Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 436 400 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.18% 11.30% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 12.65% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 278 329 207
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,675 £27,500 £25,063
90th Percentile £56,625 £60,000 £56,250
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 3,959 3,163 3,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.39% 89.33% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,562 2,452 2,883
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 263 £42,500 -0.58% 52
Peterborough +32 120 £42,500 +46.55% 11
Huntingdon +2 16 £25,000 +21.21% 1
St Neots -11 8 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 162 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (35.32%) Degree
3 134 (30.73%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (22.71%) Software Engineering
5 95 (21.79%) Finance
6 93 (21.33%) Windows
7 87 (19.95%) SQL
8 86 (19.72%) C++
8 86 (19.72%) Linux
9 83 (19.04%) C#
10 77 (17.66%) .NET
11 75 (17.20%) Computer Science
12 74 (16.97%) Microsoft
13 70 (16.06%) Test Automation
14 69 (15.83%) OO
15 67 (15.37%) Mathematics
16 61 (13.99%) SQL Server
17 60 (13.76%) Self-Motivation
18 53 (12.16%) JavaScript
19 47 (10.78%) TDD
20 45 (10.32%) HTML
21 44 (10.09%) ITIL
21 44 (10.09%) Firewall
21 44 (10.09%) Electronics
21 44 (10.09%) Git (software)
22 41 (9.40%) C
22 41 (9.40%) Python
23 40 (9.17%) CSS
23 40 (9.17%) Retail
24 39 (8.94%) Creative Thinking

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 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.92%) Confluence
3 4 (0.92%) DNN
4 3 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.92%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.92%) Weka
7 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.23%) Maya
9 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.23%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.29%) GitHub
4 9 (2.06%) SaaS
5 7 (1.61%) Office 365
6 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.09%) Firewall
2 29 (6.65%) Internet
3 23 (5.28%) HTTP
4 21 (4.82%) DNS
5 19 (4.36%) Wireless
6 15 (3.44%) Network Security
6 15 (3.44%) VoIP
7 14 (3.21%) LAN
7 14 (3.21%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.21%) WAN
8 12 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.52%) VPN
10 9 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.83%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.83%) Frame Relay
11 8 (1.83%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.61%) BGP
12 7 (1.61%) FTP
12 7 (1.61%) SAN
12 7 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.44%) Big Data
2 15 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.06%) GIS
4 9 (2.06%) Power BI
4 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (1.15%) OLAP
9 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.69%) MySQL
9 3 (0.69%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.44%) JIRA
3 12 (2.75%) Subversion
3 12 (2.75%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.38%) Selenium
5 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.15%) NUnit
7 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.92%) Protractor
8 3 (0.69%) Moq
8 3 (0.69%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.46%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.23%) CMake
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.23%) PROIV
General
1 95 (21.79%) Finance
2 44 (10.09%) Electronics
3 40 (9.17%) Retail
4 18 (4.13%) Games
5 14 (3.21%) Marketing
6 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.38%) Advertising
7 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.15%) German Language
8 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 114 (26.15%) Developer
2 89 (20.41%) Analyst
3 64 (14.68%) Software Developer
4 61 (13.99%) Software Engineer
5 49 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 37 (8.49%) Graduate
7 32 (7.34%) C++ Developer
8 30 (6.88%) C++ Software Developer
9 29 (6.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 25 (5.73%) .NET Developer
10 25 (5.73%) C++ Software Engineer
11 24 (5.50%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 24 (5.50%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
11 24 (5.50%) Graduate Developer
11 24 (5.50%) Graduate Software Developer
12 23 (5.28%) Senior Software Developer
13 21 (4.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 20 (4.59%) Consultant
15 18 (4.13%) C# Developer
15 18 (4.13%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.66%) .NET
2 45 (10.32%) HTML
3 40 (9.17%) CSS
4 30 (6.88%) HTML5
5 29 (6.65%) RESTful
6 27 (6.19%) Web Services
6 27 (6.19%) XML
7 23 (5.28%) .NET Framework
7 23 (5.28%) jQuery
8 19 (4.36%) Ajax
9 16 (3.67%) WCF
10 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.52%) SAP Basis
11 11 (2.52%) WPF
12 10 (2.29%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.29%) JSON
12 10 (2.29%) REST
13 8 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.83%) J2EE
14 7 (1.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 134 (30.73%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (17.20%) Computer Science
3 60 (13.76%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (6.88%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.28%) Algorithms
6 18 (4.13%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.75%) Internet of Things
8 10 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.29%) User Experience
9 9 (2.06%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 8 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.83%) Replication
10 8 (1.83%) Smart Energy
11 7 (1.61%) Fintech
11 7 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.38%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 93 (21.33%) Windows
2 86 (19.72%) Linux
3 36 (8.26%) Unix
4 21 (4.82%) Android
4 21 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.44%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.38%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.38%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (22.71%) Software Engineering
3 70 (16.06%) Test Automation
4 69 (15.83%) OO
5 67 (15.37%) Mathematics
6 47 (10.78%) TDD
7 44 (10.09%) ITIL
8 39 (8.94%) Creative Thinking
9 38 (8.72%) Acceptance Criteria
10 36 (8.26%) Analytics
11 35 (8.03%) Coaching
12 34 (7.80%) Service Delivery
13 32 (7.34%) Physics
14 31 (7.11%) Unit Testing
15 30 (6.88%) Scrum
16 26 (5.96%) Kalman Filter
17 25 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (5.73%) Multithreading
18 24 (5.50%) SDLC
19 23 (5.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.95%) SQL
2 86 (19.72%) C++
3 83 (19.04%) C#
4 53 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.40%) C
5 41 (9.40%) Python
6 37 (8.49%) Java
7 17 (3.90%) Perl
8 15 (3.44%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.83%) Assembly Language
10 8 (1.83%) PHP
10 8 (1.83%) VBA
10 8 (1.83%) VC++
11 5 (1.15%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.15%) VB
12 4 (0.92%) R
12 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.46%) RPG
Qualifications
1 154 (35.32%) Degree
2 20 (4.59%) CCNP
2 20 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.98%) PhD
5 13 (2.98%) RHCE
6 12 (2.75%) MCSE
7 10 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.29%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.06%) CCIE
8 9 (2.06%) CCNA
8 9 (2.06%) CISSP
8 9 (2.06%) GIAC
8 9 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.83%) CCSP
9 8 (1.83%) ISSAP
9 8 (1.83%) ISSEP
9 8 (1.83%) RHCA
9 8 (1.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.50%) SLA
2 19 (4.36%) QA
3 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.38%) GDPR
5 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 31 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.46%) Docker
6 1 (0.23%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.83%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (1.38%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.69%) SCCM
4 3 (0.69%) SCOM
4 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.57%) Cisco
3 20 (4.59%) SAP
4 18 (4.13%) VMware
5 13 (2.98%) Avaya
5 13 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.75%) Juniper
7 11 (2.52%) Google
7 11 (2.52%) Symantec
8 10 (2.29%) NetApp
9 9 (2.06%) WorldPay
10 8 (1.83%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.83%) Intel
10 8 (1.83%) Nortel
10 8 (1.83%) Riverbed
10 8 (1.83%) Splunk
11 7 (1.61%) Capita
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle
12 6 (1.38%) EMC
12 6 (1.38%) Veeam