Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 115 413 550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.98% 10.53% 11.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.08% 11.41% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 105 356 394
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 1,266 3,619 4,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 87.86% 92.30% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,044 3,054 3,448
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,575 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +3 62 £50,000 +25.00% 25
Northamptonshire +8 23 £47,500 +14.46% 4
Leicestershire -13 21 £28,250 -33.53% 16
Derbyshire -14 9 £40,404 +15.44% 11
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (32.17%) SQL
4 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 27 (23.48%) Azure
6 26 (22.61%) ITIL
7 22 (19.13%) C#
7 22 (19.13%) Oracle
7 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
8 21 (18.26%) Windows
9 20 (17.39%) DevOps
10 17 (14.78%) SLA
11 16 (13.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
13 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (11.30%) MySQL
14 13 (11.30%) T-SQL
14 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (11.30%) AWS
15 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (10.43%) Degree
15 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
15 12 (10.43%) Java
15 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
15 12 (10.43%) .NET
16 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
16 11 (9.57%) Scrum
16 11 (9.57%) Change Management
16 11 (9.57%) Analytics

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 5 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.61%) Apache
2 3 (2.61%) CMS
2 3 (2.61%) WordPress
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.87%) Magento
1 1 (0.87%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.87%) Shopify
1 1 (0.87%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.48%) Azure
2 13 (11.30%) AWS
3 8 (6.96%) Power Platform
4 7 (6.09%) Office 365
5 6 (5.22%) SaaS
6 5 (4.35%) GCP
7 3 (2.61%) Boomi
7 3 (2.61%) G Suite
7 3 (2.61%) iPaaS
8 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.74%) PaaS
9 1 (0.87%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.87%) IaaS
9 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.48%) SAN
3 3 (2.61%) DNS
3 3 (2.61%) FTP
3 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) LAN
3 3 (2.61%) WAN
4 2 (1.74%) DHCP
4 2 (1.74%) IPv6
4 2 (1.74%) VSAN
5 1 (0.87%) BGP
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) IPsec
5 1 (0.87%) MPLS
5 1 (0.87%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.87%) Softphone
5 1 (0.87%) VoIP
5 1 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.30%) MySQL
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.96%) Data Lake
5 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.96%) Power BI
6 7 (6.09%) Big Data
6 7 (6.09%) HBase
7 4 (3.48%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.48%) Impala
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.48%) Spark SQL
8 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.74%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.74%) FishEye
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
5 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.74%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Retail
3 6 (5.22%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Law
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Games
6 2 (1.74%) Police
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Developer
2 19 (16.52%) Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Software Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Service Manager
5 7 (6.09%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.09%) PHP Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Administrator
7 5 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.35%) DBA
7 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.48%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (3.48%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (8.70%) CSS
3 10 (8.70%) HTML
3 10 (8.70%) WinForms
4 9 (7.83%) WCF
4 9 (7.83%) WPF
5 5 (4.35%) HTML5
5 5 (4.35%) Kafka
5 5 (4.35%) React
5 5 (4.35%) RESTful
6 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.48%) Laravel
6 4 (3.48%) Symfony
7 3 (2.61%) CSS3
7 3 (2.61%) XML
8 2 (1.74%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.74%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.48%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.48%) User Experience
4 3 (2.61%) EPoS
4 3 (2.61%) FMCG
5 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Windows
2 8 (6.96%) Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Unix
4 5 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.61%) AIX
5 3 (2.61%) Solaris
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.74%) Android
6 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) ITIL
3 20 (17.39%) DevOps
4 16 (13.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.57%) Analytics
7 11 (9.57%) Change Management
7 11 (9.57%) Scrum
8 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.83%) Coaching
8 9 (7.83%) Data Management
8 9 (7.83%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.83%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
9 8 (6.96%) ETL
9 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (6.96%) Service Management
10 7 (6.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) SQL
2 22 (19.13%) C#
3 13 (11.30%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.43%) Java
4 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.83%) Python
7 7 (6.09%) PHP
8 4 (3.48%) Scala
9 3 (2.61%) Google Apps Script
9 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.74%) VB
11 1 (0.87%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.61%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) VCAP
5 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) SLA
2 8 (6.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.48%) GDPR
5 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.09%) HDFS
3 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.74%) Docker
5 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.74%) vCloud
5 2 (1.74%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.61%) Kibana
3 2 (1.74%) Ansible
3 2 (1.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) SCCM
3 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.87%) Istio
4 1 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco
4 7 (6.09%) VMware
5 6 (5.22%) IBM
6 5 (4.35%) Dell
7 4 (3.48%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.48%) Apple
7 4 (3.48%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.48%) Teradata
8 3 (2.61%) Google
8 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) Adobe
9 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.74%) SAP
9 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.87%) F5
10 1 (0.87%) Infor
10 1 (0.87%) RedPrairie