Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 599 530 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.57% 7.52% 9.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.55% 8.38% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 445 434 459
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 5,185 6,324 6,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.49% 89.78% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,135 5,032 4,900
Berkshire median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +11 197 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Maidenhead +38 126 £43,000 -18.10% 2
Bracknell +24 102 £42,500 -29.17% 5
Newbury -2 61 £47,500 +6.74% 2
Slough -9 42 £62,500 +66.67% 4
Wokingham +16 26 £58,500 +17.00% 6
Windsor +18 8 £47,500 -52.50% 1
Crowthorne - 3 £42,500 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 230 (38.40%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (26.04%) SQL
3 149 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (23.04%) Degree
5 121 (20.20%) ITIL
6 110 (18.36%) SQL Server
7 102 (17.03%) Microsoft
8 97 (16.19%) JavaScript
8 97 (16.19%) Windows
9 94 (15.69%) Finance
10 93 (15.53%) Java
11 92 (15.36%) Linux
12 83 (13.86%) Project Management
13 79 (13.19%) Decision-Making
14 77 (12.85%) Web Services
15 70 (11.69%) .NET
16 68 (11.35%) HTML
16 68 (11.35%) Marketing
17 66 (11.02%) CSS
17 66 (11.02%) Windows Server
18 64 (10.68%) Oracle
18 64 (10.68%) Logistics
18 64 (10.68%) Scrum
19 63 (10.52%) Data Centre
20 62 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
21 60 (10.02%) Git (software)
22 58 (9.68%) Unix
23 57 (9.52%) C#
24 55 (9.18%) Computer Science
25 54 (9.02%) Electronics

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 37 (6.18%) IIS
2 24 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.00%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.17%) Mendix
5 7 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.50%) Apache
8 3 (0.50%) Confluence
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.33%) JBoss
9 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (8.68%) Office 365
3 43 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (5.18%) SaaS
5 12 (2.00%) IaaS
5 12 (2.00%) OneDrive
6 11 (1.84%) PaaS
7 8 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 8 (1.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 7 (1.17%) GitHub
9 5 (0.83%) npm
10 4 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.50%) Serverless
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.33%) Datadog
13 1 (0.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.84%) Firewall
2 36 (6.01%) LAN
2 36 (6.01%) WAN
3 27 (4.51%) HTTP
4 20 (3.34%) VPN
5 17 (2.84%) BIG-IP
5 17 (2.84%) IP Telephony
5 17 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (2.50%) Network Security
6 15 (2.50%) Skype
7 12 (2.00%) Internet
7 12 (2.00%) MPLS
7 12 (2.00%) Wireless
8 10 (1.67%) BGP
8 10 (1.67%) DSL
8 10 (1.67%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.67%) IPsec
8 10 (1.67%) L2TP
8 10 (1.67%) OSPF
8 10 (1.67%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.34%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.01%) DB2
5 21 (3.51%) MySQL
5 21 (3.51%) Power BI
6 16 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.84%) Big Data
10 10 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.34%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.83%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.67%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.67%) Data Mart
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.51%) JIRA
3 28 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.34%) Selenium
5 18 (3.01%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.01%) WebDriver
6 15 (2.50%) Maven
6 15 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.67%) Hudson
7 10 (1.67%) JUnit
8 8 (1.34%) Ant
8 8 (1.34%) Appium
9 6 (1.00%) NUnit
10 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.83%) webpack
11 4 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.67%) Moq
11 4 (0.67%) Subversion
12 3 (0.50%) Mocha
General
1 94 (15.69%) Finance
2 68 (11.35%) Marketing
3 54 (9.02%) Electronics
4 29 (4.84%) Law
5 28 (4.67%) Retail
6 20 (3.34%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.01%) Games
7 18 (3.01%) Legal
8 13 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.00%) German Language
10 11 (1.84%) Military
11 7 (1.17%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
14 2 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.33%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 150 (25.04%) Developer
2 144 (24.04%) Analyst
3 47 (7.85%) Business Analyst
4 39 (6.51%) Support Analyst
5 35 (5.84%) .NET Developer
5 35 (5.84%) Support Engineer
6 34 (5.68%) 1st Line Support
7 29 (4.84%) Technical Support
8 28 (4.67%) Java Developer
9 27 (4.51%) Consultant
10 23 (3.84%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.01%) Coordinator
12 18 (3.01%) Project Coordinator
12 18 (3.01%) Security Analyst
13 17 (2.84%) 1st Line Technical Support
13 17 (2.84%) Network Engineer
14 16 (2.67%) Information Security Analyst
14 16 (2.67%) Junior
14 16 (2.67%) Sales Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.85%) Web Services
2 70 (11.69%) .NET
3 68 (11.35%) HTML
4 66 (11.02%) CSS
5 45 (7.51%) ASP.NET
6 40 (6.68%) .NET Framework
7 38 (6.34%) REST
8 37 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (6.18%) jQuery
9 33 (5.51%) Vue.js
10 32 (5.34%) Node.js
11 31 (5.18%) XML
12 28 (4.67%) WCF
13 25 (4.17%) AngularJS
14 21 (3.51%) SOAP
15 16 (2.67%) Ajax
15 16 (2.67%) HTML5
16 15 (2.50%) React
17 11 (1.84%) JSON
17 11 (1.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 230 (38.40%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (10.52%) Data Centre
3 47 (7.85%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (6.34%) User Experience
5 33 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.34%) Smartphone
7 19 (3.17%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.84%) PMI
11 10 (1.67%) Fintech
12 9 (1.50%) Graphic Design
13 8 (1.34%) EFT
13 8 (1.34%) Replication
14 6 (1.00%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.83%) iPad
15 5 (0.83%) Reference Data
16 4 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
16 4 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.19%) Windows
2 92 (15.36%) Linux
3 66 (11.02%) Windows Server
4 58 (9.68%) Unix
5 20 (3.34%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.83%) AIX
10 5 (0.83%) Android
11 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.67%) CentOS
11 4 (0.67%) Solaris
12 3 (0.50%) HPUX
12 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (20.20%) ITIL
3 83 (13.86%) Project Management
4 79 (13.19%) Decision-Making
5 64 (10.68%) Logistics
5 64 (10.68%) Scrum
6 55 (9.18%) Computer Science
7 54 (9.02%) Time Management
8 49 (8.18%) PRINCE2
9 47 (7.85%) High Availability
10 46 (7.68%) BDD
10 46 (7.68%) Presales
11 45 (7.51%) TDD
12 44 (7.35%) Artificial Intelligence
13 42 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (6.84%) MVC
14 41 (6.84%) Test Automation
15 40 (6.68%) Analytics
15 40 (6.68%) Unit Testing
16 39 (6.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 156 (26.04%) SQL
2 97 (16.19%) JavaScript
3 93 (15.53%) Java
4 57 (9.52%) C#
5 40 (6.68%) Python
6 26 (4.34%) PowerShell
7 22 (3.67%) C++
8 15 (2.50%) C
9 14 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.34%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.00%) Perl
12 8 (1.34%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.34%) SOQL
12 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.17%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.00%) PHP
14 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.67%) Go
16 3 (0.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 138 (23.04%) Degree
2 33 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 33 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.84%) MCSA
5 24 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (3.01%) CCNP
7 17 (2.84%) MCSE
8 14 (2.34%) PMI Certification
9 13 (2.17%) CCNA
9 13 (2.17%) ISEB
9 13 (2.17%) Master's Degree
10 12 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 12 (2.00%) ISTQB
10 12 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (1.67%) A+ Certification
11 10 (1.67%) CCENT
12 8 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.51%) PMO
2 32 (5.34%) QA
3 29 (4.84%) SLA
4 28 (4.67%) GDPR
5 23 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (3.17%) Data Quality
7 17 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.67%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.17%) GAAP
10 1 (0.17%) HL7
10 1 (0.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 51 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.34%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.01%) Docker
3 18 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.33%) KVM
5 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (6.18%) SCCM
2 17 (2.84%) SCVMM
3 12 (2.00%) HP ALM
4 9 (1.50%) Ansible
4 9 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.17%) SCOM
6 5 (0.83%) WSUS
7 4 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.50%) QRadar
8 3 (0.50%) Terraform
8 3 (0.50%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 2 (0.33%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.33%) Nagios
9 2 (0.33%) Packer
9 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.68%) Oracle
3 50 (8.35%) Cisco
4 41 (6.84%) VMware
5 31 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (4.34%) HP
7 20 (3.34%) F5
7 20 (3.34%) Mitel
8 18 (3.01%) Aruba
9 17 (2.84%) SAP
10 13 (2.17%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.00%) Fujitsu
11 12 (2.00%) Meraki
11 12 (2.00%) webMethods
12 11 (1.84%) Cadence
12 11 (1.84%) Peregrine
13 9 (1.50%) Huawei
14 6 (1.00%) Qualys
15 5 (0.83%) Google
15 5 (0.83%) SonicWALL