Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 325 322 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.65% 11.27% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.22% 12.54% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 241 232 255
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% -20.59% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £18,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £63,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% 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 2,286 2,567 2,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.95% 89.82% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,893 2,026 2,279
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +4 210 £42,500 - 24
High Wycombe -4 42 £27,500 -5.98% 7
Aylesbury +23 28 £34,250 +59.30% 3
Marlow +6 12 £25,000 +5.26%
Newport Pagnell +4 5 £22,000 -21.43%
Amersham +11 2 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Bletchley +3 1 £80,000 +300.00%
Chesham - 1 £40,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 119 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (30.15%) SQL
3 94 (28.92%) Microsoft
4 79 (24.31%) Finance
5 74 (22.77%) Windows
5 74 (22.77%) Degree
6 58 (17.85%) Microsoft Office
7 51 (15.69%) Windows Server
8 48 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (13.54%) Firewall
10 43 (13.23%) JavaScript
11 42 (12.92%) CRM
12 39 (12.00%) Computer Science
13 37 (11.38%) HTML
14 36 (11.08%) VMware
14 36 (11.08%) Project Management
14 36 (11.08%) Marketing
14 36 (11.08%) SDLC
15 35 (10.77%) Windows 10
16 34 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (10.46%) Business Analysis
16 34 (10.46%) SQL Server
17 33 (10.15%) TCP/IP
18 31 (9.54%) .NET
18 31 (9.54%) Office 365
19 30 (9.23%) Java
19 30 (9.23%) Citrix
20 29 (8.92%) Retail
21 28 (8.62%) MySQL
21 28 (8.62%) Infrastructure 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 25 (7.69%) IIS
2 22 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.23%) Confluence
3 4 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.92%) SAS
4 3 (0.92%) Smallworld
4 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (17.85%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.62%) HFM
3 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.54%) Office 365
2 22 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.23%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.92%) PaaS
5 3 (0.92%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.62%) Force.com
6 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.62%) IaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Serverless
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.54%) Firewall
2 33 (10.15%) TCP/IP
3 27 (8.31%) VoIP
4 10 (3.08%) WAN
5 9 (2.77%) ATM
5 9 (2.77%) Internet
5 9 (2.77%) LAN
5 9 (2.77%) VPN
6 6 (1.85%) HTTP
7 5 (1.54%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.54%) MPLS
7 5 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (1.54%) Wireless
8 4 (1.23%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.92%) BGP
9 3 (0.92%) DMVPN
9 3 (0.92%) IPsec
9 3 (0.92%) OSPF
9 3 (0.92%) TACACS
9 3 (0.92%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.62%) MySQL
3 22 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.38%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.46%) DB2
10 7 (2.15%) Big Data
11 6 (1.85%) Essbase
11 6 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.54%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.54%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Smart View
13 4 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (3.69%) JIRA
2 10 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.92%) git-flow
7 3 (0.92%) JUnit
7 3 (0.92%) Maven
7 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.62%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.62%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.62%) Selenium
8 2 (0.62%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 79 (24.31%) Finance
2 36 (11.08%) Marketing
3 29 (8.92%) Retail
4 25 (7.69%) Legal
5 23 (7.08%) Banking
6 17 (5.23%) Law
7 16 (4.92%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.77%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.85%) Automotive
9 6 (1.85%) Electronics
10 5 (1.54%) German Language
10 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.23%) French Language
11 4 (1.23%) Games
12 3 (0.92%) Billing
12 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.92%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.62%) Advertising
13 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 86 (26.46%) Analyst
2 67 (20.62%) Developer
3 36 (11.08%) Business Analyst
4 34 (10.46%) IT Analyst
5 28 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 23 (7.08%) Graduate
7 21 (6.46%) DBA
8 18 (5.54%) IT Support
8 18 (5.54%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.23%) PHP Developer
10 16 (4.92%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.92%) Consultant
11 15 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (4.62%) Java Developer
12 13 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
12 13 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (4.00%) Graduate Analyst
12 13 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
13 12 (3.69%) SQL DBA
13 12 (3.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.38%) HTML
2 31 (9.54%) .NET
3 16 (4.92%) REST
4 14 (4.31%) LAMP
4 14 (4.31%) Spring
5 13 (4.00%) CSS
6 12 (3.69%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.77%) Spring Boot
7 9 (2.77%) Web Services
8 7 (2.15%) Ajax
8 7 (2.15%) WCF
9 6 (1.85%) HTML5
9 6 (1.85%) JSP
9 6 (1.85%) XML
9 6 (1.85%) YAML
10 5 (1.54%) jQuery
10 5 (1.54%) SAPUI5
10 5 (1.54%) WebRTC
11 4 (1.23%) Node.js
11 4 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 119 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.15%) Clustering
4 7 (2.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.15%) Replication
5 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.23%) Fintech
7 4 (1.23%) PMI
8 3 (0.92%) Animation
8 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.62%) EPoS
9 2 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.77%) Windows
2 51 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 35 (10.77%) Windows 10
4 34 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (8.00%) Linux
6 17 (5.23%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.77%) Unix
8 5 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.62%) Android
10 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.62%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.92%) CRM
3 36 (11.08%) Project Management
3 36 (11.08%) SDLC
4 34 (10.46%) Business Analysis
5 28 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (8.31%) Change Management
7 21 (6.46%) ITIL
8 20 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (5.54%) Time Management
10 17 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (4.92%) DevOps
12 15 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (4.62%) Scrum
13 14 (4.31%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.31%) Service Delivery
14 13 (4.00%) Data Protection
15 12 (3.69%) Analytics
15 12 (3.69%) Decision-Making
15 12 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (30.15%) SQL
2 43 (13.23%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.23%) Java
4 23 (7.08%) C#
5 22 (6.77%) PHP
6 20 (6.15%) Python
7 17 (5.23%) Delphi
8 10 (3.08%) ABAP
8 10 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.77%) C++
10 6 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.85%) Java 8
10 6 (1.85%) Ruby
10 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.54%) Perl
11 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.23%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.23%) VC++
13 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (22.77%) Degree
2 27 (8.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.38%) CISSP
5 10 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.08%) SAP Certification
5 10 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.77%) CREST Certified
6 9 (2.77%) OSCP
6 9 (2.77%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.46%) CCNA
7 8 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.15%) ISEB
9 6 (1.85%) PMP
10 4 (1.23%) MCSA
10 4 (1.23%) MCTS
10 4 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.92%) CCNP
11 3 (0.92%) PhD
11 3 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.08%) PMO
2 8 (2.46%) QA
2 8 (2.46%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 25 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 24 (7.38%) XenApp
3 20 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.54%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.92%) HDFS
6 3 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.62%) Docker
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) GPFS
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.77%) Ansible
2 5 (1.54%) Galera Cluster
2 5 (1.54%) SCCM
3 4 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) Control-M
5 1 (0.31%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Munin
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.31%) WSUS
5 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.08%) VMware
3 30 (9.23%) Citrix
4 18 (5.54%) Oracle
5 15 (4.62%) Cisco
6 14 (4.31%) SAP
7 12 (3.69%) Remedy
8 11 (3.38%) Unisys
9 7 (2.15%) ConnectWise
9 7 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.15%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.85%) Cognizant
10 6 (1.85%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.85%) IBM
10 6 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.54%) Sony
11 5 (1.54%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.23%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.23%) McAfee