Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 7,418 7,741 7,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.73% 10.44% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 11.28% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,626 4,637 6,108
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 63,455 68,629 74,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.75% 92.57% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50,662 53,430 64,376
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 1,409 £60,000 +9.09% 238
West London +12 274 £50,000 +5.26% 136
South London +10 153 £42,650 -5.22% 26
East London +11 124 £47,500 +18.75% 61
North London +9 34 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 3,164 (42.65%) Finance
2 2,836 (38.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2,795 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
4 2,091 (28.19%) SQL
5 1,942 (26.18%) Degree
6 1,881 (25.36%) Java
7 1,520 (20.49%) Banking
8 1,452 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 1,204 (16.23%) C#
10 1,184 (15.96%) Microsoft
10 1,184 (15.96%) Big Data
11 1,157 (15.60%) Python
12 1,153 (15.54%) SQL Server
12 1,153 (15.54%) Computer Science
13 1,095 (14.76%) Risk Management
14 1,049 (14.14%) Investment Banking
15 1,040 (14.02%) Windows
16 1,017 (13.71%) Linux
17 1,001 (13.49%) Financial Institution
18 985 (13.28%) Analytics
19 984 (13.27%) .NET
20 978 (13.18%) Investment Management
21 973 (13.12%) Strategic Thinking
22 960 (12.94%) Low Latency
23 955 (12.87%) HTML
24 910 (12.27%) Innovative Thinking
25 861 (11.61%) DevOps
26 856 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
27 836 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
28 826 (11.14%) TDD

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
1 254 (3.42%) Apache Spark
2 235 (3.17%) CMS
3 173 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 161 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 137 (1.85%) Confluence
6 132 (1.78%) Apache
7 126 (1.70%) MS Exchange
8 107 (1.44%) EPiServer
9 102 (1.38%) IIS
10 91 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 56 (0.75%) Skype for Business
12 48 (0.65%) JBoss
13 47 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
14 46 (0.62%) Drupal
14 46 (0.62%) SAS
14 46 (0.62%) WordPress
15 45 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 38 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 38 (0.51%) nginx
17 36 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 369 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 307 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 151 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 92 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 67 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 43 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 36 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (0.39%) InVision
9 23 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 16 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (0.18%) SPSS
13 11 (0.15%) Chatbot
14 7 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.081%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.081%) Pixate
15 6 (0.081%) Stata
16 5 (0.067%) InDesign
17 4 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
17 4 (0.054%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 102 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 54 (0.73%) NetSuite
4 49 (0.66%) Eloqua
5 30 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 29 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 22 (0.30%) Magento
8 21 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
9 20 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
9 20 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 20 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
11 18 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 17 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 15 (0.20%) SAP SD
14 14 (0.19%) Relativity
15 13 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
15 13 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
15 13 (0.18%) SAP MM
16 11 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 836 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 728 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (3.67%) Office 365
4 227 (3.06%) SaaS
5 135 (1.82%) PaaS
6 120 (1.62%) npm
7 118 (1.59%) GitHub
8 97 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 82 (1.11%) IaaS
10 74 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 65 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 53 (0.71%) Serverless
13 41 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
14 38 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 38 (0.51%) Route 53
15 37 (0.50%) Amazon S3
16 35 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
17 33 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
18 31 (0.42%) G Suite
18 31 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 370 (4.99%) Firewall
2 191 (2.57%) TCP/IP
3 179 (2.41%) Internet
4 177 (2.39%) DNS
5 166 (2.24%) VPN
6 159 (2.14%) WAN
7 156 (2.10%) LAN
8 145 (1.95%) SAN
9 117 (1.58%) DHCP
10 114 (1.54%) HTTP
11 86 (1.16%) Network Security
12 77 (1.04%) Wireless
13 72 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
14 66 (0.89%) VoIP
15 65 (0.88%) MPLS
16 63 (0.85%) BGP
17 57 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
18 54 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
19 53 (0.71%) OSPF
20 46 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,184 (15.96%) Big Data
2 1,153 (15.54%) SQL Server
3 502 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 499 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 417 (5.62%) MongoDB
6 336 (4.53%) MySQL
7 265 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 248 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
9 189 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 182 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 162 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
12 159 (2.14%) RDBMS
13 133 (1.79%) DB2
14 129 (1.74%) Oracle Database
15 119 (1.60%) Couchbase
16 115 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 97 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
18 96 (1.29%) Power BI
19 95 (1.28%) Data Lake
20 92 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 595 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 391 (5.27%) Jenkins
3 330 (4.45%) JIRA
4 251 (3.38%) Visual Studio
5 250 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 242 (3.26%) Selenium
7 202 (2.72%) Maven
8 176 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 160 (2.16%) gulp
10 158 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 148 (2.00%) Protractor
12 143 (1.93%) JUnit
13 131 (1.77%) webpack
14 123 (1.66%) Cucumber
15 120 (1.62%) Karma Test Runner
16 118 (1.59%) Subversion
17 115 (1.55%) Mocha
18 89 (1.20%) Sinon.JS
19 79 (1.06%) Bower
20 70 (0.94%) Jasmine
General
1 3,164 (42.65%) Finance
2 1,520 (20.49%) Banking
3 1,049 (14.14%) Investment Banking
4 1,001 (13.49%) Financial Institution
5 398 (5.37%) Retail
6 385 (5.19%) Marketing
7 336 (4.53%) Front Office
8 254 (3.42%) Games
9 178 (2.40%) Legal
10 177 (2.39%) Advertising
11 151 (2.04%) Telecoms
12 115 (1.55%) Back Office
13 104 (1.40%) Law
14 63 (0.85%) Publishing
15 53 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 52 (0.70%) Electronics
17 45 (0.61%) Multimedia
18 42 (0.57%) Retail Banking
19 40 (0.54%) Billing
20 39 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,152 (29.01%) Developer
2 1,155 (15.57%) Analyst
3 473 (6.38%) Java Developer
4 404 (5.45%) Architect
5 364 (4.91%) Business Analyst
6 355 (4.79%) Consultant
7 350 (4.72%) C# Developer
8 345 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 337 (4.54%) .NET Developer
10 246 (3.32%) Software Engineer
10 246 (3.32%) Support Analyst
11 205 (2.76%) Project Manager
12 197 (2.66%) Junior
13 196 (2.64%) Applications Support
14 195 (2.63%) Support Engineer
15 165 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
16 157 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
17 151 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
18 149 (2.01%) Graduate
19 140 (1.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 984 (13.27%) .NET
2 955 (12.87%) HTML
3 805 (10.85%) AngularJS
4 665 (8.96%) CSS
5 593 (7.99%) RESTful
6 530 (7.14%) Web Services
7 496 (6.69%) HTML5
8 490 (6.61%) React
9 456 (6.15%) REST
10 393 (5.30%) Spring
11 386 (5.20%) ASP.NET
12 319 (4.30%) Node.js
13 305 (4.11%) XML
14 286 (3.86%) Kafka
15 280 (3.77%) jQuery
16 274 (3.69%) CSS3
17 199 (2.68%) JSON
18 190 (2.56%) WCF
19 189 (2.55%) Sass
20 184 (2.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2,836 (38.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1,153 (15.54%) Computer Science
3 856 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
4 576 (7.76%) User Experience
5 563 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
6 368 (4.96%) Fintech
7 366 (4.93%) Management Information System
8 353 (4.76%) Algorithms
9 321 (4.33%) Data Structures
10 285 (3.84%) Fixed Income
11 254 (3.42%) Equities
12 229 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
13 220 (2.97%) Virtual Team
14 179 (2.41%) Data Centre
14 179 (2.41%) Derivative
15 167 (2.25%) Hedge funds
16 139 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
17 138 (1.86%) Analytical Mindset
18 131 (1.77%) Mobile App
19 122 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,040 (14.02%) Windows
2 1,017 (13.71%) Linux
3 522 (7.04%) Unix
4 300 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 183 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 171 (2.31%) Windows 10
7 148 (2.00%) Android
8 133 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 120 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 105 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 96 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 61 (0.82%) CentOS
13 46 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 46 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 42 (0.57%) Solaris
15 41 (0.55%) Ubuntu
16 39 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 26 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (0.27%) VMS
19 15 (0.20%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,795 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,095 (14.76%) Risk Management
3 985 (13.28%) Analytics
4 978 (13.18%) Investment Management
5 973 (13.12%) Strategic Thinking
6 960 (12.94%) Low Latency
7 910 (12.27%) Innovative Thinking
8 861 (11.61%) DevOps
9 826 (11.14%) TDD
10 779 (10.50%) Project Management
11 772 (10.41%) SDLC
12 752 (10.14%) Scrum
13 707 (9.53%) Software Engineering
14 699 (9.42%) OO
15 691 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 580 (7.82%) Test Automation
17 573 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
18 557 (7.51%) Microservices
19 534 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
20 523 (7.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,091 (28.19%) SQL
2 1,881 (25.36%) Java
3 1,452 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 1,204 (16.23%) C#
5 1,157 (15.60%) Python
6 561 (7.56%) C++
7 342 (4.61%) PowerShell
8 295 (3.98%) T-SQL
9 280 (3.77%) Perl
10 263 (3.55%) Scala
11 252 (3.40%) Shell Script
12 250 (3.37%) Bash Shell
13 223 (3.01%) PHP
14 222 (2.99%) C
15 214 (2.88%) Java 8
16 170 (2.29%) Ruby
17 139 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 133 (1.79%) R
19 105 (1.42%) VBA
20 92 (1.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,942 (26.18%) Degree
2 512 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 163 (2.20%) Master's Degree
4 141 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 131 (1.77%) CISSP
6 129 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 98 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 92 (1.24%) MCSE
10 90 (1.21%) SAFe Agilist
11 84 (1.13%) CISM
12 80 (1.08%) PhD
13 76 (1.02%) CCNP
14 71 (0.96%) PMI Certification
15 70 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
16 63 (0.85%) CCNA
16 63 (0.85%) ISTQB
17 62 (0.84%) PMP
18 52 (0.70%) CCIE
19 48 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (7.17%) QA
2 170 (2.29%) SLA
3 104 (1.40%) PMO
4 77 (1.04%) GDPR
5 75 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (0.88%) MiFID
7 56 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 33 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 28 (0.38%) COBIT
10 26 (0.35%) GCP
11 19 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
13 11 (0.15%) SSAE 16
14 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.11%) PSD2
16 6 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 6 (0.081%) EMIR
16 6 (0.081%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.081%) NIST 800
System Software
1 499 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 401 (5.41%) Docker
3 212 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 51 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.61%) XenApp
7 41 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (0.43%) HDFS
9 27 (0.36%) vSphere
10 21 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.23%) BitLocker
12 17 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.18%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.18%) Xen
15 10 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
16 9 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 221 (2.98%) Kubernetes
2 213 (2.87%) Ansible
3 196 (2.64%) Puppet
4 151 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 124 (1.67%) Terraform
6 113 (1.52%) SCCM
7 52 (0.70%) Nagios
8 40 (0.54%) Packer
9 39 (0.53%) Kibana
10 38 (0.51%) Salt
11 35 (0.47%) WSUS
12 33 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
13 32 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
14 29 (0.39%) logstash
15 26 (0.35%) Backup Exec
15 26 (0.35%) Rancher
15 26 (0.35%) ZABBIX
16 25 (0.34%) Mesos
17 24 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
18 19 (0.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1,184 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 564 (7.60%) Oracle
3 324 (4.37%) VMware
4 278 (3.75%) Cisco
5 208 (2.80%) Google
5 208 (2.80%) Sybase
6 199 (2.68%) Citrix
7 198 (2.67%) SAP
8 196 (2.64%) Tableau
9 186 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
10 139 (1.87%) Adobe
11 119 (1.60%) Splunk
12 109 (1.47%) HP
13 93 (1.25%) IBM
14 88 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 88 (1.19%) ServiceNow
15 83 (1.12%) Cognizant
16 80 (1.08%) Apple
17 70 (0.94%) Capita
18 65 (0.88%) Informatica