Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 89 97 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.99% 11.18% 11.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.08% 11.98% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 80 90 127
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,225 £20,850 £19,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £54,080 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 980 810 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.97% 93.32% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 810 712 1,053
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,375 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
4 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.10%) C#
5 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.10%) .NET
6 16 (17.98%) Linux
7 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.85%) Scrum
7 15 (16.85%) Degree
7 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (15.73%) TDD
8 14 (15.73%) HTML
9 13 (14.61%) CSS
9 13 (14.61%) Oracle
9 13 (14.61%) Windows
9 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
10 12 (13.48%) Unix
10 12 (13.48%) OO
10 12 (13.48%) MVC
10 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
11 11 (12.36%) User Experience
11 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
11 11 (12.36%) Firewall
11 11 (12.36%) Finance
11 11 (12.36%) SOAP
11 11 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (11.24%) Veeam

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 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) Drupal
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Office 365
2 6 (6.74%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 10 (11.24%) SAN
3 9 (10.11%) LAN
3 9 (10.11%) WAN
4 7 (7.87%) WLAN
5 3 (3.37%) DNS
5 3 (3.37%) Hyperconnected
5 3 (3.37%) Internet
6 2 (2.25%) HTTP
7 1 (1.12%) Skype
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.49%) GIS
5 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.25%) QlikView
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.12%) Power BI
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.25%) Selenium
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Marketing
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Developer
2 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Administrator
5 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.87%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (7.87%) DBA
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Designer
7 5 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.62%) UI Designer
7 5 (5.62%) UI/UX Designer
7 5 (5.62%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) .NET
2 14 (15.73%) HTML
3 13 (14.61%) CSS
4 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (12.36%) SOAP
5 10 (11.24%) XML
6 7 (7.87%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.87%) React
7 6 (6.74%) WCF
8 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.49%) Ajax
9 4 (4.49%) JSON
9 4 (4.49%) Node.js
9 4 (4.49%) REST
9 4 (4.49%) Web Services
10 3 (3.37%) jQuery
10 3 (3.37%) RESTful
10 3 (3.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.36%) User Experience
3 10 (11.24%) CMDB
3 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.24%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (7.87%) Replication
5 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.12%) BBC
8 1 (1.12%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.12%) Fintech
8 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 13 (14.61%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) Unix
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.62%) Android
5 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.62%) Solaris
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (16.85%) Scrum
3 14 (15.73%) TDD
4 12 (13.48%) MVC
4 12 (13.48%) OO
5 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.11%) Decision-Making
7 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.99%) Time Management
8 7 (7.87%) Change Management
8 7 (7.87%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (7.87%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (7.87%) Database Security
8 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.87%) Pair Programming
8 7 (7.87%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (7.87%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) SQL
2 17 (19.10%) C#
2 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.99%) PHP
4 4 (4.49%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) Python
4 4 (4.49%) VBA
5 3 (3.37%) XPath
6 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) R
7 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (6.74%) OCA
4 2 (2.25%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.25%) CISM
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
4 2 (2.25%) CITP
4 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CISA
5 1 (1.12%) GIAC
5 1 (1.12%) GPEN
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) COBIT
4 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.87%) Terminal Services
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 10 (11.24%) Veeam
3 10 (11.24%) VMware
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.49%) EMC
5 4 (4.49%) ESRI
5 4 (4.49%) Google
5 4 (4.49%) NetApp
6 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.37%) Sophos
6 3 (3.37%) Symantec
7 2 (2.25%) Sybase
7 2 (2.25%) Tableau
8 1 (1.12%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos
8 1 (1.12%) LexisNexis