Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 478 540 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.18% 10.36% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 11.35% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 323 432 432
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -7.32% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,350 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £67,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 3,984 4,757 5,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 93.21% 91.25% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,896 4,003 4,400
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -4 156 £42,500 +3.03% 46
Northamptonshire +9 122 £40,000 -4.19% 17
Leicestershire -2 122 £45,000 +22.31% 37
Derbyshire +12 59 £40,000 +14.29% 22
Lincolnshire -4 9 £36,750 +83.75% 18
Rutland - 7 £32,500 -
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 164 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (32.85%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (25.73%) SQL
3 123 (25.73%) Microsoft
4 119 (24.90%) Degree
5 118 (24.69%) Java
5 118 (24.69%) Finance
6 112 (23.43%) C#
7 105 (21.97%) JavaScript
8 100 (20.92%) .NET
9 91 (19.04%) SQL Server
9 91 (19.04%) Software Engineering
10 82 (17.15%) Retail
11 79 (16.53%) OO
12 70 (14.64%) CSS
13 68 (14.23%) HTML
14 66 (13.81%) Time Management
15 64 (13.39%) Windows
16 62 (12.97%) Computer Science
17 61 (12.76%) Project Management
18 58 (12.13%) SDLC
19 57 (11.92%) Web Services
20 51 (10.67%) Scrum
21 50 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
22 48 (10.04%) Service Management
23 46 (9.62%) ASP.NET
24 45 (9.41%) MVC
24 45 (9.41%) Test Automation
25 44 (9.21%) RESTful
25 44 (9.21%) jQuery

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 17 (3.56%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.51%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.88%) IIS
3 9 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.67%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.05%) Confluence
6 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.84%) CMS
7 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.42%) CICS
9 2 (0.42%) SAS
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 26 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) CATIA
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.21%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.39%) Office 365
4 15 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.67%) GitHub
7 6 (1.26%) SaaS
8 4 (0.84%) IaaS
8 4 (0.84%) PaaS
9 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.63%) G Suite
9 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.28%) HTTP
2 21 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.77%) Wireless
4 14 (2.93%) DNS
4 14 (2.93%) Firewall
5 12 (2.51%) Ethernet
6 11 (2.30%) LAN
7 10 (2.09%) WAN
8 9 (1.88%) DHCP
8 9 (1.88%) Network Security
9 7 (1.46%) Modbus
9 7 (1.46%) RS-485
10 6 (1.26%) Skype
11 5 (1.05%) PPP
11 5 (1.05%) VLAN
12 4 (0.84%) IPv4
12 4 (0.84%) IPv6
12 4 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (3.77%) Big Data
4 17 (3.56%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.14%) HBase
6 13 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.51%) OLTP
7 12 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.88%) Flink
8 9 (1.88%) MySQL
9 8 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.26%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.26%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.26%) Impala
12 4 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (6.69%) Selenium
2 30 (6.28%) Cucumber
2 30 (6.28%) Maven
3 25 (5.23%) JIRA
4 22 (4.60%) Gradle
4 22 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 21 (4.39%) Visual Studio
6 15 (3.14%) JMeter
6 15 (3.14%) SoapUI
6 15 (3.14%) WebDriver
6 15 (3.14%) Zephyr
7 11 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.46%) Robot Framework
9 6 (1.26%) Gatling
10 5 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.84%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.84%) Xcode
12 3 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 118 (24.69%) Finance
2 82 (17.15%) Retail
3 42 (8.79%) Banking
4 37 (7.74%) Marketing
5 26 (5.44%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.30%) Automotive
6 11 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.09%) Electronics
8 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.26%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.63%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (31.17%) Developer
2 85 (17.78%) Analyst
3 62 (12.97%) Senior Developer
4 59 (12.34%) .NET Developer
5 52 (10.88%) Software Engineer
6 33 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 32 (6.69%) Software Developer
8 26 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (5.23%) Java Engineer
10 24 (5.02%) Business Analyst
10 24 (5.02%) Service Manager
11 23 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (4.18%) Development Engineer
12 20 (4.18%) Software Development Engineer
13 19 (3.97%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (3.77%) Java Developer
15 17 (3.56%) VB.NET Developer
16 16 (3.35%) Network Engineer
16 16 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
17 15 (3.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.92%) .NET
2 70 (14.64%) CSS
3 68 (14.23%) HTML
4 57 (11.92%) Web Services
5 46 (9.62%) ASP.NET
6 44 (9.21%) jQuery
6 44 (9.21%) RESTful
7 40 (8.37%) Spring
8 34 (7.11%) .NET Framework
9 33 (6.90%) REST
10 31 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (5.02%) XML
12 22 (4.60%) AngularJS
12 22 (4.60%) JSON
13 21 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (4.18%) HTML5
15 19 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (3.56%) Spring Boot
17 14 (2.93%) CSS3
18 12 (2.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 157 (32.85%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (6.07%) User Experience
4 23 (4.81%) EPoS
5 20 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.51%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.30%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (2.09%) Verilog
11 10 (2.09%) VHDL
12 8 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.46%) CAN bus
13 7 (1.46%) Clustering
13 7 (1.46%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.39%) Windows
2 34 (7.11%) Windows Server
3 26 (5.44%) Linux
4 19 (3.97%) Android
5 17 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.88%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.46%) FreeRTOS
8 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.84%) Unix
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.04%) Software Engineering
3 79 (16.53%) OO
4 66 (13.81%) Time Management
5 62 (12.97%) Computer Science
6 61 (12.76%) Project Management
7 58 (12.13%) SDLC
8 51 (10.67%) Scrum
9 48 (10.04%) Service Management
10 45 (9.41%) MVC
10 45 (9.41%) Test Automation
11 43 (9.00%) Mentoring
12 42 (8.79%) Problem Management
13 41 (8.58%) Microservices
14 39 (8.16%) Analytics
15 36 (7.53%) ITIL
16 35 (7.32%) Coaching
16 35 (7.32%) Decision-Making
17 34 (7.11%) IT Strategy
18 33 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 123 (25.73%) SQL
2 118 (24.69%) Java
3 112 (23.43%) C#
4 105 (21.97%) JavaScript
5 28 (5.86%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.44%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.02%) Python
8 23 (4.81%) C++
9 21 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.93%) C
10 14 (2.93%) VB
11 12 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.30%) PHP
12 11 (2.30%) VB6
12 11 (2.30%) VBScript
13 8 (1.67%) VBA
14 5 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.05%) Perl
15 4 (0.84%) Go
15 4 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 119 (24.90%) Degree
2 42 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.72%) CISSP
4 11 (2.30%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.67%) SSCP
6 7 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.05%) CISM
7 5 (1.05%) HNC
8 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.63%) ISEB
9 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.42%) CCNA
10 2 (0.42%) CCNP
10 2 (0.42%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.42%) PMP
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.86%) QA
2 17 (3.56%) SLA
3 11 (2.30%) GDPR
4 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.84%) PMO
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.28%) Docker
3 20 (4.18%) Firmware
4 10 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.26%) HDFS
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
8 1 (0.21%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.46%) Control-M
2 5 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.63%) Ansible
5 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) Puppet
5 2 (0.42%) SCCM
5 2 (0.42%) Terraform
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 123 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.90%) Oracle
3 21 (4.39%) VMware
4 20 (4.18%) Google
5 12 (2.51%) Cisco
5 12 (2.51%) SAP
6 10 (2.09%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.88%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.88%) F5
7 9 (1.88%) McAfee
7 9 (1.88%) Telerik
8 7 (1.46%) Adobe
8 7 (1.46%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.46%) Twitter
9 6 (1.26%) Reuters
10 5 (1.05%) Citrix
10 5 (1.05%) HP
10 5 (1.05%) Veeam
11 4 (0.84%) Symantec
11 4 (0.84%) Tableau