Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 436 544 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.91% 11.12% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.89% 12.08% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 320 403 400
East Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.88% +2.50% +4.58%
10th Percentile £20,475 £23,800 £22,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 3,668 4,505 4,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.77% 92.09% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,928 3,679 3,905
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £66,625 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Leicestershire +22 151 £40,000 +2.56% 27
Nottinghamshire -3 142 £38,250 -4.38% 58
Northamptonshire -5 69 £38,500 -11.49% 33
Derbyshire -1 63 £34,000 -20.00% 26
Lincolnshire -3 5 £46,250 +143.42% 10
Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 163 (37.39%) Microsoft
1 163 (37.39%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (26.38%) Windows
4 87 (19.95%) .NET
5 85 (19.50%) SQL Server
6 84 (19.27%) SQL
7 83 (19.04%) C#
8 76 (17.43%) Finance
8 76 (17.43%) ITIL
9 74 (16.97%) Windows Server
10 72 (16.51%) JavaScript
11 63 (14.45%) Active Directory
12 60 (13.76%) Azure
13 59 (13.53%) CSS
14 58 (13.30%) Office 365
15 51 (11.70%) SLA
16 50 (11.47%) Manufacturing
17 48 (11.01%) Scrum
17 48 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
17 48 (11.01%) SDLC
18 47 (10.78%) Retail
19 43 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
20 41 (9.40%) Linux
20 41 (9.40%) Test Automation
21 40 (9.17%) Oracle
22 38 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
23 37 (8.49%) T-SQL
23 37 (8.49%) Project Management
23 37 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement

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 25 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.98%) IIS
2 13 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.06%) IBM Notes
4 8 (1.83%) CICS
5 6 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.15%) Apache
6 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.46%) Drupal
8 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (2.06%) Acrobat
5 9 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.92%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.61%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.92%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.23%) Shopify
6 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.76%) Azure
2 58 (13.30%) Office 365
3 33 (7.57%) AWS
4 32 (7.34%) SaaS
5 12 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.75%) IaaS
6 10 (2.29%) Serverless
7 9 (2.06%) GitHub
7 9 (2.06%) npm
8 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.38%) GCP
9 6 (1.38%) PaaS
10 5 (1.15%) Google Play
11 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.46%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.05%) Internet
2 21 (4.82%) WAN
3 17 (3.90%) LAN
4 16 (3.67%) Wireless
5 15 (3.44%) DHCP
6 14 (3.21%) DNS
7 12 (2.75%) Network Security
7 12 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (2.52%) HTTP
8 11 (2.52%) VLAN
9 10 (2.29%) VPN
10 9 (2.06%) Firewall
10 9 (2.06%) SAN
10 9 (2.06%) WebEx
11 8 (1.83%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.61%) Intranet
12 7 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.15%) H.323
14 5 (1.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.75%) MySQL
3 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.52%) Big Data
5 10 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.83%) DB2
7 8 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.38%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2017
10 5 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.15%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 38 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (7.80%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.44%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.75%) Selenium
5 11 (2.52%) JIRA
6 7 (1.61%) Jasmine
6 7 (1.61%) Mocha
6 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.61%) webpack
7 6 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.15%) Maven
9 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.69%) Xcode
10 2 (0.46%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.46%) ERwin
10 2 (0.46%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (17.43%) Finance
2 50 (11.47%) Manufacturing
3 47 (10.78%) Retail
4 28 (6.42%) Public Sector
5 25 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.98%) Marketing
7 10 (2.29%) Banking
7 10 (2.29%) Electronics
8 9 (2.06%) Aerospace
8 9 (2.06%) Back Office
9 6 (1.38%) Automotive
10 4 (0.92%) Law
11 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Legal
13 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (30.50%) Developer
2 78 (17.89%) Analyst
3 36 (8.26%) Support Analyst
4 33 (7.57%) Senior Developer
5 26 (5.96%) .NET Developer
6 25 (5.73%) IT Support
7 24 (5.50%) Junior
8 22 (5.05%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.59%) Service Analyst
10 19 (4.36%) IT Engineer
11 18 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (3.90%) Junior Developer
13 16 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (3.67%) Tester
14 15 (3.44%) Web Developer
15 14 (3.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 14 (3.21%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.98%) IT Analyst
17 12 (2.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (19.95%) .NET
2 59 (13.53%) CSS
3 34 (7.80%) AngularJS
3 34 (7.80%) HTML
4 31 (7.11%) .NET Framework
5 30 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (5.05%) ASP.NET
7 21 (4.82%) React
8 20 (4.59%) Vue.js
9 19 (4.36%) RESTful
10 18 (4.13%) WinForms
11 17 (3.90%) Node.js
12 14 (3.21%) jQuery
13 13 (2.98%) WPF
14 11 (2.52%) HTML5
14 11 (2.52%) React Native
14 11 (2.52%) Spring
15 10 (2.29%) WCF
16 9 (2.06%) JSON
16 9 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 163 (37.39%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.03%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.05%) User Experience
4 20 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.67%) Smart Meter
7 15 (3.44%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.98%) iPhone
9 12 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.29%) EPoS
11 9 (2.06%) Blackberry
11 9 (2.06%) PDA
11 9 (2.06%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.83%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.83%) Robotics
13 7 (1.61%) CMDB
14 6 (1.38%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.38%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (26.38%) Windows
2 74 (16.97%) Windows Server
3 41 (9.40%) Linux
4 34 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (7.11%) Windows 10
6 25 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (4.36%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.98%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.29%) Android
9 10 (2.29%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.06%) Windows 2000
10 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.06%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.38%) Unix
12 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.92%) CentOS
14 3 (0.69%) SUSE
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.43%) ITIL
3 48 (11.01%) Scrum
3 48 (11.01%) SDLC
4 41 (9.40%) Test Automation
5 37 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (8.49%) Project Management
6 35 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (7.80%) Problem Management
7 34 (7.80%) Service Management
8 33 (7.57%) DevOps
9 32 (7.34%) Web Development
10 30 (6.88%) Coaching
10 30 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 29 (6.65%) Computer Science
11 29 (6.65%) Incident Management
12 26 (5.96%) MVC
13 25 (5.73%) Decision-Making
14 24 (5.50%) Change Management
14 24 (5.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.27%) SQL
2 83 (19.04%) C#
3 72 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.49%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.73%) Java
6 22 (5.05%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.13%) TypeScript
8 17 (3.90%) PHP
9 14 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.52%) Python
12 8 (1.83%) COBOL
12 8 (1.83%) JCL
13 7 (1.61%) ES6
13 7 (1.61%) ES7
14 5 (1.15%) VBA
15 4 (0.92%) C++
15 4 (0.92%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (7.34%) Degree
2 16 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (3.67%) MCP
3 14 (3.21%) CCNA
4 13 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.38%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.38%) ISEB
9 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.92%) MCSA
10 4 (0.92%) MCSE
11 3 (0.69%) CCNP
11 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CCIE
12 1 (0.23%) HND
12 1 (0.23%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.70%) SLA
2 20 (4.59%) QA
3 14 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.29%) GDPR
5 8 (1.83%) PMO
6 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.69%) NIST
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.44%) Docker
5 7 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.15%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.92%) vSphere
8 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (3.44%) SCCM
2 8 (1.83%) Puppet
2 8 (1.83%) SCOM
2 8 (1.83%) Terraform
3 7 (1.61%) Ansible
4 6 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.46%) Icinga
7 2 (0.46%) Nagios
7 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) Control-M
8 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 163 (37.39%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.17%) Oracle
3 35 (8.03%) VMware
4 22 (5.05%) SAP
5 20 (4.59%) Cisco
6 15 (3.44%) Google
6 15 (3.44%) Remedy
7 11 (2.52%) Avaya
8 10 (2.29%) IBM
9 9 (2.06%) Adobe
9 9 (2.06%) Lotus
9 9 (2.06%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.83%) Mitel
11 6 (1.38%) Apple
11 6 (1.38%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.38%) JD Edwards
11 6 (1.38%) NetApp
12 5 (1.15%) Citrix
12 5 (1.15%) F5
12 5 (1.15%) HP