Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 5,186 7,398 7,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.49% 10.95% 10.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 11.83% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,676 4,673 4,320
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,100 £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 50,864 62,552 69,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.12% 92.60% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40,951 50,304 53,227
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 1,148 £62,500 +4.17% 262
West London +4 263 £55,000 +10.00% 121
South London -6 146 £50,000 +17.23% 53
East London -10 38 £42,563 -10.39% 49
North London -3 31 £42,500 -15.00% 26
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,886 (36.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,717 (33.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1,438 (27.73%) Finance
4 1,174 (22.64%) SQL
5 1,059 (20.42%) Degree
6 931 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 857 (16.53%) Python
8 839 (16.18%) Java
9 808 (15.58%) Azure
10 793 (15.29%) JavaScript
11 786 (15.16%) Windows
12 759 (14.64%) AWS
12 759 (14.64%) DevOps
13 739 (14.25%) Computer Science
14 699 (13.48%) C#
15 655 (12.63%) Analytics
16 654 (12.61%) Software Engineering
17 599 (11.55%) SQL Server
18 592 (11.42%) Scrum
19 576 (11.11%) Linux
20 539 (10.39%) .NET
21 510 (9.83%) HTML
22 467 (9.01%) TDD
23 451 (8.70%) Banking
23 451 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
24 450 (8.68%) Project Management
25 449 (8.66%) Microservices
26 448 (8.64%) CSS
27 423 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
27 423 (8.16%) 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
1 174 (3.36%) Confluence
2 114 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 100 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 93 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (1.35%) CMS
6 53 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 52 (1.00%) IIS
8 47 (0.91%) Apache
9 39 (0.75%) SAS
10 35 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 28 (0.54%) nginx
12 27 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.50%) Skype for Business
14 23 (0.44%) WordPress
15 22 (0.42%) Jupyter
16 15 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.25%) Ethereum
17 13 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (0.21%) Drupal
18 11 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 239 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 210 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 73 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (1.00%) Sketch
6 39 (0.75%) InVision
7 36 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
8 35 (0.67%) Photoshop
9 20 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.37%) SPSS
11 14 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 13 (0.25%) Zeplin
13 11 (0.21%) NUKE
14 9 (0.17%) Chatbot
15 8 (0.15%) Mathematica
16 7 (0.13%) Maya
17 6 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
17 6 (0.12%) MODO
17 6 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 39 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 30 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 29 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 20 (0.39%) Magento
6 16 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
8 14 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.25%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.15%) Shopify
13 6 (0.12%) SAP IBP
14 5 (0.096%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 808 (15.58%) Azure
2 759 (14.64%) AWS
3 334 (6.44%) Office 365
4 200 (3.86%) GCP
5 198 (3.82%) Power Platform
6 137 (2.64%) SaaS
7 134 (2.58%) PaaS
8 97 (1.87%) Serverless
9 80 (1.54%) GitHub
10 75 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
12 46 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
13 42 (0.81%) IaaS
14 41 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
15 40 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
16 39 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
17 34 (0.66%) Google Analytics
18 33 (0.64%) Amazon S3
18 33 (0.64%) G Suite
19 26 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 234 (4.51%) Firewall
2 176 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 165 (3.18%) Internet
4 156 (3.01%) DNS
5 128 (2.47%) LAN
6 126 (2.43%) DHCP
7 116 (2.24%) WAN
8 89 (1.72%) Wireless
9 86 (1.66%) Network Security
10 76 (1.47%) VPN
11 66 (1.27%) VoIP
12 61 (1.18%) BGP
13 60 (1.16%) HTTP
14 56 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
15 51 (0.98%) MPLS
16 39 (0.75%) SAN
17 37 (0.71%) Skype
18 31 (0.60%) FTP
19 29 (0.56%) OSPF
20 27 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 255 (4.92%) Big Data
3 238 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 188 (3.63%) Power BI
5 179 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 167 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 166 (3.20%) MySQL
8 165 (3.18%) NoSQL
9 152 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
10 141 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 132 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 118 (2.28%) MongoDB
13 107 (2.06%) Hadoop
14 87 (1.68%) Oracle Database
15 83 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 77 (1.48%) Redis
17 76 (1.47%) Data Lake
18 61 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 57 (1.10%) Blockchain
20 48 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 423 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 384 (7.40%) JIRA
3 244 (4.70%) Jenkins
4 157 (3.03%) Selenium
5 126 (2.43%) Visual Studio
6 92 (1.77%) TeamCity
7 85 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 74 (1.43%) NUnit
9 72 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 69 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 51 (0.98%) Jasmine
12 48 (0.93%) SpecFlow
13 47 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 46 (0.89%) Appium
15 44 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
16 43 (0.83%) Bitbucket
16 43 (0.83%) Subversion
17 42 (0.81%) webpack
18 41 (0.79%) SoapUI
19 40 (0.77%) Mocha
General
1 1,438 (27.73%) Finance
2 451 (8.70%) Banking
3 302 (5.82%) Marketing
4 296 (5.71%) Retail
5 161 (3.10%) Games
6 150 (2.89%) Front Office
7 124 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 105 (2.02%) Advertising
9 104 (2.01%) Legal
10 95 (1.83%) Law
11 89 (1.72%) Public Sector
12 86 (1.66%) Investment Banking
13 70 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 64 (1.23%) Back Office
15 61 (1.18%) French Language
16 56 (1.08%) Manufacturing
17 43 (0.83%) Financial Institution
18 36 (0.69%) Publishing
19 35 (0.67%) German Language
19 35 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,217 (23.47%) Developer
2 761 (14.67%) Analyst
3 306 (5.90%) Architect
4 249 (4.80%) Software Engineer
5 243 (4.69%) Senior Developer
6 231 (4.45%) Consultant
7 189 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 182 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 176 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 164 (3.16%) Support Analyst
11 162 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
12 161 (3.10%) Support Engineer
13 134 (2.58%) Applications Support
14 131 (2.53%) SQL Developer
15 126 (2.43%) Project Manager
16 125 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
17 121 (2.33%) .NET Developer
18 120 (2.31%) Network Engineer
19 109 (2.10%) IT Support
20 104 (2.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (10.39%) .NET
2 510 (9.83%) HTML
3 448 (8.64%) CSS
4 308 (5.94%) REST
5 281 (5.42%) React
6 252 (4.86%) AngularJS
7 219 (4.22%) Node.js
8 216 (4.17%) HTML5
9 215 (4.15%) Web Services
10 177 (3.41%) ASP.NET
11 166 (3.20%) RESTful
12 164 (3.16%) .NET Framework
13 152 (2.93%) XML
14 151 (2.91%) Spring
15 149 (2.87%) Redux
16 130 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 123 (2.37%) CSS3
18 119 (2.29%) SOAP
19 114 (2.20%) .NET Core
20 104 (2.01%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,717 (33.11%) Analytical Skills
2 378 (7.29%) User Experience
3 310 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
4 266 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 260 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
6 216 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 196 (3.78%) Data Structures
8 159 (3.07%) Cloud Native
9 133 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 128 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 99 (1.91%) Data Centre
12 93 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
13 90 (1.74%) Public Cloud
14 73 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
15 64 (1.23%) Fixed Income
16 59 (1.14%) Virtual Team
17 55 (1.06%) Life Science
18 54 (1.04%) Equities
19 52 (1.00%) Hedge funds
20 50 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 786 (15.16%) Windows
2 576 (11.11%) Linux
3 297 (5.73%) Unix
4 241 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 194 (3.74%) Windows 10
6 146 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 131 (2.53%) Android
8 130 (2.51%) Windows 7
9 78 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 40 (0.77%) Mac OS
13 33 (0.64%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.31%) Solaris
15 15 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.23%) CentOS
17 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.15%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.077%) Debian
19 4 (0.077%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,886 (36.37%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (14.64%) DevOps
3 739 (14.25%) Computer Science
4 655 (12.63%) Analytics
5 654 (12.61%) Software Engineering
6 592 (11.42%) Scrum
7 467 (9.01%) TDD
8 451 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 450 (8.68%) Project Management
10 449 (8.66%) Microservices
11 423 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
12 350 (6.75%) ITIL
13 345 (6.65%) Decision-Making
14 332 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
15 331 (6.38%) Test Automation
16 320 (6.17%) Mentoring
17 319 (6.15%) Migration
18 303 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 302 (5.82%) SDLC
20 289 (5.57%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,174 (22.64%) SQL
2 857 (16.53%) Python
3 839 (16.18%) Java
4 793 (15.29%) JavaScript
5 699 (13.48%) C#
6 267 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 262 (5.05%) C++
8 190 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 187 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 181 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 172 (3.32%) Ruby
12 164 (3.16%) Scala
13 131 (2.53%) PHP
14 128 (2.47%) C
15 92 (1.77%) Go
16 77 (1.48%) Java 8
17 75 (1.45%) PL/SQL
18 71 (1.37%) Shell Script
19 69 (1.33%) Perl
19 69 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1,059 (20.42%) Degree
2 304 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 125 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 114 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 100 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (1.89%) MCSE
7 70 (1.35%) AWS Certification
8 62 (1.20%) CCNA
9 58 (1.12%) CISSP
9 58 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 55 (1.06%) CCNP
11 48 (0.93%) Master's Degree
12 43 (0.83%) CISM
13 40 (0.77%) CISA
13 40 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (0.75%) ISTQB
15 38 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (0.71%) PhD
17 35 (0.67%) DBS Check
17 35 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (6.58%) QA
2 165 (3.18%) SLA
3 83 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 67 (1.29%) GDPR
6 37 (0.71%) PMO
7 34 (0.66%) NIST
8 32 (0.62%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
9 25 (0.48%) SSAE 16
10 23 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
11 20 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.17%) COBIT
12 9 (0.17%) MiFID
13 8 (0.15%) DICOM
14 7 (0.13%) EMIR
14 7 (0.13%) FISMA
14 7 (0.13%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.13%) ISO 31000
14 7 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 403 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 386 (7.44%) Docker
3 199 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (1.27%) XenApp
5 53 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 47 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 41 (0.79%) vSphere
9 38 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 27 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (0.39%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.23%) HDFS
13 11 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.17%) Apache Flume
16 7 (0.13%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 5 (0.096%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 366 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 207 (3.99%) Terraform
3 176 (3.39%) Ansible
4 152 (2.93%) Puppet
5 124 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (1.74%) SCCM
7 34 (0.66%) Grafana
8 30 (0.58%) Kibana
9 29 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 24 (0.46%) Consul
11 22 (0.42%) WSUS
12 21 (0.40%) Packer
12 21 (0.40%) Tivoli
13 20 (0.39%) Automic
14 18 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (0.35%) Salt
15 15 (0.29%) Mesos
16 13 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (0.25%) Rancher
16 13 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 931 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 285 (5.50%) Oracle
3 272 (5.24%) VMware
4 271 (5.23%) Google
5 222 (4.28%) Cisco
6 187 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 148 (2.85%) SAP
8 130 (2.51%) Citrix
9 111 (2.14%) Tableau
10 106 (2.04%) ServiceNow
11 96 (1.85%) Splunk
12 90 (1.74%) Adobe
13 81 (1.56%) Atlassian
14 73 (1.41%) Apple
15 66 (1.27%) Sage
16 60 (1.16%) WorldPay
17 53 (1.02%) Ivanti
17 53 (1.02%) Juniper
18 51 (0.98%) IBM
19 50 (0.96%) Databricks