Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 51 182 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.25% 8.48% 11.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 9.48% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 152 227
Median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% +18.06%
10th Percentile £20,375 £30,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,575 £64,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +11.11%

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 625 1,920 2,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.90% 89.43% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 484 1,504 1,843
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,875 £67,500
South East median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -17 24 £38,750 -22.50% 14
Aylesbury +9 8 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Bletchley - 6 - - 1
High Wycombe +21 2 £20,500 -65.83% 5
Beaconsfield -2 2 £75,000 +36.36%
Gerrards Cross - 2 £21,500 -
Buckingham +9 1 £27,000 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 23 (45.10%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) Office 365
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
6 15 (29.41%) Windows
7 13 (25.49%) Degree
8 11 (21.57%) Finance
9 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.69%) VoIP
11 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (13.73%) Time Management
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) TDD
13 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 6 (11.76%) Java
13 6 (11.76%) HTTP
13 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
13 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
13 6 (11.76%) JIRA
13 6 (11.76%) REST
13 6 (11.76%) User Stories
13 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
13 6 (11.76%) AWS

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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Office 365
2 6 (11.76%) AWS
3 5 (9.80%) Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Power Platform
4 4 (7.84%) SaaS
5 3 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (5.88%) PowerApps
6 2 (3.92%) npm
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.96%) GitHub
7 1 (1.96%) IaaS
7 1 (1.96%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) VoIP
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) Power BI
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) OLAP
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Cypress.io
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Mocha
3 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.92%) RSpec
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.96%) Gradle
4 1 (1.96%) Katalon Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Digital Economy
2 5 (9.80%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Fire and Rescue
3 3 (5.88%) Local Government
3 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) IT Support
4 4 (7.84%) Software Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) ICT Technician
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) REST
2 5 (9.80%) CSS
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.84%) Jest
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 4 (7.84%) React
3 4 (7.84%) Redux
3 4 (7.84%) RESTful
3 4 (7.84%) WebRTC
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
4 3 (5.88%) JSON
4 3 (5.88%) Spring
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) Behat
5 2 (3.92%) Enzyme
5 2 (3.92%) LAMP
5 2 (3.92%) SOAP
5 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.92%) Blog
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) DataPower
6 1 (1.96%) iPhone
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
4 7 (13.73%) Time Management
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.76%) User Stories
6 5 (9.80%) BPMN
6 5 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Microservices
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 3 (5.88%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) ES6
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSA
4 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) NCDA
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) GDPR
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Nintex
3 2 (3.92%) Avaya
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.92%) Genesys
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Sparx
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) ConnectWise
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Veeam
4 1 (1.96%) VMware