Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 17 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 247 327 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.11% 11.24% 8.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% 12.63% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 193 290 241
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £44,000 £41,150 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.93% +2.88% -2.44%

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 1,992 2,589 2,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.61% 89.03% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 2,040 2,206
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +2 167 £45,000 +25.00% 26
High Wycombe -1 26 £32,500 -14.47% 5
Aylesbury +5 21 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Gerrards Cross - 8 £45,000 - 1
Amersham - 7 £32,500 - 1
Bletchley - 2 - -
Marlow -14 1 £70,000 +180.00% 4
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 88 (35.63%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (34.01%) SQL
3 68 (27.53%) Microsoft
4 54 (21.86%) Finance
5 53 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (18.22%) Retail
7 43 (17.41%) ITIL
8 37 (14.98%) C#
9 31 (12.55%) Java
9 31 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (11.34%) .NET
10 28 (11.34%) JavaScript
10 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (10.53%) HTML
11 26 (10.53%) CSS
11 26 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 25 (10.12%) Windows
12 25 (10.12%) Thought Leadership
13 24 (9.72%) CRM
13 24 (9.72%) SQL Server
13 24 (9.72%) Big Data
13 24 (9.72%) Degree
14 23 (9.31%) Marketing
14 23 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (8.91%) Spring
15 22 (8.91%) Office 365
15 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
15 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (8.50%) SDLC
16 21 (8.50%) Project Management

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 14 (5.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.64%) SAS
4 5 (2.02%) Confluence
5 4 (1.62%) Apache
5 4 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.81%) IIS
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (12.55%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) HipChat
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (8.91%) Office 365
3 8 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.62%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.21%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.81%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) Firebase
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.26%) VoIP
2 12 (4.86%) Firewall
3 11 (4.45%) MPLS
4 9 (3.64%) WAN
5 8 (3.24%) Internet
5 8 (3.24%) Kerberos
5 8 (3.24%) Network Security
6 7 (2.83%) BGP
6 7 (2.83%) OSPF
6 7 (2.83%) VPN
6 7 (2.83%) Wireless
7 6 (2.43%) BIG-IP
7 6 (2.43%) IP Telephony
7 6 (2.43%) IPv4
7 6 (2.43%) IPv6
7 6 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (2.43%) RSVP
7 6 (2.43%) VLAN
7 6 (2.43%) VXLAN
8 5 (2.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.72%) Big Data
1 24 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.83%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.43%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.02%) Cloudera CDH
6 5 (2.02%) HBase
6 5 (2.02%) Impala
6 5 (2.02%) MySQL
6 5 (2.02%) OLAP
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.62%) JasperReports
7 4 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.21%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Maven
2 10 (4.05%) JIRA
3 6 (2.43%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.02%) Selenium
4 5 (2.02%) Subversion
5 4 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.21%) JUnit
6 3 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.81%) Appium
7 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.81%) Calabash
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.40%) GitLab
General
1 54 (21.86%) Finance
2 45 (18.22%) Retail
3 23 (9.31%) Marketing
4 17 (6.88%) Banking
5 13 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.24%) Legal
8 7 (2.83%) Electronics
9 4 (1.62%) German Language
10 3 (1.21%) Automotive
10 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.81%) Advertising
11 2 (0.81%) Billing
11 2 (0.81%) French Language
11 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.81%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (29.55%) Analyst
2 54 (21.86%) Developer
3 24 (9.72%) Architect
4 22 (8.91%) IT Analyst
5 19 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 18 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.48%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 14 (5.67%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.26%) Tester
11 12 (4.86%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.45%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.45%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.05%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 9 (3.64%) Application Support Team Leader
14 9 (3.64%) Graduate
14 9 (3.64%) Sitecore Developer
14 9 (3.64%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.34%) .NET
2 26 (10.53%) CSS
2 26 (10.53%) HTML
3 22 (8.91%) Spring
4 18 (7.29%) REST
5 16 (6.48%) Spring Boot
5 16 (6.48%) Web Services
6 15 (6.07%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.07%) jQuery
7 12 (4.86%) HTML5
7 12 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.83%) CSS3
10 6 (2.43%) 802.1X
11 5 (2.02%) Kafka
11 5 (2.02%) Node.js
11 5 (2.02%) SOAP
11 5 (2.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (35.63%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.43%) Fintech
5 6 (2.43%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.43%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.02%) EPoS
6 5 (2.02%) PKI
7 4 (1.62%) PACS
8 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.21%) Clustering
8 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.21%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.12%) Windows
2 19 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.67%) Linux
4 8 (3.24%) Unix
5 7 (2.83%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.21%) Android
8 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) VMS
8 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (17.41%) ITIL
3 25 (10.12%) Thought Leadership
4 24 (9.72%) CRM
5 23 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (8.50%) Project Management
6 21 (8.50%) SDLC
7 19 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 18 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 18 (7.29%) MVC
8 18 (7.29%) PRINCE2
8 18 (7.29%) Scrum
9 17 (6.88%) TDD
10 16 (6.48%) Data Management
10 16 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (6.48%) Workflow
11 15 (6.07%) Asset Management
11 15 (6.07%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (6.07%) Supplier Management
11 15 (6.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.01%) SQL
2 37 (14.98%) C#
3 31 (12.55%) Java
4 28 (11.34%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.86%) Python
6 10 (4.05%) Java 8
6 10 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.43%) Perl
7 6 (2.43%) VBA
8 5 (2.02%) C
8 5 (2.02%) C++
8 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.62%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.81%) PHP
10 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) R
10 2 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) Solidity
11 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.72%) Degree
2 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.88%) MCSE
4 14 (5.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (5.67%) MCSA
5 10 (4.05%) CCNA
5 10 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.83%) MCITP
7 6 (2.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.02%) CISSP
8 5 (2.02%) CREST Certified
8 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.02%) OSCP
9 4 (1.62%) CCNP
9 4 (1.62%) CCVP
9 4 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.62%) GIAC
9 4 (1.62%) ISEB
9 4 (1.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.07%) QA
2 14 (5.67%) BS7799
2 14 (5.67%) COBIT
3 9 (3.64%) PMO
4 8 (3.24%) GDPR
5 6 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.43%) SLA
6 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.62%) Docker
4 3 (1.21%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.40%) GPFS
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (5.26%) SCCM
2 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.43%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.62%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 4 (1.62%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.62%) Nessus
5 4 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.62%) QRadar
6 3 (1.21%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.81%) Ansible
7 2 (0.81%) vMotion
8 1 (0.40%) Grafana
8 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.40%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (27.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.50%) Oracle
3 14 (5.67%) Cisco
4 9 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 9 (3.64%) VMware
5 8 (3.24%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.83%) HP
6 7 (2.83%) Mitel
7 6 (2.43%) Aruba
7 6 (2.43%) F5
7 6 (2.43%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.43%) Symantec
7 6 (2.43%) Tableau
8 5 (2.02%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.62%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.62%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.62%) Meraki
9 4 (1.62%) Splunk
9 4 (1.62%) Unisys