Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
London > West London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 209 254 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West London 8.01% 8.12% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 8.85% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 164 226 248
West London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -2.08% -4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,275
90th Percentile £81,250 £67,500 £75,000
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 2,344 2,870 3,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West London 89.81% 91.72% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,037 2,486 2,790
West London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -4 32 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Hounslow -5 19 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Hammersmith -5 12 £34,250 -12.74%
Richmond upon Thames +6 10 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Ealing +3 5 £18,000 -20.00% 2
Wembley -1 1 £55,000 +89.66%
Problem-Solving
London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 81 (38.76%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (24.88%) SQL
4 48 (22.97%) Microsoft
5 46 (22.01%) Project Management
6 42 (20.10%) .NET
7 41 (19.62%) Windows
8 40 (19.14%) SQL Server
9 37 (17.70%) Degree
10 36 (17.22%) C#
11 34 (16.27%) HTML
11 34 (16.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 31 (14.83%) Finance
14 29 (13.88%) Mentoring
15 28 (13.40%) Time Management
16 27 (12.92%) Decision-Making
17 26 (12.44%) ASP.NET
18 25 (11.96%) ITIL
18 25 (11.96%) Software Engineering
18 25 (11.96%) SDLC
19 24 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (11.00%) Retail
21 22 (10.53%) Web Services
22 21 (10.05%) Java
22 21 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (10.05%) Unit Testing
22 21 (10.05%) Virtual Team
23 20 (9.57%) Entity Framework
23 20 (9.57%) Waterfall

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 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.83%) Confluence
3 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.44%) Apache
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.96%) CMS
5 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (6.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.91%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.91%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.44%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.74%) SaaS
3 6 (2.87%) GitHub
3 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.87%) Office 365
4 4 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.96%) Force.com
6 2 (0.96%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.18%) Internet
2 10 (4.78%) DHCP
2 10 (4.78%) DNS
3 9 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.31%) WAN
4 8 (3.83%) VLAN
5 7 (3.35%) LAN
5 7 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.87%) Firewall
7 5 (2.39%) Broadband
8 2 (0.96%) BGP
8 2 (0.96%) OSPF
8 2 (0.96%) RIP
8 2 (0.96%) Skype
8 2 (0.96%) VoIP
8 2 (0.96%) VPN
8 2 (0.96%) VRRP
8 2 (0.96%) Wireless
8 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.26%) MySQL
5 10 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.87%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.44%) Big Data
10 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.96%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.96%) QlikView
12 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.13%) JIRA
3 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.87%) Axure RP
4 6 (2.87%) Hudson
5 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.48%) Katalon Studio
6 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) TestRail
General
1 31 (14.83%) Finance
2 23 (11.00%) Retail
3 14 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.31%) Banking
5 7 (3.35%) French Language
5 7 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.35%) Publishing
6 6 (2.87%) Legal
6 6 (2.87%) Retail Finance
7 5 (2.39%) Electronics
7 5 (2.39%) Marketing
8 4 (1.91%) Arabic Language
8 4 (1.91%) German Language
8 4 (1.91%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.91%) Polish Language
8 4 (1.91%) Russian Language
8 4 (1.91%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.91%) Swedish Language
9 3 (1.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (23.92%) Developer
2 49 (23.44%) Analyst
3 25 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 20 (9.57%) Backend Developer
4 20 (9.57%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.57%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 19 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Business IT Analyst
7 15 (7.18%) IT Analyst
8 14 (6.70%) IT Business Analyst
9 13 (6.22%) Architect
9 13 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.74%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.74%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (5.26%) Administrator
11 11 (5.26%) IT Manager
11 11 (5.26%) Senior IT Business Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.10%) .NET
2 34 (16.27%) HTML
3 26 (12.44%) ASP.NET
4 24 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (10.53%) Web Services
6 20 (9.57%) Entity Framework
7 19 (9.09%) HTML5
8 18 (8.61%) .NET Framework
9 15 (7.18%) Apache Flex
9 15 (7.18%) Aurelia
9 15 (7.18%) Flash
9 15 (7.18%) LINQ
9 15 (7.18%) NHibernate
10 10 (4.78%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.31%) CSS
11 9 (4.31%) XML
12 7 (3.35%) JSON
12 7 (3.35%) REST
13 6 (2.87%) Node.js
13 6 (2.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (38.76%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.05%) Virtual Team
3 16 (7.66%) Client/Server
3 16 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.83%) User Experience
6 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.87%) Fintech
6 6 (2.87%) Life Science
7 5 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.39%) Social Media
8 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.44%) EPoS
10 2 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.96%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.96%) Replication
11 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.62%) Windows
2 20 (9.57%) Linux
3 12 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.91%) Android
6 4 (1.91%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.44%) Unix
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.96%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.01%) Project Management
3 34 (16.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (13.88%) Mentoring
5 28 (13.40%) Time Management
6 27 (12.92%) Decision-Making
7 25 (11.96%) ITIL
7 25 (11.96%) SDLC
7 25 (11.96%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (10.05%) Unit Testing
9 20 (9.57%) Scrum
9 20 (9.57%) Waterfall
10 17 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.66%) Business Analysis
11 16 (7.66%) Change Management
11 16 (7.66%) Front End Development
12 15 (7.18%) DevOps
13 14 (6.70%) Computer Science
13 14 (6.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.88%) SQL
2 36 (17.22%) C#
3 33 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.05%) Java
5 15 (7.18%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.70%) PHP
7 13 (6.22%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.78%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.31%) Python
10 5 (2.39%) Ruby
11 4 (1.91%) ABAP
11 4 (1.91%) X++
12 3 (1.44%) C++
12 3 (1.44%) Java 8
12 3 (1.44%) Scala
13 2 (0.96%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.96%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.96%) VBScript
14 1 (0.48%) C
14 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (17.70%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) ISEB
3 7 (3.35%) CCNA
3 7 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.35%) MCSE
3 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) CCNP
7 3 (1.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.96%) CISA
8 2 (0.96%) CISM
9 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CEH
9 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) PMO
1 8 (3.83%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.39%) MiFID
3 4 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.91%) GAMP
3 4 (1.91%) GxP
3 4 (1.91%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.44%) GDPR
4 3 (1.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.96%) COBIT
5 2 (0.96%) GCP
5 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.48%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (5.26%) Docker
2 10 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.83%) Xen
4 7 (3.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.44%) XenApp
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) Ansible
2 4 (1.91%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.91%) Puppet
3 3 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.96%) Nagios
4 2 (0.96%) Terraform
5 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.09%) VMware
3 16 (7.66%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.31%) Cisco
5 8 (3.83%) Apple
5 8 (3.83%) HP
5 8 (3.83%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.87%) SAP
7 4 (1.91%) CA
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle
8 3 (1.44%) Castleton
8 3 (1.44%) Citrix
8 3 (1.44%) Dell
8 3 (1.44%) Facebook
8 3 (1.44%) Google
8 3 (1.44%) McAfee
8 3 (1.44%) Meraki
8 3 (1.44%) Sun
8 3 (1.44%) Twitter
8 3 (1.44%) Xamarin