Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 4,144 5,575 6,160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.58% 9.15% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 9.87% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,126 4,053 4,596
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -3.51%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,875 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 45,135 56,510 64,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.48% 92.73% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36,183 45,746 53,555
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -2 846 £65,000 +8.33% 138
West London -2 174 £53,750 -2.27% 76
South London -5 124 £45,000 -5.26% 32
East London -1 42 £53,750 +13.16% 25
North London 0 17 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 1,545 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,344 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1,200 (28.96%) Finance
4 946 (22.83%) SQL
5 858 (20.70%) Degree
6 759 (18.32%) Azure
7 733 (17.69%) Java
8 725 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 712 (17.18%) Microsoft
10 687 (16.58%) AWS
11 629 (15.18%) Windows
12 619 (14.94%) Python
13 607 (14.65%) Computer Science
14 591 (14.26%) C#
15 526 (12.69%) DevOps
16 488 (11.78%) .NET
16 488 (11.78%) SQL Server
17 459 (11.08%) Linux
18 456 (11.00%) HTML
19 444 (10.71%) Project Management
20 432 (10.42%) Scrum
21 421 (10.16%) CSS
22 418 (10.09%) Analytics
23 412 (9.94%) Git (software)
24 398 (9.60%) TDD
25 391 (9.44%) Software Engineering
26 390 (9.41%) User Experience
27 364 (8.78%) Docker
28 355 (8.57%) Active Directory
29 347 (8.37%) Banking

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
1 139 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 128 (3.09%) Confluence
3 100 (2.41%) CMS
4 91 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 58 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 49 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (1.16%) IIS
8 43 (1.04%) Skype for Business
9 40 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 34 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 28 (0.68%) Apache
12 26 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.60%) Jupyter
14 24 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
14 24 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 22 (0.53%) Tomcat
16 18 (0.43%) WordPress
17 16 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
17 16 (0.39%) SAS
18 15 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 221 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 179 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 74 (1.79%) Sketch
4 43 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 39 (0.94%) InVision
6 33 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 28 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 28 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
8 24 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 24 (0.58%) Zeplin
9 15 (0.36%) Adobe XD
10 11 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.22%) Figma
12 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.14%) InDesign
13 6 (0.14%) SPSS
13 6 (0.14%) UXPin
14 4 (0.097%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 41 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.84%) Magento
3 29 (0.70%) Shopify
4 22 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 22 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
5 20 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
7 15 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
8 12 (0.29%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.27%) HFM
9 11 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.27%) Oracle FAH
10 9 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
11 8 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.12%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
12 5 (0.12%) RiskWrite
12 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 759 (18.32%) Azure
2 687 (16.58%) AWS
3 344 (8.30%) Office 365
4 164 (3.96%) SaaS
5 143 (3.45%) GCP
6 122 (2.94%) Power Platform
7 101 (2.44%) Serverless
8 86 (2.08%) PaaS
9 84 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 57 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 56 (1.35%) GitHub
11 56 (1.35%) IaaS
12 46 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
13 38 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
14 31 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
14 31 (0.75%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (0.65%) npm
17 25 (0.60%) PowerApps
18 24 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (4.03%) Firewall
2 163 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 123 (2.97%) DNS
4 102 (2.46%) LAN
5 92 (2.22%) Internet
6 91 (2.20%) WAN
7 77 (1.86%) VoIP
8 75 (1.81%) DHCP
8 75 (1.81%) Wireless
9 74 (1.79%) VPN
10 62 (1.50%) HTTP
10 62 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
11 58 (1.40%) Network Security
12 53 (1.28%) Skype
13 51 (1.23%) BGP
14 42 (1.01%) SAN
15 37 (0.89%) MPLS
16 28 (0.68%) Intranet
17 25 (0.60%) IPsec
18 24 (0.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 177 (4.27%) MySQL
3 166 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
4 150 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 146 (3.52%) Big Data
6 145 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 131 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
8 115 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 109 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 95 (2.29%) Power BI
11 92 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 83 (2.00%) Hadoop
13 65 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
14 55 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (1.30%) Redis
16 51 (1.23%) Data Lake
17 44 (1.06%) QlikView
18 35 (0.84%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
19 34 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 412 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 283 (6.83%) JIRA
3 180 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 100 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 72 (1.74%) Selenium
6 67 (1.62%) TeamCity
7 66 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 65 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 63 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
10 61 (1.47%) Jasmine
11 58 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 51 (1.23%) Cucumber
13 50 (1.21%) Maven
14 48 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
15 44 (1.06%) Calabash
16 43 (1.04%) Bitbucket
16 43 (1.04%) JUnit
17 37 (0.89%) Protractor
18 33 (0.80%) Appium
19 32 (0.77%) Android Studio
General
1 1,200 (28.96%) Finance
2 347 (8.37%) Banking
3 284 (6.85%) Marketing
4 214 (5.16%) Retail
5 172 (4.15%) Front Office
6 169 (4.08%) Legal
7 120 (2.90%) Games
8 119 (2.87%) Public Sector
9 80 (1.93%) Law
10 68 (1.64%) Back Office
11 66 (1.59%) Investment Banking
12 64 (1.54%) Telecoms
13 52 (1.25%) Financial Institution
14 48 (1.16%) Advertising
15 35 (0.84%) Billing
16 33 (0.80%) French Language
17 28 (0.68%) Automotive
17 28 (0.68%) Publishing
18 19 (0.46%) Electronics
19 18 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,099 (26.52%) Developer
2 554 (13.37%) Analyst
3 277 (6.68%) Senior Developer
4 253 (6.11%) Architect
5 178 (4.30%) Consultant
6 168 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 163 (3.93%) Software Engineer
8 161 (3.89%) Business Analyst
8 161 (3.89%) Java Developer
9 159 (3.84%) C# Developer
10 156 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 125 (3.02%) .NET Developer
12 117 (2.82%) Support Analyst
13 110 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
14 101 (2.44%) Designer
15 99 (2.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 97 (2.34%) Junior
16 97 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
17 95 (2.29%) Applications Support
18 94 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (11.78%) .NET
2 456 (11.00%) HTML
3 421 (10.16%) CSS
4 285 (6.88%) AngularJS
5 260 (6.27%) React
6 217 (5.24%) REST
7 204 (4.92%) Node.js
8 190 (4.58%) Web Services
9 186 (4.49%) RESTful
10 169 (4.08%) HTML5
11 155 (3.74%) ASP.NET
12 139 (3.35%) .NET Core
13 130 (3.14%) Spring
14 127 (3.06%) XML
15 124 (2.99%) CSS3
16 107 (2.58%) Redux
17 103 (2.49%) .NET Framework
18 101 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 93 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 93 (2.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,344 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 390 (9.41%) User Experience
3 338 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
4 157 (3.79%) Algorithms
5 155 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 138 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 132 (3.19%) Data Centre
8 115 (2.78%) Data Structures
9 103 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 84 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 76 (1.83%) Cloud Native
12 70 (1.69%) Fixed Income
13 66 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 57 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
15 56 (1.35%) Hedge funds
16 53 (1.28%) Derivative
17 51 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
18 48 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
19 43 (1.04%) iPad
19 43 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 629 (15.18%) Windows
2 459 (11.08%) Linux
3 204 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 191 (4.61%) Windows 10
5 173 (4.17%) Unix
6 162 (3.91%) Apple iOS
7 161 (3.89%) Android
8 99 (2.39%) Windows 7
9 98 (2.36%) Mac OS X
10 59 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
13 24 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.43%) CentOS
15 13 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.31%) VMS
16 12 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.24%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,545 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (14.65%) Computer Science
3 526 (12.69%) DevOps
4 444 (10.71%) Project Management
5 432 (10.42%) Scrum
6 418 (10.09%) Analytics
7 398 (9.60%) TDD
8 391 (9.44%) Software Engineering
9 325 (7.84%) SDLC
10 322 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 321 (7.75%) ITIL
12 310 (7.48%) Microservices
13 295 (7.12%) Test Automation
14 283 (6.83%) Fintech
15 273 (6.59%) Mentoring
16 256 (6.18%) Mathematics
17 255 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
18 254 (6.13%) Project Delivery
19 247 (5.96%) Migration
20 236 (5.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 946 (22.83%) SQL
2 733 (17.69%) Java
3 725 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 619 (14.94%) Python
5 591 (14.26%) C#
6 214 (5.16%) PowerShell
7 187 (4.51%) TypeScript
8 142 (3.43%) C++
9 130 (3.14%) Ruby
10 127 (3.06%) PHP
11 126 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 120 (2.90%) Java 8
13 113 (2.73%) C
14 112 (2.70%) T-SQL
15 98 (2.36%) Scala
16 86 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 73 (1.76%) Go
18 67 (1.62%) Kotlin
19 64 (1.54%) ES6
20 61 (1.47%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 858 (20.70%) Degree
2 308 (7.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 64 (1.54%) CCNP
7 58 (1.40%) Security Cleared
8 53 (1.28%) MCSE
9 47 (1.13%) CCNA
10 44 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 38 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (0.84%) CISSP
13 31 (0.75%) PhD
13 31 (0.75%) PMP
14 30 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (0.70%) AWS Certification
15 29 (0.70%) ISTQB
15 29 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
16 27 (0.65%) MCSA
17 25 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (7.50%) QA
2 103 (2.49%) SLA
3 47 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 43 (1.04%) GDPR
6 28 (0.68%) PMO
7 21 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.46%) COBIT
9 18 (0.43%) NIST
10 9 (0.22%) EMIR
11 8 (0.19%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.19%) MiFID
12 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.14%) FISMA
14 5 (0.12%) SEPA
14 5 (0.12%) TARGET2
15 4 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
16 3 (0.072%) GAAP
16 3 (0.072%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 364 (8.78%) Docker
2 355 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 198 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.92%) XenApp
6 28 (0.68%) VirtualBox
6 28 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 27 (0.65%) vSphere
8 23 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 18 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.29%) Firmware
13 11 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.14%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.12%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.12%) HDFS
16 5 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 297 (7.17%) Kubernetes
2 155 (3.74%) Terraform
3 125 (3.02%) Ansible
4 110 (2.65%) SCCM
5 104 (2.51%) Puppet
6 77 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (0.82%) Grafana
7 34 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 30 (0.72%) Kibana
9 22 (0.53%) SCOM
10 17 (0.41%) Salt
10 17 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 17 (0.41%) WSUS
11 14 (0.34%) AirWatch
12 13 (0.31%) Avamar
13 12 (0.29%) Nagios
14 10 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
14 10 (0.24%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.22%) Control-M
16 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 712 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 265 (6.39%) VMware
3 198 (4.78%) Oracle
4 181 (4.37%) Cisco
5 162 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 138 (3.33%) Tableau
7 135 (3.26%) Google
8 110 (2.65%) Adobe
9 92 (2.22%) Citrix
10 84 (2.03%) Apple
11 82 (1.98%) SAP
12 49 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 47 (1.13%) ServiceNow
14 45 (1.09%) HP
15 41 (0.99%) WorldPay
16 39 (0.94%) Splunk
17 34 (0.82%) Sitecore
18 33 (0.80%) IBM
19 31 (0.75%) Red Hat
20 30 (0.72%) Palo Alto