Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 297 702 585
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.26% 11.92% 8.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.47% 13.03% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 281 551 465
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,589 5,388 6,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 89.43% 91.46% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 4,355 5,048
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.26% +5.56%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Berkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Berkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Berkshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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
Reading -1 127 £56,250 +25.00% 8
Maidenhead -1 33 £65,000 +49.43% 1
Slough -3 28 £46,250 -22.92% 1
Wokingham +5 21 £60,000 +2.56%
Newbury -3 20 £47,500 - 4
Bracknell -35 16 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Windsor +4 3 £55,000 +2.33%
Thatcham +1 2 £22,000 -30.16%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 120 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (31.99%) JavaScript
3 74 (24.92%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (22.56%) Microsoft
5 64 (21.55%) HTML
5 64 (21.55%) AWS
6 59 (19.87%) Python
7 56 (18.86%) Linux
8 54 (18.18%) Azure
9 53 (17.85%) CSS
10 49 (16.50%) Scrum
11 48 (16.16%) SaaS
12 46 (15.49%) React
13 45 (15.15%) C#
13 45 (15.15%) SQL
14 43 (14.48%) .NET
15 42 (14.14%) Test Automation
15 42 (14.14%) Degree
15 42 (14.14%) Computer Science
16 41 (13.80%) Java
17 37 (12.46%) Software Engineering
18 36 (12.12%) Windows
19 35 (11.78%) TDD
20 31 (10.44%) HTML5
21 29 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
21 29 (9.76%) JIRA
22 28 (9.43%) Finance
22 28 (9.43%) Mobile App
23 25 (8.42%) Microservices
23 25 (8.42%) SDLC

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 23 (7.74%) Confluence
2 11 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.02%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.68%) Apache
4 5 (1.68%) IIS
5 3 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.01%) CloudStack
5 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.67%) JBoss
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.38%) NetSuite
2 8 (2.69%) Workday HCM
3 4 (1.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.34%) Line 50
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.34%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.55%) AWS
2 54 (18.18%) Azure
3 48 (16.16%) SaaS
4 13 (4.38%) Office 365
5 11 (3.70%) GCP
5 11 (3.70%) Serverless
6 10 (3.37%) Heroku
7 8 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.02%) Amazon Cognito
8 6 (2.02%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.68%) Boomi
10 4 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.01%) GitHub
11 3 (1.01%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.67%) Apigee
12 2 (0.67%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.67%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.67%) PaaS
12 2 (0.67%) Route 53
12 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.05%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.70%) Firewall
3 9 (3.03%) HTTP
3 9 (3.03%) Wireless
4 8 (2.69%) H.323
4 8 (2.69%) LAN
4 8 (2.69%) Skype
4 8 (2.69%) ZigBee
5 7 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.02%) WAN
7 5 (1.68%) 4G
7 5 (1.68%) 5G
7 5 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.68%) SAN
7 5 (1.68%) VPN
8 4 (1.35%) 3G
8 4 (1.35%) Internet
8 4 (1.35%) LTE
8 4 (1.35%) Network Security
8 4 (1.35%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.37%) MySQL
2 10 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.03%) Redis
4 8 (2.69%) Big Data
5 5 (1.68%) Power BI
6 4 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.01%) Sisense
8 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (9.76%) JIRA
2 18 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.37%) Selenium
4 7 (2.36%) JUnit
5 6 (2.02%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.35%) Cypress.io
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.35%) Robot Framework
8 3 (1.01%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.01%) JMeter
8 3 (1.01%) webpack
9 2 (0.67%) Babel
9 2 (0.67%) Subversion
9 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.34%) LSMW
10 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (9.43%) Finance
2 18 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.37%) Marketing
3 10 (3.37%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.03%) Banking
4 9 (3.03%) Retail
5 6 (2.02%) Games
6 5 (1.68%) Norwegian Language
7 4 (1.35%) Automotive
7 4 (1.35%) Electronics
7 4 (1.35%) Legal
8 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (31.31%) Developer
2 24 (8.08%) Analyst
3 22 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
3 22 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 17 (5.72%) Support Engineer
5 16 (5.39%) React Developer
5 16 (5.39%) Software Engineer
6 14 (4.71%) Project Manager
6 14 (4.71%) Software Developer
7 13 (4.38%) Python Developer
8 11 (3.70%) Consultant
8 11 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (3.70%) Graduate
8 11 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.37%) AWS Developer
10 9 (3.03%) Java Engineer
10 9 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.03%) Senior Java Engineer
10 9 (3.03%) UI Designer
10 9 (3.03%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.55%) HTML
2 53 (17.85%) CSS
3 46 (15.49%) React
4 43 (14.48%) .NET
5 31 (10.44%) HTML5
6 22 (7.41%) Node.js
7 20 (6.73%) RESTful
8 14 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 13 (4.38%) REST
10 12 (4.04%) .NET Core
10 12 (4.04%) CSS3
10 12 (4.04%) Django
10 12 (4.04%) Web Services
11 10 (3.37%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.03%) Ajax
12 9 (3.03%) Redux
12 9 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (2.69%) Kafka
13 8 (2.69%) Sidekiq
13 8 (2.69%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (24.92%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.41%) User Experience
4 19 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.38%) Smartphone
6 12 (4.04%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.03%) Tandem
9 8 (2.69%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.68%) iPad
11 4 (1.35%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.01%) Social Network
13 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.67%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.86%) Linux
2 36 (12.12%) Windows
3 16 (5.39%) Android
3 16 (5.39%) Ubuntu
4 12 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.37%) Unix
7 6 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.35%) CentOS
8 4 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.34%) Debian
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.50%) Scrum
3 42 (14.14%) Computer Science
3 42 (14.14%) Test Automation
4 37 (12.46%) Software Engineering
5 35 (11.78%) TDD
6 29 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (8.42%) Microservices
7 25 (8.42%) SDLC
8 24 (8.08%) Fintech
8 24 (8.08%) Time Management
9 22 (7.41%) DevOps
9 22 (7.41%) Project Management
10 21 (7.07%) Web Development
11 20 (6.73%) Collaborative Working
11 20 (6.73%) Sprint Planning
12 19 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.72%) ITIL
13 17 (5.72%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (31.99%) JavaScript
2 59 (19.87%) Python
3 45 (15.15%) C#
3 45 (15.15%) SQL
4 41 (13.80%) Java
5 17 (5.72%) C++
5 17 (5.72%) Ruby
6 14 (4.71%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.04%) Kotlin
7 12 (4.04%) PHP
7 12 (4.04%) Scala
7 12 (4.04%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.37%) Apple Swift
9 9 (3.03%) C
10 6 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.68%) Go
12 4 (1.35%) Groovy
12 4 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (14.14%) Degree
2 15 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.02%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.02%) PMP
5 5 (1.68%) ISEB
5 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.67%) CSPO
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) PhD
8 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) GDPR
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) IFRS
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) NIST
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.03%) Docker
3 6 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (1.01%) KVM
4 3 (1.01%) LXC
5 2 (0.67%) Firmware
5 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) vSphere
5 2 (0.67%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) NFS
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.03%) Terraform
2 5 (1.68%) Ansible
2 5 (1.68%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.35%) SCCM
3 4 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Packer
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.06%) VMware
3 15 (5.05%) Oracle
4 11 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.37%) Cisco
6 9 (3.03%) Citrix
6 9 (3.03%) Google
7 8 (2.69%) BT
7 8 (2.69%) HP
7 8 (2.69%) Workday
8 7 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.02%) Remedy
10 5 (1.68%) F5
10 5 (1.68%) SAP
11 4 (1.35%) Brocade
11 4 (1.35%) Huawei
11 4 (1.35%) Isilon
11 4 (1.35%) Nokia Networks
11 4 (1.35%) Tableau
11 4 (1.35%) Zend