Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 2,670 5,400 7,545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.29% 9.17% 10.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 9.86% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 3,965 4,825
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 30,114 54,770 66,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.54% 93.03% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24,335 44,458 53,639
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in London

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in London.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in London

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in London over the 6 months to 12 July 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 12 July 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 -3 558 £67,500 +12.50% 70
West London -16 98 £50,000 -13.04% 27
South London -12 72 £48,125 +5.77% 5
East London +6 39 £55,000 +15.79% 15
North London -16 10 £45,000 +57.89% 5
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 966 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 905 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
3 834 (31.24%) Finance
4 607 (22.73%) SQL
5 561 (21.01%) Degree
6 470 (17.60%) AWS
7 461 (17.27%) Java
8 449 (16.82%) JavaScript
9 447 (16.74%) Azure
10 442 (16.55%) Microsoft
11 407 (15.24%) Python
12 385 (14.42%) Computer Science
13 339 (12.70%) Windows
14 329 (12.32%) SQL Server
15 324 (12.13%) DevOps
16 320 (11.99%) C#
17 306 (11.46%) Linux
18 283 (10.60%) Project Management
19 271 (10.15%) Analytics
20 270 (10.11%) Git (software)
20 270 (10.11%) Software Engineering
21 269 (10.07%) Scrum
22 267 (10.00%) .NET
23 254 (9.51%) HTML
24 244 (9.14%) User Experience
25 237 (8.88%) CSS
26 230 (8.61%) Docker
27 227 (8.50%) ITIL
28 223 (8.35%) TDD
28 223 (8.35%) Banking

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 70 (2.62%) CMS
2 68 (2.55%) Confluence
3 63 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 54 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 49 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 44 (1.65%) IIS
7 32 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (1.12%) Apache
9 28 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (1.01%) Skype for Business
11 24 (0.90%) Jupyter
12 15 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.37%) WordPress
14 9 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.30%) Hyperledger
15 8 (0.30%) JBoss
15 8 (0.30%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 145 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.87%) Sketch
4 43 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 31 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 29 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
8 26 (0.97%) InVision
9 17 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.52%) Adobe XD
10 14 (0.52%) Zeplin
11 11 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 10 (0.37%) Figma
13 8 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.19%) SPSS
15 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.11%) FileZilla
15 3 (0.11%) Marvel
16 2 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.79%) Shopify
3 19 (0.71%) Magento
4 17 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
5 15 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
7 12 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
8 11 (0.41%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.22%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.19%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 470 (17.60%) AWS
2 447 (16.74%) Azure
3 214 (8.01%) Office 365
4 155 (5.81%) SaaS
5 104 (3.90%) GCP
6 94 (3.52%) Power Platform
7 76 (2.85%) Serverless
8 67 (2.51%) PaaS
9 55 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 55 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
10 47 (1.76%) IaaS
11 45 (1.69%) GitHub
12 35 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
14 22 (0.82%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (0.82%) Slack
15 19 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
16 18 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 98 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 86 (3.22%) Firewall
3 61 (2.28%) DNS
4 58 (2.17%) Internet
5 56 (2.10%) WAN
6 52 (1.95%) LAN
7 45 (1.69%) VoIP
8 43 (1.61%) HTTP
9 41 (1.54%) VPN
10 38 (1.42%) Skype
10 38 (1.42%) Wireless
11 35 (1.31%) DHCP
12 28 (1.05%) SAN
13 26 (0.97%) MPLS
13 26 (0.97%) Network Security
14 24 (0.90%) Intranet
15 23 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (0.82%) BGP
17 19 (0.71%) FTP
18 17 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.46%) MySQL
3 115 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 105 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 105 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 85 (3.18%) Big Data
6 82 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (2.96%) Power BI
8 78 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 65 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 60 (2.25%) Hadoop
12 35 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.20%) Redis
14 30 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 30 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
15 27 (1.01%) Data Lake
15 27 (1.01%) OLAP
16 25 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 270 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 170 (6.37%) JIRA
3 116 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 50 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 39 (1.46%) Selenium
6 33 (1.24%) Cucumber
7 31 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 29 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (1.05%) JUnit
10 26 (0.97%) Android Studio
10 26 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (0.94%) Calabash
12 24 (0.90%) Cypress.io
12 24 (0.90%) Jasmine
13 23 (0.86%) Bitbucket
14 22 (0.82%) GitLab
14 22 (0.82%) Maven
14 22 (0.82%) webpack
15 20 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (0.71%) Appium
General
1 834 (31.24%) Finance
2 223 (8.35%) Banking
3 181 (6.78%) Marketing
4 134 (5.02%) Front Office
5 129 (4.83%) Retail
6 121 (4.53%) Legal
7 75 (2.81%) Public Sector
8 74 (2.77%) Law
9 71 (2.66%) Games
10 58 (2.17%) Back Office
11 54 (2.02%) Investment Banking
12 40 (1.50%) Telecoms
13 26 (0.97%) Billing
14 23 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.75%) General Ledger
16 18 (0.67%) Advertising
16 18 (0.67%) Automotive
16 18 (0.67%) Manufacturing
17 17 (0.64%) French Language
18 13 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 740 (27.72%) Developer
2 319 (11.95%) Analyst
3 188 (7.04%) Senior Developer
4 154 (5.77%) Architect
5 119 (4.46%) Consultant
6 115 (4.31%) Project Manager
7 113 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 105 (3.93%) Support Engineer
9 103 (3.86%) Java Developer
10 99 (3.71%) Software Engineer
11 98 (3.67%) C# Developer
12 89 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 71 (2.66%) Applications Support
13 71 (2.66%) Java Engineer
14 64 (2.40%) Administrator
15 59 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 59 (2.21%) Support Analyst
16 58 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 53 (1.99%) Full Stack Developer
18 52 (1.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (10.00%) .NET
2 254 (9.51%) HTML
3 237 (8.88%) CSS
4 170 (6.37%) AngularJS
5 151 (5.66%) React
6 124 (4.64%) REST
7 114 (4.27%) Web Services
8 109 (4.08%) Node.js
9 103 (3.86%) RESTful
10 86 (3.22%) .NET Core
11 83 (3.11%) Spring
12 81 (3.03%) ASP.NET
13 78 (2.92%) HTML5
13 78 (2.92%) jQuery
14 72 (2.70%) JSON
15 69 (2.58%) XML
16 68 (2.55%) Redux
17 63 (2.36%) CSS3
17 63 (2.36%) Kafka
18 57 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 905 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (9.14%) User Experience
3 218 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
4 106 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 101 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 80 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 77 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 77 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 75 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 59 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
11 49 (1.84%) Cloud Native
12 48 (1.80%) Fixed Income
13 47 (1.76%) Hedge funds
14 43 (1.61%) Virtual Team
15 41 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
16 40 (1.50%) Derivative
17 36 (1.35%) Equities
18 27 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
19 25 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 339 (12.70%) Windows
2 306 (11.46%) Linux
3 120 (4.49%) Windows 10
4 115 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 114 (4.27%) Android
6 106 (3.97%) Apple iOS
7 89 (3.33%) Unix
8 43 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 43 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 28 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
12 14 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.37%) CentOS
14 10 (0.37%) VMS
15 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
17 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (14.42%) Computer Science
3 324 (12.13%) DevOps
4 283 (10.60%) Project Management
5 271 (10.15%) Analytics
6 270 (10.11%) Software Engineering
7 269 (10.07%) Scrum
8 227 (8.50%) ITIL
9 223 (8.35%) TDD
10 203 (7.60%) SDLC
11 197 (7.38%) Fintech
12 195 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 194 (7.27%) Microservices
13 194 (7.27%) Test Automation
14 172 (6.44%) Mentoring
15 166 (6.22%) Migration
16 159 (5.96%) Mathematics
16 159 (5.96%) Project Delivery
17 149 (5.58%) OO
18 148 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 607 (22.73%) SQL
2 461 (17.27%) Java
3 449 (16.82%) JavaScript
4 407 (15.24%) Python
5 320 (11.99%) C#
6 109 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 102 (3.82%) C++
8 101 (3.78%) TypeScript
9 91 (3.41%) PHP
10 73 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 72 (2.70%) C
12 70 (2.62%) Java 8
13 69 (2.58%) Kotlin
14 67 (2.51%) Scala
15 62 (2.32%) Ruby
16 61 (2.28%) Shell Script
17 48 (1.80%) Go
18 41 (1.54%) Apple Swift
19 40 (1.50%) R
20 38 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 561 (21.01%) Degree
2 208 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (2.85%) Master's Degree
4 58 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 48 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.39%) AWS Certification
8 34 (1.27%) CCNP
9 31 (1.16%) CCNA
10 28 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (0.94%) MCSE
12 24 (0.90%) CISSP
13 23 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.86%) PMP
14 16 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
14 16 (0.60%) PhD
14 16 (0.60%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (7.75%) QA
2 63 (2.36%) SLA
3 44 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.54%) GDPR
5 35 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.97%) NIST
7 19 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.67%) COBIT
9 15 (0.56%) PMO
10 6 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.22%) SEPA
10 6 (0.22%) TARGET2
11 5 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.19%) MiFID
12 4 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.15%) ISO 31000
12 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.11%) EMIR
13 3 (0.11%) FINRA
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 230 (8.61%) Docker
2 206 (7.72%) Active Directory
3 111 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.05%) XenApp
6 24 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.82%) Terminal Server
8 16 (0.60%) vSphere
9 15 (0.56%) Firmware
9 15 (0.56%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.30%) HDFS
14 5 (0.19%) ProxySG
14 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.075%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 194 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 109 (4.08%) Terraform
3 82 (3.07%) SCCM
4 76 (2.85%) Ansible
5 62 (2.32%) Puppet
6 49 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (0.75%) SCOM
9 19 (0.71%) Grafana
10 17 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.60%) Kibana
12 12 (0.45%) Avamar
13 11 (0.41%) Control-M
14 10 (0.37%) Nagios
14 10 (0.37%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.34%) WSUS
16 7 (0.26%) Salt
16 7 (0.26%) SCVMM
17 6 (0.22%) AirWatch
17 6 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 442 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 165 (6.18%) VMware
3 127 (4.76%) Oracle
4 110 (4.12%) Cisco
5 96 (3.60%) Google
6 95 (3.56%) Tableau
7 94 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (2.13%) Adobe
9 54 (2.02%) SAP
10 52 (1.95%) Citrix
11 45 (1.69%) Apple
12 37 (1.39%) HP
13 34 (1.27%) EMC
14 28 (1.05%) Atlassian
15 27 (1.01%) Juniper
16 25 (0.94%) IBM
17 24 (0.90%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.75%) AppDynamics
18 20 (0.75%) Splunk
19 19 (0.71%) Pardot