Period
to 24 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 4,637 6,126 6,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.06% 9.71% 9.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 10.49% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,359 4,241 4,397
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 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 47,737 58,408 65,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.28% 92.60% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38,297 47,126 53,028
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.16%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in London

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in London

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in London

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Central London +1 1,009 £62,500 +4.17% 228
West London +7 213 £55,000 +10.00% 111
South London +3 151 £50,000 +5.26% 37
East London -13 36 £42,500 -10.53% 57
North London +3 17 £55,000 +22.22% 19
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 London region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 1,697 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,482 (31.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1,280 (27.60%) Finance
4 1,063 (22.92%) SQL
5 963 (20.77%) Degree
6 874 (18.85%) Azure
7 813 (17.53%) Java
8 801 (17.27%) Microsoft
9 774 (16.69%) JavaScript
10 765 (16.50%) Windows
11 740 (15.96%) AWS
12 732 (15.79%) Python
13 688 (14.84%) C#
14 681 (14.69%) Computer Science
15 642 (13.85%) DevOps
16 555 (11.97%) Analytics
17 547 (11.80%) SQL Server
18 540 (11.65%) .NET
19 497 (10.72%) Linux
20 491 (10.59%) Scrum
21 489 (10.55%) Software Engineering
22 476 (10.27%) HTML
23 452 (9.75%) TDD
24 431 (9.29%) Project Management
25 430 (9.27%) CSS
26 416 (8.97%) Git (software)
27 401 (8.65%) Active Directory
28 387 (8.35%) Banking
29 386 (8.32%) Microservices
30 370 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management

Problem-Solving
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
1 168 (3.62%) Confluence
2 136 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 80 (1.73%) CMS
4 75 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 73 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 72 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 66 (1.42%) IIS
8 47 (1.01%) Apache
9 43 (0.93%) Skype for Business
10 38 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 34 (0.73%) SAS
12 31 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 26 (0.56%) nginx
13 26 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
15 21 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.39%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.39%) WordPress
17 17 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 223 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 191 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (1.40%) Sketch
5 55 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.80%) InVision
7 26 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 26 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 25 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.37%) Zeplin
10 8 (0.17%) Adobe XD
11 7 (0.15%) SPSS
12 6 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.11%) InDesign
13 5 (0.11%) NUKE
13 5 (0.11%) UXPin
14 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 32 (0.69%) Magento
2 26 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
3 23 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 18 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.39%) Shopify
6 15 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
7 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.24%) HFM
8 11 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
9 10 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
11 7 (0.15%) Workday HCM
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.13%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 874 (18.85%) Azure
2 740 (15.96%) AWS
3 357 (7.70%) Office 365
4 162 (3.49%) Power Platform
5 146 (3.15%) GCP
6 115 (2.48%) SaaS
7 102 (2.20%) Serverless
8 96 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
9 93 (2.01%) PaaS
10 53 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
11 47 (1.01%) IaaS
12 46 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
13 45 (0.97%) GitHub
14 43 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
15 36 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
16 33 (0.71%) Amazon S3
16 33 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
17 32 (0.69%) Google Analytics
18 31 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
19 30 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 207 (4.46%) Firewall
2 189 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 156 (3.36%) DNS
4 125 (2.70%) Internet
5 120 (2.59%) LAN
6 105 (2.26%) DHCP
6 105 (2.26%) WAN
7 81 (1.75%) Wireless
8 74 (1.60%) VPN
9 72 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 69 (1.49%) HTTP
11 67 (1.44%) VoIP
12 63 (1.36%) Network Security
13 56 (1.21%) BGP
14 53 (1.14%) Skype
15 41 (0.88%) SAN
16 39 (0.84%) MPLS
17 27 (0.58%) SSL
18 26 (0.56%) IPsec
18 26 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 226 (4.87%) Big Data
3 191 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 158 (3.41%) MySQL
5 143 (3.08%) Power BI
6 142 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 141 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 135 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 128 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 118 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 106 (2.29%) MongoDB
12 97 (2.09%) Hadoop
13 78 (1.68%) Redis
14 76 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 75 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
16 58 (1.25%) Oracle Database
17 56 (1.21%) Data Lake
18 53 (1.14%) QlikView
19 48 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
20 42 (0.91%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 416 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 347 (7.48%) JIRA
3 213 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 114 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 105 (2.26%) Selenium
6 97 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 92 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 87 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 83 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 70 (1.51%) Jasmine
11 60 (1.29%) NUnit
12 56 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 56 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
13 49 (1.06%) JUnit
14 48 (1.04%) Bitbucket
15 45 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 45 (0.97%) Maven
16 43 (0.93%) Protractor
17 40 (0.86%) Postman
17 40 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,280 (27.60%) Finance
2 387 (8.35%) Banking
3 270 (5.82%) Marketing
4 221 (4.77%) Retail
5 152 (3.28%) Front Office
6 148 (3.19%) Games
7 120 (2.59%) Legal
8 102 (2.20%) Public Sector
9 86 (1.85%) Law
10 84 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 79 (1.70%) Advertising
12 72 (1.55%) Investment Banking
13 51 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 48 (1.04%) French Language
15 44 (0.95%) Publishing
16 41 (0.88%) Billing
17 36 (0.78%) Back Office
18 34 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.63%) Automotive
20 24 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,162 (25.06%) Developer
2 667 (14.38%) Analyst
3 272 (5.87%) Architect
4 254 (5.48%) Senior Developer
5 225 (4.85%) Software Engineer
6 202 (4.36%) Consultant
7 172 (3.71%) Support Engineer
8 167 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 157 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 151 (3.26%) Business Analyst
11 145 (3.13%) Support Analyst
12 139 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 124 (2.67%) Project Manager
14 121 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
15 118 (2.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 112 (2.42%) .NET Developer
17 104 (2.24%) Applications Support
18 103 (2.22%) Designer
19 98 (2.11%) Administrator
19 98 (2.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (11.65%) .NET
2 476 (10.27%) HTML
3 430 (9.27%) CSS
4 283 (6.10%) AngularJS
5 278 (6.00%) REST
6 274 (5.91%) React
7 215 (4.64%) Node.js
8 208 (4.49%) HTML5
9 198 (4.27%) Web Services
10 195 (4.21%) RESTful
11 177 (3.82%) XML
12 169 (3.64%) ASP.NET
13 137 (2.95%) CSS3
14 130 (2.80%) .NET Framework
15 129 (2.78%) .NET Core
16 127 (2.74%) Spring
17 123 (2.65%) Redux
18 114 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
19 105 (2.26%) SOAP
20 94 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,482 (31.96%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (7.87%) User Experience
3 313 (6.75%) Self-Motivation
4 219 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 161 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 156 (3.36%) Data Structures
7 140 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 122 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 121 (2.61%) Data Centre
10 111 (2.39%) Cloud Native
11 87 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
12 73 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
13 68 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
13 68 (1.47%) Public Cloud
14 65 (1.40%) Hedge funds
14 65 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
15 52 (1.12%) Fixed Income
16 51 (1.10%) Social Media
17 50 (1.08%) Virtual Team
18 42 (0.91%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 765 (16.50%) Windows
2 497 (10.72%) Linux
3 253 (5.46%) Windows Server
4 251 (5.41%) Unix
5 213 (4.59%) Windows 10
6 141 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 130 (2.80%) Android
8 128 (2.76%) Windows 7
9 83 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 71 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.35%) CentOS
15 14 (0.30%) Solaris
16 13 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.22%) VMS
19 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,697 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (14.69%) Computer Science
3 642 (13.85%) DevOps
4 555 (11.97%) Analytics
5 491 (10.59%) Scrum
6 489 (10.55%) Software Engineering
7 452 (9.75%) TDD
8 431 (9.29%) Project Management
9 386 (8.32%) Microservices
10 370 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 347 (7.48%) SDLC
12 332 (7.16%) Mentoring
13 328 (7.07%) ITIL
14 327 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
15 312 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
16 303 (6.53%) Test Automation
17 300 (6.47%) Fintech
18 289 (6.23%) Decision-Making
19 261 (5.63%) Mathematics
20 259 (5.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,063 (22.92%) SQL
2 813 (17.53%) Java
3 774 (16.69%) JavaScript
4 732 (15.79%) Python
5 688 (14.84%) C#
6 275 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 204 (4.40%) TypeScript
8 201 (4.33%) C++
9 159 (3.43%) T-SQL
10 158 (3.41%) Ruby
11 156 (3.36%) Bash Shell
12 132 (2.85%) Scala
13 125 (2.70%) C
14 110 (2.37%) PHP
15 81 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 79 (1.70%) Go
16 79 (1.70%) Java 8
17 67 (1.44%) Perl
18 64 (1.38%) ES6
18 64 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 963 (20.77%) Degree
2 309 (6.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 68 (1.47%) MCSE
7 62 (1.34%) CCNP
8 53 (1.14%) CCNA
9 50 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 44 (0.95%) Master's Degree
11 43 (0.93%) CISSP
12 35 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 35 (0.75%) PhD
13 34 (0.73%) PMP
14 33 (0.71%) CISM
15 31 (0.67%) PMI Certification
15 31 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 30 (0.65%) AWS Certification
17 27 (0.58%) MCSA
18 26 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (6.73%) QA
2 135 (2.91%) SLA
3 62 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 56 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (1.12%) GDPR
6 36 (0.78%) PMO
7 25 (0.54%) NIST
8 21 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
9 15 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.26%) MiFID
11 11 (0.24%) EMIR
11 11 (0.24%) FISMA
11 11 (0.24%) HIPAA
12 10 (0.22%) COBIT
13 8 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (0.15%) WCAG
15 4 (0.086%) Def Stans
15 4 (0.086%) GAAP
15 4 (0.086%) GxP
System Software
1 401 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 367 (7.91%) Docker
3 208 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 52 (1.12%) XenApp
6 42 (0.91%) vSphere
7 41 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 31 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (0.60%) VirtualBox
10 16 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.17%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.13%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.13%) Firmware
15 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.13%) ProxySG
16 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 323 (6.97%) Kubernetes
2 181 (3.90%) Terraform
3 157 (3.39%) Ansible
4 136 (2.93%) Puppet
5 102 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (1.98%) SCCM
7 35 (0.75%) Grafana
8 31 (0.67%) Kibana
9 22 (0.47%) Automic
10 21 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
11 20 (0.43%) Salt
12 17 (0.37%) WSUS
13 16 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
14 15 (0.32%) Nagios
15 14 (0.30%) Consul
15 14 (0.30%) Mesos
16 13 (0.28%) AirWatch
17 10 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
17 10 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 801 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 285 (6.15%) VMware
3 238 (5.13%) Oracle
4 189 (4.08%) Google
5 187 (4.03%) Cisco
6 180 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
7 139 (3.00%) Tableau
8 122 (2.63%) Citrix
9 116 (2.50%) SAP
10 97 (2.09%) Adobe
11 83 (1.79%) ServiceNow
12 78 (1.68%) Apple
13 70 (1.51%) Atlassian
14 66 (1.42%) Splunk
15 65 (1.40%) WorldPay
16 52 (1.12%) Sage
17 48 (1.04%) HP
18 43 (0.93%) Ivanti
19 36 (0.78%) Cadence
20 33 (0.71%) Symantec