Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 352 278 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.29% 9.48% 10.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.00% 10.58% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 269 200 288
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £18,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £67,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% -4.71%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,515 2,627 2,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.81% 89.63% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,070 2,102 2,299
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Milton Keynes +6 217 £40,000 -11.11% 27
High Wycombe 0 38 £27,500 -5.17% 8
Aylesbury +18 29 £37,500 +74.42% 5
Marlow +20 26 £25,000 +5.26% 2
Newport Pagnell +8 3 £22,000 -21.43%
Buckingham -4 1 £32,500 -57.38%
Chesham - 1 £40,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 122 (34.66%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 102 (28.98%) Windows
4 94 (26.70%) Finance
5 92 (26.14%) SQL
6 87 (24.72%) Degree
7 70 (19.89%) Windows Server
8 56 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 56 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
9 50 (14.20%) Firewall
10 49 (13.92%) CRM
11 47 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (13.07%) HTML
13 45 (12.78%) VMware
14 44 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 43 (12.22%) Windows 10
15 43 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 41 (11.65%) Office 365
16 41 (11.65%) SQL Server
17 40 (11.36%) Citrix
17 40 (11.36%) Computer Science
18 36 (10.23%) IIS
18 36 (10.23%) .NET
19 34 (9.66%) Linux
20 33 (9.38%) Java
20 33 (9.38%) VoIP
20 33 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
21 32 (9.09%) XenDesktop
21 32 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
22 31 (8.81%) XenApp

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 36 (10.23%) IIS
2 22 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.42%) Smallworld
4 4 (1.14%) Confluence
5 3 (0.85%) CMS
5 3 (0.85%) SAS
5 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 56 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.99%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.70%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.57%) HFM
6 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.65%) Office 365
2 33 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (3.98%) SaaS
6 5 (1.42%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.42%) PaaS
7 4 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.14%) IaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Serverless
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.57%) Force.com
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.20%) Firewall
2 44 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 33 (9.38%) VoIP
4 9 (2.56%) ATM
4 9 (2.56%) Internet
4 9 (2.56%) VPN
5 7 (1.99%) HTTP
5 7 (1.99%) LAN
5 7 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (1.99%) WAN
6 6 (1.70%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.42%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.14%) DHCP
8 4 (1.14%) Wireless
9 3 (0.85%) DNS
9 3 (0.85%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.57%) SMS
10 2 (0.57%) TACACS
10 2 (0.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.24%) MySQL
3 21 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.84%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.99%) Big Data
9 7 (1.99%) DB2
9 7 (1.99%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.70%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.70%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.70%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.42%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.42%) Essbase
12 4 (1.14%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 18 (5.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.98%) JIRA
3 8 (2.27%) Maven
3 8 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.70%) JUnit
6 5 (1.42%) git-flow
7 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.85%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.85%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.85%) Subversion
9 2 (0.57%) Ant
9 2 (0.57%) Gradle
9 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.28%) GitLab
10 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
General
1 94 (26.70%) Finance
2 31 (8.81%) Legal
2 31 (8.81%) Marketing
3 25 (7.10%) Law
4 16 (4.55%) Banking
5 13 (3.69%) Retail
6 12 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.70%) Automotive
9 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.14%) Advertising
10 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.85%) Electronics
11 3 (0.85%) Games
12 2 (0.57%) Billing
12 2 (0.57%) French Language
12 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Avionics
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (23.01%) Analyst
2 71 (20.17%) Developer
3 36 (10.23%) IT Analyst
4 31 (8.81%) Support Analyst
5 26 (7.39%) Business Analyst
5 26 (7.39%) Graduate
6 25 (7.10%) IT Support
6 25 (7.10%) Support Engineer
7 24 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 23 (6.53%) IT Support Analyst
9 21 (5.97%) DBA
10 20 (5.68%) Consultant
11 19 (5.40%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 19 (5.40%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.40%) Support Team Leader
11 19 (5.40%) Technical Engineer
12 18 (5.11%) Applications Support
13 17 (4.83%) Graduate Analyst
14 16 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
14 16 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.07%) HTML
2 36 (10.23%) .NET
3 22 (6.25%) Web Services
4 21 (5.97%) CSS
5 19 (5.40%) ASP.NET
5 19 (5.40%) Spring
6 17 (4.83%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.26%) LAMP
8 13 (3.69%) REST
9 11 (3.13%) HTML5
9 11 (3.13%) Node.js
9 11 (3.13%) Spring Boot
10 10 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (2.84%) RESTful
11 8 (2.27%) WCF
11 8 (2.27%) XML
12 7 (1.99%) JSP
12 7 (1.99%) SAPUI5
12 7 (1.99%) Swagger
13 6 (1.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 122 (34.66%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.27%) Clustering
5 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.70%) Replication
6 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.42%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.42%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.14%) Social Media
8 3 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.85%) Cyberattack
8 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) Fintech
9 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (28.98%) Windows
2 70 (19.89%) Windows Server
3 43 (12.22%) Windows 10
3 43 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (9.66%) Linux
5 19 (5.40%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.41%) Unix
7 7 (1.99%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.70%) Android
8 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.85%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.92%) CRM
2 47 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (8.81%) Project Management
4 30 (8.52%) Business Analysis
5 24 (6.82%) DevOps
5 24 (6.82%) SDLC
6 22 (6.25%) ITIL
7 21 (5.97%) Scrum
7 21 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.68%) Change Management
9 19 (5.40%) Time Management
10 18 (5.11%) Decision-Making
10 18 (5.11%) ERP
11 16 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (4.55%) MVC
12 15 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (3.98%) Analytics
13 14 (3.98%) Data Protection
14 12 (3.41%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.14%) SQL
2 56 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 33 (9.38%) Java
4 30 (8.52%) C#
5 24 (6.82%) PHP
6 23 (6.53%) Python
7 15 (4.26%) Delphi
8 14 (3.98%) ABAP
9 9 (2.56%) C++
10 8 (2.27%) Java 8
11 7 (1.99%) Ruby
11 7 (1.99%) Scala
11 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.70%) Perl
12 6 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.70%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.42%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.42%) C
13 5 (1.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 87 (24.72%) Degree
2 30 (8.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.98%) SAP Certification
5 13 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.27%) CISSP
7 7 (1.99%) MCTS
8 5 (1.42%) CREST Certified
8 5 (1.42%) OSCP
8 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) APMP
9 4 (1.14%) CCA
9 4 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.14%) MCSA
9 4 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.14%) Postgraduate
9 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.85%) CCNA
10 3 (0.85%) CISM
10 3 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.84%) SLA
2 6 (1.70%) QA
3 4 (1.14%) PMO
4 3 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 32 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 31 (8.81%) XenApp
3 29 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.53%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.42%) HDFS
7 4 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.85%) Docker
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.84%) Ansible
2 6 (1.70%) Galera Cluster
3 5 (1.42%) SCCM
4 3 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.28%) Munin
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) Oozie
5 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.28%) Terraform
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.78%) VMware
3 40 (11.36%) Citrix
4 22 (6.25%) Oracle
5 17 (4.83%) SAP
6 16 (4.55%) Cisco
6 16 (4.55%) Remedy
7 12 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.13%) ConnectWise
8 11 (3.13%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.56%) Unisys
10 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.99%) WatchGuard
12 6 (1.70%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.42%) Cognizant
13 5 (1.42%) Google
13 5 (1.42%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.42%) Sony
14 4 (1.14%) Capita