Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 21 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 7,056 6,621 7,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.20% 9.48% 8.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.14% 10.35% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,574 4,838 6,169
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 63,358 63,960 74,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.55% 91.60% 91.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51,065 52,364 63,982
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 0 1,338 £56,000 -1.75% 196
West London +5 272 £50,000 +3.09% 92
East London +13 139 £50,000 +17.65% 55
South London -1 134 £48,450 +2.00% 33
North London -4 26 £45,250 -9.50% 11
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 2,844 (40.31%) Finance
2 2,662 (37.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2,535 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1,964 (27.83%) SQL
5 1,807 (25.61%) Degree
6 1,709 (24.22%) Java
7 1,371 (19.43%) Banking
8 1,298 (18.40%) JavaScript
9 1,144 (16.21%) Microsoft
10 1,092 (15.48%) C#
11 1,084 (15.36%) Python
12 1,078 (15.28%) SQL Server
13 1,052 (14.91%) Computer Science
14 1,032 (14.63%) Big Data
15 995 (14.10%) Windows
16 976 (13.83%) Linux
17 928 (13.15%) Analytics
18 909 (12.88%) HTML
19 903 (12.80%) Risk Management
20 889 (12.60%) Investment Banking
21 884 (12.53%) .NET
22 849 (12.03%) Financial Institution
23 792 (11.22%) Low Latency
24 784 (11.11%) Investment Management
25 756 (10.71%) Strategic Thinking
26 745 (10.56%) TDD
27 735 (10.42%) Software Engineering
28 733 (10.39%) Project Management
28 733 (10.39%) AngularJS
29 731 (10.36%) Scrum

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
1 245 (3.47%) Apache Spark
2 213 (3.02%) CMS
3 182 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
4 148 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 128 (1.81%) MS Exchange
6 127 (1.80%) Apache
7 114 (1.62%) IIS
8 102 (1.45%) Confluence
9 92 (1.30%) EPiServer
10 90 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 69 (0.98%) Skype for Business
12 55 (0.78%) SAS
13 51 (0.72%) nginx
14 47 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 46 (0.65%) JBoss
16 45 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 44 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
18 42 (0.60%) Drupal
19 35 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 35 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 377 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 315 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 125 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 80 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 59 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 57 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 38 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (0.40%) InVision
9 26 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 23 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.28%) SPSS
12 14 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
13 12 (0.17%) Stata
14 9 (0.13%) Chatbot
15 7 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
16 6 (0.085%) InDesign
16 6 (0.085%) Mathematica
16 6 (0.085%) Maya
16 6 (0.085%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 71 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.65%) Eloqua
3 44 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.58%) NetSuite
5 32 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 25 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 23 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
9 20 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
11 17 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
12 15 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
13 14 (0.20%) Relativity
13 14 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.20%) SAP SD
14 13 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
14 13 (0.18%) SAP MM
14 13 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
15 12 (0.17%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 710 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 640 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 283 (4.01%) Office 365
4 233 (3.30%) SaaS
5 136 (1.93%) PaaS
6 108 (1.53%) npm
7 83 (1.18%) IaaS
8 75 (1.06%) GitHub
8 75 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 66 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (0.72%) Serverless
11 44 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 42 (0.60%) Google Analytics
13 40 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
13 40 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
16 28 (0.40%) Amazon S3
17 26 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
18 23 (0.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 319 (4.52%) Firewall
2 191 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 180 (2.55%) Internet
4 164 (2.32%) DNS
5 159 (2.25%) WAN
6 157 (2.23%) VPN
7 151 (2.14%) LAN
8 149 (2.11%) SAN
9 135 (1.91%) HTTP
10 112 (1.59%) DHCP
11 106 (1.50%) Network Security
12 83 (1.18%) MPLS
13 79 (1.12%) Wireless
14 77 (1.09%) BGP
15 75 (1.06%) OSPF
16 71 (1.01%) VoIP
17 67 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
18 61 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
19 52 (0.74%) Skype
20 51 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,078 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 1,032 (14.63%) Big Data
3 437 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 433 (6.14%) Relational Database
5 365 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 304 (4.31%) MySQL
7 261 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 244 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
9 196 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 183 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 168 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
12 139 (1.97%) Oracle Database
13 124 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 122 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 116 (1.64%) Couchbase
16 114 (1.62%) DB2
17 100 (1.42%) Power BI
18 97 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
19 92 (1.30%) Data Lake
20 80 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 541 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 353 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 258 (3.66%) JIRA
4 226 (3.20%) Visual Studio
5 220 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 215 (3.05%) Selenium
7 185 (2.62%) Maven
8 150 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 138 (1.96%) JUnit
10 135 (1.91%) gulp
10 135 (1.91%) Subversion
11 129 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 102 (1.45%) Protractor
13 98 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
14 92 (1.30%) Mocha
15 91 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 87 (1.23%) webpack
17 75 (1.06%) Sinon.JS
18 65 (0.92%) Bower
19 61 (0.86%) Grunt
General
1 2,844 (40.31%) Finance
2 1,371 (19.43%) Banking
3 889 (12.60%) Investment Banking
4 849 (12.03%) Financial Institution
5 389 (5.51%) Marketing
6 369 (5.23%) Retail
7 342 (4.85%) Front Office
8 271 (3.84%) Games
9 215 (3.05%) Legal
10 183 (2.59%) Advertising
11 137 (1.94%) Telecoms
12 105 (1.49%) Law
13 95 (1.35%) Back Office
14 68 (0.96%) Publishing
15 46 (0.65%) Billing
16 44 (0.62%) Electronics
17 42 (0.60%) Manufacturing
18 41 (0.58%) French Language
19 37 (0.52%) German Language
19 37 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,985 (28.13%) Developer
2 1,091 (15.46%) Analyst
3 451 (6.39%) Java Developer
4 442 (6.26%) Architect
5 380 (5.39%) C# Developer
6 345 (4.89%) Consultant
7 343 (4.86%) Business Analyst
8 334 (4.73%) Senior Developer
9 280 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 271 (3.84%) Software Engineer
11 238 (3.37%) Support Analyst
12 235 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 197 (2.79%) Applications Support
14 163 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 163 (2.31%) Junior
15 149 (2.11%) JavaScript Developer
16 141 (2.00%) Software Developer
17 138 (1.96%) Graduate
18 134 (1.90%) Senior Java Developer
19 133 (1.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 909 (12.88%) HTML
2 884 (12.53%) .NET
3 733 (10.39%) AngularJS
4 610 (8.65%) CSS
5 504 (7.14%) RESTful
6 501 (7.10%) HTML5
7 489 (6.93%) Web Services
8 415 (5.88%) React
9 361 (5.12%) REST
10 357 (5.06%) ASP.NET
11 334 (4.73%) Spring
12 331 (4.69%) XML
13 272 (3.85%) jQuery
14 267 (3.78%) Node.js
15 265 (3.76%) CSS3
16 234 (3.32%) Kafka
17 196 (2.78%) JSON
18 188 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
19 181 (2.57%) WCF
20 160 (2.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2,662 (37.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1,052 (14.91%) Computer Science
3 677 (9.59%) Cyberthreat
4 557 (7.89%) User Experience
5 533 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
6 386 (5.47%) Fintech
7 377 (5.34%) Management Information System
8 346 (4.90%) Algorithms
9 270 (3.83%) Data Structures
10 261 (3.70%) Fixed Income
11 255 (3.61%) Equities
12 225 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
13 206 (2.92%) Data Centre
14 178 (2.52%) Derivative
14 178 (2.52%) Virtual Team
15 150 (2.13%) Hedge funds
16 133 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 128 (1.81%) Mobile App
18 124 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
19 115 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 995 (14.10%) Windows
2 976 (13.83%) Linux
3 474 (6.72%) Unix
4 315 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 190 (2.69%) Windows 7
6 170 (2.41%) Windows 10
7 148 (2.10%) Android
8 143 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 131 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 115 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 80 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 60 (0.85%) Solaris
13 57 (0.81%) CentOS
14 55 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.68%) Windows 8
16 43 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 38 (0.54%) Ubuntu
18 28 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (0.33%) VMS
20 18 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,535 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (13.15%) Analytics
3 903 (12.80%) Risk Management
4 792 (11.22%) Low Latency
5 784 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 756 (10.71%) Strategic Thinking
7 745 (10.56%) TDD
8 735 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 733 (10.39%) Project Management
10 731 (10.36%) Scrum
11 719 (10.19%) Innovative Thinking
12 716 (10.15%) SDLC
13 679 (9.62%) DevOps
14 637 (9.03%) OO
15 617 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 545 (7.72%) Test Automation
17 541 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
18 509 (7.21%) ITIL
19 503 (7.13%) Microservices
20 495 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,964 (27.83%) SQL
2 1,709 (24.22%) Java
3 1,298 (18.40%) JavaScript
4 1,092 (15.48%) C#
5 1,084 (15.36%) Python
6 499 (7.07%) C++
7 298 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 278 (3.94%) Scala
9 267 (3.78%) T-SQL
10 253 (3.59%) Perl
11 252 (3.57%) PHP
12 237 (3.36%) Shell Script
13 234 (3.32%) Bash Shell
14 232 (3.29%) C
15 189 (2.68%) Java 8
16 163 (2.31%) Ruby
17 153 (2.17%) R
18 123 (1.74%) PL/SQL
19 111 (1.57%) VBA
20 75 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,807 (25.61%) Degree
2 447 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (1.87%) CISSP
4 132 (1.87%) Master's Degree
5 129 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 124 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (1.33%) MCSE
8 91 (1.29%) PhD
9 85 (1.20%) CISM
10 75 (1.06%) CCNP
11 74 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
12 72 (1.02%) SAFe Agilist
13 71 (1.01%) SC Cleared
14 58 (0.82%) MCSA
15 56 (0.79%) PMI Certification
16 54 (0.77%) ISTQB
17 51 (0.72%) PMP
18 50 (0.71%) CCIE
19 49 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 516 (7.31%) QA
2 160 (2.27%) SLA
3 88 (1.25%) PMO
4 80 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 77 (1.09%) GDPR
6 62 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 60 (0.85%) MiFID
8 38 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 26 (0.37%) COBIT
9 26 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
10 20 (0.28%) SSAE 16
11 16 (0.23%) GCP
12 15 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.13%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.099%) EMIR
14 7 (0.099%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.085%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.071%) DICOM
16 5 (0.071%) HL7
System Software
1 503 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 319 (4.52%) Docker
3 207 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 129 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 57 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (0.69%) XenApp
7 46 (0.65%) vSphere
8 35 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.33%) HDFS
10 17 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 14 (0.20%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.17%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.13%) XenServer
17 8 (0.11%) Apache Flume
17 8 (0.11%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.11%) Firmware
17 8 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 166 (2.35%) Ansible
2 164 (2.32%) Puppet
3 133 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 104 (1.47%) SCCM
5 103 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 96 (1.36%) Terraform
7 36 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
7 36 (0.51%) Kibana
8 35 (0.50%) Nagios
9 28 (0.40%) Packer
10 26 (0.37%) Backup Exec
11 22 (0.31%) Cacti
11 22 (0.31%) logstash
12 21 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
13 18 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (0.23%) Salt
14 16 (0.23%) SCOM
15 15 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,144 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 489 (6.93%) Oracle
3 357 (5.06%) VMware
4 274 (3.88%) Cisco
5 213 (3.02%) Google
6 203 (2.88%) Citrix
7 186 (2.64%) Tableau
8 177 (2.51%) SAP
9 172 (2.44%) Sybase
10 169 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
11 142 (2.01%) Adobe
12 112 (1.59%) HP
13 108 (1.53%) Splunk
14 92 (1.30%) IBM
15 81 (1.15%) Cognizant
16 79 (1.12%) Apple
17 77 (1.09%) Red Hat
18 73 (1.03%) Juniper
18 73 (1.03%) NetApp
18 73 (1.03%) Veeam