Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > West London
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 26 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 277 279 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West London 9.52% 8.09% 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 8.89% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 220 248 231
West London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,275 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

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 West London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,658 3,138 3,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West London 91.34% 91.04% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,319 2,710 3,061
West London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West London.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in West London

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in West London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in West London.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in West London

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in West London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in West London over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in West London

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in West 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 West London region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Hillingdon +13 46 £45,000 -22.41% 5
Hounslow -4 22 £36,000 -30.77% 11
Ealing +7 13 £19,000 -60.00% 1
Richmond upon Thames +3 13 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Hammersmith -3 10 £36,000 -11.11%
Wembley +1 3 £52,500 +90.91% 1
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West London region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 108 (38.99%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (22.74%) Windows
4 58 (20.94%) SQL
5 53 (19.13%) .NET
5 53 (19.13%) Degree
6 52 (18.77%) Project Management
7 48 (17.33%) JavaScript
8 47 (16.97%) SQL Server
9 46 (16.61%) C#
9 46 (16.61%) Microsoft
10 38 (13.72%) HTML
11 37 (13.36%) ITIL
11 37 (13.36%) Time Management
11 37 (13.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (12.27%) Mentoring
13 33 (11.91%) Java
14 32 (11.55%) ASP.NET
14 32 (11.55%) Software Engineering
15 31 (11.19%) Scrum
16 30 (10.83%) Decision-Making
17 29 (10.47%) Finance
18 28 (10.11%) Linux
19 27 (9.75%) SDLC
20 25 (9.03%) Computer Science
21 23 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (8.30%) Active Directory
21 23 (8.30%) .NET Framework
21 23 (8.30%) Retail
21 23 (8.30%) DevOps

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 12 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.97%) Confluence
3 10 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.17%) IIS
5 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.08%) Apache
7 2 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Drupal
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.81%) InVision
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.44%) CA PPM
2 4 (1.44%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.05%) SaaS
3 8 (2.89%) Office 365
4 7 (2.53%) GitHub
4 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.14%) Internet
2 16 (5.78%) WAN
3 13 (4.69%) LAN
4 9 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.89%) Wireless
6 7 (2.53%) DHCP
6 7 (2.53%) DNS
6 7 (2.53%) Firewall
7 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.81%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.81%) VLAN
9 4 (1.44%) Broadband
9 4 (1.44%) CDMA
9 4 (1.44%) LTE
9 4 (1.44%) UMTS
10 3 (1.08%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (1.08%) Network Security
10 3 (1.08%) SAN
10 3 (1.08%) VPN
10 3 (1.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.05%) MySQL
4 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.89%) Big Data
9 4 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.78%) JIRA
3 14 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.17%) Axure RP
5 6 (2.17%) Hudson
6 4 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.08%) Selenium
7 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.08%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.72%) TestRail
9 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.36%) Katalon Studio
9 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.36%) TestNG
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.36%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (10.47%) Finance
2 23 (8.30%) Retail
3 15 (5.42%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.33%) Marketing
5 7 (2.53%) French Language
5 7 (2.53%) Legal
5 7 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.17%) Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Publishing
7 5 (1.81%) Electronics
7 5 (1.81%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.81%) Russian Language
7 5 (1.81%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.44%) Arabic Language
8 4 (1.44%) German Language
8 4 (1.44%) Polish Language
8 4 (1.44%) Swedish Language
9 3 (1.08%) Back Office
9 3 (1.08%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (23.10%) Developer
2 62 (22.38%) Analyst
3 27 (9.75%) Support Analyst
4 24 (8.66%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.30%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.58%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (6.14%) IT Analyst
8 17 (6.14%) IT Manager
9 16 (5.78%) Project Manager
10 15 (5.42%) Architect
10 15 (5.42%) Backend Developer
10 15 (5.42%) Linux Support
10 15 (5.42%) Support Engineer
11 14 (5.05%) Business IT Analyst
12 13 (4.69%) Administrator
12 13 (4.69%) IT Business Analyst
12 13 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
13 11 (3.97%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.13%) .NET
2 38 (13.72%) HTML
3 32 (11.55%) ASP.NET
4 23 (8.30%) .NET Framework
5 22 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (7.94%) Entity Framework
6 21 (7.58%) HTML5
7 20 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 20 (7.22%) Web Services
8 19 (6.86%) CSS
9 15 (5.42%) XML
10 14 (5.05%) NHibernate
11 13 (4.69%) Apache Flex
11 13 (4.69%) Aurelia
11 13 (4.69%) Flash
11 13 (4.69%) LINQ
12 9 (3.25%) RESTful
13 7 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.53%) jQuery
13 7 (2.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (38.99%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (7.58%) User Experience
5 19 (6.86%) Virtual Team
6 17 (6.14%) Client/Server
7 14 (5.05%) Management Information System
8 12 (4.33%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.17%) Life Science
11 5 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.81%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.81%) Social Media
12 4 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.44%) CUDA
12 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.44%) Fintech
12 4 (1.44%) SIMD
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.74%) Windows
2 28 (10.11%) Linux
3 21 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.97%) Unix
6 10 (3.61%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.89%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.81%) Android
9 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.08%) CentOS
12 1 (0.36%) Fedora
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.77%) Project Management
3 37 (13.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 37 (13.36%) ITIL
3 37 (13.36%) Time Management
4 34 (12.27%) Mentoring
5 32 (11.55%) Software Engineering
6 31 (11.19%) Scrum
7 30 (10.83%) Decision-Making
8 27 (9.75%) SDLC
9 23 (8.30%) DevOps
9 23 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (7.94%) MVC
10 22 (7.94%) Unit Testing
11 21 (7.58%) Waterfall
11 21 (7.58%) Web Development
12 20 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.22%) Front End Development
13 19 (6.86%) TDD
14 16 (5.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.94%) SQL
2 48 (17.33%) JavaScript
3 46 (16.61%) C#
4 33 (11.91%) Java
5 18 (6.50%) PHP
6 17 (6.14%) Bash Shell
6 17 (6.14%) Python
6 17 (6.14%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.05%) C++
7 14 (5.05%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.97%) Ruby
9 9 (3.25%) C
10 6 (2.17%) Java 8
10 6 (2.17%) Scala
11 5 (1.81%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.81%) Perl
12 4 (1.44%) ABAP
12 4 (1.44%) X++
13 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (19.13%) Degree
2 12 (4.33%) ISEB
3 10 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.89%) CCNA
6 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.08%) MCSE
9 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.72%) CCNP
11 1 (0.36%) CEH
11 1 (0.36%) CISSP
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.36%) PMP
11 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.22%) QA
2 11 (3.97%) PMO
3 6 (2.17%) SLA
4 5 (1.81%) MiFID
5 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.44%) GAMP
5 4 (1.44%) GxP
5 4 (1.44%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.08%) GDPR
6 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.72%) DICOM
7 2 (0.72%) GCP
7 2 (0.72%) HL7
7 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
System Software
1 23 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.22%) Docker
3 11 (3.97%) Xen
4 10 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (7.22%) Ansible
2 7 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.17%) Puppet
4 4 (1.44%) SCCM
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.08%) Nagios
5 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.08%) Terraform
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.36%) Grafana
7 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.36%) Kibana
7 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.94%) VMware
3 15 (5.42%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.33%) Cisco
5 10 (3.61%) Apple
6 9 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.89%) HP
8 7 (2.53%) Oracle
8 7 (2.53%) SAP
9 5 (1.81%) CA
10 4 (1.44%) BT
10 4 (1.44%) Google
11 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.08%) Castleton
11 3 (1.08%) Sun
11 3 (1.08%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.72%) IBM
12 2 (0.72%) Meraki
12 2 (0.72%) NVIDIA
12 2 (0.72%) Talend