Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 588 551 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.03% 9.81% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.35% 10.65% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 459 409 440
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,400
90th Percentile £85,000 £66,400 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4,406 5,176 6,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.16% 92.15% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,444 4,093 4,801
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +11 254 £55,000 +22.22% 43
Slough +39 52 £47,500 -12.04% 11
Newbury +3 50 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Wokingham +25 48 £45,500 -22.22% 8
Maidenhead +4 46 £55,000 +24.29% 8
Bracknell -13 37 £53,750 +26.47% 18
Crowthorne - 6 £60,000 -
Windsor -2 3 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Thatcham - 1 £21,500 - 3
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 192 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 124 (21.09%) JavaScript
5 119 (20.24%) SQL
6 107 (18.20%) Degree
7 97 (16.50%) Finance
8 84 (14.29%) .NET
9 81 (13.78%) Python
10 79 (13.44%) C#
11 78 (13.27%) AWS
12 74 (12.59%) Test Automation
12 74 (12.59%) HTML
13 71 (12.07%) Java
14 68 (11.56%) Linux
15 67 (11.39%) Azure
16 66 (11.22%) Project Management
16 66 (11.22%) Computer Science
17 64 (10.88%) Software Engineering
17 64 (10.88%) CSS
18 60 (10.20%) Windows
18 60 (10.20%) TDD
19 54 (9.18%) Scrum
19 54 (9.18%) Security Cleared
19 54 (9.18%) React
20 53 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
21 51 (8.67%) SQL Server
22 50 (8.50%) Oracle
22 50 (8.50%) Decision-Making
23 49 (8.33%) JIRA

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 30 (5.10%) Confluence
2 22 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.06%) IIS
4 16 (2.72%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.55%) Apache
6 7 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.02%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.51%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.17%) Drupal
12 1 (0.17%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (9.01%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.19%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (1.02%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.17%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) Sketch
8 1 (0.17%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.68%) Exchequer
4 4 (0.68%) Line 50
4 4 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.68%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (0.68%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.68%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 78 (13.27%) AWS
2 67 (11.39%) Azure
3 49 (8.33%) SaaS
4 23 (3.91%) Office 365
5 20 (3.40%) GitHub
5 20 (3.40%) Power Platform
6 18 (3.06%) Heroku
7 16 (2.72%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.87%) Serverless
9 10 (1.70%) Amazon Cognito
10 7 (1.19%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.85%) Azure LUIS
12 5 (0.85%) Boomi
12 5 (0.85%) BrowserStack
12 5 (0.85%) Dialogflow
13 4 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.68%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.25%) Firewall
2 24 (4.08%) Internet
3 18 (3.06%) DNS
4 17 (2.89%) VPN
5 15 (2.55%) WAN
5 15 (2.55%) ZigBee
6 14 (2.38%) LAN
7 13 (2.21%) DHCP
8 12 (2.04%) Network Security
9 11 (1.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.70%) Wireless
11 9 (1.53%) Skype
11 9 (1.53%) SSH
12 8 (1.36%) VoIP
13 7 (1.19%) BGP
13 7 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.19%) VLAN
14 6 (1.02%) MPLS
14 6 (1.02%) SAN
14 6 (1.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.40%) Power BI
3 19 (3.23%) MySQL
4 18 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (3.06%) Redis
5 15 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.70%) Big Data
10 8 (1.36%) Sisense
10 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.85%) MS Access
13 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (8.33%) JIRA
2 44 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.08%) Selenium
5 14 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 14 (2.38%) Subversion
6 13 (2.21%) JUnit
7 11 (1.87%) CMake
8 7 (1.19%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.02%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.02%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.02%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.02%) webpack
10 5 (0.85%) Babel
10 5 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.85%) TestRail
10 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.68%) Cypress.io
General
1 97 (16.50%) Finance
2 48 (8.16%) Public Sector
3 42 (7.14%) Marketing
4 33 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 32 (5.44%) Electronics
6 23 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 21 (3.57%) Retail
8 17 (2.89%) Automotive
9 14 (2.38%) Legal
10 11 (1.87%) Games
11 9 (1.53%) Multimedia
12 7 (1.19%) Local Government
13 6 (1.02%) Banking
14 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.51%) Back Office
15 3 (0.51%) Billing
16 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.34%) French Language
16 2 (0.34%) German Language
16 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 130 (22.11%) Developer
2 87 (14.80%) Analyst
3 32 (5.44%) Software Engineer
4 30 (5.10%) Consultant
4 30 (5.10%) Senior Developer
5 25 (4.25%) C# Developer
6 24 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 24 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 22 (3.74%) Project Manager
8 21 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 21 (3.57%) Architect
8 21 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 20 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 19 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
11 18 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
12 17 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (2.89%) React Developer
13 16 (2.72%) Product Owner
14 15 (2.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.29%) .NET
2 74 (12.59%) HTML
3 64 (10.88%) CSS
4 54 (9.18%) React
5 48 (8.16%) HTML5
6 39 (6.63%) Node.js
7 38 (6.46%) ASP.NET
8 34 (5.78%) Web Services
9 31 (5.27%) RESTful
10 30 (5.10%) AngularJS
11 25 (4.25%) CSS3
12 23 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (3.57%) .NET Core
14 20 (3.40%) Redux
15 17 (2.89%) jQuery
16 16 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (2.55%) REST
17 15 (2.55%) Sidekiq
18 13 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
19 12 (2.04%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 192 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.63%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.46%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (5.44%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.38%) User Experience
7 12 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.04%) Smartphone
7 12 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.87%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (1.70%) Social Network
10 9 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.53%) iPad
11 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.36%) Tandem
12 6 (1.02%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.56%) Linux
2 60 (10.20%) Windows
3 29 (4.93%) Android
4 22 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.57%) Unix
6 6 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (12.59%) Test Automation
3 66 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 66 (11.22%) Project Management
4 64 (10.88%) Software Engineering
5 60 (10.20%) TDD
6 54 (9.18%) Scrum
7 50 (8.50%) Decision-Making
8 47 (7.99%) Time Management
9 44 (7.48%) Mentoring
10 42 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
11 41 (6.97%) SDLC
12 40 (6.80%) ITIL
13 39 (6.63%) DevOps
14 38 (6.46%) Artificial Intelligence
15 36 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (5.95%) Information Security
17 34 (5.78%) Business Analysis
17 34 (5.78%) MVC
18 31 (5.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 124 (21.09%) JavaScript
2 119 (20.24%) SQL
3 81 (13.78%) Python
4 79 (13.44%) C#
5 71 (12.07%) Java
6 40 (6.80%) Bash Shell
7 27 (4.59%) C++
7 27 (4.59%) Ruby
8 22 (3.74%) Scala
9 20 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.23%) Apple Swift
11 18 (3.06%) Kotlin
12 17 (2.89%) Perl
13 14 (2.38%) C
14 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.53%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.36%) Go
16 8 (1.36%) R
17 7 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 107 (18.20%) Degree
2 54 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 45 (7.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.70%) CCNA
6 10 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.53%) CCNP
7 9 (1.53%) DBS Check
7 9 (1.53%) PMP
8 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.19%) HND
9 7 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (1.19%) PhD
10 6 (1.02%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.85%) ISEB
12 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.82%) QA
2 15 (2.55%) SLA
3 13 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.36%) PMO
5 3 (0.51%) NIST
5 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.34%) GAAP
6 2 (0.34%) GAMP
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.34%) MiFID
6 2 (0.34%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (3.23%) Docker
2 16 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.55%) Firmware
4 9 (1.53%) vSphere
5 8 (1.36%) NFS
5 8 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.19%) vCloud
7 6 (1.02%) iptables
7 6 (1.02%) KVM
7 6 (1.02%) QEMU
7 6 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.02%) Xen
8 5 (0.85%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.51%) XenApp
11 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (3.74%) Terraform
2 10 (1.70%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.02%) SELinux
4 5 (0.85%) Ansible
4 5 (0.85%) MIIS
4 5 (0.85%) Puppet
4 5 (0.85%) SCCM
5 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.34%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.17%) Graylog
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.17%) Netcool
7 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 134 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.50%) Oracle
3 34 (5.78%) Cisco
4 27 (4.59%) VMware
5 22 (3.74%) Sage
6 18 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.38%) Juniper
7 14 (2.38%) SAP
8 13 (2.21%) HP
9 11 (1.87%) F5
9 11 (1.87%) Remedy
10 9 (1.53%) Tableau
11 8 (1.36%) Citrix
11 8 (1.36%) Google
12 6 (1.02%) Dell
12 6 (1.02%) Huawei
12 6 (1.02%) IBM
12 6 (1.02%) NEC
12 6 (1.02%) Northgate
13 5 (0.85%) Facebook