Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 12 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 97 95 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.86% 11.80% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.33% 12.43% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 88 112
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,725 £19,425
90th Percentile £51,250 £54,050 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 939 764 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 85.75% 94.91% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 776 684 1,124
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Cardiff

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Cardiff

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cardiff over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 27 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
4 21 (21.65%) Windows
4 21 (21.65%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (20.62%) C#
5 20 (20.62%) .NET
6 18 (18.56%) SQL
7 16 (16.49%) Degree
8 15 (15.46%) Scrum
8 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
8 15 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
9 14 (14.43%) HTML
10 13 (13.40%) Linux
10 13 (13.40%) OO
10 13 (13.40%) Finance
11 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
11 12 (12.37%) Analytics
12 11 (11.34%) Data Analytics
12 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (11.34%) SLA
13 10 (10.31%) PHP
13 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.31%) Office 365
13 10 (10.31%) Windows 10
13 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (9.28%) VMware
14 9 (9.28%) MVC
14 9 (9.28%) CSS

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.15%) Confluence
3 5 (5.15%) Drupal
3 5 (5.15%) SAS
4 4 (4.12%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.09%) SPSS
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) OneDrive
2 6 (6.19%) Serverless
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) LAN
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 5 (5.15%) WAN
2 5 (5.15%) WLAN
3 4 (4.12%) PBX
3 4 (4.12%) RTP
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.12%) VoIP
3 4 (4.12%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.03%) HTTP
4 1 (1.03%) Network Security
4 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) QlikView
2 4 (4.12%) Spotfire
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) GIS
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Power BI
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.03%) Babel
4 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.03%) gulp
4 1 (1.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Games
2 6 (6.19%) Marketing
2 6 (6.19%) Welsh Language
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.31%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.28%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.28%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) IT Support
7 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) .NET
2 14 (14.43%) HTML
3 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
4 9 (9.28%) CSS
5 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.25%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (8.25%) React
6 7 (7.22%) .NET Core
7 6 (6.19%) SOAP
8 5 (5.15%) XML
9 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.12%) LAMP
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.09%) WCF
10 3 (3.09%) WinForms
10 3 (3.09%) XSLT
11 2 (2.06%) Web Services
12 1 (1.03%) Node.js
12 1 (1.03%) REST
12 1 (1.03%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.84%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (21.65%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.19%) CMDB
4 5 (5.15%) Replication
5 4 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.22%) Unix
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.12%) CentOS
7 4 (4.12%) Solaris
7 4 (4.12%) SUSE
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (15.46%) Scrum
3 13 (13.40%) OO
4 12 (12.37%) Analytics
5 11 (11.34%) Data Analytics
6 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (9.28%) MVC
7 9 (9.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
8 8 (8.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.25%) Decision-Making
8 8 (8.25%) Pair Programming
8 8 (8.25%) TDD
8 8 (8.25%) Time Management
9 7 (7.22%) Change Management
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL
9 7 (7.22%) Machine Learning
9 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) C#
2 18 (18.56%) SQL
3 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.31%) PHP
5 7 (7.22%) Java
5 7 (7.22%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) VBA
7 3 (3.09%) R
7 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.09%) XPath
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) COBOL
9 1 (1.03%) ES6
9 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.03%) PL/1
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.09%) OCA
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.03%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) VMware
3 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle
5 5 (5.15%) Veeam
6 4 (4.12%) Apple
6 4 (4.12%) Tableau
7 3 (3.09%) EMC
7 3 (3.09%) NetApp
7 3 (3.09%) SAP
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) Citrix
9 1 (1.03%) Avaya
9 1 (1.03%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.03%) Cognos
9 1 (1.03%) ESRI
9 1 (1.03%) Google
9 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.03%) Verint