Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 554 630 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.22% 9.50% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 10.99% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 444 422 608
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 5,982 5,731 8,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.77% 86.39% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,825 4,503 6,696
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Berkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Berkshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -4 175 £42,500 -5.56% 62
Maidenhead -38 75 £60,000 +14.29% 16
Newbury +1 72 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Slough -10 51 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Bracknell -15 48 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Wokingham -10 18 £47,500 +43.40% 6
Windsor +4 14 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Ascot +4 10 £30,000 -
Thatcham - 5 £31,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 209 (37.73%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (31.41%) SQL
3 132 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (20.58%) Java
5 102 (18.41%) Microsoft
6 101 (18.23%) JavaScript
7 100 (18.05%) SQL Server
8 94 (16.97%) HTML
9 93 (16.79%) C#
10 90 (16.25%) CSS
10 90 (16.25%) Windows
10 90 (16.25%) Degree
11 86 (15.52%) Self-Motivation
12 79 (14.26%) .NET
13 75 (13.54%) Finance
14 70 (12.64%) Project Management
15 67 (12.09%) Git (software)
16 61 (11.01%) ITIL
16 61 (11.01%) Linux
17 58 (10.47%) ETL
18 55 (9.93%) Web Services
18 55 (9.93%) Retail
19 50 (9.03%) QA
20 48 (8.66%) BDD
20 48 (8.66%) AngularJS
20 48 (8.66%) ASP.NET
21 46 (8.30%) Salesforce.com
22 45 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
22 45 (8.12%) HTML5
23 44 (7.94%) Computer Science

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 41 (7.40%) IIS
2 20 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 18 (3.25%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.07%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.71%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.53%) CMS
7 11 (1.99%) IBM Notes
7 11 (1.99%) JBoss
8 9 (1.62%) Anypoint
8 9 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.26%) Apache
10 7 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.26%) WordPress
11 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.90%) Confluence
12 5 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.54%) GroupWise
Applications
1 22 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) InVision
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (3.97%) BusinessWare
2 16 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.81%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.07%) SaaS
3 14 (2.53%) PaaS
4 11 (1.99%) Office 365
5 8 (1.44%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.72%) GitHub
8 4 (0.72%) IaaS
9 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.54%) Datadog
9 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.36%) Force.com
10 2 (0.36%) Heroku
10 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.33%) WAN
2 20 (3.61%) LAN
2 20 (3.61%) Skype
3 13 (2.35%) Firewall
3 13 (2.35%) Internet
4 11 (1.99%) AMQP
4 11 (1.99%) DNS
5 9 (1.62%) BGP
5 9 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.26%) Network Security
6 7 (1.26%) OSPF
6 7 (1.26%) VoIP
6 7 (1.26%) Wireless
7 6 (1.08%) MPLS
8 5 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.90%) DHCP
8 5 (0.90%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (4.69%) MySQL
3 26 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.81%) Power BI
8 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (1.62%) Big Data
9 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.90%) Pentaho
12 5 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.69%) Subversion
3 22 (3.97%) Selenium
4 20 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.35%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.35%) git-flow
7 12 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.99%) JUnit
9 10 (1.81%) JIRA
10 8 (1.44%) Maven
10 8 (1.44%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.26%) JMeter
11 7 (1.26%) MSI
12 5 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.90%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.90%) Gatling
12 5 (0.90%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.72%) AdminStudio
13 4 (0.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 75 (13.54%) Finance
2 55 (9.93%) Retail
3 41 (7.40%) Marketing
4 22 (3.97%) Legal
5 21 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.89%) Law
7 13 (2.35%) Banking
7 13 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.44%) Electronics
9 5 (0.90%) Games
9 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
10 4 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.72%) Arabic Language
10 4 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.72%) German Language
11 3 (0.54%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (33.75%) Developer
2 104 (18.77%) Analyst
3 53 (9.57%) Support Engineer
4 42 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 38 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 34 (6.14%) Lead Developer
6 34 (6.14%) Team Leader
7 32 (5.78%) Java Team Leader
8 28 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 27 (4.87%) Support Analyst
10 26 (4.69%) Administrator
11 24 (4.33%) Consultant
12 23 (4.15%) Applications Support
12 23 (4.15%) Graduate
12 23 (4.15%) Lead Java Developer
13 21 (3.79%) C# Developer
13 21 (3.79%) Software Engineer
13 21 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (3.25%) Network Engineer
14 18 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (16.97%) HTML
2 90 (16.25%) CSS
3 79 (14.26%) .NET
4 55 (9.93%) Web Services
5 48 (8.66%) AngularJS
5 48 (8.66%) ASP.NET
6 45 (8.12%) HTML5
7 44 (7.94%) jQuery
7 44 (7.94%) XML
8 43 (7.76%) .NET Framework
9 42 (7.58%) Sass
10 33 (5.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 29 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (4.69%) WCF
13 22 (3.97%) XSLT
14 19 (3.43%) JSON
14 19 (3.43%) Node.js
15 17 (3.07%) J2EE
15 17 (3.07%) LESS
16 15 (2.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 209 (37.73%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (15.52%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.33%) User Experience
5 22 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.43%) Data Centre
7 17 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.99%) iSeries
10 10 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.62%) AS400
11 9 (1.62%) Fintech
11 9 (1.62%) W3C
12 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.08%) PMI
14 4 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.72%) Social Network
14 4 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 90 (16.25%) Windows
2 61 (11.01%) Linux
3 42 (7.58%) AIX
4 38 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 31 (5.60%) Unix
6 12 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.44%) CentOS
8 8 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.90%) Android
11 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.72%) Solaris
12 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (12.64%) Project Management
3 61 (11.01%) ITIL
4 58 (10.47%) ETL
5 48 (8.66%) BDD
6 45 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (7.94%) Software Engineering
7 44 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (7.94%) TDD
8 40 (7.22%) Data Management
8 40 (7.22%) MVC
9 37 (6.68%) Data Mapping
10 36 (6.50%) OO
11 35 (6.32%) DevOps
11 35 (6.32%) Mentoring
12 34 (6.14%) Analytics
12 34 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (6.14%) Scrum
12 34 (6.14%) Test Automation
13 33 (5.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (31.41%) SQL
2 114 (20.58%) Java
3 101 (18.23%) JavaScript
4 93 (16.79%) C#
5 43 (7.76%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.14%) Python
7 25 (4.51%) C
8 24 (4.33%) C++
9 19 (3.43%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.89%) PHP
11 11 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.99%) VBA
12 9 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.62%) XPath
13 8 (1.44%) Java 8
14 6 (1.08%) Perl
14 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.72%) VB
15 4 (0.72%) VBScript
16 3 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 90 (16.25%) Degree
2 35 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.79%) CISSP
5 20 (3.61%) ISEB
6 19 (3.43%) ISTQB
7 18 (3.25%) CISM
7 18 (3.25%) IISP
8 14 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.44%) CCNA
12 8 (1.44%) CCNP
12 8 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (1.44%) MCSE
12 8 (1.44%) PMI Certification
13 6 (1.08%) MCP
14 5 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.03%) QA
2 18 (3.25%) SLA
3 11 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.08%) PMO
6 5 (0.90%) GDPR
7 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.89%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.44%) Docker
5 7 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.72%) Firmware
7 4 (0.72%) KVM
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.72%) vSphere
8 3 (0.54%) NDS
8 3 (0.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.54%) XenApp
9 2 (0.36%) oVirt
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.18%) RHEV
10 1 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 28 (5.05%) Ansible
2 20 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.07%) SCCM
4 13 (2.35%) Puppet
5 9 (1.62%) SCOM
6 8 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.44%) Terraform
7 5 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (0.90%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.72%) WMI
8 4 (0.72%) WSUS
9 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.54%) Nagios
9 3 (0.54%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.54%) Packer
9 3 (0.54%) Xymon
9 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.30%) Salesforce.com
3 40 (7.22%) Oracle
3 40 (7.22%) webMethods
4 37 (6.68%) VMware
5 33 (5.96%) Capita
6 25 (4.51%) Cisco
7 22 (3.97%) Ab Initio
7 22 (3.97%) Vitria
8 20 (3.61%) SAP
9 17 (3.07%) Citrix
9 17 (3.07%) HP
10 16 (2.89%) Cadence
11 14 (2.53%) Google
12 12 (2.17%) Sybase
13 11 (1.99%) Lotus
14 10 (1.81%) MuleSoft
15 9 (1.62%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.44%) Aruba
16 8 (1.44%) Fujitsu