Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 234 328 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.99% 12.65% 11.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.31% 14.11% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 200 241 227
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +23.08% -23.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £60,325 £61,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 2,069 2,324 2,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.34% 89.66% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,562 1,921 2,032
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,975 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 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
Milton Keynes -6 161 £46,000 +13.58% 31
Marlow +11 22 £50,000 +100.00% 2
High Wycombe -14 10 £55,000 +100.00% 9
Amersham +1 8 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Gerrards Cross - 4 £55,000 - 2
Aylesbury -10 3 £55,000 +60.58%
Beaconsfield - 3 £55,000 -
Newport Pagnell -1 2 £23,500 +6.82%
Buckingham - 2 £30,000 -
Chesham +5 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 91 (38.89%) Finance
2 86 (36.75%) Degree
3 77 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (27.35%) Microsoft
5 57 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (23.08%) ITIL
7 48 (20.51%) SQL
8 42 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 42 (17.95%) SaaS
9 39 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 38 (16.24%) Data Security
11 36 (15.38%) Project Management
12 35 (14.96%) Retail
12 35 (14.96%) Architectural Design
13 33 (14.10%) C#
13 33 (14.10%) Windows
14 32 (13.68%) Linux
14 32 (13.68%) SAP
15 31 (13.25%) JavaScript
15 31 (13.25%) Business Analysis
16 29 (12.39%) SDLC
17 28 (11.97%) Data Integration
17 28 (11.97%) Virtual Servers
18 27 (11.54%) Risk Management
19 26 (11.11%) .NET
19 26 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
20 25 (10.68%) Python
20 25 (10.68%) Legal
20 25 (10.68%) Software Engineering

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 15 (6.41%) Apache
2 6 (2.56%) Moodle
2 6 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.28%) nginx
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 20 (8.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.43%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.95%) SaaS
2 16 (6.84%) Office 365
3 7 (2.99%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.56%) Azure
4 6 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.14%) AWS
6 1 (0.43%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.84%) Internet
2 14 (5.98%) LAN
2 14 (5.98%) WAN
3 13 (5.56%) Firewall
4 10 (4.27%) MPLS
5 8 (3.42%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.14%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.71%) VoIP
9 3 (1.28%) DNS
10 2 (0.85%) SAN
10 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.43%) DHCP
11 1 (0.43%) HTTP
11 1 (0.43%) Network Security
11 1 (0.43%) Skype
11 1 (0.43%) Wireless
11 1 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.68%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.55%) MySQL
4 14 (5.98%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.42%) QlikView
6 7 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.56%) Power BI
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.71%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.28%) Redis
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.43%) OLAP
12 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) JIRA
2 7 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.56%) Subversion
4 5 (2.14%) Maven
5 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) JMeter
6 1 (0.43%) JUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.43%) TestRail
General
1 91 (38.89%) Finance
2 35 (14.96%) Retail
3 25 (10.68%) Legal
4 21 (8.97%) Manufacturing
5 20 (8.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (6.41%) Banking
7 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.85%) Marketing
9 6 (2.56%) Automotive
9 6 (2.56%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (20.09%) Analyst
1 47 (20.09%) Developer
2 27 (11.54%) Architect
2 27 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (8.97%) Project Manager
4 18 (7.69%) IT Architect
5 17 (7.26%) IT Manager
6 16 (6.84%) IT Engineer
6 16 (6.84%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.41%) SAP Manager
7 15 (6.41%) SAP Project Manager
7 15 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.98%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Administrator
9 13 (5.56%) DBA
9 13 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
9 13 (5.56%) MySQL DBA
10 11 (4.70%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.11%) .NET
2 24 (10.26%) HTML
3 22 (9.40%) CSS
4 14 (5.98%) Web Services
5 12 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.85%) Spring
7 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.99%) XML
8 6 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.56%) HTML5
8 6 (2.56%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (2.56%) jQuery
8 6 (2.56%) LAMP
8 6 (2.56%) Node.js
9 5 (2.14%) JSON
9 5 (2.14%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.14%) Visualforce
10 4 (1.71%) Apache POI
10 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.71%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.98%) Replication
4 10 (4.27%) Virtual Team
5 8 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.56%) VLE
7 4 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.71%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.28%) User Experience
9 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.85%) CUDA
9 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) EPoS
9 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.85%) IVR
9 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.10%) Windows
2 32 (13.68%) Linux
3 14 (5.98%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.14%) FreeBSD
5 5 (2.14%) Unix
6 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.85%) CentOS
7 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.08%) ITIL
3 39 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 38 (16.24%) Data Security
5 36 (15.38%) Project Management
6 35 (14.96%) Architectural Design
7 31 (13.25%) Business Analysis
8 29 (12.39%) SDLC
9 28 (11.97%) Data Integration
10 27 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 25 (10.68%) Software Engineering
12 24 (10.26%) Data Modelling
12 24 (10.26%) Data Protection
12 24 (10.26%) Enterprise Modelling
12 24 (10.26%) Network Architecture
12 24 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
12 24 (10.26%) UML
13 21 (8.97%) PRINCE2
14 20 (8.55%) Resource Management
14 20 (8.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.51%) SQL
2 33 (14.10%) C#
3 31 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.68%) Python
5 16 (6.84%) Java
5 16 (6.84%) PHP
6 10 (4.27%) C
7 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.56%) R
9 5 (2.14%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.71%) C++
11 3 (1.28%) Ruby
11 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.85%) ES6
12 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.85%) VB
12 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.43%) SOQL
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (36.75%) Degree
2 21 (8.97%) PMI Certification
2 21 (8.97%) PMP
3 18 (7.69%) CCNA
3 18 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (4.27%) CCNP
6 4 (1.71%) GIAC
6 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.71%) SANS
7 1 (0.43%) CCVP
7 1 (0.43%) HNC
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.84%) SLA
2 6 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.71%) QA
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (11.97%) Virtual Servers
2 13 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.13%) Docker
4 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.85%) Firmware
5 2 (0.85%) HDFS
5 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.71%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 4 (1.71%) CSIRT
2 4 (1.71%) Nessus
2 4 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.71%) QRadar
3 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.68%) SAP
3 15 (6.41%) Cisco
4 10 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.42%) Oracle
5 8 (3.42%) Tableau
6 7 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.99%) SolarWinds
6 7 (2.99%) VMware
7 6 (2.56%) Adobe
7 6 (2.56%) Google
8 5 (2.14%) Xero
9 4 (1.71%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.71%) Citrix
9 4 (1.71%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.71%) Meraki
9 4 (1.71%) Qualys
9 4 (1.71%) Splunk
9 4 (1.71%) Symantec
10 2 (0.85%) Talend