Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 528 504 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.15% 9.81% 8.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.14% 10.89% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 387 400 460
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,200 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.15%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,349 4,626 5,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.85% 90.09% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,513 3,822 4,642
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,700 £65,000 £62,400
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in the East Midlands

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in the East Midlands

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in the East Midlands

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Nottinghamshire -1 184 £40,000 -11.11% 48
Northamptonshire +9 152 £43,500 +16.00% 22
Leicestershire +2 95 £40,000 +6.67% 36
Derbyshire +5 76 £40,000 +33.33% 27
Lincolnshire +4 12 £18,850 -5.75% 10
Rutland -1 1 £55,000 +83.33% 3
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 186 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (27.84%) Microsoft
3 127 (24.05%) Finance
4 122 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (22.35%) SQL Server
6 112 (21.21%) SQL
7 104 (19.70%) C#
8 101 (19.13%) Windows
9 98 (18.56%) Java
10 94 (17.80%) Degree
11 90 (17.05%) .NET
12 80 (15.15%) JavaScript
13 75 (14.20%) Scrum
14 72 (13.64%) Project Management
15 68 (12.88%) Retail
16 67 (12.69%) Software Engineering
17 64 (12.12%) Web Services
18 61 (11.55%) Active Directory
18 61 (11.55%) Self-Motivation
19 59 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
20 58 (10.98%) Computer Science
21 56 (10.61%) Test Automation
22 55 (10.42%) SDLC
22 55 (10.42%) Banking
22 55 (10.42%) CSS
23 54 (10.23%) ITIL
24 53 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
25 52 (9.85%) OO
26 51 (9.66%) HTML
27 50 (9.47%) Windows Server

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 26 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.60%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.33%) IIS
6 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.95%) Site Server
8 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.76%) Confluence
8 4 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
9 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.57%) Quickr
9 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) Liferay
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.33%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.38%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.19%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.19%) OPENContractor
6 1 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.19%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.63%) Office 365
4 14 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.52%) G Suite
6 7 (1.33%) PaaS
6 7 (1.33%) SaaS
7 6 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.95%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.57%) Slack
10 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Google Play
11 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.01%) DNS
2 27 (5.11%) LAN
3 25 (4.73%) DHCP
3 25 (4.73%) Firewall
4 24 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 23 (4.36%) WAN
6 18 (3.41%) HTTP
7 17 (3.22%) VLAN
8 15 (2.84%) Wireless
9 14 (2.65%) VoIP
10 12 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (1.52%) Internet
11 8 (1.52%) SAN
12 7 (1.33%) SMS
13 5 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (0.76%) VPN
15 3 (0.57%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.57%) Hyperconnected
15 3 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.79%) Big Data
4 20 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.41%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.22%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.65%) MySQL
8 14 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.27%) OLTP
11 9 (1.70%) DTS
11 9 (1.70%) HBase
12 8 (1.52%) Flink
12 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.14%) BigQuery
14 6 (1.14%) Star Schema
15 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (8.52%) Selenium
2 37 (7.01%) Cucumber
3 32 (6.06%) JIRA
4 29 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 22 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 19 (3.60%) Gradle
7 16 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 14 (2.65%) JMeter
8 14 (2.65%) Maven
8 14 (2.65%) SoapUI
8 14 (2.65%) Zephyr
9 11 (2.08%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.70%) TestRail
12 6 (1.14%) Gatling
13 5 (0.95%) Xcode
14 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
15 2 (0.38%) Subversion
16 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 127 (24.05%) Finance
2 68 (12.88%) Retail
3 55 (10.42%) Banking
4 21 (3.98%) Marketing
5 19 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.84%) Electronics
7 15 (2.84%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.33%) Polish Language
9 4 (0.76%) Legal
10 3 (0.57%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (23.48%) Developer
2 102 (19.32%) Analyst
3 46 (8.71%) .NET Developer
4 40 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.63%) Software Engineer
6 34 (6.44%) Business Analyst
6 34 (6.44%) C# Developer
7 31 (5.87%) Java Engineer
8 29 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 28 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (5.11%) Administrator
11 24 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (4.55%) Project Manager
12 23 (4.36%) Software Developer
13 22 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (3.60%) Network Engineer
15 18 (3.41%) IT Support
16 17 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (3.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.05%) .NET
2 64 (12.12%) Web Services
3 55 (10.42%) CSS
4 51 (9.66%) HTML
5 43 (8.14%) .NET Framework
6 40 (7.58%) ASP.NET
7 38 (7.20%) jQuery
8 36 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 36 (6.82%) RESTful
9 30 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (3.98%) JSON
11 20 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (3.79%) XML
12 18 (3.41%) HTML5
13 16 (3.03%) Spring
14 14 (2.65%) Gherkin
14 14 (2.65%) REST
14 14 (2.65%) Spring Boot
15 13 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 122 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (11.55%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (10.98%) Computer Science
4 40 (7.58%) User Experience
5 18 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.03%) EPoS
7 15 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.65%) Clustering
9 12 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.08%) Verilog
10 11 (2.08%) VHDL
11 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
12 9 (1.70%) Replication
13 8 (1.52%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.33%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.13%) Windows
2 50 (9.47%) Windows Server
3 32 (6.06%) Linux
4 21 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.41%) Unix
5 18 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 16 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.46%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.89%) Android
9 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.70%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.76%) SUSE
14 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.19%) AIX
15 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (14.20%) Scrum
3 72 (13.64%) Project Management
4 67 (12.69%) Software Engineering
5 56 (10.61%) Test Automation
6 55 (10.42%) SDLC
7 54 (10.23%) ITIL
8 53 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (9.85%) OO
10 48 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 47 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 46 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 45 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (7.95%) MVC
15 40 (7.58%) Open Source
16 39 (7.39%) Coaching
17 38 (7.20%) Problem Management
17 38 (7.20%) Time Management
18 37 (7.01%) Service Management
19 36 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.21%) SQL
2 104 (19.70%) C#
3 98 (18.56%) Java
4 80 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.44%) T-SQL
6 31 (5.87%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.41%) Python
8 13 (2.46%) VB
9 12 (2.27%) C++
9 12 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.27%) VBScript
10 10 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.89%) C
11 8 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.33%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.14%) VB6
14 4 (0.76%) Korn
15 3 (0.57%) PHP
16 2 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 94 (17.80%) Degree
2 36 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.65%) MCSE
5 9 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.70%) MCSA
5 9 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.52%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.52%) SSCP
7 7 (1.33%) CISSP
8 6 (1.14%) HNC
8 6 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.14%) MCITP
9 5 (0.95%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.95%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.76%) ISEB
11 3 (0.57%) CCNP
11 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.49%) QA
2 14 (2.65%) SLA
3 9 (1.70%) PMO
4 8 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.57%) WCAG
6 2 (0.38%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 61 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.60%) Docker
4 17 (3.22%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.46%) Firmware
5 13 (2.46%) vSphere
6 9 (1.70%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.95%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.38%) KVM
8 2 (0.38%) Xen
8 2 (0.38%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.19%) HDFS
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (2.27%) SCCM
2 7 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.14%) Ansible
3 6 (1.14%) Puppet
4 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.76%) Terraform
6 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.38%) SCOM
7 2 (0.38%) SCSM
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.95%) VMware
3 32 (6.06%) Oracle
4 22 (4.17%) Cisco
5 21 (3.98%) Google
6 19 (3.60%) Veeam
7 18 (3.41%) Citrix
8 16 (3.03%) SAP
9 13 (2.46%) McAfee
10 12 (2.27%) Xamarin
11 9 (1.70%) Remedy
12 8 (1.52%) Mitel
12 8 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.33%) HP
14 6 (1.14%) BMC
14 6 (1.14%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.14%) JD Edwards
14 6 (1.14%) MapR
14 6 (1.14%) Proofpoint
14 6 (1.14%) Sophos