Period
to 18 March 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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 5,697 6,135 6,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.28% 8.87% 9.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 9.56% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4,011 4,469 4,965
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 56,594 64,202 63,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.18% 92.78% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45,769 53,121 53,522
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 18 March 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 18 March 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 -6 986 £60,000 +7.14% 278
West London 0 211 £54,000 +12.16% 150
South London -1 173 £47,500 -1.96% 35
East London -3 59 £47,500 +3.26% 66
North London 0 5 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 2,175 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2,038 (35.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1,757 (30.84%) Finance
4 1,435 (25.19%) SQL
5 1,232 (21.63%) Degree
6 1,215 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 911 (15.99%) Java
8 909 (15.96%) Windows
9 817 (14.34%) C#
10 798 (14.01%) SQL Server
11 797 (13.99%) JavaScript
12 786 (13.80%) Python
13 726 (12.74%) Computer Science
14 669 (11.74%) .NET
15 652 (11.44%) Software Engineering
16 597 (10.48%) Linux
17 594 (10.43%) Project Management
18 579 (10.16%) Banking
19 578 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
20 577 (10.13%) Analytics
21 546 (9.58%) HTML
22 538 (9.44%) Scrum
23 521 (9.15%) Active Directory
24 517 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
25 503 (8.83%) ITIL
26 492 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
27 482 (8.46%) DevOps
28 445 (7.81%) Test Automation
29 436 (7.65%) Business Analysis
30 432 (7.58%) QA

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
1 173 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 132 (2.32%) Confluence
3 114 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 113 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 108 (1.90%) Apache
6 93 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 92 (1.61%) CMS
8 76 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 65 (1.14%) Skype for Business
10 56 (0.98%) IIS
11 45 (0.79%) SAS
12 40 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 39 (0.68%) Apache Solr
14 35 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 30 (0.53%) WordPress
16 27 (0.47%) JBoss
17 25 (0.44%) Drupal
18 21 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
19 20 (0.35%) EPiServer
20 19 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 362 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 312 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 149 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 91 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 75 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 49 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 42 (0.74%) InVision
8 30 (0.53%) AutoCAD
9 29 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 23 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
11 19 (0.33%) SPSS
12 16 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 11 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
15 7 (0.12%) Flinto
16 4 (0.070%) Notepad++
16 4 (0.070%) Stata
17 3 (0.053%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.053%) InDesign
18 2 (0.035%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 109 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
3 30 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
4 28 (0.49%) Magento
5 24 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (0.32%) HFM
7 15 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 11 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
11 11 (0.19%) NetSuite
11 11 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
11 11 (0.19%) R3 Corda
11 11 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 11 (0.19%) WebTrends
12 10 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 578 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 517 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 347 (6.09%) Office 365
4 293 (5.14%) SaaS
5 104 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 75 (1.32%) GitHub
7 61 (1.07%) Serverless
8 59 (1.04%) PaaS
9 50 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 44 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
10 44 (0.77%) OneDrive
11 37 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
12 35 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 35 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 35 (0.61%) IaaS
13 33 (0.58%) Google Analytics
13 33 (0.58%) Slack
14 32 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 28 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 354 (6.21%) Firewall
2 201 (3.53%) DNS
3 191 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 159 (2.79%) VPN
5 157 (2.76%) Internet
6 150 (2.63%) WAN
7 134 (2.35%) HTTP
8 127 (2.23%) LAN
9 114 (2.00%) Network Security
10 104 (1.83%) VoIP
11 82 (1.44%) MPLS
12 81 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 79 (1.39%) SAN
14 77 (1.35%) DHCP
15 72 (1.26%) Skype
16 69 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 69 (1.21%) Wireless
17 63 (1.11%) BGP
17 63 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 61 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 798 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 256 (4.49%) Big Data
3 242 (4.25%) MySQL
4 236 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
5 188 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 145 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 143 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 136 (2.39%) NoSQL
8 136 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 127 (2.23%) Power BI
10 108 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 106 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 105 (1.84%) Hadoop
13 90 (1.58%) Blockchain
14 86 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 68 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 64 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 61 (1.07%) Oracle Database
18 58 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
19 50 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 395 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 294 (5.16%) JIRA
3 186 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 162 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 148 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 111 (1.95%) Selenium
7 89 (1.56%) Subversion
8 76 (1.33%) Maven
9 56 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 55 (0.97%) JUnit
11 54 (0.95%) Axure RP
12 47 (0.82%) Cucumber
13 42 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 41 (0.72%) WebDriver
15 39 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 38 (0.67%) Ant
16 38 (0.67%) gulp
16 38 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
17 36 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
18 35 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 1,757 (30.84%) Finance
2 579 (10.16%) Banking
3 364 (6.39%) Marketing
4 341 (5.99%) Retail
5 201 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 194 (3.41%) Legal
7 149 (2.62%) Advertising
8 148 (2.60%) Games
9 132 (2.32%) Back Office
10 116 (2.04%) Front Office
11 113 (1.98%) Investment Banking
12 111 (1.95%) Law
13 59 (1.04%) Billing
14 57 (1.00%) Manufacturing
15 54 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 50 (0.88%) Electronics
17 36 (0.63%) Publishing
18 35 (0.61%) Automotive
19 32 (0.56%) French Language
20 26 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,274 (22.36%) Developer
2 1,145 (20.10%) Analyst
3 453 (7.95%) Business Analyst
4 341 (5.99%) Architect
5 279 (4.90%) Consultant
6 267 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 257 (4.51%) Java Developer
8 246 (4.32%) Applications Support
9 245 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 195 (3.42%) Support Engineer
11 193 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 187 (3.28%) C# Developer
13 184 (3.23%) .NET Developer
14 175 (3.07%) Software Engineer
15 169 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
16 158 (2.77%) IT Analyst
17 155 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
18 137 (2.40%) IT Support
18 137 (2.40%) Network Engineer
19 132 (2.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (11.74%) .NET
2 546 (9.58%) HTML
3 406 (7.13%) CSS
4 369 (6.48%) AngularJS
5 344 (6.04%) Web Services
6 255 (4.48%) REST
7 229 (4.02%) RESTful
8 225 (3.95%) Spring
9 223 (3.91%) HTML5
10 220 (3.86%) ASP.NET
11 216 (3.79%) Node.js
12 199 (3.49%) React
13 198 (3.48%) XML
14 187 (3.28%) jQuery
15 167 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 150 (2.63%) Kafka
17 148 (2.60%) JSON
18 124 (2.18%) .NET Framework
19 119 (2.09%) SOAP
20 89 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2,038 (35.77%) Analytical Skills
2 396 (6.95%) User Experience
3 380 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 304 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 255 (4.48%) Fintech
6 206 (3.62%) Data Structures
7 195 (3.42%) Algorithms
8 168 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
9 142 (2.49%) Virtual Team
10 136 (2.39%) Data Centre
11 135 (2.37%) Mobile App
12 114 (2.00%) Fixed Income
13 97 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
14 93 (1.63%) Equities
15 74 (1.30%) Cloud Native
16 68 (1.19%) Derivative
17 63 (1.11%) Hedge funds
17 63 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
18 61 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
19 59 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 909 (15.96%) Windows
2 597 (10.48%) Linux
3 356 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 265 (4.65%) Unix
5 193 (3.39%) Windows 10
6 166 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 138 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 107 (1.88%) Android
9 90 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 87 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 80 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 39 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 35 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 34 (0.60%) Debian
16 31 (0.54%) CentOS
17 27 (0.47%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (0.19%) Solaris
20 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,175 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 726 (12.74%) Computer Science
3 652 (11.44%) Software Engineering
4 594 (10.43%) Project Management
5 577 (10.13%) Analytics
6 538 (9.44%) Scrum
7 503 (8.83%) ITIL
8 492 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 482 (8.46%) DevOps
10 445 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 436 (7.65%) Business Analysis
12 430 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 384 (6.74%) SDLC
14 374 (6.56%) TDD
15 339 (5.95%) Time Management
16 338 (5.93%) User Stories
17 315 (5.53%) CRM
18 312 (5.48%) Microservices
19 310 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
20 305 (5.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,435 (25.19%) SQL
2 911 (15.99%) Java
3 817 (14.34%) C#
4 797 (13.99%) JavaScript
5 786 (13.80%) Python
6 367 (6.44%) PowerShell
7 286 (5.02%) C++
8 166 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 160 (2.81%) PHP
10 143 (2.51%) Bash Shell
11 134 (2.35%) Perl
12 129 (2.26%) C
13 127 (2.23%) Go
14 119 (2.09%) Ruby
15 105 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 104 (1.83%) R
17 81 (1.42%) Scala
18 79 (1.39%) PL/SQL
19 71 (1.25%) Java 8
20 67 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,232 (21.63%) Degree
2 355 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 162 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 125 (2.19%) CCNP
6 89 (1.56%) MCSE
7 83 (1.46%) Security Cleared
8 66 (1.16%) ISEB
9 60 (1.05%) CCIE
10 57 (1.00%) CCNA
11 52 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 52 (0.91%) PMP
12 50 (0.88%) PhD
13 49 (0.86%) CISSP
13 49 (0.86%) SC Cleared
14 48 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 44 (0.77%) Master's Degree
17 40 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
18 36 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (7.58%) QA
2 152 (2.67%) SLA
3 127 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (2.21%) GDPR
5 102 (1.79%) PMO
6 98 (1.72%) Data Quality
7 60 (1.05%) HIPAA
8 59 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
9 55 (0.97%) MiFID
10 38 (0.67%) EMIR
11 30 (0.53%) COBIT
12 18 (0.32%) PCI DSS
13 16 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
14 13 (0.23%) ISO 22301
15 12 (0.21%) HL7
15 12 (0.21%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.16%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 7 (0.12%) PSD2
18 6 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 521 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 250 (4.39%) Docker
3 200 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 62 (1.09%) XenApp
6 32 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.46%) vSphere
8 25 (0.44%) BitLocker
9 22 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 20 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 15 (0.26%) DFS Replication
11 15 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.25%) Postfix
13 13 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (0.23%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.14%) Firmware
15 8 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 207 (3.63%) Ansible
2 188 (3.30%) Puppet
3 143 (2.51%) Kubernetes
4 135 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (2.14%) SCCM
6 101 (1.77%) Terraform
7 83 (1.46%) Nagios
8 64 (1.12%) SCOM
9 31 (0.54%) Grafana
10 27 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 27 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 24 (0.42%) WSUS
12 21 (0.37%) Prometheus
13 20 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.35%) Mesos
13 20 (0.35%) Packer
14 19 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (0.33%) SCOrch
15 18 (0.32%) CSIRT
16 16 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,215 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 404 (7.09%) Oracle
3 278 (4.88%) VMware
4 271 (4.76%) Cisco
5 196 (3.44%) Google
6 161 (2.83%) SAP
7 151 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 131 (2.30%) Citrix
9 126 (2.21%) HP
9 126 (2.21%) Tableau
10 123 (2.16%) Splunk
11 101 (1.77%) Apple
12 98 (1.72%) CheckPoint
13 91 (1.60%) Adobe
14 90 (1.58%) F5
15 76 (1.33%) IBM
15 76 (1.33%) Palo Alto
16 63 (1.11%) Dell
17 61 (1.07%) hybris
17 61 (1.07%) Juniper