Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 15 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 316 398 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.98% 12.61% 10.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.90% 13.65% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 198 263 389
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,250 £37,618 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.66% -16.41% +8.43%
10th Percentile £27,281 £22,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £60,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £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 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 1,987 2,915 3,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 94.17% 92.33% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 2,087 2,964
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +20 231 £40,594 -15.03% 78
Peterborough -16 43 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Huntingdon -6 9 £42,500 +23.19% 2
Ely - 1 £42,500 -
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 124 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (31.01%) Degree
4 86 (27.22%) Linux
5 84 (26.58%) Python
6 78 (24.68%) Software Engineering
6 78 (24.68%) Self-Motivation
7 76 (24.05%) C
8 75 (23.73%) Windows
9 73 (23.10%) C++
10 63 (19.94%) Microsoft
11 60 (18.99%) SQL
12 59 (18.67%) Computer Science
13 51 (16.14%) C#
14 47 (14.87%) .NET
15 46 (14.56%) Git (software)
16 41 (12.97%) AWS
17 38 (12.03%) Azure
18 37 (11.71%) Firewall
18 37 (11.71%) SQL Server
19 35 (11.08%) JIRA
19 35 (11.08%) Computer Science Degree
20 34 (10.76%) VMware
21 31 (9.81%) Java
22 30 (9.49%) JavaScript
22 30 (9.49%) Internet
23 29 (9.18%) Unix
24 28 (8.86%) Active Directory
25 27 (8.54%) Cisco
25 27 (8.54%) Smartphone

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 24 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 24 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.48%) IIS
5 9 (2.85%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.58%) Confluence
6 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.58%) Gliffy
2 5 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.97%) AWS
2 38 (12.03%) Azure
3 16 (5.06%) Office 365
4 9 (2.85%) OneDrive
5 8 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.58%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.58%) Slack
8 3 (0.95%) SaaS
9 2 (0.63%) GitHub
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.32%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) GCP
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.71%) Firewall
2 30 (9.49%) Internet
3 23 (7.28%) DNS
4 22 (6.96%) DHCP
5 21 (6.65%) LAN
5 21 (6.65%) WAN
6 20 (6.33%) SAN
7 15 (4.75%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.43%) SSL
9 12 (3.80%) MPLS
9 12 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (3.48%) Skype
11 10 (3.16%) Network Security
12 9 (2.85%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.22%) NAS
13 7 (2.22%) VSAN
13 7 (2.22%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.27%) BGP
14 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.11%) MySQL
3 8 (2.53%) Big Data
3 8 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.58%) Power BI
4 5 (1.58%) Text Mining
5 2 (0.63%) InterBase
5 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.63%) MS Access
5 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.08%) JIRA
3 18 (5.70%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.48%) Subversion
5 10 (3.16%) JUnit
5 10 (3.16%) Maven
6 7 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.90%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.90%) TortoiseSVN
8 5 (1.58%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.58%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.58%) Gerrit
8 5 (1.58%) GNU Toolchain
8 5 (1.58%) GoCD
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.32%) LSMW
General
1 22 (6.96%) Automotive
2 21 (6.65%) Retail
3 19 (6.01%) Games
4 14 (4.43%) Finance
5 13 (4.11%) Electronics
6 12 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.16%) Marketing
8 7 (2.22%) Publishing
9 4 (1.27%) Law
9 4 (1.27%) Legal
9 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Military
11 2 (0.63%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 70 (22.15%) Developer
2 41 (12.97%) Software Engineer
3 25 (7.91%) Network Engineer
4 23 (7.28%) Software Developer
5 21 (6.65%) Analyst
5 21 (6.65%) C# Developer
6 20 (6.33%) Administrator
7 14 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (4.11%) IT Administrator
8 13 (4.11%) IT Systems Administrator
9 12 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.80%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (3.16%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) Principal Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) Service Desk Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) Web Developer
11 9 (2.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) SQL Developer
12 8 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.87%) .NET
2 17 (5.38%) OpenGL
3 15 (4.75%) Vulkan
4 14 (4.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.80%) JSON
5 12 (3.80%) Spring
5 12 (3.80%) XML
6 11 (3.48%) WCF
6 11 (3.48%) Web Services
6 11 (3.48%) WPF
7 10 (3.16%) LLVM
7 10 (3.16%) OpenGL ES
8 9 (2.85%) ADO
8 9 (2.85%) CSS
9 8 (2.53%) Caffe
9 8 (2.53%) PyTorch
9 8 (2.53%) TensorFlow
10 6 (1.90%) jQuery
10 6 (1.90%) REST
11 5 (1.58%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 124 (39.24%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (24.68%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (8.54%) Smartphone
4 26 (8.23%) Algorithms
5 21 (6.65%) Management Information System
5 21 (6.65%) Replication
6 20 (6.33%) Data Centre
7 15 (4.75%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (4.75%) PKI
7 15 (4.75%) Virtual Team
8 13 (4.11%) Driving Licence
8 13 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (3.48%) Animation
9 11 (3.48%) Client/Server
9 11 (3.48%) Internet of Things
9 11 (3.48%) Photography
10 10 (3.16%) Data Structures
10 10 (3.16%) Device Driver
11 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.22%) Linux
2 75 (23.73%) Windows
3 29 (9.18%) Unix
4 26 (8.23%) Android
5 25 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (6.96%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.11%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Fedora
10 1 (0.32%) Tizen
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.68%) Software Engineering
3 59 (18.67%) Computer Science
4 27 (8.54%) Data Analysis
5 25 (7.91%) Biology
5 25 (7.91%) Web Development
6 23 (7.28%) Bioinformatics
6 23 (7.28%) Data Science
6 23 (7.28%) Project Management
7 22 (6.96%) ITIL
7 22 (6.96%) Performance Analysis
7 22 (6.96%) SDLC
8 21 (6.65%) Decision-Making
8 21 (6.65%) Scrum
9 20 (6.33%) DevOps
9 20 (6.33%) MVC
10 19 (6.01%) Machine Learning
10 19 (6.01%) Multithreading
11 18 (5.70%) Information Security
12 17 (5.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (26.58%) Python
2 76 (24.05%) C
3 73 (23.10%) C++
4 60 (18.99%) SQL
5 51 (16.14%) C#
6 31 (9.81%) Java
7 30 (9.49%) JavaScript
8 24 (7.59%) Perl
9 14 (4.43%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.43%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.48%) VB
11 9 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.85%) VB6
11 9 (2.85%) VBScript
12 8 (2.53%) PHP
13 6 (1.90%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.58%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.58%) R
15 2 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 98 (31.01%) Degree
2 35 (11.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (6.01%) CCNA
5 16 (5.06%) JNCIA
6 13 (4.11%) PhD
7 8 (2.53%) JNCIS
8 6 (1.90%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.58%) CISSP
9 5 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.27%) CISA
10 4 (1.27%) CISM
10 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.95%) CCNP
11 3 (0.95%) MCSD
11 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.63%) HNC
12 2 (0.63%) HND
12 2 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.85%) GDPR
2 9 (2.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.58%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.27%) NIST
4 4 (1.27%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 28 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.11%) Docker
3 12 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.48%) XenApp
5 9 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.58%) Firmware
6 5 (1.58%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) SRDF
7 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (4.11%) Ansible
1 13 (4.11%) Kubernetes
1 13 (4.11%) SCCM
1 13 (4.11%) SCOM
2 9 (2.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (2.22%) Avamar
4 5 (1.58%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.58%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.95%) Puppet
6 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.63%) Terraform
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) Icinga
7 1 (0.32%) Istio
7 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.76%) VMware
3 27 (8.54%) Cisco
4 24 (7.59%) CommVault
5 21 (6.65%) Juniper
6 11 (3.48%) Citrix
7 9 (2.85%) Avaya
7 9 (2.85%) Ivanti
7 9 (2.85%) Symantec
7 9 (2.85%) Zscaler
8 8 (2.53%) EMC
8 8 (2.53%) Sophos
9 7 (2.22%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.90%) Oracle
10 6 (1.90%) RedGate
10 6 (1.90%) Veeam
11 5 (1.58%) Dell
11 5 (1.58%) F5
11 5 (1.58%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.58%) ServiceNow