Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 16 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 155 267 425
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.49% 11.70% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.28% 12.64% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 131 154 249
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,594 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.39% -4.48% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,220 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 804 2,113 3,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 90.74% 92.55% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 580 1,493 2,327
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,700
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 8 August 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
Cambridge +6 112 £50,000 +20.48% 29
Peterborough +11 25 £30,000 -23.08% 2
Huntingdon +6 9 £42,500 - 1
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 41 (26.45%) Linux
1 41 (26.45%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.94%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (21.29%) Python
5 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
6 27 (17.42%) Windows
6 27 (17.42%) Azure
7 26 (16.77%) ITIL
7 26 (16.77%) Java
7 26 (16.77%) VMware
8 24 (15.48%) Cisco
9 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
9 22 (14.19%) SQL
9 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
10 20 (12.90%) Firewall
11 19 (12.26%) Juniper
11 19 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (12.26%) LAN
11 19 (12.26%) WAN
11 19 (12.26%) Degree
11 19 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
12 18 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (11.61%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (10.97%) Office 365
14 16 (10.32%) User Experience
15 15 (9.68%) Machine Learning
15 15 (9.68%) Time Management
15 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (3.87%) Apache
2 4 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.94%) WordPress
4 2 (1.29%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) Mule
4 2 (1.29%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.94%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.42%) Azure
2 17 (10.97%) Office 365
3 12 (7.74%) AWS
4 4 (2.58%) GCP
5 3 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.29%) Serverless
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.90%) Firewall
2 19 (12.26%) LAN
2 19 (12.26%) WAN
3 18 (11.61%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (9.68%) Internet
5 11 (7.10%) MPLS
6 9 (5.81%) SAN
6 9 (5.81%) VoIP
7 8 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (5.16%) Junos
8 6 (3.87%) BGP
9 5 (3.23%) Network Security
10 3 (1.94%) IPv4
10 3 (1.94%) IPv6
11 2 (1.29%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.65%) DHCP
12 1 (0.65%) DNS
12 1 (0.65%) VLAN
12 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.10%) MySQL
3 9 (5.81%) MS Access
3 9 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.23%) Text Mining
5 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.94%) Big Data
6 3 (1.94%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.74%) Gradle
3 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.10%) Maven
4 10 (6.45%) JIRA
5 7 (4.52%) Selenium
6 5 (3.23%) Hudson
6 5 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.58%) JUnit
7 4 (2.58%) REST Assured
7 4 (2.58%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.58%) TestNG
7 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.94%) Subversion
8 3 (1.94%) VisualVM
9 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.65%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.65%) Appium
10 1 (0.65%) NUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (1.94%) Advertising
1 3 (1.94%) Finance
1 3 (1.94%) Legal
2 2 (1.29%) Automotive
2 2 (1.29%) French Language
2 2 (1.29%) German Language
2 2 (1.29%) Law
2 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.65%) Games
3 1 (0.65%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Developer
2 20 (12.90%) Analyst
2 20 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.74%) Incident Analyst
4 12 (7.74%) Major Incident Analyst
5 11 (7.10%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Field Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Network Field Engineer
7 8 (5.16%) Consultant
7 8 (5.16%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (5.16%) SAP MM Consultant
7 8 (5.16%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.87%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Python Engineer
8 6 (3.87%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Service Improvement Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.03%) AngularJS
2 11 (7.10%) .NET
2 11 (7.10%) RESTful
3 8 (5.16%) React
3 8 (5.16%) REST
4 7 (4.52%) Node.js
4 7 (4.52%) SOAP
4 7 (4.52%) Spring
5 6 (3.87%) Web Services
6 5 (3.23%) HTML
7 4 (2.58%) Java EE
7 4 (2.58%) LAMP
7 4 (2.58%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (2.58%) OpenGL
8 3 (1.94%) CSS
8 3 (1.94%) Dojo
9 2 (1.29%) COM
9 2 (1.29%) JSON
9 2 (1.29%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.45%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (21.94%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (10.32%) User Experience
4 8 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.23%) Blog
5 5 (3.23%) Life Science
5 5 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.58%) Animation
6 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.58%) NHS
6 4 (2.58%) Photography
7 3 (1.94%) BBC
8 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.45%) Linux
2 27 (17.42%) Windows
3 14 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.58%) Android
5 3 (1.94%) CentOS
5 3 (1.94%) Fedora
5 3 (1.94%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.77%) ITIL
3 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
4 19 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (9.68%) Machine Learning
5 15 (9.68%) Statistics
5 15 (9.68%) Time Management
6 14 (9.03%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.39%) ITSM
7 13 (8.39%) Service Management
8 12 (7.74%) Innovative Thinking
8 12 (7.74%) Project Delivery
8 12 (7.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (7.10%) Analytics
9 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (6.45%) Validation
10 10 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.29%) Python
2 26 (16.77%) Java
3 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.19%) SQL
4 14 (9.03%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.10%) C++
6 10 (6.45%) PHP
7 9 (5.81%) VB
7 9 (5.81%) VBA
8 8 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.16%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.52%) C
9 7 (4.52%) C#
9 7 (4.52%) Java 8
10 4 (2.58%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.94%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.29%) Rust
12 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) Go
13 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (12.26%) Degree
2 13 (8.39%) JNCIA
3 11 (7.10%) CCNA
4 9 (5.81%) CCNP
5 8 (5.16%) CCDP
5 8 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.52%) JNCIS
7 6 (3.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 5 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.23%) SANS
9 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.94%) PhD
10 2 (1.29%) ISEB
10 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) QA
2 8 (5.16%) SLA
3 5 (3.23%) AICPA
3 5 (3.23%) COBIT
3 5 (3.23%) NIST
4 4 (2.58%) GxP
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.45%) Docker
4 8 (5.16%) VMware Server
5 7 (4.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.29%) pfSense
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.58%) Terraform
3 3 (1.94%) Ansible
3 3 (1.94%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.94%) Icinga
4 2 (1.29%) Grafana
4 2 (1.29%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.77%) VMware
3 24 (15.48%) Cisco
4 19 (12.26%) Juniper
5 10 (6.45%) Sophos
6 8 (5.16%) SAP
7 4 (2.58%) Google
8 3 (1.94%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.29%) Citrix
9 2 (1.29%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.65%) Avaya
10 1 (0.65%) Dell
10 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.65%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle
10 1 (0.65%) Xamarin