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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 9,135 2,992 3,446
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 13.28% 8.94% 8.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.76% 9.44% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,534 2,001 2,542
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £31,550
25th Percentile £47,537 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,525 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.86% +1.05% +5.26%

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 66,396 31,692 37,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 96.54% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33,763 24,153 30,846
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +24 746 £70,000 +3.70% 254
West London -8 208 £57,500 -2.13% 65
South London +14 123 £50,000 -5.66% 17
East London -9 85 £72,000 +118.18% 71
North London -29 8 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 4,237 (46.38%) Agile
2 3,871 (42.38%) Social Skills
3 2,902 (31.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2,837 (31.06%) Finance
5 2,159 (23.63%) Python
6 2,140 (23.43%) AWS
7 2,032 (22.24%) SQL
8 1,959 (21.44%) JavaScript
9 1,955 (21.40%) Software Engineering
10 1,791 (19.61%) Degree
11 1,757 (19.23%) Java
12 1,637 (17.92%) DevOps
13 1,629 (17.83%) Azure
14 1,596 (17.47%) CI/CD
15 1,423 (15.58%) React
16 1,413 (15.47%) Mentoring
17 1,392 (15.24%) Kubernetes
18 1,389 (15.21%) User Experience
19 1,379 (15.10%) Analytics
20 1,281 (14.02%) Docker
21 1,191 (13.04%) Git (software)
22 1,148 (12.57%) Test Automation
23 1,109 (12.14%) Microsoft
24 1,108 (12.13%) Computer Science
25 1,064 (11.65%) Node.js
26 1,063 (11.64%) C#
27 1,024 (11.21%) Microservices
28 1,018 (11.14%) GCP
29 1,005 (11.00%) Scrum
30 966 (10.57%) .NET

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
1 306 (3.35%) Confluence
2 219 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 210 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 195 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 156 (1.71%) CMS
6 134 (1.47%) Apache
7 111 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
8 109 (1.19%) IIS
9 65 (0.71%) SAS
10 53 (0.58%) nginx
10 53 (0.58%) WordPress
11 43 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 41 (0.45%) Jupyter
13 32 (0.35%) Apache Pulsar
13 32 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 31 (0.34%) Strapi
15 30 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 27 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 27 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.22%) Luigi
Applications
1 365 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 290 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 220 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 213 (2.33%) Sketch
5 87 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 84 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 74 (0.81%) MS Visio
8 73 (0.80%) InVision
9 63 (0.69%) Photoshop
10 39 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
11 33 (0.36%) Zeplin
12 32 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
13 31 (0.34%) InDesign
14 28 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
14 28 (0.31%) Adobe XD
15 22 (0.24%) Chatbot
16 14 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
16 14 (0.15%) Marvel
17 9 (0.099%) UXPin
18 8 (0.088%) Maya
Business Applications
1 69 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
3 31 (0.34%) R3 Corda
4 27 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 25 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 13 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 11 (0.12%) Shopify
9 10 (0.11%) Magento
9 10 (0.11%) Ripple
9 10 (0.11%) Ripple XRP
10 9 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.099%) Social Studio
11 8 (0.088%) Avolution ABACUS
12 7 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.077%) Temenos T24
13 6 (0.066%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2,140 (23.43%) AWS
2 1,629 (17.83%) Azure
3 1,018 (11.14%) GCP
4 575 (6.29%) SaaS
5 486 (5.32%) GitHub
6 396 (4.33%) Power Platform
7 388 (4.25%) Serverless
8 370 (4.05%) Microsoft 365
9 347 (3.80%) Figma
10 248 (2.71%) Amazon S3
11 206 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
12 196 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
13 189 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
14 162 (1.77%) Google Analytics
15 156 (1.71%) PaaS
16 152 (1.66%) npm
17 151 (1.65%) dbt
18 133 (1.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 132 (1.44%) Slack
20 120 (1.31%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 208 (2.28%) Firewall
2 194 (2.12%) DNS
3 193 (2.11%) HTTP
4 178 (1.95%) Internet
5 155 (1.70%) TCP/IP
6 103 (1.13%) DHCP
7 91 (1.00%) Broadband
8 71 (0.78%) VPN
9 63 (0.69%) Network Security
10 62 (0.68%) WAN
11 57 (0.62%) VoIP
12 51 (0.56%) LAN
13 48 (0.53%) BGP
14 47 (0.51%) WebEx
15 44 (0.48%) Wireless
16 38 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (0.41%) MPLS
18 35 (0.38%) SAN
19 29 (0.32%) OSPF
20 26 (0.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 668 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
3 573 (6.27%) MySQL
4 557 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 542 (5.93%) NoSQL
6 382 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 375 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
8 337 (3.69%) Power BI
9 323 (3.54%) Big Data
10 309 (3.38%) Tableau
11 214 (2.34%) Redis
12 189 (2.07%) BigQuery
13 158 (1.73%) Data Lake
14 149 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 136 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 136 (1.49%) Metadata
16 134 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
17 129 (1.41%) Looker
18 126 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
19 117 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,191 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 660 (7.22%) JIRA
3 635 (6.95%) Jenkins
4 249 (2.73%) GitLab
5 229 (2.51%) webpack
6 215 (2.35%) Cypress.io
7 179 (1.96%) Selenium
8 174 (1.90%) Maven
9 150 (1.64%) Gradle
10 144 (1.58%) JUnit
11 115 (1.26%) Cucumber
12 105 (1.15%) Postman
13 97 (1.06%) TeamCity
14 85 (0.93%) CircleCI
15 77 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
16 76 (0.83%) Bitbucket
17 65 (0.71%) SonarQube
18 55 (0.60%) Visual Studio
19 54 (0.59%) rollup.js
20 52 (0.57%) Android Studio
General
1 3,871 (42.38%) Social Skills
2 2,902 (31.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2,837 (31.06%) Finance
4 917 (10.04%) Marketing
5 834 (9.13%) Banking
6 781 (8.55%) Retail
7 778 (8.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 710 (7.77%) Games
9 425 (4.65%) Advertising
10 419 (4.59%) Presentation Skills
11 404 (4.42%) Organisational Skills
12 365 (4.00%) Legal
13 316 (3.46%) Public Sector
14 269 (2.94%) Law
15 169 (1.85%) Influencing Skills
16 165 (1.81%) Financial Institution
17 132 (1.44%) Telecoms
18 112 (1.23%) Front Office
19 100 (1.09%) Investment Banking
20 98 (1.07%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,061 (22.56%) Developer
2 1,031 (11.29%) Software Engineer
3 976 (10.68%) Analyst
4 593 (6.49%) Senior Developer
5 432 (4.73%) Architect
6 386 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 357 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 338 (3.70%) Designer
9 301 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 285 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 274 (3.00%) Data Engineer
12 256 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
13 251 (2.75%) Consultant
14 219 (2.40%) Data Analyst
15 218 (2.39%) Product Manager
16 208 (2.28%) Business Analyst
17 189 (2.07%) Lead Developer
18 184 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
19 180 (1.97%) Project Manager
20 178 (1.95%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,423 (15.58%) React
2 1,064 (11.65%) Node.js
3 966 (10.57%) .NET
4 882 (9.66%) CSS
4 882 (9.66%) HTML
5 769 (8.42%) REST
6 602 (6.59%) AngularJS
7 585 (6.40%) Spring
8 515 (5.64%) RESTful
9 507 (5.55%) Kafka
10 455 (4.98%) Spring Boot
11 399 (4.37%) Web Services
12 372 (4.07%) HTML5
13 358 (3.92%) GraphQL
14 341 (3.73%) ASP.NET
15 323 (3.54%) Redux
16 303 (3.32%) .NET Core
17 283 (3.10%) React Native
18 259 (2.84%) Vue.js
19 232 (2.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,389 (15.21%) User Experience
2 665 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
3 515 (5.64%) Mobile App
4 379 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 375 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 302 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
7 300 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 281 (3.08%) Virtual Team
9 224 (2.45%) Data Structures
10 204 (2.23%) Cloud Native
11 169 (1.85%) Digital Media
12 160 (1.75%) Blog
13 155 (1.70%) Derivative
14 139 (1.52%) Social Media
15 138 (1.51%) Public Cloud
16 120 (1.31%) Sports Betting
17 113 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 111 (1.22%) Data Centre
19 110 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
20 109 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 823 (9.01%) Linux
2 722 (7.90%) Windows
3 359 (3.93%) Android
4 292 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 228 (2.50%) Unix
6 192 (2.10%) Windows 10
7 164 (1.80%) Windows Server
8 66 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
9 54 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 42 (0.46%) CentOS
11 32 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 32 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
14 20 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.11%) Debian
17 8 (0.088%) Fedora
17 8 (0.088%) VMS
17 8 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,237 (46.38%) Agile
2 1,955 (21.40%) Software Engineering
3 1,637 (17.92%) DevOps
4 1,596 (17.47%) CI/CD
5 1,413 (15.47%) Mentoring
6 1,379 (15.10%) Analytics
7 1,148 (12.57%) Test Automation
8 1,108 (12.13%) Computer Science
9 1,024 (11.21%) Microservices
10 1,005 (11.00%) Scrum
11 931 (10.19%) TDD
12 920 (10.07%) Full Stack Development
13 883 (9.67%) Data Science
14 863 (9.45%) Project Management
15 831 (9.10%) Decision-Making
16 828 (9.06%) SDLC
17 789 (8.64%) Coaching
18 682 (7.47%) Fintech
19 678 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
20 672 (7.36%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,159 (23.63%) Python
2 2,032 (22.24%) SQL
3 1,959 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 1,757 (19.23%) Java
5 1,063 (11.64%) C#
6 905 (9.91%) TypeScript
7 401 (4.39%) C++
8 380 (4.16%) Bash
9 376 (4.12%) Go
10 262 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 255 (2.79%) PHP
12 244 (2.67%) Kotlin
13 232 (2.54%) T-SQL
14 224 (2.45%) Ruby
15 211 (2.31%) Scala
16 206 (2.26%) R
17 201 (2.20%) C
18 144 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 131 (1.43%) ES6
20 116 (1.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,791 (19.61%) Degree
2 551 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 217 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 148 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 115 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 100 (1.09%) PhD
7 95 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 77 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 70 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (0.66%) CISSP
11 50 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 41 (0.45%) PMP
14 36 (0.39%) CEH
15 31 (0.34%) ISTQB
16 28 (0.31%) CCNA
16 28 (0.31%) CISA
17 27 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 26 (0.28%) DBS Check
19 25 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 789 (8.64%) QA
2 196 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 167 (1.83%) Accessibility
4 158 (1.73%) SLA
5 122 (1.34%) GDPR
6 119 (1.30%) PMO
7 106 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 39 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 37 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 26 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
10 26 (0.28%) NIST
11 19 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 16 (0.18%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.16%) GMP
13 15 (0.16%) GRC
14 13 (0.14%) PSD2
15 12 (0.13%) ISO 20022
15 12 (0.13%) WCAG
16 8 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.088%) WAI
System Software
1 1,281 (14.02%) Docker
2 383 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 144 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 45 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (0.30%) XenApp
8 24 (0.26%) vSphere
9 21 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 18 (0.20%) Firmware
12 17 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.088%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.088%) VMware NSX
13 8 (0.088%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.077%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.066%) Snort
15 6 (0.066%) zsh
16 5 (0.055%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1,392 (15.24%) Kubernetes
2 814 (8.91%) Terraform
3 432 (4.73%) Ansible
4 118 (1.29%) Prometheus
5 111 (1.22%) Grafana
6 79 (0.86%) Puppet
7 68 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 64 (0.70%) SCCM
9 54 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 40 (0.44%) Nagios
11 38 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 37 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
13 26 (0.28%) Istio
14 23 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
14 23 (0.25%) Kibana
15 20 (0.22%) Oozie
16 19 (0.21%) FortiGate
17 17 (0.19%) Consul
17 17 (0.19%) logstash
17 17 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,109 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 879 (9.62%) Google
3 338 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 289 (3.16%) Oracle
5 239 (2.62%) Adobe
6 189 (2.07%) VMware
7 150 (1.64%) Cisco
8 137 (1.50%) Apple
9 112 (1.23%) Citrix
9 112 (1.23%) Splunk
10 88 (0.96%) IBM
11 82 (0.90%) ServiceNow
12 81 (0.89%) Facebook
13 80 (0.88%) Databricks
14 78 (0.85%) BT
15 74 (0.81%) Informatica
15 74 (0.81%) SAP
16 73 (0.80%) LexisNexis
16 73 (0.80%) Sage
17 71 (0.78%) Atlassian