Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 26 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 192 347 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.52% 10.76% 10.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 11.37% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 148 315 220
Cambridge median annual salary £48,886 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,375 £60,000 £57,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 1,871 3,051 2,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 92.81% 94.63% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 2,293 1,750
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.69%) Linux
3 44 (22.92%) Python
4 43 (22.40%) Degree
5 42 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 38 (19.79%) Mathematics
8 35 (18.23%) SQL
9 34 (17.71%) Windows
9 34 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (16.15%) Java
10 31 (16.15%) Microsoft
11 30 (15.63%) Computer Science
11 30 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (15.63%) Scrum
12 29 (15.10%) C++
13 28 (14.58%) C#
14 26 (13.54%) .NET
14 26 (13.54%) Machine Learning
15 24 (12.50%) Mentoring
15 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (10.94%) Data Analysis
18 20 (10.42%) SQL Server
19 19 (9.90%) Life Science
19 19 (9.90%) QA
19 19 (9.90%) Git (software)
19 19 (9.90%) IT Strategy
20 18 (9.38%) JIRA
20 18 (9.38%) Cisco

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 17 (8.85%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.08%) Apache
3 4 (2.08%) ColdFusion
3 4 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.56%) WordPress
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.04%) EPLAN
5 2 (1.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.69%) Slack
1 9 (4.69%) Trello
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.13%) GitHub
4 5 (2.60%) Office 365
5 4 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) LAN
2 14 (7.29%) Software-Defined Networking
2 14 (7.29%) WAN
3 13 (6.77%) Firewall
4 12 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (4.17%) Wireless
6 6 (3.13%) MPLS
6 6 (3.13%) VoIP
7 5 (2.60%) Internet
7 5 (2.60%) Skype
8 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.08%) DHCP
8 4 (2.08%) DNS
9 3 (1.56%) IPv4
9 3 (1.56%) IPv6
9 3 (1.56%) Junos
10 2 (1.04%) Network Security
10 2 (1.04%) VPN
10 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.77%) MySQL
4 7 (3.65%) Big Data
4 7 (3.65%) MariaDB
5 6 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.08%) InterBase
6 4 (2.08%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.52%) ArangoDB
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.38%) JIRA
3 15 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.21%) Maven
5 9 (4.69%) Gradle
5 9 (4.69%) Hudson
5 9 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.08%) Mocha
8 2 (1.04%) Selenium
8 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.04%) webpack
9 1 (0.52%) GCC
9 1 (0.52%) Grunt
9 1 (0.52%) gulp
9 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 1 (0.52%) VisualVM
General
1 14 (7.29%) Law
2 10 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.17%) Finance
4 7 (3.65%) Electronics
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (29.17%) Developer
2 29 (15.10%) Software Engineer
3 18 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 17 (8.85%) Network Engineer
5 15 (7.81%) Python Engineer
6 14 (7.29%) Graduate
7 13 (6.77%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.73%) Analyst
8 11 (5.73%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 11 (5.73%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.21%) C++ Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Software Programmer
12 7 (3.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.54%) .NET
2 14 (7.29%) Web Services
3 11 (5.73%) Node.js
4 10 (5.21%) HTML
5 8 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (4.17%) REST
5 8 (4.17%) STL
6 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.65%) CSS
6 7 (3.65%) React
6 7 (3.65%) WPF
7 5 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.60%) Apache Flex
7 5 (2.60%) Vue.js
8 4 (2.08%) WCF
9 3 (1.56%) LAMP
9 3 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.56%) LDAP
10 2 (1.04%) RESTful
10 2 (1.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
2 34 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.90%) Life Science
4 12 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.69%) Biotechnology
7 6 (3.13%) Animation
7 6 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.13%) Photography
8 5 (2.60%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.56%) User Experience
11 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.04%) Fintech
11 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.04%) Replication
11 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.69%) Linux
2 34 (17.71%) Windows
3 11 (5.73%) Unix
4 5 (2.60%) CentOS
4 5 (2.60%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.08%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.56%) Android
6 3 (1.56%) Fedora
6 3 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 38 (19.79%) Mathematics
4 30 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 30 (15.63%) Scrum
5 26 (13.54%) Machine Learning
6 24 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.94%) Data Analysis
9 19 (9.90%) IT Strategy
10 17 (8.85%) Kanban
11 16 (8.33%) DNA
12 15 (7.81%) Project Management
13 14 (7.29%) Bioinformatics
13 14 (7.29%) Biology
14 13 (6.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 13 (6.77%) Decision-Making
14 13 (6.77%) Disruptive Innovation
14 13 (6.77%) Informatics
14 13 (6.77%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.92%) Python
2 35 (18.23%) SQL
3 31 (16.15%) Java
4 29 (15.10%) C++
5 28 (14.58%) C#
6 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.81%) C
8 12 (6.25%) PHP
9 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.60%) ES6
10 3 (1.56%) Perl
10 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.04%) Java 8
11 2 (1.04%) R
11 2 (1.04%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (22.40%) Degree
2 16 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (5.73%) JNCIA
5 10 (5.21%) CCNA
6 7 (3.65%) PhD
7 6 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.60%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.60%) PMP
9 4 (2.08%) CCNP
10 3 (1.56%) CCDP
10 3 (1.56%) ISEB
10 3 (1.56%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.04%) MCP
12 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 13 (6.77%) Lustre
2 7 (3.65%) Docker
3 6 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.29%) Ansible
2 13 (6.77%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.56%) Icinga
3 3 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.04%) SCCM
4 2 (1.04%) SCSM
5 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.38%) Cisco
3 15 (7.81%) Juniper
4 14 (7.29%) Oracle
5 7 (3.65%) WorldPay
6 6 (3.13%) SAP
7 5 (2.60%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (2.08%) Citrix
8 4 (2.08%) VMware
9 2 (1.04%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.04%) Google
9 2 (1.04%) HP
9 2 (1.04%) Samsung
9 2 (1.04%) Snow
10 1 (0.52%) Draytek
10 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.52%) Huawei
10 1 (0.52%) Meraki
10 1 (0.52%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.52%) SonicWALL