The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 81 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 19 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.63% 1.92% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.50% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 15
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £44,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 799 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.43% 76.53% 74.00%
Number of salaries quoted 781 726 606
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Problem Management Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Problem Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -16 12 £41,250 -8.33%
Bedford - 3 £22,500 -
Problem Management
East of England

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management.

1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) ERP
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Change Control
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.81%) QA
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) JBoss
8 3 (11.11%) Apache
8 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
8 3 (11.11%) IIS
8 3 (11.11%) MS Office
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.11%) JMeter
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.11%) Publishing
8 3 (11.11%) Billing
8 3 (11.11%) Social Network
8 3 (11.11%) Selenium
8 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
8 3 (11.11%) Animation
8 3 (11.11%) Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Strategic Management

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Problem Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Problem Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Liferay
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JMeter
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Specialist
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Social Network
2 3 (11.11%) Animation
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) ERP
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Change Control
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Strategic Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.41%) Network Management
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Altiris