Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 32 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 23 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.09% 6.80% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 7.38% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 17
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £33,350 £25,150 £23,800
90th Percentile £58,500 £52,750 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% -

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 216 366 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 94.74% 92.19% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 189 318 198
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Chester

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Chester

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Chester over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Chester region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 8 (34.78%) SQL
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
2 7 (30.43%) Decision-Making
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 4 (17.39%) Twitter
4 4 (17.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.70%) Product Management
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium
6 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) DTS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Power BI
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Business Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Product Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Product Manager
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.35%) Photography
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
1 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
1 7 (30.43%) Decision-Making
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (8.70%) Product Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Data Science
5 1 (4.35%) Data Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Epics
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.35%) VMware