Period
to 20 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 278 368 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.16% 12.72% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.43% 14.15% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 219 280 252
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,950 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -

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 2,237 2,601 2,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.84% 89.91% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,865 2,086 2,309
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,750
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 November 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 November 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 +1 177 £45,000 +5.88% 38
High Wycombe -5 41 £32,500 +4.84% 7
Aylesbury +10 28 £40,000 +79.78% 6
Newport Pagnell +1 5 £22,000 -21.43%
Amersham +6 3 £43,750 +59.09%
Marlow -1 3 £55,000 +120.00% 2
Gerrards Cross - 2 £25,000 - 1
Bletchley -1 1 £80,000 +300.00%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 106 (38.13%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (32.37%) SQL
3 76 (27.34%) Microsoft
4 60 (21.58%) Finance
5 57 (20.50%) Degree
6 54 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (17.63%) Microsoft Office
8 40 (14.39%) Retail
9 38 (13.67%) JavaScript
10 34 (12.23%) CRM
11 33 (11.87%) Windows
11 33 (11.87%) Computer Science
12 31 (11.15%) Project Management
12 31 (11.15%) SDLC
13 28 (10.07%) C#
13 28 (10.07%) Java
13 28 (10.07%) Marketing
13 28 (10.07%) Business Analysis
14 27 (9.71%) .NET
15 26 (9.35%) HTML
16 25 (8.99%) Banking
17 24 (8.63%) Change Management
17 24 (8.63%) Linux
18 22 (7.91%) SQL Server
19 19 (6.83%) SharePoint
19 19 (6.83%) Windows Server
20 18 (6.47%) Python
20 18 (6.47%) CSS
20 18 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 17 (6.12%) QA

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 19 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.96%) IIS
3 6 (2.16%) SAS
4 3 (1.08%) Confluence
4 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.72%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (17.63%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.72%) Magento
2 2 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.96%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) GitHub
4 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.36%) Firebase
5 1 (0.36%) Force.com
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) VoIP
2 14 (5.04%) Firewall
3 13 (4.68%) WAN
4 9 (3.24%) ATM
4 9 (3.24%) LAN
5 8 (2.88%) Internet
5 8 (2.88%) MPLS
6 7 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.16%) IPsec
8 5 (1.80%) HTTP
8 5 (1.80%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.80%) Wireless
9 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.08%) BGP
10 3 (1.08%) DMVPN
10 3 (1.08%) DNS
10 3 (1.08%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.08%) OSPF
10 3 (1.08%) VPN
10 3 (1.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.68%) MySQL
3 13 (4.68%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.52%) Big Data
7 5 (1.80%) DB2
7 5 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.44%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.44%) Redis
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.08%) Power BI
9 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.72%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.52%) JIRA
1 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.16%) Maven
3 4 (1.44%) JUnit
3 4 (1.44%) Selenium
4 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.72%) Appium
5 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.72%) Calabash
5 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (21.58%) Finance
2 40 (14.39%) Retail
3 28 (10.07%) Marketing
4 25 (8.99%) Banking
5 15 (5.40%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.88%) Law
7 7 (2.52%) Electronics
8 6 (2.16%) Automotive
8 6 (2.16%) Legal
9 5 (1.80%) German Language
9 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.44%) French Language
10 4 (1.44%) Games
11 3 (1.08%) Billing
11 3 (1.08%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.72%) Advertising
13 1 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (27.34%) Analyst
2 62 (22.30%) Developer
3 33 (11.87%) Business Analyst
4 26 (9.35%) Support Analyst
5 25 (8.99%) IT Analyst
6 20 (7.19%) Graduate
7 19 (6.83%) Applications Support
8 17 (6.12%) Tester
9 13 (4.68%) DBA
9 13 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.32%) Business IT Analyst
10 12 (4.32%) Consultant
10 12 (4.32%) IT Business Analyst
10 12 (4.32%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.96%) Penetration Tester
12 10 (3.60%) IT Support
12 10 (3.60%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.71%) .NET
2 26 (9.35%) HTML
3 18 (6.47%) CSS
4 16 (5.76%) REST
5 15 (5.40%) Spring
6 10 (3.60%) LAMP
7 9 (3.24%) Spring Boot
7 9 (3.24%) Web Services
8 8 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.52%) JSP
9 7 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (2.52%) WCF
10 6 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (2.16%) HTML5
10 6 (2.16%) jQuery
10 6 (2.16%) Node.js
11 5 (1.80%) Ajax
11 5 (1.80%) XML
12 4 (1.44%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (38.13%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.87%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.52%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.52%) Fintech
5 5 (1.80%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.80%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.44%) PMI
6 4 (1.44%) Replication
7 3 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.08%) Animation
7 3 (1.08%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.08%) PACS
7 3 (1.08%) PKI
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.87%) Windows
2 24 (8.63%) Linux
3 19 (6.83%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.04%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.32%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.60%) Unix
7 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.80%) Android
8 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.08%) VMS
10 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
11 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.23%) CRM
3 31 (11.15%) Project Management
3 31 (11.15%) SDLC
4 28 (10.07%) Business Analysis
5 24 (8.63%) Change Management
6 17 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (6.12%) ITIL
6 17 (6.12%) Scrum
7 16 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (5.76%) TDD
8 14 (5.04%) Decision-Making
8 14 (5.04%) Migration
8 14 (5.04%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.04%) Time Management
9 13 (4.68%) Analytical Thinking
10 12 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 90 (32.37%) SQL
2 38 (13.67%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.07%) C#
3 28 (10.07%) Java
4 18 (6.47%) Python
5 10 (3.60%) C++
5 10 (3.60%) PHP
6 9 (3.24%) Delphi
6 9 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.88%) Java 8
8 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.16%) Perl
10 4 (1.44%) ABAP
10 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.44%) Ruby
10 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.44%) VC++
11 3 (1.08%) C
11 3 (1.08%) R
11 3 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (20.50%) Degree
2 16 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.68%) CCNA
3 13 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.96%) CISSP
4 11 (3.96%) CREST Certified
4 11 (3.96%) OSCP
5 9 (3.24%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.16%) CCNP
7 6 (2.16%) ISEB
7 6 (2.16%) MCSE
7 6 (2.16%) PMP
8 4 (1.44%) CCVP
8 4 (1.44%) SAP Certification
8 4 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.08%) PhD
9 3 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.12%) QA
2 10 (3.60%) PMO
3 9 (3.24%) SLA
4 3 (1.08%) GDPR
5 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.80%) Docker
2 5 (1.80%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.80%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.72%) XenApp
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) GPFS
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.80%) Ansible
3 2 (0.72%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) Munin
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.96%) Unisys
3 10 (3.60%) Oracle
4 9 (3.24%) Cisco
4 9 (3.24%) SAP
5 7 (2.52%) Remedy
6 5 (1.80%) Tableau
6 5 (1.80%) VMware
7 4 (1.44%) IBM
7 4 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.44%) Riverbed
7 4 (1.44%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.08%) Citrix
8 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.72%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.72%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Mitel
9 2 (0.72%) Sony