Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 7,444 7,882 6,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.94% 10.62% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.93% 11.44% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,706 4,321 5,525
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +1.82%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,875 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 62,398 68,872 70,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.70% 92.82% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50,147 52,704 60,580
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 £87,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 1,359 £60,000 +9.09% 277
West London +15 293 £50,000 +5.26% 166
South London +8 156 £42,650 +1.55% 34
East London -2 113 £47,500 +11.76% 55
North London +21 35 £50,000 +46.02% 6
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3,105 (41.71%) Finance
2 2,898 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 2,788 (37.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2,090 (28.08%) SQL
5 1,874 (25.17%) Degree
6 1,784 (23.97%) Java
7 1,526 (20.50%) JavaScript
8 1,433 (19.25%) Banking
9 1,295 (17.40%) C#
10 1,247 (16.75%) Microsoft
11 1,175 (15.78%) SQL Server
12 1,128 (15.15%) Python
13 1,072 (14.40%) Computer Science
14 1,067 (14.33%) Big Data
15 1,054 (14.16%) Windows
16 1,041 (13.98%) .NET
17 1,031 (13.85%) HTML
18 1,012 (13.59%) Risk Management
19 961 (12.91%) Analytics
20 948 (12.74%) Investment Banking
21 936 (12.57%) Linux
22 931 (12.51%) Strategic Thinking
23 906 (12.17%) DevOps
24 895 (12.02%) Investment Management
25 873 (11.73%) Low Latency
26 866 (11.63%) Financial Institution
27 841 (11.30%) TDD
28 836 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
29 833 (11.19%) Innovative Thinking
30 821 (11.03%) AngularJS

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
1 216 (2.90%) CMS
2 204 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 185 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 167 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 133 (1.79%) Confluence
6 128 (1.72%) Apache
7 123 (1.65%) MS Exchange
8 105 (1.41%) EPiServer
9 93 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 69 (0.93%) IIS
11 60 (0.81%) WordPress
12 51 (0.69%) SAS
13 50 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 48 (0.64%) Skype for Business
15 44 (0.59%) Drupal
16 42 (0.56%) JBoss
17 39 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
17 39 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
18 36 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
19 29 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 402 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
2 305 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 164 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 110 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 79 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
6 58 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 45 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 42 (0.56%) InVision
9 24 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
11 16 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (0.19%) Chatbot
13 8 (0.11%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.081%) InDesign
14 6 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
15 5 (0.067%) Flinto
15 5 (0.067%) SPSS
16 4 (0.054%) Camtasia
16 4 (0.054%) Maya
16 4 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 125 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 54 (0.73%) Eloqua
4 42 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 38 (0.51%) Magento
6 28 (0.38%) Scribe Insight
7 27 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 15 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
11 14 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
12 13 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
13 12 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
14 11 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
14 11 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
15 10 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
15 10 (0.13%) SAP ERP
15 10 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 836 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 687 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 351 (4.72%) Office 365
4 248 (3.33%) SaaS
5 132 (1.77%) PaaS
6 127 (1.71%) npm
7 115 (1.54%) GitHub
8 92 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 79 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 75 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 68 (0.91%) IaaS
12 44 (0.59%) Serverless
13 40 (0.54%) G Suite
14 38 (0.51%) Route 53
15 35 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 33 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
17 32 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
18 30 (0.40%) Google Analytics
19 28 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 27 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 379 (5.09%) Firewall
2 215 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 192 (2.58%) DNS
4 178 (2.39%) Internet
5 151 (2.03%) VPN
6 147 (1.97%) LAN
7 145 (1.95%) WAN
8 135 (1.81%) SAN
9 131 (1.76%) HTTP
10 114 (1.53%) DHCP
11 85 (1.14%) Network Security
12 75 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 74 (0.99%) Wireless
14 69 (0.93%) VoIP
15 67 (0.90%) MPLS
16 59 (0.79%) BGP
17 57 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
17 57 (0.77%) Ethernet
17 57 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
18 51 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,175 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 1,067 (14.33%) Big Data
3 493 (6.62%) NoSQL
4 463 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 453 (6.09%) MongoDB
6 316 (4.25%) MySQL
7 240 (3.22%) Hadoop
8 199 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 188 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 161 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 158 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
12 156 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 125 (1.68%) DB2
13 125 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 121 (1.63%) Couchbase
15 113 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 106 (1.42%) Power BI
17 105 (1.41%) Oracle Database
17 105 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 80 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 633 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 335 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 330 (4.43%) JIRA
4 296 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 292 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 243 (3.26%) Selenium
7 194 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 184 (2.47%) Protractor
9 178 (2.39%) Maven
10 176 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 171 (2.30%) gulp
12 151 (2.03%) webpack
13 127 (1.71%) JUnit
13 127 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
14 123 (1.65%) Mocha
15 110 (1.48%) Subversion
16 103 (1.38%) Cucumber
17 97 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
18 90 (1.21%) Bower
19 75 (1.01%) Grunt
General
1 3,105 (41.71%) Finance
2 1,433 (19.25%) Banking
3 948 (12.74%) Investment Banking
4 866 (11.63%) Financial Institution
5 442 (5.94%) Marketing
6 390 (5.24%) Retail
7 290 (3.90%) Front Office
8 236 (3.17%) Games
9 186 (2.50%) Legal
10 175 (2.35%) Telecoms
11 148 (1.99%) Advertising
12 136 (1.83%) Back Office
13 128 (1.72%) Law
14 73 (0.98%) Electronics
14 73 (0.98%) Manufacturing
15 64 (0.86%) French Language
16 58 (0.78%) Publishing
17 46 (0.62%) Automotive
18 43 (0.58%) Retail Banking
19 41 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,198 (29.53%) Developer
2 1,169 (15.70%) Analyst
3 478 (6.42%) Java Developer
4 392 (5.27%) Senior Developer
5 368 (4.94%) Architect
6 362 (4.86%) Business Analyst
7 345 (4.63%) Consultant
8 344 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 330 (4.43%) C# Developer
10 267 (3.59%) Support Analyst
11 242 (3.25%) Software Engineer
12 231 (3.10%) Project Manager
13 219 (2.94%) Support Engineer
14 207 (2.78%) Junior
15 192 (2.58%) Applications Support
16 163 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
17 159 (2.14%) C# .NET Developer
18 158 (2.12%) SQL Developer
19 152 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
20 146 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,041 (13.98%) .NET
2 1,031 (13.85%) HTML
3 821 (11.03%) AngularJS
4 749 (10.06%) CSS
5 610 (8.19%) RESTful
6 557 (7.48%) Web Services
7 523 (7.03%) HTML5
8 514 (6.90%) React
9 485 (6.52%) REST
10 424 (5.70%) Spring
11 399 (5.36%) ASP.NET
12 358 (4.81%) Node.js
13 299 (4.02%) jQuery
14 298 (4.00%) Kafka
15 287 (3.86%) CSS3
16 266 (3.57%) XML
17 211 (2.83%) Sass
18 206 (2.77%) SOAP
19 204 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
20 189 (2.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2,788 (37.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1,072 (14.40%) Computer Science
3 778 (10.45%) Cyberthreat
4 577 (7.75%) User Experience
5 545 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
6 354 (4.76%) Fintech
7 348 (4.67%) Management Information System
8 326 (4.38%) Algorithms
9 290 (3.90%) Data Structures
10 255 (3.43%) Fixed Income
11 231 (3.10%) Virtual Team
12 214 (2.87%) Equities
13 201 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
14 166 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
15 159 (2.14%) Mobile App
16 154 (2.07%) Data Centre
17 152 (2.04%) Derivative
18 151 (2.03%) Hedge funds
19 147 (1.97%) Analytical Mindset
20 110 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,054 (14.16%) Windows
2 936 (12.57%) Linux
3 508 (6.82%) Unix
4 341 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 222 (2.98%) Windows 7
6 204 (2.74%) Windows 10
7 140 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 138 (1.85%) Android
9 124 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 101 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 97 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 57 (0.77%) CentOS
13 44 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 44 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 36 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 25 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 24 (0.32%) Solaris
17 22 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (0.27%) DC/OS
19 19 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,898 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,012 (13.59%) Risk Management
3 961 (12.91%) Analytics
4 931 (12.51%) Strategic Thinking
5 906 (12.17%) DevOps
6 895 (12.02%) Investment Management
7 873 (11.73%) Low Latency
8 841 (11.30%) TDD
9 833 (11.19%) Innovative Thinking
10 787 (10.57%) Scrum
11 785 (10.55%) Project Management
12 751 (10.09%) Software Engineering
13 715 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 707 (9.50%) SDLC
15 678 (9.11%) OO
16 648 (8.70%) Test Automation
17 590 (7.93%) Microservices
18 569 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 537 (7.21%) ITIL
20 507 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,090 (28.08%) SQL
2 1,784 (23.97%) Java
3 1,526 (20.50%) JavaScript
4 1,295 (17.40%) C#
5 1,128 (15.15%) Python
6 539 (7.24%) C++
7 371 (4.98%) PowerShell
8 274 (3.68%) Perl
9 271 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 236 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 222 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 221 (2.97%) Scala
13 211 (2.83%) PHP
14 201 (2.70%) C
15 189 (2.54%) Java 8
16 149 (2.00%) Ruby
17 139 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 116 (1.56%) R
19 114 (1.53%) ES6
20 99 (1.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,874 (25.17%) Degree
2 486 (6.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 148 (1.99%) Master's Degree
4 140 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 120 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 114 (1.53%) CISSP
7 99 (1.33%) SAFe Agilist
8 91 (1.22%) MCSE
9 90 (1.21%) SC Cleared
10 86 (1.16%) CCNP
11 76 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 76 (1.02%) PMP
12 65 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
13 63 (0.85%) CISM
13 63 (0.85%) PhD
14 60 (0.81%) CCNA
15 54 (0.73%) ISTQB
16 45 (0.60%) CCIE
16 45 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (6.68%) QA
2 180 (2.42%) SLA
3 110 (1.48%) PMO
4 96 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 77 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 77 (1.03%) GDPR
6 65 (0.87%) MiFID
7 34 (0.46%) COBIT
8 26 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (0.26%) HIPAA
11 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.11%) GxP
13 8 (0.11%) PSD2
14 7 (0.094%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.094%) SEPA
15 6 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.081%) WCAG
16 5 (0.067%) EMIR
System Software
1 510 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 400 (5.37%) Docker
3 216 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (0.52%) XenApp
7 30 (0.40%) BitLocker
7 30 (0.40%) HDFS
8 26 (0.35%) vSphere
9 21 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.19%) Xen
14 13 (0.17%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.15%) VMware NSX
16 10 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 221 (2.97%) Ansible
2 210 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 194 (2.61%) Puppet
4 154 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
5 116 (1.56%) SCCM
5 116 (1.56%) Terraform
6 77 (1.03%) Nagios
7 46 (0.62%) WSUS
8 43 (0.58%) Salt
9 41 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
10 37 (0.50%) Packer
11 34 (0.46%) Kibana
12 32 (0.43%) SCOM
13 29 (0.39%) Rancher
13 29 (0.39%) ZABBIX
14 28 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
15 27 (0.36%) Backup Exec
15 27 (0.36%) Mesos
16 26 (0.35%) Automic
17 25 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,247 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 524 (7.04%) Oracle
3 310 (4.16%) VMware
4 293 (3.94%) Cisco
5 230 (3.09%) Google
6 195 (2.62%) Citrix
6 195 (2.62%) Sybase
6 195 (2.62%) Tableau
7 176 (2.36%) SAP
8 169 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 110 (1.48%) Adobe
10 108 (1.45%) Splunk
11 102 (1.37%) HP
12 95 (1.28%) ServiceNow
13 92 (1.24%) Apple
14 85 (1.14%) IBM
15 84 (1.13%) Red Hat
16 64 (0.86%) CheckPoint
17 61 (0.82%) Informatica
18 60 (0.81%) NetApp