Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > West London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 253 239 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West London 10.94% 8.53% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.65% 9.34% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 237 187 235
West London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,200 £28,850
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £67,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%

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 2,172 2,559 3,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West London 93.90% 91.30% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,936 2,237 2,618
West London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,125 £80,000 £76,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 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
Hillingdon 0 44 £55,000 +12.24% 5
Hounslow +7 33 £64,000 +68.42% 10
Richmond upon Thames +28 27 £37,500 -6.25%
Ealing +6 8 £34,000 +70.00% 5
Hammersmith +3 7 £55,000 +60.58%
Harrow - 4 £55,000 - 2
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West London region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 69 (27.27%) SQL
2 59 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (22.92%) Windows
4 46 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 43 (17.00%) Degree
6 39 (15.42%) Python
7 38 (15.02%) Java
8 36 (14.23%) JavaScript
8 36 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (13.83%) C#
9 35 (13.83%) Azure
10 34 (13.44%) .NET
11 30 (11.86%) HTML
12 28 (11.07%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (11.07%) JIRA
13 27 (10.67%) Scala
13 27 (10.67%) Algorithms
14 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
15 25 (9.88%) Software Architecture
15 25 (9.88%) Windows Server
16 24 (9.49%) Ansible
16 24 (9.49%) Office 365
16 24 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (9.49%) Software Engineering
16 24 (9.49%) C++
17 23 (9.09%) Mathematics
18 21 (8.30%) Computer Science
18 21 (8.30%) Puppet
18 21 (8.30%) T-SQL
18 21 (8.30%) Unix

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 18 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.35%) IIS
3 10 (3.95%) Confluence
4 6 (2.37%) SAS
5 5 (1.98%) Apache
5 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.19%) DNN
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.37%) Mathematica
3 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) InVision
5 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.79%) Sketch
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Figma
6 1 (0.40%) Simulink
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
6 1 (0.40%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.79%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.79%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.83%) Azure
2 24 (9.49%) Office 365
3 20 (7.91%) AWS
4 12 (4.74%) SaaS
5 6 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.98%) GitHub
7 3 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.40%) GCP
9 1 (0.40%) NuGet
9 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) Firewall
2 9 (3.56%) NAS
2 9 (3.56%) VoIP
3 8 (3.16%) Internet
4 6 (2.37%) DHCP
4 6 (2.37%) DNS
4 6 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.98%) HTTP
5 5 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.98%) Wireless
6 4 (1.58%) Broadband
6 4 (1.58%) SAN
6 4 (1.58%) Wireless Security
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.79%) VLAN
7 2 (0.79%) VPN
7 2 (0.79%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.79%) WLAN
8 1 (0.40%) LAN
8 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.19%) Big Data
9 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (11.07%) JIRA
2 18 (7.11%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.37%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.37%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.98%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.98%) NUnit
6 4 (1.58%) JMeter
6 4 (1.58%) Selenium
6 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.19%) Appium
7 3 (1.19%) Grunt
7 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.19%) Protractor
7 3 (1.19%) Subversion
8 2 (0.79%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.40%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (7.51%) Games
2 17 (6.72%) Retail
3 16 (6.32%) French Language
3 16 (6.32%) Marketing
4 15 (5.93%) Finance
4 15 (5.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (4.74%) Electronics
6 8 (3.16%) Automotive
7 5 (1.98%) Banking
8 4 (1.58%) Local Government
9 3 (1.19%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.19%) Law
10 2 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.79%) German Language
10 2 (0.79%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (30.04%) Developer
2 34 (13.44%) Analyst
3 21 (8.30%) Scala Developer
4 18 (7.11%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.93%) .NET Developer
5 15 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (5.53%) React Developer
7 13 (5.14%) Applications Support
7 13 (5.14%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.74%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.74%) Support Technician
9 10 (3.95%) Administrator
9 10 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 10 (3.95%) Consultant
9 10 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.95%) Mac Technician
9 10 (3.95%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.56%) Help Desk Support
10 9 (3.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.44%) .NET
2 30 (11.86%) HTML
3 21 (8.30%) Akka
4 19 (7.51%) CSS
5 15 (5.93%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.74%) Caffe
6 12 (4.74%) Redux
6 12 (4.74%) TensorFlow
7 11 (4.35%) React Native
7 11 (4.35%) Web Services
8 10 (3.95%) OpenCL
9 9 (3.56%) Spring
10 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.16%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.77%) MFC
12 6 (2.37%) HTML5
12 6 (2.37%) SOAP
12 6 (2.37%) Torch
13 5 (1.98%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.32%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.67%) Algorithms
3 16 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.32%) Life Science
3 16 (6.32%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (4.74%) Replication
5 11 (4.35%) Clustering
6 10 (3.95%) CUDA
7 8 (3.16%) Robotics
7 8 (3.16%) User Experience
8 7 (2.77%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (2.77%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (2.37%) Learning Management System
9 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.58%) Video on Demand
12 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.92%) Windows
2 25 (9.88%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.30%) Unix
4 11 (4.35%) Linux
5 10 (3.95%) Android
6 9 (3.56%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.98%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.98%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (9.88%) Software Architecture
3 24 (9.49%) Software Engineering
4 23 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 21 (8.30%) Computer Science
5 21 (8.30%) Deployment Automation
5 21 (8.30%) Low Latency
6 19 (7.51%) Decision-Making
7 18 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.11%) DevOps
8 17 (6.72%) Front End Development
8 17 (6.72%) Test Automation
9 16 (6.32%) Machine Learning
10 14 (5.53%) ITIL
11 13 (5.14%) MVC
11 13 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (4.74%) Computer Vision
13 11 (4.35%) Scrum
13 11 (4.35%) SDLC
13 11 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.27%) SQL
2 39 (15.42%) Python
3 38 (15.02%) Java
4 36 (14.23%) JavaScript
5 35 (13.83%) C#
6 27 (10.67%) Scala
7 24 (9.49%) C++
8 21 (8.30%) T-SQL
9 18 (7.11%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.53%) TypeScript
11 11 (4.35%) ES6
12 8 (3.16%) MATLAB
12 8 (3.16%) PHP
13 6 (2.37%) C
13 6 (2.37%) Cython
14 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.58%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (17.00%) Degree
2 16 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.16%) PhD
4 6 (2.37%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.98%) CCNP
5 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CCNA
7 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.79%) OCP
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) CISM
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.32%) QA
2 8 (3.16%) SLA
3 6 (2.37%) DICOM
4 3 (1.19%) GDPR
5 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.79%) Docker
4 2 (0.79%) HDFS
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (9.49%) Ansible
1 24 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (8.30%) Puppet
3 10 (3.95%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (1.98%) SCCM
5 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.40%) Cacti
6 1 (0.40%) Kibana
6 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.07%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (4.74%) Oracle
4 10 (3.95%) Cisco
4 10 (3.95%) VMware
5 8 (3.16%) Dell
6 6 (2.37%) HubSpot
7 5 (1.98%) SAP
8 4 (1.58%) Apple
8 4 (1.58%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (1.58%) EMC
9 3 (1.19%) Tableau
10 2 (0.79%) Adobe
10 2 (0.79%) HP
10 2 (0.79%) Infor
10 2 (0.79%) Orchard
10 2 (0.79%) SonicWALL
10 2 (0.79%) Sun
11 1 (0.40%) Informatica
11 1 (0.40%) Nokia