Period
to 16 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 75 101 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.61% 9.70% 11.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 10.64% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 68 89 130
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,000 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%

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 900 949 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.37% 91.16% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 772 827 1,002
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,975
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Scrum
3 20 (26.67%) TDD
4 18 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.33%) C#
7 15 (20.00%) .NET
7 15 (20.00%) MVC
7 15 (20.00%) BDD
8 14 (18.67%) RESTful
8 14 (18.67%) Linux
8 14 (18.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.33%) SQL
9 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (16.00%) Kanban
10 12 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (16.00%) Finance
11 11 (14.67%) Firewall
11 11 (14.67%) HTML
11 11 (14.67%) CSS
11 11 (14.67%) Windows
11 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
11 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (14.67%) Degree
12 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (13.33%) Internet

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 3 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Office 365
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.33%) PaaS
5 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.67%) SaaS
7 1 (1.33%) IaaS
7 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) Firewall
2 10 (13.33%) Hyperconnected
2 10 (13.33%) Internet
3 9 (12.00%) SAN
4 8 (10.67%) LAN
4 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 6 (8.00%) WLAN
6 4 (5.33%) DNS
7 3 (4.00%) HTTP
7 3 (4.00%) VPN
8 1 (1.33%) Network Security
8 1 (1.33%) Skype
8 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) MySQL
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.33%) GIS
6 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 2 (2.67%) HPCC
8 1 (1.33%) Power BI
8 1 (1.33%) QlikView
8 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JUnit
2 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
3 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) Maven
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.33%) NUnit
4 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Developer
2 11 (14.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (6.67%) DBA
7 5 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Designer
8 3 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) AngularJS
2 14 (18.67%) RESTful
3 12 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (14.67%) CSS
4 11 (14.67%) HTML
5 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (12.00%) SOAP
7 7 (9.33%) REST
7 7 (9.33%) XML
8 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.00%) Spring
8 6 (8.00%) Web Services
9 5 (6.67%) jQuery
9 5 (6.67%) Node.js
10 4 (5.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.33%) User Experience
3 6 (8.00%) CMDB
3 6 (8.00%) Replication
4 3 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.67%) iPhone
5 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) BBC
6 1 (1.33%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.67%) Unix
5 7 (9.33%) Android
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.00%) Solaris
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Scrum
3 20 (26.67%) TDD
4 15 (20.00%) BDD
4 15 (20.00%) MVC
5 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.00%) Kanban
7 10 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (13.33%) Web Application Development
8 8 (10.67%) Project Management
9 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.33%) Decision-Making
9 7 (9.33%) Microservices
9 7 (9.33%) OO
9 7 (9.33%) SOA
9 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (8.00%) ITIL
11 5 (6.67%) Change Management
11 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) C#
2 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) Java
4 7 (9.33%) PHP
5 5 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) C-shell
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (5.33%) OCA
4 2 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.67%) CISM
4 2 (2.67%) CISSP
4 2 (2.67%) CITP
4 2 (2.67%) MCDST
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CISA
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.33%) GIAC
5 1 (1.33%) GPEN
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) Veeam
3 9 (12.00%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) ESRI
4 4 (5.33%) Google
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.00%) Adobe
5 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.00%) Sophos
5 3 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (2.67%) EMC
6 2 (2.67%) NetApp
6 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 2 (2.67%) Zend
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau