
10 4 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 132 (48.89%) Finance
2 54 (20.00%) Banking
3 36 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 35 (12.96%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.93%) Front Office
5 16 (5.93%) Retail
6 14 (5.19%) Marketing
7 9 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.96%) Back Office
9 7 (2.59%) Legal
10 3 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (1.11%) French Language
10 3 (1.11%) Publishing
10 3 (1.11%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.74%) German Language
11 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.74%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.74%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (23.70%) Analyst
2 45 (16.67%) Developer
3 36 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.41%) Tester
5 17 (6.30%) Architect
6 13 (4.81%) Technical Tester
7 12 (4.44%) Data Engineer
7 12 (4.44%) Technical Developer
8 10 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 10 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
8 10 (3.70%) CRM Analyst
8 10 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 10 (3.70%) Implementation Analyst
8 10 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
8 10 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (3.70%) Senior Automation Tester
8 10 (3.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 10 (3.70%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 10 (3.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.11%) Web Services
2 17 (6.30%) .NET
2 17 (6.30%) HTML
3 16 (5.93%) CSS
4 15 (5.56%) JMS
4 15 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (4.44%) Middleware
6 9 (3.33%) Node.js
7 8 (2.96%) Gherkin
7 8 (2.96%) Kafka
7 8 (2.96%) React
8 7 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.22%) REST
9 6 (2.22%) RESTful
10 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.85%) CSS3
10 5 (1.85%) HTML5
10 5 (1.85%) XML
11 3 (1.11%) SOAP
11 3 (1.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 270 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 27 (10.00%) User Experience
3 20 (7.41%) Fintech
4 15 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.19%) Credit Risk
5 14 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.81%) Data Structures
7 11 (4.07%) Equities
8 10 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (3.33%) CMDB
10 4 (1.48%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.48%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.11%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.11%) Derivative
11 3 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.74%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.11%) Windows
2 26 (9.63%) Linux
3 19 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.07%) Windows 10
4 11 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.33%) CentOS
7 8 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.85%) Unix
8 5 (1.85%) VMS
9 4 (1.48%) Android
10 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (41.48%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (20.37%) Project Management
4 54 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 45 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 43 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (14.44%) Software Engineering
9 38 (14.07%) Business Analysis
9 38 (14.07%) DevOps
10 37 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (13.70%) SDLC
10 37 (13.70%) Strategic Thinking
11 36 (13.33%) Innovative Thinking
11 36 (13.33%) TDD
12 33 (12.22%) Analytics
13 32 (11.85%) Scrum
14 31 (11.48%) Risk Management
15 30 (11.11%) Open Source
16 27 (10.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.56%) Java
2 58 (21.48%) SQL
3 48 (17.78%) Python
4 45 (16.67%) C#
5 29 (10.74%) PowerShell
6 28 (10.37%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.78%) PHP
7 21 (7.78%) Ruby
8 16 (5.93%) C++
9 14 (5.19%) C
10 11 (4.07%) VBScript
11 8 (2.96%) Scala
12 7 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.22%) Go
14 5 (1.85%) R
15 3 (1.11%) ES6
15 3 (1.11%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.74%) Haskell
16 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (21.85%) Degree
2 25 (9.26%) SC Cleared
2 25 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.96%) ISEB
5 6 (2.22%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.85%) CISSP
6 5 (1.85%) PhD
7 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.74%) MBA
9 1 (0.37%) APMP
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CISM
9 1 (0.37%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) MCITP
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.44%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.85%) PMO
2 5 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.48%) SLA
4 3 (1.11%) GDPR
5 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.07%) Docker
3 10 (3.70%) BitLocker
3 10 (3.70%) HDFS
4 9 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.81%) Ansible
2 10 (3.70%) Puppet
2 10 (3.70%) SCCM
2 10 (3.70%) WSUS
3 9 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.33%) Perfmon
3 9 (3.33%) SCOrch
3 9 (3.33%) vRealize
3 9 (3.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (0.74%) Nagios
4 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 53 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.67%) Oracle
3 12 (4.44%) Splunk
3 12 (4.44%) VMware
4 10 (3.70%) Citrix
4 10 (3.70%) Sybase
5 9 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 9 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.96%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.85%) Adobe
7 5 (1.85%) Google
8 4 (1.48%) CA
8 4 (1.48%) Casewise
9 3 (1.11%) Apple
9 3 (1.11%) Capita
9 3 (1.11%) Cisco
9 3 (1.11%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.74%) Huawei
10 2 (0.74%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds