Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 1,456 5,055 6,733
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.67% 9.36% 10.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.15% 10.03% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 3,805 4,673
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,000 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,740 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.48% +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 20,371 50,416 61,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.38% 93.31% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17,118 40,592 49,548
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +5.00%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -16 321 £65,000 +4.00% 155
West London -21 40 £52,500 -4.55% 52
South London -25 33 £60,000 +17.07% 13
East London +12 18 £35,000 -22.22% 23
North London +12 7 £50,000 - 8
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 473 (32.49%) Finance
2 460 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
4 346 (23.76%) SQL
5 335 (23.01%) DevOps
6 322 (22.12%) Azure
7 283 (19.44%) Python
8 282 (19.37%) AWS
9 278 (19.09%) Degree
10 268 (18.41%) Java
11 249 (17.10%) JavaScript
12 242 (16.62%) Microsoft
13 187 (12.84%) SQL Server
14 181 (12.43%) Scrum
15 174 (11.95%) Software Engineering
15 174 (11.95%) Git (software)
16 172 (11.81%) Computer Science
16 172 (11.81%) Analytics
17 165 (11.33%) C#
18 158 (10.85%) Docker
19 153 (10.51%) Linux
20 150 (10.30%) HTML
21 147 (10.10%) TDD
22 142 (9.75%) Windows
23 141 (9.68%) .NET
24 139 (9.55%) CSS
25 129 (8.86%) Microservices
26 124 (8.52%) AngularJS
27 123 (8.45%) Kubernetes
28 119 (8.17%) Fintech

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 53 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.57%) Confluence
3 39 (2.68%) IIS
4 31 (2.13%) Apache
5 30 (2.06%) Apache Spark
6 29 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.79%) Skype for Business
8 20 (1.37%) MS Exchange
9 19 (1.30%) CMS
10 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.55%) WordPress
11 7 (0.48%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.41%) Tornado
13 5 (0.34%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.27%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
16 2 (0.14%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 84 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.85%) Sketch
4 19 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.03%) InVision
5 15 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.69%) Figma
8 7 (0.48%) SPSS
8 7 (0.48%) Stata
9 5 (0.34%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.069%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.069%) Maya
11 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.069%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.55%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.55%) Sentinel
4 7 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.34%) Relativity
6 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.27%) Actimize
7 4 (0.27%) Shopify
8 3 (0.21%) Endur
8 3 (0.21%) Global One
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.14%) Magento
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 322 (22.12%) Azure
2 282 (19.37%) AWS
3 108 (7.42%) Office 365
4 75 (5.15%) SaaS
5 69 (4.74%) Power Platform
6 66 (4.53%) GCP
7 47 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 41 (2.82%) Serverless
9 30 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 27 (1.85%) GitHub
11 26 (1.79%) iPaaS
12 25 (1.72%) IaaS
13 24 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
13 24 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (1.44%) npm
15 20 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (1.37%) Amazon S3
16 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (1.17%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 84 (5.77%) Firewall
2 46 (3.16%) WAN
3 45 (3.09%) HTTP
4 44 (3.02%) LAN
5 34 (2.34%) Internet
6 33 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.13%) DNS
8 28 (1.92%) Skype
9 23 (1.58%) VoIP
10 20 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (1.30%) VPN
12 17 (1.17%) Network Security
12 17 (1.17%) Wireless
13 16 (1.10%) DHCP
14 13 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (0.89%) FTP
15 12 (0.82%) SAN
15 12 (0.82%) VLAN
16 11 (0.76%) MPLS
16 11 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 92 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 75 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (4.88%) Big Data
5 68 (4.67%) Power BI
6 56 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 43 (2.95%) NoSQL
9 41 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (2.40%) MySQL
11 32 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (1.99%) Tableau
13 28 (1.92%) Hadoop
14 26 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 23 (1.58%) OLAP
16 22 (1.51%) Data Lake
17 21 (1.44%) Redis
18 20 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 174 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 101 (6.94%) JIRA
3 97 (6.66%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 30 (2.06%) Selenium
6 28 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 25 (1.72%) IntelliJ
8 23 (1.58%) JUnit
9 20 (1.37%) Bitbucket
9 20 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (1.30%) NUnit
11 18 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.24%) GitLab
11 18 (1.24%) Subversion
12 17 (1.17%) Maven
12 17 (1.17%) MSTest
12 17 (1.17%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.10%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.03%) Moq
14 15 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 473 (32.49%) Finance
2 100 (6.87%) Banking
3 73 (5.01%) Front Office
4 68 (4.67%) Retail
5 53 (3.64%) Marketing
6 52 (3.57%) Law
7 50 (3.43%) Telecoms
8 35 (2.40%) Legal
9 29 (1.99%) Public Sector
10 27 (1.85%) Games
11 21 (1.44%) Back Office
11 21 (1.44%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.96%) Billing
14 13 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.69%) Electronics
16 8 (0.55%) Local Government
17 7 (0.48%) Automotive
18 6 (0.41%) Digital Economy
19 5 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 469 (32.21%) Developer
2 155 (10.65%) Analyst
3 92 (6.32%) Java Developer
4 83 (5.70%) Senior Developer
5 77 (5.29%) Architect
6 65 (4.46%) Consultant
7 59 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
7 59 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 57 (3.91%) C# Developer
9 56 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
10 53 (3.64%) Business Analyst
11 50 (3.43%) .NET Developer
11 50 (3.43%) Python Engineer
12 41 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (2.82%) Support Engineer
13 40 (2.75%) Python Developer
14 38 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
15 35 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
16 34 (2.34%) Project Manager
17 33 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (10.30%) HTML
2 141 (9.68%) .NET
3 139 (9.55%) CSS
4 124 (8.52%) AngularJS
5 110 (7.55%) React
6 107 (7.35%) Web Services
7 77 (5.29%) REST
8 74 (5.08%) JSON
9 69 (4.74%) RESTful
10 66 (4.53%) Spring
11 62 (4.26%) HTML5
11 62 (4.26%) Node.js
12 60 (4.12%) XML
13 55 (3.78%) ASP.NET
14 54 (3.71%) .NET Core
15 53 (3.64%) Spring Boot
16 50 (3.43%) Kafka
17 48 (3.30%) Vue.js
18 46 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
19 42 (2.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 453 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
3 90 (6.18%) User Experience
4 59 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 57 (3.91%) Algorithms
6 46 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 45 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (2.95%) Hedge funds
9 38 (2.61%) Data Structures
10 36 (2.47%) Virtual Team
11 32 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
12 31 (2.13%) Data Centre
12 31 (2.13%) Fixed Income
13 29 (1.99%) Derivative
14 26 (1.79%) Equities
15 23 (1.58%) Replication
16 22 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (1.44%) Cloud Native
18 17 (1.17%) Public Cloud
19 15 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 153 (10.51%) Linux
2 142 (9.75%) Windows
3 62 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 49 (3.37%) Windows 10
5 41 (2.82%) Unix
6 36 (2.47%) Android
6 36 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (0.69%) CentOS
13 8 (0.55%) VMS
14 7 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.21%) Fedora
16 2 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (23.01%) DevOps
3 181 (12.43%) Scrum
4 174 (11.95%) Software Engineering
5 172 (11.81%) Analytics
5 172 (11.81%) Computer Science
6 147 (10.10%) TDD
7 129 (8.86%) Microservices
8 119 (8.17%) Fintech
9 111 (7.62%) Project Management
10 109 (7.49%) SDLC
11 108 (7.42%) ITIL
12 104 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 102 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 93 (6.39%) Data Modelling
15 91 (6.25%) Mentoring
16 82 (5.63%) Machine Learning
17 80 (5.49%) Mathematics
18 77 (5.29%) Data Analytics
19 75 (5.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 346 (23.76%) SQL
2 283 (19.44%) Python
3 268 (18.41%) Java
4 249 (17.10%) JavaScript
5 165 (11.33%) C#
6 77 (5.29%) TypeScript
7 60 (4.12%) Go
8 56 (3.85%) C++
9 54 (3.71%) PowerShell
10 51 (3.50%) PHP
11 48 (3.30%) Scala
12 40 (2.75%) Ruby
13 37 (2.54%) C
14 33 (2.27%) Kotlin
14 33 (2.27%) R
15 31 (2.13%) Shell Script
16 30 (2.06%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.85%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.89%) Perl
19 11 (0.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 278 (19.09%) Degree
2 75 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 44 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.47%) CISSP
6 34 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (1.92%) Master's Degree
8 21 (1.44%) CCNP
8 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.24%) CISM
10 16 (1.10%) CCNA
11 11 (0.76%) CRISC
11 11 (0.76%) MCSE
11 11 (0.76%) PhD
12 10 (0.69%) CISA
12 10 (0.69%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (0.69%) JNCIA
12 10 (0.69%) PMP
13 9 (0.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.52%) QA
2 38 (2.61%) SLA
3 37 (2.54%) NIST
4 21 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.03%) GDPR
7 11 (0.76%) PMO
8 10 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.34%) WCAG
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 31000
11 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.27%) MiFID
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.14%) COBIT
13 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 158 (10.85%) Docker
2 115 (7.90%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.62%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.55%) Firmware
9 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.41%) vSphere
10 4 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.27%) XenApp
11 3 (0.21%) HDFS
12 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.069%) Postfix
13 1 (0.069%) qmail
13 1 (0.069%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.069%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 123 (8.45%) Kubernetes
2 91 (6.25%) Terraform
3 56 (3.85%) Ansible
4 55 (3.78%) Puppet
5 39 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.30%) SCCM
7 12 (0.82%) SCVMM
8 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.69%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.55%) Grafana
10 8 (0.55%) Istio
11 6 (0.41%) Nagios
12 4 (0.27%) QRadar
13 3 (0.21%) CSIRT
13 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.21%) Icinga
13 3 (0.21%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.21%) Zipkin
14 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 242 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.36%) Cisco
3 63 (4.33%) Google
4 57 (3.91%) Oracle
5 54 (3.71%) VMware
6 31 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (1.85%) Adobe
8 26 (1.79%) Juniper
8 26 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.79%) SAP
9 25 (1.72%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.24%) Citrix
11 17 (1.17%) Meraki
12 15 (1.03%) SolarWinds
13 14 (0.96%) Apple
13 14 (0.96%) Databricks
13 14 (0.96%) Splunk
14 11 (0.76%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.69%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.62%) HP