Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 5,349 7,507 7,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.17% 10.49% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.87% 11.31% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,797 4,711 4,831
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,003 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 54,172 66,374 68,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.89% 92.73% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43,960 53,207 54,820
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 -7 1,060 £60,000 +4.35% 288
West London +1 253 £57,500 +15.00% 119
South London -3 145 £45,500 +1.11% 43
East London -10 48 £47,500 - 60
North London +5 32 £28,500 -40.31% 27
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 2,051 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,895 (35.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1,549 (28.96%) Finance
4 1,285 (24.02%) SQL
5 1,127 (21.07%) Degree
6 1,115 (20.85%) Microsoft
7 813 (15.20%) Java
8 784 (14.66%) Python
9 782 (14.62%) Windows
10 741 (13.85%) JavaScript
11 714 (13.35%) Software Engineering
12 705 (13.18%) Computer Science
13 682 (12.75%) SQL Server
14 681 (12.73%) DevOps
15 666 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
16 659 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
17 630 (11.78%) C#
18 608 (11.37%) Linux
19 607 (11.35%) Analytics
20 598 (11.18%) Scrum
21 548 (10.24%) .NET
22 509 (9.52%) Project Management
23 505 (9.44%) HTML
24 493 (9.22%) Banking
25 460 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
26 450 (8.41%) Active Directory
27 449 (8.39%) QA
28 442 (8.26%) CSS
29 408 (7.63%) TDD
30 404 (7.55%) ITIL

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
1 153 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 144 (2.69%) Confluence
3 114 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 103 (1.93%) CMS
5 90 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 79 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 65 (1.22%) Apache
8 52 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 45 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 39 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (0.56%) IIS
13 28 (0.52%) Jupyter
14 25 (0.47%) Drupal
14 25 (0.47%) WordPress
15 23 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
16 22 (0.41%) SAS
17 20 (0.37%) EPiServer
18 15 (0.28%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.28%) Ethereum
Applications
1 305 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 239 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 107 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 49 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 45 (0.84%) Sketch
7 37 (0.69%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.62%) InVision
9 24 (0.45%) SPSS
10 23 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
11 22 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
12 19 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (0.24%) Zeplin
14 9 (0.17%) Chatbot
15 7 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
15 7 (0.13%) Mathematica
15 7 (0.13%) Maya
15 7 (0.13%) MODO
15 7 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 69 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
3 30 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
6 20 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
8 18 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
10 15 (0.28%) Magento
11 14 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 13 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (0.21%) HFM
15 10 (0.19%) NetSuite
16 9 (0.17%) WebTrends
17 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
18 7 (0.13%) SAP IBP
19 6 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
19 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 666 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
2 659 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 339 (6.34%) Office 365
4 202 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 201 (3.76%) SaaS
6 185 (3.46%) Power Platform
7 91 (1.70%) PaaS
8 88 (1.65%) GitHub
9 74 (1.38%) Serverless
10 60 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 60 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 50 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 39 (0.73%) OneDrive
14 38 (0.71%) IaaS
15 37 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
16 34 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
16 34 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
17 33 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
18 32 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 271 (5.07%) Firewall
2 172 (3.22%) DNS
3 152 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 132 (2.47%) Internet
5 128 (2.39%) WAN
6 125 (2.34%) LAN
7 118 (2.21%) VPN
8 117 (2.19%) DHCP
9 105 (1.96%) Wireless
10 94 (1.76%) VoIP
11 93 (1.74%) Network Security
12 75 (1.40%) HTTP
13 62 (1.16%) BGP
14 60 (1.12%) Skype
15 54 (1.01%) SAN
16 49 (0.92%) MPLS
17 44 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
18 43 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (0.79%) VLAN
20 41 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 257 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
3 240 (4.49%) MySQL
4 225 (4.21%) Big Data
5 193 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 168 (3.14%) Power BI
7 166 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 164 (3.07%) NoSQL
9 134 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 131 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 126 (2.36%) Relational Database
12 110 (2.06%) Hadoop
13 108 (2.02%) MongoDB
14 82 (1.53%) Data Lake
14 82 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 73 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
16 69 (1.29%) Blockchain
17 66 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 61 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
18 61 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 376 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 357 (6.67%) JIRA
3 243 (4.54%) Jenkins
4 175 (3.27%) Selenium
5 113 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 97 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 70 (1.31%) Subversion
8 63 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 62 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 60 (1.12%) Maven
11 53 (0.99%) NUnit
12 48 (0.90%) Appium
12 48 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 47 (0.88%) SoapUI
14 42 (0.79%) WebDriver
15 37 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
16 36 (0.67%) Protractor
17 35 (0.65%) Jasmine
18 33 (0.62%) webpack
19 32 (0.60%) Mocha
General
1 1,549 (28.96%) Finance
2 493 (9.22%) Banking
3 313 (5.85%) Marketing
4 312 (5.83%) Retail
5 163 (3.05%) Advertising
6 154 (2.88%) Legal
6 154 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 139 (2.60%) Games
8 109 (2.04%) Back Office
9 107 (2.00%) Front Office
10 97 (1.81%) Law
11 96 (1.79%) Investment Banking
12 59 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 46 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 35 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.56%) Electronics
16 29 (0.54%) Billing
16 29 (0.54%) French Language
17 27 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 23 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,145 (21.41%) Developer
2 927 (17.33%) Analyst
3 328 (6.13%) Business Analyst
4 322 (6.02%) Architect
5 240 (4.49%) Senior Developer
6 238 (4.45%) Consultant
7 222 (4.15%) Support Analyst
8 216 (4.04%) Applications Support
9 206 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 187 (3.50%) Software Engineer
11 173 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 172 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
13 166 (3.10%) C# Developer
14 161 (3.01%) Project Manager
15 155 (2.90%) Support Engineer
16 139 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
17 132 (2.47%) SQL Developer
18 122 (2.28%) Network Engineer
19 120 (2.24%) Junior
20 116 (2.17%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (10.24%) .NET
2 505 (9.44%) HTML
3 442 (8.26%) CSS
4 259 (4.84%) Web Services
5 256 (4.79%) AngularJS
5 256 (4.79%) REST
6 229 (4.28%) React
7 209 (3.91%) ASP.NET
8 200 (3.74%) Node.js
9 175 (3.27%) HTML5
10 166 (3.10%) .NET Framework
11 165 (3.08%) Spring
12 153 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 152 (2.84%) RESTful
13 152 (2.84%) XML
14 139 (2.60%) JSON
15 137 (2.56%) Kafka
16 105 (1.96%) Entity Framework
17 102 (1.91%) jQuery
18 95 (1.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,895 (35.43%) Analytical Skills
2 395 (7.38%) User Experience
3 366 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
4 255 (4.77%) Management Information System
5 242 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
6 207 (3.87%) Algorithms
7 180 (3.37%) Data Structures
8 126 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 116 (2.17%) Virtual Team
10 114 (2.13%) Cloud Native
11 97 (1.81%) Data Centre
12 96 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
13 95 (1.78%) Fixed Income
14 93 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
15 86 (1.61%) Equities
16 64 (1.20%) Public Cloud
17 53 (0.99%) Derivative
18 52 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 51 (0.95%) Robotics
20 49 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 782 (14.62%) Windows
2 608 (11.37%) Linux
3 276 (5.16%) Unix
4 260 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 172 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 171 (3.20%) Windows 10
7 149 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 148 (2.77%) Android
9 70 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 66 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (1.01%) Mac OS
12 53 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 40 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 36 (0.67%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.52%) CentOS
16 20 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.24%) Debian
19 11 (0.21%) Windows XP
20 6 (0.11%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,051 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 714 (13.35%) Software Engineering
3 705 (13.18%) Computer Science
4 681 (12.73%) DevOps
5 607 (11.35%) Analytics
6 598 (11.18%) Scrum
7 509 (9.52%) Project Management
8 460 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 408 (7.63%) TDD
10 404 (7.55%) ITIL
11 363 (6.79%) Test Automation
12 350 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
13 343 (6.41%) Time Management
14 332 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 331 (6.19%) Business Analysis
16 325 (6.08%) Decision-Making
17 320 (5.98%) Microservices
18 312 (5.83%) Migration
19 311 (5.81%) Creative Thinking
20 302 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,285 (24.02%) SQL
2 813 (15.20%) Java
3 784 (14.66%) Python
4 741 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 630 (11.78%) C#
6 263 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 216 (4.04%) C++
8 173 (3.23%) Ruby
9 171 (3.20%) PHP
10 170 (3.18%) Bash Shell
11 145 (2.71%) T-SQL
12 131 (2.45%) Scala
13 113 (2.11%) TypeScript
14 111 (2.08%) C
15 94 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 87 (1.63%) R
17 86 (1.61%) Perl
18 85 (1.59%) Go
19 84 (1.57%) VBA
20 82 (1.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,127 (21.07%) Degree
2 303 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 152 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 120 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 98 (1.83%) MCSE
7 69 (1.29%) CCNA
7 69 (1.29%) CCNP
8 67 (1.25%) AWS Certification
9 59 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 58 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 53 (0.99%) ISEB
12 51 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
13 50 (0.93%) CISSP
14 48 (0.90%) PhD
15 40 (0.75%) ISTQB
16 37 (0.69%) CISA
16 37 (0.69%) PMI Certification
17 36 (0.67%) MCSA
18 35 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (8.39%) QA
2 159 (2.97%) SLA
3 82 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (1.44%) GDPR
5 76 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 58 (1.08%) PMO
7 43 (0.80%) MiFID
8 42 (0.79%) EMIR
9 33 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 21 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 21 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
10 21 (0.39%) SSAE 16
11 19 (0.36%) COBIT
11 19 (0.36%) HIPAA
12 17 (0.32%) NIST
13 11 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
15 9 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 450 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 315 (5.89%) Docker
3 214 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.31%) XenApp
5 68 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 28 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.49%) vSphere
8 22 (0.41%) HDFS
8 22 (0.41%) VirtualBox
9 19 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
10 18 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (0.21%) Postfix
12 11 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.093%) etcd
15 5 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 275 (5.14%) Kubernetes
2 172 (3.22%) Ansible
3 169 (3.16%) Terraform
4 163 (3.05%) Puppet
5 116 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (1.68%) SCCM
7 40 (0.75%) Nagios
8 33 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
8 33 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
9 30 (0.56%) Packer
10 22 (0.41%) Rancher
11 21 (0.39%) Grafana
12 20 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
12 20 (0.37%) WSUS
13 16 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
13 16 (0.30%) Tivoli
14 15 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
14 15 (0.28%) SCOM
15 14 (0.26%) Kibana
15 14 (0.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,115 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 365 (6.82%) Oracle
3 273 (5.10%) VMware
4 264 (4.94%) Cisco
5 233 (4.36%) Google
6 154 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 140 (2.62%) SAP
8 124 (2.32%) Citrix
9 106 (1.98%) Adobe
10 93 (1.74%) Splunk
11 92 (1.72%) Tableau
12 89 (1.66%) IBM
13 88 (1.65%) HP
14 87 (1.63%) hybris
15 77 (1.44%) Apple
16 67 (1.25%) Atlassian
17 66 (1.23%) Juniper
18 65 (1.22%) ServiceNow
19 64 (1.20%) Databricks
20 60 (1.12%) Dell