Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 549 598 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.41% 9.27% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 10.62% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 425 426 571
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,700 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% -1.18%

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 5,889 5,630 8,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.18% 87.31% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,701 4,422 6,454
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,075
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -5 189 £42,500 -10.53% 52
Maidenhead -15 92 £47,500 +1.93% 9
Newbury +1 77 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Slough -11 56 £50,000 -0.50% 8
Bracknell -17 48 £35,000 -28.57% 7
Windsor +5 13 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Wokingham -13 13 £40,000 -
Ascot +5 5 £60,000 +140.00% 1
Hungerford +9 1 £33,500 +21.82% 3
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 229 (41.71%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (30.60%) SQL
3 135 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (22.04%) JavaScript
5 115 (20.95%) Microsoft
6 111 (20.22%) Degree
7 107 (19.49%) HTML
8 98 (17.85%) SQL Server
9 94 (17.12%) CSS
10 91 (16.58%) C#
11 83 (15.12%) Java
12 80 (14.57%) .NET
13 77 (14.03%) Git (software)
14 76 (13.84%) Finance
15 75 (13.66%) Windows
16 66 (12.02%) Self-Motivation
17 59 (10.75%) ITIL
17 59 (10.75%) Project Management
18 55 (10.02%) .NET Framework
19 54 (9.84%) Linux
19 54 (9.84%) AngularJS
20 53 (9.65%) ASP.NET
21 52 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
22 49 (8.93%) HTML5
23 47 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
24 46 (8.38%) jQuery
25 45 (8.20%) T-SQL
26 44 (8.01%) Web Services
26 44 (8.01%) Active Directory
26 44 (8.01%) Business Intelligence

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 40 (7.29%) IIS
2 18 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 16 (2.91%) CMS
4 15 (2.73%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.64%) JBoss
8 8 (1.46%) Confluence
9 7 (1.28%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.09%) WordPress
11 5 (0.91%) Apache
11 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.55%) Drupal
12 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.55%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) UXPin
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) InVision
6 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.19%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.74%) Office 365
4 25 (4.55%) SaaS
5 12 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.00%) PaaS
7 10 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.82%) GitHub
8 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.09%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.91%) IaaS
9 5 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.55%) Datadog
12 1 (0.18%) Akamai
12 1 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.10%) Skype
2 16 (2.91%) LAN
2 16 (2.91%) WAN
3 15 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (2.55%) Internet
4 14 (2.55%) VoIP
5 10 (1.82%) AMQP
6 8 (1.46%) Bluetooth
6 8 (1.46%) DNS
6 8 (1.46%) Wireless
7 7 (1.28%) Firewall
7 7 (1.28%) SMS
8 5 (0.91%) BGP
8 5 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.91%) Network Security
9 4 (0.73%) OSPF
9 4 (0.73%) Telepresence
9 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.55%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.74%) MySQL
6 21 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.46%) Power BI
7 19 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.19%) Big Data
10 12 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 77 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.19%) Subversion
3 30 (5.46%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.83%) JIRA
6 15 (2.73%) Maven
6 15 (2.73%) Selenium
7 14 (2.55%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.37%) git-flow
9 12 (2.19%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.00%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.82%) JUnit
12 7 (1.28%) JMeter
12 7 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.09%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.91%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.91%) Gatling
14 5 (0.91%) GitLab
14 5 (0.91%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.91%) MSI
General
1 76 (13.84%) Finance
2 42 (7.65%) Marketing
3 29 (5.28%) Retail
4 27 (4.92%) Legal
5 24 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.55%) Electronics
7 13 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.00%) Law
9 6 (1.09%) Back Office
9 6 (1.09%) Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Games
10 4 (0.73%) German Language
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 156 (28.42%) Developer
2 100 (18.21%) Analyst
3 36 (6.56%) Support Engineer
4 33 (6.01%) Senior Developer
5 28 (5.10%) .NET Developer
5 28 (5.10%) Graduate
6 27 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 25 (4.55%) Consultant
8 24 (4.37%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.01%) Applications Support
9 22 (4.01%) Network Engineer
10 20 (3.64%) C# Developer
11 19 (3.46%) Graduate Developer
11 19 (3.46%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.28%) Junior
13 17 (3.10%) Administrator
13 17 (3.10%) SQL Analyst
14 16 (2.91%) Security Manager
14 16 (2.91%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.73%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (19.49%) HTML
2 94 (17.12%) CSS
3 80 (14.57%) .NET
4 55 (10.02%) .NET Framework
5 54 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 53 (9.65%) ASP.NET
7 49 (8.93%) HTML5
8 46 (8.38%) jQuery
9 44 (8.01%) Web Services
10 40 (7.29%) XML
11 39 (7.10%) Sass
12 35 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (5.83%) Vue.js
14 30 (5.46%) WCF
15 20 (3.64%) Node.js
16 18 (3.28%) XSLT
17 16 (2.91%) CSS3
17 16 (2.91%) JSON
17 16 (2.91%) LESS
18 15 (2.73%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 229 (41.71%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (12.02%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (7.10%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.46%) User Experience
6 17 (3.10%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.19%) Fintech
7 12 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.00%) CESG
9 9 (1.64%) iSeries
9 9 (1.64%) NHS
10 8 (1.46%) AS400
10 8 (1.46%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.91%) PMI
14 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.66%) Windows
2 54 (9.84%) Linux
3 26 (4.74%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.01%) Unix
5 14 (2.55%) AIX
6 12 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.46%) CentOS
8 8 (1.46%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.09%) Android
10 6 (1.09%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.73%) Solaris
13 3 (0.55%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.55%) Debian
13 3 (0.55%) HPUX
13 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (10.75%) ITIL
2 59 (10.75%) Project Management
3 47 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (7.83%) Scrum
6 42 (7.65%) BDD
7 41 (7.47%) MVC
7 41 (7.47%) TDD
8 39 (7.10%) DevOps
8 39 (7.10%) Logistics
9 36 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (6.56%) Service Management
10 35 (6.38%) Software Engineering
11 32 (5.83%) Web Development
12 31 (5.65%) Change Management
12 31 (5.65%) Mentoring
12 31 (5.65%) OO
12 31 (5.65%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 168 (30.60%) SQL
2 121 (22.04%) JavaScript
3 91 (16.58%) C#
4 83 (15.12%) Java
5 45 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 43 (7.83%) Python
7 33 (6.01%) C
8 17 (3.10%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.91%) C++
9 16 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.73%) VBA
11 12 (2.19%) PHP
12 6 (1.09%) Ruby
13 5 (0.91%) Java 8
13 5 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.55%) VB
14 3 (0.55%) VBScript
15 2 (0.36%) Perl
15 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (20.22%) Degree
2 27 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.28%) ISEB
5 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.91%) MCSE
7 15 (2.73%) CISM
7 15 (2.73%) CISSP
7 15 (2.73%) IISP
7 15 (2.73%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.19%) ISTQB
9 11 (2.00%) MCITP
10 10 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.28%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.29%) QA
2 16 (2.91%) SLA
3 12 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.28%) PMO
5 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 44 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.73%) Docker
2 15 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.37%) Firmware
4 10 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.28%) KVM
6 6 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.09%) oVirt
7 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.55%) NDS
8 3 (0.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.55%) vSphere
8 3 (0.55%) XenApp
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) RHEV
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (6.92%) Ansible
2 25 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.01%) Puppet
4 11 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 11 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.00%) SCCM
5 9 (1.64%) Terraform
6 5 (0.91%) rkt
6 5 (0.91%) SCOM
7 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.55%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.55%) Packer
7 3 (0.55%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.55%) Xymon
7 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.36%) Graylog
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 115 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.10%) Salesforce.com
3 33 (6.01%) Capita
4 26 (4.74%) VMware
5 24 (4.37%) Cisco
6 20 (3.64%) HP
6 20 (3.64%) Oracle
7 17 (3.10%) Cadence
8 15 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.55%) SAP
10 13 (2.37%) Citrix
10 13 (2.37%) Google
11 12 (2.19%) Aruba
11 12 (2.19%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.00%) Riverbed
12 11 (2.00%) webMethods
12 11 (2.00%) Zscaler
13 10 (1.82%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.64%) Lotus
14 9 (1.64%) Sybase