Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 576 566 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.02% 9.31% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 10.64% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 439 426 541
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,200 £74,375 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 5,781 5,322 7,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.54% 87.53% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,608 4,184 6,114
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,575 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +2 215 £45,000 -0.66% 30
Maidenhead -8 95 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Newbury -1 69 £36,000 +2.86% 14
Slough +2 59 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Bracknell -16 50 £38,750 -18.42% 8
Windsor +2 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Wokingham -6 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Ascot +9 3 £60,000 +128.57% 1
Hungerford +8 2 £34,250 +24.55% 1
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 233 (40.45%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (28.47%) SQL
3 142 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (22.40%) Degree
5 126 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 114 (19.79%) Microsoft
7 113 (19.62%) SQL Server
8 111 (19.27%) HTML
9 103 (17.88%) Java
10 91 (15.80%) C#
11 90 (15.63%) CSS
12 85 (14.76%) Finance
13 81 (14.06%) Git (software)
14 79 (13.72%) .NET
15 67 (11.63%) Project Management
16 62 (10.76%) Windows
17 60 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 59 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
19 58 (10.07%) Linux
20 57 (9.90%) AngularJS
21 55 (9.55%) ITIL
22 52 (9.03%) ASP.NET
22 52 (9.03%) .NET Framework
22 52 (9.03%) jQuery
23 51 (8.85%) Python
24 50 (8.68%) HTML5
25 47 (8.16%) Logistics
26 46 (7.99%) Marketing
27 43 (7.47%) Web Services
27 43 (7.47%) Salesforce.com

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 34 (5.90%) IIS
2 18 (3.13%) CMS
3 14 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.08%) Confluence
6 10 (1.74%) JBoss
7 9 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.39%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.87%) Apache
12 4 (0.69%) Drupal
12 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) UXPin
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) InVision
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.39%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.17%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.21%) SaaS
4 29 (5.03%) Office 365
5 14 (2.43%) GitHub
6 11 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.74%) PaaS
8 9 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.22%) Google Analytics
9 7 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.87%) AdWords
10 5 (0.87%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (0.87%) IaaS
10 5 (0.87%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.13%) Firewall
1 18 (3.13%) Internet
2 17 (2.95%) VoIP
3 16 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (1.91%) WAN
5 10 (1.74%) Bluetooth
6 9 (1.56%) DNS
6 9 (1.56%) LAN
7 8 (1.39%) Wireless
8 7 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.22%) PPP
8 7 (1.22%) Skype
9 6 (1.04%) AMQP
9 6 (1.04%) Network Security
9 6 (1.04%) SMS
10 5 (0.87%) RFID
10 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.69%) BGP
11 4 (0.69%) HTTP
11 4 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (6.25%) MySQL
4 32 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (4.51%) NoSQL
8 24 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.99%) Big Data
10 18 (3.13%) Power BI
11 17 (2.95%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.60%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 81 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.77%) Subversion
3 33 (5.73%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.21%) JIRA
5 27 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (4.17%) Maven
7 16 (2.78%) Bitbucket
8 14 (2.43%) Selenium
9 13 (2.26%) git-flow
10 12 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.56%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.39%) ReSharper
13 7 (1.22%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.04%) JMeter
14 6 (1.04%) JUnit
15 5 (0.87%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.87%) gulp
15 5 (0.87%) HP UFT
General
1 85 (14.76%) Finance
2 46 (7.99%) Marketing
3 34 (5.90%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.51%) Legal
5 24 (4.17%) Retail
6 19 (3.30%) Electronics
7 16 (2.78%) Law
8 15 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.04%) Automotive
10 5 (0.87%) Back Office
10 5 (0.87%) Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Games
11 3 (0.52%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 147 (25.52%) Developer
2 102 (17.71%) Analyst
3 33 (5.73%) Senior Developer
3 33 (5.73%) Support Engineer
4 29 (5.03%) Graduate
5 28 (4.86%) Consultant
6 26 (4.51%) Java Developer
7 25 (4.34%) Applications Support
7 25 (4.34%) Junior
7 25 (4.34%) Network Engineer
8 24 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 21 (3.65%) Software Developer
9 21 (3.65%) Software Engineer
10 20 (3.47%) C# Developer
11 19 (3.30%) Test Analyst
12 18 (3.13%) IT Manager
13 16 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
14 15 (2.60%) Graduate Developer
15 14 (2.43%) Applications Engineer
15 14 (2.43%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.27%) HTML
2 90 (15.63%) CSS
3 79 (13.72%) .NET
4 57 (9.90%) AngularJS
5 52 (9.03%) .NET Framework
5 52 (9.03%) ASP.NET
5 52 (9.03%) jQuery
6 50 (8.68%) HTML5
7 43 (7.47%) Web Services
8 40 (6.94%) XML
9 31 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (5.38%) WCF
10 29 (5.03%) Sass
10 29 (5.03%) Vue.js
11 22 (3.82%) Entity Framework
12 20 (3.47%) CSS3
12 20 (3.47%) React
13 18 (3.13%) Backbone.js
13 18 (3.13%) JSON
13 18 (3.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 233 (40.45%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.13%) User Experience
6 16 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.60%) Fintech
8 11 (1.91%) CESG
8 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.56%) NHS
10 7 (1.22%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.76%) Windows
2 58 (10.07%) Linux
3 23 (3.99%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.65%) Unix
5 19 (3.30%) AIX
6 14 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.22%) CentOS
8 6 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.87%) Android
9 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.69%) HPUX
10 4 (0.69%) Solaris
10 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.35%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (11.63%) Project Management
3 55 (9.55%) ITIL
4 47 (8.16%) Logistics
5 42 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (7.29%) Scrum
5 42 (7.29%) Service Management
6 41 (7.12%) BDD
6 41 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (6.94%) TDD
8 38 (6.60%) DevOps
9 37 (6.42%) Change Management
9 37 (6.42%) Collaborative Working
9 37 (6.42%) Mathematics
9 37 (6.42%) MVC
10 36 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 36 (6.25%) Presales
11 35 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (6.08%) OO
12 34 (5.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 164 (28.47%) SQL
2 126 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 103 (17.88%) Java
4 91 (15.80%) C#
5 51 (8.85%) Python
6 39 (6.77%) T-SQL
7 32 (5.56%) C
8 19 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.43%) VBA
11 13 (2.26%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.91%) C++
14 10 (1.74%) PHP
15 6 (1.04%) R
15 6 (1.04%) Ruby
16 5 (0.87%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.69%) Java 8
18 3 (0.52%) Scala
18 3 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 129 (22.40%) Degree
2 28 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 28 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (2.43%) MCSE
5 13 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.91%) ISEB
6 11 (1.91%) MCITP
7 9 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.39%) CISM
8 8 (1.39%) CISSP
8 8 (1.39%) IISP
8 8 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.22%) CCNP
10 6 (1.04%) CCNA
10 6 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.87%) Analytics IQ
11 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.08%) QA
2 14 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.26%) PMO
4 9 (1.56%) SLA
5 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.35%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 35 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.30%) Firmware
3 13 (2.26%) Docker
3 13 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.22%) oVirt
6 5 (0.87%) KVM
7 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.52%) HDFS
9 2 (0.35%) RHEV
9 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.35%) vSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (6.42%) Ansible
2 27 (4.69%) Puppet
3 19 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.43%) Cisco IPCC
5 12 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 12 (2.08%) Terraform
6 5 (0.87%) Grafana
6 5 (0.87%) Kibana
6 5 (0.87%) rkt
7 4 (0.69%) SCCM
8 3 (0.52%) Graylog
8 3 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.52%) Oozie
8 3 (0.52%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.52%) Xymon
8 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 114 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.47%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (4.69%) Cisco
4 25 (4.34%) VMware
5 24 (4.17%) Oracle
6 20 (3.47%) Cadence
6 20 (3.47%) HP
7 15 (2.60%) Aruba
7 15 (2.60%) Cloudera
7 15 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.60%) SolarWinds
7 15 (2.60%) webMethods
8 14 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 14 (2.43%) Riverbed
8 14 (2.43%) Zscaler
9 13 (2.26%) SAP
10 12 (2.08%) Google
11 10 (1.74%) Tableau
12 9 (1.56%) Sybase
13 7 (1.22%) Fujitsu