Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 140 266 332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.20% 11.90% 11.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 13.38% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 133 226 272
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +26.76% -11.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,346 £21,250
90th Percentile £87,000 £63,125 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%

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 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 1,155 1,988 2,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 92.40% 88.95% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1,493 2,051
Median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,875 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 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
Milton Keynes -7 79 £48,500 +12.14% 5
Amersham -6 16 £60,000 +84.62%
High Wycombe +13 13 £60,000 +9.09%
Gerrards Cross +4 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Chesham +1 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Buckingham +5 3 £65,000 +116.67% 3
Aylesbury 0 3 £50,000 +70.94%
Marlow +5 2 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 49 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.14%) SQL
4 31 (22.14%) C#
5 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 27 (19.29%) Finance
7 24 (17.14%) HTML
7 24 (17.14%) Degree
8 22 (15.71%) ITIL
8 22 (15.71%) Microservices
9 20 (14.29%) CSS
10 19 (13.57%) Java
11 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
12 16 (11.43%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.43%) .NET
12 16 (11.43%) MySQL
12 16 (11.43%) Project Management
12 16 (11.43%) QA
13 15 (10.71%) Spring
13 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (10.71%) AWS
14 14 (10.00%) Spring Boot
14 14 (10.00%) Decision-Making
14 14 (10.00%) MVC
14 14 (10.00%) CCNA
14 14 (10.00%) VMware
15 12 (8.57%) Cisco
15 12 (8.57%) Data Modelling
15 12 (8.57%) Workflow

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 9 (6.43%) Apache
2 6 (4.29%) CMS
2 6 (4.29%) Drupal
2 6 (4.29%) WordPress
3 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.43%) Camunda
4 2 (1.43%) JBoss
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.43%) nginx
4 2 (1.43%) WildFly
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.29%) Eloqua
3 3 (2.14%) assyst
3 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.71%) Magento
5 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.71%) AWS
2 8 (5.71%) Azure
2 8 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.29%) Amazon Cognito
3 6 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (4.29%) SaaS
4 5 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.57%) Office 365
5 4 (2.86%) GitHub
6 3 (2.14%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Internet
1 4 (2.86%) LAN
1 4 (2.86%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.14%) Firewall
2 3 (2.14%) VoIP
2 3 (2.14%) WAN
2 3 (2.14%) Wireless
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.43%) DNS
3 2 (1.43%) IPsec
3 2 (1.43%) RS-232
3 2 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.71%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.71%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.71%) MPLS
4 1 (0.71%) Skype
4 1 (0.71%) TACACS
4 1 (0.71%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.43%) MySQL
2 8 (5.71%) Redis
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.57%) MariaDB
4 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.14%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.43%) Apache Zeppelin
6 2 (1.43%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.71%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.43%) JIRA
2 9 (6.43%) Subversion
3 8 (5.71%) Maven
4 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.14%) LSMW
6 3 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.43%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.43%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.43%) Gradle
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Marketing
3 5 (3.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Legal
4 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Developer
2 24 (17.14%) Analyst
3 15 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 11 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.43%) IT Support
5 9 (6.43%) Junior
5 9 (6.43%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (5.71%) IT Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Administrator
7 7 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.00%) Java Programmer
7 7 (5.00%) Programmer
7 7 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.29%) Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Junior C# Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Junior Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.14%) HTML
2 20 (14.29%) CSS
3 16 (11.43%) .NET
3 16 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 15 (10.71%) Spring
5 14 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 9 (6.43%) Kafka
6 9 (6.43%) Web Services
7 8 (5.71%) XML
8 7 (5.00%) Apache POI
8 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.00%) JPA
8 7 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (5.00%) Spring Security
8 7 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (5.00%) Vue.js
9 6 (4.29%) CSS3
9 6 (4.29%) HTML5
9 6 (4.29%) LAMP
9 6 (4.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.86%) NHS
7 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.14%) Life Science
8 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.43%) PACS
8 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.71%) Animation
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.71%) User Experience
9 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.86%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.14%) Android
4 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.71%) ITIL
2 22 (15.71%) Microservices
3 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
4 16 (11.43%) Project Management
5 14 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 14 (10.00%) MVC
6 12 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 12 (8.57%) SDLC
6 12 (8.57%) Workflow
7 11 (7.86%) Innovative Thinking
7 11 (7.86%) Web Development
8 10 (7.14%) CRM
8 10 (7.14%) Scrum
8 10 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 9 (6.43%) DevOps
9 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.71%) IT Strategy
10 8 (5.71%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.71%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 31 (22.14%) C#
2 31 (22.14%) SQL
3 19 (13.57%) Java
4 10 (7.14%) PHP
5 5 (3.57%) Python
6 4 (2.86%) Java 8
7 3 (2.14%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.14%) C++
7 3 (2.14%) VBA
8 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.00%) CCNA
4 9 (6.43%) CCNP
4 9 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.43%) NCDA
4 9 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (5.71%) CCIE
6 7 (5.00%) NCSIE
6 7 (5.00%) VCAP
6 7 (5.00%) VCDX
7 4 (2.86%) ISEB
7 4 (2.86%) MCP
7 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.14%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.14%) MCDST
9 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.14%) Good Clinical Practice
4 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.71%) Docker
4 4 (2.86%) XenApp
4 4 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.43%) Firmware
5 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) VMware
3 12 (8.57%) Cisco
4 9 (6.43%) NetApp
5 6 (4.29%) HubSpot
5 6 (4.29%) Marketo
5 6 (4.29%) Pardot
5 6 (4.29%) Zend
6 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.86%) Citrix
8 3 (2.14%) SAP
9 2 (1.43%) Apple
9 2 (1.43%) Facebook
9 2 (1.43%) Meraki
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle
10 1 (0.71%) BMC
10 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.71%) Veeam