The first table below looks at the demand for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 96 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 29 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.43% 1.71% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.15% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 18
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1679 1444 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.04% 79.73% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1247 1210
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Problem Management
South West

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Bristol

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 31 (67.39%) Finance
2 31 (67.39%) Degree
3 29 (63.04%) WebSphere
3 29 (63.04%) Computer Science
3 29 (63.04%) French Language
3 29 (63.04%) GWT
3 29 (63.04%) Unit Testing
3 29 (63.04%) Banking
3 29 (63.04%) Software Engineering
3 29 (63.04%) Eclipse RCP
3 29 (63.04%) Java
3 29 (63.04%) WebLogic
3 29 (63.04%) JBoss
3 29 (63.04%) Eclipse
4 21 (45.65%) Oracle
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 18 (39.13%) XML
5 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (36.96%) Spring
6 17 (36.96%) VMware
7 16 (34.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (34.78%) Client/Server
7 16 (34.78%) JMS
7 16 (34.78%) N-Tier
7 16 (34.78%) RDBMS
7 16 (34.78%) IBM
7 16 (34.78%) XSLT
7 16 (34.78%) UNIX

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 29 (63.04%) WebSphere
1 29 (63.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 16 (34.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (63.04%) Eclipse RCP
1 29 (63.04%) Eclipse
2 16 (34.78%) Ant
2 16 (34.78%) JUnit
General
1 31 (67.39%) Finance
2 29 (63.04%) French Language
2 29 (63.04%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineer
1 22 (47.83%) Java Software Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Junior
2 13 (28.26%) Junior Java Software Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Junior Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 2 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Junior C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Graduate
6 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) GWT
2 18 (39.13%) XML
3 17 (36.96%) Spring
4 16 (34.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (34.78%) JMS
4 16 (34.78%) XSLT
4 16 (34.78%) JSP
4 16 (34.78%) Servlets
4 16 (34.78%) J2EE
5 15 (32.61%) HTML
6 13 (28.26%) Struts
6 13 (28.26%) SWT
7 5 (10.87%) WebCenter
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) XHTML
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (63.04%) Computer Science
2 16 (34.78%) Client/Server
2 16 (34.78%) N-Tier
2 16 (34.78%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (34.78%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Unit Testing
1 29 (63.04%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) UML
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.22%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (15.22%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Workflow
5 7 (15.22%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) Security Management
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
3 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) JBoss
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle
3 17 (36.96%) VMware
4 16 (34.78%) IBM
4 16 (34.78%) Google
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.35%) SmartFocus
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
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