Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 6,715 7,653 6,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.09% 10.33% 8.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.97% 11.07% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,500 4,411 5,409
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 61,216 69,149 68,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.01% 93.32% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,461 53,880 58,918
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -1 1,203 £60,000 +9.09% 225
West London +7 237 £50,000 +6.38% 141
South London -3 176 £46,819 +7.63% 21
East London 0 74 £47,500 +5.56% 47
North London +22 27 £50,000 +46.02% 14
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 2,649 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2,448 (36.46%) Finance
3 2,443 (36.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1,886 (28.09%) SQL
5 1,579 (23.51%) Degree
6 1,334 (19.87%) Java
7 1,268 (18.88%) Microsoft
8 1,240 (18.47%) JavaScript
9 1,158 (17.24%) C#
10 1,094 (16.29%) SQL Server
11 1,050 (15.64%) Windows
12 949 (14.13%) Python
13 944 (14.06%) .NET
14 883 (13.15%) Computer Science
15 865 (12.88%) HTML
16 837 (12.46%) Banking
17 804 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
18 784 (11.68%) DevOps
19 772 (11.50%) Analytics
20 765 (11.39%) Project Management
21 731 (10.89%) Linux
22 715 (10.65%) Scrum
23 680 (10.13%) Software Engineering
24 678 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
25 657 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
26 637 (9.49%) CSS
27 619 (9.22%) TDD
28 609 (9.07%) AngularJS
29 587 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
30 570 (8.49%) Git (software)

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
1 178 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 158 (2.35%) CMS
3 144 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 138 (2.06%) Confluence
5 132 (1.97%) Apache Spark
6 118 (1.76%) MS Exchange
7 108 (1.61%) Apache
8 96 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 73 (1.09%) EPiServer
10 68 (1.01%) IIS
11 55 (0.82%) SAS
12 51 (0.76%) Skype for Business
13 49 (0.73%) WordPress
14 43 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 42 (0.63%) JBoss
16 38 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
17 35 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
18 32 (0.48%) WebSphere
19 29 (0.43%) Apache Solr
19 29 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 402 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 302 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 173 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 118 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 82 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 65 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 47 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 44 (0.66%) InVision
9 23 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 20 (0.30%) AutoCAD
11 18 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
12 15 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (0.21%) Chatbot
14 10 (0.15%) Flinto
14 10 (0.15%) SPSS
15 8 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
16 7 (0.10%) InDesign
17 4 (0.060%) Acrobat
17 4 (0.060%) InfoPath
17 4 (0.060%) Maya
Business Applications
1 126 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.60%) Magento
4 37 (0.55%) Eloqua
5 36 (0.54%) NetSuite
6 28 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
7 27 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 26 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 21 (0.31%) Scribe Insight
10 20 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
11 19 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
12 18 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
13 16 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 12 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
16 11 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
17 10 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
17 10 (0.15%) Relativity
18 9 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
19 8 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 804 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 678 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 366 (5.45%) Office 365
4 291 (4.33%) SaaS
5 125 (1.86%) PaaS
6 98 (1.46%) GitHub
7 92 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 81 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 80 (1.19%) npm
10 72 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 69 (1.03%) IaaS
12 57 (0.85%) Serverless
13 56 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 43 (0.64%) Route 53
15 38 (0.57%) G Suite
16 35 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
16 35 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
17 30 (0.45%) Slack
18 29 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
19 28 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 389 (5.79%) Firewall
2 218 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 198 (2.95%) DNS
4 177 (2.64%) Internet
5 176 (2.62%) VPN
6 161 (2.40%) WAN
7 155 (2.31%) LAN
8 151 (2.25%) HTTP
9 111 (1.65%) SAN
10 103 (1.53%) Network Security
11 97 (1.44%) DHCP
12 95 (1.41%) VoIP
13 90 (1.34%) Wireless
14 80 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
15 79 (1.18%) MPLS
16 63 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
17 62 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 62 (0.92%) Unified Communications
18 61 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 58 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,094 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 527 (7.85%) Big Data
3 339 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 326 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 324 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 280 (4.17%) MySQL
7 231 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
8 187 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 170 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 158 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 136 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 130 (1.94%) RDBMS
13 122 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
14 114 (1.70%) Power BI
15 106 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 103 (1.53%) Couchbase
17 100 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 89 (1.33%) Oracle Database
19 86 (1.28%) Blockchain
20 74 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 570 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 326 (4.85%) JIRA
3 282 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 261 (3.89%) Visual Studio
5 260 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 180 (2.68%) Selenium
7 150 (2.23%) TeamCity
8 138 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 136 (2.03%) Protractor
10 131 (1.95%) gulp
11 122 (1.82%) Maven
12 120 (1.79%) webpack
13 91 (1.36%) JUnit
14 86 (1.28%) Mocha
15 80 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
16 76 (1.13%) Cucumber
17 72 (1.07%) Subversion
18 64 (0.95%) Sinon.JS
19 62 (0.92%) Bower
19 62 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 2,448 (36.46%) Finance
2 837 (12.46%) Banking
3 443 (6.60%) Marketing
4 405 (6.03%) Retail
5 364 (5.42%) Investment Banking
6 300 (4.47%) Financial Institution
7 213 (3.17%) Games
8 198 (2.95%) Front Office
9 194 (2.89%) Telecoms
10 176 (2.62%) Legal
11 148 (2.20%) Back Office
12 145 (2.16%) Advertising
13 112 (1.67%) Law
14 82 (1.22%) Manufacturing
15 70 (1.04%) Electronics
16 60 (0.89%) Automotive
17 58 (0.86%) French Language
18 53 (0.79%) Publishing
19 46 (0.69%) Billing
20 41 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,819 (27.09%) Developer
2 1,203 (17.92%) Analyst
3 390 (5.81%) Business Analyst
4 379 (5.64%) Java Developer
5 369 (5.50%) Architect
6 350 (5.21%) Consultant
7 338 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 292 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 277 (4.13%) Support Analyst
10 259 (3.86%) C# Developer
11 245 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 218 (3.25%) Support Engineer
13 210 (3.13%) Applications Support
14 202 (3.01%) Software Engineer
15 160 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
16 152 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
17 149 (2.22%) SQL Developer
18 143 (2.13%) IT Support
19 141 (2.10%) Junior
20 137 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 944 (14.06%) .NET
2 865 (12.88%) HTML
3 637 (9.49%) CSS
4 609 (9.07%) AngularJS
5 502 (7.48%) Web Services
6 486 (7.24%) RESTful
7 430 (6.40%) REST
8 398 (5.93%) HTML5
9 369 (5.50%) React
10 340 (5.06%) ASP.NET
10 340 (5.06%) Node.js
11 331 (4.93%) Spring
12 251 (3.74%) jQuery
13 250 (3.72%) XML
14 229 (3.41%) SOAP
15 220 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 211 (3.14%) CSS3
17 194 (2.89%) Kafka
18 178 (2.65%) .NET Framework
19 169 (2.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2,443 (36.38%) Analytical Skills
2 498 (7.42%) User Experience
3 473 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
4 324 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 319 (4.75%) Fintech
6 238 (3.54%) Algorithms
7 236 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
8 222 (3.31%) Data Structures
9 191 (2.84%) Virtual Team
10 176 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
11 174 (2.59%) Mobile App
12 158 (2.35%) Fixed Income
13 147 (2.19%) Data Centre
14 145 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
15 130 (1.94%) Equities
16 112 (1.67%) Hedge funds
17 104 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
18 97 (1.44%) Derivative
19 77 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 76 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,050 (15.64%) Windows
2 731 (10.89%) Linux
3 399 (5.94%) Unix
4 365 (5.44%) Windows Server
5 213 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 207 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 138 (2.06%) Android
8 126 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 125 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 96 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 93 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 35 (0.52%) CentOS
14 33 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.33%) Debian
17 20 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 20 (0.30%) Solaris
18 19 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,649 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 883 (13.15%) Computer Science
3 784 (11.68%) DevOps
4 772 (11.50%) Analytics
5 765 (11.39%) Project Management
6 715 (10.65%) Scrum
7 680 (10.13%) Software Engineering
8 657 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 619 (9.22%) TDD
10 587 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 561 (8.35%) Test Automation
12 543 (8.09%) ITIL
13 516 (7.68%) SDLC
14 485 (7.22%) Microservices
15 464 (6.91%) Risk Management
16 453 (6.75%) OO
17 425 (6.33%) Business Analysis
17 425 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
18 407 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
18 407 (6.06%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1,886 (28.09%) SQL
2 1,334 (19.87%) Java
3 1,240 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 1,158 (17.24%) C#
5 949 (14.13%) Python
6 397 (5.91%) C++
7 393 (5.85%) PowerShell
8 263 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 206 (3.07%) Perl
10 204 (3.04%) Bash Shell
11 172 (2.56%) PHP
12 171 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 142 (2.11%) Ruby
14 138 (2.06%) C
15 135 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 129 (1.92%) Java 8
16 129 (1.92%) Scala
17 127 (1.89%) Go
18 117 (1.74%) R
19 111 (1.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,579 (23.51%) Degree
2 401 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 157 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 112 (1.67%) CCNP
6 98 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 92 (1.37%) CISSP
8 90 (1.34%) Master's Degree
9 88 (1.31%) MCSE
10 74 (1.10%) PMP
11 73 (1.09%) PMI Certification
12 71 (1.06%) SAFe Agilist
12 71 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 51 (0.76%) CCNA
14 49 (0.73%) CCIE
15 48 (0.71%) CISM
15 48 (0.71%) ISEB
16 47 (0.70%) ISTQB
16 47 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
17 45 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 442 (6.58%) QA
2 171 (2.55%) SLA
3 134 (2.00%) PMO
4 115 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 99 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 86 (1.28%) GDPR
7 51 (0.76%) MiFID
8 36 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
9 33 (0.49%) COBIT
10 31 (0.46%) HIPAA
11 23 (0.34%) PCI DSS
12 14 (0.21%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.15%) PSD2
15 9 (0.13%) SEPA
16 8 (0.12%) GxP
17 6 (0.089%) EMIR
17 6 (0.089%) WCAG
18 4 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
18 4 (0.060%) Solvency II
System Software
1 524 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 335 (4.99%) Docker
3 210 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 120 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (0.61%) BitLocker
7 34 (0.51%) XenApp
8 27 (0.40%) vSphere
9 25 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.28%) HDFS
11 17 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 17 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (0.22%) Xen
13 14 (0.21%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.18%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.15%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.13%) Firmware
17 9 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
18 8 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 233 (3.47%) Ansible
2 198 (2.95%) Puppet
3 193 (2.87%) Kubernetes
4 160 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 142 (2.11%) SCCM
6 115 (1.71%) Terraform
7 86 (1.28%) Nagios
8 47 (0.70%) WSUS
9 45 (0.67%) SCOM
10 37 (0.55%) Grafana
11 36 (0.54%) Salt
12 32 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
12 32 (0.48%) Packer
13 28 (0.42%) Backup Exec
13 28 (0.42%) vRealize
14 27 (0.40%) Rancher
15 26 (0.39%) Mesos
15 26 (0.39%) SCOrch
15 26 (0.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 25 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,268 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 503 (7.49%) Oracle
3 295 (4.39%) Cisco
4 287 (4.27%) VMware
5 226 (3.37%) Google
6 178 (2.65%) Citrix
7 177 (2.64%) SAP
8 175 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 172 (2.56%) Tableau
10 112 (1.67%) Splunk
11 109 (1.62%) HP
12 95 (1.41%) Adobe
13 92 (1.37%) CheckPoint
14 87 (1.30%) ServiceNow
15 80 (1.19%) Apple
16 77 (1.15%) IBM
17 75 (1.12%) Sybase
18 73 (1.09%) Palo Alto
19 71 (1.06%) F5
20 68 (1.01%) Red Hat