Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 172 368 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.85% 13.34% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 14.34% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 123 347 190
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £61,250 £57,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%

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 2,045 2,567 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.38% 93.07% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 2,010 1,698
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 60 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.33%) Degree
3 46 (26.74%) Software Engineering
4 41 (23.84%) Linux
4 41 (23.84%) Mathematics
5 37 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (19.77%) Python
7 30 (17.44%) Windows
7 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
8 28 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 27 (15.70%) C#
9 27 (15.70%) C++
10 25 (14.53%) Java
10 25 (14.53%) .NET
11 24 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (12.79%) Scrum
13 21 (12.21%) QA
13 21 (12.21%) Machine Learning
14 20 (11.63%) SQL
15 19 (11.05%) Web Services
16 18 (10.47%) HTML
16 18 (10.47%) Physics
17 17 (9.88%) C
17 17 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 16 (9.30%) Test Automation
18 16 (9.30%) Decision-Making
19 15 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
20 14 (8.14%) Data Analysis
20 14 (8.14%) JIRA

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 11 (6.40%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.33%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 2 (1.16%) JBoss
5 2 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (2.33%) Acrobat
5 4 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Office 365
2 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.49%) GitHub
3 6 (3.49%) Slack
3 6 (3.49%) Trello
4 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.23%) Software-Defined Networking
2 7 (4.07%) Internet
2 7 (4.07%) Wireless
3 5 (2.91%) VPN
4 4 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.33%) WebEx
4 4 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.74%) DHCP
5 3 (1.74%) DNS
5 3 (1.74%) LAN
6 2 (1.16%) Broadband
6 2 (1.16%) Firewall
6 2 (1.16%) HTTP
6 2 (1.16%) IPv4
6 2 (1.16%) IPv6
6 2 (1.16%) MPLS
6 2 (1.16%) Network Security
6 2 (1.16%) Skype
6 2 (1.16%) VoIP
6 2 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.07%) MySQL
4 6 (3.49%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.33%) Big Data
7 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.58%) HBase
8 1 (0.58%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.58%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) JIRA
2 11 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.91%) Selenium
5 4 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.33%) Mocha
5 4 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.74%) Maven
6 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.16%) Gradle
7 2 (1.16%) Hudson
7 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.58%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.58%) Grunt
8 1 (0.58%) gulp
8 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.58%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 11 (6.40%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Electronics
2 10 (5.81%) Law
3 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (26.74%) Developer
2 29 (16.86%) Software Engineer
3 21 (12.21%) Graduate
3 21 (12.21%) Software Developer
4 15 (8.72%) Analyst
5 13 (7.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 9 (5.23%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.07%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Python Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Systems Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.53%) .NET
2 19 (11.05%) Web Services
3 18 (10.47%) HTML
4 14 (8.14%) CSS
5 11 (6.40%) Node.js
6 10 (5.81%) React
7 9 (5.23%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.07%) HTML5
8 7 (4.07%) REST
9 6 (3.49%) RESTful
10 5 (2.91%) Vue.js
11 4 (2.33%) Apache Flex
11 4 (2.33%) EDI
12 3 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (1.74%) STL
13 2 (1.16%) CSS3
13 2 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
13 2 (1.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (17.44%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (7.56%) Algorithms
4 13 (7.56%) Life Science
5 8 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.07%) User Experience
7 6 (3.49%) Biotechnology
7 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.33%) iPad
9 4 (2.33%) NHS
9 4 (2.33%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.74%) Fintech
11 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.84%) Linux
2 30 (17.44%) Windows
3 13 (7.56%) Unix
4 6 (3.49%) Android
4 6 (3.49%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.49%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.33%) CentOS
5 4 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 4 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.16%) Fedora
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.74%) Software Engineering
3 41 (23.84%) Mathematics
4 22 (12.79%) Scrum
5 21 (12.21%) Machine Learning
6 18 (10.47%) Physics
7 16 (9.30%) Decision-Making
7 16 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 15 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (8.14%) Data Analysis
10 13 (7.56%) Front End Development
10 13 (7.56%) Informatics
10 13 (7.56%) ITIL
10 13 (7.56%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.98%) DNA
11 12 (6.98%) IT Strategy
11 12 (6.98%) Project Management
11 12 (6.98%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.77%) Python
2 28 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.70%) C#
3 27 (15.70%) C++
4 25 (14.53%) Java
5 20 (11.63%) SQL
6 17 (9.88%) C
7 7 (4.07%) PHP
8 5 (2.91%) ES6
8 5 (2.91%) Perl
8 5 (2.91%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.16%) Java 8
9 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.58%) R
10 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (27.33%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) PhD
3 11 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.49%) MCP
5 5 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.33%) MCSE
6 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.74%) CCNA
7 3 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.74%) PMP
8 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CISA
9 1 (0.58%) CISM
9 1 (0.58%) CISSP
9 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) QA
2 9 (5.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Lustre
2 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.91%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) Puppet
2 4 (2.33%) Ansible
2 4 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.16%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.16%) Icinga
4 2 (1.16%) SCCM
4 2 (1.16%) SCSM
5 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.23%) WorldPay
3 6 (3.49%) Bomgar
3 6 (3.49%) Cisco
4 4 (2.33%) Adobe
4 4 (2.33%) HP
4 4 (2.33%) Juniper
4 4 (2.33%) MobileIron
4 4 (2.33%) Peregrine
4 4 (2.33%) Remedy
4 4 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.33%) Veeam
5 3 (1.74%) Citrix
5 3 (1.74%) EMC
5 3 (1.74%) Google
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle
6 2 (1.16%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (1.16%) Samsung
6 2 (1.16%) Snow
7 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks