Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 233 423 541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.70% 10.58% 10.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.56% 11.53% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 190 284 399
Median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,950
90th Percentile £70,500 £65,000 £78,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +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 2,206 3,668 4,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.84% 91.72% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,773 2,670 3,912
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,249 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 95 £42,500 +21.43% 21
Leicestershire +6 69 £32,500 -20.73% 5
Derbyshire +4 37 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Northamptonshire -21 28 £37,500 -3.23% 7
Lincolnshire 0 5 £25,750 -21.97% 3
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 64 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (21.89%) SQL
4 47 (20.17%) Windows
4 47 (20.17%) Microsoft
5 44 (18.88%) Degree
6 42 (18.03%) Azure
7 40 (17.17%) C#
7 40 (17.17%) Microsoft Office
8 38 (16.31%) Java
9 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
10 33 (14.16%) .NET
11 32 (13.73%) Scrum
12 31 (13.30%) SLA
12 31 (13.30%) AWS
12 31 (13.30%) Software Engineering
13 30 (12.88%) DevOps
13 30 (12.88%) JavaScript
14 29 (12.45%) Retail
14 29 (12.45%) Proactive Monitoring
15 27 (11.59%) Finance
15 27 (11.59%) Analytics
16 26 (11.16%) Office 365
16 26 (11.16%) Git (software)
16 26 (11.16%) Python
17 25 (10.73%) Computer Science
18 24 (10.30%) HTML
19 23 (9.87%) IBM
20 22 (9.44%) Active Directory
20 22 (9.44%) ITIL

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 15 (6.44%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.86%) CMS
5 6 (2.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) CICS
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (17.17%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.29%) Lawson
2 3 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.03%) Azure
2 31 (13.30%) AWS
3 26 (11.16%) Office 365
4 22 (9.44%) SaaS
5 16 (6.87%) Power Platform
6 15 (6.44%) PaaS
7 10 (4.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (3.00%) GCP
9 5 (2.15%) IaaS
10 4 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.29%) Power Automate
11 3 (1.29%) ShareGate
12 2 (0.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.43%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.43%) NuGet
13 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) Internet
1 11 (4.72%) WAN
2 9 (3.86%) FTP
2 9 (3.86%) LAN
3 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.00%) DNS
4 7 (3.00%) WLAN
5 6 (2.58%) DHCP
5 6 (2.58%) HTTP
5 6 (2.58%) MPLS
6 5 (2.15%) Firewall
6 5 (2.15%) Network Security
6 5 (2.15%) VPN
6 5 (2.15%) Wireless
7 4 (1.72%) RTP
7 4 (1.72%) VoIP
8 3 (1.29%) ADSL
8 3 (1.29%) BGP
8 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.44%) Big Data
5 14 (6.01%) Hadoop
5 14 (6.01%) HBase
6 13 (5.58%) MySQL
6 13 (5.58%) Power BI
7 12 (5.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.43%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.00%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.58%) Flink
11 6 (2.58%) OLAP
11 6 (2.58%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (11.16%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.15%) git-flow
4 4 (1.72%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.29%) ERwin
5 3 (1.29%) Maven
5 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.29%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.86%) JUnit
6 2 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.86%) NUnit
6 2 (0.86%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.43%) FishEye
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) Xdebug
General
1 29 (12.45%) Retail
2 27 (11.59%) Finance
3 21 (9.01%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.00%) Back Office
4 7 (3.00%) Law
4 7 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.15%) Billing
5 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.72%) Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.86%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Military
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (31.33%) Developer
2 39 (16.74%) Analyst
3 21 (9.01%) .NET Developer
3 21 (9.01%) Software Developer
4 19 (8.15%) Senior Developer
4 19 (8.15%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.73%) Architect
5 18 (7.73%) Service Analyst
5 18 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (7.30%) Service Desk Support
6 17 (7.30%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 13 (5.58%) Server Analyst
10 12 (5.15%) Data Architect
11 11 (4.72%) Junior
11 11 (4.72%) Lead Developer
12 10 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.16%) .NET
2 24 (10.30%) HTML
3 19 (8.15%) CSS
4 15 (6.44%) AngularJS
5 13 (5.58%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.58%) Web Services
6 12 (5.15%) HTML5
6 12 (5.15%) Kafka
7 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (4.29%) jQuery
8 10 (4.29%) Sass
9 9 (3.86%) JSON
9 9 (3.86%) XML
10 8 (3.43%) Node.js
10 8 (3.43%) REST
11 7 (3.00%) WinForms
12 6 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.58%) Spring
13 5 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.29%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.43%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.00%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.58%) User Experience
6 5 (2.15%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.29%) AS400
8 3 (1.29%) CMDB
8 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.29%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.29%) Xbox
9 2 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.17%) Windows
2 19 (8.15%) Windows 10
3 15 (6.44%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.29%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.86%) Linux
7 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (1.72%) Android
10 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.72%) Unix
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.73%) Scrum
3 31 (13.30%) Software Engineering
4 30 (12.88%) DevOps
5 29 (12.45%) Proactive Monitoring
6 27 (11.59%) Analytics
7 25 (10.73%) Computer Science
8 22 (9.44%) ITIL
8 22 (9.44%) Mentoring
9 21 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.73%) Problem Management
11 17 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (6.87%) Technical Leadership
13 15 (6.44%) Time Management
14 14 (6.01%) MVC
14 14 (6.01%) Service Management
15 13 (5.58%) OO
16 12 (5.15%) Business Continuity
16 12 (5.15%) Decision-Making
16 12 (5.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.89%) SQL
2 40 (17.17%) C#
3 38 (16.31%) Java
4 30 (12.88%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.16%) Python
6 16 (6.87%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.15%) Scala
8 10 (4.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.15%) C++
10 5 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.72%) PHP
12 3 (1.29%) Java 8
13 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.86%) VB
14 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.43%) COBOL
14 1 (0.43%) JCL
14 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (18.88%) Degree
2 22 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (7.30%) A+ Certification
4 14 (6.01%) Master's Degree
5 12 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.29%) ACCA
9 3 (1.29%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.29%) CCNA
9 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.29%) PMP
10 2 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.86%) CCIE
10 2 (0.86%) CCNP
10 2 (0.86%) CCSP
10 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.30%) SLA
2 7 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.86%) HDFS
3 7 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.15%) Docker
4 5 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.86%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.86%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) pfSense
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.43%) vCloud
6 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.86%) Kibana
2 7 (3.00%) SCCM
3 3 (1.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Terraform
5 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (20.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.87%) IBM
3 21 (9.01%) Dell
4 20 (8.58%) HP
5 13 (5.58%) Sun
6 11 (4.72%) Cisco
7 10 (4.29%) Oracle
8 8 (3.43%) VMware
9 7 (3.00%) Atlassian
9 7 (3.00%) Capita
9 7 (3.00%) Google
9 7 (3.00%) Novell
9 7 (3.00%) Samsung
10 5 (2.15%) F5
10 5 (2.15%) Juniper
11 4 (1.72%) Ivanti
11 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.72%) SAP
11 4 (1.72%) Telerik
12 3 (1.29%) Nintex