The table below looks at the statistics for Problem Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Management
Rank 55 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Problem Management 12 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.07% 7.73% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 9.73% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Problem Management
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
461 298 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.48% 79.47% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 329 220 211
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Problem Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Problem Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Problem Management
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Problem Management Salary Trend in Watford

Problem Management
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Management across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Problem Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Problem Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 29 (82.86%) ITIL
2 28 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 28 (80.00%) Retail
3 25 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 25 (71.43%) IBM
3 25 (71.43%) HTTP
3 25 (71.43%) UNIX
3 25 (71.43%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 25 (71.43%) J2EE
4 23 (65.71%) DB2
4 23 (65.71%) Linux
5 22 (62.86%) Tomcat
5 22 (62.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (62.86%) IIS
5 22 (62.86%) Oracle
5 22 (62.86%) Middleware
5 22 (62.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 22 (62.86%) Solaris
5 22 (62.86%) WebSphere
6 20 (57.14%) AIX
7 19 (54.29%) MS Office
7 19 (54.29%) Perl
7 19 (54.29%) JDBC
7 19 (54.29%) FTP
7 19 (54.29%) MQSeries
7 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
7 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell

Problem Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 22 (62.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 22 (62.86%) IIS
1 22 (62.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 22 (62.86%) WebSphere
1 22 (62.86%) Tomcat
2 19 (54.29%) MQSeries
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (8.57%) iPlanet
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) Tuxedo
3 3 (8.57%) GlassFish
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) HTTP
2 19 (54.29%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
1 28 (80.00%) Retail
2 25 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Support Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Operations Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Operations Support Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Support Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) J2EE
2 22 (62.86%) Middleware
3 19 (54.29%) JDBC
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) UNIX
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 22 (62.86%) Solaris
4 20 (57.14%) AIX
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) ITIL
2 28 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (28.57%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Release Management
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) Perl
2 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.57%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) IBM
2 22 (62.86%) Oracle
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Sun
4 3 (8.57%) BMC
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) NetIQ
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO