Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 209 285 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.42% 8.31% 12.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.03% 8.75% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 150 221 248
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,950
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% - +8.28%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,738 3,257 2,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.97% 94.96% 91.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 2,194 1,784
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridge over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 92 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.27%) Python
3 52 (24.88%) SQL
3 52 (24.88%) Self-Motivation
4 51 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (22.97%) Degree
6 47 (22.49%) Windows
6 47 (22.49%) Linux
7 45 (21.53%) Software Engineering
8 42 (20.10%) Computer Science
9 34 (16.27%) C#
10 33 (15.79%) C++
11 29 (13.88%) SQL Server
12 28 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (12.92%) Jenkins
14 26 (12.44%) Test Automation
14 26 (12.44%) JIRA
14 26 (12.44%) Scrum
14 26 (12.44%) .NET
15 25 (11.96%) JavaScript
15 25 (11.96%) Bash Shell
15 25 (11.96%) Computer Science Degree
16 23 (11.00%) Cisco
16 23 (11.00%) Java
16 23 (11.00%) LAN
16 23 (11.00%) WAN
16 23 (11.00%) Mathematics
17 22 (10.53%) Juniper

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (4.31%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.91%) nginx
4 2 (0.96%) Apache
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
4 2 (0.96%) SAS
4 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) WildFly
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.31%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.91%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.96%) EPLAN
6 2 (0.96%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Odoo
3 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.22%) GitHub
4 5 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.91%) Office 365
6 3 (1.44%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.44%) Slack
6 3 (1.44%) Trello
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.00%) LAN
1 23 (11.00%) WAN
2 21 (10.05%) Firewall
3 17 (8.13%) Internet
4 13 (6.22%) Wireless
5 12 (5.74%) Wireshark
6 9 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.87%) MPLS
7 6 (2.87%) Skype
8 5 (2.39%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (2.39%) VPN
9 4 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.91%) HTTP
9 4 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.91%) VoIP
9 4 (1.91%) WebEx
10 3 (1.44%) Junos
11 2 (0.96%) DNS
12 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.83%) MySQL
4 7 (3.35%) Big Data
5 6 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.39%) InterBase
7 4 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.91%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.96%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.96%) QlikView
9 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.48%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Jenkins
2 26 (12.44%) JIRA
3 21 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.05%) Visual Studio
4 19 (9.09%) Maven
4 19 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 16 (7.66%) Gradle
6 15 (7.18%) Hudson
7 8 (3.83%) GCC
8 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.44%) Selenium
8 3 (1.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.96%) JUnit
9 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.96%) Mockito
10 1 (0.48%) GitLab
10 1 (0.48%) Subversion
10 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.48%) webpack
General
1 13 (6.22%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Retail
2 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.39%) Law
5 4 (1.91%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (29.67%) Developer
2 28 (13.40%) Software Engineer
3 24 (11.48%) Network Engineer
4 19 (9.09%) Python Engineer
4 19 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 18 (8.61%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.61%) C++ Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.22%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.74%) Analyst
9 11 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.31%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.31%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Embedded Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Java Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.44%) .NET
2 14 (6.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (6.70%) STL
2 14 (6.70%) WCF
3 12 (5.74%) Web Services
3 12 (5.74%) WPF
4 7 (3.35%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.35%) CSS
5 5 (2.39%) Apache Flex
5 5 (2.39%) SOAP
5 5 (2.39%) XML
6 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.91%) jQuery
6 4 (1.91%) REST
7 3 (1.44%) COM
7 3 (1.44%) D3.js
7 3 (1.44%) Django
7 3 (1.44%) Flask
7 3 (1.44%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.88%) Self-Motivation
2 51 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.57%) Animation
3 20 (9.57%) Photography
4 17 (8.13%) Driving Licence
5 11 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.78%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.83%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.87%) Life Science
9 5 (2.39%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.91%) iPad
10 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.91%) User Experience
11 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.44%) Arduino
11 3 (1.44%) Biotechnology
11 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.49%) Linux
1 47 (22.49%) Windows
2 17 (8.13%) Unix
3 6 (2.87%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.39%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.91%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.91%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.44%) Android
7 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Fedora
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.53%) Software Engineering
3 42 (20.10%) Computer Science
4 28 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (12.44%) Scrum
5 26 (12.44%) Test Automation
6 23 (11.00%) Mathematics
7 19 (9.09%) Biology
7 19 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (8.61%) Data Analysis
9 17 (8.13%) Kanban
10 16 (7.66%) Machine Learning
11 15 (7.18%) Configuration Management
11 15 (7.18%) Critical Thinking
12 14 (6.70%) Software Testing
12 14 (6.70%) Statistics
13 13 (6.22%) Bioinformatics
13 13 (6.22%) OO
13 13 (6.22%) Open Source
13 13 (6.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.27%) Python
2 52 (24.88%) SQL
3 34 (16.27%) C#
4 33 (15.79%) C++
5 25 (11.96%) Bash Shell
5 25 (11.96%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.00%) Java
7 16 (7.66%) Perl
8 13 (6.22%) PHP
9 12 (5.74%) C
10 11 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.44%) AWK
12 3 (1.44%) Delphi
12 3 (1.44%) sed
12 3 (1.44%) tcsh
12 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.96%) R
13 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (22.97%) Degree
2 25 (11.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (10.05%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.61%) JNCIA
5 17 (8.13%) CCNA
6 15 (7.18%) PhD
7 12 (5.74%) ISEB
8 9 (4.31%) ISTQB
8 9 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.39%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.91%) CCNP
10 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.91%) MCP
10 4 (1.91%) MCSE
10 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.44%) CCDP
11 3 (1.44%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.96%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 10 (4.78%) SLA
3 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.35%) Docker
4 4 (1.91%) Lustre
5 3 (1.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (9.09%) Ansible
2 17 (8.13%) Puppet
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.91%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.96%) Terraform
6 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.48%) Icinga
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.00%) Cisco
3 22 (10.53%) Juniper
4 20 (9.57%) Oracle
5 11 (5.26%) SAP
6 9 (4.31%) Google
7 8 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.87%) HP
8 6 (2.87%) Samsung
9 4 (1.91%) Adobe
9 4 (1.91%) Bomgar
9 4 (1.91%) MobileIron
9 4 (1.91%) Peregrine
9 4 (1.91%) Remedy
9 4 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.44%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (1.44%) VMware
11 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.96%) Tableau
12 1 (0.48%) Meraki