Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 27 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 364 404 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.93% 8.97% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.93% 9.62% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 267 324 326
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,450 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 2,613 4,200 3,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.82% 93.27% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,875 3,036 2,471
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +10 205 £45,000 +2.27% 18
Peterborough +19 119 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Huntingdon +3 19 £37,500 +36.36%
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 128 (35.16%) Self-Motivation
2 127 (34.89%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (24.73%) Microsoft
5 88 (24.18%) Retail
6 86 (23.63%) Firewall
7 84 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 81 (22.25%) SQL
9 76 (20.88%) Cisco
10 74 (20.33%) CCNA
11 73 (20.05%) Windows
12 70 (19.23%) LAN
12 70 (19.23%) WAN
13 67 (18.41%) Python
14 65 (17.86%) Linux
15 58 (15.93%) TCP/IP
15 58 (15.93%) CheckPoint
15 58 (15.93%) Wi-Fi
16 57 (15.66%) Degree
16 57 (15.66%) Wireshark
17 52 (14.29%) Computer Science
18 51 (14.01%) Information Security
18 51 (14.01%) .NET
19 50 (13.74%) Software Engineering
20 49 (13.46%) Network Management
21 48 (13.19%) Symantec
22 47 (12.91%) Ethernet
23 46 (12.64%) OSPF
23 46 (12.64%) C#
23 46 (12.64%) Network Security

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 16 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.57%) IIS
3 10 (2.75%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.82%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.82%) nginx
6 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.82%) WordPress
7 2 (0.55%) SAS
7 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.75%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.55%) EPLAN
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.12%) GitHub
4 5 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.37%) Office 365
4 5 (1.37%) Slack
4 5 (1.37%) Trello
5 3 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.82%) BrowserStack
5 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 86 (23.63%) Firewall
2 70 (19.23%) LAN
2 70 (19.23%) WAN
3 58 (15.93%) TCP/IP
3 58 (15.93%) Wi-Fi
4 57 (15.66%) Wireshark
5 47 (12.91%) Ethernet
6 46 (12.64%) Network Security
6 46 (12.64%) OSPF
7 22 (6.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (5.49%) VoIP
9 18 (4.95%) Internet
10 16 (4.40%) BGP
11 14 (3.85%) Wireless
12 10 (2.75%) DNS
13 9 (2.47%) DHCP
13 9 (2.47%) SSL
14 8 (2.20%) MPLS
14 8 (2.20%) SAN
15 6 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.02%) Big Data
4 10 (2.75%) MySQL
5 8 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.10%) InterBase
8 4 (1.10%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.82%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.55%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.55%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.55%) QlikView
10 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 39 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 28 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.04%) Maven
4 21 (5.77%) JIRA
4 21 (5.77%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.95%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.40%) Gradle
7 15 (4.12%) Hudson
8 6 (1.65%) GCC
8 6 (1.65%) JUnit
8 6 (1.65%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.65%) Mockito
9 5 (1.37%) Redmine
10 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.82%) Selenium
10 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.27%) Subversion
11 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 88 (24.18%) Retail
2 29 (7.97%) Finance
3 19 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.85%) Marketing
6 11 (3.02%) Electronics
7 8 (2.20%) Law
8 4 (1.10%) Back Office
8 4 (1.10%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) French Language
9 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (25.27%) Analyst
2 91 (25.00%) Developer
3 46 (12.64%) Network Analyst
4 31 (8.52%) Software Engineer
5 30 (8.24%) Network Security Analyst
5 30 (8.24%) Security Analyst
6 26 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.59%) Network Engineer
8 23 (6.32%) Python Engineer
9 21 (5.77%) Test Engineer
10 20 (5.49%) .NET Developer
10 20 (5.49%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.67%) C++ Developer
11 17 (4.67%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 16 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.57%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
15 11 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.01%) .NET
2 27 (7.42%) Web Services
3 15 (4.12%) CSS
4 14 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (3.85%) STL
5 13 (3.57%) HTML
6 12 (3.30%) jQuery
6 12 (3.30%) WCF
6 12 (3.30%) WPF
7 11 (3.02%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.47%) REST
9 7 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.92%) Node.js
10 6 (1.65%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (1.65%) Apache Flex
10 6 (1.65%) Ionic Framework
10 6 (1.65%) MyBatis
10 6 (1.65%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (1.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 128 (35.16%) Self-Motivation
2 127 (34.89%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.22%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 18 (4.95%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (4.40%) Animation
6 16 (4.40%) Driving Licence
6 16 (4.40%) Photography
7 12 (3.30%) Cyber Defence
7 12 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 11 (3.02%) Life Science
9 9 (2.47%) PKI
9 9 (2.47%) Replication
10 8 (2.20%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.20%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (20.05%) Windows
2 65 (17.86%) Linux
3 16 (4.40%) Unix
4 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.20%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.82%) Android
8 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.55%) CentOS
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 51 (14.01%) Information Security
4 50 (13.74%) Software Engineering
5 49 (13.46%) Network Management
6 40 (10.99%) Mathematics
7 38 (10.44%) Kalman Filter
8 36 (9.89%) Web Filtering
9 35 (9.62%) Test Automation
10 33 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.52%) Scrum
12 26 (7.14%) Change Control
13 25 (6.87%) Analytics
14 23 (6.32%) OO
14 23 (6.32%) Risk Management
15 22 (6.04%) Logistics
15 22 (6.04%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.77%) Configuration Management
16 21 (5.77%) Project Management
17 19 (5.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.25%) SQL
2 67 (18.41%) Python
3 46 (12.64%) C#
4 45 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 37 (10.16%) C++
6 29 (7.97%) Bash Shell
6 29 (7.97%) Java
7 27 (7.42%) PHP
8 26 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.30%) Perl
10 11 (3.02%) C
11 8 (2.20%) Ruby
12 6 (1.65%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.82%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.82%) AWK
14 3 (0.82%) sed
14 3 (0.82%) tcsh
14 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 84 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (20.33%) CCNA
3 57 (15.66%) Degree
4 40 (10.99%) CCNP
5 30 (8.24%) CCSA
6 25 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (5.49%) CISSP
8 18 (4.95%) JNCIA
9 12 (3.30%) CEH
9 12 (3.30%) GCFA
9 12 (3.30%) GCFE
9 12 (3.30%) GCIA
9 12 (3.30%) GCIH
9 12 (3.30%) GREM
9 12 (3.30%) GSEC
9 12 (3.30%) ISEB
9 12 (3.30%) PhD
10 9 (2.47%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (2.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.95%) QA
2 11 (3.02%) SLA
3 7 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.55%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 25 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.85%) Docker
3 9 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.37%) Lustre
5 3 (0.82%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.55%) XenApp
6 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (11.54%) Stealthwatch
2 20 (5.49%) Ansible
2 20 (5.49%) Puppet
3 18 (4.95%) RSA Security Analytics
4 9 (2.47%) SCCM
4 9 (2.47%) SCOM
5 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.27%) Icinga
7 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 76 (20.88%) Cisco
3 58 (15.93%) CheckPoint
4 48 (13.19%) Symantec
5 30 (8.24%) Palo Alto
5 30 (8.24%) SolarWinds
6 28 (7.69%) VMware
7 22 (6.04%) Juniper
7 22 (6.04%) Oracle
8 19 (5.22%) SAP
9 18 (4.95%) Splunk
10 16 (4.40%) Avaya
10 16 (4.40%) Nokia
10 16 (4.40%) Nortel
10 16 (4.40%) Riverbed
11 12 (3.30%) Google
11 12 (3.30%) Qualys
12 8 (2.20%) CommVault
13 7 (1.92%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.92%) Salesforce.com