Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 559 547 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.23% 8.49% 8.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 9.59% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 400 426 573
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +10.47%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,625 £72,500 £65,600
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -

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 5,578 5,705 7,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 92.14% 88.55% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,325 4,476 5,849
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +2 193 £45,000 - 46
Maidenhead -4 96 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Newbury +5 71 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Bracknell -2 59 £36,000 -40.00% 9
Slough -18 43 £50,000 +66.67% 8
Windsor +12 17 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Wokingham +10 10 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Ascot +15 2 £53,750 +95.45%
Hungerford +13 2 £34,250 +14.17%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 238 (42.58%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (24.87%) Degree
3 136 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (23.97%) SQL
5 112 (20.04%) SQL Server
6 107 (19.14%) Java
7 99 (17.71%) JavaScript
8 95 (16.99%) Microsoft
9 87 (15.56%) Project Management
10 85 (15.21%) Finance
11 79 (14.13%) HTML
12 71 (12.70%) ITIL
13 68 (12.16%) Windows
14 65 (11.63%) C#
15 62 (11.09%) Linux
15 62 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
16 59 (10.55%) .NET
16 59 (10.55%) Logistics
17 58 (10.38%) CSS
17 58 (10.38%) Git (software)
18 57 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
19 54 (9.66%) Python
20 48 (8.59%) Service Management
21 46 (8.23%) PRINCE2
21 46 (8.23%) Marketing
22 43 (7.69%) Change Management
23 42 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
24 41 (7.33%) Mathematics
24 41 (7.33%) Collaborative Working
25 40 (7.16%) Active Directory

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 24 (4.29%) IIS
2 15 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.61%) Confluence
6 8 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.07%) JBoss
8 6 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.72%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.72%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.72%) CMS
10 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.36%) Drupal
12 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 2 (0.36%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.62%) Office 365
4 36 (6.44%) SaaS
5 14 (2.50%) GitHub
6 12 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.97%) PaaS
8 10 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.07%) Google Analytics
11 6 (1.07%) IaaS
12 5 (0.89%) AdWords
12 5 (0.89%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (0.89%) npm
12 5 (0.89%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.54%) Datadog
14 3 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.01%) Firewall
2 17 (3.04%) Wireless
3 16 (2.86%) Internet
3 16 (2.86%) WAN
4 12 (2.15%) Bluetooth
5 11 (1.97%) DNS
5 11 (1.97%) LAN
5 11 (1.97%) PPP
5 11 (1.97%) VoIP
5 11 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (1.61%) SNMP
7 8 (1.43%) MPLS
7 8 (1.43%) Skype
8 7 (1.25%) BGP
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.25%) HTTP
8 7 (1.25%) IPsec
8 7 (1.25%) OSPF
9 6 (1.07%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.07%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 33 (5.90%) MySQL
4 29 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.11%) Power BI
7 23 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (3.76%) Big Data
9 20 (3.58%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.22%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.86%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.61%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.25%) Data Lake
16 7 (1.25%) QlikView
16 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.37%) Subversion
3 28 (5.01%) JIRA
4 27 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.11%) Maven
6 20 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.97%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.97%) Selenium
9 10 (1.79%) ReSharper
10 8 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.07%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.07%) webpack
13 5 (0.89%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.89%) GitLab
13 5 (0.89%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 85 (15.21%) Finance
2 46 (8.23%) Marketing
3 37 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.19%) Legal
5 25 (4.47%) Electronics
6 19 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.40%) Retail
7 17 (3.04%) Law
8 5 (0.89%) Automotive
8 5 (0.89%) Banking
8 5 (0.89%) German Language
9 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (20.57%) Developer
2 113 (20.21%) Analyst
3 32 (5.72%) Consultant
3 32 (5.72%) Support Engineer
4 27 (4.83%) Junior
5 25 (4.47%) Graduate
6 24 (4.29%) Software Developer
7 21 (3.76%) Senior Developer
8 20 (3.58%) Java Developer
8 20 (3.58%) Network Engineer
9 18 (3.22%) Test Analyst
10 16 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 16 (2.86%) Technical Support
11 15 (2.68%) IT Manager
11 15 (2.68%) Technical Engineer
12 14 (2.50%) Business Analyst
12 14 (2.50%) C# Developer
12 14 (2.50%) Software Engineer
12 14 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (2.15%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.13%) HTML
2 59 (10.55%) .NET
3 58 (10.38%) CSS
4 37 (6.62%) AngularJS
4 37 (6.62%) Web Services
5 36 (6.44%) XML
6 35 (6.26%) jQuery
7 34 (6.08%) ASP.NET
8 33 (5.90%) .NET Framework
9 26 (4.65%) HTML5
10 25 (4.47%) React
10 25 (4.47%) WCF
11 21 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (3.40%) Entity Framework
13 17 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (3.04%) WPF
14 15 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (2.50%) LINQ
15 14 (2.50%) Node.js
16 13 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 238 (42.58%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (5.72%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.68%) User Experience
6 14 (2.50%) Fintech
7 13 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.15%) PMI
9 11 (1.97%) CESG
10 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.43%) NHS
11 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.07%) Replication
13 5 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.89%) EPoS
13 5 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.16%) Windows
2 62 (11.09%) Linux
3 30 (5.37%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.47%) Unix
5 19 (3.40%) AIX
6 17 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.43%) CentOS
7 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.07%) Android
10 5 (0.89%) Solaris
10 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.72%) HPUX
11 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.54%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.56%) Project Management
3 71 (12.70%) ITIL
4 59 (10.55%) Logistics
5 48 (8.59%) Service Management
6 46 (8.23%) PRINCE2
7 43 (7.69%) Change Management
8 42 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (7.33%) Collaborative Working
9 41 (7.33%) Mathematics
10 39 (6.98%) Scrum
11 38 (6.80%) Computer Science
12 37 (6.62%) Analytics
12 37 (6.62%) Presales
13 33 (5.90%) Analytical Thinking
13 33 (5.90%) Decision-Making
14 32 (5.72%) Value Proposition
15 31 (5.55%) E-Commerce
16 30 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (5.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.97%) SQL
2 107 (19.14%) Java
3 99 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 65 (11.63%) C#
5 54 (9.66%) Python
6 27 (4.83%) C
7 25 (4.47%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.58%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.04%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.04%) C++
10 10 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.79%) VBA
11 9 (1.61%) PHP
12 7 (1.25%) R
13 6 (1.07%) Ruby
14 5 (0.89%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.89%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.72%) Scala
16 3 (0.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 139 (24.87%) Degree
2 33 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.04%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (2.33%) MCSE
6 13 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.97%) MCITP
8 10 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.79%) ISEB
8 10 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.43%) CCNA
9 8 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.25%) CCNP
10 7 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.07%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.89%) Analytics IQ
12 5 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.83%) QA
2 22 (3.94%) PMO
3 19 (3.40%) Data Quality
4 13 (2.33%) SLA
5 10 (1.79%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.11%) Docker
3 16 (2.86%) Firmware
4 15 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.07%) KVM
6 6 (1.07%) oVirt
7 4 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.72%) HDFS
8 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.18%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 25 (4.47%) Ansible
2 21 (3.76%) Puppet
3 15 (2.68%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
5 10 (1.79%) SCCM
5 10 (1.79%) Terraform
6 7 (1.25%) Kibana
7 6 (1.07%) Grafana
8 5 (0.89%) rkt
8 5 (0.89%) SCOM
9 4 (0.72%) Oozie
9 4 (0.72%) Rundeck
9 4 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.54%) Graylog
10 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.54%) Packer
11 2 (0.36%) Cacti
11 2 (0.36%) QRadar
Vendors
1 95 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.26%) Salesforce.com
3 30 (5.37%) Oracle
4 29 (5.19%) Cisco
4 29 (5.19%) VMware
5 19 (3.40%) SAP
6 16 (2.86%) HP
6 16 (2.86%) webMethods
7 14 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.50%) Tableau
8 13 (2.33%) Cloudera
8 13 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 12 (2.15%) Aruba
9 12 (2.15%) Google
10 10 (1.79%) Fujitsu
10 10 (1.79%) Riverbed
10 10 (1.79%) Zscaler
11 9 (1.61%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.43%) Splunk
13 7 (1.25%) Meraki