Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 434 442 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.26% 11.71% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.13% 12.89% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 242 390 234
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +22.45% -8.13%
10th Percentile £21,025 £29,700 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 3,579 3,430 3,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.89% 90.91% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,230 2,629 2,790
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,070 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.15% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,475 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -17 207 £44,000 -2.22% 58
Peterborough +54 190 £40,000 -23.81% 25
Huntingdon +2 10 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 163 (37.56%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (28.34%) Degree
4 112 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
5 100 (23.04%) Finance
6 85 (19.59%) Software Engineering
7 82 (18.89%) Firewall
7 82 (18.89%) Microsoft
8 81 (18.66%) Retail
9 74 (17.05%) SQL
10 72 (16.59%) Mathematics
11 69 (15.90%) Windows
11 69 (15.90%) Cisco
12 66 (15.21%) Test Automation
13 63 (14.52%) Linux
13 63 (14.52%) C#
14 59 (13.59%) Computer Science
15 58 (13.36%) Analytics
16 55 (12.67%) OO
17 54 (12.44%) C++
18 53 (12.21%) .NET
18 53 (12.21%) Creative Thinking
19 52 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
20 50 (11.52%) JavaScript
21 49 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
22 48 (11.06%) TDD
22 48 (11.06%) Information Security
23 47 (10.83%) CheckPoint
24 46 (10.60%) ITIL
24 46 (10.60%) Mentoring

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 11 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.30%) OpenStack
2 10 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.46%) Apache
4 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.46%) IIS
4 2 (0.46%) SAS
4 2 (0.46%) WordPress
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (8.29%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.92%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.69%) EngageOne
6 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) BPCS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.61%) GitHub
3 7 (1.61%) Office 365
4 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.69%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 82 (18.89%) Firewall
2 49 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 44 (10.14%) LAN
4 43 (9.91%) WAN
5 41 (9.45%) Network Security
6 40 (9.22%) TCP/IP
6 40 (9.22%) Wi-Fi
7 39 (8.99%) Ethernet
8 38 (8.76%) Wireshark
9 33 (7.60%) VoIP
10 22 (5.07%) OSPF
11 20 (4.61%) HTTP
12 14 (3.23%) BGP
13 12 (2.76%) Wireless
14 9 (2.07%) Frame Relay
14 9 (2.07%) Internet
15 8 (1.84%) Software-Defined Networking
16 7 (1.61%) VPN
17 6 (1.38%) Broadband
18 4 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.46%) Big Data
3 10 (2.30%) Power BI
4 9 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.15%) OLAP
8 4 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.69%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.46%) MySQL
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.84%) JIRA
3 8 (1.84%) Subversion
3 8 (1.84%) TeamCity
3 8 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.15%) Selenium
5 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.92%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.46%) Mocha
7 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.23%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.23%) JUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (23.04%) Finance
2 81 (18.66%) Retail
3 22 (5.07%) Electronics
3 22 (5.07%) Games
4 13 (3.00%) Marketing
5 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.38%) German Language
7 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.92%) Law
9 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.46%) Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 129 (29.72%) Analyst
2 99 (22.81%) Developer
3 47 (10.83%) Software Engineer
4 44 (10.14%) Software Developer
5 41 (9.45%) Senior Developer
6 36 (8.29%) Graduate
7 25 (5.76%) Technical Leader
8 24 (5.53%) C++ Developer
9 23 (5.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 22 (5.07%) Network Analyst
10 22 (5.07%) SIEM Analyst
11 21 (4.84%) C++ Software Developer
11 21 (4.84%) C++ Software Engineer
11 21 (4.84%) Security Analyst
12 20 (4.61%) .NET Developer
12 20 (4.61%) Graduate Developer
13 19 (4.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 19 (4.38%) SOC Analyst
13 19 (4.38%) Team Leader
14 18 (4.15%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.21%) .NET
2 36 (8.29%) HTML
3 30 (6.91%) CSS
4 28 (6.45%) RESTful
5 27 (6.22%) XML
6 24 (5.53%) HTML5
7 22 (5.07%) .NET Framework
8 20 (4.61%) Web Services
9 19 (4.38%) jQuery
10 15 (3.46%) Ajax
11 14 (3.23%) EDI
12 13 (3.00%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.84%) React
14 7 (1.61%) X-Windows
15 6 (1.38%) JSON
16 5 (1.15%) Apache Flex
16 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
16 5 (1.15%) WCF
17 4 (0.92%) CSS3
17 4 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 163 (37.56%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (25.81%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (13.59%) Computer Science
4 44 (10.14%) Data Centre
5 30 (6.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 25 (5.76%) Management Information System
7 23 (5.30%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (4.84%) Algorithms
9 19 (4.38%) Driving Licence
10 13 (3.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 12 (2.76%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.30%) NHS
13 9 (2.07%) User Experience
14 8 (1.84%) Cyber Defence
14 8 (1.84%) Fintech
14 8 (1.84%) Life Science
15 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.61%) Replication
16 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
17 5 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.90%) Windows
2 63 (14.52%) Linux
3 25 (5.76%) Unix
4 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.84%) Android
6 7 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (19.59%) Software Engineering
3 72 (16.59%) Mathematics
4 66 (15.21%) Test Automation
5 58 (13.36%) Analytics
6 55 (12.67%) OO
7 53 (12.21%) Creative Thinking
8 48 (11.06%) Information Security
8 48 (11.06%) TDD
9 46 (10.60%) ITIL
9 46 (10.60%) Mentoring
10 42 (9.68%) Coaching
11 40 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
12 39 (8.99%) Data Loss Prevention
12 39 (8.99%) Event Correlation
12 39 (8.99%) Network Management
12 39 (8.99%) Risk Management
12 39 (8.99%) Security Operations
12 39 (8.99%) SIEM
13 37 (8.53%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.05%) SQL
2 63 (14.52%) C#
3 54 (12.44%) C++
4 50 (11.52%) JavaScript
5 37 (8.53%) Python
6 33 (7.60%) C
7 22 (5.07%) Java
8 12 (2.76%) Perl
9 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.15%) R
10 5 (1.15%) VBA
11 4 (0.92%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.92%) VC++
12 3 (0.69%) PHP
12 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.69%) VB
12 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.46%) RPG
Qualifications
1 123 (28.34%) Degree
2 52 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (7.83%) CCNA
4 31 (7.14%) CISSP
5 30 (6.91%) CCNP
6 26 (5.99%) MCSE
6 26 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (5.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 22 (5.07%) CCSP
7 22 (5.07%) CSSLP
7 22 (5.07%) GCWN
7 22 (5.07%) ISSAP
7 22 (5.07%) ISSEP
7 22 (5.07%) RHCA
7 22 (5.07%) RHCE
7 22 (5.07%) SANS
7 22 (5.07%) SSCP
8 18 (4.15%) CCIE Security
8 18 (4.15%) VCAP
8 18 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.06%) SLA
2 23 (5.30%) QA
3 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.38%) GDPR
5 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.84%) Lustre
3 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.69%) Docker
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (6.91%) RSA Security Analytics
2 16 (3.69%) Stealthwatch
3 7 (1.61%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.69%) SCCM
7 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.46%) SCSM
8 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.23%) Icinga
8 1 (0.23%) Puppet
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 82 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.90%) Cisco
3 47 (10.83%) CheckPoint
4 39 (8.99%) Symantec
5 38 (8.76%) Avaya
6 31 (7.14%) Nortel
6 31 (7.14%) Riverbed
7 30 (6.91%) Splunk
8 24 (5.53%) VMware
9 22 (5.07%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.23%) Nokia
10 14 (3.23%) WorldPay
11 13 (3.00%) Google
11 13 (3.00%) Intel
12 8 (1.84%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.84%) Qualys
12 8 (1.84%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.61%) Veeam
14 6 (1.38%) EMC
14 6 (1.38%) NetApp