Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 420 539 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.67% 11.69% 10.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.62% 12.66% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 350 383 415
East Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,475 £26,350 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,875 £66,250 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 3,616 4,257 4,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.87% 92.36% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,057 3,303 3,912
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 0 165 £40,000 -5.88% 46
Leicestershire +5 142 £42,500 - 38
Northamptonshire -9 52 £41,500 -2.35% 20
Derbyshire -8 49 £34,750 -13.13% 23
Lincolnshire -2 5 £45,000 +140.64% 9
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 176 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 101 (24.05%) C#
5 97 (23.10%) .NET
6 92 (21.90%) Finance
7 85 (20.24%) Windows
8 77 (18.33%) JavaScript
9 76 (18.10%) SQL
10 75 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 64 (15.24%) Scrum
12 61 (14.52%) Azure
13 58 (13.81%) ITIL
14 54 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
15 53 (12.62%) Active Directory
16 52 (12.38%) AWS
17 50 (11.90%) CSS
18 49 (11.67%) Windows Server
19 46 (10.95%) Manufacturing
19 46 (10.95%) T-SQL
20 45 (10.71%) Office 365
21 42 (10.00%) SDLC
22 41 (9.76%) Project Management
23 40 (9.52%) SLA
23 40 (9.52%) Degree
23 40 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
24 39 (9.29%) Git (software)
25 38 (9.05%) Web Development
26 37 (8.81%) Retail
27 36 (8.57%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (3.10%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.86%) IIS
2 12 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.14%) Apache
3 9 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.14%) IBM Notes
3 9 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.71%) CICS
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
7 2 (0.48%) WordPress
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 54 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (2.62%) Acrobat
5 11 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.48%) CATIA
6 2 (0.48%) InDesign
6 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.19%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Shopify
4 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.52%) Azure
2 52 (12.38%) AWS
3 45 (10.71%) Office 365
4 30 (7.14%) SaaS
5 15 (3.57%) GCP
6 10 (2.38%) GitHub
7 9 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (2.14%) Serverless
8 7 (1.67%) npm
9 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.19%) Google Play
9 5 (1.19%) IaaS
9 5 (1.19%) PaaS
10 4 (0.95%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.48%) Boomi
11 2 (0.48%) G Suite
11 2 (0.48%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.62%) WAN
2 28 (6.67%) Internet
3 25 (5.95%) DNS
4 23 (5.48%) DHCP
4 23 (5.48%) LAN
5 18 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.05%) HTTP
7 14 (3.33%) Firewall
8 12 (2.86%) VLAN
8 12 (2.86%) VoIP
9 11 (2.62%) Network Security
9 11 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.14%) HTTPS
10 9 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (2.14%) VPN
10 9 (2.14%) WebEx
11 8 (1.90%) H.323
11 8 (1.90%) RTP
11 8 (1.90%) Wireless
12 4 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.29%) Big Data
3 13 (3.10%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.10%) MySQL
4 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.62%) HBase
6 10 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.14%) Flink
7 9 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.95%) Firebird
10 4 (0.95%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.95%) Power BI
10 4 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.71%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.76%) JIRA
2 20 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.38%) Xcode
6 8 (1.90%) Maven
6 8 (1.90%) Selenium
7 7 (1.67%) Jasmine
7 7 (1.67%) Mocha
7 7 (1.67%) webpack
8 6 (1.43%) Grunt
8 6 (1.43%) gulp
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.95%) Subversion
11 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.48%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.24%) Bazaar
General
1 92 (21.90%) Finance
2 46 (10.95%) Manufacturing
3 37 (8.81%) Retail
4 34 (8.10%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.24%) Banking
6 10 (2.38%) Marketing
7 8 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.67%) Electronics
9 6 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.43%) Back Office
10 5 (1.19%) Automotive
11 4 (0.95%) Games
12 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.48%) Front Office
13 2 (0.48%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (29.76%) Developer
2 49 (11.67%) Analyst
3 34 (8.10%) .NET Developer
4 32 (7.62%) Support Engineer
5 29 (6.90%) IT Support
6 25 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 20 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 20 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.52%) Team Leader
9 18 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (4.29%) Junior
10 17 (4.05%) Applications Developer
10 17 (4.05%) Development Team Leader
10 17 (4.05%) Tester
10 17 (4.05%) Web Developer
11 16 (3.81%) Architect
11 16 (3.81%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (23.10%) .NET
2 50 (11.90%) CSS
3 34 (8.10%) RESTful
4 32 (7.62%) AngularJS
5 31 (7.38%) HTML
6 27 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 26 (6.19%) Node.js
8 23 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (5.48%) Vue.js
9 22 (5.24%) React
10 20 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 20 (4.76%) WPF
11 19 (4.52%) JSON
12 17 (4.05%) WinForms
13 15 (3.57%) HTML5
13 15 (3.57%) Web Services
14 13 (3.10%) jQuery
14 13 (3.10%) XML
15 12 (2.86%) CSS3
15 12 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 152 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.10%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 24 (5.71%) User Experience
6 23 (5.48%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.10%) EPoS
9 12 (2.86%) iPhone
10 11 (2.62%) Virtual Team
11 10 (2.38%) CMDB
12 9 (2.14%) Blackberry
12 9 (2.14%) PDA
13 8 (1.90%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.43%) Cloud Native
15 5 (1.19%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.19%) Internet of Things
15 5 (1.19%) Robotics
15 5 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.24%) Windows
2 49 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 35 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (8.10%) Linux
5 32 (7.62%) Windows 10
6 29 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (5.24%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.81%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.38%) Android
9 10 (2.38%) Unix
10 9 (2.14%) Windows 2000
10 9 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.14%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.95%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.48%) SUSE
14 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (15.24%) Scrum
3 58 (13.81%) ITIL
4 42 (10.00%) SDLC
5 41 (9.76%) Project Management
6 40 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
7 38 (9.05%) Web Development
8 36 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (8.33%) Change Management
10 32 (7.62%) Test Automation
11 31 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (7.38%) Mentoring
11 31 (7.38%) Software Engineering
11 31 (7.38%) SOLID
12 30 (7.14%) DevOps
12 30 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
13 25 (5.95%) Analytics
13 25 (5.95%) MVC
13 25 (5.95%) OO
14 22 (5.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 101 (24.05%) C#
2 77 (18.33%) JavaScript
3 76 (18.10%) SQL
4 46 (10.95%) T-SQL
5 35 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 29 (6.90%) Java
7 13 (3.10%) ES6
7 13 (3.10%) ES7
8 11 (2.62%) C++
8 11 (2.62%) Python
8 11 (2.62%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.14%) PHP
9 9 (2.14%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.43%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.43%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.19%) VBA
13 3 (0.71%) COBOL
13 3 (0.71%) JCL
13 3 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (9.52%) Degree
2 26 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.48%) CCNA
4 12 (2.86%) MCP
5 10 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.14%) A+ Certification
6 9 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.67%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.43%) ISEB
10 4 (0.95%) CCIE
10 4 (0.95%) CCNP
10 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.71%) CISA
11 3 (0.71%) CISSP
12 2 (0.48%) HND
12 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.24%) MCSE
13 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.52%) SLA
2 15 (3.57%) QA
3 10 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.43%) GDPR
4 6 (1.43%) NIST
4 6 (1.43%) PMO
5 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.14%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.43%) Docker
6 2 (0.48%) XenApp
6 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.24%) Firmware
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (2.62%) SCCM
2 5 (1.19%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.95%) Puppet
4 3 (0.71%) CSIRT
4 3 (0.71%) Terraform
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.48%) Icinga
5 2 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.48%) Nagios
5 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 112 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.38%) Google
3 28 (6.67%) VMware
4 25 (5.95%) Cisco
5 23 (5.48%) Oracle
6 18 (4.29%) SAP
7 14 (3.33%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.62%) Adobe
8 11 (2.62%) Avaya
9 10 (2.38%) Apple
10 9 (2.14%) Lotus
11 8 (1.90%) Mitel
12 7 (1.67%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.67%) F5
13 6 (1.43%) Citrix
13 6 (1.43%) IBM
14 4 (0.95%) Dell
14 4 (0.95%) HP
14 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com