Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 24 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 126 151 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridge 18.21% 9.56% 8.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.75% 9.96% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 88 100 176
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,582
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.94% -0.93%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £27,125
90th Percentile £69,125 £73,750 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,192 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.48% -5.43% -5.56%

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 638 1,516 2,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 92.20% 96.01% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 414 1,035 1,902
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Cambridge

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridge over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 43 (34.13%) Linux
2 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (22.22%) Cisco
6 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 25 (19.84%) Python
8 24 (19.05%) SQL
8 24 (19.05%) LAN
8 24 (19.05%) WAN
8 24 (19.05%) Juniper
8 24 (19.05%) Firewall
9 23 (18.25%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
9 23 (18.25%) Java
10 22 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (16.67%) Internet
11 21 (16.67%) User Experience
12 19 (15.08%) Windows
13 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 18 (14.29%) MySQL
13 18 (14.29%) Degree
13 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 17 (13.49%) C++
14 17 (13.49%) CCNA
14 17 (13.49%) Analytics
15 16 (12.70%) WAN Optimisation
15 16 (12.70%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.70%) .NET
15 16 (12.70%) MPLS

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 4 (3.17%) Apache
1 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.59%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) Mule
2 2 (1.59%) nginx
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Azure
2 11 (8.73%) AWS
3 5 (3.97%) Office 365
4 4 (3.17%) GCP
5 3 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.59%) Serverless
6 2 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) Firewall
1 24 (19.05%) LAN
1 24 (19.05%) WAN
2 22 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (16.67%) Internet
4 16 (12.70%) MPLS
5 7 (5.56%) VoIP
6 6 (4.76%) BGP
6 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (4.76%) Junos
7 5 (3.97%) Network Security
8 3 (2.38%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.59%) DHCP
9 2 (1.59%) SSL
9 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.79%) DNS
10 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.79%) MQTT
10 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) MySQL
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) MS Access
3 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.97%) Text Mining
4 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.11%) JIRA
3 13 (10.32%) Gradle
3 13 (10.32%) Maven
4 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.76%) Selenium
6 5 (3.97%) Hudson
6 5 (3.97%) JUnit
6 5 (3.97%) REST Assured
6 5 (3.97%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.97%) TestNG
6 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.17%) VisualVM
8 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.79%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.79%) FishEye
9 1 (0.79%) Redmine
General
1 6 (4.76%) Automotive
2 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.38%) Advertising
3 3 (2.38%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 44 (34.92%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Network Field Engineer
4 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Database Developer
7 7 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) .NET
2 12 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.73%) RESTful
4 10 (7.94%) REST
5 8 (6.35%) SOAP
6 7 (5.56%) Node.js
7 6 (4.76%) OpenGL
7 6 (4.76%) Spring
8 5 (3.97%) HTML
8 5 (3.97%) Java EE
8 5 (3.97%) React
8 5 (3.97%) Web Services
9 4 (3.17%) Dojo
10 3 (2.38%) CSS
11 2 (1.59%) JSON
11 2 (1.59%) LAMP
11 2 (1.59%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (1.59%) Vue.js
11 2 (1.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (16.67%) User Experience
4 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.97%) Animation
5 5 (3.97%) BBC
5 5 (3.97%) Blog
5 5 (3.97%) Life Science
5 5 (3.97%) Photography
5 5 (3.97%) Robotics
5 5 (3.97%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.59%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.79%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.79%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) Linux
2 19 (15.08%) Windows
3 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.38%) Android
4 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) Software Engineering
3 17 (13.49%) Analytics
4 16 (12.70%) WAN Optimisation
5 15 (11.90%) Time Management
6 14 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 14 (11.11%) Development Roadmap
6 14 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
6 14 (11.11%) Server Management
7 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
8 11 (8.73%) Security Testing
9 10 (7.94%) Machine Learning
9 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.35%) Mathematics
10 8 (6.35%) Scrum
10 8 (6.35%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.84%) Python
2 24 (19.05%) SQL
3 23 (18.25%) Java
4 17 (13.49%) C++
5 16 (12.70%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.90%) PHP
7 14 (11.11%) VB
7 14 (11.11%) VBA
8 10 (7.94%) C
9 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.35%) C#
9 8 (6.35%) MATLAB
10 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.97%) Java 8
11 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.59%) Groovy
14 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (14.29%) Degree
3 17 (13.49%) CCNA
4 15 (11.90%) JNCIA
5 9 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 8 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (4.76%) CCDP
7 6 (4.76%) CCNP
8 5 (3.97%) SANS
9 3 (2.38%) ISEB
9 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) AICPA
1 5 (3.97%) COBIT
1 5 (3.97%) NIST
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 5 (3.97%) Docker
4 3 (2.38%) pfSense
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Ansible
1 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.17%) Terraform
2 3 (2.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) Grafana
3 2 (1.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Cisco
2 24 (19.05%) Juniper
3 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.11%) Sophos
4 14 (11.11%) VMware
5 7 (5.56%) SAP
6 4 (3.17%) Avaya
6 4 (3.17%) Google
7 2 (1.59%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle