Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 148 286 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.23% 14.99% 14.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.45% 15.90% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 173 204 332
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,557 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.24% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,281 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -

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 761 1,799 2,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.59% 94.29% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 594 1,136 2,057
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -1.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,775 £72,500 £71,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 0 112 £60,000 +33.33% 38
Peterborough +17 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Huntingdon +10 5 £45,000 +16.13% 5
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 56 (37.84%) Python
2 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.38%) Degree
4 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (25.00%) Linux
4 37 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 31 (20.95%) Computer Science
6 30 (20.27%) SQL
7 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 27 (18.24%) Logistics
9 25 (16.89%) Machine Learning
9 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
11 23 (15.54%) C#
12 21 (14.19%) Data Science
13 20 (13.51%) Windows
13 20 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (12.84%) Kubernetes
14 19 (12.84%) Docker
15 18 (12.16%) AWS
15 18 (12.16%) CSS
16 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
16 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (10.81%) C++
17 16 (10.81%) Java
17 16 (10.81%) Firewall
17 16 (10.81%) Mathematics
18 15 (10.14%) VMware
18 15 (10.14%) .NET

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 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) Apache
2 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.38%) WordPress
3 4 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.03%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.68%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.16%) AWS
2 10 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (6.08%) Azure
3 9 (6.08%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (4.05%) GCP
5 5 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.38%) OpenShift
5 5 (3.38%) Serverless
6 3 (2.03%) SaaS
6 3 (2.03%) ServiceMax
7 2 (1.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.68%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) Firewall
2 15 (10.14%) LAN
2 15 (10.14%) WAN
3 11 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (7.43%) VoIP
4 10 (6.76%) Junos
5 9 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.38%) IPv4
6 5 (3.38%) IPv6
7 3 (2.03%) BGP
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.35%) DNS
8 2 (1.35%) MPLS
8 2 (1.35%) Network Security
8 2 (1.35%) OSPF
8 2 (1.35%) SAN
8 2 (1.35%) VLAN
8 2 (1.35%) Wireless
9 1 (0.68%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.41%) MySQL
5 6 (4.05%) GIS
6 5 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.38%) Big Data
6 5 (3.38%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.70%) SQLite
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.11%) JIRA
4 7 (4.73%) Selenium
5 6 (4.05%) NUnit
5 6 (4.05%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.38%) GoCD
6 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.38%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.70%) Gradle
8 3 (2.03%) Maven
9 2 (1.35%) Appium
9 2 (1.35%) Subversion
10 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 11 (7.43%) Law
2 7 (4.73%) German Language
3 4 (2.70%) Back Office
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (1.35%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Developer
2 19 (12.84%) Software Engineer
3 18 (12.16%) Python Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Analyst
6 13 (8.78%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Network Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Data Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Data Scientist
8 10 (6.76%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (6.08%) C++ Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 8 (5.41%) Graduate
10 8 (5.41%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Major Incident Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.16%) CSS
2 15 (10.14%) .NET
2 15 (10.14%) REST
3 14 (9.46%) HTML
3 14 (9.46%) React
4 11 (7.43%) Web Services
5 9 (6.08%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.08%) Node.js
6 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.73%) SOAP
8 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.38%) LAMP
8 5 (3.38%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (3.38%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (3.38%) Redux
8 5 (3.38%) WPF
9 4 (2.70%) Akka
9 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.70%) NancyFx
9 4 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.76%) NHS
4 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.73%) Animation
5 7 (4.73%) BBC
5 7 (4.73%) STB
6 6 (4.05%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.05%) Life Science
7 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.38%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.38%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.70%) User Experience
9 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.68%) CCTV
11 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.00%) Linux
2 20 (13.51%) Windows
3 6 (4.05%) CentOS
3 6 (4.05%) Fedora
4 4 (2.70%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.35%) Android
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.95%) Computer Science
3 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 27 (18.24%) Logistics
5 25 (16.89%) Machine Learning
6 21 (14.19%) Data Science
7 20 (13.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (10.81%) Mathematics
10 14 (9.46%) DevOps
10 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.46%) Microservices
10 14 (9.46%) Scrum
11 12 (8.11%) Architectural Design
11 12 (8.11%) Decision-Making
11 12 (8.11%) OO
12 11 (7.43%) Open Source
13 10 (6.76%) Change Management
13 10 (6.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 10 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.84%) Python
2 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.27%) SQL
4 23 (15.54%) C#
5 16 (10.81%) C++
5 16 (10.81%) Java
6 8 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.38%) C
8 5 (3.38%) Go
8 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.03%) PHP
10 2 (1.35%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.35%) Java 8
10 2 (1.35%) Rust
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (28.38%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) CCNP
2 10 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.08%) CCDP
3 9 (6.08%) JNCIA
4 8 (5.41%) JNCIS
4 8 (5.41%) PhD
5 7 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.38%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.35%) ISEB
7 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 6 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.05%) QA
3 5 (3.38%) HIPAA
3 5 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.35%) GDPR
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) CDISC
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 19 (12.84%) Docker
2 10 (6.76%) VMware Server
3 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.35%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (12.84%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.73%) Ansible
2 7 (4.73%) Puppet
3 6 (4.05%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.38%) Icinga
4 5 (3.38%) Rancher
4 5 (3.38%) Rundeck
4 5 (3.38%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) VMware
3 13 (8.78%) Cisco
4 11 (7.43%) Juniper
5 9 (6.08%) Avaya
6 7 (4.73%) JD Edwards
7 5 (3.38%) Oracle
7 5 (3.38%) Splunk
8 4 (2.70%) Perforce
9 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.03%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.35%) Dell
11 1 (0.68%) Apple
11 1 (0.68%) Citrix
11 1 (0.68%) Google
11 1 (0.68%) HP
11 1 (0.68%) IBM
11 1 (0.68%) McAfee
11 1 (0.68%) NetApp
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat